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Teaching & Research: 7 years

Dr. Akanksha Singh Kachhawaha

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : M.Sc. Forensic Science, Ph.D. Experience : Teaching & Research: 7 years

Specialization

Forensic chemistry & Toxicology, Environmental Forensics

Research Area

Determination of environmental contaminants such as emerging contaminants especially pharmaceuticals and personal care products in various matrices with the help of advanced analytical instruments

Publications

04 Papers

Research Articles

Research Articles
  1. Kachhawaha, A. S., Nagarnaik, P. M., Jadhav, M., Pudale, A., Labhasetwar, P. K., & Banerjee, K. (2017). Optimization of a Modified QuEChERS Method for Multiresidue Analysis of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Sewage and Surface Water by LC-MS/MS. Journal of AOAC International100(3), 592–597. https://doi.org/10.5740/jaoacint.17-0060
  2. Kachhawaha AS, Nagarnaik PM, Labhasetwar P, Banerjee K. A Review of Recently Developed LC-MS/MS Methods for the Analysis of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Water. J AOAC Int. 2020 Jan 1;103(1):9-22. doi: 10.5740/jaoacint.19-0209. PMID: 31526434
  3. Kachhawaha, A.S., Nagarnaik, P.M., Labhasetwar, P.K. and Banerjee, K. (2021), Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in aqueous urban environment of western India. Water and Environment Journal, 35: 1302-1312. https://doi.org/10.1111/wej.12720
  4. Kashindye Richard Cherehani, Akanksha Singh Kachhawaha. Heavy metals in fruits and vegetables grown in various parts of the world: a review
Reports
  1. A small scale monitoring study for a range of pharmaceuticals in the River Foss catchment and comparison to concentrations in the River Nag, India: report of researcher exchange March 2018. Singh Kachhawaha, A.; Boxall, A.B.A.. 2019 A small scale monitoring study for a range of pharmaceuticals in the River Foss catchment and comparison to concentrations in the River Nag, India: report of researcher exchange March 2018. Wallingford and Pune, NERC/Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, 10pp. (CEH Project no. C05962)

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • Received Pushpa Maheshwari Award for securing first rank in BSc in Criminology & Forensic Science
  • Qualified UGC-NET-JRF in Forensic Science in the year 2012
  • Awarded for presenting the Best Poster at 4th Annual Conference of AOAC International-India Section
  • Selected for Researcher Exchange program funded by India-UK water Centre
  • Visiting PhD student in Environment Department, University of York, United Kingdom in 2019