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Dr. Payal B. Joshi

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry BSc, MSc, Ph.D.




·B.Sc. in Chemistry from Smt. Chandibai.H.Mansukhani College, Mumbai University in 2003

·M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Smt. Chandibai.H.Mansukhani, Mumbai University in 2005

·Ph.D. in Chemical Science from SVKMs NMIMS, School of Science, Mumbai in 2011


Academic Experience


·Working at SVKMs NMIMS, Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering as Assistant Professor in Basic Science & Humanities Department from 1st October 2013 to till date as Full Time

·Worked at Parshvanath College of Engineering (now AP Shah Institute of Technology) as Assistant Professor from 1st July 2011- 31stDec 2012 as Full time

·Worked at Smt. Chandibai H. Mansukhani College, Ulhasnagar as Visiting Faculty from June 2005-June 2009.

·Worked at Smt. Chandibai H. Mansukhani College, Ulhasnagar as Lecturer from July 2005-April 2006.


Certification or Professional Registrations

·GATE 2007 in Chemical Science from IIT Kanpur

Current Membership or Professional Organizations

·Life Member, Indian Pharmaceutical Association since 2009

·Life Member, California Separation Science Society since 2009


Honors and Awards

·M.Sc in Organic Chemistry with National Scholarship conferred by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India.

·B.Sc in Chemistry with 23rd rank in All India Merit list in Chemistry from Smt. Chandibai. H. Mansukhani College, under University of Mumbai.

·Ph.D. work featured in Pharma Times, 43 (10), p.40, October 2011.

·Won 2 awards under the category of ‘Most Interesting Question’ category at the conference on advances in catalysis for energy and environment (CACEE 2018) held on 10th to 12th January, 2018 at TIFR, Colaba.

·Winner of IUPAC Challenge under aegis of IYPT, International Year of Periodic Table, held on 4th June, 2019.

·Nominated as a coordinator of UN-IYPT (International Year of Periodic Table) 2019 by Indian Astrobiology Research Center on 2nd August, 2019.

·My book titled, ‘Engineering Chemistry,’ published by Oxford University Press listed as a reference book by University of Mumbai syllabus (2019-25).

·Conferred award for Periodic Table Challenge 2020 by IUPAC on 14th June 2020.

·Letter of Appreciation by NMIMS University during convocation 2019 for my book work with IIT Delhi and Oxford University Press conferred on 10th August, 2019 by Hon’ble VC Dr. Rajan Saxena & Syntel CEO Rakesh Khanna.

Service Activities

  • Department level responsibilities – ABET, NBA related activities, syllabus framing, student mentor, nominated as change champion for online paper setting by MPSTME.
  • School level responsibilities / initiatives – Role of change champion for online paper setting by MPSTME.
  • University level responsibilities – Online paper setting, syllabus framing


Positions Held :

·Editorial Board Memberand Reviewer in Journal of Pharmaceutical and Bioanalytical Science, JPB Science, from March 2012 to June 2016.

·Reviewer, Analytical Letters, Taylor & Francis publishing group since 2012.

·Reviewer, Rasayan Journal of Chemistry in December 2016.

·Editorial Board Member Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research since January 2017.

·Reviewer, Chemical Biology & Drug Design, John Wiley & Sons Ltd to review manuscripts (2017-18).

·IYPT India 2019 Program coordinator nominated by IARC and United Nations on 2nd August 2019.

·Reviewer, Bentham Science, Applications of Modern Mass Spectrometry to review book chapter titled, ‘Qualitative and Quantitative LC-MS Analysis in Food Proteins and Peptides,’ on 9th August, 2019.


Publication in Last Five Years: h – index = 3 (as per SCOPUS and WOS)

1.Payal B. Joshi, S.I.Bhoir, A.M. Bhagwat, Trends in universal detection in high performance liquid chromatography, Separation Science, Volume 2, Issue 12, p. 12-14, Publisher: Eclipse Business Media, 25th August 2010. (Cited:5)

2. Payal B. Joshi, S.I. Bhoir, A.M. Bhagwat, K.Vishwanath, R.K.Jadhav, Identification of Forced Degradation Products of Itopride by LC-PDA and LC-MS, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 73, Issue 3, p.287-291, Publisher: Medknow (Indian Pharmaceutical Association), 2011. (Cited:4)

3. Payal B. Joshi, S. I.Bhoir, R.K.Jadhav, K.Vishwanath, Stability-Indicating LC Method for Analysis of Lamotrigine and Use of the Method to Study Degradation Kinetics, Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 2, Issue 4, 142- 149, Publisher: PharmRes Foundation, 2011.

4. Payal B. Joshi, Green Metrics in a Pharmaceutical Scenario-A Review, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Bioanalytical Science, Volume 2, Issue 4, 39-46, Publisher: JPB Science Inc, 2013. (Cited: 2)

5. Payal B. Joshi, Carbon dioxide Utilization- A Comprehensive Review, International Journal of Chemical Science, Volume 12, Issue 4, 1208-1220; Publisher: Trade Science Publication House (2014). (Cited: 9)

6.Payal B. Joshi, Is Zero Liquid Discharge a Feasible Solution? Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 11, p.989-996 (2016).

7.Payal B. Joshi, Plutonium Today and Beyond, Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, (UGC listed S.no4738 Journal no.47537) Volume 7, Issue 10, p.871-873 (2017).

8.Payal B. Joshi, S.I.Bhoir, R.K.Jadhav, K.Vishwanath, Sunil S. Dhuri., Stability-indicating RP-HPLC method development and validation of lamotrigine API. 61st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (61st IPC), In proceedings, 11th-13thDecember 2009, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad, India.

9.Payal B. Joshi, S.I. Bhoir, Identification of Forced Degradation Products of Lamotrigine and Itopride using LC-PDA and LC-MS techniques, Manshodhan, (Oral Presentation)-In proceedings, Mithibai College, Vile Parle, Mumbai, 27thNovember, 2010.

10. Payal B. Joshi, Zero-to-minimal liquid discharge as waste water management approach, National Symposium on Frontiers in Applied Biological & Chemical Sciences, FABCS, (Oral talk), Dept. of Microbiology, Smt. C.H.M College, 10th and 11thFebruary, 2017.


Books Published

1.Payal B. Joshi, Experiments in Engineering Chemistry, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd, ISBN 9789385909139, August 2016.

2.Payal B. Joshi, Shashank Deep, Engineering Chemistry, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 97801994966622019, July 2019 (recommended in Mumbai University syllabus).



1.‘Improved Sustainable Catalytic Oxidation Process’, Research Team: Payal Joshi, Anant Jhaveri (PI), Ketakee Durve, Geetanjali Ashtekar, Dec 2015. Patent Application No. 201621035145 (filed on 14th October, 2016).


Newspaper & Magazine Articles

1. Carbene Is Genie In A Bottle, Science 2.0, Chemical Etiquettes column, 21st March 2011,

2. Too Much Information, Science 2.0, Chemical Etiquettes column, 8th May 2011,

3. Understanding The Human Face, Science 2.0, Chemical Etiquettes column, 27th May 2011,

4. Stress Up The Stress, Science 2.0, Chemical Etiquettes column, 26th April 2012,

5. Smelly Chemicals- An Organic Chemist's View, Science 2.0, Chemical Etiquettes column, 23rd April, 2013,

6. Shifting Paradigms of Virtual Learning in Higher Education, Times of India, TOI Readers’ Blog, 18thMay 2020, 22.47 IST (article under ‘India’ section)

7.Webbing into the webinars, Times of India, TOI Readers’ Blog, 2ndJune2020, 23:49 IST (article under ‘Technology’ section)


Recent Professional Development Activities (Past 5 Years)

1.Subject expert for Chemistry, invited at Lord’s Universal College, 25thFebruary 2020 for selection of Assistant Professors as per 7th pay commission.

2.One week CE-QIP on ‘Sustainable Engineering – Theory and Practice,’ conducted by Dr. Yogendra Shastri & Dr. Bhavik Bakshi at IIT Bombay, 3rd to 7th December, 2018.

3.Attended conference on ‘Advances in Catalysis for Energy and Environment (CACEE 2018)’, organized at Tata Institute of Fundamental Science (TIFR), Colaba (Mumbai) from 10thto 12th January, 2018.

4.One week CE-QIP on ‘Solar thermal technologies for process heat & power,’ conducted by Dr. Anish Modi at IIT Bombay, 17th to 21st June, 2019.

5. IYPT 2019 India Program, Short term certification course on modern periodic table, 12 week course with final examination, Grade A+, October 2019.

6.Our Earth’s Future, Coursera, 5 week course, American Museum of Natural History, 88.9%, 8th April, 2020.

7.Focus on Peer Review, Nature Masterclasses, 2 week course, 100%, 3rd May 2020.

8.Energy and Change, Royal Society of Chemistry, 10 week course, 98.7 %, 5thMay 2020.

9.Air Pollution – a Global Threat to our Health, Coursera, 3 week course, 99.3%, University of Copenhagen, 12th May 2020.

10. Analytical Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 9 week course, 100%, 8th June 2020.

11.Organized workshop titled, ‘Sustainable Engineering,’ under the aegis of IET MPSTME student chapter and SCTM at MPSTME on 12th February 2019.

12.Organized seminar on, ‘Solar Thermal Technology,’ under the aegis of IET MPSTME.

13. Delivered session talk on, ‘Chemistry Virtual labs,’ during 2-day BSH department workshop for faculties, 29thJune 2020.

14.Certified online course on ‘Fundamentals of Peer Review,’ Elsevier, 11th June 2019.

15.Faculty coordinator for Seminar on ‘Recent Advances in Food and Nutrition Technology’, Dept of Chemical Engineering, SVKMs NMIMS, Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering, 24th March, 2017.

16.Participant in seminar on ‘Protect your ideas – how and where?,’ Dept. of Chemical Engineering, SVKMs NMIMS, Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering, 3rd May, 2017.


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