NameDr. L.P. SINGH
Date of Birth04.11.1969
E-maillpsingh@cbri.res.in, singh_cbri@yahoo.co.in
Present DesignationPrincipal Scientist
DivisionEnvironmental Science & Technology
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Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc.Physics, Chemistry, MathsMeerut UniversityIndia1989
M.Sc.Physical ChemistryUniversity of Roorkee (Now IIT-Roorkee)India1991
Ph.D.Physical -Analytical ChemistryUniversity of Roorkee (Now IIT-Roorkee)India1996
Post Doctoral FellowshipNano-crystalline solar cellsNational Institute of Materials & Chemical Research, TsukubaJapanOct. 1997-April 2000

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationChemistry
b) Sub-area of SpecializationNanotechnology, Building Materials, Solid Industrial Waste Utilisation, Chemical Sensors

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Rome, ItalyParticipation in conferenceJul-94Jul-94
Geneva, SwitzerlandParticipation in conferenceAug. 1997Aug. 1997
Anaheim, USAParticipation in conferenceMar-99Mar-99
Tsukuba, JapanPost Doctoral WorkOct. 1997Apr-00
Prague,Czech RepublicParticipation in conferenceMay-09May-09
Evanston, Chicago, USARaman Research FellowshipApr-12Aug. 2012
MIT, Boston, USAParticipation in conferenceSep-2013Sep -2013
Milan, ItalyAdvance TrainingMar-2014Mar-2014
Scotland, UKExchange visitJun-2014Jun-2014
Chicago, USA Participation in conferenceMay-2015May-2015
Scotland, UKExchange visitJun-2015Jun-2015

Patents

  • US Patent No 6278056, Aug 2001: entitled “Metal complexes useful as sensitizer, Dye sensitized oxide semiconductor electrode and solar cells using the same”, Sugihara, , H. Arakawa, K. Sayama, L. P. Singh, M.K. Nazeeruddin, and M. Gratzel
  • US Patent No. 6274806, Aug 2001: entitled “Platinum complexes for use as sensitizer for semiconductor electrode of solar cell”, Sugihara, K. Hara, K. Sayama, H. Arakawa, A. Islam, L. P. Singh

Awards

  • First Khosla Research Award with Gold Medal by University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India in 1996.
  • Khosla Research Award with Silver Medal by University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India in 1996.
  • Raman Research Award 2012 by CSIR, New Delhi
  • Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award” 2015 by Indian Concrete Institute(ICI) and UltraTech, Cement

Fellowships

  • Raman Research Fellowship by CSIR, New Delhi for the year 2011-12 to work at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
  • Centre of Excellence Fellow at National Institute of Materials & Chem. Research, Tsukuba, JAPAN (Oct. 1997 – April 2000)
  • Research Associate by CSIR-India from April, 1996 – Sept.1997
  • Senior Research Fellowship     by CSIR-India from July, 1994 – April, 1996

 Books

  • Chapter entitled “Ion-Selective Electrodes for Sensing of Metal Cations” in Encyclo- pedia of Sensors published by American Scientific Publishers, 5 (2006) 113-149.
  • Chapter entitled “Electrochemical Sensors for Liquid Environment” Chemical Sensors: Comprehensive Sensor Technologies, Momentum Press, NY, USA, 5 (2011).
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in Construction, published by Studium Press LLC, USA “Applications of nanotechnology in construction”,  9 ( 2013) 43-67.
  • Handbook of Chemistry of nano-modified cement Lambert Academic Publishing, 2015

International Collaboration

  • Centre for Advanced Cement based Materials (ACBM), Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • Centre for Nanotechnology in Construction Materials, University of West Scotland, Paisley, UK through INDO UK Thematic partnership programme

 

R&D Projects (In-house)

S. No.
Title of the project
Period
Activity
1Development of interlocking clay bricks and building clay products2002-07Co-Investigator
2Development of ceramic surfacing materials form mineral wastes2000-02Team member
3Studies on geo-technical properties of contaminated   soil and effect of contaminants on sub structures2000-02Team member
4Development of phosphate bonded building products2007-12Principal Investigator
5Studies of the reactivity of fly ash from different fields of an ESP2008-10Co-Investigator
6Low Clinker Factor Cements as an Alternate Cements2010-12Co-Investigator
7Preparation and Applications of Nano Materials  in Cementitious system2010-12Principal Investigator
8Nano-engineered concrete for ultra-high performance and durability2012-17Principal Investigator

 

 

R&D Projects (External)

S. No.
Title of the project
Sponsoring Agency
Period
Activity
1Development of novel chemical sensors for heavy metals and their fixation on silicate matrix for use in building productsDST, New Delhi2002-05Principal Investigator
2
Capacity enhancement programme on fly ash utilisation
MoEF, New Delhi2003- continuePrincipal Investigator
3Durability of flyash bricksDST,  New  Delhi2000-03

Team

Member

4Techno feasibility for the utilisation of cobalt plant waste in bricks / tile makingM/s Rubamin Ltd.  Baroda9 months (2005)

Team

Member

5Technology package for the manufacture of country roofing tiles from Black/alluvial clays of Khanapur area, Distt. Belgaum KarnatakaKVIC, Mumbai2002-04

Team

Member

6Granulometric and mineralogical evaluation of flyash samples for brick making in northern regionFlyash Mission, DST, New Delhi2005-08Co-Investigator
7Training cum demonstration programme on the manufacture of clay flyash bricks in Maharashtra stateFlyash Mission, DST, New Delhi2005-07Co-Investigator
8Technology package for the manufacture of clay  flyash bricks in Ramagundam areaNTPC, Ramagundam2001-02Team member
9Techno feasibility for making clay flyash bricks in Raibarelli areaNTPC, Unchahar2007-08Co-Investigator
10Techno-feasibility of utilizing tilla soils in brick makingSPCB, Tripura2005-06Team member
11Studies of BOF binder applicationsTATA  Chemicals2005-06Team member
12Field demonstration of manufacturing of clay flyash bricks in  Talcher area (Orissa)NTPC, Talcher, Orissa2003-04Team member
13Demonstration-cum-training programme for clay flyash bricks manufacturing at Bhatinda, Ropar and Hoshiarpur areaFlyash Mission, DST, New Delhi2004-06Team member
14Synthesis and Characterisation of nano silica and its subsequent use in Calcium-Silicate-Hydrate systemUCOST, Dehradun2008-11Principal Investigator
15 Performance Enhancement of Cementitious and Polymeric Materials through nanotechnologyUCOST, Dehradun2012-continuePrincipal Investigator
16.Developing Building components from sponge iron wasteBMPTC, New Delhi2010-13Principal Investigator
17Studies on nano-engineered cementitious and polymeric binders in developing high performance building materialsUKIERI, New Delhi2014-continue

Principal Investigator

 

18Studies on Bio-based calcareous and siliceous construction materialsUttarakhand Council for Biotechnology,  UttarakhandMarch 2015 – Feb 2018

Principal Investigator

 

 

 

Publications and Patents: 109 Nos
  • Current Publications(2012-onwards ) : 18 Nos.
  1. Studies on optimizations of silica nanoparticles in cementitious material, Cem. Concr. Compos., 70, 2016, 60-68, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, S.P. Shah, G. Mishra, and U. Sharma
  2. Studies on early stage hydration of tricalcium silicate incorporating silica nanoparticles: Part II, Cons. & Build. Materials, 102 2016,943-949, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, S.P. Shah, G. Mishra, and U. Sharma
  3. Hydration Studies of cementitous material using silica nanoparticles, J. Adv. Concr. Technol., 2015, 13, 345-354, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, A. Geol, U. Sharma and G. Mishra
  4. Quantification of hydration products in cementitious material incorporating silica nanoparticles, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering,2015, 1-6, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, A. Geol, and G. Mishra
  5. Effect of morphology and dispersibility of silica nanoparticles on the mechanical behaviour of cement mortar; Journal of Conc. Strc. and Mater,9, 2015,207-217, L. P. Singh*, A. Goel, S. K. Bhattacharyya, U. Sharma, S. Ahalawat, G. Mishra
  6. Studies on early stage hydration of tricalcium silicate incorporating silica nanoparticles; Cons. & Build. Materials, 74, 2015, 278–286. L.P. Singh*, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S.P. Shah, G. Mishra, S. Ahalawat and U. Sharma
  7. Effect of silica nanoparticles on chloride permeability in cement mortars; Adv. Cem Res, 26(1) 2014,1-10.  L. P. Singh*, S. K. Bhattacharyya, S. Ahalawat, G. Mishra
  8. Sol-Gel processing of silica nanoparticles and their applications,  Advances in Colloid and Interface Sci.; 214 (2014) 17–37. L.P. Singh, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S. Ahalawat, R. Kumar, G. Mishra, U. Sharma, G. Singh
  9. Characterization of automobile effluent treatment plant sludge: Its utilization in construction materials, Construction and Building Materials 73 (2014) 603–609. Garg , L.P. Singh, S. Maiti, A. Pundir
  10. Cadmium (II) ion sensing through p-tert-butyl calix[6]arene based potentiometric sensor, Journal of Molecular Liquids 195 (2014) 65–68 V.K. Gupta, S. Kumar, R. Singh, L.P. Singh, S.K. Shoora, B. Sethi
  11. Microstructure Improvement of Cementitious Systems using Nanomaterials: A Key for Enhancing the Durability of Concrete;  ASCE publications, pp. 293-300, 2013. L.P. Singh, S.K. Bhattacharyya, U. Sharma, G. Mishra, S. Ahalawat
  12. Beneficial role of nanosilica in cement based materials – A review, Construction & Building Materials, 2013, 47, 1069 L.P. Singh, S.R. Karade, S.K. Bhattacharyya, M. Yusuf and S. Ahalawat
  13. Applications of nano silica in cement and concrete- A review, Construction & Building Materials L.P. Singh, S.R. Karade, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S. Ahalawat and M. Yusuf (in press).
  14. Effect of Admixture on the compressive strength of composite cement mortar, Concrete Research Letters, 2012, 3(4), 541,V. Sood, L.P. Singh, A. Diwedi, S.K. Agarwal.
  15. Reduction of calcium leaching in cement hydration process using nanomaterials, Materials Technology 2012, 27(3) 233, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, G. Mishra and S. Ahalawat.
  16. Preparation of size controlled silica nano particles and its functional role in cementitious system, Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology,(2012),Vol. 10, 345-352. L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya and S. Ahalawat.
  17. A  Novel copper (II)- PVC membrane potentiometric sensor based on Dimethyl 4,4’ -(o-phenylene)bis(3- thioallophanate), J. of Molecular Liquids, 174 (2012), 11, V. K. Gupta, L. P. Singh, N. Upadhyay, R. Singh, S.P. Kaur.
  18. Granulometric synthesis and characterisation of dispersed nanosilica powder and its application in cementitious system, Advances in Applied Ceramics 2012, 111(4), 220. L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, P. Singh and S. Ahalawat
  • Current Publications(Before-2012) : 48 Nos.
  1. Effect of Blended Fly Ash on the  Compressive Strength of Cement Paste, S.K. Agarwal, Concrete Research Letters Vol. 2(4) 2011, L. P. Singh, V. Sood, G. Mishra and S. Ahalawat.
  2. Applications of Nanotechnology in Cement Based Materials, Nano Digest, CSIR Special Issue, 2011. L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya and S. Ahalawat.
  3. Preparation of Silica Nanoparticles and Its Beneficial Role in Cementitious Materials. Nanomater. Nanotechnol.1, 2011, 44, L.P. Singh, S.K. Agarwal, U. Sharma, S.K. Bhattacharyya and S. Ahalawat.
  4. Functional role of cationic surfactant to control the nano size of silica powder, Applied Nanoscience, 1(3), 2011, 163, L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya, G. Mishra and S. Ahalawat.
  5. Anion recognition through Amide-based dendritic molecule: A PVC based sensor for nitrate ions, Talanta (2011), 85, 970. V. K. Gupta, L.P. Singh, S. Kumar, R. Singh, S. Chandra, B. Sethi.
  6. Molybdate anion recognition   through a cationic crowned ionopore based electrochemical sensor: Detection of an Environmental pollutant,International Journal of Environmental Sciences 1(6) (2011) 1361-1372. S. Kumar, R. Singh, V. K. Gupta,  L. P. Singh, B. Sethi.
  7. Iron(III) Selective Electrode Based on S-Methyl N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)thioacetimidate as a Sensing  material, International J. of Electrochem. Sci., 6 (2011) 650, V. K. Gupta, N. Upadhyay, S. Kumar, R. Singh, L. P. Singh, B. Sethi.
  8. Crown ether-dendrimer based potentiometric Na+ sensor electrode, J. of Electroanal. Chem. 651 (2011) 185, S. Chandra, S. Kumar, R. Singh, L.P. Singh, B. Sethi.
  9. CBRI Builds Nano Application for construction,Nano Digest, September 2010. pp 46-47. L. P. Singh, P. C. Thapliyal and S. K. Bhattacharyya.
  10. Use of High volume flyash in concrete for building sector, Civil Engineering & Construction Review 22 (2009) 72 S.K. Agarwal, L.P. Singh, D. Juneja, I Siddiquie, A. Kumar
  11. Rice husk ash as an alternative to silica fume, Civil Engineering & Construction Review (in Press) S.K. Agarwal, L.P. Singh
  12. Comparative studies of different cements with different standards, Civil Engineering & Construction Review, (in Press) S.K. Agarwal,L.P. Singh
  13. Pozzolanic activity of blended flyash, Civil Engineering & Construction Review (2009) 44. S.K. Agarwal, L.P. Singh
  14. A comparative study of Pb2+ selective sensors based on derivatized tetrapyrazole and calix[4]arene receptors, Electrochimica Acta, 51, 2006, 2547. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh and J.R. Raisoni
  15. Selective anion recognition: Charged azacrown ethers based highly selective sensors for chromate ions, Anal Chim Acta, 546, 2005, 199. L.P. Singh, J.M. Bhatnagar, S. Tanaka, H. Tuse, M. Mori
  16. A copper-selective electrode based on bis(acetylacetone) propylene diimine, Talanta,68, 2005, 193. V.K. Gupta, R.N. Goyal, N. Bachheti, L.P. Singh and S. Agarwal
  17. Chelating ionophore based membrane sensor for copper (II) ions, TALANTA, 66, 2005, 1355. .K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh, P. Srivastave and J.R. Raisoni
  18. Anion recognition through novel C-thiopenecalix[4]resorcinarene PVC based sensor for chromate ions, Talanta, 65, 2005, 716 A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh, P. Srivastave and J.R. Raisoni
  19. Copper(II) selective electrochemical sensor based on Schiff Base complexes, Talanta, 64, 2004,) 313. L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  20. Chelating ionophores based electrochemical sensor for Hg(II) ions” J. Appl Electrochem, 34, 2004, 391. L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  21. PVC based selective sensors for Ni2+ ions using carboxylated and methylated porphine, Sensors, 3, 2003, 393 L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  22. Physical and mineralogical evaluation of brick sample from an ancient altar structure in Garhwal Himalayan region, Current Science 85(10),2003,1478 J.M. Bhatnagar and L.P. Singh
  23. Effect of ligand structure on the efficiency of electron injection from excited Ru-phenanthroline complexes to nanocrystalline TiO2films, J. Phys Chem. B, 106, 2002, 374. K. Hara, H. Horiuchi, R. Katoh, L.P. Singh, H. Sugihara, K. Sayama, S. Murata, M. Tachiya, H. Arakawa
  24. New Ru(II) phenanthroline complex photosensitizers having different number of carboxylic groups for dye-sensitized solar cell,Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chem, 145, 2001, 117. K. Hara, H. Sugihara, L.P. Singh, A. Islam, R. Katoh, M. Yanagida, K. Sayama, S. Murata, H. Arakawa
  25. Sensitization of nanocrystalline TiO2 film by ruthenium(II) diimine dithiolate complexes, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chem 145, 2001, 135. A. Islam, H. Sugihara, K. Hara, L.P. Singh, R. Katoh, M. Yanagida, Y. Takahashi, S. Murata, H. Arakawa
  26. Dye sensitization of nanocrystalline titanium dioxide with square planar platinum(II) diimine dithiolate complexes, Inorganic Chemistry, 40, 2001, 5371. A. Islam, H. Sugihara, K. Hara, L. P. Singh, R. Katoh, M. Yanagida, Y. Takahashi, S. Murata, H. Arakawa
  27. Synthesis and photophysical properties of ruthenium(II) charge transfer sensitizers containing 4,4′-dicarboxy-2,2′-biquinoline and 5,8-dicarboxy-6,7-dihydro-dibenzo [1,10]-phenanthroline, Inorg. Chim. Acta 322, 2001, 7. A.Islam, H. Sugihara. L. P. Singh, K. Hara, R. Katoh, Y. Nagawa, M. Yanagida, S. Murata, H. Arakawa
  28. A new efficient photosensitizer for nanocrystalline solar cells: synthesis and characterization of cis-dithiocyanato bis(4,7-dicarboxy-1,10-phenanthroline) ruthenium(II), J. Chem Soc, Dalton Trans. 2000, 2817. H. Sugihara, L. P. Singh, K. Sayama, K. Hara, R. Katoh, M. Yanagida, A. Islam, H. Arakawa, M.K. Nazeeruddin and M. Gratzel
  29. Dual electron injection from charge transfer excited states of TiO2-achored Ru(II)–4, 4’-dicarboxy-2,2’-biquinoline complex, Chem. Lett., 2000, 490. Islam, A., Sugihara, H., Hara, K., Singh, L.P., Katoh, R., Yanagida, M, Takahashi, Y., Murata, S. and Arakawa, H
  30. New platinum(II) polypyridyl photosensitizer for TiO2 solar cells, New J.Chem., 2000, 343. Islam, A., Sugihara, H., Hara, K., Singh, L.P., Katoh, R., Yanagida, M., Takahashi, Y., Murata, S. and Arakawa, H
  31. PVC based neutral carrier and organic exchanger membranes as sensors for the determination of Sr2+ and Ba 2+, Sens. & Act. B, 55, 1999. V.K. Gupta, A.K. Jain, U. Khurana and L.P. Singh
  32. Molybdate sensor based on 5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphyrinatocobalt complex in PVC matrix, Anal. Chim. Acta, 379, 1999, 201. V.K. Gupta, A.K. Jain, L. P. Singh, U. Khurana and P. Kumar
  33. Zn2+ sensor based on Zn-bis(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl)dithiophosphonic acid complex in PVC matrix, Electrochimica Acta, 43, 1998, 2047. V.K. Gupta, A.K. Jain, L.P. Singh and U. Khurana
  34. Novel PVC-based membrane sensors selective for vanadyl ions, Talanta, 46, 1998, 1453. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh and U. Khurana
  35. Efficient photosensitization of nanocrystalline TiO2 films by a new class of sensitizer: cis-Dithiocyanato bis(4,7-dicarboxy-1,10-phenanthroline) ruthenium(II) Chem. Lett. 1998,1005. H. Sugihara, L. P. Singh, K. Sayama, H. Arakawa, M.K. Nazeeruddin and M. Gratzel
  36. A new cerium(IV) vanadate based solid membrane electrode for Bi(III) ions, Electroanalysis, 9, 1997, 1360. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh and U. Khurana
  37. Porphyrins as carrier in PVC based membrane potentiometric sensors for nickel(II), Anal. Chim. Acta, 335, 1997, 33. V.K. Gupta, A.K. Jain, L.P. Singh and U. Khurana
  38. PVC-macrocycles based membranes for the determination of cobalt(II) ions, Analyst, 122, 1997, 583. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh and U. Khurana
  39. Nickel(II) selective electrodes based on macrocyclic compounds, Anal. Comm.,32, 1995, 193.L. P. Singh and Harsh Vardhan
  40. A new membrane sensor for UO22+ based on 2-hydroxyacetophenone oxime-thiourea-trioxane resins, Electroanalysis, 9, 1997, 857. A.K.Jain, V.K.Gupta, U. Khurana and L. P. Singh
  41. Nickel-selective sensors based on heterogeneous membranes of macrocyclic compounds, Sens. & Act. B, 40, 1997, 15. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, U. Khurana and L.P. Singh
  42. A solid membrane sensor for Hg(II) ions, Bull. Electrochem,12, 1996, 418 A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta and L.P. Singh 
  43. A solid membrane sensor for chromate ions, Sen.& Act.B, 25, 1995, 729. A.K. Jain, L.P. Singh and P.K. Jain
  44. A polystyrene based heterogeneous solid membrane of cerium(IV) selenite as sensor for Hg(II) ions, Ind. J. Chem. Tech., 2, 1995, 189. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta and L.P. Singh
  45. Copper(II) selective electrodes based on macrocyclic compounds, Anal. Comm., 32, 1995, 99. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta, B.B. Sahoo andL.P. Singh
  46. Neutral carrier and organic resin based membranes as sensors for uranyl ions, Anal. Comm.,32, 1995, 263. A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta andL.P. Singh
  47. A new polystyrene based heterogeneous membrane of cerium (IV) vanadate as cadmium (II) ion selective electrode, Ind. J. Chem., 33A, 1994, 1122. A.K. Jain and L.P. Singh
  48. A polystyrene based heterogeneous ion-exchange membrane of cerium (IV) phosphomolybdate as copper (II) ion selective electrode, Ind. J Chem., 33A, 1994, 272. A.K. Jain, P. Singh and L.P. Singh

Papers presented in Conferences /symposium: 43 Nos

  1. Presented a paper entitled “A solid membrane sensor for chromate ions” in the Fifth International Meeting on Chemical Sensors held in Rome, Italy from July 11-14, 1994.
  2. Presented a paper entitled “A solid membrane sensor for Hg(II) ions” in the Fifth AEST held in Madras, India from Nov. 24-26, 1994.
  3. Accepted a paper entitled “Analytical selectivity of a membrane electrode based on chelating ion-exchange resin” in the 4thInternational Conference and Industrial Exhibition on Ion-exchange Processes” Sept. 10-14, 1995 in Clywd, England.
  4. Presented a paper entitled “PVC-pyrimidine based solid membrane electrode selective for Hg(II) ions” in the 36th IUPAC Congress held in Geneva, Switzerland from August 17-22, 1997.
  5. Presented a paper entitled “Pyrimidine based solid membrane electrode selective for mercury(II) ions” in the Fourth Recent Trends in Instrumental Method of Analysis 1995, held in Department of Chemistry, Univ.of Roorkee, India.
  6. Paper entitled “A PVC based 12-crown-4 membrane potentiometric sensor for zinc(II) ions” was accepted in the International Conference on “Recent Trends in Sensor Developments for Monitoring Environmental Quality” held at IIT- Kharagpur, India during December 29-31, 1997
  7. Paper entitled “PVC based neutral carrier and organic exchanger membranes as sensors for the determination of Sr(II) and Ba(II) ions” was accepted in the International Conference on Recent Trends in Sensor Developments for Monitoring Environmental Quality held at IIT-Kharagpur, during Dec. 1997.
  8. Paper entitled “PVC Based monoaza-18-crown-6 membrane potentiometric sensor for the monitoring of cadmium” was accepted in the 28th Annual International Symposium on Environmental Analytical Chemistry (ISEAC28) held in Geneva, Switzerland during Feb. 1998.
  9. Presented a paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated 1,10-phenanthroline ligands” in the 75th Annual meeting of Chemical Society of Japan in Sept. 1998.
  10. Presented a paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated 1,10-phenanthroline ligands(II)” in the 76th Annual meeting of Chemical Society of Japan in March 1999.
  11. Presented a paper entitled “Dye sensitized solar cells: Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated 1,10-phenanthroline” in PCPM’99, Tsukuba, Japan in March 1999.
  12. Presented a paper entitled “Synthesis of ruthenium complexes of carboxylated phenanthroline and application to dye sensitized solar cells” was presented in the 217th American Chemical Society held in Anaheim, USA, during March 1999.
  13. Accepted a paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of carboxylated polypyridine Ru(II) complexes of RuL2X2 type in the 13thISPPCC held in Lipori, Italy during June 25-30, 1999.
  14. A research paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated phenanthroline” was presented in Saitama, Japan during Aug. 9-11, 1999.
  15. A research paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated phenanthroline” was presented in the 77th Japan Chemical Society Meeting in Hokkaido, Japan during Sept. 1999.
  16. A research paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II)-phenanthroline complexes with different number of carboxylated groups” was presented in PCPM, Tsukuba, Japan in March 2000.
  17. Presented a paper entitled “Instrumentation and quality control in bricks production” at Regional Workshop on Technical Feasibility and Scope of Manufacturing Clay-fly ash bricks in Karimnagar Distt. in July, 2001 at NTPC Ramagundam (A.P.).
  18. “Detoriation of masonries in heritage buildings” at “Strategy and methodogy for conservation of heritage buildings and monuments in India” at CBRI, Roorkee during April 4-5, 2002
  19. “Manufacturing of country roofing tales from black/alluvial soils” at Workshop-cum-training programme at CBRI, Roorkee during June 10-11, 2003.
  20. Presented a paper entitled “Pyrimidine based solid membrane sensor for Hg(II) ions” in the Proceedings National Symposium of Advanced Instrumental Method of Analysis (AIMA-2002) during June 7-8, 2002 at Dehradun (Best Presentation Award).
  21. Accepted “PVC based selective sensors for Ni2+ ions using carboxylated and methylated porphine”, First International Symposium on Sensor Science, June 16-20, 2003 France.
  22. Accepted a paper entitled Charged Diaza Crown Ethers Based Sensors for Chromate Ions in 10th IMCS, to be held Japan during July 2004.
  23. Presented Morphological and mineralogical attributes of Indian flyashes at RECENT ADVANCES IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES (RACS-2004) Dehradun during Dec. 18-19, 2004.
  24. Studies on morphological and mineralogical features of few flyash samples for use in building products, April 1-3, 2004 at NPL, New Delhi during Annual EMSI-2004.
  25. “Country roofing tiles for rural areas” at “Seminar on up gradation of housing amenities in rural areas” at kolkata during Nov 2004.
  26. Accepted Diaza Crown Ethers based Electrochemical Sensors for Chromate Ions at 3rd International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S) to be held at Germany during July 2005.
  27. Utilization of flyash as secondary resource material for brick making in Maharashtra state, at FLYASH India 2005: International Congress during Dec 4-7, 2005 at New Delhi.
  28. Morphological and mineralogical attributes of India flyashes at Advanced Characterisation Techniques on Nanomaterials (ACTON-05) at IIT- Roorkee during 2005.
  29. Mineralogical and morphological evaluations of flyash as a secondary resource material for building bricks at 2nd UCOST Science Congress during Nov 15-17, 2007 at Nanital.
  30. Synthesis and characterisation of nano-silica for cementitious applications at 2nd UCOST Science Congress during Nov 25-17, 2007 at Nanital.
  31. Nano-silica for the understanding of calcium-silicate hydrate system at “Applications of nano-technology’-2007” at Jodhpur during Dec 27-29, 2007.
  32. Synthesis and characterisation of nano-silica for the understanding of calcium-silicate-hydrate system at 3rd UCOST science congress at IIT-Roorkee during Nov 10-11,2008.
  33. “Properties of low-temperature burnt clay-flyash admixtures using phosphate additives” at 72nd Annual Session of Indian Ceramic Society during Jan 29-30, 2009, at Jaipur (Rajasthan).
  34. “Synthesis and Applications of Nano-Silica for the Understanding of Calcium-Silicate-Hydrate (CSH) System” at the 3rd International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction during May 31- June 2, 2009 at Prague, Czech Republic.
  35. Controlling the nano size of silica powder through surfactants, in  4th Uttarakhand State Science Congress, November 12-14, 2009 at G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar.
  36. Reducinng the Ca-leaching in cement system using nanomaterials, in 5th Uttarakhand State Science Congress, November 10-12, 2010 at Doon University, Dehradun.
  37. Comparative mineralogical and morphological aspects of C-S-H using silica nanoparticles, in 4th International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction, (NICOM4), May 20-22, 2012 at Agios Nikoloas, Crete, Greece.
  38. Controlling the leaching behaviour of calcium in cement hydration using nanoparticles,        in International conference on Advances in Electron Microscopy and Related Techniques, March 8-10, 2010 at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
  39. Role of silica nanoparticles on early stage reactivity of cementitious system, in 7th Uttarakhand State Science Congress (USSTC)-2012, November 21-23, 2012 at Graphic Era University, Dehradun.
  40. Preparation of dispersed Nano-silica & its beneficial role in cement based Materials, in International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  41. Estimation of Chloride Penetration in Nano-modified Cement Mortar Using Electro migration Test, G. Mishra, A. Goel, S. K. Bhattachharyya, S. Ahalawat and L. P. Singh in International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  42. Studies on Hydration Mechanism of Cementitious System Incorporating Nanosilica, Usha Sharma, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S.P. Shah, L.P. Singh in International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  43.  Microstructure improvement of cementitious systems using nanomaterials: A key for enhancing the durability of concrete, L.P. Singh*, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S. Ahalawat, U. Sharma and G. Mishra inInternational Conference on Creep, Shrinkage and Durability Mechanics of Concrete Structures at MIT, Cambridge, USA, 20-22 Sep, 2013 (Abstract accepted). Normal 0 false false false EN-IN X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
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