Faculty At Chemistry Department

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

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. CH622 Biophysical Chemistry
  2. CH1501 Engineering Chemistry
  3. CH102-Chemical Science Lab
  4. CH110 -Chemical Thermodynaics
  5. CH105A- Bioscience
  6. CH106-Physical Chemistry I:Physical Properties
  7. CH115-Physical Chemsitry II: Chemical Kinetics and Electrochemistry
  8. 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. Department Ph.D. Coordinator
    2. Unfair Means Committee (UMC) Member
    3. Department UG Coordinator
    4. Department Purchase Committee Member
    5. 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. Sriram Pari, Niki Sweta Jha, Thamarai Selvi Ganesan, and Shailendra Kumar Jha, Pulse Electrodeposited Au-WO3 Catalyst from Water-Ionic Liquid Microemulsion for Photo-accelerated Methanol Electrooxidation. Journal of Physical Chemistry C . - 2020,Https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c05656.
        2. P. Sriram, M. K. Kumar, G. T. Selvi, N. S.Jha, N. Mohanapriya, S. K. Jha, Elucidation of ultrasonic wave-assisted electrodeposited AgPd nanoalloy from ionic liquid as an efficient bifunctional electrocatalyst for methanol oxidation and hydrogen peroxide reduction. Electrochemica Acta. 323 - 2019,.
        3. Kaleesh Kumar, Ramesh Yadav, Niki S. Jha, Shailendra K. Jha, Elucidation of Confined Copper Nanospheres within Self-Assembled Curcumin-Cysteine and Their Electrocatalytic Application. Journal of The Electrochemical Society.. - 2019 ,.
        4. M. Kaleesh Kumar, K. C. Swaathini, Niki S. Jha, Shailendra K. Jha, Facile In‐Situ Electrosynthesis and High Electrocatalytic Performance of Interconnected Layered Double Hydroxides/Graphene Hybrids for Dopamine Oxidation: a Comparative Study. Electroanalysis. , December - 2018,.
        5. 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.
        6. 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.
        7. 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.
        8. 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.
        9. 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.
        10. 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.
        11. 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.
        12. 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. Biophysical and electrochemical charcaterization of G- quadruplex and small molecules Binding, funded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. 2013-2017
          Phd Students
          1. Padma Sharma ( 2020 - Continue).
          2. Sanyukta Mayuri ( 2020 - Continue).
          3. Awadesh Dwivedi ( 2019 - Continue).