Dr Raju Khan
Analytical Chemistry Division
North East Institute of Science & Technology
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
1 Synthesis and characterizations of inorganic/organic hybrid nanoporous film for
development of cost effective biosensor/immunosensors for detections of mycotoxins
such as Aflatoxins B1, Ochratoxin-A and Fumonisin in foodstuffs. Development of
devices for detection of mycotoxins and pesticides in foods and cholesterol for human
blood serum samples.
2 Chemical & enzymes kinetics, electrochemistry, colloid chemistry, surface chemistry and
2005-06 Postdoctoral fellow, National Research Fellow (NRF), Department of Chemistry,
University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Project title: “Novel Impedimetric lab-on-a-chip for food mycotoxins” with
Professor Emmanuel I. Iwuoha.
2005 Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New
Title: Physico-chemical studies of the degradation of the surfactants and
2002 M.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New
Review Activities: review for the following scientific journals: Analytica Chimica Acta;
Biosensors and Bioelectronics; Electrochemistry Communication; Electroanalysis;
Electrochimica Acta; Analyst, Talanta, J. Electroanalytical Chemistry
2007-tilldate DST-FAST Track Young Scientist project at National Physical
Laboratory, New Delhi, India.
Project entitled: Working on “Development of lab-on-chip for detection
of AflatoxinB1 mainly in cereals” sponsored by Department of Science
and Technology (DST), Government of India, (SR/FTP/CS-77/2007).
2001-02 During MSc I have completed a small research project, Department of
Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Central University, New Delhi, India.
Project title: ‘Synthesis and Characterization of ZrO(IV) complexes of
imidazole’ with Professor Tabrez Alam Khan.
South Africa, Malaysia and Doha
Membership of Professional Societies:
1. Life Member of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI).
Short Term Training in Analytical Chemistry:
1 Analytical techniques to determine toxicity in foodstuffs at Department of
Instrumentation, Rajguru College of Applied Science, University of Delhi, India.
Short Term Training:
1 I have attended the “Induction Training Programmed for Scientists” held during 26-31
May 2008 at HRDC, Ghaziabad India.
2 I have attended the “Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic with Applications, organized by
NEIST, Jorhat by Professor Ashok Despande, from Guest Faculty University of
California (USA) on dated from 30/6/08 to 3/7/08.
3 I have attended two days group monitoring workshop from DST funded projects in
organic chemistry on dated from 13-14 November, 2008, at NEIST, Jorhat.
4 I have attended the “PT for pesticides in Tea: Planning meeting” organized by NPL, New
Delhi, by Dr. Prabhat Kumar Gupta on dated 16/1/2009.
5 I have attended the “Orientation programme for newly recruited scientists” at NEIST,
Jorhat 23-27 March, 2009.
Taught Chemistry subjects from 01-07-1998 to 5-08-1999, at the Vikas Public School,
Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana.
1. Raju Khan “Co-polymer for biosensing application” organized by “Sensor Research
Group”, held at University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, on 10
2. Raju Khan, “Cholesterol biosensor based on polyaniline/nonionic surfactant matrix”
organized by “Biomolecular electronics conducting polymer reserach group” held at
NPL, New Delhi, India on 15 November 2007.
3. Raju Khan, Biosensors for biomedical diagnostic and environmental monitoring,
organized by “Society of biological chemists” held at NEIST, Jorhat, Assam, India on 18
4. Raju Khan, Nanocomposite based mycotoxins biosensor, presented in “Biotechnological
tools and techniques for plant biodiversity and conservation study” held at NEIST, Jorhat,
Assam, India on 29 January, 2009.
1. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal., Chitosan/polyaniline hybrid conducting biopolymer base
impedimetric immunosensor to detect Ochratoxin-A, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 24
2. Raju Khan, Ajeet Kaushik and A.P.Mishra, “Immobilization of cholesterol oxidase onto
electrochemically polymerized film of biocompatible polyaniline-triton X-100,” Material
Science of Engineering-C, 2009, inpress.
3. Raju Khan, P.R. Solanki, A.Kaushik, S.P. Singh, S.Ahmad and B. D. Malhotra
Cholesterol biosensor based on nonionic surfactant, TritonX-100 doped polyaniline film.,
(Journal of Polymer Research, 2009, in press)
4. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal, “Electrochemical studies of novel Chitosan/TiO2 bioactive
electrode for biosensing application”, Electrochemistry Communications, 10 (2008) 263.
5. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal, “Tracking food poison”, Nature India,
doi:10.1038/nindia.2008.136; published online 7 March 2008.
6. Raju Khan, A. Kaushik, P.R. Solanki, A. A. Ansari, M.K. Pandey and B.D. Malhotra,
“Zinc oxide nanoparticles-chitosan composite film for cholesterol biosensor”, Analytica
Chimica Acta, 616 (2008) 207.
7. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal, “Nanocrystalline bioactive TiO2/Chitosan impedimetric
immunosensor for Ochratoxin-A”, Electrochemistry Communication, 10 (2008) 492.
8. A. Kaushik, Raju Khan, P.R Solanki, P. Pandey, J.Alam, S.Ahmad and B. D. Malhotra,
"Glucose biosensor based on iron oxide nanoparticles-chitosan composite film,
Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 24 (2008) 676–683.
9. Anees A. Ansari, Raju Khan, K. N. Sood and B. D. Malhotra, CeO2/PANI/ITO hybrid
nanocomposite HRP immobilized for sensing application, Journal of Nanoscience &
Nanotechnology (inpress, 2008).
10. A. Kaushik, Raju Khan, V.Gupta, B.D. Malhotra, and S.P. Singh, “Hybrid cross-linked
polyaniline – WO3 nanocomposite thin film using thermal vacuum deposition technique
for NOx gas sensing”, Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (inpress, 2008).
11. A Kaushik, J.Kumar, M. K. Tiwari, Raju Khan, B. D. Malhotra, V. Gupta and S. P.
Singh, “Fabrication and Characterization of Polyaniline – ZnO Hybrid Nanocomposite
Thin Films”, Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 8 (2008) 1757.
12. A.Tiwari, A.P.Mishra, S.R. Dhakate, Raju Khan and S.K.Shukla, “Synthesis of
electrically active biopolymer-SiO2 nanocomposite aerogel”, Materials Letters, 61 (2007)
13. Raju Khan, Z.Khan, P.S.S. Babu and Kabir-ud-Din, “Kinetics of cerium(IV)-D-Fructose
reaction in presence of aqueous H2SO4 medium”, Oxidation Commun., 28 (2005) 636.
14. Raju Khan, Z.Khan and Kabir-ud-Din; “Kinetics, mechanism, and cloud point
measurements in the oxidative degradation of non-ionic TritonX-100 surfactant in acidic
permanganate solutions”, Colloid Polymer Sci., 284 (2005) 26.
15. Raju Khan, Z.Khan, Kinetics of the MnO4- Oxidation of Anionic Surfactant
(Sodiumdodecyl Sulphate). Evidence for the Formation of Soluble Colloidal MnO2,
Bull.Chem. Soc. Japan, 75 (2005) 1218.
16. Z.Khan, Raju Khan, M.Akram and Kabir-ud-Din, “Oxidation of lactic acid by water
soluble (colloidal) manganese dioxide”, Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 36 (2004) 359.
17. Z.Khan, Raju Khan and Kabir-ud-Din., Kinetics of oxidation of
thylenediaminetetaacetic acid (EDTA) by chromium (VI) in the presence of perchloric
acid, Indian J. Chem., 43B (2004) 149.
18. Raju Khan, Z. Khan and Kabir-ud-Din., Oxidation of 4- (1,1,3,3-tetamethylbutyl)
phenyl polyethylene glycol Triton X-100) by cerium (IV) in the presence of sulphuric
acid, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 225 (2003) 75.
19. Z.Khan, Raju Khan and Kabir-ud-Din., A mechanistic study of the
ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid-, 2,2- bipyridyl-, and manganese (II)-assisted one- step
two- and three-electron oxidation of lactic acid by chromium(VI), Transition Met.
Chem., 28 (2003) 881.
1. Raju Khan, S. K. Dhawan, N. C. Dey and P. G. Rao, "Electrochemical polymerization
and characterization of conducting copolymer poly(aniline-co-8-anilino-1-naphthalene
sulphonic acid) for sensor application”, Science of Advanced Materials (SAMs) (2009).
2. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal., Electrochemical polymerization and characterization of
novel acacia gum-polyaniline conducting biopolymer for immnunosensor, (Langmuir,
3. Raju Khan and M. Dhayal., Electrochemical analysis and RF plasma treatment for
enhanced performance of TiO2/chitosan nanocomposite based immunosensor,
(Analytical Biochemistry, 2009)
Conference accepted papers & presentations
1 Raju Khan and Z.Khan, “Oxidative degradation of non-ionic surfactant (TX-100 ) by
cerium(IV) in presence of sulphuric acid” 22nd ICC Conference held at IIT Roorkee
from 17-19 October, 2003
2 Raju Khan and Z.Khan., “Oxidation of anionic surfactant (sodium dodecyl sulphate) by
soluble colloidal MnO2 in the presence of perchloric acid” 23rd ICC Conference held at
K.C. College, Mumbai from 29-31 October, 2004.
3 PGL. Baker RO. Akinyenye, M Sekota, A Al. Ahmed, Raju Khan, CMA. Brett, M.
Kalaji and E. Iwuoha “Electrochemical characterization of polypyrrole modified with
1,2 napthaquinone- sulphonic acid” 11th International Conference of Electroanalysis,
Bordeaux France, 11-15 June, 2006
4 F. Ngece, M.J. Klink, Raju Khan, R.O. Akinyeye, I.N. Michira, J.O.H. Owino,
P.G.L.Baker, E. Iwuoha., “Spectroelectrochemical dynamics of cytrocromes P450 (2D6)
metabolic nanosensor for selective serotonin re-uptake inbibitors (SSRIs)” 38th
convention of the south African chemical institute, University of KwaZulu-Natal,
Durban., South Africa.
5 A.A. Ansari, N.Singh, J. Kumar, A. Kaushik, Raju Khan, A. Tiwari, A. F. Khan, S.
Singh and S. P. Singh., Synthesis and Characterization of terbium doped neodymium
nanoparticles.,CHINANANO2007, Beijing, from 4-6 June 2007, China,
6 A. Kaushik, Anees A. Ansari, N.Singh, J. Kumar, Raju Khan, A. Tiwari, A. F. Khan
and S. P. Singh., Synthesis and characterization of rhodanine functionalized lanthanum
doped europium nanoparticles and their luminescence properties., CHINANANO2007,
Beijing, from 4-6 June 2007, China,
7 Raju Khan, A. Kaushik, J.Kumar, A. A. Ansari, S.S. Bawa, B. D.Malhotra and S.P.
Singh Amperometric Cholesterol Biosensor based on polyaniline: Triton X-100 ) Thin
films (BITS, Goa)
8 Raju Khan, A. Kaushik, J. Kumar, A. A. Ansari, S. S. Bawa, B. D. Malhotra and S. P.
Singh., Electrochemical polymerization of nanostructure polyaniline in the presence of
Triton X-100: A biosensing material ICAMC-2007, from October 24-26, Trivandrum,
9 A. Kaushik, Raju Khan, J. Kumar, A. A. Ansari, B. D. Malhotra, S. Ahmad, S. P. Singh,
Nanocomposite thin film of TX-100 doped polyaniline and ZnO nanoparticles using
Electrochemical polymerization ICAMC-2007, from October 24-26, Trivandrum, India.
10 Raju Khan, A. Tiwari, A. Ansari and B.D. Malhotra, Electrochemical immunosensor
using a chitosan/TiO2 nanocomposite matrix onto ITO for aflatoxin B1 detection, The
Tenth World Congress on BiosensorsMay 14 – 16, 2008, Shanghai, China.
11 P.R. Solanki, A. Tiwari, Raju Khan, B.D. Malhotra Cholesterol biosensor based on
chitosan/SiO2/MWCNT nanocomposite, The Tenth World Congress on Biosensors May
14 – 16, 2008, Shanghai, China.
12 Raju Khan, NC Dey, PG Rao and Marshal Dhayal, Electrochemically polymerized
conducting chitosan/polyanilne biopolymer hybrid film for Ochratoxin-A immunosensor,
Mátrafüred’08 International Conference on Electrochemical Sensors from October 5-10,
2008 at Dobogókő, Hungary.
13 Raju Khan, “96th Indian Science Congress” from January 3-7, 2009, at North Eastern
Hill University, Shilliong, Maghalya, India.