Dr. Payal B. Joshi

Dr. Geetanjali Gokhale Ashtekar

Assistant Professor 

Ph.D, Surfactant Science


Organic Chemistry, Synthesis, Catalysis

Additional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Business Management, Welingkar’s Institute of Management Studies 
  • Executive Program in Business Management, IIM Kolkatta 
  • WIPO Certification in General Course on Intellectual Property

Research Interest Areas

Organic Chemistry, Synthesis, Catalysis


Conferences / Workshops / Seminars attended
  • Change in the aggregational characters of cationic surfactant- Cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) in the presence of organic additives.
  • XXIInd Annual National Conference of the Indian Council of Chemists, IIT, Roorkee, India. Received the Young Scientist Award
  • Growth of cationic surfactant- Cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) micelles in presence of different phenol salts.
  • International Conference on Soft Matter, Organized by Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST), Jadhavpur University, Kolkata, India.
  • Attended workshop on Intellectual Property Rights held by University of Mumbai in collaboration with RUSA and RGNIIPM


Assistant Professor, SVKM’s Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering Sept 2012 till date

Senior Scientist, Johnson & Johnson, Mumbai Sept 2006 - Aug 2012

Research Associate, Novartis, Thane July - December 2001