Dr. Puyad Avinash Laxmanrao

Dr. Puyad Avinash Laxmanrao

Assistant Professor

I/c Head of the department for Industrial Chemistry

School of Chemical Sciences,

S.R.T.M.University, Nanded – 431 606

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Personal & Academic Information:
Date of Birth: 09-Nov-1978
Qualification: BSc, MSc. with NET, PhD. Chemistry
Specialization: Chemistry
Teaching Experience: PG: 12 Years
Courses taught till date:

 1. Medicinal Chemistry

 2. Organic Reaction Mechanism

 3. Organic Spectroscopy

 4. Heat and Mass transfer

 5. Practical classes (Lab Course) of Organic Chemistry

Summary of Academic Career:

Dr. Avinash L. Puyad, completed B.Sc. in 1999 and M.Sc. in chemistry in 2003 from Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya Nanded affiliated to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. After receiving research fellowship joined for Ph.D. in2005 under the supervision of Professor K. Bhanuprakash at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad and received doctoral degree in 2013 from Osmania University, Hyderabad with the thesis entitled “Computational Studies of Optoelectronic Properties of NIR Dyes”. Avinash L. Puyad is currently working as assistant professor in chemistry at School of Chemical Sciences, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. His current field of interest is design and synthesis of dyes.

Thrust Areas of Research: Synthesis of dyes, DFT calculations to calculate absorption
Research Publications:  SCOPUS  : 39
Conference Proceedings  : 01
Citations Scopus: 337  H-index-12
Paper Presentations:  11
Research Guidance:  Ph.D.   :  Registered - 04
M.Phil. :  Awarded -   01     
Research Projects:  
  • Entitled “Effect of Electron Withdrawing Groups on Near Infra Red (NIR) Absorption of Croconic and Squaric Acid Dye Derivatives: Synthesis and Computational Studies” for the tenure 2011-13.
Selected Publications:
  1. DFT studies of squarylium and core-substituted squarylium dye derivatives: understanding the causes of the additional shorter wavelength absorption in the latter, L. Puyad, G. K. Chaitanya, A. Thomas, M. Paramasivam, K. Bhanuprakash; Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 26 (2013) 37–46.
  2. A comparative study of semi-squaraine and squaraine dyes using computational techniques: tuning the charge transfer/biradicaloid character by substitution, L. Puyad, G.K. Chaitanya, Ch. Prabhakar, K. Bhanuprakash; Journal of Molecular Modeling, 19 (2013) 275-287.
  3. Naphthalene diimide-based non-fullerene acceptors flanked by open-ended and aromatizable acceptor functionalities. D. Srivani, Agarwal,  S. V. Bhosale,  A. L. Puyad, W. Xiang, R. A. Evans, A. Gupta, S. V. Bhosale; Chemical Communications, 53 (2017) 11157-11160.
  4. Non-fullerene acceptors based on central naphthalene diimide flanked by rhodanine or 1,3-indanedione. D. SrivaniA. Gupta,  S. V. BhosaleA. L. Puyad W. XiangJ. LiR. A. Evans ,  S. V. Bhosale; Chemical Communications, 53 (2017) 7080-7083.
Resource Person:
Invited Talks:  National    : 01
State   : 02
Guest Lectures:  01
Positions Held:
  • Board of studies member for autonomous colleges affiliated to SRTM University Nanded.
  • In charge Head of the department for industrial chemistry.
Honors /Awards received:
  •  CSIR JRF and SRF
  • IASc, INSA, NASI SRF                                                                  
Programs organized/attended:   
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops etc organised:  03
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops etc attended:   20

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