Photograph Name Dr SHASHI SAXENA
Email Id Date Of Join 19/10/1992
Designation Associate Professor Mobile No
Address J-10, NII Aruna Asaf Ali Road New Delhi 110067
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Educational Qualifications
Degree Institution Year
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 1985
M. Phil Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 1987
Ph. D Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 1991
Career Profile

1) Worked as Ad- hoc Lecturer in Miranda House College, University of Delhi from 28th Jan 88 to 12th April 88 and 22nd July 88 to 20th March 89

2) Worked as Ad- hoc Lecturer, in Daulat Ram college University of Delhi, from 11th Jan 91 to 15th March 91

3) Worked as Ad- hoc Lecturer in Deen Dayal Upadhaya college, University of Delhi, from 11th Sept, 91 to Sept 92.

4) Appointed as Permanent Lecturer in Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College University of Delhi on 19th Oct, 1992

5)  Promoted to Senior Lecture on 1st Nov 1995

6) Promoted to Reader in 18th March 2000

7) Promoted to Associate Professor 1st Jan 2006

Administrative Assignments

1) Worked as Governing body member of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College for one year with effect from 9th Sept, 1995

2) Worked as Vice Principal, of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College from 1st Jan 2010 for one year

3) Worked as examination coordinator appointed by the University for two years from 2011 to 2013 

4) Presently working as Member in Eco Club, Campus maintenance Committee and Alumni Association 

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Physical Chemistry 

Subjects Taught

1) Various Topics of Physical Chemisty

States of matter, Ionic Equilibrium, Conductance, Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Phase Rule, Quauntum Mechanics, Spectroscopy, Adsorption, Kinetics

2) Basics of Organic Chemisty 


Research Guidance
Publications Profile

1. Spermine induces B-Z transition of poly (dG-dC) in 5% Ethanol and Dioxane, M.V.R.Rao, M.Atreyi and Shashi Saxena, Biopolymers 29, 1498- 1497 (1990)

2. Cooperative B-Z transition of poly (dG-dC) induced by spermine at physiological temperature in aqueous media. M.V.R. Rao, M.Atreyi, Shashi Saxena FEBS, vol 278, number, 63-65

3. A simple and low cost air sampler, Shashi Saxena, Ratna and Pramod Upadhyay, J.Chem. Edu. 73, 787-788 (1996) 

Conference Organization/ Presentations (in the last three years)
Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)
Awards and Distinctions
Association With Professional Bodies
Other Activities

1) Workd in DST Project on Air Pollution monitoring from 1992-95

2) Worked for School Science Eduaction, in the Hoshangabad Science Teaching Programme (HSTP) from 1982 to 2002 with Eklayva Foundation, Madhya Pradesh as an observer initially and then as resource person. HSTP was runing in over 400 schools in several districts of MP. Work done involved desiging the curriculum, writing and editing text books for 6th to 8th standard, training school teachers, preparation of teahers' guides, developing material and conducting workshops for Teachers for their academic development, translation of text books from Hindi to English etc. 

3)  Worked as a resource person in Prashika, a programme for Primary School Curriculum with Eklavya Foundation. Worked for the curriculum design and writing of Maths text book for primary classes.  

4) Was part of the team for designing B.El.Ed of Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi

5) Taught a B.El. Ed. paper in two sessions at Lady Shri Ram College, Universtiy of Delhi 

6) Worked for Curruculam and Text book Development for 6th to 8th Standard for SCERT, Delhi 2003-2004

7) Authored and edited 6th to 8th Standard Science Text Books for SCERT, Delhi 2003-2004 

8) Worked as member Syllabus Revision Committee of NCERT Syllabus Revision for Science and Technology including Primary level EVS (i) Science and Technology at Secondary Stage, (ii) Physics, Chemistry and Biology at Higher Secondary Stage) in the year 2005. 

9) Translated a 600 pages Mannual for Primary Health Care from English to Hindi. The original book was witten and published in English by Dr. Shyam Ashtekar, Bharat Vaidyaka Sanstha, Dindori, Nasik. Hindi translation of the mannaul was published online on the Web site of the organisatin in 2013.

10) Have been part of the syllabus revision committees of Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi several times. Worked for syllabus revision of B.Sc. (H) Chemistry in 2014-15 and 2019 

11) Have translated several chapters of Berkeley Physics Course for Azim Premji Foundation from English to Hindi and continuing to do this work. 

Assignment, Notes for Students