MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS


Academic year 2014-2015

  • Dr D. C. Kala (Physics): Innovative techniques of harvesting, conserving and utilizing Solar energy through Photovoltaics, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Devyani Awade (Physics): Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphors for Solid State lighting, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Gopa Sarma (Botany): Phytochemical screening, TLC fingerprinting, HPTLC, proximate analysis, oil extraction and antimicrobial activity of few medicinal plants, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Vibha Gupta (Botany): Characterization of Protease inhibitor from Terminalia species, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Rupinder Kaur (Zoology): DNA barcoding of some commercially important crustaceans: shrimps from Mumbai region of Maharashtra, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Vaijayanti Ranade (Microbiology): Inhibiting biofilm formation of antibiotic resistant Salmonella and E.coli isolates from raw meat samples using chitosan encapsulated mannan oligosaccharide nanoparticles, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Aparna Dubhashi (Microbiology): Simulated in-vitro and field trial study of Probiotic Bacillus species for Poultry Gastro Intestinal tract, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Meenal Dukhande (Microbiology): Production of flavoring compounds-esters using lipase from Staphylococcus pasteuri, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr B V Vakil (GNIRD): Development of probiotics for oral health in humans, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Kiran Mangaonkar (GNIRD): Antibacterial activity of selected plants against isolates of multi drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus and study of its biofilm formation capability and spa typing, University Grants Commission.
  • Ms Sayali Yadav (Commerce): Managerial Efficacy through Ancient Indian Scriptures: Towards a greater sustainable paradigm, University Grants Commission.
  • Ms Anita Pasbola (Commerce): A Paradigm Shift in Consumer Behaviour: Conventional Buying to Online Buying, University Grants Commission.
  • Ms Padmaja Kulkarni (Marathi): Samarth Ramdasanche Patralekhan - Ek Chikitsak Abhyas, University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Ratna Sharma (Hindi): ‘Samkaleen Hindi Upanyason mein .Mahanagreeya Bodh aur Yatharth’ University Grants Commission.
  • Dr S.K.Cheema (Botany): ‘Influence of Environmental Pollution on leaf properties of some trees growing in Tarapur, MIDC-Maharashtra’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Vibha Gupta (Botany): ‘Evaluation of in vitro cultured medicinal plants for hypoglycemic activity’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Babita Rana (Botany): ‘Determination of total carotenoid content and to find out correlation between total phenolic/flavonoid content and antioxidant activity of different parts of fruit of grapefruit’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Mrs. Rupinder Kaur (Zoology): ‘DNA barcoding of some commercially important crustaceans, shrimps from Mumbai region of Maharashtra’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Surekha Gupta (Zoology): ‘Assessment of water quality of Kalam beech, Nalasopara’, University of Mumbai
  • Dr Lata Joseph (Biotechnology): ‘Isolation, characterization, optimization of fermentation conditions and application studies of a cellulose producer isolated from cowdung’ Mumbai University.
  • Dr V V Ranade (Microbiology): ‘Understanding diversty of biofilm formation by antibiotic resistant Salmonella and E-Coli isolates from row meat’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Durga Pawar (Microbiology): ‘Study of growth parametrs of chromo bacterium specis isolated form soil with the help of predictive microbiology’, University of Mumbai
  • Mrs Rina Mehra (Microbiology): ‘Industrial applications of laccases using biosensors’, ,University of Mumbai
  • Dr Aprana Dubashi (Microbiology): ‘Characterization of Bacillus specis for probiotic applications’, University of Mumbai


Academic year 2013-2014

  • Dr Meenal Dukhande (Microbiology): 'Comparative studies between solid substrate fermentation and submerged fermentation for maximum lipase production', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr. Manisha Mathur (Zoology): 'Study Of Chronic administration of ethidium Bromide Toxicity on Ovarian Histoarchitechture Of Albino Mice', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Meeta Rakesh (Chemistry): ‘Study on stability of baby food products in India with respect to bisphenol-A and elemental contents’, University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Priti Khedkar (Chemistry) and Dr Meeta Rakesh (Chemistry): ‘Preparation and characterisation of partially substituted Pr based  perovskites for their application in removal of chlorinated volatile organic compounds.’, University of Mumbai.


Academic year 2012-2013

  • Dr Meenal Dukhande (Microbiology): 'Comparative studies between solid substrate fermentation and submerged fermentation for maximum lipase production', University of Mumbai
  • Dr. Manisha Mathur (Microbiology): 'Study Of Chronic administration of ethidium Bromide Toxicity on Ovarian Histoarchitechture Of Albino Mice', Mumbai University
  • Dr.Chandra.B Maurya (Chemistry) and 'Dr. Deepa Parab (Chemistry): ‘ Structural, thermal studies and biological activity of Coordination compounds of Butanamide,2-[4-nitro phenyl hydrazono]-3-oxo-N-phenyl', University of Mumbai., (2012-2013)
  • Dr Amul Y Desai (Chemistry) and Ms Harmeet Kaur (Chemistry): 'Thermal and Biological activity  studies of Co-ordination compounds of nitro or chloro derivative of Butanoic acid-3-oxo-2-phenylhydrazono ethyl esters with certain transition metals', University of Mumbai., (2012-2013)
  • Dr.Ratna Sharma (Hindi): 'Aaj ki kavita ki Bhasha aur Shilp Vidhan', University of Mumbai
  • Dr Rajesh Pandey (Mathematics): 'Basic Hyper geometric polynomials', University of Mumbai
  • Dr Siby Abraham (Mathematics): 'Finding numerical Solutions of Diophantine Equations using Differential Evolution, University of Mumbai
  • Dr D C Kala (Physics): 'Sensors', University of Mumbai.
  • Mr V.S. Upadhyay (Physics): 'Iron Oxide and polymer nano composites', University of Mumbai.
  • Mr. N.S.Sehra (Physics): 'Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Magnetostrictive material in developing displacement Transducer', University of Mumbai.
  • Ms. Rama.M.Pandey (Physics): 'Thin Film Preparation', University of Mumbai.
  • MS Neelam Chavan (Library Science): 'Citation Analysis of the Publications of the Faculties of Biological Sciences working in the Higher Education Institutes in Matunga East', University of Mumbai.


Academic year 2011-2012

  • Ms Deepa Parab (Chemistry) and Dr. AY Desai (Chemistry): 'Structural investigation, thermal studies and biological activity of Coordination compounds of Phenyl azo acetoacetanilide and its derivatives', University of Mumbai.
  • Ms  Harmeet Kaur Kohli (Chemistry) and Dr. AY Desai(Chemistry): Structural and Biological activity  studies of Co-ordination compounds of β- diketonehydrazone  and its derivatives with certain transition metals', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr. Swaranjit Kaur Cheema (Botany): 'Karyotype analysis and cytotoxicity studies in Ruellia tuberosa', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Gopa Sarma(Botany): 'Antimicrobial activity, Micropropagation and Phytochemical analysis of some medicinal plants extracts', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr. Vibha Gupta(Zoology):'Study of inhibitors of salivary amylase, pancreatic amylase and insect amylase present in imported legume-grains', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Rupinder Kaur(Zoology): 'Use of shell waste for waste-water treatment' , University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Surkha Gupta, Ms Deepti Deshpande (Zoology): 'Nutritional value of commercially important fishes', University of Mumbai.
  • Mrs. Meenakshi Narayanaswamy(Economics): 'Impact of Microfinance with respect to poverty alleviation and socio- economic empowerment of urban women- An empirical analysis', University of Mumbai.
  • Mrs. Rita Bhambi(History):'Scaling heights; Thull and Bhore Ghat and GIPR' , University of Mumbai.
  • Mrs . Latha Mohanan and Ms Yogita Shinde(Mathematics & Statistics): 'Study of  the effect of frequent use of search  engines over the   memory of individuals in the age group  of 15 -25 years', University of Mumbai.
  • Ms. Sayali Yadav (Commerce): 'Talent Management in Life Insurance  Sector', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr  Lata Joseph and Ms Shipa Walia (Biotechnology): 'Bioconversion of waste cooking oil for biomass production', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Vaijayanti  Viraj Ranade(Microbiology): 'Isolation of Acyl Homoserine Lactone (AHL) producers from spoiled food and detection of AHL signal molecules', University of Mumbai.
  • Ms Rina Mehra (Microbiology): 'Antibacterial properties of natural preservatives, thyme and oregano', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Aparna Dubhashi(Microbiology): 'Lignolytic activity of enzyme Laccase obtained from different natural sources', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr. Krupa A. Purandare(Microbiology): 'Isolation of Vitamin B12 producing organisms from Activated sludge or Sewage sample', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Aparna Dubhashi (Microbiology): 'Isolation and Characterization of lignin degrader', Institute of Chemcial Technology and Department of Biotechnology.
  • Dr V V Ranade (Microbiology) and Dr Kripa Purandare (Microbiology): 'Study of bacterial pathogens recovered from vegetables irrigated by wastewater', Paryavaran Dakshata Manch, Thane


Academic year 2010-2011

  • Dr Veena Sahai, Dr Manisha Mathur (Zoology): 'Effects of Fluoride toxicity on genes in albino mice', University Grants Commission.
  • Dr. Ajit Datar(GNIRD): 'The studies on anti-microbial potentials of selected plant essential oils.', University Grants Commission.
  • Dr. B.S.Ajit Kumar(Chemistry), 'Invitro antimicrobial and phytochemical screening of some Indian Medicinal Plants against oral pathogens', University Grants Commission.
  • Dr. Ajitha Rani.R(Chemistry):'Standardization of herbal preparations for external application and to study their possible trans dermal absorption', University Grants Commission.
  • Dr Suchitra S K(Economics): 'From parents to children:Inter generational transfer, A case study', University Grants Commission.
  • Ms D P Awade(Physics): 'Preparation and characterization of some luminescent materials', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr H S Kalsi(Physics): 'Measurement of variations in environmental energy parameters', University of Mumbai.
  • Dr Veena Sahai(Zoology): 'Effect of acrylanideior lever histopathology of albino mice', University of Mumbai
  • Dr Manisha Mathur(Zoology): 'Effect of ethidium bromideon histopathology', University of Mumbai
  • Dr. Meenal Dukhande(Microbiology): 'Isolation, purification & production of microbial lipases and study of its applications in oil degradation', University of Mumbai
  • Dr V.V.Ranade(Microbiology):'Studies on homo acyl lactone producers from spoiled food', Paryavaran Dakshata Manch, Thane
  • Dr Meenal Dukhande(Microbiology): 'Isolation of lipase producing micro-organisms form suitably selected natural sources (Plants/insect sources)', DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences, Mumbai.