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Dr. Ram Swaroop Maharia

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry,
A.R.S.D. College
Dhaula Kuan,
New Delhi-110021
Email id: mahariaiitr@gmail.com

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc. from Vinodini P. G. College (Khetri), University Of Rajasthan (2003)
  • M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from University of Bikaner (2005)
  • Ph. D. from Department of Chemistry, IIT Roorkee (2011)

Thesis Title: "Metal Bioaccessibility and Antioxidant activities of Medicinal plants from Mining site."

Academic Achievements

  • CSIR- JRF (NET) June-2006
  • GATE- 2006
Career Profile

  • Teaching Experience: 13 years (Approx.)
Areas of Specialization / Interest

Organic Chemistry

Subjects Taught

Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

One Innovation Project:Synthesis and Characterization of Ferromagnetic BaTiO3, Nanocomposites for Magnetoelectric Properties

Publications Profile

1. R. S. Maharia, R. K. Dutta, R. Acharya, A. V. R. Reddy, Heavy metal bioaccumulation in selected medicinal plants collected from Khetri copper mines and comparison with those collected from fertile soil in Haridwar, India. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. 2010, 45, 174–181.  ISSN: 1532-4109.   

2. R. K. Dutta, R. S. Maharia. Studies on the extracts of medicinal plants grown in copper mining areas and their antioxidant effects. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. 2011, 93(7), 1413–1422. ISSN 1029–   0486.

3. R. K. Dutta and R. S. Maharia. Antioxidant responses of medicinal plants grown in copper mining areas, Food Chemistry. 2012, 131, 259–265.  ISSN : 0308-8146.

R. S. Maharia, R. K. Dutta, R. Acharya, A. V. R. Reddy “Correlation between heavy metal contents and antioxidant activities in medicinal plants grown copper mines areas” J Radioanal Nucl Chem (2011)- 011,   1586–9.  ISSN: 0236-5731.

5. R.K.Dutta, R.S.Maharia, R.Achariya, A.V.R.Reddy ‘Analysis of Bioaccessible Concentration of Trace Elements in Plant Based Edible Materials by INAA and ICPMS Methods’’ J Radioanal Nucl Chem (2014) 300:185–189.

6. Ruchi Singh, S.K. Singh, R.S. Maharia, A.N. Garg “Identification of new phytoconstituents and antimicrobial activity instem bark of Mangifera indica (L.).”Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 105 (2015) 150–155

7. R.S.Maharia, R.K.Dutta, R.Achariya, A.V.R.Reddy “Analysis of Medicinal Plants and Soil Sample from Haridwar Region by Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis” Nuclear and Radiochemistry Symposium-2009  E-    57.

8. Ram Swaroop Maharia, R. K. Dutta, R. Acharya, A.V.R.Reddy’’ Evaluation of Bioaccessibility of Heavy Metals and Antioxidant Activities of Medicinal plants from Copper Minning Areas. NUCAR 2011,Visakhapatnam,   India. 166

9. R.K. Dutta, S. Sarkar, R.S. Maharia, M. Sudarshan, R. Acharya, A.V.R. Reddy. Applications of Nuclear Analytical Techniques for Impact of Industry to the Environment. DAE-BRNS 5th Symp. on Nuclear Analytical Chemistry (NAC-V), Jan. 20-24, 2014, BARC, Mumbai, India

10. AN Garg, R Singh, RS Maharia, RK Dutta, A Datta. Quantification of minor, trace and toxic elements in stems of Santalum album (L.), Mangiferra indica (L.) and Tinospora cordifolia by instrumental neutron activation analysis. J. Plant Sci. Phytopathol (6), 8-14. 2022

Conference Participation / Presentations

1. 64th  BRNS-IANCAS National Workshop on Radiochemistry & Applications of Radioisotopes, July 2-10, 2006 held at Rashtrant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur and Indian Association by Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists (IANCAS)

2. International Workshop on Chemical Evolution and Origin of Life”, March 14-16, 2008 held at Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

3. School cum Workshop on “Trace Element Speciation (SELS-08)”, Nov. 24-28, 2008 held at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkata.

4. Nuclear and Radiochemistry Symposium, Jan 7-10 2009 held at SVKM’s Mitthibai College Vile Parle (W), Mumbai, India Organized by Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy.

5. Workshop on “Global Climate Change and its Impacts on Water Resources” held on Dec. 06,2008 at Deptt. of   Water Resources Development & Management, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

6. Nuclear and Radiochemistry Symposium, February 22-26, 2011 GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India Organized by Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy.

7. 4th International Symposium on Nuclear Analytical Chemistry (NAC-IV), Nov. 15-19, 2010. Organized by Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.

8. First School on Analytical Chemistry-2010, Nov. 20-26, 2010. Organized by Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS), Analytical Chemistry Division at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.

Administrative Assignments

S.No.

Nature of Activity

Academic year

From

To

1

Co-ordinator/ Teacher incharge

2020

2021

2

Convener of fee concession committee

2020

2021

3

Superintendent of practical exam. 

2019

2021

4

Deputy Superintendent of theory exam. 

2019

2023

5

Member of central admission committee

2017

2022

6

Member of discipline and students union committee

2020

2021

7

Member of placement cell

2020

2024

8

Student’s Union Advisor

2022

2024

9

Convener of discipline committee

2022

2024

10

Member of APC

2023

2024