Faculty Department

Dr. Kanak Pal Singh Parmar

Associate Professor

  • M.Sc. (Physics), IIT Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee)
  • M.Tech. (Applied Optics), IIT Delhi
  • Ph.D. (Experimental Physics), NTNU Norway

Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

  • Dye Sensitized Solar Cell, Photoelectrochemical/Photocatalysis of Water, Rheology of Fluids

Number of papers published in journals: 18

Number of papers published in conferences: 1

Number of citations: 1083

Number of Patents: 01 (under preparation)

Publications (SCI/SCOPUS):

  • Super-paramagnetic and perfect-paramagnetic zinc ferrite quantum dots from microwave-assisted tunable synthesis; KPS Parmar, Jeong Hun Kim, Amita Bist, Piyush Dua, P. K. Tiwari, Anukorn Phuruangrat, Jae Sung Lee; 2022, Under review.
  • Stimulation of Waves and Instabilities in response to irradiation of Electromagnetic Fields into Plasmas; PK Tiwari, N Verma, SC Sarkar, KPS Parmar; Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, 2022, 16 (1); (http://mjee.iaumajlesi.ac.ir/index/index.php/ee/article/view/4627)
  • Optimization of photovoltaic conversion performance of a TiO2 based dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs); D Kumar, P Kuchhal, KPS Parmar; Engineering Research Express, 2021, 3 (4), 045021; (https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2631-8695/ac372e/meta)
  • Analysis of charge transport properties of dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) with TiO2 working electrode by employing electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS); D Kumar, KPS Parmar, P Kuchhal; International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2021, 11, 211-222. (IF 8.11) (https://www.ijrer.org/ijrer/index.php/ijrer/article/view/11702)
  • Selection criteria for spintronic materials: Role of spin dependent band-width narrowing/broadening; P Dua, KPS Parmar, AK Mishra, S Kumar, A Chauhan, P Kuchhal
  • Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2021, 149, 109786. (IF 3.995) (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022369720310799)
  • Optimizing efficiency of a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) by a combined (modelling-simulations and an experimental) study; D. Kumar, P. Kuchhal, K.P.S. Parmar; International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), 2020, 10 (1), 165-174. (IF 8.11). (https://ijrer.org/ijrer/index.php/ijrer)
  • Facile one-pot hydrothermal synthesis of nanorice-like TiO2 for an efficient dye-sensitized solar cell; D. Kumar, A. Bist, P. Dua, P. Kuchhal, G. Anand and K. P. S. Parmar; Nanotechnology Perceptions, 2019, 15(1), 58-64. (http://www.nano-ntp.com/)
  • Plasmonic ladder–like structure and graphene assisted high surface enhanced Raman scattering detection; P. Mandal, S. Mondal, G. Behera, S. Sharma, KPS Parmar; Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 120, 173101. (IF 2.546). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4966665)
  • Photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical water-oxidation over metal-doped monoclinic BiVO4 photoanodes; KPS Parmar, H. J. Kang, A. Bist, P. Dua, J. S. Jang, J. S. Lee; ChemSusChem., 2012, 5, 10, 1926. (IF 8.928).  (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cssc.201200254/full)
  • Phosphate oxoanion doping into monoclinic BiVO4 for enhanced photoelectrochemical water oxidation activity; W. J. Jo, J.-W. Jang, H. J. Kang, J. Y. Kim, H. Jun, KPS Parmar, J. S. Lee; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 13, 3147. (IF 15.34). (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201108276/full)
  • Rapid (~10 min.) synthesis of single-crystalline, nanorice TiO2 mesoparticles with high a photovoltaic efficiency above of 8%; KPS Parmar, E. Ramasamy, J. W. Lee, J. S. Lee; Chem. Commun., 2011, 14, 2022. (IF 6.222). (http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2011/cc/c1cc12150b)
  • The electrorheology of suspensions of Na- fluorohectorite clay in silicone oil; Y. Méheust, KPS Parmar, B. Schjelderupsen, J.O. Fossum; J. Rheol., 2011, 55, 809. (IF 4.408). (http://scitation.aip.org/content/sor/journal/jor2/55/4/10.1122/1.3579189)
  • A simple method for producing mesoporous anatase TiO2 nanocrystals with elevated photovoltaic performance; KPS Parmar, E. Ramasamy, J. W. Lee, J. S. Lee. Scripta Materialia, 2010, 62, 223. (IF 5.611). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359646209006939)
  • The phase diagram of polydisperse Na-fluorohectorite-water suspensions: A synchrotron small-angle x-ray scattering study; D.M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, KPS Parmar; Phy. Rev. E, 2009, 79, 021402. (IF 2.529). (http://journals.aps.org/pre/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevE.79.021402)
  • Electrorheological suspensions of laponite in oil: rheometry studies; KPS Parmar, Y. Méheust, Børge Schjelderupsen, J.O. Fossum; Langmuir, 2008, 24, 1814. (IF 3.882). (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/la702989u)
  • Nematic ordering of platelet-shaped nanosilicate colloids in saline solutions; D.M. Fonseca, Y. Méheust, J.O. Fossum, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, KPS Parmar; J. App. Cryst., 2007, 40, s292-s296. (IF 3.304). (http://scripts.iucr.org/cgi-bin/paper?cj6016)
  • Intercalation-enhanced electric polarization and chain formation of nano-layered particles; J.O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, KPS Parmar, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, D. M. Fonseca; Europhysics Letter.; 2006, 74, 438. (IF 1.947).  (http://iopscience.iop.org/0295-5075/74/3/438)
  • Electric polarisation and chain formation of nanolayered particles; J.O. Fossum, Y. Méheust, KPS Parmar, K.D. Knudsen, K.J. Måløy, D. M. Fonseca; Materials Science; European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) Grenoble, Highlights (2006). (http://www.esrf.eu/UsersAndScience/Publications/Highlights/2006/MAT/MAT06)
  • Study of Relaxation in gels of gelatin probed by dynamic light scattering; Jiten Sharma, Kanak P.S. Parmar, S. Copra; Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS, National Laser Symposium, Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore (India), December (2001). ()http://www.cat.gov.in/symposiums/conf/nls2001/nlspost1.html)

Invited Talks International/ National Conferences:

  • P. 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 (http://tiiciiitm.com/profanurag/iwccmp/)
  • K.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.
  • K.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.
  • K.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 ( https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-foresight/projects_completed.html)
  • K.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.
  • Y. 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 (https://books.google.co.in/books/about/14th_International_Clay_Conference_Caste.html?id=TxY7vwEACAAJ&redir_esc=y)
  • Jon Otto Fossum, Yves Meheust, Bao-Xiang Wang, Kanak P.S. Parmar, Børge Schelderupsen, Zbiginiew Rozynek, Min Zhou, “Electrorheology of Clay Particles suspended in Oil”, IV Brazilian Conference on Rheology, Rio de Janeiro, (Brazil) July-2008.
  • Y. 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.
  • K.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.
  • Y. 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.
  • J.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.
  • D.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.
  • J.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.
  • K.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 (Norsk Fysikk Selskap), Wadahl, (Norway), 2004.D. 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.
  • K. P. S. Parmar, Jae Sung Lee, “Rapid and facile synthesis of single-crystalline anatase TiO2 nanorice mesoparticles for a high performance dye sensitized solar cell (DSC) of above 8%”; The 6th International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS-6), Tokyo, Japan, 2011.
  • H. 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
  • J.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.
  • K.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.
  • K.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.
  • D.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.
  • K.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.
  • J.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.
  • Y. 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.
  • Y. 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.
  • D.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.
  • K.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.
  • D.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.
  • J.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.
  • K.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.
  • Eletrorheological systems of synthetic nano-layered silicate platelet particles", International Conference on "Transport, dissipation, and turbulence", Trondheim (Norway), 2003.