Dr. Raghabendra Samantaray
Assistant Professor
Ph. D. (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
M. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay, India


Email:
[email protected]

Research:

Our work is focused on the interface of chemistry and biology: Synthesis and characterization of novel hybrid bio-composite for sensor applications.

Professional Research Experience after Ph. D:

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Rutgers University, Newark, USA.
  • Teaching Assistant, Florida State University, USA.

Awards and academic Honors:

  • Graduate assistants ship from Florida State University.
  • Awarded Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
  • Awarded National Scholarship in High School Certificate Examination.

Invited and Colloquia Talks:

  • Phase Transitions In Ammonium Peroxychromates (NH4)3CrO8 and Mixed Compounds M’NH4CrO8 (M’= Rb, Cs), Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME), ACS Florida Section, Orlando, FL, May 8-10 (2008)
  • Phase Transitions and Dynamics of Ammonium Ion in Ammonium Peroxychromates (NH4)3CrO8, Physical Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University, FL, Oct. 19, (2009)
  • Inducing dielectric behavior in (NH4)3CrO8 and Mixed Compounds Mx(NH4)3-xCrO8 (M= Rb, Cs), Physical Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University, FL, Apr. 12, (2010)
  • M3-x(NH4)xCrO8 (M=Na, K, Rb, Cs): A New Family of Cr5+ - Based Magnetic Ferroelectrics Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME), ACS Florida Section, Orlando, FL, May 12-14 (2011)

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Raghabendra Samantaray, Ronald J. Clark, Eun S. Choi, Haidong Zhou and N. S. Dalal, M3-x(NH4)xCrO8 (M=Na, K, Rb, Cs): A New Family of Cr5+ - Based Magnetic Ferroelectrics, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133(11), 3792-3795 (2011).
  2. Raghabendra Samantaray, Ronald J. Clark, Eun S. Choi, and N. S. Dalal, Elucidating the Mechanism of Mutiferroicity in (NH4)3Cr(O2)4 and its Tailoring by Alkali metal substitution, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (38), 15953-15962, (2012).
  3. Carter Abney, Kathryn Taylor-Pashow, Shane Russel, Yuan Chen, Raghabendra Samantaray, Jenny Lockard, Wenbin Lin, Topotactic Transformation of Metal-Organic Frameworks to Highly Porous and Stable Inorganic Sorbents for Efficient Radionuclide Sequestration , Chemistry of Materials. 26, 5231-5243, (2014).
  • Optically tuneable nanobio-sensor for detecting the efficacy of mosquitocidal repellants, BIRAC, DBT, India

 

  1. Prof. Mrutyunjay Suar (Director), School of Biotechnology, KIIT, India.
  2. Prof. P. S. Mohanty, School of Biotechnology, KIIT, India.

 

  1. Soumy Prakash Biswal, Ph. D student