Dr. Vipin Kumar Saini

Dr. Vipin Kumar Saini, Assistant Professor

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  • Education: MSc (HNB Garhwal University), PhD(IIT Roorkee)
  • Email: vipinkumar20@gmail.com
  • Area of Specialization/Interest: Advance Nanoporous materials for adsorptive seperation and purification, Valorization of wastes and by-products through Green Chemistry, Ligh-harvesting for environmental applications
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Awards & Honours:
  1. Awarded with FCT-Research Fellowship, (twice) 2011 & 2007, from Govt. of Portugal.
  2. Awarded with DST-DAAD Fellowship, from Govt. of India & Govt. of Germany, 2003-2004.
Best Five publications in last five years:
  1. Vipin K. Saini, João Pires, and Moisés Pinto, 2011,Natural clay binder based extrudates of mesoporous materials: improved materials for selective adsorption of natural and biogas components, Green Chemistry (RCS), , 13, pp 1251 (IF 8.02 )
  2. Suzana M. Andrade, Perumal Raja, Vipin K Saini, and Si?lvia M. B. Costa, 2012, Polyelectrolyte-Assisted Noncovalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Ordered Self-Assemblies of a Water-Soluble Porphyrin, ChemPhysChem (Wiley-VCH), 13, pp 3622 (IF 3.419)
  3. Vipin K. Saini, João Pires, and Moisés Pinto,2014, Synthesis and adsorption properties of micro/mesoporous carbon-foams prepared from foam-shaped sacrificial templates, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 138, pp 877 (IF 2.259)
  4. João Pires, Moisés Pinto and Vipin K. Saini,2014, Ethane Selective IRMOF?8 and Its Significance in Ethane?Ethylene Separation by Adsorption Applied Materials and Interface (ACS), 6 pp 12093–12099 (IF 6.723)
  5. Moisés L. Pinto, Vipin K. Saini, José M. Guil, João Pires, 2014, Introduction of aluminum to porous clay heterostructures to modify the adsorption properties Applied Clay Science, 101, pp 497-502 (IF : 2.467)
Ongoing Projects:
  1. Improvement in indoor air quality (IAQ) using natural clay based nanoporous materials; UGC sponsored Major Research Project (Sanctioned in 2015)