Dr. Payal B. Joshi

Dr. Geetanjali Gokhale Ashtekar

Assistant Professor 

Ph.D, Chemistry


Ph.D, Chemistry

Academic and Professional Qualification:

  • Ph.D.(Chemistry), Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), May 2007, Degree awarded
  • M.Sc (Organic Chemistry), Institute of Science, Mumbai, July 2001, Distinction
  • B.Sc (Chemistry), Ruia College, Mumbai University, June 1999, Distinction
  • B. Sc (Zoology-Bio Tech), V.G.Vaze College, Mumbai University, June 1998, Distinction

Additional Qualifications

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


  • 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)

Courses taught: 

B.Tech and MBA Tech courses first year, MBA Tech, Fourth year

Teaching experience:

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

  • Teaching Chemistry for B.Tech and MBA Tech courses first year (theory plus lab)
  • Taught Biochemical Engineering for MBA Tech, Fourth year (theory) 
  • Involved in syllabus designing and revisions 
  • Involved in Institute sponsored Research activities 
  • Organizing Industrial Visits for students

Industry experience:

Senior Scientist, Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Mumbai Sept 2006 - Aug 2012 In the Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) franchise,

  • Involved in Formulation Development 
  • Development of Diagnostic Test strips 
  • Marketing Initiative Programs
  • Research Associate, Novartis, Thane July - December 2001 
  • Involved in Analytical Development and Stability Study 
  • Worked on GC, HPLC, and IR instruments.

PhD Topic: 

The study of effect of additives on the aggregational behaviour of surfactants

Research Interest: 

Organic Chemistry, Synthesis, Catalysis

Recent Publications:

PATENT APPLICATION Published: patent numbered 201621035145 [Publication No. 44/2016 on 14/10/2016] for NMIMS sponsored Group Research Project

Title: Improved Sustainable Catalytic Oxidation Process

Recent Books:

  • Numericals in Engineering Chemistry (ISBN No. 978-93-86943-12-5) 
  • Engineering Chemistry (ISBN No. 978-93-86700-76-6)

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