Dr. A. K. Thakur
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DR. A. K. Thakur
Assistant Professor
Ph: +91-612-302 8112
Fax: +91-612-227 7383
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Research Areas : Renewable Energy Resources, Composite Nano Structures, Solid State Ionics, Dielectrics and Ferroelectrics, Super Capacitors, E.M.I. Shielding
Research and Development :
Area of Expertise
Research and Development activities & Significant recent contributions
Renewable Energy Resources, Composite Nano Structures, Solid State Ionics, Dielectrics and Ferroelectrics, Super Capacitors, E.M.I. Shielding.
PhD Students :
atmarai
Atma Prasad Rai
Biswajit Mandal
Biswajit Mandal
Gaurav Pandey
Gaurav Pandey
Sachin Singh
Sachin Singh

[B] POST DOCTORAL TEACHING / RESEARCH / INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE: ~ Over 12 Years.

 

S.No.

Organisation / Institute

Position held

Nature of duties / work

Date of joining

Date of leaving

1.

I. I. T. Patna

Associate Professor

Teaching/Research

01.12.2011

Continuing

2.

I. I. T. Patna

Assistant Professor

Teaching/Research

08.10.2010

30.11.2011

3.

I. I. T. Kharagpur

Assistant Professor

Teaching/Research

5.7.2005

07.10.2010

4.

I. I. T. Kharagpur

S. S. O. (AP Scale)

Teaching/Research

6.2.2004

4.6.2005

5.

I. I. T. Kharagpur

Research Associate

PDF(R & D)/ Teaching

1.9.2002

5.2.2004

6.

TFCBL, Chandigarh

Manager (R & D)

R & D in Industry

1.4.2001

31.8.2002

 

[C] ACADEMIC (Teaching Profile): Specializations -.Experimental Condensed Matter Physics 

        

COURSE TEACHING:  

 

B. Tech. (1st year)

M. Sc. (Integrated/2 Years)

M. Tech. (SST)

PROJECT               

Physics – 1 (PH11001)

Physics Tutorials – 6 Sem.

Physics Laboratory

N.S.S. (EA19001, EA19002, EA19003, EA19004), Physics –1 (PH102)

Solid State Devices(PH402)

PV & Fuel Cell Tech(PH403)

Science & Technology of Nanomaterials (PH60012)

Thermal Physics (PH21004)

Advanced Experiments (PH53005)

Lab Courses (PH23009, 49008 etc)

Physics of Materials (PH60011)

Analytical Techniques (PH60013)

Solid State Devices (PH60014)

Soft Condensed Matter (PH60015)

Nanomaterials for Photovoltaics (PH502)

Nanoscale Devices (NT512)

Nanomaterials Lab (NT513)

M. Sc. (Integrated)

M.Sc. (2 Years)

 M. Tech. (S.S.T.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[D] ACADEMIC (Research Profile):


Specialization
 
1. Solis State Ionic Devices
  2. Ferroelectrics/Dielectrics
  3. Composite Nanostructures
  4. Multiferroic Phenomena in Ceramics/Composites
 

Current Interest
 
1. Optimization of Materials Properties for Ionic Devices
 2.  Fabrication & Evaluation of
Lithium Battery/Fuel Cells/Supercapacitors 

 3.  Polymer-Metal Composites for EMI Shielding

 4.  Ceramic-Metal Composites & Magneto-electricity. 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH GUIDANCE:                      Stage/Level            Number  Completed                             Number Ongoing

                                                                   Ph. D.                      Awarded–8,                                           Ongoing – 04

                                                                   M. Tech.                  11                                                            Ongoing – 01    

                                                                   M. Sc.                      11                                                            Ongoing – 0 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Refereed Journals

Contributions in Books/Proceedings

Books/Journals

Conferences/Seminars/Symposium

INVITED LECTURES

PRESENTATIONS

75

25

1a+ 1b + 2c = 4

28

75

aEdited Book: Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, Anamaya Publishers, New Delhi

bEdited Journal: Indian J. of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(2), April, 2008, NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi

cWeb Lecture Book: Solid State Ionics, Thermal Physics, (02 Numbers) Under NPTEL Scheme of MHRD (Completed)

CITATIONS (Source: Scopus & ISI Web of science)

Total Number of Citations

~ 679

Year wise Citation after Joining as Assistant Professor  

Papers Cited More than 25 Times

~ 15

2004–09, 2005–15, 2006–18, 2007–26, 2008–46, 2009–54, 2010–89, 2011–145, 2012–141,

2013–118, 2014–05,

h – index

~ 16

Journal Average Impact Range :

 

~ 4

PROJECT GRANT RECEIVED (SPONSORED & CONSULTANCY):

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

ONGOING PROJECTS

SUBMITTED PROJECTS

NUMBER

VALUE (RS.)

NUMBER

VALUE (RS.)

NUMBER

VALUE (RS.)

04

~ 45.0 LAKHS

02

~ 89.0 LAKHS

02

~ 250 LAKHS

 

LABORATORY DEVELOPMENT: Ab initio Development 3 Research Laboratories namely;

  1. Superionics/Solid State Ionics Laboratory, 2. Materials Processing Laboratory and 3. Thermal Treatment Laboratory

[E] Contribution in Student Welfare Activities:

As Warden:-  Implemented computerized mess stock inventory/mess billing/accounting to achieve better governance.

 

 

[F] Contribution to the Corporate Activities of the Institute/Department:  

 

INSTITUTE ACTIVITIES

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES

1. Professor In-charge/Coordinator, Faculty Affairs (January

2013 onwards)

 

1. Departmental Coordinator (July 2011 – December 2012.

2. Departmental UG/PG Committee Member

3. Departmental Purchase Committee Member

[B] POST DOCTORAL TEACHING / RESEARCH / INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE: ~ Over 12 Years.

 

S.No. 

Organisation / Institute 

Position held 

Nature of duties / work 

Date of joining 

Date of leaving 

1. 

I. I. T. Patna 

Associate Professor 

Teaching/Research 

01.12.2011 

Continuing 

2. 

I. I. T. Patna 

Assistant Professor 

Teaching/Research 

08.10.2010 

30.11.2011 

3. 

I. I. T. Kharagpur 

Assistant Professor 

Teaching/Research 

5.7.2005 

07.10.2010 

4. 

I. I. T. Kharagpur 

S. S. O. (AP Scale) 

Teaching/Research 

6.2.2004 

4.6.2005 

5. 

I. I. T. Kharagpur 

Research Associate 

PDF(R & D)/ Teaching 

1.9.2002 

5.2.2004 

6. 

TFCBL, Chandigarh 

Manager (R & D) 

R & D in Industry

1.4.2001 

31.8.2002 

 

[C] ACADEMIC (Teaching Profile): Specializations -.Experimental Condensed Matter Physics 

          

COURSE TEACHING:  

B. Tech. (1st year)

M. Sc. (Integrated/2 Years)

M. Tech. (SST)

PROJECT               

Physics – 1 (PH11001)

Physics Tutorials – 6 Sem.

Physics Laboratory

N.S.S. (EA19001, EA19002, EA19003, EA19004), Physics –1 (PH102)

Solid State Devices(PH402)

PV & Fuel Cell Tech(PH403)

Science & Technology of Nanomaterials (PH60012)

Thermal Physics (PH21004)

Advanced Experiments (PH53005)

Lab Courses (PH23009, 49008 etc)

Physics of Materials (PH60011)

Analytical Techniques (PH60013)

Solid State Devices (PH60014)

Soft Condensed Matter (PH60015)

Nanomaterials for Photovoltaics (PH502)

Nanoscale Devices (NT512)

Nanomaterials Lab (NT513)

M. Sc. (Integrated)

M.Sc. (2 Years)

 M. Tech. (S.S.T.)

 

 

[D] ACADEMIC (Research Profile):


[G] ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL AWARDS/HONOURS

  1. Recipient of University Gold Medal for securing 1st position in 1st class in order of merit in M. Sc. Examination.
  2. Appointed Editorial Board Member of an International Journal; “The Open Energy & Fuels” published by Bentham Science Publishers, UK, 2008.
  3. Appointed “Associate Editor” of an International Journal; “Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology” published by Maxwell Science Publications, 2010.
  4. Appointed Editorial Board Member of an International Journal; “Journal of Plastics & Polymer Technology (PAPT)”, published by Science & Engineering Publishing Company, 2012
  5. Appointed Editorial Board Member of an International Journal; “Journal of Research Updates in Polymer Science (JRUPS)”, published by Life Science Global, 2012
  6. Recipient of “Best Paper Award” at the “11th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics” held at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, 9th June – 13th June, 2008.
  7. Recipient of “Best Poster Award” for poster presentation at the “6th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics” held at Surajkund near New Delhi, 29th November – 4th December, 1998.
  8. Recipient of “Best Paper Award” at the “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD – 2010)” held at Amity University, 20th – 22nd May, 2010.

Doctoral (Ph.D.) Research Work Reviewed by Prof. M. Kobayashi, Nigata University,Japan. A Review of the work presented at the Meeting of the Physical Society of Japan at Tokushima during 17 – 20 September 2001

[H] RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARDED

Recipient of prestigious “NEHRU FELLOWSHIP” sponsored by Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (Govt. of India, New Delhi) to work at The National University of Singapore (N.U.S.) for carrying out Ph.D. work to be submitted in India.

 

[I] OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

(i) External Examiner for evaluation Ph.D. Thesis

(ii) External Examiner for Evaluating M. Sc. Project

(iii) Paper Setter for UG/PG Level Examinations of Universities/Institutes of Repute

(iv) Peer Reviewer of Research Papers in National/International Journals

(v) Moderation Work in WBJEE in 2007

 

[J] FUTURE PLANNING:

1. Materials & Device Development & Optimization

2. Scaling up the Device Performance Parameters for Exploring Commercial Feasibility

3. Strengthening Collaborations in India/Abroad in common area of Interest.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Publications Summary

TOTAL = 204 

#Not included in

the total tally. 

Refereed Journals

Books/Journals Edited & Contributions in Books/Proceedings

Conferences/Seminars/Symposium

 

Published

Under Review

INVITED LECTURES

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

75

11#

1* + 1**+ 25 = 27

28

75

* Edited Book: Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, Anamaya Publishers, New Delhi

**Edited Journal: Indian J. of Engineering & Materials Science,15(2), April, 2008, NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi

*** Web Lecture Book: Thermal Physics, Solid State Ionics, (02 Numbers), NPTEL, MHRD Scheme (Completed).

[1]. PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

  1. Evaluation of Aluminium Doped Lanthanum Ferrite based Electrodes for Supercapacitor Design, Atma Rai, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur Solid State Ionics, Accepted (DOI:10.1016/j.ssi.2013.10.024, Available Online)
  2. Evidence of Low Temperature Relaxation and Hopping in Ion Conducting Polymer Blend, Avirup Das, Awalendra K. Thakur and K. Kumar Solid State Ionics, Accepted (DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2013.10.015, Available Online)
  3. Experimental Evaluation of LiFeTiO4 as an Electrode, Shamik Chakrabarti, Awalendra K. Thakur and K. Biswas, Solid State Ionics, Accepted (DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2013.10.010, Available Online)
  4. Magnetic Property of Nanocrystalline Nickel-Cobalt Ferrite (Ni1/2 Co1/2 Fe2O4), Dhirendra K Tiwari, L M V Cendejas and Awalendra K. Thakur, International J. Thermophysics, 34(8-9), 1838-1843, 2013
  5. Exploring Low Temperature Li+ Ion Conducting Plastic Battery Electrolyte, Avirup Das, Awalendra K. Thakur and K. Kumar, Ionics, 19(12), 1811-1823, 2013
  6. DFT Analysis of Lithium De-intercalation in Li2FeVO4, Shamik Chakrabarti, Awalendra K. Thakur and K. Biswas, Ionics,19(11), 1515-1526, 2013
  7. Nanostructured Polyaniline-Grafted Carbon Nanofiber Hybrids As Promising Supercapacitor, Moumita Kotal, Awalendra K. Thakur and A. K. Bhowmick, ACS : Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5(17), 8374–8386, 2013
  8. Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Broad-Band Microwave Absorbers, Heeralal Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi and Awalendra K. Thakur, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Application, 27(11), 1407-1418, 2013
  9. Plastic Separators with Improved Properties for Portable Power Device Applications, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 19(5), 795-809, 2013
  10. On the design and reliability analysis of electromagnetic absorbers using real-coded genetic algorithm and monte carlo simulation, Heeralal Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Progress in Electromagnetic Research B, 43, 169-187, 2012
  11. Design and Optimization of Multilayered Electromagnetic Shield Using a Real – Coded Genetic Algorithm, Heeralal Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Progress in Electromagnetic Research B, 39, 267-280, 2012
  12. Structural, Thermal and Electrical Property of Polycrystalline LaLiMo2O8, S. Brahma, R. N. P. Choudhary, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. A. Shivshankar, New Journal of Glass & Ceramics, 2(1), 7 – 12, 2012
  13. Large Enhancement of Giant Magnetoimpedance Property in Electrodeposited NiFe/Cu Wire with Copper Additive in Plating Bath Amaresh, Chandra Mishra, V. Srinivas, A. K. Thakur and S. Ravi, Solid State Communications, 151, 1787 – 1790, 2011
  14. Polymer-Ion-Filler Interaction Induced Enhancement in Electrical and Stability Properties of PMMA Based Solid Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Noncrystalline Solids, 357(22-23), 3689-3701, 2011
  15. Role of polymer matrix in large enhancement of dielectric constant in polymer-metal composites, M. Panda, V. Srinivas, and A. K. Thakur, Applied Physics Letters, 99, 042905, 2011
  16. Improved Optical and Electrical Response in Metal-Polymer Nanocomposites for Photovoltaic Applications, Vidhi Chaudhari, A. K. Thakur and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Materials Science, 46, 6096-6105, 2011
  17. Microstructure, magnetic and Magnetoimpedance properties of electrodeposited NiFe/Cu and CoNiFe/Cu, wire: A study on influence of saccharin additive in plating bath, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, Tricholan Sahoo, V. Srinivas & A. K. Thakur, J. Applied Physics, 109, 073901, 2011
  18. A.C. Conductivity and Relaxation Behavior in Polymer Nanocomposite, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 17(2), 135-143, 2011
  19. Magnetoimpedance Effect in Electrodeposited NiFe/Cu Wire Investigated Using Inductance Spectroscopy, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, Tricholan Sahoo, V. Srinivas & A. K. Thakur, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 406, 645 – 651, 2011
  20. Mechanism for Improvement in Mechanical and Thermal Stability in Dispersed Phase Polymer Composites, Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 17(2), 109-120, 2011
  21. Polymer Matrix-Clay Interaction Mediated Mechanism of Electrical Transport in Exfoliated and Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposites, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Materials Science, 46(6), 1916 – 1931, 2011
  22. Conductivity Enhancement in Polymer Electrolytes on Gamma Irradiation, Pradyot Nanda, Sanjoy Mondal, Ruma Ray, Namita Pandey, A. K. Thakur and S. Tarafdar, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 80, 22 – 27, 2011
  23. Improvement in Voltage, Thermal, Mechanical stability and Ion Transport Properties in Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Applied Polymer Science, 118, 2743 – 2753, 2010
  24. Polymer Matrix - Filler Interaction Mechanism for Modified Ion Transport and Glass Transition, Temperature in the Polymer Electrolyte Composites, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. A. Hashmi, Solid State Ionics, 181 (27-28), 1270-78, 2010
  25. Identification of Medicinally Active Ingredients in Ultra-diluted Digitalis purpurea: FTIR and Raman Spectroscopic Studies, A. Sharma, Awalendra K. Thakur and B. Purkait, Medicinal Chemistry Research, 19(7), 643 – 651, 2010
  26. Ion Transport Model in Exfoliated and Intercalated Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics, 181 (19-20), 921 – 932, 2010
  27. Nanocrystalline Filler Induced Changes in Electrical and Stability Properties of a Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte based on Amorphous Matrix, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Materials Science, 45(15), 4236 – 4250, 2010
  28. Mechanism of Ion Transport in YSZ Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposite Films: An Analysis by Vibrational Spectroscopy Approach, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 16(5), 437 – 445, 2010
  29. Thermal Effects on the Percolation behavior of Polyvinyledene fluoride/Nickel Composites, M. Panda, A. K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, J. Applied Polymer Science, 117(5), 3023 – 3028, 2010
  30. Polymer-Ion-Clay Interaction based Model for Ion Conduction in Intercalation Type Polymer Nanocomposite, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 16(4), 339 – 350, 2010
  31. Study of Ion Transport Properties in nano-YSZ Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposite Films Using, Conductivity Spectroscopy, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and T. Sakuma, J. Physical Society of Japan, 79, 169 – 172, 2010
  32. Studies on Structural and Electrical Properties of SrMnO3- Prepared in Oxidizing Medium, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 109(2), 83-90, 2010
  33. Structural, Microstructural and Electrical Studies of La and Cu doped BaTiO3 Ceramics, Archana Shukla, R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur and D. K. Pradhan, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 405(1), 99-106, 2010
  34. Thermal, Structural and Complex Impedance Analysis of Mn4+ Modified BaTiO3 Electroceramic, Archana Shukla, R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur, J. Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 70 (11), 1401-1407, 2009
  35. Giant Magnetoimpedance in electrodeposited CoNiFe/Cu wire: A study on thickness dependence, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, Tricholan Sahoo, V. Srinivas & A. K. Thakur, J. Alloys & Compounds, 480(2), 771 – 7 76, 2009
  36. Effect of Deposition Parameters on Microstructure of Electro- deposited Nickel Thin Films, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, A. K. Thakur & V. Srinivas, J. Materials Science, 44, 3520 – 27, 2009
  37. Effect of Nanoscopic Confinement on Improvement in Ion Conduction and Stability Properties in an Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte for Energy Storage Applications, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, J. Power Sources, 191, 601-613, 2009
  38. Role of Salt Concentration on Conductivity Optimization and Structural Phase Separation in a Solid Polymer Electrolyte based on PMMA–LiClO4 Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 15(3), 357 – 367, 2009
  39. Effect of Mn4+ Substitution on Thermal, Structural, Dielectric and Impedance Properties of Lead Titanate, Archana Shukla, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 20(8), 745 – 755, 2009
  40. Effect of Montmorillonite on Structural and Electrical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposite, D. K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. S. Katiyar, Ionics, 15(3), 345 – 352, 2009
  41. Vibrational Spectroscopy Analysis of Ion Conduction Mechanism in Dispersed Phase Polymer Nanocomposite, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 47(1), 60-71, 2009
  42. Surface and Interfacial Effect of Filler Particle on Electrical Properties of Polyvinyledene Fluoride/Nickel Composites, M. Panda, V. Srinivas, and A. K. Thakur, Applied Physics Letters, 93, 242908, 2008
  43. Studies on Structure Property Relationship in a Polymer–Clay Nanocomposite Film Based on (PAN)8LiClO4, A. L. Sharma, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 46(23), 2577-2592, 2008
  44. On The Question Of Percolation Threshold in Polyvinyledene fluoride/ Nanocrystalline Nickel Composites, M. Panda, V. Srinivas, and A. K. Thakur, Applied Physics Letters, 92(1), 132905, 2008
  45. Near Stationary Dielectric Properties in Ag : CrO2 Nanoparticles, G. P. Singh, S. Ram and A. K. Thakur, Modern Physics Letters B, 22(14), 1423 – 29, 2008
  46. Preparation and Analysis of Single-Phase Pb(Mn1/2Nb1/2)O3, R. K. Mishra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Journal of Alloys & Compounds, 457(1-2), 490-497, 2008
  47. Studies on Dielectric Properties of a Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite System, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(4), 347–351, 2008
  48. Studies on PEO Based Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer Films, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Ionics, 14(3), 255-262, 2008
  49. Dielectric Anomaly and Magnetic Order in Ba(Mn1/2Nb1/2)O3, R. K. Mishra, R. N. P. Chaudhary, Awalendra K. Thakur and A. Bannerji, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(2), 187 – 190, 2008
  50. Studies on Dielectric Behaviour of an Oxygen Ion Conducting Ceramic CaMnO3-δ Namita Pandey, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(2), 191 – 195, 2008
  51. Low Temperature Ferroelectric Behaviour of PVDF Based Composites, Namrata Shukla, Archana Shukla, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(2), 126 – 132, 2008
  52. Nearly Frequency Insensitive Dielectric Properties in Ferromagnetic Ag-CrO2 Nanocomposite, G. P. Singh, S. Ram, A. K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science, 15(2), 191 – 195, 2008
  53. Finite Element Model in Nanoindentation to Study Non-linear Behavior of Nanoceramic PGZT, S. K. S. Parashar, Awalendra K. Thakur, R. N. P. Chaudhary, B. S. Murty and P. Padhi, Materials and Manufacturing Process, 22(3), 337 – 340, 2007
  54. Preparation and Characterization of LiFe1/2Ni1/2VO4, Moti Ram, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Materials Chemistry & Physics, 101 (2-3), 455 – 463, 2007
  55. Studies on an Ionically Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite, Awalendra K. Thakur, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray and R. N. P. Choudhary, Journal of Power Sources, 159, 272 – 276, 2006
  56. Synthesis and Characterization of Hybrid Proton Conducting Membranes of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) and Phosphomolybdic Acid, A. Anis, A. K. Banthia, S. Mondal and A. K. Thakur, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 24(5), 449 – 456, 2006
  57. Structural and electrical characterization of LiFe1/2Co1/2VO4, Moti Ram, R.N.P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Materials Letters, 60, 2824 – 2829, 2006
  58. Studies on Polycrystalline Layered Ceramic Oxide - LiFeVO4, Moti Ram, R.N.P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Advances in Applied Ceramics, 105(3), 140–147, 2006
  59. Complex Impedance Analysis of NaLaTiO4 Electroceramics, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 17(3), 157 – 164, 2006
  60. Characterization of Electrical Properties of Pb–Modified BaSnO3 Using Impedance Spectroscopy, A. Kumar, B. P. Singh, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 99(1), 150 – 159, 2006
  61. Effect of Strontium Concentration on Electrical Conduction Properties of Sr–Modified BaSnO3, A. Kumar, B. P. Singh, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ceramics International, 32(1), 73 – 83, 2006
  62. Complex Impedance Analysis of Layered Perovskite Structure Electroceramics - NaDyTiO4, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, J. Materials Science, 40(20), 5419 – 25, 2005
  63. Effect of Plasticization on Microstructure and Electrical Properties of a Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer Electrolytes, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ionics, 11(1–2), 95–102, 2005
  64. A.C. Impedance Analysis of the Effect of Dopant Concentration on Electrical Properties of Calcium Modified BaSnO3, A. Kumar, B. P. Singh, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Journal of Alloys & Compounds, 394, 292–302, 2005
  65. Ferroelectric Phase Transition in Te – Modified BaSnO3, A. Kumar, B. P. Singh, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Materials Letters, 59, 1880–88, 2005
  66. A. C. Impedance Analysis of LaLiMo2O8 Electroceramics, S. Brahma, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 355 (1–4), 188–201, 2005
  67. Effect of Plasticiser on Structure – Property Relationship in Composite Polymer Electrolytes, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Journal of Power Sources, 139 (1-2), 384–393, 2005
  68. Complex Impedance Studies On A Layered Perovskite Ceramic Oxide-NaNdTiO4, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Materials Science and Engineering B, 116(1), 7–13, 2005
  69. Investigation of Electrical, Dielectric and Electromechanical Properties of Lanthanum Modified Lead, Zirconate Titanate Using Impedance Spectroscopy Technique, R. N. P. Choudhary, S. Dutta, Awalendra K. Thakur and P. K. Sinha, Ferroelectrics, 306, 55-69, 2004
  70. Microstructural Studies of (PbLa)(ZrTi)O3 Ceramics Using Complex Impedance Spectroscopy, S. Dutta, R. N. P. Choudhary, P. K. Sinha and Awalendra K. Thakur, Journal of Applied Physics, 96(3), 1607-1613, 2004
  71. Complex Impedance Studies of Sodium Pyrotungstate - Na2W2O7, Sandeep Chatterjee, P. K. Mahapatra, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Physica Status Solidi A: Applied Research, 201(3), 588-595, 2004
  72. Effect of Glass-Ceramic Filler on Properties of Polyethylene Oxide-LiCF3SO3 Complex, C. J. Leo, Awalendra K. Thakur, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Journal of Power Sources, 115(2), 295-304, (2003)
  73. Experimental Investigations on Polyethylene Oxide Based Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer, Electrolytes Dispersed with SnO2, S. A. Hashmi, H. M. Upadhyaya, Awalendra K. Thakur and A. L. Verma, Ionics, 6(3-4), 248-259, 2000
  74. Polyethylene Oxide Based Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer Electrolytes Dispersed with Na2SiO3, Awalendra K. Thakur, H. M. Upadhyaya, S. A. Hashmi, and A. L. Verma, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 37(4), 302-305, 1999
  75. Experimental Studies on Polyethylene Oxide-NaClO4 Based Composite Polymer Electrolytes Dispersed with Na2SiO3, S. A. Hashmi, Awalendra K. Thakur and H. M. Upadhyaya, European Polymer Journal, 34(9), 1277-1282, 1998

 

[2]. PUBLICATIONS IN BOOKS/PROCEEDINGS:

  1. Relaxation Behaviour of Oxygen Deficient Strontium Manganite, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, AIP Advances (Proceedings on 58th D.A.E. Solid State Physics Symposium), Accepted
  2. Transport Properties of Plastic Separator for Renewable Energy Applications, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, AIP Advances (Proceedings on RAM-2013), 1536, 1125– 1126, 2013
  3. High Ionic Conductivity and Desirable Stability Properties of PNC for Renewable Energy Applications, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, AIP Advances (Proceedings on 57th D.A.E. Solid State Physics Symposium), 1512, 954– 955, 2013
  4. Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Design Using Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm and Reliability Evaluation in X-Band, Heeralal Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi and Awalendra K. Thakur, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 131, 317 – 328, 2011
  5. Complex Impedance Spectroscopy Studies of Sodium Pyromolybdate Ceramics, S. Chatterjee, P. K. Mahapatra, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, (Edited by R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur), Anamaya Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p. xxx, 2009 (In Press)
  6. Synthesis and Dielectric Properties of an Oxygen Ion Conducting Ceramic Sanjay, Awalendra K. Thakur, R. N. P. Choudhary and A. Pandey, Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, (Edited by R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur), Anamaya Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p. xxx, 2009 (In Press)
  7. Dielectric and Conductivity Response of a Polymer Nanocomposite System, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, (Edited by R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur), Anamaya Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p. xxx, 2009 (In Press)
  8. Ion Transport in Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposites based on PAN, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, D. A. E. Proceedings on Solid State Physics Symposium, Vol. 53, p.1021-1022, 2008
  9. Dielectric behavior of a metal-polymer composite with reduction of metal particle size, M. Panda, A. K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, D. A. E. Proceedings on Solid State Physics Symposium, Vol. 53, p.1035-1036, 2008
  10. Dielectric Relaxation and Ion Conduction in Dispersed Phase Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, D. A. E. Proceedings on Solid State Physics Symposium, Vol. 53, p.1037-1038, 2008
  11. Synthesis and Characterization of Ni–PVDF Nanocomposites, M. Panda, A. Venimadhav, V. Srinivas and A. K. Thakur, A. I. P. Proceedings on International Conference on Magnetic Materials, Vol.1003, p.43 – 45, 2008
  12. Meyer Neldel Rule and Phase Transition in Ionically Conducting Polymer Composites, Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10 : 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 988 –997, 2008
  13. Effect of Clay Concentration on Structural, Electrical and Thermal Properties of Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10 : 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 974 –987, 2008
  14. Analysis of Correlation between Order – Disorder Transformation and Ion Conduction Behaviour in PEO8LiClO4 + xwt.%Montmorillonite Based Films, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10: 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 963 – 973, 2008
  15. Studies on Ion Association-Dissociation Effect in Polymer Nanocomposite Film Based on (PAN)8- LiCF3SO3 + xwt.%MMT, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10: 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 675 –685, 2008
  16. Studies on Phase Stability and Electrical Properties of Oxygen Deficient Perovskite – BaMnO3-, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10: 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 423 – 433, 2008
  17. Studies on Performance of Nanocrystalline MnO2 as Supercapacitor Electrode, Pradeep Kumar and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices, (Edited by B. V. R. Chowdari et. al.), Macmillan Advanced Research Series (ISBN; 10: 0230 – 63567 – 9), p. 287 – 292, 2008
  18. Enhancement of Dielectric Constant in PVDF – Nickel Composites, M. Panda, A. K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, D. A. E. Proceedings on Solid State Physics Symposium, 52, p.569 – 570, 2007
  19. Dielectric and A.C. Conductivity Studies on Ionically Conducting Polymer Composite Films, Awalendra K. Thakur, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray and R. N. P. Choudhary, Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics, (Edited by R. P. Tandon et.al.), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p.121 – 126, 2004
  20. Complex Impedance Analysis: A Tool for Ferroelectric Materials, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics, (Edited by R. P. Tandon et.al.), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p.287 – 293, 2004
  21. Studies of Dielectric and Electrical Properties of K2Ba2Nd2Ti4Nb4W2O30 Ceramics, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics, (Edited by R. P. Tandon et.al.), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, p.302 – 305, 2004
  22. Studies on Electrical Properties of -HgI2 Single Crystals, S. P. Behera, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. L. Sharma, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Processing, (ISAMAP-2K4, I. I. T. Kharagpur, India, 6-8th December, 2004), (Edited by A. K. Banthia, B. Adhikari, S. Ram et.al.), p.1040 – 1047, 2004
  23. PMMA Based Na+ Ion Conducting Gel Electrolytes: A Preliminary Study, H. M. Upadhyaya, R. K. Yadav, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. A. Hashmi, Solid State Ionics: Theory & Applications, (Editors: A. R. Kulkarni and S. Gopalan), Narosa Publications, New Delhi, India, p.110 – 116, 2001
  24. Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer Electrolytes For Battery Applications, S. A. Hashmi, H. M. Upadhyaya, and Awalendra K. Thakur, Solid State Ionics: Materials and Devices, (Editors: B. V. R. Chowdari & Wenji Wang), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., Singapore, p.461 – 466, 2000. 04 CITATIONS
  25. PEO + NaClO4 Based Composite Polymer Electrolyte Dispersed with SnO2, Awalendra K. Thakur, H. M. Upadhyaya, S. A. Hashmi and A. L. Verma, Solid State Ionics: Science and Technology, (Editors: B. V. R. Chowdari, S. Chandra et.al.), World, Scientific Publishing Co., Pvt. Ltd., Singapore, p.229 – 233, 1998. 08 CITATIONS

[3]. INVITED LECTURES IN CONFERENCES/SHORT TERM COURSES:

  1. Battery Technology : Present Status, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Workshop on Energy Storage/Conversion Devices Using Ion Conducting Polymer Electrolytes (NWESD-12) held at Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, 10th-12th December, 2012
  2. Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte : An Introduction as a Battery Component, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Workshop on Energy Storage/Conversion Devices Using Ion Conducting, Polymer Electrolytes (NWESD-12) held at Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, 10th-12th December, 2012
  3. Development and Evaluation of Low Temperature Lithium Polymer Batteries, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Academia-Industry Interaction Meet”, held at Shenzen, P. R. China, 12th-15th ,August, 2012
  4. Insulator-Metal Transition in Polymer-Metal Composites : An Overview, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2011), Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 19th –21st May’ 2011
  5. Advanced Soft Composites for Energy Storage Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Recent Developments in Engineering Materials (RDEM 2011)”, BITS, Mesra, Ranchi, 12th –14th May, 2011
  6. Plastic Separators for Storage Devices : Prospects and Problems, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at 4th India-Singapore Joint Physics Symposium”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 23rd –25th February, 2011
  7. State-of-the art Status of Ion Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites for Energy Storage Device Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “1st International Conference on Composites and Nanocomposites (ICNC 2011)”, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 7th –9th January, 2011
  8. Percolation and Dielectric Relaxation in Polar Polymer-Conductor Composites, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “16th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics (NSFD-XVI), G. G., University, Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh, India, 2nd–4th December’ 2010
  9. Composite Nanostructures for Device Design, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2010), Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 20th –22nd May’ 2010
  10. Single Ion Conduction in Polymer Nanocomposites: Possibility or Impossibility?, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “3rd International Conference on Physics of Solid State Ionics (ICPSSI-3), University, of Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan, 24th–26th October’ 2009
  11. Supercapacitors: Design and Evaluation, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “15th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics (NSFD-XV), Thapar, University, Patiala, India, 6th–8th November’ 2008
  12. Breakdown of Meyer Neldel Rule beyond Polymer Phase Transition in Bulk and Nanocomposites, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “11th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics”, BU DRDO Centre, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 9th–13th June’ 2008
  13. Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Materials: Current Status, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Chemical Synthesis of Ferroic Ceramics: Understanding on the Structure, Correlations & Industrial Applications”, Materials Science Centre, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 5th–11th November’ 2007
  14. Microstructure – Electrical Property Correlation in Nanostructured Ferroic Ceramics, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Chemical Synthesis of Ferroic Ceramics: Understanding on the Structure, Correlations & Industrial Applications”, Materials Science Centre, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 5th–11th , November’ 2007
  15. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Problems and Prospects, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Seminar on Eectroceramics”, G. V. M. College, Sonepat, India, 3rd–5th , October’ 2007
  16. Impedance Spectroscopy: A Tool for Electrical Analysis of Nanostructured Semiconducting Systems, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “16th International Materials Research Congress (IMRC)” Cancun, MEXICO 19th–23rd August2007
  17. Nanoferroelectric Ceramics For High Performance Device Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Symposium on Advanced Materials & Devices For Electronic, Applications”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 3rd–5th March’ 2006
  18. Polymer–Nanoceramic Composites: An Innovative Approach For Industrial Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in an AICTE Sponsored “QIP Short Term Course on Synthesis, Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoceramics & Components for Industrial Applications”, Materials Science, Centre, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 16 – 27th January’ 2006
  19. Nanostructured Ceramics: Fabrication & Electrical Characterization, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in an AICTE Sponsored “QIP Short Term Course on Synthesis, Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoceramics & Components for Industrial Applications”, Materials Science Centre, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 16 – 27th January’ 2006
  20. Nanostructured Ionic Conductors: A Futuristic Technology Materials, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in “International Conference on Nanomaterials – NANO 2005” held at MSEC, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu, India, 13th – 15th July, 2005
  21. Importance of Dielectric Analysis of Ionically Conducting Polymer Composite Films. Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “13th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics (NSFD-2004)”, Delhi University, Delhi, India, 23 – 25th November’2004
  22. Ionically Conducting Solids: Fundamentals & Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Recent Trends in Materials Science: National Symposium in Condensed Matter Physics” T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, 29–30th March’2004
  23. Application of FTIR Spectroscopy To Ionically Conductive Polymers, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “Dirac Centenary Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Physics” at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, 26th – 27th March’ 2004
  24. Conductive Solid Nanostructures: Fundamental & Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in National Conference On “Emerging Areas in Applied Physics (NCEAAP-04)”, I. S.M., Dhanbad, 21–23rd February’ 2004
  25. Impedance Spectroscopy: A Tool For Nanostructure – Property Analysis, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in an ISTE Sponsored “QIP Short Term Course on Science & Technology of Nano Materials”, Department of Physics, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 19 – 31st January’ 2004
  26. Polymer Nano-Composites: Prospects & Role in Modern Science & Technology, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk in an ISTE Sponsored “QIP Short Term Course on Science & Technology of Nano Materials”, Department of Physics, I. I. T. Kharagpur, 19 – 31st January’ 2004
  27. Electrically Conducting Polymers – Prospective Materials For Solid – State Energy Storage Devices, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Seminar on Advanced Electronic Materials”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 18–20th April’ 2003
  28. Materials For Energy Storage Applications, Awalendra K. Thakur, An Invited Talk at “National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics”, T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, 26 – 27th January’ 2003

[4]. CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (Contributory):

  1. Effect of Bi substitution on electrochemical property of lanthanum ferrite in Supercapacitor Design, Atma Rai and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2013)”, NUS, Singapore, 30thJune-5th July, 2013
  2. Dielectric Relaxation and AC Conductivity Studies on Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Namrata Shukla, A. K. Thakur & Ratnamala Chatterjee, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2013)”, NUS, Singapore, 30thJune-5th July, 2013
  3. AC Conductivity Studies on Polymer Nanocomposite Films, Namrata Shukla, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. Chatterjee, Presented at 19th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Kyoto, Japan, 2nd-7th June, 2013
  4. Relaxation and Ion Dynamics of Nano-crystalline Oxygen Deficient Barium Manganite, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at 19th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Kyoto, Japan, 2nd-7th June, 2013
  5. Electronic Structure and Li Intercalation Voltage Calculation of LiFeTiO4 : A Possible Anode Material for Li Ion Battery, Shamik Chakrabarti, A. K. Thakur and K. Biswas, Presented at “6th India-Singapore Joint Physics Symposium on Physics of Advanced Materials” held at IIT Kharagpur, India, 25th-27th February, 2013
  6. Effect of PDMS inclusion on DC conductivity of an ion conducting solid polymer electrolyte at sub ambient temperature, Avirup Das, A. K. Thakur and K. Kumar, Presented at “6th India-Singapore Joint Physics Symposium on Physics of Advanced Materials” held at IIT Kharagpur, India, 25th-27th February, 2013
  7. DFT Studies for Structure Stabilization and Voltage Calculation in Li2FeSiO4, Shamik Chakrabarti and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “National Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemical Science & Technology” held at Indian, Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, 3rd – 4th March, 2012
  8. Dielectric, Mechanical and Thermal Relaxation in Polymer Nanocomposites, A.L. Sharma and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “23rd Annual General Meeting of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)” held at Thapar University, Patiala, 12th – 13th February, 2012
  9. DFT Studies of LiFeTiO4 to Explore its Application Possibilities in Lithium Batteries, Shamik Chakrabarti and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “6th Asian Conference on Electrochemical Power Sources” held at Chennai (Organised by CECRI, Karaikudi & IISc, Bengaluru), 5th – 8th January, p.84, 2012
  10. Impedance, Conductivity and Relaxation Studies of Oxygen Deficient BaMnO3-, Namita Pandey and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “6th Asian Conference on Electrochemical Power Sources” held at Chennai (Organised by CECRI, Karaikudi & IISc, Bengaluru), 5th – 8th January, p.195, 2012
  11. Determination of Li De-intercalation Voltages of Li2FeVO4 and LiFeVO4 by Density Function Theory Calculation, Shamik Chakrabarti and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics (ICTAP)”, held at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 1st – 3rd December, p. 194, 2011
  12. Studies on Structural and Electrical properties of an Oxygen Deficient Ceramic – CaFeO3- ( = 0.5), Namita Pandey and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics (ICTAP)”, held at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 1st – 3rd December, p. 171, 2011
  13. Thermomechanical and Dielectric Relaxation in Polymer Clay Nanocomposites, A.L. Sharma and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics (ICTAP)”, held at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 1st – 3rd December, p. 148, 2011
  14. Effect of Self Interaction Correction and Spin Polarization on Structural, Magnetic and Electronic Properties of Li2FeSiO4, Shamik Chakrabarti and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2011)”, NUS, Singapore, 26thJune-1st July, 2011
  15. Ionic Conductivity and Ion Transport Property of Low Glass Transition Polymer Electrolyte, Avirup Das and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2011)”, NUS, Singapore, 26thJune-1st July, 2011
  16. Ion Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite Separators for Storage Device Applications, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2011)”, NUS, Singapore, 26thJune-1st July, 2011
  17. Effect of Oxygen Deficiency on Structural, Thermal, Mechanical and Conduction Properties of Oxygen Deficient Manganites, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2011)”, NUS, Singapore, 26thJune-1st July, 2011
  18. Transport Properties in Polyacrylonitrile Based Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposite, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2011)”, NUS, Singapore, 26thJune-1st July, 2011
  19. Effect of oxygen non-stoichiometry on structure, electrical transport and ion dynamics of perovskite type manganites, Namita Pandey and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2010) held at Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 19th–21st May2011
  20. Functional Ceramic Oxides for Device Applications, Shivani and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2010) held at Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 19th–21st May2011
  21. Organo Modification of Inorganic Clay-Hectorite, Avirup Das and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2010) held at Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 19th–21st May2011
  22. Effect of Ni Nanoparticle Annealing on the Percolation Behavior of PVDF/Ni Nanocomposites, M. Panda, V. Srinivas and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Developments in Engineering Materials (RDEM 2011)”, BITS, Mesra, Ranchi, 12th– 14th May, 2011
  23. Thermal and Mechanical Relaxation in Soft Composite Nanostructures, A. L. Sharma and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Developments in Engineering Materials (RDEM 2011)”, BITS, Mesra, Ranchi, 12th– 14th May, 2011
  24. Studies on Nanocrystalline Nickel Prepared Via Citrate Route, Suchitra Parija, V. Srinivas and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Magnetic Materials (ICMM-2010)”, SINP, Kolkata, India, 25th – 29th Oct., 2010
  25. DFT Analysis of Layered Silicate Structure for Lithium Battery Application, Shamik Chakraborti and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials and Devices (RTMD-2010) held at Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Noida, India, 20th–22nd May2010
  26. Performance Evaluation of Solid State Supercapacitors Based on Ion Conducting Polymer, Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Solid State Ionics”, Toronto, Canada, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  27. Conductivity Spectroscopy Analysis of Ion Dynamics in a Dispersed Phase Polymer Nanocomposite, Saumya R. Mohapatra and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Solid State Ionics”, Toronto, Canada, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  28. Structural and Electrochemical Properties of Nano-crystalline LiNiPO4 Prepared Via Citrate Route, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Solid State Ionics”, Toronto, Canada, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  29. Effect of Mn Substitution on Structural and Electro-chemical Performance TiO2, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Solid State Ionics”, Toronto, Canada, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  30. Effect of nano-ZrO2 Dispersion on Electrical and Stability Properties of PMMA Based Solid Polymer Electrolytes, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Solid State Ionics”, Toronto, Canada, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  31. Dispersed Phase Polymer Composites: Mechanism of Improvement in Ionic Conductivity and Stability Properties, Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  32. Structural and Electrochemical Properties of Nanocrystalline LiCoPO4 having Olivine Structure, Saumya R. Mohapatra and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  33. Ion Dynamics in an Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposite based on PAN, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  34. Studies on Intrinsic Oxygen Deficiency on Structural and Electrical Properties of SrMnO3-, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  35. Transport Properties in an Ion Conducting Polymer Nano-Composite, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  36. Thermal Effects on the Percolative behavior of Polyvinyledenefluoride/Nickel Composites, M. Panda, V. Srinivas and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  37. Effect of Current Density on Magnetoimpedance of Electrodeposited NiFe/Cu, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, V. Srinivas & Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009)”, NUS, Singapore, 28th June-3rd July, 2009
  38. Effect of La3+/Mn4+ Substitution on Structural, Dielectric and Impedance Properties of Lead Titanate, Archana Shukla, R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur, Presented at “15th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics (NSFD-XV), Thapar University, Patiala, India, 6th–8th November’ 2008
  39. Effect of Joule Annealing on Giant Magnetoimpedance Response of Electrodeposited Co NiFe/Cu Composite Wires, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, Awalendra K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, Presented at “International Conference on Magnetic Materials and Their Applications for 21st Century”, held at N.P.L., New Delhi, during 21st -23rd, 2008October, 2008
  40. Dielectric and Magnetic Properties of a Magnetic Polymer Composite, M. Panda, A. K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, Presented at “International Conference on Magnetic Materials and Their Applications for 21st Century”, held at N.P.L., New Delhi, during 21st -23rd, 2008October, 2008
  41. Studies on Structural and Storage Characteristics of LiFe1/2Co1/2PO4 as a Cathode, D. K. Tiwari and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “11th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics (ACSSI - 11)”, Bharatihar University, Coimbatore, India, 9th –13th June 2008
  42. Studies on Electrical Transport Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites Based on PAN-LiCF3SO3, A. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “10th Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS-X)”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 12th –14th January 2008
  43. Thermal, Dielectric and A.C. Conductivity Analysis of a Conducting Polymeric System Based on PMMA–LIClO4 (O/Li = 0-25), Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “10th Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS-X)”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 12th –14th January 2008
  44. Effect of Sintering on Nonstoichiometric Nanocrystalline Electroceramics – CaMnO3-, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “10th Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS-X)”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 12th –14th January 2008
  45. Effect of Clay Concentration on Electrical Transport Properties in Polymer-Clay Nanocomposite Based on PEO-LiClO4, Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Presented at “10th Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS-X)”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 12th –14th January 2008
  46. Magnetoimpedance Studies on Electrodeposited CoNiFe/Cu for high Frequency Sensor Applications, Amaresh Chandra Mishra, Awalendra K. Thakur & V. Srinivas, Presented at “National Seminar on Eectroceramics”, held at G.V.M. College, Sonepat, during 3rd - 5th October, 2007
  47. Conductive Polymer – Clay Nanocomposites for Lithium Battery, Awalendra K. Thakur and Namrata Shukla, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2007)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–7th July’ 2007
  48. Studies on Structural and Ion Transport Behaviour of a Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte Saumya R. Mohapatra, Awalendra K. Thakur and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2007)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–7th July’ 2007
  49. Structure – Property Correlation in an Optimized Solid Polymer Electrolyte Based on PMMA, Namrata Shukla and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2007)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–7th July’ 2007
  50. Studies on Structural and Conduction Properties of an Oxygen Deficient Ceramic Oxide, Namita Pandey and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2007)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–7th July’ 2007
  51. Synthesis and Multiferroic Characteristics of Ni-PVDF Nanocomposite, M. Panda, Awalendra K. Thakur and V. Srinivas, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2007)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–7th July’ 2007
  52. Studies on Bulk Ferrite Ceramics Based on Gr. IIA Cations, Pijush K. Samanta and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “National Symposium on Advanced Materials & Devices for Electronic Applications”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 3rd–5th March’ 2006
  53. An Analysis of the Electrical Properties of High Molecular Weight Tungstate & Molybdates S. R. Mohapatra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “National Symposium on Advanced Materials & Devices for Electronic Applications”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 3rd–5th March’ 2006
  54. Electrical & Dielectric Properties of a few Layered Ceramic Oxides, Moti Ram, S. Chakaraborti, S. L. Sharma and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “National Symposium on Advanced Materials & Devices for Electronic Applications”, G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 3rd–5th March’ 2006
  55. Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolytes: Synthesis and Characterization, D. K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Chaudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “Einstein Centenary Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Physics”, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India, 26th – 27th March, 2005
  56. Studies on Organo Clay Based Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites, Awalendra K. Thakur, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray and R. N. P. Chaudhary, Presented at “International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2005)”, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, 1st–6th July’ 2005
  57. Studies on a Rare Earth Based Polycrystalline Hepta Tungstate, S. R. Mohapatra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “14th International Materials Research Congress (IMRC)” Cancun, Mexico 17th –21st August 2005
  58. Preparation And Analysis Of Single - Phase Pb(Mn1/2Nb1/2)O3, R. K. Mishra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “14th International Materials Research Congress (IMRC)” Cancun, Mexico 17th –21st August 2005
  59. Studies on Dielectric Properties of Ionically Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite Films, D. K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Chaudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “Materials Research Society Fall Meeting”, Boston, USA, 23rd–25th November 2005
  60. Studies of Dielectric and Ferroelectric Behaviour of Lanthanum Based Heptatungstate – La2W7O24, S. R. Mohapatra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “Materials Research Society Fall Meeting”, Boston, USA, 23rd–25th November 2005
  61. Studies on Nanoferroelectric Ceramic Based on Nd Doped PZT, S. K. S. Parashar, R. N. P. Chaudhary, Awalendra K. Thakur and B. S. Murty, Presented at “Materials Research Society Fall Meeting”, Boston, USA, 23rd–25th November 2005
  62. Structural and Dielectric Studies on a Single Phase Pb(Mn½Nb½)O3, R. K. Mishra, R. N. P. Chaudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “Materials Research Society Fall Meeting”, Boston, USA, 23rd–25th November 2005
  63. Electrical Properties of Polymer Composites, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at DAE National Symposium on Solid State Physics”, held at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, 17 – 19th December’ 2004
  64. Studies on Ionically Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Processing”, held at I. I. T. Kharagpur, India, 6 – 8th December’ 2004
  65. Studies on Electrical Properties of -HgI2 Single Crystals, S. P. Behera, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. L. Sharma, Presented at “International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Processing”, held at I. I. T. Kharagpur, India, 6 – 8th December’ 2004
  66. Studies of Dielectric and Electrical Properties of K2Ba2Nd2Ti4Nb4W2O30 Ceramics, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at 13th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics (NSFD-2004)”, held at Delhi University, Delhi, India, 23 – 25th November’ 2004
  67. Microstructure – Property Relationship in Plasticized Composite Polymer Electrolyte, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials Science: National Symposium in Condensed Matter Physics” held at T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, India, 29–30th March’ 2004
  68. Studies of Rare Earth Based Ceramic Oxides, Sanjaya Brahma, R. N .P. Choudhary and Awalendra. K. Thakur, Presented at “Recent Trends in Materials Science: National Symposium in Condensed Matter Physics” held at T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, India, 29–30th March’ 2004
  69. Electrical Properties of Plasticized Composite Polymer Films, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented atDirac Centenary Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Physics” held at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India, 26th – 27th March’2004
  70. Electrical Properties of Rare Earth Based Molybdates, Sanjaya Brahma, R. N .P. Choudhary and Awalendra. K. Thakur, Presented atDirac Centenary Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Physics” held at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India, 26th – 27th March’2004
  71. Plasticized Conductive Polymer Composites: Synthesis and Charactrization, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at “National Conference On Emerging Areas in Applied Physics (NCEAAP-04)”, held at I. S. M., Dhanbad, India, 21st – 23rd February’ 2004
  72. Studies of Structural, Dielectric and Impedance Properties of Sr/Ca – Modified BaSnO3, A. Kumar, B. P. Singh, R. N. P. Choudhary and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented at4thAsian Meeting on Ferroelectrics (AMF-4)”, held at I. I. Sc. Bangalore, India, 12–15th December’ 2003
  73. Experimental Studies on Layered Perovskite Type Ceramics, Dillip K. Pradhan, R. N. P. Choudhary, B. K. Samantaray and Awalendra K. Thakur, Presented atNational Seminar on Advanced Electronic Materials”, held at G. G. University, Bilaspur, India, 18 – 20th April’ 2003
  74. Studies On The Effect Of Plasticization On Composite Polymer Electrolytes, Awalendra K. Thakur, S. A. Hashmi and A. L. Verma, Presented at “5th National Conference on Solid State Ionics”, held at Nagpur University, Nagpur, India, 15 – 17th February’2002
  75. Ion Conducting Gel Electrolytes: A Preliminary Study, H. M. Upadhyaya, R. K. Yadav, Awalendra K. Thakur and S. A. Hashmi, Presented at4th National Conference on Solid State Ionics”, held at I. I. T. Bombay, India, 2 – 5th March’2000

[5]. BOOK (S)/MONOGRAPH (S)/JOURNALS Authored/Edited:

  1. Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science”, Published in; Vol.15 (2), April, 2008, ISSN: 0971 – 4588, NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi, R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur (Guest Editors)
  2. Dielectrics and Ferroelectrics: Modern Perspectives, R. N. P. Chaudhary and A. K. Thakur (Editors) Anamaya Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, In Press (2009)
  3. Thermal Physics, A. K. Thakur, Web Lecture Book, Completed Under the National Programme on Technology Enhance Learning (NPTEL) Scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India
  4. Solid State Ionics: An Introductory Course, A. K. Thakur, Web Lecture Book, Completed Under the National Programme on Technology Enhance Learning, (NPTEL) Scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India