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     Arpan Kumar Nayak

Ph.D. fromIIT KHARAGPUR - MATERIALS SCIENCE CENTRE
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Debabrata Pradhan
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2012 :: In progress
AddressAT/PO-KURUNTA. DIST- BALASORE. STATE- ORISSA. PIN-756047
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Emailaknayakju@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Jadavpur UniversityElectronics2010
B.Sc.F.M Univbersity. Khaira College KhairaPhysics2008
12U.N College SoroScience2005
10BSE ORISSA, KURUNTA HIGH SCHOOLFLO, SLE, TLS, SS, MATH, SC2003

Research Areas
  • Oxide nano materials and their applications
  • Photocatalyst
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Gas Sensor
  • Supercapacitor
  • Photovoltaics
  • Photoelectrochemical

Skills
  • Experiences in using Instruments (FTIR,UV-VIS,PL,SEM,XRD)
  • Experiences in using Instruments (Contact angle, TG-DTG,Cyclic Voltametry)
  • Experties in Softwares (GAUSSIAN 09, XPert High Score, Origin etc )
  • Experiences in using Instruments (BET, KEITHLEY IV, Solar Simulator,PL)

Awards
  • National Merit Scholarship (2005)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Electronics (2011)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Physics (2012)
  • Travel grants from DST, IIT for visiting South Korea, Singapore (2013 - 2014)
  • Best Oral Award a KIIT BBSR for ISCA BBSR chapter-9-11 dec,2015

Experience
  • Junior/Senior Project Assistant during Nov-June 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, INDIA
  • Visiting laboratory during june1-31 Aug, 2014 at Yeungnam University, Geyongsan, South Korea
  • DST-SERC School on Single Crystals of Functional Materials and their Applications during 2-22 september,2015 at SSN College of Engineering, Chenai, India
  • Invited speaker at GIET Gunupur, India on NCAEM conference held on 23-24th july 2016
  • Invited speaker at NIT Meghalaya, India held on 9th May 2017
  • Invited Speaker at GITA, India on International Conference On Advanced Engineering Functional Materials-2017 at 21-23rd Sept 17

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Ministry of HRD Scholarship at IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Scholarship from DST at IIT Kharagpur, India

Papers Published in Journals
  • Synthesis of In2S3 microspheres using a template-free and surfactant-less hydrothermal process and their visible light photocatalysis by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Seungwon Lee, Youngku Sohn and Debabrata Pradhan RSC Journal CrystEngComm, 2014,16, 8064-8072 (2014)
  • In-vitro bio-fabrication of silver nanoparticle using Adhathoda vasica leaf extract and its anti-microbial activity by G.M. Nazeruddin, N.R. Prasad, S.R. Prasad, K.M. Garadkar, Arpan Kumar Nayak ELSEVIER 10.1016/j.physe.2014.02.023 (2014)
  • Enhanced Ammonia Sensing at Room Temperature with Reduced Graphene Oxide/ Tin Oxide Hybrid Film by Ruma Ghosh, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Sumita Santra, Debabrata Pradhan and P. K. Guha RSC Advances 10.1039/C5RA06696D, Accepted 21 May 2015 (2015)
  • Hierarchical Nanostructured WO3-SnO2 for Selective Sensing of Volatile Organic Compounds by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Ruma Ghosh, Sumita Santra, Prasanta Kumar Guha, Debabrata Pradhan, Nanoscale, RSC journal Accepted 18 Jun 2015. 10.1039/C5NR02571K (2015)
  • Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of In(OH)3 nanocubes and In2O3 nanoparticles-photocatalytic degradation of organic contaminants and CO oxidation by Arpan Kumar Nayak , Seungwon Lee , Youngku Sohn and Debabrata Pradhan Nanotechnology, IOP publishing 26, 485601 (12pp) (2015)
  • Understanding hydrothermal transformation from Mn2O3 particles to Na0.55Mn2O4,1,5H2O nanosheets, nanobelts, and single crystalline ultra-long Na4Mn9O18 nanowires by Yohan Park, Sung Woo Lee, Ki Hyeon Kim, Bong-Ki Min, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Debabrata Pradhan and Youngku Sohn Nature Scientific Reports 5, 18275 (2015)
  • Extracellular Green Synthesis of Multi-applicative Silver Nanoparticles using Nicotiana tabacum leaf extract by G.M. Nazeruddin, S.R. Prasad, Y.I. Shaikh , K.D. Sonavane, A.K. Nayak , M.B. Deshmulk, 8 G.J. Navathe, Jameel Ansari, N.R. Prasad Results in Physics 10.1016/j.rinp.2016.02.007 (2016)
  • Improvement of power generation of microbial fuel cell by integrating tungsten oxide electrocatalyst with pure or mixed culture biocatalysts by Jhansi L. Varanasi, Arpan K. Nayak, Youngku Sohn, Debabrata Pradhan, Debabrata Das Electrochimica Acta, Elsvier p-22 (2016)
  • Crystal Phase and Size controlled Synthesis of Tungsten Trioxide Hydrate Nanoplates at Room Temperature Enhanced Cr(VI) Photoreduction and Methylene Blue Adsorption Properties by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Seungwon Lee, Young In Choi, Hee Jung Yoon, Youngku Sohn, and Debabrata Pradhan ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 6-02-17 just accepted (2017)
  • Enhanced catalytic activity without the use of an external light source using microwave-synthesized CuO nanopetals by Govinda Lakhotiya, Sonal Bajaj, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Debabrata Pradhan, Pradip Tekade and Abhimanyu Rana Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 8,1167-1173 (2017)
  • Facile Green Synthesis of WO3 H2 O Nanoplates and WO3 Nanowires with Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Performance by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Youngku Sohn, and Debabrata Pradhan Cryst. Growth Des JOURNAL 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00886 (2017)
  • Highly Active Tungsten Oxide Nanoplate Electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Acidic and Near Neutral Electrolytes by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Manju Verma, Youngku Sohn, Parag A. Deshpande, and Debabrata Pradhan ACS Omega 2, 7039 (2017)
  • High Performance Solid State Asymmetric Supercapacitor using Green Synthesized GrapheneWO3 Nanowires Nanocomposit by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Ashok Kumar Das, and Debabrata Pradhan ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02135 (2017)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Template free surfactant less hydrothermal synthesis of In2S3 microspheres sheat/brick like subunits and their photocatalytic activity by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Youngku Sohn and Debabrata Pradhan Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) South Korea conference DGIST pp-21 (2014)
  • Synthesis of In(OH)3 and In2O3 and their photocatalytic performances by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Debabrata Pradhan Applied physics and balastics Department, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, March 07-08 2014 PP-31 (2014)
  • BIO-MOLECULE ASSISTED HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS OF INDIUM SULFIDE MICROSPHERES WITH SHEET-LIKE/BRICK-LIKE SUBUNITS AND THEIR VISIBLE LIGHT PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITY by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Debabrata Pradhan 8th Singapore International Chemistry Conference 2014 (SICC-8) 4-5, 43 (2014)
  • Novel nanomaterial sensors for selective detection of breath analyss by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Ruma Ghosh, P.K Guha, Debabrata Pradhan Conference (Ballistics -A Multidisciplinary Physical Science) 1-06 (2015)
  • WO3-SnO2 Nanostructured sensors for selective detection f VOCs for breath analysis by Arpan Kumar Nayak , Ruma Ghosh, S. Santra, P.K. Guha and Debabrata Pradhan Indian Science Congress Association BBSR chaptr National seminar on Science and Technology for Indigenous Developement in India 9-11-dec-2015 p-13 (2015)
  • Synthesis of nanostructured materials for sensor and energy based applications by Arpan Kumar Nayak NCAEM conference 18 (2016)
  • Nanostructured WO3-SnO2 for Selective Sensing of Volatile Organic Compounds by Arpan Kumar Nayak, Ruma Ghosh, Sumita Santra, Prasanta Kumar Guha and Debabrata Pradhan ICFM 2016 conference 56 (2016)
  • Tungsetn Based Nanostructured Materials for Environmental and Energy Applications by Arpan Kumar Nayak and Debabrata Pradhan ICAEFM conference 1, 42 (2017)

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