Ankur Gupta, S. Pandey, M. Nayak, A. Maity, S. Majumder, S. Bhattacharya, "Hydrogen sensing based on nanoporous silica embedded ultra dense ZnO nanobundles", (Royal Society of Chemistry) RSC Advances, 4.15, 2014, 7476-7482.
Ankur Gupta, K. Mondal, Ashutosh Sharma, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "Superhydrophobic Polymethylsilisesquoxane pinned one dimensional ZnO nanostructures for water remediation through photo-catalysis", RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 45897-45907.
Ankur Gupta, D. Singh, P. Raj, Himanshu Gupta, S. Verma, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "Antimicrobial investigation of ZnO-HAP nanocomposites for biomedical applications", Journal of Bionanoscience, 2015, 9, no. 3, 2015, 190-196.
Ankur Gupta, J. R. Saurav, S. Bhattacharya,"Solar light based degradation of organic pollutants using ZnO nanobrushes for waste water treatment", RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 71472 - 71481.
Ankur Gupta*, A. Srivastava*, C. J. Mathai, S. Gangopadhyay, S. Bhattacharya, "Nano porous palladium sensor for sensitive and rapid detection of hydrogen", Sensor letters, 12, 1279-1285, 2014.
Ankur Gupta, S. Gangopadhyay, K. Gangopadhyay, S. Bhattacharya, "Palladium functionalized nano structured platforms for hydrogen sensing", Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 2016, 6:0 | doi: 10.5772/63987
Ankur Gupta, V. K. Patel, D. Singh, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "Surface modification Strategies for fabrication of nanobiodevices", Review on Adhesions and Adhesives (RAA), 2016.
Ankur Gupta, V. K. Patel , D. Singh, R. Kant, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "Surface Functionalization to Mitigate fouling of Biodevices", Review on Adhesions and Adhesives (RAA), vol. 3, issue-3, 2015.
A. Kumar, Ankur Gupta, R. Kant, S. Nadeem, J. Ramkumar, S. Bhattacharya, "Optimization of LASER machining process for the preparation of photo masks and its application to Micro-systems fabrication", Journal of Micro/nano lithography (JMoEMS), 2013. doi:10.1117/1.JMM.13.1.019801.
M. Nayak, D. Singh, H. Singh, R. Kant, Ankur Gupta, S. Mandal, R. Gurunath, S. Bhattacharya "Integrated, Sorting, Concentration and real time PCR based detection system for isolation and sensitive detection of microorganisms", Scientific Report, 2013. doi:10.1038/srep03266.
A. Atwe, Ankur Gupta, Rishi Kant, Mainak Das, Ishan Sharma, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "A Novel Microfluidic switch for pH control using Chitosan based Hydrogels", Microsystem Technologies, 2014, doi10.1007/s00542-014-2112-0.
R. K. Singh, A. Kumar, R. Kant, Ankur Gupta, E. Suresh, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "Design and fabrication of 3-dimensional helical structures in polydimethylsiloxane for flow control applications", Microsystem Technologies, 2013.
S.P Tewari, Ankur Gupta, J. P Srivastava, "Effect of welding parameters on the weld ability of materials", International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (IJEST), 2010.
Ankur Gupta, S. Pandey, Shantanu Bhattacharya, “High Aspect ZnO based Hydrogen Sensing”, Proceeding of International Conference on Recent Trends In Applied Physics and Material Science: RAM 2013, AIP Proceedings, Volume 1536, pp. 291-292 (2013), doi: 10.1063/1.4810215.
Ankur Gupta, M. Nayak, D. Singh, Shantanu Bhattacharya, “Antibody immobilization of ZnO nanowires for biosensor applications”, MRS Proceedings, vol. 1675, pp. mrss14-1675. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
S. Yardi, Ankur Gupta, D. Boolchandani, S. Bhattacharya, "Novel process of joining Optical fibres with patterned SU8 waveguides using laser welding", Lasers in Manufacturing and Material Processing, 2016. doi: 10.1007/s40516-016-0027-6
R. K. Singh, S. Singh, E. Suresh, R. Kant, Ankur Gupta, Shantanu Bhattacharya, "A novel solenoidal micro-valve for embedded micro-fluidic applications", Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2015, doi 10.1007/s10404-015-1543-y.
P. Chauhan, A. Rai, Ankur Gupta, S. Bhattacharya, "Enhanced photocatalytic performance of ZnO nanoarchitectures", Material Research Express, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aa6d31
Ankur Gupta, M. Nayak, S. Bhattacharya, “Antibody immobilization over ZnO nanobundles for biosensor applications”, Materials research society (MRS Spring Exhibit 2014) held at San Francisco, California, USA, (April 21st -25th, 2014).
Ankur Gupta, S. Bhattacharya*, "Antimicrobial investigation of ZnO-HAP based composite for biomedical applications", 2nd International Materials, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC-2015) held at Bali, Indonesia. (04-06 February 2015).
Ankur Gupta*, S. Bhattacharya, ”Biological immobilization over nano porous organosilicate film”, Asian Congress of Biotechnology (ACB), held at IIT Delhi. (15-19 December 2013).
Ankur Gupta*, S. Bhattacharya, "Fabrication of ultra low refractive index nano porous silica film and its characterization”, delivered a presentation in “Asia Academic Seminar on Manufacturing Design and innovation” held in IIT Bombay (December 3, 2012).
Ankur Gupta*, S.P Tewari, “Effect of welding parameters on the weldability of mild steel”, International conference on Mechanical Engineering and Technology, (COMET 2010) held in I.I.T. BHU, (January 29-31, 2010).
Avinash Kumar, R. Kant*, Ankur Gupta, S. Bhattacharya, “Fabrication and Optimization of CO2 Laser Machined Photo Mask for Photo Lithography Process", Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovations in Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India, (December 5-7, 2012).
Ankur Gupta*, S. Bhattacharya, “Zinc Oxide Nanostructures over Nanoporous Silica as a template and its characterization", International Conference on Multi criteria optimization and advanced manufacturing processes“ organized by UK- India Education Research initiatives (UKIERI), IIT Kanpur, India (October 1-5, 2012).
Ankur Gupta*, S. Bhattacharya, “High aspect ZnO nano structures based Hydrogen sensing”, International conference on recent trends in Applied Physics and material Science, Bikaner, India (February 1-3, 2013).
R. Kant*, Ankur Gupta, S. Bhattacharya, “CO2 laser machining based PMMA device for microfluidic applications”, AIMTDR, held at IIT Guwahati, December 2014.
Academic Honors & Awards
Selected by DST for participation in "BRICS Young Scientist Conclave" to be held from 11-15 July 2017 at Hangzhou, China.
ISEES Young Scientist Award-2017.
Selected as one of the research scholars from INDIA for Canada- DST sponsored program for presenting research work at NINT, University of Alberta, CANADA in the area of Nanofabrication and Characterization, May 2013.
Won first prize in poster competition organized by Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) chapter in IIT Kanpur, 2013.
Won first prize in "Artistic Micrographic Contest" jointly organized by Materials Advantage and Institute of Metals in IIT Kanpur, March, 2014.
Micrograph selected from IIT Kanpur for exhibition in International conference on Automotive Materials and Manufacturing 2014".
Awarded DST (Department of Science and Technology) travel grant for Young Scientist/ Research scholar for presenting paper in Material Research Society, San Francisco, USA.
Research cash award granted (two times) by IIT Kanpur for publishing work in reputed Journal in 2014 and 2015.
“A process for the production of high surface area nano metal oxides”, Patent application no. 472/DEL/2014.
Current Research Activities
Research topics based on Micro-manufacturing
vDevelopment of Micro electro-spark deposition setup and related study (M. Tech. Student: Puspak Rout)
vDesign and Development of Micro-electroforming setup (Student : Vaibhav )
vDevelopment of Micro-drilling setup (Student : Sudip Singh)
Research topics based on Sensors/Nanotechnology
vDevelopment of wireless gas sensing setup (M. Tech student: Pramod Kumar, P. Parida, B. Tech. student: S. Prakash)
v Instrumentation for Gas sensor (Student: Adit)
vDye degradation study based on Photocatalysis through nanotechnology route (Student: Satyam Kumar, Bharat Kumar)
Membership of Professional Bodies
•Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)
•Life time member of "Society of Energy & Environmental Sustainability" (SEEC)
Reviewer of Journals
•Lasers in Manufacturing and Material Processing (Springer)
• Editor and reviewer of Journal of Energy, Environmental Sustainibility (Springer)
Administrative Responsibilities at IIT Bhubaneswar
Faculty Advisor, Social & Cultural Activities, IIT Bhubaneswar.