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Dr.-Hasmukh-Gajera

Dr. Hasmukh Laljibhai Gajera

Assistant Professor

Contact No.:- +91-79 30514207
Email:- hasmukh.gajera@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D.: Materials Science (2016)
  • Post Graduation: Nano Science and Nano Technology (2010)
  • Graduation: Physics (2008)
  • Work Experience:  4.7 Years

Current Research interest and area working on

  • Graphene and Graphene Oxide
  • Graphene Based Nanocomposites for EMI Sheilding Application
  • Graphene for water treatment
  • Polymer based advanced composites & more.

Latest 5 Publications

  • The freeze-thaw technique for exfoliation of graphite: A novel approach for bulk production of scroll-free graphene
    oxide sheets, Vishal S. Makadia, Lalit M. Manocha, Satish Manocha, Hasmukh L. Gajera, Advanced Materials Letters,
    2017, 8(3), 262-264
  • Preparation of Thermal Exfoliated Graphene and Studies on Effect of Graphene on Thermal Stability of Graphene-
    Epoxy Nanocomposites. H. L. Gajera and S. Manocha, Composites and Nanostructures, 2016, 8(2), 133-140
  • Low temperature thermal exfoliation of graphite oxide under normal pressure to synthesize few layered graphene,
    H. L. Gajera and L. M. Manocha, Composites and Nanostructures, 2016, 8(1), 47-57
  • Synthesis of ethyl caprylate in organic media using Candida rugosa lipase immobilized on exfoliated graphene oxide:
    process parameters and reusability studies. Vrutika Patel, Hasmukh Gajera, Anamika Gupta, Lalit Manocha and Datta
    Madamwar. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 95, 62-70
  • Synthesis of Free Standing Conducting Graphene Paper by Thermal reduction of Graphene oxide Paper. L. M.
    Manocha, Hasmukh Gajera and S. Manocha. AIP Conf. Proc., 2013, 1538, 244-248.

Awards & Achievements

  • Research Fellowship under Indian Government’s University Grant Commission (UGC)’s Meritorious Scheme [Jan. 2011-Dec. 2012]
  • Project Research Fellowship under Indian Government’s University Grant Commission (UGC)’s major Research Project Scheme [Feb. 2013-May. 2014]
  • Awarded by first prize for poster presentation on “Synthesis of high surface area graphitic material from natural graphite by using chemical oxidation” L. M. Manocha, Hasmukh Gajera and S. Manocha, ISSPURSM – 2012, V. V. Nagar, Gujarat

Additional Information

  • Life Member of Indian Carbon Society, INDIA
  • Research Team Member of Ion Power Group, USA
  • Member of Indian Science Congress, INDIA.

Courses Taught at UG / PG / PhD

  • Introduction to materials science at UG
  • Nano Science and Nano Technology at PG
  • Materials Science (course work) at PhD