Brajesh Kumar of Tata College

Dr Brajesh Kumar heads the Department of Chemistry at Tata College at present. He has more than 16 years experience in research and teaching towards academic excellence. Besides, he has worked overseas on nano science and nano-technology.

The five major projects he has successfully completed to mention are:

1. Fabricación y caracterización de nanoestructuras a ser dopadas en polímeros, Prometeo Project of the National Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SENESCYT), Ecuador.      

2. Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoemulsion. Prometeo Project of the National Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SENESCYT), Ecuador.

3. Development and characterization of doped nanostructures into a polymeric matrix of synthetic and natural origin for high performance structures. Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador.

4. Utilization of Plant/Fruit Pigments in Hybrid Solar Cell. Prometeo Project of the National Secretariat of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SENESCYT), Ecuador.

5. Optimization of extraction conditions of total phenolics compounds from fruits & vegetable, Konkuk University, South Korea.

Publications Summary

  • Chapter in Books – 5 Published, 5 Under process
  • Books Edited- 3 Under process
  • Citation Index – 635
  • Impact factor = ~ 85
  • h-index – 13
  • i 10-index – 17

Research Papers

  1. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, and Alexis Debut. Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) shell biomass for synthesis of silver nanocatalyst. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 21 (Supplement 1) (2017) S293-S298 (I.F =1.978, Citation = 20/ SCIE, Q2) DOI:10.1016/j.jscs.2014.03.005
  2. Karla Sofía Vizuete, Brajesh Kumar*, Katherine Guzman, Alexis Debut and Luis Cumbal. Shora (Capparis petiolaris) fruit mediated green synthesis and application of silver nanoparticles. Green Processing and Synthesis, 6(1)(2017) 23-30 (I.F. = 1.291, SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1515/gps-2016-0015
  3. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut, Yolanda Angulo. Biofabrication of copper oxide nanoparticles using Andean blackberry (Rubus glaucus Benth.) fruit and leaf. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 21 (Supplement 1) S475-S480 (I.F =1.978/ Citation = 9, SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1016/j.jscs.2015.01.009
  4. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut. Extracellular biofabrication of gold nanoparticles by using Lantana camara berry extract. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 47 (1) (2017) 138-142 (I.F. = 0.493, Citation = 2/SCIE, Q3) DOI: 10.1080/15533174.2016.1157817
  5. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Andean blackberry fruit extract. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 24 (1) (2017) 45-50 (I.F. = 1.781, Citation = 5/ SCIE, Q2)DOI: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2015.09.006
  6. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Alexis Debut and Luis Cumbal. Extracellular green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Amazonian fruit Araza (Eugenia stipitata McVaugh).Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 26 (2016) 2363-2371 (I.F. = 1.340/ SCI, Q1) DOI: 10.1016/S1003-6326(16)64359-5
  7. Karla Sofía Vizuete,  Brajesh Kumar*, Andrea V. Vaca, Alexis Debut and Luis Cumbal. Mortiño (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth) berry assisted green synthesis and photocatalytic performance of Silver-Graphene nanocomposite. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 329 (2016) 273-279(I.F. = 2.477, Citation = 1/ SCI, Q1) DOI:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.06.030
  8. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita and Luis Cumbal. Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Lavender leaf and their applications for catalytic, sensing and antioxidant activities. Nanotechnology Reviews, 5(6) (2016) 521-528,  (I.F. = 2.044, SCIE, Q2)  DOI: 10.1515/ntrev-2016-0041
  9. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Yolanda Angulo and Luis Cumbal. Valorization of Rambutan peel for the synthesis of silver-doped titanium dioxide (Ag/TiO2) nanoparticles. Green Processing and Synthesis, 5 (4) (2016) 371-377 (I.F. = 1.291, Citation = 2/SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1515/gps-2016-0003
  10. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut, Salome Galeas and Victor H. Guerrero. Phytosynthesis and photocatalytic activity of magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles using the Andean blackberry leaf. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 179C (2016) 310-315 (I.F. = 2.101, Citation = 5/SCI-SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.05.045
  11. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Erika Sánchez, Carina Stael and Luis Cumbal. Andean Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) shell biomass as new biosorbents for Pb2+ and Cu2+ ions. Ecological Engineering  93C (2016) 152-158 (I.F. = 2.740, SCI-SCIE, Q1) DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.05.034
  12. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Erika Sánchez, Sara Guerra and Luis Cumbal. Ecofriendly ultrasound-assisted rapid synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Calothrix algae. Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7 (2) (2016) 025013 (5pp) (I.F. = 1.581, Citation – 1/Scopus/SCIE, Q1) DOI:10.1088/2043-6262/7/2/025013
  13. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Karla Sofía Vizuete and Luis Cumbal. Aqueous Phase Lavender Leaf Mediated Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Evaluation of its Antioxidant Activity. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh) 8(3):290, May 2016 (Scopus, Q3) DOI:10.4172/0974-8369.1000290
  14. Carlos R Arroyo, Alexis Debut, Andrea V. Vaca, Carina Stael, Katherine Guzman, Brajesh Kumar and Luis Cumbal, Reliable Tools for Quantifying the Morphogical Properties at the Nanoscale. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh)8(3): 281, April 2016 ( Citation=2/ Scopus, Q3). DOI: 10.4172/0974-8369.1000281
  15. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Rachid Seqqat, Marcelo Grijalva, Luis Cumbal.In vitro evaluation of silver nanoparticles cytotoxicity on Hepatic cancer (Hep-G2) cell line and their antioxidant activity: Green approach for fabrication and application. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 159C (2016) 8-13 (I.F. = 3.035, Citation = 7/SCI-SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2016.03.011; PMID: 27010841
  16. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal & Alexis Debut. One pot synthesis and characterization of gold nanocatalyst using Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) oil: Green approach. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 158 (2016) 55–60 (I.F. = 3.035, Citation = 4/ SCI-SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2016.02.023; PMID: 26945647
  17. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita and Luis Cumbal. Biofabrication of nanogold from the flower extracts of Lantana camara. IET Nanobiotechnology, 10(3) (2016) pp. 154 – 157 (I.F. = 1.50, Citation = 8/ SCIE, Q2), DOI: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2015.0035
  18. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Javier Camacho, Elisabeth Hernández-Gallegos, María de Guadalupe Chávez-López, Marcelo Grijalva, Kleber Andarde. One pot phytosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using Genipa americana fruit extract and its biological applications. Materials Science and Engineering C, 62C (2016) 725-731 (I.F. = 3.420, Citation = 12/SCIE, Q1). DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2016.02.029; PMID: 26952478
  19. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut. Ficus carica (Fig) fruit mediated green synthesis of silver nanoparticles and its antioxidant activity: A comparison of thermal and ultrasonication approach. BioNanoScience, 6(1) (2016) 15-21(SCIE, Citation = 6/ Q2) DOI: 10.1007/s12668-016-0193-1
  20. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Yolanda Angulo and Luis Cumbal. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using natural dyes of Cochineal. Journal of Cluster Science, 27 (2) (2016) 703-713(I.F. = 1.664, Citation = 5/SCI, Q2) DOI: 10.1007/s10876-016-0973-3
  21. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut, Ravinandan Nath Pathak. Ionic liquid based silica tuned silver nanoparticles: Novel approach for Fabrication. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 46 (8) (2016) 1265-1271, (I.F. = 0.493, Citation = 3/ SCIE, Q3) DOI: 10.1080/15533174.2015.1004451
  22. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal. Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Lantana camara flower extract and its application. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 78 (2) (2016) pp. 285–292 (I.F. = 1.473, Citation = 9/ SCI, Q2) DOI: 10.1007/s10971-015-3941-8
  23. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Phytosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using Andean Ajı´ (Capsicum baccatum L.). Cogent Chemistry, 1 (1) (2015) 1120982 (Citation = 4/ESCI:),DOI: 10.1080/23312009.2015.1120982;http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23312009.2015.1120982
  24. Brajesh Kumar*, Yolanda Angulo, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, and Alexis Debut. Capuli cherry-mediated green synthesis of silver nanoparticles under white solar and blue LED light. Particuology, 24 (2016) 123–128(I.F. = 2.280, Citn = 13/ SCI, Q2) DOI:10.1016/j.partic.2015.05.005
  25. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Yolanda Angulo. Fabrication of silver nanoplates using Nephelium lappaceum (Rambutan) peel: A sustainable approach. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 211C (2015) 476-480(I.F. = 2.740, Citn =22, SCI,  Q2) DOI:10.1016/j.molliq.2015.07.067
  26. Shivraj Hariram Nile, Brajesh Kumar, and Se Won Park. Chemo selective one-pot synthesis of 2-aryl-1-arylmethyl-1H-benzimidazoles using Amberlite IR-120, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 8(5)(2015) 685–691 (I.F =3.613, Citn =3/SCIE,Q2) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2012.12.006
  27. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Brajendra Kumar and Luis Cumbal. Ultrasound promoted and SiO2/CCl3COOH mediated synthesis of 2-aryl-1-arylmethyl-1H benzimidazole derivatives in aqueous media: an ecofriendly approach, ChemInform 46 (23) 142, 2015, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chin.201523142/abstract
  28. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut. Ultrasound agitated phytofabrication of palladium nanoparticles using Andean blackberry leaf and its photocatalytic activity. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 19 (2015) 574–580. (I.F = 1.978/ Citation = 10/SCIE, Q2)  DOI:10.1016/j.jscs.2015.05.008; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jscs.2015.05.008
  29. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut, Lantana camara berry for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 5 (3); (2015)192-195, (SNIP. = 1.414/ Citation = 18, Scopus, Q2) DOI:10.1016/S2221-1691(15)30005-8
  30. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut, Javier Camacho, Elisabeth Hernández-Gallegos, María de Guadalupe Chávez-López, Marcelo Grijalva, Yolanda Angulo, Gustavo Rosero, Yolanda Angulo, Gustavo Rosero. Pomosynthesis and Biological activity of Silver Nanoparticles using Passiflora tripartita fruit extracts. Advanced Materials Letters, 6(2); (2015) 127-132(I.F. = 1.81/Citation = 12, SCIE, Q2)
  31. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Brajendra Kumar and Luis Cumbal. Ultrasound promoted and SiO2/CCl3COOH mediated synthesis of 2-aryl-1-arylmethyl-1H benzimidazole derivatives in aqueous media: an ecofriendly approach, Journal of Chemical Sciences, 126 (2014) 1831-1840(I.F = 1.085, Citn = 4/ SCI, Q2) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12039-014-0662-4
  32. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Brajendra Kumar, Saurabh Kumar Singh, Ravinandan Nath Pathak and Jagdish Prasad. Sonochemical synthesis of 2-arylbenzimidazoles using amberlite IR-120 Resin, 6(11) (2014) 89-94. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research (Scimago = 0.75, Q2)http://jocpr.com/vol6-iss11-2014/JCPR-2014-6-11-89-94.pdf
  33. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, and Alexis Debut. Green Approach for Fabrication and Applications of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles. Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, Volume 2014, Article ID 523869, 7 pages (I.F. = 2.081/Citation = 27, SCIE, Q2/Q3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1155 /2014/523869; PMC ID: PMC 4211296
  34. Brajesh Kumar*,  Kumari Smita, Brajendra Kumar, Luis Cumbal and Gustavo Rosero, Microwave-Assisted Extraction and Solid-Phase Separation of Quercetin from Solid Onion (Allium cepa L.). Separation Science and Technology, 49 (2014) 2502–2509 (I.F. = 1.083/ Citation = 3, SCIE, Q2). DOI: 10.1080/01496395.2014.933982
  35. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, and Alexis Debut. Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) leaf extracts. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences,  21 (2014) 605-609 (I.F. = 1.781/ Citation =32, SCIE, Q2) DOI: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2014.07.004, PMC ID: PMC 4250512
  36. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita and Brajendra Kumar. Ultrasound assisted extraction of quercetin from cabbage. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 5, (2014) 3779-3783, (ESCI). http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.5(9).3779-83
  37. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, and Alexis Debut. Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) oil for one pot synthesis of silver nanocatalyst: An ecofriendly approach. Industrial Crops and Products, 58 (2014) 238–243 (IF = 3.449, Citn = 37/SCI, Q1). DOI:10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.04.021
  38. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut. Biogenic synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles for 2-arylbenzimidazoles fabrication. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 18 (2014) 364-369, (I.F =1.978, Citation = 27/SCIE, Q2). DOI:10.1016/j.jscs.2014.01.003
  39. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut and Ravinandan Nath Pathak. Sonochemical synthesis of silver nanoparticles using starch: A comparison, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, Volume 2014, Article ID 784268, 8 pages (I.F = 1.488, Citation = 29/ SCIE,Q2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/784268; PMC ID: PMC 3920662
  40. Brajesh Kumar*, Kumari Smita and Luis Cumbal Flores. Plant mediated detoxification of mercury and lead, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, in Press, 2013, (I.F = 3.613/ Citation = 9, SCIE,Q2). DOI: 10.1016/j. arabjc.2013.08.010
  41. Shivraj Hariram Nile, Brajesh Kumar, and Se Won Park. In-vitro Evaluation of Selected Benzimidazole Derivatives as an Antioxidant and Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitors, Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 82, 3 (2013) 290-295. (I.F = 2.507, Citn = 23/SCI,Q2). DOI: 10.1111/cbdd.12141; PMID: 23581708
  42. Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Mi Jang, Do-Young Yoon, Yi-Sook Jung, Deok-Chun Yang, and Se Won Park. Two novel bioactive glucosinolates from Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) florets, ChemInform, 44, 2 (2013) 172.  WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chin.201302172/abstract 
  43. Kumari Smita, Saurabh Kumar Singh and Brajesh Kumar. Rapid Microwave Digestion Procedures for the Elemental Analysis of Alloy and Slag Samples of Smelted Ocean bed Polymetallic Nodules, Journal of Chemistry, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 151395, 6 pages. (I.F =0.996/SCIE,Q3). DOI:10.1155/2013/151395
  44. Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Mi Jang, Do-Young Yoon, Yi-Sook Jung, Deok-Chun Yang, and Se Won Park. Two novel bioactive glucosinolates from Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) florets, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 22 (2012) 5555–5558 (I.F = 2.486, Citation = 11/ SCI, Q1). DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2012.07.016; PMC ID: PMC 22853996
  45. Nazneen Shaik Survay, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyaya, Brajesh Kumar, Eun Young Ko, Se Won Park. New Genera of Flavonols and Flavonol Derivatives as Therapeutic Molecules, Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry (JKSABC), 54(1) (2011) 1-18. (I.F = 0.655, Citation =14/SCIE, Q3).DOI: 10.3839/jksabc.2011.001
  46. Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyaya, Eun Young Ko, Choong Hwan Lee, Jung Nam Choi, Do-Young Yoon, Yi-Sook Jung, Se Won Park. Characterization of a cinnamoyl derivative from broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) florets, Fitoterapia, 81 (2010) 1062–1066. (I.F = 2.408, Citation = 07/SCIE, Q2). DOI:10.1016/j.fitote.2010.06.030; PMID: 20624449
  47. Satish K. Awasthi, Nidhi Mishra, Brajesh Kumar, Manish Sharma, Amit Bhattacharya, Lokesh C. Mishra, Virendra K. Bhasin. Potent antimalarial activity of newly synthesized substituted chalcone analogs in vitro. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 18(2009) 407- 420. (I.F = 1.436, Citation = 98/SCIE, Q1). DOI:10.1007/s00044-008-9137-9
  48. Nidhi Mishra, Preeti Arora, Brajesh Kumar, Lokesh C. Mishra, Amit Bhattacharya, Satish K. Awasthi, Virendra K. Bhasin. Synthesis of novel substituted 1, 3-diaryl propenone derivatives, and their antimalarial activity in vitro. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 43 (2008) 1530-1535 (I.F = 3.982, Citation = 130/ SCI, Q1). DOI:10.1016/j.ejmech.2007.09.014; PMID:17977622

Patents

  • Se Won Park, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyaya,Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Glucosinolate Compound from Broccoli and Composition Having Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity Comprising the Same (Korean Patent), Application no-KR 10-2010-0116361,Publication No- KR10-2012-0054946, Date of disclosure 31 May 2012. http://ip.com/pat/KR20120054946A
  • Se Won Park, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyaya,Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Glucosinolate Compound from Broccoli and Composition Having Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity Comprising the Same (Korean Patent), Application no- KR 10-2010-0116362,Publication o- KR 10-2012-0054947, Date of disclosure 31 May 2012. http://ip.com/pat/KR20120054947A

Conference Papers

  • Brajesh Kumar*, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut, Phycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Calothrix algae through ultrasonic method. XI Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2015, 20-24 June 2016, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador, 11  (2016) 213-216 (ISSN: 1390-4663).
  • Brajesh Kumar*and Luis Cumbal, UV-Vis, FTIR and antioxidant study of Persea americana (Avocado) leaf and fruit: A comparison. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador, 10 (14) (2016) 13-20 (ISSN: 1390-1869) (Latin Index) Best Paper Award.
  • Brajesh Kumar*, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut, Ultrasonication for fabrication of Palladium nanoparticles using Andean Mora fruit. X Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2015, 3-5 June, 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador, 10 (2015) 26-29  (ISSN: 1390-4671).
  • Brajesh Kumar* and Luis Cumbal, SDS coated Gold Nanocatalyst for Degradation of Methylene Blue. IX Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2014, 28-30 May, 2014, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador, 9 (2014) 59-63,  (ISSN: 1390-4663) Citation = 1. 2nd Best Paper Award
  • Brajesh Kumar* and Luis Cumbal. Light Harvesting Titanium Nanocatalyst for Remediation of Methyl Orange. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 87, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 8(3), (2014) 196 – 199 (ISSN: 1307-6892) Citation = 2. http://waset.org/publication/Light-Harvesting-Titanium-Nanocatalyst-forRemediation-of Methyl-Orange/9997629; http://waset.org/publications/9997629/light-harvesting-titanium-nanocatalyst-for-remediation-of-methyl-orange; waset.org/Publication/9997629

Book and Book chapters

  • Brajesh Kumar* and Kumari Smita, Scope of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals, Nanotechnology in Food Industry, Volume 1, chapter 3 (2017) pages 43-63, Editor: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu: Nanotechnology in the agri-food industry (Muti-Volume SET I-X), Volume IV: Nutraceuticals, 1st Edition, ISBN: 9780128043769, ELSEVIER (Academic Press), Cambridge, USA, 2017.
  • Brajesh Kumar* and Kumari Smita, Phytochemically functionalized silver and gold nanoparticles to treat microbes, viruses and cancer, Volume 2, chapter 7 (2016) pages 235-252, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-39306-3_7), S. Ranjan et al. (eds.), Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 21 in Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. ISBN: 978-3-319-39305-6; DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-39306-3, http://www.springer.com/us/book/ 9783319393056#aboutBook
  • Brajesh Kumar*, Natural pigments and dye-sensitized solar cells: A correlation, Volume 1, chapter 18 (2017) page 339-363. Engineering Practices for Agricultural Production and Water Conservation: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Innovations in Agricultural and Biological Engineering Series, Megh R Goyal & R. K. Sivanappan (Editor), Apple Academic Press, USA (AAP). ISBN 9781771884518 http://www.appleacademicpress.com/title.php?id=9781771884518#bios
  • Brajesh Kumar* and Kumari Smita, Phytoremediation and Bioremediation of Pb, Cu, Cr, Hg, Cd, Ni, Zn: An overview, Environmental Sci. & Eng. Vol. 11: Soil Pollution and Phytoremediation, Volume 11, chapter 15 (2017) page 339-363. Studium Press LLC, Delhi, USA.
  • Brajesh Kumar*, Phytochemical Functionalized Metal Nanocatalyst (Ag, Au, Fe, Zn and Pd) for Remediation of Organic Dyes, Advances in Chemistry Research. Volume 37, chapter 03 (2017) Nova Science Publishers, USA (in press) ISBN:978-1-53611-054-8
  • Brajesh Kumar* and Kumari Smita, Mechanism of nanotoxicity on microorganisms Mechanism of nanotoxicity and their effect, Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation, Risk Assessment andManagement, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA (ISBN: 978-1-4987-9941-6).

Invited Lecture

  • Brajesh Kumar. An Ecofriendly Hypothesis – From Phytochemicals to Metal Nanoparticles. Second Internaional Congress of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 19-20th November 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas -ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Phytochemicals to Nanotechnology: An Interesting Journey. Los PROMETEOS investigan con la Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, 6-7th April, 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Fabrication and Application of Metal Nanoparticles. IX Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2014, 28 -30th  May, 2014, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Preparation and Characterization of nanomaterials and Applications. Congreso Internacional de Nanotecnologia. 17-18th October, 2013, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas -ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Environmentally Sustainable technique for production of bioactive compounds from Agricultural Wastes (IL-13). 15th ISCB International Conference on Bridging Gaps in Discovery and Development: Chemical and Biological Sciences for Affordable Health, Wellness and Sustainability,  4th– 7th February, 2011, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India.

Oral Presentations

  • Brajesh Kumar*, Phycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Calothrix algae through ultrasonic method. XI Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2015, 20-24 June 2016, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. One pot synthesis and characterization of gold nanocatalyst using Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) oil: Green approach (final paper number: 52). 90th ACS Colloid and Surface Science, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, June 5-8, 2016, USA
  • Brajesh Kumar. UV-Vis, FTIR and antioxidant study of Persea americana (Avocado) leaf and fruit: A comparison. Simposio en Nutrición, Actividad Física y Salud Pública, SNAS 2016, 1-3 February 2016, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador. Best Presentation Award
  • Brajesh Kumar. Valorization of phytochemicals towards nanotechnology, ESPE INVESTIGA 2015, 7-10 November 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas -ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Ultrasonication for fabrication of Palladium nanoparticles using Andean Mora fruit. X Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2015, 3-5 June, 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Green Approach for Fabrication and Applications of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles. INNOPOLIS, 15 -18 January, 2015, Yachay, Urcuquí , Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Microwave-Assisted Extraction and Solid-Phase Separation of Quercetin from Solid Onion (Allium cepa L.). INNOPOLIS, 15 -18 January, 2015, Yachay, Urcuquí, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Fabrication and Applications of Phytochemical Functionalized Silver/ Iron/ Copper/Zinc/Titanium Nanoparticles, ESPE INVESTIGA 2014, 18 – 20 November 2014, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas -ESPE, Sangolqui, Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Luis Cumbal and Alexis Debut. Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles using grapefruit (Citrus paradisi L.) peel extracts for treatment of different synthetic dyes (Paper number 877; Lecture ID 12459). 248th ACS National Meeting, ENVR, Green Chemistry and Environment, San Francisco, California, August 10-14, 2014.
  • Brajesh Kumar and Luis Cumbal. Light Harvesting Titanium Nanocatalyst for Remediation of Methyl Orange. ICNB 2014: International Conference on Nanotechnology and Biotechnology (WASET), Miami, USA March, 10-11, 2014.
  • Brajesh Kumar and Satish Kumar Awasthi. Design and Synthesis of Nucleobase-Tripeptide Conjugates for Anti HIV-1 Therapy (OL-32). National Symposium on Chemistry and Environment [NSCE-2013], 15-16th March, Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, India.
  • Brajesh Kumar andSe Won Park. Ultrasound promoted one-pot synthesis of 2-aryl-1-arylmethyl-1H-benzimidazole derivatives in aqueous media: an ecofriendly and regioselective approach (OL-01). 18th Post ISCB International Conference on Perspective and Challenges in Chemical and Biological Sciences: Innovation crossroads, 28-30th February, 2012, IASST, Guwahati, India.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Nazneen Shaik Survay, Jang Mi, Eun Young Ko, Eom Hee Seok, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyay, Satish Kumar Awasthi and Se Won Park. Bioactive compounds and their future prospects(F-O-2).The Plant Resources Society of Korea, 7- 8th October, 2010, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Poster Presentations

  • Luis Cumbal, Brajesh Kumar. Agrowaste approach for the synthesis of silver nanoplates using Nephelium lappaceum (Rambutan) peel extract (P.022). Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference, Elsevier. 3 – 6 April 2016 Intercontinental Hotel, Berlin, Germany. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.5077.8000
  • Brajesh Kumar. Utilization of Phytochemicals, Solar Light and Plant biomass in Nanotechnology: Sustainable approach to substitute toxic chemicals, International Congress of Research, Development and Innovation in Energy Sustainability – R&D+I 2015, 11-13 November, 2015, Instituto Nacional de Eficiencia Energética y Energías Renovables (INER), Quito,   Ecuador.
  • Brajesh Kumar. Scope of Phytochemicals in Nanotechnology (P4-62), II Congreso de la Red de Universidades para Investigación y Postgrado (REDU) and IV Congreso Binacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovacion de las Universidades del Sur del Ecuador y Norte del Perú (AUSENP), 15 -16 octuber, 2014, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Loja, Ecuador.
  • Alexis Debut, Brajesh Kumar, Luis Cumbal. Enhanced Phytochemical approach for fabrication of Cobalt Nanoparticles (MS-1-P-1717). 18th International Microscopy Congress (IMC 2014), 7 -12 September 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Kumari Smita, Luis Cumbal, Alexis Debut. Grapefruit peel extract mediated fabrication of Gold Nanostructures (P1.48). 4th International Colloids Conference Surface Design Engineering 2014, Elsevier, 15 – 18 June 2014, Melia Avenida America, Madrid, Spain. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.2285.3764
  • Santosh Kumar, Hyerim Kim, Brajesh Kumar and Joonseok Koh. Synthesis and Characterization of Chitosan–Nucleobase Conjugates for Biomedical Applications (pp-079). 15th ISCB International Conference on Bridging Gaps in Discovery and Development: Chemical and Biological Sciences for Affordable Health, Wellness and Sustainability, 4th– 7th February, 2011, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India.
  • Nazneen Shaik Survay, Brajesh Kumar, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyay , Eun Young Ko, Jang Mi, Eom Hee Seok, Do-Young Yoon and Se Won Park. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of three Novel glucosinolates isolated from Broccoli (Brassica Oleracea L. var. italic ) flower (F-P-43). The Plant Resources Society of Korea, 7- 8 October, 2010, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Nazneen Shaik Survay, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyay, Brajesh Kumar , Eun Young Ko, Eom Hee Seok, Jang Mi, Do-Young Yoon and Se Won Park. Hypoglycemic effects of fruits and vegetables in hyperglycemic rats for prevention of type-2 diabetes (F-P-49). The Plant Resources Society of Korea, 7- 8 October, 2010, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Eom Hee Seok, Chandrama Prakash Upadhyay, Gobinath Pandian, Jang Mi, Brajesh Kumar, Se Won Park. Comparision study of new pepper (Capsicum annuum) hybrid  ‘Man-Na’ with existing Korean  cultivars (F-P-47). The Plant Resources Society of Korea, 7- 8 October, 2010, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Brajesh Kumar and Satish Kumar Awasthi. Design, synthesis and characterization of Desotamide analogs (abs#196). 8th Australian Peptide Conference, 11th -16 th October 2009, Coran Cove, Australia.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Rajkamal, Shailja Singh, SandeepKumar Dixit, Neesha Yadav and Satish Kumar Awasthi. Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Antimicrobial peptides (pp- 54). 13th ISCB International Conference on Interplay of Chemical and Biological Sciences: Impact on Health and Environment, 26th February – 1st March 2009, University of Delhi, India.
  • Shailja Singh, Brajesh Kumar, Meenakshi Pandey, SandeepK. Dixit, Neesha Yadav and Satish Kumar Awasthi. Peptide-Benzothiazole Conjugates and Their Use as Anticancer Agents (pp- 155).13th ISCB International Conference on Interplay of Chemical and Biological Sciences: Impact on Health and Environment, 26th February – 1st March 2009, University of Delhi, India  
  • Shailja Singh, Brajesh Kumar, Meenakshi Pandey, Rajkamal, Nisha Yadav, Satish K. Awasthi.    Antiplasmodial activity of 1, 3-diaryl propenone. First INDO-DANISH DU-SDU Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Interfacial Areas of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences. March 17-18, 2008, University of Delhi, India.
  • Brajesh Kumar, Nidhi Mishra, Satish K. Awasthi. Design, Synthesis and Characterization of PNA-amino Acid Analogs (pp- 52). Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists of India (ACCTI) sponsored conference on recent development in Carbohydrate Chemistry (CARBO XXI), 26-29 November 2006, University of Delhi, India.
  • Nidhi Mishra, Brajesh Kumar, Satish K. Awasthi. Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Aromatic enones (Chalcones) (pp- 55). Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists of India (ACCTI) sponsored conference on recent development in Carbohydrate Chemistry (CARBO XXI), 26-29 November 2006, University of Delhi, India.

Participations

  • Simposio Internacional Periodismo de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, SENESCYT, 08 Sep 2015, 8:30 – 20:30, CIESPAL (Av. Diego de Almagro N32-133 y Andrade Marín, Quito-Ecuador)
  • Symposium on the application of NMR to Materials & Medicine (21 Nov 2006), IIT Delhi, Delhi, India.
  • I.U.P.A.C. International conference of “Biodiversity & Natural products” (26 -31 Jan 2004), University of Delhi, Delhi, India.

Thesis

  • Design and Synthesis of Bioactive Peptides (Ph.D Thesis- 16282, 2009-2010, Supervisor: Dr. Satish Kumar Awasthi), Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.

Editorial Member

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Elsevier; Journal of Environment & Biotechnology Research, IIT Chennai, India; International Journal of Nanoparticles & Nanotechnology, VIBGYOR; American Journal of Nanotechnology, Science Publication, Dubai.

Associate Editor

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (JMPR) in 2010

Member

American Chemical Society, ACS (Member ID: 30745149), USA; Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists, ISCB (Member ID: LF/522/2010), India; Emirates Association of Chemical, Biological & Environment Engineers (EACBEE).

Scientific Committee Member

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Connetticut, USA; International Institute of Chemical, Biological and pharmaceutical Engineering (IICBEE), IX Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2014, 28-30 May, 2014, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador. X Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2015, 3-5 June, 2015,Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador; Professor Selection Criteria Committee in Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador. Purchasing of AFM , XRD and Rotavapour in Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Ecuador.

Reviewer

Journal of Hazardous Materials; Industrial Crops and Products; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry; Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry; Materials Science and Engineering C; Arabian Journal of Chemistry; Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry; Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules; Nutrition; Materials Letters; Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering; Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy; Journal of Nanoparticle Research; Applied Physics A; IET Nanobiotechnology; Journal of Applied Polymer Science; Monatsh für Chemie; Analytical Letters; Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews; Chemical Engineering Communications; Green Processing and Synthesis; Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering; Journal of Chemistry; Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quarterly; Bioresources and Bioprocessing; International Journal of Industrial Chemistry; Advanced Materials Letters; Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry; African Journal of Biotechnology; Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology & Research; Cogent Food and Agriculture; Cogent Engineering; Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy; Journal of Medicinal Plants Research; African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry; Current Green Chemistry; International Journal of Materials and Chemistry; Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology; American Journal of Chemistry; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; American Journal of Materials Science; World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development – WRSTSD; Journal of Fertilizers & Pesticides; World Journal of Agricultural Sciences; Journal of Biotechnology & Biomaterials; American Chemical Science Journal; American Journal of Materials Science; African Journal of Microbiology Research; Journal of Ecology and Natural Environment; IX & X Congreso de Ciencia y Tecnología 2014-2015, ESPE, Ecuador (Paper and Poster).

DRC Member Secretary, Department of Chemistry, Kolhan University, Chaibasa (March 2011-April 2013)

International Project Evaluated

  • Creación de Soportes Biomiméticos en Base a Polisacáridos Naturales de la Biodiversidad Ecuatoriana para el Implante de Células Madre Mesenquimales en Aplicaciones de Ingeniería de Tejidos, 2015, 1860000 USD, SENESCYT, Ecuador
  • Ingeniería de Tejidos y Biomateriales Poliméricos, 2015, 1830000 USD, SENESCYT, Ecuador.
  • Materiales avanzados Quitosano, 2014, 459156 USD, SENESCYT, Ecuador.