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Dr. Sushanta Kumar Badamali


Dr. Sushanta Kumar Badamali
Name: Dr. Sushanta Kumar Badamali
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M. Sc. M. Phil. Ph. D.(IIT-Bombay), PDFs (BARC Mumbai and Univ. of York, U.K.)
Phone No.: +91-9937086718
E-mail ID: skbadamali(at)gmail(dot)com,skbuche(at)utkaluniversity(dot)ac(dot)in
  • Nanoporous solids
  • Heterogeneous catalysis for biomass utilization
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Quantum chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Thermodynamics
  • Surface chemistry

Guidance :

  • MPhil Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeTopic of MPhil ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
1Debendra Panda2018Microwave assisted TiO2 nanoparticles @SBA-15 
2Bapuji Mahapatra2017Microwave assisted synthesis and characterisation of chromium oxide nanoparticles supported on mesoporous silicates 
3Sumanta Pradhan2016Microwave assisted design of nanosize lead oxide@SBA-3: Synthesis and characterization 
4Prafulla Behera2016Microwave assisted design of nanosize zinc oxide@SBA-3: Synthesis and characterization 
5Bharati Majhi2015Synthesis and characterisation of transition metal complexes of picolinic acid and 3-cyanopyridine with NI(II) and Co(II) metal ion 
6Krishna Kumari Swain2015Catalytic conversion of Lignin-A review 
7Yajnadutta Swain2015Advanced materials from lignin 
8Swatileena Satapathy2015Lignocellulosic biomass as a source of fuel 
9Nanda Kishor Behera2015Nanosize iron oxide@SBA-3: Synthesis and characterization 
10Nirupama Parida2013Mesoporous MCM-48 as catalyst for oxidation of lignin model non-phenolic monomer-Veratryl alcohol 
11Subhasish Pati2012Studies on catalytic oxidation behaviour of veratryl alcohol: A lignin based chemical 
12Gopal Krushna Das Adhikari2012Application of Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions in organic synthesis 
13Arun Pradhan2011Enzyme supported on ordered mesoporous solids: A special case of an inorganic-organic hybrid-A review 
14Sidheswary Prusty2010Synthesis of lignin model phenolic monomer (Apocynol) 
15Puspita Acharya2010Nanotechnology and its application to drug delivery 
16Deepak Kumar Behera2009Polyoxometalates in Catalysis
  • PhD Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeRegistration NoName of the Co-guide if anyFellowship received if any during researchTopic of PhD ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
1Mrs. M. Sanjana2019 `02-Chem.2009-2010NANAStudies on reactivities of some bio-molecules in aqueous and non-aqueous media 
2Mrs. Sunita Barik2018 `01-Chemistry-2015-2016NABSR fellow, UGCPolymer-Layered double hydroxide nanocomposites: Synthesis, characterisation and evaluation of properties 
3Mrs. Sagarika Sahoo2018 `03-Chemistry-2011-2012NABSR fellow, UGCReactions of lignin model compounds over nanoporous aluminophosphate based catalysts 
4Mrs. Rojalin Sadual2016 `Sc./Chem./ 23/2010Dr. R.K. SinghProject Fellow, DST-Govt. of IndiaOxidation of lignin model phenolic monomers over cobalt containing solid catalysts

Journal Publications :

  • International Publications:
    1 Palai, Y.N., Sakthivel, A, Badamali, S.K., Cerium Ions Grafted on Functionalized Mesoporous SBA-15 Molecular Sieves: Preparation and Its Catalytic Activity on p-Cresol Oxidation; Catal. Lett. 148 (2018) 465-473. 2018-19
    2 Sahoo, S, Sadual R., Badamali, S.K. Catalytic Conversion of lignin: Studies on oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer over CoMCM-41 and CoMCM-48 catalysts; Asian J. Chem. 30 (2018) 434-442. 2018-19
    3 Barik, S, Badamali, S.K., Behera, L, Jena, B Mg-Al LDH reinforced PMMA nanocomposites: A potential material for packaging industry; Composite Interfaces 25 (2018) 369-380. 2018-19
    4 Barik, S, Sahoo, S, Badamali, S.K., Behera, N.K, Dapurkar, S.E. Nanosize FexOy@SBA-3: A Comparative Study Between Conventional and Microwave Assisted Synthesis; J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 18 (2018) 328-332. 2018-19
    5 Barik, S, Badamali, S.K., Behera, L Assessment of thermal and antimicrobial properties of PAN/Zn-Al layered double hydroxide nanocomposites; Composite Interfaces 24 (2017) 579-591. 2017-18
    6 Barik, S, Khandiual, A, Behera, L, Badamali, S.K., Aximon. L Nano-Mg–Al-layered double hydroxide application to cotton for enhancing mechanical, UV protection and flame retardancy at low cytotoxicity level; Cellulose 24 (2017)1107–1120. 2017-18
    7 Sahoo, S, Badamali, S.K. Probing Cobalt Sites in CoAPO-11 via Spectroscopic and Activity Studies; Asian J. Chem. 29 (2017) 2197-2202. 2017-18
    8 Sahoo, S, Badamali, S.K. A Study Towards Understanding the Oxidation State, Co-Ordination and Activity of Cobalt in CoAPO-5; Adv. Por. Mater. 4 (2016) 39–45 2016-17
    9 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Dapurkar, S.E., Singh, R. K. Unusual Oxidation Behaviour of Mesoporous Silicates towards Lignin Model Phenolic Monomer; W.J. Nano. Sci. Engg. 5 (2015) 88-95. 2015-16
    10 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Singh, R. K. Studies on mesoporous CoSBA-15 catalysed selective oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer; Adv. Porous Mater. 2 (2014) 48-53. 2014-15
    11 Badamali, S.K., R. Luque, Clark, J.H., Breeden, S.W., Unprecedented oxidative ability of mesoporous silica materials: towards microwave assisted oxidation of lignin model compounds ; Catal. Commun. 31 (2013) 1. 2013-14
    12 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Synthesis of CoSBA-15: A comparative study of pH adjustment vs non-pH adjustment method; Adv. Porous Mater. 1 (2013) 316. 2013-14
    13 Badamali, S.K., R. Luque, Clark, J.H., Breeden, S.W., Towards the understanding the selective oxidation of lignin: Co(salen)/SBA-15 catalysed oxidation of β-O-4 phenolic dimer under microwave irradiation; Catal. Commun. 12 (2011) 993. 2011-12
    14 Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Probing the Fe(III) sites in FeMCM-41; Catal. Today 141 (2009) 103. 2009-10
    15 Badamali, S.K., R. Luque, Clark, J.H., Breeden, S.W., Microwave assisted oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer using Co(II)salen/SBA-15; Catal. Commun. 10 (2009)1010. 2009-10
    16 R. Luque, Badamali, S.K., M. Fleming, Clark, J.H. and Macquarrie, D.J., Controlling selectivity in catalysis: Selective greener oxidation of cyclohexene under microwave conditions; Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 341 (2008) 154. 2008-09
    17 Badamali, S.K., Clark, J.H. and Breeden, S.W., Microwave assisted selective oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer over SBA-15; Catal. Commun. 9 (2008) 2168. 2008-09
    18 Badamali, S.K., Selvam, P., Murugasen, M. and Kuwano, H., Spectroscopic investigation of Fe(III) in FeMCM-41; Bull. Catal. Soc. Ind., 5 (2006) 150. 2006-07
    19 Dapurkar, S.E., Badamali, S.K., Sakthivel, A. and Selvam, P., Isomorphous substitution of iron in mesoporous MCM-48 molecular sieves: synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties; Bull. Catal. Soc. Ind., 4 (2005) 63. 2005-06
    20 Badamali, S.K., Tripathi, A.K., Dutta, D., Jain, V.K. and Gupta, N.M., Immobilization of uranyl Schiff base in mesoporous MCM-41; Catal. Lett., 85 (2003)13. 2003-04
    21 Vidya, K., Dapurkar, S.E., Selvam, P., Badamali,S.K., Kumar, D.and Gupta, N.M., Encapsulation, characterization and catalytic properties of uranyl ions in mesoporous molecular sieves; J. Mol. Catal., A. 181 (2002) 91. 2002-03
    22 Sakthivel, A., Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Catalytic oxidation of alkylaromatics over mesoporous (Cr)MCM-41; Catal. Lett., 80 (2002)73. 2002-03
    23 Dapurkar, S.E., Badamali,S.K. and Selvam, P., Nanosized metal oxides in the pores of MCM-41 and MCM-48; Catal. Today, 68 (2001) 63. 2001-02
    24 Selvam, P., Dapurkar, S.E., Badamali, S.K., Murugasen, M. and Kuwano, H., Coexistence of paramagnetic and superparamagnetic Fe(III) in mesoporous MCM-41 molecular silicates; Catal. Today, 68 (2001) 69. 2001-02
    25 Vidya, K., Dapurkar, S.E., Selvam, P., Badamali,S.K. and Gupta, N.M., The entrapment of uranyl ions(UO22+) in the mesoporous MCM-41 and MCM-48 molecular sieves; Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 50 (2001) 173. 2001-02
    26 Badamali, S.K., Sakthivel, A. and Selvam, P., Acid site distribution and their influence on the catalytic properties of mesoporous AlMCM-41 and FeMCM-41 molecular sieves; Adsorption science and Technology, (ed. D.D. Do), World Scientific, Singapore, (2000), pp. 553. 2000-01
    27 Badamali, S.K., Sakthivel, A. and Selvam, P., Influence of Aluminium sources on the synthesis and catalytic activity of Mesoporous AlMCM-41 molecular sieves; Catal. Today, 63 (2000) 291. 2000-01
    28 Kandavelu, V., Dhananjeyan, M.R., Renganathan, R., Badamali, S.K.and Selvam, P., Photocatalysed reaction of meso-tetrphenylporhyrin on mesoporous TiMCM-41 molecular sieves; J. Mol. Catal. A., 157 (2000) 189. 2000-01
    29 Sakthivel, A., Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Para-selective t-butylation of phenol over H-AlMCM-41; Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 39 (2000) 457. 2000-01
    30 Badamali, S.K., Sakthivel, A. and Selvam, P., Tertiary butylation of phenol over FeMCM-41; Catal. Lett., 65 (2000) 153. 2000-01
    31 Mahalingam, R.J., Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Oxidation of phenol over mesoporous (Cr)MCM-41 molecular sieves; Chem. Lett., (1999) 1141. 1999-00
    32 Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous ferrisilicate (FeMCM-41) molecular sieves; Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal., 113 (1998) 749. 1998-99
  • National Publications:
    1 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Singh, R. K. Studies on mesoporous CoSBA-15 catalysed selective oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer
    Adv. Porous Mater. 2, 48-53 (2014).
    2 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Synthesis of CoSBA-15: A comparative study of pH adjustment vs non-pH adjustment method
    Adv. Porous Mater. 1, 316-321 (2013).
    3 Badamali, S.K., R. Luque, Clark, J.H., Breeden, S.W., Unprecedented oxidative ability of mesoporous silica materials: towards microwave assisted oxidation of lignin model compounds
    Catal. Commun. 31, 1 (2013).
    4 Badamali, S.K., R. Luque, Clark, J.H., Breeden, S.W., Towards the understanding the selective oxidation of lignin: Co(salen)/SBA-15 catalysed oxidation of β-O-4 phenolic dimer under microwave irradiation
    Catal. Commun. 12, 993 (2011).
    5 Sadual, R., Badamali, S.K., Dapurkar, S.E., Singh, R. K. Unusual Oxidation Behaviour of Mesoporous Silicates towards Lignin Model Phenolic Monomer
    W.J. Nano. Sci. Engg. 5, 88-95 (2015).
    6 Selvam, P., Badamali, S.K., Murugasen, M. and Kuwano, H., Superparamagnetic particles in mesoporous FeMCM-41 molecular sieves Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 556. 1999-00
    7 Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Incorporation of chromium in MCM-41 silicates Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 550. 1999-00
    8 Badamali, S.K., Vinodhkumar, R., Sundarrajan, U. and Selvam, P. Isomorphous substitution of trivalent iron in MFI and MCM-41 structures: an EPR study Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 545. 1999-00
    9 Sakthivel, A., Badamali, S.K., Driver, Z. and Selvam, P., Synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties of chromium containing zeolite-β Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 539. 1999-00
    10 Selvam, P., Singh, D., Tyagi, R., Badamali, S.K., Ragini, V. and Contractor, A.Q., Conducting polyaniline (PANI) filaments in mesoporous MCM-41 Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 533. 1999-00
    11 Mahalingam, R.J., Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Activity of TiAPO-5 and TiMCM-5 catalysts in the oxidation of benzene, phenol and substituted phenols Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 214. 1999-00
    12 Sakthivel, A., Badamali, S.K. and Selvam, P., Catalytic oxidation of alkylaromatics over (Cr)MCM-41 Recent Trends in Catalysis (eds. V. Murugasen et al.), Narosa, New Delhi, (1999), p. 96. 1999-00
  • Review Articles(State Level Publications):

Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):

  • Presented/Published in proceedings
    1 S.K. Badamali, Attended, International Organometallic Compound and their Application (OMCA)-2013, Kaling Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Feb. 5-7, 2013.
    2 Invited speaker, National Seminar on Recent Advancement in Material Science, Aug. 23-24, 2014, VSSUT Burla, Odisha.
    3 S.K. Badamali, Oral presentation, National Symposium on Catalysis (Catsymp-22)CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Jan. 7-9 (2015).
    4 S.K. Badamali, J.H. Clark, S.W. Breeden, and R. Luque, Oral Presentation, Oxidative degradation of lignin model phenolic compounds over mesoporous catalysts, Indo Hungarian Workshop on Future Frontiers in Catalysis, Feb., 16-18, (2010), IIT Madras, Chennai.
    5 S.K. Badamali, Attended, Indo-Russia expert meeting on Nanostructured Catalysis for Chemical Processing and Environmental Protection, Dec. 14-16, 2011, IIT-Madras, Chennai.
    6 R. Sadual and S.K. Badamali, Oral presentation, Oxidation of lignin model guaicyl units to benzoquinones over CoSBA-15, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, Mar.16-17, 2013, Sambalpur University, Jyoti vihar, Burla, Odisha.
    7 R. Sadual and S.K. Badamali, Poster presentation, Synthesis of CoSBA-15: a comparative study of pH adjustment vs non-pH adjustment method, 21st National Symposium on Recent Catalysis for sustainable development, Feb. 11-13, 2013, IICT, Hyderabad.
    8 Invited speaker, National Seminar on Recent Developments in Nanochemistry, Dec. 12, 2014, Dr. V.S. Krishna Govt. Degree College, Vishakapatanam.
    9 S.K. Badamali and R. Sadual, Poster presentation, the 5th Asia Ocenia conference on Green and Sustainable chemistry, Jan. 15-17, 2015, New Delhi.
    10 S.K. Badamali, Oral Presentation, Mesoporous molecular sieves as catalyst for selective oxidation of lignin model guaiacyl units to fine chemicals. Russia-India Symposium on Catalysis and Environmental Engineering, St. Petersberg, Russia, September 14-16, 2013.
    11 Poster presentation: Understanding the oxidation behavior of lignin model phenolic compounds over nanoporous solid catalysts, 19th National Symposium in Chemistry, CRSI NSC, July 14-16, 2016, Dept. of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, West Bengal.
    12 Coauthor, Oral presentation; Orissa Chemical Society, IG.I.T. Sarang, Dec. 24-15, 2015.
    13 Oral and poster presentation; National Symposium on Catalysis (CATSYMP-22), CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Jan.7-9, 2015.
    14 Coauthor, Oral presentation; Orissa Chemical Society, I.G.I.T. Sarang, Dec. 24-25, 2015.
    15 Coauthor, Oral presentation; Orissa Chemical Society, U.N. College, Adaspur, Dec. 14-1, 2014
    16 Coauthor, Oral presentation; Orissa Chemical Society, U.N. College, Adaspur, Dec. 14-1, 2014
    17 Co-author, Oral presentation, Oxidation of lignin model guaiacyl units to benzoquinones over CoSBA-15, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, Mar.16-17, 2013, Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Burla.
    18 Co-author, Poster presentation, Synthesis of CoSBA-15: A comparative study of pH adjustment vs non-pH adjustment method), 21st National Symposium on Catalysis for Sustainable Development, Feb. 11-13, 2013, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad.
    19 Co-author, Oral presentation, Cobalt oxide supported on mesoporous molecular sieves-A DR UV-VIS spectroscopic study, 26th Annual Conference of Orissa Chemical society and National Seminar on Chemistry and Technology, Dec. 8-9, 2012, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.
  • Edited Books :
  • Text Books :
  • Book Chapters :
    1 Layer Double Hydroxide Reinforced Polymer Bionanocomposites for Packaging Applications, pp.269-289, Bionanocomposites for packaging applications: M. Jaiwad and S.K Swain (Eds) Springer, 2018. ISBN: 978-3-319-67318-9.
    2 Selvam, P. and Badamali, S.K., Nitrogen oxides pollution and their control strategies Selected studies in heterogeneous catalysis (ed. B. Viswanathan), Madras, (1996).
  • Research Books :
  • Workshops:
    1 Co-authored, Poster presentation: in International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Chemistry, Feb, 24-26, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    2 95th DAE BRNS-IANCAS National workshop on Nuclear Science and Application of Radioisotopes, May 15-20, 2017, KIIT Bhubaneswar.
    3 Invited talk in UK-India Newton Researchers Link workshop on Rational Designing of Catalysts for Sustainable Production of Fuels and Chemicals, Nov. 1-4, 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai.
    4 Poster presentation; The 5th Asia ocenia Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (AOC-5 GSC), Jan.15-17, 2015, India habitat centre, New Delhi.
    5 Attended, International Organometallic Compound and their Application (OMCA)-2013, Kaling Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Feb. 5-7, 2013.
    6 Oral Presentatio, Mesoporous molecular sieves as catalyst for selective oxidation of lignin model guaiacyl units to fine chemicals, Russia-India Symposium on Catalysis and Environmental Engineering, St. Petersberg, Russia, September 14-16, 2013.
    7 Attended, Indo-Russia expert meeting on Nanostructured Catalysis for Chemical Processing and Environmental Protection, Dec. 14-16, 2011, IIT-Madras, Chennai.
    8 Orientation programme, ASC, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Nov.18 , 2010-Dec.15 2010, UGC Govt. of India.
    9 Oral Presentation, Oxidative degradation of lignin model phenolic compounds over mesoporous catalysts, Indo Hungarian Workshop on Future Frontiers in Catalysis, IIT Madras, Feb., 16-18, (2010), pp. 20.
    10 Attended, Indo-Russian Workshop on Catalysts for bio-mass conversion and environmental engineering, Jan. 22, 2009, NCL Pune, India.
    11 Oral Presentation, Oxidation of lignin model compounds over SBA-15 catalysts, Russia-India Symposium on Catalysis and Environmental Engineering, Boreskov Institute of catalysis, Novosibirsk, September 13-14, 2009.
    12 Orientation programme, ASC, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Dec. 27, 2007-Jan.25 2008 UGC Govt. of India
    13 Poster Presentation, Renewable industrial materials from trees, Renewable Resource and Biorefinaries-2, York, U.K., Sept. 6-8 (2006), P-15, pp. 33.
  • Seminars:
  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Young scientist award-2011
  • BOYSCAST fellowship (Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) 2005-06.
  • Best paper (co author), 15th Natl. Symp. On Catal. And 2nd conf. on Indo-Pacific catal. Association, Jan. 23-25, N.C.L. Pune, India (2001).
  • Dr. K.S. Krishnan Research Associateship (Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India) 2000.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Dec. 1996-May 1999 (I.I.T.-Bombay).
  • Selected by Orissa Public Service Commission-1999, for Jr. Lectureship.
  • Best paper (co author), 14th Natl. Symp. On Catal. Dec. 16-18, Anna University, Madras, India (1998).
  • Junior Research Fellow, Dec. 1994-Dec. 1996 (I.I.T.-Bombay).
  • Graduates Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)- 1994.
  • Teaching:
  • Important Activities:
    1 National seminar on Recent Advances in Chemistry and Environmental Science (RACE-2017), Nov. 13-14, 2017, JMJ College for Women, Tenali, A.P.
    2 Subject Expert, OPSC, for the recruitment of Lecturer in Chemistry.
    3 Examiner of Ph. D. Thesis of Delhi, Pune, Nagpur, Gauhati, Bharathidasan, Ranchi, Armravati Universities.
    4 Resource person, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre of Utkal, Sambalpur and Amravati Universities.
    5 Member, SRC in Chemistry, Utkal University, 2010 to till date.
    6 Member, BOS in Chemistry, Utkal University.
    7 Member, BOS in M.Sc. Tech. Material Science Engg.
    8 Member, Local Enquiry Committee of college affiliation, Utkal University
    9 Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Autonomous colleges.
  • Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 Decontamination of Lignin Containing Wastewater by Metal oxide Nanoparticles Supported Nanoporous Solid Based Heterogeneous Photocatalysts (ongoing), DST Govt. of Odisha.
    2 Selective oxidation of lignin model phenolic monomer over cobalt containing mesoporous SBA-15 catalysts (completed), DST Govt. of India.
  • Invited Lectures:
    1 Recent Advances in Materials Science, March 13-14, 2018, VSSUT Burla, Odisha.
    2 Invited speaker: UGC sponsored National Seminar on Air Pollution: Its effects and Mitigation, January 7-8, 2017, OPS Mahavidyalaya, Dhenkanal Odisha.
    3 Invited speaker: Prof. R.P Saran Memorial Lecture at Vinoba Bhavae University, Hazaribag, Feb. 2016, Jharkhand.
    4 Invited speaker: Recent Advancement in Material Sciences. Aug.23-24, Department of Chemistry, VSSUT, Burla, 2014.
    5 Invited speaker, Recent Developments in Nanochemistry, Dec.12, 2014, Dr. V.S.Krishna Govt. Degree College, Vishakapatanam,
    6 Delivered a talk on Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics, at SCS collge Puri, in the UGC sponsored seminar, Sept.21, 2012.
    7 Invited talk, National Seminar on Materials Chemistry and Catalysis, March 27, 2011, North Orissa University, Baripada, Odisha.
    8 Young Scientist lecture, ‘Nanoporous solids in green Chemistry’ National Seminar on Frontiers in Recent Chemical Research, Nov. 26-27, 2011, Berhampur University, Odisha.
  • Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Director, Students’ Welfare, Utkal University, Jan. 2019 onwards
    2 Former Head (2013-2015), Department of Chemistry, Utkal University.
    3 Deputy coordinator, UGC-DSA-II programme (2013-2018) of Dept. of Chemistry.
    4 Course Coordinator, M.Sc. Tech. Material Sc. and Engg. (2010-2015).
    5 Member, Academic Council of Autonomous colleges.
    6 Former Superintendent, Gopabandhu Hostel, Utkal University.
    7 Member, Discipline committee and Equal Opportunity cell of Utkal University.
  • Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Coordinator, UGC-HRDC sponsored Refresher course in Chemistry Aug.29- Sept.18, 2017.
    2 Convener, of DST and UGC sponsored National Symposium on Recent Advances on Chemical Sciences, March 28, 2014, Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University.
  • Univ. of York, U.K. as Visiting Research Fellow, May 2006-April 2007.
  • Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Novosibirsk and Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow as DST Govt. of India delegate to participate in Russia-India Symposium on Catalysis and Environmental Engineering, Sept. 9-16, 2009.
  • St. Petersberg University, St. Petersberg, Russia, as DST Govt. of India delegate to participate in Russia-India Symposium on Catalysis and Environmental Engineering, Sept.11-17, 2013.