Prof. Ram Adhar Singh

Retired Professor
Ph.D (BHU)
+91-542-6702468(O), +91-9450083618(R),
Email Id: rasingh@bhu.ac.in, rasinghbhu@yahoo.co.in
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Academic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.M.Sc. I.I.T Kanpur, 1976
2.Ph. D.Banaras Hindu University,Varanasi
 
Area of specialization: Physical Chemistry
Scholarships/Awards /Honors Received
  1. Passed High School with Honors and awarded National Scholarship during1969 -1975.
  2. Awarded JRF (UGC), JRF(B), & SRF(A)( DAE) and PDF (CSIR) during 1975-1981.
  3. Awarded the Royal Society, London-INSA, New Delhi academic exchangeFellowship during Oct.5, 1992-Jan.4, 1993 and worked at the Centre for Molecular Electronics, University of Durham, Durham, England
  4. Visited the Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, C.N.R.S., Pessac, Universite de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; as the Principal Collaborator of a Indo-French joint Project during the summer vacations of 1994- 95 , 1995-96 and October-November, 1997
  5. Invited Speaker and Session Chairman at the 6th International conference on Phenothiazines and structurally related psychotropic compounds held at Pasadena Hilton, Los Angeles, U.S.A. during 11-14 Sept., 1990.
  6. Invited Speaker and Session Chairman at the 6th International conference on Phenothiazines and structurally related psychotropic compounds held at Pasadena Hilton, Los Angeles, U.S.A. during 11-14 Sept., 1990.
  7. Invited Speaker, 10th Annual Convention of Chemists held at Goa, Oct.27-31,1991.
  8. Invited Speaker, International Conference on Molecular Electronics & Biocomputing, held at Goa during Sept. 26-29,1994 .
  9. Invited Speaker, 31st Annual Convention of Chemists, held at B.H.U. Varanasi, Dec., 21-24,1994 .
  10. Invited Speaker and Session Chairman, 8th International conference on Phenothiazines and structurally related psychotropic compounds held at Jaipur, Feb.,26 -29, 1996.
  11. Invited Speaker, National Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Advanced Materials, held at the D.D.U. University of Gorakhpur during Dec. 21-23, 1996.
  12. INSA visiting fellowship to N. M. L. Jamshedpur during May-June,2000
  13. Invited Speaker, National conference on Nanotechnology held at B.H.U during 16-17 July,2005
  14. Invited Speaker and session chairman, 24TH Annual Council of Chemists held at B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi during 16-18 Dec.,2005
  15. MAN OF THE YEAR-2002, American Biographical Institute, Inc.;Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.
  16. AMERICAN MEDAL OF HONOR- 2002 , American Biographical Institute, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.
  17. LEADING EDUCATORS OF THE WORLD 2005, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
  18. 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century ,2006 International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
Current Research Projects:
Broad(Materials Chemistry) , Specific (Molecular Electronics)
 
Any additional information:
  • After joining the Chemistry Department as temporary lecturer in March 1981, He has started work on Organic Conductors, then he got a CSIR project on this topic during 1985-1988. even as a temporary lecturer (He had to take a permanent teacher as a supervisor and himself as a co-supervisor). The project resulted15 publications, a review article, and a Ph.D. thesis . After being confirmed as a lecturer in 1989, he was able to get four projects on molecular electronics from CSIR, DST, UGC and Indo-French Centre during 1992-1998 and with a eight research fellow. Total budget of about 75 lac rupees, this work has yielded more than forty publications.
  • He was awarded Royal Society -INSA academic exchange fellowship (1992-93) to work at the Centre for Molecular Electronics, University of Durham, U.K. He visited CRPP, CNRS, Bordeaux, France three times during 1995-98 as the Principal Collaborator of Indo-French projects. As early as 1990 in my career( He was a new lecturer then). He was a invited speaker and session chairman in an International Conference at Los Angles, USA. I have delivered more than twenty invited lecturers at various conferences and institutes. He received a number of Biographical Honours viz. Man of the Year 2002(ABI, USA), American Medal of Honor-2002(ABI, USA), Leading Educators of the World-2005 (IBC, Cambridge, U.K.) and 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, 2006 (IBC, Cambridge, U.K.) .

Administrative position held :

  1. Warden , Science Faculty hostel 1989-1995


Full List of Publications:

  1. Use of refractometry in the study of stoichiometries and equilibrium constants of molecular complexes : Triethylamine-iodine & phenol-naphthalene complexes, R.A. Singh and S.N. Bhat, Indian J. Chem., 15A, 1106, 1977.
  2. Refractometry study of molecular complexes, R.A. Singh and S.N. Bhat, J. Phys. Chem., 82, 2322, 1978.
  3. Surface tension measurements in the study of molecular complexes, R.A. Singh, S.P. Mishra and S.N. Bhat, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 89, 139, 1980
  4. Phase diagram studies of charge-transfer complexes R. A. Singh, A. Varshney and S. N. Bhat, J. Ind. Chem. Soc, 58, 643, 1981
  5. Studies of molecular complexes of some n- and pi- donors with iodine by constant activity method. R.A. Singh and S.N. Bhat , Canad. J. Chem., 59, 1212, 1981.
  6. Study of molecular complexes by refractometry, R.A. Singh and S.N. Bhat, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 55, 1624, 1982.
  7. Novel application of the radiotracer technique in the study of molecular complexes, S.P. Mishra and R.A. Singh, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. I, 78, 1767, 1982.
  8. Radiotracer technique in the study of molecular complexes: Part II. Transference number of alcohol-iodine inner charge-transfer complexes, S.P. Mishra, R.A. Singh and V. Upadhyaya, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. Letters, 96, 481-488, 1985.
  9. Radiotracer technique in the study of molecular complexes, Part III. Complexes of iodine, S.P.Mishra,R.A.Singh and V.Upadhyay, Radiochim. Acta., 39, 205-210, 1986.
  10. Electrometric studies on molecular complexes. Part 1. Biamperometric study of some molecular complexes of iodine, R.A. Singh, Can. J. Chem., 64, 2371-2376, 1986.
  11. Molecular electrochemical studies on organic conductors and semiconductors, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and R. Narayan , Bull. Electrochem., 6, 519, 1990.
  12. Molecular semiconduction in some substituted phenothiazine-2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone charge-transfer complexes, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and S.M. Verma, Indian J. Tech., 29, 241, 1991.
  13. X-Ray diffraction studies on molecular semiconductors based on charge-transfer complexes of substituted phenothiazines with 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and S.M. Verma, Cryst. Res. & Technol., 26, 201, 1991.
  14. X-Ray diffraction studies on the molecular semiconductors based on the charge-transfer complexes of some substituted phenothiazines with iodine, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and S.M. Verma, Cryst. Res. & Technol., 26, 339, 1991.
  15. Some physico-chemical studies on molecular semiconductor based on charge-transfer complexes of substituted phenothiazines with iodine, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and S.M. Verma, Bull. Chem. Soc., Japan, 64, 1938, 1991.
  16. Molecular materials based on phenothiazine charge-transfer complexes, R.A. Singh, R. Singh and S.M. Verma, Thiazines and structurally related compounds, G.M. Eckert et al., Krieger Publ. Co. USA, 21-28, 1991.
  17. Solid state galvanic cells containing benzidine-iodine complexes as cathode materials and various metals as anodes, O.S. Rao and R.A. Singh, Bull. Electrochem., 8, 468, 1992.
  18. Molecular semiconductors based on charge- transfer complexes of some substituted phenothiazines with tetracynoethylene, R.A. Singh, R. Singh, O.S. Rao and S.M. Verma, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 237, 419, 1993. (referred in Aldrich catlog ,p. 1292,item no. P1,483-1,2000)
  19. Synthesis and characterization of molecular semiconductors based on aromatic diamines with various electron acceptors, R.A. Singh and O.S. Rao, Bull. Material Science, 18, 541, 1995.
  20. Preparation and characterization of conductive Langmuir-Blodgett films of amphiphilic pyridinium-Ni(dmit)2 salts. C. Pearson, A.S. Dhindsa, L.M. Goldenberg, R.A.Singh, R. Dieing, A.J. Moore, M.R. Bryce and M.C. Petty, J. Materials Chemistry, 5(10), 1601, 1995.
  21. Microstructural and thermal studies on charge-transfer materials, R.A. Singh and R. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Section : A, 275, 195, 1996.
  22. Rechargeable iodine batteries based on charge- transfer materials having mixed conduction, R.A. Singh V.K. Singh and O.S. Rao, Indian J. Engg. and Materials Sci., 3, 23, 1996.
  23. Rechargeable organic batteries based on charge-transfer materials-II: compositional dependence and charge-discharge characteristics of aromatic diamine-iodine systems, V.K. Singh, O.S. Rao, and R.A. Singh, Indian J. Engg. & Mater. Sci., 3, 201, 1996.
  24. Synthesis and characterization of magnetic organic conductors based on co-ordination complexes, O.S. Rao and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. Technol. Section : C, 6, 145, 1996.
  25. Langmuir films of a cryptand-based amphiphile at the air-water interface, G. Das, P. Ghosh, P.K. Bhardwaj, U. Singh and R.A. Singh, Langmuir, 13, 3582, 1997.
  26. Semiconducting charge-transfer materials based on phenothiazines (A review article), R. Singh and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. Technol. Section : C, 9, 187, 1997.
  27. Mixed conduction in charge-transfer materials based on aromatic diamines and iodine having different mole ratio, R.A. Singh and V.K. Singh, Bull. Materials Science, 20, 305, 1997.
  28. Possibility of fractal growth in polymer composites of charge-transfer materials, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Synthetic Metals, 96, 235, 1998.
  29. Cyclic voltammetric studies on some charge- transfer materials based on phenothiazines, R. Singh and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. Technol. Section : C, 9, 343, 1998.
  30. Magnetic Langmuir-Blodgett films with metalloxalato complexes, M. Aiai, J. Ramos, C. Mingotaud, J. Amiell, P. Delhaes, A. Jaiswal, R.A. Singh, B. Singh and B.P. Singh, Chemistry of Materials, 10, 728, 1998.
  31. Rechargeable iodine batteries based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Bull Electrochem., 15, 372, 1999.
  32. Polymer composites of charge-transfer materials. I. Phenothiazine-iodine (2:3) in polyvinylchloride, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. and Technol. Section : C, 11, 223, 1999.
  33. The effect of LB-films of N-octadecylbenzidine on the electrochemical properties of copper in sea water with and without microbes, A. Jaiswal, R.A. Singh and R.S. Dubey, Bull. Electrochem., 15, 49, 1999.
  34. Synthesis and magnetic properties of 3d-metal oxalate networks as molecular-based magnet, B.P. Singh, B. Singh, R.A. Singh and P. Delhaes, Indian. J. of Eng. and Materials Science, 6, 100, 1999.
  35. A comparative study of cryptand-based (Triple Head-Triple Tail) amphiphiles at the air-water interface, G. Das, P.K. Bhardwaj, R.A. Singh and R.J. Bucher, Langmuir, 16, 1910, 2000.
  36. Polymer composite of charge-transfer materials II. Benzidine-iodine (1:1) in polyvinylchloride, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. and Technol, Section C, 12, 199, 2000.
  37. Preparation and characterization of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complexes: phenothiazine-iodine (2:3) in poly(vinylacetate), D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Indian J. Phys. 74A, 335, 2000.
  38. Synthesis and characterization of polyanilines in presence of transition metal salts, U. Singh and R.A. Singh, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sci. Technol. Section : C, 12, 1, 2000
  39. Molecularly dispersed polymer composites of charge-transfer materials : morphology and physical properties, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Synthetic Metals, 114, 361, 2000.
  40. Semiconducting mixed Langmuir?Blodgett film of new charge-transfer complex II. N-octadecylbenzidine-TCNQ, A. Jaiswal and R.A. Singh, Thin Solid Films, 394, 158, 2001.
  41. Inhibition of copper corrosion in aqueous sodium chloride solution by N-octadecylbenzidine/1-Docosanol mixed Langmuir-Blodgett film, A. Jaiswal, R.A. Singh and R.S. Dubey, Corrosion, 57, 307, 2001.
  42. Schottky diodes based on some semiconducting polymers, R. Singh, D.N. Srivastava and R.A. Singh, Synthetic Metals, 121, 1439, 2001.
  43. Optical properties of polymer composites of phenothiazine iodine mixed-valence charge-transfer complex, V.M. Yartsev, D.N. Srivastava, R. Singh and R.A. Singh, Synthetic Metals, 119, 391, 2001.
  44. Semiconducting mixed Langmuir-Blodgett films of poly(N-hexadecyl aniline) with stearic acid R.A.Singh, U.Singh and R.K.Gupta, J. Polym.Mater. , 20, 121, 2003.
  45. Thermochemical and microstructural studies on binary organic eutectics and complexes. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, J. Cryst. Growth, 267, 340, 2004.
  46. AC Impedance studies on the molecular semiconductors based on aromatic diamine-iodine charge-transfer complexes. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, Ind. J. Engg. Mater. Sci., 11, 505, 2004.
  47. Electrical properties of junction between aluminium and poly (aniline) ?poly (vinyl chloride) composite. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, Mater. Chem. Phys., 86, 279-283, 2004.
  48. Solid-state rechargeable organic batteries based on polymer composite of charge-transfer materials. R.K.Gupta, N.Srivastava and R.A.Singh, J. Applied Sci., 4, 605, 2004.
  49. .Studies of amphiphiles with cryptand head groups at the air-water interface P.Tripathi, S.K.Ghosh, P.K.Bhardwaj and R.A.Singh; Proc. Ind. Natl. Sci. Acad., 70A, 2, 383-389, 2004
  50. Schottky diode based on composite organic semiconductors R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 7, 83-87, 2004
  51. Preparation and characterization of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex: o-tolidine-iodine in polystyrene. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, J. Applied Sci., 5, 28, 2005.
  52. Solid-state organic batteries based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials: phenothiazine-iodine with PVC and PS. R.K.Gupta, S.K.Singh and R.A.Singh, J. Applied Science, 5, 735, 2005.
  53. Studies on electrochemical cells based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials. R.K.Gupta, N.Srivastaca and R.A.Singh, Ind. J. Engg.& Mater. Sci., 12, 235, 2005
  54. Fabrication and characteristics of Schottky diodes based on composite organic semiconductors. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh; Composite Science and Technology , 65, 677-681,2005
  55. Preparation and characterization of electrically conducting Langmuir-Blodgett films of poly (N-octadecyl) aniline R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh , J. Colloid & Interface Science, 285, 67-73, 2005
  56. Preparation and charcterization of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex of Phenothiazine-iodine in Polystyrene. R.A.Singh, R.K.Gupta and S.K.Singh, Bull. Mater. Sci., 28 , 423-429, 2005
  57. Junction properties of Schottky diode based on composite organic semiconductors: Polyaniline-polystyrene system. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh; J. Polymer Research, 11, 269-273 (2005)
  58. Preparation and characterization of polymer composites of polyaniline with poly(vinyl chloride) and polystyrene. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh; J. Non-crystalline Solids, 351,24-26, pp.2022-2028,(2005)
  59. Junction properties of Schottky diodes based on composite organic semiconductors. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh, J.Materials Science:Materials in Electronics, 16,5, 253-246(2005)
  60. Solid-state organic batteries based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials: phenothiazine-iodine with PVC and PS. R.K.Gupta, S.K.Singh and R.A.Singh, J. Applied Science, 5, 735, 2005.
  61. Studies on electrochemical cells based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials. R.K.Gupta, N.Srivastaca and R.A.Singh, Ind. J. Engg.& Mater. Sci., 12, 235, 2005
  62. Fabrication and characteristics of Schottky diodes based on composite organic semiconductors. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh; Composite Science and Technology , 65, 677-681,2005
  63. Preparation and characterization of electrically conducting Langmuir-Blodgett films of poly (N-octadecyl) aniline R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh , J. Colloid & Interface Science, 285, 67-73, 2005
  64. Preparation and charcterization of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex of Phenothiazine-iodine in Polystyrene. R.A.Singh, R.K.Gupta and S.K.Singh, Bull. Mater. Sci., 28 , 423-429, 2005
  65. Junction properties of Schottky diode based on composite organic semiconductors: Polyaniline-polystyrene system. R.K.Gupta and R.A.Singh; J. Polymer Research, 11, 269-273,2005
  66. Preparation and characterization of polymer composites of polyaniline with poly(vinyl chloride) and polystyrene. R. K. Gupta and R. A.Singh; J. Non-crystalline Solids, 351,24-26, pp.2022-2028,2005
  67. Junction properties of Schottky diodes based on composite organic semiconductors. R. K. Gupta and R. A. Singh, J. Materials Science:Materials in Electronics, 16,5, 253-246(2005)
  68. Solid-state organic batteries based on polymer composites of charge-transfer materials. R. K. Gupta and R. A. Singh; J. Polymer Research, 12 , 189-195 ( 2005)
  69. Inhibition of corrosion by poly(N-hexa decylaniline)- docosanol mixed Langmuir- Blodgett films on copper in sea water R K Gupta and R A Singh , Mater. Chem. and Phys. 97, 226-229 (2006)
  70. Some physico-chemical studies on organic eutectics R K Gupta , S K Singh and R A Singh, J. Crystal Growth, 300, 415-420, (2007)
  71. Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials; N. Srivastava, Y. Singh, N. P. Singh, A. Singh, P. Singh, R. A. Singh, Journal of Scientific Research, 52 (2008) 191–216.
  72. Optical, mechanical and electrical studies of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex of phenothiazine- iodine with polyvinyl chloride. S. K. Singh, R.K.Gupta and R A Singh; Synthetic Metals, 159,2475-85 (2009)
  73. Biomimetic synthesis and characterization of semiconducting hybrid–organic–inorganic nanomaterials; Polyaniline–CdS–polyethylene glycol system, A. Singh, N. P. Singh, R. A. Singh. Bull Mater. Sci. , 34( 2011) 1017-1026
  74. Preparation of intercalated polyaniline-clay nanocomposites and exfoliation exhibiting dendrite structure. N.Srivastava, Y.Singh and R. A. Singh; Bull. Mater. Sci. 34(2011) 635-8
  75. preparation and characterization of polyaniline nanostructures via interfacial polymerization method. P.Singh and R A Singh; Synthetic Metals, 162(2012) 2193
  76. Preparation of three-component conducting polymer composites using nucleate doping technique N.Srivastava, Y.Singh and R A Singh; J. Engg. And Mater. Sci. 20(2013) 68-72
  77. Organic- Inorganic Hybrid Materials, by N.Srivastava, Y.Singh and R.A.Singh (2013) A book published by Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013
  78. Synthesis, characterization and AC-impedance spectroscopic studies interfacially synthesized Pani/PEG composites. P. Singh and R A Singh; Am. J. Mater. Sci. 4(2014) 74-83
  79. An investigation on single crystal growth, structural, thermal and optical properties of a series of organic D–p–A push–pull materials Vinod Kumar Guptaa and Ram Adhar Singh*a RSC Adv., 2015,5, 38591-38600
  80. V. K. Singh, R. A. Singh, Multi-Color Fluorescence of Copolymer of Diphenylamine and m-Chloroaniline and their Hybrids with TiO2 and ZnO, International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science (IJARCS), 2015, 2, 54.
  81. V. K. Singh, A. Singh, V. K. Gupta, R. A. Singh, Highly Fluorescent Conducting Polymer Hybrid Materials Based on Polyaniline-Polyethylene Glycol-Arsenic Sulphide, International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2016, 6, 55.
  82. Vinod Kumar Gupta and Ram Adhar Singh Aggregation-induced enhanced green light emission from a simple donor-p-acceptor (D-p-A) material: A structure-property relationship study Faraday Discussions, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00158K