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Dr. Pradyot Datta
Senior Scientist

Bioceramics & Coating Division

Phone: 91-33-24233433
FAX: 91-33-24730957
E-mail: pdatta@cgcri.res.in

PhD (Material Science), Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

M. Tech (Materials & Metallurgical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

B.E (Metallurgy), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (Formerly B.E.College, Shibpur)

Dr. Datta Joined CGCRI on 01.06.2012

Research Interest
  • Alternative energy generation and storage
  • Synthesis of nanomaterials and composites
  • Non-oxide ceramics and composites

Professional Career
  • 01.06.2012-Present Senior Scientist, CSIR-CGCRI
  • 2008-2012 Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical System, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2007-2008, Scientific Co-worker, Technical University Clausthal, Germany
  • 1998-2000, Project Assistant, IIT Kanpur
  • 1995-1996, Research Assistant, B.E. College, Shibpur

  • National scholarship.
  • Institute scholarship from IIT-Kanpur for the Masters program.
  • Max-Planck Gesellschaft scholarship for PhD thesis, Germany.
  • Max-Planck Gesellschaft fellowship for postdoctoral research, Germany.
  • Guest Scientist, Technical University Clausthal, Germany.
  • Biography included in Marquis' who's who, published in November 2010.
  • Editorial Assistant (2010-2012), Chemical Engineering Science.
  • Outstanding reviewer certificate (2015) from Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Outstanding reviewer certificate (2015) from Journal of Power Sources.
  • Biography included in Marquis' who's who, published in January 2016.

Selected Publications
Summary: Publications in SCI journals (26), Conference (12), Book Chapter (2);
Selected Papers:
  1. Microstructural and chemical changes after high temperature electrolysis in solid oxide electrolysis cell, A. Mahata, P.Datta, R.N. Basu, J. Alloys Compds. 627 (2015) 244-250.
  2. Quantification of produced hydrogen production in cyclic water gas shift process with Mo stabilized iron oxide, P. Datta, L. Rihko-Struckmann, K. Sundmacher, Fuel Process. Technol. 128 (2014) 36-42.
  3. Redox cycle stability of mixed oxides used for hydrogen generation in the cyclic water gas shift process, P. Datta, Mat. Res. Bull. 48 (2013) 4008-4015.
  4. LaGaO3 -Ag cermet for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell cathodes, P. Majewski, P. Datta, Adv. Appl. Ceram. 111 (2012) 99-105.
  5. Influence of Mo on the stability of iron oxide materials for hydrogen production via cyclic water gas shift process, P. Datta, L. Rihko-Struckmann, K. Sundmacher, Mat. Chem. Phys. 129 (2011) 1089-1095.

Notable Research contribution
  • First report on the structural phase diagram of (La,Sr)(Ga,Mg)O3
  • Suggested means to predict and co-relate ionic conductivity of LSGM with crystal structure
  • Proposed new electrode materials for LSGM
  • Prepared duplex stainless steel using powder metallurgy

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