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Dr. Manindra Kumar

Asst. Professor, Department of Physics
1 B.Sc.Physics, ElectronicsD.D.U. Gorakhpur University2005
2 MScPhysicsD.D.U. Gorakhpur University2007
3 PhDSolid State IonicsBanaras Hindu University2014
  • Solid State Ionics, Super Capacitors
  • Ion Dynamics of solid polymer electrolytes
  • Microbial Fuel Cell and waste water treatment
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 Assistant ProfessorSharda University17/08/2015 12/12/2015 4 Months
2 Post Doctoral FellowBanaras Hindu University14/12/2015 02/07/2018 2 Years 7 Months
3 Assistant ProfessorDeen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur03/07/2018 29/09/2022 (Till) 4 Years 2 Months
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2020Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, 4 week Induction/Orientation Programme for "Faculties in Universities/Colleges/Institute of Higher Education".June 26- july 24 2020
2 20216th Refresher Course in Information and Communication Technology,UGC Sponsored Refresher Course, HRDC, D.D.U.Gorakhpur University27 Sept. 2021 to 10 Oct. 2021


UG Experience: 2 Year(s)
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Spectra of atoms and molecules

PG Experience: 2 Year(s)
  • Group Theory and Molecular Spectra
  • Electrodynamics
  • Spectroscopy and Lasers-I
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics


Total Research Experience:
  • Solid State Ionics, Super Capacitors
  • Ion Dynamics of solid polymer electrolytes
  • Microbial Fuel Cell and waste water treatment
1 Supercapacitive performance analysis of low cost and environment friendly potato starch based electrolyte system with anodized aluminium and teflon coated carbon cloth as electrode Madhavi Yadav, Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava Electrochimica Acta 283 (2018) 1551-1559
2 Coupled mode surface plasmon resonance sensor: in situ detection of humidity with starch biofilm Gulab Chand Yadav, Gaurav Sharma, Vivek Singh, Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava, Sushil Kumar, Vinay Gupta Opt Quant Electron 50 (2018) 11
3 Arrowroot + NaI: a low-cost, fast ion conducting eco-friendly polymer electrolyte system Tuhina Tiwari, Jagdish Kumar Chauhan, Madhavi Yadav, Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava Ionics 23 (2017) 2809–2815
4 Wheat starch + NaI: a high conducting environment friendly electrolyte system for energy devices Madhavi Yadav, Manindra Kumar, Tuhina Tiwari, Neelam Srivastava Ionics 23 (2017) 2871–2880
5 Effect of NaClO4 concentration on electrolytic behaviour of corn starch film for supercapacitor application Jagdish Kumar Chauhan, Manindra Kumar, Madhavi Yadav, Tuhina Tiwari, Neelam Srivastava Ionics 23 (2017) 2943–2949
6 Ion dynamics and relaxation behavior of NaPF6-doped polymer electrolyte systems Neelam Srivastava, Manindra Kumar J Solid State Electrochem 20 (2016) 1421–1428
7 Core–shell functionalized MWCNT/poly(maminophenol) nanocomposite with large dielectric permittivity and low dielectric loss Sushil K. Verma, Manindra Kumar, Pradip Kara, Arup Choudhury Polym. Adv. Technol. 20 (2016) 1421–1428
8 Understanding the ion dynamics and relaxation behavior from impedance spectroscopy of NaI doped Zwitterionic polymer system Manindra Kumar, Tuhina Tiwari, Jagdish Kumar Chauhan, Neelam Srivastava Materials Research Express 1(2014) 045003
9 Investigation of electrical and dielectric properties of NaI doped synthesized systems Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 389 (2014) 28–34
10 Ion dynamics behavior in solid polymer electrolyte Neelam Srivastava , Manindra Kumar Solid State Ionics 262 (2014) 806–810
11 Electrical transport behavior of bio-polymer electrolyte system: Potato starch + ammonium iodide Manindra Kumar, Tuhina Tiwari, Neelam Srivastava Carbohydrate Polymers 88 (2012) 54–60
12 Electrical transport study of potato starch-based electrolyte system-II Tuhina Tiwari, Manindra Kumar,Neelam Srivastava, P.C. Srivastava Materials Science and Engineering B 182 (2014) 6– 13
13 Diffusion-Limited Aggregation in Potato Starch and Hydrogen Borate Electrolyte System Tuhina Tiwari, Manindra Kumar,Kamlesh Pandey, Neelam Srivastava, P.C. Srivastava Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/781058
14 Ion transport properties of NaPF6 and NaCl doped poly(N-phenylene N′imino pentyl)imminium propane sulfonate Tuhina Tiwari, Nazia Tarannum, Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava Ionics, DOI 10.1007/s11581-014-1097-0

 Study of ArrowrootStarch-Based Polymer Electrolytes and Its Application in MFC

Tuhina Tiwari, Manindra Kumar, Madhavi Yadav, Neelam Srivastava

Starch – Starke (2019), DOI: 10.1002/star.201800 

  Electrochemicalcharacterization of NaClO4–mixed rice starch as a cost-effective andenvironment-friendly electrolyte

Madhavi Yadav, Gayatri Nautiyal, Akanksha Verma, Manindra Kumar, Tuhina Tiwari, NeelamSrivastava

Ionics (2019), 25, 2693–2700,DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11581-018-2794-x
17 Conductivity and dielectric investigation of NH4I doped synthesized polymer electrolyte system Manindra Kumar, Neelam Srivastava Ionics 21 (2015) 1301–1310

Conductivity, Dielectric and Modulus Study of NH4PF6 Based Zwitterionic Polymer Electrolyte
Manindra Kumar*Neelabh Srivastava, Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering, 14(1), 2021
DOI : 10.2174/2405520413999200807151653 

19 NaClO4 added, corn and arrowroot starch based economical, high conducting electrolyte membranes for flexible energy devices
S.NO.Title of the bookTitle of the chapterNational / internationalYear of PublicationISBN NumberAffiliating InstituteAffiliating InstituteName of the publisher
1 Advances in Multifunctional MaterialsSolid Polymer Electrolytes: Overview of materialsNational2017978-81-929869-4-4Department of Physics(MMV), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221005Department of Physics(MMV), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221005Ideal Book Publishers and Distributers
S.NO.Title of the paperConference/Workshop etc NameConference/Workshop etc TypeOrganised byDate:Place
1 Environmental friendly biopolymer based electrolyte membrane for waste water treatment and bio energy generation using Microbial Fuel CellNational Conference on Environment and Energy MaterialsNationalSchool of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida.27-28 June 2020Greater Noida
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr Manindra Kumar2 YearsDevelopment of Potato Starch based flexible electrolyte membrane for the energy storage devices.10 LacsUGC New Delhi2019Ongoing
S.NO.Name of the patent filed/grantedPatent NumberYear of filing/award
1 Electrolysis of starch-based electrolytes3723702021
2 Low Cost Electrolyte Membranes for Microbial Fuel Cell Application Synthesized by Complexing Starch (Wheat, Corn and Rice) with Salt2016110067322016
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