SURAJ KUMAR SINHA Associate Professor

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  • Department of Physics
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • sinha_suraj@rediffmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Effect of Process Parameters on Plasma Nitriding Institute for Plasma Reserach/ DAVV 2006
2 M.Sc. Condensed Matter Physics Pondicherry University 2001
3 B.Sc. (H) Physics Vinoba Bhave University 1996

Area of Specializaion

Experimental Plasma Physics, Plasma-material interactions, Dielectric barrier discharge, Glow discharges, Plasma application in food and agriculture, Nonlinear dynamics(Plasma experiments)

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Raman Fellowship INTERNATIONAL UGC, GOI 2013 USD 3000/PM for 12 m
2 Best Teacher REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2011 NO
3 Buti Young Scientist Award NATIONAL Plasma Science Society of India 2005 Rs. 5000.00

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Jaipur Centre Birla Institute of Technology(Mesra)
2 Assistant Professor Physics Pondicherry University
3 Associate Professor Physics Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Research Scholar Facilitation Center for Industrial Plasma Technologies Institute for Plasma Reserach Glow discharge plasmas
2 Assistant Manager Plasma Display Panel Samtel Color Limted Dielctric Barrier Discharge
3 Assistant Professor Physics (Jaipur) Birla Instutute of Technology (Mesra) Glow discharge plasmas
4 Assistant Professor Physics Pondicherry University Anodic double layers, Non-linear oscillations in glow discharges

Industry Experience

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1 Assistant Manager Samtel Color Limted Research & Technology Development

Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Energetic neutral atoms assisted development of kithul (Caryota urens) starch–lauric acid complexes: A characterisation study Cherakkathodi Sudheesh, Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj, Balasubhramaniam Bhavani, Basheer Aaliya, Muhammed Navaf, Plachikkattu Parambil Akhila, Sarasan Sabu, Abhilash Sasidhara, Suraj Kumar Sinha, Su Carbohydrate Polymers 250, 116991 2020 7.18
2 Coexistence of chaotic and complexity dynamics of fluctuations with long range correlation under typical condition for formation of anodic double laye Prince Alex, Perumal M, Suraj Kumar Sinha Nonlinear Dynamics (Nature) DOI 10.1007/s11071-020-05737-w 2020 4.6
3 Energetic neutral N2 atoms treatment on the kithul (Caryota urens) starch biodegradable film: Physico-chemical characterization Cherakkathodi Sudheesh a, Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj a,*, Abhilash Sasidharan c, Sarasan Sabu d, Aaliya Basheer a, Muhammed Navaf a, Chikkonda Raghavender e, Suraj Kumar Sinha e, Johnsy George b Food Hydrocolloids Vol. 103,pp 105650 2020 5.83
4 Plasma–metal junction Saravanan Arumugam , M. Perumal , K. P. Anjana , S. V. M. Satyanarayna, and Suraj Kumar Sinha Physics of Plasmas Vol. 27, pp 023512 2020 1.9
5 Energetic neutral atoms assisted development of kithul (Caryota urens) starch–lauric acid complexes: A characterisation study Cherakkathodi Sudheesh, Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj, Balasubhramaniam Bhavani, Basheer Aaliya, Muhammed Navaf, Plachikkattu Parambil Akhila, Sarasan Sabu, Abhilash Sasidhara, Suraj Kumar Sinha, Su Carbohydrate Polymers 250, 116991 2020 7.18
6 Generation scenarios of anodic structures and experimental realization of turbulence in unmagnetized plasma Prince Alex, Suraj Kumar Sinha Plasma Science and Technology 22, 085402 (9pp) 2020 1.19
7 Impact of energetic neutral nitrogen atoms created by glow discharge air plasma on the physico-chemical and rheological properties of kithul starch Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj, Cherakkathodi Sudheesh, Suraj kumar sinha, P Johnsy George, Sunny Kumar, Saravanan Arumugam, Perumal Murugesan, Ashwath Kumar, Vallayil Appukuttan Sajeevkumar Food Chemistry 294 (2019),194-202 2019 5.399
8 Self-organized criticality: An interplay between stable and turbulent regimes of multiple anodic double layers in glow discharge plasma P Alex, BA Carreras, S Arumugam, SK Sinha Physics of Plasmas 25 (5), 053514 2018 2.115
9 Feedback model of secondary electron emission in DC gas discharge plasmas S ARUMUGAM, A Prince, Suraj K SINHA Plasma Science and Technology 20 (2), 025404 2018 1.18
10 Self-organized criticality in a cold plasma Prince Alex, Benjamin Andres Carreras, Saravanan Arumugam, Suraj Kumar Sinha Physics of Plasmas 24 (12), 120701 2017 2.115
11 Triggering of Buneman instability and existence of multiple double layers in laboratory plasma P Alex, S Arumugham, Suraj K Sinha Physics Letters A 381 (42), 3652-3658 2017 2.08
12 Effective secondary electron emission coefficient in DC abnormal glow discharge plasmas S Arumugam, P Alex, SK Sinha Physics of Plasmas 24 (11), 112106 2017 2.115
13 Order–chaos–order–chaos transition and evolution of multiple anodic double layers in glow discharge plasma P Alex, S Arumugam, K Jayaprakash, KS Suraj Results in Physics 5, 235-240 2015 4.01
14 Development of a gas-fed plasma source for pulsed high-density plasma/material interaction studies Michael V Pachuilo, Francis Stefani, Laxminarayan L Raja, Roger D Bengtson, Graeme A Henkelman, A Cuneyt Tas, Waltraud M Kriven, Kumar Sinha Suraj IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 42 (10) 3245-3252 2014 1.05
15 An exact calculation of the N2+ and H2+ influx at cathode surface in N2–H2 discharges KS Suraj, P Alex Results in Physics 4, 73-74 2014 4.01
16 Discharge current reduction in plasma displays for high Xe gas composition KS Suraj, HK Dwivedi Journal of Physics: Conference Series 208 (1), 012115 2010 1.0
17 Signature of fast H atoms from cathode glow region of a dc discharge P Bharathi, KS Suraj, V Prahlad, S Mukherjee, P Vasu Physics of Plasmas 16 (5), 053504 2009 2.115
18 Near cathode optical emission spectroscopy in N2–H2 glow discharge plasma KS Suraj, P Bharathi, V Prahlad, S Mukherjee Surface and Coatings Technology 2 (202) 301-309 2007 3.75
19 Pulsed plasma production for applications in plasma immersion ion implantation and its implications S Mukherjee, M Ranjan, R Rane, N Vaghela, A Phukan, KS Suraj Surface and Coatings Technology 201 (15) 6502-6507 2007 3.75
20 Power balance at cathode in glow discharges KS Suraj, S Mukherjee Physics of Plasmas 12 (11)113502 2005 2.115
21 Effect of ion neutral collisions on the ion and neutral velocity distribution on negatively biased electrodes KS Suraj, S Mukherjee Surface and Coatings Technology 196 (1-3) 267-270 2005 3.75

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Phase depth distribution study of nitrided layer in the mirror polished plasma nitrided AISI304 stainless steel using XRD characterization P Alex, Alphonsa Joseph, KS Suraj Proceedings of PLASMA-2012 (PSSI) Page no 270 2013
2 Luminous efficacy improvement by selective suppression of Xe ion current in AC PDP KS Suraj International Display Workshop (IDW 08) Volume 3, 2008, 2008

Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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1 Proceedings of the twenty seventh PSSI national symposium on plasma science and technology on challenges of power generation and lighting 21st century NA Excel India Publishers 2013 978-93-82062-82-0

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 UGC, “scheme for incentivisation of teachers, subject / discipline based association for organization of various academic & research activities UGC 2013-17 8.0 Lakhs 2013
2 Luminous efficacy enhancements of micro discharge-cells for a plasma display by modifying sustain waveform DST-SERB 2012-15 18.3 2012
3 Characterization of Potential Structure of Anodic Double Layers in Glow Discharges Pondicherry University 2012-15 5.0 Lakhs 2012
4 Effect of ion-induced secondary electrons from cathode surface on formation of multiple anodic double layers in glow discharges UGC 2012-15 10.15 Lakhs 2012

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 M.SC 02 Physics
2 2017 M.SC 02 Physics
3 2016 M.SC 01 Physics
4 2015 M.SC 01 Astrophysics
5 2013 M.SC 06 Physics
6 2012 M.SC 04 Physics
7 2011 M.PHIL 01 Physics

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Saravanan A 05-09-2012 R40196 Role of effective secondary emission coefficient in glow discharge plasma YES 02-03-2018 YES 20-12-2018
2 Prince Alex 19-09-2011 R27644 Study of Multiple Anodic Double Layers in Glow Discharge Plasma YES 19-09-2017 YES 08-05-2018
3 Jayaprakash K 09-10-2014 R37144 Modelling of Non-linear oscillations under MADL condition in glow discharge NO NO
4 Perumal M 25-08-2016 20161122015 Extraction of Energetic Neutrals Generated by CX mechanism in Glow Discharge Plasma for Food Processing NO NO
5 Thangjam Rishikanta Singh 23-07-2018 1800122010 Study of Floating Potential Oscillations of Anodic Double Layers in Typical Glow Discharge Plasma NO NO
6 Sneha Latha Kommuguri 26-09-2019 1800122012 Non Linear Dynamics in Glow Discharge Plasma NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

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Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Role of Secondary electron emission coefficient in Fusion Machines Conference on Green and Efficient Energy Technology and Materials Central University of Jharkhand,Ranchi. International 06-03-2019 08-03-2019 2019
2 Making of an everlasting power station iter tokamak, the controlled fusion device Training of KV Teachers KV-1 Jipmer, Pondicherry School 24-12-2017 24-12-2017 2017
3 Effect of process parameters on plasma wall interaction Weekly Seminar The University of Texas at Austin University 11-10-2013 11-10-2013 2013
4 Selective separation of Xe ion current in Ne-Xe discharges Plasma Seminar The University of Texas at Austin International 18-10-2013 18-10-2013 2013
5 Recent trends in Plasma Display Technology Seminar on Plasma Display Technology VIT university National 15-09-2012 15-09-2012 2012
6 Applications of DBD in Plasma Science PPOMP-2011 Conference IMSE, Kottayam,Kerala International 25-11-2011 27-11-2011 2011
7 Fundamentals of DBD 25th PSSI National Symposium IASST, Guwahati National 25-11-2011 27-11-2011 2011

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Solid Electrolytes for Advanced Applications: Garnets and Competitors Toyota Applied Materials DST CSIR Pondicherry,6-9 September 2017(Member,Organizing Committee) International Conference 06-08-2017 09-09-2017 2017
2 Energy for Sustainable Development ESSI,SESI,UBA,Skill Development Doctor Harisingh Gour Viswavidyalaya,M.P,23-24 March 2017(Member, Technical Committee) National Conference 23-03-2017 24-03-2017 2017
3 2nd National Conference on Materials for ENERGY Conversion and Storage (NCMECS) ESSI Department of Physics,Pondicherry University,March 11-13, 2016(Organizing secretary) National Conference 11-03-2016 13-03-2016 2016
4 1st National Conference on Materials for ENERGY Conversion and Storage ESSI VIT,Chennai,March 19-21, 2015,( Secretary (ESSI), and Member Organizing Committee) National Conference 19-03-2015 21-03-2015 2015
5 Seminar on Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Pondicherry University,ESSI Pondicherry University, March 8,2014, (Member, Organizing Committee and Sectary ESSI) Regional 8-03-2014 8-03-2014 2014

Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Member Manipur Public Service Commission 2019-22 ---
2 Member-BOS Sikkim University 2019-22 ---
3 Vice-President Energy Science Society of India 2017 --

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Energy Science Society of India Founder Member & Secretary (2013-16), Life Members 2013
2 Plasma Science Society of India Life Members 2006

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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