Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal covering fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.

Pramod K Singh

Editorial Board Member of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Assistant Professor, Sharda University, India

Research Areas

Nanomaterials, Dye Sensitized Solar Cell, Polymer Electrolytes


1995-2001Ph. DBanaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
1992-1994M. ScPurvanchal University, Jaunpur, India


2009-presentAssistant Professor in Sharda University, G. Noida 201306, India
2008-2009Research Professor in Sogang University, Seoul, S. Korea
2005-2008Post Doc fellow in Sogang University, Seoul, S. Korea
2001-2005Senior Research Fellow & Research Associate in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India


Indian Solid State Ionic Society (Life member)
Korean Polymer Society (Annual member)
American Nano Society (Annual member)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  New interfacial phase formation in NiCl2.6H2O:Al2O3 composite and ion transport properties.Lakshmi N., Kamlesh Pandey, P. K. Singh and S. Chandra in "Solid State Ionics: Science & technology", (eds) B.V.R. Chowdari et al, World Scientific Pub. Co. (Singapore), 1998, 65-70.
[2]  Property Enhancement of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell using ionic liquid doped solid polymer electrolyte.P. K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya and S. K. Mishra in "Advances in nanotechnology and Cryogenics", (eds) S. Prasad, B. Sahay, A. K. Pandey and S. K. Mishra, World Education, New Delhi (India) 2010, 1-5.
[3]  Nanocrystalline ZnS dispersed in polymer electrolyte (PEO:NH4I): Preparation and Electrical Conductivity Measurements. P. K. Singh, Rana Pratap and Amreesh Chandra, Prog. Crystal Growth & Charact. of Mat. 44 (2002) 175-182. (SCI, Impact Factor 9.25)
[4]  Polymer Electrolyte Composites with dispersed Semiconductors. P. K. Singh, S. Chandra and A. Chandra, J. Mat. Sci. Letters 21 (2002) 1393-1395. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.47) On 2004-1-1 this journal was merged into Journal of Materials Science
[5]  Semiconductor-dispersed polymer electrolyte composites. A. Chandra, P. K. Singh and S. Chandra, Solid State Ionics 154-155 (2002) 15-20. (SCI, Impact Factor 2.16)
[6]  Ion conducting polymer electrolyte composites dispersed with ferroelectric Ba0.70Sr0.30TiO3 ceramic powder. P. K. Singh, and A. Chandra, Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett.-India 25 (2002) 286-293. (SCI, Impact Factor 0.16)
[7]  Role of the dielectric constant of ferroelectric ceramic in enhancing the ionic conductivity of polymer electrolyte composite. Pramod Kumar Singh and A. Chandra, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 36 (2003) L93-L96. (SCI, Impact Factor 2.10)
[8]  Thermal and Electrical Transport in ionic conductors: A correlation S.Chandra, S.B.Rai, Pramod K. Singh, K.Kumar, A.Chandra, Solid State Ionics 177 (2006) 1613-1617. (SCI, Impact Factor 2.49)
[9]  On the correlation between thermal diffusivity and electrical conductivity in ionic conductors. S.Chandra, S. B. Rai, Pramod K. Singh, Kaushal Kumar and A. Chandra, J. Phys.D:Appl. Phys. 39 (2006) 3680-3683. (SCI, Impact Factor 2.10)
[10]  Ionic noise measurement in polymer electrolytes A. Chandra, D.P. Singh, P.K. Singh, N. Khare and S.Chandra, Ionics 12 (2006) 349-352. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.04)
[11]  Polymer Electrolyte with Ionic Liquid for DSSC Application. Pramod K. Singh, K.I. Kim, J.W. Lee and H.-W. Rhee, Phys. Stat. Sol.(a), 203 (2006) R88-R90. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.45)
[12]  Dye Sensitized Solar Cell using Polymer Electrolytes based on Poly(ethylene oxide) with an Ionic Liquid. Pramod K. Singh, K.I. Kim, N.G. Park and H.-W. Rhee, Macromolecular Symposia, 249-250 (2007) 162-166. (SCI, Impact Factor 0.91)
[13]  Mesoporous nanocrystalline TiO2 electrode with ionic liquid based solid polymer electrolyte for dye sensitized solar cell application. Pramod K. Singh, K.W. Kim, N.G. Park and H.-W. Rhee, Synthetic Metals, 158 (2008) 590-593. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.87)
[14]  Nanocrystalline porous TiO2 electrode with ionic liquid impregnated solid polymer electrolyte for Dye sensitized solar cells. Pramod K. Singh, K.W. Kim, K.I. Kim, N.G. Park and H.-W. Rhee, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 8, (2008) 5271-5274. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.35)
[15]  Electrical, optical and photoelectrochemical studies on a PEO-polymer electrolyte doped with low viscosity ionic liquid. Pramod K. Singh, K.W. Kim and H.-W. Rhee, Electrochemistry Communications 10 (2008) 1769-1772 (SCI, Impact Factor 4.28)
[16]  Ionic liquid (1-methyl 3-propyl imidazolium iodide) with polymer electrolyte for DSSC application. Pramod K. Singh, K.W. Kim and H.-W. Rhee, Polym. Eng. Sci. 49 (2009) 862-865 (SCI, Impact Factor 1.29)
[17]  Preparation, characterization and application of ionic liquid doped solid polymer electrolyte membranes. Pramod K. Singh, Kang-Wook Kim, R. K. Nagarale and Hee-Woo Rhee, J.Phys. D:Appl. Phys. 42 (2009) 125101-125104 (SCI, Impact Factor 2.10)
[18]  Quantum dot doped solid polymer electrolyte for device application. Pramod K. Singh, Kang-Wook Kim and Hee-Woo Rhee, Electrochemistry Communications 11 (2009) 1247-1250 (SCI, Impact Factor 4.28)
[19]  Development and characterization of ionic liquid doped thin solid polymer electrolyte membranes for better efficiency. Pramod K. Singh, K.W. Kim and H.-W. Rhee, Synthetic Metals 159 (2009) 1538-1541 (SCI, Impact Factor 1.87)
[20]  Synthesis, characterization and application of biopolymer-ionic liquid composite material, Pramod K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya, R. K. Nagarale, K.-W. Kim and H.-W. Rhee, Synthetic Metals 160 (2010) 139-142. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.87)
[21]  Ternary semiconductor nanoparticles embedded in polymer matrix: preparation and characterization. Pramod K. Singh, S.K. Tomar, R.K. Nagarale and H.W. Rhee, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials 23 (2010) 227-237. (SCI, Imp.Fac. 0.86)
[22]  Effect of sodium-mixed anion doping in PEO-based polymer electrolytes. B. Bhattacharya, R. K. Nagarale and Pramod K. Singh, High Performance Polymers 22 (2010) 498–512. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.31)
[23]  Ionic liquid doped Poly (N-methyl 4-vinylpyridine iodide) Solid Polymer Electrolyte for Dye sensitized solar cell. Pramod K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya, R. K. Nagarale, S P Pandey, K. W Kim and H.-W. Rhee, Synthetic Metals 160 (2010) 950-954. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.87)
[24]  Application of Ionic Liquid Doped Solid Polymer Electrolyte, Ionics 16(2010) 645-648. (SCI, Impact Factor 1.04), Pramod K. Singh, Nitin A Jadhav, S. K. Mishra, U. P. Singh and B. Bhattacharya
[25]  Effect of nano TiO2 dispersion on PEO polymer electrolyte property, Pramod K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya and R.K. Nagarale, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 118 (2010) 2976-2980. (SCI, Impact Factor1.24)
[26]  Importance of ionic liquid doped solid polymer (PVPI) electrolyte, Pramod K. Singh, International Journal of Sustainable Energy 30 (2010) 270
[27]  Plasticizer doped ionic liquid incorporated solid polymer electrolytes for photovoltaic application. Pramod K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya, R.M. Mehra and Hee-Woo Rhee Current Applied Physics 11 (2011) 616 (SCI, Impact Factor 1.74)
[28]  PEO-Based Polymer Electrolytes: A Novel Material for Dye sensitized solar cell, Pramod K. Singh, S. K. Tomar and Bhaskar Bhattacharya, Invertis Journal of Science & Technology 1 (2011) 91-102
[29]  Comparative Study of Nano CdS Prepared in Methanolic Solution and Polymer Electrolyte Matrix (Accepted in IONICS) (SCI, Impact Factor 1.05) DOI: 10.1007/s11581-011-0570-2, Pawan Kumar, Pramod K. Singh and Bhaskar Bhattacharya
[30]  Synthesis and Electrochemical Study of Functional Ionic Polymer, Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics, DOI: 10.1002/macp.201100145 (SCI, Impact Factor 2.43)R. K. Nagarale, Bhaskar Bhattacharya, Nitin A. Jadhav and Pramod K. Singh