Dr. Bhupendrakumar Chudasama

Professor

Specialization

Nanomedicine

Email

bnchudasama@thapar.edu

Specialization

Nanomedicine

Email

bnchudasama@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9781-966-136

Biography

Dr. Chudasama received his Ph.D. Degree from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar in 2008 in Crystallography. Dr. Chudasama joined Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology as Assistant Professor in 2009. Prior to his appointment in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, he worked as lecturer at the National Institute of Technology, Surat. Before this, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Physics, Bhavnagar University. He is also a recipient of Shri R.K. Bhatt Memorial Gold Medal awarded by Bhavnagar University for securing First position in Master of Science program in Physics in 2003.

Research Projects

  1. 2018-21 CSIR, New Delhi(Title: Magnetic core supported heterogeneous catalysts for the chemical transformation of glycerol into fuel additives), (Grant 20.24 Lacs)
  2. 2018-21  DST Nano Mission, New Delhi(Title: Development of Magnetic Therapeutic Agents for Thermo-Chemotherapy of Cancer), (Grant 48.77 Lacs)
  3. 2013-15 UGC, New Delhi (Title: Studies on antimicrobial properties of metal and metal oxide nanostructures), (Grant 13.75 Lacs)
  4. 2012-15 CSIR, New Delhi (Title: Magnetic Fluid based coolant to enhance thermal and dielectric properties of transformer oil, (Grant 20.25 Lacs)
  5. 2012-15 DST, New Delhi (Title: Nanoengineering of magnetic carriers for drug delivery of anticancer therapeutics), (Grant 27.10 Lacs)

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Magnetic Fluid Research
  • Life Member of Electron Microscopy of India
  • Life Member of Academy of Microscope Science and Technology

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI

  1. Purnima Sharma, Dinesh Goyal, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Antibacterial activity of colloidal copper nanoparticles against Gramnegative (Escherichia coli and Proteus vulgaris) bacteria." Letters in Applied Microbiology 74.5 (2022): 695-706.
  2. Purnima Sharma, Dinesh Goyal, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Nanostrategies Against Rising Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)-Metallic Nanoparticles as Nanoweapon." Emerging Modalities in Mitigation of Antimicrobial Resistance. Springer, Cham, 2022. 541-561.
  3. Purnima Sharma, et al. "Oxidative stress induced cytotoxicity of colloidal copper nanoparticles on RAW 264.7 macrophage cell line." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 21.10 (2021): 5066-5074.
  4. Purnima Sharma, Dinesh Goyal, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Effect of Reaction Parameters on the Synthesis of Colloidal Copper Nanoparticles by Chemical Reduction Method." Colloid Journal 83.3 (2021): 365-371.
  5. Purnima Sharma, Dinesh Goyal, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Ecotoxicity of assynthesised copper nanoparticles on soil bacteria." IET nanobiotechnology 15.2 (2021): 236-245.
  6. Purnima Sharma, et al. "ROS-induced cytotoxicity of colloidal copper nanoparticles in MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line: an in vitro study." Journal of Nanoparticle Research 22.8 (2020): 1-11.
  7. Surbhi Kapoor, Vinod Kumar, K. B. Tikoo, Bhupendra Chudasama, Neetu Goel, and Sonal Singhal. "Strategically designed reduced graphene oxide based magnetic responsive nanocatalysts for the attenuation of recalcitrant pollutants." Ceramics International 46, no. 3 (2020): 2724-2742.
  8. Km Abida, Bhupendra Chudasama, and Amjad Ali. "Development and functionalization of magnetic nanoparticles as stable and reusable catalysts for triacetin synthesis." New Journal of Chemistry 44.22 (2020): 9365-9376.
  9. Purnima Sharma, Dinesh Goyal, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Role of hydrodynamic size in colloidal and optical stability of plasmonic Copper nanoparticles." Micro & Nano Letters 14.14 (2019): 1388-1392.
  10. Navjot Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Effect of hydrodynamic size on colloidal stability and lifetime of Mn-Zn magnetic fluids." Colloid and Polymer Science 297.11 (2019): 1403-1409.
  11. Paramdeep Kaur, Sneha Singh, Vinod Kumar, K. B. Tikoo, Bhupendra Chudasama, Anupama Kaushik, and Sonal Singhal. "Interesting makeover of strontium hexaferrites for environment remediation from excellent photocatalysts to outstanding adsorbents via inclusion of Mn3+ into the lattice." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 791 (2019): 508-521.
  12. Navjot Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Colloidal stability of Mn1− x Znx Fe2O4 nanoparticles in transformer oil: role of Zn substitution." Micro & Nano Letters 14.6 (2019): 609-612.
  13. Manisha Dhiman, Bhupendra Chudasama, Vinod Kumar, K. B. Tikoo, and Sonal Singhal. "Augmenting the photocatalytic performance of cobalt ferrite via change in structural and optical properties with the introduction of different rare earth metal ions." Ceramics International 45, no. 3 (2019): 3698-3709.
  14. Ankush Sheoran, Manisha Dhiman, Santosh Bhukal, Rupal Malik, Jyoti Agarwal, Bhupendra Chudasama, and Sonal Singhal. "Development of magnetically retrievable spinel nanoferrites as efficient catalysts for aminolysis of epoxides with amines." Materials Chemistry and Physics 222 (2019): 207-216.
  15. Navjot Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Tunable Curie temperature of Mn0. 6Zn0. 4Fe2O4 nanoparticles." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 465 (2018): 164-168.
  16. Navjot Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Effect of thermal aging on stability of transformer oil based temperature sensitive magnetic fluids." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 451 (2018): 647-653.
  17. Parveer Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Effect of colloidal medium on the shelf-life and stability of gold nanorods prepared by seed-mediated synthesis." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 18.3 (2018): 1665-1674.
  18. Chandni Khurana, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Nanoantibiotics: strategic assets in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs." International journal of nanomedicine 13.T-NANO 2014 Abstracts (2018): 3.
  19. Parveer Kaur, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Seedless co-surfactant-based dimensional and optical tunability of gold nanorods with simultaneous pH regulation." Journal of Materials Science 52.19 (2017): 11675-11687.
  20. Ankita Goyal, S. Bansal, B. Chudasama, K. B. Tikoo, V. Kumar, and Sonal Singhal. "Augmenting the catalytic performance of spinel nanoferrites (CoFe2 O4 and NiFe2O4) via incorporation of Al into the lattice." New Journal of Chemistry 41, no. 16 (2017): 8320-8332.
  21. Manisha Dhiman, Santosh Bhukal, Bhupendra Chudasama, and Sonal Singhal. "Impact of metal ions (Cr3+, Co2+, Ni2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+) substitution on the structural, magnetic and catalytic properties of substituted Co–Mn ferrites synthesized by sol–gel route." Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 81, no. 3 (2017): 831-843.
  22. Rupal Malik, Jaspreet Kaur, Anupama Kaushik, Ankush Sheoran, Bhupendra Chudasama, Vinod Kumar, K. B. Tikoo, and Sonal Singhal. "Interesting structural transformation of CdS from zinc blende into wurtzite during minuscule loading of magnetic nanoparticles: emergence of heterojunctions with enhanced photocatalytic performance." New Journal of Chemistry 41, no. 23 (2017): 14088-14102.
  23. Navjot Kaur, Bhupendra Chudasama, Structure induced tunable magnetic properties of Zn substituted Mn1-xZnxFe2O4 (x = 0-1) NPs, Micro & Nano Letters, 12, 151-156 (2017)
  24. Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Bhupendra Chudasama and V. Kumar, “Combined and individual doxorubicin/vancomycin drug loading, release kinetics and apatite formation for the CaO-CuO-P2O5-SiO2-B2O3 mesoporous glasses”, RSC Adv. 6, 51046-51056 (2016).
  25. Chandni Khurana, Purnima Sharma, O.P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Synergistic Effect of Metal Nanoparticles on the Antimicrobial Activities of Antibiotics against Biorecycling Microbes”, J. Materials Science and Technology, 32 524-532 (2016).
  26. Chandni Khurana, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, O.P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Influence of antibiotic adsorption on biocidal activities of silver nanoparticles,” IET Nanobiotechnology 10(2) 69-74 (2016).
  27. Chandni Khurana, O. P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Synthesis of visible light-responsive cobalt-doped TiO2 nanoparticles with tunable optical band gap”, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 75, 424-435 (2015).
  28. Chandni Khurana, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, O. P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Antimicrobial activities of silver nanoparticles and antibiotics adsorbed silver nanoparticles against biorecycling microbes”, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 16, 2196-2198 (2014).
  29. Parveer Kaur and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Single step synthesis of pluronic stabilized IR responsive gold nanoplates”, RSC Adv., 4, 36006–36011(2014).
  30. Khurana C, Vala AK, Andhariya N, Pandey OP, Chudasama B “Antibacterial activity of silver: The role of hydrodynamic particle size at nanoscale”, J Biomed Mater Res A, 102, 3361-3368 (2014).
  31. Chandni, Nidhi Andhariya, OP Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “A growth kinetic study of ultrafine monodispersed silver nanoparticles”, RSC Advances, 3, 1127-1136 (2013).
  32. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Folic acid conjugated magnetic drug delivery system for controlled release of doxorubicin”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 1416-1419 (2013)
  33. A. K. Vala, B. Chudasama, R. Patel, “Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using marine-derived fungus Aspergillus niger”, Micro & Nano Letters, 7, 859-862 (2012).
  34. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Biodegradable Thermoresponsive Polymeric Magnetic Nanoparticles: A New Drug Delivery Platform for Doxorubicin”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 1677-88 (2011).
  35. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Antifungal activity of multifunctional Fe3O4–Ag nanocolloids”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323, 1233-37 (2011).
  36. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Nanoengineering of methylene blue loaded silica encapsulated magnetite nanospheres and nanocapsules for photodynamic therapy”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 3619-3631 (2011)
  37. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, RV Upadhyay, RV Mehta, “Methylene Blue loaded silica encapsulated Magnetite Nanoparticles: A Potential Drug Delivery Vector for Photodynamic Therapy”, International Journal of Nanoscience, 10 (4-5), 1061-1065 (2011).
  38. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Highly bacterial resistant silver nanoparticles: Synthesis and antibacterial activities”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 1677-85, (2010).
  39. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Highly bacterial resistant silver nanoparticles: Synthesis and antibacterial activities”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 1677-85 (2010)
  40. Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Hydrodynamics of chains in ferrofluid-based magnetorheological fluids under rotating magnetic field”, Physical Review E, 80, 012401 (2009).
  41. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Enhanced antibacterial activity of bifunctional Fe3O4-Ag core-shell nanostructures”, Nano Research, 2, 955-965 (2009).
  42. R.V. Mehta, Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama and R.V. Upadhyay “Experimental investigation of magnetically induced unusual emission of light from a ferrodispersion”, Optics Letters, 33, 1987-89 (2008).
  43. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, Rajesh Patel, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, “Field induced rotational viscosity of ferrofluid: Effect of capillary size and magnetic field direction”, J. Colloid & Interface Sci., 323, 153 (2008).
  44. R.V. Mehta, R. J. Patel, B. N. Chudasama, H.B. Desai, R.V. Upadhyay, “Effect of dielectric and magnetic contrast on photonic band gap in ferrodispersion”, Magnetohydrodynamics 44, 69 (2008).
  45. S. K. Arora, A. Kothari, B. Amin, and B. Chudasama “Synthesis and characterization of cadmium tartrate single crystals”, Crystal Research & Technology, 42, 589 (2007).
  46. R.V. Mehta, Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama, H.B. Desai, S.P. Bhatnagar and R.V. Upadhyay, “Magnetically controlled storage and retrieval of light from dispersion of large magnetic spheres in a ferrofluid”, Current Science, 93, 1071 (2007).
  47. S.K. Arora and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Flux growth and optoelectronic study of PbWO4 single crystals”, Crystal Growth and Design, 7, 296 (2007).
  48. S. K. Arora and B. Chudasama, “Crystallization and optical properties of CaWO4 and SrWO4 single crystals”, Crystal Research & Technology, 41, 1089 (2006).
  49. S. K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Anjana Kothari, and Bhupendra Chudasama “Micromechanical hardness of strontium tartrate trihydrate crystals”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 88, 3469 (2005).
  50. S.K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama and Brijesh Amin, “Single crystal growth and characterization of strontium tartrate”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 275, e657 (2005).
  51. S.K. Arora, Thomas Mathew, Bhupendra Chudasama and Anjana Kothari “Single crystal growth and photoelectrochemical study of copper tungstate”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 275, e651, (2005).
  52. S.K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Anjana Kothari and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Optical absorption in SrC4H4O6.3H2O crystals”, Materials Science & Engineering B, 113, 263, (2004).

Non-SCI

  1. Yashpreet, and Bhupendra Chudasama. "Effect of annealing on structural and magnetic properties of manganese ferrite nanoparticles." AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2265. No. 1. AIP Publishing LLC, 2020.
  2. Parveer Kaur and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Study of seed aging in seed-mediated synthesis of IR responsive gold nanorods”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1591, 543 (2014), American Institute of Physics
  3. Chandni, O. P. Pandey, and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Single phase synthesis of highly stable copper nanoparticles”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1536, 149-150 (2013) American Institute of Physics
  4. Chandni, O. P. Pandey, and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Effect of nucleation and growth temperatures on the synthesis of monodisperse silver nanoparticles”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 442-443 (2013), American Institute of Physics
  5. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, RV Upadhyay, RV Mehta, “Methylene Blue loaded silica encapsulated Magnetite Nanoparticles: A Potential Drug Delivery Vector for Photodynamic Therapy”, International Journal of Nanoscience, 10, 1061-65 (2011) World Scientific.
  6. S K Arora, A J Kothari, R G Patel, K M Chauhan and B N Chudasama, “Optical absorption in gel grown cadmium tartrate single crystals”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 28, 48 (2006) IOP Publishing Ltd 
  7. Mehta, R.V., Patel, R., Chudasama, B., Desai, H., Bhatnagar, S.P., Upadhyay, R.V., “Field induced photonic bandgap in ferrodispersion”, IEEE PhotonicsGlobal 2008 art. no. 4781333 (2008)

Awards and Honours

  • Award for Best Poster Presentation at MR-12 held at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai during May 3-5, 2012.
  • Award for Best Oral presentation in PHYSICS at XXII Gujarat Science Congress (GSC) held in 2008 at Bhavnagar University, Gujarat, India.
  • Award for Best Oral paper presentation in one-day seminar on Upgrading Physics Education & Research held at R.R. Mehta College of Science, Palanpur, Gujarat, on 19th November 2006.
  • Award for Best Oral presentation in PHYSICS at XIX Gujarat Science Congress (GSC) held in 2004 at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Shri R.K. Bhatt Memorial Gold Medal for securing 1st position in M.Sc. (PHYSICS) examination conducted by Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar in April 2003.

Patents

  • Indian Patent No. 2571/MUM/2007 dated 3/07/2009. Patent title: A device to store and retrieve photons.

Description of Research Interests

Dr. Chudasama works primarily in Nanomedicine. His current assignments are focused on development of nano carrier based platforms for cancer theranostics that includes optical and magnetic hyperthermia and active and passive delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs. He also works on development of nanoantibiotics with a focus on environmental impacts of nanostructured materials. Dr. Chudasama has expertise in manipulating materials at nanoscale vis-à-vis their size, shape and surface characteristics. His research interest also extends into the development of magnetic fluid based coolants for thermomagnetic cooling of high power transformers.

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