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Bala Ramjee

Bala Ramjee


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Chemistry & Biochemistry

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  • Expertise

    Chemistry
    organic chemistry, synthesis and functionalization of nanomaterials and nanocapsules
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Ramjee’s research group synthesizes and characterizes inorganic/organic nanocapsules (containers of nanoscale dimensions) for uses as bio-imaging agents, drug delivery vehicles, nano-reactors, sensors, and catalysts.
  • 2020: Above and Beyond Faculty Award, College of Sciences Advisory Board, Old Dominion University
  • 2018: Most inspirational faculty, given by Outstanding Graduating Senior in Biochemistry
  • 2015: Shining Star Recognition, Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2013: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Outstanding College Scholar College of Health Sciences
  • 2013: Most Inspirational Faculty Member, By Sarah Hall Awardee for Outstanding Senior Thesis
  • 2011: Special Recognition for Exceptional Departmental Service, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • 1998: Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • 1996: Junior Research Fellowship, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • 1995: Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association Scholarship, Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association
  • 1991: Golden Jubilee Scholarship, Reserve Bank of India
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Namkoong, G.; Ramjee, B.; Marsillac, S. "Investigation of the stability and architecture of perovskite solar cells using new polymer complexes" $25,000. Old Dominion University. April 15, 2019 - April 14, 2020
    Ramjee, B.; Elsayed-Ali, H. "Highly-Transmissive Colored Coatings for Architectural Photovoltaic Panels" $100,000. State. July 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019
    Namkoong, G.; Elsayed-Ali, H.; Marsillac, S.; Ramjee, B.; Yoon, H. "MRI Consortium: Acquisition of a Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting System for multidisciplinary research and education" $147,000. Federal. September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2017
    Ramjee, B.; Sakhel, K.; Osgood, C. J.; Swanson, R.; Qian, S.; Gauthier, D.; Lukban, J. "Robust, multifunctional, bio-compatible nanocapsules for intraoperative imaging and other biomedical applications" $56,572. Old Dominion University. January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011
    Ramjee, B. "Old Dominion University Summer Research Fellowship Program" $6,950. Old Dominion University. May, 2008 - 2008
  • Intellectual Property

    A facile route to the synthesis of resorcinarene nanocapsules
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Ramjee, B.
    Kalaitzis, Z.
    Prayakarao, S.