Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. (Mrs.) Deep Shikha
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
M.Sc. (Inorganic), Ph.D. (BIT Mesra)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Swami Niketan, West Patel Nagar, Patna
Local Address Q. N. C-II / 63 BIT Mesra, Ranchi
Phone (Office) 0651-2275444
Phone Residence 9955989189
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 31-Jul-2008

  Work Experience
Teaching : 12 Years

Research : 15 Years

  Professional Background


  • UGC Sponsered 81st Orientational Programme, 05.01.2015 - 01.02.15, UGC Academic Staff College, Ranchi University Ranchi.
  • Design of Advance Materials, 24 March 2009 - 28 March, 2009, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Certificate in Computing, 1998 - 2000, IGNOU, New Delhi


  Research Areas
  •  Ceramics-Biomaterials
  • Surface chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Hard tissue implants.

  Award and Honours
  1. DST-SERC Fast Track Young Scientists Award, 23rd August 2010

International Journal


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

Anuradha Mahanty and Deep Shikha, Changes in the morphology, mechanical strength and biocompatibility of polymer and metal/ polymer fabricated hydroxyapatite for orthopaedic implants: a review Received June 2, 2021; accepted December 9, 2021; published online


Anuradha Mahanty, Deep Shikha, Calcium substituted with magnesium, silver and zinc in hydroxyapatite: a review Int. J. Mater. Res. 112 (2021) 11


D Shikha, M Kumari, A Mohanty, A K Singh, S K Sinha; Microstructure and improvement in corrosion resistance of HAP and PVA/HAP; Journal of Polymer Engineering 42 (1), 27-34;


Year 2020 

Web of Science

Deep Shikha, Md. Shahid, S. K. Sinha, Improvement in adhesion of HAP deposited on alumina after Ar+ ions implantation and its physiochemical properties

Surfaces and Interfaces 19, (2020) 100485


Year 2017

Non SCI Journal

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.


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).

Year 2015

Web of Science


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.


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).



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


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.


National Journal


Year 2017


Non-SCI Journals


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


  • 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, Published in Indian Institute of ceramics, IIC bulletin Vol 19 No 3, (2009) p-57-65.



  • 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, abstract accepted 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 to be held on May 7-8, 2009, venue Centre for Excellence Auditorium Jubilee Park Road, Jamshedpur, proceedings p-105-123.
  • S. 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

Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists

Life Membership, LF-728/2015

  Current Sponsored Projects

Project Handling


Title: Biocompatibility and mechanical studies of nanostructured HAP,metal doped nanostructured HAPon alumina by RF Magnetron Sputtering

Status: Ongoing

Amount: 27,71,824/-


Principal Investigator: DST-SERC Fast Track Proposal for Young Scientists scheme
Title: Ion beam treated HAP coating on alumina for orthopaedic implants
Status: Sanctioned, Registration No. 0156/ 2010, dated 23rd August 2010; Money receive February 2012
Amount Sanctioned : Rs 17,05,000/-

  Text and Reference Books

1. Ion implantation in alumina for improved biocompatibility

  • Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (18 January 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3847336703
  • ISBN-13: 978-3847336709

2. Book Chapter

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

Editors: Stanislav Kolesnichenko Year: 2015

Periodical: Advanced Materials Research Vol. 1086