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Dr. Ajaya Kumar Behera

Ajaya Kumar Behera Name : Ajaya Kumar Behera
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Tech, Ph.D.
Phone No. : +91-8280098214
E-mail ID : ajayabehera(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Nano-bio Composite

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Photo Chemistry
1 Patent filled: Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A.N., S. R. Chowdhury, R. K. Basak, P. K. J. Mohapatra, R. Sen and B. Adhikari “Biodegradable and rigid natural resin matrix jute fiber reinforced composites”, Indian patent application No. 1136/KOL/2010, Oct. 11, 2010.
2 Pradip Kar, Ajaya K. Behera, N.C. Pradhan, and B.Adhikari "Optimization for the chemical synthesis of conducting poly(m-aminophenol) in HCl using ammonium persulfate" by, High Performance Polymers, 22(4), 428‚?"441, 2010. ISSN: 0954-0083 (print) 1361-6412 (web) Impact factor: 1.286 (2014).
3 Pradip Kar, Ajaya K. Behera, Narayan C. Pradhan, Basudam Adhikari “Doping of the processable conducting poly(m-aminophenol) with inorganic acids”, , Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B: Physics, 50(9), 1822‚?"1833, 2011. ISSN: 0022-2348 (print) 1525-609X (online).
4 Ajaya Kumar Behera, Sridevi Avancha, Ratan Kumar Basak, Ramkrishna Sen, and Basudam Adhikari “Fabrication and characterization of bio-degradable jute reinforced soy based green composites”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 88(1), 329‚?"335, 2012. ISSN: 0144-8617 (print) 1879-1344 (online) Impact factor: 4.074 (2014).
5 Sridevi Avancha, Ajaya Kumar Behera, Ramkrishna Sen, and Basudam Adhikari “Physical and mechanical characterization of jute reinforced soy composites”, Journal of Reinforced Plastic and Composites, 32(18), 1380 ‚?" 1390, 2013.ISSN‚??: ‚??0731-6844 (print); 1530-7964 (web) Impact factor: 1.188 (2014).
6 Ajaya Kumar Behera, Sridevi Avancha, Ramkrishna Sen, and Basudam Adhikari “Development and characterization of nanoclay modified soy resin based jute composite as an eco-friendly/green product”, Polymer Plastic Technology and Engineering, 52(8), 833‚?"840, 2013.ISSN: 0360-2559 (Print), 1525-6111 (Online) Impact Factor: 1.481 (2014).
7 Ajaya Kumar Behera, Sridevi Avancha, Ramkrishna Sen, and Basudam Adhikari “Development and characterization of plasticized starch based biocomposites with soy pulp as reinforcement filler”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 127(6), 4681‚?"4687, 2013.ISSN: 0021-8995 (print); 1097-4628 (web) . Impact factor: 1.600 (2014).
8 Ajaya Kumar Behera, Sridevi Avancha, Suvendu Manna, Ramkrishna Sen, and Basudam Adhikari, “Effect of nanoclay on physico-mechanical properties and microbial degradation of jute reinforced soymilk based nano-biocomposites” Polymer Engineering and Science, 54(2), 345‚?"354, 2014. ISSN: 0032-3888 (print), 1548-2634 (Online). Impact factor: 1.441 (2014).
9 Ajaya Kumar Behera, Basudam Adhikari and Pradip Kar “Synthesis of processable conducting poly(m-aminophenol) having structure like keto derivative of polyaniline”, Polymer Science Series B, 57(2), 159-166, 2015. ISSN: 1560-0904 (print) 1555-6123 (web).
10 Ajaya K Behera and Basudam Adhikari, “Jute Reinforced Nano-Biocomposite for Structural and Industrial Applications” Applied Science and Advanced Materials International, 2(1), 11‚?"15, 2015. ISSN: 2394-3173 (Online) 2394-3173 (Print).
11 Ajaya Kumar Behera “Lignocellulosic fiber reinforced soy composites: An alternative to plastic product”, Applied Science and Advanced Materials International, 1(6), 160‚?"164, 2015. ISSN: 2394-3173 (Online) 2394-3173 (Print).

Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A.N., R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Effect of nanoclay on eco-friendly resin based natural fiber composites”, APM 2010, CIPET Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A. N., S. R. Chowdhury, R. K. Basak, B. Adhikari and R. K. Sen “Jute based bio-composites using eco-friendly resin system ”, APST 2010, NIT Hamirpur, H.P., India.
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A. N., R. K. Basak, R. K. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Effect of nanoclay as reinforcement filler on the properties of jute composites”, MACRO 2010, IIT Delhi, India (International conf) (Best poster award).
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A. N., R. K. Basak, R. K. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Jute reinforced nanoclay modified soy composite: Bio-material for engineering application”, APM 2011, CIPET Chennai, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A.N., R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Development and characterizations of natural fiber reinforced green matrix based nano-biocomposites using nanoclay as reinforcement filler”, RACE 2012, NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, R. Samal, Sridevi A.N., R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Development and characterization of low cost jute reinforced completely biodegradable nano-bio composites”, RAFMM 2013, Municipal college, Rourkela, Odisha, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A.N., R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “From agricultural crops to mechanically strong green composite: A novel material of new era”, RETICS 2014, Sambalpur University, Burla, Odisha.
Ajaya K. Behera, Sridevi A.N., R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Bio-filler reinforced thermoplastic starch composites: Fabrication and characterization”, APM 2014, CIPET, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, and B. Adhikari “Jute reinforced nano-biocomposite for structural and industrial application”, ENMAT 2015, Odisha Engineering College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Ajaya K. Behera, R. Sen, and B. Adhikari “Lignocellulosic fiber reinforced soy composite: An alternative to plastic product”, IC-IACPT 2015, Berhampur University, Berhampur, Odisha, India.
Ajaya K. Behera “Thermoplastic starch reinforced soy pulp and cellulose composites: Development to Characterization”, RAIMS 2015, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India.

1 GATE qualified in 2006
2 CSIR ‚?? UGC (NET) qualified in 2007
3 3rd National Awarded for Technology Innovation in Green Polymeric Materials & Products by Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (DCPC), Govt. of India, 2013
4 Best poster award at MACRO-2010 conference, IIT Delhi
5 OSSTA awards in G.K. and Quiz at secondary School

  • Teaching: 5 years
  • Research: 9 year
  • Important Activities
    • Life member of Odisha Chemical Society (OCS) (LM/74/2014)
    • Life member of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) (LMB2556)
    • Board of study member of P.N. Autonomous College, Khordha
    • Board of study member of Talcher (Autonomous) College, Anugul
    • Reviewer of Carbohydrate Polymer Journal
  • Conference/FDP/workshop organized, as Convener/Co-convener/Treasurer/Coordinator
    • Association, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University” from March 2015 (cont.)
    • Mess auditor of Vidya Sagar Hall, IIT Kharagpur (Dec 2006-May 2008)