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Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra
Assistant Professor
School of Materials Science and Technology,IIT BHU
akmishra.mst@iitbhu.ac.in
9685006543
Area of Interest: 
Carbon and other layered nanostructures, Electron microscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Energy devices, Design of sensors, gas capture units and water filters. Personal Homepage- https://sites.google.com/view/akmishrasmstiitbhu/home

Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra is an assistant professor in School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT(BHU), Varanasi (October 2016 - Present). He did his M. Sc. (Physics) from V.B.S. Purvanchal University, India (June 2005) and Ph.D. (with Best Thesis Award) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (July 2011). He worked as Visiting Faculty at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Bhopal, India (July 2011 - January 2012), Post Doctoral Fellow at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA (January 2012 - December 2014) and INSPIRE Faculty at IISER Bhopal, India (February 2015 - September 2016) before joining IIT(BHU). He has published more than 30 papers in peer reviewed international journals and having 3 US patents and 1 Indian patent.
 
 

1)   A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Polyaniline-graphite nanoplatelets material, US Patent 8623784 B2Published Date: 07-01-2014GRANTED
2)   A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Electrode and/or capacitor formation, US Patent 9224537 B2Published Date: 29-12-2015.  GRANTED
3)   A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Methods and systems for removal of ions from fluids, US Patent  Application 20120186980 A1, Published Date: 26-07-2012.
4)   A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Iron oxide-Graphene nanocomposite electrodes for water purification, Indian Patent Application 3733/Che/ 2012A, Published Date: 14-03-2014.
 

1) C.P. Singh, Nikhil S., Anwesha J., A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Proton conduction through oxygen functionalized few layer graphene, Chemical Communication 52 (2016) 12661-12664. 
2) R. Sharma, R. Yadav, J. Anees, S. Sanda, A. R. Barik,  A.K. Mishra, T.K. Maji, D. Karmakar and K.V. Adarsh*, Strong interlayer coupling mediated giant two photon absorption in MoSe2/GO heterostructure: Quenching of exciton bands,Physical Review B­ 93 (2016) 155433. 
3) A.K. Mishra, K.V. Lakshmi and L. Huang*, Eco-friendly synthesis of metal dichalcogenides nanosheets and their environmental remediation potential driven by visible light, Scientific Reports - Nature Publications Group 5 (2015) 15718. 
4) C.P. Singh, A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Highly conducting reduced graphene synthesis via low temperature chemically assisted exfoliation and energy storage application, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (2015) 18557-18563. 
5) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, TiO decorated graphite nanoplatelets nanocomposites for high temperature sensor applications, Small 11 (2015) 361-366. 
6) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, Substrate effect on phonon confinement in TiO2 nanoparticles for thermal sensing application, Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 113104-4. 
7) A.K. Mishra, J. Wang and L. Huang*, Thermal sensitive quantum and phonon confinements for temperature mapping in extreme environments, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 7222-7228
8) H. Sun, X. Sun, M. Yu, A.K. Mishra, L. Huang, and J. Lian*, Silica-gold core-shell nanosphere for ultrafast dynamic nanothermometer, Advanced Functional Materials 24 (2014) 2389-2395. 
9) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nanostructured polyaniline decorated graphene sheets for reversible CO2 capture, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (2012) 3708-3712.
10) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nano magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A robust nanomaterial for enhanced carbon dioxide adsorption, Energy and Environmental Science 4 (2011) 889-895. 
11) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene based nanocomposites for supercapacitor application, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 14006-14013. 
12) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Polyaniline/Multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite- an excellent CO2 capture candidate, RSC Advances 2 (2012) 1746-1750. 
13) A.K. Mishra, T.A. Doss and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of removal of azo dye by functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Chemical Engineering Journal 162 (2010) 1026-1034. 
14) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Removal of metals from aqueous solution and sea water by functionalized graphite nanoplatelets based electrodes, Journal of Hazardous Materials 185 (2011) 322-328. 
15) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene sheets for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Desalination 282 (2011) 39-45. 
 
 

Ph.D. Students

 Mr. Bishnu Pada Majee (M.Sc. Applied Physics, Indian School of Mines, DhanbadGATE  Qualified)
 Enrolment Year: July 2016( Institute Fellow )
 Roll No.16111004
 Email Id- bishnupm.rs.mst16@itbhu.ac.in                        
 Mob. No- +91-8101396556
 Ms. Shanu Mishra (M.Sc. Physics, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, AgraGATE Qualified) 
 Enrolment Year: July 2017( Institute Fellow)
 Roll No.17111012
 Email Id- shanumishra.rs.mst17@itbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-8923831000
 Ms. Bhawna (M.Sc. Physics, University of DelhiGATE Qualified) 
 Enrolment Year: December 2017 (INSPIRE Fellow)
 Roll No.17111501
 Email Id- bhawna.rs.mst17@itbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-9910417469

PG Students

 Mr. Mahendra Pratap Pingoliya (IDD 5th Year
 Roll No.13114008
 Email Id-mpratap.pingoliya.mst13@itbhu.ac.in
 Mob.No-7753969426
Mr. Vishal Chowdhary (IDD 4th Year)
 Roll No.14114012
 

 

UG Students

1- Mr. Yogesh Gutta (IDD 3rd Year
2- Mr. Somesh Sunil Jaiswal (IDD 3rd Year)
3- Mr. Prashant Kumar Pandey (IDD 2nd Year)
4- Mr. Vineet Raju K G (IDD 2nd Year)
  • Interested candidates (holding JRF/INSPIRE award) can contact for Ph.D. positions. 

1. Design and investigation of thermal conducting two dimensional heterostructures (April 2017-April 2020 under Early Career Research Award) Funding Agency- SERB, India, Funding Amount ~ Rs. 54 Lakh & 80 Thousands.

2. CO2 capture in carbon based nanocomposites (February 2015-February 2020 under INSPIRE Faculty Award) Funding Agency- DST, India, Funding Amount- Rs. 35 Lakh.

3. Eco friendly large scale synthesis of layered nanomaterials and study of their properties (January 2016- Seed Money Grant) Funding Agency- IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India, Funding Amount- Rs. 10 Lakh.

Updated list can be viewed on-
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=yv5MbvAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
32) R.K. Yadav, J. Aneesh, R. Sharma, P. Abhiramnath, T.K. Maji, G. Omar, A.K. Mishra, D. Karmakar* and K.V. Adarsh* Designing Hybrids of Graphene Oxide and Gold Nanoparticles for Nonlinear Optical Response, Physical Review Applied 9 (2018) 044043.
31) C.P. Singh, Nikhil S., Anwesha J., A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Proton conduction through oxygen functionalized few layer graphene, Chemical Communication 52 (2016) 12661-12664.
30) R. Sharma, R. Yadav, J. Anees, S. Sanda, A. R. Barik, A.K. Mishra, T.K. Maji, D. Karmakar and K.V. Adarsh*, Strong interlayer coupling mediated giant two photon absorption in MoSe2/GO heterostructure: Quenching of exciton bands, Physical Review B 93 (2016) 155433.
29) A.K. Mishra, K.V. Lakshmi and L. Huang*, Eco-friendly synthesis of metal dichalcogenides nanosheets and their environmental remediation potential driven by visible light, Scientific Reports - Nature Publications Group 5 (2015) 15718.
28) C.P. Singh, A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Highly conducting reduced graphene synthesis via low temperature chemically assisted exfoliation and energy storage application, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (2015) 18557-18563.
27) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, TiO2 decorated graphite nanoplatelets nanocomposites for high temperature sensor applications, Small 11 (2015) 361-366.
26) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, Substrate effect on phonon confinement in TiO2 nanoparticles for thermal sensing application, Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 113104-4.
25) A.K. Mishra, J. Wang and L. Huang*, Thermal sensitive quantum and phonon confinements for temperature mapping in extreme environments, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 7222-7228.
24) H. Sun, X. Sun, M. Yu, A.K. Mishra, L. Huang, and J. Lian*, Silica-gold core-shell nanosphere for ultrafast dynamic nanothermometer, Advanced Functional Materials 24 (2014) 2389-2395.
23) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Enhanced CO2 capture in Fe3O4-Graphene nanocomposite by physicochemical adsorption, Journal of Applied Physics 116 (2014) 064306-5.
22) J. Wang, A.K. Mishra, Q. Zhao and L. Huang*, Size effect on thermal stability of nanocrystalline anatase TiO2, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46 (2013) 255303.
21) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nanostructured polyaniline decorated graphene sheets for reversible CO2 capture, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (2012) 3708-3712.
20) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nano magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A robust nanomaterial for enhanced carbon dioxide adsorption, Energy and Environmental Science 4 (2011) 889-895.
19) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene based nanocomposites for supercapacitor application, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 14006-14013.
18) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes based supercapacitor for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 2583-2590. (Highlighted in Nature India)
17) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Ultrahigh arsenic sorption using iron oxide-graphene nanocomposite supercapacitor assembly, Journal of Applied Physics 112 (2012) 104315-6.
16) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Magnetite decorated graphite nanoplatelets as cost effective CO2 adsorbent, Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011), 7467-7471.
15) Jaidev, R.I. Jafri, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Polyaniline-MnO2 nanotube hybrid nanocomposite as supercapacitor electrode material in acidic electrolyte, Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011) 17601-17605.
14) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Polyaniline/Multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite- an excellent CO2 capture candidate, RSC Advances 2 (2012) 1746-1750.
13) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Palladium nanoparticles decorated Graphite nanoplatelets for room temperature carbon dioxide adsorption, Chemical Engineering Journal 187 (2012) 10-15.
12) A.K. Mishra, T.A. Doss and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of removal of azo dye by functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Chemical Engineering Journal 162 (2010) 1026-1034.
11) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Removal of metals from aqueous solution and sea water by functionalized graphite nanoplatelets based electrodes, Journal of Hazardous Materials 185 (2011) 322-328.
10) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene sheets for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Desalination 282 (2011) 39-45.
9) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Carbon dioxide adsorption in graphene sheets, AIP Advances, 1 (2011) 032152-6.
8) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Hybrid carbon nanostructure assemblages for high performance pseudo-capacitors, AIP Advances 2 (2012) 022121-7.
7) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphite nanoplatelets/multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid carbon nanostructures for electrochemical capacitor, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 12 (2012) 6658-6664.
6) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, The role of functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes based supercapacitor for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience 7 (2012) 85-97.
5) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphite nanoplatelets derived nanocomposites based supercapacitors with high capacitance and energy density, Graphene 2 (2014) 95-100.
4) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of CO2 adsorption in low cost graphite nanoplatelets, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications 1 (2010) 266-269.
3) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, High pressure CO2 adsorption study in functionalized graphite nanoplatelets, IEEE proceedings, (2010) d.o.i.-10.1109 /iccceng.2010.5560357, 44-46.
2) P. Tamilarasan, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphene/ionic liquid binary electrode material for high performance supercapacitor, IEEE proceedings, (2011) d.o.i.-10.1109/nstsi.2011.6111793, 1-5.
1) V. Eswaraiah, V. Sankaranarayanan, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding of carbon nanostructured films, IEEE proceedings, (2010) d.o.i.-10.1109/iccceng.2010.5560383, 150-152.
S No. Name of Instrument  
1 High Resolution Micro Raman Spectrometer
2 Chemical vapour deposition (CVD) unit for synthesis of CNT, Graphene, MoS2, WS2 etc.
3 Indigenous Photo Reactor Unit for water purification
4 Fumehood facility for chemical synthesis of nanoparticles
5 Mettler weighing system
6 Spin coater unit
7 Centrifuge unit
8 Hot air oven (~ 200 degree centigrade)
9 Vacuum oven (~ 150 degree centigrade)  

 

10 Digital Hot Plates with stirring (~ up to 500 degree centigrade)  

 

11 Digital pH meter  

 

 12 Bath sonicator  
13 High speed mixer (~ 5000 rpm)  
14 Filtration unit for submicron filtration  

 

Procurement of Electrochemical Analyzer is under process.

Design of Nanostructures

Design of pristine and metals (Fe, Co, Ni) encapsulated carbon nanostructures (nanotubes, nanocoils, graphene) using CVD, hydrothermal & exfoliation methods

Design of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) nanostructures (MoS2, WS2, MoSe2 etc.) using CVD, hydrothermal & exfoliation methods

Design of carbon/TMDs hetrostructures using CVD, hydrothermal & exfoliation methods

 

Properties of Designed Nanostructures

Structural analysis using XRD, SEM & TEM

Charge storage and transport properties using Electrochemical measurement systems

Phonon confinement and thermal transport properties using Raman spectroscopy

Optical properties using UV-visible absorption & Photo-luminescence spectroscopy

 

Device Fabrications

Design & development of optoelectronic devices

Design & development of Supercapacitors, gas sensors & water filters

Design & development of high pressure Sieverts apparatus for CO2 capture & hydrogen storage