TUNGABIDYA  MAHARANA

Department Department of Chemistry
Designation ASSOCIATE 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
  • CONDUCTING PLYMER COMPOSITES FOR SUPERCAPACITOR APPLICATION
  • 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

2022

1. Devi, R., Patra, J., Tapadia, K., Chang, J. K., & Maharana, T. (2022). Arrangement of ZnFe2O4@ PPy nanoparticles on carbon cloth for highly efficient symmetric supercapacitor. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers138, 104474.

2. Patel, K., Sutar, A. K., & Maharana, T. (2022). Microwave-assisted preparation of carboxylic graphene oxide-chitosan composite for adsorption of uranium and heavy toxic metals in water samples. Separation Science and Technology, 1-19.

3. Suryavanshi, V. S., Maharana, T., & Jagtap, P. K. (2022). Microencapsulation of Cassia Fistula Flower Extract with Chitosan and its Antibacterial Studies. Current Drug Delivery19(9), 980-990.

4. De, D., Sharma, V., Sahu, B. C., Sahu, R. K., & Maharana, T. Chemical Conversion of Co2 into Cyclic Carbonates by Two Metal–Organic Frameworks. Available at SSRN 4213773.

2021 

  1. Maharana, T., Nath, N., Pradhan, H. C., Mantri, S., Routaray, A., & Sutar, A. K. (2021). Polymer-supported first-row transition metal schiff base complexes: Efficient catalysts for epoxidation of alkenes. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 105142.
  2. Patel, K., Sutar, A. K., & Maharana, T. (2021, March). Adsorption isotherms and kinetics study for U (VI) removal by excellent sorbent materials graphene oxide and functionalised graphene oxide. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 1120, No. 1, p. 012011). IOP Publishing.

2020

  1. Rama Devi,a   Kavita Tapadia,a   Tushar Kant,b   Archana Ghosale,c   Kamlesh Shrivas,   Indrapal Karbhalb  and  Tungabidya Maharana*a  A low-cost paper-based flexible energy storage device using a conducting polymer nanocomposite; New J. Chem., 2020,44, 13446-13457. 10.1039/D0NJ02158J;
  2. Harish Chandra Pradhan, Somanath Mantri, Tungabidya Maharana & Alekha Kumar Sutar; Cobalt(II) complex-catalyzed solventless coupling of CO2 and epoxides Chemical Papers, 74, 3423–3430 (2020). 10.1007/s11696-020-01175-5. IF-2.097; Electronic ISSN 2585-7290 Print ISSN 0366-635
  3. Rama Devi, Kavita Tapadia, Tungabidya Maharana; Casting of carbon cloth enrobed polypyrrole electrode for high electrochemical performances; Heliyon 6 (2020) e03122; Dec 2019.
  4. Harish Chandra Pradhan, Somanath Mantri, Anita Routaray, Tungabidya Maharana and Alekha Kumar Sutar; Cobalt (II) complex catalyzed polymerization of lactide and coupling of CO2 and styrene oxide into cyclic styrene carbonate; J. Chem. Sci. (2020) 132:25.
  5. Vidya G. Kartha, Vandana Suryavanshi and Tungabidya Maharana; Cassia alata Seed Extract Loaded Chitosan: Synthesis and Release Study; Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol. 32, No. 1 (2020), 21-25.
  6. V. K. Verma, K. Tapadia, T. Maharana, and A. Sharma; Ultrasensitive Fluorescence Determination Of 6-Thioguanine In Biological Samples Based On The Silver Nanoparticle-Mediated Release Of Acridine Orange Probe; Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 87, No. 2, May, 2020 (Russian Original Vol. 87, No. 2, March–April, 2020);357-363. 

2019

  1. Khilawan Patel, Rama Devi, Pradeep Kumar Dewangan, Vinayak, Alekha Kumar Sutar and Tungabidya Maharana. A Novel Method for the Removal of Uranium by Using Carboxyl Functionalized Graphene Oxide; Published 1 March 2020 • Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd; IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 798, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications (NCAMA 2019) 21-22 December 2019, Raipur, India
  2. Rama Devi1, Khilawan Patel1, Vinayak Sahu1, Komal Kashyap1, Kavita Tapadia1 and Tungabidya Maharana1 Fabrication and Characterization of Polypyrrole Nanoparticles for Supercapacitor Electrode Materials; Published 1 March 2020 • Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd; IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 798, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications (NCAMA 2019) 21-22 December 2019, Raipur, India
  3. Vandana Suryavanshi & Preeti K. Suresh & Chayan Das & Tungabidya Maharana; Physicochemical properties and in-vitro release study of CFLE-chitosan microsphere beads; Journal of Polymer Research (2019) 26: 288.
  4. VANDANA SURYAVANSHI1, ALEKHA KUMAR SUTAR2 and TUNGABIDYA MAHARANA; Physico-Chemical Studies of Chitosan Derivatives and Optimization of Reaction Conditions using RSM Design; Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol. 31, No. 9 (2019), 2029-2036.

 

2018

1.  Vikas Kumar Verma, Kavita Tapadia, Tungabidya Maharana, Ashima Sharma; Convenient and ultra‐sensitive fluorescence detection of bovine serum albumin by using Rhodamine‐6G modified gold nanoparticles in biological samples; Luminescence. 2018;33:1408–1414. 

2.  Sasmita Pattanaik, Alekha Kumar Sutar and Tungabidya Maharana; Graft copolymerization of Soy Protein Isolate with Polylactide via Ring Opening Polymerization; 2018 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 410 012011   https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/410/1/012011. 

3.  Vidya.G.Kartha, T.Maharana, Vandana Suryavanshi; Synthesis and Characterisation Of Carboxy Methyl Chitosan; International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research IJETSR www.ijetsr.com ISSN 2394 – 3386 Volume 5, Issue 5 May 2018; 245-250. 

4.  Vidya.G.Kartha, T.Maharana; A Novel Method for Preparation of Carboxymethyl Chitosan by Microwave Irradiation; Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol. 30, No. 12 (2018), 2638-2640. 


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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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
  7. 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)
  8. 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

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. Khilawan Patel, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Radiological and Chemo-toxicological Risk Assessment for Uranium Removal in Water Sample by Using Graphene Oxide and Modified Carboxylic Graphene Oxide 2 nd  International Conference on “Recent Trends in Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development (ICRTRESD-2020)” January 30-31, 2020 held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur (CG).
  2. R. Devi, T. Maharana, K. Tapadia; An Energy Storage Device Contrived of Nano Ni@PPy Paper Electrode; International Conference on Materials for Environment (ICME-2020), Dept. of Chemistry, Govt. V.Y.T. PG Autonomous College, Durg (C.G) India, 24-25 January, 2020.
  3. R. Devi, T. Maharana, K. Tapadia; Paper based flexible energy storage device using conducting polymer nanocomposite; 2 nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Global Development (ICRTRESD2020), Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur; Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G), 30-31 January 2020.
  4. Rama Devi; Kavita Tapadia, Tungabidya Maharana; Development of Polypyrrole paper electrode for electronic and electrochemical application; International Conference on Crystal Engineering: From Molecules to Crystal; 30-31 March 2019, NIT Raipur. Kavita Tapadia, V. N. Jha, N.K. Sethy, Tungabidya Maharana
  5. Khilawan Patel; Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene Oxide and Functionalized Graphene Oxide for Removal of Uranium in  Water sample; International Conference on Crystal Engineering: From Molecules to Crystal; 30-31 March 2019, NIT Raipur.
  6. Harish Chandra Pradhan, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana; Transformation of Carbon Dioxide by Schiff Base Metal Complexes and formation of Polycarbonate; APA International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science & Technology (APA 2018); Nov 1-3 2018, Kathmandu Nepal.
  7. Tungabidya Maharana, Alekha Kumar Sutar; Mono-, Bi-metallic Alkoxide Complexes for Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide; APA International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science & Technology (APA 2018); Nov 1-3 2018, Kathmandu Nepal.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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. 
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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. 
  17. 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. 
  18. 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.
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  13. Rama Devi, T Maharana; Synthesis of polypyrrole nanoparticles; National Conference on Recent Advances in Functional nanomaterials at Pt Ravi Shakar Shukla University Raipur on 28th Sep 2018.
  14. Khilawan Patel, Tungabidya Maharana, Kavita Tapadia, Alekha Kumar Sutar, V. N. Jha, N. K. Sethy, Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameters in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. Twentieth national symposium on environmental (NSC-20) “Challenges in Energy Resource Management & Climate Change’’ December 13-15, 2018 held at Discipline of Earth Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  15. Rama Devi, Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Conducting Polypyrrole. National Conference on "Advances in Environmental & Chemical Science" March 22-23, 2018 held at Sri C. V. Raman Hall, School of Studies in Chemistry, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur.
  16. Somanath Mantri 1 , Tungabidya Maharana 2 , Alekha Kumar Sutar; Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of [-ONNO-] tetradentate Zinc Complex for ROP of Cyclic Ester; National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  17. Harish Chandra Pradhan 1 , Alekha Kumar Sutar 2 , Tungabidya Maharana; Highly Active, mononuclear zinc(II)-salen complex as efficient catalyst for the formation of cyclic organic carbonates from epoxides and carbon dioxide. National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  18. Vandana Singh Suryavanshi 1 , Alekha Kumar Sutar 2 ; Tungabidya Maharana; Physicochemical properties and in-vitro release study of cfle-chitosan Microsphere beads; National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  19. Vikas Kumar Verma, Kavita Tapadia 1 ٭, Tungabidya Maharana; Selective turn-on fluorescence assay of Carbimazole by using Acridine modified Gold nanoparticles; National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  20. Rama Devi, Kavita Tapadia, Tungabidya Maharana; Development of Nickel Festooned Polypyrrole Paper Electrode for Electrochemical Applications; National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  21. Khilawan Patel 1 , Alekha Kumar Sutar 2 , Tungabidya Maharana; U(VI) Removal Study by Synthesized Graphene Oxide and Carboxylic Functionalized Graphene Oxide in Water Sample. National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  22. Vidya G. Kartha, Tungabidya Maharana; Synthesis, Characterization and Release study of Cassia Alata Seed Extract Encapsulated with Chitosan; National Conference On ‘‘Innovation in Chemistry and Environmental Engineering’’ (ICEE-2019) April 29, 2019.
  23. Harish Chandra Pradhan 1 , Alekha Kumar Sutar 2 , Tungabidya Maharana; Highly active and selective Cu(II)-ONNO-tetradentate complex: Efficient catalyst for solvent free preparation of propylene carbonate by fixation of CO2. ; National Conference on Innovative Structural Materials; 24-25 Dec, 2018. AEMRF, Bhubaneswar.
  24. T Maharana; Transformation of Carbon Dioxide to cyclic carbonates by Schiff Base Metal Complexes; National Seminar on “Physics and Chemistry of Novel Materials” (PCNM-2020) February 28-29, 2020 held at Centurion University Of Technology and Management, Bolangir Campus, Odisha, India.
  25. Khilawan Patel, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Uranium Sorption Study by Using Graphene Oxide and functionalized Carboxylic Graphene Oxide. National Seminar on “Physics and Chemistry of Novel Materials” (PCNM-2020) February 28-29, 2020 held at Centurion University Of Technology and Management, Bolangir Campus, Odisha, India.
  26. Khilawan Patel, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, A Novel Method for the Removal of Uranium by Using Carboxyl Functionalized Graphene Oxide. National Conference on “Advanced Materials and Applications (NCAMA-2019)’’ December 21-22, 2019 held at Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, (CG).
  27. Somanath Mantri, Tungabidya Maharana and Alekha Kumar Sutar; Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of [-ONNO-] Metal Complexes for ROP of Cyclic Ester; National Seminar on “Physics and Chemistry of Novel Materials” (PCNM-2020) February 28-29, 2020 held at Centurion University Of Technology and Management, Bolangir Campus, Odisha, India.
  28. R. Devi, T. Maharana, K. Tapadia; Casting of Carbon Cloth Enrobed Polypyrrole Electrode for High Electrochemical Performances; National Conference on Recent Trends in Chemistry and Environmental Issues In Chhattisgarh, Dept. of Chemistry, Kalinga University, Naya Raipur (C.G), 19-20 September, 2019.
  29. R. Devi, T. Maharana, K. Tapadia; Fabrication and Characterization of Polypyrrole Nanoparticles for Supercapacitor Electrode Materials; National Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications (NCAMA-2019), Dept. of Physics, National Institute of Technology Raipur (C.G), December 21-22, 2019.
  30. R. Devi, T. Maharana, K. Tapadia; Paper Based Flexible Energy Storage Device Using Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite, National Seminar on Physics and Chemistry of Novel Materials (PCNM-2020); Department of Physics and Chemistry, School of Applied Science Centurion University of Technology and Management Balangir Campus, Odisha , India, February 28 th -29 th 2020
  31. Khilawan Patel, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Adsorption Isotherms and Kinetics Study for U(VI) Removal by Excellent Sorbent Materials Graphene Oxide and Functionalised Graphene Oxide. National Conference on “Advanced Materials and Applications (NCAMA-2020)’’ December 28-29, 2020 held at Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, (CG).
  32. Khilawan Patel, Alekha Kumar Sutar, Tungabidya Maharana, Radiological and Chemo-toxicological Risk Assessment for Uranium Removal in Water Sample by Using Graphene Oxide and Modified Carboxylic Graphene Oxide 2nd   International Conference on “Recent Trends in Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development (ICRTRESD-2020)” January 30-31, 2020 held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur (CG)
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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).

Best Oral presentation award at International Conference at Taipei held from 12-14 Nov 2016

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No.

Title of Report

Funding Agency

Financial Outlay

Year of start & Year of Completion

Name of P.I. and other investigators

Status (started or completed or in progress)

1

Synthesis and Characterizations of [O,N,N,O] Based Bulky Schiff Base Metal Complexes: Efficient Initiators for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactide

CSIR

17L

2012 & 2015

Dr T Maharana and Dr AK Sutar

Completed

2

Highly efficient metal initiators based on tridentate or tetradentate bulky Schiff base ligands for the ring opening polymerization of lactide

UGC

11L

2012 & 2015

Dr AK Sutar and Dr T Maharana

Completed

3

Synthesis and Characterizations of [O-,N,N,O] Based Bulky Schiff Base Metal Complexes and Their Catalytic Activity Towards Cyclic Carbonate Formation by Fixation of CO2

DST

24.5L

2014 & 2017

Dr T Maharana

Completed

4

Synthesis and Characterizations of Polymer Supported Based Bulky Schiff Base Metal Complexes and Their Catalytic Activity

CSIR

22L

2013 & 2016

Dr AK Sutar and Dr T Maharana

Completed

5

Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameter in ground water / drinking water of five district (Bilaspur, Korba, Koriya,Mungeli & Surajpur )

BRNS

27 L

2016 &2018

Dr T Maharana and Dr K Tapadia

Completed

6

Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameter in ground water / drinking water of five district (Narayanpur,Kondagaon, Bijapur, Dantawada, Bastar, Sukma)

BRNS

20L

2016 &2018

Dr T Maharana and Dr K Tapadia

Completed

7

Functionalized
Porous Framework
Materials for
Heterogeneous
Catalysis

TEQIP

16 L

2019 to 2020

Dr. DINESH
DE; Dr.B C
SAHU; Dr. RK
Sahu; Dr. T
Maharana

Completed

My research profiles:

1. Scopus ID- 16837177400 

2. Google scholar ID-https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Jd16gQMAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

3. ResearchGate ID-https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tungabidya_Maharana

4. Publon ID-https://publons.com/researcher/1184032/tungabidya-maharana/

5. ORCID ID-orcid.org/0000-0002-6143-6049 

6. LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/tungabidya-maharana-99a9a215/

Workshops/Conferences Organized

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National Conference on ICEE April 2019 at NIT Raipur.

Short Term Training Programmes-3 at NIT Raipur.

BARC Outreach Programme-2 at NIT Raipur

Students Supervised

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Ph.D. – 6 awarded

Ph.D. – 6 ongoing

M.Sc.-9 awarded

M.Phil.- 2 awarded

B.Sc. - 4 awarded

B.Tech.- 5 awarded

 

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
  • Asian Chemical Society- ACS/2018/LM647
  • American Chemical Society, Annual Member 31495840
  • Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)
  • International Association Of Hydrological Sciences-18633