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10 Years in Academic & Research

Dr. Hemen Dave

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : Ph.D., M.Sc. Environmental Science Experience : 10 Years in Academic & Research

Specialization

Environmental Science, Environmental Forensics

Research Area

Environmental Forensics, Environmental Application of Non-thermal plasma, Natural dyeing, Natural Products, Environmental Impact Assessment, Eco-friendly processing of Textiles, Advanced Oxidation for Water/Wastewater Treatment, Eco-friendly Adsorbents for Dye Removal

Book(s) Chapter(s)

03 Chapters

Publications

Details of Research Publications:
In peer reviewed Journal:
  1. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, Purvi Kikani, Bhakti Desai, M.B. Chowdhuri, S. K. Nema; Use of dielectric barrier discharge in air for surface modification of polyester substrate to confer durable wettability and enhance dye uptake with natural dye eco-alizarin,  Composite Interfaces (Taylor & Francis), 19, 3-4, 2012, 219-229. (Impact factor: 2.320 (JCR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  2. Hemen Dave and Lalita Ledwani; Anthraquinone isolated from various Cassia species and its applications: A review, India journal of natural products and resources (NISCAIR), 3, 3, 2012, 291-319. (Impact factor: 0.462 (SJR-2018)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  3. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, Narendrasinh Chauhan, S. K. Nema; The removal of impurities from grey cotton fabric by atmospheric pressure plasma treatment and its characterization using ATR-FTIR spectroscopy, Journal of  the Textile Institute (Taylor & Francis), 105, 6, 2014, 586-596. (Impact factor: 1.329 (JCR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  4. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, Bhakti Desai, S. K. Nema; Surface activation of polyester fabric using ammonia dielectric barrier discharge and improvement in color depth, Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile Research (NISCAIR), 39, 2014, 274-281. (Impact factor: 0.449 (JCR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  5. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, Purvi Kikani, Bhakti Desai, S. K. Nema; Surface Modification of Polyester Fabric by Non-thermal Plasma Treatment and Its Effect on Coloration Using Natural Dye, Journal of Polymer materials: An International Journal (MDPPL), 30, 3, 2013, 291-304. (Impact factor: 0.38 (SJR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  6. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S. K. Nema; Surface Modification by Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasma Treatment to Improve Dyeing with Natural Dyes: An Environment Friendly Approach for Leather Processing, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing (Springer) 36, 2, 2016, 599-613. (Impact factor: 2.178 (JCR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  7. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S. K. Nema; Improvement in Natural Dyeing with the Aid of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment: A Green Solution for Leather Processing, Current Environmental Engineering, (Bentham Science), 4, 2, 2017, 140-149.
  8. Hasti Patel, Dhaval Vaghasiya, Masumi Vachhani, Chintan Upadhayay, Sahja Patel, Hemen Dave; Treatment of CETP effluent by Green Oxidant (Ferrate) (Fe (VI)): An alternative Primary Treatment, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment (World Research Association), 24,6, 2020, 19-27. (UGC-CARE List Group II)
  9. Mona Vajpayee, Mumal Singh, Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S.K. Nema; Antimicrobial Finishing of Hide/Leather by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma and Extracts of Cassia renigera and Cassia fistula bark, Rendiconti Lincei (Springer), 31, 1105–1116, 2020. (Impact factor: 1.603 (JCR-2019)) (UGC-CARE List Group II)
2. Book chapter:
  1. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S. K. Nema; Application of Non-Thermal Plasma for Surface Modification of Polyester Textiles, Computational and Experimental Chemistry: Developments and Applications, published by Apple Academic Press, Inc., distributed by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis group, ISBN hard: 978-1-926895-29-1. Published in July 2013.
  2. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S.K. Nema; Plasma Chemistry as Tool for Eco-Friendly Processing of Cotton Textile, Research Methodology in Chemical Sciences: Experimental and Theoretical Approaches, published by Apple Academic Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Hard ISBN: 9781771881272. Published in May 2016.
  3. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S.K. Nema; Non-thermal plasma: a promising green technology to improve environmental performance of textile industries, The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology, published and distributed by Elsevier, ISBN hard: 9780081024911, The Textile Institute Book Series 2019.  
3. Oral Presentation of Research paper in International/National Conference:
  1. Lalita Ledwani, Hemen Dave, Nisha Chandwani, Purvi Kikani and S. K. Nema; Surface modification of polyester sheet and fabric using dielectric barrier discharge in air and ammonia plasma for improving hydrophilic properties, at First International Conference on Plasma Processing of Organic Materials and  Polymers (PPOMP), 25-28 November, 2011, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University,  Kottayam, India.
  2. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, M. B. Chowdhuri and S. K. Nema; Optical emission spectroscopy characterization of air and ammonia plasma used for improving surface properties of polymers, at First International Conference on Plasma Processing of Organic Materials and  Polymers (PPOMP), 25-28 November, 2011, Kottayam, India.
  3. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani and S. K. Nema; Oxidation of Starch Using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma, at International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials - The APM series, 7-8 February, 2012, CIPET, Ahmedabad, India.
  4. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, S. K. Nema; Oxygen/air atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge treatment of grey stage khadi-cotton for improvement in hydrophilic properties, at Third International Conference on Natural Polymers and Biomaterials (ICNP-2012), 26-28 October, 2012, Centre for  Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India.
  5. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, S. K. Nema; Non-thermal Plasma Scouring of Grey Khadi Cotton Fabric for Removal of Waxes, at proceeding of International Conference on Innovative Technologies in Engineering and Sciences (VVP ITES Conference-2012), 22th-23th December, 2012, V. V. P. Engineering College Rajkot, India. (Awarded as best paper)
  6. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, Nisha Chandwani, S. K. Nema; Plasma Processing to Improve Dyeing of Polyester with Natural Anthraquinones, at International Conference on Innovative Technologies in Engineering and Sciences (VVP ITES Conference-2012), 22-23 December, 2012, V. V. P. Engineering College Rajkot, India. 
  7. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S. K. Nema; Sustainable finishing of polyester textile by atmospheric pressure plasma treatment and natural dyeing,  at International Conference on Environment and Sustainable Technologies – 2014 (ICEST-2014),  3-5 January, 2014, Manipal Institute of  Technology, Manipal , India.
  8. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S. K. Nema; Characterization of plasma scouring of grey cotton fabric by ATR-FTIR spectroscopy, at National Conference on Recent trends in Research in Chemical Sciences (RTRCS-2014), 21 -22 February , 2014, Manipal University Jaipur , Jaipur, India.
  9. Hemen Dave, Lalita Ledwani, S.K. Nema; Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Grey Cotton Textile as an Eco-Technology to Impart Hydrophilic Characteristics- a comparative study of air and oxygen plasma treatment, at National seminar on Recent Scenario in Science and Technology (RSST-16), 27th February, 2016, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India (Awarded as Best Paper).
  10. Lalita Ledwani, Hemen Dave, S.K. Nema; Dielectric barrier discharge plasma surface modification of polymers, at 5th International Conference on Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, November 13-14, 2017 Paris, France.
  11. Nidhi Singh, Palak Shah, Hemen Dave, Bablu Prasad; Comparitive study of Ferrate as a disinfectant with respect to conventional disinfection technologies, at National Conference on Pollution Management (NCPM-2018), 3rd February, 2018, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India. 
  12. Hasti Patel, Dhaval Vaghasiya, Masumi Vachhani, Chintan Upadhayay, Hemen Dave; Treatability Study of CETP Effluent by Advanced Oxidation Method, at SCIENCE EXCELLENCE 2018, 20th September, 2018, Gujarat University, a state level oral and poster presentation competition, (Awarded First Prize).
  13. Hemen Dave and Dhaval Vaghasia; Synthesis and Characterization of Adsorbent Material from Jute Waste and Application for Textile Wastewater Treatment, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  14. Hemen Dave and Lalita Ledwani; Application of Atmospheric Pressure Non-Thermal Plasma for Ecofriendly Processing of Leather, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  15. Shruti Patel, Ritu Patel and Hemen Dave; Study Of Dust Load And Palladium On Green Belt Around Gandhinagar- Ahmadabad Highway, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  16. Keya Vyas, Gargi Phadke, Vrushali Mohite and Hemen Dave; Dealing with Climate Change: Review Of Post Kyoto Efforts, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  17. Aarohi Natu, Bansari Parikh, Garvita Parikh and Hemen Dave; Past Present and future of Environmental Forensic in India, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  18. Naisargee Patel, Akshitkumar Patel, and Hemen Dave; Feasibility Study of Fenton Based Process as A Rapid Alternative for Dye Degradation/Textile Waste Water Treatment, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  19. Harsh Prajapati, Ravi Amipara and Hemen Dave; Synthesis and Characterization of Adsorbent Material from Jute Waste and Application for Textile Dyes Removal, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  20. Rhutu Thakkar and Hemen Dave; Degradation Of Various Textile Dyes Using TiO2 Nanoparticles based Advanced Oxidation Process, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  21. Khusbu Patel, Aalap Patel and Hemen Dave; Utilization of Syzigium Cumini (Jamun Plant) Biomass as A Bio Adsorbent for Dye Removal, at National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Environmental Sciences (IAES – 01), Saturday, 18th January, 2020, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  22. Nisha Chandwani, Vishal Jain, Purvi Dave, Hemen Dave, P.B. Jhala and S.K. Nema; Atmospheric Pressure Air Plasma –an ecofriendly tool for surface modification of Textiles, at Thirty-third National Convention of Textile Engineers & National Seminar on Two Decades of Nanotechnology in Textile: Progress and Prospects, 20-21st February, 2020, The Institutes of Engineers (India) Gujarat state center, Ahmedabad, India. 
 
4. Others/ Poster Presentation at National Conference, Seminar:
  1. S.K. Nema and Hemen Dave; “Plasma processing of polyester fabric to improve dyeing properties with natural dyes” Plasma Processing Updates, issue 66, pages 3-5, 2013 published at Institute For Plasma Research, Gandhinagar.
  2. Hemen Dave; “Wettability improvement of grey cotton fabric by air dielectric barrier discharge” Plasma Processing Updates, issue 68, pages 10-14, 2014, published at Institute For Plasma Research, Gandhinagar.
  3. Part of Ph.D. work on Air DBD treatment of polyester fabric for improvement in dyeing with natural dyes is presented as “Polyester Fabric Colour Depth Improvement” in 9th India International Textile Machinery Exhibition – INDIA ITME 2012, 2nd - 7th Dec 2012, held at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai and Vibrant India ITME 2013, Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show, 8 to 13th January, held at Gandhinagar.
  4. Lalita Ledwani, Hemen Dave, S.K. Nema; Dielectric barrier discharge plasma surface modification of polymers, Journal of Biotechnology and Phytochemistry, Volume 1, Issue 2, Page 19, 2017. Conference proceedings of 5th International Conference on Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, November 13-14, 2017 Paris, France.
  5. Kareena Sharma and Hemen Dave; Poster presentation on topic “Occurance of indoor aeromycoflora in different places of Vadodara” at at National Conference on Pollution Management (NCPM-2018), 3rd February, 2018, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  6. Juhi Ramrakhiyani, Prachi Ladda, Bablu Prashad, Hemen Dave; Poster presentation on topic “Treatment of Industrial Effluent using Advanced Oxidation Process” at National Conference on Pollution Management (NCPM-2018), 3rd February, 2018, Department of Environmental Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.
  7. Ravi Amipara, Harsh Prajapati, Hemen Dave; Presentation of model and live demonstration on topic "Water/Waste Water Treatment By Advance Oxidation And Low Cost Adsorbent" at event Eureka-2.0 11th January, 2019, Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar.
  8. Ravi Amipara, Harsh Prajapati, Hemen Dave; Poster presentation on topic "Water / Waste Water Treatment by Ferrate and Jute based Adsorbent" at Symposium on Recent Trends in Allied Sciences & Research Scholar Meet-2019, 22nd February 2019,  at Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli.
  9. Chintan Upadhyay, Abhinav Mehta, Hemen Dave;  Poster presentation on topic "Environmental impact analysis of Thol (Bird) Sanctuary due to changes in land use pattern of surrounding area: A study with aid of Remote Sensing and GIS" at One day seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment 22nd March 2019, The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara.
  10. Masumi Vachhani, Dhaval Vaghasiya, Hasti Patel, Chintan Upadhayay, Hemen Dave; Poster Presenter Prize at One day seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment for poster presentation on topic Air Pollution Tolerance Index as a tool assess impact of air pollutant on flora and selection of plant species for Green belt: A case study of Dahej GIDC” at One day seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment 22nd March 2019, The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara. (Awarded as Best Paper)