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Dr. Bijayalaxmi Jena
Name: Dr. Bijayalaxmi Jena
Designation: Assistant Professor (Stage III)
Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.
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E-mail ID: bljena@utkaluniversity.ac.in
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IIT Kanpur December 2003–November2009 Ph.D.

Department: Chemistry

Thesis Title:Photo-physical, Electrochemical, Theoretical and Electroluminescent Studies of Small Molecule Benzheterazoles and Solid Solution Quinoline Clathrates

Areas: Physical Chemistry

Advisor: Prof. S. S. Manoharan

Utkal University December,2002 – December,July, 2000 – July, 2002  M.Phil.
Department: ChemistryThesis Title:Preparation of Nickel hydroxide from Nickel nitrate Electrochemically.Areas: Inorganic ChemistryAdvisor: Dr. G.C. PradhanM.Sc. Department: ChemistryThesis Title: NAAreas: Inorganic Chemistry

Advisor: NA

Utkal University May, 1983 – August, 1986 Bachelor of Science
UGC July,2003 and 2004 Department: Chemistry
Hons:Chemistry
UGC-NET (If Qualified)Subject: Chemistry
Utkal University Feb. 2019–present Assistant Professor-III
Utkal University Feb 2014- Feb. 2019 Assistant Professor-II
Utkal University Feb2010 – Feb. 2014 Assistant Professor-I

 

Programme Course Name Paper Code
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry  CH-403
Physical Chemistry-II  CH-410
Spectrocopy-I  CH-406
Spectroscopy-II CH-413
Application of Spectroscopy-I      CH- 505
Solid State Chemistry CH-511
Physical Chemistry Practical-I CH-504
Physical Chemistry Practical-I CH-512
M.Phil. General theory-I CH-602
Elective -I (Physical)  CH-605
Elective -II CH-606
Dissertation CH-607
Ph.D. Techniques in Chemical Research-I CH-702
Techniques in Chemical Research-II CH-703
Dissertation CH-704
Duties: teaching, held office hours, graded exams (2010- continuing), and organized programming laboratory hours (2010- continuing).

PhD thesis

Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Photo-physical, Electrochemical, Theoretical and Electroluminescent Studies of Small Molecule Benzheterazoles and Solid Solution Quinoline Clathrates”. Name of the Advisor (Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan), IIT Kanpur, 2011.

Journal Articles

[13]. B Mohanty, A Mitra, B Jena, BK Jena, “MoS2 Quantum Dots as Efficient Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction over a Wide pH Range”, Energy & Fuels, American Chemical Society, ISSN No.-0887-0624, 10268-10275,34(80), 2020

[12]. Bishnupad Mohantya, Bikash Kumar Jena, Manikandan Kandasamy, Namita Dalai, Ranjan Kumar Sahu, R. M. Kadam, Bramhananda Chakraborthy, Bijayalaxmi Jena*, The role of Se vacancy and Fe doping of Nickel Selenide in Water Oxidation Reaction, Sustainable Energy Fuels,Royal Society of Chemistry, ISSN No.-2398-4902, 3058-3065,4,2020 View

[11]. Namita Dalai, Bishnupad Mohanty, Arijit Mitra and Bijayalaxmi Jena*, “Highly Active Ternary Nickel–Iron oxide as Bifunctional Catalyst for Electrochemical Water Splitting”. Chemistry Select, Wiley, ISSN no-2365-6569, 7791-7796,4(27), 2019 View

[10]. Aneeya K. Samantara,, Debasrita Dash, Dipti L Bhuyan, Namita Dalai and Bijayalaxmi Jena*, “Tuning the Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposites (ZnO/Aux) Driven in Visible Light” Current Catalysis, ISSN No.-2211-54478,56-61,8(1),2019 View

[9]. Bishnupad Mohanty, Kusha Kumar Naik, Satyapriya Sahoo, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Brahmananda Chakraborty, Chandra Sekhar Rout, and Bikash Kumar Jena,” Efficient Photoelectrocatalytic Activity of CuWO4 Nanoplates towards the Oxidation of NADH Driven in Visible Light”, Chemistry Select, Wiley, ISSN no-2365-6569, 9008-9012, 3(31),2018 View

[8]. Bishnupad Mohanty, Mahdi Ghorbani-Asl, Silvan Kretschmer, Arnab Ghosh, Puspendu Guha, Subhendu K. Panda, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, and Bikash Kumar Jena, “MoS2 Quantum Dots as Efficient Catalyst Materials for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction”, ACS Catal. American Chemical Society,ISSN NO.- 1683−1689, 10268-10275,34(8), 2018

[7]. Swagatika Kamila, Bishnupada Mohanty, Aneeya Samantara, Puspendu Guha, Arnab Ghosh, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Satyam Parlapalli, Barada Mishra, and Bikash Jena , “Highly Active 2DLayered MoS2-rGO Hybrids for Energy Conversion and Storage Applications”, Sci Rep. , Nature Portfolios No.-2045-2322,1-13,7(1),2017 View

[6]. C. Sahu, T. K. Behera, A. Dash, B. Jena, A. Ghosh, B. K. Jena, “Antimicrobial effect of silver zinc oxide (Ag-ZnO) nanocomposite particles,” New J. Chem. Royal Society of Chemistry, ISSN No.-1144-0546, 47-54,8(1),2016.

[5]. Aneeya K Samantaray, Subash Chandra Sahu Bamaprasad Bag, Bijayalaxmi Jena, * and Bikash Kumar Jena, “Photoelectrocatalytic Oxidation of NADH by Visible Light Driven Plasmonic Nanocomposites”, J. Mater. Chem.A, Royal Society of Chemistry, ISSN NO.-1364-5501 ,12677–12680, 2, 2014.
[4]. Ghosh, A. B. Das, B. Jena, C, Pradhan, “Antimicrobial effect of silver zinc oxide (Ag-ZnO) nanocomposite particles,”. Frontiers in Life Science, Taylor and Francis Inc. ISSN NO-21553769-21553777,8(1), 47, 2014.

[3]. Bijayalaxmi Jena and S. Sundar Manoharan, “Blue to Green Shifted Fluorescence in Inter and Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonded Di(benzimidazol-2-yl) Benzene”, – Chemical Communication,  Royal Society of Chemistry, ISSN No. 1359-7345. 4426-4428, 2009.
[2]. Goel, S. Chaurasia, Bijayalaxmi Jena, R.S. Anand, S. S. Manoharan, “Donor-Acceptor 9-Uncapped Flourene and Flourenones as stable Blue Light emitter”, Org. Lett., American Chemical Society, ISSN No.1523-7060, 1289–1292,11(6), 2009.
[1]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, S. Sundar Manoharan, Sattey Prakash, “Specificity and selectivity in photoluminescent properties of π-conjugated benzheterazole molecules”, J. Phys. Chem. C, American Chemical Society, ISSN NO.2582-3361, 20942-20948, 113, 2009.

Refereed Conference Publications

[1]. Bijayalaxmi Jena,”Green fluorescent organic molecule with its Physico-Optical, Electrochemical and SemiEmpirical studies”,4th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, 01-06 JULY,2007,SINGAPORE
[2]. Bijayalaxmi Jena “Tuning the Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposite Driven in Visibe Light”, 16th Odisha bigyan academy, IOP, Dec,2013, Bhubaneswar.
[3]. Bijayalaxmi Jena Attended DST- PURSE sponsored National Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, 28th March,2014 at Dept of Chem , Utkal University, Odisha
[4]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of NADH by Visible Light Driven Plasmonic Nanocomposites”, in 84th Annual Session of the National Academy of sciences, Desert science-opportunities and challenges at J.n.v. University, 4-6 Dec 2014,Jodhpur.
[5]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposite ZnO/Au Driven in Visibe Light” in Orissa Chemical Society Conference, Recent trends in chemical science held at U.N (Auto) College of Science and Technology, 13-14 Dec 2014, Adaspur, Cuttack, Odisha
[6]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, National Symposium on UGC-DSA Sponsored On Advancements in Materials and Coordination Chemistry (AMCC), 25th MARCH 2015,Department of Chemistry,Utkal University,Bhubaneswar,Odisha
[7]. Bijayalaxmi Jena- Colorimetric detection Hg(II) by Silver nanoparticles, One day workshop on Advances in Chemical sciences held on 18th Nov 2015, Department of Chemistry Utkal university, Odisha
[8]. Biyalalaxmi Jena, Porous Pd/ Reduced Graphene Nanohybrid for electrochemical sensing of Hydrogen Peroxide, National Seminar on Science and Technology for Indegineous Development of India’ December 9-11, 2015, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, (organized by Indian Science Congress Association).
[9]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, Electrocatalytic behavior of Porous Pd/ Reduced Graphene Nanocomposites for reduction of Hydrogen Peroxide, International conference on ‘ Nanomaterials for energy, environment, catalysis and sensors (icneecs-15)” conducted on 11-12 Dec, 2015. maduraj m kamaraj university, Madurai
[10]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “NiFe2O4 Electrocatalyst for Active Oxygen Evolution Reaction, First symposium on Advanced functional materials: Energy conversion and storage organized by Funtional materials Division”, 26-29 May, 2016,CECRI. Karaikudi,
[11]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Biomolecule inspired synthesis of Silver nanoparticles for colorimetric detection of Mercury ions”, One day national symposium on Recent Developments in chemistry organized by Madurai Kamaraj University, 4th June. 2016.Tamil Nadu.
[11]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, – NiFe2O4 Electrocatalyst for Water Oxidation Reaction, National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture for Sustainable Future by OES on 03-04 Dec, 2016. OUAT, Bhubaneswar,Odisha
[12]. Bijayalaxmi Jena,– “Photoactive Nanomaterials for Photoelectrocatalytic sensing Application”, National Seminar on Science and Technology for National Development of India’ 12-13 Dec, 2016, KIIT University Bhubaneswar.Odisha
[13]. Bijayalaxmi Jena,-“ Ternary oxides as bifunctional electrocatalyst for water and methanol oxidation”, International conference on Recent Advances on material chemistry, Feb 24-26, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar,Odisha
[14]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Photoelectrochemical properties of Metal oxide nanoparticles, International conference on Recent Advances on material chemistry”, Feb 24-26, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar,Odisha
[15]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Hollow spherical MoS2 and its reduced graphene oxide hybrid (rGO/MoS2) electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction”, National Seminar on Reaching the unreached through Science and Technology 17-18th Dec, 2017, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha (organized by Indian Science Congress Association and KIIT University)
[16]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Hollow spherical MoS2 electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction, National Conference on New Perspective to Advanced functional Materials”, 15-17th Dec, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India
[17]. Bijayalaxmi Jena,“Poloxamer Stabilized Bimetallic Oxide for Electrochemical Water Oxidation Reaction”, National Seminar on “Science and Society”, on 20TH OBPC, 17-18th Nov, 2018 Niser, JATNI, Khordha, Odisha, India
[18]. Namita Dalai, Bijayalaxmi Jena, “Microwave Assisted CoFe2O4 as Efficient Electro catalyst for Water Oxidation Reaction”, National Seminar on “Science and Society”, on 20TH OBPC, 17-18th Nov, 2018 Niser, JATNI, Khordha, Odisha, India
[19]. Bijayalaxmi Jena,“Nickel Cobalt Sulfide electrocatalyst for water oxidation Reaction”, National Seminar on Future India: Science and Technology 1-2nd Feb, 2019, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, (organized by Indian Science Congress Association, Bhubaneswar Chapter and KIIT University)
[20]. Bijayalaxmi Jena, Discussant in plenary session-III, in International Conference on Science, Societ and Politics in South Asia, 3-4 March, 2020, International Odisha, Utkal University. Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Ph.D. Guided

  1. Namita Dalai, Ph.D. candidate, (Utkal University) – Thesis Title- Nanomaterials and its composites for colorimetric sensing, photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic application, 2021.
  2. Bishnupad Mohanty, Ph.D. candidate, (Utkal University),Thesis Title-Metal Nanostructures for Energy Conversion Application,2021.

M.Phil. Guided

  1. Kuni Majhi, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Topic/ Thesis Title-Tris (8-hydroxyquinolinato)Aluminium(III) complex [Alq3] as a role model compound in organic light emitting diode: A Reveiw, 2010
  2. Monalisha Das, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Topic/ Thesis Title- Synthesis and characterization of Schiff bases and their complexes with Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel and Copper metal ions., November 2010
  3. Nibedita Nayak, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Topic/ Thesis Title- Application of Zinc (ii) complexes in organic light emitting diode: A reveiw, 2011
  4. Aneeya Samantara, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University) – Topic/ Thesis Title- Zno-Au nanohybrids and  its application in  photocatalytic degradation,  2011
  5. Srikanta Patra, M.Phil.  Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- A comparative study of microwave assisted synthesis of Zno nanoparticles in different solvent media and its photocatalytic activity,2012
  6. Alfa Sharma,  M.Phil. Camdidate (Utkal University)-Topic Name- Microwave assited synthesis of Zno-Ag nanocomposites and its photocatalytic degradation studies,2012
  7. Debasmita Kandi, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Zno-Ag  nanohybrid and its application in photocatalytic degradation and antibacterial study,2013
  8. Dipti Laxmi Bhuyan, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Photocatalytic degradation of dyes by Iron oxide(Fe2O3) nanoparticles:  a review,2014
  9. Manaswini Ray, M.Phil.  Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Layered double hydroxide and its appliation on photocatalytic degradation studies:  A  review,2014
  10. Bipul Bhuja Majhi, M.Phil. Candidate (Utkal University)-Topic Name- A  study on photocatalytic degradation of different dyes by zinc oxide , zinc oxide/ gold  nano composite :  A literature  survey,2015
  11. Jiban Krushna Das, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Photocatalytic degradation study of different dyes by zinc oxide and its composites:  A  literature  survey,2015
  12. Archana Kumari Pattanaik M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Carbon dots, it’s application in biosensing, catalysis,  and imaging: a  review,2015
  13. Subhangi Sahoo, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- CoWO4 nanomaterial as a synergetic catalyst for photocatalytic adsorption and degradation of dyes,2017
  14. Tanmayee Nanda,  M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal University)-Topic Name- Photocatalytic degradation and adsorption of dyes by Cobaltite based nanoparticles”,2017
  15. Ashutosh Behera, M.Phil. Candidate (Utkal University)-Topic Name- Synthesis of ferroselite (FeSe2) for the study of oxygen evolution reaction,2018
  16. Lingaraj Behera, M.Phil. Candidate(Utkal  University)-Topic Name- First row transition metal sulfides (M=Co, Ni, Fe) for electrocatalytic water splitting,2019

M.Sc. INTERN

  1. Sanjay Kumar Naik, M.Sc.  Candidate, Summer Intern(Utkal  University)-Topic Name-Gold Nanoparticle based Colorimetric Sensing,2020
  2. Pratyasa Mohapatra, M.Sc.  Candidate, Summer Intern (Utkal University)-Topic Name-Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and its Photocatalytic Activity Study,2020
  3. Lipsalinee Panda, M.Sc.  Candidate, Summer Intern (Utkal University)-Topic Name-Green Synthesized Nanoparticles for Colorimetric Sensing of Toxic Metal Ions,2021
  4. Dibyojyoti Mohanty, M.Sc. Candidate, Summer Intern (Utkal University)-Topic name-Zinc Oxide and Doped Zinc Oxide for Photocatalytic Activity Study,2021
  5. Soumyasubhashree Mohapatra, M.Sc. Candidate, Summer Intern (Utkal University)-Topic Name-Photocatalytic Dye Degradation Study,2021
  6. Anirban Ghosh, M.Sc. Candidate, Summer Intern (Utkal University)-Topic Name-Colorimetric Sensing of Different Heavy Metals Using Silver Nanoparticles,2021

[1]. Biphenyl benzheterazole molecule for display technology (PI):   F.No. 41-1329/2012 (SR), UGC, India , Amount received: Rs.1.5L

[2]. Vacancy Engineering in doped Nanocatalysts for Electrochemical Water Splitting Application (PI), No. 2676/ST, Bhubaneswar, dated 16.07.20 ST-SCST-MISC-0015-2019, DST,Govt. of Odisha, Amount received: Rs. 10 L

  • Qualified Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR, India) – 2006
  • Qualified Net Lectureship – 2004
  • Qualified CSIR Junior Research Fellowship – 2003

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  • Attendee of Orienation Programme: “Human Values in Education” 18th Nov-15th Dec, 2010, at HRDC Utkal University.
  • Attendee of Refresher Course: “General Trends in Chemistry” 29th Nov-19th Dec, 2011, at HRDC Utkal University.
  • Attendee of Teacher’s Development Programme, 30th Jan -8th Feb, 2012, at HRDC Utkal University.
  • Attendee of Refresher Course “Frontiers in Chemical Sciences”: 29th Aug-18th Sep, 2017, at HRDC Utkal University
  • Attendee of Short term Course on “Disaster Management”: 29th July-4th Aug, 2019, at HRDC Utkal University
  • Attendee Refresher Course on “Research Methodology in Basic Science”: 19th Aug-1st Sep, 2019, at HRDC, Utkal University
  • Attendee of Refresher Course on “Research Methodology in Basic Science”: 10th Feb-23rd Feb, 2021, at HRDC, Utkal University.

Invited lectures:

RD Womens College, Bhubaneswar (Department of Chemistry), 2011, Elecetronic Devices
Raghunath Jew College, Cuttack, (Department of Chemistry), 2016, P-N Junction and its application
D.A.V Unit-8, Bhunaneswar, 2018.
The Role of Plancks Quantum Theory in Modern chemistry