Dr. Rajneesh Dutt Kaushik

Raj_Dutt_photo Professor (Dr.) Rajneesh Dutt Kaushik

Father’s Name: Late Sh. N. D. Kaushik
Date of Birth: 02-12-1956
Address:-Office: Department of Chemistry, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (Uttarakhand)-249404

E-mail: rduttkaushik@yahoo.co.in

Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., Ph.D. [First class University career]

Present Positions/ Designations held (At Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar): 

  • Senior most Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science (2000 onwards)Head, Department of Chemistry (2013 – contd)Dean, Faculty of Science (2013 – contd.)
  • Liaison Officer, OBC (2010 – contd.)
  • Member, Academic Council
  • Convener, Board of studies in Chemistry
  • Convener, Research Degree Committee (Chemistry)

Past Positions/ Designations held (At Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar):

  • Founder Co-ordinator, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Faculty of Ayurved & Medical Sciences
  • Founder Head, Department of Chemistry, Kanya Gurukul Haridwar Campus
  • Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Dean, Faculty of Ayurved & Medical Sciences
  • Evaluation Superintendent (Equivalent to Controller of Exams) etc.
  • Head, Department of Chemistry, Main Campus
  • Dean, Faculty of Science (Officiating)
  • Registrar (Officiating)
  • Chief Proctor
  • Member, Examination Committee
  • Member, Grievance Redressal committee
  • Convener/ Chairman/ Member of various committees set up by university.
  • Chairman, OBC reservation implementation committee
  • Coordinator, University admission committees for Science disciplines
  • Examination Superintendent, University Examinations
  • Superintendent, Flying Squad, University Examinations
  • Member, academic Council of University
  • Member, Executive council of University
  • Member, Senate of University

Previus/ Present Employement Record:   [See Annexure-I]

Teaching Experience: Over 38 years

Research experience: Over 38 years

Ph. Ds Produced: 39

Research Scholars being supervised currently: 05

Research publications in International Journals: 86 [See Annexure-II]

Popular/ research articles/ radio talks in news papers/ megazines etc:   [See Annexure-III]

International conferences Attended and Papers presented: 13   [See Annexure-IV]

National Conferences Attended and Papers presented: 50   [See Annexure-V]

Acted as Resource person at refresher courses and other programmes:[See Annexure- VI]

Chapters authored in Books[See Annexure-VII]

Research Projects Completed (UGC and CSIR): 07

Foreign Visits in relation to Research Work:

Canada, France, China, South Korea, Bulgaria and Spain

MOU for research collaboration with other countries:

With Institute of Chemical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria)


(a) Invited and worked as Visiting Scientist for one year (2007-08) at Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, under Brain Pool Program of Korea federation of Science and Technology, Government of South Korea.

(b) Invited and worked for research collaboration in Universitat Polytacnica de Valencia, Spain

(c) Acted as Sectional recorder (Chemical sciences) in 98th and 99th Indian Science Congress conferences in 2010 and 2011.

(d) UGC Visiting Fellow, S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati (Maharashtra)

(e) Sectional President (Chemical sciences) in 101st Indian Science Congress conference to be held in 2014

(f) Honoured as best teacher by Rotary club, Jwalapur (Haridwar) (01.04.1997)

(g) Acted as the Zonal Secretary (North Zone of Indian Council of Chemists)

Research fellowships held: JRF (CSIR), SRF (CSIR)

On Editorial/ Refereeing boards of Journals:

He is on the panel of reviewers/ referees of various reputed journals like Journal of molecular liquids, Separation and purification technology, Corrosion Science, Journal of Hazardous materials, Proceedings of combustion institute and journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry etc. He is on the editorial Boards/ editorial advisory boards of some journals like, J. Nat. Phys. Sci. (2003-contd), Invertis J. Sci. Tech.(2013-contd.), Member, Editorial Advisory Board of J. Curr. Sci. (2002 to 2007), Member, Advisory Board, J. Chem. Asia (2010-2011), Associate Editor, Int. J. Curr. Chem. (2010-contd).

Research Area:

Physico-organic (Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism) and Physico-analytical chemistry, Plant Chemistry.

Membership of Academic/ Professional bodies: Please see   [Annexure- VIII]

Departments Founded/ Established:

(1) Department of Chemistry, Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Haridwar

(2) Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar

(3) Faculty of Ayurved and Medical Sciences, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar