Faculty Profile

Dr. Anurag Gautam

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

School of Science

  anurag.gautam@opju.ac.in

  •   PhD in Nanomaterials, Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (2008).
  •  MSC Physical Chemistry, RDVV Jabalpur MP (2002).
  •  BSC Chemistry (Hons.), Ranchi University, Ranchi (1999).
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Associate Professor from February 2018 till date
  •  Worked as a Teaching Assistant in Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur October 2006- March 2007.
  •   Worked as a CSIR-SRF at Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from April 2007- August 2008.
  •  Worked as a CSIR research associate at Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from August 2008- November 2008.
  •  Worked as a postdoctoral fellow University of Oklahoma, USA from December 2008- June 2009.
  •  Worked as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Victoria, Canada from September 2009-March 2016.
  •  Synthesis and characterizations of Silver and Gold nanoparticles and metal-composites in PVA matrix.
  •  Synthesis and Characterizations of Eu2+:GaN@SiO2 and InN@SiO2 nanoparticles for blue light emitting diodes applications.
  •  Synthesis of NaDyF4 and NaHoF4 nanoparticles for MRI applications.
  •  Current research interests are metal-polymer nanocompsites synthesis and characterizations and their probable applications.
  •  Lead salt thin films semiconductors for microelectronic applications by S. Mukherjee, D. Lee, A. Gautam, J. P. Kar and Z. Shi, Transworld research network (ISBN: 978-817895-501-8) India.
  •  Anurag Gautam and Pragya Komal “Probable Ideal Size of Ln3+-Based Upconversion Nanoparticles for Single and Multimodal Imaging” Coord. Chem. Rev. 376, (2018) 393 (Impact Factor 14.5).
  •  R. S. Ningthoujam, Anurag Gautam and N. Padma “Oleylamine as reducing agent in syntheses of magic-size clusters and monodisperse quantum dots: optical and solar cell studies” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19 (2017) 2294 (Impact Factor 3.9).
  •  Rohan D. A. Alvares, Anurag Gautam (equally contributed), R. Scott Prosser, Frank C. J. M. van Veggel and Peter M. Macdonald,“ Shell Versus Core Dy3+ Contributions to NMR Water Relaxation in Sodium Lanthanide Fluoride Core-Shell Nanoparticles – An Investigation Using O-17 and H-1 NMR” J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (32) (2017) 17552 (Impact Factor 4.5).
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel, “Synthesis of nanoparticles, their biocompatibility, and toxicity behavior for biomedical applications” J. Mater. Chem. B 1(39), (2013), 5186 (Impact Factor 4.77).
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel, “Synthesis of InN@SiO2 Nanostructures and Fabrication of Blue LED Devices” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4 (2012) 3902 (Impact Factor 8.09).
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel, “Blue Electroluminescence from Eu2+-doped GaN@SiO2 Nanostructures Tuned to Industrial Standards” Chem. Mater. 23 (2011) 4817 (Impact Factor 9.8).
  •  S. Mukherjee, D. Li, G. Bi, J. Ma, S. L. Elizondo, A. Gautam and Z. Shi “CaF2 Surface passivation of lead selenide grown on BaF2” Microelctron. Eng. 88 (2011) 314.
  •  A. Gautam, S. Mukherjee and S. Ram “Controlled novel route to synthesis and characterization of silver nanorods” J. Nanosci. and Nanotechnol. 10 (2010) 4329.
  •  A. Gautam and S. Ram, “Preparation and thermomechanical properties of Ag-PVA nanocomposite films” Mater. Chem. Phys. 119 (2010) 266.
  •  A. Gautam and S. Ram, “Shape controlled silver metal of nanospheroids from a polymer assisted autocombustion reaction in open air” J. Alloys Comp. 463 (2008) 428.
  •  S. Ram, A. Gautam, H. J. Fecht, J. Cai, H. Bansmann and R. J. Behm,“A new allotropic structure of silver nanocrystals nucleated and grown over planar polymer molecules” Phil. Mag. Lett. 87 (2007) 361.
  •  A. Gautam, G. P. Singh and S. Ram, “Simple polyol synthesis of silver metal nanopowder of uniform particles” Synth. Met. 157 (2007) 5.
  •  A. Gautam, P. Trypathi and S. Ram, “Microstructure, topology and X-ray diffraction in Ag-metal reinforced polymer of polyvinyl alcohol of thin laminates” J. Mater. Sci. 41 (2006) 3007.
  •  B. Barbara, Frank C. J. M. van Veggel, A. Gautam, X. Zhang, A. Purchase, W. Węglarz, J. Matyas, D. Ponjevic, G. R Sutherland, and B. Tomanek “Molecular imaging of cancer in animal model” 2017.
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel “Core/Shell NaDyF4/NaGdF4 Nanoparticles for Smarter MRI Diagnostic” The 19th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Center for Advanced Materials ( held at university of Victoria, Victoria, Canada) December 5th, 2014.
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel “Synergistically enhanced T1 and T2 dual mode contrast agent for MRI” 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, 1-5 June 2014.
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel “NaDyF4 and NaHoF4 nanoparticles as potential T2 contrast agents for MRI at higher magnetic field” The 17th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Center for Advanced Materials ( held at university of Simon Fraser, Vancouver, Canada) December 8th, 2012.
  •  A. Gautam and Frank C. J. M. van Veggel “Synthesis and fabrication of blue electroluminescence devices from III-V nitrides nanostructures semiconductors” The 16th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Center for Advanced Materials (held at university of Victoria, Canada) December 10th, 2011.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2006): “Optical properties of silver dispersed in polyvinyl alcohol films,” International conference on Nanotechnology (held at Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IISc Bangalore, August, 2006) P-198.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2006): “A new chemical method for the preparation of silver nanoparticles,” National conference on advances in electronic materials and devices (held at Department of pure and applied physics Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, 5-6 March, 2006) P-37
  •  Mishra, A., Tripathi, P., Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2006): “Synthesis of water dispersed Au-nanoparticles in polyvinyl pyrrolidone polymer for pharmaceutical applications,” 17th MRSI symposium on Bio Biomedical and Natural Materials (held at Lucknow University,13-15 February, 2006) P-57.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2005): “A new series of optical materials of Ag-PAV polymer nanocomposites,” 16th MRSI Symposium on materials for automotive industries (held at NCL, PUNE, 10-12 February, 2005) D11.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2004): “Synthesis and Optical properties of polymer nanocomposites with silver metal nanoparticles,” DAE Solid state physics symposium (held at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 26-30 December, 2004 ) cP-62.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2004): “Optical properties of silver dispersed in polyvinyl alcohol film,” International conference on emerging frontiers in physical sciences (held at Department of Physics, Allahabad University 21-23 December, 2004) P-51.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2004): “A novel chemical method for the preparation of silver nanoparticles,” International conference on design and characterization of advance materials (held at Department of Metallurgical Engineering, B.H.U., Varanasi, 10-11 December, 2004) P-2.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S., Roy, S. K. (2004): “A new serious semiconductor of Ag-PVA polymer nanocomposites,” International symposium on advance materials and processing (held at Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur, 6-8 December, 2004) P-1386.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2004): “Optical absorption in Ag doped PVA polymer nanocomposite,” Chemistry in the development of newer materials (held at Department of Chemistry, B.H.U., Varanasi, 23-24 February, 2004) P-3.
  •  Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2003): “Microstructure and optical absorption in Ag doped PVA polymer nanocomposites,” DAE Solid state physics symposium (held at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, 26-30 December, 2003) P-90.
  •  Mondal, A., Gautam, A., Ram, S. (2003): “Formation of Eu2O3 stabilized Functionl t-ZrO2 nanoparticles,” International Coference on Nanoscience and Technology (held during 17-20 December, 2003, Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, India) P-106.
  •  A. Gautam “Physical and Biological applications nanoparticles” National conference on convergence of chemistry and materials (CCM) BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, December 21-22, 2017.
  •  Teaching assistantship IIT Kharagpur-2006.
  •  CSIR-SRF Individual-2007.
  •  Postdoctoral fellowship from University of Oklahoma, USA-2008.
  •  Postdoctoral fellowship from University of Lund, Sweeden-2009.
  •  Postdoctoral fellowship from University of Victoria, Canada-2009.
  •  Postdoctoral fellowship from University of Saskatchewan, Canada-2012.
  •   Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Editorial board member).
  •  Chemical Institute of Canada (2015-2016).
  •  Reviewer: ACS Applied materials interfaces.
  •  Reviewer: Alloys and compounds.
  •  Reviewer: J. Materials Science.