Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

Associate Professor (DOJ - 29.12.2009, Regular)


B.Sc. (Hons.) (Chemistry), Delhi University

M.Sc. (Chemistry), Delhi University

Ph.D. (Applied Chemistry), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

Qualified CSIR/ JRF-NET


Area of Specialization:

Catalysis, Semiconductors, Use of nanoparticles in energy studies and fuels, Electrical, Magnetic, and Structural Properties of Nano Materials, Development of simple, mild and efficient route to control the architectures and compositions of nano ferrites, Study of effect of size and composition on the magnetic behavior of different ferrite nanocrystals, Effect of temperature and composition on the magnetic properties of ferrite nanocrystals, Gaining control on the size and morphology of various conducting polymer nanoparticles via environment friendly and low cost processes with unique electronic properties, Fabrication of new type of multifunctional nanocomposites with controllable shapes, sizes and assemblages with new and tunable properties combining the advantages of inorganic materials and organic polymers, Studying the effect of synergetic behavior of multicomponent ferrite nanoparticles on their magnetic and electronic properties.


Research & Publications:


“Influence of Processing Methodology on Magnetic Behavior of Multicomponent Ferrite Nanocrystals”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, DOI: 10.1021/jp911586d.


“Synthesis of nanocrystalline Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite and study of their magnetic behavior at different temperatures”, Materials Science and Engineering B, 166, 2010, 76.  


“Bimodal Co0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4/ PANI nanocomposites: synthesis, formation mechanism and magnetic properties”, Composite Science and Technology,   DOI:10.1016/j.compscitech.2009.10.014.


Synthesis of 1-dimensional polyaniline nanofibers by reverse microemulsion, Colloid Polym Sci, DOI: 10.1007/s00396-009-2078-0. 


Synthesis of polyaniline nanostructures via reverse microemulsion technique, Soft Materials, 7: 150–163, (2009). 


“Monodisperse Co, Zn – Ferrite Nanocrystals: Controlled Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic Properties”, published in Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Material (2012)


"History, introduction and kinetics of ion exchange    materials” published in Journal of chemistry, Volume 2013, Article ID 957647, (2013)


“One-step synthesis of superparamagnetic Fe3O4@PANI nanocomposites”  volume 2014, Journal of chemistry (2014).


Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic Properties of Monodisperse Ni, Zn- FerritNanocrystals 


Accepted for Publication in Journal of Magnetism And Magnetic Material (2014)