Swadesh Kumar Pratihar

Professor

Ceramic Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 3206 , 2206

 skpratihar[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

35

Publications       

7

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

14

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

3

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Swadesh Kumar Pratihar

Professor

Ceramic Engineering

Joined in Oct 1996

 Room Number:

 Department of Ceramic Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (Jadavpur University)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Electroceramics
Areas of Interest
Electroceramics, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

 Projects

Development and Demonstration of Dense ceramic Membrane-Based technology for separation of Hydrogen and Oxygen Gases

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Evolution of Nanoporosity and Nanostructure in Polymer derived amorphous Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics

 SERB

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of improved Taphole clay material.

 TATA STEEL LTD.

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Processing & characterization of hydroxyapatite alumina coated zirconia nano composite

 UGC NEW DELHI

 Co-Investigator

 41 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of new generation cathode materials for intermediate temperature SOFCs

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of Strontium/cobalt substituted Bariumferrite Materials for Intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) cathode application.

 NRB,MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of perovskite based cathode material for intermidiate temperature SOFCs.

 MHRD

 Principal Investigator

 42 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

1st Annual Session of Indian Ceramic Society Student Chapter, NIT- Rourkela and Conference on Industrial Advancements in Ceramics

 Ceramic Engineering

 Coordinator

 06 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2019

Conference

 Publications

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Total Publications: 35
P. Sreenivasulu, S. K. Pratihar, and B. B. Nayak, "Improved magneto-capacitance response in combustion derived BaTiO3-(CoFe2O4/ZnFe2O4/Co0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4) composites", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.784, pp.897-905, Elsevier, May 2019, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.01.118 Article
A. Choudhary, S. K. Pratihar, A. K. Agrawal, and S. K. Behera, "Macroporous SiOC ceramics with dense struts by positive sponge replication technique", Advanced Engineering Materials, vol.20, no.3, pp.7, John Wiley & Sons, March 2018, 10.1002/adem.201700586 Article
G. Harshitha, S. K. Pratihar, and A. Sahoo, "Synthesis and characterization of layered perovskite cathode materials for SOFC application", in ICPCM-2018 2018 Inproceedings
S. Nath, . I. Manna, A. Jha, S. Sharma, S. K. Pratihar, and J. D. Majumdar, "Thermophysical behavior of thermal sprayed yttria stabilized zirconia based composite coatings", Ceramics International, vol.43, no.14, pp.11204-11217, Elsevier, October 2017, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.05.170 Article
S. Kashyap, S. K. Pratihar, and S. K. Behera, "Strong and ductile graphene oxide reinforced PVA nanocomposites", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.684, pp.254-260, Elsevier, November 2016, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.05.162 Article

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S. Kashyap, S. K. Pratihar, and S. K. Behera, "Strong and ductile graphene oxide reinforced PVA nanocomposites", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.684, pp.254-260, Elsevier, November 2016, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.05.162 Article
A. Choudhary, S. K. Pratihar, and S. K. Behera, "Hierarchically porous biomorphic polymer derived C–SiOC ceramics", RSC Advances, vol.6, no.98, pp.95897-95902, Royal Society of Chemistry 2016, 10.1039/C6RA21206A Article
P. Sreenivasulu, S. K. Pratihar, and B. B. Nayak, "Enhanced magneto-capacitance response in BaTiO3-ferrite composite systems", RSC Advances, vol.5, no.128, pp.105609-105617, Royal Society of Chemistry, December 2015, 10.1039/c5ra16742f Article
D. Ban, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Paul, "An investigation of optical properties of zinc oxide nanoparticle synthesized by starch mediated assembly and its application in photocatalytic bleaching of methyl green and rhodamine-B", Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, vol.39, pp.691-701, Elsevier, November 2015, 10.1016/j.mssp.2015.05.038 Article
D. Ban, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Paul, "Controlled modification of starch in the synthesis of gold nanoparticles with tunable optical properties and their application in heavy metal sensing", RSC Advances, vol.5, no.99, pp.81554-81564, Royal Society of Chemistry, September 2015, 10.1039/c5ra16473g Article
S. Pachari, S. K. Pratihar, and B. B. Nayak, "Enhanced magneto-capacitance response in BaTiO3-ferrite composite systems", RSC Advances, vol.5, no.128, pp.105609-105617, Royal Society of Chemistry 2015, 10.1039/c5ra16742f Article
S. Mahato, S. K. Pratihar, and S. K. Behera, "Fabrication and properties of MgO-C refractories improved with expanded graphite", Ceramics International, vol.40, no.10, pp.16535–16542, Elsevier, December 2014, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.08.007 Article
. H. Patra, S. Rout, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Thermal, electrical and electrochemical characteristics of Ba 1-xSrxCo0.8Fe0.2O 3-d cathode material for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol.36, no.18, pp.11904-11913, Elsevier, September 2011, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.06.021 Article
H. Patra, S. K. Rout, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Effect of process parameters on combined EDTA-citrate synthesis of Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O3-d perovskite", Powder Technology, vol.209, no.1-3, pp.98-104, Elsevier, May 2011, 10.1016/j.powtec.2011.02.015 Article
S. Mula, P. Sahani, S. K. Pratihar, S. Mal, and C. Koch, "Mechanical properties and electrical conductivity of Cu-Cr and Cu-Cr-4% SiC nanocomposites for thermo-electric applications", Materials Science and Engineering A, vol.528, no.13-14, pp.4348-4356, Elsevier, May 2011, 10.1016/j.msea.2011.03.040 Article
U. De, K. R. Sahu, K. Chakraborty, and S. K. Pratihar, "Dielectric and thermal investigations on PbNb2O6 in pure piezoelectric phase and pure non-piezoelectric phase", Integrated Ferroelectrics: An International Journal, vol.119, no.1, pp.96-109, Taylor and Francis, December 2010, 10.1080/10584587.2010.495666 Article
N. Y, Ana. R. P, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Pressureless sintering of dense hydroxyapatite-zirconia composites", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.19, no.6, pp.2437-2444, Springer, June 2008, 10.1007/s10856-008-3371-z Article
N. Y, Ana. R, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Low-temperature processing of dense hydroxyapatite-zirconia composites", International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, vol.5, no.1, pp.29-36, Wiley, January 2008, 10.1111/j.1744-7402.2008.02180.x Article
S. K. Behera, P. K. Sahu, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Phase evolution in gel-precipitated LaAlO3 ceramics", Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol.69, no.8, pp.2041-2046, Elsevier 2008, 10.1016/j.jpcs.2008.02.019 Article
S. K. Pratihar, D. A, and M. H. S, "Properties of Ni/YSZ porous cermets prepared by electroless coating technique for SOFC anode application", Journal of Materials Science, vol.42, no.17, pp.7220-7226, Springer, September 2007, 10.1007/s10853-007-1497-x Article
Ana. R. P, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Powder processing and densification behaviour of alumina-high zirconia nanocomposites using chloride precursors", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol.190, no.1-3, pp.350-357, Elsevier 2007, 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2007.02.009 Article
Ana. R. P, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Effect of powder treatment on the crystallization behaviour and phase evolution of Al2O3-High ZrO2 nanocomposites", Journal of Materials Science, vol.41, no.21, pp.7025-7032, Springer, November 2006, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10853-006-0024-9 Article
S. K. Pratihar, G. M, M. S, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Phase evolution and sintering kinetics of hydroxyapatite synthesized by solution combustion technique", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.17, no.6, pp.501-507, Springer, June 2006, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10856-006-8932-4 Article
S. K. Pratihar, S. A. D, and M. H. S, "Electrical behavior of nickel coated YSZ cermet prepared by electroless coating technique", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.96, no.2-3, pp.388-395, Elsevier, April 2006, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2005.07.025 Article
P. Barpanda, S. K. Behera, P. Gupta, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Chemically induced order disorder transition in magnesium aluminium spinel", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.26, no.13, pp.2603-2609, Elsevier 2006, 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2005.04.032 Article
B. P, S. K. Behera, G. P. K, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Chemically induced order disorder transition in magnesium aluminium spinel", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.26, no.13, pp.2603-2609, Elsevier 2006, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2005.04.032 Article
S. K. Pratihar, A. Dassharma, and H. S. Maiti, "Processing microstructure property correlation of porous Ni–YSZ cermets anode for SOFC application", Materials Research Bulletin, vol.40, no.11, pp.1936-1944, Elsevier, November 2005, 10.1016/j.materresbull.2005.06.002 Article
B. P, S. K. Behera, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Does the chemically induced disorderness in spinel structure affect the sintering kinetics?", in Materials Science and Technology 4:87-94 · January 2005, vol.4, pp.87-94, Pittsburgh, PA 2005 Inproceedings
P. Sahu, S. K. Behera, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Low temperature synthesis of microwave dielectric LaAlO3 nanoparticles: effect of chloride on phase evolution and morphology", Ceramics International, vol.30, no.7, pp.1231-1235, Elsevier, December 2004, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2003.12.075 Article
S. K. Behera, P. K. Sahu, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Low temperature synthesis of spherical lanthanum aluminate nanoparticles", Materials Letters, vol.58, no.29, pp.3710-3715, Elsevier, November 2004, 10.1016/j.matlet.2004.07.020 Article
S. K. Behera, P. Barpanda, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Synthesis of magnesium–aluminium spinel from autoignition of citrate–nitrate gel", Materials Letters, vol.58, no.9, pp.1451-1455, Elsevier, March 2004, 10.1016/j.matlet.2003.10.004 Article
P. Sahu, S. K. Behera, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Low temperature synthesis of microwave dielectric LaAlO3 nanoparticles: effect of chloride on phase evolution and morphology", Ceramics International, vol.30, no.7, pp.1231-1235, Elsevier 2004, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2003.12.075 Article
S. K. Behera, P. Sahu, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Low temperature synthesis of spherical lanthanum aluminate nanoparticles", Materials Letters, vol.58, no.29, pp.3710-3715, Elsevier 2004, 10.1016/j.matlet.2004.07.020 Article
S. K. Behera, P. Barpanda, S. K. Pratihar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Synthesis of magnesium-aluminium spinel from autoignition of citrate-nitrate gel", Materials Letters, vol.58, no.9, pp.1451-1455, Elsevier 2004, 10.1016/j.matlet.2003.10.004 Article
S. Bhattacharyya, S. K. Pratihar, S. R. K, B. R. C, and G. R. I, "Preparation of alumina–high zirconia microcomposite by combined gel-precipitation", Materials Letters, vol.53, no.6, pp.425-431, Elsevier, April 2002, 10.1016/S0167-577X(01)00519-5 Article

 Courses Taught

  • CR204 : Fundamentals of Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR2102 : Structure and Phase equilibrium in ceramics {Theory}
  • CR230 : Science of Ceramic Materials   {Theory}
  • CR249 : Materials Science and Engineering {Theory}
  • CR301 : Physical Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR3101 : Physical Ceramics: Properties {Theory}
  • CR330 : Fuel Cell and Batteries {Theory}
  • CR341 : Physical Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR435 : Functional Materials and Devices {Theory}
  • CR6102 : Structure and Properties of Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR614 : Structure and Properties of Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR631 : Structure and Properties of Engineering Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR635 : High Temperature Ceramic Processing {Theory}
  • CR653 : Manufacturing Technology of Electroceramics {Theory}
  • CR371 : High Temperature Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR374 : Ceramic Product Development Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR671 : Process Ceramics Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR675 : Computational Data Analysis Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Electroceramics

 Subhadip Das

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Electroceramics

 Amiya Bhusan Mohanta

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Development Of Perovskite Based Conducting Ceramics For High Technology Application

 Rupesh Mandal

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Magnetic-Dielectric Composites

 Pachari Sreenivasulu

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Perovskite Ceramics For Energy Application

 Chelluri Sowjanya

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Fabrication And Characterization Of Preceramic Polymer Derived Macroporous Silicon Oxycarbide

 Abhisek Choudhary

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Studies On Pr1-Xlnxba0.5sr0.5co0.5fe1.5o5+Δ (Ln = Nd, Gd, La; X = 0, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75 And 1) Double Perovskite Oxides For Sofc Application

 Gandham Harshitha

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Carbon Bonded Refractories

 Shekhar Kumar Shrivastava

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Interface Strengthened Graphene Oxide Reinforced Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanocomposites

 Swarnima Kashyap

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Interaction Of Metal-Based Nanoparticles With Proteins: Relation To Structure, Function And Amyloid Forming Propensity Of Lysozyme And A-Lactalbumin

 Deependra Kumar Ban

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Electroceramic

 Ganesh Kumar Sahoo

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Material Science

 Subrat Kumar Kar

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Synthesis And Characterization Of Barium Titanate - Nickel Ferrite Composites

 Arun Chowdhury

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Sofc

 Sarat Kumar Rout

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Study Of Monolithics

 Kavita Bisoyi

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students
Structure, Microstructure And Magneto-Dielectric Properties Of Barium Titanate - Ferrite Based Composites

 Pachari Sreenivasulu

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Processing And Characterization Of Porous Alumina Ceramics With Wide Porosity Range

 Chelluri Sowjanya

 Graduated

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Ambadipudi Venkata Siddhardha Sarma (214CR2481), "FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS CATALYST SUPPORT BY GEL CASTING" - M.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Chavva Swetha (215CR2446), "Development of experimental setup for electrical conductivity as a function of temperature and oxygen partial pressure" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Vijayakumar Gundugolanu (216CR2127), "Synthesis and Characterization of Lanthanum doped SrTiO3 (La0.3Sr0.7TiO3) using Solid State method for SOFC anode Applications" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Nitesh Kumar Agrawal (111CR0002), "PREPARATION OF CERAMIC POROUS BODY USING DIFFERENT VOLUME CONCENTRATION OF BALL CLAY & WHEAT FLOUR" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Utsarga Choudhury (111CR0095), "EFFECT OF FLY ASH ADDITION ON THE PROPERTIES OF FIRED CLAY" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Abinash Parida (112CR0124), "Study on substitution of quartz by fly ash in triaxial porcelain body" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Monali Monalisa (112CR0555), "POST SYNTHESIS PROCESSING EFFECT ON DENSIFICATION AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d (BSCF)" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sushanta Padhan (112CR0122), "PREPARATION OF POROUS CERAMIC BY STARCH CONSOLIDATION PROCESS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Akankshya Sahoo (113CR0117), "Synthesis and Characterization of single phase perovskite oxide Ba0.5Sr0.5Fe1-xAlxO3-d (BSFAl)" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Saroj Kumar Behera (113CR0506), "Cement bonded fly ash bricks: preparation and characterization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • K Gowtham (114CR0627), "Synthesis and characterization of cobalt doped barium ferrite" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Rahul Gupta (114CR0347), "powder synthesis and characterization of cobalt doped strontium Ferrite." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • A Vishnu Vardhan (116CR0592), "Characterization of clay based composite." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Rakesh Marndi (116CR0138), "characterisation and formulation of clay and blast furnace slag based composite material" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Rahimuddin Khan (711CR1131), "PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS CERAMIC BODY USING BALL CLAY" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Ameet Kumar Pradhan (712CR2031), "Studies on Cement Bonded Fly Ash Bricks" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Ameet Kumar Pradhan (712CR2031), "STUDIES ON CEMENT BONDED FLY ASH BRICKS" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2017 Summer

 Awards and Honours

No Awards/Honours Found....