Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. J. P. Pandey
Professor, Chemistry
M.Sc., Ph.D. (BHU)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835215, Jharkhand
Local Address Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835215, Jharkhand
Phone (Office) 91-9431382696
Phone Residence 91-9431382696
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 13-Aug-2015

  Work Experience
Teaching : 16 Years

Research : 16 Years

Individual: 16 Years

  Research Areas

His research area is Photo-electro-chemical Solar Cells and water technology initiatives.

  Award and Honours

1. Research Associate (UGC Project), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1998-2000
2. Research Associate (CSIR), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1993-1998
3. Senior Project Fellow, Indo-French Centre for Advance Research, N Delhi, Chemistry Department, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1991-1993
4. Bihar State Merit Scholarship, Bihar State, 1977-1979
5. National Rural Merit Scholarship, Bihar Govt., 1973-1977

  1. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen; Grafted sesbania gum: A novel derivative for sugarcane juice clarification, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Vol. 114, pp 349 (2018). Impact Factor: 3.671 Publisher: Elsevier
  2. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen; Sasbenia gum based hydrogel as platform for sustained drug delivery: An ‘in vitro’ study of 5 – FU release, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Vol. 113, pp 1116(2018).Impact Factor: 3.671 Publisher: Elsevier
  3. Pinki pal, Aparna Banerjee, Urmi Haldar, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen, Rajib Bandopadhay; Conferring antibacterial properties on sesbania gum via microwave-assisted graft copolymerization of DADMAC, Journal of polymer and the environment,DOI: (2018). Publisher: Springer
  4. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen*; Modified PVP based hydrogel: Synthesis, charecterization and application in selective abstraction of metal ions from water, Material Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 194, pp 261 (2017).Impact Factor: 2.084 Publisher: Elsevier
  5. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen*;Synthesis, Charecterization and flocculation studies of a novel graft copolymer towards destabilization of carbon nano-tubes from effluent, Polymer,Vol.112, pp 159 (2017). Impact Factor: 3.684 Publisher: Elsevier
  6. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen*; Sythesis of polyacrylamide grafted polyvinyl pyrollidone (PVP-g-PAM) and study of its application in algal biomass harvesting, Ecological Engineering, Vol.100, pp 19 (2017). Impact Factor: 2.914 Publisher: Elsevier.
  7. Voltammetric studies of some Oxo-uranium (VI)complexes of Dithio-ligandsat   thin film semiconductor ZnO/Acetonitrile interface for  Photosensitizer applications;Lal Bahadur and J.P. Pandey,J. Electrochem. Soc.137 (1990) 3755.
  8. Spectral sensitization of sprayed thin film n-ZnO electrodes by 4-p-dimethyl aminobenzylidene-1,2-diphenyl-2-imidazolin-5-one in Acetonitrile solutions, Lal Bahadur and J.P.Pandey,J Appl.Electrochem.,22(1992) 883
  9. Photosensitization of thin film n-ZnO electrode by an Oxo-uranium(VI) complex in Non-aqueous(Accetonitrile) Photo electrochemical cell ;Lal Bahadur and J.P. Pandey.Ind. J. Chem., 32A(1993) 285.
  10. Photo electrochemistry of ZnO thin film electrode sensitized by an Oxo-uraium(VI) complexes in Acetonitrile Photocell; Lal Bahadur,J.P.Pandey and T.N. Rao,Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci),105(1993) 235
  11. Preparation of electrodeposited  thin film of Nickel-Iron Alloys on Mild-Steel for Alkaline water electrolysis:Part-I;Studies on Oxygen Evolution; R.N. Singh, J.P.Pandey  and K.L.Anitha,Int. J. Hydrogen Energy,18(1993) 467
  12. Preparation and characterization of thin films of LaNiO3  for their applications as anode in Alkaline water electro analysis; R.N. Singh, Lal Bahadur, J.P.Pandey, S.P. Singh(India) and P. Chartier and G. Poillerat(France),J. Appl. Electrochem., 24(1994) 149.
  13. Photo electrochemical  studies of sprayed thin film n-ZnO/Acetonitrile based Photocell  Sensitized by Phodamine-B; Lal Bahadur and J.P.Pandey, Ind. J. Chem. Tech.,1(1994) 53.
  14. Extension of the spectral response of sprayed ZnO-thin film electrodes induced by Nickel and Cobalt doping;Lal Bahadur,T.N. Rao and J.P.Pandey,Semicond. Sci. Tech.,1(1994) 275.
  15. Photo electrochemical studies of  a Hetrobimetallic complex as a sensitizer for a n-ZnO semiconductor electrode;Lal Bahadur,T.N. Rao and J.P.Pandey,Bull. Electrochem.,12(1996) 462.
  16. Spectral sensitization of sprayed n-ZnO electrode by Rose-Bengal in non-aqueous Photoelctrochemical Cell,Lal Bahadur and J.P. Pandey,Ind. J. Engg & Material Sci. 4(1997)213.
  17. Sol-gel derived MxCO3-xO4  (M=Ni,Cu. 0≤ x ≤1) films and oxygen evolution;   R.N. Singh, J.P. Pandey, N.K. Singh, B Lal(India) and P. Chartier and J.F. Koenig(France), Electrochemical Acta 45(2000) 1911-1919.
  18. Assessment of Water Quality of Subarnarekha river near Ranchi(Jharkhand) in the context of usage in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries ; Satish Kumar ,J.P. Pandey, Usha Jha, A.K. Sinha, Pharmbit Vol. XXI No.1(2010)70-77
  19. Removal of As(III) from aqueous solution using sawdust of Ficus benghalensis: kinetic and modeling studies, International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, Ashish Kumar, J. P. Pandey, Satish Kumar, Volume 10, Number 4 (2015), pp. 1245-1261 (ISSN 0973-6077) Publisher: RIP
  20. Ashish Kumar, Jayprakash Pandey, Satish Kumar, Biosorptive removal of arsenite and arsenate from aqueous medium using low-cost adsorbent derived from 'Pods of green peas': Exploration of kinetics, thermodynamics and adsorption isotherms "Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering: Vol. 35, No. 2, 2018-02-01. SCI/Scopus 22. Pubisher: Springer
  21. Ashish Kumar, J. P. Pandey, Satish Kumar, Mitigation of Arsenic poisoning from drinking water by phytoremediation; Pharmatimes; Accepted. (ISSN 0031 6849). Scopus Indexed. Publisher : Pharmatimes

  Member of Professional Bodies

1. Elected as LIFE MEMBER of INDIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY for technical education.


3. Nominated as Expert Panel Member of AICTE.

4. Member of various committee -Institute Security Management, Quarter allotment, Institute expense and allowances rationalization.


  Text and Reference Books
  1. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen; “Synthesis and application as programmable water soluble adhesive of polyacrylamide grafted   gum tragacanth (GT-g-PAM)” (Chapter No. 5) - Biopolymer Grafting : Application, Editor: Vijay Kumar Thakur (2017),Publisher: Elsevier,ISBN: 978-0-1281-0462-0.
  1. Priti Rani, Pinki Pal, Sumit Mishra, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen; “Grafted Cinnamic  Acid: A Novel Material for Sugarcane Juice Clarification”(Chapter No. 13) – Research methodology in food sciences integrated theory and practice, Editors: C.O. Mohan,Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan & C.N.Ravishankar (2017),Publisher: Apple Academic Press,ISBN: 978-1-7718-8624-6.
  2. Pinki Pal, J. P. Pandey, Rahul Rahul, Gautam Sen; “A novel biodegradable cinnamic acid grafted carboxymethyl cellulose based flocculant for water treatment” (chapter 11) - Advanced Functional Materials: Properties and Applications, Vol. II, , pp 156-166.(2016). Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-0357-1022-9
  3. Pinki Pal, A.K.Singh, Dipti Kumari, Rahul Rahul, J.P.Pandey, Gautam Sen, “Study of biochemical changes on freeze dried and conventionaly dried white button mushroom as a sustainable method of food preservation” (chapter 18), Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Editors: Mukhopadhyay, Kunal, Sachan, Ashish, Kumar, Manish (Eds.) Publisher: Springer Nature Scientific Publishing Services (P) Ltd., ISBN: 978-981-10-5537-9,
  4. Pinki Pal, Jay Prakash Pandey, Gautam Sen, Processing Techniques or Mycotoxins- A  Balancing Act of Food Safety Book Title: Emerging Trends and Developments in Beverage Science.Publisher: Elsevier (Accepted)