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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT
durejanidhi@gmail.com

Educational Qualification

  • Dr Nidhi Dureja received her B.Sc. degree from Kurukshetra University in 1995
  • M.Sc. degree in Industrial Chemistry (Polymer Science) from Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar in 1997.
  • She did her PhD work at IIT Delhi and received the degree in Chemistry from Jamia-Milia-Islamia Delhi in 2006.
  • From 2007-2011 she executed her young scientist project (DST) at IIT Delhi.
  • She qualified CSIR-UGC LS (NET) twice.
Career Profile

She worked at various colleges at various capacities.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Inorganic Chemistry, Polymers composites, materials

Subjects Taught

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Polymers
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physical Chemistry

 

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Received and executed Project entitled "Development of Nano Composites based on Engineering Polymers for performance Enhancement in Tribology" under FAST TRACK Proposal for Young Scientists sponsored by DST, India (Sept 2007 to sept.2011)

Publications Profile

Peer Reviewed Journals (8 international and 1 national) :

  1. J. Bijwe, Nidhi and B. K. Satapathy, "Influence of Amount of Resin on Fade and Recovery Behaviour of Non-asbestos Organic (NAO) Friction Materials" Indian Institute of Metals, 57, 4 (2004) 335-344
  2. J. Bijwe, Nidhi, N. Majumdar, B. K. Satapathy, "Influence of modified phenolic resins on the fade and recovery behaviour of friction materials" Wear, 259, 7-12 (2005) 1068-1078.
  3. Nidhi, B. K. Satapathy, J. Bijwe and N. Majumdar "Influence of Modified Phenolic Resins on the Fade and Recovery Properties of the Friction Materials: Supportive Evidence Multiple Criteria Decision- Making Method (MCDM)", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 25, 13 (2006) 1333-1340.
  4. Nidhi, J. Bijwe and N. Majumdar "Influence of Amount and Modification of Resin on Fade and Recovery Behaviour of Non-asbestos Organic (NAO) Friction Materials", Tribology Letters, 23, 3 (2006) 215-222.
  5. J. Bijwe, Nidhi, "Potential of fibres and lubricants to enhance the tribo-utility of PEEK in adverse operating conditions", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, 59, 4 (2007) 156-165
  6. Nidhi and J. Bijwe "NBR Modified resin in Fade and Recovery module in Non-asbestos Organic (NAO) Friction Materials", Tribology Letters, 27, 2 (2007) 189-196.
  7. N. Dureja, J. Bijwe and P. V. Gurunath "Role of Type and Amount of Resin on Performance Behavior of Non-asbestos Organic (NAO) Friction Materials", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 28, 4 (2009) 489-497
  8. Pooja Bansal, Gaurav, Nidhi, Ashok Kumar Malik, F.M. matysik "Liquid Chromatographic Determination of 1,3,5-Trinitroperhydro-1,3,5-triazine and 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene in Human Plasma and Groundwater Samples Utilizing Microextraction in Packed Syringe, Chromatographia, (2012) 75:739-745
  9. Jayashree Bijwe, Arangnathan N., Sanjeev Sharma, Nidhi Dureja and Ram kumar "Nano Abrasives in Friction Materials -Influence on Tribological Properties" Wear, 296, (2012) 693-701.
Conference Participation / Presentations

Two publications in the proceedings of conferences

  1. Nidhi Dureja, Ajay Kumar Kadiyala and Jayashree Bijwe "Strengthening fiber-matrix adhesion to improve tribo-performance of composites" Paper accepted for International conference on Advances in Tribology and Engineering Systems, Gujrat, India, October 15-17, 2013.
  2. Nidhi Dureja, "Surface tailoring of glass fabric and Polybenzoxazine composites with nano-graphite" Paper accepted for ASIATRIB-2014, International conference on Green Tribology, Agra, India, Febuary 17-20, 2014.

 

Administrative Assignments

  • She co-ordinated Cultural club, RTI and Litigation matters.
  • She is the member of admission committee.

 

Other Activities

Attended International workshops
  1. Second International workshop on Advances in Asbestos Free Friction Composites (iWAAFC 2) held on 7-8 Feb, 2008 at ITMMEC -IIT Delhi
  2. Third International workshop on Advances in Asbestos Free Friction Composites (iWAAFC III) held on 9-10 Feb, 2011 at ITMMEC -IIT Delhi

Abroad Visited : France