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     Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa

Ph.D. fromIndian Institue of Technology, Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)   Prof. (Dr) Basudam Adhikari and Dr. Koel Chaudhury
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: Completed in 2016
AddressRani Laxmi Bai Hall of Residence
Phone9932225444
Emailakhtariitkgp@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (W.B.)Materials Science and Engineering2009

Research Areas
  • Use of polymers in biomadical applications basically in drug delivery

Skills
  • Polymer Surface Modification, Hydrogels and Nanoparticles preparation
  • Working experience of operating FTIR, UV-VIS, XRD, DSC, TGA, Universal Testing machine (UTM),
  • Contact Angle Measurement, Particle Size Analyzer and Zeta Potential (DLS)
  • Franz Diffusion Cell for drug release study
  • Microsoft Office, Origin 6 and 8, Irfan View, Chem Draw, Corel Draw, OMNIC

Awards
  • Congratulated at 305th Senate Meeting of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur- 2013 for winning the Best poster award in KaSam-2012
  • Best Poster Presentation in Symposia on Advanced Materials (KaSAM) 2012, Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Best Poster Presentation in International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-12), CIPET Ahmedabad, India.
  • Third prize in All India Young Scientists Charles Goodyear National Quiz competition 2011 organized by Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur.
  • Champion in All India Young Scientists Charles Goodyear National Quiz competition Nov 2009 organized by Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur.
  • Qualifying Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering in Chemical Science (Gate) in 2007

Teaching Experience
  • Synthesis and Characterisation of Hydroxyapatite Scaffold(P) at Materials Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 4 Months (1 terms)
  • Synthesis and Characterisation of Polymer Composite(P) at Materials Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 2 years (2 terms)
  • Development and Characterization of Polymeric Hydrogels for Wound Healing Applications(T) at Materials Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 1 year (2 terms)
  • Polyvinyl Hydrogels for Colon Specific Drug Delivery(T) at Materials Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 1 year (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Received Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India Scholarships (for 2 year).
  • Received Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India Scholarships (for 4 years).
  • Received Maulana Azad National Fellowship (UGC), Government of India Scholarships (2012-2013)
  • Received Korean National Research Fellowship for Research Scientist (March 2017-Feb 2020)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Letrozole Dispersed on Poly (vinyl alcohol) Anchored Maleic Anhydride Grafted Low Density Polyethylene a Controlled Drug Delivery System for Treatment of Breast Cancer by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. Colloids and Surfaces B Biointerfaces V. 116, PP.169-175 (2014)
  • In-Vitro Release Characteristics of Hydrophobic Breast Cancer Drug Loaded Poly Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid (PLGA) Nanoparticles by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 1123, pp 312-315 (2015)
  • Hydrophilic Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films for Cell Adhesion and Proliferation by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. Research and Reviews Journal of Medicinal Organic Chemistry Volume 1 Issue 1 PP 43-54 (2015)
  • A facile route to develop hydrophilicity on the polyolefin surface for biomedical applications by Akhtar J Siddiqa, Somnath Maji, Koel Chaudhury, Basudam Adhikari Adv Polym Technol 1,10 (2017)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • DEVELOPMENT OF HYBRID HYDROGELS UPLOADED WITH ANTICANCER DRUG FOR TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. NATIONAL SEMINAR ON MULTIFUNCTIONAL POLYMER MATERIALS (Poly-2014) Department of Chemistry Viswa Bharati Santiniketan-731235 WB India  Feb 14-15 (2015)
  • In-Vitro Release Characteristics of Hydrophobic Breast Cancer Drug Loaded Poly Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid (PLGA) Nanoparticles by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. International Conference on Advanced Materials Science and Technology, ICAMST, t Solo, Indonesia 16-17 September (2014)
  • Controlled drug delivery characteristics of poly (vinyl alcohol) anchored maleic anhydride grafted low density polyethylene by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-14), CIPET Bhubaneshwar, India. 14-16 Feb (2014)
  • Development and characterization of hydrophobic drug loaded poly(2-hydroxymethyl methacrylate) hydrogels A targeted drug delivery system by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS (ICFM), IIT Kharagpur, India 5-7 Feb (2014)
  • Core-Shell type Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of Hydrophobic Drug and Characterization. by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. Processing and Fabrication of Advance Materials (PFAM 21) , IIT Guwahati, India. 10-13 December 2012 (2012)
  • Development and Characterization of Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Controlled Release of Hydrophobic Drug. by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials (KaSAM) Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) Kathmandu, Nepal. 9-12 May 2012, (2012)
  • In vitro Release Study of Letrozole from poly(2-hydroxymethyl methacrylate) and Polyvinyl Alcohol Membrane. by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-12), CIPET Ahmedabad, India. 10-12 February 2012, (2012)
  • Mechanical Property and Drug delivery with Maleic Anhydride Cross-linked poly(vinyl alcohol) and Gelatin Hydrogel. by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, K. Chaudhury, and B. Adhikari. International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-11), CIPET Chennai, India. 25-27 March 2011, (2011)
  • Development and Characterization of Polyvinyl alcohol-Chitosan Hydrogels and using Honey as Drug for Burn Wound Healing. by Akhtar Jahan Siddiqa, International Conference On Biomaterials, Artificial Organs And Tissue Engineering (ICBAT-10), Kerala, India. 28 Feb-1March 2010, (2010)

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