Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune


Established u/s 3 of the UGC act 1956. 

MHRD, Government of India  has placed DIAT (DU) in Category 'A' Deemed University  & 'NAAC' and NBA Accredited

(An Autonomous Organization, Department of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India)

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Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Panda
Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Panda
M.Sc., M.Tech (Materials Science and Technology), PhD (Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science)
Assistant Professor
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Industrial Experience :

Researcher-I  in Battelle Science and Technology India Pvt. Ltd.  (2009-2011)

Professional Membership :
  • Member of Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI), India.
  • Life member, Alumnae Association, IIT Bombay
Awards and Honors :
  • Best Teacher of the year-2013 award from DIAT (DU),Pune
  • Best Ph.D thesis award from IIT Bombay in 2010
  • MHRD scholarship during Ph.D program (July 2005–July 2009)
  • MHRD scholarship during M.Tech program (July 2003– July 2005)
Area’s of Research :
  • Nanohybrid materials for drug delivery and diagnosis
  • Piezoelectric nanocomposite materials for energy harvesting
  • Hybrid metal oxide/hydroxide materials for energy storage
Publications (Total) Books Journals Conference Proceedings Book Chapters Patents Others
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Articles (Latest Five)

  • R Aepuru, HS Panda, Adsorption of Charge Carriers on Radial Zinc Oxide and the Study of Their Stability and Dielectric Behavior in Poly (vinylidene fluoride), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (33), 18868-18877, 2014
  • Ch. N. Rao, S. B. Sagar, N. G. Harshitha, Radhamanohar Aepuru, S. Premkumar, H. S. Panda, R. K. Choubey, and S. N. Kale, Lithium niobate nanoparticle-coated Y-coupler optical fiber for enhanced electro-optic sensitivity, Optics Letters Vol. 40, Iss. 4, pp. 491–494, 2015
  • Niraj Kumar and H S Panda, Facile synthesis of amorphous Co/Ni hydroxide hierarchical films and the study of morphology and electrochemical properties, RSC Advances, 2015, 5 , 25676
  • B.V Bhaskara Rao, Prasad Yadav, Radhamanohar Aepuru, H. S. Panda, Satishchandra Ogale and S. N. Kale, Single-Layer graphene-assembled 3D porous carbon composites with PVA and Fe3O4 nano fillers: an interface mediated superior dielectric and EMI shielding performance, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys, 2015, 17, 18353
  • Radhamanohar Aepuru, B.V. Bhaskara Rao, S. N. Kale and H S Panda, Unique negative permittivity of the pseudo conducting radial Zinc oxide-Poly(vinylidene fluoride) composite film: Enhanced dielectric and electromagnetic interference shielding properties, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Accepted, 2015
  • P. K. Sahoo, Radhamanohar Aepuru, H. S. Panda and D. Bahadur, Ice-templated synthesis of multifunctional three dimensional graphene/noble metal nanocomposites and their mechanical, electrical, catalytic, and electromagnetic shielding properties, Scientific Report, Nature Publisher, Accepted 2015.