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Dr. Rajiv Prakash
Professor & Dean(R&D)
School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT (BHU) Varanasi
Area of Interest: 
Conducting Polymers & Composites, Organic Semiconducting Devices, Sensors & Biosensors and Electroanalytical Techniques

Professor Rajiv Prakash completed his PhD (Chemistry) in year 2000 (Working place: Tata Institute of Fundamental Reserach, Bombay) and M.Tech. in 1996 in Materials Technology with BHU Gold Medal from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.  Dr. Prakash was Scientist in IITR, CSIR Lab Lucknow for more than 7 years before joining the School of Materials Science and Technology. Presently he is Professor in Materials Science and Technology in Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. He is recipient of Young Scientist Award (UPCST), Young Engineers (INAE) Award of India, Materials Research Society, India Medal Award and recently elected as Academician of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM). He is member advisory committee of TIFAC (DST) for India Technology Vision Plan 2035 and Editors-in-chief, Coordinator of “Polymeric and Soft Materials” under Advanced Materials Theme of IMPRINT under MHRD for Road Map 2020 and Editors of several national/international journals. Dr. Rajiv Prakash has made significant contributions in the field of organic conjugated polymers and polymer nanocomposites in general and their morphology controlled synthesis and assembly for organic devices and sensor applications in particular. He has published more than 150 papers in peer reviewed international journals and having 18 patents in his credit (two technology transferred).

  1. A process for preparation of a homogeneous polymer blends particularly blends of polycarbonate  (PC)  and  poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)  (Inventors- Dr. D Pandey, Akhilesh K Singh and Rajiv Prakash); Patent Appl. No. 141/DEL/2011.
  2. A process for a development of solid state sensor for Anti HIV drug and sensor for AZT.  Patent Application No. 3780/DEL/2014 (Under DST Project)
  3. New Materials for Superior Psuedocapacitors and Electrodes for Reversible Alkali-ion (Li/Na) Batteries (Inventors- Dr. Preetam Singh and Rajiv Prakash), Patent Application No. TEMP/E-1/7080/2016-DEL.
  4. A PSA Bio-sensing Platform with Graphene Quantum dot-gold nano-particle Electrode and A Method Thereof. (Inventors- Rajiv Prakash, Monika Srivastava, Narsingh R. Nirala), Patent Application No. 201711035660 dated 07-10-2017.
  1. Technology on “Arsenic Analyser” (Patent Appl. No. 774/DEL/2000) transferred to ELICO Pvt. Ltd., B-90, A.P.I.E., Hyderabad, India.
  2. Technology on “PSA Bio-sensor” (Patent Appl. No. 201711035660) transferred to PalmSens BV Randhoeve 221, 3995 GA Houten, The Netherlands.

Research Publications (Peer-reviewed International Journals): 153
(For details:https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=1uRK1sIAAAAJ&hl=en) h-index: 30;   i10-Index: 80
Selected publications of last five years: (Citation from 2012> 2173)

1.A comparative Study of Aptasensor Vs Immunosensor for Label-Free PSA Cancer Detection on GQDs-AuNRs Modified Screen-Printed Electrodes
N. R. Nirala, Monika Srivastava, S. K. Srivastava and Rajiv Prakash
Scientific Reports (2018) 10.1038/s41598-018-19733-z 

2.One step synthesis of AuNPs@MoS2-QDs composite as a robust peroxidase mimetic for instant unaided eye detection of glucose in serum, saliva and tear
Vinita, N. R. Nirala and Rajiv Prakash
Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical (2018) Just Accepted

3.Colorimetric detection of picric acid using silver nanoparticles modified with 4-amino-3-hydrazino-5-mercapto-1,2,4-triazole
Vinita, Madhu Tiwari  and Rajiv Prakash
Applied Surface Science (Just Accepted 2018) Ref. APSUSC-D-17-09257R1

4.DNA assisted regioregular poly (3, 3‴-didodecyl quarterthiophene), rr-PQT-12 fiber: Organic bio-electronic devices
Manish K. Singh, Ashish Kumar and Rajiv Prakash
Organic Electronics, 54 (2018) 209-215

5.In-situ one step synthesis of Fe inserted octaethylporphyrin/Polyindole: A multifunctional hybrid material with improved electrochemical and electrical properties.
Chandra Jeet Varma, Rajiv Kumar Pandey and Rajiv Prakash
Materials Science and Engineering B, 227 (2018) 80-88.

6.Flexible poly (3, 3'''- dialkylquaterthiophene) based interdigitated metal-semiconductor-metal ammonia gas sensor
Chandan Kumar, Rajiv Prakash and S. Jit
Sensors & Actuators: B., 255 (2018) 203-209.

7.Implications of Doping and Depletion on the Switching Characteristics in Polymer-based Organic Field-effect Transistors
Shashi Tiwari, Manish Pandey, Wataru Takashima, Shuichi Nagamatsu, S. K. Balasubramanian, Shuzi Hayase, Shyam S. Pandey and Rajiv Prakash
Organic Electronics  (2018) Just Accepted

8.Homogenous Dispersion of MoS2 Nanosheets in Polyindole Matrix at Air–Water Interface Assisted by Langmuir Technique
Richa Mishra, Narsingh R. Nirala, Rajiv Kumar Pandey, Ravi Prakash Ojha and Rajiv Prakash
Langmuir, 33 (2017) 13572–13580

9.Self-assembly of regioregular poly [2,5-bis(3-tetradecylthiophen-2-yl)thieno[3,2-bithiophene], pBTTT-C14 in solvent-mixture and study of its junction behaviour
Manish K. Singh, Ashish Kumar and Rajiv Prakash
Organic Electronics, 50 (2017) 138-146

10.Air-stable vapor phase sensing of ammonia in sub-threshold regime of poly(2,5-bis(3-tetradecylthiophen-2yl)thieno(3,2-b)thiophene) based polymer thin-film transistor
Praveen Kumar Sahu, Manish Pandey, Chandan Kumar, Shyam S. Pandey, Wataru Takashima, V. N. Mishra and Rajiv Prakash
Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical,
246 (2017) 243-251

11.Interface engineering for enhancement in performance of organic/inorganic hybrid heterojunction diode.
Rajiv K. Pandey, Richa Mishra, Peeyush Tiwari and Rajiv Prakash
Organic Electronics 45 (2017) 26-32

12.High-performance photo detector based on hydrothermally grown SnO2 nanowire/ reduced graphene oxide (rGO) hybrid material
Manish Kumar Singh, Rajiv K. Pandey, Rajiv Prakash
Organic Electronics, 50 (2017) 359-366

13.Facile synthesis of MoSx and MoSx-rGO composite: Excellent electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction
Ashish Kumar Singh, Uday Pratap Azad, Sourav Ghosh, A.K. Singh and Rajiv Prakash
Chemistry Select, 35 (2017) 11590–11598.

14.Self-assembled H-aggregation induced high performance poly (3-hexylthiophene) Schottky diode.
Journal of Applied Physics, 122 (2017), 225501 -7
Vivek Chaudhary, Rajiv Pandey, Rajiv Prakash, and Arun Singh

15.Highly Sensitive In Vitro Biosensor for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli Detection Based on ssDNA Anchored on PtNPs-Chitosan Nanocomposite
Kashish, Surbhi Bansal, Anurag Jyoti, Kuldeep Mahato, Pranjal Chandra and Rajiv Prakash
Electroanalysis, 29 (2017) 1-8.

16.Pd@TTF Tailored Nanostructured Platform: Voltammetric Estimation of Ceftazidime
Preeti Tiwari, Uday Pratap Azad, Sandeep Gupta, Rajiv Prakash
ChemistrySelect, 1 (2017) 1–8.

17.Self-Assembly of Solution-Processable Polyindole via Langmuir-Blodgett Technique: An Insight to Layer-Dependent Charge Transport and Electronic Parameters
Richa Mishra, Rajiv Kumar Pandey, Chandan Upadhyay and Rajiv Prakash
ChemistrySelect, 2 (2017) 6009– 6015

18.Multifunctional inulin tethered silver-graphene quantum dots nano theranostic module for pancreatic cancer therapy. 
Preeti Nigam, Sachin Agawane, Meghana C Athalye, Vrushali Jadhav, Dhiman Sarkar, Rajiv Prakash
Materials Science & Engineering C, 78 (2017) 1203–1211.

19.DDAB Trigerred Size-sorted Instant Phase-switching of Silver Nanoparticles
Richa Mishra, Shubham Mishra, Chandan Upadhyay and Rajiv Prakash
ChemistrySelect, 2 (2017) 3028–3034.

20.Self-assembly of regioregular poly (3,3?-didodecylquarterthiophene) in chloroform and study of its junction properties
Manish K Singh, Ashish Kumar and Rajiv Prakash
Materials Science & Engineering B, 217 (2017) 12-17

21.Synthesis of graphene oxide and its application for the adsorption of Pb+2 from aqueous solution. 
Himanshu Raghubanshi, Shalate M. Ngobeni, Adeniyi Olugbenga Osikoya, Ntaote David Shooto, Charity Wokwu Dikio, Eliazer Bobby Naidoo, Ezekiel Dixon Dikio, Rajiv K. Pandey, Rajiv Prakash
Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 47 (2017) 169-178

22.A strategy to achieve efficient dual-mode luminescence in lanthanide-based magnetic hybrid nanostructure and its demonstration for the detection of latent fingerprints Praveen K. Shahi, Priyam Singh, Akhilesh K. Singh, Sunil K. Singh, Shyam B. Rai, Rajiv Prakash
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 491 (2017) 199-206
One step electro-oxidative preparation of graphene quantum dots from wood charcoal as a peroxidase mimetic.
N. R. Nirala, G. Khandelwal, B. Kumar, Vinita, Rajiv Prakash, V. Kumar.
Talanta, 173 (2017) 36-43.

23.Lanthanide doped ultrafine hybrid nanostructure: Multicolour luminescence, upconversion based energy transfer and luminescence solar collector application
Priyam Singh, Praveen Kumar Shahi, Sunil Kumar Singh, Akhilesh Kumar Singh, Manish Kumar Singh, Rajiv Prakash and Shyam B. Rai
Nanoscale, 9 (2017) 696-705

24.Luminescence of Eu3+ in GaN(Mg, Eu): Transitions from the 5D1 level
A. K. Singh,   K. P. O'Donnell,   P. R. Edwards, D. Cameron, K. Lorenz, M. J. Kappers, M. Boćkowski, M. Yamaga, and R. Prakash
Applied Physics letters, 111 (2017) 241105-08

25.The nanocrystalline coordination polymer of AMT–Ag for an effective detection of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride in pharmaceutical formulation and biological fluid.
Madhu Tiwari, Ashish Kumar, Uma Shankar, Rajiv Prakash
Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 85 (2016) 529–535

26.Nano-porous network of DMTD-Ag coordination polymer for the ultra trace detection of anticholinergic drug.
Madhu Tiwari, Ashish Kumar and Rajiv Prakash
Polymer, 82 (2016) 66-74

27.Surface plasmon coupled metal enhanced spectral and charge transport properties of poly (3, 3′′′-dialkylquarterthiophene) Langmuir Schaefer films
RK Pandey, SK Yadav, C Upadhyay, R Prakash, H Mishra
Nanoscale, 7 (2015) 6083-6092

28.Electrochemical Detection of Azidothymidine on Modified Probes based on Chitosan Stabilised Silver Nanoparticles Hybrid Material
PreetiTiwari and Rajiv Prakash
RSC Adv., 5(2015)90089 - 90097

29.Photochemically mediated synthesis of a gold colloid by dithizone and its application in the amperometric sensing of thiocyanate
Sandeep Gupta and Rajiv Prakash
RSC Adv., 5 (2015) 81660 - 81667

30.Non-covalent Functionalization of Graphene Oxide by Polyindole and Subsequent Incorporation of Ag Nanoparticles for Electro-chemical Applications
Prashant Dubey, Ashish Kumar and Rajiv Prakash
Applied Surface Science, 355 (2015), 262-267

31.Electrochemical Study of Interfacially Synthesized Polycarbazole using Different Oxidants
Ashish Kumar, Madhu Tiwari and Rajiv Prakash
ChemElectroChem, 2 (2015) 2001–2010

32.Genosensor based on Nanostructured Platinum Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode for Listeria Detection
Kashish, Sandeep Gupta, SK Dubey and Rajiv Prakash
Analytical Methods, 7 (2015), 2616-2622

33.Microwave assisted chemical synthesis of conducting polyindole: Study of electrical property using Schottky junction
Madhu Tiwari, Ashish Kumar, Harshit Umare and Rajiv Prakash
J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 132 (2015) 1-9

34.Label-free impedimetric detection of Listeria monocytogenes based onpoly-5-carboxy indole modified ssDNA probe
Kashish, Dharmendra Kumar Soni, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Rajiv Prakash,S. Kumar Dubey,
J. Biotechnology, 200 (2015) 70–76

35.Photochemical Assisted Formation of Silver Nanoparticles by Dithizone and its Application in Amperometric Sensing of Cefotaxime
Sandeep Gupta and Rajiv Prakash
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2 (2014) 6859 - 6866

36.Directed Self Assembly of Poly (3, 3″′-dialkylquarterthiophene) Polymer Thin Film: Effect of Annealing Temperature.
Rajiv Pandey, Arun Singh and Rajiv Prakash
J. Physical Chemistry C, 118 (2014) 22943-22951

37.Molecular Self Ordering and Charge Transport in Layer by Layer Deposited Poly (3,3"′- dialkylquarterthiophene) Films formed by Langmuir- Schaefer Technique
Rajiv K. Pandey, Arun Kumar Singh, Chandan Upadhyay and Rajiv Prakash
J. Applied Physics, 116 (2014) 094311-094318

38.A Comparative Study of Spin coated and Floating Film Transfer Method coated Poly (3-hexylthiophene) / Poly (3-hexylthiophene)-Nanofibers based Field Effect Transistors
Shashi Tiwari, Wataru Takashima, S. K. Balasubramanian, S. Nagamatsu and Rajiv Prakash
J. Applied Physics, 116 (2014) 094306-094311

39.Musa Paradisica Peel Extract as Green Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild Steel in HCl Solution
GopalJi, Shadma Anjum, ShanthiSundaram, Rajiv Prakash
Corrosion Science, 90 (2014) 107-117

40.Chitosan-based Polyaniline-Au Nanocomposite Biosensor for Determination of Cholesterol
Monika Srivastava, S. K. Srivastava, N. R. Nirala, Rajiv Prakash
Analytical Methods, 6 (2014) 817-824.

41.Photochemical Assisted Formation of Silver Nano Dendrites and its Application in Amperometric Sensing of Nitrite.
Sandeep Gupta and Rajiv Prakash
RSC Adv.,4(2014) 7521-7527.

42.Phenothiazine-Capped Gold Nanoparticles: Photochemically Assisted Synthesis and Application in Electro-sensing of Phosphate-Ions.
Sandeep Gupta, Akhilesh K. Singh, Ravish K. Jain, Ramesh Chandra and Rajiv Prakash
Chem Electro Chem,1(2014) 793-798

43.One pot synthesis of coordination polymer 2,5-dimercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazole–gold and its application in voltammetric sensing of resorcinol.
Madhu Tiwari, Sandeep Gupta and Rajiv Prakash
RSC Adv., 4 (2014) 25675-82.

44.Nano-dimensional Self Assembly of Regioregular Poly (3-hexylthiophene) in Toluene: Structural, Optical, and Morphological Properties
Ashish Kumar, Wataru Takashima, Keiichi Kaneto and Rajiv Prakash
J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 131(2014) 40931-9.

45.Ninety Second Electro-synthesis of Palladium Nanocubes on ITO Surface and its Application in Electro-sensing of Cefotaxime
Sandeep Gupta and Rajiv Prakash
Electroanalysis, 26 (2014) 2337-2341

For full publications Pl. visit : www.researchgate.net/profile/Rajiv_Prakash   OR   https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=1uRK1sIAAAAJ&hl=en

Industry Collaboration:
1. DST sponsored project in collaboration with Renault – Nissan Technology and Business Centre on “Development of low cost sodium-ion battery: Fabrication and application of NASICON based electrodes” (DST/TMD/MES/2k17/78 Dt. 05-10-2017) (PI)  (1.14 Crore)
Period: 2017-2020. Co-PI: Dr. Preetam Singh, Department of Ceramic.
3.  Max- Specialty Films, Max India Pvt. Ltd. consultancy project on “Graphene-polymer
based materials for coating and packaging applications”. (PI) Period: 2014 to 2015.
4.  GGS Refinery (HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited), Bhatinda consultancy project on “Failure
Analysis of second stage Sour Water Stripper Re-boiler”. Year: 2015        
5.  Greenway Grameen Infra Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai consultancy project on “Thermal efficiency test of biomass for cookstoves” (PI) Year: 2015 
6. NLC NALCO sponsored project onElectrochemical sensors for heavy metal ions   
(Zn, Cu, Ni) in Industrial waste water”. Period: 2011-2012.
Sponsored Projects:
1.  SERB sponsored project on "Novel Electrode Materials for Reversible Alkali-ion (Li+/Na+) capacitors and Pseudocapacitors (EMR/2016/006840 Dt. 30-Aug-2017) (Co-PI) 2017-2020. PI: Dr. Preetam Singh, Department of Ceramic.
2. RDSO, Lucknow and Railway Malaviya Chair (IIT-BHU) project on “Advanced Polymer Composites for AC blower Fans and Bushes for Railway Coaches” (PI) Period: 2016-2017
3. DBT sponsored project on “DNA based Molecular Electronics” (PI)  
Period: 2013-16
4.  DBT sponsored project on “A Strategic Approach to Develop “Ideal” O2 Sensor Platforms  
Based on Doped Ormosils” Joint PI: Dr. Ida Tiwari; Rajiv Prakash         
Period: 2012-2016
5.  DST sponsored project on “Development of Azidothymidine (Anti HIV drug) and its Reactive   
Phase-I Metabolite Electrochemical Sensor based on Low Cost Screen Printed Electrodes” (PI)
Period: 2013-2015          
6. DST sponsored project on “Development of DNA based biosensor and application for
detection of Listeria Monocytogenes”, (PI) Period: 2010-2012 Extension upto 2014.
7. JSPS-DST (Indo-Japan) Project onMorphology Control of Organic Materials for  
Nanobioelectronics Devices”. (PI, India and Prof. S Hayase, Japan)
Period: 2011-2013 (2 years)                                                          
8.  CSIR Project on “Development of Lead and Copper Screen Printed Sensors”
Ref. No. 22/0384/05/EMR-II; (PI) Period: 2006-2009. 

(1) Academician of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (Elected in 2013)
(2) MRSI Medal (2010)
(3) Young Engineers Award-2005 of IndianNationalAcademy of Engineering
(4) Young Scientist Award-2003 of U.P. Council of Science and Technology.

Dean (R&D)                Indian Institute of Technology (Nov 2017 onwards) 

Coordinator/Head     School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT, BHU (Sept. 2014 onwards)
Professor Incharge   Central Instrument Facility, IIT, BHU (July 2014 onwards)
Coordinator               IPR Cell IIT, BHU (Jan. 2015 onwards)
Professor Incharge   R&D (Dean), IIT (BHU) Varanasi (Jan. 2013 July 2014)
Coordinator/Head     School of Materials Science and Technology, IT, BHU (2007- 2010)

International Collaborations:
1) Prof. K. Kaneto and Prof. S. S. Pandey (Funding JSPS-DST)
LSSE, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, 808-0196, JAPAN
http://www.lsse.kyutech.ac.jp/english/; Email: keiichi.kaneto@oit.ac.jp
2) Prof. Ursula Deister and Prof. Peter Danenmann (Funding DAAD and Instituational)
University of Applied Sciences, Rüsselsheim, Germany
http://www.iuvt.hs-rm.de; E-mail: ursula.deister@hs-rm.de
3) Prof. Sang Ouk Kim
National Creative Research Initiative Center for Multi-Dimensional Directed Nanoscale Assembly, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea
http://snml.kaist.ac.kr; E-mail: sangouk.kim@kaist.ac.kr

Name of Equipment/Facilities
Materials printing facility (Ink printer)
Electrochemical work station with impedance Analyser (10mHz to 7 MHz)
Par Instrument and CH Instrument
Electrochemical work station with Quartz Crystal Microbalance
UV-vis Abs Spectrophotometer (200 to 1400 nm)
ELISA Plate Reader
Glove Box
Vacuum Coating Unit  
Hind High Vacuum Co.
DC Sputtering Unit
Classone Systems
Dual Channel Source Meter
Keithley-Model 2612A
I-V characterization set up (Current source meter with nano voltmeter) with microprobe station
Keithley- Model 6220 and 2182A
LB Trough (customized Trough of 100 mL)
Apex Instruments
Synthesis and basic characterization facilities related to  polymers and sensors and fabrications of devices
Name of Research Student
Title of the thesis/research
Status (Awarded/Registered)
Under Supervision of Prof. Rajiv Prakash
Mr. Arun Kumar Singh
Studies of conducting polymers and their nanocomposites for schottky devices
Awarded (2010)
Enroll No. 268312
Ms. Swati Mohan
Development and characterization of functionalized polymers for sensor application
Awarded (2011)
Enroll No. 248109
Ms. Bhavana Gupta
Comparative studies on chemical and electrochemical synthesis of conducting polymers and their modification for technological applications
Awarded (2011)
Enroll No.266374
Mr. Akhilesh Kumar Singh
Preparation and thermal, optical and mechanical properties of uncompatibilized and compatibilized blends of polycarbonate and poly(methyl methacrylate) polymers.
Awarded (2012)
Enroll No. 282698
Ms. Leela Joshi
Studies of indole based conducting polymers and their nanocomposites for electronic applications
Awarded (2012)
Enroll No. 255274
Mr. Ashish Kumar
Synthesis of polyindole conducting polymer with nano-templates and its characterization for technological applications
Awarded (2013)
Enroll No. 295217
Mr. Rajiv Kumar Pandey
Self assembly of poly(3,3’’’-dialkylquarterthiophene) through facile techniques and its device application
Awarded (2014)
Enroll No.  329154
Ms. Sharddha  Singh
Studies of carbon/carbon-silicon carbide composite and carbon-epoxy nanocomposites
Awarded (2014)
Enroll No. 319993
Mr. Gopal Ji
  Inhibitive effects of the natural organic products on mild steel corrosion in acid media
Awarded (2014)
Enroll No. 316817
Mr. Sandeep Gupta
Photochemical assisted synthesis of gold and silver nanomaterials for electrosensing applications
Awarded (2016)
Roll No. 11615EN006
Ms. Madhu Tiwari
Studies on coordination polymers of 2-mercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazole and their application in drug sensing .
Awarded (2016)
Roll No. 12615EN003
Ms. Kashish
Development of genosensors for pathogenic bacteria based on ssDNA probes
Awarded (2016)
Roll No. 12615EN002
Preeti Tiwari
Functionalised nanomaterials for sensing application.
Registered (July 2013)
Roll No. 13111008
Mr. Manish Kumar Singh
Engineered polymers and nanocomposites for electronic applications
Registered (July 2014)
Roll No. 14111006
Ms.Richa Mishra
(Inspire fellow)
Self-assembled functional polymers, metal organic and charge transfer complexes for their device applications.
Registered (July 2014)
Roll No. 14111010
Ms. Vinita
Synthesis of coordination polymers and nanoparticles and their technological applications
Registered (July 2015)
Roll No 15111009
Mr.Nandlal Rajak
(Industry Sponsored)
Polymer blends and composites for their industrial applications.
Registered (July 2015)
Roll No. 15111005
Mr. Chandra Jeet Verma
Porphyrin functionalized polymers and graphene oxide for their electrochemical applications
Registered (July 2015)
Roll No. 15111001
Mr. Vineet Kumar Mall
Development of nanomaterials for sensing of drugs and biomolecules using molecular imprinting techniques
Registered (July 2015)
Roll No. 15111503
Mr. Nikhil
Conducting polymers and their composites for electronic applications
Registered (July 2016)
Roll No. 16111007
Mr. Ravi Prakash Ojha
Nanomaterials modified substrate for biosensing applications
Registered (July 2016)
Roll No. 16111009
Mr. Anirudha Jaiswal
Carbon Nitride materials and their application in photocatalysis and fluorescence activity
Registered (Dec. 2016)
Roll No. 16111502
Mr. Ajay Kumar
Polymer fibres and nanocomposites based charge storage devices and sodium ion battery
Registered (Dec. 2016)
Roll No. 16111501
Mr. Subhajit Jana
Topic not allotted
Registered (July 2017)
Ms. Priya Singh
Topic not allotted
Registered (July 2017)
Ms. Shweta Pal
Topic not allotted
Registered (July 2017)
Under Co-supervision of Prof. Rajiv Prakash
Mr. Prashant Agrawal
Monitoring of heavy metals in water and soil samples in thermal power projects of Singrauli and surrounding areas (MP/UP) and morbidity profile of inhabitants
Awarded (2009)
Enroll no. 277348
Mr. Ishtiaque Ahmad
(Chemistry, IIT)
Inhibition of mild steel corrosion by some organic compounds containing heteroatoms
Awarded (2010)
Enroll No. 294672
Mr.Sudhir Yadav
Heavy metals loads in human beings with disease profile of inhabitants around thermal power plants of Singrauli region
Awarded (2011)
Enroll No. 288098
Shashi Tiwari (Electronics, IIT, BHU)
Fabrication and characterization of poly-3-hexylthiophene based field effect transistors: Performance improvement by morphology and doping control
Awarded (2015)
Enroll No. 301987
Mr.Praveen Sahu
(Electronics, IIT, BHU)
Development of Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites and Devices for Gas Sensing Application.
Registered (2014)
Roll No. 14091007
Chandan Kumar
(Electronics, IIT, BHU)
Organic Materials Based Thin Film Devices for Electronic and Sensing Applications
Registered (2014)
Roll No. 14091005
Mr. Bishnu Pada Majee
Investigation of phonon modes in 2D materials.
Registered (2016)
Roll No. 16111004
Dr. Rajul Srivastava
Study of Properties of Poly methyl metha acrylate Containing Metal Nano Particles and  Nanoclay for Dental Application
Registered (Dec. 2015)
PhD open seminar Nov. 2017
Roll No. 14618PCB001

Postdoctoral Fellows: Working at present - 4 (1 under Institute and 3 under DST National fellowship)
M. Tech./IDD Project: 45 (6 working at present)