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Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra
Assistant Professor
School of Materials Science and Technology,IIT BHU
akmishra.mst@iitbhu.ac.in
9685006543
Area of Interest: 
Carbon and other 2D nanomaerials (TMDCs, MXene), Electron microscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Optoelectronic devices, Energy devices, Design of sensors, gas capture units and water filters.

Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra is an assistant professor in School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT(BHU), Varanasi (October 2016 - Present). He did his M. Sc. (Physics) from V.B.S. Purvanchal University, India (June 2005) and Ph.D. (with Best Thesis Award) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (July 2011). He worked as Visiting Faculty at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Bhopal, India (July 2011 - January 2012), Post Doctoral Fellow at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA (January 2012 - December 2014) and INSPIRE Faculty at IISER Bhopal, India (February 2015 - September 2016) before joining IIT(BHU). He has published more than 41 papers in peer reviewed international journals and having 3 US patents and 3 Indian patent.
 

Homepage:  https://sites.google.com/view/akmishrasmstiitbhu

Group Leader: Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra

Ph.D. Students

 Mr. Bishnu Pada Majee (M.Sc. Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Technology
 (ISM), Dhanbad-
 GATE   Qualified)
 Enrolment Year: July 2016( Institute Fellow )
 Roll No.16111004
 Email Id- bishnupm.rs.mst16@iitbhu.ac.in                        
 Mob. No- +91-8101396556
Ms. Shanu Mishra (M.Sc. Physics, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, AgraGATE Qualified) 
 Enrolment Year: July 2017( Institute Fellow)
 Roll No.17111012
 Email Id- shanumishra.rs.mst17@iitbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-8923831000
 Mr. Vishal Srivastava (M.Sc. Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - GATE and NET Qualified )
 Enrolment Year: July 2018 (Project JRF)
 Roll No.18111013
 Email Id- vishalsrivastava.rs.mst18@iitbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-9807050619
Ms. Ankita Singh (M.Sc. Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - GATE Qualified )
 Enrolment Year: July 2018 (Institute Fellow)
 Roll No.18111002
 Email Id- ankitasingh.rs.mst18@iitbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-8009922284
 Mr. Prince Kumar Maurya (Integrated BS-MS, Physics, Indian Institute of Science Education       and Research, Bhopal)
 Enrolment Year:  July 2018( INSPIRE Fellow)
 Roll No. 18111014
 Email Id- princekrmaurya.rs.mst18@iitbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No. +91-8085893009
Mr. Jai Prakash Yadav ( M.Sc. Chemistry, Siddhartha University, Kapilvastu - NET Qualified​ )
Enrolment Year: December 2019 (UGC- JRF)
 Roll No.19111501
 Email Id- jaiprakashyadav.rs.mst19@iitbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No- +91-7897501388
Mr. Jay Deep Gupta (M.Sc. Physics, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati -GATE and NET Qualified)
Enrolment Year: December 2020 (UGC- JRF)
Roll No.20111506
Email Id- jaydeepgupta.rs.mst20@itbhu.ac.in
 Mob. No. +91-9667482899

PG Students

  Mr. Amit Verma (IDD)

 

  Mr. Himanshu Soni (M.Tech 2nd Year)
 

 

  Mr. Gyenendra Pratap Singh (M.Tech 2nd Year)
 
 

UG Students 

1- Soumya Ranjan Pradhan (IDD 4th Year )
     Roll No- 17114021
2- Shubham Kumar (IDD 4th Year )
     Roll No- 17114020
Alumni
1- Mr. Mahendra Pratap Pingoliya (IDD)
2- Mr. Nilesh Kumar (M.Tech)
3- Mr. Vishal Chowdhary (IDD)
4- Ms. Sweta Kumari (M.Tech)
5- Mr. Somesh Sunil Jaiswal (IDD)
6- Mr. Yogesh Gutta (IDD
  • Interested candidates (holding JRF/INSPIRE award) can contact for Ph.D. positions. 

Design of Nanostructures
 

Design of pristine and metals encapsulated carbon nanostructures (nanotubes, nanocoils, graphene) using CVD, hydrothermal & exfoliation methods.

Design of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) nanostructures using CVD, hydrothermal & exfoliation methods.

Design of MXenes using CVD and hydrothermal methods.

Design of different heterostructures of above nanomaterials.
 

Properties of Designed Nanostructures
 

Structural analysis using XRD, SEM & TEM

Charge storage and transport properties using Electrochemical measurement systems

Phonon confinement and thermal transport properties using Raman spectroscopy

Optical properties using UV-visible absorption & Photo-luminescence spectroscopy
 

Device Fabrications
 

Design & development of nanomaterials based supercapacitors, batteries and hydrogen production

Design & development of nanomaterials based optoelectronic devices (Photodetectors, SERS)

Design & development of nanomaterials based water filters and gas sensors

Design & development of high pressure Sieverts apparatus for CO2 capture and hydrogen storage​
 

1 STR 300 Spectrometer for Raman and Photoluminescence Study
2 Polarizer/Analayzer set up for Angle Resolved Raman Study  
3 Low/High Temperature Linkam Thermal Stage with Electrical Contacts
4 Corrtest Electrochemical Workstation with integrated Impedance Analyzer
5 Autolab Electrochemical Workstation  
6 Two Thermal Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) units for synthesis of CNT, Graphene, MoS2, WS2 etc.
7 Indigenous Photo Reactor Unit for water purification
8 Indigenous Hydrogen Producing Electrochemical Cell  
9 Fumehood Facility
10 Two Hydrothermal Reactor Cells for synthesis of nanomaterials  
11 Mettler Weighing System
12 Spin Coater unit
13 Centrifuge unit
 
14 Hot Air Oven (~ 200 degree centigrade)
15 Vacuum Oven (~ 150 degree centigrade)
16 Multiple Digital Hot Plates with stirring (~ up to 500 degree centigrade)  
17 Digital pH meter
18 Bath Sonicator  
19 High speed mixer (~ 5000 rpm)  
20 Two Rotary Vacuum Pumps  
21 Filtration unit for submicron filtration  
22 Liquid nitrogen container  

 

Major characterization tools like HRTEM, FESEM, AFM, XRD, FTIR Spectroscopy, UV-Visible Absorption Spectroscopy, DLS, TGA, DSC etc. are available in department and Institute's central facility.

  1. Investigation of two dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides nanostructures as effective SERS substrates (December 2020-December 2023 under Core Research Grant Scheme) Funding Agency- SERB, India, Funding Amount ~ Rs. 43.82 Lakh.
  2. Design and investigation of thermal conducting two dimensional heterostructures (July 2017-July 2020 under Early Career Research Award) Funding Agency- SERB, India, Funding Amount ~ Rs. 54 Lakh.
  3. CO2 capture in carbon-based nanocomposites (February 2015- August 2020) Funding Agency- DST, India, Funding Amount ~ Rs. 35 Lakh.
  4. Eco friendly large scale synthesis of layered nanomaterials and study of their properties (January 2017- Seed Money Grant) Funding Agency- IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India, Funding Amount- Rs. 10 Lakh.
  1. A.K. Mishra, S. Mishra and S.S. Jaiswal, Electrochemical device for hydrogen production, Indian Patent Application TEMP/E-1/19944/2020-DEL (202011018312), Date- 29-04-2020.
  2. A.K. Mishra, S. Mishra and S.S. Jaiswal, A method of preparing multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Indian Patent Application TEMP/E-1/19046/2020-DEL (202011017647), Date- 24-04-2020.
  3. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Polyaniline-graphite nanoplatelets material, US Patent 8623784 B2Published Date: 07-01-2014GRANTED
  4. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Electrode and/or capacitor formation, US Patent 9224537 B2Published Date: 29-12-2015.  GRANTED
  5. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Methods and systems for removal of ions from fluids, US Patent  Application 20120186980 A1, Published Date: 26-07-2012.
  6. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu, Iron oxide-graphene nanocomposite for the manufacture of electrodes therefrom for water purification, Indian Patent No. 294218, Published Date: 14-03-2014. GRANTED
  1.  B.P. Majee, Bhawna, A. Singh, R. Prakash and A.K. Mishra*, Large Area Vertically Oriented Few-Layer MoS2 for Efficient Thermal Conduction and Optoelectronic Applications. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (2020) 1268−1275.
  2. B.P. Majee, S. Mishra ,R. K. Pandey, R. Prakash and A.K. Mishra*, Multifunctional Few-Layer MoS2 for Photodetection and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Application with Ultrasensitive and Repeatable Detectability, Journal of  Physical Chemistry C 123 (2019) 18071−18078.
  3. R.K. Yadav, J. Aneesh, R. Sharma, P. Abhiramnath, T.K Maji, G.J Omar, A. K. Mishra, D. Karmakar, and K. V. Adarsh, Designing Hybrids of Graphene Oxide and Gold Nanoparticles for Nonlinear Optical Response, Physical Review Applied 9 (2018) 044043.
  4. C.P. Singh, Nikhil S., Anwesha J., A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Proton conduction through oxygen functionalized few layer graphene, Chemical Communication 52 (2016) 12661-12664. 
  5. R. Sharma, R. Yadav, J. Anees, S. Sanda, A. R. Barik,  A.K. Mishra, T.K. Maji, D. Karmakar and K.V. Adarsh*, Strong interlayer coupling mediated giant two photon absorption in MoSe2/GO heterostructure: Quenching of exciton bands,Physical Review B­ 93 (2016) 155433. 
  6. A.K. Mishra, K.V. Lakshmi and L. Huang*, Eco-friendly synthesis of metal dichalcogenides nanosheets and their environmental remediation potential driven by visible light, Scientific Reports - Nature Publications Group 5 (2015) 15718. 
  7. C.P. Singh, A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Highly conducting reduced graphene synthesis via low temperature chemically assisted exfoliation and energy storage application, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (2015) 18557-18563. 
  8. A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, TiO2  decorated graphite nanoplatelets nanocomposites for high temperature sensor applications, Small 11 (2015) 361-366. 
  9. A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, Substrate effect on phonon confinement in TiO2 nanoparticles for thermal sensing application, Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 113104-4. 
  10. H. Sun, X. Sun, M. Yu, A.K. Mishra, L. Huang, and J. Lian*, Silica-gold core-shell nanosphere for ultrafast dynamic nanothermometer, Advanced Functional Materials 24 (2014) 2389-2395. 
  11. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nanostructured polyaniline decorated graphene sheets for reversible CO2 capture, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (2012) 3708-3712.
  12. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nano magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A robust nanomaterial for enhanced carbon dioxide adsorption, Energy and Environmental Science 4 (2011) 889-895. 
  13. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene based nanocomposites for supercapacitor application, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 14006-14013. 
  14. A.K. Mishra, T.A. Doss and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of removal of azo dye by functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Chemical Engineering Journal 162 (2010) 1026-1034. 
  15. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Removal of metals from aqueous solution and sea water by functionalized graphite nanoplatelets based electrodes, Journal of Hazardous Materials 185 (2011) 322-328. 
  16. A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene sheets for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Desalination 282 (2011) 39-45. 
Updated list can be viewed on-
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Papers Published After Joining IIT (BHU)

41) S. Mishra, P.K. Maurya and A.K. Mishra*, 2H–MoS2 nanoflowers based high energy density solid state supercapacitor, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 255, (2020) 123551-123558.
40) S. Mishra and A.K. Mishra*,  Hydrothermally synthesized MoS2 nanoclusters for hydrogen evolution reaction, Electroanalysis, 32, (2020) 2564-2570.
39) S. Mishra, P.K. Maurya and A.K. Mishra*, 2H-MoS2 nanoflowers with exposed edges for hydrogen producing electrochemical cell, Materials Today Communications, 25 (2020) 101270-101274.
38) B.P Majee, V.Srivastava and A.K. Mishra*, Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering detection based on interconnected network of vertically oriented semiconducting few-layer MoS2 Nanosheets, ACS Applied Nano Materials 3 (2020) 4851−4858.
37) B.P Majee, Bhawna, A. Singh, R. Prakash and A.K. Mishra*, Large area vertically oriented few-layer MoS2 for efficient thermal conduction and optoelectronic applications. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (2020) 1268−1275.
36) B.P Majee, Bhawna and A.K. Mishra*, Bi-functional ZnO nanoparticles as a reusable SERS substrate for nano-molar detection of organic pollutants. Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 1250j1.
35) B.P. Majee, S. Mishra, R.K. Pandey, R. Prakash and A.K. Mishra*, Multifunctional few layers MoS2 for photodetection and SERS application with ultrasensitive and repeated detectability, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (2019) 17071-17078.
34) S. Mishra, B.P. Majee, P.K. Maurya and A.K. Mishra*, Multifunctional low temperature reduced graphite oxides for high performance supercapacitors and SERS applications, Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 085527.
33) Bhawna, B.P. Majee, V. Choudhary, R. Prakash, and A.K. Mishra*, Hydrothermally grown ZnO nanoparticles for photodegradation of textile dye, AIP Conference Proceedings 2100 (2019) 020073.
32) R.K. Yadav, J. Aneesh, R. Sharma, P. Abhiramnath, T.K. Maji, G. Omar, A.K. Mishra, D. Karmakar* and K.V. Adarsh*, Designing hybrids of graphene oxide and gold nanoparticles for nonlinear optical response, Physical Review Applied 9 (2018) 044043.

Papers Published Before Joining IIT (BHU)​​
31) C.P. Singh, Nikhil S., Anwesha J., A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Proton conduction through oxygen functionalized few layer graphene, Chemical Communication 52 (2016) 12661-12664.
30) R. Sharma, R. Yadav, J. Anees, S. Sanda, A. R. Barik, A.K. Mishra, T.K. Maji, D. Karmakar and K.V. Adarsh*, Strong interlayer coupling mediated giant two photon absorption in MoSe2/GO heterostructure: Quenching of exciton bands, Physical Review B 93 (2016) 155433.
29) A.K. Mishra, K.V. Lakshmi and L. Huang*, Eco-friendly synthesis of metal dichalcogenides nanosheets and their environmental remediation potential driven by visible light, Scientific Reports - Nature Publications Group 5 (2015) 15718.
28) C.P. Singh, A.K. Mishra* and A. Paul*, Highly conducting reduced graphene synthesis via low temperature chemically assisted exfoliation and energy storage application, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (2015) 18557-18563.
27) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, TiO2 decorated graphite nanoplatelets nanocomposites for high temperature sensor applications, Small 11 (2015) 361-366.
26) A.K. Mishra and L. Huang*, Substrate effect on phonon confinement in TiO2 nanoparticles for thermal sensing application, Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 113104-4.
25) A.K. Mishra, J. Wang and L. Huang*, Thermal sensitive quantum and phonon confinements for temperature mapping in extreme environments, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 7222-7228.
24) H. Sun, X. Sun, M. Yu, A.K. Mishra, L. Huang, and J. Lian*, Silica-gold core-shell nanosphere for ultrafast dynamic nanothermometer, Advanced Functional Materials 24 (2014) 2389-2395.
23) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Enhanced CO2 capture in Fe3O4-Graphene nanocomposite by physicochemical adsorption, Journal of Applied Physics 116 (2014) 064306-5.
22) J. Wang, A.K. Mishra, Q. Zhao and L. Huang*, Size effect on thermal stability of nanocrystalline anatase TiO2, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46 (2013) 255303.
21) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nanostructured polyaniline decorated graphene sheets for reversible CO2 capture, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (2012) 3708-3712.
20) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Nano magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A robust nanomaterial for enhanced carbon dioxide adsorption, Energy and Environmental Science 4 (2011) 889-895.
19) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene based nanocomposites for supercapacitor application, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 14006-14013.
18) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Magnetite decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes based supercapacitor for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 2583-2590. (Highlighted in Nature India)
17) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Ultrahigh arsenic sorption using iron oxide-graphene nanocomposite supercapacitor assembly, Journal of Applied Physics 112 (2012) 104315-6.
16) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Magnetite decorated graphite nanoplatelets as cost effective CO2 adsorbent, Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011), 7467-7471.
15) Jaidev, R.I. Jafri, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Polyaniline-MnO2 nanotube hybrid nanocomposite as supercapacitor electrode material in acidic electrolyte, Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011) 17601-17605.
14) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Polyaniline/Multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite- an excellent CO2 capture candidate, RSC Advances 2 (2012) 1746-1750.
13) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Palladium nanoparticles decorated Graphite nanoplatelets for room temperature carbon dioxide adsorption, Chemical Engineering Journal 187 (2012) 10-15.
12) A.K. Mishra, T.A. Doss and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of removal of azo dye by functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Chemical Engineering Journal 162 (2010) 1026-1034.
11) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Removal of metals from aqueous solution and sea water by functionalized graphite nanoplatelets based electrodes, Journal of Hazardous Materials 185 (2011) 322-328.
10) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Functionalized graphene sheets for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Desalination 282 (2011) 39-45.
9) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Carbon dioxide adsorption in graphene sheets, AIP Advances, 1 (2011) 032152-6.
8) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Hybrid carbon nanostructure assemblages for high performance pseudo-capacitors, AIP Advances 2 (2012) 022121-7.
7) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphite nanoplatelets/multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid carbon nanostructures for electrochemical capacitor, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 12 (2012) 6658-6664.
6) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, The role of functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes based supercapacitor for arsenic removal and desalination of sea water, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience 7 (2012) 85-97.
5) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphite nanoplatelets derived nanocomposites based supercapacitors with high capacitance and energy density, Graphene 2 (2014) 95-100.
4) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Study of CO2 adsorption in low cost graphite nanoplatelets, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications 1 (2010) 266-269.
3) A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, High pressure CO2 adsorption study in functionalized graphite nanoplatelets, IEEE proceedings, (2010) d.o.i.-10.1109 /iccceng.2010.5560357, 44-46.
2) P. Tamilarasan, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Graphene/ionic liquid binary electrode material for high performance supercapacitor, IEEE proceedings, (2011) d.o.i.-10.1109/nstsi.2011.6111793, 1-5.
1) V. Eswaraiah, V. Sankaranarayanan, A.K. Mishra and S. Ramaprabhu*, Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding of carbon nanostructured films, IEEE proceedings, (2010) d.o.i.-10.1109/iccceng.2010.5560383, 150-152.
 
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