Ph.D. Program


PhD Program, ADMISSIONS -2019-2020.

List of selected candidates – January 2020

School of Liberal Studies and Education

Subject: Journalism and Mass Communication

  1. Ms. Akhila C. K.
  2. Mr. Ashish Mehta

School of Science

Subject: Mathematics

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PhD ADMISSIONS – JANUARY 2019-20
SCHOOL DISCIPLINE  –  AREA OF RESEARCH INTAKE FACULTY PROFILE
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY Civil Engineering
Research Area : Structural Engineering
Solid Mechanics,
Finite elements, plates and shells
1 “Dr. Payal Desai, Program Head, Civil Engineering
PhD (IIT Bombay), Post Doc (USA)
Speci areas: Computational Solid Mechanics, Finite elements and numerical methods, plates and shells, refined and higher order theories, mechanics of laminated composites Link to the web – page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-payal-desai/
Mechanical Engineering
Cryogenic Engineering
Composite Materials & Tribology
Computational Fluid Dynamics
3 “Dr. Amarish Badgujar – Program Head, Mechanical Engineering
PhD – IIT Bombay
Spec. areas: Cryogenic Engineering, Heat Transfer, I.C. Engines
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-amarish-badgujar
Dr. Kedar A. Pathak – Associate Professor, SET NUV.
PhD – The University of Akron, Ohio, USA
Spec. areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Thermo-Fluid Sciences, Adjoint-based Optimization, Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and high-performance computing (HPC).
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-kedar-pathak/
Dr. Hiral Parikh –  Asst. Professor, SET, NUV.
PhD- Changa University
Spec. areas: Biodegradable Composites, Polymer and polymer composites, Tribological characterization, Adhesive and Abrasive Wear Analysis.
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-hiral-h-parikh/
Electrical Engineering
Signal Processing
Network , Communication and Information systems
1 Dr.Shweta Dour –  Asst. Professor, SET, NUV.
PhD- Bahgwant University
Spec. areas :Communication Netwoks, Image Processing, Data Processing
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-shweta-dour/
Mathematics
Applications of mathematics in life sciences
1 Dr. Umme Salma M. Pirzada –  Asst. Professor, SET, NUV
PhD- The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
Spec. Areas: Fuzzy Mathematics, Optimization, Differential equations, Optimal control problems and applications
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-umme-salma-m-pirzada/
SCHOOL OF LIBERAL STUDIES & EDUCATION Journalism & Mass Communication
Media and Education ,Social Media/ social media ethics , Public Relations , Advertising, Media Studies Mass Communication – Print, TV, Development communication
2 Dr. Robi Augustine – Head, Dept of Journalism, SLSE,
NUV.PhD: Journalism &Mass Communication, MG  University, Kerala
Spec. areas: New Media, Development communication, PR and AD, Media Studies. link to web-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-robi-augustine/
Education 2 Dr. Rishi Raj Balwaria Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies and Education, NUV.
“PhD: Education, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat.Specialized areas: Language Education, Teacher Education, ICT in Education Link to the web – page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-rishi-raj-balwaria/
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & LAW Marketing Management 1 Dr. Anupama Chirag Dave – Asst. Professor, SBL, NUV.
PhD – Marketing (Gujarat University), MBA (Marketing) & M. Com.
Spec. areas: Marketing Management & Branding link to web-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-anupama-dave
Supply Chain Management & Operations Management 1 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Behera – Asst. Professor, SBL, NUV.
M. Tech & PhD – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Spec. areas: Operations & Supply Chain Management link to web-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-pradeep-kumar-behera/
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE Chemistry
(Organic Chemistry)
(Analytical Chemistry)
(Catalysis)
4 Dr. Amit N. Patwa – Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV.
PhD: Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory / Pune University, Pune
Spec. areas: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Nucleic Acid Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Bio-conjugate Chemistry and their applications
Link to web-page: https://nuv.ac.in/dr-amit-patwa/
Dr. Brijesh Shah – Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV.
Ph.D.: Applied Chemistry, The M. S. University of Baroda
Spec. Areas: Ion exchangers, Material Science, Catalysis, Hybrid Materials, Fabrication of Members, Metal Phosphates and Link to web-page: Phosphonates
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-brijesh-shah/
Dr. Denni Mammen – Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV.
Ph.D.: Chemistry, University of Mumbai
Spec. Areas: Phytochemistry, Method Development, and Validation.Link to web-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-denni-mammen/
Dr.  Sumit Bhawal – Associate Professor, School of Science, NUV.
Ph.D.:  University of Texas at Arlington (USA) and M.S. University of Baroda (India)
Spec. areas: Polymer and Colloid Science, Organic/Material Synthesis, Medicinal and Green Chemistry link to web-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-sumit-bhawal/
Life Sciences 2  Dr. Elizabeth Robin, Associate Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Plant Science- Phytochemistry, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara
Spec areas : Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Taxonomy of Medicinal Plants Link to we-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-elizabeth-robin/#1542610849123-ea5ec78a-ab50
Dr. Darshee Baxi:  Associate Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Endocrinlogy, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara
Spec areas : Metabolic Endocrinology, Circardian biology, Cancer and disease Biology, Phytotherapeutics and traditional medicine, Stress physiology, Reproductive biology Link to we-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-darshee-baxi/
Dr. Monisha Kottayi, Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Botany, RTM Nagpur University
Spec areas: Plant defense, Plant tissue culture, Plant breeding, Mutation studies for inducing disease resistance and Plant Genetics, Cytolgy. Link to we-page:
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-monisha-kottayi/#1542615890139-b07deb7d-3053
Dr. Parth Pandya, Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Neuro- Endocrinology, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara
Spec areas: Toxicology, Neuro Endocrinology, Entomology, Aquatic Biology, Circardian biology Link to web-page-
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-parth-pandya/
Dr. Krutika Abhyankar, Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Animal Physiology, Sardar Patel University, VVNagar-Anand
Spec areas: Animal Physiology, Endocrinology, phytomedicine, Disease Biology, Nutrition Biochemistry Link to web-Page-
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-krutika-abhyankar/
Dr. Rahul Parikh, Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D: Botany- Plant tissue culture, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara
Spec areas:Plant Ecology, Phyo remediation, Plant Tissue CultureLink to web-Page-
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-rahul-parikh/#1542624078597-553985f6-85f9
Dr. Vivek Mishra, Assistant Professor, School of Science, NUV
Ph.D : Biochemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Spec areas: Cellular metabolism, Inflammation, Molecular medicine Link to web-Page-
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-vivek-mishra/
Biochemistry 2
Plant Sciences 2
Animal Sciences 2
Data analytics 1
Dr. Umme Salma M. Pirzada –  Asst. Professor, SET, NUV
PhD- The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
Spec. Areas: Fuzzy Mathematics, Optimization, Differential equations, Optimal control problems and applications
https://nuv.ac.in/dr-umme-salma-m-pirzada/
SCHOOL OF ENV. DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
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