Meitram Niraj Luwang

Meitram Niraj Luwang

Chemical Engineering & Process Development

About Me

We are particularly interested in developing high performance nanomaterials for various application in luminescence, catalysis, sensing, biology, etc. Our research is highly interdisciplinary and we work at the interface of chemistry, physics, biology, engineering and materials science.

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2006-2012 - Ph.D. student (with Prof. S. K. Srivastava, Manipur University, Manipur, INDIA)

Selected Publications

  • Debasish Ghosh And M Niraj Luwang, Selective detection of Fe3+, Cr3+ and Cu2+ in water using higlhy luminsecent Gd2O3:Eu3+ nanomaterials, Journal of Luminescence., 171, 1 - 8 (2016).
  • Ajit M Kalekar, Kiran Kumar Sharma, Meitram Niraj Luwang And Geeta Sharma, Catalytic Activity of Bare and Porous Palladium Nanostructures in the Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol, RSC Advances., 6, 11911 - 11920 (2016), DOI:10.1039/C5RA23138H.
  • Debasish Ghosh And M Niraj Luwang, p-amino benzoic acid (pABA) sensitization of LaF3:Tb3+ nanoparticles and its applications in detection ofexplosive materials, RSC Advances., 5, 10468 (2015).
  • Debasish Ghosh And M Niraj Luwang, One-pot Synthesis of 2-thenoyltrifluoroacetone Surface Functionalised SrF2:Eu3+ Nanoparticles: Trace Level Detection of Water, RSC Advances., 5, 47131 (2015).
  • Debasish Ghosh And M Niraj Luwang, Arsenic Detection in water: YPO4:Eu3+ nanoparticles, Journal of Solid State Chemistry., 232, 83 (2015).
  • M. Niraj Luwang*, Microemulsion mediated synthesis of triangular shape SnO2 nanoparticles: Luminescence application, Applied Surface Science., 290, 332 - 339 (2014).
  • M. Niraj Luwang, S. Ch, ra, D. Bahadur And S. K. Srivastava, Dendrimer Facilitated Synthesis of Multifunctional Lanthanide Based Hybrid Nanomaterials for Biological Applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry., 22, 3395 (2012).
  • M. Niraj Luwang, R. S. Ningthoujam, S. K. Srivastava And R. K. Vatsa, Disappearance and recovery of luminescence in Bi3+, Eu3+ co-doped YPO4 Nanoparticles due to presence of water molecules upto 800 ?C, Journal of the American Chemical Society., 133, 2998 (2011).
  • M. Niraj Luwang, R. S. Ningthoujam, S. K. Srivastava And R. K. Vatsa, Preparation of White Light Emitting YVO4: Ln3+ and Silica-coated YVO4: Ln3+ (Ln3+ = Eu3+, Dy3+, Tm3+) Nanoparticles by CTAB/n-butanol/hexane/water Microemulsion Route: Energy Transfer and Site Symmetry Studies;, Journal of Materials Chemistry., 21, 5326 (2011).
  • M. Niraj Luwang, R. S. Ningthoujam, Jagannath, S. K. Srivastava And R. K. Vatsa, ?Effects of Ce3+ Co-doping and Annealing on Phase Transformation and Luminescence of Eu3+ doped YPO4 Nanorods: D2O solvent effect, Journal of the American Chemical Society ., 132(8), 2759 (2010).

Research Interest

  • Chemical Biology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry including Nanomaterials
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Embedded systems development
  • Materials and Materials Engineering

Contact Details

Dr. Meitram Niraj Luwang

Office: 504, Chemical Engineering and Process Development (CEPD) Division
National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pune 411008, India
Phone  +91 20 2590 2950
Fax +91 20 2590 2621