Anil Vithal Ghule, Ph. D.
Department of Nanotechnology,
Dr. B. A. M. University,
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail : email@example.com
|Residential Address in India
Old Mumbai Pune Road,
Plot No 629/13,
Pune 411033, Maharashtra, India.
Male, born on August 6, 1973, married
• Present objective is to establish a group to work at the interface of chemistry, nanoscience, and
biotechnology. To utilize knowledge, analytical skills, and experience to explore multidisciplinary
research to create novel materials, advance technologies, and provide technical support to groups
with common interests.
• Career motivated, good adaptability, a self-starter, and a good team player with a keen eye for details.
Eleven years of multidisciplinary research experience. Good experience of working on academic and
industrial research projects. Hands-on experiences with modern material characterization and analytical
tools. Developed coupled TGA-thermo-Raman spectroscopy for in situ monitoring of the thermal
processes. A simple green chemistry approach of ultrasound assisted coating of thermolabile substrate
(paper) with metal oxide nanoparticles (ZnO, TiO2) without the aid of binders is also developed
(Patent pending). Developed a green and energy economic process to coat and/or impregnate
nanomaterials into wood imparting it antibacterial, anti-termite and fire retardancy property (Patent
Presently working on dye/quantum dots sensitized Solar Cells as clean alternative energy.
Capable of independent research and also have experience of supervising Ph.D. and master students
projects. Have excellent English language skills to compile scientific proposals and research papers.
Sound knowledge of computer applications in research activities. 44 Scientific publications and 12 under
1] Sept 2009-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Nanotechnology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
Green Nanotechnology for various technological applications (e.g. Develop Green Solar Cells and Green Gas Sensors).
2] Sept 2008-Sept 2009, Brain Korea 21 Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Hanyang University, Sung-
Dong-Ku, Haengdang-dong 17, Seoul, Korea.
i) Design, fabrication and investigating the solar-to-electrical power conversion efficiency of dye/quantum
dots sensitized solar cells.
ii) Developing novel synthetic approaches for synthesis of nanostructured solar cell electrodes and
materials for improved efficiency and performance.
iii) Nanogreen Solar Cell: Exploring “Green chemistry” approach in designing and fabrication of solar cell
3] April 2008-September 2008, Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Hanyang University, Sung-Dong-Ku, Haengdang-dong 17, Seoul, Korea.
ZnO based dye sensitized solar cells and its hybrid combination for improved conversion efficiency.
4] May 2007-March 2008, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Nevada Nanotechnology Center, University of
Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.
i) Setting Nanomaterials Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
ii)Electrochemical process for synthesizing porous alumina templates and growing metal/semiconducting
materials (ZnO, CdTe) into the porous alumina templates.
iii) Developed a green and energy economic power ultrasound based treatment process to coat and/or
impregnate nanomaterials into wood imparting it antibacterial, anti-termite and fire retardancy property.
This work has potential significance considering the increased emphasis on “Green” chemistry and the
fact that wood is most reliable and widely used construction material in the US.
5]Jan. 2004-Apr. 2007, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua
University, Taiwan. Green chemistry and biomimetic synthesis of nanoparticles for analytical and
i) Biological synthesis of metal (silver and gold nanoparticles, nanoprisms and nanorods) and magnetic
nanoparticles intended for analytical and biomedical applications (disease diagnosis and hyperthermia
of cancer cells). Surface-modification of magnetic nanoparticles with semiconductor based
photocatalyst and adsorbents for dechlorination of wastewater and analytical separation, respectively.
ii) Design and development of photoreactor (capable of working day and night) and semiconductor based
photocatalysts for CO2 reduction (artificial photosynthesis).
iii) Developed for the first time a simple green chemistry approach of ultrasound assisted coating of
paper/cotton fibers with metal (silver) and metal oxide nanoparticles (ZnO, TiO2) without the aid of
binders (Patent pending). Nanoscale coatings or thin films of ZnO and TiO2 are viewed with great
interest for their potential applications as substrates for functional coatings, optical communications
(security-papers), portable energy, sensors, and photocatalytic wallpaper with antibacterial activity.
Paper and cotton fibers coated with ZnO, TiO2, and silver nanoparticles were found to possess
antibacterial activity and might find potential applications in suites for 21st century to combat bioterrorism.
iv) Use of combined effect of supercritical CO2 and sonication in improved photoresist stripping process.
v) Handled and resolved the analytical problem put forth by Taiwan salt company on investigation of the
contaminants in salt obtained as byproduct during polymer synthesis process.
6] Sept. 2000-Dec. 2003, Ph. D. Research Scholar, Dept. of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University,
Taiwan. Synthesis of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles of industrial and technological importance,
their characterization using analytical and material characterization techniques.
i) In situ monitoring of thermal processes during the synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles using coupled
TGA-thermo-Raman spectroscopy and thermo-TOF-SIMS.
ii) Processing of CNTs and synthesis of metal nanoparticles in supercritical water.
iii) Synthesis and processing of CNTs, protein-CNT interactions, and prevention of protein aggregation.
The role of CNTs in preventing TFE induced aggregation of protein (h-FGF) was investigated with the
intention of developing artificial molecular chaperones. This has potential implications against amyloid
diseases and in nanoparticle-based drug design.
iv) Separation and analysis of carbohydrates and proteins from seeds obtained at different maturation
stages using electrospray ionization (ESI-MS) and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.
v) ESI-MS based methodology for analysis of carbohydrates. Using alkali metal salts for stable adduct ion
formation. Effect of acidic, basic, and neutral pH of the sample on ionization and detection was also
vi) Contributed in development of analytical methodologies using chemical ionization GC-MS (introduced
novel tetrahydrofuran and furan as new CI reagents).
vii) Developed thermogravimetric analysis based simple method for estimation of stickiness in raw
unprocessed cotton used in textile mills to get first hand information of the quality of cotton.
7] Oct. 1998-Aug. 2000, Research Assistant, Dept. of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.
i) Monitoring of structural, compositional changes, and phase transformations using thermo-Raman
spectroscopy. Further, simultaneous measurement of electrical properties and structural information
was also successfully achieved.
ii) Investigated phase transition and dielectric properties of pure and doped BaTiO3 having potentials
applications in DRAM.
iii) Investigated thermal and laser induced structural transformations in MoO3 using thermo-Raman
iv) Investigated in situ monitoring of structural, compositional changes, phase transformations and
dielectric properties of different sodium phosphate salts in dynamic thermal process using thermo-
8] Jun. 1997-May 1998, M. Sc. projects under the guidance of Dr. D. G. Naik in Agarkar Research Institute,
i)Synthesis and characterization of martius yellow and its derivatives.
ii) Developed analytical method for quantitative analysis of dyes in effluent water. This work was
supported by Dia-ichi Karkaria Chemical Industry Ltd., Pune, India.
9] Jan. 1996-May 1996, Chemist in Central Pigment Testing Laboratory (CPTL) of Sudarshan Pigments
and Chemical Industry Ltd., Pune, India.
i) Work involved analysis and testing of physical and photochromic properties of pigments used in oil
paints, textiles, plastics, rubber, oil bond, distempers etc.