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Dr. Indrajit Sinha
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, IIT-BHU
Area of Interest: 
Experimental and Computational Studies on nanocatalysis and adsorption

•    S. Kumar, A. D. Verma, S. Pal, I. Sinha*, Curcumin functionalized Ag/Ag2O nanocomposites: Efficient visible light Z-scheme photocatalysts, Photochemistry and Photobiology, Accepted for publication, 2018.
•    Madhulata Shukla and I. Sinha*, Catalytic activation of Nitrobenzene on PVP passivated Silver cluster: A DFT Investigation, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 118, e25490, 2018.
•    A.D. Verma, Shaili Pal, Pratibha Verma, Vandana Srivastava, R.K. Mandal, I. Sinha*, Ag-Cu bimetallic nanocatalysts for p-nitrophenol reduction using a green hydrogen source, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 5, 6148–6155, 2017.
•    R. K. Gupta, A.D. Verma, I. Sinha*, Manisha Malviya, Oxygen reduction reaction on anisotropic silver nanoparticles in alkaline media, Chemical Physics Letters, 680, 6, 2017. 
•    A. D. Verma, R. K. Mandal and I. Sinha*, Glycerol as green hydrogen source for catalytic reduction over anisotropic silver nanoparticles, RSC Advances, 6, 103471, 2016.
•    A. D. Verma, N. Jain, S. K. Singha,, M. A. Quraishi, and I. Sinha*, Green synthesis of curcumin stabilized silver nanoparticles and their catalytic applications, J. Chemical Sciences, 128, 1871, 2016.
•    P.N. Singh, D. Tiwary, I. Sinha*, Hexavalent chromium removal from aqueous solutions by superparamagnetic starch functionalized magnetite nanoparticles, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57, 12608, 2016.
•    S. K. Alla, A. D. Verma, V. Kumar, R. K. Mandal, I. Sinha* and N. K. Prasad, Solvothermal synthesis of CuO–MgO nanocomposite particles and their catalytic applications, RSC Advances, 6, 61927, 2016.

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Total research publications: 42

Name of the
Research Student
Year of Admission Research Area
Shaili Pal July 2015 Core-shell magnetic photocatalysts
Sunil Kumar July 2015 Plasmonic-semiconductor photocatalytic nanostructures
Jyoti Kuntail December 2016 Computational and experimental approach for development of catalytic heterostructures
Arup Kumar De July 2017 Experimental and computational approach to nanocatalyst development

Integrating experimental and computational approaches for better catalyst/photocatalyst development