Dr Priyanka K P

Dr. Priyanka K P

Assistant Professor|Department of Physics


Dr Priyanka K P is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics under the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, RUAS. Since joining in 2018, she has also served as Residential Hostel Warden of the RUAS Campus Hostel in Bangalore. Beginning as a Research Fellow at the Nanoscience Research Centre, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha (2012 – 2015), she then worked as an Assistant Professor (on contract) at the Department of Physics, Sree Narayana College, Kannur (2017 – 2018). She completed her PhD in Physics from Mangalore University (2018) after acquiring her Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Kannur University, Kannur (2009) and Master’s degree in Physics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2011). Her research is focused on materials science — nanoscience and technology.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physics

    Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnataka

  • M. Sc in Physics

    Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

  • B.Sc in Physics

    Kannur University, Kannur, Kerala

Experience

Total years of Experience :

12 Years

Academic Experience :

  1. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics — Sree Narayana College, Kannur, Kerala — 1 Year (2017 to 2018)
  2. Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore — 2 Years (2018 to till date)
  3. Residential Hostel Warden — RUAS Campus Hostel, Bangalore, Bangalore — 2 Years (2018 to till date)

Research and Industry Experience:

  1. Research Fellow, Nanoscience Research Centre, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala (2012 — 2015)

Training Experience

  • Synthesis-Characterization-Applications

Research Interest

Materials Science — Nanoscience and Technology

Research Expertise

Nanocomposites- Metal Oxide nanoparticles- Synthesis- Characterization- Applications

Keywords

  • nanoparticles
  • nanometal oxides
  • Nanocomposites
  • Materials Science

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Pristine and Doped Nanotitania

International Journal Papers : 30

  1. Toxicological impact of TiO2 nanoparticles on Eudrilus euginiae, IET Nanobiotechnology, Institution of Engineering and Technology 11 (1) (2018) 66 – 70
  2. High Performance Ethanol Gas Sensor Using TiO2 Nanostructures, European Physical Journal Plus, 132 Springer (2017) 306 – 312
  3. Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalysis Using TiO2/​phthalocyanine Nanocomposites for the Degradation of Selected Industrial Dyes, 720 Elsevier (2017) 541 – 549
  4. Inhibitory Effect of TiO2 Nanoparticles on Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Plant Roots, IET Nanobiotechnology,Institution of Engineering and Technology 11 (1) (2017) 66 – 70
  5. Influence of La Doping on Structural and Optical Properties of TiO2 Nanocrystals, Materials Characterization,113 Elsevier (2016) 144 – 151
  6. Microbicidal Activity of TiO2 Nanoparticles Synthesized By Sol-Gel Method, IET Nanobiotechnology, 10 (2) Institution of Engineering and Technology (2016) 81 – 6
  7. Cerium Doped Nanotitania-Extended Spectral Response For Enhanced Photocatalysis, Materials Research Express, 1(1) IOP Publisher (2014)
  8. Sol-Gel Synthesis and Characterization of TiO2 Nanoparticles, Advanced Science Engineering And Medicine, 6(3) American Scientific Publishers (2014) 257 – 262
  9. Dielectric Properties and A.C. Conductivity of Nanocrystalline Titania, Journal of Basic and Applied Physics, 2 (1), World Academic Publishing Co., Limited (2013) 105 – 108
  10. Effect of High Energy Electron Beam Irradiation on the Optical Properties of Nanocrystalline TiO2, Nanosystems: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, 4 (2), Mechanics and Optics Pub.(2013) 218 – 224
  11. Surface Modification of Nanotitania Using High Energy Electron Beam Irradiation, International Journal Of Emerging Technology And Advanced Engineering. 2(11), (2012) 130 – 134
  12. Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Nanophase NiWO4for Potential Applications, European Physical Journal B, 91, Springer. (2019) 287 – 292
  13. Silver Tungstate Nanoparticles for the Detection of Ethanol, Ammonia and Acetone gases, Journal ofElectronic Materials, 47 (2018) 6328 – 6333
  14. Characterization of NiO/​CoPc Nanocomposite Material Synthesized by Solvent Evaporation Route, Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry, Springer, 8 (2018) 207 – 215
  15. 8 MeV electron beam induced modifications in the thermal, structural and electrical properties of nanophase CeO2for potential electronics applications, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 147Elsevier(2018) 64 – 69 2018
  16. Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Tungstate/​Iron Phthalocyanine Nanocomposite for Electronic Applications, European Physical Journal B, 90 Springer (2017) 102 – 113
  17. CeO2/​CoPc Nanocomposite for Potential Applications in Electronics, Journal of Electronic Materials(2017)
  18. Modifications in the Structural and Optical Properties of Nanocrystalline CaWO4 Induced By 8 MeV Electron Beam Irradiation, Radiation Physics And Chemistry,123 Elsevier (2016) 1 – 5
  19. Studies on the Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of CeO2/​SnPc Nanocomposite for Electronic Applications, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Springer (2016) 1 – 9
  20. Structural Modifications and Extended Spectral Response of CeO2/​CoPc Nanocomposites for Potential Applications,International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 13, Wiley, (2016) 670 – 677
  21. Influence of Electron Beam Irradiation on Structural and Optical Properties of α‑Ag2WO4 Nanoparticles, Micron, 88, Elsevier (2016) 1 – 6
  22. Nanophase α‑Silver Tungstate for Light Emitting Diodes and Gate Dielectrics, Advanced Science, Engineering And Medicine, 7(6), American Scientific Publishers (2015) 498 – 505
  23. Effect of Electron Beam Irradiation on the Structure and Optical Properties of Nickel Oxide Nanocubes, Bulletin of Material Science,38 (4) Springer (2015)825 – 830
  24. Enhancement of Electrical Properties of Manganese Tungstate Nanoparticles by Electron Beam Irradiation, Materials Science and Engineering, 73.IOP Conference Series (2015) 012051
  25. Effect of 8 MeV Electron Beam Irradiation on the Structural and Optical Properties of CeO2Nanoparticles, Materials Characterization, 98 Elsevier (2014), 222 – 227
  26. Facile Combustion Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Using Cajanus Cajan (L.) and Its Multidisciplinary Applications, Materials Research Bulletin, 57, Elsevier (2014) 325 – 334
  27. Effect of Calcination Temperature on the Structuraland Optical Properties of Nickel Oxide Nanoprticles, Nanosystems: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, 5(3), St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics Pub.(2014) 441 – 449
  28. Chemical Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Electrical Studies of Nanoceria for CMOS Applications, Journal of Electroceramics, 32(4), Springer (2014) 361 – 368
  29. Effect of Electron Beam Irradiation on Optical Properties of Manganese Tungstate Nanoparticles, Journal of Nanotechnology, Article ID580308 (2013)
  30. Dielectric Studies of Nanocrystalline Manganese Tungstate, Nanosystems: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics4 (3), Mechanics and Optics Pub. (2013) 357 – 362

National Journal Papers: 06

  1. Characterizationof Nanophase TiO2 Synthesized by Sol-Gel Method, Indian Journal of Physics, 88 (7) Springer (2014), 657 – 663
  2. Chemical Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Optical Properties of Nanophase α‑Ag2wO4, Indian Journal of Physics, 89 (9) Springer (2015)889 – 897
  3. Structural Characterization and Optical Studies of CeO2 Nanopartcles Synthesized by Chemical Precipitation, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics,53 (9) (2015) 596 – 603
  4. Effect of Calcination on The Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of BaWO4Nanoparticles Synthesized by Chemical Precipitation, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics57, (2019)14 – 22
  5. AC Conductivity and Dielectric Studies of TiO2/​Cobalt Phthalocyanine Nanocomposites for Potential Applications, Science and Society, 14 (1) (2016) 57 – 64
  6. Photoluminescence Study of Nanophase TiO2Using CIE Diagram, Science and Society, 12 (2) (2014) 382 – 391

Chapters in Books: 03

  1. Synthesis, Characterization and Electrical Properties of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles. Functionalized Engineering Materials and Their Applications,Apple Academic Press, New Jersey (2016), ISBN-9781771885232
  2. Nano Biosensors-An Overview,Nanotechnology in Biomedical Applications, Atlantic Publishers (India), New Delhi, 209 – 225 (2014), ISBN-9788126918751
  3. Nanomedicine and Medical Nanorobotics, Nanotechnology in Biomedical Applications, Atlantic Publishers (India), New Delhi, 237 – 258 (2014), ISBN-9788126918751

  1. Best Paper Award : International Conference on Nanomaterials-NANO-15, 7 – 10 December (2015), KSRCT Campus, Thiruchengode, Tamilnadu, India
  2. Best Oral Presentation Award: National conference on Nanotechnology’s invisible threat: Small science, big consequences, Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research and Social Action (MGNIRSA), Hyderabad, India, 26 – 27 September, 2013
  3. Best Paper Award: National conference on Emerging Vistas of Engineering and Management (NCEVEM’14), Centre for Research & Development, Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology, Vazhakulam, Ernakulam, Kerala, 24 – 25 November, 2014

  • Indian Science Congress, Kerala Science Congress

    Life Member