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Aditi Singhal

Assistant Professor
PhD Chemistry, IIT Roorkee
Areas of interest
Inorganic nanomaterials, Electrochemistry of Inorganic materials, Geopolymers for water purification

Dr. Aditi Singhal is an Assistant Professor at School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University. She has Master's and PhD dergree in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technoology (IIT) Roorkee. There after she persued post doctorate from University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Arizona State University (ASU), USA. She also has teaching experience at colleges in USA and India.Her research interest include synthesis and properties of nanoparticles and core shell systems via different routes, inorganic synthesis and electrochemsitry of materials. Studying the interaction of the inorganic/organic composites with biomolecules and environmental implication of these nanoparticles for water purification process.  

  • Synthesis and properties of nanoparticles and core shell systems via different routes
  • Inorganic synthesis and electrochemsitry of materials.
  • Interaction of the inorganic/organic composites with biomolecules and environmental implication of these materials
  • Geopolymers for water purification 

Externally Funded Programs

  • Extra Mural Research Award – Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, India – INR 32 Lakh “Nanocrystalline substituted cobalt based metal oxides for oxygen evolution reaction: A prerequisite for photochemical water splitting.”  2017-2020 (Role PI)

1. Aditi Singhal, Anuj Bisht, Amit Kumar, Sudhanshu Sharma, “One pot, rapid synthesis of Co3O4 by solution combustion method and its electrochemical properties in different electrolytes”, J. of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 776, 152-161, 2016 

2. Sudhanshu Sharma, Kanchari Sravan Kumar, Yash Chandnani, Sai Phani Kumar, Bhanu Gangwar, Aditi Singhal, Parag Deshpande, “Mechanistic insights into CO2 Methanation Over Ru-substituted CeO2”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (26),14101–14112, 2016 

3. Aditi Singhal and Mary Laura Lind, “Removal of pesticide toxicity by cysteine capped Ag nanoparticles and study of their adsorption kinetics”, Int. J. of Nanomedicines, 12, 1-5, 2016 

4. John H. Priester, Aditi Singhal, Binghui Wu, Galen D. Stucky and Patricia A. Holden, “Integrated approach to evaluating the toxicity of novel cysteine-capped silver nanoparticles to Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa”, Analyst, 139, 954-963, 2014

5. Anil Kumar and Aditi Singhal, “Optical and magnetic behavior of Ag encapsulated β-Fe2O3 core-shell hollow nanotubes”, Mat Chem. and Phys., 131, 230–240, 2011 

6. Anil Kumar and Aditi Singhal, “Optical, photophysical and magnetic behaviour of GMP-templated binary (β-Fe2O3/CdS) and ternary (β-Fe2O3/Ag/CdS) nanohybridsJ. Mater. Chem., 21, 481–496, 2011

7. Anil Kumar and Aditi Singhal, “Synthesis of colloidal silver iron oxide nanoparticles - study of their optical and magnetic behaviour”, Nanotechnology, 20, 295606, 2009

8. Anil Kumar and Aditi Singhal, “Synthesis of colloidal β-Fe2O3 nanostructures - influence of addition of Co2+ on their morphology and magnetic behaviour”, Nanotechnology, 18, 475703, 2007

 

Winter (Spring) semester 2016-2017

  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry Lab 
  • Environmental Studies 

Monsoon (Fall) semester 2016-2017

  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry Lab 

Winter (Spring) semester 2015-2016

  • Physical Chemistry

Monsoon (Fall) semester 2015-2016

  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry Lab

Winter (Spring) semester 2014-2015

  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Environmental Studies 

Monsoon (Fall) semester 2014-2015

  • General Chemistry 

  • Life member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)
  • Life member, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)
  • Member, Society of Material Chemistry (SMC, BARC)

Conference Presentations 

  • International Conference of Young Researchers on “Advanced Materials” organized by International Union of Materials Research Society (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016) and Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Dec 11-15, 2016, Bangalore, India (Oral Presentation)
  • International Conference on “Recent Advances in Analytical Science” RAAS-2016 held at Department of Chemistry IIT-BHU, April 7-9, 2016, Varanasi, India (Oral Presentation)
  • National Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Applied Chemical SciencesETACS-2016 held at Central University of Rajasthan, March 18, 2016, Rajasthan, India (Poster)
  • International ConferenceNanostructured Polymeric Materials and Polymer Nanocomposites” held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Nov 13-15, 2015, Kottayam, Kerala, India (Invited Speaker)
  • International Conference “Nanostructured Polymeric Materials and Polymer Nanocomposites” held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Nov 13-15, 2015, Kottayam, Kerala, India (As a session chair)
  • International Conference “T-Nano” held at Institute of Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Dec 15-17, 2014, Ahmedabad, India (Poster)
  • International Conference “Nanomaterials and Devices: Processing and Applications” held at IIT Roorkee, Dec 11-13, 2008, Roorkee, India (Oral Presentation)
  • International Conference on “Nanomaterials and Devices: Processing and Applications” held at IIT Roorkee, Dec 11-13, 2008, Roorkee, India (Awarded 2nd prize in Poster Session)

Conferences and Workshops Participation

  • UK-India Newton Researchers Link Workshop on "Rational Designing of Catalysts for the Sustainable Production of Fuels and Chemicals" held in IIT-Madras, Chennai, 1-4 Nov 2016, Chennai, India
  • Workshop on "Essential Skills for the 21st Century Researchers" organized by GTU innovation council in collaboration with SkyQuest Technology group, Jan 07, 2016, Ahmedabad, India
  • Workshop on “Project Based Learning” organized by Ahmedabad University, conducted by Prof Lynn from Olin College of engineering USA, Oct 12, 2015, Ahmedabad, India
  • National Workshop "Indigenous Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Technologies" organized by The Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, Jan 19, 2015, Ahmedabad, India
  • Eleventh ISEAC International Discussion Meet “Electrochemistry and Its Applications” organized by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Feb 20-25, 2014, Amritsar, Punjab, India
  • Workshop “Electron Microscopy and Their Usage for Nanotechnology Related Research Work” held at Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Oct 3-10, 2007, Roorkee, India
  • National workshop “Techniques and Challenges for Structure Solution in Chemical Crystallography” held at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Aug 31 – Sep1, 2007, Roorkee, India
  • 22nd Conference of Indian Council of Chemists “Thrust Areas in Chemistry” held at Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Oct 17-19, 2003, Roorkee, India

Invited Talks

  • Talk on “Nanomaterial Chemistry and Instrumentation Techniques” at Shroff S. R. Rotary Institute of Chemical Technology (SRICT), May 4, 2016, Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India
  • Talk onChemistry of Nanoparticles from Their Physical Property to Environmental ImpactSupplementary Teaching Recourse at STTP Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar, Nov 2-6, 2015, Gujarat, India

Contact

128, School of Engineering and Applied Science,
Ahmedabad University,
Ahmedabad Education Society FP. 4,
Near Commerce Six Roads,
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009, India

+91 079-61911134
aditi.singhal@ahduni.edu.in

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