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Pro Vice Chancellor

ProVC

Dr. Syed Mumtazuddin
Pro Vice-Chancellor, LNMU, Darbhanga, Bihar
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provc@lnmu.in


PERSONAL
  Name Dr. Syed Mumtazuddin
  Date of Birth 29th June, 1959
  Nationality Indian

Academic Qualification
Examination Year Board/University Div./Class % Marks
Matriculation 1973 B.S.E.B., Patna 1st 69%
I.Sc. 1975 Bihar University, India 1st 71%
B.Sc. (Chem. Hons.) 1977 Bihar University, India 1st (1st in Univ.) 72%
M.Sc. (Chemistry : Org. Chem. as special) 1979 Bihar University, India 1st 69%
Ph.D 1989 Bihar University, India Awarded
Title of Ph. D. Thesis :- Experiments on the syntheses and reactions of some Azepines.

Job History
  • Nov. 1982 - Nov. 1990 : Lecturer in Chemistry, M.S.S.G. College, Areraj & L.S. College, Bihar University, Muzaffarpur.
  • Nov. 1990 - June 1996 : Reader in Chemistry, L.S. College, Bihar University, Muzaffarpur.
  • June 1996 - Nov. 1998 : Reader in Chemistry, University (P.G.) Department of Chemistry, B.R.A.Bihar, University, Muzaffarpur.
  • Nov. 1998 – 31 Jan. - 2014 : University Professor of Chemistry,University(P.G.) Department of Chemistry, B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur.
  • 1 Feb. 2014 – Present : Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga
Administrative Experience
  1. Secretary, Sports Council, B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Bihar from July 2002 to August 2009.
  2. Director, UGC Sponsored Coaching for NET for SC, ST and Minority Students in 2009.
Professional Training & Participation in Workshop/Seminar/Conference :
  1. Orientation course for teachers sponsored by University Grants Commission of India in 1990.
  2. Refresher course in Chemistry sponsored by University Grants Commission of India in 1990.
  3. Three months Research Programme on Synthetic Organic Chemistry at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India in 1993.
  4. Participated in a National Seminar on Spectroscopy organized by University Grants Commission at Bihar University, Muzaffarpur in 1985.
  5. Presented a paper in the 41st Annual Convention of Chemists 2004 organised by Indian C hemical Society at University of Delhi, Delhi.
  6. Participated in the National workshop on "Green Chemistry" held on 25 & 26 February 2005 sponsored by Department of Science & Technology at I.I.T. Guwahati, Guwahati.
  7. Presented a paper in the 24th conference of Indian Council of Chemists at B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi in 2005.
  8. Participated in the IUPAC Sponsored Second International Symposium on Green/Sustainable Chemistry at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi in 2006.
  9. Was Organising Secretary of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on and Laser in Chemistry held on 22 & 23 March, 2007 at University Department of Chemistry, B.R. Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, (Bihar).
  10. Presented a paper in the 9th International Conference on Desert Technologies held at Douz, Tunisia from November 12 to November 16, 2008.
  11. Presented a paper in the 4th Bihar Science Conference held at L. S. College, Muzaffarpur (Bihar) on 11 to 13 March, 2011.
  12. Presided a technical session in the 4th Bihar Science Conference held at L. S. College, Muzaffarpur (Bihar) on 11 to 13 March, 2011.
  13. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on ‘ Emerging Trends in Green Chemistry” held from 15-17th October, 2011 at A.N. College, Patna (Bihar).
  14. Was Organising Secretary of the U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on “Molecules: Engines of Creation” held at University Department of Chemistry, B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur (Bihar) on 23rd December, 2011 and also presented a paper in the same.
  15. Participated and presented a paper in the 4th International Conference on “Life Science Research for Rural & Agricultural Development [ICLRAD- 2011]” organized by MSET-ICCB, Ranchi, CPRS, Patna & IPA, Shimla held at CPRS, Patna (Bihar) from 27-29th December, 2011.
  16. Participated and presented a paper in the National Seminar on “Chemistry and Life” organized by C.M.P.D. College, Allahabad and sponsored by D.A.E. Mumbai at Allahabad on 16-17th September, 2012.
  17. Presented paper in the 5th Bihar Vigyan Congress organized by Bihar Council on Science & Technology (Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Bihar), held during 27-29 Nov., 2012 at IGSC-Planetarium, Patna.
  18. Participated and paper presented in the 100th Indian Science Congress-2013 held at Kolkata during January 3-7, 2013.
  19. Delivered an invited lecture in the National Seminar cum Workshop on “Molecular Biology Techniques” held in the University Department of Botany, B. R. A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur (Bihar) during March 4-9, 2013.
Research Experience
  1. About thirty years of Research Experience in various fields of Organic & Environmental Chemistry.
  2. Eighteen students, Harish Kumar, Leena Kumari, N.L. Choudhary, Ajay Kumar Singh, Kajal Kumari, Surendra Kumar, Kumari Shikha, Arun Kumar Gautam, Kumari Vandana, Lal Babu Rai, Shailendra Kumar Sinha, Manoj Kumar, Rajeev Ranjan, Amrita Kumari, Prabhat Bharti, Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Rahila Firdaus and Wasi Ahmad have so far done Ph.D. under my supervision.
  3. Presently carrying out research work on Water Pollution as Principal Investigator under Major Research Project Scheme of University Grants Commission.
Books Authored
  1. Inorganic Lab Manual, Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi – 2009.
  2. Organic Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi and Alpha Science International Ltd, Oxford, U.K. – 2013.
Research Publications
Total 37 in journals of repute. Only papers published in 2012 & 2013 are mentioned here:
1-25 ... published before 2012

26. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and Manoj Kumar, Assessment of some Physico-chemical characteristics and heavy metals in some groundwater samples along the Budhi Gandak belt of Muzaffarpur district during monsoon season, 2011, Nature Environment and Pollution Technology,11 (2), 293-296, 2012.

27. S. Mumtazuddin and A. K. Azad, Removal of Arsenic using mango, java plum and neem tree barks, IJAPBC, 1 (3), 372-376, 2012.

28. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad, Prabhat Bharti and Rakesh Ranjan, Physico-chemical analysis of groundwater of the Budhi Gandak belt in Muzaffarpur district, India, I. Res. J. Environment Sci., 1(1), 7-11, 2012.

29. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and Ravi Ranjan, Use of mango leaves for the qualitative and quantitative determination of iron in water, Asian Journal of Chemical and Environmental Research, 5(1-2), 20-20, 2012.

30. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and Manoj Kumar, Evaluation of groundwater of the Budhi Gandak belt from Musahri to Dholi in Muzaffarpur district during monsoon, Recent Life Sc. Mirror, 1 (1), 25-32, Sept. 2012.

31. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and N. L. Choudhary, Removal of copper (II) from aqueous solutions using Leucas aspera leaf powder, Res.J.Chem.Environ, 16 (4), 46-50, 2012.

32. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad, Rahila Firdaus and Amrita Kumari, Quality of bottled drinking water and RO purifier brands marketed in Muzaffarpur city, India, Asian Journal of Chemical and Environmental Research, 5(3-4), 5-8, 2012.

33. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad, Rahila Firdaus and Amrita Kumari, Water Quality Evaluation in Some Groundwater Samples along the Budhi Gandak Belt of Kanti Block in Muzaffarpur District during Post-Monsoon Season, 2012, J. Chem. Bio. Phy. Sci. Sec. D, 3 (1), 605-611, 2012-2013.

34. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad, Wasi Ahmad and Prabhat Bharti, Facile transformation of cinnolines into indoles, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, 2 (2), 982-983, 2013.

35. S. Mumtazuddin and A. K. Azad, Biosorption: An efficient option for metal removal from contaminated water- a review, Recent Life Sc. Mirror, 2 (1), 1-10, March 2013.

36. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and Rahila Firdaus, Removal of copper (II) from aqueous solutions using chalk powder, Orient. J. Chem., 29 (2), 713-717, 2013.

37. S. Mumtazuddin, A. K. Azad and Rahila Firdaus, Monitoring of groundwater samples along the Budhi Gandak belt from Akharaghat to Musahri of Muzaffarpur district during pre-monsoon season, 2012, J. Chemtracks, 15 (1), 227-232, 2013.

Awards & Achievements
  1. Awarded Jr. Research Fellowship by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of India in 1982.
  2. Awarded Indian National Merit Scholarship throughout the University Career.
  3. Became Reader and Professor under Merit promotion schemes.
  4. Nominated among the 'Best Citizens of India' by International Publishing House, New Delhi in 2005.
  5. Awarded financial assistance under Major Research Project Scheme by University Grants Commission in 2011.
  6. Conferred Senior Scientist Award-2011 under Prof. J.N.Chatterjee memorial chair by International Consortium of Contemporary Biologists & Madhawi- Shyam Educational Trust.
Memberships
  1. Fellow, International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (FICCE).
  2. Life member, Indian Science Congress.
  3. Fellow, Indian Chemical Society.
  4. Fellow, Indian Council of Chemists.
  5. Life member, Association of Chemistry Teachers, Mumbai (India).
  6. Life Fellow, Madhawi – Shyam Educational Trust (FMSET).
  7. Life Fellow, International Consortium of Contemporary Biologists (FICCB).
  8. Fellow member, International Science Congress Association (FISCA)
  9. Life member, Recent Life Science Mirror.
  10. Managing Editor, Recent Life Science Mirror.
  11. Member, Editorial Board, International Research Journal of Sciences.
  12. Member, Editorial Board, Oriental Journal of Chemistry.
Extra-curricular Activities
  1. Was captain of College, University and District Cricket Teams.
  2. Represented Bihar State in Indian National Ranji Trophy Cricket Tournament.
  3. Represented an East Zone Cricket Team in England in 1995.
  4. Life member of Bihar Cricket Association & Jharkhand Cricket Association.
  5. Member, Rotary International.
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