Department Of Chemistry
H.O.D. of DepartmentDr. Yokraj Katre

Qualification

: M.Sc. M.Phil, Ph.D

Teaching Experience

: Under-Graduate/ Post Graduate 34 Years

 

: Research experience from 1978 till date, 33years.

     
  Publications of Dr. Yokraj Katre
  Research Papers in Conferences and Proceedings:
  1. “Micellar Catalyzed Oxidation of Some Biologically Active Important Compound by N-bromophthalimide.” Chemical Congress, Nepal, May 23-25, 2008.
  2. “Iridium (III) an Ruthenium (III) Chloride Catalyzed Oxidation of Glycine by N-bromophthalimide in Acidic Medium: A kinetic and Mechanistic Study”, Chemical Congress, Nepal, May 23-25, 2008.
  3. Effect of additive on Critical Micelle Concentration of CTAB on the oxidation of Tartaric acid, proceeding of National symposium on the Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Organised by Department of Chemistry, Kalyan Mahavidhyalaya, Sector-7, Bhilai in Collaboration with Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology (ISSST), Kolkata March 8-10, 2007, Y.R. Katre, Ajay K. Singh, and Sangeeta Patil.
  4. Kinetics of oxidation of amino acids by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of surfactants in perchloric acid medium; Proceedings of 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition for the Division of Catalysis & Surface Science Secretariat, Chicago (USA); March 25-29, 2007, Ajaya Kumar Singh, Ghanat Kumar Joshi and Y. R. Katre.
  5. Effect of Cationic Surfactant on the oxidation of beta-alanine be N-bromophthalimide in acidic medium; Proceedings of 94th session of Indian Science Congress Annamalai, Tamil nadu, Jan-2007 (II, art.205) Ghanat K. Joshi, Y. R. Katre, H. N. Dubey and Ajaya Kumar Singh.
  6. Nanotechnology for Nanomedicine; Proceeding of National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Bhilai; March 8-10,2007, Vikas Dilliwar, G. R. Sinha, Kavita Thakur, Y. R. Katre.
  7. Kinetics of oxidation of malic acid by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of surfactants; Proceeding of National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Bhilai; March 8-10,2007, Sangeeta Patil, Y. R. Katre, Ajay kumar Singh.
  8. Dual Beam fib for imaging, Nano-sectioning and sample preparation of spores: Initial results, Proceeding of National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Bhilai; March 8-10,2007; Vikas Dilliwar, G. R. Sinha, Kavita Thakur, Y. R. Katre.
  9. Micellar effect on the kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of dextrose by N-bromophthalimie in acidic medium, Proceeding of National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Bhilai; March 8-10,2007; Y. R. Katre, Minu Singh, Sangeeta Patil, A. K. Singh.
  10. A kinetic study of the oxidation of diethylene glycol by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of micellar system; Proceeding of National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self Organising Systems, Bhilai; March 8-10,2007; Y. R. Katre, Kalpana Sahu, Sangeeta Patil, A. K. Singh.
  11. Oxidation of lactic acid by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of Cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide: A kinetic and mechanistic study; Proceedings of 2nd Asia Conference on Colloids & Interface Chemistry, Oct. 28-30, 2007, Jinan, Shandong, China, Yokraj Katre, Sangeeta Patil and Ajaya Kumar Singh.
  12. Kinetics and mechanism of Ru(III) catalyzed oxidation of triethanolamine by potassium bromate in the presence of perchoric acid; Proceedings of the 42nd Annual convention of Chemists 2006, Visva- Bharati Shantiniketan, Kolkata (9-13, Feb. 2006) Ajaya Kumar Singh, Y. R. Katre, G. K. Joshi.
  13. Kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of glycine by N-bromophthalimide in anionic surfactant system; Proceedings of 93rd session of Indian Science Congress, Hydrabad, Jan-2006 (III, Art.120) G. K. Joshi, Y. R. Katre, H. N. Dubey, Ajaya Kumar Singh.
  14. Effect of cationic micellar aggregates on the kinetics of Dextrose oxidation by N-bromophthalimide; Proceedings of Silver Jubilee International Conference- Interdisciplinary approaches in Physical Sciences: Growing Trends and Recent Advances organized by Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, India, Minu Singh, Y. R. Katre, Ajaya Kumar Singh, Sangeeta Patil.
  15. Effect of Cationic Micelle on the kinetics of oxidation of Citric acid by N-bromophthalimide in Acidic medium; Proceedings of Silver Jubilee International Conference- Interdisciplinary approaches in Physical Sciences: Growing Trends and Recent Advances organized by Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, India, Y. R. Katre, Ajaya Kumar Singh, Sangeeta Patil.
  16. Oxidation of DL-serine by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of sodium dodecyl sulfate: A kinetic study; Proceedings of Silver Jubilee International Conference- Interdisciplinary approaches in Physical Sciences: Growing Trends and Recent Advances organized by Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, India, Y. R. Katre, Ajaya Kumar Singh, Ghanat K. Joshi.
  17. Presented a paper in the International conference on Soft systems 13-15 Feb. 2008 at Kolkata entitled “Kinetics of Dextrose oxidation by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of cetyl trimethyl ammonium bromide in perchloric acid medium”, Y. R. Katre, Minu Singh, Sangeeta Patil, A. K. Singh.
  18. Presented a paper in the International conference on Soft systems 13-15 Feb. 2008 at Kolkata entitled “Study of Kinetics and Mechanism of oxidation of L-Valine by N-bromophthalimide in Micellar System”, Y. R. Katre, Ajaya Kumar Singh, Ghanat K. Joshi.
  19. An efficient and mind procedure for the pereparation of aldonic acids via oxidation of D-maltise by employing N-bromophthalimide oxidant and micellar system Proceedings of 47th International Conference on Recent advances in chemical sciences, Dec.23-27, 2010, Hosted by School of studies in chemistry pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur, Chhattisgarh.,Y.R.Katre, Minu Singh and H.N.Dubey.
  20. Effect of CTAB micelle on the oxidation of L-leucine by N-Bromophth -alimide : A kinetic Study Proceedings of 47th International Conference. On Recent advances in chemical sciences, Dec.23-27, 2010, Hosted by School of studies in chemistry Pt Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur, Chhattisgarh Y.R.Katre, Namita Goyal and Ram Krishnan.
  21. "Effect of anionic surfactant on the oxidation of DL-aspartic acid by N-bromophthalimide", 14th National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids (NATCOSEB – XIV), July 28-30, 2009, Hosted by department of Chemistry, University of Kashmir, & Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology.
  22. "Non-ionic surfactant tritonX-100 act as an efficient catalyst for the oxidation of D-maltose by N-bromosuccinimide: A kinetic study", February 8-9, 2013, Rungta College.
Research Projects:
  • University Grant Commission (UGC) New Delhi funded project entitled “Kinetic and mechanistic study of catalyzed oxidation of some organic compounds (i. e. Amino acids) by N-bromophthalimide.” for the period of 2006-2008.
  • Chhattisgarh Council of Science & Technology Raipur funded project entitled “Kinetic investigation on the oxidation of some biological important organic compounds (such as carbohydrates) by NBP in micellar system.” for the period July 2007 to 2009.
  • University Grant Commission (UGC) New Delhi funded project entitled “Metal catalysed oxidation of some dicarboxylic acids.” for the period of 2009-2011.
  • One CGCOST sponsored project is under progress on the topic “Morphological characterization of narcotic drug (cannabis) and establishing distribution pattern in Chhattisgarh”, period 2009-2011.
  • One DST project under Women Scientist Scheme is under progress on the topic “The study of cationic and anionic surfactants on the oxidation of some essential amino acids by N-halo compounds in acidic medium“ period 2011-2013.
Ph.D. Supervision:
1. Mrs. Sangeeta Patil: “A Kinetic study on the oxidation of some hydroxy acids by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of the surfactants.” Viva held on 20 July 2009. Degree awarded 23rd July2009.
2. Mr. Ghanat K. Joshi: “Kinetics and mechanistic studies of oxidation of some amino acids by N-bromophthalimide in micellar system.” Viva held on 16 Nov. 2009. Degree awarded.
3. Mrs. Kalpana Sahu: “The Kinetics of oxidation of some Diols by N-bromophthalimide in the presence of micellar system.” Registerd.
4. Ku. Minu Singh: “Effect of micellar aggregates on the kinetics of oxidation of monosaccharides and disaccharides by N-haloamides.” Viva held on 12th July 2010,Degree awarded on 16th July 2010.
5. Mrs. Kamalni Tripathi: “Oxidative degradation of some ketones by N-bromophthalimide in micellar system: A kinetic and mechanistic study.” Viva held on 27 Sep. 2010. Degree awarded on 29th Sep. 2010.
6. Mrs. Namita Goyal ----Registered
7. Mrs. Rajani Pillai -----Registered
8. Mrs. Radhika Sharma -----Registered
9. Mrs.Samata Deshpande -----Enrolled
10. Ms. Savita Nayak --------Enrolled
Other Recognitions:
1. Fellow and Life member, Indian Science Congress Association. L-5343
2. Fellow and Life member of Indian Society for Surface Science &Technology (ISSST). L/M-K-36
3. Fellow and Life member of Indian Council of Chemists (ICC).LF/1079
4. Fellow and Life member of Catalysis Society of India (CSI).
5. Member of American Chemical Society 2007-08 No. 2422380.
6. Affiliate member of International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry, 2007-08.
7. Fellow and life member of Indian Chemical Society, F-7174(LM).
Conferences Attended
International Conferences:
1. Presented an oral paper in 8th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution. June 10-15 1990 at the University of Florida. Gansville, Fl 32611-2023 USA.
2. Presented an oral paper in 233rd American Chemical society National meeting and exposition Chicago 25-29 march 2007.
3. Presented an oral paper in 12th Asian Chemical Congress in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 23-25 August 2007.
4. Presented paper in International conference of Interdisciplinary approaches in physical sciences: Growing trends and Recent Advances organized by Guru Ghasidas univ., Bilaspur, C. G., India.12-14 Jan. 2008
5. Participated in the International conference on Soft systems (ICSS 2008) Feb. 13-15 2008 organized by Indian Society for surface science & technology and centre for surface science department of chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, INDIA.
6. Participated in the International conference on recent advances in chemical science and 47th annual convention of chemists December 23-27, 2010 Hosted by School of studies in chemistry pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur, Chhattisgarh. (Young Scientist Award Papers).
National Conferences:
1. Participated & presented a paper in the national workshop on fundamental & analytical aspects of self-organising system Raipur university 1987.
2. Presented a paper in 93rd Indian Science Congress, Jan 3-7, 2006 at Hydrabad in the section Chemical Sciences.
3. Presented a Scientific paper in the Indian Science congress Goa 3-5 Jan. 1993.
4. Participated & Presented a Scientific paper in Science Congress Ahmedabad 3-5 Jan. 2005.
5. Presented a Scientific paper in national Conference on disperse system in Assam University Silchar 23-25 Nov.2006.
6. Organized a National Symposium on Fundamental and Analytical Aspects of Self-organising Systems (8-10 March’07).
7. Presented a paper in National conference on environmental challenges and the remedial Techniques org. by Deptt. Of Engineering Chemistry BIT DURG, 16-17 March 2007.
8. Presented an invited talk on Trends of antidepressants Drugs in Science and Technology organized by All India Council for technical education (AICTE) BIT DURG, 5-18 July 2007.
9. Presented an invited talk in National level technical conference in Shri Shankaracharya college of Engineering and Technology Bhilai 26-27 October 2007.
10. Attended National workshop on Forensic approaches to the investigations of Heinous Crimes organized by Durg Police at Bhilai on 16 March 2008.
11. Participated &Presented on oral research paper entitled “Effect of anionic surfactant on the oxidation of DL –aspartic acid by N- bromophthalimide” in 14th National Conference on surfactants emulsions & biocolloids, Deptt. Of chemistry university of Kashmir Srinagar on July 28-30, 2009.

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