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19th April 2024

 Prof. Ritu Gupta participated as Expert Committee Member in the ASEAN-India Collaborative Research and  Development (CRD) Progress Monitoring Meeting organized by ANRF, India at BHU to monitor the progress of ongoing ASEAN proposals in area of Materials and Nanotechnology.

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23rd-24th March 2024

Prof. Ritu Gupta delivered an invited talk on "Chemiresistive VOC Sensors" at DCS 2024 organized by the Department of Chemical Sciences at IISER, Berhampur, Odisha

15th March 2024

Mohit (PhD, 2018 - 2023) moved to Arizona State University, USA to work with Prof. Alexandra Navrotsky for his Post Doctoral research. Wish him good luck for future endeavors.

15th March 2024 

Prof. Ritu Gupta delivered a lecture on "Electrochromic Smart Window Materials" at Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai in a workshop on Advanced Manufacuring Technologies as a part of SSR activity under DST-AMT Project. 

16th-19th February 2024

Prof. Ritu Gupta served as the Member of the Screening and Selection Committee for CSIR Direct SRF and RA in the area of Physical Chemical Sciences and Material Sciences being organized at "Human Resource Development Group (HRDG), CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi ".

7th December 2023 

Congratulations Snehraj for receiving Best Poster Award at "International Winter School and RAM-90 conference" organized at JNCASR Bangalore.

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25th-28th November 2023 

Prof. Ritu Gupta delivered an invited talk on " SnO2 based Gas/VOC Sensors" in the 8th International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN2023) at IIT Guwahati.

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19th-21st November 2023 

Prof. Ritu Gupta participated in the selection committee meeting for post of scientist D in the O/o PSA. Govt. of India.

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14th November 2023 

Congratulations Mohit for successfully defending PhD thesis. Thanks to Prof. Sayan Bhattacharya for evaluating the thesis and conducting the exam.

4th November 2023 

Volunteered in organization of Open House at IITD for science enthusiasts and students.

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28th-29th September 2023 

Congratulations Mohit and Snehraj for receiving Best Poster Award and Best Flash Talk Award at "Materials, Methods and Devices for Futuristic Technologies -MDFT 2023" at Hubli-Dharwad.

28th-29th September 2023 

Participated in organizing felicitation Ceremony of Prof. G.U.Kulkarni on the occasion of 60th Anniversary.


28th-29th September 2023 

We along with CeNS and JNCASR organized the conference "Materials, Methods and Devices for Futuristic Technologies -MDFT 2023" at Hubli-Dharwad. 


10th September 2023 

Congratulations Mohit on successfully submitting his thesis.

3rd July 2023 

Prof. Ritu Gupta joined IIT Delhi. We are excited for the new journey ahead.


16 November 2022

Invited Talk in KARYASHALA workshop on "Green Energy Harvesting and Storage: Materials, Methods and Applications" at IACS from November 16-22, 2022.


22 October 2022

Dr. Ritu Gupta received "Best Emerging Young Scientist Award" in the Sixteenth JNCASR Research Conference on "Chemistry of Materials" organized jointly with IISER TVM under the guidance of Bharat Ratna Professor C N R Rao during 20th - 22nd October, 2022 at JNCASR, Bangalore.

Most exciting part: The award was received by our mentor, Professor G. U. Kulkarni

10 October 2022

Invited Talk in International Conference on "Emerging Materials for Sustainable Development" (October 10-11, 2022) at CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh.



Dr. Ritu Gupta (Nodal Officer, IIT Jodhpur) organized Science Outreach Program under DST Vigyan Jyoti Program, SERB-Social Scientific Responsibility and INYAS outreach activity for120 girls students of IX, X, XI, XII Standard from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas coordinated by remotely located districts Pachpadra, Barmer and Tilwasini of Jodhpur. The event also involved visit to laboratories which was supported by all departments of IIT Jodhpur.

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16 September 2022

Invited Lecture in First Mid-year INYAS GBM meeting on "Basic Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (BSSD)" cum INYAS technical symposium at BARC during September 16-18, 2022

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14 May 2022

Outreach activity at Karnatak Higher Education Academy (KHEA), Dharwad on 14 May 2022

Delivered a lecture on "Electrochemical Energy Devices" for UG, PG college students.

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6 May 2022

Dr. Ritu Gupta was Guest of Honor at Air Force Station, Jodhpur and she delivered an Invited Lecture on Nanotechnology at Air Force Auditorium Jodhpur to nearly 600 students and teachers from all Kendriya Vidyalaya and Army Schools of Jodhpur. (Photograph with Air Force Officers and their spouse)

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19 April 2022

We organized the conference "Empowering S&T with Women- A Step Towards New Era" for fostering the involvement of the female fraternity in Science and Technology. The conference included 184 attendees and 23 invited talks to present their research work and share knowledge from their field of expertise. 

Proceedings of the event: Available Here (website)


20 April 2022

We are fortunate to have Prof. Sandeep Verma (SERB Secretary) and Dr. Anil K. Mishra, (Director, DRDO-INMAS, Delhi) visit our AMD Laboratory at Department of Chemistry, IIT Jodhpur.

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4 March 2022

Delivered an Invited lecture as guest speakers at 6th Annual Symposium of Chemistry Department at IISER Bhopal.


28 Feb 2022

Organized an exhibition and interacted lecture on National Science Day Week Event on 27-28 Feb 2022 at Village Pahadi, Bharatpur supported by DST Rajasthan and INYAS.


16 February 2022

Invited lecture on Wednesday, 16 February 2022 in the National Webinar on Recent Advances in Chemistry organised by the Department of Chemistry, Miranda House on the ocassion of IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast 2022.

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23 December 2021

Interacted and motivated Vigyan Jyoti Scholars for pursuing career in science as coordinator from IIT Jodhpur. Girls students from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Pachpadra, Barmer visited IIT Jodhpur campus and laboratories.

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25 November 2021

Delivered an "Invited lecture" in XXI NOST-Organic Chemistry Conference at The Leela Palace, Chennai, during November 25-28, 2021.


24 November 2021

Farewell get together of Dr. Ajay Urgunde. Best wishes to Ajay for Post-Doctoral Research at Auburn University, USA.

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23 November 2021

Congratulations to Ajay Urgunde for successfully completing his Thesis Defense. Thanks to Prof. Chandamouli Subhramaniam for evaluating the thesis and conducting the exam.

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17 November 2021

Dr. Ritu Gupta participated in SERB-VORTEX Conclave (17-18th November 2021) whose objective was to discuss frontier research areas for focused funding, map them to sectors/national missions, and workout better strategies for effective project review processes in the theme " Translational Materials Chemistry"

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1 November 2021

 Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta on being conferred with NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award (2021) in Chemical Sciences.


22 October 2021

Heartiest Congratulations to Ms. Snehraj on being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship 2021. Best Wishes for research work!

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23 September 2021

Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered expert lecture on "Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications" in ATAL FDP program organized by Ajmer Women Engineering College, Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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22 September 2021

Farewell Get-together of Dr. Devika Laishram (@ Gypsy, Sardarpura). Best Wishes for the Postdoctoral research!!




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15 September 2021

Farewell get together of Dr. Gaurav Bahuguna (@Mapple, Jodhpur). Best Wishes to Gaurav for postdoctoral research at Tel-Aviv University, Israel. 




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2 August 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for receiving IIT JODHPUR Young Researcher Award (Science) 2021 for outstanding contribution in Applied Nanomaterials.


20 July 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for being inducted as Associate of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 

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6 July 2021

Ritu Gupta delivered an invited  talk in at VIT, Chennai on "Smart Sensors for Environment Monitoring and Healthcare" under virtual FDP Program on Novel Nanomaterials based Flexible and Wearable Devices for Healthcare Applications.

5 July 2021

Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered expert lectures on "Sensors for Environmental Monitoring" in ATAL FDP program organized by Engineering College, Bikaner, Rajasthan.


5 July 2021

Gaurav and Mohit's work on Electrophilic fluorination of Tin Oxide Layer got published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A.


24 June 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for promotion to Associate Professor.


5 May 2021
Congratulations to Gaurav Bahuguna for successfully completing his thesis defense.

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15 April 2021
Congratulations to Ajay Urgunde for successfully completing his open seminar.

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11 February 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for being selected for prestigious national level SERB Women Excellence Award.


1 January 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for being selected for Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS) membership.


3 December 2020
Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered an expert talk on "Smart Sensors for Environmental Monitoring and Healthcare" in RSC Desktop Seminar - Hosted by Materials Horizons and Nanoscale Horizons


1 December 2020
Congratulations to Gaurav Bahuguna for successfully completing his open seminar.


17 November 2020

Congratulation to Ajay Urgunde for winning 1st prize in online poster presentation at CheMET conference 2020 held at Qatar University, Qatar. 

1 November 2020

Congratulation to Anandita Dhamija for successfully completing her comprehensive examination. 

11 September 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for being elected as Materials Horizons Community Board Member!

20 October 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Gupta for being selected for prestigious INSA Young Scientist Medal 2020 in Chemical Sciences.


7 September 2020
Ajay and Gaurav's work on waste polystyrene to carbon conversion got published in ACS Applied Electronic Materials.


5 September 2020
Our group celebrated Teachers' Day....


25 July 2020
Gaurav and Mohit's work on Photo-Chemiresistive VOC sensor got published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

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 2 June 2020

Hamid P.K. (MSc. Student) got PhD fellowship offer from Université de Paris. Congratulations and we wish him great success!!  

28 Feb 2020

Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered an expert talk  on "X-Ray Diffraction Technique and Analysis" and conducted hands-on training session for the new XRD equipment installed at Department of Chemistry,  University of Kota under FIST grant.

13 Feb 2020

Congratulations!! Mohit Verma gave State of the Art Seminar @Department of Chemistry

15 Feb 2020
Nano-Jatha event was organised at Regional Science Center and Science Park, Jaipur for school and college students with support from DST Rajasthan.


24 Jan 2020

Congratulations to Mohit Verma and Gaurav Bahuguna for winning best poster presentation prize at Industry Day-2020 at lndian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur.

24 Jan 2020

Savi Choudhary (M.Sc. Student) from 2017 batch got PMRF fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. at IIT Bombay with Prof. Murugavel.

20 Jan 2020
Gaurav's work on humidity sensor published in Electroanalysis Journal, Wiley.


19 Jan 2020

Nano-Jatha event was organised along with Vigyan Jyoti Program at Navodya Vidhyalya, Pachpadra, Barmer. 


5 Sept. 2019

Our group celebrated Teachers' Day....


22 Aug 2019

Gaurav and Savi's work on fluorinated carbon for supercapacitors published in Energy Technology Journal, Wiley.


July, 2019

Savi Chodhury and Hamid P.K completed their MSc thesis. 

July, 2019

Parijat Das joined the group for MSc thesis work. 

July, 2019

Anandita Dhamija joined the group for PhD.

28 June 2019

Congratulation to Ajay Urgunde for winning poster prize at ICMAT-2019, Singapore. 

16 July 2019

Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered a talk on Scalability Challenges in Electrocatalyst for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bangalore. 


14 June 2019

Ajay's work on Layer-by-layer coating of Co-based ink for OER got published in Energy Technology Journal, Wiley.


March, 2019

Dr. Ritu Gupta delivered plenary invited  talk at NCEE-2019, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.


19 Jan 2019

Congratulation to Gaurav Bahuguna for winning best oral presentation prize at CE2C-2019, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur.


1 Oct 2018

Ajay's work on transparent glucose sensor got published in ACS Applied Nano Materials Journal.

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23 July 2018

Padma Shri Dr. R Chidambaram visited Advanced Materials and Devices Laboratory.

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17 July 2018

Gaurav's work on Ultrafast Supercapacitors got published in ChemElectroChem.

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24 March 2018

Congratulation to Gaurav Bahuguna for winning best poster presentation prize at ICONSAT-2019, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

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8-12 Jan 2018

We organized a 5-day GIAN course in Jan., 2018 on Advanced Materials and Future Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion with Prof. Mukundan Thelakkat, Bayreuth and Prof. G.U. Kulkarni, CeNS Bangalore.

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