Name : Prof. Priyaranjan Mohapatra
Designation : Professor and Head
Phone No. : +91-9437046418
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Date of Birth : 17-05-1975
Date of Joining : 07-03-2013

M.Sc. (Ravenshaw College under Utkal University) , M.Phil. (Ravenshaw College under Utkal University), Ph.D. (Utkal University), Post Doc (South Korea)

Inorganic Chemistry,Nanotechnology, Material Science

  1. From October 2019: Professor of Chemistry, VSSUT, Burla, Govt. of Odisha.
  2. October 2016 to October 2019: Associate Professor of Chemistry, VSSUT, Burla, Govt. of Odisha
  3. March 2013 to October 2016: Reader in Chemistry, VSSUT, Burla, Govt. of Odisha
  4. August 20001 to March 2013: Rendered the service as Lecturer, Asst. Prof and Assoc. Professor at Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar.
  5. April 2004 to May 2005: Visiting Research Assistant at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea.
  6. Feb 2010 to June 2011- BK21 Post-doctoral Fellow at Chonnam National University, South Korea.

Graduate Level : Engineering Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Post Graduate Level : Inorganic Chemistry, nanotechnology, Material Chemistry

Quantum Dots, Nanocomposites and polymeric nanomaterials

Ph. D. Candidates : PhD Awarded: 04 PhD Ongoing: 06
M. Tech. Candidates : M.Phil.: 05 M.Sc.: 33
  1. Bk21 Postdoc. fellow from Korean Ministry of Education and Human Resources
  1. Materials Society of India
  2. Indian Science Congress
  3. Orissa Chemical Society
  4. International Congress of Chemistry and Environment
  1. 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).

International Publications

  1. “Green synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity studies of new multifunctional nano polymeric material, which may have multidimensional application in water purification” Polymer Bulletin (published online) DOI: 10.1007/s00289-021-04046-5
  2. “Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene Oxide and Graphene from Coal” MaterialsToday:Proceedings,56,2421(2022).DOI:10.1016/j.matpr.2021.08.206
  3. “Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Silver Nanoparticles decorated functionalized Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Nanohybrids embedded Polyaniline Ternary Nanocomposites: Thermal, Dielectric, and Sensing Properties” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials (published Online) DOI: 10.1080/25740881.2022.2101118.
  4. “Nano BN reinforced cellulose-based terpolymeric hybrid nanocomposites as packaging materials” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials, 61(11), 1233 (2022). DOI: 10.1080/25740881.2022.2044048
  5. “Green solvents: A suitable alternative for sustainable chemistry” Materials Today: Proceedings, 47(5), 1234 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2021.06.458.
  6. “Antibacterial Activity of Thiazole and its Derivatives: A Review” Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, 12(2), 2171(2022). DOI: 10.33263/BRIAC122.21712195
  7. “Preparation and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles/Graphene Oxide Hybrid Nanofiller Reinforced-Polyaniline” Plastics, Rubber and Composites: MacromolecularEngineering,51(2),72(2022).DOI:10.1080/14658011.2021.1939587
  8. “Antimicrobial and barrier properties of polyacrylic acid/GO hybrid nanocomposites for packaging application” Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, 26, 10074(2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoso.2021.100747
  9. “A Comprehensive Review on Quinones based Fluoride Selective Colorimetric and Fluorescence Chemo sensors” Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 244, 109744 (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2021.109744
  10. “Effect of presence of tetra alkyl ammonium bromides on solution behaviour of 1-Butyl-2, 3-dimethylimidazolium chloride at different temperatures: Volumetric and Acoustic studies” Chemical Data Collection (Elsevier) ,28,100438(2020) DOI:10.1016/j.cdc.2020.100438
  11. “Rhodamine B associated Ag/r-GO nanocomposites as ultrasensitive fluorescent sensor for Hg2+” Microchemical Journal, (Elsevier) (Impact Factor: 3.206) 154, 104577 (2020)
  12. “Highly orange fluorescence emission by water soluble gold nanoclusters for “turn off” sensing of Hg2+ ion” Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, A: Chemistry (Elsevier) (Impact Factor: 3.261), 386, 112098 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2019.112098.
  13. “ Ultrasonic studies on temperature dependence of ion solvent interactions of ionic liquid 1-butyl-2,3- dimethylimidazolium chloride in aqueous solutions of tetra-n-butylammonium bromide at T = (298.15 to 313.15) K” Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry,10(2), 5259-5265 (2020) DOI:10.33263/BRIAC102.259265
  14. “ Applicability of Thermoacoustic parameters for the Determination of Intermolecular FreeLength of 1-Butyl-2,3-dimethyl Imidazolium Chloride in Mixed Solvents at T = 298.15 K to 313.15 K” Asian Journal of Chemistry ,2719, 31(12), 2019.DOI: 10.14233/ajchem.2019.22124
  15. “Nano Gold Hybrid Polyvinyl Alcohol Films for Sensing of Cu2+ ions” Chemistry Select, (Wiley-VCH) 4, 001 –011 (2019). (Impact Factor: 1.716) DOI:
  16. “Nano-CaCO3 embodied poly acrylic acid/dextran nanocomposites for packaging applications” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley), 136, 48298 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/app.48298 (Impact Factor: 1.991).
  17. “Nanoclay Decorated Polyacrylic acid-starch Hybrid Nanocomposite Thin Films as Packaging Materials” Polymer Composites (Wiley), 40:229–239, (2019). DOI: 10.1002/pc.24326 (Impact Factor: 2.262).
  18. “Dual Activities of Nano Silver Embedded Reduced Graphene Oxide Using Clove Leaf Extracts: Hg2+ Sensing and Catalytic degradation” Chemistry Select, (Wiley-VCH) 4, 2593–2602 (2019). (Impact Factor: 1.716) DOI: 10.1002/slct.201803725.
  19. “Nano silver imprinted graphene oxide as catalyst in reduction of 4-nitrophenol” Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (Wiley), (Impact Factor: 1.53) DOI:10.1002/poc.3971 (2019).
  20. “Nano Silver imprinted polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposites thin films for Hg2+ sensor” Sensor Actuators: B Chemical, (Elsevier) 246, 96-107 (2017) (Impact Factor: 6.393).Doi: 10.1016/jsnb2..
  21. “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.
  22. “Controlled Growth of CdS Quantum Dot in an Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymer Poly(2-Vinyl Pyridine)-b-Poly(n-Hexyl Isocyanate) Reversed Micelle Nanoreactor” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15(9) , 6779( 2015) (Impact Factor-1.354) DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.16774
  23. “InP/ZnS–graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites as fascinating materials for potential optoelectronic applications” Nanoscale(RSC), 5, 9793 (2013)(Impact factor- 6.895) DOI: 10.1039/c3nr02333h
01 Nos
  1. Engineering Chemistry (1st year B.Tech. Students), Matrix Educare , Kolkatta
    “Starch Based Rubber Nanocomposites” Chapter 6 of the book, 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.
  3. “Conducting Polymer Composites for Antistatic Application in Aerospace” Aerospace Polymeric Materials (ISBN: 978-1-11990-489-2), Inamuddin; Altalhi, T.; and Adnan, S.M. (Eds); Scrivener Publishing LLC, Massachusetts, USA, Chapter 7, Pages 155–187.
  4. “Graphene-Based Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion Application” Nanostructured Carbon for Energy Generation, Storage, and Conversion (ISBN: 978-1-77491-148-8) of the Series Energy Science AAP Research Notes on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Kodolov, V.I.; Mukbaniani, O.; Abraham, A.R.; and Haghi, A.K. (Eds), Apple Academic Press, Inc., Florida, USA, Chapter 2.
    Chairman, Regional Conference of Orissa Chemical Society and National Conference on Recent Advancement in Materials Science (RAIMS-2022), November-2022
  1. Chairman, Second OCS Extended Lecture Series and Sixth Series of National Conference on Recent Advancement in Materials Science (RAIMS-2020), VSSUT, January (2021).
  2. Coordinator, TEQIP-III Sponsored National Webinar on Advanced Metal-Organic Frameworks (AMOF-2020), VSSUT, September (2020).
  3. -Convenor, National conference on Recent Advancement in Materials Science, VSSUT, October (2013)
  4. Co-coordinator, National Workshop on Nanotechnology: Present and Future Aspect in Science and Engineering, VSSUT, July (2016)
  5. Co-coordinator: National workshop on Monitoring of Research Progress on PhD Scholars (MRS 2017) March 2017
  6. Organizing Secretary: National Conference on "Recent Advances in Materials Science (RAIMS 2018)" March 2018.
  1. Head of the Department, Chemistry: September 2020 to till date
  2. Warden, Anuradha Hall of Residence: Oct 2013 to May 2016.
  3. Coordinator, Office of DSW: May 2016 to Feb 2019.
  4. N.S.S coordinator: August 2014 to July 2017
  5. V.P, S.S.G Society- August 2017 to October 2020
  6. Nodal Officer, Finance, TEQIP -III- 2016 to till date
  7. Member of RPC, 2020-2023
  8. Chairman, "Board of Studies" in Chemistry
  9. : Chairman, "DAC" in Chemistry.
  • Patents
    • Korean Patent No-3-1998-099381-5
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