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Dr Anurag Roy

Dr Anurag Roy

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (Industrial Impact Fellow)

 01326 259486

 Environment and Sustainability Institute ESI Solar Lab Wing

 

Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK

Overview

Research & Development; Material Synthesis and Characterization; Instrumental Analysis; Solar Cell Fabrication and analysis; Project Management

Well conversant with operation of various advance instruments like Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, UV-Visible-NIR Spectrophotometer, Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy, Dynamic Light Scattering and Zeta analysis, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, X-ray Diffraction, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Solar Stimulator, Colorimeter, Potentiometer, Conductometer, pH meter, Scanning Electron Microscopy, BET Surface area and BJH pore size analysis, Polarimeter, Salt Spray Test, Cyclic Voltammetry, Fluorescence Spectrophotometer, Raman Spectrometer, Contact Angle Measurements, Spin Coating, Electrospinning Techniques and various solar application instruments like solar stimulators, IPCE, I-V testing etc.

Qualifications

Present Post-Doctoral Researcher (Industry Impact Fellow)

2019  PhD (Chemistry) : CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Resaerch Institute, Kolkata, India

2013 M.Sc. (Chemistry): Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India

2011 B.Sc. (Chemistry): University of Calcutta, India

Career

Achievements

  • Newton-Bhabha PhD placement award for 2016-2017 funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and British Council.
  • Selected as International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Affiliated Member of 2018.
  • First class first gold medallist in M.Sc. (Chemistry) from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India in 2013.
  •  “Namita Chakraborty Memorial Gold Medal” award winner for being highest departmental scorer in B.Sc. (Honours)-2011
  • Junior Research Fellowship awarded from INSPIRE program of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (2014-2016)
  • Senior Research Fellowship awarded from INSPIRE program of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (2016-2019)
  • Winner of Images of Research Competition 2019 under Technology Category for the topic of Bio-inspired Self-cleaning Coating for Solar Cells organized by University of Exeter, United Kingdom.

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Research

Research interests

  • Synthesis, characterization of new and alternative materials for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC).
  • Cell fabrication and measurement for dye sensitized solar cell applications.
  • Synthesis, characterization of new renewable energy sources and energy harvesting materials.
  • Structural, micro structural, optical and electronic properties correlation of different semiconducting oxides and sulfides such as TiO2, ZnO, SnO2, Zn2SnO4, BaSnO3, Cd2SnO4/CdSnO3, CdS, CuCdS etc.
  • Explosion of Graphene, carboneous materials (carbon allotropes, characterization, application).
  • Exposure of synthesize materials various material characterization techniques.
  • Pervoskite materials synthesis and their effective performance in solar cells.
List of Publication (2014 onwards)
  1. Stable Perovskite Solar Cells Based on WO3  Incorporated Carbon Electrode, Shubhanshu Bhandari, Anurag Roy*, Aritra Ghosh, Tapas K. Mallick and Senthilarasu Sundaram, 2020 (Just Accepted in ACS Omega)
  2. Colour Comfort Evaluation of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Based Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Glazing after Two Years of Ambient Exposure, Anurag Roy, Aritra Ghosh, Subhranshu Bhandari, Prabhakaran Selvaraj, Senthilarasu Sundaram and Tapas K. Mallik, Journal of Physical Chemistry: C, 2019,123, 23834-23837.
  3. Template Free Synthesis of CdSnO3 Micro Cuboids for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Anurag Roy, Partha Pratim Das, Prabhakaran Selvaraj, Senthilarasu Sundaram and P. Sujatha Devi, Template Free Synthesis of CdSnO3 Micro Cuboids for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2019, 380: 111824, 1-10.
  4. Polyaniline Layered Rutile TiO2 Nanorods as Alternative Photoanode in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Anurag Roy, Soumita Mukhopadhyay, Senthilarasu Sundaram and P. Sujatha Devi, ACS Omega, 2019, 4, 1130-1138.
  5. Soft- Template Synthesis of High Surface Area Mesoporous TiO2 for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Prabhakaran Selvaraj, Anurag Roy, Habib Ullah, P. Sujatha Devi, Asif Ali Tahir, Tapas Kumar Mallick and Senthilarasu Sundaram, International Journal of Energy Research, 2019, 43, 523-534.
  6. A Review on Applications of Cu2ZnSnS4 as Alternative Counter Electrodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Anurag Roy, P. Sujatha Devi, S. Karazhanov, D. Mamedov, T.K. Mallick and Senthilarasu Sundaram, AIP Advances, 2018, 8, 070701.
  7. Synthesis of Multiband Fluorescent Graphitic Carbon Nanoparticles from Queen of Oils, Partha Pratim Das, Srikrishna Pramanik, Sabyasachi Chatterjee, Anurag Roy, Arindam Saha, P. Sujatha Devi and G. Suresh Kumar, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2018, 6, 10127-10139.
  8. Morphology Tuned BaSnO3 Active Layer for Ambient Perovskite Solar Cell, Anurag Roy, Prabhakaran Selvaraj, P. Sujatha Devi and Senthilarasu Sundaram, Materials Letters, 2018, 219, 166-169.
  9. Hydrothermally Synthesized Fluorescent Zn2SnO4 Nanoparticles for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Partha Pratim Das, Anurag Roy, Shruti A. Agarkar and P. Sujatha Devi, Dyes and Pigments, 2018, 154, 303-313.
  10. Perforated BaSnO3 Nanorods Exhibiting Enhanced Efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Anurag Roy, Partha Pratim Das, Prabhakaran Selvaraj, Senthilarasu Sundaram and P. Sujatha Devi, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2018, 6, 3299-3310.
  11. Iron Antimonate Quantum Dots Exhibiting Tunable Visible Light Emission, Pratanu Nag, Partha Pratim Das, Anurag Roy and P. Sujatha Devi, New Journal of Chemistry 2017, 41, 1436-1446.
  12. Performance of Colloidal CdS Sensitized Solar Cells with ZnO nanorods/nanoparticles, Anurag Roy, Partha Pratim Das, Mukta Tathavadekar, Sumita Das and P. Sujatha Devi, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2017, 8, 210-221.
  13. Photovoltaic and Photocatalytic Performance of Electrospun Zn2SnO4 Hollow Fibers, Partha Pratim Das¶, Anurag Roy¶, Mukta Tathavadekar and P. Sujatha Devi, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2017, 203, 692-703. (¶ Equal contribution)
  14. Zn2SnO4 as an Alternative Photoanode for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: Current Status and Future Scope, Partha Pratim Das, Anurag Roy and P. Sujatha Devi, Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society 2016, 75(3), 1-8. (Platinum jubilee volume edition).
  15. Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles from Citrus sinensis as Efficient Sorbents for Pollutant Dyes, Oluwaseun Adedokun, Anurag Roy, Ayodeji O. Awodugba and P. Sujatha Devi, Luminescence 2017, 32, 62-70.
  16. Recovery of Zinc from Industrial Waste Pickling Liquor, Abhishek Pathak, Anurag Roy and Manindra Manna, Hydrometallurgy 2016, 163, 161-166.
  17. Selective Detection of Escherichia coli DNA using Fluorescent Carbon Spindles, Anurag Roy, Sabyasachi Chatterjee, Srikrishna Pramanik, P. Sujatha Devi and G. Suresh Kumar, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18,12270-12277.
  18. Enhanced Stability of Zn2SnO4 With N719, N3 And Eosin Y Dye Molecules For DSSC Application, Partha Pratim Das, Anurag Roy, Sumita Das and P. Sujatha Devi, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 1429-1438.
  19. Citric Acid Functionalized Magnetic Ferrite Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Degradation of Azo Dye, Triveni Kumar Mahto, Anurag Roy, Banalata Sahoo and Sumanta Kumar Sahu, Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology 2014, 14, 1-8.

 

ORCHID ID: 0000-0002-2097-9442

Researcher ID: H-4438-2015, Scopus Author ID: 57189000541

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9IBGVyYAAAAJ&hl=en

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Roy A, Bhandari S, Ghosh A, Mallick T, Sundaram S (In Press). Performance of WO3 Incorporated Carbon Electrodes for Ambient Mesoscopic Perovskite Solar Cells. ACS Omega Abstract.  Full text.
Roy A, Mukhopadhyay S, Parukuttyamma SD, Sundaram S (In Press). Polyaniline Layered Rutile TiO2 Nanorod as an Alternative Photoanode in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell. ACS Omega Full text.
Roy A, Ghosh A, Bhandari S, Selvaraj P, Sundaram S, Mallick TK (2019). Color Comfort Evaluation of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Based Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Glazing after 2 Years of Ambient Exposure. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123(39), 23834-23837. Full text.
Selvaraj P, Roy A, Ullah H, Sujatha Devi P, Tahir AA, Mallick TK, Sundaram S (2019). Soft-template synthesis of high surface area mesoporous titanium dioxide for dye-sensitized solar cells. International Journal of Energy Research, 43(1), 523-534. Abstract.
Roy A, Das PP, Selvaraj P, Devi PS, Sundaram S (2019). Template free synthesis of CdSnO<inf>3</inf> micro-cuboids for dye sensitized solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 380 Abstract.
Roy A, Devi PS, Karazhanov S, Mamedov D, Mallick TK, Sundaram S (2018). A review on applications of Cu<inf>2</inf>ZnSnS<inf>4</inf> as alternative counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells. AIP Advances, 8(7). Abstract.  Full text.
Sundaram S, Roy A, Selvaraj P, Parukuttyamma SD (2018). Morphology tuned BaSnO 3 active layer for ambient perovskite solar cells. Materials Letters Full text.
Roy A, Das PP, Selvaraj P, Sundaram S, Sujatha Devi P (2018). Perforated BaSnO3 Nanorods Exhibiting Enhanced Efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 3299-3310.
Adedokun O, Roy A, Awodugba AO, Devi PS (2017). Fluorescent carbon nanoparticles from Citrus sinensis as efficient sorbents for pollutant dyes. LUMINESCENCE, 32(1), 62-70. Author URL.
Roy A, Das PP, Tathavadekar M, Das S, Devi PS (2017). Performance of colloidal CdS sensitized solar cells with ZnO nanorods/nanoparticles. BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, 8, 210-221. Author URL.
Das PP, Roy A, Das S, Devi PS (2016). Enhanced stability of Zn2SnO4 with N719, N3 and eosin Y dye molecules for DSSC application. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 18(3), 1429-1438. Author URL.
Pathak A, Roy A, Manna M (2016). Recovery of zinc from industrial waste pickling liquor. HYDROMETALLURGY, 163, 161-166. Author URL.
Roy A, Chatterjee S, Pramanik S, Devi PS, Kumar GS (2016). Selective detection of Escherichia coli DNA using fluorescent carbon spindles. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 18(17), 12270-12277. Author URL.
Mahto TK, Roy A, Sahoo B, Sahu SK (2015). Citric Acid Fuctionalized Magnetic Ferrite Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Degradation of Azo Dye. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 15(1), 273-280. Author URL.

Publications by year


In Press

Roy A, Bhandari S, Ghosh A, Mallick T, Sundaram S (In Press). Performance of WO3 Incorporated Carbon Electrodes for Ambient Mesoscopic Perovskite Solar Cells. ACS Omega Abstract.  Full text.
Roy A, Mukhopadhyay S, Parukuttyamma SD, Sundaram S (In Press). Polyaniline Layered Rutile TiO2 Nanorod as an Alternative Photoanode in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell. ACS Omega Full text.

2019

Roy A, Ghosh A, Bhandari S, Selvaraj P, Sundaram S, Mallick TK (2019). Color Comfort Evaluation of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Based Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Glazing after 2 Years of Ambient Exposure. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123(39), 23834-23837. Full text.
Selvaraj P, Roy A, Ullah H, Sujatha Devi P, Tahir AA, Mallick TK, Sundaram S (2019). Soft-template synthesis of high surface area mesoporous titanium dioxide for dye-sensitized solar cells. International Journal of Energy Research, 43(1), 523-534. Abstract.
Roy A, Das PP, Selvaraj P, Devi PS, Sundaram S (2019). Template free synthesis of CdSnO<inf>3</inf> micro-cuboids for dye sensitized solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 380 Abstract.

2018

Roy A, Devi PS, Karazhanov S, Mamedov D, Mallick TK, Sundaram S (2018). A review on applications of Cu<inf>2</inf>ZnSnS<inf>4</inf> as alternative counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells. AIP Advances, 8(7). Abstract.  Full text.
Sundaram S, Roy A, Selvaraj P, Parukuttyamma SD (2018). Morphology tuned BaSnO 3 active layer for ambient perovskite solar cells. Materials Letters Full text.
Roy A, Das PP, Selvaraj P, Sundaram S, Sujatha Devi P (2018). Perforated BaSnO3 Nanorods Exhibiting Enhanced Efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, 3299-3310.

2017

Adedokun O, Roy A, Awodugba AO, Devi PS (2017). Fluorescent carbon nanoparticles from Citrus sinensis as efficient sorbents for pollutant dyes. LUMINESCENCE, 32(1), 62-70. Author URL.
Roy A, Das PP, Tathavadekar M, Das S, Devi PS (2017). Performance of colloidal CdS sensitized solar cells with ZnO nanorods/nanoparticles. BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, 8, 210-221. Author URL.

2016

Das PP, Roy A, Das S, Devi PS (2016). Enhanced stability of Zn2SnO4 with N719, N3 and eosin Y dye molecules for DSSC application. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 18(3), 1429-1438. Author URL.
Pathak A, Roy A, Manna M (2016). Recovery of zinc from industrial waste pickling liquor. HYDROMETALLURGY, 163, 161-166. Author URL.
Roy A, Chatterjee S, Pramanik S, Devi PS, Kumar GS (2016). Selective detection of Escherichia coli DNA using fluorescent carbon spindles. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 18(17), 12270-12277. Author URL.

2015

Mahto TK, Roy A, Sahoo B, Sahu SK (2015). Citric Acid Fuctionalized Magnetic Ferrite Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Degradation of Azo Dye. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 15(1), 273-280. Author URL.

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