Shikha Wadhwa

 Assistant Professor - Selection grade

  • Papers published in journals: 35
  • Papers presented in conferences: 17
  • Citations: 321 (H index – 9)

  • Academic Background:

Sept 2007 – June 2011: Nanotechnology and Integrated Bio-Engineering Centre, Ulster University, Belfast, UK; Doctor of Philosophy - Thesis title: Synthesis, properties and applications of titania  nanostructures

Aug 2005 – July 2007: Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India; M.Tech. (Nanotechnology) (CGPA 9.8)

Aug 2003 – July 2005: Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, Delhi; M.Sc. (Chemistry) (76% aggregate; 3rd Rank in the University)

May 2000 – July 2003: Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, Delhi; B.Sc. (H) Chemistry (70% aggregate)

  • Career Graph:

Nov 2014 – Nov 2020: Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India

Aug 2013 – Oct 2014: Research Associate, Knowledge Advisory Services and Consultancy (KASC)

Nov 2011 – Dec 2012: Research Associate, Nanotechnology and Integrated Bio-Engineering Centre, Ulster University, Belfast, UK

Aug 2011 – Nov 2011: Research Associate, AVX Ltd., Northern Ireland, UK

  • Honours and Achievements:

Aug 2017: Ion Beam Facility (user facility) project, IUAC, Delhi: “Surface modification of titania nanotubes arrays using low energy ion beam in nitrogen environment for photocatalytic and sensing applications”

Apr 2017: DST-UKIERI by Department of Science & Technology: “Facilitating the Intelligent Management of Chronic Wounds in Diabetic Patients”, Rs 3150000/-

Apr 2016: Technology Transfer: ‘Milk adulteration test kit’;Everest Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

Oct 2014: Felicitated with ‘Industry Expert’ Award by Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity, University Uttar Pradesh

Sept 2007: Vice Chancellors’ Research Scholarship for pursuing Ph.D., Ulster, University, UK

July 2005: 3rd rank in M.Sc. in the University of Delhi

 

Scientific Recognition/Memberships

  • A member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Lifetime member of The Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society (NIBES)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) (2009-2011)
  • Editorial Board member IJNRI (International Journal of Novel Research Innovation) (2017 onwards).

 

  • Research:
  1. Contribution: 35 Research publications, H index – 9, 17 Conference presentations; 5 patents filed (Indian); 5 Book chapters; 1 Technology transfer; DST-UKIERI project (as Co-investigator)
  2. Interests: Application of nanomaterials and nanocomposites for the removal of contaminants from water, Detection of bio-analytes for health care applications, Nanomaterials as biological substrates.

 

  • Recent Publications:

S.No.

Title

Author

Journal name

Volume

Pages

Year of Publication

Impact factor

1

Design and development of a portable resistive microfluidic sensor based on α-MnO2/GQD nanocomposites for trace quantification of Pb(II) in water

Amit Kumar Gupta, Mansi Khanna, Souradeep Roy, Pankaj, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Ranjit Kumar, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur*

IET

Nanobiotechnology

 

 

Accepted (2020)

1.9

2

Microfluidic Affinity Sensor Based on a Molecularly Imprinted

Polymer for Ultrasensitive Detection of Chlorpyrifos

Shalini Nagabooshanam, Souradeep Roy, Sujit Deshmukh, Shikha Wadhwa, Indra Sulania, Ashish Mathur, Satheesh Krishnamurthy, Lalit M. Bharadwaj, and Susanta S. Roy

ACS Omega

       5

31765−31773

2020

2.9

3

Electro-deposited nano- webbed structures based on polyaniline/multi walled carbon nanotubes for enzymatic detection of organophosphates

Shalini Nagabooshanam, Alishba T John, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur*, Satheesh Krishnamurthy, Lalit M Bharadwaj

Food Chemistry, Elsevier

323

126784

2020

5.4

4

Graphene quantum dot- gold hybrid nanoparticles integrated aptasensor for ultra-sensitive detection of vitamin D3 towards point- of-care application Applied Surface Science

Shikha Wadhwa*, Alishba

T. John, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Ashish Mathur*, Jagriti Narang

Applied Surface Science, Elsevier

 

521

146427

2020

5.2

5

Ion beam modified TiO2 nanotubular bio-interface for electrochemical detection of L-tyrosine towards smart bandage application

Jyoti Bala, Souradeep Roy, Alishba T.John, Shikha Wadhwa*, Ashish Mathur, Devraj Singh, Devarani Devi, Ambuj Tripathi

Colloids & Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

195

111239

2020

4.4

6

Ultra-sensitive detection of L-tyrosine using molecularly imprinted electrochemical sensor towards diabetic foot ulcer detection

Souradeep Roy; Shalini Nagabooshanam; Shikha Wadhwa; Nidhi Chauhan; Ashish Mathur; Saif A Khan, James Davis*

Electrochemistry Communications

117

106782

2020

4.2

7

Label-free Electrochemical Detection of Dibenzofuran Using MnO2 Nanofibres

Amit Kumar Gupta, Souradeep Roy, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Shikha Wadhwa*, Sivanandam Aravindan, Devraj Singh, Ashish Mathur*, Ranjit Kumar*

IEEE Sensors Journal

10.1109

/JSEN.2 020.300

2158

      -

2020

3.1

8

A label-free impedimetric sensor based on α-MnO2

/tyrosinase hybrid for monitoring of diabetic foot ulcers

Souradeep Roy, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Shikha Wadhwa, Ranjit Kumar, Ashish Mathur, Ashwani Kumar Dubey

7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN) 2020 Feb 27; IEEE

-

1157

2020

3.1

9

Electroanalytical sensor for diabetic foot ulcer monitoring with integrated

Souradeep Roy, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Kushagra Krishna, Shikha Wadhwa*,

Nidhi Chauhan, Utkarsh

Electroanalysis

10.1002

/elan.20 1900665

 

2020

2.7

10

Paper based point of care immunosensor for the impedimetric detection of cardiac troponin I biomarker

S Vasantham, R Alhans, C Singhal S Nagabooshanam, S Nissar, T Basu, S C Ray, S Wadhwa, J Narang, A Mathur

Biomedical Microdevices

https://doi.org/10. 1007/s10544-019-

0463-0

22

6

2020

2.3

11

Ultrasonic attenuation in intermetallics HfX(X=Os, Ir and Pt)

Jyoti Bala*, Devraj Singh, Arvind Kumar Tiwari, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur

Journal of Pure and Applied Ultrasonics

42

45-50

2020

1.0

12

Engineering of luminescent graphene quantum dot-gold (GQD- Au) hybrid nanoparticles for functional applications

Shikha Wadhwa*, Alishba

T. John, Ashish Mathur, Manika Khanuja*, Susanta

S. Roy, Sekhar C. Ray*

Method X, Elsevier

7

100963

2020

1.7

13

Synthesis of hematite/alginate beads nanocomposite and its application in organic dye removal

Monika Dubey, Shikha Wadhwa, Ranjit Kumar

Materials Today: Proceedings (In press)

https://d oi.org/1 0.1016/j

.matpr.2 020.01.3

02

 

2020

1.09

14

Rapid removal of lead(II) ions from water using iron oxide–tea waste nanocomposite – a kinetic study

Mansi Khanna, Ashish Mathur, Ashwani Kumar Dubey, James McLaughlin, Igamcha Moirangthem,, Shikha Wadhwa, Devraj Singh, Ranjit Kumar

IET

Nanobiotechnology

10.1049

/iet- nbt.201 9.0312

1-6

2020

-

15

Titania based porous nanocomposites for potential environmental applications

S Wadhwa, A Mathur, R Pendurthi, U Singhal, M Khanuja, S S Roy

Bulletin of Materials Science

43

1-9

2020

1.3

16

Self-aligned TiO2 - Photo reduced graphene oxide hybrid surface for smart bandage application

Souradeep Roy, Alishba John, Shalini Nagabooshanam, Annu Mishra, Shikha Wadhwa⁎, Ashish Mathur, Jagriti Narang, Jasveer Singh, Nita

Dilawar, James Davis

Applied Surface Science

488

261-268

2019

5.2

17

Behaviour of ultrasonic properties on SnAs, InTe and PbSb

Devraj Singh, Chinmayee Tripathy, Rita Paikaray, Ashish Mathur and Shikha Wadhwa

Engineering and Applied Science Research

46(2)

98-105

2019

1.1

18

Ultrasonic attenuation in yttrium monochalcogenides

Bhawan Jyoti*, Devraj Singh, Shivani Kaushik, Vyoma Bhalla, Shikha Wadhwa and D.K. Pandey

Journal of Pure and Applied Ultrasonics

40

93-99

2018

1.1

19

A new tactics for the detection of S. aureus via paper based geno-interface incorporated with graphene nano dots and zeolites

Ashish Mathur, Rathin Gupta, Sidharth Kondal, Shikha Wadhwa, Ramesh

N. Pudake, Shivani, Ruby Kansal, C.S. Pundir, Jagriti Narang

International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

112

364-370

2018

4.8

20

Comparative analysis of single-walled and multi- walled carbon nanotubes for electrochemical sensing of glucose on gold printed circuit boards

Ruby Alhans, Anukriti Singh, Chaitali Singhal, Jagriti Naranga, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur

Materials Science & Engineering C

90

273-279

2018

5.08

21

Development of MoSe2 Nano-Urchins as a SensingPlatform for a Selective Bio-Capturing of Escherichia coli Shiga Toxin DNA

Jagriti Narang, Annu Mishra, Roberto Pilloton, Alekhya VV, Shikha Wadhwa,Chandra Shekhar Pundir, Manika Khanuja

Biosensors

8

77

2018

New journal

22

MnO2 based Bisphenol-A Electrochemical Sensor using Micro-Fluidic Platform

Mansi Khanna, Souradeep Roy, Ranjit Kumar, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur, and Ashwani Kumar Dubey

IEEE Sensors Journal

18

2206-

2210

2018

3.0

23

Magnetic properties of microwave-plasma (thermal) chemical vapour deposited Co-filled (Fe- filled) multiwall carbon nanotubes: comparative study for magnetic device applications

A Mathur, T Maity, S Wadhwa, B Ghosh, S Sarma, S C Ray, B Kaviraj, S S Roy, S Roy.

Materials Research Express

5

076101-

076108

2018

1.15

24

Ultrasonic Investigations on Polonides of Ba, Ca, and Pb

Singh D., Bhalla V., Bala J. Wadhwa S., Z. Naturforsch.

Zeitschrift für Naturforschung A

72

977-983

2017

0.89

25

Designing           of                            a Microelectrode Sensor based Label Free Milk Adulteration                                   Testing System (MATS)

Rathin Gupta, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur, Ashwani Kumar Dubey

IEEE Sensors Journal

17

6050-

6055

2017

3.0

26

Aloe vera assisted facile green synthesis of reduced graphene oxide for electrochemical and dye removal applications

Gourav Bhattacharya, Shrawni Sas, Shikha Wadhwa, Ashish Mathur, James McLaughlin, Susanta Sinha Roy

RSC Advances

7

26680-

26688

2017

3.0

27

Solar                     photocatalytic disinfection of water using titanium dioxide graphene composites

P Fernández-Ibáñez, MI Polo-López, S Malato, S Wadhwa, JWJ Hamilton, PSM Dunlop, R D’sa, E Magee, K O’shea, DD Dionysiou, JA Byrne

Chemical Engineering Journal

261

36-44

2015

8.5

28

Photo-Electrochemical Properties of Anodised Titania Nanotube Arrays Annealed      in                     Nitrogen Atmosphere

S Wadhwa, A Mathur, JWJ Hamilton, PSM Dunlop, JA Byrne

Advanced Science, Engineering     and Medicine

7

761-770

2015

New journal

                   

 

  • Projects or Ph.D.s guided: 1 completed project (DST-UKIERI as Co-investigator); 2 PhD students (as co-guide)

 

  • Books Published:
  • Book chapters:
  1. Technological Aspects of Nanoemulsions and Their Applications in the Food Sector: A Saxena, T Maiteyi, A Paliwal, S Wadhwa; Nanotechnology Applications in Food, Academic Press, Elsevier,       2017, ISBN: 9780128119426
  1. Microfluidics: A platform for futuristic sensors: A Mathur, S Wadhwa: Biosensors: An Introductory Textbook, Pan Stanford publishing, 2017, ISBN-13: 978-     9814745949.
  1. Carbon Nanotubes in Electrochemical Sensing: S Wadhwa, A Mathur, S S Roy: Introduction to carbon nanomaterials, 2017, Bentham Publications, 2017, ISBN-978-1-68108-596-8
  1. Carbon Nanotubes-Focus: A Mathur, S Wadhwa, S S Roy: Introduction to carbon nanomaterials, 2017, Bentham Publications, 2017, ISBN-978-1-68108-596-8
  1. Microfluidic devices and their applications in modern agriculture system: S Vasantham, S Nagabooshanam, S Wadhwa, A Mathur; Nanoscience for Sustainable Agriculture, 2019, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-97852-9
  • Professional Memberships/Fellowship:
    1. A member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    2. Lifetime member of The Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society (NIBES)
    3. Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) (2009-2011)
    4. Editorial Board member IJNRI (International Journal of Novel Research Innovation) (2017 onwards).

 

  • Personal interests: