TUNGABIDYA  MAHARANA

Department Department of Chemistry
Designation ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Educational Qualification M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D. (IIT ROORKEE)
E-Mail tmaharana.chy@nitrr.ac.in; mtungabidya@gmail.com
Contact Number 8602242713
Areas of Interest
  • Carbon dioxide sequestration
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Development of novel biocompatible and bioassimilable metal complexes for Ring Opening Polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters,
  • Polymers as intelligent and smart material.
  • Catalysis
Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

International Referred

2017

  1. S. Mantri, H. C. Pradhan, T. Maharana, and A. K. Sutar, "Schiff Base Transition Metal Complexes for ROP of L-Lactide," International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 122-126, 2017. 
  2. N. Nath, H. C. Pradhan, T. Maharana, and A. K. Sutar, "Polymer Supported Schiff Base Iron Complex for Epoxidation of Trans-stilbene," International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 127-130, 2017.
  3. Anita Routaray, Somanath Mantri, Nibedita Nath, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of Zinc Complex for ROP of Lactide; Polymer International. 66(2017)2, 313–319.

 

2016

  1. Anita Routaray, Somanath Mantri, Nibedita Nath, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Tungabidya Maharana; Nickel (II) complex catalyzed ring opening polymerization of lactide; Polyhedron,  119, (2016) 335–341.
  2. Anita Routaray, Somanath Mantri, Nibedita Nath, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Tungabidya Maharana; Polymerization of lactide and synthesis of block copolymer catalyzed by copper (II) Schiff base complex; Chinese Chemical Letters; 27(12) 2016; 1763–1766.
  3. Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana, Pratap Kumar Sahoo, Jaya Prakash Das, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Salicylaldimine Copper (II) Complex Catalyst: Pioneer for Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide; Journal of Chemical Sciences, 128(2016)883-891.

2015

  1. Tungabidya Maharana, Sasmita Pattanaik, Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(lactic acid) based Graft Copolymers, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 93 (2015) 47 67.

 

  1. Nibedita Nath, Anita Routaray, Yasobanta Das, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Synthesis and Structural Studies of Polymer Supported Transition Metal Complexes: Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Phenol, Kinetics and Catalysis 56(6) (2015) 718-732.
  1. Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana & Alekha kumar Sutar (2015) Synthesis and Immortal ROP of L-Lactide Using Copper Complex, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, 52:6, 444-453.
  2. Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Somanath Mantri, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Synthesis and structural studies of copper(II) complex supported by –ONNO– tetradentate ligand: Efficient catalyst for the ring‐opening polymerization of lactide; Chinese Journal of Catalysis; 36(2015) 764-770.

2014-2006

  1. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Yasobanta Das, and Prasanta Rath, Polymer Supported Nickel Complex: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Application, Journal of Chemical Sciences, 126 (6) 2014, 1695–1705.

 

  1. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Yasobanta Das, Sasmita Pattnaik, Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Prasanta Rath and Tungabidya Maharana,  Novel Polystyrene-Anchored Zinc Complex: Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Phenol, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 35(10), 2014, 1701-1708.

10.  Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Saikat Dutta, Chi-Tien Chen, Chu-Chieh Lin, Ring-opening Polymerization by Lithium catalysts: An Overview, Chemical Society Review 39 (2010) 1724–1746

11.  Maharana T, Mohanty B, Negi YS; entitled "Preparation of poly(lactic acid) nanoparticles and optimization of the particle size" International Journal of Green Nanotechnology 2010; 2(2) 100 – 109.

12.  Rani M, Agarwal A, Maharana T and Negi YS; A comparative study for interpenetrating polymeric network (IPN) of chitosan-amino acid beads for controlled drug release; African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2010;4(2) 035 – 054. (Impact factor-0.667).

13.  Maharana T, Mohanty B, and Negi YS; Melt-Solid Polycondensation of Lactic Acid and Its Biodegradability; Progress in Polymer Science 34(2009) 99-124. (Impact factor-23.753)-Received 325US$ from Elsevier

14.  Maharana T, Negi YS, Mohanty B; Review Article: Recycling of Polystyrene. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering (2007), 46(7), 729-736.       (Impact factor-0.557)

15.  Maharana T, Singh BC; Synthesis and characterization of biodegradable polyethylene by graft copolymerization of starch using glucose-Ce(IV) redox system. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2006), 100(4), 3229-3239. (Impact factor-1.2)

Others

  1. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Sasmita Pattnaik, Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana,  Synthesis, Structural Studies and Catalytic activity of Copper (II) Complex Supported by N, N’-bis (2-Hydroxy-3-Methoxybenzaldehyde) 4-Methylbenzene-1, 2-Diamine, Journal of Catalysis and Catalyst, 1 (2014) 63-70.
  2. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Yasobanta Das, Sasmita Pattanaik, Anita Routaray, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana, Preparation, characterization, and catalytic studies of Iron and Cobalt complexes supported by ONNO – Tetradentate Schiff-Base ligands, American Journal of Applied Chemistry,; 1(2) (2013) 28-36.
  3.  Alekha Kumar Sutar, Yasobanta Das, Sasmita Pattnaik, Nibedita Nath, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis and Structural Studies of Nickel Complex Supported by -ONNO-Tetradentate Schiff-Base Ligand: Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Phenol, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications 2(4) (2013) 136-145
  4. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Yasobanta Das, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana “Polymer Anchored Copper(II) Complex Supported by -ONNO- Schiff Base: Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Phenol” Indian Journal of Applied Research 3(2013) 44-48
  5. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Ysobanta Das, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana, Parna Gupta “Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Anchored metal Complex Supported by N, N'-bis (2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzaldehyde) 4-Methylbenzene-1,2-diamine Schiff Base” International Journal of Scientific Research 11(2013) 75-77
  6. Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh, Synthesis and characterizations of PP grafted gelatin using ce(IV)-glucose redox system and study of its biodegradability. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry, 05(2) (2012) 205-214.
  7. Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh. Biodegradable PVAc-g-starch: synthesis, characterization and biodegradability study, Journal of Teaching and Research in Chemistry, 18(2) (2011) 17-30.
  8. Maharana T, Singh BC; Graft copolymerization of starch onto polyvinylchloride(PVC) using glucose-Ce(IV) redox system and study of its biodegradability. Journal of Teaching and Research in Chemistry (2004), 11(1), 70-81.

BOOK

  1. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, “Title: Imperative Inorganic Chemistry” writing in continuation for Books and Allied publisher, India.

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Y S Negi; Polyetheretherketone (PEEK): Applications as a Biomaterial; Chapter in Encyclopedia entitled  "Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials" [ISBN: 1439898790, 1439898796] Taylor and Francis, USA; DOI: 10.1081/E-EBPP-120050548
  2. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Nibedita Nath, Anita Routaray, Y S Negi, B Mohanty; Application of PEEK as a fuel cell membrane; Book Chapter in “Advanced Energy Materials, Chapter-11 page-433–464;Wiley-Scrivener, USA DOI: 10.1002/9781118904923.
  3. Alekha Kumar Sutar*, Tungabidya Maharana*, Anita Routaray, Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide; Advanced Catalytic Materials, Book Series published by WILEY-Scrivener, USA, Chapter-6 page-193-224 2015
  4. Alekha Kumar Sutar*, Tungabidya Maharana, Somanath Mantri, Nibedita Nath, Polymer Supported Catalysts; Advanced Materials Book Series published by WILEY-Scrivener, USA, Accepted in 2014
  5. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Jagabandhu Patra, Sasmita Pattanaik, Polylactic Acid as a Grafted Material; Advanced Materials Book Series published by WILEY-Scrivener, USA, Accepted in 2014

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. Sasmita Pattanaik, Alekha Kumar Sutar and Tungabidya Maharana; Graft copolymerization of Soy Protein Isolate with Polylactide via Ring Opening Polymerization; International Conference on Advanced Engineering Functional Materials (ICAEFM 2017); Bhubaneswar GITA, Odisha, India; 21st – 23rd , Sep 2017.
  2. HC Pradhan, Alekha Kumar Sutar and Tungabidya Maharana; Catalytic activity of Schiff base zinc complexes for the formation of styrene carbonate by fixation of CO2; International Conference on Advanced Engineering Functional Materials (ICAEFM 2017); Bhubaneswar GITA, Odisha, India; 21st – 23rd , Sep 2017.
  3. Vandana Suryavanshia, Alekha Kumar Sutarb; Tungabidya Maharanaa Synthesis and characterization of water soluble carboxymethyl chitosan by chemical modification method and its application for drug delivery; Innopharm2, International Conference on Bridging Innovations in Pharma. Medical & Bio Sciences (M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal (M.P) Feburary 11-12, 2017.
  4. 4.      HC Pradhan; Somnath Mantri, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis and characterization of (O-,N,N,O-) tetradentate Co(II) salen complexes and its catalytic activity towards cyclic carbonate formation by coupling reaction of epoxide and carbon dioxide; Fourth International Conference on “Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC); MG University, Kerala; Dec 9-11, 2016. 
  5. S Mantri, H. C. Pradhan, T Maharana and A. K. Sutar; Schiff Base Transition Metal Complexes for ROP of L-Lactide; 5th International Conference on Chemical Science and Engineering (ICCSE 2016) at Taipei, Taiwan; Nov 12-14, 2016.
  6. Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Polymer Supported Schiff base Iron Complex for Epoxidation of trans-Stilbene; 5th International Conference on Chemical Science and Engineering (ICCSE 2016) at Taipei, Taiwan; Nov 12-14, 2016.
  7. Vandana Suryavanshi, Tungabidya Maharana* Synthesis And Characterization Of Carboxymethyl Chitosan By Chemical Modification Method; International Conference on Recent advances in chemical sciences, (INDIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY); JECRC University; Rajasthan; December 28-30, 2015.
  8. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, B Mohanty, YS Negi, Synthesis and characterization of Poly(lactic Acid) and its  nanoparticles; International Conference on “Natural polymers and Biomaterials”; MG University, Kerala; April 10-12, 2015.
  1. Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Schiff-Base Copper(II) Complex: Efficient Catalysts for Ring opening Polymerization of Lactide; International Conference on “Natural polymers and Biomaterials”; MG University, Kerala; April 10-12, 2015. 
  2. Vidya G Kartha, Vandana Suryavanshi, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis and characterization of carboxymethyl chitosan; International Conference on “Natural polymers and Biomaterials”; MG University, Kerala; April 10-12, 2015. 

11.  Alekha Kumar Sutar, Anita Routaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis of Iron(III) Complex Supported by -ONNO– Tetradentate Schiff-Base ligands : Efficient catalyst for Lactide Polymerization, International conference on “Advancements in Polymeric Materials, CIPET, Bhubaneswar, February 14-16, 2014.

12.  Alekha Kumar Sutar, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis of Polymer supported Iron(III) Complex Supported by -ONNO– Tetradentate Schiff-Base ligands : Efficient catalyst for Oxidation of trans-stilbene, International conference on “Advancements in Polymeric Materials, CIPET, Bhubaneswar, February 14-16, 2014

13.  Alekha Kumar Sutar, Ysobanta Das, Ambuja Samantaray, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis and Characterization Polymer-Anchored Metal-Ion Complexes Supported by –ONNO- Schiff-Base Ligand for Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Phenol, International conference on “Advancements in Polymeric Materials, CIPET, Bhubaneswar, February 14-16, 2014

14.  T. Maharana; A.K. Sutar, B. Mohanty; Y.S. Negi, Response Surface Methodology Approach for the Optimization of Polylactic Acid Synthesis by Solid State Polycondensation,, International conference on “Advancements in Polymeric Materials, CIPET, Bhubaneswar, February 14-16, 2014

15.  T. Maharana, A.K. Sutar, B. Mohanty, Y.S. Negi, Microstructure analysis of Poly(Lactic Acid) by NMR spectroscopy, APA International Conference on “Polymers: Vision and Innovations” at  India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, February 19-21, 2014.

16.  A. K. Sutar, T. Maharana, Schiff base transition metal complexes in Polymerization reaction, APA International Conference on “Polymers: Vision and Innovations” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, February 19-21, 2014

17.  Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, B Mohanty, YS Negi, Taguchi method of experimental design for the preparation of Poly(lactic Acid) nanoparticle; International Conference on “Recent Trends in Organometallic Compounds and their Industrial Applications”; KIIT University, Bhubaneswer; February 5-7, 2013.

18.  Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Anita Routaray, Nibedita Nath, Applications of poly(etheretherketone) as a biomaterial; International Conference on “Recent Trends in Organometallic Compounds and their Industrial Applications”; KIIT University, Bhubaneswer; February 5-7, 2013.

19.  Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh, Synthesis and characterizations of PVAc grafted gelatin using Ce(IV)-glucose redox system and study of its biodegradability; International Conference on “Recent Trends in Organometallic Compounds and their Industrial Applications”; KIIT University, Bhubaneswer; February 5-7, 2013.

20.  Yasobanta Das, Tapan Kumar Bastia, Prasanta Rath,  Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Polymer Supported Cr(III)  Catalysts for oxidation of Phenol; International Conference on “Recent Trends in Organometallic Compounds and their Industrial Applications”; KIIT University, Bhubaneswer; February 5-7, 2013.

21.  Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, B Mohanty, YS Negi, A novel method for the synthesis of poly(lactic acid) by melt polycondensation method; International Congress on Advances in Human Healthcare Systems 'Healthcare India 2012' at New Delhi; February 20-23, 2012.

22.  Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh, Synthesis and Characterizations of PP Grafted Gelatin and Study of its Biodegradability, International Congress on Advances in Human Healthcare Systems 'Healthcare India 2012' at New Delhi during February 20-23, 2012

23.  Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh, Synthesis and Characterizations of PVAc Grafted Starch and Study of its Biodegradability. International Congress on Advances in Human Healthcare Systems 'Healthcare India 2012' at New Delhi during February 20-23, 2012.

24.  Maharana T., Mohanty B., and Negi Y.S.; A novel method for the synthesis of high molecular weight polylactic acid by melt-solid polycondensation under vacuum;  International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials; APM-2010, Trends & Technology at CIPET Bhubaneswar on February 20-22, 2010.

25.  Yasobanta Das, B C Kalapahad, Tapan Kumar Bastia, Prasanta Rath, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Polymer Supported Fe(III), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Catalysts for oxidation of Phenol; International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials; APM-2010, Trends & Technology at CIPET Bhubaneswar on February 20-22, 2010.

26.  Maharana T., Mohanty B., and Negi Y.S.; Preparation of Polylactic acid nanoparticles by nanoprecipitation method; “Polymer Science & Technology: Vision & Scenario (APA-2009) at New Delhi, India on December 17-20, 2009.

27.  Maharana T., Mohanty B., and Negi Y.S.; Application of Response Surface Methodology to Optimize Production of Polylactic Acid by Melt Polycondensation; “Polymer Science & Technology: Vision & Scenario (APA-2009) at New Delhi, India on December 17-20, 2009.

28.  Maharana T., Mohanty B., and Negi Y.S.; Synthesis of poly(lactic acid) by melt polycondensation and their characterizations; “Asian Polymer Association International Conference POLY-08” January 28th – 31st, 2008, IIT Delhi, India.

29.  Maharana T., Mohanty B., Ray A.K. and Negi Y.S.; Physico-Thermal and Temperature Dependent Computational Thermal Kinetic Studies of Poly (Lactic Acid); ICAPP 2007 – The 2nd International Conference on Advances in Petrochemicals and Polymers June 25th – 28th, 2007, Bangkok, Thailand.

NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. Maharana T, Samantray A, Mohanty SN, Singh BC; Graft copolymerization of starch onto PVC using glucose-Ce(IV) redox system and study of its biodegradability; National seminar on Eco-Friendly Biodegradable Polymers; 13-14, Dec 2002.
  2. Ambuja Samantaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, BC Singh, Synthesis and characterizations of   poly(vinyl acetate) grafted starch and its biodegradability study; National seminar on  “Chemistry in Technology”, 26TH annual conference of Orissa Chemical Society at Ravenshaw University; December 8-9, 2012.
  3. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar, B Mohanty, YS Negi, Preparation and properties of poly(lactic acid) nanoparticles by nanoprecipitation technique; National seminar on “Chemistry in Technology”, 26TH annual conference of Orissa Chemical Society at Ravenshaw  University ; December 8-9, 2012.
  4. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Nibedita Nath, Polymer Supported 3d Series Catalysts for oxidation of Phenol based on HAPPD Schiff base; National seminar on  “Chemistry in Technology”, 26TH annual conference of Orissa Chemical Society at Ravenshaw University; December 8-9, 2012.
  5. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Anita Routaray, Polymer Supported Fe(III), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Catalysts for oxidation of Phenol; National seminar on “Chemistry in Technology”, 26TH annual conference of Orissa chemical society at Ravenshaw University; December 8-9, 2012.
  6. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Nibedita Nath, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis of polymer supported Copper(II) complex supported by –ONNO- tetradendate Schiff base ligands: Efficent catalyst for oxidation of trans stilbene  “Chemistry in the 21st century” 27th Annual Conference of Orissa Chemical Society and National Conference at Department of Chemistry, Modern engineering and management Studies, Balasore , December 14-15, 2013.
  7. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Anita Routaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis of Copper(II) complex supported by –ONNO- tetradendate Schiff base ligands: Efficent catalyst for lactide polymerization “Chemistry in the 21st century” 27th Annual Conference of Orissa Chemical Society and National Conference at Department of Chemistry, Modern engineering and management Studies, Balasore , December 14-15, 2013.
  8. Alekha Kumar Sutar, Anita Routaray, Tungabidya Maharana, Synthesis of Nickel complex supported by –ONNO- tetradendate Schiff base ligands and its catalytic activity towards oxidation of phenol “Chemistry of Organometallics and its application to society” at Department of Chemistry, Salipur College, Odisha, September 14-15, 2013.
  9. Harish Chandra Pradhan, Somnath Mantri, Alekha Kumar Sutar , Tungabidya Maharana. Synthesis of (O-,N,N,O- ) tetradentate based Cr(III) salen complexes and its catalytic activity towards cyclic carbonate formation by coupling reaction of epoxide and carbon dioxide. National Conference on Polymer Science theme Polymers: Trends and Innovations held at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh on March 21, 2015.

10.  Vandana Suryavanshi1, Alekha Kumar Sutar2; Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis And Characterization Of Carboxymethyl Chitosan By Chemical Modification Method; National Conference on Polymer Science  Sponsored by Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology,  (CGCOST) March 21, 2015.

11.  Vandana Suryavanshi1, Alekha Kumar Sutar2; Tungabidya Maharana1 Synthesis and characterization of water soluble carboxymethyl chitosan by chemical modification method and its application; National Seminar on Biodiversity, industrialization, Environment and We, (Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology, Raipur (C.G.) (NCS-2016).

12.  Harish Chandra Pradhan, Somnath Mantri, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis of Propylene Carbonates via Catalytic Cycloaddition of Propylene oxide and Carbon Dioxide using (O-,N,N,O- ) tetradentate based Cu(II) salen complexes. National conference on “Advances in Environmental & Chemical Sciences” March 17-18, 2017 held at Sri C.V. Raman Hall, School of Studies in Chemistry, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur.


Other Info.

Achievement/Awards

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DST Young Scientist award

 

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Awarded “National Doctoral Fellowship” offered by AICTE for pursuing Ph.D. at IIT Roorkee.

 

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Awarded 325 USD for my publication in Progress in Polymer Science.

 

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Qualified CSIR-UGC NET LECTURESHIP .

 

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Qualified All India Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

 

Life Member of 

  • Odisha Chemical Society
  • Asian Polymer Association
  • Material Research Society of India
  • Indian Chemical Society
  • Indian Council of Chemists
  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • International Society for Environmental Information Sciences
  • Chemical Research Society of India
  • Society of Polymer Science
  • Indian Society For Technical Education