Co-PI (Energy)

Dr. B. C. Yadav Dr. Richa Kothari

Dr. B.C. Yadav has received his Ph.D. degree in 2001 from Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, India. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Co-ordinator in Department of Applied Physics, School for Physical Sciences in the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. He is recipient of prestigious Young ScientistAward-2005 instituted by the State Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh, India. Also Dr. Yadav was selected in 2011 for Brain Pool International Fellowship of South Korea. He has published more than eighty five research/review papers in reputed inter-national journals and authored one book. He has guided 11 Ph.D. students and completed 04 Projects. Dr. Yadav visited Russia, Korea, Malaysia, Italy, Nepal, Singapore and Australia for academic and research purposes. Presently he is working on various projects of DST and DAE, Government of India. His current interests of research includes the synthesis of metaloxides nanoparticles, metallopolymers, etc., characterizations and their applications as sensors, Photovoltaic materials, Solar Cells and Policy Research in Energy.
Email: nano.lu71@gmail.com
Dr. Richa Kothari

Dr. Richa Kothari is an Assistant Professor at Department of Environmental Sciences at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow in India. Before this, she was a Lecturer at Amity University, Noida. She has availed many prestigious fellowships like SRF-Extended (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), JRF and SRF (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) in her research career. She has completed her doctoral degree from School of Energy and Environmental Studies (SEES), Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India. Her research interests include renewable energy production methods, water and wastewater treatment technologies and their potential applications for society. She has 19 research papers (International and National Journals), 18 conference papers and 8 book chapters. She is also guiding 4 doctoral scholars.
BOOK (S) PUBLISHED: Sohini Singh, Tanu Allen, Richa K. Tyagi, Basic Environmental Sciences for Under Graduates. Published by Vayu Education of India, ISBN-978-83758-27-2, 2014.
Email: kothariricha21@gmail.com

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