Mr. Suresh Ghotekar

HoD of Chemistry


Name Suresh K. Ghotekar  
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Department of Chemistry
Date of joining this


22nd Feb, 2021.
Qualification M.Sc., SET
Email Id [email protected]
Area of Interest


Organic Chemistry
Subject taught Organic chemistry (spectroscopy, stereochemistry, organic reaction mechanism, etc.), Industrial chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Analytical chemistry, Applied chemistry.
Responsibilities Handled Admission committee member Head of Criterion-III of NAAC
Total Experience in Years Teaching: 06 Y, 03 M Industry: 00 Yrs.
Seminar/Workshop/FDP Attended ·         Actively participated in One Day National Workshop on “NAAC Accreditation Framework: An Overview in Respect of New Guideline” held at Sage University Indore, Christian Eminent College Indore, Research Foundation of India, JHERF & Academic Research Guide Association on 19-08-2021.

·         Actively participated in Three Days National Webinar on “Sensitization of Research Metrices, Ethics & IPR” held at SN Arts, DJM Commerce & BNS Science College Sangamner on 20- 08-2021 to 22-08-2021.

Paper / Book Published  

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A) Patent: Received Innovative Australian Patent is granted & published 29th September, 2015. Suresh K. Ghotekar, Amey

V. Kardile, AU-2015101419 A Process for Biosynthesizing Metal Nanoparticle.



B)  Research paper Publications:

  1. Kumar A, Hasija V, Sudhaik A, Raizada P*, Le QV, Singh P*, Pham TH, Kim TY, Ghotekar S, Nguyen VH*. Artificial leaf for light-driven CO2 reduction: Basic concepts, advanced structures, and selective solar-to-chemical Chem. J Eng. 2022;430:133031. (IF-13.27)
  2. Thuan DV*, Nguyen TL*, Thi HHP, Thanh NT, Ghotekar S, Sharma AK, Binh MT, Nga TT, Pham TD, Cam DP. Development of Indium Vanadate and Silver deposited on Graphitiv carbon nitride ternary heterojunction for advanced photocatalytic degradation of residual antibiotics in aqueous environment. Optical Material. 2021Under Review (IF-3.08)
  3. Kashid Y, Ghotekar S*, Bilal M, Pansambal S, Oza R, Varma RS, Nhuyen VH, Ananda Murthy HC, Mane Bio-inspired sustainable synthesis of silver chloride nanoparticles and their prominent applications. J Ind. Chem. Soc. 2021Under Review (IF-0.28)
  4. Dutta S, Roy A*, Ghotekar S, Bilal M. Plant derived bioactive componds against SARS-CoV-2. Proceedings of the national academy of sciences, India section b: biological sciences. 2021Under Review.
  5. Kumar R, Raizada P, Khan AAP, Nguyen VH*, Le QV, Ghotekar S, Selvasembian R, Gandhi V, Singh A, Singh P*. Recent progress in emerging BiPO4-based photocatalysts: synthesis, properties, modification strategies, and photocatalytic applications. J Mater. Sci, & Tech. 2021;108:208-225. (IF-8.06)
  6. Sharma S, Sonkar K, Singh V, Roy A*, Ghotekar S. Bacoside: A harmaceutically important Proceedings of the national academy of sciences, India section b: biological sciences. 2021;1-7.
  7. Shinde VB, Mhaldar PM, Chhowala TN, Miizaei M, Ghotekar SK, Rashinkar GS, Pore DM*. An efficient Brønsted acid ionic liquid catalyzed synthesis of novel spiro1,2,4-triazolidine-5-thiones and their photoluminescence study. J Mole. Struc. 2022:131528. (IF-3.19)
  8. Cuong HN, Pansambal S*, Ghotekar S*, Oza R, Hai NT, Viet NM, Nguyen New frontiers in the plant extract mediated


biosynthesis of copper oxide (CuO) nanoparticles and their potential applications: A review. Environmental Research. 2022;203:111858. (IF- 6.49)

  1. Kelele KG, Tadesse A, Desalegn T, Ghotekar S, Balachandran R*, Murthy HC*. Synthesis and characterizations of metal ions doped barium strontium titanate (BST) nanomaterials for photocatalytic and electrical applications: A mini review. J Mater. Res. 2021;112(8):665-77. (IF- 0.74)
  2. Dabhane H, Ghotekar S*, Tambade P, Pansambal S, Murthy HA, Oza R, Medhane A review on environmentally benevolent synthesis of CdS nanoparticle and their applications. Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 2021;3:209-219.
  3. Afridi M, Muhammad IM, Ahmad T, Hussain A, Akram M*, Ghotekar S*, Oza R, Marasini BP. Ethno-Medicinal Uses of Piper betel─ A Advanced Journal of Chemistry-Section B. 2021:199-208.
  4. Nagore P, Ghotekar S*, Mane K, Ghoti A, Bilal M, Roy Structural Properties and Antimicrobial Activities of Polyalthia longifolia Leaf Extract-Mediated CuO Nanoparticles. BioNanoScience. 2021;11(2):579-89.
  5. Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Bilal M, Pingale SS, Oza R*. Environmentally friendly synthesis of Cr2O3 nanoparticles: Characterization, applications and future perspective─ a review. Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. 2021;3:100089.
  6. Dabhane H, Ghotekar S, Tambade P*, Pansambal S, Oza R, Medhane V. MgO nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization, and applications as a catalyst for organic transformations. European Journal of Chemistry. 2021;12(1):86-108. (IF- 0.54)
  7. Akram M*, Siddique A, Laila U, Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Oza R. Traditional Use, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Genus Sesbania: A Adv. J. Sci. Eng. 2021;2(1):64-8.
  8. Murthy HA, Zeleke TD, Tan KB, Ghotekar S, Alam MW, Balachandran R, Chan KY, Sanaulla PF, Kumar MA, Ravikumar CR*. Enhanced multifunctionality of CuO nanoparticles synthesized using aqueous leaf extract of Vernonia amygdalina


plant. Results in Chemistry. 2021;3:100141.

  1. Deshmukh VV, Ravikumar CR*, Kumar MA, Ghotekar S, Kumar AN, Jahagirdar AA, Murthy HA*. Structure, morphology and electrochemical properties of SrTiO3 perovskite: Photocatalytic and supercapacitor Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 2021;3:241-8.
  2. Dabhane H, Ghotekar SK*, Tambade PJ*, Pansambal S, Ananda Murthy HC, Oza R, Medhane Cow Urine Mediated Green Synthesis of Nanomaterial and Their Applications: A State-of-the- art Review. Journal of Water and Environmental Nanotechnology. 2021;6(1):81-91. (IF- 0.32)
  3. Bagheri AR*, Aramesh N, Khan AA, Gul I, Ghotekar S, Bilal M*. Molecularly imprinted polymers-based adsorption and photocatalytic approaches for mitigation of environmentally- hazardous pollutants─ a J Env. Chem. Eng. 2021:9(1):104879. (IF- 4.3)
  4. Rehman N, Ghotekar S*, Izharullah M, Zaheer J, Akram M*, Khan MI. Prevalence and Treatment of Hypertension in District Bhimber, Azad Jammu and J. Med. Chem. Sci. 2021:4(1):75-83.
  5. Shah SM, Nisar Z, Nisar J, Akram M, Ghotekar S*, Oza Nanobiomedicine: A New Approach of Medicinal Plants and Their Therapeutic Modalities. J. Mater. Envir. Sci. 2021:12(1):1-14. (IF- 0.75)
  6. Shrestha A, Pradhan R, Ghotekar S, Dahikar S, Marasini BP*. Phytochemical Analysis and Anti-Microbial Activity of Desmostachya Bipinnata: A J. Med. Chem. Sci. 2021:4(1):36-41.
  7. Pagar T, Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Pagar K, Oza R. Biomimetic Synthesis of CuO Nanoparticle using Capparis decidua and their Antibacterial Adv. J Sci. Eng. 2020:1(4):133-137.
  8. Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Pansambal S, Ananda Murthy H C, Oza R. A Review on Eco-Friendly Synthesis of BiVO4 Nanoparticle and its Eclectic Adv. J Sci. Eng. 2020:1(4):106-112.
  9. Dabhane H, Ghotekar S, Tambade P*, Medhane Plant Mediated Green Synthesis of Lanthanum Oxide Nanoparticles: A


Review.   Asian    Journal   of    Nanosciences   and    Materials.


  1. Ghotekar S*, Pagar T, Pansambal S, Oza R. A Review on Green Synthesis of Sulfur Nanoparticles via Plant Extract, Characterization and its Advanced Journal of Chemistry-Section B. 2020:2(3):128-143.
  2. Ghotekar S*, Dabhane H, Pansambal S, Oza R, Tambade P, Medhane A Review on Biomimetic Synthesis of Ag2O Nanoparticles using Plant Extract, Characterization and its Recent Applications. Advanced Journal of Chemistry-Section B. 2020:2(3):102-111.
  3. Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Oza An Overview on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020:4(6).
  4. Pagar T, Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Oza R, Marasini BP. Facile Plant Extract Mediated Eco-Benevolent Synthesis and Recent Applications of CaO-NPs: A State-of-the-art J. Chem. Rev. 2020:2(3):201-210.
  5. Korde P, Ghotekar S*, Pagar T, Pansambal S, Oza R, Mane D. Plant Extract Assisted Eco-benevolent Synthesis of Selenium Nanoparticles-A Review on Plant Parts Involved, Characterization and Their Recent Journal of Chemical Reviews. 2020:2(3):157-168.
  6. Ghotekar S. Plant extract mediated biosynthesis of Al2O3 nanoparticles-a review on plant parts involved, characterization and Nanochemistry Research. 2019:4(2):163-169.
  7. Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Pawar P, Pagar T, Oza R, Bangale
  8. Biological activities of biogenically synthesized fluorescent silver nanoparticles using Acanthospermum hispidum leaves extract. SN Applied Sciences, 2019:1(11):1342.
  9. Pansambal S, Ghotekar S, Shewale S, Deshmukh K, Barde N, Bardapurkar P*. Efficient synthesis of magnetically separable CoFe2O4@SiO2 nanoparticles and its potent catalytic applications for the synthesis of 5-aryl-1, 2, 4-triazolidine-3-thione Journal of Water and Environmental Nanotechnology, 2019:4(3):174-186.


  1. Pagar K, Ghotekar S*, Pagar T, Nikam A, Pansambal S, Oza R, Sanap D, Dabhane H. Antifungal activity of biosynthesized CuO nanoparticles using leaves extract of Moringa oleifera and their structural Asian Journal of Nanosciences and Materials, 2020:3(1):15-23.
  2. Pagar T, Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Pansambal S, Oza R. A review on bio-synthesized Co3O4 nanoparticles using plant extracts and their diverse J. Chem. Rev., 2019:1(4):260-270.
  3. Nikam A, Pagar T, Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Pansambal S. A review on plant extract mediated green synthesis of zirconia nanoparticles and their miscellaneous applications. Chem. Rev., 2019:1(3):154- 163.
  4. Pansambal S*, Ghotekar S, Oza R, Deshmukh K. Biosynthesis of CuO nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Ziziphus mauritiana leaves and their catalytic performance for the 5-aryl-1,2,4- triazolidine-3- thione derivatives synthesis. IJSRST, 2019:5(4):122- 128.
  5. Bangale S*, Ghotekar S. Bio-fabrication of silver nanoparticles using Rosa Chinensis extract for antibacterial activies. Inter. J Nano Dimen., 2019:10(2):217-224.
  6. Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Pagar K, Pardeshi O, Oza R. Synthesis of CeVO4 nanoparticles using sol-gel auto combustion method and their antifungal Nanochem. Res., 2018:3(2):189-196.
  7. Ghotekar S*. A review on plant extract mediated biogenic synthesis of CdO nanoparticles and their recent applications. Asian Green Chem., 2019:3(2):187-200.
  8. Kambale DR, Bangale SV*, Ghotekar SK, Bamane SR. Efficient synthesis of CeVO4 nanoparticles using combustion route and their antibacterial J Nanostruct., 2018:8(2):144-151. (IF- 1.5)
  9. Ghotekar S*, Savale A, Pansambal Phytofabrication of fluorescent silver nanoparticles from Leucaena leucocephala L. and their biological activities. J. Water & Env. Nanotech., 2018:3(2):95-105.
  10. Pansambal S*, Gawande S, Ghotekar S, Oza R, Deshmukh K. Green synthesis of CuO nanoparticles using Ziziphus mauritiana extract and its characterizations. IJSRST, 2017:3:142-146.


  1. Savale A, Ghotekar S*, Pansambal S, Pardeshi Green synthesis of fluorescent CdO nanoparticles using Leucaena leucocephala L. extract and their biological activities. J Bacteriology and Mycology, 2017:5:00148.
  2. Pansambal S, Deshmukh K, Savale A, Ghotekar S*, Pardeshi O, Jain G, Aher Y, Pore D. Phytosynthesis and biological activities of fluorescent CuO nanoparticles using Acanthospermum hispidum extract. J Nanostruct., 2017:7:165-176.
  3. Aher YB, Jain GH, Patil GE, Savale AR, Ghotekar SK*, Pore DM, Pansambal SS, Deshmukh KK. Biosynthesis of copper oxide nanoparticles using leaves extract of Leucaena leucocephala and their promising upshot against the selected human pathogens. IJMCM, 2017:7:776-786.
  4. Ghotekar SK*, Ghotekar Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Celosia argentea L. aqueous extract and their characterization, RTCES-2016, 50-55.
  5. Ghotekar SK*, Pande SN, Pansambal SS, Sanap DS, Mahale KM, Sonawane B. Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles by using Annona reticulata And its characterization, World J. Pha. & Pha. Sci., 2015:4:1304-1312.
  6. Ghotekar SK*, Vaidya PS, Pande SN, Pawar SP. Synthesis of silver nanoparticles by using 3-methyl pyrazol 5-one (Chemical reduction method) & its characterization, J. Mul. Res & Deve., 2015:5:419-422.
  7. Pande SN, Bharati KT, Wakchure SK, Ghotekar SK, Gujrathi DB, Phatangare Green Synthesis of Silver Nano particles by Caralluma Fimbriata and its characterization, Ind. J. App. Res., 2015:5:749-750.


  1. Book chapters:


1. Datta S, Roy A*, Ghotekar S. Emerging groundwater contaminants: Their manifestation and In Legacy, Pathogenic and Emerging Contaminants in the Environment 2021. CRC Press.

2.      Pagar T, Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Pansambal S, Oza R. Phytogenic synthesis of manganese dioxide nanoparticles using plant extracts and their biological application. In Handbook of Greener Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Compounds 2021 Jan 1 (pp. 209-218). Elsevier.

3.      Ghotekar S*, Dabhane H, Tambade P, Medhane V. Plant- based green synthesis and applications of cuprous oxide nanoparticles. In Handbook of Greener Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Compounds 2021 Jan 1 (pp. 201-208). Elsevier.

4.      Ghotekar S*, Pagar K, Pansambal S, Murthy HA,  Oza R. Biosynthesis of silver sulfide nanoparticle and its applications. In Handbook of Greener Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Compounds 2021 Jan 1 (pp. 191-200). Elsevier.

Achievements ·         Life-time member of Associations of Chemistry Teachers (ACT) (TIFR-Mumbai).
Other Activities ·         From the last few years, our research group is engaged in Environmental Science/Engineering, Materials Science, Applied Biotechnology, Biocatalysis, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Science related research activities. I along with my colleagues from different countries including USA, Nepal, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, South Africa, Vietnam, China, India, and Pakistan have published more than 59 scientific contributions in the form of research, review, editorial, book chapters and others at several platforms in various journals of national/international repute.

·         Moreover, working as an active reviewer for the

international journals (Nature, Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, De Gruyter).


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