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Prof. Sarat Kumar Swain  [Chemistry]

Sarat Kumar Swain
Name : Prof. Sarat Kumar Swain
Designation : Professor
Phone No. : 91-9937082348, 91-9439730360
Email Id : swainsk2@yahoo.co.in, swainsk2@gmail.com
Date of Joining : 16-09-2011
  • Qualification

    M.Sc.(Chem.), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Utkal University), Post-Doc (U S A)
  • Specialization

    Organic Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Polymer Chem
  • Experience

    1. Sept. 2011 to till date : Professor of Chemistry, VSSUT, Govt. of Odisha
    2. Aug. 2004 to Sept 2011 : Reader in Chemistry in North Orissa University, Baripada, Govt. of Odisha
    3. Before 2004 : Rendered the service as Lecturer, Asst. Prof and Assoc. Professor in KIIT University and ICFAI University, Bhubaneswar.
    4. April 2005-April 2006 : Visiting Scientist at University of Akron, USA.
  • Subject Teaching

    Graduate Level

    : Organic, Physical, Engineering Chemistry

    Post Graduate Level

    : Organic Synthesis, PerIcyclic & Photochemistry, Nanoscience & Technology, Polymer Science, Organic Spectroscopy, Research Methodology
  • Research Area

    1. Research area: Designed of Nanocomposites and polymeric hybrid nanomaterials, Synthesis of Biomaterials, Nanohydrogels, Solution Chemistry
    2. Applications: Packaging, Drugs delivery, Anticorrosion, Superconductor etc.
  • Research Guidance

    Ph. D. Candidates

    : Completed: 09, Ongoing: 08

    M. Tech. Candidates

    : MTech: 05, MPhil: 10, MSc: 20
  • Awards & Honours

    1.INSA Fellowship 2013, INSA Govt. of India
    2.DAE Young Scientist Research Award-2009, DAE-BRNS, Govt. of India
    3.JNCASR Visiting Fellowship 2008, JNCASR, Bengaluru, DST, Govt. of India
    4.BOYSCAST Post-Doc Fellowship 2004-2005, DST, Govt. of India.
    5.Prof. R. K. Nanda Award 1994, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack
    6.Best Science Project award 1992, SVM College, Jagatsingpur
  • Members of Professional Bodies

    1. American Chemical Society
    2. Indian Chemical Society
    3. Materials Society of India
    4. Indian Society for Polymer Science
    5. Indian Society for Technical Education
    6. Orissa Chemical Society
  • Sponsored Projects & Consultancy

    1.Synthesis of Polymer/clay Nanocomposites by Emulsifier-free Emulsion Technique: Superabsorbency and Biodegradable Study , DST-SERC, Govt. of India Ref: SR/FTP/CS-130/2006, (2008-2011)
    2.Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer/CNT nanocomposites by Chemically Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes, DAE-BRNS, Govt. of India Ref: 2008/20/37/BRNS/1936 (2009-2012)
    3.Sonochemical investigation of some pharmaceutical active biopolymers and proteins for biomedical application, DST, Govt. of Odisha, Ref: ST-Bio-15/2014 (2014-2017)
    4.Preparation and characterization of graphene nanocomposites by reinforcement of transition metal based quantum dots CSIR, Govt. of India Ref: 01(2836)/15/EMR-II, Dated 02.06.2015 (2015-2018)
  • Publications

    International Publications

    1.2016: Gyanaranjan Sahoo, N. Sarkar, D. Sahu and S K Swain” Nano Gold Decorated Reduced Graphene Oxide Wrapped Polymethylmethacrylate for Supercapacitor Applications” RSC Advances(RSC), (2016). (Accepted). (Impact Factor: 3.214)
    2.Fanismita Mohanty, S K Swain* “Carbon Nanotube Embedded Polymer Composite: Properties and Applications” Current Organic Synthesis (Bentham Science Publishers.), (2016) (In press). (Impact Factor: 2.241).
    3.Fanismita Mohanty, S K Swain* “Effect of graphene platelets on the thermal and conducting properties of Poly (ethyl methacrylate)” Advances in Polymer Technology (Wiley Periodicals, Inc.), (2016) DOI 10.1002/ADV21790. (In press). (Impact Factor: 1.114)
    4.Fanismita Mohanty, G Prusty, P Mohapatra and S K Swain* “Aqueous Compatibility of Starch with Albumin Bovine: An Ultrasonic Study” J Bionanoscience (American Scientific Publishers) 10 (5), 348-355 (2016) doi:10.1166/jbns.2016.1397. (Impact Factor: 00)
    5.G Sahoo, N Sarkar and S K Swain*, “Antmicrobial properties of nano gold imprinted starch bionanocomposites” Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering, (Tylor & Francis), (Impact Factor: 1.511) (2016) Accepted Doi: 10.1080/03602559.2016.1185629.
    6.S Gantayat, N Sarkar, D Rout, SK Swain* “Design of carbon nanofiber embedded conducting epoxy resin” Materials Chemistry and Physics (Elsevier)  (2016) Early view,doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.09.020 (Impact Factor: 2.219)
    7.G Sahoo, N Sarkar and S K Swain*, “Antmicrobial properties of nano gold imprinted starch bionanocomposites” Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering, (Tylor & Francis), (Impact Factor: 1.511) (2016) Accepted
    8.S K Basiruddin and S K Swain* “Phenylboronic acid functionalized reduced graphene oxide based fluorescence nano sensor for glucose sensing” Materials Science & Engineering: C (Elsevier), 58, 103-109 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.msec.2015.07.068 (Impact Factor: 3.420)
    9.K Prusty and S K Swain* “Nano CaCO3 imprinted starch hybrid Polyethylhexylacrylate\polyvinylalcohol nanocomposite thin films” Carbohydrate Polymers(Elsevier), 139, 90-98 (2016). DOI:10.1016/J.CARBPOL.2015.12.009> (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    10.N Sarkar, G Sahoo, R Das, G Prusty, D Sahu, and S K Swain* “Anti-corrosion Performance of Three Dimensional Hierarchical PANI@BN Nano hybrids. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (American Chemical Society (ACS)), 55(5), 2931-2940 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b04887 (Impact Factor: 2.567)
    11.S Gantayat, N. Sarkar, G Prusty, D. Rout and S K Swain* “Designing of epoxy matrix by chemically modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes” Advances in Polymer Technology (Wiley), (2016), DOI: 10.1002/adv. 21654 (Impact Factor: 1.114)
    12.N Sarkar, G Sahoo and S K Swain* “Nano silicon carbide embodied soy protein    bionanocomposites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), (2016). DOI: 10.1002/pc.23896 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    13.G C Pradhan and S K Swain*, “Graphite reinforced oxygen barrier conducting starch nanocomposites” Polymer composites (Willey), 37(7) 2083-2091 (2016). DOI; 10.1002/pc.23386 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    14.2015: N. Sarkar, G Sahoo, P. Priyadashini, S Khuntia, J R Mohanty  and  S K Swain* “Fabrication of    acrylic modified coconut fiber reinforced polypropylene biocomposites: Study of mechanical, thermal and erosion properties” Polymer Composites (Wiley), (2015). DOI: 10.1002/pc.23887 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    15.G C Pradhan, S Dash and S K swain*, “Barrier properties of nano silicon carbide designed chitosan nanocomposites” Carbohydrate polymer (Elsevier), 134, 60-65 (2015) DOI;10.1016/j. carbpol.2015.06.081 (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    16.S Gantayat, G Prusty, D R Rout and S K Swain* “Effect of graphite platelets on thermal and mechanical properties of epoxy resin” New Carbon Material (Elsevier), 30(5), 432-437 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/S187-5805(15)6020-1 (Impact Factor: 0.993)
    17.S Barik, S K Kisku, L Behera and S K Swain* “Enhancement of thermal properties of polyacrylonitrile by reinforcement of Mg-Al layered double hydroxide” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 36(11), 2140-2144 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/pc.23130 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    18.2014 G Prusty, R Das and S K Swain* “Influence of functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes on morphology, conducting and oxygen barrier properties of poly (acrylonitrile-co-starch)” Composites Part B: Engineering (Elsevier), 62, 236-241 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2014.03.006 (Impact Factor: 3.850)
    19.G C Pradhan, S Dash and S K Swain* “Effect of boron nitride nanopowder on thermal, chemical and gas barrier properties of starch” Chinese Journal of Polymer Science (Springer), 32(10),1311-1318 (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s10118-014-1511-0 (Impact Factor: 1.811)
    20.A K Pradhan, G Prusty and S K Swain* “Characterization of polyacrylonitrile nanocomposite by reinforcement of functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering (Tylor & Francis), 53(8), 784-789 (2014). DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2014.886042 (Impact Factor: 1.511)
    21.S K Swain*, S K Kisku and G Sahoo “"Preparation of thermal resistant gas barrier chitosan nanobiocomposites", Polymer Composites (Wiley), 35(12) 2324-2328(2014). DOI 10.1002/pc.22897. (Impact Factor: 2004)
    22.G C Pradhan, S Dash and S K Swain* “Effect of zirconium oxide nanopowder on the thermal, Chemical and gas barrier properties of starch
    Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing” Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (Elsevier), 23, 115-121 (2014).  DOI: 10.1016/j.mssp.2014.02.038 (Impact Factor: 2.264)
    23.J R Mohanty, S N Das, H C Das and S K Swain* “Effect of chemically modified date palm leaf fiber on mechanical, thermal and rheological properties of polyvinylpyrrolidone
    Fibers and Polymers” Fibers and Polymers (Springer), 15(5), 1062-1070 (2014). DOI 10.1007/s12221-014-1062-6 (Impact Factor: 1.022)
    24.A. Sarangi, G Nath and S K Swain* “Compatibility study of binary mixtures for surface modification of natural fibers using ultrasonic technique at different frequencies” Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics (NISCAIR), 52, 30-34 (2014). DOI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/25144 (Impact Factor: 0.739)
    25.S K Swain*, S Dash, S K Kisku, R K Singh “Thermal and oxygen barrier properties of chitosan bionanocomposites by reinforcement of calcium carbonate nanopowder” Journal of Materials Science & Technology (Elsevier), 30(8), 791-795 (2014).  DOI: 10.1016/j.jmst.2013.12.017 (Impact Factor: 2.267)
    26.S K Swain*, S Patra and S K Kisku, “Study of thermal, oxygen-barrier, fire-retardant and biodegradable properties of starch bionanocomposites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 35, 1238-1243 (2014). DOI 10.1002/pc.22773 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    27.S K Kisku, S Dash and S K Swain* “Dispersion of SiC Nanoparticles in Cellulose for Study of Tensile, Thermal and Oxygen Barrier Properties” Carbohydrate Polymers (Elsevier), 99, 306-310 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.08.035 (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    28.S K Swain*, G Prustry, Ashis S Ray and L Behera “Dispersion of nanoplatelates of grahite on PMMA matrix by in situ polymerization technique” Journal of Experimental Nanoscience (Tylor & Francis), 9(03), 240-248 (2014). DOI: 10.1080/17458080.2012.654475 (Impact Factor: 0.832)
    29.A Sarangi, G Nath, S K Swain* and R Paikray “Chemical modification of natural fibers with acetone blended alcohol” Advanced Science Letter (American Scientific Publishers) 20(3-4), 570-573 (2014). DOI: 10.1166/asl.2014.5367 (Impact Factor: 1.253 / 2010).
    30.S K Kisku, N. Sarkar and S K Swain*, “preparation of starch/PVA/CaCO3 nanobiocomposites film: Study of fire retardant, thermnal resistant, gas barrer and biodegradable properties” Polymer-Plastic Engineering and Technology, (Taylor & Francis) 53(16), 1664-1670 (2014). DOI:10.1080/03602559.2014.919650 (Impact Factor: 1.511)
    31.2013: G Prusty and S K Swain* “Dispersion of ZrO2 nanoparticles in polyacrylonitrile: Preparation of thermally-resistant electrically-conductive oxygen barrier nanocomposites” Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (Elsevier), 16, 2039-2043 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.mssp.2013.07.033 (Impact Factor: 2.264)
    32.S K Swain*, B. Shur and S K Patra “Poly(acrylamide-co-vinyl alcohol)–Superabsorbent Materials Reinforced by Modified Clay” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 34, 1794-1800 (2013). DOI 10.1002/pc.22583 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    33.S Dash and S K Swain* “Synthesis of Thermal and Chemical Resistant Oxygen Barrier Starch with Reinforcement of Nano Silicon Carbide” Carbohydrate Polymers (Elsevier), 97, 758-763 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.05.061 (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    34.S Dash and S K Swain* “Effect of nano boron nitride on the physical and chemical properties of soy protein” Composites Science and Technology (Elsevier), 84, 39-43 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2013.05.004 (Impact Factor: 3.897)
    35.S K Swain*, S Dash, C Behera, S K Kisku and L Behera “Effect of nano BN on the thermal properties of Cellulose” Carbohydrate Polymers (Elsevier), 95, 728-732 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.02.080 (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    36.A K Pradhan and S K Swain* “Synthesis and characterization of poly(acrylonitrile-co-methylmethacrylate) nanocomposites reinforced by functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes” Iranian Polymer Journal (Springer), 22(5) 369-376 (2013). DOI: 10.1007/s13726-013-0136-4 (Impact Factor: 1.684)
    37.S K Swain*, A K Pradhan and H S Sahu “Synthesis of gas barrier starch by dispersion of functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotube” Carbohydrate polymers (Elsevier), 94(1) 663-668 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.01.056 (Impact Factor: 4.219)
    38.G Prusty and S K. Swain* “Dispersion of Multi walled carbon nanotubes in Polyacrylonitrile-co-Starch copolymer matrix for enhancement of Electrical, Thermal and Gas Barrier Properties” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 34(3), 330-334 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/pc.22418 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    39.S K Swain*, G Prusty and I Jena “Conductive gas barrier and thermal resistant behavior of polymethylmethacrylate composites by dispersion of ZrO2 nanoparticles” International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (Taylor & Francis), 62, 733-736 (2013). DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2013.769234 (Impact Factor: 1.667)
    40.S K Kisku and S K Swain* “Effect of SiC nanoparticles on thermal and oxygen barrier of abumin brovine protein” Polymer-Plastic Engineering and Technology (Taylor & Francis), 52, 940-945 (2013). DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2013.763375 (Impact Factor: 1.511)
    41.J R Mohanty, S N Das, H C Das and S K Swain* “Effective mechanical properties of PVA/DPL biocomposites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 34, 959-966 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/pc.22502 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    42.2012: S Dash, S K Kisku and S K Swain* “Effect of nano clay on morphological, thermal and barrier properties of albumin brovine” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 33, 2201-2206 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/pc.22363 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    43.S K Swain*, S K Patra and P Priyadarshini, “Soy protein/clay nanobiocomposites for ideal packaging materials” Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering (Taylor & Francis), 51, 1282-1287 (2012). DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2012.700542 (Impact Factor: 1.511)
    44.G Prusty and S K Swain* “Dispersion of expanded graphite as nanoplatelates in a copolymer matrix and its effect on thermal stability, electrical conductivity and permeability” New Carbon Mater (Elsevier), 27(4) 271-277 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/S1872-5805(12)60017-1 (Impact Factor: 0.993) (Awarded as excellent paper of the year 2012) 
    45.A K Pradhan and S K Swain* “Electrical conductivity and oxygen permeability of polyacrylonitrile/multiwalled carbon nanotubes composites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 33(7), 1114-1119 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/pc.22239 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    46.A K Pradhan and S K Swain* “Oxygen barrier multiwalled carbon nanotube/polymethyl methacrylate nanocomposites prepared by in situ method” Journal of Materials Science and Technology (Elsevier), 28(5), 391-395 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/S1005-0302(12)60073-5 (Impact Factor: 2.267)
    47.S K Patra and S K Swain* “Effect of organoclays on the thermal, mechanical, and oxygen barrier properties of poly(methyl methacrylate-co-acrylonitrile)/clay nanocomposites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 35(5), 796-802 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/pc.22209 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    48.S K Kisku and S K Swain* “Study of oxygen permeability and flame retardancy properties of biodegradable polymethylmethacrylate/starch composites” Polymer Composite (Wiley), 33, 79-84, (2012). DOI: 10.1002/pc.21240 (Impact Factor: 2.004)
    49.S K Kisku and S K Swain* “Synthesis and characterization of chitosan/boron nitride composites” Journal of the American Ceramic Society (Wiley), 95(9), 2753-2757 (2012). DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2012.05140.x (Impact Factor: 2.787)
    50.S K Swain*, G Prusty and R Das “Sonochemical compatibility of PVA-PA blend in aqueous solution” Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B: Physics (Taylor & Francis), 51(3), 580-589 (2012). DOI: 10.1080/00222348.2011.609782 (Impact Factor: 0.620)
    51.S K Patra, G Prusty and S K Swain* “Ultrasound assisted synthesis of PMMA/clay   nanocomposites: Study of oxygen permeation and flame retardant properties” Bulletin of Materials Science (Springer), 35(1), 27-32 (2012). DOI: 10.1007/s12034-011-0259-1 (Impact Factor: 0.895)
    52.S K Kisku and S K Swain* “Polymethyl methacrylate/soy protein green composites as gas barrier materials” Chinese Journal of Polymer Science (Springer), 30(3) 397-404 (2012). DOI: 10.1007/s10118-012-1148-9 (Impact Factor: 1.811)
    53.2011: S K Swain* “Ultrasound assisted process of PA6/clay nanocomposites: mechanical, rheological and barrier Properties” Journal of Polymer Engineering (de Gruyter), 31, 185-189 (2011). DOI: 10.1515/polyeng.2011.040 (Impact Factor: 0.631)
    54.S K Patra, G Prusty and S K Swain* “Synthesis of PAN/clay nanocomposites: study of gas permeation properties” International Journal of Nanoscience (World Scientific), 10(4), 1101-1105 (2011). DOI: 10.1142/S0219581X11009210 (Impact Factor: 0.502)
    55.S K Swain* and S. K. Patra “Ultrasonic and viscometric study of synthesized pan/clay nanocomposites” International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (Taylor & Francis) 60(12), 1-10 (2011). DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2010.551375 (Impact Factor: 1.667)
    56.G Prusty and S K Swain* “Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Gas Barrier PAN/EG Nanocomposites” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 32(9), 1336-1342 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/pc.21155 (Impact Factor:2.004)
    57.S K Patra and S K Swain*, “Swelling study of superabsorbent PAA-co-PAM/clay nanohydrogel” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 120(3), 1533-1538 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/app.33381 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    58.2010: S K Swain* and P. Priyadasrshini, “Ultrasonic and viscometric investigation of soya protein in aqueous solution” Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics (NISCAIR), 48(8), 539-542 (2010). DOI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/9957 (Impact Factor: 0.739)
    59.A Mohanty and S K Swain* “Study of solution properties of albumin protein by ultrasonic technique” Journal of Indian Chemical Society(NISCAIR), 87(4), 461-464 (2010). (Impact Factor: 0.145)
    60.S. K. Swain* and I Jena “Polymer/CNT nanocomposites: A novel material” Asian Journal Chemistry (Oxford), 22(1), 1-15 (2010). (Impact Factor: 0.355)
    61.2009–1999: H S S Ramakrishna Matte, S K Swain, A Thirumurugan and C N R Rao “Two- and three-dimensional hybrid compounds formed by 1,2-, 1,3- and 1,4-cyclo hexanedicarboxylates of zinc” Journal of Inorganic and General Chemistry (ZAAC) ((Wiley), 635(12), 1840-1847 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201490002 (Impact Factor: 1.261)
    62.S K Swain and A I Isayev “PA6/clay nanocomposites by continuous sonication process” Journal Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 114(4), 2378-2387 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/app.30827 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    63.P K Sahoo, R Samal, S K Swain, and P K Rana, “Synthesis of poly(butylacrylate)/layer silicate nanocomposites fire retardant”  European Polymer Journal (Elsevier), 44(9), 3522-3528 (2008). DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.033 (Impact Factor: 3.485)
    64.S Lapshine, S K Swain and A I Isayev, “Ultrasonic aided process for preparation of polyolefin-clay nanocomposites” Polymer Engineering & Science (Wiley), 48(8), 1584-1591 (2008). DOI: 10.1002/pen.21135 (Impact Factor: 1.719)
    65.R Samal, S K Swain, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, “Biodegradable flame retardant poly(butyl acrylate)/silicate nanocomposites by emulsifier-free emulsion technique”  Journal of Polymer Materials (MD Publications) , 25(3), 397-406 (2008). (Impact Factor: 0.377)
    66.S K Swain and A I Isayev, “Effect of ultrasound on HDPE/clay nanocomposites: rheology, structure and properties” Polymer (Elsevier), 48(1), 281-289 (2007). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2006.11.002 (Impact Factor: 3.586)
    67.P K Sahoo, P K Rana and S K Swain “Interpenetrating Polymer Network PVA/PAA Hydrogels” International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (Taylor & Francis) 55(1), 65-78 (2006). DOI: 10.1080/009140390916440 (Impact Factor: 1.667)
    68.P K Sahoo, R Mohapatra, A Sahoo. N L Debsarkar, S K Swain “Characterization, biodegradation, and water absorbency of chemically modified tossa variety jute fiber via pulping and grafting with acrylamide” International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Taylor & Francis), 10(3-4), 153-167 (2005). DOI: 10.1080/10236660500397845 (Impact Factor: 1.515)
    69.P K Rana, S K Swain, and P K Sahoo “Synthesis, characterization, and properties of intercalated poly (2-ethyl hexylacrylate)/silicate nanocomposites: XRD, TEM, IR, TGA, superabsorbency, pressure-sensitive adhesion, and biodegradation” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 93(3), 1007-1011 (2004). DOI: 10.1002/app.20568 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    70.P. K.Sahoo, B. Samal and S. K.  Swain, “Co (III)-mediated microemulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile: kinetics and particle morphology” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley) 91(5), 3120-3126 (2004). DOI: 10.1002/app.13485 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    71.P K Sahoo, P K Rana A Sahoo, N L Debsarkar, S K Swain “Characterization and properties of chemically modified Corchorus capsularis jute fiber via pulping and grafting: Infrared, thermogravimetric analysis, differential scanning calorimetry, scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, biodegradation, and superabsorbency” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (Wiley), 41(17), 2696-2703 (2003). DOI: 10.1002/pola.10813 (Impact Factor: 3.114)
    72.P K Sahoo, G C Sahu and S K Swain “Nonconventional emulsion polymerization of methyl methacrylate. Effect of Cu(II)/histidine complex catalyst and different peroxo-salts” Polymer Journal (Nature) 35(4), 364-371 (2003). DOI: 10.1295/polymj.35.364 (Impact Factor: 1.629)
    73.P K Sahoo, R Mohapatra, A Sahoo and S K Swain “Ultrasonic and viscometric investigations of a poly(vinyl alcohol)–dextran mixture in aqueous solution” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 88(14), 3196-3202 (2003). DOI: 10.1002/app.12158 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    74.P K   Sahoo, S K Swain and N L Debsarkar“Preparation, characterization and properties of unbleached, bleached and grafted pulps from JRC-321 variety jute fiber” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 83(4), 1963-1969 (2002). DOI: 10.1002/app.10122 (Impact Factor: 1.866)
    75.S K Swain and P K Sahoo, “Emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile catalyzed by Co(II)/glycine chelate complex”, The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (KFUPM), 27(1A) 57-64 (2002). DOI: https://ajse.kfupm.edu.sa/articles/271A_04p.pdf (Impact Factor: 0.367)
    76.P.K. Sahoo, G.C. Sahoo and S. K. Swain “Effect of Cu(II)/H2 salen complex on the non-conventional initiated emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile” European Polymer Journal (Elsevier), 38(2), 345–350 (2002). DOI: 10.1016/S0014-3057(01)00187-2 (Impact Factor: 3.485)
    77.S K Swain and P K Sahoo “Synthesis of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) catalyzed by Ni(II)/glycine chelate complex through emulsion polymerization initiated by monopersulfate” Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (NISCAIR), 7(5), 259-263 (2000). DOI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/22972 (Impact Factor: 0.491)
    78.P K Sahoo, M Dey, A Behera and S K Swain “Effect of in situ developed Cu(II)/alanine chelate complex on the emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile initiated by monopersulfate” Journal of Polymer Materials (Netherlands), 17(2), 177-182 (2000). (Impact Factor: 0.373)
    79.P K Sahoo and S K Swain “Synthesis of zirconocene–acetylene and zirconocene-diacetylene polymers” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (Wiley), 37(21), 3899-3902 (1999). DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0518(19991101)37:21<3899::AID-POLA3>3.0.CO;2-4 (Impact Factor: 3.114)
    80.P K Sahoo, M Dey and S K Swain, “Emulsifier–free emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile: effect of in situ developed Cu(II)/glycine chelate complex initiated by monopersulfate” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 74(12), 2785-2790 (1999). DOI: 10.10023.0.CO;2-X (Impact Factor: 1.866)

    Conferences

    1.A K Pradhan and S K Swain* “Synthesis and Characterization of conducting PMMA/MWCNT nanocomposites” International conference on advances in materials and materials processing, IIT Kharagpur, December 9-11, 2011 page 75-79 (2011)
    2.A K Pradhan and S K Swain* “Synthesis of PAN/MWCNT nanocomposites: Study of electrical conductivity” International Conference on Carbon Nanotubes: Potential and Chalenges, IIT Kanpur, December 15-17, 2010, page 65-68 (2010)
    3.S. K. Swain and A. I. Isayev, “ Processing of Nylon 6/clay Nanocomposites by Continuous Sonication Process: Mechanical, Rheological and Structural Study ”, Proceeding of International and INCCOM-6 Conference on Future Trends in Composite Materials and Processing, IIT, Kanpur, December 12-14, P- 146-169 (2007).
    4.S. K. Swain and A. I. Isayev, “Extrusion of Polyamide 6/clay Nanocomposites by Continuous Sonication Process: Study of Structural and Gas Barrier Properties” Proceeding of the National Conferences on Development of Composites, NIT, Rourkela, April 14-15, P- 179-185 (2007).
    5.S K Swain and A I Isayev “Ultrasonic assisted Extrusion of HDPE/Clay nanocomposites” Society of Polymeric Engineering, ANTEC, Medical University of South Corolina,April 15-18, 2006, 923-927, (2006)
    6.S. K. Swain, S. Lapshine and A. I. Isayev, “ Polyolefine-clay Nanocomposites by Ultrasound Assisted Extrusion Process” International Symposium on material Chemistry, Bhabha Atomoc Research Centre, Mumbai, December 4-8th , p-430-432 (2006)
    7.S. K. Swain “Air pollution Control and Change of climate: A Short Note” 9th Regional conference, OCS, Seemanta Engineering College, Orissa, 17th Sept., p-24-26 (2006).
    8.S. K. Swain “Air pollution Control and Change of climate: A Short Note” 9th Regional conference, OCS, Seemanta Engineering College, Orissa, 17th Sept., p-24-26 (2006).
  • Books/ Chapter Published

    1.Books Co-Authored: 02A textbook of Applied Chemistry Laboratory Practice (B.Sc. & B.Tech. Students), Dr. M. K. Mishra & Dr. S. K. Swain., Alok Publications, Bhubaneswar, 2nd Edition, 2002.
    2.A course book of Engineering Chemistry (1st year B.Tech. Students), Dr. M. K. Mishra, Dr. S. K. Swain, & Dr. R. K. Hota, Alok Publications, Bhubaneswar, 2nd Edition, 2004.
    3.Chapters contributed in edited Books:  22 ( Up to December 2016) S K Patra and S K Swain*, “Superabsorbant study of PAA-co-PAM/Clay Nanohydrogels”, “Biomedical Application of Nanostructured Materials” ISBN# 0230-033-201-3, Edited by Rajendran, Hillebrands, Prabu and Geckeler, Macmillan Publication, India, (2010), P.41-146.
    4. S K Swain*, G Sahoo and N Sarkar, “Manufacturing of chemically modified date palm leaf fiber reinforced polymer composites”(Springer International publishing Switzerland 2015),  291-308 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07944-8_14 (2015)
    5.S K Swain* and A I Isayev “Polyamide 6/Clay Nanocomposites” Chapter 16, Developments of Composites,ISBN#9789810837112 Edited by K. K. Kar and A. Hodzic, Research Publishing, Singapore (2012).
    6.S K Swain “ Dispersion of Nano BN in preparation of chitosan Nanocomposites for packaging applications” Chapter 49, Advanced in ceramic matrix Composites, ISBN# ISBN 0 85709 120 4. Edited by Jim Low, Woodhead Publishing, UK (2013)
    7.S K Swain “Gas barrier properties of biopolymer based nanocomposites: Application in food packingChapter 13Biopolymer based Nanocomposites for food packaging applicationsAdvanced Material Book Series, Edited By A Tiwari, Wiley-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77343-7 (2014).
    8.S K Swain* and A I Isayev “Polyamide 6/Clay Nanocomposites” Chapter 16, Developments of Composites,ISBN#9789810837112 Edited by K. K. Kar and A. Hodzic, Research Publishing, Singapore (2012).
    9.S K Swain “ Dispersion of Nano BN in preparation of chitosan Nanocomposites for packaging applications” Chapter 49, Advanced in ceramic matrix Composites, ISBN# ISBN 0 85709 120 4. Edited by Jim Low, Woodhead Publishing, UK (2013)
    10.S K Swain “Gas barrier properties of biopolymer based nanocomposites: Application in food packingChapter 13Biopolymer based Nanocomposites for food packaging applicationsAdvanced Material Book Series, Edited By A Tiwari, Wiley-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77343-7 (2014).
    11.S K Swain*, G Sahoo and N Sarkar, “Manufacturing of chemically modified date palm leaf fiber reinforced polymer composites”(Springer International publishing Switzerland 2015),  291-308 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07944-8_14 (2015)
    12.S K Swain, N Sarkar, G Sahoo, D Sahu, Oxygen Permeability of Layer Silicate Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites, Nanoclay Reinforced Polymer Composites (Springer Singapore) 2016. DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-1953-1_6 (In press)ISBN 978-981-10-1952-4
    13.K Prusty, S K Swain “Acrylic Based Hydrogels” Encyclopedia series of Tylor & Francis on Polymeric Biomaterials and Biopolymers. DOI: 10.1081/E-EBPP-120054001 (2016). (In press)
    14.K Prusty, P Mohaptra and S K Swain “Starch Based Rubber Nanocomposites” Advanced Structured Materials, P.M. Visakh, Rubber Based Bionanocomposites, Springer International Publishing AG (2017) DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-48806-6_10 Book ISBN: 978-3-319-48804-2.
    15.S K Swain K Prusty and Deepak Sahu “”Nanocellulose as a template for the production of Advanced nanostructured materials”” Cellulose-reinforced Nanofibre Composites: Properties, Production and Applications, Elsevier UK for Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2016 (Accepted)
    16.G Sahoo, N Sarkar, S K Swain, Biomass-based nanocomposites for packaging application, Lignocellulosic Fibre and Biomass-based Composite Materials: Processing, Properties and Applications (Elsevier), 2016 (Accepted)
    17.S K Swain, K Prusty and G Nath “Fiber reinforced polymeric green composites for acoustical applications” Green Biocomposites: Design and Applications" Springer, Verlag UK, Accepted (2016)
    18.K Prusty, S K Swain “Nanohydrogel chitosan in gene therapy” Multi Volume set nanostructured in therapatic medicine, Elsevier, 2016 (Accepted).
    19.G Sahoo, N Sarkar, S K Swain, Biomass-based nanocomposites for packaging application, Lignocellulosic Fibre and Biomass-based Composite Materials: Processing, Properties and Applications (Elsevier), 2016 (Accepted)
    20.K Prusty, S K Swain “Cellulose based nanohydrogels for tissue engineering applications” Nnaocellulose and nanohydrogels matrices: Biotechnological and biomedical application, Wiley VCH, 2016 (Accepted)
    21.N Sarkar, G Sahoo and S K Swain* “Soy protein nanocomposite for packaging applicationSoya Based Plastics, Smithers Rapra, UK (accepted),(2016)
    22.G Sahoo, N Sarkar and S K Swain*,” Effect of boron nitride nanoparticles on thermal properties of soy proteinSoya Based Plastics, Smithers Rapra, UK (accepted),(2016)
    23.N Sarkar, G Sahoo, S K Swain, Nanocomposites of PU polymers filled with CNTs, Composites and Nanocomposites (Vol-2). (Elsevier) ),(2016)
    24.F. Mohanty and S K Swain” Biomass based nanocomposites for packaging applications” Chapter 7 of edited book “Lignocellulosic Fibre and Biomass-based Composite Materials: Processing, Properties and Applications”, (Elsevier) 2016 Accepted.
  • Seminar/ Symposia/ Short term Course organized

    1. Organizing Secretary, National Conference on Materials Science and Catalysis (MCC 2007), North Orissa University, Dec., (2008)
    2. Convener, National Conference on Materials Science and Catalysis (MCC 2009), North Orissa University, Oct. (2009)
    3. Chairman, National Conference on Materials Science and Catalysis (MCC 2010), North Orissa University, Oct. (2010)
    4. Chairman, National conference on Recent Advancement in Materials Science, VSSUT, Oct. (2013)
    5. Chairman, National conference on Recent Advancement in Materials Science, VSSUT, Aug. (2014)
    6. Coordinator, National Workshop on Nanotechnology: Present and Future Aspect in Science and Engineering, VSSUT, July (2016)
  • Extra Responsibility

    1. Dean (PG Studies & Research), VSSUT, March 2016 to till date
    2. Dean (Academic affairs), VSSUT Nov. 2014 to January 2016
    3. Dean (PG Studies &Research), VSSUT Nov. 2014 to July 2015
    4. Head of the Department, Chemistry, VSSUT, Sept 2011 to Sept. 2014
    5. Prof-in-charge Central Library, VSSUT, Burla January 2014 April 2016
    6. Chairman, Estate Committee, Jan 2013 to march 2015
    7. First Appellant Authority, RTI Act 2005, VSSUT, Sept 2011 to Sept 2013
    8. Deputy Registrar, Registrar (i/c), North Orissa University (NOU), August 2009 to Sept 2011
    9. Head of the Department, Chemistry, NOU, Sept. 04 to March 2005 and June 2010 to Sept 2011
    10. Programme Coordinator, NSS, NSS Bureau, NOU, Feb. 2008 to Sept 2011
    11. Secretary, Sports Council, NOU, July 2006- July 2008
    12. Member Academic Council, Chairman, conducting Board and Board of Study, VSSUT, NOU
    13. Member of Senate, Academic Council , PG Council, NOU, November, 2009 to Sept 2011
    14. Board of study, M.Tech (Nanotechnology) Programme, NOU
    15. Member, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, NOU
    16. Board of Director, University Cooperative Store, NOU
    17. Squad, Observer, External Examiner and Centre Superintendent of Examinations 
  • Other Informations

    1. No. of Patents: 02 (Oversees: 01, Indian: 01)
      1. Sarat K Swain S Lapsine and A I Isayev, “Process Preparing Polymer Nanocomposites and Nanocomposites Prepared Therefrom” Publication No. # US 2010/0152325 A1, Publication Date: June 17, (2010)
      2. Sarat K Swain, Sk Basirudin and Kalyani Prusty “Design of Thermally Responsive Reversible Hydrophobic Gels” Indian Patent Application No. 201631021775/Kolkata of 24.06.2016.
    2. Any other Distinctions
      1. No. of Invited talk delivered : 20 (International and National Conf.)
      2. No. of Invited Talk at abroad : 04 (International Conferences)
      3. No. of talk in other university   : 24 (Refresher/ orientation courses)
      4. No. of Popular talks delivered  : 20 (Colleges and School)
      5. No. of training course attended: 06 (DST schools/ Workshop/ etc.)
      6. No. of countries visited : 06
      7. Reviewer of journals : Journals of ACS, RSC, Elsevier, Wiley etc.
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    QR No. 5R/06, Professor Colony, VSSUT Campus, Post: Engineering College, Burla, Sambalpur 768018, Odisha India
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