Prof. Dr. Vasi Shaikh

Prof. Dr. Vasi Shaikh

Professor & Program Head M.Sc IPC
Emailvasi.shaikh@mitwpu.edu.in

Bio

Qualification 

Ph.D. Chemistry (Liquid Crystalline Polymers)

M.Sc. Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)

B.Sc. Chemistry

Selected Publications :

V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, D. A. Dhoble,G. M. Pawar. Cholesterol linked β-cyclodextrin – a thermotropic liquid crystalline derivative, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 80, 10, 1975-1980, 2007. (ISSN:0009-2673), IF: 4.0, SCOPUS)https://www.journal.csj.jp/doi/abs/10.1246/bcsj.80.1975

V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, N.N. Maldar, C. R.Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. Thermotropic behavior of lithocholic acid derivatives-linked hydroxyethyl cellulose, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 100, 3, 1995, 2006. (ISSN: 0021-8995, IF: 2.52, SCOPUS) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/app.22285

V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, N.N. Maldar, C. R. Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. Main-chain liquid crystalline poly(ester-amide)s containing lithocholic acid units, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 100, 1, 73, 2006. (ISSN: 0021-8995, IF: 2.52, SCOPUS) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/app.22286

V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar. Synthesis and mesomorphic behaviour of lithocholic acid derivatives, Bull. Mater. Sci. 26, 5, 2003, 559-563. (ISSN: 0250-4707, IF: 1.499, SCOPUS)https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02707357

V. A. E. Shaikh, N. N. Maldar, S. V. Lonikar, C. R. Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. Thermotropic liquid crystalline behaviour of cholesterol linked hydroxyethyl cellulose, J. Appl. Polym Sci., 72, 763,1999. (ISSN: 1097-4626, IF: 2.52, SCOPUS)https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/%28SICI%291097-4628%2819990509%2972%3A6%3C763%3A%3AAID-APP4%3E3.0.CO%3B2-M

V. A. E. Shaikh, N. N. Maldar, S. V. Lonikar, C. R. Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. Thermotropic behaviour of cholesterol linked polysaccharides, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 70, 195, 1998. (ISSN: 1097-4628, IF: 2.52, SCOPUS) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/%28SICI%291097-4628%2819981003%2970%3A1%3C195%3A%3AAID-APP19%3E3.0.CO%3B2-6

Vasi A. E. Shaikh and Ishrat V. Shaikh. Polysaccharides, Sustainable Green-Composite Biomaterials, Chapter in the Encyclopaedia of Green Materials edited by Chinnappan Baskar, Seeram Ramakrishna and Angela Daniela La Rosa, Springer Nature. (Communicated)


Ishrat V. Shaikh and Vasi A. E. Shaikh. Insect secretions and extracts as green material resources, Chapter in the Encyclopaedia of Green Materials edited by Chinnappan Baskar, Seeram Ramakrishna and Angela Daniela La Rosa, Springer Nature. (Communicated)


M. G. Galfade, V. A. E. Shaikh, P. V. Deshpande. Synthesis and properties of alkyd-hydrocarbon resin based anticorrosive coating formulations for aerosol applications.
International Conference on Macromolecules – 2021, 10-12 September 2021 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. (Online)

Prashant Shripad Kulkarni, Vasi Ahmed Ebrahim Shaikh & Monish Sutradhar. Enhanced separation of nitrophenols from wastewater by using ammonium ionic liquid with thiocyanate anion in supported liquid membrane.
Separation Science and Technology, Taylor and Francis, 1-14, 2021.https://doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2021.1995428

Ishrat Vasi Shaikh and Vasi Ahmed Ebrahim Shaikh. Comprehensive review on assessment of plastic debris in aquatic environment and its prevalence in fishes and other aquatic animals in India, Science of The Total Environment, 779, 2021, 146421, ISSN 0048-9697,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146421. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0048969721014893

Prajakta Dipak Dhakate, Vasi Shaikh, Deepali Kulkarni
Polyfurfuryl based Polymer Concrete, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), e-ISSN: 2395-0056, p-ISSN: 2395-0072, 07, 11, 2020. doi - 10.13140/RG.2.2.23571.91684
https://www.irjet.net/archives/V7/i11/IRJET-V7I11112.pdf

Vasi A. E. Shaikh and Ishrat V. Shaikh
COVID-19 Pandemic Kindled Innovations Leading to Primary Care Management in India: A Review, paper published in International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), ISSN 2321-2705 vol.7 issue 8, pp.05-12 August 2020 URL: https://www.rsisinternational.org/journals/ijrsi/digital-library/volume-7-issue-8/05 12.pdf

Pradnya Deshpande and Vasi Shaikh
Swertia densifolia flower extract as a dose-dependent attractant or repellent for Apisfloria, International symposium on ‘exploring new horizons in chemical sciences’ organized by department of chemistry, Deogiri college, Aurangabad on Jan. 2019.

V. A. E. Shaikh and B. S. Gangani
Ultrasound Enhanced Radical Graft Polymerization of Butyl Acrylate onto Ethyl Cellulose, paper presented at International Conference, SPSI Macro-2018, sponsored by IISER, CSIR-NCL and SSPU, Pune on 19-22 Dec. 2018.
http://www.spsi.co.in/data/Book_of_Abstract_SPSI_MACRO_2018.pdf

G. M. Nazeruddin, Sanakauser R. Shaikh, Vasi Ahmed E. Shaikh
Green Chemistry Approaches Towards Synthesis of Various Non–Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (Nsaids) Particularly Derivatives of Propanoic Acid, Ethanoic Acid and Fenamic Acid (A Review Article) paper published in International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology (IJSRST)(ISSN:2395-6011), 4, 2, 1161-1168, 2018. (IF 5.327)
http://ijsrst.com/paper/2434.pdf

G. M. Nazeruddin, Sanakausar R. Shaikh and Vasi Ahmed E. Shaikh
Green Chemistry Approaches are the Need of the Hour, paper published in the International Journal of Research Culture Society (ISSN: 2456-6683) UGC approved Journal with Global Indexing (IF: 4.526)
http://ijrcs.org/wp-content/uploads/ETCS-FEB-2018.pdf

Chaurasia Siddhant, Singh Neelima, Shaikh Vasi, Tiwari Neha, Badiger Manohar
Study of swelling characteristics and mechanical properties of 2-Acrylamido-
2-Methylpropane Sulphonic Acid (AMPS) based hydrogels, Proceedings of the International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology MACRO, 463-470 Jan. 2017.
http://www.spsi.co.in/data/Proceedings-MACRO2017.pdf

Shaikh V A E
Study of Polyvinyl Chloride Composites Based on CaCO3 and Alkali Treated Coconut Fibers, Paper published in International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology (IJSRST)(ISSN:2395-6011), 3, 9, 207-214, 2017. (IF 5.327) http://ijsrst.com/paper/v3i9.pdf


Consultancy
1 Coloura paints – Paint stability issue – Consultancy amount Rs 5000/-

Experience

Teaching Experience : 25 years (at UG and PG, Science and Engineering)

Industry Experience : 1 year (Asian Paints (I) Ltd.)

Research Experience : 3 years (JRF and SRF on DST sponsored project)

Memberships and Affiliations :

Member, BoS, School of Chemistry, MIT-WPU, Pune.

Member, Faculty of Engineering, SPPU, Pune.

Member, Board of Studies (BoS), Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, SPPU, Pune.

Ex-Chairman, BoS in Chemical Engineering, Pune University, Pune.

Member of British Liquid Crystal Society (BLCS).

Research Guidance :

Ph.D. 1 student registered

M.Phil. 1 awarded

M.Tech. 1 awarded

Fellowships and Awards:

Best Teacher : Award by Pune University in 2019.

Ideal Teacher : Award by MIT, Pune in 2011.

JRF and SRF : DST, New Delhi, India, sponsored research project for 3 years.

2nd Prize : Best technical paper presentation at International Conference by Solapur University, Solapur.

Research Funding:

Rs. 9 lakh : Young Scientist by DST, SERC Division, New Delhi under SERC Fast Track Proposals for Young Scientist Scheme

Rs 1.5, 2.2 lakh : BCUD sponsored projects by SPPU, Pune (co-investigator)

Rs 2.4 : BCUD sponsored project by SPPU, Pune (principle investigator)

Books

Liquid Crystals Derived from Natural Molecules, ISBN: 978-1-329-09714-8

Research Interest:

Liquid crystalline polymers

Polymer modifications

Plastic waste management

Microplastics and environment

Subjects

Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Materials, Adhesives, Surface Coating, Polymer Synthesis, Polymer Physics and Characterization, Rubbers and Elastomer Science.