Faculty At Physics Department



Dev Kumar Mahato
Dev Kumar Mahato
Ex-Head & Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Advanced Ceramics, Smart Materials for Sensors and Actuators, Nano & bulk functional Materials.
Email :- devk@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-+91-612-2371715*163

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Engineering Physics (1PH101, 2PH101)
  2. Materials Science and Technology (3PH103)
  3. Materials Science (5PH118)
  4. Modern Optics (6PH123)
  5. Engineering Physics Lab
Educational Qualification
  1. Award/ Fellowship - Summer Research Fellowship Award, Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore, (SRFP-2014). - 2014
  2. Ph.D - Ranchi University in association with NIT JSR and NML JSR - 2004
  3. M.Sc.(Physics) - Ranchi University - 1993
  4. B.Sc.( Hons.) in Physics - Ranchi University - 1990
    Memberships & Society
    1. The Indian Society for Technical Education, Life member (LM 51240)
    2. Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Life member (L 6432)
    3. Indian Association of Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists (ISCAS), Life member (LM-409)
    4. Orissa Physical Society, Life member (LM220)
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Teaching- B.Tech and M.Sc. students
      2. Member of Departmental purchase committee
      3. . Member of DRC & DSC, Department of Physics, NIT Patna
      4. Ph. D. Coordinator
      5. XRD Lab In-Charge
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. HOD, Department of Physics, NIT Patna
        2. Asst. Warden, Baghmati hostel NIT Patna
        3. Course Coordinator, Integrated M.Sc. Physics
        4. Library committee
        5. Member of DRC, ECE Department, NIT Patna
          Work Experiences
          1. NML (CSIR) Jamshedpur (Project fellow)
          2. Padmanava College of Engineering, Rourkela (Sr. Lecturee)
          3. National Institute of Technology Patna, Patna (Asst. Professor)
          4. Total 15 years teaching experience
            Books
            1. Engineering Physics, Dev K. Mahato, In progress.
              Journals
              1. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Electrical conductivity and dielectric relaxation in Pr2CoZrO6 double perovskite. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 634(06), January - 2015,246-252, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.01.098.
              2. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Impedance study of rare earth complex perovskite Pr2CuZrO6 ceramics. Advances in Materials Science and Technologies, LAP LAMBERT publishing company, Berlin, Germany. - 2013,82-91, ISBN number of the book is 978-3-659-38098-3.
              3. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Electrical impedance and electric modulus approach of double perovskite Pr2ZnZrO6 ceramics. Mat. Sci.: Mat. In Electronics . 24(11) - 2013,4399-4405, 10.1007/s10854-013-1416-7.
              4. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Electrical properties and scaling behaviour of rare earth based Ho2CoZrO6 double perovskite ceramics. Mat. Res. Bull. 47(12) - 2012,4226-4232, 10.1016/j.materresbull.2012.09.028.
              5. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Synthesis and electric characterization of rare earth double perovskite Ho2CdZrO6 ceramics. Journal of Electroceramics. 29(2) - 2012,99-105, 10.1007/s10832-012-9751-2.
              6. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation in a new double perovskite oxide Ho2MgZrO6. Solid State Sciences. 14(1) - 2012,21-25, 10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2011.10.009.
              7. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric Properties of Rare Earth Based Double perovskite Oxide Ho2NiTiO6. Functional materials, MACMILLAN Advanced Research Series. , 12th Dec. - 2011,76-80, .
              8. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric properties Of Double perovskite Ho2CuZrO6. Proc. 55th DAE SSP symposium 2010, AIP Con. Proc.1349. - 2011,947-948, .
              9. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation and ac conductivity of double perovskite Ho2ZnTiO6. Indian J. of Pure and Applied Physics. 49, September - 2011,613-618, 10.1016/j.physb.2011.04.012.
              10. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation in double perovskite oxide, Ho2CdTiO6. Bull. Mater. Sci. 120(4), June - 2011,455-462, 10.1007/s12034-011-0109-1 .
              11. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta, N. Kumar and T.P. Sinha, Electrcal properties of double perovskite oxide Ho2CuZrO6. Physica Scripta . 84(1), July - 2011,015602-4, 10.1088/0031-8949/84/01/015602.
              12. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation and ac conductivity of double perovskite oxide Ho2ZnZrO6. Physica B. 406 - 2011,2703-2078, .
              13. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Impedance Spectroscopy analysis of double perovskite Ho2NiTiO6. J. Mat. Sci. 45(24) - 2010,6757-6762, .
              14. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary, Structural and Dielectric Characteristics of Ba doped PLZT ceramics. Bulletin of Orissa Physical Society. , 14th Feb. - 2007,52-58, .
              15. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, and S.C. Srivastava, Dielectric and Piezoelectric Behaviour of spray Dried Pb1-3x/2 Smx(Zr0.53 Ti0.47)O3 Ceramic system. J. Applied Science . 6(3) - 2006,716-720, 10.3923/jas.2006.716.720.
              16. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary and S.C. Srivastava, Dielectric behaviors of spray dried Pb0.98 (La1-x/3 Nax)0.02 (Zrx Ti1-x)0.9950O3 system. J. Mat. Sci. . 40(2), January - 2005,381-386, 10.1007/s10853-005-6094-2 .
              17. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, A.K. Bhattamishra and S.C. Srivastava, Synthesis and characterisation of some PLNZT ceramics. J. Mat. Sci Mat. in Electronics. 15(9), SEPT. - 2004,575-578, 10.1023/B:JMSE.0000036035.13186.37.
              18. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, Piezoelectric characteristic of spray dried PLZT ceramics modified by sodium. J. Mat. Sci. Letters. 39(11) - 2004,3779-3781, 10.1023/B:JMSC.0000030737.89297.25.
              19. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, N.N. Das and S.C. Srivastava, Thermal behaviour of PLNZT ceramics. Indian J. Pure and Applied Physics. 41 - 2003,767-770, .
              20. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary and S.C. Srivastava , Effect of Na on microstructure, dielectric and piezoelectric properties of PZT ceramics. J. Mat. Sci. Letters. 22(22) - 2003,1613-1615, 10.1023/A:1026396710879.
              21. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary and S.C. Srivastava , Sintering, microstructure and some dielectric properties of spray dried PLNZT ceramics. J. Met. Mater. Sci. . 44(2) - 2002,103-107, .
              22. S. C. Srivastava, P. N. Mishra and Dev K. Mahato, Determination of the combined state of atoms of lighter elements with the help of X-ray flurescence spectrometry. J. Met. Mater. Sci. . 43(3) - 2002,51-58, .
              23. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, M.K. Mohanta, S.C. Srivastava, Phase Characterisation of PZT type ceramics prepared by spray drying technique. J. Met. Mater. Sci.. 43(3) - 2001,197-202, .
                International Conferences
                1. 1. Dev K. Mahato, Electrical characterization of double perovskite Praseodymium Zinc Zirconate Ceramics, First International Conference on Advanced Nanocomposite for Construction Materials (ICNC-2013) .  Invited Talks, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala, India,12-14 March - 2013, Organised by Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNN) Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala, India & Institute of infrastructure Engineering and sustainable Management, Universiti Teknology Mara, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malasia .
                2. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric behaviour of Ho2CdZrO6 double perovskite, International Conference and workshop on Nanostructured Ceramics and other Nanomaterials (ICWNCN) .  Department of Physics & Astrophysics, university of Delhi, Delhi ,13-16 March - 2012, Abstracts & Souvenier volume..
                3. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric Properties of Rare Earth Based Double perovskite Oxide Ho2NiTiO6, International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM-2011) .  Department of Physics, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore,12-16 Dec. - 2011, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                4. 12. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric properties of double perovskite Ho2CuZrO6, 55th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.  Organised by Manipal University, Manipal,Dec 2630- - 2010, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                5. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation in Double perovskite Ho2ZnTiO6, Interational conference on Electroceramic (ICE- 2009).  Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, New Delhi ,13-17 Dec - 2009, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                National Conferences
                1. Dev K. Mahato, National Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Application in Science & Engineering (MMASE-2013) .  Department of Mathematics, NIT Patna, Patna ,09-10 March - 2013, .
                2. Dev K. Mahato, A MHRD sponsored 2-days awareness workshop on national mission on Education through information & communication technology (NMEICT) .  ECE Department, NIT Patna, Patna,06-07 June - 2013, .
                3. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Impedance study and scaling behaviour of rare earth based Pr2CuZrO6 double perovskite ceramics, National Conference on Advances in materials science and Technologies.  Department of Physics, Kakataya University, Warangal,19-21 Nov - 2012, Abstracts & Souvenier volume.
                4. Dev K. Mahato and T.P. Sinha, Electrical behaviour of rare earth based Ho2CoZrO6 double perovskite ceramics, XVII National seminar on Ferroelectrics & dielectrics (NSFD-2012) .  Department of Physics, ITER, Sikhsa ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odihsa,17-21 Dec - 2012, Abstracts & Souvenier volume.
                5. Dev K. Mahato, A. Dutta and T.P. Sinha, Dielectric relaxation of a new rare earth double perovskite oxide Ho2ZnZrO6, National Conference on Sensors and Actuators: Science to Technology (NCSA-11) .  Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata (a unit of CSIR) & Sensor Hub (a unit sponsored by DST & CSIR) ,11-12 March - 2011, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                6. Dev K. Mahato, A UGC sponsored National Symposium on ‘Emerging Trends in Material Science (ETMS-2011).  Department of Physics & Department of Computer Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna.,27th Sept - 2011 , .
                7. Dev K. Mahato, , National Symposium on ‘Ethics in Science & Technology’.  Science Departments, Patna Women’s College, Patna ,Aug. 22 - 2009, Souvenier abstract volume..
                8. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary and S. C. Srivastava , Microstructure, Dielectric and Ferroelectric properties of PLBZT ceramic system, UGC sponsored National seminar on ‘Application of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  Department of Physics, Patna Women’s College, Patna ,Sept. 12 - 2008, Souvenier abstract volume..
                9. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary , Structural and Dielectric characteristics of Ba doped PLZT ceramics, XXIV convention of Orissa physical society and National seminar on Physics Education and Research… challenges ahead.  Ispat College, Rourkela (Orissa),10-11th Feb - 2007, Souvenier abstract volume.
                10. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary , National workshop (Sponsored by UGC) in Physics.  Department of Physics and Computer Science, Govt. Autonomous College, Rourkela (Orissa) ,12th Feb - 2007, .
                11. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary, Sintering characteristics of spray dried PSNZT ceramic system, National conference on Condensed Matter Days (CM – DAYS) – 2007.  Department of Physics, NIT Rourkela (Orissa). ,29-31 Aug. - 2007 , Souvenier abstract volume..
                12. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary , Dielecrtric and piezoelectric properties of PSZT ceramics prepared by spray drying technique, Research and development of chemistry in Academy and industry.  Department of Basic Science and Engineering, Padmanava College of Engineering, Rourkela - 2006, Souvenier abstract volume..
                13. Dev K. Mahato and R.K. Chaudhary, Smart Materials: “Synthesis and some Electrical Characterisation”, National Conference .  Dalmia College, Rajgangpur, Orissa,8-10 Feb. - 2006, Souvenier abstract volume..
                14. Dev K. Mohato, R.K. Chaudhary and S.C. Srivastava , Synthesis and characterisation of Sm modified PZT ceramics prepared by spray drying technique, National conference on physics of Electronic materials and Devices (PEMD-2005).  P.G. Department of Physics, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur - 2005, Souvenier Abstract volume.
                15. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, M.K. Mohanta, S.C. Srivastava , Co-existence of multiple phases in spray dried and calcined PZT-type materials, National Seminar on New Perspective in Ceramic Research and Industrial Development (NIPCRID 2002).  Department of Ceramic Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 2002, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                16. Dev K. Mahato, R.K. Chaudhary, M.K. Mohanta, S.C. Srivastava, Electrical and electromechanical properties of La and Na modified lead zirconate titanate, National Seminar on New Perspective in Ceramic Research and Industrial Development (NIPCRID 2002).  Department of Ceramic Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 2002, Souvenier volume of Abstracts.
                Professional Services
                1. Reviewer in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (IPP, UK), No.2
                2. Reviewer in Journal of Electroceramics (Springer), No. 1
                3. Reviewer in Bulletin of Materials science (Springer). No. 2
                4. Reviewer in Engineering Physics (Pearson), No. 1
                5. Reviewer in Physica B (Elsevier), No. 2
                Projects
                1. DRDO Research Project named "Development of Multifunctional Perovskite Materials for Device Applications", Grant no. ERIP/ER/1406036/M/01/1566, dated 18th March, 2015
                2. Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and applications by National Institute of Technology Patna for 5 days (4-8th March, 2014)
                Phd Students
                1. Moumin Rudra ( 2014 - Continue ).
                2. Radha Rani ( 2015 - Continue ).
                3. Digvijay Narayan Singh (DRDO JRF) ( 2015 - Continue ).