Mr. Satyajit Ratha

Mr. Satyajit Ratha

Honors And Awards:

Qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in 2013.

Community board member, Nanoscale Horizons, Royal Society of Chemistry, London.

Life member of the Electron Microscope Society of India.


  • 1. Presented a poster entitled “Two dimensional layered tungsten disulphide and graphene hybrids for energy storage and field emission” at the 3rd edition of International Conference on Physics at Surfaces and Interfaces held in Puri, Odisha, India during 23-28 February, 2014.
  • 2. Attended Masterclass in nanoscale Physics and devices organized by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India during 6-7 October, 2014.
  • 3. Awarded the best poster prize during the “National Seminar on Science and Technology for Indigenous Development in India” organized by the Indian Science Congress Association, Bhubaneswar chapter at KIIT University campus, Odisha, India during 9-11 December, 2015.
  • 4. Presented a poster in the 9th “National Conference on Thermophysical Properties (NCTP-2017)” held during 6-8 November, 2017 at Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu, India.
  • 5. Participated in poster presentation during a meeting entitled “Emerging Trends in the Physics of Surfaces, Interface and Nanostructures” jointly organized by Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) and Satyendra Nath Bose National Center for Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS) during 24-25 Nov, 2017 at Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • 6. Presented a poster in the National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology during 17-18 December, 2017 jointly organized by Indian Science Congress Association (Bhubaneswar Chapter) and KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
  • 7. Participated in a poster presentation in “International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2017)” jointly organized by Drexel University and National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur during 19-21 December, 2017.
  • 8. Presented a poster in the “International Conference on Microscope & XXXIX Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India” organized by Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) in collaboration with IOP, NISER, CSIR-IMMT, IIT BBSR, ILS, and CSIR-CGCRI, held at Mayfair Convention Center, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India during 18-20 July, 2018.
  • 9. Participated in 20th International Workshop on Computational Physics and Materials Science: Total Energy and Force Methods, organized by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy, during 23-25 Feb, 2021.

Publications (Journal Articles/Books/Chapters):

  • 1. S. Ratha, C.S. Rout, Supercapacitor electrodes based on layered tungsten disulfide-reduced graphene oxide hybrids synthesized by a facile hydrothermal method, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 5 (2013) 11427–11433
  • 2. S. Ratha, A.J. Simbeck, D.J. Late, S.K. Nayak, C.S. Rout, Negative infrared photocurrent response in layered WS2/reduced graphene oxide hybrids, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105 (2014) 243502
  • 3. S. Ratha, S.R. Marri, N.A. Lanzillo, S. Moshkalev, S.K. Nayak, J.N. Behera, C.S. Rout, Supercapacitors based on patronite-reduced graphene oxide hybrids: experimental and theoretical insights, J. Mater. Chem. A. 3 (2015) 18874–18881
  • 4. S. Ratha, R.T. Khare, M.A. More, R. Thapa, D.J. Late, C.S. Rout, Field emission properties of spinel ZnCo 2 O 4 microflowers, RSC Adv. 5 (2015) 5372–5378
  • 5. S. Ratha, C.S. Rout, Self-assembled flower-like ZnCo 2 O 4 hierarchical superstructures for high capacity supercapacitors, RSC Adv. 5 (2015) 86551–86557
  • 6. D.J. Late, C.S. Rout, D. Chakravarty, S. Ratha, Emerging Energy Applications of Two-Dimensional Layered Materials, Can. Chem. Trans. 3 (2015) 118–157
  • 7. S. Sahoo, S. Ratha, C.S. Rout, Spinel NiCo2O4 Nanorods for Supercapacitor Applications, Am. J. Eng. Appl. Sci. 8 (2015) 371
  • 8. S. Ratha, S.R. Marri, J.N. Behera, C.S. Rout, High-energy-density supercapacitors based on patronite/single-walled carbon nanotubes/reduced graphene oxide hybrids, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016 (2016) 259–265
  • 9. S. Ratha, A.K. Samantara, C.S. Rout, B.K. Jena, Synergistic electrocatalytic activity of a spinel ZnCo2O4/reduced graphene oxide hybrid towards oxygen reduction reaction, J. Solid State Electrochem. 20 (2016) 285–291
  • 10. I. Mukherjee, A.K. Samantara, S. Ratha, B.P. Singh, B.K. Jena, S. Chatterjee, A facile approach for the synthesis of copper (II) myristate strips and their electrochemical activity towards the oxygen reduction reaction, RSC Adv. 6 (2016) 15599–15604
  • 11. S.K. Sahoo, S. Ratha, C.S. Rout, A. Mallik, Physicochemical properties and supercapacitor behavior of electrochemically synthesized few layered graphene nanosheets, J. Solid State Electrochem. (2016) 1–14
  • 12. K.K. Naik, S. Ratha, C.S. Rout, Phase and Shape Dependent Non–enzymatic Glucose Sensing Properties of Nickel Molybdate, ChemistrySelect. 1 (2016) 5187–5195
  • 13. S. R. Marri, S. Ratha, C. S. Rout, J. N. Behera, 3D cuboidal vanadium diselenide embedded reduced graphene oxide hybrid structures with enhanced supercapacitor properties. Chem. Commun. 53 (2017) 228–231
  • 14. P. K. Bankar, S. Ratha, M. A. More, D. J. Late, C. S. Rout, Enhanced field emission performance of NiMoO4 nanosheets by tuning the phase, Applied Surface Science, ISSN 0169-4332,
  • 15. S. Ratha, A. K. Samantara, K. K. Singha, A. S. Gangan, B. Chakraborty, B. K. Jena, C. S. Rout, Urea-Assisted Room Temperature Stabilized Metastable β-NiMoO4: Experimental and Theoretical Insights into Its Unique Bi-Functional Activity towards Oxygen Evolution and Supercapacitor. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9 (2017), 9640–9653
  • 16. S. Ratha, D. Vernekar, K. Sivaneri, D. Jagadeesan, C. S. Rout, Iron-Carbon Nanohybrid Particles as Environmentally Benign Electrode for Supercapacitor. J. Solid State Electrochem. (2017), 1–10
  • 17. M. Dhanasekar, S. Ratha, C. S. Rout, S. V. Bhat, Efficient sono-photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue using nickel molybdate nanosheets under diffused sunlight. J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 5 (2017), 2997–3004
  • 18. A. Das, S. Ratha, R. K. Yadav, A. Mondal, C. S. Rout, K. V. Adarsh, Strong third-order nonlinear response and optical limiting of α-NiMoO4 nanoparticles. J. Appl. Phys. 122 (2017), 013107
  • 19. A. Pathak, A. S. Gangan, S. Ratha, B. Chakraborty, C. S. Rout, Enhanced Pseudocapacitance of MoO3-Reduced Graphene Oxide Hybrids with Insight from Density Functional Theory Investigations. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017), 18992-19001
  • 20. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Materials Development for Active/Passive Components of a Supercapacitor: Background, Present Status and Future Perspective; SpringerBriefs in Materials; Springer Nature, 2018. ISBN 9811072639, 9789811072635
  • 21. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, S. Raj, Functionalized Graphene Nanocomposites in Air Filtration Applications, ISBN- 9780128145487, 2018
  • 22. S. Ratha, P. Bankar, A. S. Gangan, M. A. More, D. J. Late, J. N. Behera, B. Chakraborty, C. S. Rout, VSe2-reduced graphene oxide as efficient cathode material for field emission. J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 128 (2019), 384-390
  • 23. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Nano Structures for Energy Storage and Conversion and Their Application as Catalysts for Photochemistry and Sensing, Arcler Press, ISBN-9781773615394, 2019
  • 24. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Nano Structures toward Biomedical Application, Arcler Press, ISBN- 9781773615400, 2019
  • 25. S. Ratha, A. K. Samantara, Supercapacitor: Instrumentation, Measurement and Performance Evaluation Techniques, Springer Nature, ISBN- 978-981-13-3086-5, XIII-57, 2019
  • 26. D. Vernekar, S. Ratha, C. Rode, D. Jagadeesan, Efficient bifunctional reactivity of K-doped CrO(OH) nanosheets: exploiting the combined role of Cr(III) and surface–OH groups in tandem catalysis, Catal. Sci. Technol. 9 (2019), 1154-1164
  • 27. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Metal Oxides/Chalcogenides and Composites: Emerging Materials for Electrochemical Water Splitting, Springer Nature, ISBN- 978-3-030-24860-4, XVII-83, 2019
  • 28. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems for Future Sustainability Technological Advancements, Apple Academic Press, ISBN- 9781771888851, 2020
  • 29. A. K. Samantara, S. Ratha, Nanoparticles and their Conjugates for Biomedical Applications: An Advanced Material for Diagnosis and Therapeutic Treatment, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-53616-596-8, 2020
  • 30. P. Mishra, A. Behera, D. Kandi, S. Ratha, & K. Parida, Novel Magnetic Retrievable Visible-Light-Driven Ternary Fe3O4@NiFe2O4/Phosphorus-Doped g-C3N4 Nanocomposite Photocatalyst with Significantly Enhanced Activity through a Double-Z-Scheme System. Inorganic Chemistry, 59 (7), 4255-4272, 2020
  • 31. S. K. Pradhan, M. R. Sahoo, S. Ratha, B. Polai, A. Mitra, B. Sathpathy, A. Sahu, S. Kar, P. V Satyam, P. M. Ajayan, and S. K. Nayak, Graphene-Incorporated Aluminum with Enhanced Thermal and Mechanical Properties for Solar Heat Collectors, AIP Adv. 10, 65016, 2020
  • 32. B. Maharana, S. Ratha, High Charge-Storage Performance of Morphologically Modified Anatase TiO2: Experimental and Theoretical Insight, Physical Review Applied 15 (3), 034013, 2021
  • 33. A. K. Samantara, and S. Ratha, Metal-Ion Hybrid Capacitors for Energy Storage: A Balancing Strategy Toward Energy-Power Density. Springer Nature, 2021
  • 34. D. Vernekar, M. Dayyan, S. Ratha, C. V. Rode, M. A. Haider, T. S. Khan, & D. Jagadeesan, Direct oxidation of cyclohexane to adipic acid by a WFeCoO (OH) catalyst: Role of Brønsted acidity and oxygen vacancies. ACS Catalysis, 11 (17), 10754-10766, 2021
  • 35. A. K. Samantara, J. K. Das, S. Ratha, N. K. Jena, B. Chakraborty, & J. N. Behera, Enhanced Oxygen Evolution Reaction with a Ternary Hybrid of Patronite–Carbon Nanotube-Reduced Graphene Oxide: A Synergy between Experiments and Theory. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(30), 35828-35836, 2021
  • 36. P. Das, S. Das, S. Ratha, B. Chakraborty, and S. Chatterjee, Ion beam engineered hydrogen titanate nanotubes for superior energy storage application, Electrochimica Acta 371: 137774, 2021
  • 37. A. K. Samantara, S. Raj, and S. Ratha, eds. Nanomaterials-based Sensing Platforms: Towards the Efficient Detection of Biomolecules and Gases. CRC Press, 2022
  • 38. M. Dhanasekar, S. Ratha, C. S. Rout, and S. V. Bhat, Self-Assembled Nanosheets of ZnCo2O4 as Efficient Sonophotocatalysts for Day Light Dye Degradation, Ceram. Int. 48, 29460, 2022
  • 39. S. Sahoo, S. Ratha, C. S. Rout, and S. K. Nayak, Self-Charging Supercapacitors for Smart Electronic Devices: A Concise Review on the Recent Trends and Future Sustainability, J. Mater. Sci. 1, 2022
  • 40. J. K. Nayak, P. R. Chaudhuri, S. Ratha, and M. R. Sahoo, A comprehensive review on effective medium theories to find effective dielectric constant of composites, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 1-41, 2022
  • 41. R. Samal, P. Mane, S. Ratha, B. Chakraborty, and C. S. Rout, Rational Design of Dynamic Bimetallic NiCoSe2/2D Ti3C2Tx MXene Hybrids for a High-Performance Flexible Supercapacitor and Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Energy & Fuels, 2022