Dr. K. Santhosh Kumar

(Associate Dean, School of Science, GSFC University)

Dr. K. Santhosh Kumar is a proficient researcher. Broadly defined, Kumar’s research interests are in analytical and environmental chemistry, with a special focus on waste water and pharmaceutical analysis. After completing his Masters from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Dr. Kumar obtained his Ph.D. Degree from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU). Dr. Kumar developed a novel method for pre-concentration of drugs present in waste water which was part of his doctoral research. He has been awarded a Research Fellowship of University Grants Commission, under “Research Fellowship in Science for Meritorious Students” scheme to carry out his research work. His doctoral research has been nominated for prestigious “Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award” 2010 for Eminent Scientists in the field of Environment by Gujarat Council on Science and Technology, Department of Science & Technology, Government of Gujarat (Results Awaited). Dr. Kumar is presently serving GSFC University as Associate Dean, School of Science & Associate Professor in Chemistry. Dr. Kumar has a teaching experience of more than 18 years wherein he has served as Faculty in the Faculty of Science, MSU and then Navrachana University, Vadodara. He has guided many students at undergraduate, post graduate & doctorate level for their research work. Dr. Kumar has many publications with most of them being published in Journals with good impact factor and of International repute. One of the major publications is published in journal, Analytical Letters. His paper titled “Pre – concentration and Quantitative Determination of Venlafaxine HCl Present in Water” was highly appreciated at 2013 Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition, New Jersey, USA. Dr. Kumar has completed projects funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Education Department, Government of Gujarat, Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM) Ahmedabad and GSFC Ltd. Dr. Kumar, is an active member of Indian Society of Analytical Scientists, Baroda Chapter.