Seema Verma, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
Nanotechnological design strategies of Inorganic materials for clean energy applications
Size controlled synthesis and characterization of multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles.
Surface engineering of magnetic nanostructures for application in self - assembly and biomedicine
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 1997
B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Chemistry), Banaras Hindu University, 1989 and 1991
WOS-A DST Scientist, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, Jan 2021 –
Faculty Fellow, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, 2015 – Febuary 2018
IISER Fellow, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, 2009 – 2015
DST Project Scientist under SERC FAST TRACK Scheme for Young Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, 2007-2009
Visiting Faculty, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, 2007 – 2008
Post Doctorate CSIR Research Associate, Physical and Materials Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, 2002-2007.
Visiting faculty for summer refresher courses, Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, 1999 and 2001
Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, 1997-1998
CHM 334: Physical Chemistry of Solution (2010-2016); Shared by two faculties; Coordinator: 2010-2015.
CHM 432: Solid State Chemistry (2010-2015); Shared by two faculties; Coordinator: 2010-2015
CHM 121: Physical Chemistry Laboratory (2009-2012); Shared by three faculties; Coordinator: 2009- 2011
CHM 122: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (2010-2015); Shared by three faculties
CHM 360: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (2014, 2015); Shared by three faculties
Off-Stoichiometric Nickel Cobaltite Nanoparticles: Thermal Stability, Magnetization, and Neutron Diffraction Studies. S Verma, A. Kumar; D. Pravarthana, A Deshpande, S. B. Ogale, S. M Yusuf, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 16246-16254. *
Large Scale Solvothermal Synthesis and a Strategy to Obtain Stable Langmuir–Blodgett Film of CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles. A. Thampi, K. Babu, S. Verma, J. Alloys Compounds, 2013, 564, 143 150. *
Characterization of Biocompatible NiCo2O4 Nanoparticles for Applications in Hyperthermia and Drug Delivery. S. N. Kale, A. D. Jadhav, S. Verma, S. J Koppikar, R. S Kaul-Ghanekar, D. Dhole, S. B Ogale, Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 2012, 8, 452-459
One – pot synthesis of highly monodispersed ferrite nanocrystals: Surface characterization and magnetic properties, S. Verma and D. Pravarthana, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 13189.*
Structural, Magnetic and Mӧssbauer spectral studies of nanocrystalline Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite powders: an effect of elemental stoichiometric coefficients of combustion mixture, S. Verma, P. A. Joy and S. Kurian, J. Alloys Compounds, 2011, 509, 8999. *
Nearly monodispersed multifunctional NiCo2O4 spinel nanocrystals: Magnetism, Infrared Transparency, and Radiofrequency Absorption, S. Verma, H. M. Joshi, T. Jagadale, A. Chawla, R. Chandra and S. B. Ogale, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 15106.
Low temperature synthesis of nanocrystalline lithium ferrite by a modified citrate gel precursor method, Seema Verma and P. A. Joy, Materials Research Bulletin, 2008, 43, 3447.
High Curie temperature of nanosized NiZn ferrite particles synthesized by a combustion method, S. Verma and P. A. Joy, International Journal of Nanoscience, 2008, 7, 43.
Direct comparison of the aging and memory effects of magnetic nanoclusters and nanoparticles. C. Raj Sankar, S. Vijayanand, S. Verma and P. A. Joy, Solid State Communication, 2007,141, 307.
Magnetic Properties of superparamagnetic lithium ferrite nanoparticles, Seema Verma and P. A. Joy, J. Appl. Phys., 2005, 98, 124312.
Low temperature synthesis of nanocrystalline powders of lithium ferrite by an auto combustion method using citric acid and glycine, S. Verma, J. Karande, A. Patidar and P. A. Joy, Mater. Lett. 2005, 59, 2630.
A novel low temperature synthesis of nanosized NiZn ferrite, S. Verma, S. D. Pradhan, R. Pasricha, S. R. Sainkar and P. A. Joy, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2005, 88, 2597.
* Corresponding Author
BS-MS Research Programme:
CHM 301/401: Laboratory Theory Course (3)
CHM 302/402: Laboratory Theory Course (1)
Summar Project Programme (7)
BS-MS 5th year project work:
D. Pravarthana, Multifunctional Magnetic Nanoparticle for Biomedical Application, 2010-2011.
Akula Venumadhav, Novel approach to design magnetic-plasmonic nanohybrids, 2013-2014.
Surya R, Morphology-Controlled Synthesis, Magnetic Properties and Photoelectrochemical Study of Hematite Nanocrystals, 2016-2017
Nithinraj P. D., Transition metal oxides suitable for supercapacitors, 2016-2017
Anagha M. C., Design of Peptide Hybrid Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Applications, 2016-2017.
J. Physical chemistry C
Chemistry of Materials
Journal of Alloys and Compound
Cryst. Eng. Comm.
J. Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology
Awards and Fellowships:
DST WOS-A Scientist under Women Scientist Scheme (Jan 2021-Jan 2024)
SERC DST Project under Young Scientist Scheme (2007-2011)
Post Doctoral work / CSIR-Research Associate ship (2002-2007)
CSIR/UGC 1992 (Eligible for JRF and lecturer ship)
First prize in the best paper presentation award contest (10th Natl. Symposium on Thermal Anal., D.M. S. R. D. E., Kanpur, Dec. 20-21, 1995