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Name Dr. Divya Sareen
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification B.Sc. (Honors) Chemistry (Gold Medalist), M.Sc. (Honors) Chemistry,  Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry), UGC-CSIR NET qualified
Total Years of Work Experience 8.1 Years
Total Teaching Experience 6.6 Years
Total Corporate Experience 1.5 Years
Email ID [email protected]
Teaching Interests Inorganic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Coordination Chemistry
Research Interests Synthesis and development of fluorescent molecular probes for recognition of analytes including physiological biomarkers
Recent Publications ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7952-7398

Scopus ID: 26030073100

1. Molecular theranostic for cancer therapy (Book Chapter). Hardev Singh, Divya Sareen, Jong Seung Kim and Amit Sharma, Nanoengineering of Biomaterials, Wiley-VCH (Manuscript accepted for publication).

2. Mitochondria targeted fluorogenic theranostic agents for cancer therapy. Hardev Singh,* Divya Sareen,* (* = Equal contribution) Jiya Mary George, Vineet Bhardwaj, Saehee Rha, Suk Joong Lee, Sheetal Sharma, Amit Sharma and Jong Seung Kim, Coord. Chem. Rev., Elsevier Publishers, 2022, 452, 214283. ISSN No: 0010-8545. IF: 22.3. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

3. Host-guest complexation behaviour of emissive calix[3]naphthobipyrrole toward aromatic guests. Divya Sareen, Abeje Abebayehu and Chang-Hee Lee, Supramol. Chem., Taylor & Francis Publishers, 2018, 30, 949-954. ISSN No.: 1029-0478. IF: 1.7. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

4. Recognition, sensing, and trapping of bicarbonate anions with a dicationic meso-bis(benzimidazolium)calix[4]pyrrole. Endale Mulugeta,* Qing He,* Divya Sareen,* (* = Equal contribution) Seong-Jin Hong, Ju Hyun Oh, Vincent M. Lynch, Jonathan L. Sessler, Sung Kuk Kim and Chang-Hee Lee, Chem, Cell Publishers, 2017, 3, 1008-1020. ISSN No: 2451-9294. IF: 22.8. Scopus Indexed.

5. Ion-mediated single-molecular optical switching and sensing based on fluorophore-tethered calix[4]pyrrole. Divya Sareen, Ji Hye Lee, Hyonseok Hwang, Soeun Yoo, and Chang-Hee Lee, Chem. Commun., RSC Publishers, 2016, 52, 5852-5855. ISSN No: 1364-548X. IF: 6.2. SCI Indexed.

6. Recent advances in meso-alkylidenyl carbaporphyrinoids. Kamaljit Singh, Abeje Abebayehu, Endale Mulugeta, Divya Sareen and Chang-Hee Lee, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, World Scientific Publishers, 2016, 20, 21-34. ISSN No: 1099-1409. IF: 1.8. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

7. Strategies in detection of metal ions using dyes. Divya Sareen, Paramjit Kaur and Kamaljit Singh, Coord. Chem. Rev., Elsevier Publishers, 2014, 265, 125-154. (Certified as Most downloaded article for 2014 by Elsevier). ISSN No: 0010-8545. IF: 22.3. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

8. Materials-based receptors: Design principle and applications-A Minireview. Kamaljit Singh, Divya Sareen, Paramjit Kaur, Hiroyuki Miyake and Hiroshi Tsukube, Chem. Eur. J., Wiley-VCH Publishers, 2013, 19, 6914-6936. ISSN No: 1521-3765. IF: 5.2. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

9. Multi-signalling cation sensing behaviour of a bis(pyridin-2-yl methyl)aniline based hetarylazo dye. Paramjit Kaur, Divya Sareen, Mandeep Kaur and Kamaljit Singh, Anal. Chim. Acta, Elsevier Publishers, 2013, 778, 79-86. (1st author is Ph.D. guide). ISSN No: 0003-2670. IF: 6.6. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

10. Chemodosimeter for CN−-Interplay between experiment and theory. Paramjit Kaur, Divya Sareen and Kamaljit Singh, Dalton Trans., RSC Publishers, 2012, 41, 9607-9610. ISSN No: 1477-9234. IF: 3.9. SCI Indexed.

11. Aza crown ether appended hetarylazo dye-single molecular dual analyte chemosensor for Hg2+ and Pb2+. Paramjit Kaur, Divya Sareen and Kamaljit Singh, Dalton Trans., RSC Publishers, 2012, 41, 8767-8769. ISSN No: 1477-9234. IF: 3.9. SCI Indexed.

12. Selective colorimetric sensing of Cu2+ using triazolyl monoazo derivative. Paramjit Kaur, Divya Sareen and Kamaljit Singh, Talanta, Elsevier Publishers, 2011, 83, 1695-1700. ISSN No: 0039-9140. IF: 5.8. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

13. An efficacious ‘‘naked-eye” selective sensing of cyanide from aqueous solutions using a triarylmethane leuconitrile. Paramjit Kaur, Divya Sareen, Sandeep Kaur and Kamaljit Singh, Inorg. Chem. Commun., Elsevier Publishers, 2009, 12, 272-275. ISSN No.: 1387-7003. IF: 2.5. SCI and Scopus Indexed.

Conferences, Seminars & Workshops 20 attended

Recent ones are:

1. Attended UGC-sponsored Faculty Induction Programme-4 (FIP-04) conducted by HRDC-Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar from 02nd – 29th March, 2021.

2. Completed AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on ‘Sensors Technology’ from 22nd – 26th February, 2021 at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical

3. Speaker for an online lecture via National webinar platform for the topic “Why Science: Its Research Implication in Everyday Life” on 19th November, 2020 at Department of Chemistry, Baba Farid College, Bathinda.

4. Attended the TEQIP-III Sponsored One Week Short Term Course entitled ‘Future Perspectives of Research in Chemical Science and Technology’ organized by Department of Chemistry, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar from 20th – 24th October, 2020.

5. Has been a manuscript reviewer in National Conference on Advances in Applied Sciences and Mathematics (NCASM-2020) held on 24th – 25th September, 2020.

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