School of Engineering and Technology
Department of Nanoscience and Technology

Profile of Faculty

Dr Ramesh Oraon

Assistant Professor,
Department of Nanoscience and Technology

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Educational Qualification:  

Ph. D.

Area of Interest   Energy storage, sensors
Awards/ recognition  
  1. IIT (ISM) JRF
  2. Brain Korea Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017)
  3. National Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017)
Additional role/ responsibility   Departmental Exam and Library Co-Ordinator
Brief introduction   Dr Ramesh Oraon obtained his doctorate degree form Department of Chemistry, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, in the year 2017. The area of his doctoral research was on the development of Nanoclay based hybrid electrode materials for application in supercapacitor. His major research area focuses on the development of multifunctional hybrid electrode materials for application in energy and environment.
Administrative responsibilities (with active period)  
  1. CUJ Alumni Association member
  2. Admin Warden (Boys) 22nd January, 2021-
Articles Published/ Accepted  

Year wise: Projects details, Research publications etc.

Project (Completed/ Ongoing)

  1. R. Oraon received a research Grant of Rs. 42,66,000/- from DST SERB under EMEQ scheme on May 2019 for the project titled “Development of Self-assembled hierarchical porous nanostructured carbonaceous/metal oxide/conducting polymer-based hybrid electrode materials and their electrochemical study” (Project Reference No.: EEQ/2018/000595; Duration 3 years; Status: Ongoing)
  2. R. Oraon received a research Grant of Rs. 10,00,000/- from UGC BSR Research Start-Up-Grant on May 2019 for the project titled “Development and Electrochemical study of organic-inorganic based hybrid electrode materials: Towards Supercapacitor and Sensing Application” (Project Reference No.: 30-462/2019 (BSR); Duration 3 years; Status: Ongoing)


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Research publications

Articles in Journals (Published/ Accepted)

  1. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. (2015). Nanoclay based graphene polyaniline: promising electrode materials for supercapacitors, RSC Advances, ISSN: 20462069, (2015), 5, 68334-68344, DOI:10.1039/C5RA11064E
  2. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, TS Sahu, GC Nayak. (2015) Fabrication of nanoclay based graphene/polypyrrole nanocomposite: An efficient ternary electrode material for high performance supercapacitor. Applied Clay Science. ISSN: 01691317, 18, 231-238, DOI: 10.1016/j.clay.2015.09.019
  3. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, JH Lee, GC Nayak. (2015). Effect of waste cellulose fibers on the charge storage capacity of polypyrrole and graphene/polypyrrole electrodes for supercapacitor applications. RSC Advances. ISSN: 20462069, 5, 27347—27355, DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16174B
  4. SK Tiwari, A Huckzko, R Oraon, A De Adhikari, GC Nayak. (2017). Facile electrochemical synthesis of few layered graphene from discharged battery electrode and its application for energy storage. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, ISSN: 18785352, 10, 556-565, DOI: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2015.08.016
  5. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. (2016). Enhanced Specific Capacitance of Self-Assembled Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube/Layered Silicate/Polyaniline Hybrid Sandwiched Nanocomposite for Supercapacitor Applications.  ACS Sustainable chemistry and Engineering, ISSN: 2168-0485, 4(3), 1392-1403, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.5b01389.
  6. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. (2016). Nanoclay-based hierarchical interconnected mesoporous CNT/PPy electrode with improved specific capacitance for high performance supercapacitors. RSC Dalton Transactions. ISSN: 13645447, 45, 9113-9126, DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00600K
  7. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, S Bhattacharyya, GC Nayak. (2016). Hierarchical self-assembled nanoclay derived mesoporous CNT/polyindole electrode for supercapacitors. RSC Advances. ISSN: 20462069, 6, 64271-64284, DOI:1039/C6R412938B
  8. SK Tiwari, A Huckzko, R Oraon, A De Adhikari, GC Nayak. (2016). A time efficient reduction strategy for bulk production of reduced graphene oxide using selenium powder as a reducing agent. Journal of Materials Science. ISSN: 24460, 51, 6156-6165, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-016-9903-x
  9. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, JH Lee, NH Kim, GC Nayak. (2017). V2O5 nanorods decorated graphene/polypyrrole hybrid electrode: A potential candidate for supercapacitor. New Journal of Chemistry. ISSN: 11440546, 41, 1704-1713, DOI: 10.1039/C6NJ03580A
  10. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, NK Jena, JH Lee, NH Koon, GC Nayak. (2017). Polyaniline-Stabilized Intertwined Network-like Ferrocene/Graphene nanoarchitecture for Supercapacitor Application. Chemistry An Asian Journal. 12, 900-909, DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700124.
  11. S Das, GC Nayak, SK Sahu, R Oraon. (2015). Development of FeCoB/Graphene oxide-based microwave adsorbing materials for X-band region. Journal of magnetism and magnetic material. ISSN: 3048853, 384, 224-228, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.01.079.
  12. SK Tiwari, R Oraon, A De Adhikari, GC Nayak. (2017). A thermomechanical study on selective dispersion and different loading of graphene oxide in polypropylene/polycarbonate blends. Journal of applied polymer science. ISSN: 218995, 1(34), 45062, DOI: 10.1002/app.45062.
  13. S Das, SK Sahu, R Oraon, PC Routray, H Baskey, GC Nayak. (2017). Reduced graphene oxide and strontium titanate based double layered composite: An efficient microwave absorbing material. Bulletin of materials science. ISSN: 2504707, 40, 301-306, DOI: 10.1007/s12034-017-1368-2
  14. SK Tiwari, K Verma, P Saren, R Oraon, A De Adhikari, GC Nayak, V Kumar. (2017) Manipulating selected dispersion of reduced graphene oxide in polycarbonate/nylon 66 blend nanocomposite for improved thermo-mechanical properties. RSC Advances. ISSN: 20462069, 7, 32731, DOI: 10.1039/C7RA02044A
  15. SK Tiwari, G Hatui, R Oraon, A De Adhikari, GC Nayak. (2017). Mixing sequence driven controlled dispersion of graphene oxide in PC/PMMA blend nanocomposite and its effect on thermo-mechanical properties. Current Applied Physics. ISSN: 15671739, 17 (9), 1158-1168, DOI: 10.1016/j.cap.2017.05.007
  16. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. (2017) Nanoclay Co–Doped CNT/Polyaniline Nanocomposite: A High‐Performance Electrode Material for Supercapacitor Applications. Chemistry Select, 2 (28), 8807-8817, DOI:  10.1002/slct.201700276
  17. K Khawas, P Kumari, S Daripa, R Oraon, BK Kuila. (2017). Hierarchical Polyaniline‐MnO2‐Reduced Graphene Oxide Ternary Nanostructures with Whiskers‐Like Polyaniline for Supercapacitor Application. Chemistry Select, 2 (35), 11783-11789, DOI: 10.1002/slct.201702345
  18. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, P Saren, CK Maity, JH Lee, NH Kim, GC Nayak. (2018)  Zn-doped SnO 2 nano-urchin-enriched 3D carbonaceous framework for supercapacitor application. New Journal of chemistry, 42, 955-963, DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ03792A.
  19. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, P Saren, JH Lee, NH Kim, GC Nayak. (2018). CdS-CoFe2O4@ reduced graphene oxide Nano hybrid: An excellent electrode material for Supercapacitor Applications. ACS industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 1350-1360, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04885
  20. A Ojha, P Singh, R Oraon, D Tiwary, AK Mishra, AA Ghfar, M Naushad, T Ahamad, B Thokchom K Vijayaraghavan, S Rangabhashiyam. (2021). An environmental approach for the photodegradation of toxic pollutants from wastewater using silver nanoparticles decorated titania-reduced graphene oxide. J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 9 (4): 105622
  21.  A Ojha, D Tiwary, R Oraon, P Singh.  (2021). Degradations of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and pharmaceutical compounds in wastewater with carbon-based nanomaterials: a critical review. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 28: 30573–30594
  22. B Raj, R Oraon, M Mohapatra, S Basu, AK Padhy. (2020). Development of SnO2@ rGO Hybrid Nanocomposites through Complexometric Approach for Multi-Dimensional Electrochemical Application. J. Electrochem. Soc. 167 (16): 167518
  23. B Raj, R Oraon, AK Padhy. (2019). Simple and cost-effective sonochemical preparation of ternary NZnO–Mn 2 O 3@ rGO nanohybrid: a potential electrode material for supercapacitor and ammonia sensing. Ionics. 25 (7): 3351-3362

Books (Published/ Accepted)


  1. R. Oraon, D. Rawtani, P. Singh and CM Hussain, Nanocellulose Materials: Fabrication and Industrial Applications, Elsevier USA, ISBN: 978-0-12-824169-1, 2022
  2. P. Singh, CM. Hussain, S. Rajkhowa, R. Oraon and JP. Basin, Environmental Sustainability and Industries, Elsevier USA, ISBN: 978-0-323-88581-2


Book Chapters (Published/ Accepted)


  1. SS Vhatkar, K Kumari, R Oraon. (2021). Biocompatible Cellulose based sorbents for potential application in heavy metal ion removal from wastewater. Pollutants and water Management: Resources, strategies and scarcity. 306-326
  2. AK Saha, SS Vhatkar, R Oraon. (2021). Inorganic nanotubes for water treatment through adsorption and photocatalytic degradation. Contamination of Water. 417-429
  3. B Raj, AK Padhy, GP Singh, RK Dey, R Oraon. (2020). Imidazole framework based metal oxide nanoparticles photocatalysts: An approach towards amputation of organic pollutants from water. Nanomaterials a photocatalysts for degradation of environmental pollutants. 173-193
Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference Participation  
  1. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. “Effect of nanoclay on electrochemical performance of graphene/pani nanocomposite for supercapacitor application” (3rd ICANN-2013 IIT Guwahati)
  2. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. “Effect of aniline concentration on the performance of graphene/pani based nanocomposite for supercapacitor application” National conference by Indian Council of Chemists at ISM Dhanbad 2014
  3. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. “Fabrication of nanoclay based graphene/polypyrrole nanocomposite: An efficient, low cost and environmentally friendly ternary electrode material for high performance supercapacitor” International conference at MNNIT Allahabad (ICMMSA) 2014
  4. R Oraon, A De Adhikari, SK Tiwari, GC Nayak. “Nanoclay mediated growth of CNT/Polyindole nanocomposite for supercapacitors” International conference on nanostructured polymeric material and polymer nanocomposite (ICNPM) 2015 Kerala)
  5. A De Adhikari, R Oraon, SK Tiwari, P Saren, GC Nayak. “Ferrocene Mediated Graphene Polyaniline Hybrid Nanocomposite for Supercapacitor Application” Joint (Indo-German Workshop on Electrochemical Storage System-2016, Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, February 17-20, 2016)
  6. R Oraon. One pot synthesis of polyindole fibers and their electrochemical study for supercapacitor. International conference on Green and Efficient Energy Technology & Materials (06th to 8th March 2019), CUJ Ranchi
Updated as on   1st September, 2021