Dr. Bhupendrakumar Chudasama
Associate Professor

  

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Nanomedicine

Email:

bnchudasama@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9781-966-136

Biography

Dr. Chudasama received his Ph.D. Degree from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar in 2008 in Crystallography. Dr. Chudasama joined Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology as Assistant Professor in 2009. Prior to his appointment in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, he worked as lecturer at the National Institute of Technology, Surat. Before this, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Physics, Bhavnagar University. He is also a recipient of Shri R.K. Bhatt Memorial Gold Medal awarded by Bhavnagar University for securing First position in Master of Science program in Physics in 2003.

Research Projects

  1. 2013-15 UGC, New Delhi (Title: Studies on antimicrobial properties of metal and metal oxide nanostructures), (Grant 13.75 Lacs)
  2. 2012-15 CSIR, New Delhi (Title: Magnetic Fluid based coolant to enhance thermal and dielectric properties of transformer oil, (Grant 20.25 Lacs)
  3. 2012-15 DST, New Delhi (Title: Nanoengineering of magnetic carriers for drug delivery of anticancer therapeutics), (Grant 27.10 Lacs)

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Magnetic Fluid Research
  • Life Member of Electron Microscopy of India
  • Life Member of Academy of Microscope Science and Technology

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI

  1. Navjot Kaur, Bhupendra Chudasama, Structure induced tunable magnetic properties of Zn substituted Mn1-xZnxFe2O4 (x = 0-1) NPs, 12, 151-156 (2017)
  2. Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Bhupendra Chudasama and V. Kumar, “Combined and individual doxorubicin/vancomycin drug loading, release kinetics and apatite formation for the CaO-CuO-P2O5-SiO2-B2O3 mesoporous glasses”, RSC Adv. 6, 51046-51056 (2016).
  3. Chandni Khurana, Purnima Sharma, O.P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Synergistic Effect of Metal Nanoparticles on the Antimicrobial Activities of Antibiotics against Biorecycling Microbes”, J. Materials Science and Technology, 32 524-532 (2016).
  4. Chandni Khurana, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, O.P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Influence of antibiotic adsorption on biocidal activities of silver nanoparticles,” IET Nanobiotechnology 10(2) 69-74 (2016).
  5. Chandni Khurana, O. P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Synthesis of visible light-responsive cobalt-doped TiO2 nanoparticles with tunable optical band gap”, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 75, 424-435 (2015).
  6. Chandni Khurana, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, O. P. Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Antimicrobial activities of silver nanoparticles and antibiotics adsorbed silver nanoparticles against biorecycling microbes”, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 16, 2196-2198 (2014).
  7. Parveer Kaur and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Single step synthesis of pluronic stabilized IR responsive gold nanoplates”, RSC Adv., 4, 36006–36011(2014).
  8. Khurana C, Vala AK, Andhariya N, Pandey OP, Chudasama B “Antibacterial activity of silver: The role of hydrodynamic particle size at nanoscale”, J Biomed Mater Res A, 102, 3361-3368 (2014).
  9. Chandni, Nidhi Andhariya, OP Pandey and Bhupendra Chudasama, “A growth kinetic study of ultrafine monodispersed silver nanoparticles”, RSC Advances, 3, 1127-1136 (2013).
  10. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Folic acid conjugated magnetic drug delivery system for controlled release of doxorubicin”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 1416-1419 (2013)
  11. A. K. Vala, B. Chudasama, R. Patel, “Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using marine-derived fungus Aspergillus niger”, Micro & Nano Letters, 7, 859-862 (2012).
  12. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Biodegradable Thermoresponsive Polymeric Magnetic Nanoparticles: A New Drug Delivery Platform for Doxorubicin”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 1677-88 (2011).
  13. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Antifungal activity of multifunctional Fe3O4–Ag nanocolloids”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323, 1233-37 (2011).
  14. Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Nanoengineering of methylene blue loaded silica encapsulated magnetite nanospheres and nanocapsules for photodynamic therapy”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 3619-3631 (2011)
  15. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, RV Upadhyay, RV Mehta, “Methylene Blue loaded silica encapsulated Magnetite Nanoparticles: A Potential Drug Delivery Vector for Photodynamic Therapy”, International Journal of Nanoscience, 10 (4-5), 1061-1065 (2011).
  16. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Highly bacterial resistant silver nanoparticles: Synthesis and antibacterial activities”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 1677-85, (2010).
  17. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Highly bacterial resistant silver nanoparticles: Synthesis and antibacterial activities”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 1677-85 (2010)
  18. Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama, “Hydrodynamics of chains in ferrofluid-based magnetorheological fluids under rotating magnetic field”, Physical Review E, 80, 012401 (2009).
  19. Bhupendra Chudasama, Anjana Vala, Nidhi Andhariya, R.V. Upadhyay and R.V. Mehta, “Enhanced antibacterial activity of bifunctional Fe3O4-Ag core-shell nanostructures”, Nano Research, 2, 955-965 (2009).
  20. R.V. Mehta, Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama and R.V. Upadhyay “Experimental investigation of magnetically induced unusual emission of light from a ferrodispersion”, Optics Letters, 33, 1987-89 (2008).
  21. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, Rajesh Patel, R.V. Upadhyay, R.V. Mehta, “Field induced rotational viscosity of ferrofluid: Effect of capillary size and magnetic field direction”, J. Colloid & Interface Sci., 323, 153 (2008).
  22. R.V. Mehta, R. J. Patel, B. N. Chudasama, H.B. Desai, R.V. Upadhyay, “Effect of dielectric and magnetic contrast on photonic band gap in ferrodispersion”, Magnetohydrodynamics 44, 69 (2008).
  23. S. K. Arora, A. Kothari, B. Amin, and B. Chudasama “Synthesis and characterization of cadmium tartrate single crystals”, Crystal Research & Technology, 42, 589 (2007).
  24. R.V. Mehta, Rajesh Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama, H.B. Desai, S.P. Bhatnagar and R.V. Upadhyay, “Magnetically controlled storage and retrieval of light from dispersion of large magnetic spheres in a ferrofluid”, Current Science, 93, 1071 (2007).
  25. S.K. Arora and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Flux growth and optoelectronic study of PbWO4 single crystals”, Crystal Growth and Design, 7, 296 (2007).
  26. S. K. Arora and B. Chudasama, “Crystallization and optical properties of CaWO4 and SrWO4 single crystals”, Crystal Research & Technology, 41, 1089 (2006).
  27. S. K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Anjana Kothari, and Bhupendra Chudasama “Micromechanical hardness of strontium tartrate trihydrate crystals”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 88, 3469 (2005).
  28. S.K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Bhupendra Chudasama and Brijesh Amin, “Single crystal growth and characterization of strontium tartrate”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 275, e657 (2005).
  29. S.K. Arora, Thomas Mathew, Bhupendra Chudasama and Anjana Kothari “Single crystal growth and photoelectrochemical study of copper tungstate”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 275, e651, (2005).
  30. S.K. Arora, Vipul Patel, Anjana Kothari and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Optical absorption in SrC4H4O6.3H2O crystals”, Materials Science & Engineering B, 113, 263, (2004).

Non-SCI

  1. Parveer Kaur and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Study of seed aging in seed-mediated synthesis of IR responsive gold nanorods”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1591, 543 (2014), American Institute of Physics
  2. Chandni, O. P. Pandey, and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Single phase synthesis of highly stable copper nanoparticles”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1536, 149-150 (2013) American Institute of Physics
  3. Chandni, O. P. Pandey, and Bhupendra Chudasama, “Effect of nucleation and growth temperatures on the synthesis of monodisperse silver nanoparticles”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 442-443 (2013), American Institute of Physics
  4. Nidhi Andhariya, Bhupendra Chudasama, RV Upadhyay, RV Mehta, “Methylene Blue loaded silica encapsulated Magnetite Nanoparticles: A Potential Drug Delivery Vector for Photodynamic Therapy”, International Journal of Nanoscience, 10, 1061-65 (2011) World Scientific.
  5. S K Arora, A J Kothari, R G Patel, K M Chauhan and B N Chudasama, “Optical absorption in gel grown cadmium tartrate single crystals”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 28, 48 (2006) IOP Publishing Ltd 
  6. Mehta, R.V., Patel, R., Chudasama, B., Desai, H., Bhatnagar, S.P., Upadhyay, R.V., “Field induced photonic bandgap in ferrodispersion”, IEEE PhotonicsGlobal 2008 art. no. 4781333 (2008)

Awards and Honours

  • Award for Best Poster Presentation at MR-12 held at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai during May 3-5, 2012.
  • Award for Best Oral presentation in PHYSICS at XXII Gujarat Science Congress (GSC) held in 2008 at Bhavnagar University, Gujarat, India.
  • Award for Best Oral paper presentation in one-day seminar on Upgrading Physics Education & Research held at R.R. Mehta College of Science, Palanpur, Gujarat, on 19th November 2006.
  • Award for Best Oral presentation in PHYSICS at XIX Gujarat Science Congress (GSC) held in 2004 at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Shri R.K. Bhatt Memorial Gold Medal for securing 1st position in M.Sc. (PHYSICS) examination conducted by Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar in April 2003.

Patents

  • Indian Patent No. 2571/MUM/2007 dated 3/07/2009. Patent title: A device to store and retrieve photons.

Description of Research Interests

Dr. Chudasama works primarily in Nanomedicine. His current assignments are focused on development of nano carrier based platforms for cancer theranostics that includes optical and magnetic hyperthermia and active and passive delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs. He also works on development of nanoantibiotics with a focus on environmental impacts of nanostructured materials. Dr. Chudasama has expertise in manipulating materials at nanoscale vis-à-vis their size, shape and surface characteristics. His research interest also extends into the development of magnetic fluid based coolants for thermomagnetic cooling of high power transformers.