National Institute of Technology Rourkela

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान राउरकेला

ଜାତୀୟ ପ୍ରଯୁକ୍ତି ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠାନ ରାଉରକେଲା

An Institute of National Importance

Faculty Profile

EXPERTISE INFORMATION

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

Swadesh Kumar Pratihar Professor & Dean SR (Dean Sponsored Research)

Ceramic Engineering

skpratihar@nitrkl.ac.in

0661 - 246 2206

38

PUBLICATIONS

7

SPONSORED PROJECTS

14

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

2

CONTINUING EDUCATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Swadesh Kumar Pratihar

Professor

Ceramic Engineering

Room Number: CR-201

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

Ph.D. (Jadavpur University)

Development and Demonstration of Dense ceramic Membrane-Based technology for separation of Hydrogen and Oxygen Gases DST
  • Principal Investigator
  • 36
  • Completed   Sponsored
Evolution of Nanoporosity and Nanostructure in Polymer derived amorphous Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics SERB
  • Co-Investigator
  • 36
  • Completed   Sponsored
Development of improved Taphole clay material. TATA STEEL LTD.
  • Co-Investigator
  • 36
  • Completed   Sponsored
Processing & characterization of hydroxyapatite alumina coated zirconia nano composite UGC NEW DELHI
  • Co-Investigator
  • 41
  • Completed   Sponsored
Development of new generation cathode materials for intermediate temperature SOFCs DST
  • Principal Investigator
  • 36
  • 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
  • Completed   Sponsored
Development of perovskite based cathode material for intermidiate temperature SOFCs. MHRD
  • Principal Investigator
  • 42
  • Completed   Sponsored

Total Publications: 38

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

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

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

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

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

National Conference on Present scenario and future trend in ceramics and allied industries Ceramic Engineering (Conference)
1st Annual Session of Indian Ceramic Society Student Chapter, NIT- Rourkela and Conference on Industrial Advancements in Ceramics Ceramic Engineering (Conference)

  • CR0002 : Properties of Ceramics {Theory}
  • 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}

Ph.D. Students [13]
SOFC
Sarat Kumar Rout
Enrolled:
Graduated :  2014
Supervisor
MATERIAL SCIENCE
Subrat Kumar Kar
Enrolled: Jan 2009
Graduated :  2014
Co-Supervisor
ELECTROCERAMIC
Ganesh Kumar Sahoo
Enrolled: Jul 2009
Graduated :  2014
Co-Supervisor
Interaction of Metal-Based Nanoparticles with Proteins: Relation to Structure, Function and Amyloid Forming Propensity of Lysozyme and α-Lactalbumin
Deependra Kumar Ban
Enrolled: Jan 2011
Graduated :  2016
Co-Supervisor
Synthesis and Characterization of Barium Titanate - Nickel Ferrite Composites
Arun Chowdhury
Enrolled: Aug 2008
Graduated :  2017
Supervisor
Interface Strengthened Graphene Oxide Reinforced Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanocomposites
Swarnima Kashyap
Enrolled: Jan 2012
Graduated :  2017
Co-Supervisor
Fabrication and Characterization of Preceramic Polymer Derived Macroporous Silicon Oxycarbide
Abhisek Choudhary
Enrolled: Jul 2013
Graduated :  2018
Supervisor
Studies on Pr<sub>1-x</sub>Ln<sub>x</sub>Ba<sub>0.5</sub>Sr<sub>0.5</sub>Co<sub>0.5</sub>Fe<sub>1.5</sub>O<sub>5+&delta;</sub> (Ln = Nd, Gd, La; x = 0, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75 and 1) Double Perovskite Oxides for SOFC Application
Gandham Harshitha
Enrolled: Jul 2013
Graduated :  2020
Co-Supervisor
Studies on the Crystal Structure, Electrical Conductivity and Oxygen Transport Parameter of A<SUB>0.5</SUB>Sr<SUB>0.5</SUB>Co<SUB>0.2-x</SUB>BxFe<SUB>0.8</SUB>O<SUB>3-δ</SUB> [A = La, Ba; B = Zn, Al; x = 0 – 0.2] Perovskite Oxides
Chelluri Sowjanya
Enrolled: Jul 2015
Graduated :  2022
Supervisor
Phase Formation, Microstructure, and Magnetocapacitance Behaviour of Ex-situ Combustion Derived Magnetodielectric Composites
Pachari Sreenivasulu
Enrolled: Jul 2016
Graduated :  2023
Co-Supervisor
Studies on the Electrocatalytic Activity, Elecrical Conductivity and oxygen Transport Properties of La0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2-xBxO3-d {B = Cu, Ni, & Al; x = 0 - 0.2] Perovskite Oxides
Rupesh Mandal
Enrolled: Jan 2017
Thesis Submitted
Supervisor
Electroceramics
Subhadip Das
Enrolled: Jul 2018
Continuing
Supervisor
Electroceramics
Abhilash Mishra
Enrolled: Jul 2023
Continuing
Co-Supervisor
Executive Ph.D. Students [1]
STUDY OF MONOLITHICS
Kavita Bisoyi
Enrolled: Sep 2020
Continuing
Supervisor
M.Tech by Research Students [2]
Structure, Microstructure and Magneto-Dielectric Properties of Barium Titanate - Ferrite based Composites
Pachari Sreenivasulu
Graduated :  2014
Co-Supervisor
Processing and Characterization of Porous Alumina Ceramics with Wide Porosity Range
Chelluri Sowjanya
Graduated :  2014
Supervisor