Professor Vinod Kumar Gupta

  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Ion Selective Electrodes, Chemical Sensors and Wastewater treatment by developing low cost adsorbent

 University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

 Biography
Degree Subject University Year
B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Maths Meerut University 1972
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry University of Roorkee 1975
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry University of Roorkee 1979

Vinod Kumar Gupta obtained his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee) Roorkee, India, in 1979. Since then he is pursuing research at the same Institute and presently holding the position of Professor, Chemistry Department, at Indian Institute of technology Roorkee, Roorkee. He worked as a post-doctoral fellow at University of Regensburg, Germany, in 1993 as an EC fellow and was DAAD visiting professor at University of Chemnitz and Freie University of Berlin in 2002. He has published more than 400 research papers, many reviews and two books which fetched him more than 27,000 citations with h-index of 136 (Google scholar). He was awarded the Indian Citaton Laureate Award in 2004. His research interests include chemical sensors, waste water treatment, environmental and electro analytical chemistry. Dr. Gupta is an elected Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation (FIWF) since July 2004 and Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) since 2008.

Areas Of Interest

  • Ion Selective Electrodes, Chemical Sensors and Wastewater treatment by developing low cost adsorbent