Dr. Apurva A Narvekar

I am presently working as Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Khandola, Marcela-Goa. I have completed M.Sc. (Physical Chemistry), from Goa University and Secured 1strank at M.Sc. Physical Chemistry examination held in April 2012. I was Awarded the Xth Indian Council of Chemist Conference Prize at the convocation ceremony, Goa University on 2nd February 2013. Cleared CSIR-UGC-NET (lectureship), with 39th/1106 rank Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi held on 17th June 2012. I was awarded Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Chemistry for my Thesis titled “Electrochemical and Adsorption Studies of Glycerol Based Carbons and its composites with Fe-MnOX and OMS-2” from Goa University in December 2020. (Guide – Prof. J. B. Fernandes & Prof. S. G. Tilve). My research interest includes Carbon materials for energy applications, Electro-catalytic oxidation of methanol/ethanol, Capacitance studies: Carbon-Metal oxides composites and Adsorption studies: Dyes & heavy metal ions. PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS 1. A. A. Narvekar, J. B. Fernandes and S.G. Tilve, Adsorption behavior of methylene blue on glycerol based carbon materials, J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 1714-1725. (I. F. = 5.909, CITATIONS = 48). 2. A. A. Narvekar, J.B. Fernandes and S.G. Tilve, Transformation of a Fe-Mn oxide into a ferromagnetic α-Fe2O3, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim., 2020, 142, 1207–1214. (I. F. = 2.471) 3. A. A. Narvekar, J. B. Fernandes, S. P. Naik, S. G. Tilve, Development of glycerol based carbon having enhanced surface area and capacitance obtained by KOH induced thermochemical activation, Mater. Chem. Phys., 2021, 261, 124238. (I. F. = 4.094, CITATIONS = 6).

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