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Dr. Diwakar Chauhan


Dr. Diwakar Chauhan is currently working as Professor of Chemistry in School of Basic Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has done his PhD in Chemistry from Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has more than 16 years of qualitative & enriching experience in Teaching and Research. He has proven skills in managing the process for synthesis & characterization of semiconductor metal oxides and their use in photoelectrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen using visible and UV light. Adroit at organic synthesis and characterization of organic compounds (Discotic Nematic Liquid Crystals). Authored numerous significant literatures, published in acclaimed journals globally. He is an effective communicator with excellent analytical & problem-solving abilities.


  • More than 15.0 years of teaching experience


  • Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2006, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra

Thesis Title: ‘A study on some semiconductor catalyzed photochemical processes’

  • Master of Science (Chemistry), 2002, 70.1%, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra 

Dissertation Title: ‘Standardization of methods for extraction from Neem leaves, larvicidal properties and identification of active principle’

Award & Recognition

  • 2nd Research and Innovation award on 11th January 2022 by Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • ‘Best Poster Presentation Award’ in International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad, India (Dec 2004)
  • Received scholarship in project funded by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India during June 2002 to March 2003
  • Gold medal in B.Sc (Biology Group) in 2000.


  • He has presented Research papers in various National and International conferences &more than 17 Papers Published in various National, international & On -Line Journals

Scopus Publications:

  • Laky Timon Wani Kundu, Ajay Kumar, Garima Bartariya, Pragati Saini, Monika Chauhan, Diwakar Chauhan and Rajendra Singh, “Physico-chemical and Microbiological Studies on Quality of Drinking Water in Different Areas of Gautam Budh Nagar, (U.P) India”, Pollution Research, 42(1), 26-32, 2023.
  • Shivangani Sharma, Ajay Kumar, Monika Chauhan, Diwakar Chauhan and Vanya Garg, “Role and Applications of Microbial Siderophores in the Environment”, Ecology, Environment and Conservation, 29(1), 33-40, 2023.
  • Shweta Patel, Diwakar Chauhan, Ranjana Patnaik ‘‘Promotion of psychosocial wellbeing in new mothers through mindfulness-based cognitive therapy”, International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(S2), 5040–5055, 2022.
  • Shshank Sourabh, Diwakar Chauhan, Vinay Singh and Monika Chauhan ‘‘Analysis of Digital Data by File Signature Method on Android Version 9’, Recent Advances in Computer Science and Communications, 13, 1-8, 2021. 
  • Shweta Patel, Diwakar Chauhan, Ranjana Patnaik ‘‘Effects of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Prevention of Neurological and Cognitive Disorders- A Review Study”, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, October-December 2021, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2021.
  • Ajay Kumar, Anurag Agrawal, Diwakar Chauhan, Pragati Saini, ‘Structural Analysis, Antifungal Activity and Molecular Docking Study of a Compound Isolated from Streptomyces species, Anti Infective Agent’, Anti-Infective Agents, 18, 1-10, 2020.
  • Shweta Patel, Manindra Rajak, Kamini Khatak, Dr Ranjana Patnaik & Diwakar Chauhan, ‘‘Assessment of Impact of COVID-19 (Novel Corona Virus Disease) on Adult Indian Population: A cross Sectional Questionnaire based survey’, European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, Volume 07, Issue 09, 2020.
  • Vivek Parashar, Diwakar Chauhan, Monika Gupta, ‘‘Influence of toxicity of antibiotics on aquatic environment: a serious a concern’, Journal of Natural Remedies, Vol. 21, No.8(1), 2020.


  • Developing Positive Mental Health for Teaching-Learning Environment organized by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, MHRD, Govt of India, 25th January to 31st January 2022
  • ‘Online faculty development program Seies on Learning, Pedalogy and Effective Use of Case Methodology’, Aasma (17th May-21st May 2020) 
  • ‘Fundamental of Outcome Based Curriculum in Engineering Education’ (May 2019) offered by NPTEL
  • ‘Teaching and Learning in General Programs’ (July-Aug 2019) offered by NPTEL
  • ‘Natural Hazards’ (Jan-April 2020) offered by NPTEL
  • CO-PO attainment Computation and Outcomes Analysis on Inpod, June 2020
  • Training Program on Outcome Based Education Organized by Galgotias University, Gr. Noida on 13th to 20th December 2017.
  • Faculty certification Program on Digital Learning Platforms conducted by McGraw Hill Education for Galgotias University, Gr. Noida.

Area of Interest

  • Nanomaterials
  • Material Science
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry

Book Published

  • ‘ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY’ for B-Tech Students of UPTU, Lucknow.
  • Authors:Dr. Diwakar Chauhan and Dr. Monika Chauhan
  • Publication: Suhavi Publications, New Delhi
  • ‘ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY for B-Tech Students of UPTU, Lucknow.
  • Publication: Cengage Learning India Pvt. Ltd.

Book Chapters Published

  • Monika Chauhan, Vanshika, Ajay Kumar, Diwakar Chauhan and Arvind Kumar Jain, Title-“ Renewable Feedstocks for Biofuels, 2022, ISBN No. ISBN: 978-1-119-82932-4.
  • Sneha Yadav, Monika Chauhan, Ajay Kumar and Diwakar Chauhan contributed a chapter title,” Environmental Toxicology & Heavy Metals”, Discovery Book Publication, New Delhi, 2021.
  • Shweta Patel, Diwakar Chauhan, Monika Chauhan, Ajay Kumar and Arvind Kumar Jain, Title "Boosting health and immunity during COVID-19 by nutrition and diet " Immortal Publications, 2021, ISBN No. 978-93-5473-518-9.
  • Shivam Dwivedi, Monika Chauhan, Ajay Kumar, Diwakar Chauhan and Arvind Kumar Jain, Title-“Corana Virus: History, Epidemiology, Precaution and Status of Vaccine” to Immortal Publications, 2021 ISBN No. 978-93-5473-518-9.


  • Australian Patent, Application No.: 2021104451, kumar, Gaurav; Malviya, Rishabha; Mukherjee, Sumedha; Kumar Rai, Ashish; Chauhan, Monika; Chauhan, Diwakar; Kumar, Ajay; Singh, Anupam; Singh, Sachidanand; Das, Surojeet; Shyamali, Kumari; Jyoti, Shubhra, Title: “IDENTIFICATION OF ANTI-COVID 19 AGENT SOMNIFERINE AS INHIBITOR OF MPRO & ACE2-RBD INTERACTION”, July 2021.

Other Achievements 


  1. Faculty Coordinator- Association of Indian Universities, North Zone Vice Chancellors’ Meet -2022-23 on Internationalization for Transformative Higher Education, Hosted By Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, November 10-11, 2022.
  2. Faculty Coordinator- Smart India Hackathon (Hardware Edition), Organized by AICTE & MoE's Innovation Cell, AICTE India, August 25-28, 2022.
  3. Faculty Coordinator- Indian Karting Race 2021, Organized by Galgotias University & ISIE India, January 11-15, 2022.
  4. Organizing secretory- International conference on Advanced Materials for Next Generation Applications AMNGA2021. Division of Chemistry, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, September 29-30, 2021.
  5. Organizing Member in the one-day fest, “CHEMSYS- 2019” on 22nd November 2019 at Galgotias University, Greater Noida, UP.
  6. Organizing Member in the one-day workshop CHEMCLAVE 2020 on 12th February 2020 to enlighten with the pharmacological aspect of anticancer drugs.


  1. Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)
  1. Member of International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS).
  2. Member of IAENG International Association of Engineers