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11 Years of Teaching and Research Exerience

Dr. Harshad Patel

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : M..Sc., Ph.D. Experience : 11 Years of Teaching and Research Exerience

Specialization

Materials Science, Nanotechnology

Research Area

Synthesis, Development and Characterization of Carbon nanostructures, Nanocomposites; Nano-materials for forensic and environmental applications

Book(s) Chapter(s)

01 Chapter

Publications

PAPER PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS/BOOK
  1. HD Patel, LM Manocha, R Pande, S. Manocha, AK Roy, JP Singh, Effect of addition of nanomaterials on matrix microstructure and thermal conductivity of carbon - carbon composites, Journal of Advance Materials, 41(4), 65-72, 2009,
  2. HD Patel, LM Manocha, S. Manocha, AK Roy, JP Singh,Development of carbon/carbon composites with carbon nanotubes as reinforcement and CVI carbon as matrix, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,  9(5), 3119-3124, 2009
  3. PN Prajapati , V Vaghela, D Rawtani, HD Patel, JB Kubavat, D Baraiya,  Azeotropic mixture used for development and validation of Lornoxicam  in bulk and its tablet dosage form by spectrophotometric method, Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis, 2(4), 306-309, 2012
  4. HD Patel, LM Manocha, S Manocha, Large-scale synthesis of carbon nanotubes from liquefied petroleum gas    on Fe/MgO and Fe-Ni/MgO, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology-Asia, 2, 66-75, 2012
  5. HD Patel, LM Manocha, S Manocha, Synthesis and microstructure analysis of aligned carbon nanotube/pyrocarbon composites, Carbon 82, 609.

Book chapter
  1. L.M. Manocha, HD Patel, R Pande, S Manocha, AK Roy, JP Singh, Effect of addition of carbon nanotubes on matrix microstructure & thermal conductivity of pitch based composites, Book “Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology II”,  Chapter 12,  Wiley InterScience,  (p131-138), ISBN:978-0-470-34498-9

PAPER PRESENTED IN THE NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
  1. Synthesis of aligned carbon nanotubes film by floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition method, L.M. Manocha, Harshad D. Patel and S. Manocha, Carbon conference, Bhopal,  Conference proceeding pp.174- 180, Nov-2006
  2. Synthesis of carbon nanotubes, L.M. Manocha, Jignesh K. Valand, Harshad D. Patel and S. Manocha, International workshop on science and application of Nanostructural Materials, Department of physics, Sri Sathya Sai University, December-2006.
  3. Aligned carbon nanotubes films grown on large area of quartz substrates by floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition method, L.M. Manocha, Harshad D. Patel and S. Manocha, National Review and Coordination meeting on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Hyderabad,  February 2007.
  4. Effect of carbon nanoreinforcements on microstructure of carbon matrix materials, L.M. Manocha, Harshad Patel, Rajesh Pande and S. Manocha, 6th International conference on High Temperature Ceramic Matrix composite (HTCMC-6), New Delhi. September 2007.
  5. Development of nanocomposites by densification of aligned carbon nanotubes film, L. M. Manocha, Harshad Patel and S. Manocha, International Workshop on Nanostructured High Temperature High Performance, Materials, Sardar Patel University, 10, September, 2007.
  6. Probing the Structure of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites by Raman Spectroscopy, L.M.Manocha, A. A. Ogale, D.J. Sweeney, S.Manocha, H. Patel, and R. Pande, The American Carbon Society, International Conference On Carbon, Carbon 2007. July 15-20, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA, Volume 1 of 3, ISBN: 978-1-60423-946-1
  7. Effect of nickel addition into Fe-MgO substrate of on the growth of carbon nanotubes, L.M. Manocha, Harshad Patel and S. Manocha, Gujarat Science Congress-2008, Bhavnagar, 2008
  8. Matrix Microstructure and Properties of Carbon-Carbon Composites Made with Hybrid (Carbon Fiber-Carbon Nanomaterials) as Reinforcement. Manocha Lalit Mohan, Manocha Satish, Pande R., Patel Harshad, Roy Ajit, Singh J. P., Ogale A. A. International Conference on Carbon 2008 (CARBON 08), Japan  Volume 1 of 3, 13-18 July 2008
  9. Catalytic Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes from Liquefied Petroleum Gas, L. M. Manocha, Harshad Patel and S. Manocha, National Convention of Chemical Engineers, Ahmedabad. September 6-7, 2008.
  10. Uses of Digital Images in Forensic Investigations, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, February 2011
  11. Photocatalytic degradation of Organic dyes with the help of ZnO andplus Titanium Oxide nanoparticles, Daksh, Harshad Patel, YK Agrawal, National Seminar on Green Chemistry, 22-23 March 2015, Gandhinagar
  12. Synthesis and Characterisation of Silver Nanoparticles using Seed Extract of A Gravelones, Rahul Sharma, Harshad Patel, YK Agrawal, pp 23, International Conference on Supramolecules and Nanotechnology, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, 8-9 January 2016
  13. Dye doped silica nanoparticles as novel agent for detection of latent fingerprint, Sagar Bhaowmik, Harshad Patel, Mohammad Usaain, International Conference on Supramolecules and Nanotechnology, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, 20-21 January 2017
  14. Photocatalytic degradation of dye using rare earth doped TiO2 nanoparticles Bhavya Swami, Harshad Patel, International Conference on Supramolecules & Forensic Nanotechnology, 2017
  15. Monitoring and Remediation of Air Pollutants via Nanotechnology-based materials, Akanksha Pande, Harshad Patel, International Conference on Supramolecules & Forensic Nanotechnology, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, February 2018
  16. Detection of Bisphenol-A Through Quantum Dot-Graphene/CNT Molecular Matrix Using Fluorescence Sensing, Navami Sunil, Harshad Patel, Pratik Chhapia, International Conference on Advanced Materials, (ICAM 2019), Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNN), JMI (Central University), New Delhi-India, March 6-7, 2019

Research Guidance

4 Doctoral Research students pursuing their Ph.D. Degree

Membership

Life Member of Material Research Society of India (MRSI).
Life Member of Carbon Society of India.
Life member of Chemical Research Society of India

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  1. Junior Research Fellowship (DST).
  2. Meritorious Research Fellowship (UGC).
  3. Senior Research Fellowship (Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi).