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Dr. Bijayalaxmi Jena

Bijayalaxmi Jena Name : Dr.   Bijayalaxmi Jena
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Phone No. : +91-9439613873
E-mail ID : bljena(at)gmail(dot)com,bljena(at)utkaluniversity(dot)ac(dot)in
  • Nanomaterials and nanocomposites for catalysis
  • Sensor application
  • Photo and Electrocatalysis
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Spectroccopy
  • Solid state Chemistry
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Lingraj Behera 2018 First row transition metal sulfides (M=Co, Ni, Fe) for electrocatalytic water splitting.
      2 Asutosh Behera 2017 Synthesis of ferroselite (FeSe2) for the study of oxygen evolution reaction
      3 Subhangi Sahoo 2016 CoWO4 nanomaterial as a synergetic catalyst for photocatalytic adsorption and degradation of dyes
      4 Tanmayee Nanda 2016 Photocatalytic degradation and adsorption of dyes by Cobaltite based nanoparticles”
      5 Archana Kumari Pattanaik 2015 Carbon dots, it's application in biosensing, catalysis, and imaging: a reveiw
      6 Jiban Krushna Das 2014 Photocatalytic degradation study of different dyes by zinc oxide and its composites: A literature survey
      7 Bipul Bhuja Majhi 2014 A study on photocatalytic degradation of different dyes by zinc oxide , zinc oxide/ gold nano composite : A literature survey
      8 Dipti Laxmi Bhuyan 2013 Photocatalytic degradation of dyes by Iron oxide(Fe2O3) nanoparticles: a reveiw
      9 Manaswini Ray 2013 Layered double hydroxide and its appliation on photocatalytic degradation studies: A reveiw
      10 Debasmita Kandi 2012 Zno-Ag nanohybrid and its application in photocatalytic degradation and antibacterial study
      11 Srikant Patra 2011 A comparative study of microwave assisted synthesis of Zno nanoparticles in different solvent media and its photocatalytic activity
      12 Alfa Sharma 2011 Microwave assited synthesis of Zno-Ag nanocomposites and its photocatalytic degradation studies
      13 Aneeya Samantara 2010 Zno-Au nanohybrids and its application in photocatalytic degradation
      14 Nibedita Nayak 2010 Application of Zinc (ii) complexes in organic light emitting diode: A reveiw
      15 Monalisa Das 2009 Synthesis and characterization of Schiff bases and their complexes with Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel and Copper metal ions.
      16 Kuni Majhi 2009 Tris (8-hydroxyquinolinato)Aluminium(III) complex [Alq3] as a role model compound in organic light emitting diode: A Reveiw
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Namita Dalai ` Continuing 02-chemistry-2015-2016 Nanomaterials and its composites for Colorimetric sensing, Photocatalytic and Electrocatalytic application
      2 Bishnupad Mohanty ` Continuing 09-chemistry-2016-2017 Dr. B.K Jena(IMMT) Metal Nanostructures for Energy Conversion Application
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Tuning the Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposites (ZnO/Aux) Driven in Visible Light, Aneeya K. Samantara,, Debasrita Dash, Dipti L Bhuyan, Namita Dalai and Bijayalaxmi Jena, Current Catalysis, 8(1), 56-61. 2018-19
      2 Highly Active Ternary Nickel–Iron oxide as Bifunctional Catalyst for Electrochemical Water Splitting. Namita Dalai, Bishnupad Mohanty, Arijit Mitra and Bijayalaxmi Jena*, Chemistry Select, 4 (27), 7791-7796, 2018-19
      3 Efficient Photoelectrocatalytic Activity of CuWO4 Nanoplates towards the Oxidation of NADH Driven in Visible Light, Bishnupad Mohanty, Kusha Kumar Naik, Satyapriya Sahoo, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Brahmananda Chakraborty, Chandra Sekhar Rout, and Bikash Kumar Jena, ChemistrySelect 3 (31), 9008-9012, 2018-19
      4 MoS2 Quantum Dots as Efficient Catalyst Materials for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction Bishnupad Mohanty, Mahdi Ghorbani-Asl, Silvan Kretschmer, Arnab Ghosh, Puspendu Guha, Subhendu K. Panda, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, and Bikash Kumar Jena ACS Catal., 8, 1683−1689, 2018-19
      5 Swagatika Kamila, Bishnupada Mohanty, Aneeya Samantara, Puspendu Guha, Arnab Ghosh, Bijayalaxmi Jena, Satyam Parlapalli, Barada Mishra, and Bikash Jena , Highly Active 2DLayered MoS2-rGO Hybrids for Energy Conversion and Storage Applications, Sci Rep. 2017, 7, 8378, 2017-18
      6 Highly Porous Pd Nanostructures and Reduced Graphene Hybrids: Excellent Electrocatalytic Activity towards Hydrogen Peroxide.S. C. Sahu, T. K. Behera, A. Dash, B. Jena, A. Ghosh, B. K. Jena, New J. Chem. 40, 1096, 2016-17
      7 Aneeya K Samantaray, Subash Chandra Sahu Bamaprasad Bag, BijayalaxmiJena,* and Bikash Kumar Jena Photoelectrocatalytic Oxidation of NADH by VisibleLight Driven Plasmonic Nanocomposites, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 12677–12680, 2013-14
      8 Antimicrobial effect of silver zinc oxide (Ag-ZnO) nanocomposite particles, T. Ghosh, A. B. Das, B. Jena, C, Pradhan. Frontiers in Life Science, 8(1), 47, 2014-15
      9 Bijayalaxmi Jena and S. Sundar Manoharan, Blue to Green Shifted Fluorescence in Inter and Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonded Di(benzimidazol-2-yl) Benzene, Chem. Comm., 4426, 2008-09
      10 .A. Goel, S. Chaurasia, , Bijayalaxmi Jena, R.S.Anand, S.S.Manoharan, Donor-Acceptor 9-Uncapped Flourene and Flourenones as stable Blue Light emitter, Org. Lett., 11(6), 1289, 2009-10
      11 Bijayalaxmi Jena, S. Sundar Manoharan, Sattey Prakash Specificity and selectivity inphotoluminescent properties of π-conjugated benzheterazole molecules- J. Phys. Chem. C, 113. 20942-20948, 2009-10
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    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):

    1. Presented:
      1 Presented poster titled "Nickel Cobalt Sulfide electrocatalyst for water oxidation Reaction" , National Seminar on Future India: Science and Technology 1-2nd Feb, 2019, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, (organized by Indian Science Congress Association, Bhubaneswar Chapter and KIIT University).
      2 Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Hollow spherical MoS2 and its reduced graphene oxide hybrid (rGO/MoS2) electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction, National Seminar on Reaching the unreached through Science and Technology 17-18th Dec, 2017, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, (organized by Indian Science Congress Association and KIIT University)
      3 Co-author of Paper presented " Microwave Assisted CoFe2O4 as Efficient Electro catalyst for Water Oxidation Reaction", National Seminar on “Science and Society”, on 20TH OBPC, 17-18th Nov, 2018 Niser, JATNI, Khordha, Odisha, India.
      4 Presented poster titled "Poloxamer Stabilized Bimetallic Oxide for Electrochemical Water Oxidation Reaction" , National Seminar on “Science and Society”, on 20TH OBPC, 17-18th Nov, 2018 Niser, JATNI, Khordha, Odisha, India.
      5 Photoelectrochemical properties of Metal oxide nanoparticles, International conference on Recent Advances on material chemistry, Feb 24-26, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India
      6 Hollow spherical MoS2 electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction, National Conference on New Perspective to Advanced functional Materials, 15-17th Dec, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India
      7 Ternary oxides as bifunctional electrocatalyst for water and methanol oxidation- International conference on Recent Advances on material chemistry, Feb 24-26, 2017, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.
      8 Presented poster titled "NiFe2O4 Electrocatalyst for Active Oxygen Evolution Reaction" First symposium on Advanced functional materials: Energy conversion and storage organized by Functional materials Division, CECRI. Karaikudi, 26-29 May, 2016.
      9 Photoactive Nanomaterials for Photoelectrocatalytic sensing Application National Seminar on Science and Technology for National Development of India’ 12-13 Dec, 2016, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, (organized by Indian Science Congress Association).
      10 NiFe2O4 Electrocatalyst for Water Oxidation Reaction, National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture for Sustainable Future by OES and OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 03-04 Dec, 2016.
      11 Presented poster titled " Biomolecule inspired synthesis of Silver nanoparticles for colorimetric detection of Mercury ions" One day national symposium on Recent Developments in chemistry organized by Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, 4th June. 2016.
      12 Presented poster titled "Electrocatalytic behavior of Porous Pd/ Reduced Graphene Nanocomposites for reduction of Hydrogen Peroxide" International conference on ‘ Nanomaterials for energy, environment, catalysis and sensors (icneecs-15)’ conducted by maduraj mkamaraj university madurai December 11-12 Dec, 2015.
      13 Presented poster titled "Porous Pd/ Reduced Graphene Nanohybrid for electrochemical sensing of Hydrogen Peroxide" ,National Seminar on Science and Technology for Indegineous Development of India’ December 9-11, 2015, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, organized by Indian Science Congress Association.
      14 “Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposite ZnO/Au Driven in Visibe Light” in Orissa Chemical Society Conference, Receent trends in chemical science held at U.N (Auto) College of Science and Technology, Adaspur ,Cuttack, 13-14 Dec 2014.
      15 “Photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of NADH by Visible Light Driven Plasmonic Nanocomposites” in 84th Annual Session of the National Academy of sciences, Desert science-opportunities and challenges at J.n.v. University, Jodhpur on 4-6 Dec 2014.
      16 “Tuning the Photocatalytic Performance of Plasmonic Nanocomposite Driven in Visibe Light , 16thOdisha bigyan academy, IOP, BBSR, Dec,2013.
      17 Green fluorescent organic molecule with its Physico-Optical, Electrochemical and SemiEmpirical studies. 4th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, 01-06 JULY,2007,SINGAPORE.


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  1. Workshops:
    1 Participated in UGC Sponsored Refresher Course on “Research Methodology in Basic Science” : 19th Aug-1st Sep, 2019, Utkal University held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    2 Participated in UGC Sponsored Short term Course on “Disaster Management” : 29th July-4th Aug, 2019, Utkal University held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    3 Participated in UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in the theme “Frontiers in Chemical Sciences” : 29th Aug-18th Sep, 2017, Utkal University held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    4 Participated in Teacher's Development Programme, 30th Jan -8th Feb , 2012
    5 Refresher programme on General Trends in Chemistry” 29th Nov-19th Dec, 2011, Utkal University.
    6 Parcipated in Orienation Programme: “Human Values in Education” 18th Nov-15th Dec, 2010, Utkal University.
  2. Seminars:
    1 National Symposium on UGC-DSA Sponsored on "Advancements in Materials and Coordination Chemistry (AMCC) " at Chemistry Department, Utkal University on 25th March 2015.
    2 DST- PURSE sponsored National Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, at Dept of Chem , Utkal University on 28th March,2014.
1 Qualified Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR, India) - 2006.
2 Qualified Net Lectureship - 2004.
3 Qualified CSIR Junior Research Fellowship - 2003.
4 Qualified Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR, India) - 2006 Qualified Net Lectureship - 2004 Qualified CSIR Junior Research Fellowship - 2003
  1. Teaching:
    1 9
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Subject Research Committee Member, Department of Chemistry, Utkal university.
    2 Member of board of faculty for designing MSc course of choice based credit system, Utkal university.
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 UGC-Research project: Biphenyl benzheheterazole molecule for display technology, F.No. 41-1329/2012(SR)
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 “Elecetronic Devices” in Students Seminar- RD Womens College, Bhubaneswar, June 2011.
    2 “P-N Junction and its application” as chief speaker in One day National Seminar at Raghunath Jew College, Cuttack, 8th January 2016.
    3 “The Role of Plancks Quantum Theory in Modern chemistry as chief speaker in Chemistry Seminar at D.A.V Unit-8, Bhunaneswar, 19th August 2018.
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Superitendent of Ladies Hostel 1, Utkal University-2017 – 2019
    2 Assistant Superitandent of Ladies Hostel 1, Utkal University-1 years
    3 Assistant Superitandent of Ladies Hostel 5, Utkal University- 2 years
    4 Advisor of Student Activity Fund of Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University 2013-15.
    5 Ex-Vice President SSG, Utkal University.
    6 VC’s nominee to Homeopathy Medical College and Hospital. Cuttack.
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Joint Secretary of Annual Seminar of Chemistry Alumni Association, 2012, 2013 & 2015
    2 Organising committee of National Symposium on UGC-DSA Sponsored On Advancements in Materials and Coordination Chemistry (AMCC) 25th March 2015.
    3 Organising committee of DST- PURSE sponsored National Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, at Dept of Chem , Utkal University om 28th March,2014.
1 Member of Royal Society of Chemistry
2 Member of Orissa Chemical Socie