Aufau International Award 2016 | Outstanding Researcher Award | Chemical Sciences

Dr. Wasudeo Balaji Gurnule

Department of Chemistry

Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya

Nagpur, India

            Wasudeo B. Gurnule obtained his M.Sc. degree in Chemistry in 1989. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2000 on Polymer Chemistry from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. Dr. W. B. Gurnule is presently working as an Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry, Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur. During his research career, he is involved in the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials as well as development of SBR nanocomposite materials, Semiconducting materials, Ion-exchange resins, Biodegradable polymers, Conducting polymers, TLC and Epoxy resins,  Dr. Gurnule published more than 160 research papers in national and international reviewed journals and presented more than 240 research papers in national and international conference on nanomaterials, polymers, ion-exchangers, semiconductors, luminescence and biological activities. Research Papers Citations: 828 and Research Papers h-index: 16.

He has received CRSI Best Teacher Awards-2011 for outstanding contribution in Polymer Materials Presented by Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore at CRSI Symposium at Bhuwaneshwar in 2011. He is also received Distinguish Scientist Award-2016 for their contribution in research work at Chennai by Venus International Foundation, Chennai. His academic achievement includes best research paper awards for 05 Research Papers in conferences and reviewer of 33 national and international journals. He has published 260 Science Articles in daily news papers. He has successfully guided 15 students for Ph.D. degree and 8 are currently registered for Ph.D. with him. He has successfully guided 21 M. Phil. Students. He has successfully completed 02 Research Projects of total amount Rs. 15,00,870/- of UGC. He is author of 32 Books/Chapters, one of which is of international level published by Apple Academic Press inc. Canada. He is the Secretary of Society for Promotion of Material Science, Nagpur. He is Executive Member of Association of Chemistry Teacher, Mumbai. He is Life Member of various academic societies. His name is included in the 30th, 32nd and 33rd Editions of Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, USA.