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Dr. Nigamananda Das
Name: Dr. Nigamananda Das
Designation: Professor
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D. (Utkal); D.Sc. (NOU); Post Doc: CSIR-IMMT, CNRS-France
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Utkal University Dec  2015 – continuing Professor
Ravenshaw University July  2014 – Dec 2015 Professor
North Orissa University

(Presently Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University)

Feb.  2005 – July 2014 Professor
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, July  2000 – Feb. 2005 Scientist
S K. University, Dumka Nov. 1996 – June 2000 Lecturer
North Orissa University 2013 D.Sc.
Subject: Chemistry
Thesis Title: Studies on catalytic and sorption properties of some synthetic lamellar double hydroxides
Area: Materials Chemistry & Catalysis
Utkal  University  July 1986 – March 1991 Ph.D.
Subject: Chemistry
Thesis Title: Studies on acid, base and metal ion catalysed reactions of octahedral cobalt(III) complexes in solutionArea: Synthesis & Reactivity of Metal complexesAdvisor: Prof. R. K. Nanda
Utkal University August, 1983 – Jan, 1985 M.Sc.  

Subject: Chemistry

Areas: Inorganic Specialisation

Utkal University May, 1980 – August, 1983 Bachelor of Science

Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics

Hons: Chemistry

  • Bhupendra Sahai Saxena Award for Best P.G. Chemistry Teacher for 2018 by Association of Chemistry Teachers (India).
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
  • INSA Visiting Fellow (May-June, 2007) at CSIR-CLRI, Chennai.
  • BOYSCAST Fellow of DST, Govt. of India (July 1999- June 2000) to work at Labortoire de Materiaux Catalytiques et Catalyse en Chimie Organique (CNRS), Montpellier, FRANCE
  • Pool Scientist (CSIR) :  July 1996 – Nov 1996
  • Research Associate (CSIR): July 1991- June 1996
  • JRF/SRF (CSIR-NET): June 1986- Sept 1989
Utkal UniversityDesignation: Professor
Topics:Nanostructured adsorbents and Photocatalysts; Solid Waste utilisation
Dec 2015 – present
Ravenshaw University Designation: Professor
Topics: Nanostructured adsorbent and Photocatalyst
July 2014 – Dec 2015
North Orissa UniversityDesignation: Professor
Topics: Nanostructured adsorbents and Photocatalysts; LDH based materials; Solid Waste utilisation
Feb 2005 – July 2014
CSIR- National Metallurgical Laboratory Designation: Scientist
Topics: Chemical analysis, LDH based materials; Solid Waste utilisation
July 2000 – Feb 2005
Sidhu Kanhu University Designation: Lecturer
Topics: LDH based materials; Synthesis and Reactivity of metal complexes
Nov 1996 – June 2000
Labortoire de Materiaux Catalytiques et Catalyse en Chimie Organique (CNRS), Montpellier, FRANCE Designation: BOYSCAST Fellow
Mentor: Dr. D. Tichit
Topics:Development of LDH based catalysts
1999 – June 2000
Labortoire de Materiaux Catalytiques et Catalyse en Chimie Organique (CNRS), Montpellier, FRANCE Designation: BOYSCAST Fellow
Mentor: Dr. D. Tichit
Topics:Development of LDH based catalysts
July 1999 – June 2000
CSIR- Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology Designation: Pool Scientist (CSIR); Research Associate (CSIR)
Mentor: Dr. S. B. Rao
Topics:Heterogeneous Catalysts from mineral/mineral wastes, LDH based catalysts
July 1991 – Nov 1996
Department of Chemistry, Utkal University Designation: Junior/Senior Research Fellow
Mentor: Prof. R. K. Nanda
Topics:Synthesis and Reactivity of metal complexes
July 1986 – Aug 1990
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry  (CH-401)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Course framing, taught the course, setting question, evaluation of answer script

2020
M.Sc. Spectroscopy-I (CH-406)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Course framing, taught the course, setting question, evaluation of answer script

2020
M.Sc. Spectroscopy-II  (CH-413)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Course framing, taught the course, setting question, evaluation of answer script

2020
M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry  (CH-414)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Course framing, taught the course, setting question, evaluation of answer script

2020
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry Practical  (CH-405)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Instruction and demonstration on experiments as per course, examination

2020
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry Practical  (CH-411)

Department of Chemistry, Utkal University

Duties: Instruction and demonstration of experiments as per course, examination

 

2020

Invited lectures:

  • Functional materials in photocatalysis, Ravenshaw University, November 2, 2021.
  • Magnetic Nanophotocatalysts for Environmental Applications’ National Webinar, N.C. (Auto) College, Jajpur, October 10, 2020.
  • Value added materials from waste iron ore tailings: An approach towards comprehensive utilization, National Seminar TUIMW-2020, Synergy Institute of Engineering & Technology, February 24, 2020.
  • Plastics and the Environment: An Overview, North Orissa University, World Environment Day, June 5, 2018.
  • Role of catalysts in remediation of environmental pollution: an overview, National seminar, A.S. College, Tirtol, March 26-27, 2017.
  • Lamellar double hydroxides: Layered Materials with Versatile Application, Workshop on Frontiers of Materials Science, Ravenshaw University, January 22-23, 2016.
  • Photocatalytic Activity of Mixed Metal Oxide Nanocomposites Derived From Layered Double Hydroxides, National conference on 1st Energy & Materials Science Congress (ENMAT-I 2015), Orissa Engineering College, 2015.
  • Magnetic nanophotocatalysts for environmental applications, International EMN (Energy Material Nanotechnology) Beijing, China, May 12-15, 2014.
  • Photocatalytic decolourisation of organic dyes using magnetic nano-photocatalysts, National Seminar on Advances in Special Materials (NSASM-2013), Hi-Tech Institute of Technology.
  • Magnetic nanoadsorbent for water purification, National Conference on Recent Advances in Nanomaterials, Baripada College, Baripada, June 24-25, 2012
  • Functional materials in photocatalysis, Ravenshaw University, November 2, 2021.
  • Magnetic Nanophotocatalysts for Environmental Applications’ National Webinar, N.C. (Auto) College, Jajpur, October 10, 2020.
  • Value added materials from waste iron ore tailings: An approach towards comprehensive utilization, National Seminar TUIMW-2020, Synergy Institute of Engineering & Technology, February 24, 2020.
  • Plastics and the Environment: An Overview, North Orissa University, World Environment Day, June 5, 2018.
  • Photocatalytic Activity of Mixed Metal Oxide Nanocomposites Derived From Layered Double Hydroxides, National conference on 1st Energy & Materials Science Congress (ENMAT-I 2015), Orissa Engineering College, 2015.
  • Magnetic nanophotocatalysts for environmental applications, International EMN (Energy Material Nanotechnology) Beijing, China, May 12-15, 2014.
  • Photocatalytic decolourisation of organic dyes using magnetic nano-photocatalysts, National Seminar on Advances in Special Materials (NSASM-2013), Hi-Tech Institute of Technology.

Patent

  • K. Giri and N.N. Das, A rapid process of magnetite nanoparticles from waste iron ore tailings, Indian Patent (Application No. 1315/KOL/2010; Date of filing of Application: 22/11/2010; Publication Date: 19/10/2012).

Book Articles (Authored/Edited)      

  • Mishra and N.N. Das (Ed.) Layered Clay Materials for Functional Applications, International Publisher Europe Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, ISSN No.  1013-9826 (2013)  (http://www.ttp.net/1013-9826.html).
  • C. Mallick, B.C. Tripathy, N. Das, Electrochemical Methods for the Treatment of High COD Loaded Industrial Effluent and their Complete Removal, in Dash, A.K., Das, M. (ed.) Advances in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, (2015) Daya Publishing House®, New Delhi.
  • N. Das, Progress in one-pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone using multifunctional layered based catalysts, Key Engineering Materials Vol. 571 (2013) pp 169-196, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/ KEM.571.169.

Journal Articles

  • Ajaya Kumar Behera, Chirasmayee Mohanty, and Nigamananda Das, Synthetic glass and jute fabric reinforced soy-based biocomposites: Development and characterization Polymers and Polymer Composites, DOI:10.1177/09673911211020609
  • Ajaya Kumar Behera, Suvendu Manna, and Nigamananda Das, Effect of soy waste and cellulose on mechanical, water and biodegradation of thermoplastic starch composite, Starch, (In press). DOI: 10.1002/star.202100123
  • Reshma Behura, Ramasamy Sakthivel, Nigamananda Das*, Synthesis of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles from waste iron ore tailings and spent lithium ion batteries for photo/sono-catalytic degradation of Congo red, Powder Technology, 386 (2021) 519-27..
  • Ajaya Kumar Behera, Sridevi Avancha, Nigamananda Das, Basudam Adhikari, Mechanical and biodegradation analysis of fully biodegradable eco-friendly natural fiber reinforced sapling pot, Polymer Composites, 42 (2021) 2910-2919. doi.org/10. 1002/pc.26024.
  • Ajaya Kumar Behera, Chirasmayee Mohanty, Sibun K. Pradhan, Nigamananda Das, Assessment of Soil and Fungal Degradability of Thermoplastic Starch Reinforced Natural Fiber Composite, J. Polym. Environment, 29 (2020) 1031-1039. DOI: 10.1007/s10924-020-01944-z. View
  • S. Mishra, M. Priyadarshinee, ….., N. Das*, P. Parhi*, Rapid synthesis of tetragonal zirconia nanoparticles by microwave solvothermal route and its photocatalytic activity towards organic dyes and hexavalent chromium in single and binary component systems, Colloid and Surface A (Elsevier), 608 (2021) 125551.
  • S. Mishra, M. Priyadarshinee, …, N. Das*, P. Parhi*, Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles prepared by microwave hydrothermal synthesis and adsorption efficiency for organic dyes: Isotherms, thermodynamics and kinetic studies, Advanced Powder Technology, 31 (2020) 4552-4562.
  • S. Mishra, M. Priyadarshinee, …, N. Das*, P. Parhi*, Rapid Microwave Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis Cerium Vanadate nanoparticle and its photocatalytic and antibacterial studies, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 137 (2020) 109211.
  • P. Mohapatra, S. K. Giri, N. Das*, Adsorptive and photocatalytic remediation of aqueous organic dyes and chromium(VI) by manganese(II) substituted magnetite nanoparticles, Desalination and Water Treatment, 108 (2019) 208-19
  • S. Mishra, N. Das*, P. Parhi*, Rapid Microwave –Hydrothermal Synthesis of CeO2 Nanoparticles for simultaneous adsorption/photodegradation of organic dyes under visible light, Optik (Elsevier), 169 (2018) 125-136.
  • P. Sahoo, R. Das, N. Das, Adsorptive removal of phenol from aqueous solutions and coking wastewater by coke produced from hard and soft coking coals, Desalination and Water Treatment, 86 (2017) 139-149. doi: 10.5004/dwt.2017.21309.
  • B. S. Mohanta, R. Das and N. Das, Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of tungstocobaltate-pillared ZnAl-layered double hydroxide, Eur. Chem. Bull., 6(2017) 415-420.
  • Noor Aman, N.N. Das, T. Mishra, Effect of N-doping on visible light activity of TiO2–SiO2 mixed oxide photocatalysts, J. Environ. Chemical Engg. (Elsevier), 4 (2016) 191–196.
  • K. Rout, R. Das and N. Das, Adsorption potential of goethite rich iron ore from Daitari mines towards removal of aqueous fluoride, J. Env. Sci. Poll. Res., 2 (2016) 83-86. (ISSN: 2455-02720) (N).
  • S. K. Giri, P. Sahoo, R. Das and N. Das*, Coke/Fe3O4 nanoparticles composites: synthesis, characterization and adsorption behaviour towards organic dyes, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 17483-17493 (Published online: 03 Sep 2015).
  • H.N. Thatoi, S. Das, Jigni Mishra, B.P. Rath, N. Das, Bacterial chromate reductase, a potential enzyme for bioremediation of hexavalent chromium: A review, J. Environ. Management, 146 (2014) 383-399.
  • S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Visible light induced photocatalytic decolourisation of rhodamine B by magnetite nanoparticles synthesised using recovered iron from waste iron ore tailings, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 900-907 (Published online: 17 Oct 2014).
  • S.K. Giri, G.C. Pradhan, N.N. Das*, Thermal, electrical and tensile properties of synthesized magnetite/polyurethane nanocomposites using magnetite nanoparticles derived from waste iron ore tailing, J. Polymer Res., 21 (2014) 446.
  • N. S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana and N.N. Das, Adsorptive remediation of Cu(II)and Cd(II) contaminated water using manganese nodule leaching residue, Desalination Water Treatment, 52 (2014), 4197-4211.
  • S. Das, J. Mishra, S.K. Das, S. Pandey , D.S. Rao, A. Chakraborty, M. Sudarshan, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, Investigation on mechanism of Cr(VI) reduction and removal by Bacillus amyloliquifaciens, a novel chromate tolerant bacterium isolated from chromite mine soil, Chemosphere, 96 (2014) 112 – 121.
  • B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Characterizing toxic Cr(VI) contamination in chromite mine overburden dump and its bacterial remediation, J. Hazardous Mater. 260 (2013) 141-149.
  • R. Sahu, B. S. Mohanta and N. N. Das*, Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic activity of mixed oxides derived from ZnAlTi ternary layered double hydroxides, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 74 (2013) 1263-70.
  • N.S. Randhawa, N.N. Das, R.K. Jana, Cadmium removal using waste residue generated after recovery of base metals from manganese nodules, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 20 (2013) 371-379. (IF-0.513) (N)
  • N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana and N.N. Das, Silicomanganese production utilising low grade manganese nodules leaching residue, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. C), (2012) 1-9. (ISSN: 0371-9553).
  • R.K. Behera, P.S. Das, R. Das and N.N. Das, Physicochemical characterizations and sorption properties of deposited scale from hard water, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 20 (2013) 95-100. (N)
  • N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and viscosity aspects in manganese nodule residue smelting for silicomanganese production communicated to Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 88-95; DOI: 10.5923/j.ijmee.20120105.04 (ISSN: 2167-700X).
  • S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Iron oxide/titania photocatalyst derived from TiO2.nH2O coated ferric hydr(oxide) precursors: Characterisations and visible light activity, Powder Technology, 239 (2013) 193-198.
  • B. Dhal, H.N. Thatoi, N.N. Das and B.D. Pandey, Chemical and microbial remediation of hexavalent chromium from contaminated soil and mining/metallurgical solid waste: A review, J. Hazardous Mater., 250-251 (2013) 272-291. Science Direct Top 25, list of most downloaded articles, Ranked 10th on the top 25 for J. Hazardous Materials – April to June 2013.
  • O. Mohanta, Y.N. Singhbabu, S.K. Giri, D. Dadhichi, N.N. Das and R.K. Sahu, Degradation of Congo red pollutants using microwave derived SrFe12O19: An efficient magnetic photocatalyst under visible light, J. Alloys Compounds, 564 (2013) 78-83..
  • S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Recovery of Hg(0) from the aqueous Hg(I/II) present in analyte solution after quantitative determination of iron, J. Chemistry, 2013 (2013) 1-3.
  • N.S. Randhawa, N.N. Das, R.K. Jana, Selenite adsorption using leached residues generated by reduction roasting–ammonia leaching of manganese nodules, J. Hazardous Mater., 241-242 (2012) 486- 492.
  • R.K. Behera, K. Rout, B. Nayak and N.N. Das*, Removal of selenium and arsenic oxyanions using natural goethite-rich iron ore from Daitari, India: Effect of heat treatment, Adsorption Sci. Technol., 30 (2012) 867-879.
  • R. Sahu, B.S. Mohanta and N.N. Das*, Intercalation of biologically important iminodiacetato-chromium(III) ion in the interlayer of ZnAl-layered double hydroxide, Indian J. Chem., 51A (2012) 812-815.
  • R. Mishra. Dhal, S.K. Dutta, T.K. Dangar, N.N. Das*, H.N. Thatoi, Optimization and characterization of chromium(VI) reduction in saline condition by moderately halophilic Vigribacillus sp. isolated from mangrove soil of Bhitarkanika, India, J. Hazard. Mater., 227-228 (2012) 219-226.
  • N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana, N.N. Das, Manganese Nodules Residue: Potential Raw Material for FeSiMn Production, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 22-27. (ISSN:2167-700X)
  • N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana, N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and Viscosity Aspects in Manganese Nodule Residue Smelting for Silicomanganese Production, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 88-95. (ISSN:2167-700X)
  • B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H. N. Thatoi, B. D. Pandey, Bacterial Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium from Contaminated Overburden Soil, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 83-87. (ISSN:2167-700X)
  • Noor Aman, P.K. Satapathy, T. Mishra, M. Mahato, N.N. Das, Synthesis and photocatalytic activity of mesoporous cerium doped TiO2 as visible light sensitive photocatalyst, Mater. Res. Bull., 47 (2012) 179–183.
  • P.K. Satapathy, B. Acharya and N.N. Das, Oxidative decolourisation of methylene blue using heat treated sea nodule residue, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 18 (2012) 483-487. (N)
  • P. K. Satapathy, N. S. Randhawa, N. N. Das*, Oxidative decolourisation of methylene blue by leached sea nodule residues generated by reduction-roasting ammoniacal leaching process, Environ. Technol., 33 (2012) 515-522.
  • S.K. Giri, N.N. Das* and G.C. Pradhan, Synthesis and characterisation of magnetite nanoparticles using iron ore tailings for adsorptive removal of dyes from aqueous solution, Colloids Surf. A, 389 (2011) 43-49.
  • S.K. Giri, N.N. Das* and G.C. Pradhan, Magnetite powder and kaolinite derived from waste iron ore tailings environmental applications, Powder Technology, 214 (2011) 513-518.
  • R R. Mishra, S. Prajapati, J. Das, T.K. Dangar, N. N. Das* and H.N. Thatoi, Reduction of selenite to red elemental selenium by moderately halotolerant Bacillus megaterium strains isolated from Bhitarkanika mangrove soils and characterizations of reduced product, Chemosphere, 84 (2011) 1231-1237.
  • N.N. Das*, P.K. Satapathy, S.C. Dash, P. Mohanty, Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of neat and alumina supported trans-(diaqua)(N,N-ethylenebissalicylamide) chromium(III): a comparative study, React. Kinet. Mech. Catal. 102 (2011) 367–376.
  • P.K. Satapathy, S.K. Rana and N.N. Das, Kinetic study of decomposition of aqueous hydrogen peroxide by colloidal manganese dioxide, Asian J. Chem., 23 (2011) 229. (N)
  • P.K. Satapathy, D. Swain and N.N. Das, Decomposition of hydrogen peroxide using heat treated Sea nodule residue, Asian J. Chem., 23 (2011) 3063. (N)
  • S.C. Dash, N.N. Das*, P. Mohanty, Kinetic and mechanism of the reaction of ranitidine hydrochloride with trans-(diaqa)-N,N’-ethylene-bis-salicylamide) chromium(III) and hexaaqua chromium(III) ion: A comparative study, Indian J. Chem. Technol. 18 (2011) 132-136. (N)
  • R.K. Behera, P.K. Satapathy, N. S. Randhawa, N.N. Das*, Adsorptive removal of Phosphate using leached sea nodule residue generated by reduction-roasting ammoniacal leaching process, Adsorption Sci. Technol. 28 (2010) 611-627.
  • S.C. Dash, K.C. Behera, N.N. Das, R.R. Jha and P. Mohanty, Mechanistic studies of substitution reaction of trans-(diaqua)(N,N-ethylene-bis- salicylamide)chromium(III) ion, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 87 (2010) 1101-1107.
  • B. Dhal, H.N. Thatoi, N.N. Das* and B.D. Pandey, Reduction of hexavalent chromium by bacillus sp. isolated from chromite mine soils and characterization of reduced product, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 85 (2010) 1471-1479.
  • B. Dhal, N.N. Das, B.D. Pandey and H.N. Thatoi, Environmental quality of the Boula-Nuasahi chromite mine area in India, Mine Water Environ., 30(2011) 191-196.
  • N.N. Das* and R. Das, Synthesis, characterization and activation of quaternary layered double hydroxides for one pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone, React. Mech. Kinet. Catal., 99 (2010) 397.
  • N.N. Das*, J. Konar, M.K. Mohanta and A.K. Upadhaya, Synthesis, characterization and adsorptive properties of hydrotalcite-like compounds derived from titanium rich bauxite, Reac. Kinet. Mech. Catal., 99 (2010) 167.
  • P.K. Parhi, N.N. Das, K. Sarangi, Extraction of cadmium from dilute solution using supported liquid membrane, J. Hazard. Mater., 172 (2009) 773-779.
  • M. Singh, A.K. Bhattamishra and N.N. Das, Study on the effect of organic additives on Inhibition of Corrosion of Mild Steel in 2M H2SO4 solution, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 51 (2009) 45.
  • N.N. Das* and Rita Das, In-situ formation of anionic chromium(III) ascorbate complex in the hydrotalcite interlayer, Appl. Clay Sci., 42 (2008) 90-94.
  • N.N. Das* and R.K. Jana, Adsorption of some bivalent heavy metal ions from aqueous solutions by manganese nodules leached residue, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 293 (2006) 253-262.
  • S. Dash, R. Das, P. Mohanty and N.N. Das, Synthesis, characterisation and substitution reaction of trans-(diaqua)(N,N-ethylene-bis-salicylaldiamine)chromium(III) ion, Indian J. Chem., Se A., 45A (2006) 2406.
  • N.N. Das*, P. Pattanaik and R. Das, Defluoridation of drinking water using activated titanium rich bauxite, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 292 (2005) 1-10.
  • N.N. Das* and A. Samal, Synthesis, characterisation and rehydration behaviour of titanium(IV) containing hydrotalcite like compounds, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 72 (2004) 219-225.
  • N.N. Das*, J. Konar, M.K. Mohanta and S.C. Srivastava, Adsorption of Cr(VI) and Se(IV) from their aqueous solution on Zr4+ substituted ZnAl/MgAl-layered double hydroxides. Effect of Zr4+ substitution in the layer, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 270 (2004) 1-8.
  • D. K. Mahato, R. K. Choudhury, N.N. Das and S. C. Srivastava, Thermal behaviour of spray dried PZT and PLNZT powders, Indian J. Pure Appl. Phys., 41 (2003) 767-770. (N)
  • T. Mishra, S.K. Tiwari, N.N. Das and B. Mahato, Synthesis and sorption properties of 13X zeolite derived from coal fly ash, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 45 (2003) 193. ISSN: 0972-4257.
  • J. Konar, N. Chandra, N.N. Das and S. C. Srivastava, Corrosion behavious of white cast iron in organic acids and their sodium salts, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 45 (2003) 39-43. ISSN: 0972-4257. (N)
  • N.N. Das*, A. Dash, G.S. Brahama and P. Mohanty,Synthesis, characterisation and dissociation of a glycinate bridged trinuclear Co(III)-Cu(II)-Co(III) complex, Inorg. React. Mech., 5 (2003) 73.
  • N.N. Das* and S.C. Srivastava, Catalytic characterisation of bi-functional catalysts derived from Pd-Mg-Al layered double hydroxides, Bull. Mater. Sci., 25 (2002) 283.
  • D. Tichit, N.N. Das, R. Durand and B. Coq, Synthesis and  characterisation  of Zr4+ containing  layered  double  hydroxide precursors and acido-basic property of their calcined products, Chem. Mater. (Amer. Chem. Soc.), 14 (2002)1530.
  • F. Prinetto, G. Ghiotti, N. N. Das, D. Tichit and B. Coq, Characterisation of palladium catalysts supported on hydrotalcite-derived mixed oxides, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal., 140 (2001) 391
  • N.N. Das, D. Tichit, R. Drand, P. Graffin and B. Coq, Influence of metal function in the one-pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone from acetone over palladium supported on Mg(Al)O mixed oxides catalysts, Catal. Lett., 71( 2001)181.
  • N.N. Das, A. Dash and P. Mohanty, Synthesis, characterisation and complexation reaction of (S)-pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylato/ iminodiacetato(tetraethylenepentamine) cobalt(III) in aqueous medium. A comparative study, Indian J. Chem., 39A (2000) 1044. (N)
  • N.N. Das, A. Dash and P. Mohanty, Synthesis and characterisation of a trinuclear cobalt(III)-Copper(II) complex with pyridine-2-carboxylate as bridging ligand, Indian J. Chem., 39A (2000) 664. (N)
  • N.N. Das, A.K. Sahoo and K.M. Parida, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. XI. Physicochemical characterisation and catalytic activity of silver oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 200 (1998) 249.
  • K.M. Parida, A.Samal and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. IX. Catalytic oxidation of thiols to disulphides by central Indian Ocean manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 197 (1998) 236.
  • K.M. Parida, A. Samal and N.N. Das, Catalytic ketonisation of monocarboxylic acids by Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules, Appl. Catal. (General), 166 (1998) 201.
  • A.C. Dash, A.K. Patnaik and N.N. Das, Kinetics and mechanism of reaction of S(IV) with pyruvato(pentaammine)cobalt(III), Indian J. Chem., 37A (1998) 343. (N)
  • N.N. Das*, Kinetics and mechanism of binuclear complexes between Ni(II)/Co(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato(tetren)cobalt(III). Anomalous behaviour in the dissociation of binuclear species, Transition Met. Chem., 23 (1998) 235.
  • J.R. Rao, N. N. Das, K.M. Parida and S. B. Rao, Studies on precipitation of lanthanum and cobalt oxalates and gravimetric applications, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 74(1997) 209.(N)
  • K. M. Parida, B. Gorai and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.III. Adsorption of aqueous selenite on ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 187 (1997) 375.
  • K.M. Parida, A.K. Sahoo and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. VI. Physico-chemical characterisation and catalytic activity of lanthanum oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 187 (1997) 457.
  • K.M. Parida, B. Gorai and N.N. Das, Studies on ferric oxide-hydroxide.III. Adsorption of selenite on iron oxyhydroxide and ferrihydrite, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 185 (1997) 355.
  • K.M. Parida, N.N. Das and A. K. Sahoo, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.VII. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of rare earth oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloids Interface Sci., 183 (1997) 374. (IF-3.368)
  • K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean manganese Nodules.V. Effecet of -irradiation on physico-chemical properties and catalytic activity of polymetallic nodules, React. Kinet. Catal. Lett., 62 (1997) 191.
  • N.N. Das* and R. Das, Synthesis, characterisation and dissociation of some mixed valent binuclear complexes, Polyhedron, 16 (1997) 2135.
  • A.C. Dash, A.K. Patanaik and N.N. Das, Reaction of S(IV) with (tetraethylenepentamine)iron(III), Indian J. Chem., 36A (1997) 268.
  • K.M. Parida and N.N. Das, Reductive dissolution of hematite in hydrochloric acid medium by some inorganic and organic reductants, Indian J. Engg. Mater. Sci, 3 (1997) 243. (N)
  • N. N. Das, P.K. Satapathy and K.M. Parida, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.IV. Adsorption of some heavy metals ions on ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 181 (1996) 456.
  • K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy , N.N. Das and  S.B. Rao, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.II. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of thermally treated marine manganese nodules, J. Colloids  Interface  Sci., 179 (1996) 241
  • K.M. Parida, N. N. Das, P.K. Satapathy and S.B. Rao, Catalytic properties of polymetallic nodules (Review article), J. Sci. Ind. Res., 55 (1996) 234.
  • N.N. Das* and R. Das, Complexation of cobalt(II) with histidinato(pentaammine) cobalt(III) in aqueous medium. A kinetic and mechanistic study, Transition Met. Chem., 21 (1996) 238.
  • R. Das, N.N. Das, A.C. Dash and S. Aditya, Kinetics and mechanism of anation of hydroxo(tetren)cobalt(III) by thisulphate, the base hydrolysis of (S-bonded) thiosulphato(tetren)cobalt(III) and photochemistry of O- and S-bonded thiosulphato complex, Transition Met. Chem., 21 (1996) 90.
  • K.M. Parida, N.N. Das and P.K. Satapathy, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.I. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 173 (1995) 112.
  • K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy and N.N. Das, Surface acidity and textural properties of Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules, Indian J. Chem., 34A (1995)632. (N)
  • N.N. Das, J. Dei and P. Mohanty, Oxidation of cis-(diglycinato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) by peroxy-disulphate in aqueous solution, J. T .R. Chem., 2 (1995) 29. (N)
  • R. Das, N.N. Das and A. C. Dash, Kinetic and mechanism of complex formation of bivalent and trivalent metal ion with petaammine(nitrilotriacetato)cobalt(III) in aqueous medium, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., (1995) 3627.
  • N.N. Das* and R. Das, Interaction of bivalent transition metal ions with iminodiacetato (tetraammine/pentaammine)cobalt(III) ions. A kinetic and equilibrium study, Transition Met. Chem., 20 (1995) 463.
  • N.N. Das*, Thermal behaviour of some salicylato(amine)cobalt(III) complexes, Thermochim. Acta., 257 (1995) 163.
  • N. N. Das and A. C. Dash, Synthesis, characterization and electrochemistry of binuclear copper(II) complex of Schiff’s base derived from 2-aminomethylbenzimidazole and salicylaldehyde, Polyhedron, 14 (1995) 1221. (IF-2.047)
  • N.N. Das, K.M. Parida, B.C. Tripathy and S.B. Rao, Physico-chemical properties of copper substituted lanthanum manganate and catalytic activity for hydrogen peroxide decomposition and CO oxidation Indian J. Chem., 33A (1994) 820. (N)
  • P. Mohanty, N.N. Das, Silver catalysed oxidation of cis-(diglycinato)bis (ethylenediamine)cobalt (III) ion by potassium peroxydisulphate in aqueous solution, J. Indian Chem. Soc.,71 (1994) 143. (N)
  • N.N. Das, J.R. Rao, K.M. Parida and S.B. Rao, Complexometric estimation of lanthanum and cobalt or manganese in mixed oxide samples, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1993) 736. (N)
  • A.C. Dash, N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Reaction of carboxylato(amine)cobalt(III) in solution (Review), J. Indian Chem. Soc.,70 (1993) 183. (N)
  • N.N. Das*, Kinetics and mechanism of complex formation and dissociation of binuclear complex of cobalt(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato(pentammine)coblat(III) ion, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci.), 105 (1993) 245. (N)
  • N.N. Das*, Kinetics and mechanism of complex formation of nickel(II) with O-bonded cis-(diglycinato)bis(ethylenediamine)cobalt(III) and cis-(diglycinato)bis-(triethylene- tetramine) coblat(III) ions, Transition Met. Chem., 18 (1993) 372.
  • N.N. Das and A.C. Dash, Reaction of coordinated ligands ; Complex formation between nickel(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato/pyridine-3-carboxylato(pentaammine)coblat(III) ions and aquation of cobalt(III) substrates catalysed by nickel(II) and copper(II). A comparative study, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1993) 531. (N)
  • N. N. Das and A.C. Dash, Kinetics and mechanism of formation of binuclear complexes between glycinato(pentammine)cobalt(III) and glycinato(tetraethylenepentamine) cobalt(III) ions with nickel(II) in aqueous  O-bonded medium, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1992) 678. (N)
  • N.N. Das, R.K. Nanda and A.C. Dash, Preparation, characterisation of a Co(III)-Cu(II) mixed polynuclear complex, Indian J. Chem., 30A (1991) 538. (N)
  • N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Kinetics and mechanism of formation of binuclear complexes of iron(III) with malonato (pentaammine)cobalt(III) and trans-bis(Hmalonato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ions in aqueous solution, Indian J. Chem., 30A (1991) 125. (N)
  • N. N. Das, R.K. Nanda and A. C. Dash , Kinetics and mechanism of base hydrolysis of trans-bis(Hmalonato)bis- (ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ion, Transition Met. Chem., 14 (1990) 239.
  • N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Kinetics of acid, iron(III) and aluminium(III) catalysed aquation of trans-(Hmalonato)bis(ethylenediamine)coblat(III) ion, Indian J. Chem. 28A (1989) 26. (N)
  • A.C. Dash, R.K. Nanda and N.N. Das, Metal ion catalysed aquation of carboxylatoaminecobalt(III) complexes. Kinetics of copper(II) catalysed aquation of cis-(diformato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ion, Transition Met. Chem., 12 (1987) 338.

Refereed Conference Publications

  • N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and viscosity aspects in manganese nodule residue smelting for silicomanganese production, 16th Int. Conf. on non-ferrous Metallurgy, 2012, New Delhi, 13-14 July 2012, Tech. 6/1-6/8.
  • N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Utilisation of residue generated in ammoniacal leaching of manganese nodules for removal of copper from aqueous solution, Int. Symp. on Advances in Environment friendly Technology in Mineral Processing & Metal Extraction (AETMME-2012), Institute of Advanced Technol. & Environ. Studies (IATES), BBSR, 18-20 Jan. 2012, pp 38- 47.
  • N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Removal of Cd(II) ions from aqueous solution by adsorption using manganese nodules leaching residue, Int. Seminar of Mineral Processing Technology (MPT-2011), Indian Institute of Minerals Engg., Udaipur, 20-22 Oct., pp HY24(1-7)
  • N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Manganese nodules residue: potential raw material for FeSiMn production, 15th Int. Conf. on non-ferrous Metallurgy, Kolkata, 8-9 July, 2011, pp Tech 9/1-9/9
  • B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Bioremediation of Cr(VI) from contaminated chromite mine overburden soil and its management, Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Non-Ferrous Metals, TR Mankhand and Abhilash (Eds), 8-9th July, 2011, Kolkata, India, pp 15/1 – 15/4.
  • B. Dhal, K.D. Mehta, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Bioremediation of Cr(VI) from chromite mine drainage using native fungal isolates, Proc. 19th Int. Bio-Hydrometallurgy. Conf. 18-22 Sept., 2011, Changsha, China. pp 1109-1114. ISBN/RC: 978-7-5487-0356-3.
  • S.K. Giri and N.N. Das, Synthesis and adsorption Characteristics of magnetite nanoparticles with ferric iron recovered from waste iron ore tailings, Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering AChemE 2011, Feb 27-28, 2011, published in Advances in Chemical Engineering, 1st Edn., P.K. Bajpai & H. Bhunia Edn., Macmillan Publishers India Ltd., pp. 422-427; 2011.
  • R.K. Behera, K. Rout, B. Nayak and N.N. Das, Mineralogical characterisation and sorption properties of goethite rich iron ore from Daitari, Orissa, India, Proc. XI Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology, 15-17th Dec. (2010), NML Jamshedpur, 15-17th Dec. (2010); R. Singh, A. Das, P.K. Banerjee, K.K. Bhattacharyya, N.N. Goswami (Eds), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, vol. I, p. 16-20.
  • B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B. D. Pandey, Kinetic aspects of Cr(VI) bioremediation of water and soil contaminated from chromite mine overburden dumps, Proc. XI Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology, 15-17th Dec. (2010), NML Jamshedpur R. Singh, A. Das, P.K. Banerjee, K.K. Bhattacharyya, N.G. Goswami (Eds), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 1007–1014.
  • B. Dhal, K.D. Mehta, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Native fungal isolates for biosorption of Cr(VI): A potential approach for treatment of chromite mine drainage, Proc. National Seminar on Environmental Management in Metallurgical Industries, R. C. Gupta (Eds), 15-16th March (2010), BHU, Varanasi, India, pp. 67-71.
  • M.K. Mohant, N.N. Das, D.S. Rao, B. Ravi Kumar, B. Mahato, R.K. Rath, Ti-Geochemistry in Bauxite-Laterite Association and Its Importance for By-Product Value, Proceedings of Xth Congress of International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA-21008), 28-30 Nov., 2008, Bhubaneswar, India, pp. 57-61.
  • J.R. Rao, N.N. Das and S.B. Rao, Strontium doped lanthanum cobaltate as auto exhaust emission International Series on Chem. Engg. H.S.Ray and A.K.Mitra (Edn.) PDI (CSIR) and Wiley Eastern Ltd., (1995) 153.
  • K.M. Parida, N.N. Das, J.R. Rao and  S.B. Rao, Solid state chemistry and catalytic activity of rare earth oxide doped Indian Ocean Manganese nodules, Int. Conf. Catal and Catalytic Processing, Cape Town, South Africa (1993) 467.
  • Participated in MHRD, Govt. of India funded “Leadership Programme for Academician (LEAP)” at TISS, Mumbai (19 – 30 August, 2019) and at Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, USA (16 – 20 September, 2019).
  • NAAC Assessors’ Interaction Meeting, (General Education Institutions), (13 – 14 June, 2012 at NAAC, Bangalore.
  • Resource Person in Refresher/Orientation courses and FDP at Utkal/Sambalpur/Ranchi/Ravenshaw/Berhampur Universities and IASC Academic workshops.
  • Member – Subject Expert Committee at CSIR-NML; Jamshedpur; CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar; North Orissa University, Baripada; Ravenshaw University, Cuttack; CET, Bhubaneswar
  • Vice-President/Executive member: Orissa Chemical Society (2007-08/2011-12/2019- continuing).
  • Member, University Research Committee, at North Orissa University and Utkal University.
  • Member, Board of Studies and Subject Research Committee in Chemistry at North Orissa University, Ravenshaw University, Utkal University and several other Universities/Colleges.
  • Chaired a session at 33rd Annual OCS Conference and ‘National Conference on Advancement in Material Sciences’, Dec 24-25, 2019, VSSUT, Burla.
  • Chaired a session at International conference on “functional materials: synthesis, characterization and application” at CET, Bhubaneswar during 28-30 November, 2019.
  • Chief Guest in the conference on “Advanced Nano Materials and Applications for Futuristic Developments” organised by Dhenkanal (A) College, Dhenkanal during 5 – 6 September, 2020.
  • Chaired a session in the National seminar on National Seminar on ‘Recent advances in materials chemistry (RAMC-2021)’ organised by Department of Chemistry during 8-9th March-2021.
  • Programme Coordinators, DST-FIST & UGC-SAP (2009-14), Department of Chemistry, North Orissa University.
  • Programme Coordinator, DST-FIST, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University (Sept 2014 – Dec 2015).
  • Programme Coordinator, DST-FIST, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University (April 2017 – continuing).
  • Coordinator, Centre of Excellence in Advanced materials & Applications (RUSA)

Development of inorganic ferrite/conducting polymer-based composites for photo assisted decontamination of wastewaters”, (Co-PI), (2021-2024), Department of Science and Technology, Government of Odisha, Rs. 6.7 lakh. (Ongoing)

Tailoring acid/base properties and catalytic activity of mixed oxides derived from LDHs intercalated with Zr(IV), V(IV) and Nb(V) compounds (PI): To develop catalytic systems with tailored acido-basicity for different reactions, (UGC), 2009-12.

Photo-catalytic detoxification of industrial effluents containing cationic and anionic pollutants (Co-PI): To develop suitable photo- catalytic system for effective removal of some cationic and anionic pollutants, CSIR Network project, Amount received.

Defluoridation of drinking water using activated layered double hydroxides (PI): To develop activated LDH-oxide based adsorbent for effective removal of fluoride from contaminated drinking water, RGNDWM, Ministry of Rural Dev., New Delhi, Amount received.

Studies on the adsorption behaviour and catalytic activity of manganese nodules leached residues (Co-PI): Evaluation of adsorption capacity of leached manganese nodule residue for heavy metals and undesirable anions from waste water bodies, DOD, Govt. of India.

INTERNS / Ph. D. CANDIDATE MENTORED

Ph. D. CANDIDATE MENTORED

  • Chirasmayee Mohanty, (Utkal University) Synthesis, Characterizations and Environmental Applications of some Polymer-Ferrite Hybrid Nanocomposites (ongoing)
  • Reshma Behura, (Utkal University) Synthesis, characterization and application of magnetic materials from iron based mineral wastes (Ongoing)
  • Priyambabda Mohapatra, (Utkal University) Studies on visible light driven photocatalytic activity of some ferrite/carbonaceous material nanocomposites (ongoing).
  • Bhabani Shankar Mohanta, (North Orissa University) – Catalytic and sorption behaviours of some synthetic hydrotalcite like compounds, 2018.
  • Pranakrushna Sahoo, (North Orissa University) – Studies on adsorptive properties of activated charcoal derived from hard and soft coking coal, 2017.
  • Subhas Chandra Mallick, (North Orissa University) – Characterization and property evaluation of electrochemically prepared battery grade nickel hydroxide in the presence of organic additives, 2016.
  • Suman Kumar Giri, (Utkal University) – Recovery and utilization of usable iron and clay materials from the waste iron ore tailings, 2016.
  • Ramesh K. Behera, (North Orissa University) – Physicochemical charaterisation and adsorption behaviour of some naturally occurring minerals of Orissa, 2014.
  • Biswa Ranjan Dhal, (North Orissa University) – Physico-chemical and Microbial diversity studies of water and soils from chromite mine area with special reference to biotechnological potentials of selected microbes, 2014.
  • Partha Sarathi Das, (North Orissa University) – Geochemical assessment, impact and abatement with special reference to calcium in ground water of Mayurbhanj, Orissa, 2014
  • Navneet Singh Randhwa, Physicochemical characterisation and applications of leached manganese nodule residue generated in reduction roast – ammonia leaching, 2014.
  • Ramakanta Sahu, (North Orissa University) – Catalytic and sorption behaviours of some synthetic hydrotalcite like compounds, 2014.
  • Kalpataru Rout, (North Orissa University) – Mineralogical, chemical and metallurgical characteristics of iron ores from Daitari, Orissa, India, 2013.
  • Noor Aman Arhari, (North Orissa University) – Synthesis, characterisation and photocatalytic evaluation of modified titania based binary oxide materials, 2012.
  • Sarat Chandra Dash, (Utkal University) – Studies on catalytic behaviour and reactivity odf some mono and hetero binuclear metal complexes, 2010.
  • Pakanj Kumar Parhi, (North Orissa University) – Extraction of metal ions by supported liquid membrane using extractants and their synergistic effect, 2009.
    • Currently Associate Professor in Chemistry, FM University, Balasore
  • Amitabh Dash (Utkal University) – Synthesis and reactivities of some cobalt(III) and Cr(III) complexes, 2006.

Administrative Assignments:

  • Director, College Development Council, Utkal University (May 2020 – continuing)
  • Head, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University (2017 –2019).
  • Director, R & D, Utkal University (2018-2021).
  • Coordinator, WB-OHEPEE programme, Utkal University
  • Member, Syndicate, Utkal University (2021-continuing)
  • Head, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University (Sept. 2014 – Dec 2015)
  • Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Ravenshaw University (June 2015 – Dec 2015)
  • Coordinator, NAAC, Ravenshaw University
  • Professor in Charge, Kanika Library, Ravenshaw University (Oct. 2014 – June 2015)
  • Chairman, Post Graduate Council, North Orissa University (NOU) (June 2008 – May 2009; June 2013 – July 2014)
  • Head, P. G. Department of Chemistry, NOU (Feb. 2005 – May 2010)
  • Member, Syndicate, NOU (June 2008 – May 2009; Dec 2012 – July 2014)
  • Member, Senate and Academic Council, NOU (2005 – 2010; 2013 – July 2014)
  • Warden, P. G. Hostels, NOU (2007 – 2008; 2012 – 2013)
  • Professor in Charge, Central Library, NOU (June 2009 – July 2014)
  • Professor in Charge, UGC matters, NOU (2007- July 2014)
  • First Appellate Authority, NOU (2008 – 2009)
  • Professor in Charge and Coordinator, NAAC, NOU (2008 – July 2014)
  • Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, NOU (2009 – July 2014)

 

Members of Professional bodies

  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Life member of Catalysis Society of India
  • Life member of Material Society of India
  • Life Member/Patron Member of Orissa Chemical Society