Dr. Manoj Kumar

Associate Professor
Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology
Phone No(s): 0542-716-5222
Email: manojk.che@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Interfacial Science and Technology, Mass transport in Biological Systems, Thin-films, Biophotonics, Photocatalysis, Photovolatics,Non-Linear Optical Nanomaterials, Optical Nanomaterial Synthesis and Applications, Nucleic Acid based Technologies


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (2022- Continued) Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, I.I.T. (BHU) Varanasi-221005

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2015- 2022.) Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, I.I.T.(BHU) Varanasi-221005

JOINT FACULTY (2015-2022) School of Biomedical Engineering, I.I.T.(BHU) Varanasi-221005

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2013-2015) Department of Chemical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Technology, Patiala, Punjab

POSTDOCTORTAL ASSOCIATE (2010-2013) Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami, FL, USA

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW (2009-2010) Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, IN, USA


  • Evaluation of Methotrexate Encapsulated Polymeric Nanocarrier for Breast Cancer Treatment, Rinki Verma, Virendar Singh, Biplob Koch, Manoj Kumar, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerface, 2023,226,113308. IF 6.0


  • In-vivo Anticancer Efficacy of Self-targeted Methotrexate-loaded Polymeric Nanoparticles in Solid Tumor-bearing Rat, Rinki Verma, Varsha Rani, Manoj Kumar, International Journal of ImmunoPharmacology,2023,119,110147. IF 5.7


  • A novel approach for determination of nucleation rates and interfacial energy of metallic magnesium nanoclusters at high temperature using non-isothermal TGA models, Prachi Srivastava; Shivesh Sabbarwal; Vivek Kumar Verma; Manoj Kumar, Chemical Engineering Science, 2023, 265,118223. IF 4.9


  • A New Technique for Calculating Kinetic and Thermodynamic Barriers for Nucleation Rates and Interfacial Energy of CaCO3 Prenucleation Nanoclusters at High Temperature Using TGA Models and In-Situ Crystallization, Shivesh Sabbarwal, Prachi Srivastava, Vivek Kumar Verma, Manoj Kumar, Crystal Research & Technology,2023. IF 1.6 (Cover page article)


  • Lattice-strain induced photophysical properties of NaYF4: Yb3+, Tm3+ Upconverting Phosphors, Kedar Sahoo, Sudhir Ranjan, Manoj Kumar, Journal of Luminescence, 2022, 119249,doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2022.119249. IF 4.17


  • Color removal from model dye effluent using PVA-GA hydrogel beads, Prarabdh Jain, Kedar Sahoo, Lenin Mahiya, Harsh Ojha, Harshita Trivedi, Avanish Singh Parmar, Manoj Kumar, Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 281, 111797. IF 9.0


  • Development of Ultrasensitive and As (III) Selective Upconverting (NaYF4: Yb3+, Er3+) Platform, Suman Duhan, Kedar Sahoo, Sudhir Kumar Singh, Manoj Kumar, Analyst, 2020, 145,6378-87. IF 4.6


  • Synthesis of Biocompatible, BSA capped Fluorescent CaCO3 Pre-Nucleation Nanoclusters for Cell Imaging Applications, Shivesh Sabbarwal, Ashutosh Kumar Dubey, Maneesha Pandey, Manoj Kumar, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2020, 8, 5729 – 5744. IF 6.3