Academic Details

Prof.(Dr). K.Y. Rajpure
DOB:24/07/1971

Mailing Address: Department of Physics,
Shivaji University,
Vidyanagar, Kolhapur- 416 004
(M.S.) India.
Phone : +91-0231-2609435
Fax : +91-0231-691533
E-mail: kyr_phy@unishivaji.ac.in, rajpure@yahoo.com

Academic Details


Sr.No Degree Board/ University Year Subjects % of marks
1. S.E.T. UGC/ Pune University 2002 Physical Sciences Qualified
2. Ph.D Shivaji University 2000 Physics Awarded
3. M.Sc. Shivaji University 1994 Solid State Physics 65.85
4. B.Sc. Shivaji University 1992 Physics 88.5
5. H.S.C. Pune Divisional Board 1989 Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Electronics 81.15
6. S.S.C. Pune Divisional Board 1987 Languages, Science, Maths, Social Science 79.85
First in Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Research Specialization:


Thin Films, Solar Cells, Transparent conductive oxides, Photoelectrochemistry, Photo-electrocatalysis of water, Gas sensors, Multiferroics, Memristor, Photodetector

Teaching Experience to P.G.:


Sr. No. Post Tenure Duties
1. Assistant Professor (Shivaji University) 04/08/1999 to 20/08/2014 Teaching & Research
2. Professor (Shivaji University) 21/08/2014 to till date Teaching & Research
Subjects Taught and is being teaching:
Classical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Electrodynamics and plasma Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Preparation & Properties of Thin,Films, Physical properties of solids

Research Guidance:


Work supervised to M.Sc. project students: 69
M. Phil and Ph. D. Students

Degree Awarded:


Sr. No. Name Year Title of thesis
1 Mr. Deokate R. J.
(Ph. D.)
2010 Studies on synthesis and characterization of spray deposited CdIn2O4 thin films for gas sensor
2 Mr. Kamble R. C.
(Ph. D.)
2011 Studies on development of magneto-electric composite materials for sensor applications
3 Mr. Sawant V. S.
(M. Phil.)
2009 Studies on synthesis and characterization of spray deposited Cd2SnO4 thin films
4 Mr. Shinde S. S.
(Ph. D.)
2012 Studies on synthesis and characterization of transparent conductive oxide thin films
5 Mr. Babar A. R.
(Ph.D)
2012 Studies on synthesis and characterization of spray deposited Sb:SnO2 thin films for sensor applications
6 Mr. Patil S. K
(M.Phil.)
2014 Studies on synthesis and characterization of Ni and Co doped ZnO thin films
7 Mr. Ganbavle V. V.
(Ph.D)
2015 Synthesis and characterization of sprayed WO3 thin films for gas sensor application
8 Miss. Inamdar S. I.
(Ph.D)
2015 Studies on spray deposited ZnO thin films for ultraviolet photodetectors
9 Mr. Yadav S.P.
(Ph.D)
2017 Synthesis and characterization of (Co-Mn) ferrite and lead zirconate titanate (PZT) magneto-electric composites
10 Mrs. Kadam A.A.
(Ph.D)
2017 Development of multiferroic magnetoelectric composite materials for sensor applications
11 Mr. Sawant V. S.
(Ph.D)
2017 Synthesis and characterization of Co substituted Li ferrite for gas sensor application
12 Mr. Bagade A. A.
(Ph.D)
2017 Synthesis and characterization of CoFe2O4 thin films for gas sensor application
13 Mr. Mohite S. V
(Ph.D)
2017 Studies on photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of organic pollutants using spray deposited WO3 based thin films
14 Miss. Shaikh S. K.
(Ph.D)
2018 Studies on chemically synthesized ZnO thin films for UV light detection
15 Mrs. Patil S. D.
(Ph.D)
2018 Studies on synthesis and characterization of Co, Zn substituted CuCr2Se4 magnetic chalcogenides
16 Mr. Suryavanshi R. D.
(Ph.D)
2018 Photoelectrocatalytic degradation of organic compounds using spray deposited Fe2O3/ZnO thin films

Working


Sr. No. Name Date of Registration Title of synopsis
1 Mr. Madake S. B.
(Ph.D)
2017 Synthesis and characterization of spray deposited CuxNiyZn1-x-yFe2O4 thin films for gas sensing application
2 Miss.Kumbhar S.M.
(Ph.D)
2017 Studies on the chemically deposited TiO2 thin films and their characterization for uv photodetector and gas sensor applications
3 Miss. Narewadikar N. A.
(Ph.D)
2017 Photocatalytic activity of doped TiO2 for degradation of organic compounds
4 Mr.Patil.A.R
(Ph.D)
2018 Studies on memristive properties of iron tungstate thin films deposited by hydrothermal and spray pyrolysis technique
5 Mr.Pedanekar.R.S
(Ph.D)
2018 Photoelectrocatalytic degradation of organic compounds using spray deposited Bi2WO6 thin films
Journal Publications: 187 (list attached)
Total citations: 7287 (Google Scholar)
h-index: 51 (Google Scholar)

Conference Attended


National 39
International 24

Course Syllabus at Shivaji University


1 CREDIT
2 CBCS

Patents Filed (Indian):


Sr. No. Title of Patent Patent number Date
1. Photoelectrocatalytic behavior of Fe2O3, AlFe2O3 and AlFe2O3/TiO2 nanoflakes 2181/MUM/2012 30-07-2012
2. Nanostructures of N/ZnO for photoelectrocatalysis of water impurities 2485/MUM/2012 27-08-2012

Review articles published:


  1. Kinetic analysis of heterogenous photocatalysis: Role of Hydroxyl Radicals, Catalysis Reviews: Science and Engineering, 55 (2013) 1–51
  2. Thin film photocatalysis for environmental remediation: A status review (Review), 20(8), 931-952

Books Published


  1. Photocatalysis: Ferric Oxide Nanomaterials, Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN No. 978-3-659-16967-0, 2012, S. S. Shinde, C. H. Bhosale, K. Y. Rajpure
  2. Photocatalysis: An Environmental Approach, Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN No. 978-3-8484-9651-8, 2012, S. S. Shinde, C. H. Bhosale, K. Y. Rajpure
  3. Antimony Doped Tin Oxide (ATO): Transparent Conductor, ISBN- 978-3-659-38375-5, 2013, A.R. Babar, K.Y. Rajpure
  4. Transparent coatings (Transparent thin film coatings of various metal oxides), ISBN No. 978-3-659-46350-1, S.S. Shinde, V.G. Parale, C.H. Bhosale, K.Y. Rajpure
  5. Metal oxide thin films Gas sensor: Spray deposited Cadmium indium oxide thin film for LPG gas sensing, Scholars' Press (February 25, 2014) Publisher, ISBN No.10: 3639708687, ISBN-13:978-3639708684, 2014, Ramesh Deokate, K. Y. Rajpure, C. D. Lokhande