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Dr. Prafulla Kumar Sahoo

Prafulla Kumar Sahoo Name : Dr.   Prafulla Kumar Sahoo
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D., PDF(USA)
Phone No. : +91-9861594873 9437300921
E-mail ID : psahoochemuu(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Organic/Polymer
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Expertise in Research & Teaching in Honours & Post-graduate levels in Organic
  • Pharmaceutical and Environmental Chemistry.
  • Nanotechnology & Bionanotechnology: Synthesis & Characterization of Biodegradable/ environmental-friendly Polymer nanoparticles & nanocomposites.
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
  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 Samaresh Moharana 2019 Carbon Nanotube Fibers as the Ultimate Current Collectors and Energy Management Devices: A Short Review
      2 Ipsita Parija 2018 Modified Chitosan as a Bio-adsorbent Used for Removal of Heavy Metals Ions from Waste Water: A Critical Review
      3 Shradhanjali Nayak 2016 Polymer Fuel Cells
      4 Madhusmita Sethi 2016 Processing, Morphology and Properties of Graphene Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites: A Short Review
      5 Srikanta Panda 2015 Applications of Polymers Supported Organomettalic Catalysts in Organic Synthesis: A Short Review
      6 Satya Ranjan Jena 2015 Inorganic Polymers: A Review
      7 Sriharsa Bala 2015 One-Dimensional Co-ordination Polymers: A Review
      8 Nilam Swain 2015 Fullerene: A New Allotrope of Carbon
      9 Susnata Sovalin Mohapatra 2014 Pectin: A bio-degradable Polymer
      10 Shreeram Mansingh 2013
      11 Aparajita Dash 2013 Polymer Nanocomposites as Fire Retardants
      12 Dasarathi Murmu 2012 A Study on Toxicity of ZnO Nanoparticles
      13 Manasi Das 2011 Graphene Based Polymer Nanocomposite
      14 Sushanta Kumar Das 2011 Polymer Layered Silicate Nanocomposites: A Review from Preparation to Processing
      15 Pratijna Dash 2009 Click Chemistry and Its Application in Polymer Reactions
      16 Basanta Kumar Barik 2008 Block Polymers via Redox Polymerization Process
      17 Sthitaprajna Dash 2008 Polymer Nanocomposites The Way of the Future
      18 Prabhat Kumar Parida 2006 A Review on Fabrication of Nanomaterials
      19 Suman Sahoo 2005 Chemical Modification of Natural /synthetic Polymers via Various Methods of Graft Copolymerization
      20 Biswabhanu Satrusallya 2005 A Review on Dendrimers: The Building Blocks for Nanoscale Polymer Chemistry
      21 Girija Prasad Mishra 2004 Flame Retardancy of P(butyl mrthacrylate)/SS/Mg(OH)2 Nanocomposite.
      22 Aswini Kumar Das 2002 Graft Co-polymerization of Butyl Acrylate onto Jute Pulp Initiated by Cu(II)/Histidine/KPS System
      23 Mamata Dalei 2002 A Chemical Modification of Pineapple Leaf Fiber by Graft-Copolymerzation Using Cu(II)- Histidine- APS as a Complex Initiating System
      24 Nandita Mohapatra 2001 Graft Co-polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate onto Starch Using Benzoyl Perooxide as Initiator
      25 Pradeep Kumar Rana 2001 Assesement of water Quality in Kedar Gouri Tank, Bhubaneswar
      26 Jyotsnarani Sarangi 2000 Study of Bio-degradation of Polymers: An Overview
      27 Sanjay Kumar Sahu 2000 Emulsifier-Free Emulsion Polymerisation of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) & Acrylonitrile (AN) Catalysed by CuSO4/ Glycine Chelate Complex Initiated by Peroxodisulfate
      28 Roomky Mohapatra 2000 Chemical Modification of Starch by Graft Copolymer
      29 Mamata De 1999 Ion-Association and Solvation of Ferro and Ferri-Cyanide Complexes in water and Water+ Acetone Mixtures
      30 Anamika Behera 1998 Study of Kinetics of Emulsifier-Free Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene
      31 Sarat Kumar Swain 1996 A Study on Asymetric Oxa and Thia Diels-alder Reactions
      32 Sasmita Samal 1995 Study on Asymetric Aza Diels-Alder Reaction
    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 Pramilarani Behera 2019 ` Continuing 01-Chem 2011-12 Microwave assisted synthesis of polymer composites and hydrogels
      2 Dharmendra Kumar Jena 2019 ` Continuing 03-Chem 2015-16 UGC-BSR JRF,SRF Designing the synthesis and properties of polymeric nanocomposite fire retardants
      3 Tikina Rani Sethy 2019 ` Continuing 01-Chem 2016-17 UGC-RGNF JRF,SRF Boi-based polymeric nanocomposites and hydrogels synthesis characterization properties and applications
      4 Sanjaya Rout 2018 ` 01-Chem 2013-14 Microwave-assisted synthesis of superabsorbent polymers/composites/hydrogels from agricultural waste materials
      5 Arun Kumar Pradhan 2018 ` 03-Chem 2013-14 CSIR NET JRF,SRF Synthesis and properties of polymer biocomposites and hydrogels
      6 Mamata Sahu 2016 ` 07-Chem 2007-08 Synthesis and property study of biodegradable polymer composites /nanocomposites
      7 Bipra Narayan Mallick 2016 ` 8-Chem 2007-08 Development of biodegradable polysaccharide-based hydrogels and biocomposites
      8 Nalin Kumar Sahu 2015 ` 01-Chem 2007-08 Synthesis and properties of superabsorbent / hydrogel copolymers and composites
      9 P. S. Gils 2012 ` 5-Chem 2007-08 Preparation and characterization of biodegradable hydrogel/nanohydrogel for biomedical
      10 Trinath Biswal 2012 ` 11-Chem 2006-07 Transition metal complex catalysed emulsion and microwave assisted polymerization and copolymerization of acrylic monomers
      11 Subhalaxmi Pradhan 2012 ` 42-Chem 2006-07 Prof. S. N. Naik IIT Delhi Study of biological active constituents of jatropha curcas seed
      12 Ramakanta Samal 2011 ` 25-Chem 2006-07 - CSIR NET JRF,SRF Preparation and characterization of biodegradable acrylic based polymer nanocomposite/composite fire retardant
      13 Debajyoti Ray 2010 ` Prof. G. P. Mohanta Annamalai Unv. ------ Synthesis, characterization and drug release studies from biodegradable cross-linked hydrogel network
      14 Debajyoti Ray 2010 ` Prof. G. P. Mohanta Annamalai Unv. Synthesis, characterization and drug release studies from biodegradable cross-linked hydrogel network
      15 Durgasish Pati 2008 ` 13-Chem 2002-03 Prof. U. N. Dash Utkal Unv. Corrosion behaviour of thermodynamically treated re-bars in cementitious medium with various corroding environment
      16 Bijaysree Samal 2008 ` 06-Chem 2002-03 Preparation and molecular interaction/miscibility behaviour of polymers, copolymers in solution
      17 Pradeep Kumar Rana 2006 ` 12-Chem 2002-03 - UGC JRF,SRF Synthesis, characterization and properties of adhesives and superabsorbing copolymers and composites
      18 Achyutananda Mishra 2006 ` 22-Chem 1994-95 Studies on viscosity and ultrasonic velocity of some cobalt (iii) complexes in ethylene glycol-water mixed solvent system
      19 Roomky Mohapatra 2005 ` 5-Chem 2002 CSIR JRF,SRF Synthesis and properties of acrylic based polymers, copolymers and composites
      20 Gobinda Chandra Sahu 2005 ` 02-Chem 2001 Complex catalyzed emulsion polymerization & co-polymerization of acrylic monomers initiated by peroxosalts
      21 Goutam Datta 2003 ` 11-Chem 2000 Prof. T. K. Bhattacharya KolKata Unv. Analysis and bioavailability of certain constituent drugs in multicomponent formulations
      22 Nandalal Debsarkar 2003 ` 43-Chem 1999 Studies on chemical modification of jute(jrc-321) by pulping and grafting with respect to some physical properties
      23 Sarat Kumar Swain 2001 ` 11-Chem 1997-98 Emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization involving metal salts and complex initiating systems and study on the solution properties of the polymers
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Nonconventional Emulsion Polymerization of acrylonitrile catalysed by in situ metal complex, P K Sahoo and B Samal, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, ISSN: 0256-7679 (Print) 1439-6203 (Online) (2007), 25(2), 145. DOI: doi/abs/10.1142/S0256767907001947. 2006-07
      2 Simultaneous studies on kinetics, bio-adsorption behaviour of chitosan grafted thin film nanohydrogel for removal of hazardous metal ion from water, T R Sethy, A K Pradhan and P K Sahoo, Environmental Nanotechnology Monitoring & Management, ISSN: 2215-1532, (2019) 12, 100262. 2018-19
      3 New strategies for the construction of eggshell powder reinforced starch based fire hazard suppression biomaterials with tailorable thermal, mechanical and oxygen barrier properties, D K Jena and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, ISSN: 0141-8130, (2019), 140, 496-504. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.08.156 2018-19
      4 Highly toxic Cr (VI) adsorption by (chitosan-g-PMMA)/silica bionanocomposite prepared via emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization, T R Sethy and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, ISSN: 0141-8130, (2019), 122, 1184-1190. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.09.069. 2018-19
      5 Characterization, Biodegradation and water absorption of chemically modified Tossa variety jute fiber via pulping & grafting with acrylamide, P K Sahoo, R Mohapatra, N L Debsarkar, S K Swain and A Sahoo, International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, ISSN‎: ‎1023-666X (2005), 10(3-4), 153. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/10236660500397845. 2003-04
      6 Development of biodegradable cellulose-g-poly(butyl acrylate)/kaolin nanocomposite with improved fire retardancy and mechanical properties, D K Jena and P KSahoo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995,(2018), 135, 45968. DOI: 10.1002/app.45968. 2017-18
      7 Synthesis and study of mechanical and fire retardant properties of (carboxymethyl cellulose -g-polyacrylonitrile)/montmorillonite biodegradable nanocomposite, P K Sahoo and D K Jena, Journal of Polymer Research, ISSN: 1022-9760,(2018), 25, 260,DOI:org/10.1007/s10965-018-1659-3. 2017-18
      8 Simultaneous improvement of mechanical and fire retardant properties of synthesised biodegradable guar gum-g-poly(butyl acrylate)/montmorillonite nanocomposite, D K Jena and P K Sahoo, Polymer Degradation and Stability, ISSN: 0141-3910,(2018), 154,37 DOI:org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.05.020. 2017-18
      9 A Microwave-irradiated Novel Superabsorbent Polymer Hydrogel (Guargum-g-PAA): Synthesis, Characterization and Property Studies”, P. Behera, T R Sethy and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, ISSN:2455-3492,(2018),4(2),009. DOI:http://dx.doi.org 10.17352/ijnnn 2017-18
      10 Geo-Chemical and Mineralogical Characterization of Solid Waste Materials Generated from Metallurgical Furnaces- A Case Study, S K Samal, S Rout, P K Sahoo and D K Behera, Indian Journal of Environmental Sciences, ISSN: 0971-8958, (2018), 22(2), 55. 2017-18
      11 Complex Catalyzed Microwave Assisted Green synthesis of Guargum-g-P(MMA-co-AM)/MMT Nanocomposite Superabsorbent, P Behera and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Science and Research, ISSN:2319-7064 , (2018),7(4),1186. DOI:ID-ART20181723. 2017-18
      12 Green Synthesis and Characterization of GG-g-P(MMA-co-AN)/MMT Nanocomposite Superabsorbent, P Behera and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Research Methodology, (2018),2(1),32. 2017-18
      13 Synthesis and study of thermal, mechanical and biodegradation properties of Chitosan-g-PMMA with chicken egg shell (nano-CaO) as a novel bio-filler, A K Pradhan and P K Sahoo, Material Science and Enginering C, ISSN: 0928-4931, (2017), 80, 149. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2017.04.076. 2016-17
      14 Chitosan-g-PMMA/Kaolin bionanocomposite to be used as Bioadhesive bone cement implants, A K Pradhan, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, Journal of renewable material, ISSN: 2164-6325 (printed); ISSN: 2164-6341 (online), (2017), 5, 371. 2016-17
      15 Microwave-Assisted Synthesis and Characterization of Eco-friendly Composite SCBF-g-Poly(HEMA-co-AM)/MMT, S Rout and P K Sahoo, British Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, ISSN:2456-9836, (2017), 2016-17
      16 Utilization of Agro-wastes for sustainability of Environment- A Short review, S Rout and P. K Sahoo, International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, ISSN (Online): 2250-0758, ISSN (Print): 2394-6962, (2017), Special Issue for National Seminar on “Sustainable Future, through Leadership and Technology” at GIET, Bhubaneswar, 36. 2016-17
      17 Microwave – Assisted Preparation of Biodegradable Superabsorbent (BNF-GRAFT-PAM)/SS Nanocomposite, S Rout, M Sahu and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Advanced Research, ISSN:2320-5407, (2016), 4(7), 407. DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01. 2015-16
      18 Synthesis of Chitosan based nanohydrogel “Chitosan-g-P(HEMA-co-AA)/Chicken Egg shell thin film, A K Pradhan and P K Sahoo, British Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, ISSN:2456-9836, (2016), 1, 164. 2015-16
      19 A.K.Pradhan, P.K.Rana and P.K Sahoo, Biodegradability and Swelling capacity of Kaolin based Chitosan-g-PHEMA Nanocomposite hydrogel, Intl. J. Biological Macromolecules, 74, 620-626, 2015 2014-15
      20 B.N. Mallick, P.K.Rana and P.K Sahoo, Preparation of Starch based Bionanocomposite Hydrogel with mica for fire retardancy, Advances in Polymer Technology, Vol. 00, No. 0, 2015, DOI 10.1002/adv.21520. 2014-15
      21 T.Biswal, R.Samal, P.K.Sahoo, Microwave Synthesis of Poly(2-EHA-co-ST) copolymer and Poly(2-EHA-co-ST)/MMT Nanocomposites, J.Appl.Polym.Sci., 125, 1467-1475, 2012. 2011-12
      22 S. Pradhan, A. Khan, S.N.Naik, P.K.Sahoo, Experimental Assessment of Toxic phytochemicals in Jatropha curcas: Oil, Cake, Biodiesel and Glycerol, J. Science of Food & Agriculture, Wiley, 92, 511-519, 2012. 2011-12
      23 T. Biswal, R. Samal and P. K. Sahoo, Co(III) complex mediated Microwave Assisted Synthesis of PAN, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 117(3), 1837-1842, 2010. 2009-10
      24 D.Ray, P. S. Gils, G.Mohanta, R. Manavalan, P.K.Sahoo, Comparative. Delivery of Diltiazem Hydrochloride through Synthesized Polymer: Hydrogel and Hydrogel Microspheres, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 116(2), 959-968, 2010. 2009-10
      25 P.S.Gils, D.Ray, P.K.Sahoo, Controlled release of doxofylline from biopolymer based hydrogels, Am. J. Biomed. Sci., 2(4), 373-383, 2010. 2009-10
      26 T. Biswal, R. Samal and P.K.Sahoo, Complex-mediated microwave-assisted synthesis of polyacrylonitrile nanoparticles, Nanotechnology,Science and Applications, 3, 77-83, 2010. 2009-10
      27 P.S. Gils, D.Ray, P.K.Sahoo, Designing of silver nanoparticles in gum Arabic based semi-IPN hydrogel, Intl. J. Biological Macromolecules, 46,237-244, 2010. 2009-10
      28 Delivery of Antihypertensive Drug through Synthesized Hydrogel Network, a Comparative Study, D Ray, P S Gils, G Mohanta, R Manavalan and P K Sahoo, Latin American Journal of Pharmacy (formerly Acta Formaceutica Bonaerense), ISSN 0326-2383, (2009), 28 (5), 747. 2008-09
      29 Characteristics of Xanthan based Biodegradable Superporous Hydrogel, P S Gils, D Ray and P K Sahoo, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, ISSN: 0141-8130 (2009), 45, 364. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2009.07.007. 2008-09
      30 Designing of new Acrylic based macroporous superabsorbent polymer hydrogel and its suitability for drug delivery, P S Gils, D Ray, G Mohanta, R Manavalan and P K Sahoo, Intl.J.Pharmacy & Phamaceutical Sci., (2009), 1(2), 43. 2008-09
      31 Potential Advantages of Poly(acrylonitrile-co-methyl acrylate) / Sodium Silicate Nanocomposite over P(AN-co- MA) Copolymer, B Samal, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, Polym. & Polym. Composites, (2009), 2008-09
      32 Development of a biodegradable Rice straw-g-Poly(methyl methacrylate)/Sodium silicate composite flame retardant, R Samal and P K Sahoo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2009), 113(6), 3710. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.30064. 2008-09
      33 Synthesis of Poly (butyl acrylate)/Sodium Silicate Nanocomposite Fire Retardant, P K Sahoo, R Samal, S K Swain¬¬ and P K Rana, European Polymer Journal, ISSN: 0014-3057, (2008), 44(11), 3522-3528. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.033. 2007-08
      34 Biodegradable Flame Retardant Poly (Butyl acrylate)/Silicate Nanocomposites by Emulsifier-Free Emulsion Technique, R Samal, S K Swain¬¬, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, J. Polym. Materials , (2008), 25(3), 305. 2007-08
      35 Novel Biodegradable Flame Retardant, Poly(butyl methacrylate)/Sodium Silicate/Mg(OH)2 Nanocomposite, R. Samal, P.K.Rana,G.P.Mishra and P.K.Sahoo, Polym. Composites (USA), 29, 173, 2008. 2007-08
      36 Designing of biodegradable interpenetrating polymer network of Poly(vinyl alcohol-co-acrylic acid)/Sodium chloride hydrogel :an approach to drug delivery, D Ray, P K Sahoo and G P Mohanta, Intl. J. Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology, (2008), 2, 144. 2007-08
      37 Synthesis and colon specific drug delivery of Poly (acrylic acid-co-acrylamide)/ MBA nanosized hydrogel, D Ray, D K Mohapatra, R Mohapatra, G P Mohanta and P K Sahoo, Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, ISSN: 09205063, 15685624, (2008), 19(11), 1487. DOI: doi.org/10.1163/156856208786140382. 2007-08
      38 Preparation and Characterization of Biodegradable waterabsorbent PAN/SS nanocomposites, B Samal, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, Polymer Composites, ISSN:1548-0569 (2008), 29, 1203. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/pc.20494. 2007-08
      39 Fire Retardancy and Biodegradability of Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) / Montmorillonite Nanocomposite, P K Sahoo and R Samal, Polymer Degradation and Stability, ISSN: 0141-3910, (2007), 92(9), 1700. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2007.06.003. 2006-07
      40 Release Study of Alfuzosin Hydrochloride Loaded to Novel Hydrogel P( HEMA-co-AA), R Mohapatra, D Ray, A K Swain, A K Pal and P K Sahoo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2007), 108(1), 380. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.27089. 2006-07
      41 Synthesis and PSA Performance of Poly(EHA-co-AA)/Silicate Nanocomposites used in Transdermal Drug Delivery, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2007), 106(6), 3915. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.27034. 2006-07
      42 Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(butyl acrylate)/Silicate Nanocomposites by Emulsifier-free Emulsion Technique, S.K.Swain, R. Samal and P.K.Sahoo, Polymer Preprints (ACS, USA), (2006), 47(2), 652. 2005-06
      43 Synthesis, Characterization & Antimicrobial activity study of new 4-thiazolidinone, R.Mohapatra, A. K. Swain and P.K.Sahoo, J.Teach & Research Chem., (2006), 13(1), 66. 2005-06
      44 Interpenetrating Polymer Network PVA/PAA Hydrogels, P K Sahoo, P K Rana and S K Swain, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (USA) ISSN: 0091-4037 (print) 1563-535X (online), (2006), 55(1), 65. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/009140390916440. 2005-06
      45 Synthesis and Biodegradability of Starch-g-ethyl methacrylate/sodium acrylate/sodium silicate Superabsorbing Composite, P K Rana and P K Sahoo, Journal of Materials Science (USA), ISSN: 1573-4803(online) 0022-2461(print) (2006), 41, 6470. DOI: article/10.1007/s10853-006-0504-y. 2005-06
      46 Poly(2-hydroxy ethyl methacrylate-co-acrylic acid) as novel biodegradable macroporous hydrogel, R Mohapatra, P K Rana, R Mohapatra, A Swain and P K Sahoo, Polymers & Polymer Composites, ISSN‎: ‎0967-3911, (2005), 13(8), 873. DOI: doi.org/10.1177/096739110501300806. 2004-05
      47 Preparation, Characterization, and Biodegradability of Jute-Based Natural Fiber Composite Superabsorbents, P K Sahoo, G C Sahu, P K Rana and A Das, Advances in Polymer Technology, ISSN:1098-2329, (2005), 24 (3), 208. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/adv.20042. 2004-05
      48 Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Intercalated PEHA/Silicate Nanocomposites: XRD, TEM, IR, TGA, Superabsorbency, Pressure-Sensitive Adhesion and Biodegradation, P K Rana, S K Swain and P K Sahoo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2004), 93(3), 1007. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.20568. 2003-04
      49 Co(III)-mediated microemulsion polymerization of Acrylonitrile: Kinetics and particle morphology, P K Sahoo, B Samal and S K Swain, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2004), 91(5), 3120. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.13485. 2003-04
      50 Biodegradation Studies of Starch based Composite Superabsorbents, P K Sahoo, P K Rana and A Sahoo, Polymers & Polymer Composites, ISSN‎: 09673911, (2004), 12 (7), 627. 2003-04
      51 Synthesis and Property Characterization of Pineapple Leaf fiber based natural fiber composites via Grafting, P K Sahoo, R Mohapatra, G C Sahu and M Dalai, Polymers and Polymer Composites, (2003), 11, 563. 2002-03
      52 Synthesis and Kinetics Study of PMMA Nanoparticles by Nonconventional Emulsion Polymerization, P K Sahoo and R Mohapatra, European Polymer Journal, ISSN: 0014-3057, (2003), 39(9), 1839. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/S0014-3057(03)00090-9. 2002-03
      53 Ultrasonic and Viscometric Investigation of PVA-Dextran mixture in aqueous solution, P K Sahoo, S K Swain, A Sahoo and R Mohapatra, Journal.of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2003), 88(14), 3196. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.12158. 2002-03
      54 Characterization and Properties of Corchorus capsularis Jute Pulp: TGA, DSC, XRD, Biodegradation and Superabsorbency, P K Sahoo, P K Rana, N L Debsarkar, A Sahoo and S K Swain, Journal of Polymer Science, Part-A, Polymer Chemistry, ISSN‎: ‎0887-624X (print); 1099-0518 (web), (2003), 41(17), 2696. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/pola.10813 2002-03
      55 Catalytic effect of Cu(II)/Histidine chelate complex on emulsion polymerization of methyl methacrylate initiated by different peroxo salts, G C Sahu, S K Swain and P K Sahoo, Polymer Journal, ISSN: 0032-3896, (2003), 35(4), 364. DOI: pj200347 2002-03
      56 Emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile catalyzed by Co(II)/Glycine chelate complex, S K Swain and P K Sahoo, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. Section B: Engineering, ISSN 1319-8025, (2002), 27(1A), 57. 2001-02
      57 Preparation, Characterization and Properties of Unbleached, Bleached and Grafted Pulps from JRC-321 variety Jute Fiber, P K Sahoo, S K Swain and N L Debsarkar, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (2002) 83(9), 1963. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.10122. 2001-02
      58 Effect of Cu(II)/H2Salen complex on the non-conventional emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile, P K Sahoo, G C Sahu and S K Swain, European Polymer Journal, ISSN: 0014-3057 (2002), 38(2), 345. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/S0014-3057(01)00187-2. 2001-02
      59 Effect of in situ developed Cu(II)/Alanine chelate complex on the emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile initiated by monopersulfate, P K Sahoo, M Dey, A Behera and S K Swain, J.Polymer Materials, (2000), 17(2), 177. 1999-00
      60 Synthesis of Zirconocene-Acetylene & Zirconocene-Diacetylene polymers, P K Sahoo and S K Swain, Journal of Polymer Science, Part-A, Polymer Chemistry, ISSN‎: ‎0887-624X (print); 1099-0518 (web) (1999), 37, 3899. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-0518(19991101)37:21<3899::AID-POLA3>3.0.CO;2-4. 1998-99
      61 Emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile: Effect of in situ developed Cu(II)/Glycine chelate complex initiated by monopersulfate, P K Sahoo, M Dey and S K Swain, Journal.of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web), (1999), 74(12), 2785. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-4628(19991213)74:12<2785::AID-APP1>3.0.CO;2-X. 1998-99
      62 A modern approach to polymer chemistry: 2. Chain polymerization-I, P K Sahoo, J.Teaching & Research in Chem., (1998), 5(2), 39. 1997-98
      63 Microbial degradation of Carbosulfan & Carbofuran retreated rice soil suspension, A Sahoo, N Sethunathan and P K Sahoo, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes, ISSN‎: ‎1532-4109 (1998), B33(4), 369. DOI: doi/abs/10.1080/03601239809373151. 1997-98
      64 Graft coplymerization onto wool fibers: grafting of acrylamide onto wool fibers initiated by potassium monopersulfate/Fe(II) redox system, G Giri, P K Sahoo and R K Samal, Journal.of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web) (1990), 40(3-4), 471. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/app.1990.070400314. 1989-90
    2. National Publications:
      1 D. Ray, P. S. Gils, G.Mohanta, R. Manavalan, P.K.Sahoo, Sensitive Hydrogels as controlled drug delivery devices, The Pharma Review, Jan-Feb, 146-152, 2010.
      2 Mamata Sahu, R. Samal, and P.K.Sahoo, A Biodegradable Jute-g-Poly(2-ethyl hexylacrylate)/ Montmorillonite composite flame retardant, Indian J. Chem. Techn., 22, Nov., 2015.(IF:0.582).
      3 Mamata Sahu, R. Samal, and P.K.Sahoo, Preparation of Superabsorbent Polymer Rice straw-g-Polyacrylamide from Renewable Biowaste, Asian J. Chem., 27(9), 3377-3382, 2015.
      4 B.N. Mallick, P.K.Rana and P.K Sahoo, Starch-g-Poly(Acrylic Acid)/Mica Bionanocomposite Superabsorbent: Biodegradability and Swelling behavior studies, European J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci, 2(1), 221-232, 2015. (IF:2.06).
      5 R. Samal and P. K. Sahoo, Synthesis of a biodegradable polyacrylonitrile/sodium silicate nanocomposite fire retardant, Indian J. Chem.Technol.(NISCAIR), 17, March, 139-144, 2010.
      6 P.S.Gils, D.Ray, P.K.Sahoo, A quantitative HPLC determination of itaconic acid residuals in polymer hydrogels, Analytical Chemistry, 2010- In Press.
      7 S. Pradhan, L.C.Meher, S.N.Naik & P.K.Sahoo, Oil content & fatty acid composition of Jatropha Curcas seedover Indian domain & Biodiesel preparation, JLST, 42(1), Jan-Mar, 19-23, 2010.
      8 S.Pradhan, N.K.Sahoo,S.N.Naik, P.K.Sahoo, Estimation of Toxic Phorbol Ester in Jatropha Curcas oil, cake & biodiesel, Asian J Chem, 22(5), 4069-4074, 2010.
      9 S. Pradhan, N.K.Sahoo,R.C Pradhan, L.Das, S.N.Naik, P.K.Sahoo, Toxic Phorbol ester in Jatropha oil, cake & biodiesel, SAARC Oils & Fats Today, 10-13,March, 2010.
      10 R. Samal and P.K.Sahoo, Role of Silicate in Microwave initiated Poly(vinyl acetate)/MMT Nanocomposite Flame Retardants, J.Appl.Polym.Sci.,Under Review.
      11 P.S.Gils, D.Ray, P.K.Sahoo, Designing of collagen based hydrogel system: An approach to controlled drug delivery, Macromolecular Research,Under Review.
      12 P.K. Sahoo, R.Samal and T.Biswal, Microwave-Assisted Preparation of Biodegradable Water Absorbent Polyacrylonitrile/Montmorillonite Clay Nanocomposite, J. Nanotechnology, 2011, 1-11, 2011.
      13 P.S. Gils, N. Sahu, D.Ray, P.K.Sahoo, Hydrolyzed Collagen-Based Hydrogel System Design, Characterization and Application in Drug Delivery, Am. J. Biomed. Sci., 4(2), 167-177, 2012.
      14 N.K. Sahu, P.K.Sahoo, Hydrogels: A Review, International J Macromolecular Science, Advances in Polym Sci and Tech: An International J, 2(4), 43-50, 2012.
      15 B.N. Mallick, P.K.Rana and P.K Sahoo, A comparative study of biodegradable Starch-g-PEHA/SS and Starch-g-PEHA/MMT nanocomposites, J. Polym. Renewable Resources, Rapra, UK, 3(4), 171-183, 2013.
      16 N. K.Sahu, P.S.Gils, and P.K.Sahoo, Synthesis and characterization of Gum ghatti based biopolymer superabsorbent hydrogel, J. Research & Reviews on Polymer, 4(2), 56-65, 2013.
      17 N. K.Sahu, P.S.Gils, D. Ray and P.K.Sahoo, Biodegradable Hydrogels in Controlled Drug delivery, Advances in Polym. Sci. & Technology: An International J., 3(2), 22-30, 2013.
      18 Mamata Sahu, R. Samal, T. Biswal and P.K.Sahoo, Synthesis and characterization of poly(vinyl acetate)/MMT nanocomposite flame retardant, Intl. J. Mat. Sci., 4(3), 90-97, 2014.
      19 Mamata Sahu, and P.K.Sahoo, Synthesis and characterization of flame retardant Pineapple leaf fiber-g-Poly(2-ethyl hexyl acrylate)/MMT composite, European J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci, 1(3), 215-229, 2014. (IF:2.06).
      20 Sanjay Rout and P.K.Sahoo, Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Sugarcane Bagasse Fibre Based Biocomposites, (SCBF-g-PAM)/MMT, Applied Sci. & Adv. Materials Intl, 2 (1), 3-6, 2015 (ISSN:2394-3173).
      21 T. Biswal, P. Behera and P.K Sahoo, Microwave-assisted Synthesis and Gas Barrier Properties of PMMA/Clay Nanocomposite, European J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci, 2(1), 479-493, 2015. (IF:2.06).
      22 BioPolymers: Sustainable Alternative for Food Packaging, M. Sahu and P K Sahoo, Int.J.Engg and Mangt.Research 28-32ISSN (ONLINE): 2250-0758, ISSN (PRINT), (2017), 2394, DOI: 10.31033/ijemr 2016-17
      23 Synthesis and Characterization of Flame retardant Jute-g-Poly (2-Ethyl hexylacrylate)/Montmorillonite composites, M Sahu and P K Sahoo, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, ISSN: 0975-0991(online),0971-457X(print) (2015), 22, November , 303 2014-15
      24 Analysis and Bioavailability of amoxycillin and bromhexine in single and combination dosage in rabbits, G Dutta, T K Bhattacharya and P K Sahoo, J. Inst. Chem.(India), (2003), 75(4), 129-131. 2003-04
      25 Synthesis of PAN nanoparticles via nonconventional microemulsion technique using Co(II)/EDTA in situ complex, P K Sahoo and T Biswal, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (NISCAIR), ISSN:0975-0991 (online) 0971-457x (print), (2007), 14, March, 119. 2005-06
      26 Synthesis & Kinetics of ‘Crumpled’ PMMA latex by non-conventionally initiated emulsion polymerization, R Mohapatra and P K Sahoo, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (NISCAIR), ISSN:0975-0991 (online) 0971-457x (print) (2005), 12(3), 341. 2004-05
      27 Biodegradability of (Pineapple Leaf Fiber-g-PBA)/Silicate Composite Superabsorbents, P K Sahoo, G C Sahu and R Mohapatra, Indian Journal of Fibre &Textile Research (NISCAIR), ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print) (2005), 30, 157. 2004-05
      28 Bioavailability of paracetamol and ibuprofen in single and combination dosage in rabbits, G Dutta,T K Bhattacharya and P K Sahoo, Indian J. Pharmacol., (2004), 36(1), 41-44. 2003-04
      29 Effect of anthraquinone (AQ) on Alkaline Sulphite Pulping of Jute (JRC-321 Variety), N L Debsarkar, P K Sahoo, A Day, P C Ghosh and J Chatterjee, Indian Pulp & Paper Technical Association (IPPTA) J., (2002) 14(1), 15. 2001-02
      30 Alkaline Sulphite Pulping of Jute (JRC-321 Variety), N L Debsarkar, A Day, P K Sahoo, P C Ghosh and J Chatterjee, Indian Pulp & Paper Technical Association (IPPTA) J., (2001), 13(4), 19. 2000-01
      31 Graft copolymerization of acrylamideonto jute pulp initiated by Cu(II)/Glycine/KHSO5/H2O system, S K Swain, N L Debsarkar and P K Sahoo, J.Teaching & Research in Chem., (2000), 7(1), 19. 1999-00
      32 Synthesis of polyacrylonitrile catalyzed by Ni(II)/Glycine complex initiated by monopersulfate, S K Swain and P K Sahoo, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, ISSN: 0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print) (2000), 7, 259. DOI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/22972. 1999-00
      33 Emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization of acrylonitrile in presence of inorganic powders, P K Sahoo, M Dey and S K Swain, J.Teaching & Research in Chem., (1997), 4(2), 21. 1996-97
      34 A modern approach to polymer chemistry: 1. An introduction, P K Sahoo, J.Teaching & Research in Chem., (1996), 3(2), 69. 1995-96
      35 Reaction of polymerization initiators with metal salts and metal complexes in solution: Interaction of potassium monopersulfate with Cu(II) salts and Cu(II)/HQ couple, P K Sahoo, S Send, H S Samantaray, S P Bhattacharjee and R K Samal, J.Indian Chem. Soc., (1986), LXIII(2), 210. 1989-90
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



  1. Edited Books :
    1 Book Chapters: 02 Edited Books: NIL
  2. Text Books :
    1 . Text Books: 01
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 ‘Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites’, Published by Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK, 2011.
    2 ‘Enviromental friendly Food Additives & Dyes’, Published by Reader Service, Kolkata, India, 2012.
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
  2. Seminars:
1 Member, Regional Advisory Committee, Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET,Govt. of India), Bhubaneswar.
2 Prof. Sahoo was a ‘Visiting Professor’ in Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, PRChina.
3 Executive Council Member, Odisha Bigyan Academy, DST, Govt. of Odisha.
4 Council Member, Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Safety Materials, AOFSM, P.R.China
5 Intl Scientfic Member, Flame Retardant Materials & Technology, PR China
6 Hony. Member, Society of Chemical Industry, London, UK,
7 Member, Orissa Chemical Society, Orissa, India
8 Member, Indian Chemical Society, India
9 CChem, MRSC ( Member, Royal Society of Chemistry, London)
10 Prof. Sahoo is a Chartered Chemist & Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, London,
11 Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award as ‘Eminent Educationist’ for 2017
12 Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award of Excellence as ‘Best Academician, 2017’.
13 Prof. GB Behera Best PhD thesis Award, 2011 by Orissa Chem Society.
14 Prof Dayanidhi Patnaik Research Award, 2009 by Orissa Chem Society.
15 Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award & Gold Medal for outstanding research in Physical Sciences, 2008 by Odisha Bigyan Academy, Govt. of Odisha,
16 Vijoy-Govinda Memorial Science Award & Gold Medal, 2006.
  1. Teaching:
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Subject Expert for selection of Lecturer/PGT at OPSC, SSB, Engineering Colleges in Orissa, Delhi Public School, CIPET, IMMT(RRL) & UGC.
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 Major research projects- 03. Minor-04
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 Invited talks delivered: 53
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Associate Director (academic), UDPS, UU, Bhubaneswar, 2002-2003.
    2 Coordinator, UGC-sponsored Refresher Course in Chemistry. UU, 2007.
    3 Head, Chemistry Dept., UU.
    4 Editor/Convener, in Intl/National conf. held in Chemistry Dept. UU.
    5 Observer, UGC-NET Exam. since 2003 and CBSE Exam since 2005.
    6 Coordinator, UGC-SAP-DSA-II in Chemistry. UU, 2013-18.
    7 Chairman/Member, SRC, Board of Studies, Academic Council,Senate of UU/Other Universities/Autonomous Colleges.
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Editor/Convener, in Intl/National conf./seminar held in Chemistry Dept. UU.
    2 Section President, at Annual Conference Indian Council of Chemists, 26-28th December, 2017 at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
1 Prof. Sahoo has done his Post-Doctoral Research twice in University of Michigan, USA & in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2 Prof. Sahoo was a ‘Visiting Professor’ in Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, PR China.
3 Council Member, Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Safety Materials, AOFSM, P.R.China
4 Intl Scientfic Member, Flame Retardant Materials & Technology, PR China
5 Executive Council Member, Odisha Bigyan Academy, DST, Govt. of Odisha