Dr Ram Singh

Applied Chemistry

Email: ramsingh@dtu.ac.in


MSc (Org Chem); PhD (University of Delhi)

Areas of Interest

Neurochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products and Total Synthesis



July 2010 - till date: Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry; Delhi Technological University, Bawana Road, Delhi - 42, India 

Aug. 2008 – July 2010: Research Associate, Faculty, University of Delhi, Delhi - 7, India 

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2008: Fast Track Young Scientist (DST), University of Delhi, Delhi -7, India 

Aug. 2002 – Mar. 2005: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Delhi, Delhi - 7, India



PhD: 2003, University of Delhi, Delhi - 7, India (Supervisor: Prof SMS Chauhan)

MSc (Organic Chemistry): 1998, University of Delhi, Delhi - 7, India

BSc (Hons) (Chemistry): 1996, University of Delhi, Delhi - 7, India


Member of Societies/Professional Bodies

Ø ​ International Science Congress Association, India – Fellow Member (ISCA-FM-99)

Ø International Society for Neurochemistry - Full Member, Account Number (14075)

Ø  New York Academic of Sciences – Professional Member (08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017)

Ø  The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India – Life Member (L12816)

Ø  Indian Academy of Neurosciences - Life Member (LS-182)

Ø  International Brain Research Organization – Life Member

Ø  Indian Society of Analytical Scientists – Life Member (LMT2008/18)

Ø  Association of Chemistry Teachers – Life Member (LM-947)

Ø  World Association of Young Scientist – Member

Ø  Scientists Without Borders - Member

Ø  Vijnana Bharati - Life Member (ID: 1495) (2017)

Ø  Brilliant Uniflow of Talents and Intelligence (BUTAI): Honorary President


Member of Editorial Board

Ø  Asian Journal of Chemistry: Member, Editorial Board (from Jan 2010)

Ø  American Journal of Organic Chemistry: Member, Editorial Board (from Dec 2011) (http://www.sapub.org/journal/editorialboard.aspx?JournalID=1035)

Ø  World Research Journal of Applied Medicinal Chemistry: Member, Editorial Review Board (January 2012 to December 2012) (http://www.bioinfo.in/contents.php?id=64&page=editorial)

Ø  World Research Journal of Medicine: Member, Editorial Advisory Member (from Aug 2012; http://bioinfopublication.org/journal.php?opt=azjou&jouid=BPJ0000115)

Ø  Research Journal of Chemical Sciences: Editorial Board Member (2012 – 2015) http://www.isca.in/rjcs/Editorial-Board.php

Ø Organic Chemistry Letters: Editorial Advisory Board (from August 2013) http://pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/ocl/pages/view/editorialboard

Ø Annals of Applied Chemistry: Associate Editor (from April 2015) http://pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/aac/pages/view/editorialboard


Guest Editor for Special Journal Issues:

(i)  Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry on the topic ‘Plant-Derived Secondary Metabolites as Anticancer Agents’ (HT-SBJ-ACAMC-0047) 2013.   


Research Projects: Completed (04

4. Design and Synthesis of novel Imidazole and Triazole Derivatives as potential Anti-Alzheimeric Agents, CSIR, Govt of India; 2012-2015 

3. Design and synthesis of poly-nitro mono/polycyclic aromatic and hetero compounds and their studies as energetic materials, DRDO, Govt of India; 2012-2014

2. Preparation of comprehensive monographs of selected Indian medicinal plants with ‘The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), NMPB, Govt of India; 2009-2010

1. Study on inter- and intra-molecular interaction and Molecular Recognition in Heterocyclic Compounds and their applications in Biomimetic Reactions, DST, Govt of India; 2005-2008



  • Patent: 02 (filed)
  • Books: 08 
  • Books Chapters: 14
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 58 Citations: >700; h-index – 12 (Source Scopus/ Google Scholar)
  • Modules for ePG Pathshala: 31
  • Symposia/Seminars/Conferences/workshops: 81
  • General Articles: 09 

Total Impact Factor: 50.920 (Average Impact per paper = 1.24)

Highest Impact Factor Journal: Medicinal Research Reviews [IF = 10.7 (2011)]


Patent: 01

1. Ram Singh, Deepak Mishra, Atiya Fatima, Chittaranjan Rout, Vineet Mehta, Udayabanu Malairaman, Mamta Chaudhary; Novel Thiazole Compounds, Process For Preparing The Same and Pharmaceutical Formulation Thereof. Application No. 201711024373 dated 11-07-2017 (provisional filed).

2. Pankaj kumar; Era Jain; Ram Singh; Mamta Chaudhary; Water Treatment Dispenser; Application No. 201711004840 dated 10-02-2017.

Books: 08

1. Geetanjali and Ram Singh, Chemistry for Class XII, RGN Publication, Delhi, India, ISBN: 81-904221-0-3, 2009.

2. S. Chauhan, Ram Singh, Y. Gokhale, G. Lhouvum & A.R. Basu, Medicinal Plant Wealth of India, A comprehensive review of selected species, published by ‘The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), prepared for National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, ISBN 978-81-7993-425-8, 2011.

3. Geetanjali and Ram Singh, Learning Science for Class X, GRD Prakashan, Delhi, India, ISBN 978-81-923467-0-0, 2012.

4.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali, Learning Chemistry for Class XII, GRD Prakashan, Delhi, India, ISBN 978-81-923467-1-7, 2012.

5. Geetanjali and Ram Singh, Fundamental Practical Chemistry, Dhanraj Book House, ISBN 978-81-906769-3-9, 2012.

6. Ram Singh, Geetanjali and R. Srivastava; Engineering Chemistry (GBTU); Pearson Education, ISBN 978-93-325212-7-8, 2014.

7. Geetanjali and Ram Singh, Learning Chemistry for Class XI, GRD Prakashan, Delhi, India, ISBN 978-81-923467-3-1, 2014.

8. Geetanjali and Ram Singh, Learning Science for Class IX, GRD Prakashan, Delhi, India, ISBN 978-81-923467-4-8, 2014.


Book Chapters: 14

1.  Ram Singh, Geetanjali, M.K. Mishra and S.M.S. Chauhan; Synthesis of Selected Optically Active Isoalloxazines and their Applications in the Biomimetic Oxidation of Sulphur Compounds; Heterocyclic Chemistry by D.C. Gautam, Chapter 21, pp. 256-266, RBSA publication, Jaipur (Rajasthan), India, 2004. ISBN: 81-7611-211-9.

2.  D.S. Rawat, Ram Singh, N. Kumar, M. Sharma and M.S.M. Rawat; Synthetic and clinical status of marine-derived anticancer peptides; Comprehensive Bioactive Natural Products Vol 7: Structural Modifications & Drug Development, Volume 7, Chapter 1, published by M/S. Studium Press LLC, USA, 2010ISBN: 1933699574.

3.  Ram Singh, Geetanjali, V. Katiyar and S. Bhanumati; Biosensors Based on Selected Gold Nanoparticles; E-book entitled Smart Nanomaterials for Sensor Application, by Bentham Science Publisher (USA), Chapter 9 (pages 149-162), Songjun Li, Yi Ge and He Li (Eds), 2011. eISBN: 978-1-60805-241-7. (http://benthamscience.com/ebooks/9781608052417/contributors.htm)

4.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Exploring Flavin as Catalyst for the Remediation of Halogenated Compounds; New and Future Developments in Catalysis: Catalysis for Remediation and Environmental  Concerns; Edition 1, Chapter 15, published by Elsevier, 2013ISBN-10: 0444538704 | ISBN-13: 978-0444538703.

5.  Ram Singh, Geetanjali and R. Srivastava, Exploring biocolours for cosmetic and textile industries. Vegetables and Their Allied as Protective Food (Ed. Rana, M.K.). Scientific Publisher (India), Jodhpur, Rajasthan, pp. 457-468 (Chapter 31) June 2014. ISBN: 978-81-7233-899-2.

6.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali, Microwave ovens and food safety. In: Herbaceous Plants as Natural Protective Food (Ed. Rana, M.K.). Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, pp. 451-461 (Chapter 32), June 2014. ISBN-10: 8172339003; ISBN-13: 978-8172339005

7.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali, Chapter 4. Exploring Anthraquinones as an Important Class of Nutraceuticals, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods: Natural Remedy, Editors: S.K. Brar, S. Kaur and G.S. Dhillon, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. USA, ISBN: 978-1-62948-793-9, 2014

8.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Chapter 16. Whey proteins and its value-added applications; Protein byproducts: Transformation from environmental burden into value-added products; Ed. GS Dillon (First Edition); ISBN - 10: 0128023910; ISBN - 13: 9780128023914; Academic Press, 2016.

9.  Shankar Suman, Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Chapter 9. Synthesis of Heterocyclic Based Potential Ionophores; Biomedical and Environment; Ed. Vandana; ISBN – 978-81-8030- 479-8; Campus Books International, 2016.

10.  Ram Singh, Geetanjali and Deepak Mishra; Chapter 3: The Effects of Alcoholism on the Brain; Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms Effects and Treatment edited by B.S. Chhikara, V.K. Shanwal; ISBN: 9789386677488; Manakin Press, India, 2018 pp 35-52. (https://manakinpress.com/bookstore/general/alcoholism/)

11.       Lakshna Mahajan and Ram Singh; Chapter 4: Nutritional Deficiencies and Diseases associated with alcoholism; Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms Effects and Treatment edited by B.S. Chhikara, V.K. Shanwal; ISBN: 9789386677488; Manakin Press, India, 2018 pp 53-67. (https://manakinpress.com/bookstore/general/alcoholism/)

12.       Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Chapter 6: Chemotaxonomy of medicinal plants: Possibilities and limitations; Natural Products and Drug Discovery - An Integrated Approach edited by SC Mandal, V Mandal & T Konishi; ISBN: 978-0-08-102081-4; Elsevier; 2018 pp 119-136.

13.       Ram Singh, Deepshikha Rathore, Geetanjali and Richa Srivastava; Chapter 4: Carbon based polymers for drug delivery; Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery edited by I. Abdullah, M. Asiri and A. Mohammad; ISBN: 9780128137413; Elsevier, 2018.

14.       Ram Singh, and Geetanjali; Chapter 19: Metal organic frameworks for drug delivery; Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery edited by I. Abdullah, M. Asiri and A. Mohammad; ISBN: 9780128137413; Elsevier, 2018 

Publications in refereed Journals: 55


55. Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Nanoneuromedicines for neurodegenerative diseases; Nanoscience & Nanotechnology – Asia, 8(2), 000-000, 2018.

54. Ram Singh and Babita Veer; Hydrogels: Promising Energy Storage Materials; ChemistrySelect, 03, 01-13, 2018.


53. Ram Singh; Geetika Bhasin and R. Srivastava; Silica supported copper(II) nitrate: An effective solid‐supported reagent for aromatic nitration; Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry, 10(4) 566-570, 2017.

52. Ram Singh, Geetika Bhasin and R. Srivastava; Facile Synthesis of mono- and bis-furazanopiperazines; Moroccan Journal of Chemistry, 5(4), 677-682, 2017.

51. Geetika Bhasin, Richa Srivastava and Ram Singh; Synthesis of triazole based novel ionic liquids and salts; Organic Preparations and Procedures International, 49, 370-376, 2017.

50. Deepshikha Rathore, Richa Srivastava and Ram Singh; Polymer-supported synthesis of 7-hydroxy-10-substituted isoalloxazines; Indian Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 27, 13-16, 2017

49. Deepak Mishra, Ram Singh and Chittaranjan Rout; Synthesis of highly functionalized pyrazoles using AlCl3 as catalyst; Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research; 9(6), 16-19, 2017.

48. A. Sharma, K. Gaurav, Ram Singh and R. Srivastava; Development and validation of a High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography Densitometry method for the quantitative estimation of Morphine in classical Ayurvedic formulation ‘Kamini Vidrawan Ras’; Journal of Planar Chromatography – Modern TLC, 30(3), 188-192, 2017.

47. Deepak Mishra, Ram Singh and Chittaranjan Rout; A facile amidation of chloroacetyl chloride using DBU; International Journal of ChemTech Research, 10(3), 365-372, 2017


46.  A. Sharma, K. Gaurav, Ram Singh and R. Srivastava; HPTLC-Densitometric method for estimation of Ketamine in bulk, pharmaceutical formulations; Journal of Scientific and Technical Research; 6(2), 23-26, 2016.

45.  Geetanjali, Poonam, Babita Veer and Ram Singh; Alcohol abuse and related Health issues; International Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 4(8), 18-23, 2016.

44.  Ram Singh, G. Bhasin, R. Srivastava and Geetanjali; Beta-Aminocarbonyl compounds: Chemistry and Biological Activities; Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry 13, 143-153, 2016.

43.  Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Asparagus racemosus: a review on its Phytochemical and Therapeutic Potential; Natural Product Research, 30(17), 1896-1908, 2016.

42.  Ram Singh; Chemotaxonomy: An Emerging Tool for Plant Classification, Journal of Medicinal Plant Studies4(2), 90-93, 2016.

41.  K. Gaurav, R. Srivastava, J.G. Sharma, Ram Singh and V. Singh; Molasses based growth and lipid production by Chlorella pyrenoidosa: A potential feedstock for biodiesel; Int. J. Green Energy, 13(3), 320-327, 2016.

40.  A. Fatima and Ram Singh; The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Genistein, The Natural Product Journal, 6(1), 3-12, 2016.  


39. Deepak Mishra, Atiya Fatima, Chittaranjan Rout and Ram Singh; An efficient one-pot synthesis of 2-Aminothiazole Derivatives; Der Chemica Sinica, 6(8), 14-18, 2015.

38. Ram Singh and Geetanjali, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigations of Ricinus communis Linn., Algerian J. Nat. Products, 3(1), 120-129, 2015.


37. Ram Singh, G. Bhasin, Geetanjali and R. Srivastava; An improved synthesis of β-amino carbonyl compounds using FeCl3-silica gel, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 6, 776-781, 2014.

36. D. Rathore, Ram Singh, Geetanjali and R. Srivastava; Use of Flavins as Catalyst for the Remediation of Halogenated Compounds, Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 174, 1151-1156, 2014

35. S Kirti, DT Masram and Ram Singh; Antimony trichloride (SbCl3) catalyzed solvent free one-pot synthesis of benzoxanthenes, Organic Chemistry: Indian Journal, 10(2), 56-58, 2014.

34. Ram Singh, Geetanjali and N. Sharma; Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors for Neurological Disorders: A review; Chemical Biology Letters, 1(1), 33-39, 2014.


33. DS Rawat and Ram Singh; Plant-derived secondary metabolites as anticancer agents, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 13(10), 1551, 2013.

32. Ram Singh, D. Rathore, Geetanjali and R. Srivastava; Solvent free reaction of 1-chloro-2-nitrobenzene with anilines; Der Chemica Sinica, 4(5), 102-105, 2013.

31. Geetanjali and Ram Singh; Effect of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonding on Biomimetic Reactions by Flavins; Heterocyclic Communications, 19(4), 261-263, 2013.

30. Geetanjali and Ram Singh; UV-Visible spectral studies on amphiphilic isoalloxazines in single and mixed solvent systems; Archives of Applied Science Research, 5(1), 259-262, 2013.

29. Ram Singh and Geetanjali; Nutraceuticals: Promising Health Product; International Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 1(1), 14-17, 2013.

28. K. Gaurav, R. Srivastava and Ram Singh; Exploring Biodiesel: Chemistry, Biochemistry and Microalgal source; International Journal of Green Energy, 10(8), 775-796, 2013.

27. Ram Singh, A. Debnath, D.T. Masram and D. Rathore; Synthesis and Biological Activities of Selected Quinolone-Metal Complexes; Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, 3(6), 83-94, 2013.


Modules for ePG Pathshala: 31

Project by UGC under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) of MHRD, Govt of India.



Post Docs:

Dr Chandra Bhusan Mishra (Sept 2013 to Jan 2014, CSIR-RA) 

Dr Atiya Fatima (Feb 2014 to Nov 2015, CSIR-RA)



1.   Deepshikha Rathore: Synthesis and applications of flavins and their analogues (Aug 2013 - Nov 2017)

2.   Geetika Bhasin: Design and Synthesis of High Energy Molecules (Aug 2012 - Dec 2017)

3.   Deepak Mishra: Design and Synthesis of Anti-Alzheimeric Compounds (Jointly with JUIT, HP; Jan 2014 - Apr 2018)

Current Group members

1.   Shankar Shuman: Synthesis and Applications of heterocyclic based schiffs base metal complexes (Since 2012)

2.   Priyanka Luthra: Studies on natural fibre reinforced PP composite (Jointly with IOCL, Faridabad, Since 2014)

3.  Babita Veer: Synthetic, Phytochemical and Biological studies of potential MAO B Inhibitors (Since 2015)

4.  Poonam: Synthesis and Evaluation of heterocycles as anti-parkinson's agent (Since 2016)  


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