Dr. Himanshu Arora


Assistant Professor: Chemistry

Professional Biography

Himanshu Arora is an expert in the area of bioinorganic and molecular magnetism field. He has taught these subjects for nearly eight years at universities such as Galgotias University and G D Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2016, Himanshu Arora served in academic position such as Divisional Chair (Chemistry), Galgotias University; and Postdoctoral Associate at Bar Ilan University (Israel) and CNRS Postdoctoral Fellow, Domaine Universitaire (France).

Himanshu Arora holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur; MSc (Chemistry) from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi; and BSc (Hons), (Chemistry) from St. Stephens College, Delhi University.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Effect of distortions on the geometric and electronic structures of one-electron oxidized Vanadium(IV), Copper(II), and Cobalt(II)/(III) Salen Complexes’, Inorganic Chemistry, 59(7), pp. 5133-5148. (Kanso, H., Clarke, R. M., Kochem, A., Arora, H., Philouze, C., Jarjayes, O., Storr, T., and Thomas, F., 2020).

‘Copper (II) dimers stabilized by bis(phenol) amine ligands: Theoretical and Experimental Insights’, New Journal of Chemistry, 42(15), pp. 12621-12631. (Rajput, A., Yadav, A., Sengupta, A., Tyagi, P., and Arora, H., 2018).

‘Tuning the locus of oxidation in Cu-diamido-diphenoxo complexes: From Cu (III) to Cu (II)-phenoxyl radical’, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 481, pp. 143-150. (Levi, M.-E., Lavi, R., Arora, H., Orio, M., and Benisvy, L., 2018).

‘A Carboxylate-bridged Ni8II clusters with a distorted cubane topology: structure, magnetism, and density functional studies’, Dalton Transactions, 45, pp. 14174-14183. (Arora, H., Cano, J., Lloret, F., and Mukherjee, R. N., 2016).

Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘Copper (II) dimers stabilized by bis(phenol) amine ligands: Theoretical and Experimental Insights’, 25th ISCB International Conference (ISCBC-2019), CSIR Lab, Lucknow, India. (Arora, H., Rajput, A., and Tyagi, P., 12-14 January 2019).

‘Assessment of water quality index (WQI) of tap water of six different localities of Roorkee District, Uttarakhand, India’, REDSET, G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, India. (Raghav, A., Arora, H., and Batra, S., 13-14 October 2017).

‘Ruthenium (III) complex with non-innocent ligand: Redox properties and Structure’, REDSET, G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, India. (Rajput, A., and Arora, H., 13-14 October 2017).

‘Pyrazole based Non-heme Fe(II) complex’, REDSET, G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, India. (Yadav, A., Rajput, A., and Arora, H., 13-14 October 2017).

‘Medical services and corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach in rural areas of Haryana’ REDSET, G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, India. (Nagaraj, A., Gola, S., and Arora, H., 13-14 October 2017).

‘Theoretical and experimental proof of mix-valent dinuclear Mn (II, III) complex with labile sites’, NHTSEE 2017, YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad, India. (Prasad, L., Khan, S. A., and Arora, H., 9-10 March 2017).

‘Dinuclear phenoxo-/acetato-bridged Manganese (II) complex with labile sites: electronic structure and DFT calculations’, REDSET, G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, India. (Arora, H., 21-22 October 2016).

‘Effect of distortions on the geometric and electronic structures of one-electron oxidized Vanadium(IV), Copper(II) and Cobalt(II)/(III) Salen complexes’, 18th Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-18), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. (Arora, H., Jarjayes, O., and Thomas, F., 11-14 December 2019).

‘Tuning the locus of oxidation in Cu-diamido-diphenoxo Complexes:From Cu(III) to Cu(II)-Phenoxyl Radical’ 25th National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-25), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. (Arora, H., 19-21 July 2019).

‘Synthesis and characterization of Dinuclear Iron (II, II), Iron (II, III) and Iron (III, III) complexes with dinucleating ligand’, 24th National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-24), Indian Institute of Technology Madras & Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India. (Arora, H., and Mukherjee, R., 8-10 February 2019).

‘CoII, NiII, CuII and ZnII complexes of a bipyridine bis-phenol conjugate: Generation and properties of coordinated radical species’, 23rd National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-23), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, Bhopal, India. (Arora, H., 13-15 July 2018).

Current Research

Himanshu Arora's current research interests are to understand various aspects in the field of molecular magnetism as it’s belong to a multidisciplinary domain of science and the electronic structure of radical complexes. Guiding two research scholar and published one research article independently as corresponding author, few more are in pipeline.

Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Reviewer committee member, applied organometallic chemistry (Wiley).

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