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Dr. Nigamananda Das

Nigamananda Das Name : Dr.   Nigamananda Das
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D. (Utkal); D.Sc. (NOU); Post Doc: CSIR-IMMT, CNRS-France
Phone No. : +91-9437320201
E-mail ID : dasnn64(at)rediffmail(dot)com; chemnou(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Materials Chemistry and Catalysis
  • Waste Water Treatment (Physicochemical/Biological
  • Synthesis and Reactivity of Transition Metal Complexes
  • Inorganic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Analytical 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 Ms. Haripriya Patra 2019 Intercalation and characterization of catalytically active Ni(II) polytungstate … ZnAl layered double hydroxide
      2 Shekhar K. Biswal 2018 Characterization and catalytic activity copper doped……… prepared manganese dioxide
      3 Saroj Kumar Panda 2017 Removal of Uranium(VI) from Ground Water
      4 Arpita Panda 2015 Adsorptive removal of methyl orange by …………. clay rich iron ore tailing
      5 Atanu Sarkar 2015 Photocatalytic applications of layered double hydroxide based materials
      6 Gosto G. Das 2015 Removal of water contaminants by low cost manganese based minerals and wastes
      7 Bhabani S. Mohanta 2014 Oxidative degradation of …. Goethite rich iron ore
      8 Dipteerekha Das 2014 Oxidative degradation ….. low grade manganese ore
      9 Nibedita Pani 2012 Decolurisation of methyl orange by molybdate ….….. hydroxide
      10 Subhendu Rout 2012 Oxidative decolourisation ……… …….. residue
      11 Namita Dalai 2011 Catalytic decomposition ……….. molybdo(pentammine)cobalt(III) complex
      12 Sk. Nazrul 2011 Oxidative Decolourisation of Congo red by using low grade manganese ore
      13 Tanushree Das 2010 Catalytic decomposition of …….. nodule leached residue
    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 Reshma Behura ` Continuing Synthesis, characterization and application of magnetic materials from iron based mineral wastes
      2 Priyambabda Mohapatra ` Continuing Studies on visible light driven photocatalytic activity of some ferrite/carbonaceous material nanocomposites
      3 Maheswata Moharana ` Continuing Study and process development for treatment of sulfate-rich wastewater
      4 Bhabani Shankar Mohanta 2018 ` Sc./Chem./ 26/Ph.D/ 2010/NOU Project Fellow Catalytic and sorption behaviours of some synthetic hydrotalcite like compounds
      5 Pranakrushna Sahoo 2017 ` Sc./Chem./ 22/Ph.D. /2010/NOU Dr. R. Das Studies on adsorptive properties of activated charcoal derived from hard and soft coking coal
      6 Suman Kumar Giri 2016 ` 03-Chemistry / 2009-10/ UU Prof. G.C. Pradhan Recovery and utilization of usable iron and clay materials from the waste iron ore tailings
      7 Subhas Chandra Mallick 2016 ` Sc./Chem./ 19/Ph.D/ 2009/NOU Dr. B.C. Tripathy Characterization and property evaluation of electrochemically prepared battery grade nickel hydroxide in the presence of organic additives
      8 Biswa Ranjan Dhal 2014 ` Sc./Life Sc./ 08/Ph.D./ 2016 /NOU Dr. H.N. Thatoi CSIR Fellow Physico-chemical and Microbial diversity studies of water and soils from chromite mine area with special reference to biotechnological potentials of selected microbes
      9 Ramakanta Sahu 2014 ` Sc./Chem./ 02/Ph.D/ 2006/NOU Catalytic and sorption behaviours of some synthetic hydrotalcite like compounds
      10 Navneet Singh Randhwa 2014 ` Sc./Chem./ 07/Ph.D/ 2007/NOU Dr. R. K. Jana Physicochemical characterisation and applications of leached manganese nodule residue generated in reduction roast – ammonia leaching
      11 Partha Sarathi Das 2014 ` Sc./Chem./ 03/Ph.D/ 2006/NOU Dr. R. Das Geochemical assessment, impact and abatement ….. calcium in ground water of Mayurbhanj, Orissa
      12 Ramesh K. Behera 2014 ` Sc./Chem./ 04/ Ph.D/2007/NOU Dr. R. Das Teacher Fellow Physicochemical charaterisation and adsorption behaviour of some naturally occurring minerals of Orissa
      13 Kalpataru Rout 2013 ` Sc./Chem./ 04/Ph.D/ 2006/NOU Dr. B. Nayak Mineralogical, chemical and metallurgical characteristics of iron ores from Daitari, Orissa, India
      14 Noor Aman Arhari 2012 ` Sc./Chem./ 13/Ph.D/ 2007/NOU Dr. T. Mishra Project Fellow Synthesis, characterisation and photocatalytic evaluation of modified titania based binary oxide materials
      15 Sarat Chandra Dash 2010 ` 07-Chemistry / 2003-04/ UU Prof. P. Mohanty Teacher Fellow Studies on catalytic behaviour and reactivity of some mono and hetero binuclear metal complexes
      16 Pakanj Kumar Parhi 2009 ` Sc./Chem./ 06/Ph.D/ 2006/NOU Dr. K. Sarangi Project Fellow Extraction of metal ions by supported liquid membrane using extractants and their synergistic effect
      17 Amitabh Dash 2006 ` 07-Chemistry / 1999/ UU Prof. P. Mohanty Teacher Fellow Synthesis and reactivities of some cobalt(III) and Cr(III) complexes
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 P. Mohapatra, S. K. Giri, N. Das, Adsorptive and photocatalytic remediation of aqueous organic dyes and chromium(VI) by manganese(II) substituted magnetite nanoparticles, Desalination and Water Treatment, (2019) doi: 10.5004/dwt.2019.23524. 2018-19
      2 S. Mishra, N. Das, P. Parhi, Rapid Microwave –Hydrothermal Synthesis of CeO2 Nanoparticles for simultaneous adsorption/photodegradation of organic dyes under visible light, Optik (Elsevier), 169 (2018) 125-136. 2018-19
      3 P. Sahoo, R. Das, N. Das, Adsorptive removal of phenol from aqueous solutions and coking wastewater by coke produced from hard and soft coking coals, Desalination and Water Treatment, (2017) 1-11. doi: 10.5004/dwt.2017.21309. 2017-18
      4 Noor Aman, N.N. Das, T. Mishra, Effect of N-doping on visible light activity of TiO2–SiO2 mixed oxide photocatalysts, J. Environ. Chemical Engg. (Elsevier), 4 (2016) 191–196. 2016-17
      5 B. S. Mohanta, R. Das and N. Das, Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of tungstocobaltate-pillared ZnAl-layered double hydroxide, Eur. Chem. Bull., 6(2017) 415-420. 2016-17
      6 7. S. K. Giri, P. Sahoo, R. Das and N. Das, Coke/Fe3O4 nanoparticles composites: synthesis, characterization and adsorption behaviour towards organic dyes, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 17483-17493 (Published online: 03 Sep 2015). 2016-17
      7 S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Visible light induced photocatalytic decolourisation of rhodamine B by magnetite nanoparticles synthesised using recovered iron from waste iron ore tailings, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 900-907 (Published online: 17 Oct 2014). 2015-16
      8 N. S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana and N.N. Das, Adsorptive remediation of Cu(II)and Cd(II) contaminated water using manganese nodule leaching residue, Desalination Water Treatment, 52 (2014), 4197-4211. 2014-15
      9 S.K. Giri, G.C. Pradhan, N.N. Das, Thermal, electrical and tensile properties of synthesized magnetite/polyurethane nanocomposites using magnetite nanoparticles derived from waste iron ore tailing, J. Polymer Res., 21 (2014) 446. 2014-15
      10 H.N. Thatoi, S. Das, Jigni Mishra, B.P. Rath, N. Das, Bacterial chromate reductase, a potential enzyme for bioremediation of hexavalent chromium: A review, J. Environ. Management, 146 (2014) 383-399. 2014-15
      11 B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Characterizing toxic Cr(VI) contamination in chromite mine overburden dump and its bacterial remediation, J. Hazardous Mater. 260 (2013) 141-149. 2014-15
      12 S. Das, J. Mishra, S.K. Das, S. Pandey , D.S. Rao, A. Chakraborty, M. Sudarshan, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, Investigation on mechanism of Cr(VI) reduction and removal by Bacillus amyloliquifaciens, a novel chromate tolerant bacterium isolated from chromite mine soil, Chemosphere, 96 (2014) 112 – 121. 2014-15
      13 B. Dhal, H.N. Thatoi, N.N. Das and B.D. Pandey, Chemical and microbial remediation of hexavalent chromium from contaminated soil and mining/metallurgical solid waste: A review, J. Hazardous Mater., 250-251 (2013) 272-291. 2013-14
      14 R. Sahu, B. S. Mohanta and N. N. Das*, Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic activity of mixed oxides derived from ZnAlTi ternary layered double hydroxides, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 74 (2013) 1263-70. 2013-14
      15 N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana and N.N. Das, Silicomanganese production utilising low grade manganese nodules leaching residue, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. C), (2012) 1-9. 2012-13
      16 S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Iron oxide/titania photocatalyst derived from TiO2.nH2O coated ferric hydr(oxide) precursors: Characterisations and visible light activity, Powder Technology, 239 (2013) 193-198. 2013-14
      17 O. Mohanta, Y.N. Singhbabu, S.K. Giri, D. Dadhichi, N.N. Das and R.K. Sahu, Degradation of Congo red pollutants using microwave derived SrFe12O19: An efficient magnetic photocatalyst under visible light, J. Alloys Compounds, 564 (2013) 78-83. 2013-14
      18 S.K. Giri and N.N. Das*, Recovery of Hg(0) from the aqueous Hg(I/II) present in analyte solution after quantitative determination of iron, J. Chemistry, 2013 (2013) 1-3. 2013-14
      19 P. K. Satapathy, N. S. Randhawa, N. N. Das*, Oxidative decolourisation of methylene blue by leached sea nodule residues generated by reduction-roasting ammoniacal leaching process, Environ. Technol., 33 (2012) 515-522. 2011-12
      20 N.S. Randhawa, N.N. Das, R.K. Jana, Selenite adsorption using leached residues generated by reduction roasting–ammonia leaching of manganese nodules, J. Hazardous Mater., 241-242 (2012) 486- 492. 2012-13
      21 N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and viscosity aspects in manganese nodule residue smelting for silicomanganese production communicated to Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 88-95 2012-13
      22 R.K. Behera, K. Rout, B. Nayak and N.N. Das*, Removal of selenium and arsenic oxyanions using natural goethite-rich iron ore from Daitari, India: Effect of heat treatment, Adsorption Sci. Technol., 30 (2012) 867-879. 2012-13
      23 S.K. Giri, N.N. Das* and G.C. Pradhan, Synthesis and characterisation of magnetite nanoparticles using iron ore tailings for adsorptive removal of dyes from aqueous solution, Colloids Surf. A, 389 (2011) 43-49. 2011-12
      24 S.K. Giri, N.N. Das* and G.C. Pradhan, Magnetite powder and kaolinite derived from waste iron ore tailings environmental applications, Powder Technology, 214 (2011) 513-518. 2011-12
      25 R. Mishra. Dhal, S.K. Dutta, T.K. Dangar, N.N. Das*, H.N. Thatoi, Optimization and characterization of chromium(VI) reduction in saline condition by moderately halophilic Vigribacillus sp. isolated from mangrove soil of Bhitarkanika, India, J. Hazard. Mater., 227-228 (2012) 219-226. 2012-13
      26 N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana, N.N. Das, Manganese Nodules Residue: Potential Raw Material for FeSiMn Production, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 22-27. 2012-13
      27 N.S. Randhawa, R. K. Jana, N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and Viscosity Aspects in Manganese Nodule Residue Smelting for Silicomanganese Production, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 88-95. 2012-13
      28 B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H. N. Thatoi, B. D. Pandey, Bacterial Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium from Contaminated Overburden Soil, Int. J. Metallurgical Engg., 1 (2012) 83-87. 2012-13
      29 Noor Aman, P.K. Satapathy, T. Mishra, M. Mahato, N.N. Das, Synthesis and photocatalytic activity of mesoporous cerium doped TiO2 as visible light sensitive photocatalyst, Mater. Res. Bull., 47 (2012) 179–183. 2012-13
      30 R R. Mishra, S. Prajapati, J. Das, T.K. Dangar, N. N. Das* and H.N. Thatoi, Reduction of selenite to red elemental selenium by moderately halotolerant Bacillus megaterium strains isolated from Bhitarkanika mangrove soils and characterizations of reduced product, Chemosphere, 84 (2011) 1231-1237. 2011-12
      31 R.K. Behera, P.K. Satapathy, N. S. Randhawa, N.N. Das*, Adsorptive removal of Phosphate using leached sea nodule residue generated by reduction-roasting ammoniacal leaching process, Adsorption Sci. Technol. 28 (2010) 611-627. 2011-12
      32 N.N. Das*, P.K. Satapathy, S.C. Dash, P. Mohanty, Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of neat and alumina supported trans-(diaqua)(N,N-ethylenebissalicylamide) chromium(III): a comparative study, React. Kinet. Mech. Catal. 102 (2011) 367–376 2011-12
      33 B. Dhal, H.N. Thatoi, N.N. Das* and B.D. Pandey, Reduction of hexavalent chromium by bacillus sp. isolated from chromite mine soils and characterization of reduced product, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 85 (2010) 1471-1479. 2010-11
      34 N.N. Das* and R. Das, Synthesis, characterization and activation of quaternary layered double hydroxides for one pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone, React. Mech. Kinet. Catal., 99 (2010) 397. 2009-10
      35 N.N. Das*, J. Konar, M.K. Mohanta and A.K. Upadhaya, Synthesis, characterization and adsorptive properties of hydrotalcite-like compounds derived from titanium rich bauxite, Reac. Kinet. Mech. Catal., 99 (2010) 167. 2010-11
      36 B. Dhal, N.N. Das, B.D. Pandey and H.N. Thatoi, Environmental quality of the Boula-Nuasahi chromite mine area in India, Mine Water Environ., 30(2011) 191-196. 2010-11
      37 M. Singh, A.K. Bhattamishra and N.N. Das, Study on the effect of organic additives on Inhibition of Corrosion of Mild Steel in 2M H2SO4 solution, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 51 (2009) 45. 2009-10
      38 P.K. Parhi, N.N. Das, K. Sarangi, Extraction of cadmium from dilute solution using supported liquid membrane, J. Hazard. Mater., 172 (2009) 773-779. 2009-10
      39 N.N. Das and Rita Das, In-situ formation of anionic chromium(III) ascorbate complex in the hydrotalcite interlayer, Appl. Clay Sci., 42 (2008) 90-94 2007-08
      40 N.N. Das and R.K. Jana, Adsorption of some bivalent heavy metal ions from aqueous solutions by manganese nodules leached residue, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 293 (2006) 253-262 2006-07
      41 N.N. Das*, P. Pattanaik and R. Das, Defluoridation of drinking water using activated titanium rich bauxite, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 292 (2005) 1-10. 2005-06
      42 N.N. Das and A. Samal, Synthesis, characterisation and rehydration behaviour of titanium(IV) containing hydrotalcite like compounds, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 72 (2004) 219-225 2003-04
      43 N.N. Das, A. Dash, G.S. Brahama and P. Mohanty,Synthesis, characterisation and dissociation of a glycinate bridged trinuclear Co(III)-Cu(II)-Co(III) complex, Inorg. React. Mech., 5 (2003) 73. 2003-04
      44 N.N. Das, J. Konar, M.K. Mohanta and S.C. Srivastava, Adsorption of Cr(VI) and Se(IV) from their aqueous solution on Zr4+ substituted ZnAl/MgAl-layered double hydroxides. Effect of Zr4+ substitution in the layer, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 270 (2004) 1-8. 2004-05
      45 N.N. Das and S.C. Srivastava, Catalytic characterisation of bi-functional catalysts derived from Pd-Mg-Al layered double hydroxides, Bull. Mater. Sci., 25 (2002) 283. 2003-04
      46 D. Tichit, N.N. Das, R. Durand and B. Coq, Synthesis and characterisation of Zr4+ containing layered double hydroxide precursors and acido-basic property of their calcined products, Chem. Mater. (Amer. Chem. Soc.), 14 (2002)1530. 2002-03
      47 F. Prinetto, G. Ghiotti, N. N. Das, D. Tichit and B. Coq, Characterisation of palladium catalysts supported on hydrotalcite-derived mixed oxides, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal., 140 (2001) 391 2001-02
      48 N.N. Das, D. Tichit, R. Drand, P. Graffin and B. Coq, Influence of metal function in the one-pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone from acetone over palladium supported on Mg(Al)O mixed oxides catalysts, Catal. Lett., 71( 2001)181. 2001-02
      49 N.N. Das, A.K. Sahoo and K.M. Parida, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. XI. Physicochemical characterisation and catalytic activity of silver oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 200 (1998) 249. 1998-99
      50 K.M. Parida, A.Samal and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. IX. Catalytic oxidation of thiols to disulphides by central Indian Ocean manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 197 (1998) 236. 1997-98
      51 K.M. Parida, A. Samal and N.N. Das, Catalytic ketonisation of monocarboxylic acids by Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules, Appl. Catal. (General), 166 (1998) 201. 1997-98
      52 N.N. Das*, Kinetics and mechanism of binuclear complexes between Ni(II)/Co(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato(tetren)cobalt(III). Anomalous behaviour in the dissociation of binuclear species, Transition Met. Chem., 23 (1998) 235. 1997-98
      53 K.M. Parida, A.K. Sahoo and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules. VI. Physico-chemical characterisation and catalytic activity of lanthanum oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 187 (1997) 457. 1996-97
      54 K.M. Parida, B. Gorai and N.N. Das, Studies on ferric oxide-hydroxide.III. Adsorption of selenite on iron oxyhydroxide and ferrihydrite, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 185 (1997) 355. 1997-98
      55 K.M. Parida, N.N. Das and A. K. Sahoo, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.VII. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of rare earth oxide mixed manganese nodules, J. Colloids Interface Sci., 183 (1997) 374. 1997-98
      56 K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean manganese Nodules.V. Effecet of -irradiation on physico-chemical properties and catalytic activity of polymetallic nodules, React. Kinet. Catal. Lett., 62 (1997) 191. 1997-98
      57 K. M. Parida, B. Gorai and N.N. Das, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.III. Adsorption of aqueous selenite on ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 187 (1997) 375. 1997-98
      58 N.N. Das and R. Das, Synthesis, characterisation and dissociation of some mixed valent binuclear complexes, Polyhedron, 16 (1997) 2135. 1996-97
      59 N. N. Das, P.K. Satapathy and K.M. Parida, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.IV. Adsorption of some heavy metals ions on ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 181 (1996) 456. 1996-97
      60 N.N. Das and R. Das, Complexation of cobalt(II) with histidinato(pentaammine) cobalt(III) in aqueous medium. A kinetic and mechanistic study, Transition Met. Chem., 21 (1996) 238. 1995-96
      61 K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy , N.N. Das and S.B. Rao, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.II. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of thermally treated marine manganese nodules, J. Colloids Interface Sci., 179 (1996) 241. 1995-96
      62 R. Das, N.N. Das, A.C. Dash and S. Aditya, Kinetics and mechanism of anation of hydroxo(tetren)cobalt(III) by thisulphate, the base hydrolysis of (S-bonded) thiosulphato(tetren)cobalt(III) and photochemistry of O- and S-bonded thiosulphato complex, Transition Met. Chem., 21 (1996) 90. 1995-96
      63 K.M. Parida, N.N. Das and P.K. Satapathy, Studies on Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules.I. Physico-chemical characteristics and catalytic activity of ferromanganese nodules, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 173 (1995) 112. 1995-96
      64 R. Das, N.N. Das and A. C. Dash, Kinetic and mechanism of complex formation of bivalent and trivalent metal ion with petaammine(nitrilotriacetato)cobalt(III) in aqueous medium, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., (1995) 3627. 1994-95
      65 N. N. Das and A. C. Dash, Synthesis, characterization and electrochemistry of binuclear copper(II) complex of Schiff’s base derived from 2-aminomethylbenzimidazole and salicylaldehyde, Polyhedron, 14 (1995) 1221. 1994-95
      66 N.N. Das and R. Das, Interaction of bivalent transition metal ions with iminodiacetato (tetraammine/pentaammine)cobalt(III) ions. A kinetic and equilibrium study, Transition Met. Chem., 20 (1995) 463. 1994-95
      67 N.N. Das, Thermal behaviour of some salicylato(amine)cobalt(III) complexes, Thermochim. Acta., 257 (1995) 163. 1994-95
      68 N.N. Das, Kinetics and mechanism of complex formation of nickel(II) with O-bonded cis-(diglycinato)bis(ethylenediamine)cobalt(III) and cis-(diglycinato)bis-(triethylene- tetramine) coblat(III) ions, Transition Met. Chem., 18 (1993) 372. 1994-95
      69 N. N. Das, R.K. Nanda and A. C. Dash , Kinetics and mechanism of base hydrolysis of trans-bis(Hmalonato)bis- (ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ion, Transition Met. Chem., 14 (1990) 239. 1990-91
      70 A.C. Dash, R.K. Nanda and N.N. Das, Metal ion catalysed aquation of carboxylatoaminecobalt(III) complexes. Kinetics of copper(II) catalysed aquation of cis-(diformato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ion, Transition Met. Chem., 12 (1987) 338. 1989-90
    2. National Publications:
      1 K. Rout, R. Das and N. Das, Adsorption potential of goethite rich iron ore from Daitari mines towards removal of aqueous fluoride, J. Env. Sci. Poll. Res., 2 (2016) 83-86. (ISSN: 2455-02720) 2015-16
      2 N.S. Randhawa, N.N. Das, R.K. Jana, Cadmium removal using waste residue generated after recovery of base metals from manganese nodules, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 20 (2013) 371-379. 2012-13
      3 R.K. Behera, P.S. Das, R. Das and N.N. Das, Physicochemical characterizations and sorption properties of deposited scale from hard water, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 20 (2013) 95-100. 2012-13
      4 P.K. Satapathy, B. Acharya and N.N. Das, Oxidative decolourisation of methylene blue using heat treated sea nodule residue, Indian J. Chem. Technol., 18 (2012) 483-487. 2011-12
      5 R. Sahu, B.S. Mohanta and N.N. Das*, Intercalation of biologically important iminodiacetato-chromium(III) ion in the interlayer of ZnAl-layered double hydroxide, Indian J. Chem., 51A (2012) 812-815. 2011-12
      6 P.K. Satapathy, D. Swain and N.N. Das, Decomposition of hydrogen peroxide using heat treated Sea nodule residue, Asian J. Chem., 23 (2011) 3063. 2011-12
      7 P.K. Satapathy, S.K. Rana and N.N. Das, Kinetic study of decomposition of aqueous hydrogen peroxide by colloidal manganese dioxide, Asian J. Chem., 23 (2011) 229. 2010-11
      8 S.C. Dash, N.N. Das*, P. Mohanty, Kinetic and mechanism of the reaction of ranitidine hydrochloride with trans-(diaqa)-N,N’-ethylene-bis-salicylamide) chromium(III) and hexaaqua chromium(III) ion: A comparative study, Indian J. Chem. Technol. 18 (2011) 132-136. 2011-12
      9 S.C. Dash, K.C. Behera, N.N. Das, R.R. Jha and P. Mohanty, Mechanistic studies of substitution reaction of trans-(diaqua)(N,N-ethylene-bis- salicylamide)chromium(III) ion, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 87 (2010) 1101-1107. 2009-10
      10 D. K. Mahato, R. K. Choudhury, N.N. Das and S. C. Srivastava, Thermal behaviour of spray dried PZT and PLNZT powders, Indian J. Pure Appl. Phys., 41 (2003) 767-770. 2003-04
      11 J. Konar, N. Chandra, N.N. Das and S. C. Srivastava, Corrosion behavious of white cast iron in organic acids and their sodium salts, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 45 (2003) 39-43. ISSN: 0972-4257. 2002-03
      12 T. Mishra, S.K. Tiwari, N.N. Das and B. Mahato, Synthesis and sorption properties of 13X zeolite derived from coal fly ash, J. Metall. Mater. Sci., 45 (2003) 193. ISSN: 0972-4257. 2003-04
      13 N.N. Das, A. Dash and P. Mohanty, Synthesis, characterisation and complexation reaction of (S)-pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylato/ iminodiacetato(tetraethylenepentamine) cobalt(III) in aqueous medium. A comparative study, Indian J. Chem., 39A (2000) 1044. 1999-00
      14 N.N. Das, A. Dash and P. Mohanty, Synthesis and characterisation of a trinuclear cobalt(III)-Copper(II) complex with pyridine-2-carboxylate as bridging ligand, Indian J. Chem., 39A (2000) 664. 1999-00
      15 A.C. Dash, A.K. Patnaik and N.N. Das, Kinetics and mechanism of reaction of S(IV) with pyruvato(pentaammine)cobalt(III), Indian J. Chem., 37A (1998) 343. (IF-0.851) 1997-98
      16 A.C. Dash, A.K. Patanaik and N.N. Das, Reaction of S(IV) with (tetraethylenepentamine)iron(III), Indian J. Chem., 36A (1997) 268. 1996-97
      17 K.M. Parida and N.N. Das, Reductive dissolution of hematite in hydrochloric acid medium by some inorganic and organic reductants, Indian J. Engg. Mater. Sci, 3 (1997) 243. 1997-98
      18 J.R. Rao, N. N. Das, K.M. Parida and S. B. Rao, Studies on precipitation of lanthanum and cobalt oxalates and gravimetric applications, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 74(1997) 209. 1996-97
      19 K.M. Parida, N. N. Das, P.K. Satapathy and S.B. Rao, Catalytic properties of polymetallic nodules (Review article), J. Sci. Ind. Res., 55 (1996) 234. 1995-96
      20 K.M. Parida, P.K. Satapathy and N.N. Das, Surface acidity and textural properties of Indian Ocean Manganese Nodules, Indian J. Chem., 34A (1995)632. 1995-96
      21 N.N. Das, J. Dei and P. Mohanty, Oxidation of cis-(diglycinato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) by peroxy-disulphate in aqueous solution, J. T .R. Chem., 2 (1995) 29. 1994-95
      22 N.N. Das, K.M. Parida, B.C. Tripathy and S.B. Rao, Physico-chemical properties of copper substituted lanthanum manganate and catalytic activity for hydrogen peroxide decomposition and CO oxidation Indian J. Chem., 33A (1994) 820. 1993-94
      23 P. Mohanty, N.N. Das, Silver catalysed oxidation of cis-(diglycinato)bis (ethylenediamine)cobalt (III) ion by potassium peroxydisulphate in aqueous solution, J. Indian Chem. Soc.,71 (1994) 143. 1993-94
      24 A.C. Dash, N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Reaction of carboxylato(amine)cobalt(III) in solution (Review), J. Indian Chem. Soc.,70 (1993) 183 1992-93
      25 N.N. Das*, Kinetics and mechanism of complex formation and dissociation of binuclear complex of cobalt(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato(pentammine)coblat(III) ion, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci.), 105 (1993) 245. 1993-94
      26 N.N. Das, J.R. Rao, K.M. Parida and S.B. Rao, Complexometric estimation of lanthanum and cobalt or manganese in mixed oxide samples, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1993) 736. 1993-94
      27 N.N. Das and A.C. Dash, Reaction of coordinated ligands ; Complex formation between nickel(II) and pyridine-2-carboxylato/pyridine-3-carboxylato(pentaammine)coblat(III) ions and aquation of cobalt(III) substrates catalysed by nickel(II) and copper(II). A comparative study, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1993) 531. 1993-94
      28 N. N. Das and A.C. Dash, Kinetics and mechanism of formation of binuclear complexes between glycinato(pentammine)cobalt(III) and glycinato(tetraethylenepentamine) cobalt(III) ions with nickel(II) in aqueous O-bonded medium, Indian J. Chem., 32A (1992) 678. 1992-93
      29 N.N. Das, R.K. Nanda and A.C. Dash, Preparation, characterisation of a Co(III)-Cu(II) mixed polynuclear complex, Indian J. Chem., 30A (1991) 538. 1991-92
      30 N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Kinetics and mechanism of formation of binuclear complexes of iron(III) with malonato (pentaammine)cobalt(III) and trans-bis(Hmalonato)bis(ethylenediamine) cobalt(III) ions in aqueous solution, Indian J. Chem., 30A (1991) 125. 1991-92
      31 N.N. Das and R.K. Nanda, Kinetics of acid, iron(III) and aluminium(III) catalysed aquation of trans-(Hmalonato)bis(ethylenediamine)coblat(III) ion, Indian J. Chem. 28A (1989) 26. 1989-90
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Thermodynamics and viscosity aspects in manganese nodule residue smelting for silicomanganese production, 16th Int. Conf. on non-ferrous Metallurgy, 2012, New Delhi, 13-14 July 2012, Tech. 6/1-6/8.
      2 N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Utilisation of residue generated in ammoniacal leaching of manganese nodules for removal of copper from aqueous solution, Int. Symp. on Advances in Environment friendly Technology in Mineral Processing & Metal Extraction (AETMME-2012), Institute of Advanced Technol. & Environ. Studies (IATES), BBSR, 18-20 Jan. 2012, pp 38- 47.
      3 N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Removal of Cd(II) ions from aqueous solution by adsorption using manganese nodules leaching residue, Int. Seminar of Mineral Processing Technology (MPT-2011), Indian Institute of Minerals Engg., Udaipur, 20-22 Oct., pp HY24(1-7)
      4 B. Dhal, K.D. Mehta, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Bioremediation of Cr(VI) from chromite mine drainage using native fungal isolates, Proc. 19th Int. Bio-Hydrometallurgy. Conf. 18-22 Sept., 2011, Changsha, China. pp 1109-1114. ISBN/RC: 978-7-5487-0356-3.
      5 N.S. Randhawa, R.K. Jana and N.N. Das, Manganese nodules residue: potential raw material for FeSiMn production, 15th Int. Conf. on non-ferrous Metallurgy, Kolkata, 8-9 July, 2011, pp Tech 9/1-9/9
      6 B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Bioremediation of Cr(VI) from contaminated chromite mine overburden soil and its management, Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Non-Ferrous Metals, TR Mankhand and Abhilash (Eds), 8-9th July, 2011, Kolkata, India, pp 15/1 – 15/4.
      7 S.K. Giri and N.N. Das, Synthesis and adsorption Characteristics of magnetite nanoparticles with ferric iron recovered from waste iron ore tailings, Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering AChemE 2011, Feb 27-28, 2011, published in Advances in Chemical Engineering, 1st Edn., P.K. Bajpai & H. Bhunia Edn., Macmillan Publishers India Ltd., pp. 422-427; 2011.
      8 R.K. Behera, K. Rout, B. Nayak and N.N. Das, Mineralogical characterisation and sorption properties of goethite rich iron ore from Daitari, Orissa, India, Proc. XI Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology, 15-17th Dec. (2010), NML Jamshedpur, 15-17th Dec. (2010); R. Singh, A. Das, P.K. Banerjee, K.K. Bhattacharyya, N.N. Goswami (Eds), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, vol. I, p. 16-20.
      9 B. Dhal, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B. D. Pandey, Kinetic aspects of Cr(VI) bioremediation of water and soil contaminated from chromite mine overburden dumps, Proc. XI Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology, 15-17th Dec. (2010), NML Jamshedpur R. Singh, A. Das, P.K. Banerjee, K.K. Bhattacharyya, N.G. Goswami (Eds), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 1007–1014.
      10 B. Dhal, K.D. Mehta, N.N. Das, H.N. Thatoi, B.D. Pandey, Native fungal isolates for biosorption of Cr(VI): A potential approach for treatment of chromite mine drainage, Proc. National Seminar on Environmental Management in Metallurgical Industries, R. C. Gupta (Eds), 15-16th March (2010), BHU, Varanasi, India, pp. 67-71.
      11 M.K. Mohant, N.N. Das, D.S. Rao, B. Ravi Kumar, B. Mahato, R.K. Rath, Ti-Geochemistry in Bauxite-Laterite Association and Its Importance for By-Product Value, Proceedings of Xth Congress of International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA-21008), 28-30 Nov., 2008, Bhubaneswar, India, pp. 57-61.
      12 J.R. Rao, N.N. Das and S.B. Rao, Strontium doped lanthanum cobaltate as auto exhaust emission International Series on Chem. Engg. H.S.Ray and A.K.Mitra (Edn.) PDI (CSIR) and Wiley Eastern Ltd., (1995) 153.
      13 K.M. Parida, N.N. Das, J.R. Rao and S.B. Rao, Solid state chemistry and catalytic activity of rare earth oxide doped Indian Ocean Manganese nodules, Int. Conf. Catal and Catalytic Processing, Cape Town, South Africa (1993) 467.
  1. Edited Books :
    1 Layered Clay Materials for Functional Applications, Edited by T. Mishra and N.N. Das, International Publisher Europe Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, ISSN No. 1013-9826 (http://www.ttp.net/1013-9826.html).
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 S.C. Mallick, B.C. Tripathy, N. Das, Electrochemical Methods for the Treatment of High COD Loaded Industrial Effluent and their Complete Removal, in Dash, A.K., Das, M. (ed.) Advances in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, (2015) Daya Publishing Houseฎ, New Delhi.
    2 N.N. Das, Progress in one-pot synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone using multifunctional layered based catalysts, Key Engineering Materials Vol. 571 (2013) pp 169-196, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/ KEM.571.169.
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP), funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai from 19th – 30th August, 2019 and at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), USA from 16th – 20th September, 2019.
    2 NAAC Assessors’ Interaction Meeting, (General Education Institutions), (13 - 14 June, 2012 at NAAC, Bangalore.
  2. Seminars:
1 JRF/SRF (CSIR-NET) : June 1986- Sept 1989.
2 Research Associate (CSIR) : July 1991- June 1996.
3 Pool Scientist (CSIR) : July 1996 โ?? Nov 1996.
4 BOYSCAST Fellow of DST, Govt. of India (July 1999- June 2000) to work at Labortoire de Materiaux Catalytiques et Catalyse en Chimie Organique (CNRS), Montpellier, FRANCE.
5 INSA Visiting Fellow (May-June, 2007) at CSIR-CLRI, Chennai.
6 Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), C. Chem.
  1. Teaching:
    1 20 YEARS
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Member, Peer Team, National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore (since 2012).
    2 Member, Subject Expert Committee, Odisha Public Service Commission & Jharkhand Public Service Commission.
    3 Reviewer of Research Projects/Regular Reviewer for research articles of National/ International journals.
    4 Resource Person in Refresher Courses at Utkal/Sambalpur/Ranchi Universities and IASC Academic workshops
    5 Member – Subject Expert Committee at CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur; CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar
    6 Vice-President/Executive member: Orissa Chemical Society (2007-08/2011-12).
    7 Member, BOS and SRC of Utkal University and several other Universities/Colleges.
    8 Programme Coordinators, DST-FIST & UGC-SAP (2009-14), Department of Chemistry, North Orissa University
    9 Programme Coordinator, DST-FIST, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University (Sept 2014 – Dec 2015)
    10 Programme Coordinator, DST-FIST, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University (April 2017 - continuing)
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 13
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 International: 10 National: 38
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Head, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University (2017 –2019).
    2 Director, R & D, Utkal University (2018-Continuing)
    3 Professor in Charge, IPR Cell
    4 Head, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University (Sept. 2014 – Dec 2015)
    5 Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Ravenshaw University (June 2015 – Dec 2015)
    6 Coordinator, NAAC, Ravenshaw University
    7 Professor in Charge, Kanika Library, Ravenshaw University (Oct. 2014 – June 2015)
    8 Chairman, Post Graduate Council, North Orissa University (NOU) (June 2008 – May 2009; June 2013 – July 2014)
    9 Head, P. G. Department of Chemistry, NOU (Feb. 2005 – May 2010)
    10 Member, Syndicate, NOU (June 2008 – May 2009; Dec 2012 – July 2014)
    11 Member, Senate and Academic Council, NOU (2005 – 2010; 2013 – July 2014)
    12 Member, Senate and Academic Council, NOU (2005 – 2010; 2013 – July 2014)
    13 Member, Board of Studies & SRC in Chemistry, NOU (2005 - continuing) and URC (2005 - 2014)
    14 Warden, P. G. Hostels, NOU (2007 - 2008; 2012 - 2013)
    15 Professor in Charge, Central Library, NOU (June 2009 – July 2014)
    16 Professor in Charge, Projects and Placement Cell, NOU (2005 - 2007)
    17 Professor in Charge, Refresher Courses, NOU (2005 - 2007)
    18 Professor in Charge, ST/SC Cell, NOU (2006 - 08)
    19 Professor in Charge, UGC matters, NOU (2007- July 2014)
    20 First Appellate Authority, NOU (2008 – 2009)
    21 Professor in Charge and Coordinator, NAAC, NOU (2008 – July 2014)
    22 Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, NOU (2009 – July 2014)
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 National: 07 International: 01
1 • Member, American Chemical Society • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry • Life member of Catalysis Society of India • Life member of Material Society of India • Life Member/Patron Member of Orissa Chemical Society