Dr. DPS RATHORE | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research, Department of Atomic Energy, India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits and Professional Endeavors

Dr. DPS Rathore embarked on his academic journey with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from A.M.U., Aligarh, India, in 1981. Subsequently, he joined the esteemed Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research in 1981, where he dedicated over three decades to advancing analytical chemistry, particularly in the realm of uranium analysis and environmental science.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout his illustrious career spanning 41 years, His primary focus has been on analytical chemistry, specializing in metal complexation, spectrophotometric determinations, metallochromic indicator synthesis, and chelating polymeric resins. His expertise extends to various analytical techniques such as fluorimetry, spectrophotometry, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, and inductively coupled optical emission spectrometry.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions to the field have earned him prestigious recognitions, including Fellowships from the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Fellow of the International Congress of Chemistry (FICS), and Membership in the American Chemical Society (M-ACS). He has also received the ITSR Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, a testament to his outstanding contributions and leadership in analytical chemistry and environmental science.

Impact and Influence

His impact extends beyond his research endeavors. He has actively contributed as a reviewer for over 30 international journals, demonstrating his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and quality standards in the field. His expertise has also been acknowledged through numerous invited talks at national and international conferences, where he shares insights and advancements in analytical chemistry and uranium analysis.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His continues his research activities through publications, reviewer engagements, and mentorship roles, his legacy as a distinguished analytical chemist and researcher grows stronger. His contributions in uranium analysis and environmental science remain pivotal for the sustainable growth of the nuclear industry worldwide, ensuring scientific rigor and technological advancements in metal complexation and spectroscopic determinations.


A total of 1415 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations        1415
  • h-index          14
  • i10-index        20

Notable Publications 

Metal ion enrichment with Amberlite XAD-2 functionalized with Tiron: analytical applications
M Kumar, DPS Rathore, AK Singh
(6), 2000

Advances in technologies for the measurement of uranium in diverse matrices
DPS Rathore
(1), 2008

Salicylic acid functionalized polystyrene sorbent amberlite XAD-2. Synthesis and applications as a preconcentrator in the determination of zinc (II) and lead (II) by using …
DPSR Reena Saxena, Ajai K. Singh

Pyrogallol immobilized Amberlite XAD-2: a newly designed collector for enrichment of metal ions prior to their determination by flame atomic absorption spectrometry
M Kumar, DPS Rathore, AK Singh

Spectrophotometric determination of nitrite in water
PK Tarafder, DPS Rathore
(7), 1988

Quinalizarin anchored on Amberlite XAD-2. A new matrix for solid-phase extraction of metal ions for flame atomic absorption spectrometric determination
M Kumar, DPS Rathore, AK Singh
Fresenius' journal of analytical chemistry 370, 377-382

Application of a differential technique in laser-induced fluorimetry: simple and a precise method for the direct determination of uranium in mineralised rocks at the percentage …
DPS Rathore, PK Tarafder, M Kayal, M Kumar
(2), 2001

Uranium in groundwater in parts of India and world: A comprehensive review of sources, impact to the environment and human health, analytical techniques, and mitigation …
DPS Balaram, V., Rani A. , Rathore
Geosystems and Geoenvironment 1 (2)

Analytical applications of a differential technique in laser-induced fluorimetry: accurate and precise determination of uranium in concentrates and for designing …
(2), 2004


DPS RATHORE | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

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