Dr. Sunita Negi


Associate Professor: Department of Physics

 

Professional Biography

Sunita Negi is an expert in the area of computational physics and biophysics with a background in theoretical physics. She has taught these subjects for nearly 9 years at universities such as the University of Delhi, Amity University and GD Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2019, she served in academic position such as Principle Investigator in a Young Scientist Project by Department of Science and Technology and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow by Turkish Academy of Sciences at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Sunita Negi holds a PhD from Homi Bhabha National Institute (India); MSc (Physics) from the University of Delhi (India); and BSc (Physics Hons), from the University of Delhi (India).

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Molecular dynamics simulations to see the effect of temperature and pressure change on the dynamics of protein’, International Journal of Innovative Research in Physics. (Yadav, O., and Negi, S., forthcoming)

‘Charge calculation studies done on an end-functionalized double walled carbon nanotube using MOPAC’, Indian Journal of Physics, 94, pp. 189-194 (Saini, R., and Negi, S.).

‘Charge calculation studies on a single and double walled carbon nanotube using MOPAC’, Indian Journal of Physics 92, pp. 479-485. (Negi, S., Bhartiya, V.K, and Chaturvedi, S., 2018).

‘Temperature dependent conformational studies using Molecular Dynamics Simulations’, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 759. pp. 012022 (Aneja, S., Bhartiya, V.K, and Negi, S., 2016).

Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘Role of salt bridge formation in the conformation change of proteins’, Fourth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC), Jaypee University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India. (Negi, S., 22-24 December 2016).

‘Probing temperature dependent conformation change of calmodulin protein using molecular dynamics simulation’, 59th Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, USA. (Negi, S., 7-11 February 2015).

Research

Sunita Negi’s current research interests are focused on computational nanoscience including end functionalization of single and multi-walled carbon nanotubes. She also works in the area of computational biophysics including protein folding under different environmental conditions. She also works on integrating the field of computational nanoscience with biophysics.

Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Principal Investigator, Young Scientist Award, Department of Science & Technology, India, 2013-2016.

Editorial Review Board, American journal of Physics & Applications {Publisher –Science Publishing Group].

Best Poster Award in ‘National Seminar on Fundamental Science: Present Global Scenario and Future Prospective 2020’, organised by Sir P.P Institute of Science, Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar.

Current Research

Sunita Negi’s current research interests are focused on computational nanoscience including end functionalization of single and multi-walled carbon nanotubes. She also works in the area of computational biophysics including protein folding under different environmental conditions.

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