Dr. Aniket Balapure

 Post Doctorate Fellow

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab


Research Areas: Chemistry/ Materials Science 

Work Experience


Ph.D. (Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Hyderabad Campus)

M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Awards & Honors




Certifications & Technical Skills


Aniket Balapure

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab

J-204, J-Block, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal

Hyderabad-500078, Telangana, India


Emails: p20170441@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in

Sponsored Projects


1. Patenting on Caffeic Acid Amine Complexes


Journal Publication

16. Francis, M. M., Thakur, A., Balapure, A., Dutta, J. R., & Ganesan, R. (2022). Fabricating Effective Heterojunction in Metal-organic Framework-derived Self-cleanable and Dark/Visible-light Dual Mode Antimicrobial CuO/AgX (X= Cl, Br, or I) Nanocomposites. Chemical Engineering Journal, 137363. 

15. Mude, H., Thakur, A., Balapure, A., Maroju, P. A., Ganesan, R., & Ray Dutta, J. (2022). Edible Acid–Base Complexes of Caffeic Acid with Histidine and Arginine Exhibit Enhanced Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Characteristics. ACS Food Science & Technology, 2(2), 368-377. 

14. Gautam, S., Verma, A. K., Balapure, A., Singh, B., Ganesan, R., Kumar, M. S., & Kushvaha, S. S. (2022). Structural, electronic, and thermoelectric properties of Bi2Se3 thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering. Journal of Electronic Materials, 51(5), 2500-2509. 

13. Mude, H., Balapure, A., Thakur, A., Ganesan, R., & Ray Dutta, J. (2022). Enhanced antibacterial, antioxidant and anticancer activity of caffeic acid by simple acid-base complexation with spermine/spermidine. Natural Product Research, 1-6. 

12. Mude, H., Maroju, P. A., Balapure, A., Ganesan, R., & Dutta, J. R. (2022). Water-soluble caffeic acid-dopamine acid-base complex exhibits enhanced bactericidal, antioxidant, and anticancer properties. Food Chemistry, 374, 131830.

11.Balapure, A., & Ganesan, R. (2021). Anatase versus Triphasic TiO2: Near-identical synthesis and comparative structure-sensitive photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue and 4-chlorophenol. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 581, 205-217. 

10. Balapure, A., Mude, H., Tata, P., Dutta, J. R., & Ganesan, R. (2021). Sublimable xanthate-mediated solid-state synthesis of highly interspersed g-C3N4/Ag2S nanocomposites exhibiting efficient bactericidal effects both under dark and light conditions. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9(5), 106065. 

9. Balapure, A., Francis, M. M., Mude, H., Maroju, P. A., Dutta, J. R., & Ganesan, R. (2021). ZnO core-triggered nitrogen-deficient carbonaceous g-C3N4 shell enhances the visible-light-driven disinfection. Carbon Trends, 5, 100118. 

8. Mude, H., Maroju, P. A., Balapure, A., Ganesan, R., & Ray Dutta, J. (2021). Quaternized Polydopamine Coatings for Anchoring Molecularly Dispersed Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Silver Salts. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 4(12), 8396-8406. 

7. Prakash, H. S., Maroju, P. A., Boppudi, N. S. S., Balapure, A., Ganesan, R., & Ray Dutta, J. (2021). Influence of citrate buffer and flash heating in enhancing the sensitivity of ratiometric genosensing of Hepatitis C virus using plasmonic gold nanoparticles. Micro and Nano Systems Letters, 9(1), 1-9. 

6. Maroju, P. A., Tata, P., Balapure, A., Dutta, J. R., & Ganesan, R. (2021). Lactobacillus amylovorus derived lipase-mediated silver derivatization over poly (ε-caprolactone) towards antimicrobial coatings. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 150, 109888.

5. Mohammed, A. S., Balapure, A., Khaja, M. N., Ganesan, R., & Dutta, J. R. (2021). Naked-eye colorimetric detection of HCV RNA mediated by a 5′ UTR-targeted antisense oligonucleotide and plasmonic gold nanoparticles. Analyst, 146(5), 1569-1578. 

4. Mohammed, A. S., Balapure, A., Khan, A. A., Khaja, M. N., Ganesan, R., & Dutta, J. R. (2021). Genotyping simplified: rationally designed antisense oligonucleotide-mediated PCR amplification-free colorimetric sensing of viral RNA in HCV genotypes 1 and 3. Analyst, 146(15), 4767-4774. 

3. Balapure, A., Nikhariya, Y., Sriteja Boppudi, N. S., Ganesan, R., & Ray Dutta, J. (2020). Highly dispersed nanocomposite of AgBr in g-C3N4 matrix exhibiting efficient antibacterial effect on drought-resistant pseudomonas putida under dark and light conditions. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12(19), 21481-21493.

2. Vidyasagar, D., Balapure, A., Ghugal, S. G., Shende, A. G., & Umare, S. S. (2019). Template‐Free Macro‐Mesoporous TiO2/Carbon Nitride Interface for Visible‐Light‐Driven Photocatalysis. physica status solidi (a), 216(20), 1900212. 

1. Vidyasagar, D., Gupta, A., Balapure, A., Ghugal, S. G., Shende, A. G., & Umare, S. S. (2019). 2D/2D Wg-C3N4/g-C3N4 composite as “Adsorb and Shuttle” model photocatalyst for pollution mitigation. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 370, 117-126. 

Conference Papers