Faculty At Chemistry Department

Dr Niki Sweta Jha
Dr Niki Sweta Jha
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Biophysical , Biothermodyanamics & Bioelectrochemistry
Email :- nikij@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. CH102-Chemical Science Lab
  2. CH110 -Chemical Thermodynaics
  3. CH105A- Bioscience
  4. CH106-Physical Chemistry I:Physical Properties
  5. CH115-Physical Chemsitry II: Chemical Kinetics and Electrochemistry
  6. CH107-Physical Chemistry Lab I
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay - 2010
  2. M.Sc. - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi - 2005
  3. B.Sc - Miranda House, Delhi University - 2003
    Current Administrative Responsibility
    1. UMC Member
    2. Department Purchase Committee Member
    3. PI Physical Chemistry Laboratory
      Work Experiences
      1. DST Women Scientist Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Nov 2013- Oct 2014
      2. UGC-Dr. D.S.Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore April 2013-Oct 2013
      3. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA March 2011-Feb 2012
        1. Niki S.Jha, Eva Judy, Nand Kishore , 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoroisopropanol and 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol act more effectively on protein in combination than individually: Thermodynamics aspects. J.Chem. Thermodynamics. 121 - 2018,39-48, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jct.2018.02.011.
        2. Niki S.Jha*, Satyendra Mishra, Ashalatha Mamidi, Archita Mishra, Shailendra Kumar Jha, Avadhesha Surolia, Targeting Human Telomeric G- Quadruplexes DNA with curcumin and its synthesized analogues under molecular crowding condition. RSC Advances. 6 - 2016,7474-7487, 10.1039/C5RA17390F.
        3. Niki S. Jha, Satyendra Mishra, Shailendra K. Jha, Avadhesha Surolia, Antioxidant activity and electrochemical elucidation of the enigmatic redox behavior of curcumin and its structurally modified analogues. Electrochimica Acta. 151 - 2015,574-583 , ISSN: 0013 – 4686.
        4. M. K. Kumar, Niki S. Jha, S. Mohan, and S. K. Jha , Reduced graphene oxide-supported nickel oxide catalyst with improved CO tolerance for formic acid electrooxidation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 39 - 2014,1-6, ISSN: 0360-3199.
        5. S.K. Jha, Naveen Kumar, R. Pavul Raj, Niki S. Jha and S. Mohan, Synthesis of 3D porous CeO2/reduced graphene oxide xerogel composite and low level detection of H2O2. Electrochimica acta . 120 - 2014,308-313, ISSN: 0013-4686.
        6. Niki S. Jha and N. Kishore, Thermodynamic studies on the interaction of folic acid with bovine serum albumin. J. Chem. Thermodynamics . 43 - 2011,814-821, ISSN: 0021-9614.
        7. Niki S. Jha and N. Kishore, Thermodynamics of The Interaction of A Homologous Series of Amino Acids with Sorbitol. J. Solution Chemistry . 39 - 2010,1454-1473 , ISSN: 1572-8927.
        8. Niki S. Jha and N. Kishore, Binding of Streptomycin with Bovine Serum Albumin: Energetics and Conformational Aspects. Themochimica Acta . 482 - 2009,21-29, ISSN: 0040-6031.
          International Conferences
          1. Niki S.Jha, Avadhesha Surolia, TWASROCASA Conference on Nanoscience & Nanomaterials .  JNCASR, Bengaluru,Feb - 2015, .
          2. Niki S. Jha, Nand Kishore, 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoroisopropanol and 2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol induced thermal unfolding of Bovine Serum Albumin: Calorimetric and Spectroscopic Study, Fluorescence 2009 .  Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai,March - 2009, .
          3. Niki S. Jha, Nand Kishore, Binding of Folic Acid and Streptomycin with Bovine Serum Albumin, 23rd Annual Gibbs Conference.  Carbondale, Southern Illinois, USA,October - 2009, .
          4. Niki S. Jha, Nand Kishore, Binding of streptomycin with bovine serum albumin: Energetics and conformational aspects, International Conference on Soft System (ICSS-2008) .  Jadavpur University, India ,February - 2008, .
          1. DST Project : SR/WOS-A/CS-95/2012 Biophysical and electrochemical charcaterization of G- quadruplex and small molecules Binding