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Dr. Braja Narayan Patra

Braja Narayan Patra Name : Dr.   Braja Narayan Patra
Designation : Reader
Qualification : M. Sc. , M.Phil., Ph.D. (IIT, Kharagpur), Post-doc (ENSCM, CNRS, France)
Phone No. : +91-8895019001
E-mail ID : brajapatra(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Catalyst
  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  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 Manas Naik 2019 polyaniline composites for removal of dyes from water
      2 Mitarani Pradhan 2018 Acylation Of Amines Catalyzed By Alum Doped Nano Polyaniline
      3 Chinmay Kumar Jena 2017 Synthesis Of Β-Amino Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed By Alum Doped Nano Polyaniline
      4 Sasmita Dash 2016 Removal of Orange-II Dye byAlum Doped PANI: A Comparative Account of Nano and Bulk Adsorbent
      5 Swarnamayee Sathpathy 2016 Alum doped Nanopolyaniline catalyzed 3,3’ –Bis (Indolyl) Methane synthesis
      6 Namrata Prusty 2015 Bis(indolyl)methanes synthesis catalyzed by alum doped polyanilin
      7 Mrs. Deola Majhi 2014 Removal of Dyes from Water by Alum Doped Polyaniline.
      8 Mr. Saroj Sekhar Behera 2014 Synthesis of Anthraquinone derivative catalyzed by potash alum doped polyaniline in aqueous media
      9 Mr.Muralidhara Patra 2013 Synthesis and Characterization of potash alum doped polyaniline
      10 Mrs. Suprava Maharana 2012 Synthesis and Characterization of macrocyclic compounds of triazole
      11 Mr.Ashok Kumar Nayak 2011 Synthesis, Characterization and antibacterial properties of schiff bases and their resin
    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)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Removal of anionic dye from water by potash alum doped polyaniline: Investigation of Kinetics and thermodynamic parameters of adsorption. , Braja N. Patra, Deola Majhi , Journal of Physical Chemistry B , 2015, 119, 8154-64, ISSN: 1520-5207 Impact Factor (3.343).
      2 Graft Copolymerization of Methyl Methacrylate onto Starch Using Ce(IV) â??Glucose Initiator System, N. M. Sangramsingh, B. N. Patra, B. C. Singh and C. M.Patra, J. Appl. Poly. Sci. 2004, 91(2), 981, ISSN: 1097-4628 Impact Factor (1.64).
      3 [Cp2TiCl2] as Polymerization Catalyst in Aqueous Medium: Polymerization of Styrene in Waterâ?ť, Manish Bhattacharjee and Braja N. Patra, J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 68, 1091, ISSN: 0022-328x Impact Factor (2.173).
      4 Cp2TiCl2] Catalyzed Polymerization in Water: Polymerization of Methylmethacrylate to a High Molecular Weight Polymer, Manish Bhattacharjee and Braja N. Patra, Polymer, 2004, 45, 3111, ISSN: 1099-0518, Impact Factor (3.9).
      5 Synthesis of High Molecular Weight Polystyrene and Poly(methyl methacrylate) with Low Polydispersity by [Cp2ZrCl2] Catalyzed Aqueous Polymerization. Braja N. Patra and Manish Bhattacharjee, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2005, 43, 3797, ISSN: 1099-0518, Impact Factor (3.131).
      6 Early Transition Metal Catalyzed Aqueous Emulsion Copolymerization: Copolymerization of Styrene and Methylmethacrylate by Cp2TiCl2 in Aqueous Medium. Braja N. Patra and Manish Bhattacharjee, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2005, 43, 3707, ISSN: 1099-0518, Impact Factor (3.131).
      7 [Cp2VCl2] Catalyzed Aqueous Polymerization Using Dioxygen as Co-catalyst: Remarkable Effect of Dioxygen on the Molecular Weight and Yield of Polymersâ?ť, Braja N. Patra and Manish Bhattacharjee, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2006, 44, 2749, ISSN: 1099-0518, Impact Factor (3.131).
      8 Early Transition Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization in Aqueous Medium: A Short Account of Our Recent Endeavour. Manish Bhattacharjee and Braja N. Patra, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 2007, 37(10), 749-755. ISSN: 1553-3174, Impact Factor (0.533).
      9 Synthesis of Poly( vinybenzyl chloride) and poly(t-Butylacrylate) by RITP: Precursors to Amphiphilic Blockcopolymers, Braja N. Patra, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Polymer preprints, 2008, 49(2), 345, ISSN: 0032-3934.
      10 Synthesis of cationic amphiphilic diblock copolymers of poly(vinylbenzyl triethylammonium chloride) and polystyrene by reverse iodine transfer polymerization (RITP), Braja N. Patra, David Rayeroux, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Rect. Funct. Polym, 2010, 70, 408â??413, ISSN: 1381-5148 Impact Factor (2.513) .
      11 Synthesis of Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymers of Poly(styrene) and Poly(acrylic acid) by Reverse Iodine Transfer Polymerization (RITP) in Solution and Emulsion, David Rayeroux, Braja N. Patra, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Polymer Preprints (2011), 52(2), 715-716, ISSN: 0032-3934.
      12 Synthesis of Anionic Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymers of Poly(styrene) and Poly(acrylic acid) by Reverse Iodine Transfer Polymerization (RITP) in Solution and Emulsion, David Rayeroux, Braja N. Patra, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Journal of polymer science, part A: polymer chemistry 2013, 51, 4389-4398, ISSN: 1099-0518 , Impact Factor (3.131).
      13 Potash alum doped polyaniline: Structure and Properties, Braja N. Patra, Muralidhar Patra, Deola Majhi, Nilay Kumar Mohanty, Polymer Science series B, 2015,57, (4) 349-54, ISSN: 1555-6123 Impact Factor (0.577).
      14 Preferential and Enhanced Adsorption of Dyes on Alum Doped Nanopolyaniline Deola Majhi, Braja N. Patra J. Chem. Eng. Data., 2018, 63 (9),3427–3437 2017-18
    2. National Publications:
      1 Kinetics of graft co-polymerisation of methyl methacrylate onto cotton using Ce(IV)-glucose initiator system, N. M. Sangramsingh, B. N. Patra, B. C. Singh and C. M.Patra, J. T. R, 2001, 8(2), 11-20, ISSN: 0971-6408.
      2 Metal-catalysed organic transformations in water: From bromination to polymerization, Manish Bhattacharjee and Braja N. Patra, J. Chem. Sci., 2006, 118 (6), 583, ISSN: 0253-4134, Impact Factor (1.298).
      3 Synthesis and Antibacterial Properties of Schiff Bases. Braja Narayan Patra The Bioscan, 2016, 10(1&2): 67-69 2015-16
      4 Effect of Variation of Solvent on Adsorption of Dye onto Alum Doped Polyaniline Braja Narayan Patra The Ecoscan, 2015 , 11(2): 847-849 2014-15
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
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  1. Workshops:
    1 Internatinal workshop 04 National workshop -33 Refresher course - 03
  2. Seminars:
1 Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) of the Council of Scientific and industrial Research (CSIR), India.- 2004
2 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2001
3 National Eligibility Test (NET)-2000
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  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Administrative experience: Superintendent of hostels IV, Conference/Seminars organized 02 Invited talks delivered 05
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary: