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     Himani Kalita

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Chemistry
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Amita (Pathak) Mahanty
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: Completed in 2016
AddressDepartment of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Sc.Gauhati UniversityChemistry2008
M.Sc.Gauhati UniversityChemistry2010

Research Areas
  • Synthesis of Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery
  • Developing Nanocomposite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Comfortable with search engine like SCIFINDER and SCOPUS
  • Expertise in operating instruments such as UV-Visible spectrophotometer and spectrofluorometer
  • Conversant with the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials
  • Skilled in interpreting spectroscopic and microscopic data like XRD, FT-IR, UV-Vis, TEM, SEM, AFM

  • Qualified NET (UGC-JRF)-June, 2010
  • Qualified NET (Lectureship)-December, 2009

Teaching Experience
  • Physical Chemistry(T) at IIT Kharagpur 6 Months (2 terms)
  • B.Tech Physical Chemistry(P) at IIT Kharagpur 6 Months (1 terms)
  • MSc Physical Chemistry(P) at IIT Kharagpur 6 Months (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • UGC (Individual Fellowship) for PhD

Papers Published in Journals
  • Fabrication and characterization of polyvinyl alcohol/metal (Ca, Mg, Ti) doped zirconium phosphate nanocomposite films for scaffold-guided tissue engineering application by Himani Kalita, Pallabi Pal, Santanu Dhara, Amita Pathak Materials Science and Engineering C 71, 363-371 (2017)
  • Fe3O4@zirconium phosphate core-shell nanoparticles for pH-sensitive and magnetically guided drug delivery application by Himani Kalita, Shashi Rajput, B.N. Prasanth Kumar, Mahitosh Mandal, Amita Pathak RSC Advances 6, 21285-21292 (2016)
  • Sonochemically synthesized biocompatible zirconium phosphate nanoparticles for pH sensitive drug delivery application by Himani Kalita, B.N. Prasanth Kumar, Suraj Konar, Sangeeta Tantubay, Madhusuda Kr. Mahto, Mahitosh Mandal, Amita Pathak Materials Science and Engineering C 60, 84-91 (2016)
  • Preparation of hollow TiO2 nanospheres for biomedical applications by Himani Kalita, Amita Pathak Green Chemistry and Technology Letters 2, 68-73 (2016)
  • Shape-dependent catalytic activity of CuO nanostructures by Suraj Konar, Himani Kalita, Nagaprasad Puvvada, Sangeeta Tantubay, Madhusudan Kr. Mahto, Suprakash Biswas, Amita Pathak Journal of Catalysis 336, 11-22 (2016)
  • Phase transformation in Mn-doped titania hollow spheres and their biocompatibility studies by Himani Kalita, Suraj Konar, Sangeeta Tantubay, Madhusuda Kr. Mahto, Amita Pathak Applied Nanoscience 5, 901-910 (2015)
  • Carboxymethylated chitosan_stabilized copper nanoparticles_a promise to contribute a potent antifungal and antibacterial agent by Sangeeta Tantubay, Sourav K. Mukhopadhyay, Himani Kalita, Suraj Konar, Satyahari Dey, Amita Pathak, Panchanan Pramanik Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17, 243 (2015)
  • Effect of temperature on morphology of triethanolamine-assisted synthesized hydroxyapatite nanoparticles by Nagaprasad Puvvada, Pravas Kumar Panigrahi, Himani Kalita, Keka R. Chakraborty, Amita Pathak Applied Nanoscience 3, 203-209 (2013)
  • Synthesis of biocompatible multicolor luminescent carbon dots for bioimaging applications by Nagaprasad Puvvada, B.N. Prasanth Kumar, Suraj Konar, Himani Kalita, Mahitosh Mandal, Amita Pathak Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 13, 045008 (2012)

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