Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. S. K. Sinha
Professor and Head, Physics
M. Sc. , Ph. D.
Contact Address
Permanent Address Village- Mahadipur, P-Pirro, Dist: Aurangabad, Bihar
Local Address Quarter No.: C-II/63, BIT Mesra, Ranchi 835215
Phone (Office) +91 6512275522
Phone Residence 9430195009
Email Id sksinha@bitmesra.ac.in, sanjaysk1@gmail.com
Joined Institute on : 31-Oct-2000
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 20 Years

Research : 27 Years

  Professional Background

JRF (1993-1997), Department of Physics, University of Bombay, Bombay

Research Scientist (March 1998 - Oct. 1999), Dept. of Physics, University of Padova, Italy

Lecturer (June 2000-Oct. 2000), Dept. of Phys, Mithibai College, Mumbai University, Mumbai

Assistant Prof. (Nov 2000-Aug. 2003), Dept. of Applied Physics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Senior Lecturer (Sept. 2003-Sept. 2005), Dept. of Applied Phys, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Sr. Lecturer Selection Grade (Oct 2005-Sept. May 2007), Dept. of Applied Phys, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Reader (June 2007-Sept. 2008), Dept. of Applied Phys, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Associate Prof. (Oct. 2008 to June 2016), Department of Physics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Professor (July 2016 onwards), Department of Physics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

  Research Areas
 

Teaching:

  • Basic Engineering Physics, Materials Science
  • Surface Coating
  • Characterization of Materials
  • Functional Materials
  • Advanced Experimental Techniques
  • Basic Electronics

Research Interest:

  • Interdisciplinary Research

Materials Science, Biomaterials, Surface and Interface Physics, Aerospace materials, Characterization of materials, Ion beam Techniques. 

  Award and Honours
 
  • Merit Certificate in B. Sc. (1991) from R. Ruia College, Mumbai
  •  IUC-DAEF fellowship during Ph.D.
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship from ICTP, TRIL Programme, Department of Physics, University of Padova, Italy during March 1998 to October 1999.
   Publications
 

International Journal

2022

Deep Shikha, S. K. Sinha, S. Murugesan, Microstructure, Corrosion resistance and Wettability of HAP and AgHAP, accepted in Journal of Surface Science and Technology

 

Year 2021 Journals

D Shikha, M Kumari, A Mohanty, AK Singh, SK Sinha; Microstructure and improvement in corrosion resistance of HAP and PVA/HAP; Journal of Polymer Engineering 42 (1), 27-34; https://doi.org/10.1515/polyeng-2021-0214

 

T. K. Mishra, A. Kumar, S. K. Sinha, Sliding Wear Behavior of Thermally Sprayed WC-20Cr3C2-7Ni and La2O3 Composite Coatings,  Emerging Materials Research Volume 10 Issue 2, June2021, pp. 1-9, ISSN 2046-0147 | E-ISSN 2046-0155

 https://doi.org/10.1680/jemmr.20.00138

TK Mishra, A Kumar, S K Sinha, Experimental investigation and study of HVOF sprayed WC-12Co, WC-10Co-4Cr and Cr3C2-25NiCr coating on its sliding wear behaviour, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials (Elsevier), Volume 94, January 2021, 105404. 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2020.105404

 

Year 2020 Journals

Deep Shikha, Md. ShahidSanjay K.Sinha, Improvement in adhesion of HAP deposited on alumina after Ar+ ions implantation and its physiochemical properties, Surfaces and Interfaces (Elsevier) 19(2020)100485 Feb 2020.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S246802302030016X?via%3Dihub

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfin.2020.100485

Scoupus 

TK Mishra, A Kumar, SK Sinha, Investigation of sliding wear behaviour of Ni-WC microwave cladding. Materials Today: Proceedings  26( 2) Pages 1418-1422, 2020.  

 

Year 2018

SCI Journal

U. Ray , D. Banerjee, B. Das , N.S. Das, S.K. Sinha , K.K. Chattopadhyay, Aspect ratio dependent cold cathode emission from vertically aligned hydrophobic silicon nanowires, Materials Research Bulletin, 97 (2018) 232–237. 

Scoupus

 T. K. Mishra, A. Kumar, S. K. Sinha, B. Gupta, Wear behavior and XRD analysis of reinforced copper matrix composite reinforced with Cerium Oxide (CeO2), Volume 5, Issue 14, Part 2, 2018, Pages 27786-27794,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2018.10.014

 

T. K. Mishra, A. Kumar, S. K. Sinha, Investigation of sliding wear behavior of HVOF carbide coating

Materials Today Proceedings 5 (9), (2018) 19539-19546

Non-SCI Journal

 Suman Choudhury & Sanjay Kumar Sinha, A comparative study of Mo films deposited on AISI 310SS and Al2O3 surface using anodic vacuum arc, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education (IJMRME), ISSN (Online): 2454 – 6119 (www.rdmodernresearch.org) Volume 4, Issue 1, 2018 146-151

 

Suman Choudhury, Suraj Kumar & Sanjay Kumar Sinha,  Study of TiAlN deposited on Si wafer using magnetron sputtering, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education (IJMRME), ISSN (Online): 2454 – 6119 (www.rdmodernresearch.org) Volume 4, Issue 1, 2018 152-157.

 

Year 2017

SCI Journals

Pankaj Kumar Singh, Arbind Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Sinha, Aman Aggarwal, Gajendra Prasad Singh, Enhancement of Surface Properties of Nanocrystalline TiN Coated Plasma Nitrided AISI 310 Austenitic Stainless Steel, Int. J. Surface Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 6, (2017) 547-562. 

 

Non SCI Journals

Deep Shikha, Rakesh Tirky and S. K. Sinha, Biocompatibility studies of silver doped HAP/alumina by sol-gel method, International journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education, 3(1) (2017) 490-495.

COMPARISON OF STRUCTURAL, SURFACE HARDNESS, CORROSION RESISTANCE AND INTERFACIAL CONTACT RESISTANCE PROPERTIES OF AISI 304, 310 AND 316 STAINLESS STEEL, Pankaj Kumar Singh, Arbind Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Sinha & Gajendra Prasad Singh, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education (IJMRME), Impact Factor: 6.725, ISSN (Online): 2454 – 6119, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2017.

S. K. Sinha, Hari Mahato, Md. Shahid, D. Shikha, S. Murugesan, E. Mohandas, Preparation of MnO2 from manganese natural ore, Carbon – Sci. and Tech. 9/1 (2017) 1-6.  ISSN 0974 – 0546

 

Year 2016

 SCI Journals

  • Md Shahid, Deep Shikha, Sanjay Kumar Sinha, Corrosion and Thrombogenicity of Argon implanted HAP/alumina, Vol 55 (6), (2016) 54-58, , Materials Performance (SCI), March 2016

Non SCI Journal

  • Pankaj Kumar Singh, Arbind Kumar, Sanjay Kumar Sinha, Aman Aggarwal, Gajendra Prasad Singh, “Improvement in surface properties with TiN thin film coating on plasma nitride austenitic 316 stainless steel,” International Journal of Engineering and Technology (e-ISSN : 0975-4024), Vol 8  No 1 Feb-Mar 2016, 350-356

Year 2015

 SCI Journals

  • D Shikha, S. K. Sinha, Md. Shahid, U Jha, V.R.Reddy, S. Ojha, P. Kumar, D. Kanjilal, “Corrosion, wettability and thrombogenicity investigation of ion beam modified HAP/Al2O3”,   Materials Chemistry and Physics, 163 (2015) 272-278.
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  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, K G M Nair, A K Tyagi, Nitrogen Ion Beam modification of alumina for hard tissue implants, Macromol. Symp. 2015 , 347, 39–48, Wiley-VCH (SCI Journal).
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  • S. K. Sinha, K. G. M. Nair, A. K. Tyagi, Improvement in oxidation resistance of IMI834: comparison between implantation and coating; a quest, Macromol. Symp. 2015, 347, 58–67, Wiley – VCH (SCI Journal).

 Non SCI Journal

  • M. Shahid, D Shikha, S. K. Sinha, U Jha, S.Murugesan, E. Mohandas, D. C. Kothari, Morphological study of HAP coated alumina by sol-gel method for orthopedic implants, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 1086 (2015) pp 50-60, Trans Tech Publications, Swittzerland

 

Year 2010

SCI Journals

  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, D. C. Kothari, “A comparative study of corrosion resistance in Ringer solution of nitrogen implanted alumina at different energies for orthopedic implants”, Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol., 7 [2] 156–163 (2010).

 

Year 2009

SCI Journals

  • A. K. Lal, S. K. Sinha, P.K.Barhai, K.G.M.Nair, S. Kalavathy, and D. C. Kothari, Effect of 60 keV nitrogen ion implantation on oxidation resistance of IMI 834 titanium alloy”, Surf. Coat. & Tech. 203 (2009) 2605–2607.
  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, K. G. M. Nair S. Das, A. K. Tyagi, S.Kalavathy and D. C. Kothari, “Microstructure and Biocompatibility investigation of alumina after 30 keV and 60 keV nitrogen ion implantation, Surf. Coat. & Tech. 203 (2009) 2541–2545.

 

Year 2008

SCI Journals

  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, S. Kalavathy, K. G. M. Nair, S. Dash, A. K. Tyagi, D. C. Kothari, “Improvement in corrosion resistance of biomaterial alumina after 60 keV nitrogen ion implantation”, International Journal of Applied Ceramics and Technology (Blackwell), 5 [1] 44–48 (2008).

 

Year 2007 

SCI Journals

  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, G. Sarkhel, K. G. M. Nair, S. Dash, A. K. Tyagi and D. C. Kothari, “Microstructural investigation of alumina implanted with 30 keV nitrogen ions”, Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B (Elsevier)  264 (2007) 254-258.

 

Year 2004

SCI Journals

  • S. K. Sinha and P. K. Barhai, “Interface defects in GaN/sapphire studied using Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy and channeling”, Pramana vol. 62, no. 6, pp1293-1298, June 2004.

 

Year 2002

SCI Journals

  • K. V. Amrute, U. R. Matre, S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, R. Nagrajan & D. Kanjilal, “Modification of magnetic anisotropy in metallic glasses using high energy ion beam irradiation”, Pramana V58 (2002) 1093-1100. 
  • A. Reale, A. Di Carlo, P. Lugli, G. Traetta, M. Lomascolo, A. Passaseo, R. Cingolani, A. Bon.glio, M. Berti, E. Napolitani, M. Natali, S.K. Sinha, A.V. Drigo, A. Vinattieri, M. Colocci, “Static and dynamic screening of the polarization fields in nitride nanostructures: a theoretical and experimental study”, Physica B 314 (2002) 35–38
  • M. Vigen S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kotahri, A. S. Khanna, A. K. Tyagi  and D. Kanjilal, “Effect of ion implantation on corrosion resistance and high temperature oxidation resistance of Ti deposited 316 stainless steel”, Surf. Coat & Tech.158-159 (2002) 609-614.
  • S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, A. K. Balmurgan, A. K. Tyagi, D. Kanjilal, “Electronic-loss induced ion beam mixing in various materials studied using SIMS technique”,  Surf. Coat & Tech.158-159 (2002) 214-218.

 

Year 2001

SCI Journals

  • G. Traetta, A. Di Carlo, A. Reale, P. Lugli, M. Lomascolo, A. Passaseo, R. Cingolani, A. Bonfiglio, M.  Berti, E. Napolitani, M. Natali, S.K. Sinha, A.V. Drigo, “Charge storage and screening of the internal field in GaN/AlGaN quantum wells”, Journal of Crystal Growth 230, 492-496 (2001).
  • A. Di Carlo, A. Reale , P. Lugli G.Traetta, M.Lomascolo, A.Passaseo, R. Cingolani, A. Bonfiglio, M. Berti, E. Napolitani, M. Natali, S. K. Sinha A.V. Drigo A. Vinattieri and M. Colocci, “Mesoscopic capacitor effect in GaN/AlGaN quantum wells: effects on the electronic states”, Physical  Review. B 63 235305-1 235305-5 (2001)

 

Year 2000

SCI Journals

  • A. Pomarico, M. Lamascolo, A.Passaseo, R. Cingolani, M. Berti, E. Napolitani, M. Natali, S. K. Sinha, A. V. Drigo, “Broad area optical characterization of well-width homogeneity in GaN/AlGaN multiple quantum wells grown on sapphire wafers”, Appl Phys. Lett Vol 77 (25) (2000) 4127-4129.
  • M. Lomascolo, G. Tretta, A. Passaseo, M. Longo, D. Cannoletta, R. Cingolani, A. Bonifiglio, F. Della Sals, A. Di Carlo, P. Lugli, M. Natali, S. K. Sinha, M. Berti, A. V. Drigo, H. Botchkarev and H. Morkoc, “Optical and Transport Properties of GaN/Al0.15Ga0.85N Quantum Wells”, phys. stat. sol. (a) 178, 73-78 (2000).
  • P.Prete, N. Lovergine, L.Tapfer, M. Berti, S.K. Sinha and A.M. Mancini, “Low Pressure MOVPE Growth and Structural Properties of ZnMgSe Epilayers on (100) GaAs”, Jour. Of Crystal Growth , 221, 410-415 (2000)
  • S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, T. Som, V. N. Kulkarni, K. G. M. Nair, M. Natali, “Effects of Ne+ and Ar+ ion bombardment on Fe/SiO2 bi-layers studied using RBS”, Nucl. Instr  & Meth. B 170 (2000) 120-124.

 

Year 1999

SCI Journals

  • A. Bosacchi, S. Franchi, P. Allegri, V. Ananzani, A. Baraldi, R. Magnanini, M. Berti, D. De Salvador and S. K. Sinha, “Composition control on GaSbAs alloys”, Journal of  Crystal  Growth 201/202 (1999) 858-860.
  • S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, K. M. Vigen, T. Som, V. N. Kulkarni, S. panchapakesan, K. G. M. Nair, “Ion beam mixing of Fe with alumina”, RBS studies, Nucl. Instr  & Meth. B 159 (1999) 227-232.

 

 

Indian Journal

Year 2016

Non-SCI Journals

  • S. K. Sinha, Hari Mahto Md. Shahid, D. Shikha, S.Murugesan, E. Mohandas, Synthesis and characterization of MnO2 nanoparticles from its natural ore, accepted Carbon Science and Technology, January, (2016) ISSN 0974 – 0546, http://www.applied-science-innovations.com.

 

Year 2009

Non-SCI Journals

  •  Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, S. Das, A. K. Tyagi and D. C. Kothari, “Effect of nitrogen ion implantation in alumina for orthopedic implant”, IIC bulletin Vol 19 No 3, (2009) p-57-65 (Indian Institute of Ceramics).
  • A. K. Lal, S. K. Sinha, P. K .Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, A. Bhattacharya, and D. C. Kothari, "Improvement in oxidation resistance at elevated temperature after different energies nitrogen ion implantation in IMI 834 titanium alloy", Aerospace Engineering Division Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India) Vol 90, (May 2009) 17-20.

 

Year 2004

SCI Journals

  • S. K. Sinha and P. K. Barhai, “Study of defects in GaN/sapphire using Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy and channeling”, Indian Journal of  Phys 78(8), 739-742, 2004

 

 Proceedings Abroad 

  • S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, K. M. Vigen, T. Som, V. N. Kulkarni,  K. G. M. Nair, “Ion beam mixing of Fe with alumina and silica”, Proceeding CP 475 ,( May 1999) p 761-764,American Institute of Physics, and Poster presented at Denton, USA.
  • M. Lomascolo, G. Traetta, A. Passaseo, A. Pomarico, R. Cingolani, A. Di Carlo, P. Lugli, A. Bonfiglio, M. Berti, E. Napolitani, S.K. Sinha, A.V. Drigo, “Mesoscopic capacitor effect in GaN/AlGaN quantum wells, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors. Inst. Pure & Appl. Phys, Tokyo, Japan,  (2000) pp 614-617

 

Proceedings in India

  • S. K. Sinha, D. C. Kothari, K. Sekar, P. Magudapathy, K. G. M. Nair, A. K. Tyagi, N. S. Thampi, and K. Krishan, “Ion beam induced intermixing in Au/Cu bilayers”, Proceedings in Surface Science and Engineering, 1996, page 215-225 held at MDL, IGCAR, Kalpakkam.
  • Deep Shikha, Usha Jha, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, S. Das, A. K. Tyagi and D. C. Kothari Effect of nitrogen ion implantation in alumina for orthopedic implant, contributory talk, in the National symposium on Advanced Ceramics and composites, organized by Indian Ceramic Society, Jamshedpur Chapter in conjunction with National Metallurgical Laboratory and NIT Rourkela, Ceramic Engg. Dept. and Tata Steel held on May 7-8, 2009, venue Centre for Excellence Auditorium Jubilee Park Road, Jamshedpur, proceedings p-105-123.
  • S. K. Sinha, A. K. Lal, P. K .Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, R. Ramaseshan, S. Dash and A. K. Tyagi, D. C. Kothari, IMI 834 Ti-alloy for high temperature application: study of mechanical, structural and oxidation resistance after nitrogen ion implantation at different energies, contributory talk, in the National symposium on Advanced Ceramics and composites, organized by Indian Ceramic Society, Jamshedpur Chapter in conjunction with National Metallurgical Laboratory and NIT Rourkela, Ceramic Engg. Dept. and Tata Steel held on May 7-8, 2009, venue Centre for Excellence Auditorium Jubilee Park Road, Jamshedpur, proceedings p-90-104.
  • A. K. Lal, S. K. Sinha, P. K. Barhai, K. G. M. Nair, S. Dash and A. K. Tyagi, “Influence of 90 keV nitrogen ion implantation in IMI834 and TiN coating on oxidation behaviour for aerospace application”, Proceedings, ISBN 9789382062219, (2012) Page-77-81, in National Conference cum Workshop on Recent Developments in Engg. Materials held during 12-14 May 2011.
  • Shashi. Rajpal, Md Shahid, D. Shikha and S.K. Sinha, Synthesis and Characterization of nanocrystalline CdS thin film using chemical bath deposition method, All India Seminar on Technology Solution in Manufacturing 01-02 March, 2013 held at BIT Mesra, Ranchi, Proceeding paper no. 16_8. 

 

 

 

 

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

Membership of Scientific/Educational/Industrial Institutions:

  • Indian Physics Association (IPA): Kal/LM/1124
  • Indian Vacuum Society (IVS): LM-581
  • Materials Research Society: LM B403
  • The All Indian Society for Technical Education (AISTE): LM 32017
  • Plasma Society of India: LM 470
  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Project Handling:

Principal Investigator of Aeronautical Research & Development Board (AR& DB), Ministry of Defence, Government of India,

Title of the project: Oxidation resistance studies of titanium alloy in the temperature

range 500°C-700°C: The effect of coating and trace element addition.

Status: Sanction on 5th September 2005, for four years.

Total sanction amount: Rs. 7,42900/-

 

2. Co-Investigator of the DST Project: Synthesis of Ultra nano crystalline Diamond films for Field Emission Applications using Microwave Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition.

Status: Sanction on 26-09-2008 for 3 years :

Total sanction amount    : Rs. 34,78,060/-

 

  Text and Reference Books
 

1. As an Editor: Dr. S. K. Sinha, Dr. G. P. Singh, Proceedings of the National Conference cum Workshop on Recent Developments in Engineering Materials” held during May 12-14, 2011, Excel publisher, ISBN 9789382062219.

2. Books chapter (p 50-60)

Convergent Nanotechnologies, ISBN-13: 978-3-03835-076-7

Editors: Stanislav Kolesnichenko Year: 2015


 

 

  Member, Editorial Board
 

Journals Board Member

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education

Reviewers

(i)                 Corrosion Science

(ii)               International Journal of Applied Ceramics & Technology

(iii)             Advances in Applied Research

(iv)             Physica B

(v)               African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry

(vi)              Applied Surface Science

(vii)             Nature Publishing Journal: Scientific Reports

(viii)            Materials Chemistry and Physics

(ix)             Oxidation of metals