Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune


Established u/s 3 of the UGC act 1956. 

MHRD, Government of India  has placed DIAT (DU) in Category 'A' Deemed University  & 'NAAC' and NBA Accredited

(An Autonomous Organization, Department of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India)

Dr. Chetan
Dr. Chetan J Bhongale

M.Sc., (SPU), Ph.D(Chem)

Assistant Professor

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Academic Experience :
  • Assistant Professor, School of Energy Studies, University of Pune (2011-2012)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (2009-2011)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Bayreuth, Germany (2007-2009)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA (2007)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (2006)
Professional Membership :
  • Humboldt Alumni Association
  • JSPS Alumni Association
Awards and Honors :
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany
  • JSPS Fellowship, Japan.
  • Best Research Paper Award, National Conference on Frontiers in Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences (FPCBS- 2013), University of Pune.
  • Prof. H. J. Arnikar Lecture Competition-Prize
  • Chemiad- University of Pune (Third Prize)
  • Referee for the Journals: Chemical Communications, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, New Journal of Chemistry, Cryst. Engg. Comm., Journal of Nanotechnology, Journal of Material. Chemistry., etc.

Area’s of Research :
  • Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Solid-state dye-sensitized, bulk-heterojunction, hybrid polymer/titania solar cells
  • Functional Organic Nanocrystals (FONs)
  • Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials
  • Self-assembly
  • Mesoporous Materials
  • Organic Synthesis
Publications (Total) Books Journals Conference Proceedings Others
39 01 16 01 08
Research Articles (Selected Publications)
  • Bhongale, C. J. and Others. “Continuous Processing of Energetic Materials: A Technological Review” Central. Eur. J. of Energ. Mater., 2015
  • Bhongale, C. J. and others. “Relaxation Dynamics and Structural Characterization of Organic Nanobelts with Aggregation-Induced Emission” Journal of Physical Chemistry-C, Vil. 116, 2012. pp.15146-15154.
  • Bhongale, C. J. and others. “Efficient hybrid polymer/titania solar cells sensitized with carboxylated polymer dye” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 94, 2010. pp.817-822
  • Bhongale, C. J. and others. “Fabrication of the hybrid chromophoric amphiphile/silica nanocomposite-based light-emitting devices with enhanced performance” Journal of Material Chemistry. Vol. 17, 2007. pp.243-253. (selected as ‘hot article’ with cover picture)
  • Book

Organic Nanoparticles and Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites: Synthesis and CharacterizationChetan J. Bhongale and Chain-Shu Hsu, LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.