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Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

Scientist-D (Assistant Professor)

Our research work is focused on design, synthesis, and characterization of 1. Luminescent nanomaterials for latent fingerprint development, LEDs, optical thermometry, and anti-counterfeiting. 2. Nanomaterials for water oxidation. 3. Semiconductor nanomaterials for photocatalytic hydrogen generation. 4. Nanomaterials for Carbon dioxide reduction to valuable products. 5. Nanomaterials for photocatalytic degradation of pollutants in water.

Contact Information :

  • Designing, synthesis, and characterization of nanomaterials for Phosphors, Photocatalytic water oxidation (Artificial Photosynthesis), hydrogen generation, degradation of organic polutants and thermochemical production of H2, CO from H2O, and CO2 splitting.

    We have two PhD vacancies in our lab for the upcoming session.

    Educational Qualification:

    M.Sc. Chemistry/M.Sc. Physics/M.Sc. Forensic Sciences/ M.Sc. Environmental Sciences with valid CSIR/UGC JRF

    Interested candidates can contact us at sanyasinaidu@inst.ac.in with an updated CV.

Current Group Members

  • ARSHA P

    ARSHA P

    Email: arsha.ph23225@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH23225

  • MANWI SHANKAR

    MANWI SHANKAR

    Email: manwi.ph23224@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH23224

  • MS. PRIYA YADAV

    MS. PRIYA YADAV

    Email: priya.ph22209@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH22209

  • MS. DIPTI BHATT

    MS. DIPTI BHATT

    Email: dipti.ph20261@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH20261

  • MR. SATISH KUMAR SAMAL

    MR. SATISH KUMAR SAMAL

    Email: satish.ph20233@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH20233

  • MS. JYOTI YADAV

    MS. JYOTI YADAV

    Email: jyoti.ph20234@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH20234

  • MS. RIMPLE KALIA

    MS. RIMPLE KALIA

    Email: rimple.ph17207@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH17207

  • JEWEL MARY SAJU

    JEWEL MARY SAJU

    Email: jewelmary.rp992323@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: RP992323

Alumni

  • HIMANSHI MISHRA

    HIMANSHI MISHRA

    Reg. No.: RP992221

    Designation: Project JRF/SRF

    Mar 2022 - Sep 2022

  • MR. RAVIKUMAR KUNCHALA

    MR. RAVIKUMAR KUNCHALA

    Reg. No.: PH15217

    Designation: PhD Scholar

    Jan 2016 - Jan 2022

  • MR. PUSHPENDRA

    MR. PUSHPENDRA

    Reg. No.: PH15212

    Designation: PhD Scholar

    Aug 2015 - Nov 2021

  • DR. BILAL MASOOD PIRZADA

    DR. BILAL MASOOD PIRZADA

    Reg. No.: npdf1701

    Designation: Post Docs/RA

    Feb 2017 - Feb 2019

  • 1.

    Upconversion properties of Er, Yb co-doped KBi (MoO4) 2 nanomaterials for optical thermometry , S.K. Samal, Pushpendra, J. Yadav, B.S. Naidu* , Ceramics International , 2023 , 49 (12): 20051-20060 , Ceramics International , 10.1016/j.ceramint.2023.03.127
  • 2.

    Noble metal free efficient photocatalytic hydrogen generation by TaON/CdS semiconductor nanocomposites under natural sunlight: , R.Kalia, B.M. Pirzada, R.K. Kunchala, B.S. Naidu* , 2023 , 48 (43): 16246-16258 , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2023.01.126
  • 3.

    Effect of mixed-valence of manganese on water oxidation activity of La1-xCaxMnO3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) solid solutions: , R.K. Kunchala, D.Bhatt, R.Kalia, S.K. Samal, J.Yadav, B.S. Naidu* , 2023 , 48 (40): 15092-15104 , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2023.01.018
  • 4.

    Manifold improvement of water oxidation activity of NaCoO2 by selective cation exchange: , R.K.Kunchala, D. Bhatt, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu* , 2023 , 48 (10): 3952-3964 , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2022.10.167
  • 5.

    Detection of Latent Fingerprints using Luminescent Gd0.95Eu0.05PO4 Nanorods: , Pushpendra, I. Suryawanshi, R. Kalia, R. K. Kunchala, S.L. Mudavath, B.S. Naidu* , 2022 , 40: 572-578 , Journal of Rare Earths , 10.1016/j.jre.2021.01.015
  • 6.

    PVDF/Ag2CO3 nanocomposites for efficient dye degradation and flexible piezoelectric mechanical energy harvester: , H.K. Mishra, D. Sengupta, A. Babu, B.M. Pirzada, R. Sarkar, B.S. Naidu, T.K. Kundu, D. Mandal , Sustainable Energy Fuels , 2022 , 6: 1625-1640 , Sustainable Energy & Fuels, , 10.1039/D1SE01889B
  • 7.

    High Surface Area MnO2 Nanomaterials Synthesized by Selective Cation Dissolution for Efficient Water Oxidation: , R. K. Kunchala, Pushpendra, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu* , 2022 , 6: 766-777 , Sustainable Energy & Fuels , 10.1039/D1SE01080H
  • 8.

    Downshifting and upconversion dual mode emission from lanthanide doped GdPO4 nanorods for unclonable anti-counterfeiting: , Pushpendra, I. Suryawanshi, S. Srinidhi, S. Singh, R. Kalia, R. K. Kunchala, S.L. Mudavath, B.S. Naidu* , 2021 , 26: 102144 , Materials Today Communications , 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.102144
  • 9.

    Irregularly Shaped Mn2O3 Nanostructures with High Surface Area for Water Oxidation: , R.K. Kunchala, Pushpendra, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu* , 2021 , 4: 396–405 , ACS Applied Nano Materials , 10.1021/acsanm.0c02747
  • 10.

    New Insights on Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution of ZnFe2-xGaxO4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 2) Solid Solutions: Role of Oxygen Vacancy and ZnO Segregated Phase: , R. Kalia, Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, S.N. Achary, B.S.Naidu* , 2021 , 875: 159905 , Journal of Alloys and Compounds , 10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.159905
  • 11.

    In3+ doped ZnGa2O4 nanoparticles: Difference in the luminescence properties upon optical and electrical excitations: , D.K. Patel, K.G. Girija, B.S. Naidu, B.Vishwanadh, F.N. Sayed, R.K. Vatsa, V.Sudarsan*, S.K. Kulshreshtha , 2021 , 884: 161021 , Journal of Alloys and Compounds , 10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.161021
  • 12.

    Structural and Excitation-Dependent Photoluminescence Properties of Bi0.95–xGdxEu0.05PO4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.95) Solid Solutions and Their Anticounterfeiting Applications: , Pushpendra, S.Singh, S.Srinidhi, R.K. Kunchala, R.Kalia, S.N. Achary, B.S. Naidu* , 2021 , 21: 4619–4631 , Crystal Growth & Design , 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c00467
  • 13.

    Upconversion nanodevice-assisted healthy molecular photocorrection: , Kaur K., Bindra P., Mondal S., Li W.-P., Sharma S., Sahu B.K., Naidu B.S., Yeh C.-S., Gautam U.K. , Vijayakumar S.* , 2020 , 7: 291–298. , ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering , 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c01244
  • 14.

    Upconversion luminescence properties of NaBi(MoO4)2:Ln3+, Yb3+ (Ln = Er, Ho) nanomaterials synthesized at room temperature: , Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu* , 2020 , 46: 18614-18622 , Ceramics International , 10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.04.173
  • 15.

    Excitation dependent visible and NIR photoluminescence properties of Er3+, Yb3+ co-doped NaBi(MoO4)2 nanomaterials: , Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu* , 2020 , 10: 14525-14530 , RSC Advances , 10.1039/d0ra01272f
  • 16.

    Rapid, Room Temperature Synthesis of Eu3+ Doped NaBi(MoO4)2Nanomaterials: Structural, Optical, and Photoluminescence Properties,: , Pushpendra, R. K. Kunchala, S. N. Achary, A. K. Tyagi,B.S. Naidu* , 2019 , 19: 63379-3388 , Crystal Growth & Design , 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00267
  • 17.

    Synthesis of LaFeO3/Ag2CO3 Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Degradation of Rhodamine B and p-Chlorophenol under Natural Sunlight,: , B.M. Pirzada, Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala,B.S. Naidu* , 2019 , 4: 2618-2629. , ACS Omega , 10.1021/acsomega.8b02829
  • 18.

    NaBi0.9Eu0.1(MoO4)2 Nanomaterials: Tailoring the Band Gap and Luminescence by La3+ Substitution for Light-Emitting Diodes: , Pushpendra, Ravi K. Kunchala, Srungarpu N. Achary, B.S. Naidu* , 2019 , 2: 5527-5537 , ACS Applied Nano Materials , 10.1021/acsanm.9b01111
  • 19.

    Blue luminescence from ZnGa2O4:Effect of lattice distortion and particle size: , C.S. Kamal, B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, K.R. Rao, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , 2017 , 188: 429-435 , Journal of Luminescence , 10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.04.056
  • 20.

    Beneficial effects of substituting trivalent ions in the B-site of La0.5Sr0.5Mn1− xAxO3 (A= Al, Ga, Sc) on the thermochemical generation of CO and H2 from CO2 and H2O: , S. Dey, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao , (2016) , 45: 2430 , Dalton. Trans , 10.1039/C5DT04822B
  • 21.

    Remarkable effect of Pt nanoparticles on visible light induced oxygen generation from Water, catalyzed by perovskite oxides: , U. Gupta, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao , (2015) , 44: 472 , Dalton.Trans. , 10.1039/C4DT02732A
  • 22.

    Noteworthy performance of La1-xCaxMnO3 perovskites in generating H2 and CO by the thermochemical splitting of H2O and CO2: , S. Dey, B. S. Naidu, A. Govindaraj, C.N.R. Rao , (2015) , 17: 122 , Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys , 10.1039/C4CP04578E
  • 23.

    Liquid metal/metal oxide frameworks with incorporated Ga2O3 for photocatalysis: , W. Zhang, B.S. Naidu, J.Z. Ou, A.P. O’Mullane, A.F. Chrimes, B.J. Carey, Y. Wang, S- Y. Tang, V. Sivan, A. Mitchell, S.K. Bhargava, K. Kalantar-zadeh , (2015) , 7: 1943 , ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces , 10.1021/am5077364
  • 24.

    Ln0.5A0.5MnO3 (Ln=Lanthanide, A=Ca, Sr) perovskites exhibiting remarkable performance in the thermochemical generation of CO and H2 from CO2 and H2O: , S. Dey, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao , (2015) , 21: 7077 , Chem. Eur. J. , 10.1002/chem.201500442
  • 25.

    Synthesis and characterization of Ga2O3: , R.M. Pandey, BS Naidu, V. Sudarsan, M. Pandey, R.J. Kshirsagar, R.K. Vatsa , (2015) , 1665: 140053 , AIP Conf. Proc.
  • 26.

    Nature of WO4 tetrahedra in blue light emitting CaWO4 Probed through EXAFS Technique: , S. Basu, B.S. Naidu, B. Viswanadh, V. Sudarsan, S.N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, R.K. Vatsa , (2014) , 4: 15606 , RSC Adv. , 10.1039/C3RA47619G
  • 27.

    Structural Investigations of Ga2O3 Nanorod: , R.M. Pandey, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, M. Pandey, R.J. Kshirasagar, R.K. Vatsa , (2014) , 1591: 426 , AIP Conf. Proc. , 10.1063/1.4872626
  • 28.

    Visible light induced oxidation of water by rare earth manganites, cobaltites and related Oxides: , B.S. Naidu, U. Gupta, U. Maitra, C. N. R. Rao , (2014) , 591: 277 , Chem. Phys. Lett. , 10.1016/j.cplett.2013.10.089
  • 29.

    Characterization of few-layer 1T-MoSe2 and its superior photocatalytic activity in the hydrogen evolution reaction: , U. Gupta, B.S. Naidu, U. Maitra, A. Singh, S. Shirodkar, U.V. Waghmare, C.N.R. Rao , (2014) , 2: 092802 , APL: Mater. , 10.1063/1.4892976
  • 30.

    Structural differences in the luminescence properties of lanthanide doped orthorhombic and monoclinic phases of Y2GeO5: , A.Y. Shah, A. Tyagi, B. S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan,R.K Vatsa, V.K. Jain , (2013) , 3: 23172 , RSC Adv. , 10.1039/C3RA41953C
  • 31.

    Importance of trivalency and the eg1 configuration in the photocatalytic oxidation of water by Mn and Co oxides: , U. Maitra, B.S. Naidu, A. Govindaraj, C.N.R. Rao , (2013) , 110: 11704 , Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., (PNAS), USA , 10.1073/pnas.1310703110
  • 32.

    Antimony phosphate nanoribbons: sorbents for uptake of uranyl ion: , J. Ramkumar, S. Chandramouleeswaran, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan , (2013) , 298: 1845 , J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. , 10.1007/s10967-013-2614-8
  • 33.

    BiPO4: A better host for lanthanide ions doping: , B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2012) , 41: 3194 , Dalton Trans. , 10.1039/C2DT11944G
  • 34.

    Eu3+ assisted structural collapse of GaOOH nanorods: Probed through EXAFS and vibrational techniques: , S. Basu, B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, S.N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, R.K. Vatsa, R.J. Kshirsagar , (2012) , 528: 21 , Chem. Phys. Lett. , 10.1016/j.cplett.2012.01.025
  • 35.

    Room temperature synthesis of MWO4:Eu3+ (M = Ca, Sr, Ba) nanomaterials: , B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2011) , October 2011: 313 , BARC Newsletter, Founder’s Day Special Issue
  • 36.

    Interaction of Sb3+ ions with Eu3+ ions during the room temperature synthesis of luminescent Sb2O3 nanorods: , B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, R. Tewari, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2011) , 131: 177 , J. Lumin , 10.1016/j.jlumin.2010.09.031
  • 37.

    Investigations of Ce3+ co-doped SbPO4:Tb3+ nanoribbons and nanoparticles by vibrational and photoluminescence spectroscop,: , B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, J. Ghattak, R.K. Vatsa. , (2011) , 11: 3180 , J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. , 10.1166/jnn.2011.3718
  • 38.

    GaPO4–EuPO4 System in Nanosize Dimensions: An Investigation Based on Luminescence and 31P Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Techniques: , B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2011) , 94: 3144 , J. Am. Ceram. Soc. , 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04512.x
  • 39.

    Lanthanide ions assisted structural collapse of layered GaOOH lattice: , B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, J. Nuwad, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, R.J. Kshirsagar, C.G.S. Pillai , (2011) , 50: 4463 , Inorg. Chem , 10.1021/ic200106j
  • 40.

    Polyol method for synthesizing a variety of materials in nanosize dimensions: , B.S. Naidu, R.S. Ningthoujam, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2010) , 1&2: 24 , SMC Bulletin
  • 41.

    Germanium tetra (tertiary butoxide): Synthesis, structure and its utility as a precursor for the preparation of europium doped germanium oxide nanoparticles: , A.Y. Shah, A. Wadawale, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, V.K. Jain, V. Dhayal, M. Nagar, R. Bohra , (2010) , 363: 3680 , Inorg. Chim. Acta. , 10.1016/j.ica.2010.05.018
  • 42.

    Luminescence studies on SbPO4:Ln3+ (Ln = Eu, Ce, Tb) nanoparticles and Nanoribbons: , B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa , (2009) , 9: 2997 , J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol , 10.1166/jnn.2009.202
  • 43.

    Photoluminescence and Raman spectroscopic investigations of morphology assisted effects in Sb2O3: , B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, R.K.Vatsa, R. Tewari , (2009) , 474: 180 , Chem. Phys. Lett. , 10.1016/j.cplett.2009.04.050
  • 44.

    Luminescence studies on GaPO4: Ln (Ln = Eu3+, Dy3+, Tb3+ and Ce3+) Nanoparticles: , B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, R. Tewari , (2008) , 53: 491 , Proc. DAE Solid State Physics Symposium
  • 1.

    Visible‐Light Heterogeneous Catalysts for Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction: , B.S. Naidu, ST Nishanthi, K Kailasam , (2018) , 421-446 , Visible-Light-Active Photocatalysis: Nanostructured Catalyst Design, Mechanisms, and Applications
  • 1.

    Winter school on Physic and Chemistry of Materials: , JNCASR, Bangalore , (2011)
  • 2.

    23rd Research Scholars Meet: , Indian Chemical Society , (2011)
  • 3.

    SERC School on Nano-Optics, Organized by IIT Bombay and NIT Hamirpur: , NIT Hamirpur , (2010)
  • 4.

    International Conference on Advances in Electron microscopy and Related Techniques: , BARC, Mumbai , (2010)
  • 5.

    International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology: , Indian Institute of Space science and Technology , (2010)
  • 6.

    3rd DAE-BRNS International symposium on material chemistry: , BARC, Mumbai , (2010)
  • 7.

    Workshop on Microscopy for Nanomaterials, Organized by Department of physics: , University of Mumbai , (2009)
  • 8.

    Indo-Russian Workshop on Nanotechnology and Laser Induced Plasma: , Delhi University , (2009)
  • 9.

    National Conference on Advances in Nanomaterials, Devices and Technologies: , S. V. Degree college, Kadapa , (2009)
  • 10.

    Two Day Seminor on Microtexture and Microstructure: , Micristructure , (2009)
  • 11.

    2nd DAE-BRNS International symposium on material chemistry: , BARC , (2008)

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers Media, 2015-2018

    DST Nano Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014 by Department of Science and Technology (DST), India.

    Prof. C.N.R. Rao award for the year 2013 for visiting RMIT University, Australia.

    Best Poster Award in 3rd DAE-BRNS International Symposium on Material Chemistry (ISMC-2010), Mumbai, 2010.

  • Visiting Fellow:RMIT University,, Australia (January 2014 to February 2014 )

  • Research Associate:Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (with Prof. C.N.R. Rao),, India, (December 2011 to April 2014 )

  • DST Nano Postdoctoral Fellow:Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (with Prof. C.N.R. Rao),, India, (May 2014 to February 2015 )

  • Scientist-B:Institute of nano science and technology, Mohali (February 2015 to December 2018 )

  • Scientist-C:Institute of nano science and technology, Mohali (January 2019 to December 2021 )

  • Scientist-D (Assistant Professor):Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali (January 2022 to Present till date )

  • Title: Development of upconversion/down-shifting luminescent ink with lanthanide doped bismuth based nanomaterials for unclonable anti-counterfeiting

    PI: Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

    Funding Amount: 39.5 lakhs

    Tenure: 2022-2025

    Funding Agency: SERB

  • Title: Bio-mimicking photocatalytic water oxidation using Manganese and Cobalt based oxide nanomaterials: understanding the effect of redox inactive metal ion

    PI: Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

    Funding Amount: 41.4 Lakhs

    Tenure: 3 Years

    Funding Agency: SERB

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