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Prof. D. K. Rai

Email - dk.rai@jiit.ac.in

Education

M. Sc., Ph.D.

Biography

Professor D. K. Rai is currently Dean (A&R) at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology. He joined the institute as Assistant Professor in 2001 in the department of Physics and Materials Science and Engineering. He did his post-graduation in 1988 and PhD in 1994 in Physics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. Prior to joining JIIT, he worked as lecturer in the department of Physics at Kamla Nehru Institute of Physical and Social Sciences, Sultanpur as lecturer (1995-96), as  research associate of CSIR in the department of Physics, BHU (1996-97) and as lecturer in the department of Physics, UNSIET, Purvanchal University, Jaunpur (1997-2001).  

Along with the teaching, Prof. Rai is actively involved in research in the area of ion conducting materials and devices. He was associated with department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan from May 2007 to April 2008 as post-doctoral fellow sponsored by National Science Council of Taiwan. He worked there on growth of non-linear crystals. His current research interests are ion conducting polymer electrolytes, solid state batteries and fuel cells. Prof. Rai is a life member of Indian Solid State Ionics Society and Indian Science Congress Association. He was elected as recorder in the Materials Science section of Indian Science Congress for the years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. He received best poster award in Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, 1998 and young scientist award in 3rd Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, 1992.

Prof. is also holding responsibilities of Nodal Officer of NIRF (MHRD, India), AISHE (MHRD, India) and has worked as coordinator of NAAC (MHRD, India) visit and Nodal Officer of VISAKA (Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan, MHRD, India) at JIIT, Noida.

Professional Achievements

  1. Life member Indian Solid State Ionics Society.
  2. Life member of Indian Science Congress Association.
  3. Elected as recorder in the Materials Science section of Indian Science Congress for the years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.
  4. Best Poster Award in Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, 1998.
  5. Young Scientist Award in 3rd Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, 1992.

Publications

Publication:

International Journals

  • Mishra, K., Pundir, S. S., & Rai, D. K. (2017). Effect of polysorbate plasticizer on the structural and ion conduction properties of PEO–NH4PF6 solid polymer electrolyte. Ionics, 23(1), 105-112.
  • Pundir, S. S., Mishra, K., & Rai, D. K. (2015). Poly (vinyl) alcohol/1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hydrogen sulfate solid polymer electrolyte: Structural and electrical studies. Solid State Ionics, 275, 86-91.
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A., & Rai, D. K. (2014). Protic ionic liquid-based gel polymer electrolyte: structural and ion transport studies and its application in proton battery. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 18(8), 2255-2266.
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A., & Rai, D. K. (2014). Studies on a proton battery using gel polymer electrolyte. High Performance Polymers, 26(6), 672-676.
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A., & Rai, D. K. (2013). Nanocomposite blend gel polymer electrolyte for proton battery application. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 17(3), 785-793.
  • Mishra, K., & Rai, D. K. (2013). Studies of a plasticized PEO+ NH4PF6 proton-conducting polymer electrolyte system and its application in a proton battery. Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 62(2), 311-319.
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A., & Rai, D. K. (2013). Investigations on Poly (ethylene oxide)+ NH4PF6 Solid Polymer Electrolyte System. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 62(13), 663-670.
  • Mishra, K., & Rai, D. K. (2012). Effect of Plasticizers on ion Transport Properties of PEO+ NH4PF6 Polymer Electrolyte System–Dielectric Studies. In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 110, pp. 278-284). Trans Tech Publications.
  • Wang, T. Y., Lin, Y. C., Tai, C. Y., Sivakumar, R., Rai, D. K., & Lan, C. W. (2008). A novel approach for recycling of kerf loss silicon from cutting slurry waste for solar cell applications. Journal of Crystal Growth, 310(15), 3403-3406.
  • Wang, T. Y., Sivakumar, R., Rai, D. K., Hsu, W. T., & Lan, C. W. (2008). A new single step process for synthesis and growth of ZnGeP 2 crystal. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers, 39(4), 385-387.
  • Hsu, W. T., Chen, Z. B., You, C. A., Chou, M. M., Lin, Y. Y., Huang, Y. C., Rai, D. K., & Lan, C. W. (2008). Zone-leveling Czochralski growth and characterization of undoped and MgO-doped near-stoichiometric lithium tantalate crystals. Journal of Crystal Growth, 311(1), 66-71.
  • Srivastava, R., Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1999). Studies on a solid state proton conducting gel. physica status solidi (a), 173(2), 323-336.
  • Hashmi, S. A., Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1992). Protonic conduction in Al2(SO4)3· 16H2O: coulometry, transient ionic current, infrared and electrical conductivity studies. Journal of materials science, 27(1), 175-179.
  • Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1997). Studies on sodium metasilicate plus hydrazine sulphate gel as a possible proton conductor: I. Structural and ion transport studies. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 30(14), 2078-2088.
  • Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1997). Studies on sodium metasilicate plus hydrazine sulphate gel as a possible proton conductor: II. Evidence for and ion motion from NMR linewidth studies. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 30(14), 2089-2096.
  • Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1996). Sodium metasilicate based proton conducting gels. Solid state ionics, 86, 373-377.

National Journal:

  • Srivastava, R., Rai, D. K., & Chandra, S. (1999). Ion transport in metasilicate based new gel system: x Na2SiO3+(100-x) NH4BF4. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 37, 272- 275.

International Conference

  • Mishra, K., Pundir, S. S., & Rai, D. K. (2014, April). All-solid-state proton battery using gel polymer electrolyte. In C. Murli, D. Bhattacharyya, & S. C. Gadkari (Eds.), AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1591, No. 1, pp. 633-635). AIP.
  • Rai, D. K. (2014, January).All solid state proton batteries. International Conference on Science and Engineering of Materials, pp. 57.ICSEM
  • Pundir, S. S., Mishra, K., & Rai, D. K. (2013, February). Studies on PEO-BMImHSO 4 solid polymer electrolyte. In A. K. Chauhan, C. Murli, & S. C. Gadkari (Eds.), AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1512, No. 1, pp. 1266-1267). AIP.
  • Mishra, K.,   Pundir. S.S. & Rai, D. K.(2012). PVdF-HFP/PVP blend based proton conducting gel polymer electrolyte containing BMImHSO4 protic ionic liquid. 5th International Conference on Electroactive polymers: Materials and Device, Varanasi, India, pp. 45. ICEP.
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A., and Rai, D. K. (2012). Nano-composite blended polymer gel electrolyte membranes for proton battery application.6th Asian Conference on Electrochemical Power Sources. pp. 162. ACEP
  • Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A, Rai, D. K. (2012). Structural and ion conduction studies of PEO-NH4PF6 polymer electrolyte system plasticized with polysorbate 80. Electroactive polymers: Materials & Devices (Vol. 4, pp. 306-312). ICEP.
  • Pundir, S. S., Mishra, K., Hashmi, S. A, Rai, D. K. (2012). Studies on PVdF-HFP/ 1-Butyl 2,3- dimethylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate based proton conducting Gel system, Electroactive Polymers: Materials & Devices (Vol. 4), pp. 313-320, 2012. ICEP.
  • Mishra, Kuldeep, Rai, D. K. (2011). Studies on proton conducting gel polymer electrolyte system based on PMMA/PVdF-HFP blend. 18th International Conference on Solid State Ionics. pp. 262. SSI.
  • Kumar, Deepak, Rai, D. K., Sellam, and Hashmi, S. A. (2009). PMMA based sodium ion conducting gel polymer electrolyte nanocomposite dispersed with fumed SiO2. Electroactive Polymers: Materials and Devices eds. S. A Hashmi, Amita Chandra, and Amreesh Chandra (Macmillan Advanced Research Series). Vol. 3, pp. 251-257.
  • Rai, D. K. Hashmi, S. A., Kumar, Yogesh, and Pandey, G. P. (2008). Experimental studies on magnesium containing PVDF-HFP based composite polymeric gel electrolyte. Electroactive Polymers: Materials & Devices eds. S. A Hashmi, Amita Chandra, and Amreesh Chandra (Macmillan Advanced Research Series). Vol. 2, pp. 407-411.
  • Srivastava, Ritu,Rai, D. K., Singh, B. and Chandra, S. (1998). A proton conducting gel using precursor tetra ethyl ortho silicate (TEOS) doped with H3PO4. Solid State Ionics: Science and Technology eds. B.V.R. Chowdari et.al. (World Scientific, Singapore). pp. 317-321.
  • Chandra, S., Rai, D. K. and Pandey, K. (1992). Intermediate temperature proton conductors: Dehydrated salts and doped sodium metasilicate based dried gels.  Solid State Ionics: New Developments eds. B.V.R. Chowdari, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake and M.A. Careem (World Scientific, Singapore). pp. 236-244.
  • Rai, D. K. and Chandra, S.  (1996).Structural and ion transport studies in Sodium metasilicate based proton conducting gels doped with some proton conducting salts. Solid State Ionics: New Developments eds. B.V.R Chowdari, M.A.K.L.Dissanayake and M.A. Careem (World Scientific,Singapore).  pp. 517-522.
  • Srivastava, B.B., Rai, D. K. and Chandra, S. (1992). Silver ion transport in AgI+ZnI2 system. Solid State Ionics: Materials and Applications eds. B.V.R. Chowdari, S. Chandra, Sri Singh and P.C. Srivastava (World Scientific, Singapore).  pp.393-396.
  • Rai, D. K. and Chandra, S. (1992). Proton conducting gels: sodium metasilicate + hydrazine sulphate. Solid State Ionics: Materials and Applications eds. B.V.R. Chowdari, S. Chandra, Sri Singh and P. C. Srivastava (World Scientific, Singapore). pp. 403-407.

National Conference:

  • Rai, D. K. (2013). Studies on polymer blend based proton conducting gel electrolytes. 10th National Conference on Solid State Ionics. pp. 10.
  • Pundir, S. S., Mishra, Kuldeep, Rai, D. K. (2013).Structural and ion transport studies of PVA-BMIMHSO4 polymer electrolyte membranes. 10th National Conference on Solid State Ionics. pp. 20, 2013. NCSSI.
  • Mishra K., Pundir S. S., Hashmi S. A., Rai D. K. (2011).Electrochemical cell performance of a PEO based electrolyte system plasticized by tween. 9th National Conference on Solid State Ionics. pp. 74. NCSSI.
  • Mishra K., Hashmi S. A., Rai D. K. (2011). Studies on a blended polymer based proton conducting gel polymer electrolyte system for proton battery application. 9th National Conference on Solid State Ionics. pp. 52. NCSSI.
  • Mishra, Kuldeep, Rai, D. K . (2011).Studies on nano-composite polymer blend gel electrolyte and its application in proton battery. National Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science. pp. 85.
  • Pundir, S. S., Mishra, Kuldeep, Rai, D. K. (2011). Ion-polymer interaction and ion conduction studies on PEO/BMIm-HSO4 solid polymer electrolyte. National Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science. pp. 85.
  • Mishra, Kuldeep, Pundir, S. S., Rai, D. K. (2010). Structural and ion transport studies on plasticized Polyethylene oxide (PEO)-Ammonium hexafluorophosphate (NH4PF6) polymer electrolyte system.  National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science & Engineering: A Multidisciplinary Approach. pp. 36.
  • Rai, D. K. (2010). Proton Conducting Polymer Electrolytes for Electrochemical Applications. National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science & Engineering: A Multidisciplinary Approach. pp. 22.
  • Mishra, Kuldeep, Hashmi, S. A.,Rai, D. K. (2009). Structural and Ion Transport Studies of PEO + NH4PF6 Polymer Electrolyte System. 8th National Conference on Solid State Ionics: Materials for Novel Devices. pp. 44.