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Dr Lalita Ledwani

Professor

Department of Chemistry School of Basic Sciences

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Lalita Ledwani is Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Director of School of Basic Sciences. She has been associated with MUJ since its inception and performed her duties here as:

    • Controller of Examinations, MUJ: 2016-2018
    • Member, Academic Council, MUJ 
    • Cochairperson, Library, MUJ: 2015-17
    • Member, Academic Industrial Research Centre (AIRC), MUJ
    • Member, Research and  Innovation Promotion Committee, MUJ: 2015-17
    • Member, Enterpreneurship Cell, MUJ: 2014-15 
    • Head, Department of Chemistry, MUJ: 2011-14
    • Assistant Registrar (R&D), MUJ: 2011-12
    • Chairperson, Prevention Against Sexual Harassment Committee, MUJ: 2011-12

     

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Engineering Chemistry CY1102 First year (I& II semester) BTech
Organic Chemistry CY 1321 Chemical Engineering, III Sem
Organic Chemistry Laboratory CY 1340 Chemical Engineering, III Sem

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Natural Products Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra 2003
MSc Organic Chemistry Dr B R Ambedkar University, Agra 1999
MSc Ecology & Environment Sikkim Manipal University 2007

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University Jaipur Professor Academic, Research, Administrative 2014 - present
Manipal University Jaipur Associate Professor and Head Academic, Research, Administrative 2011- 2014
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gujarat Assistant Professor Academics, Reasearch, Administrative 2008-2011
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gujarat Senior Lecturer Academic, Research, Administrative 2007-2008
Private College affiliated to Rajasthan Technical University Lecturer Academic, Research, Administrative 2004-2007
Private College affiliated to Rajasthan University Lecturer Academic, Research, Administrative 2002-2004

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Environmental Chemistry, Plasma Chemistry, Engineering Chemistry, Applied Chemistry

Area of Expertise

Natural Products, Plasma Surface Modification of Polymers

Area of Research

Plasma Surface Modification of Polymers, Bioremidiation, Medicinal Plants, Biofuel

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Fellow: Indian Chemical Society
  • Member: American Chemical Society
  • Life Member: Material Research Society of India
  • Life Member: Plasma Science Society of India
  • Life Member: The Society of Biological Chemists
  • Life Member: Chemical Research Society of India
  • Life Member: Indian Science Congress
  • Life member: Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Association of India
  • Convenor, DST GOI sponsored, "National Conference on Recent Trends in Research in Chemical Sciences" organised by MUJ from February 21-22, 2014
  • Convenor, DST GOI sponsored "1st INSPIRE INTERNSHIP CAMP" organised by MUJ from July 21-25, 2014
  • Co-ordinator, "3rd Rajasthan Science Congress" jointly organized by MUJ and VDS from Feb 28-March 2, 2015
  • Convenor, "Science Camp" organized by MUJ from July 16-18, 2015
  • Convenor, DST GOI sponsored "2nd INSPIRE INTERNSHIP CAMP" organised by MUJ from December 17-21, 2015
  • Convenor, DST GOI sponsored "3rd INSPIRE INTERNSHIP CAMP" organised by MUJ from January 31-February 04, 2017
  • Convenor, DST GOI sponsored "4th  DST INSPIRE CAMP" organised by MUJ from January 02- January 06, 2018. 
  • Publications: More than 60 in Journals, Conferences, Book Chapters
  • Reviewer of many national and international journals of repute

Invited Lectures:

  • Invited to deliver lecture on Gender Sensitization by Vijaya Bank, Regional Staff College, Jaipur on May 16, 2018. 
  • Invited to deliver lecture in 5th International conference on Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing in Paris, France during November 13-14, 2017.
  • On Gender Equality at Regional Staff College-Jaipur, Vijaya Bank, Govt. of India undertaking on August 31, 2016 
  • FDP workshop on Piloting Teaching Learning Methodology at Manipal University Jaipur on December 03, 2016.
  • DST (GOI) sponsored International Conference on Current Challenges in Drug Discovery Research (CCDDR-November 23-24, 2015), organized by Department of Chemistry, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur on November 24, 2015.
  • National Conference on Herbal Medicine, Current Strategies & Future Prospectus (NCHM-December 22-24, 2015), organized by Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan on December 23, 2015.
  • UGC, MNRE, BRNS, DST (GOI) sponsored National Conference on Materials and their Energy Applications (NCME-2014),organized by Subodh PG College, Jaipur on December 24, 2014
  • DST, Rajasthan sponsored National Conference on Innovation in Futuristic Materials & Manufacturing Techniques (IFMMT - 2014), organized by Manipal University Jaipur on December 27, 2014
  • DST, GOI sponsored 7th INSPIRE Science Camp, organized by CDPE, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on January 1, 2012
  • DST, GOI sponsored 9th INSPIRE Science Camp, organized by CDPE, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on May 24, 2012
  • DST, GOI sponsored 10th INSPIRE Science Camp, organized by CDPE, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on July 7, 2012
  • DST, GOI sponsored 12th INSPIRE Science Camp, organized by CDPE, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on October 24, 2012
  • First International Conference on Plasma Processing and Material and Polymers(PPOMP 2011) Kottayam Kerala, organized by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala on November 26, 2011
  • DST, GOI sponsored conference on Emerging Trends of Research in Materials Science: ETRMS-2011, organized by SKIT, Jaipur on November 13, 2011