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					                            CURRICULUM VITAE

Name                              :    GURMEET SINGH

Father’s Name                     :    S. Gurmukh Singh

Permanent Address                 :    3-H, Vijay Nagar, Delhi-110009

Date of Birth                     :    2nd October 1954

Educational Qualifications        :    (i)         Ph.D., Delhi University, 1979

                                       (ii)        M.Sc. in Chemistry, Delhi University,

                                                   Specialisation: Physical Chemistry,

                                                   1975

                                       (iii)       B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry,
                                                   Delhi University, 1973

Title of Ph.D. Thesis             :   Studies on the mechanism of corrosion
                                      inhibition action of Dicyandiamide and related
                                      inhibitors.

Present Position                  :   Professor in the Department of Chemistry,
                                      University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

Research Experience

(i)     As a faculty member of the Chemistry Department, Delhi University, doing
        research in the field of corrosion inhibition of metals, river water corrosion,
        corrosion properties of some amorphous alloys and surface
        characterization.

(ii)    As a teaching staff of S.G.T.B. Khalsa College (Delhi University) did
        independent research on metal corrosion and inhibition during the period
        1981-85.

(iii)   From 1979 to 1981, I worked as one of the coworkers of Prof. A.N. Maitra
        in the Department of Chemistry, Delhi University.

(iv)    From February 1976 to November 1976, I worked as a JRF (CSIR) and
        then as a guest worker while teaching in a college for my doctoral thesis in
        the Department of Chemistry, Delhi University under the supervision of
        Prof. A.N. Maitra.

Awards and Prize(s) Won

(i)     Won the best paper award of 1991 for my research paper award of 1991
        for my research paper entitled “Corrosion Inhibition of mild steel by some
        amide derivatives in sulphuric acid medium”, Vol. 40, No. 2, April-June
        1991, 79-84, J. Electrochem. Society of India.          Awarded by The



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         Electrochemical Society of India, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in
         July 1993.

(ii)     Awarded the Annapurna Award, by the Society for Advancement of
         Electrochemical Science & Technology (SAEST) for the best paper of 1991
         entitled, “Inhibition of zinc corrosion by benzotriazole and benzimidazole in
         KOH solution – surface characterization by ESCA & SEM” which appeared in
         Trans. SAEST 26, No. 2-3, 1991, 182-88 in the field of corrosion and its
         prevention in April 1994.

Instruments Handled

         Galvanostat, Poteniostat, Pulsed Poteniostat, Polarograph, Impedance
         Bridge, Cyclic Voltametry, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), ESCA

Ph.D. Students Supervised

         List attached

M.Phil. Students Supervised

         List attached

Presently seven Ph.D. and two M.Phil. Students are working with me.

Foreign Visits

(i)      Visited Mainz (West Germany) in 1981 to present a research paper at the
         8th International Congress on Metallic Corrosion (vide list of publications).

(ii)     Visited Institute   of   Physical   Chemistry,   Basal   University,   Basal,
         Switzerland.

(iii)    Visited Florence (Italy) to present a research paper in the 11th International
         Corrosion Congress held from 2-6th April 1990 (vide list of publications).

(iv)     Visited Kenya to be on the Faculty of Egerton University, Njoro from 1st
         August 1989 to 12th July 1991.

(v)      Visited Hungary under Indo-Hungarian Scientific Exchange Programme
         during 12th March 1992 to 8th September 1992.

(vi)     Visited Japan in December 1995 as guest researcher of Agency for
         Industrial Science & Technology (AIST) under Ministry of Internal Trade &
         Industry (MITI) of Japanese Government.

(vii)    Visited Australia in November-December 1996 for presenting two research
         papers in the 13th International Corrosion Congress held at Melbourne
         from 24-29th November 1996.

(viii)   Visited Singapore in December 1996 to give a lecture on Industrially
         important corrosion inhibitors in the Materials Science Department of The
         National University of Singapore.

(ix)     Visited Germany from 31 March, 2005 to 29, April, 2005 under INSA-DFG
         International Scientific Exchange Programme.



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(x)     Visited South Korea from 8 October, 2007 as a visiting Professor on a
        research assignment.



Teaching Experience

(i)     Worked as a lecturer in Chemistry, University of Delhi from 17th November
        1976 to 16th February 1987.

(ii)    Worked as a Reader (Associate Professor) from 17th February 1987 to
        16th February 1997 in the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi,
        Delhi-110007

(iii)   Worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry of Egerton
        University, P.O. Box 536, Njoro, Kenya from 1st August 1989 to 12th July
        1991.

(iv)    Working as Professor since 16th February 1997 in the Department of
        Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

Research activities in progress

(i)     Inhibition and inhibitor structures – co-relational studies.

(ii)    Inhibition of copper corrosion.

(iii)   Surface characterisation by ESCA and SEM.

(iv)    Microbial corrosion.

(v)     Chemical and Electrochemical growth of thin films.

Member of the learned Societies

(i)     Fellow – S.A.E.S.T. (India)

(ii)    Governing Council Member – S.A.E.S.T. (India)

(iii)   Fellow – The Electrochemistry Society of India

(iv)    Member – The Royal Society of Chemistry, London

Lectures Delivered

(i)     Popular talk on Corrosion delivered at the Summer School for senior
        school teacher, Directorate of Education, Delhi, 1978.
        NB: Three lectures were published in the proceedings of above summer
        school.

(ii)    Delivered Plenary lecture in a seminar organized by University of Roorkee
        to in service engineers on “Corrosion inhibitors and their Industrial
        applications” on 11th December 1985.

(iii)   “Corrosion and its inhibition in all refineries”, at University of Roorkee, on
        11th December 1986.

(iv)    “Inhibitors” at University of Roorkee on 12th January 1988.


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(v)      “Corrosion in neutral medium”, in Institute of Physical Chemistry, Attila
         Jozsef University, H6701, P.O. Box 105, Szeged, Hungary on 4th June
         1992.

(vi)     “Some new corrosion inhibitors”, in Hungarian Chemical Society, Fo Utca,
         Budapest on 10th June 1992.

(vii)    “Corrosion Mechanism of some guanidine derivatives”, in Department of
         Chemistry, University of Veszprem, P.O. Box 158, Veszprem, Hungary on
         19th June 1992.

(viii)   “Some new Corrosion inhibitors”, in Institute of Chemistry and Institute of
         Physics”, Isotopes Laboratory, 4010 Debrecen, Hungary on 26th June
         1992.

(ix)     “Corrosion inhibition by some amide derivatives”, Institute of Physical
         Chemistry, University of Miskolc, H-3515, Miskolc, on 1st July 1992.

(x)      “Corrosion inhibition with phosphanates derivatives”, Institute of Physical
         Chemistry, Eotvos Loronz University, Budapest 112, Hungary on 2nd
         September 1992.

(xi)     “Corrosion of Metals” Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, AIST, MITI,
         Tsukba, Japan on 6th December 1995.

(xii)    “Corrosion Inhibitors of Metals” Department of Industrial Chemistry,
         Science University of Tokyo, Noda, Chiba. 278, Japan on 8th December
         1995.

(xiii)   “Corrosion Inhibitors for Technologically important elements and alloys”
         Department of Molecular Science and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of
         Engineering, Iwate University, 4-3-5, Ueda, Morioka 020 Japan on 18,
         Dec. 1995.

(xiv)    “Industrially important low toxic Corrosion inhibitors” Department of
         Materials Science, National University of Singapore 119260 on 5th Dec.
         1996.

(xv)     “Organic Inhibitors having delocalised structures” Department of Physics,
         Munich University, on 11, April, 2005.

(xvi)    “Some New Corrosion Inhibitors” Department of Chemistry, University of
         Bologna, Italy on April 13, 2005.

(xvii)   “Corrosion Inhibitors with delocalised π-electrons” in Institute for Physical
         Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Dresden University, Germany on April
         19, 2005.
Other Activities

(i)      Teacher in-charge of University Science Society (1976-85).

(ii)     NCC Commissioned Officer in the Naval Wing of Delhi University in the
         rank of Lieutenant Commander.




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(iii)    Member of NCERT (CIET) group involved in making TV lessons and tape
         slides lessons in different topics of Chemistry.

(iv)     Deputy Proctor, University of Delhi (1995-96).

(v)      Provost, Manasorowar Hostel, University of Delhi.

(vi)     Officer-on-Special Duty (Principal), Deshbandhu College, University of
         Delhi (April 1997-December 1999).

(vii)    Member of International Editorial Board of Transactions of the SAEST (An
         Electrochemistry Research Journal).

(viii)   Member, Rotary Club of Delhi UPTOWN. President of the Club (1999-
         2000) & Secretary (1998-99). Received the Outstanding President &
         Outstanding Secretary award in the District as well as Rotary International
         Presidential citation for the best club.

(ix)     Joint Proctor, University of Delhi (2001-2005).

(x)      Proctor ,University of Delhi (2005-Till Date)

Names and Addresses of the Referees

1.       Professor N.K. Ray, FNA
         Department of Chemistry
         University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

2.       Professor Amarnath Maitra, FNA
         Department of Chemistry
         University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

3.       Professor G.V. Subha Rao, FNA
         Ex-Director
         Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI)
         Karaikudi-623006
         Present address: Inst. of Materials Research & Engg.
         3 Research Link, Singapore 117602, Singapore.
M.Phil. Students Supervised (13)

1.       Studies on the effect of some organic amines on acid corrosion of mild
         steel.
         Rajalaxmi Mohapatra, May 1987, University of Delhi.

2.       Studies on the inhibition effect of ortho, meta and paraiaisidine on the acid
         corrosion of mild steel.
         Sanjay Kumar Singh, September 1987, University of Delhi.

3.       Corrosion Inhibition of Nickel in sulphuric acid in aliphatic amines.
         George Varkey, March 1989, University of Delhi.

4.       Studies on the inhibition of acid corrosion of mild steel by ethylenediamine
         and ethanolamine.
         Shekhar Kumar Niraj, March 1989, University of Delhi.




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5.    Corrosion inhibition of Aluminium in acidic medium.
      Ms. Rosy Ohri, March 1989, University of Delhi.

6.    Studies on the inhibition of acid corrosion of mild steel by Benzotriazole
      and Benzimidazole.
      Rajeev Kumar, June 1989, University of Delhi.

7.    Corrosion Inhibition of mild steel in sea water by 2-Furaldehyde and
      Ethane-1,2-diol.
      Praveen Kumar Kar, August 1991, University of Delhi.

8.    Corrosion Inhibition of mild steel in acidic media by some surfactants.
      Ms. Mukta Kaushal, December 2000, University of Delhi.

9.    Adsorption Studies on Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in hydrochloric acid
      by sulfadiazine.
      Shhramila Yadav, Oct. 2004, University of Delhi.

10.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in hydrochloric acid by some surfactants.
      Amanpreet Kaur Bedi, October, 2005, University of Delhi.

11.   Some organic compounds as corrosion inhibitor on Brass in nitric acid
      medium.
      Yumnam Puinyabati Chanu, October 2005, University of Delhi.

12.   Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel by 2-Aminothiazole in Phosphoric acid.
       Voilet Rajeshwari Macwan, November 2007, University of Delhi.

13.   Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel by Benzyltriphenylphospphoniumchloride
      in acidic medium.
      Hemlata Vashisht, November 2007, University of Delhi.


Ph.D. Students Supervised (30)

1.    Studies on the adsorption of some organic heterocycles during acid
      corrosion of pure iron.
      Ms. G.K. Malik, January 1984, University of Delhi.

2.    Studies on the inhibition of acid corrosion of commercial copper by
      Guanidine derivatives.
      R. Sethumadhavan, October 1987, University of Delhi.

3.    Studies on the effect of some organic heterocycles on the acid corrosion
      of commercial copper.
      Olufemi Olalekan Adeyemi, June 1988, University of Delhi.

4.    Corrosion inhibition of Nickel in neutral solutions by Guanidine derivatives.
      Gyan Ranjan Parida, August 1988, University of Delhi.

5.    Corrosion inhibition and surface characterization of pure iron in acid
      solutions by Acrylamide and related inhibitors.
      Lakhan Jee Jha, May 1991, University of Delhi.




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6.    Studies on the inhibition of acid corrosion of commercial copper by
      Acrylamide and related inhibitors.
      Bessey Abraham Varkey, April 1991, University of Delhi.

7.    Corrosion inhibition and surface characterization of mild steel in acid
      solutions by furan and its derivatives.
      Rana Rajendra Singh, June 1992, University of Delhi.

8.    Inhibition of acid corrosion of Commercial Copper by acrylamide
      derivatives and its surface characterisation.
      Aymer Hussein Amin, November 1992, University of Delhi.

9.    Surface characterization and corrosion inhibition of mild steel by certain
      Antibiotics in acid medium.
      George Varkey, January 1993, University of Delhi.

10.   Inhibition and Surface characterization of acid corrosion of Nickel by
      Benztriazole and Benzimidazole.
      Kiran Bajpai, November 1993, University of Delhi.

11.   Polarographic Studies of some Biologically important compounds.
      Anil Kumar Delta, May 1994, University of Delhi.

12.   Complexation of some Transition metal cations with some bases, their
      nucleotides: A polarographic study.
      Mukul Kumar Singh, July 1994, University of Delhi.

13.   Corrosion inhibition and surface characterisation of mild steel in acidic
      solutions by Pyridine derivatives.
      Bharati Rohira, April 1996, University of Delhi.

14.   Corrosion inhibition and surface characterisation of mild steel in sea water.
      Pravin Kumar Kar, February 1997, University of Delhi.

15.   Adsorption and Thermodynamic study of some surfactants on the acid
      corrosion of mild steel.
      Ghebremichael Ghebremedhin, September 2000, University of Delhi.

16.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acid solution by N-substituted thiourea
      derivatives.
      Rajiv Srivastava, September 2000, University of Delhi.

17.   Synthetic studies on selected antibacterial and antineoplastic agents.
      Kirandeep Kaur Sambhy, February 2001, University of Delhi.

18.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by Aminothazole derivatives in acidic
      medium.
      Poonam Sewak, February 2001, University of Delhi.

19.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by Amino Acids in acid medium.
      Puja Suri, February 2001, University of Delhi.

20.   Chemical & electrochemical growth and characterization of chalcogenide
      semiconducting thin films for photovoltaic applications.
      Raj Kishore Sharma, February 2001, University of Delhi.



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21.    Inhibition action of some phosphonium salts on the corrosion of mild steel
       in sulphuric acid.
       Kalpana Bhrara, February 2003, University of Delhi.

22.    Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by some phosphonium compounds in
       acidic medium.
       Arkaja Goswami, November 2003, University of Delhi.

23.    Corrosion inhibition of pure nickel by some phosphonium compounds in
       acid medium.
       Meetu Walia, October 2003, University of Delhi.

24.    Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic medium by using some organic
       compounds.
       Arwind Kumar Dubey, October 2003, University of Delhi.

25.   Corrosion Inhibiton of Mild Steel by some Heterocyclic compounds in acid
      medium.
      Neelu Kapoor, February , 2006, University of Delhi.
26.   Corrosion of Nickel in dilute nitric acid in the presence of water soluble
      vitamins as inhibitors.
       Shaily Malhotra, February, 2006, University of Delhi.

27.    Polyethoxyaniline as Doping Agent for Polymers for Corrosion Inhibition
       of Mild Steel.
       Namita Khandpur, October, 2006, University of Delhi.

28.    Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by some organic compounds in acid
       medium.
       M. Ramananda Singh, March 2007, University of Delhi

29.   Corrosion inhibition studies of mild steel by some organic polymers in
      sulphuric acid.
      Anita Yadav, April 2007, University of Delhi

30.   Corrosion inhibition of Nickel in acidic medium by some organic inhibitors.
      Shalini Sane, November, 2007, University of Delhi

31.   Study of some substituted anilines as corrosion inhibitors for mild steel in
       acidic medium.
      Meenakshi Gupta, July 2008, University of Delhii.


List of Publications

1.     Galvanostatic and temperature kinetic studies of acid corrosion of low
       carbon steel in sulphuric acid in the presence of Guanylurea, Amarnath
       Maitra and Gurmeet Singh, Indian J. Chem., 19A, 11-14 (1980).

2.     Galvanostatic and temperature kinetics studies of acid corrosion of low
       carbon steel in sulphuric acid in the presence of dicyandiamine, Amarnath
       Maitra and Gurmeet Singh, Indian J. Chem., 19A, 953-955 (1990).


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3.    Dicyandiamide – A potential inhibition for acidic corrosion of low carbon
      steel, Amarnath Maitra, Gurmeet Singh and Kalyan Bhattacharyya,
      Trans. SAEST, 16, 61-76 (1981).

4.    Galvanostatic and temperature kinetic studies of acid corrosion of low
      carbon steel in sulphuric acid in the presence of biguanide, Amarnath
      Maitra and Gurmeet Singh, Indian J. Chem., 20A, 338-340 (1981).

5.    Effect of dicyandiamide and related inhibitors on the anodic dissolution of
      Nickel in sulphuric acid, Amarnath Maitra and Gurmeet Singh, Indian J.
      Chem., 20A, 1209-1211 (1981)

6.    Absorption kinetics and inhibition by some guanidine derivatives during
      corrosion of pure iron in neutral aqueous solutions, Amarnath Maitra,
      Gurmeet Singh and B.B. Chakroborty, Advances on corrosion control,
      SAEST, 3-11 (1982)

7.    Study of corrosion inhibitor/stimulator characteristics of some guanidine
      derivatives, Amarnath Maitra, Gurmeet Singh and Bhaskar Bijoy
      Chakroborty, British Corrosion Journal, 18, No. 3, 152-155 (1983).

8.    Biguanide – A potential corrosion inhibitor in neutral solutions, Amarnath
      Maitra, Gurmeet Singh and Bhaskar Bijoy Chakroborty, Trans. SAEST,
      18, No. 4, 335-339 (1983)

9.    Inhibition of corrosion of Nickel in different acids in the presence of some
      organic compounds, Amarnath Maitra, Kalyan Bhattacharyya and
      Gurmeet Singh, Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad., 49A, No. 1, 143-148 (1983)

10.   Effect of some organic heterocycles on the electrochemical dissolution of
      pure iron, Gurmeet Singh and Gurmeet Kaur, Trans. SAEST, 19, No. 2,
      105-117 (1984).

11.   Galvanostatic polarisation and polarisation resistance studies of acid
      corrosion of commercial copper in the presence of some organic
      heterocyclic compounds, Gurmeet Singh and Olefemi O. Adeyemi, J.
      Surf. Sci. Tech., 3(2), 121-32 (1987).

12.   Effect of some heterocyclic compounds on corrosion behaviour of
      commercial copper in perchloric acid Gurmeet Singh and Gurmeet Kaur,
      Trans. SAEST, 24, No. 1, 113-119 (1989).

13.   Anodic dissolution of ultra pure iron in sulphuric acid, Gurmeet Singh and
      Gurmeet Kaur, B. Electrochem., 5(6), 405-408 (1989).

14.   Corrosion of mild steel in acidic media and surface characterization, L.J.
      Jha and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. Electrochem., 6(2), 221-224 (1990).

15.   Furfuraldehyde – A potential corrosion inhibitor in acidic solutions, Lakhan
      Jee Jha, A. Bessay Verkey and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST, 25(1),
      29-32 (1990).


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16.   Corrosion inhibition of nickel by Guanylurea in neutral medium, Lakhan
      Jee Jha, G.R. Parida, Gurmeet Kaur and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST,
      25(1), No. 1-2, 43-49 (1990).

17.   Effect of water content on the corrosion of iron in methanol solution,
      Lakhan Jee Jha and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST, 25(3), 90-92 (1990).

18.   Effect of chloride ion on the inhibition of aluminium in IN sulphuric acid by
      ethanolamine, Lakhan Jee Jha and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST,
      25(4), 118-123 (1990).

19.   Corrosion of mild steel in acidic media and surface characterization, L.J.
      Jha and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. Electrochem., 6(2), 221-224 (1990).

20.   Study of corrosion inhibition characteristics of biguanide for nickel in
      neutral medium, L.J. Jha, G.R. Parida and Gurmeet Singh, Bull.
      Electrochem., 6(9), 754-756 (1990).

21.   Corrosion of mild steel in sulphuric acid in the presence of some organic
      amines, Lakhan J. Jha, R. Mahapatra and Gurmeet Singh, J.
      Electrochem. Soc. India, 39(1), 44-47 (1990).

22.   Corrosion inhibition of nickel by dicyandiamide in neutral medium, L.J.
      Jha, G.R. Parida, Gurmeet Kaur and Gurmeet Singh, J. Electrochem.
      Soc. India, 39(2), 67-70 (1990).

23.   Effect of halide ions on corrosion inhibition of mild steel, L.J. Jha, R.R.
      Sigh and Gurmeet Singh, J. Electrochem. Soc. India, 39(2), 71-74
      (1990).

24.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by resorcinol and pyrogallol in acidic
      medium and its surface characterization, Lakhan Jee Jha and Gurmeet
      Singh, Trans. SAEST, 26(2-3), 158-161 (1991).

25.   Corrosion inhibition of pure Zinc in KOH solutions by Benzotriazole and
      Benzimidazole, Gurmeet Singh, Aymen Husein A.M. and Gurmeet Kaur,
      Trans. SAEST, 26(2-3), 182-185 (1991).
      Best research paper of the year 1991 in Corrosion and its Prevention
      awarded by the Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science
      & Technology (SAEST) in 1994.

26.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by some amide derivatives in sulphuric
      acid medium, L.J. Jha, Aymen Hussein and Gurmeet Singh, J.
      Electrochem. Soc. India, 40(2), 79-84 (1991)
      Best research paper of the year 1991 – awarded by the
      electrochemical Society of India (ECSI) in 1993.

27.   Pomergrate Alkaloids as corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in acidic medium,
      Aymen Hussein A.M. and Gurmeet Singh, J. Electrochem. Soc. India,
      40(4), 153-157 (1991).




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28.   Inhibition characteristics of some amide compounds using the corrosion of
      mild steel in sea water, Aymen Hussein A.M. and Gurmeet Singh, Chem.
      Environ. Res., 1(3), 259-263 (1992).

29.   Mechanism of inhibition by Thiophene of copper in 0.5 M, sulphuric acid,
      O.O. Adeymi and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. Electrochem., 8(12), 581-584
      (1992).

30.   Inhibition effect of aqueous extracts of eucalyptus leaves on the acid
      corrosion of mild steel and copper, Pravin Kar, A. Hussein, George Varkey
      and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST, 28(1), 8-12 (1993).

31.   Corrosion inhibition of a-Brass in acidic medium and its surface
      characterization, Aymen Hussein A.M. and Gurmeet Singh, Trans.
      SAEST, 28(2), 87-92 (1993).

32.   Amide compounds as corrosion inhibitors for titanium compounds, Aymen
      Hussein A.M. and Gurmeet Singh, Indian J. Technol., 31, pp. 660-662
      (1993).

33.   Electrochemistry in evaluating the performance of mild steel in acid media
      in the presence of some antibiotics, Bassay A. Varkey, V. George,
      Gurmeet Kaur and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. of Electrochemistry, 9, 423-426
      (1993).

34.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic medium and its surface
      characterization in the presence of dihydroxy pyridine, B. Rohira, Gurmeet
      Kaur and Gurmeet Singh, Trans. SAEST, 29(3-4), 291-294 (1994).

35.   Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic medium and its surface
      characterisation in the presence of dihydroxy pyridine, B. Rohira, Gurmeet
      Kaur and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. of Electrochemistry, 12(L-2), 109-113
      (1996).

36.   Adsorption kinetics of dihydroxypyramidine on mild steel in 1N phosphoric
      acid, R. Rohira and Gurmeet Singh, Ind. J. of Chemical Technology, 3,
      263-268 (1996)

37. Anodic passivation of nickel by benzatriazole and benzimidazole, Kiran
    Bajpai and Gurmeet Singh, Bull. Of Electrochemistry, 16(6), 241-244
    (2000).

38. Effect of some commercial surfactants on corrosion behaviour of commercial
    mild steel in Sulphuric Acid, Ghebremichael Ghebramedhin and Gurmeet
     Singh, Trans. Of the SAEST , Vol 35 No.2, (2000).
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39. Electrochemical growth and characterization of Manganese telluride thin
    films, R.K.Sharma ,A.C.Rastogi and Gurmeet Singh, Material Chemistry
    and Physics , 84, 46-51 (2004).

40. Parametric investigation on electrochemical growth of Manganese Indium
    Telluride Thin Films, R.K.Sharma, Gurmeet Singh and A.C.Rastogi,


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    Solar energy materials and solar cells.82, 217-226, (2004).

41. Growth phases in the formation of semi-conducting Manganese Indium
    sulphide thin films and their effect on the optical absorption, R.K. Sharma,
    A.C. Rastogi, Sandeep Kohli, Tae Won Kang and Gurmeet Singh, Physica B,
    351, 1-2, 45-52, (2004).

42. Corrosion inhibition of mild steel in acidic media by some amino acids.
    Gurmeet Singh and Puja Suri, J. of Electrochem.Soc.India, Vol.25, 72-78,
    (2003).

43. Electrochemical growth and characterization of Manganese telluride thin
    films, R.K.Sharma ,A.C.Rastogi and Gurmeet Singh, Material Chemistry and
    Physics , 84, 46-51, (2004).

44. Parametric investigation on electrochemical growth of Manganese Indium
    Telluride Thin Films, R.K.Sharma ,A.C.Rastogi and Gurmeet Singh, Solar
    energy materials and solar cells., 82, 217-226, (2004).

45. Pulsed electrodeposition of CdTe thin films : Effect of pulse parameter over
    structure, stoichiometry and optical adsorption, R.K.Sharma ,A.C.Rastogi
    and Gurmeet Singh, Solar energy materials and solar cells, 82, 201-215
    (2004).

46. Growth phases and their effect on the optical absorption of spray deposited
    Manganese Indium sulphide thin film, R.K.Sharma, A.C.Rastogi and
    Gurmeet Singh, Physica B, 351, 45-52, (2004).

47. Photoluminescence in Mangnese Indium Sulphide thin film by chemical
    spray pyrolysis, R.K.Sharma, S.T. Lakshmikumar, Gurmeet Singh, A. C.
    Rastogi, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 92, 240-244 (2005).

48. Microstructural Investigations on CdTe thin films electrodepositied using high
    current pulses, R.K.Sharma, A.C.Rastogi, Kiran Jain and Gurmeet Singh,
    Physica B, 366, 80-88, (2005).

49. Adsorption Kinetics of benzyl triphenyl phosphonium Chloride on mild steel in
    1N sulfuric acid, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, Surface Engineering
    (USA) 21, 3, 165-171, (2005).

50. Corrosion inhibition of pure nickel by some phosphonium compounds in acid
    medium, Meetu Walia and Gurmeet Singh, Surface Engineering (USA) 21, 3,
    176-179, (2005).

51. An Interesting and efficient organic corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in acidic
    medium, Rajni Kanojia and Gurmeet Singh, Surface Engineering (USA) 21,
    3, 180-186, (2005).

52. Vitamins: potential inhibitors for nickel in acidic media, Shaily Malhotra and
    Gurmeet Singh, Surface Engineering (USA), 21, 3, 187-192, (2005).




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53. Amine Induced Surface modification of TOPO-Capped CdSe
    Nanocrystals. Himani Sharma, Shailesh N. Sharma, Gurmeet Singh and
    S.M. Shivaprasad, Proceedings of XIII International workshop on Physics
    of Semiconductor Devices vol. I, pg. 389, IWPSD-2005 workshop, held in
    NPL India, Dec-13-17, 2005.

54. The Inhibition of Corrosion of mild steel in 0.5M sulphuric acid solution in
    the presence of benzyl triphenyl phosphonium bromide, Kalpana Bhrara
    and Gurmeet Singh, Applied Surface Science, 253, 2, 846-853, (2006).

55. Low energy ion induced effects on TOPO capped CdSe nanocrystals
   probed by XPS depth profiling and optical measurements, Shailesh N.
   Sharma, Himani Sharma, Gurmeet Singh, S.M. Shivaprasad, Nuclear
   Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B- 244, 86, (2006).

56. Effect of agglomeration on size-dependent optical edge shifts of CdSe
   nanocrystals, Himani Sharma, Shailesh N. Sharma, Gurmeet Singh and
   S.M. Shivaprasad, Low Dimensional Systems & Nanostructures: Physica
   E, 31, 180, (2006).

57. Surface Sensitive Probe of the Morphological and Structural Aspects of
    CdSe-Core shell Nanoparticles, Himani Sharma, Shailesh N. Sharma,
    Sukhvir Singh, Ram Kishore, Gurmeet Singh and S.M. Shivaprasad,
    Applied Surface Science, 253, 12, 5325-5333, (2007).

58. Effect of oxidation induced surface state formation on the properties of
    colloidal CdSe quantum dots, Himani Sharma, Shailesh N. Sharma, Gurmeet
    Singh and S.M. Shivaprasad, Journal of Nanoscience and
    Nanotechnology, 7, 1953-1959, (2007).

59. Effect of Allyl Triphenyl phosphonium Bromide on the electrochemical and
   corrosion behavior of Mild Steel in 0.5M Sulphuric Acid, Kalpana Bhrara
   and Gurmeet Singh, Corrosion Engineering science and technology,
   42(2), 137-144, (2007).

60. Inhibition of mild steel corrosion in sulfuric acid by Polyvinylpyrrolidone-iodine
    complex, Namita Khandpur, HanSung Kim, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet
    Singh, Indian Surface Finishing, IV, (2007).

61. Studies of optical and structural properties of CdSe/polymer nanocomposites:
    evidence of charge transfer and photostability, Himani Sharma,
    Shailesh N. Sharma, Gurmeet Singh and S.M. Shivaprasad, Colloid and
    Polymer Science, 285, 11, 1213-1227, (2007).

62. Mechanism of manganese (mono and di) telluride thin-film formation and
    properties, R,K. Sharma, Gurmeet Singh, H.Y. Shul and H.S. Kim, Physica
    B, 390, 314, (2007).

63. Growth Mechanism of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Thin films under unipolar
    current pulsed electrodeposition, A.C. Rastogi, R.K. Sharma and Gurmeet
    Singh, J. Electrochem. Soc. USA (2007)




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64. Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel Using Brij-30, A.K. Dubey and Gurmeet
   Singh, Port. Electrochim. Acta, 25(2), 205-219 (2007)

65. Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Sulphuric Acid Solution by Using
    Polyethylene Glycol Methyl Ether (PEGME), A.K. Dubey and Gurmeet
Singh,
    Port. Electrochim. Acta, 25(2), 221-235 (2007)

66. Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel by Using Cetyl Pyridinium Bromide (CPB),
    A.K. Dubey and Gurmeet Singh, Port. Electrochim. Acta, 25(2), 249-262
    (2007)

67. Adsorption and Kinetic Studies of L-Leucine as a Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild
   Steel in Acidic Media”, Puja Singh, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh,
    Applied Surface Science, 254(18), 5927-5935 (2008).

68. M. Ramananda Singh, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, “The Inhibitory
    Effect of Diethanolamine on Corrosion of Mild Steel in 0.5 M Sulphuric Acidic
    medium”, Accepted in Portugalei Electrochimica Acta.

69. Inhibiting Effects of Butyl Triphenyl Phosphonium Bromide on corrosion of
     Mild Steel in 1N Sulfuric Acid Solution and its adsorption characteristics”,
     Kalpana Bhrara, Hansung Kim and Gurmeet Singh, Accepted in Corrosion
     Science.


Papers- communicated:

70. One-Pot Synthesis of Composition-Tunable CdSe-ZnSe (core-shell) and
    ZnxCd1-xSe (Ternary-Alloy) Nanocrystals with high luminescence and
    Stability, Himani Sharma, Shailesh N. Sharma, Sukhvir Singh, R.M.
    Mehra, Gurmeet Singh and S.M. Shivaprasad

71. Study of corrosion of mild steel in Propyl Triphenyl Phosphonium Bromide/
    Sulfuric Acid solution using conventional weight Loss and Electrochemical
    methods, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, Communicated to Journal of
    Corrosion Science and Engineeringy.

72. Corrosion behavior of Mild Steel in 0.5M Sulfuric Acid in the presence of Allyl
    Triphenyl Phosphonium Bromide: Mass Loss and electrochemical polarization
    studies, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, Communicated to Canadian
    Journal of Pure and Applied Science.

73. Preliminary investigations of some Triphenyl Phosphonium halides on
     corrosion behavior of Mild Steel in 0.5M Sulfuric Acid”, Kalpana Bhrara and
     Gurmeet Singh, Communicated to Corros. Prot. Mater.

74. M. Ramananda Singh, Kalpana Bhrara, Changmin Kim and Gurmeet Singh,
    “Tetrabutylammonium Bromide as Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild Steel in 1N
     sulphuric acid” Communicated to Corrosion Science.




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75. M. Ramananda Singh, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, “Investigations
   of inhibition of Mild Steel Corrosion in 0.5M Sulphuric Acid solution by
   Triethanolamine ” Communicated to Applied Surface Science.


76. Meenakshi Gupta, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, “Study of substituted
   aniline as corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in acidic medium”, Communicated
   to Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology.


Books /Articles Published:

1. Adsorption kinetics and inhibiton by some guanide derivatives during
  corrosion of pure iron in neutral aqueous solution, Gurmeet Singh et. al.,
  Advances in Corrosion Control, CERI.

2. Corrosion Inhibitors, Gurmeet Singh, International Journal of Corrosion
   Science Reviews, Freund Publishing Co., Tel Aviv & London.

3. End of Life of Vehicles Directive, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, Indian
   Surface Finishing, IV(2) (2007) 121-124.

4. Restriction on the use of Hazadous Substances Directive- International and
   National Scenario, Kalpana Bhrara and Gurmeet Singh, Indian Surface
   Finishing, IV(2) (2007) 121-124.


The following projects were sanctioned and are Completed/ ongoing:


   1. UGC funded project entitled “Inhibitor Formulations for Technologically

      important Alloys and Elements”.

   2. CSIR funded project entitled “Mechanism and Control of Microbial

      Corrosion in Petroleum industry with special reference to Pipelines”

   3. UGC funded project entitled “Conducting Polymers as Corrosion

      Inhibitors”.snctioned wide letter no.F.12-13/2003 dated 31st March 2003.

      Amount of project : Rs 4,28,060/=

   4. DST funded project entitled “ Investigation of the Dissolution Kinetics

      of the Nano-sized metal catalysts” .

   5. DST funded project entitled “ Chemical and Electrochemical Growth

      and characterization of some novel Semiconductor nano-films for

      Efficient photovoltaic applications”. Sanctioned vide letter no.

      SR/S1/PC –04/2002 dated 13th June 2003. Amount of Project : Rs.


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  13,11,600/=.

6. UGC funded project entitled “Phosphonium Compounds as Corrosion
   Inhibitors”. Sanctioned vide letter no.




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