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Dr. Niharika Kulshrestha

Dr. Niharika Kulshrestha

  • Assistant Professor - Research
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of Physics
  • Contact Details:

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    Contact Number :+ 91-9648580612, +91-9569400784

  • Experience

    3 years

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D., Banaras Hindu University (BHU) (Awarded, October 2018)
      Title of the PhD Thesis: Preparation and Characterization of PVA Based Complex, Blend and Nanocomposite Solid Polymer Electrolyte Films
    • Master of Science in 2008-2010 at Physics Department, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India with 70.6%.
    • Bachelor of Science in 2005-2008 with Physics Hons, from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India with 68%.
    • Intermediate (XII Std.) in 2005 with Science and Maths Stream from CBSE Board with 75.8%.
    • High School (X Std.) in 2003 with Science Stream, from CBSE Board with 78%
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


Research publications: 10 (SCI/SCIE/Scopus)

International Journal Publications:

  • 1 N. Kulshrestha, B. Chatterjee, P.N. Gupta. Characterization and electrical properties of polyvinyl alcohol based polymer electrolyte films doped with ammonium thiocyanate. Materials Science and Engineering B 184 (2014) 49-57.
  • 2 N. Kulshrestha, B. Chatterjee, P.N. Gupta. Structural, thermal, electrical, and dielectric properties of synthesized nanocomposite solid polymer electrolytes, High Performance Polymers, 26 (2014) 677-688.
  • 3 N. Kulshrestha and P.N. Gupta. Structural and electrical characterizations of 50:50 PVA:starch blend complexed with ammonium thiocyanate, Ionics, 22 (2016) 671-681.
  • 4 N. Kulshrestha, B. Chatterjee and P.N. Gupta. Effect of ZnO nanoparticles in 70:30 PVA:LiI films. Advanced Science letters, 22 (2016) 46-50.
  • 5 N. Kulshrestha, A. Singh, R.N. Kharwar and P.N. Gupta. Study of PVA/AgI based polymeric membranes for exploration of antibacterial activity, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 67 (2018) 258-265.
  • 6 B. Chatterjee, N Kulshrestha and P N Gupta, Electrical properties of starch-PVA biodegradable polymer blend, Phys. Scr.90 (2015): 025805 -025813.
  • 7 B. Chatterjee, N. Kulshrestha and P.N. Gupta Preparation and characterization of lithium ion conducting solid polymer electrolytes from biodegradable polymers starch and PVA, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, 5 (2015) 116-131.
  • 8 B.Chatterjee, N. Kulshrestha and P.N. Gupta. Nanocomposite solid polymer electrolytes based on biodegradable polymers starch and poly vinyl alcohol. Measurement 82 (2016) 490-499.
  • 9 S. Srivastava, G.Kumar, R.K. Mishra and N. Kulshrestha, A Complex Diffusion Based Modified Fuzzy C- Means Approach for Segmentation of Ultrasound Image in Presence of Speckle Noise for Breast Cancer Detection, Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle, 34, (2020), 419-427.
  • 10 M. Nath , S. Srivastava , N. Kulshrestha , D.Singh, Detection and localization of S 1 and S 2 heart sounds by 3rd order normalized average Shannon energy envelope algorithm, Proc Inst Mech Eng H, 615-624, 2021.

Paper in refereed Conference Proceedings

  • 1 Guddu Kumar, Niharika Kulshrestha, and Subodh Srivastava, Analysis of different fuzzy C-means membership functions for the design of CAD tool of early breast cancer detection, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Software Engineering (ICACSE-2019). 331-335 Available at SSRN 3350301 (2019) , KNIT,Sultanpur, India,Feb - 2019.

List of Papers presented in the Conferences

  • 1 Study of PVA: NaI and Nano material based composite polymer electrolyte films, ICSEM- 2014, Sharda University Greater Noida.
  • 2 Study of Transport behavior of PVA electrolyte films doped with NH4SCN, New trends in Research-2012, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  • 3 Effect of the Dispersion of ZnO nanoparticles in 70:30 PVA:LiI films, EMCA-2014, NIT Durgapur and CSIR-CGCRI – Kolkatta.
  • 4 Spectrosocpic and electrical studies of the nano-composite polymer electrolyte films, ICFS-2015, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  • 5 Effect of Nano-filler on structural. Thermal and electrical properties in PVA:NaI polymer electrolyte films. Recent trends in Research-2015, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  • 6 Analysis of different Fuzzy C-means membership function for the design of CAD tool of early breast Cancer detection. ICACSE-2019, KNIT, Sultanpur.

List of Workshops attended

  • 1 Exotic Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application, January -01-03, 2013, Department of Physics, BHU, Varanasi -221005
  • 2 II Hands on Training Programme on MATLAB, 09.02.2013 to 14.12.2013, DST-CIMS, BHU, Varanasi
  • 3 LATEX Training Programme, Sept 03 to 09, 2013, DST-CIMS, BHU, Varanasi -221005.
  • 4 Two Weeks Online Faculty Development Programme on Machine Learning for Computer Vision of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India from June 29 – July 8, 2020.
  • 5 Five days Online FDP on Creating a Positive Work Culture : Strategy for Quality & Excellence from 23rd to 27th June 2021.

Research Area: Ion conducting polymer electrolytes, Structural, thermal and electrical characterizations, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning.

H-Index: 6, i10
Index: 6,
Citations: 142

Work Experience: 3 years

  • 1 Designation: Assistant Professor -Research
    Organization: GLA University, Mathura
    Duration: Joined 01.10.2021
  • 2 Designation: Guest Faculty
    Organization: Patna Women's College, Patna
    Duration: 4.10.2020 to 30.10.2021
  • 3 Designation: Research Analyst
    Organization: Telmig Technology Private Limited, Jaipur
    Duration: 01.08.2018 to 20.12.2020
  • 4 Designation: Lecturer
    Organization: NGF College of Engineering and Technology
    Duration : 14.07.2010 to 30.07.2011

Present Position

  • 1 Joined on 1st October 2011, as an Assistant Professor -Research, GLA University, Mathura.


  • 1 UGC-BHU CRET research fellowship (2011-13)
  • 2 UPE-JRF Fellowship (2013-2016)


  • 1 Academic excellence certificate in BSc (Hons) 2007.
  • 2 Qualified GATE 2013 with 381 all India Rank.
  • 3 Received 1st prize in Chinthana Maths Competition at Taluk level at School.
  • 4 Received 1st prize in English essay competition at school
  • 5 Received prizes in athletics (Races) at school and college level
  • 6 Floor Incharge of the IG Hostel of the University
  • 7 Organizer of the Affiche Competition at the University Level

Software Proficiency

Other Packages: MATLAB 7.0 MS Office.

Operating Systems: MS DOS, Windows 98, XP.

Personal Skills: Honest, Hard working, Good leadership quality, Ready to Learn, Adaptable.

Research Statement

My research interests are as follows:

Ion conducting polymer electrolytes, synthesis of nanoparticles, Structural, thermal and electrical characterization, Image Processing, Pattern Classification (Machine Learning), and their Medical Applications

My objective is to do fundamental research on above mentioned topics, design the suitable algorithms for appropriate applications