Dr. Jaya Tuteja
Qualification: PhD JAIST, Japan
Dr. Jaya Tuteja earned her PhD degree in Materials Science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan in 2015 and was awarded as “Excellent Doctorate Student” by JAIST. She has also been selected for the dual graduate school program between Delhi University, India and JAIST, Japan. She studied as a visiting master-course student in JAIST for one year from Jan 2011-Dec 2011 and earned a M.S in Material science from JAIST and M. Tech Chemical Synthesis and Process Technology from Delhi University in the year 2012.
Before joining Manav Rachna Campus, she was working in a chromatography Industry YMC India Ltd. as a Technical and Application Manager. Where her roles and responsibilities were to handle all technical issues related to HPLC columns; conduct seminar on YMC columns, its chemistries, application for pharma compounds all over India in pharmaceutical industries.
Dr. Jaya joined MRU campus in January 2018 as assistant professor in Department of Chemistry. During 4 years of research (during PhD and M.S) she has published 5 research papers in reputed international journals with a sum of impact factor of >25. She also has 2 patents filed on her name from her PhD research work. One of the article entitled with “Direct Synthesis of 1, 6‐Hexanediol from HMF over a Heterogeneous Pd/ZrP Catalyst using Formic Acid as Hydrogen Source” ChemSusChem 7 (1), 96-100 has reached to a citation of more than 100 and was selected among 25 Most Accessed Articles from ChemSusChem. Her first research article entitled with “One-pot synthesis of furans from various saccharides using a combination of solid acid and base catalysts” was selected as cover page and was awarded with a BCSJ award article.
Her research area includes development, characterization and application of Heterogeneous catalysts for effective conversion of Biomass to value added products, Nanoparticles synthesis and nanoparticle based heterogeneous catalysts, bimetallic nanoparticles, carbohydrate chemistry, analytical techniques for compound identification. She has presented her research work in more than 10 international conferences held in various places of world for instance Japan, Korea, United States, Canada, Thailand and India.