Director, Institute of Engineering ; Professor of Chemistry (since 1998);Head, Environmental Chemistry
Professor Rajeev Jain (born August 1954) completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Meerut University, Meerut (Now C.C.S. University, Meerut) and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the university of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee), India, in 1978 .He worked as Post Doctoral Fellow and Research Associate at the same institute. He was awarded D.Sc. degree by Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India in 1990. He joined Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India in 1982 as lecturer, became Reader in 1988 and subsequently Professor in 1998 at the same University. Currently he is working as Professor of Chemistry, Head of Environmental Chemistry and Dean College Development Council (DCDC.) As DCDC looking after the affiliation and development of over 350 colleges affiliated to the university. During last 29 years of stay as teacher at Jiwaji University remain committed to institution building. Professor Jain is a highly cited researcher in Electroanalytical and Environmental Engineering Chemistry. Dr. Jain has published over 270 research papers in journals of international repute with high impact factor. He has supervised over 60 Ph.D. and one D.Sc. student. He is a widely traveled researcher and has worked over on 15 research projects sanctioned by CSIR, UGC, MOEF, DRDO etc. His research interests include electroanalytical behaviour of pharmaceuticals, micellar catalysis, electrocatalysed reactions, method development and validation, environmental engineering chemistry and wastewater treatment. Professor Jain is on the reviewer panel for a number of journals such as Electrochimica Acta, Waste Manage., J. Appl. Electrochem., Water Res., J. Colloid Interface Sci., Environ. Sci. Technol., J. Environ. Monitor. Assess. J. Hazard. Mater., J. Environ. Manage., Catalysis, J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. etc. Referee for Projects submitted to CSIR, MOEF, DST, New Delhi. on the editorial board of the Journals, Chemical Sensors, Int. J. Electrochemistry.