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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

Recent Publications (2016 onwards)

  •  Alkadevi Verma, R. K. Gupta, M. Shukla, M. Malviya and Indrajit Sinha*, Ag-Cu bimetallic nanoparticles as efficient oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts in alkaline media, Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 20 (2020) 1765-1772.
  •  Yash Manoj Jain, Jyoti Kuntail, Ashim K Mukherjee, and Indrajit Sinha*, Computational insight into the mechanism of
    arsenous acid adsorption on magnetite (311) surface, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Accepted (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b03570 
  • Sunil Kumar, Shaili Pal, Jyoti Kuntail, Arup Kumar De, and Indrajit Sinha*, Construction of a Visible Light Z-scheme Photocatalyst:
    Curcumin Functionalized Cu2O/Ag Nanocomposites, ChemistrySelect, 4 (2019) 10709– 10718.
  • B. Kumar, Jyoti Kuntail, D. K. Verma, R B. Rastogi*, Indrajit Sinha, Mechanism of triboactivity of Schiff bases: Experimental and molecular dynamics simulations studies, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 289 (2019) 111171.
  • J. Kuntail, Y. M. Jain, M. Shukla and Indrajit Sinha*, Adsorption mechanism of phenol, p-chlorophenol, and p-nitrophenol on magnetite surface: A molecular dynamics study, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 288 (2019) 111053.
  • Sunil Kumar, Shaili Pal, Jyoti Kuntail and Indrajit Sinha*, Curcumin functionalized CuO/Ag nanocomposite: Efficient visible light Z-scheme photocatalyst for methyl orange degradation, Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, 12 (2019) 100236. 
  • P. Nayak, S. Kumar, Indrajit Sinha* and K. K. Singh, ZnO/CuO nanocomposites from recycled printed circuit board: preparation and photocatalytic properties, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26 (2019) 16279-16288. 
  • Alkadevi Verma and Indrajit Sinha*, Visible-light plasmonic enhancement of catalytic activity of silver nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 19 (2019) 5130-5141.
  • S. Kumar, A. D. Verma, S. Pal, Indrajit Sinha*, Curcumin functionalized Ag/Ag2O nanocomposites: Efficient visible light Z-scheme photocatalysts, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2018, 94: 641–649.
  • Madhulata Shukla and Indrajit 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, Indrajit 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, Indrajit 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 Indrajit 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 Indrajit Sinha*, Green synthesis of curcumin stabilized silver nanoparticles and their catalytic applications, J. Chemical Sciences, 128, 1871, 2016.
  • P.N. Singh, D. Tiwary, Indrajit 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, Indrajit 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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Books Edited:

S. No. Editor Title Publisher
1. Indrajit Sinha Nanocatalysts Publisher: IntechOpen, July 31st 2019
ISBN: 978-1-78984-160-2, Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-159-6, eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-046-8
Copyright year: 2019

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Total research publications: 52

Name of the
Research Student
Year of Admission Research Area
Shaili Pal July 2015 Iron oxide based photocatalysts
Sunil Kumar July 2015 Z-scheme Photocatalytic Properties of Curcumin Functionalized Nanocomposites
Jyoti Kuntail December 2016 Computational approach to adsorption and catalytic mechanisms
Arup Kumar De July 2017 Experimental and computational approach to nanocatalyst development
Neha Jatav Dec 2017 Photocatalytic Heterostructures 

Integrating experimental and computational approaches for better catalyst/photocatalyst development