Dr. Ashutosh Pandey

Dr. Ashutosh Pandey

Department of Chemistry
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, India-211004
E-mail: apandey[at]mnnit[dot]ac[dot]in
Telephone: 0532 2271276(O)

Research Publications


Optical biosensor and a method of preparation and its application thereof for detection of Salmonella typhi Filed Patent Application No.: 201611019611; dated 07.06.2016
A process optimization using Bacillus licheniformis lab isolate for conversion of corn starch to near theoretical yield of biohydrogen production Filed Patent Application No.: 201711023786; dated 06.07.2017
Synthesis and characterization of a composite CuO@Zn-2PTZ {Zn-2-PTZ=bis[5-(2-pyridyltetrazolato)]diaquazinc(II)} for photo-catalytic degradation of MB, MO and mixed MB/MO dyes in sunlight. Chemistry Select (Wiley –VCH Impact factor 2.307), 2023, 8, e202302893, Deepak Kumar, Ashutosh Pandey


Concepts and different strategies of fermentative hydrogen production Lambert Publishing ISBN 978-613-7-33447-8


A shutosh Pandey; Gupta, Vishnu D. and Noth, Heinrich 1999. Synthesis and characterization of the heterometallic aggregate Pb2Al4(3-O)(4-O)(-OiPr)9(OiPr)3(-OAc)3. EuropeanJ.InorganicChemistry(WileyVCH)1291-1293, 1999.
Ashutosh Pandey; Gupta, V.D. and Noth, H. 2000. Synthesis and solid-state characterization of Isopropoxy Carboxylate Clusters of TiIV. European J. Inorganic Chemistry,(WileyVCH),1351-1357, 2000
B.D. Gupta; Qanungo K. Yamuna, R.; Ashutosh Pandey, Tewari, U., Singh V T. Barclay and W. Cordes ,Synthesis, Characterization and Cis-Trans Influence in Organocobaloximes with nioxime. J. of Organometallic Chem.( Elsevier) , 608, 106-114, 2000.
Anjana Pandey and Ashutosh Pandey Enhancement of hydrogen production by coupled microbes and effect of reducing agents on hydrogen production by microorganisms within reverse micelles, International J of Hydrogen Energy. 2005 (Elsevier, HE1971)
Ashutosh Pandey, Archana Pandey, Priya Srivastava and Anjana Pandey Using reverse micelles as microreactor for hydrogen production by coupled systems of Nostoc/R. palustris and Anabaena/R. palustris, 2006 World journal of microbiology and biotechnology ( Springer Publications) Vol. 23, No.2, 269-274.
Ashutosh Pandey; Pandey, Anjana; Mukesh and Verma, H.C. 2006: Synthesis and characterization of Eu3+/Y2O3 nanophosphors by sol-gel process using an alkoxide precursor. Materials Chemistry & Physics (Elsevier) 96, 2006, 466-470.
Ashutosh Pandey, Anjana Pandey, Wolfgang J Parak and Peter Mayer Structural Characterization of zirconium isopropoxide precursors modified by di- and trichloroacetic acids Inorganica Chemica Acta ( Elsevier) 2006 ,359, 4511-4518.
Anjana Pandey and Ashutosh Pandey “Reverse micelles as mocroreactors for increaed hydrogen production.” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33, (2008), 273-278.
Ashutosh Pandey, M K Roy, Anjana Pandey, M Zanella, R Sperling, W. J. Parak, A. B. Samaddar, H.C. Verma, Chloroform- and Water-Soluble Sol–Gel Derived Eu+++/Y2O3 (Red) and Tb+++/Y2O3 (Green) Nanophosphors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Surface Modification. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOBIOSCIENCE, VOL. 8, NO. 1, MARCH 2009 pp. 43-50.
Ashutosh Pandey, Anjana Pandey, Peter Mayer, Wolfgang J. Parak and Arun B. Samaddar Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of a Hexanuclear GdIII Compound Gd6(µ3-OH)6(acac)12•1.25 CHCl3 as a Potential Precursor for Gd2O3 Nanomaterials Z. Naturforsch. 2009, 64b, 263 – 268.
Ashutosh Pandey, Anjana Pandey, Sadhana Singh, Peter Mayer and Wolfgang J. Parak Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of a Hexanuclear TiIV Compound Ti6 (μ2-O)2(μ3-O)2(μ2-OC4H9)2 (OC4H9)6(OOCCHCl2)8, Z. Naturforsch. 2009 65b, 1 – 5.
Sadhana Singh, Ashutosh Pandey and Peter Mayer, Synthesis, crystal structure and photoluminescence property of a Cd(II) framework complex [Cd(2-PTZ)2(H2O)2] {2-PTZ = 5-(2-pyridyl tetrazolate)}, IJC-A Vol.49A(10) [October 2010], p.p. 1345-1348.
Samar Layek ; Anjana Pandey ; Ashutosh Pandey ; H.C. Verma, Synthesis of γ–Fe2O3 nanoparticles with crystallographic and magnetic texture, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol 2, issue 8, pp.33-39, 2010.
Anjana Pandey, Anand Srivastava and Ashutosh Pandey, International Journal of Innovation in biological and Chemical Sciences, Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans: A bioleaching bacteria for better iron(II) oxidation ability, Vol. 1, 32-37, 2011.
D.K. Gupta, S. Singh, Peter Mayer, Ashutosh Pandey, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structure and Photoluminescent Property of a novel Sodium-pyrazinyltetrazole framework compound, Inorganic Chemistry Communications(Elsevier), 14, pp1485–1488, 2011.
M. Tripathi, R. Upadhaya, and Ashutosh Pandey Semiconductor photoelectrochemical solar cells based on admixing of nano materials for renewable energy, International Journal of Ambient Energy 33, 4,171-176 (2012).
Thiyagarajan Govindasami, Anjana Pandey, Nithya Palanivelu, Ashutosh Pandey, Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Biologically Important Vanillin Related Hydrazone Derivatives, IJOC, Vol 1, No.3, 71-77 2011.
R. P. singh, Kiran Gupta, Ashutosh Pandey and Anjana Pandey, Synthesis and characterization of Eu+++ doped Y2O3 (red phosphor) and Tb+++ doped Y2O3 (green phosphor) by hydrothermal processes, World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering Vo. 2 No. 1 13-18 , 2012
An efficient synthesis of biologically active pyrazine linked novel hydrazones,G. Thiyagrajan, P Nithya, D. K. Gupta and Ashutosh Pandey, Biologically Active Molecules, March 2012, 463-467.
Mridula Tripathi, Ruby Upadhyay, Ashutosh Pandey and P. K. Dubey, Natural dye based photoelectrode for improvement of Solar Cell performance, Ionics, 19:1179-1183, 2013.
G Thiyagarajan, Ashutosh Pandey, Peter Mayer, A Thamaraichelvan, Microwave synthesis, crystal structure and spectroscopic investigations of 2-{[(2E)-(2-chlorobenzylidene) hydrazine] carbonyl} benzenesulfonamide and 2-({[(2E)-2-[4-(dimethylamino) benzylidene] hydrazine} carbonyl) benzenesulfonamide, Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec. B, Vo. 53 B, 200-207, 2014 . 0.648 (SCI )
S Singh, D K Gupta, H Noeth, Ashutosh Pandey, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescent Property of a Trinucleated Cadmium (II) Coordination Polymer Involving in Situ Ligand Reaction Volume 43, Issue 2 Page 82-90 Feb. 2013 0.513
Kiran Gupta, R. P. Singh, Ashutosh Pandey, Anjana Pandey, Photocatalytic antibacterial performance of TiO2 and Ag-doped TiO2 against S. aureus. P. aeruginosa and E. coli, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 4, 345–351, 2013.
Subia Ambreen. Kiran Gupta. Sadhana Singh. D.K. Gupta. Stephane Daniele. N.D. Pandey. Ashutosh Pandey, Synthesis and structural characterization of some titanium butoxides modified with chloroacetic acids, Transition Metal Chemistry, Aug 2013 (2013) Volume 38 Issue 8 :835–841.
Mridula Tripathi, Ruby Upadhyaya, , and Ashutosh Pandey Novel Dye Based Photoelectrode for Improvement of Solar Cell Conversion Efficiency, Applied Solar Energy, Jan. 2013, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 54–57. Not SCI ISSN:0003-701X scopus indexed
Ruby Upadhyay, Mridula Tripathi, and Ashutosh Pandey, Surface Modification of Semiconductor Photoelectrodes for Better Photoelectrochemical Performance, High Energy Chemistry, 2013, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 308–314.
G. Thiyagarajan H. S. P. Rao A. Thamaraichelvan ,Peter Mayer ,Ashutosh Pandey, Convenient synthesis, antibacterial activity, and crystal structure of some biologically important hydrazinecarbonyl benzenesulfonamides, 2015, Research on Chemical Intermediates (Springer), 41:3949–3970
Ruby Upadhyay , Mridula Tripathi, Priyanka Chawla, Ashutosh Pandey, Performance of CeO2–TiO2-admixed photoelectrode for natural dye-sensitized solar cell, J Solid State Electrochem, 2014, Vol.18 (7), pp.1889-1892 SCI journal
Kiran Gupta, Peter Mayer, Ashutosh Pandey ,Synthesis and Structure of an Aluminum Bis(3-chloropentanedionate) Isopropoxide: [Al(mu-OiPr)(3-Clacac)2]2 Z. Naturforsch. B, 2014, 69b, 799 – 803
Subia Ambreen., Peter Mayer, N.D. Pandey. Ashutosh Pandey, Characterization and photocatalytic study of tantalum oxide nanoparticles prepared by the hydrolysis of tantalum-oxo-ethoxide Ta8(μ3-O)2(μ-O)8(μ-OEt)6(OEt)14" Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2014, 5, 1082–1090.
Anjana Pandey, K. Gupta,Ashutosh Pandey Effect of nanosized TiO2 on photo-fermentation by Rhodobacter sphaeroides NMBL-02, 2015, 72,273-279 Biomass & Bioenergy. Impact factor: 3.394
Mohd. Danish, Subia Ambreen, Arti Chauhan, Ashutosh Pandey, Optimization and comparative evaluation of optical and photocatalytic properties of TiO2 thin films prepared via sol–gel method, 2015, Volume: 19 Issue: 5 Pages: 557-562, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society. Impact factor: 2.523
Arti Chouhan, Peter Mayer & Ashutosh Pandey, A comparative study of the morphologies and photocatalytic performances of Bis[5-(2-pyridyltetrazolato)]diaquazinc(II) framework synthesized by hydrothermal and microwave methods, 2015, In Press, Indian Journal of Chemisry, 54A, July 2015, 851-857. Impact factor 0.851
Arti Chouhan, Peter Mayer & Ashutosh Pandey, Synthesis, crystal structure, photoluminescence and photocatalytic property of a new three dimensional Zinc(II) tetrazole framework, Volume 127, Issue 9 (2015), Page 1599-1606, Journal of Chemical Sciences (Springer). Impact factor: 1.191
Arti Chouhan, Ashutosh Pandey. Metal Organic Framework [Cd3(OH)2Cl2(4-PTZ)2] for the decolorization of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution. Discovery, 2015, 40(183), 144-150 not scopus indexed
Mohammad Danish & Ashutosh Pandey "Influence of thickness and calcination under ammonia gas flow on topographical, optical and photocatalytic properties of Nb2O5 thin films prepared by sol-gel: A comparative study" Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2016, 27:6939–6946 Impact factor: 1.486
Arti Chouhan, Guillaume Pilet, Stéphane Daniele and Ashutosh Pandey” Shape controllable preparations of submicronic cadmium tetrazole-based MOFs via solvothermal or microwave-assisted methods and their photocatalytic studies” Volume 35, Issue 2, February, 2017, Pages 209–216 Chinese Journal of Chemistry (Wiley – VCH) 2016.Impact factor 1.35
Mohammad danish, Ashutosh Pandey, Mohd Omaish Ansari; Asim Jilani"Influence of ammonolysis, Cu-incorporation and film thickness on structure, optical and photocatalytic properties of Ta2O5 thin films fabricated via sol-gel: A comparative study" (DOI: 10.1007/s10854-017-6379-7) " Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28(9), 6812-6822, 2017, Impact factor: 1.486
S. Ambreen, Mohd. Danish, N. D. Pandey, Ashutosh Pandey Investigation of the photocatalytic efficiency of tantalum alkoxy carboxylate-derived Ta 2 O 5 nanoparticles in rhodamine B removal Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2017, 8, 604–613.
Intensification of hydrogen production by B. licheniformis using kitchen waste as substrate Saumya Srivastava, Ashish Kumar, Ashutosh Pandey, Anjana Pandey International Journal of Hydrogen EnergyAugust 2017, Volume 42(Issue34) Pages, p.21659To – 21666
Exploitation of dark fermented effluent of cheese whey by co-culture of Rhodobacter sphaeroides and Bacillus firmus for photo-hydrogen production Anjana Pandey and Ashutosh Pandey Cellular and Molecular Biology 63(6) 93-99 July 2017
Effect of pH on optimization of photofermentative hydrogen production by co-culture of Rhodobacter sphaeroides NMBL-02 and Bacillus firmus NMBL-03 Anjana Pandey, Suman Dolly, Deepti Semwal and Ashutosh Pandey Cellular and Molecular Biology 63(6), 68-72,July 2017
Photochemical quenching of aqueous methylene blue by N, Nb co-doped TiO2 nanomaterials under visible light: a confirmatory UV/LC-MS study Kamini Gupta, Ashutosh Pandey and R P Singh , Meter. Exp. Res. 4, 125504 , 2017.
Kamini Gupta, Jatineder kumar, R. P. Singh, Anjana Pandey, Priya Rai and Ashutosh Pandey “Standardised nanostructured Ta/N-TiO2 for environmental contaminants: an efficient visible light induced photochemical quencher for dyes”; Materials Technology Advance Performance Materials ; Pages 765-775 , 2019.
Colorimetric Sensing of Methyl Parathion Using Nanozymatic Activity of Gold Nanoparticles, Pandey, Anjana; Srivastava, Saumya; Gayatri; Rai, Priya; Pandey, Ashutosh Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, Volume 12, Number 2, February 2020, pp. 232-241(1)
Photocatalytic antibacterial performance of TiO2 and Ag-doped TiO2 against S. aureus. P. aeruginosa and E. coli, Kiran Gupta , R. P. Singh , Ashutosh Pandey and Anjana Pandey, J. Nanotechnol. 2020, 11, 547–549.
Fabrication of tantalum oxyfluoride and oxynitride thin films via ammonolysis of sol–gel processed tetraethoxo (b-diketonato) tantalum (V) precursors for enhanced photocatalytic activity Mohd. Danish , Ashutosh Pandey,* ,Aftab Aslam Parwaz Khan and Abdullah M. Asiri, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2021) 32:10564–10578
Effect of chelation in alkoxide precursors of niobium oxide nanoparticles on photochemical degradation of rhodamine B Subia Ambreen N. D. Pandey Arti Chouhan Hemaunt Kumar Ashutosh Pandey Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology (2021) 98:319–334
Evaluation of low cost immobilized support matrices in augmentation of biohydrogen potential in dark fermentation process using B. licheniformis AP1, Priya Rai , Ashutosh Pandey , Anjana Pandey ,* Fuel 310 (2022) 122275
. Syntheses and characterizations of calcium and strontium based coordination compounds with the 5-(2-pyridyl)tetrazolate ligand, respectively exhibiting extended 1 D and 2 D structures Deepak Kumar , Arti Chouhan , Erwann Jeanneau , Shashank Mishra , Ashutosh Pandey Journal of Molecular Structure, 1260,(2022), 132757.
Synthesis and Structure of 3D Bis[5-(2-pyridyl)tetrazolato]diquacopper(II) Framework: One-pot Facile Fabrication of a Series of Catalysts Towards Dye Degradation in Sunlight. Dr. Arti Chouhan, Deepak Kumar, Dr. Guillaume Pilet, Dr. Stéphane Daniele , Dr. Ashutosh Pandey, Chemistry Select (Wiley –VCH Impact factor 2.307) (2022), Volume 7, e202202894. October 2022
Exploring the potential of Bacillus licheniformis AP1 for fermentive biohydrogen production using starch substrate: BBD based process parameter optimization, Neha Singh , Priya Rai , Ashutosh Pandey , Anjana Pandey , Fuel, 309 (2022), 123668. Q1
Hydrogen production by sequential dark and photofermentation using wet biomass hydrolysate of Spirulina platensis: Response surface methodological approach, Anjana Pandey , Pallavi Sinha , Ashutosh Pandey , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 4 6 ( 2021 ) 7137e7146 Q1

Conference Proceedings:

Ashutosh Pandey, Arun B. Samaddar Dye Sensitized Photo Volataic Devices: An Answer To The Daunting Challenge Of Future Energy Crisis, Advances in Energy Research- 2006 Organized by Energy System Engg IIT Bombay, December 4- 5, 2006, Page 497-502 ISBN 10 0230630065 ISBN 13 9780230630062
Anjana Pandey, Ashutosh Pandey,Transition metal mediated energy conversion cycles for splitting of water and other small molecules, Advances in Energy Research- 2006 Organized by Energy System Engg IIT Bombay, December 4- 5, 2006, Page 497-502 ISBN 10 0230630065 ISBN 13 9780230630062
S. Ambreen, Mohd. Danish, N.D. Pandey, AshutoshPandey,A comparative study of sizes of TiO2 nanoparticles as solids and in chloroform dispersions,International Conf. on Environment, Health and Industrial Biotechnology (Biosangam 2013),144-146, ISBN-978-93-83083-41-1
Arti Chouhan, Ashutosh Pandey, Morphological comparison of metal-organic frameworks synthesized by Microwave assisted and conventional hydrothermal methods, International Conf. on Environment, Health and Industrial Biotechnology (Biosangam) 2013, 307-310, ISBN-978-93-83083-41-1
Arti Chouhan, Ashutosh Pandey, A comparative study of morphologies of a Zn tetrazole framework synthesized by microwave and hydrothermal methods, International conf. ICMMSA -2014,MNNIT Allahabad, Dec. 22-24, 2014, 9-12, , ISBN(13):978-93-392-2019-8 ISBN(10): 93-392-2019-6
M. Danish, S. Ambreen & Ashutosh Pandey, Effect of thickness on structural and optical properties of Nb2O5 thin films prepared via sol gelInternational conf. ICMMSA -2014,MNNIT Allahabad, Dec. 22-24, 2014, 9-12, , ISBN(13):978-93-392-2019-8 ISBN(10): 93-392-2019-6