Dr. Kanak Pal Singh Parmar

Associate Professor (Selection Grade)

Academic Qualifications 

BSc. (Physics), HNB Garhwal University

MSc. (Physics), IIT Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee) 

MTech. (Applied Optics), IIT Delhi

Ph.D. (Physics), NTNU Norway

Area of Specialization:

Photoelectro-chemical Device, Rheology of soft-condensed matter

Research & Publications:

Publications

  1. Kumar, P. Kuchhal, K.P.S. Parmar, Optimizing efficiency of a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) by a combined (modelling-simulations and an experimental) study, Accepted for publication in International Journal of Renewable Energy Research(IJRER), (2020).
  2. Kumar, A. Bist, P. Dua, P. Kuchhal, G. Anand and K. P. S. Parmar, Facile one-pot hydrothermal synthesis of nanorice-like TiO2 for an efficient dye-sensitized solar cell,Nanotechnology Perceptions, 15(1), (2019), 58-64.
  3. Mandal, S. Mondal, G. Behera, S. Sharma, K. P. S. Parmar, Plasmonic ladder–like structure and graphene assisted high surface enhanced Raman scattering detection, Journal of Applied Physics,120,(2016), 173101.
  4. P.S. Parmar, H. J. Kang, A. Bist, P. Dua, J. S. Jang, J. S. Lee., Photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical water-oxidation over metal-doped monoclinic BiVO4photoanodes; ChemSusChem., 5 (2012) 1926.;
  5. J. Jo, J.-W. Jang, H. J. Kang, J. Y. Kim, H. Jun, K. P. S. Parmar, J. S. Lee., Phosphate oxoanion doping into monoclinic BiVO4 for enhanced photoelectrochemical water oxidation activity; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51 (2012) 13 3147.;
  6. P.S. Parmar, E. Ramasamy, J. W. Lee, J. S. Lee., Rapid (~10 min.) synthesis of single-crystalline, nanorice TiO2mesoparticles with high a photovoltaic efficiency above of 8%; Chem. Commun.,14 (2011) 2022.
  7. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, B. Schjelderupsen, J.O. Fossum., The electrorheology of suspensions of Na- fluorohectorite clay in silicone oil; J. Rheol., 55
    ( 2011) 809.
  8. P.S. Parmar, E. Ramasamy, J. W. Lee, J. S. Lee., A simple method for producing mesoporous anatase TiO2 nanocrystals with elevated photovoltaic performance; ScriptaMaterialia, 62 (2010) 223.
  9. M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.P.S. Parmar, The phase diagram of polydisperse Na-fluorohectorite-water suspensions: A synchrotron small-angle x-ray scattering study; Phy. Rev. E, 79 (2009) 021402.;
  10. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, BørgeSchjelderupsen, J.O. Fossum, Electrorheological suspensions of laponite in oil: rheometry studies; Langmuir, 24 (2008) 1814
  11. M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, K.P.S. Parmar, Nematic ordering of platelet-shaped nanosilicate colloids in saline solutions; J. App. Cryst., 40 (2007) s292-s296.
  12. O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, D. M. Fonseca, Intercalation-enhanced electric polarization and chain formation of nano-layered particles; Europhysics Letter, 74 (2006) 438
  13. O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, D. M. Fonseca, Electric polarisation and chain formation of nanolayered particles; Materials Science, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) Grenoble, Highlights (2006).
  1. Jiten Sharma, Kanak P.S. Parmar, S. Copra, Study of Relaxation in gels of gelatin probed by dynamic light scattering; Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS, National Laser Symposium, Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore (India), December (2001);

 

Conferences

 

  1. Dua, K. P. S. Parmar, Generating Hydrogen Through Solar Induced Water Splitting: Role of W and Mo”; 4th International Workshop/Conference on Computational Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science; IIITM; Gwalior, (India) 2016
  2. P.S. Parmar, Artificial photosynthesis over BiVO4 thin film electrodes: Effect of impurity (cationic & inert) doping, A workshop on Recent Trends in Materials Science: Experimental and Computational Aspects (RTMS 2013), Delhi (India), 26- 27 April, 2013.
  3. P.S. Parmar, Alexander DeAngelis, Jae Sung Lee, Photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-oxidation using CuWO4 electrode, Conference on Composite Photocatalytic Systems for Efficient Overall Water Splitting; Asian 3 (A3) Foresight Joint Workshop, Pohang (Korea), June, 21-24, 2012.
  4. P.S. Parmar, Hyun Joon Kang, Jae Sung Lee, “M-doped BiVO4 for PEC Hydrogen Production” Conference on Composite Photocatalytic Systems for Efficient Overall Water Splitting; Asian 3 (A3) Foresight Joint Workshop, Tokyo, (Japan), December, 15-18, 2011
  5. P.S. Parmar, Jae Lung Lee, “Artificial photosynthesis and energy production using selective semiconductors”; Asian 3 (A3) Foresight Joint Workshop, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Dalian (China), January, 2011.
  6. Méheust, Kanak Parmar, Børge Schjelderupsen, J.O. Fossum, The electro-rheology of suspensions of synthetic smectites in oil”, 14th International Clay Conference (ICC), Castellaneta M. (Italy), 14-20 June-2009
  7. Jon Otto Fossum, Yves Meheust, Bao-Xiang Wang, Kanak P.S. Parmar, BørgeSchelderupsen, ZbiginiewRozynek, Min Zhou, Electrorheology of Clay Particles suspended in Oil, IV Brazilian Conference on Rheology, Rio de Janeiro, (Brazil) July-2008.
  8. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.P.S. Parmar , K.J. Måløy and G. Helgesen, Utilizing WAXS to characterize the orientation distribution of clay assemblies- application to electrorheological suspensions and weakly- hydrated samples, 5th Nordic Workshop on Scattering from soft matter, (Norway) 2008.
  9. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust and J.O. Fossum; “Electro-Rheology of Smectite Clay Suspensions Submitted to a Strong Electric Field”, 4th French Clay Group and43rd Annual Meeting of the CMS, (France), June-2006.
  10. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy and D.M. Fonseca; Polarization and Aggregation of Clay Particles Suspended in Oil - a Study Using X-Ray Scattering, 4th French Clay Group and43rd Annual Meeting of the CMS, (France), June-2006.
  11. O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy, and D.M. Fonseca; Spontaneous and guided self-assembly of clay nanoplatelets, YITP Workshop, Structures and Dynamics in Soft Matter-Beyond Self-Organization and Hierarchical Structures, Kyoto (Japan), July-2006.
  12. M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy and K.P.S. Parmar; Phase Separation And Orientational Ordering In Aqueous Suspensions Of Fluorohectorite Clay, 4th French Clay Group and 43rd Annual Meeting of the CMS, (France), June-2006.
  13. O. Fossum, K.P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, D.M. Fonseca, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy; Electrorheological Chain Formation in Systems of Nanolayered Silicates, Annual APS March Meeting, Montréal, (Canada), 2004.
  14. P.S. Parmar, J.O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy; Synchrotron X-ray scattering studies of electrorheological fluids of nano-layered silicate particles", Annual meeting of the NFS (NorskFysikkSelskap), Wadahl, (Norway), 2004.D.
  15. Kumara, A. Bist, P. Dua, P. Kuchhal, Kanak Parmar, Facile one-pot hydrothermal synthesis of nanorice-like TiO2 for an efficient dye-sensitized solar cell, International Conference on Advanced Materials, Energy & Environmental Sustainability (ICAMEES-2018), UPES Dehradun, India, 2018.
  16. P. S. Parmar, Jae Sung Lee, Rapid and facile synthesis of single-crystalline anataseTiO2nanoricemesoparticles for a high performance dye sensitized solar cell (DSC) of above 8%”; The 6th International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS-6), Tokyo, Japan, 2011.
  17. J. Kang, K.P.S. Parmar, J.S Jang, S. J. Hong, J. S. Lee, Doping Effect of M-doped BiVO4 (M=Mo, W) for Water Oxidation under Visible Light, Theories and Applications of Chem. Eng., 2010, Vol. 16, No. 2
  18. O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy and D.d.M. Fonseca; Electric Polarization and Chain Formation of Nano-Layered Particles, Research Council of Norway Nanomat Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2007.
  19. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy and D.M. Fonseca, The porous space inside bundles of polarized phyllo-silicate crystallites- A SAXS study, Norwegian Physical Society, Annual Meeting Division of Condensed Matter Physics, Wadahl (Norway), 2006.
  20. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J.  Måløy and D.M. Fonseca, A small angle scattering study of the porous space inside bundles of polarized clay particles, 14th International Conference on Small-angle Scattering, Kyoto (Japan), 2006.
  21. M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K. J. Måløy and K.P.S.  Parmar, Nematic ordering of platelet-shaped nanosilicate colloids in saline solutions, 14th International Conference on Small-angle Scattering, Kyoto (Japan), 2006.
  22. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy, A small Angle Scattering study of the porous space inside electrorheological bundles of platelet-shaped clay particles, Nanomat Conference, Trondheim (Norway), 2005.
  23. O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.J. Måløy and D.M. Fonseca, Intercalation-enhanced electric polarization and chain formation of nano-layered clay platelets in oil, 13th International Conference on Clay, Tokyo (Japan), 2005.
  24. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy and D.M. Fonseca, Intercalation-enhanced electric polarization and chain formation of nano-layered particles, NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Geilo (Norway), 2005.
  25. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, J.O. Fossum, K.J. Måløy and D.M. Fonseca, Intercalation-enhanced electric polarization and chain formation of nano-layered clay platelets in oil, Nanomat Conference, Trondheim (Norway), 2005.
  26. M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy, Complex phenomena in clays III- Phase characterization of suspensions in saline solutions, Nanomat Conference, Oslo (Norway), 2004.
  27. P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy, Complex phenomena in clays IV – Electrorheology, Nanomat Conference, Oslo (Norway), 2004.
  28. M. Fonseca, J.O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, K.P.S. Parmar, K.D. Knudsen and K.J. Måløy, Synchrotron small Angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) studies of a nanolayered silicate: A New insight in the Phase Diagram of Na-Fluorohectorite in NaCl Aqueous Suspensions, Réunion annuelle de la NFS (Norsk Fysikk Selskap), Wadahl (Norway), 2004.
  29. O. Fossum, K.P.S. Parmar, Y. Méheust, K.D. Knudsen, K. J. Måløy and G. J. da Silva, Ordering of nano-layered clay particle in an electric field, SNBL Highlights Conference, Tromsø (Norway), 2003.
  30. P.S. Parmar, J.O. Fossum, Y. Méheust and R.K. Sangar, Transport properties and structure of electrorheological systems of synthetic nano-layered silicate platelet particles, International Conference on Transport, dissipation, and turbulence, Trondheim (Norway), 2003.
  31. Eletrorheological systems of synthetic nano-layered silicate platelet particles, International Conference on Transport, dissipation, and turbulence, Trondheim (Norway), 2003.

 

PhD/Research guidance

Name: Deepak Kumar

Area of work: Dye-sensitized solar cell Simulation and experimental Study

Stage of work: Synopsis cleared

Role: Co-Supervisor