Pradeep Samantaroy

 

 

 

 

Name Dr. Pradeep Kumar Samantaroy
Designation Lecturer in Chemistry
Date of Joining 07-10-2016
Qulification MSc, PhD

Contact: +91-9444078968, pksroy82@gmail.com, pksroy82@protonmail.com, pksroy82@yahoo.in

 

Professional Experience

  • Oct 2016 onwards Lecturer in Chemistry at Rayagada Autonomous College, Rayagada, Odisha.
  • Sep 2015-Sep 2016 Assistant Professor-Chemistry at Gandhi Group of Institutions, Gunupur, Odisha.
  • Oct 2013-Jun 2015 Assistant Manager-Technical Support at Harita-NTI Ltd.(TVS group), Chennai.
  • Aug 2008-Sep 2013 Research Scholar at Corrosion Science & Technology Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Department of Atomic Energy, Kalpakkam.
  • Aug 2007-Jul 2008 Lecturer-Chemistry in at Gandhi Institute of Engg. & Technology, Gunupur, Odisha.
  • Jul 2006-Jul 2007 Lecturer at Vikas Educational Institution, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

 

Educational Qualifications

  • 2008-2014: Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry – Physical/Applied chemistry), Homi Bhabha National Institute, IGCAR Campus, Kalpakkam
  • 2003-2005: Master of Science (Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry), First division, Berhampur University, Berhampur
  • 1999-2002: Bachelor of Science (Chemistry Hons), First division with Distinction, Berhampur University, Berhampur

 

Ph.D. Thesis.

 

Fellowships

  1. Department of Atomic Energy-JRF in 2008
  2. Department of Atomic Energy-SRF in 2010
  3. International Travel Fellowship  to attend conference at Taiwan, awarded by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India in 2012

 

Students Guided

  1. Lopamudra Maharana, PG project, “Analysis of ground water quality: A case study of Rayagada and Kolnora block” during July 2020.
  2. Aditya Sahu, PG Project, “Monitoring of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, PM10 and PM2.5 present in ambient air of residential area of Rayagada” during July 2020.
  3. Saron Sananayak, PG project, “A study on estimation of nitrogen, sulphur and some micronutrients in the fertilizers received at district Agriculture Office, Rayagada” during July 2020.
  4. Patenge Ipsita, PG Project, “Ground water quality testing of Rayagada and Kashipur block”, during July 2020.
  5. Buri Lavanya, PG Project, “A study on estimation of phosphorus, potassium and some micronutrients in the Fertilizers received at district agricultural office, Rayagada” during July 2020.

 

Experimental and Analytical Skills

  • Corrosion study using potentiodynamic polarization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy techniques
  • Intergranular corrosion study using Huey Test
  • Characterization of passive film by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscope
  • Microstructural characterization by optical and Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Development of rust preventives and corrosion inhibitors for industrial application
  • Jar test for evaluation of corrosion prevention ability of VCI papers and films
  • Testing of industrial components for corrosion study in salt spray chamber, humidity chamber etc.

 

Publications in International Referred Journals

  1. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, R. Paul, U. Kamachi Mudali, Baldev Raj: Corrosion behavior of Alloy 690 and 693 in simulated nuclear high level waste medium, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 418, Issue: 1-3 (2011) p: 27-37. ISSN: 0022-3115
  2. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali: Effect of heat treatment on corrosion behavior of Alloy 690 and 693 in simulated high level waste medium, Corrosion, Vol. 68, Issue: 4, (2012) p: 046001-1 to 046001-13. ISSN: 0010-9312
  3. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, N. G. Krishna, U. Kamachi Mudali, Corrosion behavior of Alloy 600 in simulated high level waste medium, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 22, (2013) p: 1041-1053. ISSN: 1059-9495
  4. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, R. Kaul, U. Kamachi Mudali, Enhancement of corrosion resistance of nickel based superalloys by laser surface melting, Surface Engineering, Vol: 29 (2013) p: 522-530. ISSN:  0267-0844
  5. P. K. Samantaroy, Girija Suresh, U. Kamachi Mudali, Effect of heat treatment on pitting corrosion resistance of nickel based superalloys in acidic chloride medium”, International Journal of Material Science, Vol: 3 (2013) p: 170-178.  ISSN: 2226-4531
  6. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, Corrosion investigation of nickel base superalloys in simulated high level waste medium using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Vol: 27 (2020), pp-67-72.  ISSN : 0975-0991
  7. P. K. Samantaroy, Intergranular corrosion behavior study of nickle base superalloys Alloy 600, 690, 693, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, Vol: 9, Issue 1 (2020), p: 470-474. ISSN: 2278-0181

 

Books & Reports

  1. Strategies for Corrosion Prevention (CORSYM-2013), Editors: U. Kamachi Mudali, Pradeep Kumar Samantaroy, Rani P. George, N. Rajendran & Baldev Raj.
  2. Application of Indigenous nickel alloys for storage of nuclear high level waste, IGC Annual Report, 2010, Article: IV.19, Page 132-133.

 

Papers presented in Conferences/Symposiums

  1. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, R. Paul, U. Kamachi Mudali, Corrosion resistance of Ni 690 and Ni 693 alloys in simulated nuclear high level waste, Oral presentation at Surface Modification and Technologies – XXIII, Nov. 2-5, 2009, Mamallapuram.
  2. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, N. G. Krishna, U. Kamachi Mudali, Corrosion behavior of Inconel 600 alloy in simulated nuclear high level waste medium, Oral presentation at Chemistry Research Scholars Meet 2011, 14-15 July, 2011, IGCAR, Kalpakkam.
  3. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali, Effect of heat treatment on corrosion behavior of Alloy 690 and Alloy 693 in simulated nuclear high level waste medium, Poster presentation at International Conference on Advanced Materials-2011, 12-16 Dec 2011, Coimbatore.
  4. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali, Pitting corrosion behavior of heat treated nickel based superalloys in acidic chloride medium, Oral presentation at 16th National Congress on Corrosion Control (16th NCCC), 23-25 Aug, 2012, Kolkata.
  5. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali, Corrosion behavior of Alloy 600 in simulated nuclear high level waste medium, Poster presentation at 5th training program on Paints and Coating, 13-15 July 2012, Chennai.
  6. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, R. Kaul, U. Kamachi Mudali, Corrosion behavior of laser surface melted nickel based superalloys in simulated nuclear high level waste medium, 16th Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference, 21-24 Oct. 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  7. P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali, Studies on nickel base superalloys for nuclear high level waste storage application, International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars, 28 Feb-02 Mar 2013, Chennai.
  8. P. K. Samantaroy, Material selection for nuclear high level waste storage application and its impact on environment, National Seminar on Eco-friendly Approaches to Control Biohazards, 22-23 June, 2019, Rayagada, Odisha.

 

Orientation Courses/ Workshops/Refresher Courses/Seminars Attended

  1. UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, from 20th Jan to 8th Feb, 2020
  2. One Year Orientation Coursework of Ph.D. Programme during Sep 2008 to Jun 2009 in Training School, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India.
  3. Science Academy’s refresher course in recent advances in chemistry held at BIT Mesra (Deoghar Campus, Deoghar), Jharkhand from 14th to 26th 2015.
  4. National workshop on “Radiochemistry and Application of Radioisotopes”, 5th to 10th Sept 2015 at Amity University, Noida Campus, NCR Delhi.
  5. Two days conclave on “Steel Technology and its Application”, 13-14 Feb. 2015 at Chennai.
  6. Workshop on “Advanced Electron Microscopy”, 12-13 Oct. 2009 at IGCAR Kalpakkam, organized by IIM Kalpakkam Chapter.
  7. NAAC sponsored two days national seminar on “Quality assurance and quality enhancement in higher education” held at Rayagada (Auto) College, Rayagada during 12th & 13th January 2018.
  8. National Science Day Seminar-2018 at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar on 28th Feb’ 2018.
  9. National Science Day Seminar-2019 at Rayagada Auto College, Rayagada, Odisha on 28th Feb’ 2019.
  10. Two Day Online Workshop on “Online Tools & Software for Remote Teaching – Learning”, 24th & 25th April, 2020 organized by UGC-HRDC, JNTUH, Hyderabad.
  11. National level FDP-webinar on “Fundamentals of Writing Research Paper”, 06th May, 2020.
  12. International web conference on Science, Engineering & Technology IWCSET-2020, 15th and 16th May, 2020

 

Invited Talks

  1. “Material Challenges in Nuclear Industries for Waste Storage” – National Conference on Innovative Structural Materials, 24th and 25th Dec’2018, held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  2. “Enhancement of corrosion resistance by laser surface melting” – National Conference on Advanced Engineering Materials, 23rd and 24th July’2016, held at GIET, Gunupur, Odisha.
  3. “Corrosion Management Summit” – 4th Industrial Maintenance Expo-2014, 20th Sep’2014 held at Codissia Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore.
  4.  Certification Workshop on “Corrosion Audit Methodology & Corrosion Management”, held on 21st Sep’2014 at Coimbatore.
  5. “Corrosion management in auto-component manufacturing at industries” at various auto-component manufacturing industries.
  6. “Career opportunities in Chemistry” at Centurion University at Rayagada Campus.

 

Awards and Achievements

  1. International Travel Fellowship by Department of Science & Technology, India to attend 16th Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference at Taiwan in 2012.
  2. 1st prize for oral presentation: P. K. Samantaroy, S. Girija, U. Kamachi Mudali, “Pitting corrosion behavior of heat treated nickel based superalloys in acidic chloride medium”, 16th National Congress on Corrosion Control, 23-25 Aug. 2012, Kolkata.
  3. Department of Atomic Energy-Junior Research Fellowship in 2008.
  4. Appreciation Award from National Association of Corrosion Engineers, USA for Special Contribution by Serving as Chairman to NIGIS-South Zone-Student Section.

 

Additional Information

  • Served as Chairman, NACE International Gateway India Section (South Zone) Student Section from August, 2011 to July, 2013.
  • Served as Convener of International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars, Chennai, India during 28 Feb – 02 Mar, 2012.
  • Served as organizing secretary of National Seminar on Eco-friendly Approaches to Control Biohazards, held at Rayagada (Auto.) College, Rayagada during 22nd & 23rd June, 2019.
  • Visited more than 50 industries as Corrosion & Application Specialist, conducted extensive process audits and provided technical solutions to resolve corrosion issues & given presentations to professionals on awareness on corrosion protection.
  • Member, Examination Section at Rayagada Autonomous College, Rayagada from April 2017 onwards.
  • Co-Ordinator for Odisha State Open University-RAC Study Centre from July 2018 onwards.