Department of Chemistry




About

The University Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, established in the year 1967, conducts Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) 4-SEMESTER- courses in Physical, Inorganic, Organic and Analytical Chemistry, leading to the award of M. Sc. degree of the Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai. In addition, it also conducts program leading to Ph. D. degree. The Department is a receipient of DST-FIST and UGC-SAP grants. The Department has been conferred autonomous status from the academic year 2009-10.
Since inception of the department, over 2000 students have taken their Master‟s degree by papers; more than 250 students have been awarded doctorates, and more than 150 students have taken their M. Sc. Degree by research. Under the M. Phil. programme, 50 teachers from affiliated colleges have received their degrees. After autonomy of the department, over 381 students have taken their Master‟s degree by papers; more than 93 students have been awarded doctorates, and more than 16 students have taken their M. Sc. Degree by research. It is indeed a pleasure to report that alumni of the department are holding key positions in the industry and academic institutions.

Facilities

Laboratory
There are four M. Sc. Paper Laboratories well equipped with the necessary instruments/ infrastructure to perform experiments in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry.
All the research students are comfortably accommodated in the various research laboratories. There is a computer laboratory equipped with twelve computers with internet connection.
The Department is well equipped with the necessary infrastructure and sophisticated instruments. A 300 MHz NMR and CHN analyzer have been procured through the DST-FIST program. GC-MS instrument has been procured through UGC-SAP program. In addition, the department has FTIR, UV-Visible spectrophotometers, Spectrofluorimeter, HPLC, GC, Digital Polarimeter, Ion meters, Electro-chemical workstations, CVD, Catalytic Hydrogenator, Microwave Oven, Auto-titrator, Ultrasonic reactors, TG/DTA, AAS, GPC and XRD. The department has also acquired new technological devices such as Audio-Visual system, LCD Projector, E-Beam System, Media Imager and Visual Presenter. Internet access is provided to the staff and research as well as paper students.
The Department has a seminar room with seating capacity of 60.
Library
The Department has its own library on the ground floor of Sant Dnyaneshwar Bhavan. In addition, Jawaharlal Nehru Library, which is a central library at the Vidyanagari campus, is well equipped with books, journals, periodicals and Encyclopedias of Chemistry. There is a separate facility for carrying out literature survey. The students enrolled in the Department can avail of reading as well as lending facilities.
Hostel
Six rooms in Boy's hostel and Eight in Girl's hostel are reserved for the Department students. These hostel rooms are allotted as per the University rules.


Contact

How to reach:The Department is housed in Lokmanya Tilak Bhavan and the ground floor of Sant Dnyaneshwar Bhavan in the Vidyanagari campus of the University of Mumbai, Santacruz (East), Mumbai :- 400098.
Email: head@chem.mu.ac.in
Phone: 022-2652 6119
Fax: 022-2652 8547

Post Graduate


Post Graduate

Programme name M. Sc. (Chemistry)
Duration 2 years

Intake capacity:
Physical Chemistry 20
Inorganic Chemistry 20
Organic Chemistry 20
Analytical Chemistry 20

In the first year students have to study all four subjects.
In second year they are specialized in individual branch.

(b) M. Sc. (by research)



Teaching Staff


Name : DR. A. V. KARNIK
Designation : Professor in Organic Chemistry & Head of the Department of Chemistry
Email : avkarnik@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. S. H. MASHRAQUI
Designation : Professor
Email : Sh_mashraqui@yahoo.com
Web-Site: Profile


Name : DR. M. M. V. RAMANA
Designation : Professor in Chemistry
Email : mmvramana@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. G. A. MESHRAM
Designation : Professor of Organic Chemistry
Email : meshramga@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Mr. Ramchandra Govind Thorat
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : ramthorat@chemistry.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. D. P. KUDAV
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : kudav@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. NAVINCHANDRA G. SHIMPI
Designation : Associate Professor in Chemistry
Email : navinshimpi@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. VISHWANATH. R. PATIL
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : vrpatil@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. Purav M. Badani
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : pmbadani@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. Arun K. Kadu
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : kadu.arun@chemistry.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. SHIVRAM S. GARJE
Designation : Professor in Inorganic Chemistry
Email : ssgarje@yahoo.com
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Name : Dr. Shilpee Sachar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Email : shilpee.sachar@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. Suresh Damdoar Pawar
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : sureshpawar@chemistry.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. Sudesh T. Manjare
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : sudeshmanjare@chemistry.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. A. K. SRIVASTAVA
Designation : Professor of Analytical Chemistry
Email : aksrivastava@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. MANJUSHA A. KARVE
Designation : Associate Professor in Chemistry
Email : manjusha@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : DR. RAJESH M. KAMBLE
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : kamblerm@chem.mu.ac.in
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Name : Mr. Bhushan B. Popatkar
Designation : Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Email : bpopatkar@chemistry.mu.ac.in
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Name : Dr. Kiran R. Gore
Designation : DST-INSPIRE Faculty
Email : kiran.gore@chem.mu.ac.in/ kirangore@gmail.com
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Non-Teaching Staff

Superintendent

S. A. Gosavi

Head Clerk (Stores)

Mrs. M. V. Samant

Assistant Accountant

Mr. A. Nevarekar

Sr. Typist Clerk

Ms. C. D. Salvi

Jr.Typist Clerk

Mrs. S. S. Dalvi

Jr. Typist Clerk

H. Jaggaram

Jr.Typist Clerk

A. S. Kale

Jr.Typist Clerk

Vacant

Lower Grade Stenographer

Vacant


Technical Staff:

Junior Micro Analyst

Vacant

Technical Assistant

M. M. Thigle

Technical Assistant

P. M. Padelwar

Technical Assistant

Vacant

Junior Analyst

Ms. S. B. Meshram

Junior Analyst

Ms. S. B. Gawkar

Junior Analyst

Ms. A. J. Jadhav

Electrician

Mr. P. Y. Kamble

Sr. Laboratory Assistant

Mr. B. A. Patil


Research Staff:
Research Assistant Dr. (Ms.) N. M. Matkar

Laboratory Assistants:
M. B. Misal
R. V. Dalvi
J. SeelanV. A. Patil
A. P. Mayekar
S. S. Bhatkar

Laboratory Attendants:

L. G. Kesarkar
R. G. Satardekar
Y. C. Gurav
G. R. Padelkar
B. K. Kocharekar
G. L. Pujar
S. T. Sawant
D. R. Borade
M. R. Kanchi
S. N. Parad

Office Attendants:
P. B. Darde S. K. Ghag R. E. Dalvi Hamal: V. K. Sakpal

Research Program


Programme Name: Ph. D. in Chemistry.