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Dr. Ritu Mahajan

DST Women Scientist

1. ‘Encapsulation of Pesticides by magnetic nanoparticles coated with polysaccharide to improve the Input Delivery’ using various instrumental skills and experiences on UV-VIS Spectrometer, X-Ray Diffraction, GC-MS, 1H NMR, TLC, FT IR, Transmission Electron Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, Atomic Force Microscopy, TGA/DLS Measurements etc.
2. ‘Monitoring of River Sutlej’ on the determination of metals and pesticides using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Gas Chromatography respectively.
3. Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrate as Artificial ANTIGENS’ 



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  1. Synthesis of Glyconanomaterials: Virender Kaur, Ritu Mahajan, (2016) International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, 4(6): 101-105. DOI: www.ijetmas.com, ISSN 2349-4476 Google-indexed

  2. Synthesis of Glyconanomaterials: A Review: Virender Kaur, Ritu Mahajan, (2016) Int. J. Nano. Chem., 2(3): 53-74. DOI: ISSN 2090-9594 (Print), 2016,2(3), (2016), USA, http://dx.doi.org/10.18576/jnam

  3. Biocatalysts for Oligosaccharide synthesis,: • Ritu Mahajan, Naveen K. Khare, (2010) Trends in Carbohydrate Research’, 2(2): 26-53..

  4. Strategic Management aspects of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Ritu Mahajan, Keshav Sharma, (2010) Asian Journal of Management Research, Vol 2(1): pp 622-636.. DOI: ISSN 2229 – 3795, 2011

  5. A Stereo Selective Synthesis of Oligomers as Allyl Glycosides related to Antigenic Determinants of Bacterial- O-lipopolysaccharides: Sapna Dixit, Ritu Mahajan, Naveen K. Khare, (1999) Carbohydrate Letters (UK),, 3(4),: 247..

  6. ‘Standardized Intermediates: Synthesis of Model Bacteria O-Antigens. A regio-/stereoselective synthesis of 1, 2-trans disaccharides as allyl glycosides suitable for chain extension: Ritu Mahajan, Naveen K. Khare, Anakshi Khare, (1997) Indian Journal of Chemistry, 36(B): 745.

  7. ‘Synthesis of Neoglycoproteins as Artificial Antigens,: Ritu Mahajan, Naveen K. Khare, Anakshi Khare, (1994) Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry (U.S.A.), 13(1): 63..

  1. Privatization of Higher Education in India,: Ritu Mahajan, (2012) Published for book with ISBN, Development of Education: Policies and Perspectives".2012 School of Sciences, Serials Publications, New Delhi., .

  2. Ram’s Examination Papers in Engineering Chemistry, (CH-101), Supplementary, (Second Edition, 2009) / CH-101), (Fully Solved), (Third Edition, 2010) / (CH-101), (Fully Solved). (Fourth Edition: Ritu Mahajan, (2011) .

  1. Controlled Pesticide Delivery: An Application of Nanotechnology: Ritu Mahajan, (2019) “. Paper presentation in Nano India 2019. (April26-27, 2019) National Conference at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India organized by DST (Won 2nd position in Poster Presentation)..

  2. Comparative Study of Pesticide Delivery Using Polysaccharide nanocomposites/ Polysaccharide Composites /lignin- Clay / Modified Clay-Polyethyleneimine’ .: RITU MAHAJAN, (2019) Oral presentation in the International Carbohydrate Conference (CARBO-XXXIV) on "Emerging frontiers in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Glycobiology" organized by the Chemistry Department, University of Lucknow, Lucknow in association with National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli, (U.P.) India and ACCTI held on Dec 5-7, 2019 at Chemistry Department, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India., .

  3. Nanotechnology: Its application in the controlled delivery of Pesticides,: Ritu Mahajan, (2018) Oral presentation at 33rd conference "Sweet '18: Glycochemistry, Biology and Technology (SGBT 2018)" CARBO-XXXIII at IISER,Kolkata, 19th December- 21st December, 2018., .

Fundings

  • As SRF research on ‘Monitoring of River Sutlej’ on the determination of metals and pesticides using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Gas Chromatography respectively, 8 months at Thapar University, Patiala 2, MOEF
    Funding Amount: 3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • As SRF research on ‘Monitoring of River Sutlej’ on the determination of metals and pesticides using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Gas Chromatography respectively, 8 months at Thapar University, Patiala 2, MOEF
    Funding Amount: 3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • As SRF & RA on 'Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrates as Artificial Antigens’, Chemistry Department, University of Lucknow 5 years, CSIR
    Funding Amount: 1800-3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • As SRF on Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrates as Artificial Antigens’ , G.N.D.University, Amritsar 1 years, CSIR
    Funding Amount: 1800-3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrates as Artificial Antigens’ 5 years, CSIR
    Funding Amount: 1800-3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrates as Artificial Antigens’ 5 years, CSIR
    Funding Amount: 1800-3200/p.m
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan
  • As WOS-B on ‘Encapsulation of pesticides by magnetic nanoparticles coated with polysaccharide to improve the input delivery’ , INST, Mohali 3 years, DST
    Funding Amount: 31,58,400/-
    PI: Dr. Ritu Mahajan Co-PI: Dr. Jayamurugan Govindasamy

  • 1996

    • Language Proficiency (Punjabi)

    Language Department, Punjab

  • 2013

    6 months Online Certification Course on IPR (Intellectual Property Rights),

    • Pharmaceutical R&D Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), 2013

  • 2013

    French

    Punjab Technical University Regional Centre, Mohali,

  • 1990

    German Proficiency

    University of Lucknow

  • 1996

    B.Ed

    University of Jammu

  • 1986

    B.Sc

    Isabella Thobourn College, University of Lucknow, Lucknow

  • 1988

    M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

    M.Sc

  • 1995

    Ph.d

    University of Lucknow

  • R.A & S.R.F (CST.UP & C.S.I.R):University of Lucknow, Lucknow (March 1989 to May 1995 )

  • S.R.F (C.S.I.R):G.N.D. University, Amritsar (June 1995 to April 1996 )

  • S.R.F (M.O.E.F.):Thapar University, Patiala (June 1996 to April 1997 )

  • Lecturer:Mullana University, Ambala (August 1998 to June 1999 )

  • Sr, Coordinator & P.G.T. Chemistry:D.A.V. Sr.Sec School, Ambala Cantt (April 2001 to August 2004 )

  • Sr. Coordinator & P.G.T. Chemistry:D.A.V Sr. Sec School, Sector-7-B, Chandigarh (April 2005 to September 2007 )

  • Principal:Banyan Tree School, Sector 48, Chandigarh (October 2007 to September 2008 )

  • Associate Professor:Rayat Bahra University, Mohali (January 2009 to August 2013 )

  • Associate Professor:Chandigarh University, Mohali (August 2013 to March 2014 )

  • Assistant Professor:Sri Guru Gobind,Singh College, Sector26, chandigarh (August 2014 to February 2015 )

  • Associate Professor-Chemistry:Chandigarh University, Mohali (July 2015 to September 2016 )

  • Women Scientist-B (DST), at Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali, Punjab, India on the project proposal entitled ‘Encapsulation of Pesticides by magnetic nanoparticles coated with polysaccharide to improve the Input Delivery’:Institute of Nanoscience and Technology,, Habitat Centre, Phase 10, Sector-64, Mohali, Punjab-160062 (November 2017 to Present till date )

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