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Name Dr. Sangeeta Kale
DesignationProfessor
Highest Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D. (Physics)
Total Citations3788
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(Brief Description / Abstract) :

Dr. Sangeeta Kale obtained her Masters in Electronic-Science and Doctoral studies in Material Science from the University of Pune. She did her post-doctoral studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A., from 2000 to 2002.  She joined the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology as Associate Professor in 2010 and was promoted to Professor in 2012. She worked as Head of the Department, Dean, and other administrative responsibilities.

Additionally, she has been a visiting Scientist at International Centre for Theoretical Physics, since 2006, in Trieste, Italy. She works on nanomaterials for their sensing and biomedical applications at the research front, typically about Defence research. Her work includes Nanotechnology and its applications in CBW sensors, electromagnetic shielding for Radars, optical sensors for field detections, metamaterials for smart detections, and drug delivery using nanomaterials. Additionally, she also has incubated a Company at DIAT Innovation and Incubation Centre, called Navyukti Innovations Pvt. Ltd., which works on Sensors, Drug Delivery vehicles, and Devices. She works as the Founder and Co-Director of this Company, registered at DIAT-IIC.

Education:

  • 1987. B.Sc (Physics), Distinction

  • 1989. M.Sc. (Electronic Science), Rank 3rd in University

  • 1996. Ph.D (Physics)

  • 2000-2002. Postdoctoral Research (Physics

Professional Experience (Institution, Position and Period):

  • 2010 -2012. Associate Professor
  • 2012 -onwards Professor

Other Administrative Responsibility in the DIAT (DU)

  • 2021 - till date. Director (Policy & Planning)
  • 2019  - 2020. Dean (Academics), DIAT (DU)
  • 2017 – 2019. Dean (Student Affairs), DIAT (DU)
  • 2017 - 2019. Head (Materials Management Group), DIAT (DU)
  • 2014 -  2015. Officiating Vice-Chancellor, DIAT (DU), Pune (11th Augt 2014 to 3rd Feb 2015)
  • 2013 - 2015. Dean (Academics),
  • 2015 - 2017. Chairperson, Doctoral Research Committee (DRS)
  • 2012 – 2016. Head, Department of Bio-Sciences & Technology
  • 2011 – 2016. Head, Department of Applied Physics
  • 2011 – 2013. Chairperson, Post Graduate Committee
  • 2018 – Present. Chairperson, Vigilance Cell
  • 2013 – Present. Chairperson, Women’s Complaint Committee
  • 2014-2020 Visiting Senior Scientist (Senior Associate)

Research Domains:

  • Sensors : CBW and field Sensors, electromagnetic sensors, metamaterial sensors
  • Nanomaterials for electromagnetic shielding
  • Devices: Sensors, photonic devices
  • Drug Delivery and Bio-devices

Specific Projects:

  • Design and fabrication of wide-band rejection shields using multilayers of periodic resonator arrays and carbon-based nanocomposites – DST (ongoing)
  • Development of SOx/NOx derivatives gas sensors using nanomaterials-functionalised ring resonators -  BRNS (ongoing)
  • DIAT-DRDO Programme on Nanomaterials: Nanomaterials for Defence Applications: Coatings, Devices and Healthcare. – DRDO (completed)
  • Cross-linked polymeric cages for encapsulation and sustained release of nanomaterials /drugs – DST (completed)
  • Metal oxide-Polymer nanocomposites for detection of gas pollutants in Sugar industries : DST (completed)
  • To synthesize self- assembled oriented nanomagnetic particles in thin film form and study its property regime : UGC-DAE-CSR (completed)
  • Synthesis and testing of manganite- semiconductor based microdevices : DST (completed)
  • Synthesis and property study of semiconducting oxides with magnetic nanocluster inclusions, for their possible applications in various sensing devices. : ISRO (completed)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Bulk Ferromagnetic Semiconductor Oxide Materials : UGC (completed)
  • Synthesis of bulk and thin films of diluted magnetic semiconductors and investigation of their electrical, optical and magnetic properties for various sensing applications : ISRO (completed)

Research Collaborations:

  • Synthesis and Surface Modification of Iron oxide Nanoparticles (NPs) - KHYS-GASTSTIPENDIUM | ANTRAG
  • Antrag auf Gewährung eines KHYS-Gaststipendiums : Dr. Ljiljana Fruk
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • DFG-Centre for Functional Nanostructures
  • Wolfgang Gaede
  • Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Investigation of the surface properties in nanostructured thin films of doped wide-band-gap semiconductors: Eiffel Fellowship for my student, Sandip Dhobale
  • Prof. Béatrice HANNOYER, Pr. University of  Rouen, Cedex-FRANCE

Ph.D Thesis Supervision:

Name of Student

Degree

Title of thesis

Date of registration

Name of University

and date of award

Mona Jani

Ph.D.

(Physics)

Manganite Nano particles: Synthesis & Applications

Completed and awarded Ph.D. on 18th February, 2010

Pune University

 

Completed

Shadie Hatamie

Ph.D. (Physics)

Synthesis of Metal & Metal Oxide Nano particles for possible applications

Completed and awarded degree on 2nd September, 2011

Pune University

 

Completed

Rohini Kitture

Ph.D. (Physics)

Synthesis of Oxide Semiconductor Nano Materials for Degradation of Dyes

24.03.2008

 

awarded degree on 30th December, 2013

Pune University

 

Completed

 

 

Sandip Dhobale

Ph.D. (Physics)

Metal Oxide Nano Materials for Chemical & Biological Sensing

17.10.2008

awarded degree on 25th February, 2014

Pune University

 

Completed

Shilpa Kaskar

M. Phil. (Electronic-Science)

To Explore Nano Materials for Solar Cell Applications

03.10.2008

Completed M.Phil. on 15th April, 2013

Pune University

 

Completed

D. P. Londhe

M. Phil.

(Electronic-Science)

 

Approach to magnetic sensors using manganite nano particles

April 2007

Completed and awarded M.Phil. on June 22, 2009

Pune University

 

Completed

Rupali Waichal

M.Sc. (PPPR)

(Electronic-Science)

Synthesis and characterization of cuprous oxide nanoparticles synthesized by electrochemical method and its application as a Humidity sensor

25.07.2009

Completed and awarded degree on 27th August, 2012

Pune University

 

Completed

Nageswara Rao

Ph.D. (Physics)

Fiber optics based Magnetic/ Electric field sensors using Nanomaterials

degree 15th May, 2015

DIAT

Completed

Umesh Nakate

Ph.D. (Physics)

Metal oxide nanostructures for gas sensing and photo catalytic applications

 

10-52-031

Completed and degree awarded on 6th  April 2016

DIAT

 

Completed

 

 

B. Vijaya  Bhaskara Rao

Ph.D. (Physics)

Nanomaterials for applications in drug delivery (Sponsored candidate on my project given by Department of Science and Technology)

Since October 2011

Completed and degree awarded on 16th October 2017

DIAT

Shankar Gaware

Ph.D. (Physics)

Nanomaterials-based Biosensors and sustained drug delivery

Since July 2012

Pre-synopsis submitted in October 2017

DIAT

Vaishali Rawat

Ph.D. (Physics)

Metamaterials : fabrication and testing

Since July 2012

Completed and degree awarded on 17th October 2017

DIAT

Dyandeo Pawar

Ph.D. (Physics)

Optical Fiber based sensing

Since July 2013

Completed 2019

DIAT

Preetam Bala

Ph.D. (Bio Sciences and Technology)

Nanomaterial drug complexes for wound healing

Since July 2013

Completed 2020

DIAT

Chetan Chavan

Ph.D. (Bio Sciences and Technology)

Nanomaterials drug complexes for therapeutic applications

Since July 2014

Completed 2021

DIAT

Rajat Srivastava

Ph.D. (Physics)

TBC

Since June 2020

DIAT

Shravani Kale

Ph.D. (Physics)

TBC

Since June 2019

DIAT

Vivek Kale

Ph.D. (Physics)

Hazardous molecules sensing using metamaterial-based resonators

Since June 2018

DIAT

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision:

I2010—2011.

  • Incorporation of nanofluids in Optical fibers for sensing applications
  • .Laser Communication for last leg signaling

2011-2012.

  • Lithium Niobate nanoparticles for elecro-optic applications
  • Laser-assisted synthesis and manipulation of nanomaterials

2012-2013.

  • Graphitic oxides and Indium oxide based optical sensors
  • Optical fiber based sensors

2013-2014.

  • UWB antenna design and testing
  •  Optical fiber based sensors for SHM applications

2014-2015.

  • Metamaterials for applications in sensors
  • Nanomaterials for EMI applications

2015-2016.

  • Laser guided landing of a UAV
  •  Development of electronics for metamaterial sensors.
  • Development of drug conjugated gold nanoparticles for H1N1 infections and sensing
  • Active Indicator Based Fiber Optic Gas Sensor

2016-2017.

  • Nanomaterials functionalized metamaterials for selective gas sensing
  • FBG sensors for structural health monitoring : torsion measurements

2017-2018.

  • Plasmonic based SPR sensors for CBW diagnostics
  • Plasmonic based SPR sensors for CBW diagnostics

2018–2019.

  • Design and Development of a Resonator based Bio-sensor for Detection of NS1 Antigen
  • Pulsed laser deposited Lithium niobate thin films and study of their non-linear properties

2019-2020.

  • SAW Devices for Sensing
  • Machine learning and AI development for metamaterial-based sensor
  • Lithium Niobate based photonic devices : fabrication and testing

2020-2021.

  • Development and Testing of smart Pulse Oximeter
  •  Working with SAMEER- Mumbai
  • Working with NPOL-Kochi
  • Simulation of photonic devices

 

Summer/Winter Internships From other institutions Supervision:

  • 2011. Nanofluids for biomedical applications. AMU, India
  • 2011-2012. Metamaterials: synthesis and applications. University, Pune
  • 2012-2012. Oxide nanoparticles for sensing toxic gases. NIT Kurukshetra
  • 2012-        . Synthesis and testing of Raktchandan:ZnO / TiO2 nanoparticles for therapeutics. Pune University
  • 2012–2013. Microwave synthesis and applications of Lithium Niobate. Pune University
  • 2013–2013. Manganite doped carbon-based systems for spintronics applications. Pune University
  • 2014–2014. Studies on non-linear optical properties of photonics materials at nano-level
  • Manipal University, Manipal
  • 2014–2014. Fabry-Perot Interferometer Based Voltage Tunable Electro Optic  sensor                     using LiNbO3 for Probable industrial Applications. Department Of Physics (Photonics) Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur
  • 2014–2014. Using Zinc Oxide nanoparticles and assemblies for biosensing applications Rajasthan University, Jaipur
  • 2014–2014 Studies on lanthanum tantalate non-linear optical properties of photonics materials at nano-level Manipal University,Manipal
  • 2014–2014 Studies on metamaterials and nanomaterials for sensing applications SRM University Chennai
  • 2014–2015. Nanomaterials for drug delivery and biosensing. Rajasthan University, Jaipur
  • 2014–2015. Nanomaterials for drug delivery SASTRA Univ.
  • 2015 –2015. Tunable refractive index and distributed evanescent field modulation in PCF for fuel adulteration sensor Manipal university, Manipal
  • 2015–2015 Nanomaterials for EMI/EMC applications SRM University, Kanchipuram
  • 2015–2016 Study of H2S sensing using Gold nanoparticles via metamaterial approach Fergusson College, Pune University
  • 2016–2017 Carbon nanocomposites for drug delivery applications University of Mysore
  • 2016–2017. Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC University of Mysore
  • 2016–2016 Design and Development of electronics for metamaterials sensor Pune University
  • 2017- 2018 Si-based nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and imaging applications Kolhapur University
  • 2017–2018 Managntie nanomaterials with Optical Fibers for low-magnetic fieldsensing Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC. Pune University
  • 2018–2019. Drug-loaded Au/Ag nanoparticles for enhanced antimicrobial activity Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Cancer therapeutics usinf drug loaded Au/Ag nanoparticles
  • Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Graphene and porous silica based polymer composites for electromagnetic shielding Pune University
  • 2018–2019. Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC Pune University
  • 2019–2020 Metal Oxide based sensors Kolhapur University
  • 2019–2020. Drug-mediated synthesis and delivery studies MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020. Chitosan-Currcumin based systems for antimicrobial testing MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020. Microneedle-based drug delivery system MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020 Microneedle-based drug delivery system MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020  Venom detection using metal oxide nanoparticles Pune University – Modern College
  • 2020–2021  Nanomaterials for antibacterial detections Pune University – Fergusson Colleg

Other Supervision:

  • 2011. Nanofluids for biomedical applications. AMU, India
  • 2011-2012. Metamaterials: synthesis and applications. University, Pune
  • 2012-2012. Oxide nanoparticles for sensing toxic gases. NIT Kurukshetra
  • 2012-. Synthesis and testing of Raktchandan: ZnO / TiO2 nanoparticles for therapeutics. Pune University
  • 2012–2013. Microwave synthesis and applications of Lithium Niobate. Pune University
  • 2013–2013. Manganite doped carbon-based systems for spintronics applications. Pune University
  • 2014–2014. Studies on non-linear optical properties of photonic materials at nano-level
  • Manipal University, Manipal
  • 2014–2014. Fabry-Perot Interferometer Based Voltage Tunable Electro-Optic sensor using LiNbO3 for Probable industrial Applications. Department Of Physics (Photonics) Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur
  • 2014–2014. Using Zinc Oxide nanoparticles and assemblies for biosensing applications Rajasthan University, Jaipur
  • 2014–2014 Studies on lanthanum tantalate non-linear optical properties of photonic materials at nano-level Manipal University, Manipal
  • 2014–2014 Studies on metamaterials and nanomaterials for sensing applications SRM University Chennai
  • 2014–2015. Nanomaterials for drug delivery and biosensing. Rajasthan University, Jaipur
  • 2014–2015. Nanomaterials for drug delivery SASTRA Univ.
  • 2015 –2015. Tunable refractive index and distributed evanescent field modulation in PCF for fuel adulteration sensor Manipal University, Manipal
  • 2015–2015 Nanomaterials for EMI/EMC applications SRM University, Kanchipuram
  • 2015–2016 Study of H2S sensing using Gold nanoparticles via metamaterial approach Fergusson College, Pune University
  • 2016–2017 Carbon nanocomposites for drug delivery applications University of Mysore
  • 2016–2017. Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC University of Mysore
  • 2016–2016 Design and Development of electronics for metamaterials sensor Pune University
  • 2017- 2018 Si-based nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and imaging applications Kolhapur University
  • 2017–2018 Managntie nanomaterials with Optical Fibers for low-magnetic field sensing Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC. Pune University
  • 2018–2019. Drug-loaded Au/Ag nanoparticles for enhanced antimicrobial activity Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Cancer therapeutics using drug-loaded Au/Ag nanoparticles Pune University
  • 2018–2019 Graphene and porous silica-based polymer composites for electromagnetic shielding Pune University
  • 2018–2019. Carbon nanocomposites for EMI/EMC Pune University
  • 2019–2020 Metal Oxide-based sensors Kolhapur University
  • 2019–2020. Drug-mediated synthesis and delivery studies MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020. Chitosan-Curcumin based systems for antimicrobial testing MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020. Microneedle-based drug delivery system MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020 Microneedle-based drug delivery system MIT-ADT University
  • 2019–2020  Venom detection using metal oxide nanoparticles Pune University – Modern College
  • 2020–2021  Nanomaterials for antibacterial detections Pune University – Fergusson Colleg

Research Publications from 2010 to 2020:

Books Total Journals Articles Articles published in SCOPUS / Web of Science Index Journals Books Chapter Articles published in the Conference Volumes Registered Patent
- 117 110 04 05 01

Research Publications:

Books:

Journal Articles:

In 2021

In 2020

In 2019

  •  Microneedles of chitosan-porous carbon nanocomposites: Stimuli (pH and electric field)- initiated drug delivery and toxicological studies. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36672, 13. Shankar A. Gaware,Kasturi A. Rokade, Preetam Bala, Sangeeta N. Kale. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part A, 107, 1582-1596, 2019
  • Manifestations of Nanomaterials in Development of Advanced Sensors for Defense        Applications, Rohini Kitture and Sangeeta Kale, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019            Y. Mahajan, R. Johnson (eds.), Handbook of Advanced Ceramics and Composites,    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73255-8_2-1
  • Enhanced sensitivity of magneto-optical sensor using defect induced perovskite             metal    oxide nanomaterial Ch N.Rao, Piyush Dua, Piyush Kuchhal, Youming Lu, S.N.Kale, PeijiangCao,  Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 797,  2019, 896-901
  • A review on nanomaterial-modified optical fiber sensors for gases, vapors and ions Dnyandeo Pawar & Sangeeta N. Kale, Microchimica Acta        (2019) 186:253 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00604-019-3351-7,
  • Self-Assembled Pullulan Acetate Nanoparticles for pH-Dependent Controlled Drug Delivery Application, Preetam Bala and Sangeeta N. Kale, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine Vol. 11, 1–8, 2019 www.aspbs.com/asem (in press)
  • Silica-chitosan nanocomposite mediated pH-sensitive drug delivery-Shankar A. Gaware, Kasturi A. Rokade, S.N. Kale, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 49, 345, 2019

In 2018

  • Fe3O4-decorated graphene assembled porous carbon nanocomposite for ammonia sensing: Study using optical fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometer Dnyandeo Pawar, BV Bhaskara Rao, S.N. Kale Analyst, 2018, 143, 1890 – 1898
  • Systematic magnetic fluid hyperthermia studies of carboxyl functionalized hydrophilic superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles based ferrofluids, G. Kandasamy, Atul Sudame, Piyush Bhati, Anandita Chakrabarty, S.N. Kale, Dipak Maity, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 514,534-543, 2018
  • Nanomaterial-Functionalized-Metamaterial-Inspired Resonators for Ultra-Sensitive and Selective H2S Sensing, VaishaIi Rawat, Shreeram Joglekar, S. N. Kale, IEEE Sensors proceedings1045, 2018
  • Low Magnetic Field Sensing Using Manganite (La0.7Sr0.3MnO3) nanoparticles with Optical Fiber Interferometric Approach,  Asutosh Kinikar, Dnyandeo Pawar, S N Kale, IEEE Xplore ,1048, 1048, 2018
  • Observation of magnetism in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3—graphene nanoribbons complex: a probable magnetoelectronic material study, Anupama Joshi, Suwarna Datar and S N Kale, Mater. Res. Express 4 (2017) 075050
  • Nanomaterials as Enhanced Antimicrobial Agent/Activity Enhancer for Transdermal Applications: A Review Sangeeta N. Kale, Rohini Kitture, Sougata Ghosh, Balu A. Chopade, Jatinder V. Yakhmi, Chapter 11, Page 279, Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-52733-0.00011-2.

In 2017

  •  Lightweight, flexible and thin Fe3O4-loaded, functionalized multi walled carbon nanotubebuckypapers for enhanced X-band electromagnetic interference shielding” B V Bhaskara Rao, Mithali Chengappa and S N Kale Mater. Res. Express,  2017, 4, 045012
  •  ZnO coated Fabry Perot interferometeric optical fiber for detection of gasoline blend vapors: refractive index and fringe visibility manipulation studies” Dnyandeo Pawar and S. N. Kale  Journal of Optical and Laser Technology 2017, 89, 46

In 2017

  • Cross-linked chitosan-dextran sulphate vehicle system for controlled release of ciprofloxaxin drug: An ophthalmic application Chetan Chavana, Preetam Balaa, Kavita Palb, S.N. Kale, Open Nano 2, 28-36, 2017
  • Bromothymol blue coated fiber optic Fabry-Perot interferometer for ammonia gas sensor Dnyandeo Pawar a, S. A. Mane a and S. N. Kale Proc. of SPIE Vol. 10323 1032343, 2017
  • Lightweight, flexible and thin Fe3O4-loaded, functionalized multi walled carbon nanotube buckypapers for enhanced X-band electromagnetic interference shielding. B V Bhaskara Rao, Mithali Chengappa and S N Kale Mater. Res. Express 4 045012, 2017
  • ISM (Industrial Scientific and Medical Standard) band flex fuel sensor using electrical metamaterial device Vaishali Rawat, Vihang Nadkarni, S.N. Kale. Applied phys. A,  123(1), 75, 2017 Doi:10.1007/s00339-016-0695-2
  • Nanocomposite modified optical fiber: A room temperature, selective H2S gas sensor: Studies using ZnO-PMMA. Rohini Kitture, Dnyandeo Pawar, Ch.N. Rao, Ravi Kant Choubey, S.N. Kale. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 695, 2091, 2017
  • ZnO coated Fabry Perot interferometeric optical fiber for detection of gasoline blend vapors: refractive index and fringe visibility manipulation studies. Dnyandeo Pawar and S. N. Kale  Journal of Optical and Laser Technology 89, 46, 2017

In 2016

  • Recent advances in electric metamaterial split-ring-resonator circuits as biosensors and therapeutic agents” Sohini Roy Choudhury, Vaishali Rawat, A.H. Jalal, S.N. Kale, Shekhar Bhansali. Biosensors and Bioelectronic, 2016, 86, 595
  •  Nano-carbon: preparation, assessment, and applications for NH3 gas sensor and electromagnetic interference shielding” Ashok D. Ugale, Resham V. Jagtap, Dnyandeo Pawar, Suwarna Datar, Sangeeta N. Kale and Prashant S. Alegaonkar RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 9726
  • Birefringence manipulation in tapered polarization-          maintainingphotonic crystal fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer for refractive index sensing” Dnyandeo Pawar, S.N. Kale   Sensors and Actuators A. 2016 252, 180
  • Studies on Control of Erratic Release of Ketoprofen from Commercial Patches for Sustained Pain-Relief Using Silica Microparticles. S. Gaware, P. Bala, S. Dhobale, A.Joshi, N. Wagh, K. Pal, S. N. Kale Nano Hybrids and Composites 12, pp 88-97, 2016
  • Birefringence manipulation in tapered polarization-maintainingphotonic crystal fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer for refractive index sensing/ Dnyandeo Pawar, S.N. Kale. Sensors and Actuators A 252, 180, 2016
  • Facile Synthesis Of Novel Hydrophilic And Carboxyl-Amine Functionalized Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles For Biomedical Applications Ganesh, Sreeraj Surendran, Anindita Chakrabarty, S.N. Kale, Dipak Maity . RSC Advances 6, 99948, 2016
  • Recent advances in electric metamaterial split-ring-resonator       circuits as biosensors and therapeutic agents. Sohini Roy Choudhury, Vaishali Rawat, A.H. Jalal, S.N. Kale, Shekhar Bhansali Biosensors and Bioelectronic, 86, 595, 2016
  • Nano-carbon: preparation, assessment, and applications for NH3 gas sensor and electromagnetic interference shielding. Ashok D. Ugale, Resham V. Jagtap, Dnyandeo Pawar, Suwarna Datar, Sangeeta N. Kale and Prashant S. Alegaonkar. RSC Adv.6, 97266, 2016
  • Sprayed zinc oxide films: Ultra-Violet light-induced reversible surface wettability and platinum-sensitization-assisted improved liquefied petroleum gas response, Umesh Nakate, pramila Patil; R N Bulakhe, C D Lokhande, S N Kale; M. Naushad, Rajaram S Mane Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 480, 109, 2016
  • Au sensitized ZnO nanorods for enhanced liquefied petroleum gas sensing properties. U.T. Nakate, R.N. Bulakhe, C.D. Lokhande, S.N. Kale. Applied Surface Science 371, 224, 2016
  • Microwave assisted synthesis and characterizations of NiCo2O4 nanoplates and Electrical, magnetic properties. Umesh Nakate, S.N. Kale. Materials Today Volume 3, Issue 6, 2016, Pages 1992–1998
  • Highly Sensitive Electrical Metamaterial Sensor for Fuel   Adulteration Detection. Vaishali Rawat, Vihang Nadkarni, S.N. Kale. Defence Science Journal, 66, 421-424, 2016
  • Effect of annealing treatment and deposition temperature on CdS thin films for CIGS solar cells applications. Ravi Kant Choubey, Dipti Desai,  S. N. Kale, Sunil Kumar. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 27(8) · April 2016 DOI 10.1007/s10854-016-4780-2 (2016)
  • Enhancement of X-Band electromagnetic interference shielding via unusual dielectric properties in thin layered PVDF matrix using minimal multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) reinforcement, BV Bhsakara Rao, Nikita Kale, Basavraj Kothavale, S.N. Kale, AIP Advances, 6, 065107 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4953810
  • Mach-Zehnder interferometric photonic crystal fiber for low acoustic frequency detections, Dnyandeo Pawar, Ch. N. Rao, Ravi Kant Choubey, and S. N. Kale, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 108, 041912 (2016)

In 2015

In 2014

  • Transdermal Drug Delivery System (TDDS)- A Multifaceted Approach. For Drug Delivery Preetam Bala, Sonali Jathar, Sangeeta Kale, Kavita Pal. Journal of Pharmacy Research 2014,8(12),1805-1835
  • Ultra-fast selective sensing of ethanol and petrol using microwave-range metamaterial complementary split-ring resonators. Vaishali Rawat, Sandip Dhobale, S.N. Kale Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 164106 (2014); doi: 10.1063/1.4900438
  • Nanostructured ZnO film sensitized with Pd : promising LPG sensor. U. T.  Nakate, R .N. Bulakhe, C. D. Lokhande, S. N. Kale. Nanotech Insights, Vol 5, 45-48, 2014
  • Manganites nanoparticulates via chelation approach : Consequences for cancer hyperthermia applications. Shreelekha Khatavkar, Mandakini Biswal, Ch. N. Rao, A. Jadhav, Prasad Yadav, Sambhaji Warule, S. N. Kale. Nanotech Insights, Vol 5, 118-124, 2014
  • Linker assisted DNA conjugation to Fe3O4 nanoparticles: Promising tool in bio-sensing and early diagnostics. Rohini Kitture, Bianca Geiseler, S. N. Kale, Ljiljana Fruk Nanotech Insights, Vol 5, 110-112, 2014
  • Grain boundary engineering of La0.7 Sr0.3 MnO3 films on Silicon substrate:  Scanning tunneling Microscopy-Spectroscopy study  Anupama Joshi, Rajashree Nori, Sandip Dhobale, V. Ramgopal Rao, S. N. Kale, Suwarna Datar. Physica B : Condensed Mat. 448, 85–89 2014.
  • Morphology and Curie Temperature engineering in crystalline LSMO films by pulsed laser deposition Rajashree Nori, S.N. Kale, U. Ganguly, N Ravi Chandra Raju, D.S. Sutar, R. Pinto, V. Ramgopal Rao Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 033518, 2014
  • Sustained release of antimicrobial Cephalexin drug from Silica microparticles. V. Bhaskar Rao, Ruchira Mukherji, G. Shitre, F. Alam, P.S. Kulkarni, A.A. Prabhune*, S.N. Kale* Materials Science and Engineering: C Volume 34, 2014, 9–14

In 2013

  • Defect induced magneto-optic properties of MgO nanoparticles realized as optical-fiber-based low-field magnetic sensor. Ch. N. Rao, V. Raghevendra Reddy, Ram Janay Chaudhary, S.N. Kale. Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 151107 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.482477
  • Adiantum philippense L. Frond Assisted Rapid Green Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles. D. G. Sant, T. R. GujarathiS. R. HarneS. GhoshR. KittureSangeeta Kale,  B. A. ChopadeK. R. Pardesi Journal of Nanoparticles, . doi:10.1155/2013/182320. 2013, Article ID 182320, 9 pages, 2013
  • Citrate milling of oxides: from poly-dispersed micron scale to nearly mono-dispersed nanoscale
  • Parvez A. Shaikh, Abhik Banerjee, Onkar Game, Yesappa Kolekar, Sangeeta Kale and     Satishchandra Ogale. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2013 Mar 13;15(14):5091-6.doi: 10.1039/c3cp43425g
  • Observation of 10% Fe solubility in ammonia-coprecipitated Fe doped SnO2 nanopowders: a structural, optical and hyperfine property study" Sandip Dhobale, Samuel, Benoit Leffez, Gauri Kulkarni, Béatrice Hannoyer, Sangeeta Kale. Mater. Focus 2, 58-62 (2013)
  • Laser-manipulated iron oxide nanoparticles for enhanced electromagnetic shielding applications. V. Bhaskar Rao, Harmanjeet Singh, Rohini Kitture, Sangeeta Kale* IEEE  Transactions on Magnetics, VOL. 49, NO. 7, JULY 2013 Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/TMAG.2013.2242868

In 2012

  • Lithium Niobate Nanoparticulate Clad on the Core of Single Mode Optical Fiber for Temperature and Magnetic Field Sensing. Ch. N. Rao, Anoopam Bharadwaj, Suwarna Datar and S.N. Kale* Applied Physics Letters 101, 043102 (2012)
  • Conjugation of curcumin with PVP capped gold nanoparticles for  improving bioavailability Rajesh K Gangwar, Vinayak A Dhumale, Dimple Kumari, Umesh Nakate, S W Gosavi, Rishi B Sharma,  S N Kale*, Suwarna Datar* Mater Sc and Engg:C 32 (2012) 2659–2663  DOI information: 10.1016/j.msec.2012.07.022
  • Improved crystallinity, spatial arrangement and monodispersity of submicron La0.7Ba0.3MnO3 powders for increased room temperature, low-field magneto-resistance: a citrate chelation approach Nageswara Rao, Vasant Sathe, D.M. Phase, S.N. Kale* J. Mag. and Magn. Mater. DOI information: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2012.06.007 Volume 324, Issue 22, November 2012, Pages 3766–3772
  • Fe3O4-Citrate-Curcumin: Promising conjugates for superoxide scavenging, tumor suppression and cancer hyperthermia. Rohini Kitture, Sougato Ghosh, Xioli Liu,Parag Kulkarni, Dipak Maity, Shankar Patil, D Jun, Yogesh Dushing, S Laware, B.R. Chopade and Sangeeta N. Kale* J. Appl. Phys., 111, 064702 (2012)
  • Characterization of biocompatible NiCo2O4 nanoparticles for applications in hyperthermia and drug delivery. Sangeeta N. Kale, Anil D. Jadhav, Seema Verma, Soumya J. Koppikar, Ruchika Kaul-Ghanekar, Sanjay D. Dhole, Satishchandra B. Ogale Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 2012 8, 452-459 doi:10.1016/j.nano.2011.07.010
  • Complexes of cobalt nano particles and polyfunctional curcumin as Antimicrobial agents Shadie Hatamie, S. K. Karandikar, M. Nouri, S.N. Kale. Materials Science and Engineering:C, 32, 2012, 92-97
  • Engineering room temperature SO2 gas sensors via laser-annealed nanostructured SnO2 thin films  Sandip Dhobale, M.V. Kukade, V.B. Tadke, N.M. Kulkarni, R.V. Dani, S.V. Patil, V. Ganesan, Ram Janay Choudhary, D.M. Phase, S.N. Kale* Science of Advanced Materials 4, 1–5, 2012

In 2011

  • Photonic crystal fiber injected with Fe3O4 nanofluid for magnetic field detection  Harneet V. Thakur, Sandipan M. Nalawade, Swati Gupta, Rohini Kitture, and S. N. Kale* Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 161101 (2011); doi:10.1063/1.3651490
  • Synthesis of gold nano-anisotrops using Dioscorea bulbifera tuber extract, Sougata Ghosh, Sumersing Patil, Mehul Ahire, Rohini Kitture, Amit Jabgunde, Sangeeta Kale, Karishma Pardesi, Jayesh R. Bellare, Dilip D. Dhavale and Balu A. Chopade Journal of Nanomaterials Volume 2011, Article ID 354793, 8 pages doi:10.1155/2011/354793
  • Curcumin functionalized citric acid capped magnetic nanoparticles as drug delivery agents in cancer, A. Ahmed, R. Kitture, S. Koppikar, S. N. Kale*,  R. Kaul-Ghanekar, J. Bionanoscience, Journal of Bionanoscience Vol. 5, 1–7, 2011
  • Intra and Inter-molecular crosslinked PVA-borate complexes for sustained release of fertilizers and enzymes: approach to healthy plant growth and drug releas S.N. Kale*, J. Mona. Sandip Dhobale, Trupti Thite, S.L. Laware Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 121, Issue 4, 2450–2457, 2011
  • Fabrication of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3-Si Heterojunctions Using a CMOS Compatible Citric Acid Etch Process Rajashree Rajagopal, S.N. Kale1, N. A. Raorane, R. Pinto and V. Ramgopal Rao IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 32, issue 3, pp. 402-404, 2011
  • Catalyst efficiency, photostability, and reusability study of submicron-sized ZnO particles in visible light for dye degradation, Rohini Kitture, Soumya J. Koppikar, S.I. Patil, R.    Kaul-Ghanekar, S.N. Kale J. Phys Chem of Solids Mater 72, 2011    (60-66)
  • Nanostructured glucose-oxidase immobilized SnO2 thin films for glucose sensing  S. Dhobale, P. Joshee, G. Deore, S. L. Laware, S. N. Kale* Applied Physics Letters 98, 073704 (2011)

In 2010

  • Synthesis of Hydrophilic Superparamagnetic Magnetite Nanoparticles via Thermal Decomposition of Fe(acac3)in 80 Vol% TREG+20 Vol% TREM  Dipak Maity, Pallab Pradhan, Prashant Chandrasekharan, S. N. Kale, Borys Shuter,Dhirendra Bahadur, Si-Shen Feng, Jun-Min Xue, and Jun Ding. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Vol. 10, 1–5, 2010
  • Cobalt nanoparticles doped emaraldine salt of polyaniline: A      promising room temperature magnetic semiconductor. Shadie Hatamie, M V Kulkarni, S D Kulkarni, R S Ningthoujam, R K Vatsa, S  Kale* J. Mag. Magn. Mater 322 (2010) 3926–3931
  • Comparison of ZnO bulk and nanopowders for their role in photocatalytic decolorisation of two classic textile industrial dyes Rohini Kitture, Soumya J. Koppikar, S.I. Patil, Ruchika Kaul-Ghanekar, S.N. Kale* ICTP Publication Reviews, IC2009, 072, February, 2010.

Book Chapters:

In 2012

  • Magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Dr. S.N. Kale (Co-authored with SB Ogale, A.Kale, S. Kale). 2011. American Scientific Publishers. Book Chapter Number 9, page 1-18, “Applications of Nanomaterials” 2012. ISBN: 1-58883-181-7

In  2013

  • Zinc oxide nanomaterials as amylase inhibitors and for water pollution control Rohini Kitture, Sandip Dhobale and S.N. Kale* 2012 "Springer Series in Materials Science" entitled “ZnO Nanocrystals and Allied Materials” Book ISBN: 978-81-322-1159-4, Chapter No. 13, Page 1-19, 2013

In 2017

  • Nanomaterials as enhanced antimicrobial agent/activity-enhancer for trans dermal applications: A review. S.N. Kale*, Rohini Kitture, Sougata Ghosh, Balu A. Chopade, J.V. Yakhmi. 2017. Chapter 11, Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-52733-0.00011-2, 2017, Page 279 – 322, Elsevier Publications

In 2019

  • A review on nanomaterial-modified optical fiber sensors for gases, vapors and ions Dnyandeo Pawar & Sangeeta N. Kale. 2019 Microchimica Acta https://doi.org/10.1007/s00604-019-3351-7 Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria, part of Springer Nature 2019. volume 186, Article number: 253 (2019) 
  • Handbook of Advanced Ceramics and Composites –: Manifestations Of Nanomaterials In Development Of Advanced Sensors For Defence Applications Rohini Kitture and Sangeeta N Kale 2019 (In press) Springer Nature 2019.

Conference Papers:

Research/Review Submitted/Under Review:

Any Publications Submitted/Under Review:

Invited Talks:

  • Guest of Honor talk at Indian International Science Festival (IISF-2020), New Delhi (Online platform) 22nd  December 2020
  • Invited talk at IEEE-Sensors 2018, entitled “Nanomaterial-Functionalized-Metamaterial-Inspired Resonators for Ultra-Sensitive and Selective H2S Sensing” at Pullman, Aerocity, New Delhi December   2018
  • Talk at 62nd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, “Nanomaterials - functionalised Optical Fiber based sensors for Chemical-Biological hazard diagnostics” at BARC, Mumbai December 26-30, 2017
  • Talk at EMN Conference on Multifunctional Hybrids and Nanomaterials, entitled “Exploring electromagnetic responses of nanocomposites as absorbers” at Radisson Celebration, Orlando, USA 4-8 December 2017
  • Invited Talk at National Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry (NSRP-2017), entitled “Radio-frequency Electrical Metamaterial Sensors for Hazardous Environment Detections” Manipal University, Mangalore, India, March 2-4, 2017
  • Invited Talk at “IEEE Sensors” Conference, entitled “Optical Fiber  manipulations using nanomaterials: A way towards miniaturised smart sensors”  at Orlando, Miami, USA 30th October 2016
  • Invited Talk entitled “Novel composites as radio-frequency absorbers in Radar technology” at Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi.15th September 2016
  • Invited Talk at 2nd Mumbai-Pune Semiconductor Meeting entitled “Exploring wide band gap semiconductors along with Optical Fibers for sensing applications” at IISER Pune 12th March, 2016
  • Invited Talk at Indian Science Congress 2016 entitled “Nanotechnology based smart sensors for surveillance, stealth and environmental hazard detections” University of Mysore, India 3-7 January, 2016
  • Invited Talk entitled “Carbon- nanocomposites as radio-frequency absorbers for applications in stealth and electromagnetic shielding”at 4th International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN2015), in Guwahati-Assam, India 08-11 December 2015
  • Director’s Talk at  Third Conference on Nanotechnology for Biological and BioMedical Applications    (Nano-Bio-Med 2015), entitled “Nanomaterials for theranostics and drug delivery” at IIT-Mumbai, India December 01-04, 2015
  • Invited talk at International Baltic Conference on Magnetism (IBCM 2015) entitled “Nanocomposites for radio frequency applications” at Kaliningrad, Russia 30th Aug – 3rd September 2015
  • Invited talk at “Symposium on Recent Advances in Photonics”- entitled “Optical Fiber manipulations using nanomaterials for sensing applications” at Manipal University, Indi 08th August 2015
  • Invited Talk at IOM, Elettra Campus on “Detection of low fields using optical Fiber based sensors” at Elettra, ICTP, Italy 04th May, 2015
  • Invited Talk at International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Files (ICMCTF-2015) on ‘Nanomaterials for applications in Health care” at San Diego, US 20-24 April 2015
  • Invited Talk entitled “Low field detections using nanomaterials-manipulated Optical Fiber-based sensors” at Nano India 2015, at Sastra University, Thanjavur 29-30 January 2015
  • Invited Talk entitled “Functional Nanomaterials for cancer hyperthermia and drug Delivery” at International Symposium on Nanotechnology and Cancer (ISNACT 2015, IIT-Bomba 19-21 January 2015
  • Invited talk at UGC-DAE-CSR, Indore on “Advanced functional materials for applications in Defence”

Patents:

  • A process of synthesizing curcumin-silver nanoparticle conjugates and antimicrobial formulation. CBR Number : 11926 dated 01/07.2016 (provisional filing)
  • ANANYA Formulation

Awards/Scholastic Achievements:

  • Winner of INSA Teachers Award for 2016, in the subject Physics. Indian National Science Academy gives awards (one per discipline, per year) to Professors and Scientists who have contributed significantly in the domain of teaching and research.
  • Winner of MRSI medal in 2014. This is given by Materials Research Society of India, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Winner of Science Oration Award conferred to her on 28th February 2014 by DRDO HQrs, New Delhi.

Government Funded Projects:

Project Title

Funding Agency

My Designation

Duration

Synthesis of bulk and thin films of diluted magnetic semiconductors and investigation of their electrical, optical and magnetic properties for various sensing applications

University of Pune-Indian Space Research Organization (UoP-ISRO)

 

~ 4 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

Co-PI: Dr. R.S. Joshee

1 Year (March 2004-April 2005)

Completed

Synthesis and Characterization of Bulk Ferromagnetic Semiconductor Oxide Materials

University Grants Commission (UGC)

 

~ 50,000.00

 

Principal Investigator

 

Co-PI: Dr. R.S. Joshee

3 Years (2004-2007)

Completed

Synthesis and property study of semiconducting oxides with magnetic nanocluster inclusions, for their possible applications in various sensing devices.

 

 

University of Pune-Indian Space Research Organization

UoP-ISRO

 

~ 5 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

Co-PI: Dr. R.S. Joshee

2 Years (2005-07)

Completed

Synthesis and testing of manganite- semiconductor based microdevices

Department of Science and Technology (DST)

~ 25 Lakhs

 

Principal Investigator

3 Years

(2007-10)

To be completed in Jan 2011

Synthesis and study of surfactant coated manganite nanoparticles for various biomedical applications

University of Pune Grant

 

~ 3 Lakhs

 

Co-Investigator

 

PI: Dr. R.S. Joshee

2 Years

(2007-09)

Completed

To synthesize self- assembled oriented nanomagnetic particles in thin film form and study its property regime

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research- CRS proposal

 

~ 7 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

CoPI: Dr. R.J. Choudhary

4 Years (for 2007-11)

Completed

 

Metal oxide-Polymer nanocomposites for detection of gas pollutants in Sugar industries

Department of Science and Technology (DST)

 

~ 19 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

CoPI: Dr. N.M. Kulkarni

1.5 Years

(2009-11)

Completed

Cross-linked polymeric cages for encapsulation and sustained release of nanomaterials /drugs

Department of Science and Technology (DST) – NanoMission

 

~ 35 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

 

Completed

 

(2010-13)

Synthesis and study of monodispersed and anisotropy-tuned manganite nanoparticles : application to sensors and devices

Indian Nanoelectronics Programme – IIT-Bombay

(INUP – IITB)

 

~ 2 Lakhs

Principal Investigator

 

 

Completed

(August 2011 – July 2013)

DIAT-DRDO Programme on Nanomaterials:

 

Nanomaterials for Defence Applications: Coatings, Devices and Healthcare.

 

ER-IPER, DRDO

Nano-Science and Technology Initiatives, DRDO, New Delhi

 

~43 Crores

Principal Investigator along with 8 faculty colleagues from DIAT

Completed in March 2018

Fabrication of Metamaterial gold/silver structures from GHz to PHz domain for biosensing applications

INUP Users project from IIT-Bombay

Principal Investigator

Completed

Sustained Drug releasing hydrogel nanoparticles for bacterial eye infection

DIAT in-house project

 

15 Lakhs

 

Principal Investigator

Completed in March 2018

Multi-functional magnetic nanoparticles for cancer theranostic applications

Department of Science and Technology (DST) – NanoMission

 

~ 50 Lakhs

Co-PI

Along with Dr. Dipak Maity Department of Mechanical Engineering Shiv Nadar University - PI

Completed in 2019

 

Development of SOx/NOx derivatives gas sensors using nanomaterials-functionalised ring resonators

Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS)

 

28 Lakhs

Principal Investigator, along with Dr. Shaibal Banergee and Dr. K. Girija (BARC)

Ongoing (March 2018 to 2021)

Design and fabrication of wide-band rejection shields using multilayers of periodic resonator arrays and carbon-based nanocomposites

Department of Science and Technology (DST) – NanoMission – Nanotechnology Board

 

32 Lakhs

Principal Investigator, along with Dr. Bazil Raj as Co-PI

Ongoing (November 2019 to March 2022)

Any Other:

  • Blogger: ​Blog: https://sangeetakale.wordpress.com/
  • President : Sharada Shakti – National Platform for Women in S &T (Honorary position)
  • Started a Company at DIAT-IIC, “Navyukti Innovations Pvt. Ltd.” for which a project from DIAT grants-in-aid was successfully defended to support the work for 1 year.
  • Developed product Ananya: A universal coating material to combat microbial infection, indegeniusly at DIAT. This was supported by a DIAT grant for COVID19 related projects.