M.G.H.Zaidi is Physical Chemist, educator and academic administrator.He has conferred B.Sc. (1985), M.Sc. (1987) followed by Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (1992) from Lucknow University U.P. India.His title of doctorate thesis was "Synthesis of Some Newer High Temperature Resistant Polymers".He has been serving Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology with great distinction and dedication since 1998. Dr.Zaidi has academic and administrative experience of more over 35 years in various capacities at several Indian universities since 1991-92.He has been involved in formulation & direction of research projects as principal investigator in the area of supercritical processing of polymer materials since 1998. Prof. Zaidi has availed funding from Ministry of Defense, Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science & Technology, Uttarakhand Council of Science & Technology, University Grants commission and international private organizations for execution and propagation of research. Dr. Zaidi's research activities involve synthesis of polymer based materials through traditional methods and in supercritical fluids, their durability assessment and applications in structural engineering, electronics, energy storage and biomedical sciences.His academic contributions have been acclaimed worldwide by researchers and are cited in top scientific journals across the world.He has been advising and training masters, doctorates, project and research fellows in the area of polymer science over decades. He is the member of editorial board and reviewer of various international journals, member of organizing committee, session chair, technical program committees and plenary , keynote speaker at national and international conferences, symposia and training programs. His contributions to research and development are in collaboration with reputed national laboratories and are recognized as author of patents, research publications, reviews, monographs, technical notes and book chapters in refereed international journals and scientific magazines.
More that 100 publications.Please refer to https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=SReokTkAAAAJ&hl=en
B.Sc.(1983): Lucknow University U.P.India M.Sc., Physical Chemistry (1985): Lucknow University U.P.India Ph.D., Chemistry (1992):Lucknow University India
o Synthesis and modification of polymers in supercritical fluids and traditional methods o Polymer composites, biocomposites & nanocomposites for structural, electrical, electrochemical, energy storage and biomedical applications o Microbial, thermal, tribological degradation of polymer materials o Impact of polymer and nanomaterials on ecosystem, nanosafety o Computational material science
HONORS AND AWARDS
DST, UCOST, CSIR and INSA Travel Grant Awards, for attending Rapra’s High Performance Fillers at Hamburg, Germany ,Academic Brilliance Award for “Excellence in Research” by All India Edu. Expo. ,Bharat Jyoti Award, By India Friendship Society, Delhi, India ,Vice Chancellors Appreciation for quality academics & administration ,Educators Excellence Award by Int. Assoc. Res. & Development Organization, Delhi
With National Laboratories in India
Int’l Journal of Composite Materials, Scientific & Acad. Publishing. USA Journal of Materials Physics & Chemistry, Science & Education Publishing USA Material Science Research India Sustainable Chemical Engineering, Wiser Publishers, Singapore Comp. & Nano Engg, Clausius Press, Canada Advanced Journal of Chemistry B Journal of Polymer Science & Engineering En Press USA