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Dr DEPHAN PINHEIRO

MSc, MPhil, PhD
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CHEMISTRY
SCHOOL OF SCIENCES
CENTRAL CAMPUS

Name Programme Institution Year of Passing
PhD PhD CHRIST (Deemed to be University) 2020
MPhil MPhil Bharathidasan University 2008
PG MSc Bharathidasan University 1989
Degree BSc Bharathidasan University 1987
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1 Zirconia Supported on Rice Husk Silica from Biowaste: A Novel, Efficient, and Recoverable Nanocatalyst for the Green Synthesis of Tetrahydro-1-benzopyrans Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry 25-Nov-2020 56 / 10 /

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Author Name (s) DEPHAN PINHEIRO,AATIKA NIZAMSUNAJA DEVI K R
Title of Article Zirconia Supported on Rice Husk Silica from Biowaste: A Novel, Efficient, and Recoverable Nanocatalyst for the Green Synthesis of Tetrahydro-1-benzopyrans
Name of Journal Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry
Volume No 56
Issue No 10
Page No
URL https://www.springer.com/journal/11178
Date of Publication 25-Nov-2020
2 Box Behnken design and experimental study of ciprofloxacin degradation over Ag2O/ CeO2/g‑C3N4 nanocomposites International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 19-Oct-2020 10 / /

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Title of Article Box Behnken design and experimental study of ciprofloxacin degradation over Ag2O/ CeO2/g‑C3N4 nanocomposites
Name of Journal International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Volume No 10
Issue No
Page No
URL https://www.springer.com/journal/13762
Date of Publication 19-Oct-2020
3 Improved Photocatalytic Activity of g-C3N4/ZnO: A PotentialDirect Z-Scheme Nanocomposite Chemistry Select 15-Oct-2020 5 / 38 /

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Title of Article Improved Photocatalytic Activity of g-C3N4/ZnO: A PotentialDirect Z-Scheme Nanocomposite
Name of Journal Chemistry Select
Volume No 5
Issue No 38
Page No
URL https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/slct.202003166
Date of Publication 15-Oct-2020
4 Effect of surface charge and other critical parameters on the adsorption of dyes on SLS coated ZnO nanoparticles and optimization using response surface methodology Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 20-Aug-2020 8 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) DEPHAN PINHEIRO,THOMAS K JSUNAJA DEVI K R
Title of Article Effect of surface charge and other critical parameters on the adsorption of dyes on SLS coated ZnO nanoparticles and optimization using response surface methodology
Name of Journal Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
Volume No 8
Issue No 4
Page No
URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-environmental-chemical-engineering
Date of Publication 20-Aug-2020
5 Synthesis and characterization of CeO2/Bi2O3/gC3N4 ternary Z‐scheme nanocomposite International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 05-Aug-2020 17 / 5 /

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Title of Article Synthesis and characterization of CeO2/Bi2O3/gC3N4 ternary Z‐scheme nanocomposite
Name of Journal International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
Volume No 17
Issue No 5
Page No
URL
Date of Publication 05-Aug-2020
6 Experimental design for optimization of 4-nitrophenol reduction by green synthesized CeO2/g-C3N4/Ag catalyst using response surface methodology Journal of Rare Earths 30-Sep-2019 38 / 11 /

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Author Name (s) DEPHAN PINHEIRO,MOTHI KRISHNA MOHANSUNAJA DEVI K R
Title of Article Experimental design for optimization of 4-nitrophenol reduction by green synthesized CeO2/g-C3N4/Ag catalyst using response surface methodology
Name of Journal Journal of Rare Earths
Volume No 38
Issue No 11
Page No
URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-rare-earths
Date of Publication 30-Sep-2019
7 Biogenic synthesis of g-C3N4/Bi2O3 heterojunction with enhanced photocatalytic activity and statistical optimization of reaction parameters Applied Surface Science 28-Jul-2019 494 / /

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Title of Article Biogenic synthesis of g-C3N4/Bi2O3 heterojunction with enhanced photocatalytic activity and statistical optimization of reaction parameters
Name of Journal Applied Surface Science
Volume No 494
Issue No
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URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/applied-surface-science
Date of Publication 28-Jul-2019
8 Photocatalytic activity of bismuth silicate heterostructures synthesized via surfactant mediated sol-gel method Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 29-Jun-2019 102 / 2019 /

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Title of Article Photocatalytic activity of bismuth silicate heterostructures synthesized via surfactant mediated sol-gel method
Name of Journal Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing
Volume No 102
Issue No 2019
Page No
URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/materials-science-in-semiconductor-processing
Date of Publication 29-Jun-2019
9 Phytogenic CeO2-Sm2O3 nanocomposites with enhanced catalytic activity for reduction of 4-nitrophenol Materials Research Express 12-Jun-2019 6 / 2019 /

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Title of Article Phytogenic CeO2-Sm2O3 nanocomposites with enhanced catalytic activity for reduction of 4-nitrophenol
Name of Journal Materials Research Express
Volume No 6
Issue No 2019
Page No
URL https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/2053-1591
Date of Publication 12-Jun-2019
10 Synthesis of bismuth silicate nanostructures with tunable morphology and enhanced photocatalytic activity Indian Journal of Chemical Technology 05-Mar-2019 26 / /

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Title of Article Synthesis of bismuth silicate nanostructures with tunable morphology and enhanced photocatalytic activity
Name of Journal Indian Journal of Chemical Technology
Volume No 26
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Date of Publication 05-Mar-2019
11 Investigation on the phase transformation and lattice parameters of Sn2+, Cu2+, La3+ and Ce4+ ions doped titania: Characterization and solar light activity Optik 20-Feb-2019 183 / /

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Author Name (s) AATIKA NIZAM,DEPHAN PINHEIRO,SUNAJA DEVI K RMOTHI KRISHNA MOHAN
Title of Article Investigation on the phase transformation and lattice parameters of Sn2+, Cu2+, La3+ and Ce4+ ions doped titania: Characterization and solar light activity
Name of Journal Optik
Volume No 183
Issue No
Page No
URL https://doing.org/10.1016/j.ijlehttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0030402619302177?via%3Dihub.2019.02.100
Date of Publication 20-Feb-2019
12 Influence of Surfactant on the Phase Transformation of Bi2O3 and its Photocatalytic Activity Australian Journal of Chemistry 23-Jan-2019 / /

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Title of Article Influence of Surfactant on the Phase Transformation of Bi2O3 and its Photocatalytic Activity
Name of Journal Australian Journal of Chemistry
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Date of Publication 23-Jan-2019
13 Electrochemical synthesis, photodegradation and antibacterial properties of PEG capped zinc oxide nanoparticles Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B 03-Sep-2018 187 / /

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Title of Article Electrochemical synthesis, photodegradation and antibacterial properties of PEG capped zinc oxide nanoparticles
Name of Journal Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B
Volume No 187
Issue No
Page No
URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-photochemistry-and-photobiology-b-biology/
Date of Publication 03-Sep-2018
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Sl.No. Type of Book Title Title of Book/Chapter/Article/Case Study) ISBN Month Year
1 Reference book Advanced Heterogeneous Catalysts Volume 2: Applications at the Single-Atom Scale Water Purification Using Subnanostructured Photocatalysts ‍9780841298774 Nov 2020

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Type of Work Chapter
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Author Name (s) DEPHAN PINHEIRO,SUNAJA DEVI K R
Title of Book Advanced Heterogeneous Catalysts Volume 2: Applications at the Single-Atom Scale
Title of Book/Chapter/Article/Case Study) Water Purification Using Subnanostructured Photocatalysts
Month/Year Nov/2020
ISBN ‍9780841298774
Pages 189 - 225
Publishing Company/Institution American Chemical Society
Level International publisher
2 Reference book Book Green methods and sustainable materials Sustainable Photocatalytic degradation of Ciprofloxacin using CeO2-La2O3 nanocomposite 978-613-8-3906-1 Aug 2020

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Type of Work Chapter
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Author Name (s) DEPHAN PINHEIRO,MOTHI KRISHNA MOHAN,SUNAJA DEVI K R
Title of Book Book Green methods and sustainable materials
Title of Book/Chapter/Article/Case Study) Sustainable Photocatalytic degradation of Ciprofloxacin using CeO2-La2O3 nanocomposite
Month/Year Aug/2020
ISBN 978-613-8-3906-1
Pages 40 - 53
Publishing Company/Institution Scholars Press
Level International publisher
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Sl.No. Type of Program Role Name of Program Title of Paper Date Organising Institution Level
1 Seminar Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 09/10/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter International
2 Seminar Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 06/10/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter International
3 Seminar Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 03/10/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter International
4 Symposium Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 30/09/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter National
5 Seminar Participant One Day National Webinar on ?Frontiers in Chemistry? 28/09/2020 National Institute of Technology, Suratkal, Karnataka National
6 Seminar Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 26/09/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter National
7 Seminar Participant Special Public Lecture (Webinar) 21/09/2020 The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - Delhi Chapter National
8 Seminar Keynote Speaker Webinar Series Coping with failures and staying grounded in success 20/08/2020 MAR BASELIOS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Institutional
9 Co-presenter Progress and Promises in Chemical sciences (PPCS 2020) 15/02/2020 Christ University International
10 Symposium Presenter 23rd National symposium on Catalysis Bioinspired synthesis of ceria nanoparticles using Ficus benghalensis (Indian Banyan) leaf extract and photocatalytic degradation of dye. 17/02/2018 Christ University National
11 Seminar Participant Nano Characterisation Workshop 15/09/2017 Central Materials Technology Institute National
12 Participant Recent Advances in Organic Synthesis and bioscienc Recent Advances in Organic Synthesis and biosciences - Department of Chemistry, Christ University, Bangalore Regional
13 Participant National Seminar on modern methods in organic chem National Seminar on modern methods in organic chemistry - Department of Chemistry, Christ University, Bangalore National
14 Participant Frontiers in Chemistry Frontiers in Chemistry - Christ University with JNCSAR Regional
15 Participant Advances in Chemical Sciences Advances in Chemical Sciences - Christ University in association with KSTA Regional
16 Participant Lecture workshop on Spectroscopy Lecture workshop on Spectroscopy - Christ University in association with Indian Academy of Sciences Regional
Sl.No. Title of the Program Name of the Program Date Name of the Institution
1 Pechmann condensation over cerium oxide supported on rice husk silica KSTA Annual conference on Science, Technology and innovations in the 21st century 20/12/2016 KSTA Annual conference on Science, Technology and innovations in the 21st century
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1 Green synthesis of ceria nanoparticles and their catalytic activity studies. Sunaja Devi
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Sl.No. Title of Invention Inventor(s) Filing Date
Sl.No. Name of the Research Project Investigator(s) Sponsors Internal/External
1 Exploring strategies for utilizing rice husk based catalysts and their structural studies Dephan Pinheiro Internal
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Sl.No. Name of the Workshop/FDP/Training programme Name of Oraganiser Level Date
1 Energy Materials Christ University with Indian Academies of Science Regional 08/03/2017
2 Instrumentation, Application and Maintnenance of Instruments. Government Science College Regional 01/03/2017
3 Quality Improvement Programme Christ University Institutional 23/09/2016
4 "Science Workshop Modern Approach to Materials" Christ University Regional 29/08/2016
5 Quality Improvement Programme Academic Staff College, Christ University, Bangalore 30/09/2015
6 Editorial Workshop 2014 CRC PRESS Institutional 25/09/2014
7 Lecture Workshop on advances in Material Chemistry Institutional 27/08/2014
8 Recent advances in Chemistry Christ University Regional 15/09/2012
9 FDP Christ University Institutional 03/07/2011
10 Two day Lecture workshop on organic chemistry Department of Chemistry, Christ University, Bangalore Regional 27/08/2010
Sl.No. Name of the Awards/Achievements/Others Description Organisation Month/ Year
1 Felicitation by the Alumni Association Alumni association of Christ University honoured me on completion of 25 years of service at Christ University. Alumni associatio of Christ University January 2015
2 Subject Expert-Board of Studies Went to Indian Academy Degree College ( Autonomous) as a subject expert of the Board of Studies. Indian Academy Degree College ( Autonomous) Bengaluru 23 November 2020

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