NameDr. L.P. SINGH
Date of Birth04.11.1969
E-maillpsingh@cbri.res.in, singh_cbri@yahoo.co.in
Present DesignationSenior Principal 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-Apr.- 2000

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationChemistry
b) Sub-area of Specialization
Cement/ ConcreteEarly stage hydration, Microstructure, Durability, Performance Evaluation
Building BricksClay Bricks, clay-flyash bricks, flyash bricks
Material CharacterizationAdvanced Instrumentation Techniques such as electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, TG/DTA, XRF, BET, NMR, FTIR, nano-indentation etc.
NanotechnologySize controlled and cost-effective preparation of nanomaterials using sol-gel, flame spray pyrolysis etc
Agro-Industrial Waste ManagementCopper tailing, industrial sludges, red mud, sponge iron waste, cobalt plant waste, rice husk ash, baggase ash etc
Flyash UtilizationBricks, roads, cement etc.
Renewable EnergyPhotovoltaic solar applications
Chemical sensorsEnvironmental pollutants

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Rome, ItalyParticipation in conferenceJul-1994Jul-1994
Geneva, SwitzerlandParticipation in conferenceAug.-1997Aug.-1997
Anaheim, USAParticipation in conferenceMar-1999Mar-1999
Tsukuba, JapanPost Doctoral WorkOct.-1997Apr.-2000
Prague,Czech RepublicParticipation in conferenceMay-2009May-2009
Evanston, Chicago, USARaman Research FellowshipApr-2012Aug. 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
Scotland, UKExchange VisitAug.-2016Aug.-2016
Jinan, ChinaWorkshop and Invited TalkMay-2017May-2017

Research Experience

  • Twenty eight years research experience
  • Ph. D. Thesis supervised – 05
  • Ph. D. Thesis in progress – 05
  • M.Tech Dissertations: 06
  • M.Sc. Dissertation supervised >25

Academic Profiles

Google ScholarResearch GateORCiDScopus Profile

Documentry

  1. A short film on Nano-Engineered Concrete, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewR3Bslgyx4&t=107s)
  1. Pilot Scale preparation of Silica nanoparticles (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FI9aTPUO_c)

Technology Transferred

  1. Process know-how for preparation of silica Nanoparticles to M/s Poysha NanoTech LLP, India, May 2019
  2. Process know-how for preparation of Nano-lime to M/s Poysha NanoTech LLP, India, May 2019

Patents

  • Indian Patent No. 201911019105: entitledAn improved process for the preparation of silica nanoparticles ”, L.P. Singh, S. Naik B, U. Sharma, D. Ali, I. Tyagi.
  • 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 by CSIR, New Delhi in 2012.
  • Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award”  by Indian Concrete Institute(ICI) and UltraTech, Cement in 2015.
  • Best Research Paper Award 2018 by CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee
  • Director’s Technology Award on  Process  Know-how  for  the  Preparation of Nano-lime, Feb 2020
  • Director’s Technology Award on  Process  Know-how  for  the  Preparation of Nano-Silica, Feb 2020

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: 04, Invited chapters in books and encyclopedias

  • Chapter entitled “Ion-Selective Electrodes for Sensing of Metal Cations” in Encyclopedia 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

  • USA: Centre for Advanced Cement based Materials (ACBM), Northwestern University, Evanston
  • UK: Centre for Nanotechnology in Construction Materials, University of West Scotland, Paisley
  • Russia: Belgorod State Technological University named after V.G. Shoukhov
  • China: University of Jinan, China

National Collaboration

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institue of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun.
  • Gurukul Kangari Visvavidyalya, Hardwar
  • Uttrakhand Technical University (UTU), Dehradun
  • Patanjali Research Foundation, Hardwar
  • Dehradun Institute of Technology, Dehradun

Recognitions

  • Editor-in-Chief, Nanotechnology in Built Environment, Whioce Publishing, Singapore
  • Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry Letters,
  • World J. of Nanoscience & Engineering, by Scientific Research Publishing Inc., USA
  • Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology, published by Sci Technol, USA
  • International Journal of Nanoscience & Technology, published by Academic and Scientific Publishing, USA
  • Reviewer in high impact factor journals of International Repute like Construction and Building Materials; Cement and Concrete Composites; Cement and Concrete Research; Applied Nanoscience; Advance in Cement Research; Civil Engineering & Construction Review, Advances in Applied Ceramics¸ Materials Technology, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, Journal of Concrete Structure and Materials

Membership of Editorial Boards of the

  • Member, Board of Studies, DIT University, Dehradun
  • Life member, Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI)
  • Life member, Indian Concrete Institute, India
  • Life Member, Material Research Society of India
  • Member, Chemical Society of Japan

International R&D Projects

 S. No.
Title of the project
Collaborative Partners
Period
Role
1.
BRICS Project in partnership with China and Russia entitled
“Nano-Engineered Concrete for Sustainable Infrastructure”
University of Jinan, China
and

Belgorod Univ. , Russia

2017-2020
Principal Investigator
2.

UK INDIA Education & Research Initiative Project entitled

“Studies on nano-engineered cementitious and polymeric binders in developing high performance building materials”

University of West of the Scotland, Paisley, UK
2014-2016
Principal Investigator

 

 

Ongoing Sponsored Research Projects

S. No.
Title of the project
Sponsoring Agency
Period
Role
1
Pilot scale preparation of silica nanoparticles and their applications in cement based materials
CSIR, New Delhi
2018-20
Principal Investigator
2
Capacity enhancement programme on fly ash utilisation
MoEF&CC,
New Delhi
2003- continue
Principal Investigator
3 Restoration and Conservation of Lime mortar and brickwork in Heritage structures CSIR, New Delhi 2018-2020
Task leader
4 Nano-engineered concrete for sustainable infrastrastructure DST, New Delhi 2017- 2020
Principal Investigator
5 Studies on conservation and restoration work on existing heritage building Chatter Manzil and Kothi Farhat CPWD, Lucknow 2019-2020
Principal Investigator

 

Major Sponsored Research Projects Completed During the recent past

S. No.
Title of the project
Sponsoring Agency
Period
Role
1.
Nano-engineered concrete for ultra-high performance and durability
In-house R&D Mission project
2012-17
Principal Investigator
2.
Feasilibility studies on utilization of ETP sludge for development of value added building materials
Tata Motors, Ltd.
2016-17
Co-Investigator
3.
 Performance Enhancement of Cementitious and Polymeric Materials through nanotechnology
UCOST, Dehradun
2012-15
Principal Investigator
4.
Developing Building components from sponge iron waste
BMPTC, New Delhi
2010-13
Principal Investigator
5.
Preparation and Applications of Nano Materials  in Cementitious system
In-house R&D project
2010-12
Principal Investigator
6.
Low Clinker Factor Cements as an Alternate Cements
In-house R&D project
2010-12
Co-Investigator
7.
Utilization of ETP sludge for making value added building components
Tata Motors, Ltd.
2012-13
Co-Investigator
8.
Synthesis and Characterisation of nano silica and its subsequent use in Calcium-Silicate-Hydrate system
UCOST, Dehradun
2008-11
Principal Investigator
9.
Studies of the reactivity of fly ash from different fields of an ESP
In-house R&D project
2008-10
Co-Investigator
10.
Development of phosphate bonded building products
CSIR, New Delhi
2007-12
Principal Investigator
11.
Techno feasibility for making clay flyash bricks in Raibarelli area
NTPC, Unchahar
2007-08
Co-Investigator
12.
Granulometric and mineralogical evaluation of flyash samples for brick making in northern region
Flyash Mission, DST, New Delhi
2005-08
Co-Investigator
13.
Techno feasibility for the utilisation of cobalt plant waste in bricks / tile making
M/s Rubamin Ltd.  Baroda
9 months (2005)
Team Member
14.
Training cum demonstration programme on the manufacture of clay flyash bricks in Maharashtra state
Flyash Mission, DST, New Delhi
2005-07
Co-Investigator
15.
Techno-feasibility of utilizing tilla soils in brick making
SPCB, Tripura
2005-06
Team member
16.
Studies of BOF binder applications
TATA Chemicals
2005-06
Team member
17.
Demonstration-cum-training programme for clay flyash bricks manufacturing at Bhatinda, Ropar and Hoshiarpur area
Flyash Mission, DST, New Delhi
2004-06
Team member
18.
Field demonstration of manufacturing of clay flyash bricks in  Talcher area (Orissa)
NTPC, Talcher, Orissa
2003-04
Team member
19.
Development of novel chemical sensors for heavy metals and their fixation on silicate matrix for use in building products
DST, New Delhi
2002-05
Principal Investigator
20.
Development of interlocking clay bricks and building clay products
CSIR, New Delhi
2002-07
Co-Investigator
21.
Technology package for the manufacture of country roofing tiles from Black/alluvial clays of Khanapur area, Distt. Belgaum Karnataka
KVIC, Mumbai
2002-04
Team Member
22.
Technology package for the manufacture of clay  flyash bricks in Ramagundam area
NTPC, Ramagundam
2001-02
Team member
23.
Development of ceramic surfacing materials form mineral wastes
CSIR, New Delhi
2000-02
Team member
24.
Durability of flyash bricks
DST, New Delhi
2000-03
Team Member
25.
Studies on geo-technical properties of contaminated   soil and effect of contaminants on sub structures
CSIR, New Delhi
2000-02
Team member

 

Publications and Conferences
  • Publication in journals of International Repute: 87 Nos.
  1. Nano-titania based photocatalytic construction materials for noxious pollutant remediation: A Review, Building & Environment, (communicated), L.P. Singh, R. Kumar, D. Ali, U. Sharma, I. Tyagi, Srinivasarao Naik B, P. Hou, V. Strokova.
  2. Studies on Corrosion and Carbonation Resistance by Bacteria mediated Mineralization in Concrete, ACI Material Journal (accepted), V. Bisht, L. Chaurasia, L.P. Singh
  3. Bacterially Stabilized Desert Sand Bricks – A Sustainable Building Material, ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engg. (accepted), V. Bisht, L. Chaurasia, L.P. Singh, S. Gupta
  4. Microencapsulation of a eutectic PCM using in-situ polymerization technique for thermal energy storage,  Journal of Energy Research, doi: 10.1002/er.5182, Srinivasaraonaik B, L.P. Singh, I.Tyagi, A. Rawat, S. Shina.
  5. Comparison study on the sulfate attack resistivity of cement-based materials modifiedwith nanoSiO2 and normal SCMs: pore structure and phase composition,  Const. & Build Mat. 228 (2019)  11664, P. Hou, Z. Guo, Q. Li, X. Zhang, J. Liu, S.Yang, X. Cheng, , Srinivasraonaik B, L.P. Singh
  6. Effect of Particle Size of Silica Nanoparticles on Hydration Reactivity and Microstructure of C-S-H Gel, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, (ASTM International), 3(2019) 746, U Sharma, LP Singh, D Ali, CS Poon.
  7. Metal-Arene driven Reduction approach to synthesize Binary Antimonides: The case of XSb (X = Fe, Co and Ni), Solid State Sciences,  96(2019) 105950, J. Kashyap, H. Ahmed, D. Gujjar, L.P. Singh, H.C. Kandpal, P.C. Patel.
  8. A review of the properties of hemp concrete for green building applications, Journal of Cleaner Production, 239 (2019)  117852, T. Jami, S.R. Karade, L.P. Singh.
  9. Formation of C-S-H nuclei using silica nanoparticles during early stage of cementitious system, European J. of Env and Civil Engg, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/19648189.2019.1583135, U Sharma, D Ali, LP Singh.
  10. A novel approach of biomineralization for improving micro and macro-properties of concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 195 (2019) 340-351, L. Chaurasia, V. Bisht, L.P. Singh, S.Gupta.
  11. Effect of particles size of nanosilica on microstructure of C-S-H gel and its impact on mechanical strength, Cement and Concrete Composites, 97 (2019) 312-321, U. Sharma, L.P. Singh, Z. Boajian, C.S. Poon.
  12. Durability studies of nano-engineered fly ash concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 194 (2019) 205-213, L.P. Singh, D. Ali, I. Tyagi, U. Sharma, R. Singh, P. Hou.
  13. Surface treatment of concrete with tetraethyl orthosilicate, Na2SiO3 and Silane: Comparison of their effects and durability, Cermaics-Silikaty, 62(4), 2018, 332-341, Z. Guo, P. Hou, S. Huang, N. Xie, X. Cheng, L.P. Singh, S. Valeriya, N. Viktoriya.
  14. Studies on performance enhancement of recycled aggregate by incorporating bio & nano materials, Construction and Building Materials, 181, (2018), 217-226, L.P. Singh, V. Bisht, M.S. Aswathy, L. Chaurasia, S. Gupta.
  15. The use of hydrophobicity and pozzolanic reactivity of the PMHS/nanosilica hybrid composites on the water absorption of cement mortar, J. of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 134 (2018), 1775, P. Hou, R. Li, H. Li, N. Xie, X. Cheng, L.P. Singh.
  16. Complex study of modified binder properties, Advances in Engineering Research, Atlantis Press 133(2017)543-548, V.V. Nelubova, L.P. Singh, P.Hou, D.D. Netsvet, V.V. Strokova, D.O. Bondarenko
  17. Studies on enhanced thermally stable high strength concrete incorporating silica nanoparticles, Construction and Building Materials 153, 506-513, R. Kumar, S. Singh, L.P. Singh
  18. An innovative approach to develop microporous activated carbons in oxidising atmosphere, Journal of Cleaner Production 156, (2017) 549-555, Suhas, P.J.M Carrott, M.M.L.R. Carrott, R. Singh, L.P. Singh, M. Chaudhary
  19. Quantification and characterization of CSH in silica nanoparticles incorporated cementitious system,  Cement and Concrete Composites 79, (2017),106-116, L.P. Singh, W. Zhu, T. Howind and U. Sharma
  20. Lead (Pb2+) and copper (Cu2+) remediation from water using superparamagnetic maghemite (γ-Fe2 O3) nanoparticles synthesized by Flame Spray Pyrolysis (FSP), Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 492,(2017), 176-190, S. Rajput, L.P. Singh, C.U. Pittman and D. Mohan
  21. High strength sustainable concrete using silica nanoparticles, Construction and Building Materials 138, (2017,) 285-295, R. Palla, S.R. Karade, G. Mishra, U. Sharma, L.P. Singh
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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).
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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
  40. 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.
  41. Applications of Nanotechnology in Cement Based Materials, Nano Digest, CSIR Special Issue, 2011. L. P. Singh, S. K. Bhattacharyya and S. Ahalawat.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. CBRI Builds Nano Application for construction,Nano Digest, September 2010. pp 46-47. L. P. Singh, P. C. Thapliyal and S. K. Bhattacharyya.
  49. 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
  50. Rice husk ash as an alternative to silica fume, Civil Engineering & Construction Review (in Press) S.K. Agarwal, L.P. Singh
  51. Comparative studies of different cements with different standards, Civil Engineering & Construction Review, (in Press) S.K. Agarwal,L.P. Singh
  52. Pozzolanic activity of blended flyash, Civil Engineering & Construction Review (2009) 44. S.K. Agarwal, L.P. Singh
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. Copper(II) selective electrochemical sensor based on Schiff Base complexes, Talanta, 64, 2004,) 313. L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  59. Chelating ionophores based electrochemical sensor for Hg(II) ions” J. Appl Electrochem, 34, 2004, 391. L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  60. PVC based selective sensors for Ni2+ ions using carboxylated and methylated porphine, Sensors, 3, 2003, 393 L.P. Singh and J.M. Bhatnagar
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. Nickel(II) selective electrodes based on macrocyclic compounds, Anal. Comm.,32, 1995, 193.L. P. Singh and Harsh Vardhan
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. A solid membrane sensor for Hg(II) ions, Bull. Electrochem,12, 1996, 418 A.K. Jain, V.K. Gupta and L.P. Singh
  82. A solid membrane sensor for chromate ions, Sen.& Act.B, 25, 1995, 729. A.K. Jain, L.P. Singh and P.K. Jain
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. 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: 61 Nos (21 International and 40 National)

  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. Accepted a paper entitled “Analytical selectivity of a membrane electrode based on chelating ion-exchange resin” in the 4th International Conference and Industrial Exhibition on Ion-exchange Processes” Sept. 10-14, 1995 in Clywd, England.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Accepted a paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of carboxylated polypyridine Ru(II) complexes of RuL2X2 type in the 13th ISPPCC held in Lipori, Italy during June 25-30, 1999.
  10. A research paper entitled “Synthesis and properties of Ru(II) complexes with carboxylated phenanthroline” was presented in Saitama, Japan during Aug. 9-11, 1999.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Accepted “PVC based selective sensors for Ni2+ ions using carboxylated and        methylated porphine”, First International Symposium on Sensor Science, June 16-20, 2003 France.
  14. Accepted a paper entitled Charged Diaza Crown Ethers Based Sensors for Chromate Ions in 10th IMCS, to be held Japan during July 2004.
  15. 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.
  16. “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.
  1. Presented a paper entitled “Comparative mineralogical and morphological aspects of C-S-H using silica nanoparticles”, in 4th Symp. on Nanotechnology in Construction, Crete, Greece, May 20-22, 2012.
  2. Studies on Hydration of tricalcium silicate incorporating silica nanoparticles, 5th Int. Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction, May 24-26, 2015, Chicago, USA.
  3. Invited lecture entitledEarly stage hydration studies of cementitious materials using silica nanoparticlesat Nano-engineered meta materials for civil infrastructures, Univ. of Jinan, China during May 2017.
  4. Invited Lecture entitoled “Performance and durability of nano-engineered concrete” at Multi-scale characterization of cement based materials: from fluid to solid at Univ. of Jinan, China during May 26-28, 2018
  5. Keynote Lecture entitled “Performance and durability of nano-engineered concrete” at Gordon Research Conference “Advanced materials for sustainable infrastructure development” at HKUST, Hong Kong during Aug. 5-10, 2018.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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, 1999
  9. 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.
  10. 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.).
  11. “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, 2000
  12. “Manufacturing of country roofing tales from black/alluvial soils” at Workshop-cum-training programme at CBRI, Roorkee during June 10-11, 2003.
  13. 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, India (Best Presentation Award).
  14. Presented Morphological and mineralogical attributes of Indian flyashes at RECENT ADVANCES IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES (RACS-2004) Dehradun, India, during Dec. 18-19, 2004.
  15. 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
  16. “Country roofing tiles for rural areas” at “Seminar on up gradation of housing amenities in rural areas” at kolkata during Nov 2004.
  17. 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.
  18. Morphological and mineralogical attributes of India flyashes at Advanced Characterisation Techniques on Nanomaterials (ACTON-05) at IIT- Roorkee, India during 2005.
  19. 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, India.
  20. Synthesis and characterisation of nano-silica for cementitious applications at 2nd UCOST Science Congress during Nov 25-17, 2007 at Nanital, India.
  21. Nano-silica for the understanding of calcium-silicate-hydrate system at “Applications of nano-technology’-2007” at Jodhpur, India during Dec 27-29, 2007.
  22. Synthesis and characterisation of nano-silica for the understanding of calcium-silicate-hydrate system at 3rd UCOST science congress at IIT-Roorkee, India during Nov 10-11, 2008.
  23. “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, India.
  24. Controlling the nano size of silica powder through surfactants, in 4th Uttarakhand State Science Congress, November 12-14, 2009 at B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India.
  25. 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, India
  26. Reducinng the Ca-leaching in cement system using nanomaterials, in 5th Uttarakhand State Science Congress, November 10-12, 2010 at Doon University, Dehradun, India.
  27. 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, India.
  28. Role of silica nanoparticles on early stage reactivity of cementitious system, in 7th UCOST Congress -2012, Dehradun, India November 21-23, 2012.
  29. 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.
  30. Estimation of Chloride Penetration in Nano-modified Cement Mortar Using Electro migration Test, 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.
  31. Studies on Hydration Mechanism of Cementitious System Incorporating Nanosilica, Usha Sharma*, S.K. Bhattacharyya, S.P. Shah, L.P. Singh in Internationalconference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  32. Development of Composite Cement with Limestone Filler and Fly Ash, V. Sood, L.P Singh and S. K. Agarwal in International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  33. Studies on Phase Change Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, S. Naik B, L.P. Singh, P.C. Thapliyal and A. Kumar in International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013.
  34. Preparation of nanoparticles using nano-powder synthesizer during 8th Uttarakhand State Science Congress during Dec 26-28, 2013 at Dehradun, India.
  35. Nano-engineered concrete: from micro-structure to infrastructure, INDO-UK Scientific Seminar on Green Construction Materials for Sustainable Build, March 28-29, 2015
  36. Studies on early hydration of tricalcium silicate, International Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy, Environment and Health at IIT Roorkee, India March, 4-7, 2016
  37. Performance evaluation of bio-based cementitious system under aggressive acid environment, International Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy, Environment and Health at IIT Roorkee, India, March, 4-7, 2016
  38. Studies on encapsulated phase change materials for energy efficiency in buildings, International Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy, Environment and Health at IIT Roorkee, India, March, 4-7, 2016
  39. Performance Enhancement of Cementitious Materials Using Nanotechnology, International Seminar on Emerging Building Materials and Technologies, organized by BMTPC, New Delhi, India, March 21-22, 2016.
  40. Hemp Concrete – A Traditional and Novel Green Building Material, Advances in Construction Materials and Structures (ACMS-2018), Roorkee, India, March 7-8, 2018
  41. Performance and durability of high volume fly ash cementitious system incorporating silica nanoparticles, 3rd International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete, Indian Habitate Centre, New Delhi, 15-17 October 2019.
  42. Achieving Concrete Sustainability through Nanotechnology, 16th NCB International Seminar on Cement, Concrete and Building Materials, NCCBM New Delhi, 3-6 December, 2019.
  43. Vegetal Concrete: A foundation for Carbon Neutral Built Environment, 16th NCB International Seminar on Cement, Concrete and Building Materials, NCCBM New Delhi, 3-6 December, 2019.
  44. Nanomaterials for construction, Innovative Building Materilas and Construction Technologies for Mass Housing, 25th November 2019.
  45. Phase Change Materials for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South (BUILDER’19), Indian Habitate Centre, New Delhi, 13-14 December 2019.

Keynote/Invited Lectures

  • “Early Stage Hydration Studies of Cementitious Materials Incorporating Silica Nanoparticles”  in the International workshop on nano-engineered meta-materials concrete at University of Jinan, China, May 20-21, 2017
  • Keynote lecture in International workshop entitled “Multi-scale Characterization of Cement based Materials: from Fluid to Solid” held at University of Jinan, Jinan, China, May 26-28, 2018.
  • Invited talk in Gordon Research Conference entitled “Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development” held at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, August, 05-10, 2018.
  • Invited Talk on Early stage hydration studies of tricalcium silicate using silica nanoparticles in RILEM, Chennai, India during September 08-10, 2017
  • Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction in May 2015 at Chicago, USA
  • INDO-UK Scientific Seminar on Green Construction Materials for Sustainable Build during March 28-29, 2015
  • INDO-US Symposium on Recent Trends in Nanobiotechnology during March 10, 2015 at Pantnagar
  • S D College (P G) , Roorkee, Feb 25, 2015
  • Chemical, Environmental and Material Science (CEMS-2014) at SSBUICET, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • Department of Urban Risk, MIT, Boston, USA, Sept. 24, 2013
  • CONCREEP@9 at MIT, USA Sept 22-25, 2013.
  • International conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, 13-15 February 2013
  • P. Sinha Memorial Lecture at Dept. of Chemistry, G.K. University, March 2013
  • 7th Uttarakhand State Science Congress (USSTC)-2012, Nov. 2012 at Graphic Era University, Dehradun
  • Northwestern University, USA, April 2012
  • INDO-US workshop, Dec. 14-15, 2010
  • DIT University, Dehradun
  • Ambuja Cement Foundation Day, Kolkata
  • Tech. Reports: 15 Nos.
  • Work-related Videos: Nano-engineered Concrete
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: 04 Nos.
  • Articles: 14 Nos.
  • Patents filed / granted: 02 Nos.
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

DETAILS OF Ph. D. THESIS and M. Tech Dissertations

 

S.No. Title of Thesis Year Name of candidate
(A) Ph.D. Degree Completed
Synthesis and characterization of nanosilica and its application in calcium-silicate-hydrate-system 2012 Dr. Saurabh Ahlawat
Studies on ion selective membranes as potentiometric sensors for heavy metal ions 2012 Dr. Bhawana Sethi
Engineered nanoparticles for the removal of heavy metal ions from water 2016 Dr Shalini Rajput
Studies of nanomaterials in cementitious systems and their applications 2016 Dr. Geetika Mishra
Early stage hydration studies of cementations materials using silica nanoparticles 2017

Dr. (Mrs) Usha Sharma

 

 

(B) Ph.D. Degree Pursuing
Studies on Phase Change Materials for Energy Efficiency in Building Materials 2012

Mr. Srinivasrao Naik B.

 

Studies on Nanomaterial incorporated cementitious system 2015 Mr. Dilshad Ali
Studies on Bio based calcareous and siliceous construction materials 2015

Ms. Vishaka Bisht

 

Hepm Concrete- A sustainable building material 2017

Tarun Jami

 

Hydration studies on cementitious systems incorporating nano materials 2018

Aarti Solanki

 

 

(C) M. Tech Dissertations
Synthesis of nanosilica and its application in strengthing cement paste 2012 Mr. Vaibhav Pratap Singh
Studies on Preparation and applications of nanosilica in high strength concrete 2013 Mr. Mohd. Yusuf
Studies on high strength sustainable concrete using Silica nanoparticles 2014 Ms. Reshmita Palla
Behaviour of nanosilica incorporated high strength concrete at elevated temperature 2016 Mr. Rohit Kumar
Incorporation of High volume flyash in cementitious system using silica nanoparticles 2016 Mr. Chetan Singh
Performance enhancement of concrete at elevated temperatures: A superior approach 2017 Mr. Sanket Rawat
Nano-engineered concrete  (pursuing) 2020 Aakriti Goswami
Carbon capture and utilization (pursuing) 2020 Namita Aggarwal
Phase change materials (pursuing) 2020 Gargi Mittal