Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

She embarked on her academic journey at Shivaji University, Kolhapur, showcasing consistent excellence from her early education. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with distinction and continued her pursuit of knowledge with a Master's in Organic Chemistry, where she secured a first-class degree. This laid the groundwork for her deep dive into research-oriented academia.

Professional Endeavors :

Her academic zeal propelled her to pursue a Doctorate in Chemistry, where she specialized in the field of fluorescence spectroscopy. Under the guidance of Prof. (Dr.) G. B. Kolekar, a seasoned Physical Chemistry expert at Shivaji University, she delved into the photophysical behavior of biologically active heterocyclic compounds. Her research path was marked by a significant M.Phil. dissertation focusing on the interaction between N-containing bioactive heterocyclic compounds and proteins.

Contributions and Research Focus in Fluorescence Spectroscopy :

Her research trajectory revolves around the synthesis of bioactive molecules, photophysical studies, solvatochromic effects of biologically active compounds, protein-drug binding interactions, and the creation of fluorescent organic nanoparticles. Her prolific output includes 18 publications recognized in international peer-reviewed journals. She also presented her scholarly works at numerous national and international conferences.

Accolades and Recognition :

Her contributions have garnered international recognition, evident in the acknowledgment and publication of her research in prestigious academic forums. The awarded Ph.D. thesis, focused on the photophysical behavior of biologically active heterocyclic compounds, stands as a testament to her dedication and expertise.

Impact and Influence :

Her commitment to academia, spanning nine years of research experience, showcases her dedication, motivation, and sincerity towards her craft. Her expertise encompasses Photochemistry, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Reaction Mechanism, and Heterocycles, adding depth and breadth to her contributions.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

Her journey symbolizes the pursuit of excellence, paving the way for aspiring researchers. Her legacy is defined by her prolific research, academic achievements, and notable contributions to the field of Chemistry. Her future endeavors promise continued advancements and groundbreaking contributions to the scientific community.


A total of 112 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of her research within the academic community.

  • Citations   56               56
  • h-index      5                  5
  • i10-index   1                1

Notable Publications :

Shilpa Salunkhe | Fluorescence Spectroscopy | Women Researcher Award

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