Dr. Kulvir Singh
Professor

Designation:

Professor

Specialization:

Condensed Matter Physics (Glass, Ceramics & Bio-ceramics)

Email:

kusingh@thapar.edu

Biography

PhD, IIT Bombay,1995; M.Phil., HPU Shimla, 1988; M.Sc. (Physics) 1985.

Research Projects

  • Completed a UGC minor project on Development of Glass sealants for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (2001-2002 ) (PI)

  • AICTE sanctioned a project on Development of Electrolyte Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells under the Research and Development scheme. (2003-2006 ) (PI)

  • Completed a DST sponsored project on Development of sealant materials for solid oxide fuel cells (2006- 2009) (PI)

  • Completed a CSIR sponsored research project on Development of high performance conventional bearing materials by spray deposition technique (2006-2009) (Co-PI)

  • Completed a UGC sponsored research project on Preparation and characterization of La1-x AxMO3-δ and Y1-xAxMO3-δ (A=Ca, Sr; M=Ti, Nb) interconnect materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (2009-2012) (2009-2012) ( PI)

  • Completed a AICTE sponsored research project on Development of wear resistant light weight composites by spray deposition technique (2009-2012) (Co-PI)

  • Completed a DST sponsored project on Synthesis of WC nanopowder through thermo-chemical reduction and its appication for the development of WC-Co composites (2010- 2013) (Co-PI)

  • Completed a DST sponsored project on Tungsten carbide powder from Wolframite Ore Synthesis (2010- 2013) (Co-PI)

  • Completed a UGC sponsored project on corrosion resistance behavior of glass steel interface (2011- 2014) (Co-PI)

  • Completed a DST sponsored research project on Study on lanthanum doped mixed conductors for solid electrolytes (2012-2015) (PI).

  • Ongoing a DRDO sponsored research project on study on Alkaline earth metals substitutions in bismuth based mixed ion conductors for solid oxide fuel cells applications (2012-2015) (PI)

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Materials Research Society of India (LM No. 447)

  • Indian Physics Association (GEN/ LM No. 11815)

  • Punjab Academy of Sciences (LM-790)

  • Electron Microscope Society of India (LM-542)

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI (155)

  • B. Kaur, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, S. Thakur, Influence of modifier on dielectric and ferroelectric properties of aluminosilicate glasess, Journal of Non-Crystalline solids 465 (2017) 26-30.

  • M. Kaur, G. Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, V. Kumar, Influence of CaO/MgO ratio on the crystallization kinetics and interfacial compatibility with crofer 22APU and YSZ of strontium based alumino-borosilicate glasses for SOFC applications, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (2017) 16244-16257.

  • P. Jha, S.S. Danewalia, K. Singh, Infuence of thermal stability on dielectric properties of SiO2-K2O-CaO-MgO glasses, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 128 (2) (2017) 745-754. (2.042)

  • N Bansal, GC Mohanta, K. Singh, Effect of Mn2+ and Cu2+ co-doping on structural and luminescent properties of ZnS nanoparticles, Ceramics International, 43 (9) (2017) 7193-7201. (2.758)

  • G. Singla, K. Singh, O.P.Pandey,, Catalytic activity of Tungsten carbide-carbon (WC@C) core-shell structured for ethanol electro-oxidation, Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics 186 (2017) 19-28 (2.101)

  • S. Khan, G. Kaur, K. Singh, Effect of ZrO2 on dielectric, optical and structural properties of yttrium calcium borosilicate glasses, Ceramic International 43 (1) (2017) 722-727. (2.758)

  • S. Thakur, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Sr doped BiMO3(M-=Mn,Fe,Y) perovskites:structure correlated thermal and electrical properties, Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics 187 (2017) 96-103. (2.101)

(2016)

  • S.K. Arya, S.S.Danewalia, M. Arora, K. Singh, Effect of Variable Oxidation States of Vanadium on Structural, Optical and dielectric properties of B2O3-Li2O-ZnO-V2O5 Glasses, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 120 (47) (2016) 12168-12176. (3.187)

  • G. Kaur, O.P.Pandey, K. Singh. V. Kumar, Combined and individual doxorubicin/vancomycin drug loading, release kinetics and apatte formation for the CaO-CuO-P2O5-SiO2-B2O3 mesoporous glasses, RSC Advances 6 (56)(2016) 51046-51056. (3.289)

  • K. Sood, K. Singh, S. Basu, O.P. Pandey, Optical, thermal, electrical and morphological study of La1-xCaxGaO3-δ (x=0, 0.05, 0.10, 0.15 and 0.20) electrolyte, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36 (2016) 3165-3171. (2.933)

  • S.S. Danewalia, K. Singh, Magnetic and bioactive properties of MnO2/Fe2O3 modified Na2O-CaO-P2O5-SiO2 glasses and nanocrystalline glass-ceramics, Ceramics International 42(10) (2016) 11858-11865. (2.758)

  • S.S. Danewalia, Gaurav Sharma, Samita Thakur, K. Singh, Agricultural wastes as a resource of raw materials for developing low-dielectric glass-ceramics, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 1-12. (5.228)

  • P.K. Jha, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Optimization of High Conducting Na3Zr2Si2PO12Phase by new Phosphate Salt for Solid Electrolyte, Silicon April 2016, 1-9. (0.860)

  • Paramjyot Jha, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of K2O modified sodium- phosphate glasses, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 440 (2016) 76-84. (1.825)

  • SK Arya, S. S. Danewalia, K. Singh, Frequency independent low-k lithium borate nanocrystalline glass ceramic and glasses for microelectronic applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4 (2016) 3328-3336. (5.066)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Study on single step solid state synthesis of WC@C nanocomposite and electrochemical stability of synthesized WC@C & Pt/WC@C for alcohol oxidation (methanol/ethanol), Journal of Alloys and compounds 665 (2016) 186-196. (3.014)

  • Devender Kumar, K. Singh, High hardness- High Toughness WC-20Co Nanocomposites: Effect of VC Variation and Sintering Temperature, Materials Science & Engineering A 663 (2016) 21-28. (2.647)

  • Praveen Jha, K. Singh,Effect of MgO on bioactivity, hardness, structural and optical properties of SiO2 -K2O-CaO-MgO glasses, Ceramic international, 42 (1) (2016)436-444. (2.758)

  • Pooja Singla, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Study of Photocatalytic degradation of environmentally harmful phthalate esters using Ni-doped TiO2 nanoparticles, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 13 (2016) 849-856. (2.344)

  • S.K. Arya, G. Kaur, K. Singh, Effect of Vanadium on the optical and physical properties of lithium borate glasses, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 433 (2016) 14-19. (1.825)

(2015)

  • Sakshi Gupta and K. Singh, γ-Phase stabilized Bi4BaxV2 - xO11 - Î´ (0.0 â‰¤ x â‰¤ 0.20): Structural, thermal and conducting properties, Solid state ionics 278,(2015), 233-238. (2.112)

  • Sakshi Gupta, K. Singh, Effect of dopants ionic radii on dielectric properties of Bi4V2-xMExO11-δ (where x=0.0 and 0.15; ME=Mg, Ca, Sr and Ba), Applied Physics A 121 (2015) 1251-1259. (1.694)

  • Sakshi Gupta and K. Singh, Dielectric, optical and structural properties of Bi4V2-xSrxO11-δ (0.05≤x≤0.20),Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 85 (2015), 18-25. (2.048)

  • S. Gupta, K. Singh, Effect of two different dopants (Mg2+ and Ca2+) and processing parameters on γ-phase stabilization and conductivity of Bi4V2O11-δ, Ceramics International, (2015) (2.758)

  • Satwinder Singh, K. Singh, “Nanocrystalline glass ceramics: Structural, physical and optical properties”, Journal of Molecular Structure 1081 (2015) 211-216. (1.71)

  • Satwinder Singh, G. Kalia, K. Singh, “Effect of intermediate oxide (Y2O3) on thermal, structural and optical properties of lithium borosilicate glasses”, Journal of Molecular Structure 1086 (2015) 239-245. (1.71)

  • Devender Kumar and K. Singh Effect of Processing Methods and Die Design Parameters on Green Properties of WC-Co Nano powder Pellets Materials and Manufacturing Processes 30, (2015) 1329-1341. (1.419)

  • Paramjyot Kumar Jha, O.P.Pandey,K. Singh, Structure and crystallization kinetics of Li2O modified sodium-phosphate glasses, Journal of Molecular Structure 1094, (2015), 174-182. ((1.71)

  • P.K. Jha, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, FTIR spectral analysis and mechanical properties of sodium phosphate glass-ceramics, Journal of Molecular Structure,1083 (2015) 278-283 (1.71)

  • PK Jha, OP Pandey, K. Singh, Crystallization and Glass Transition Kinetics of Na2s-P2s5-Based Super-Ionic Glasses, Particulate Science and Technology, 33 (2015) 166-171 (0.707)

  • M. Mahajan, NP Lalla, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey Synthesis and photoluminescence properties of in-situ synthesized core-shell (m-VC@ C) nanocomposites- Materials Chemistry and Physics, 160 (2015) 48-58. (2.101)

  • M. Mahajan, G. Singla, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Synthesis of grape-like carbon nanospheres and their application as photocatalyst and electrocatalyst, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 232 (2015) 108-117 (2.133)

  • G. Kaur, G. Pickrell, V Kumar, OP Pandey, K. Singh, Mechanical, dielectric and optical assessment of glass composites prepared using milling technique, Bulletin of Materials Science, 38 (2015) 1003-1008. (0.870)

  • M. Mahajan, K. Singh, OP Pandey, Structural Investigation of Catalytically Grown Carbon Nanotubes, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 31(8) (2016) 989-994. (1.419)

  • G. Singla, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Synthesis of carbon coated tungsten carbide nano powder using hexane as carbon source and its structural, thermal and electrocatalytic properties, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40 (2015) 5628-5637. (3.205)

  • G.Singla, K. Singh, O.P.Pandey, Effect of Processing Variables on WC Nanoparticles Synthesized by Solvothermal Route, Particulate Science and Technology, 33(2015) 47-52 ()

  • SK Arya, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of 30Li 2 O-55B2O3-5ZnO-xTiO2-(10-x) V2 O5,(0≤ x≤ 10) glasses, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 414 (2015) 51-58 (1.825)

  • S.K. Arya, B.Kaur, G.Kaur, K. Singh Optical and thermal properties of (70-x) SiO2-xNa2O-15CaO-10Al2O3-5TiO2 (10≤ x≤ 25) glasses, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 120 (2015) 1163-1171. (2.042)

  • S.K. Arya, K. Singh, Thermal and kinetic parameters of 30Li2O-55B2O3-5ZnO-xTiO2-(10-x)V2O5 (0 â‰¤ x â‰¤ 10) glasses, Journal of Thermal Analysis and calorimetry 122 (2015) 189-195. (2.042)

  • P. Jha, K. Singh, Effect of Field Strength and Electronegativity of CaO and MgO on Structural and Optical Properties of SiO2-K2O-CaO-MgO Glasses, Silicon, (August 2015) 1-6 (0.860)

  • S.Thakur, O.P.Pandey, K. Singh, Structural, Thermal, and Electrical Study of Bi0. 5Sr0. 5MnO3, Particulate Science and Technology, 33 (2015) 178-193. (0.707)

  • K Sood, K. Singh, OP Pandey Structural, Conductivity, and Dielectric Relaxation Studies of La0. 9Ba0. 1GaO3-δ System, Particulate Science and Technology,33 (2015) 113-118 (0.707)

  • K Sood, K. Singh, S Basu, OP Pandey Preferential occupancy of Ca2+ dopant in La1-x Ca x InO3-δ (x= 0-0.20) perovskite: structural and electrical properties, Ionics, (2015) 1-12 (2.119)

  • K. Sood, K. Singh, OP Pandey Co-existence of cubic and orthorhombic phases in Ba-doped LaInO 3 and their effect on conductivity, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 2015 (1.352)

(2014)

  • V. Kumar, G. Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, K. Lu, Effect of Thermal Treatment on Chemical Interaction Between Yttrium Borosilicate Glass Sealants and YSZ for Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, International Journal of Applied Glass Science, (2014) DOI: 10.1111/ijag.12078. (1.71)

  • V. Kumar, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, K. Lu, Interaction Study of Yttriaâ€ÂBased Glasses with Highâ€ÂTemperature Electrolyte for SOFC, Fuel Cells 14 (4) (2014) 635-644. (1.54)

  • Samita Thakur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Role of Sr2+substitution on structural, thermal and conducting behavior of Bi1-xSrxFeO3(0.40≤x≤0.55), Ceramics International, (2014) In Press. (2.08)

  • Samita Thakur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of Bi1-xAxFeO3 (A = Sr, Ca; 0.40≤x≤0.55), J. Molecular Structure 1074 (2014) 186-192. (1.59)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Structural, Conductivity, and Dielectric Relaxation Studies of La0.9Ba0.1GaO3-δ System, Particulate Science and Technology, DOI:10.1080/02726351.2014.938379. (0.51)

  • Sakshi Gupta, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of quenched and heat-treated Bi4V2-xMgxO11-δ(0.0≤x≤0.20), Ceramics International 40(9) (2014) 14801-14808. (2.08)

  • Rupanjit Kaur, S. Thakur, K. Singh, Effect of two different sites substitution on structural and optical properties of Bi4V2O11-δ, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 440 (2014) 78-82. (1.27)

  • S. Thakur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Effect of Ca substitution on structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of BiFeO3, Phase Transition, 87(6) (2014) 527-540. (1.04)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh, Effect of TiO2 on the photocatalytic properties of bismuth oxide, Environmental Technology, 35 (2014) 1520-1524. (1.19)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Structural and thermal analysis of in situ synthesized C-WC nanocomposites, Ceramics International, 40 (2014) 5157-5164. (2.08)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, One Step Synthesis and Growth Mechanism of Carbon Nanotubes, J. Materials Science and Technology, 30 (2014) 112-116. (1.61)

  • Satwinder Singh, K. Singh, Effect of in-situ reduction of Fe3+ on physical, structural and optical properties of calcium sodium silicate glasses and glass ceramics, J. Non-crystalline solids, 386 (2014) 100-104. (1.71)

  • G. Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, D. Homa, B. Scott, G. Pickrell, A review of bioactive glasses: Their structure, properties, fabrication and apatite formation, J. Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 102 (1) (2014) 254-274. (2.84)

  • S. Thakur, M. Devi, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of La and Gd substituted Bi4- xM xV2O11-δ (0.1≤ x≤ 0.3), Ionics, 20 (1) (2014)-81. (1.83)

  • Mani Mahajan, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Structural and growth kinetics of in-situ reduced V2O5, International J. Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 46 (2014) 90-95. (1.76)

  • G. Kaur, V. Kumar, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, G. Pickrell, Correlation of glass stability (GS) and heating rates using inflection point temperature, Physics and chemistry of glasses: European Journal of glass Science and Technology part B 55 (2014) 57-62. (0.76)

  • G. Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Self healing behavior of barium-lanthanum-borosilicate glass and its reactivity with different electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cells applications, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 11(1) (2014) 136-145. (1.21)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Study of the Effect on Ionic Conductivity and Structural Morphology of the Sr doped Lanthanum Gallate Solid Electrolyte, Solid State Ionics (2014) DOI: 10.1142/97898144150400050. (2.11)

  • Satwinder Singh and K. Singh, Nanocrystalline glass ceramics: structural, physical and optical properties, J. Molecular Structure (2014) (Accepted). (1.59)

  • S. Thakur, M. Devi, K. Singh, A comparative structural, thermal and electrical study of Ca2+, Sr2+ substituted BiMnO3 Solid State Ionics (2014) DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2014.09.022. (2.11)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Co-existence of cubic and orthorhombic phases in Ba-doped LaInO3 and their effect on conductivity, Physica B (2014)DOI:10.1016/j.physb.2014.08.03 (1.27)

(2013)

  • Sakshi Gupta, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of barium doped bismuth vanadate melt quenched sample, Physica B: Condensed Matter 431 (2013) 89-93. (1.27)

  • Mani Mahajan, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Single step synthesis of nano vanadium carbide V8C7phase, International J. Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 36 (2013) 106-110. (1.76)

  • Paramjyot Kumar Jha, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Structural and thermal properties of Na2S-P2S5glass and glass ceramics, J. Non-Crystalline Solids 379 (2013) 89-94. (1.71)

  • G. Kaur, D. Homa, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, B. Scott and G. Pickrell, Simulation of thermal stress within diffusion couple of composite seals with Crofer 22APU for solid oxide fuel cells applications, J. Power Sources 242 (2013) 305-313. (5.21)

  • Bhupinder Kaur, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Corrosion study of SiO2- CaO-Al2O3-Na2O-TiO2 glass coating on the low carbon steel, Surface Eng. 29 (2013) 479-483. (1.51)

  • G. Kaur, D. Homa, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, B. Scott and G. Pickrell, Structural and thermal properties of glass composite seals and their chemical compatibility with Crofer 22APU for solid oxide fuel cellsapplications, J. Power Sources 240 (2013) 458-470. (5.21)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Study of structural and electrical behavior for Ca doped LaInO3 electrolytes, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc. 72 (2013) 32-35. (0.13)

  • Paramjyot Jha, O.P. Pandey K. Singh, Na2S-P2S5 based super-ionic glasses for solid electrolytes, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc. 72 (2013) 5-9. (0.13)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Williamsonn-Hall studies on synthesized nanocrystalline tungsten carbide (WC), Applied Physics A 113 (2013) 237-242. (1.69)

  • R. Kaur, S. Singh. K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Effect of swift heavy ions on structural and optical properties of bismuth based alumino-borosilicate glasses, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 86 (2013) 23-30. (1.19)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Structural and thermal properties of in-situ reduced WO3 to W powder, Powder Technology 237 (2013) 9-13 (2.26)

  • Samita Thakur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Structural and dielectric properties of Bi1-xSrxMnO3 (0.40 ≤ x ≤ 0.55), Ceramics international 39 (2013) 6165-6174. (2.08)

  • Pooja Singla, M. Sharma, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Photocatalytic degradation of azo dyes using Zn-doped and undoped TiO2 nanoparticles, Applied Physics A, 1-8 (2013) (1.69)

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh, Dielectric properties of Ti substituted Bi2-xTixO3+x/2ceramics, Ceramic International, 39(2) (2013) 1785-1792. (2.08)

  • Bhupinder Kaur, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Microstructural analysis of glass-steel interface, Surface and Coatings Technology 217, 156-161. (2.12)

(2012)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, Poonam Sharma, Vishal Sharma, K. Singh, Assessment ofin vitrobioactivity of SiO2-BaO-ZnO-B2O3-Al2O3glasses: An optico-analytical approach, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 32 (2012) 1941-1947. (2.73)

  • K. Singh,Glass sealants and their chemical interaction with interconnect materials, Trans Ind. Ceram. Soc., 71 (2012) 203-206. (0.13)

  • S.K. Arya, T. Vats, S.N. Sharma, K. Singh, A.K. Narula, Effect of mercaptopropionic acid as linker on structural, thermal, and optical properties of TiO2-CdSe nanocomposites, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry 107 (2), 555-560. (2.20)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Chemical compatibility between MgO-SiO2-B2O3-La2O3 glass sealant and low, high temperature electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cell applications, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 17235-17244. (2.93)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Glass stability and effect of heat-treatment duration on chemical interaction between calcium lanthanum borosilicate glass sealant and electrolytes, J. Electro Chem. Soc., 159 (2012) F717-F724. (2.59)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Microstructural analysis of interfaces between lanthanum contained glass and two different electrolytes for SOFC applications, Fuel Cells 12 (2012) 739-748. (1.54)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Effect of modifiers field strength on optical, structural and mechanical properties of lanthanum borosilicate glasses, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 358 (2012) 2589-2596. (1.71)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Optical, structural and mechanical properties of different valaence cations doped bismuth vanadate oxides, Physica Status Solidi A, 209 (2012) 1231-1238. (1.47)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Interfacial study between high temperature SiO2-B2O3-AO-La2O3 (A= Sr, Ba) glass seals and Crofer 22 APU for solid oxide fuel cell applications, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 6862-6874. (2.93)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Studies on Sr substituted lanthanum indate as mixed ionic conductor, J. Mater. Sci., 47 (2012) 4520-4529. (2.30)

  • Vishal Kumar, Sachin Tyagi and K. Singh, Al2O3 addition effect on optical and invitro bioactive properties of sodium silicate glasses. Indian J. Pure and applied Physics, 50 (2012) 335-338. (0.85)

  • Paramjyot Kumar Jha, Gourav Singla, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Structural, thermal and electrical properties of (100-x)ZrO2(x)Bi2O3 compound, Ionics 18 (2012)759-767. (1.83)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, V. Kumar, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Thermodynamic stability of yttrium alkaline earth borosilicate glasses and their compatibility with Crofer for SOFC, J. The Electrochemical Society 159 (3), B277-B284. (2.59)

  • Meenu, Jasmeet Kaur Gill, Suresh Kumar and K. Singh, Preparation of Y2Ti2O7 pyrochlore using high energy ball milling and their structural, thermal and conducting properties, Ionics 18 (2012) 479-486. (1.83)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Chemical interaction study between lanthanum based different alkaline earth glass sealants with Crofer 22 APU for solid oxide fuel cell applications, Int. J. Hydro. Energy, 37 (2012) 3883-3889. (2.93)

  • Gourav Singla, Paramjyot Kumar Jha, Jasmeet Kaur Gill, and K. Singh, Structural, thermal and electrical properties of Ti4+ substituted Bi2O3 solid systems, Ceramic International, 38 (2012) 2065-2070. (2.08)

  • Bhupinder Kaur Gill, K. singh and O.P. Pandey, Microstructural study of Crofer 22 APU-glass interface for SOFC application, Int. J. Hydro. Energy, 37 (2012) 3839-3847 (2.93)

  • Jasmeet Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh Ionic conductivity, Structural and Thermal properties of Ca2+ doped Y2Ti2O7 pyrochlores for SOFC, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 3857-3864. (2.9)

(2011)

  • Anu Arora, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Thermal, Structural and crystallization kinetics of SiO2-BaO-B2O3- Al2O3 glass samples as a sealant for SOFC, Int. J. Hydro Energy, 36 (2011) 14948-14955. (2.93)

  • Jasmeet Kaur Gill, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Ionic conductivity, structural and thermal properties of pure and Sr2+ doped Y2Ti2O7 pyrochlores for SOFC, Solid State Sciences 13 (2011) 1960-1966. (1.67)

  • Jasmeet Kaur Gill, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Influence of processing conditions on the formation of Y2Ti2O7 and YTiO3 Phases, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc. 70 (2011) 109-114. (0.13)

  • Rahul Kumar, K. Singh, R. Srivastva and M.N. Kamalasanan, Synthesis and electroluminescense characterization of cadmium complex, J. Nano-and Electronic Physics 3 (2011) 514-520. (0.00)

  • Vishal Kumar, Gurbinder Kaur, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Chemical interaction and thermal studies of calcium borosilicate glass sealants, Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, 52(2011) 212-220. (0.76)

  • Anu arora, Vishal Kumar, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Structural, thermal and crystallization kinetics of ZnO-BaO-SiO2-B2O3-Mn2O3 based glass sealants for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Ceramic International, 37 (2011) 2101-2107. (2.08)

  • Gurbinder Kaur, Manoj Kumar, Anu Arora, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Influence of Y2O3 on structural and optical properties of SiO2-BaO-ZnO-xB2O3-(10-x) Y2O3 glasses and glass ceramics, J. Non- Crystalline Solids, 357 (2011) 858-863. (1.71)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Direct conversion of wolframite ore to tungsten carbide nano particles, Int. J. Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 29 (2011)555-558. (1.76)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Sintering behavior of nanostructured WC-Co composite, Ceramic International, 37 (2011) 1415-1422. (2.08)

  • Jasmeet Kaur Gill, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Role of sintering temperature on thermal, electrical and structural properties of Y2Ti2Opyrochlores for SOFC applications, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36 (2011) 14943-14947. (2.93)

  • Vishal Kumar, Rupali, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Thermal and crystallization Kinetics of Yittrium, LanthiniumCalcium silicates glass sealants for SOFC, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36 (2011) 14971-14976. (2.93)

  • Vishal Kumar, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Study on the formation of crystalline phases in lanthanum borosilicate glass, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc. 70 (2011) 17. (0.13)

(2010)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Optimization of processing parameters for the synthesis of tungsten carbide (WC) nano particles through solvo thermal route, Physica E 42 (2010) 2477-2483. (1.85)

  • R. Kumar, R. Srivastava, A. Kumar, M.N. Kamalasanan and K. Singh, Green light emitting electro-luminsent device based on new cadmium complex, Euro Physics Letter 90 (2010) 57004(1-4). (2.27)

  • M.L. Singla, Rajeev Sehrawat, Nidhi Rana and K. Singh, Dielectric behaviour of emeraldine base polymer- ZnO nanocomposites film in the low to medium frequency, J. Nanoparticle Res. 13 (2010) 2109-2116. (2.27)

  • Vishal Kumar, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Effect of A2O3 (A=La, Y, Cr, Al) on thermal and Crystallization Kinetics of Borosilicate Glass Sealants Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Ceramic International, 36 (2010) 304-307. (2.08)

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Stabilization and structural properties Bismuth doped zirconate for solid oxide fuel cell, Ionics 16 (2010) 549-554. (1.83)

  • Vishal Kumar, Sarita, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Thermal and physical properties of 30SrO-40SiO2-20B2O3-10A2O3 (A=La, Y, Al) glasses and their chemical reaction with bismuth vanadate for SOFC, Solid State Ionics 18 (2010) 79-85. (2.11)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Structural, thermal and transport properties of Bi4-x Mex V2O11- (Me =Ge; 0<x<0.4), Ionics 16 (2010) 277-282. (1.83)

  • Vishal Kumar, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Structural and optical properties of barium borosilicate glasses, Physica B, 405 (2010) 204-207. (1.27)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Microstructural, thermal and conducting properties of Bi4-x Pbx V2O11- (0<x<0.4) compound as solid electrolyte, Physica Status Solidi A 207(2) (2010) 321-326. (1.47)

(2009)

  • Manupriya, A.P. Kaur, K.S. Thind, K. Singh, V. Kumar, G. Sharma, D.P. Singh, D. Singh, Compositional dependence of invitro bioactivity in sodium calcium borate glasses, J. Physics and Chemistry of Solids,70 (2009) 1137-1141. (1.59)

  • K. Singh, Indu Bala, Vishal Kumar, Structural, optical and bioactive properties of calcium borosilicate glasses, Ceramic International, 35 (2009) 3401-3406 (2.08)

  • Manupriya, K.S. Thind, K. Singh, G. Sharma and V. Rajendran, Influence of addition of Al2O3 on physical, structural, acoustical and invitro bioactive properties of phosphate glasses, Physica Status Solidi (a), 206 (7) (2009) 1447-1455. (1.47)

  • M.L. Singla and K. Singh,Structural, Thermal and Conductive properties of Bi4-x MexV2O11-(Me= La, Gd; 0<x<0.4) compounds, Current Applied Phys. 9 (2009) 1467-1473. (2.02)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Reduction of WO3 in WC by thermo mechanical route, Physica E 41(4) (2009) 677-684. (1.85)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Ionic and structural properties of MnO doped Bi4V2O11 systems, Ionics 15 (2009) 567-570. (1.83)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Microstructural and electrical behavior of Bi4V2-xCuxO11-δ (0≤x≤0.4), Ceramic International, 35 (2009) 221-227. (2.08)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey, Structural and ionic conductive properties of Bi4V2-xTixO11-δ(0≤x≤0.4) Compound, Mat. Sci. Eng.B 158 (1) (2009) 63-68 (2.12)

(2008)

  • K. Singh and D. Bahadur, Stability and formation of quasicrystalline alloys, Indian J. Pure and Applied Physics, 46 (2008) 497-501. (0.85)

  • Anu Arora, Esam Shaaban, K. Singh and O.P, Pandey, Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of ZnO-BaO-B2O3-SiO2 glass, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 354 (2008) 3944-3951. (1.71)

  • Ravi kant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Effect of Cr3+ substitution for V5+ in bismuth vadatate solid electrolyte, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc., 67 (1) (2008) 21-24. (0.13)

  • Anu Arora, Ashutosh Goel, Esam Shabaan, K. Singh, O.P. Pandey and Jose Maria da Fonte Ferreira, Crystallization kinetics of BaO-ZnO-Al2O3 -B2O3-SiO2 glass, Physica B 403 (2008) 1738-1742. (1.27)

  • Ravikant, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Synthesis and characterization of bismuth vanadate electrolyte material with aluminium doping for SOFC application, Int. J. Hydro. Energy, 33 (2008) 455-462. (2.93)

  • Vishal Kumar, Anu Arora, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Studies on thermal and structural properties of glasses as sealants for solid oxide fuel cells, Int. J. Hydro. Energy, 33 (2008) 434-438. (2.93)

(2007)

  • K. Singh, Neha Gupta and O.P. Pandey, Effect of Y2O3 on crystallization behavior of SiO2-MgO-B2O3-Al2O3 glasses, J. Mat. Sci. 42 (2007) 6426-6432. (2.30)

  • Manupriya, Kulwant Singh Thind, Gopi Sharma and K. Singh, Soluble borate glasses: in vitro analysis J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 90 (2007) 467-471. (2.43)

(2006)

  • Manupriya, K.S. Thind, , G. Sharma, V. Rajendran, K. Singh, A.V. Gayathri Devi And S. Aravindan, Structural and acoustic investigation of calcium borate glasses, Physica Status Solidii A 203 10 (2006) 2356-2364. (1.47)

(2005)

  • G. Sharma, K. Singh, Manupriya, H.S. Klare, V. Rajendran, A.V.G. Devi, S.B. Narang, γ-Irradiation effect on the acoustical properties of zinc lead borate glasses. Physica Status Solidi A (2005) 202 2720-2730. (1.47)

(2004)

  • D. Bahadur, N. Lahl, K. Singh, L.Singheiser and K. Hilpert, Influence of nucleating agents on the chemical interaction of MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-B2O3 glass sealants with components of SOFCs, J. Electrochem. Soc.151 (2004) A558-A562. (2.59)

(2002)

  • N. Lahl, D. Bahadur, K. Singh, L. Singheiser and K. Hilpert, Study of the chemical interactions between aluminosilicate base sealants and the components on the anode side of SOFC, J. Electrochem. Soc. 149 (2002) A607-A614. (2.59)

(2000)

  • N. Lahl,K. Singh, L. Singheiser, K. Hilpert, and D. Bahadur, Crystallization kinetics in AO-Al2O3-SiO2-B2O3 glasses (A=Ba, Ca, Mg), J. Mat. Sci. 35 (2000) 3089-3096. (2.30)

(1999)

  • K. Singh and D. Bahadur, Characterization of SiO2-Na2O-CaO-Fe2O3-P2O5-B2O3 glass ceramics, J. Mat. Sci.: Mat. in Med. 10 (1999) 481-484. (2.38)

  • N. Lahl,L. Singheiser, K. Hilpert, K. Singhand D. Bahadur, Aluminosilicate Glass-Ceramics as sealant in SOFC stacks. Electrochemical society proceedings 99 (1999) 1057-1066. (0.00)

(1997)

  • K. Singh, D. Bahadur, S. Radha, A.K. Nigam and Shiva Prasad, Electron transport in Al65Cu20Co15-XFeX quasicrystals, J. Alloys and Compounds 257 (1-2) (1997) 57-61. (2.72)

(1996)

  • K. Singh and K.C. Sharma, Magnetic and structural studies of amorphous Al-Cu-Mn-Ge alloy synthesized by mechanical alloying, J. Mat. Sci. Lett. 15 (1996) 1070-1073. (0.00)

(1995)

  • K. Singh, D. Bahadur and G.V.S Sastry, Resistivity studies of melt spun and annealed Al-Mn-Fe-Si multiple twin crystals, Bull. Mat. Sci. 18 (1995) 155-160. (0.87)

  • D. Bahadur, K. Singh, C.M. Srivastva and E. Ivanov, Structural and Magnetic Studies of Amorphous and Icosahedral Al65Cr10Fe10Ge15Synthesized through Mechanical Alloying, Physica Status Solidi B, 192 (1995) 17-22. (1.49)

  • S.K. Mishra, M. Kahriji, K. Singh, N. Venkatramani and D. Bahadur, EPR, X-ray, and magnetization studies of metastable alloys Ti2Fe, Al40Cu10Mn25Ge25and Al65Cu20Fe15as prepared by mechanical alloying, J. Mag. & Mag. Mat., 150(3) (1995) 430-436. (2.00)

(1994)

  • S.K. Mandal,K. Singhand D. Bahadur, Transformation studies of M to w-type hexaferrite in BaFe12-X Co3X O19, J. Mat. Sci. 29 (1994) 3738-3742. (2.30)

(1993)

  • D. Bahadur and K. Singh, Magnetic and EPR studies of spark eroded icosahedral Al-Mn-Si alloy, J. Mag. & Mag. Mat. 119 (1993) 76-80. (2.00)

(1992)

  • D. Bahadur, K. Singh and M. Roy, Ferromagnetic icosahedral Al-Cu-Mn-Ge alloy by mechanically alloying, Mat. Sci. & Engg. A, 154 (1992) 79-84. (2.41)

  • M. Roy, K. Singh and D. Bahadur, Formation of metastable Al-based alloys by mechanically alloying, J. Mat. Sci. Lett., 11 (1992) 858-861. (0.00)

(1991)

  • D. Bahadur, A. Das, K. Singh and A.K. Majumdar, Electrical resistivity studies of quasicrystalline Ti56 Ni28-X FeX Si16 (0 ï‚£ x ï‚£15), J. Phys. Cond. Mat, 3 (1991) 4125-4133. (2.22)

  • D. Bahadur, M. Tewari and K. Singh, Synthesis of icosahedral Al-Mn-Si alloy by spark erosion, J. Mat. Sci. Lett., 10 (1991) 361-363. (0.00)

  • D. Bahadur, A. Banerjee, A. Das, K.P. Gupta, K. Singh, N. Sudhakar, M. Tewari, and A.K. Majumdar, Effect of low lead doping in Bi4Sr4Ca5Cu7Oy: A disproportionation reaction study, J. Mat. Sci. Lett., 10 (1991) 316-319. (0.00)

  • P. Brahama, D.Chakravorty, K. Singh,and.Bahadur, D. Preparation of barium hexagonal ferrites by sol-gel method, J. Mat. Sci. Lett., 9 (1991) 1438-1440. (0.00)

 


Non-SCI(11)

  • Akshay Kumar, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Development of Nanocomposite WC-Co Materials-AnOverview Nano Science and Nano Technology- An Indian Journal 1(2) (2007) 59-69.

  • Mani Mahajan, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Synthesis and Analysis of High Surface Area VanadiumCarbide, Adv. Mater. Res. 585 (2012) 95-99.

  • Kapil Sood, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, AC conductivity and dielectric relaxation studies ofLa0.95Sr0.05GaO2.975 gallate, Adv. Mater. Res. 585 (2012) 205-209.

  • Mani Mahajan, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Synthesis of Vanadium Carbide Nanoparticles by ThermalDecomposition of the Precursor, AIP Conf. Proc., 1536 (2013) 271-272.

  • Gourav Singla, K. Singh and O.P. Pandey, Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Tungsten Carbide (WC)Powder, AIP Conf. Proc., 1536 (2013) 31-32.

  • Paramjyot Kumar Jha, O.P. Pandey and K. Singh, Dielectric Spectroscopy Studies of NASICONMaterials, AIP Conf. Proc., 1536 (2013) 795-796.

  • Pooja Singla, Manoj Sharma, K. Singh, and O.P. Pandey, Synthesis and characterization of zinc dopednano TiO2 for efficient photocatalytic degradation of Eriochrome Black T, AIP Conf. Proc. 1536 (2013)pp. 103-104.

  • Samita Thakur, O.P. Pandey, and K. Singh, Electric relaxation behaviour of Bi0.5Sr0.5FeO3 ceramic: An electric modulus approach, AIP Conf. Proc. 1536 (2013) 577-578.

  • Samita Thakur, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Structural, Thermal and Electrical Study of Ca2+, Sr2+ Substituted BiFeO3 for IT-SOFC, ECS Trans., 57 (2013) 2125-2132.

  • Pooja Singla, O.P. Pandey, K. Singh, Photocatalytic degradation of diethyl phthalate using TiO2 nanoparticles, AIP Conf. Proc. 1591 (2014) 377-378.

  • Sakshi Gupta, K. Singh, Structural and optical properties ofBi4Mg0.05V1.95O11-δsynthesized via melt quench technique, AIP Conf. Proc. (2014) 1591 1729-1730.

Achievements

  • Acceptance of a new phase (ICDD card) found in ceramics in the ICDD data.

  • 2nd prize in poster presentation : G. Sharma, K. Singh, Optical and dielectric properties of agricultural waste derived glasses/ glass ceramics, Electroceramics XV, held on June 27-29, 2016, Limoges, France.

  • 1st prize in poster presentation: G. Sharma, S.S.Danewalia, S. Khan, K. Singh, Properties of agricultural wastes derived glasses/glass ceramic at Advanced Materials Science Technology (AMST) meet 2016 held at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.

  • Several invited talks delivered at conferences and workshops on topics of research area.

  • Evaluated numerous MSc, MTech, M.Phil and PhD thesis in various institutions and organizations.

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Associates Dean (Strategy and Planning) Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala from September, 2014 to till date

  • Head, School of Physics and Materials Science from August, 2011- August, 2013

  • In charge of Materials Science Laboratory from 2006-2010

  • In charge of Physics Laboratory from 2000 -2006

  • Coordinator, ISO-9000 for School of Physics & Material Science from 2004-2009

  • Programme Officer, NSS unit - IV from 2004-2011

  • P.G. Incharge of School of Physics and Materials Science since 2004-2010

  • Working as a member of University Research Board since 2000 to till date

 Description of Research Interests

  • High temperature materials such as glasses, glass-ceramics and ceramics;

  • Components of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) such as electrolytes, sealants, electrodes,

  • Clean Production and waste management;

  • Agricultural and food waste- based materials.

  • Bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics.

  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)

  • Thermal analysis (DTA/DSC)

  • Dilatometer

  • Four probe resistivity measurements (Low temperature as well as high temperature)

  • Magnetic measurements (VSM, Faraday micro balance, and ac susceptibility)

  • SEM/TEM

  • Planetary ball mill

  • High temperature furnaces

  • Impedance analyzer