Scientific Staff

Dr. Rachana Kumar
Principal Scientist
Analytical Chemistry
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
Vishvigyan Bhawan, 31, Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Lucknow - 226 001. Uttar Pradesh, India.
Email: rachana.kumar[at] | Alternate Email:
Tel: +91-522-2217497 | Extension: 651
Fax: 522-2628227

Areas of Specialization
Materials development for applications in biomedical devices and probes, organic electronic materials, reference materials development, estimation of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in edible oils and fats
Current R&D/S&T Activities
Synthesis of organic electronic materials for applications in devices and biological probes. Preparation of novel materials using cost effective and eco-friendly processes. Materials development for sensor applications. Research also focuses on detection of organic moieties present in different medium using calibrated HPLC, GC-MS and spectroscopic techniques. Fatty acid compositions as per ISO guidelines in edible oils and fats. Certified reference material development.
Partial List of Research Publications
Awards/Honours/ Distinctions
Young Scientist Start-up Grant by SERB-DST, 2014
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