Tapas Kumar Mandal
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Solid State and Materials Chemistry, Photocatalytic, energy storage, magnetic and catalytic materials; Nanomaterials; Hydrogen energy
Educational Details
Professional Background
Administrative Positions


Honours and Awards

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Associate Scholars

Educational Details
Indian Institute of Science
Ph. D., Solid State Chemistry
Jadavpur University
M. Sc., Chemistry
Professional Background
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2011
Sikkim University
Post Doctoral Research Associate
01 Jan 2008 - 01 Jan 2010
University of Glasgow
Post Doctoral Associate
01 Jan 2006 - 01 Jan 2008
Rutgers University
Post Doctoral Researcher
01 Jan 2005 - 01 Jan 2006
University of New Orleans
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2019
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Administrative Positions
Warden, KIH
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2014
IIT Roorkee
"Layered and hybrid perovskites for sunlight-driven photocatalytic water splitting and decontamination" 16 Mar 2017 Chemical Sciences (Inorganic Chemistry) 44 lacs SERB None
"Catalytic oxidation of nitrogeneous aromatic compounds containing wastewater" 01 Jul 2014 Chemical Engineering (Environmental Remediation) 26 lacs DST Dr. V. C. Srivastava, DCE
Design and synthesis of novel layered oxides and oxyhalides: Potential visible-light photocatalysts for hydrogen production 01 Jul 2012 Materials Chemistry 4.75 lacs SRIC, IIT Roorkee

Honors And Awards
Govt. of India
National Scholarship
N.C.E. Bengal & Jadavpur University
Washington Chapter Annual Scholarship
Jadavpur University
Award for Brilliance
National Magnetic Resonance Society (India)
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Life Member
Society for Materials Chemistry (India)
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Life Member
American Chemical Society, USA
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Quantum Chemistry, Symmetry & Group Theory ( CYN-501 )
Advanced Material Characterization Techniques ( CYN-703 )
Structure, Bonding and Properties of Solids ( CYN-518 )
Solid State Chemistry & Applications ( CYN-304 )
Development of New Layered Oxide and Oxyhalide Titanates for Solar Photocatalysis
26 Dec 2011 - 02 Sep 2016
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Gollapally Naresh
Energy Storage Materials: New Transition Metal Oxides, Oxy-fluorides and Phosphates
01 Jan 2013 - 24 Jan 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Nishant Gautam
Synthesis and Studies of New Titanates, Niobates and Tungstates with Layered Structure
16 Jul 2013 - 13 Sep 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sonia Rani
New Transition Metal Oxides by Topotactic Ion Exchange and their Magnetic Properties
17 Jul 2013 - 09 Sep 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Vandana Meena
New Triple and Quadruple Perovskite Oxides: Synthesis, Structure and Properties
15 Jul 2014 - 21 Sep 2020
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Lalit Kumar
Binary and Doped Manganese Oxides: Synthesis and their Application in Environmental Remediation
22 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2020
Other Supervisors: Prof. V C Srivastava, Scholar: Vijay Alwera
Novel Layered Titanates and Niobates: Applications in Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants and Water Splitting
29 Jul 2015 - 23 Mar 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Jaideep Malik
Functional Materials: Recent Trends & Future Prospects
20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
Green Chemistry for Cleaner Technology
09 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
Novel Correlated Electronic Materials
08 Mar 2014 - 08 Mar 2014
International Symposium on Solid State Chemistry
01 Dec 2016 - 03 Dec 2016
IIT Roorkee
International Conference in Structural and Inorganic Chemistry-II (ICSIC-II)
18 Mar 2019 - 19 Mar 2019
Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry-XVI
03 Jan 2015 - 05 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry-XV
13 Dec 2013 - 16 Dec 2013
IIT Roorkee
New Oxides for Solar Photocatalysis and Energy Storage
20 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018
National Magnetic Resonance Society Symposium-13
03 Feb 2013 - 06 Feb 2013
Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry-XIV
10 Dec 2011 - 13 Dec 2011
42nd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress
02 Aug 2009 - 07 Aug 2009
University of Glasgow
Universities of Scotland Inorganic Conference
11 Sep 2008 - 12 Sep 2008
SSCU Silver Jubilee International Symposium on Solid State and Materials Chemistry
04 Dec 2001 - 07 Dec 2001
Indian Institute of Science
International Conference on Recent Developments in Organic and Applied Chemsitry-2020
06 Jul 2020 - 07 Jul 2020
Metal Oxide Functional Materials
23 May 2019 - 23 May 2019
Structural characterization: X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy
24 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
Layered Titanates, Vanadates and Phosphates: Applications in Photocatalysis and Energy Storage
05 May 2017 - 06 May 2017
Synthesis of Advanced Materials and Catalysts: Role of Green Chemistry
12 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
Solar Energy Harvesting for Cleaner Energy and Environmental Applications
11 Jan 2017 - 11 Jan 2017
X-Ray Diffraction for Structural Characterization of Materials
03 Jun 2016 - 03 Jun 2016
Cation Ordering in Highly Correlated Double Perovskite Oxides: An Experimental Perspective
08 Mar 2014 - 08 Mar 2014
Solid-state hydrogen storage: the state of the art and potential solutions
17 Feb 2010 - 17 Feb 2010
Books Authored

1. Transition Metal Oxides: Magnetoresistance and Half-metallicity

Tapas Kumar Mandal and Martha Greenblatt; in Inorganic Materials Series, (eds. D. W. Bruce, D. O’Hare and R. I. Walton), Volume 2: Functional Oxides, John Wiley & Sons, (2010), Page 257-293.

Refereed Journal Papers

Selected Publications:

From IIT Roorkee (2011 onwards)

13. Lalit Kumar, Joydeep Datta, Sujan Sen, Partha Pratim Ray and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Ambient pressure synthesis and properties of LaCu3Fe2TiSbO12: New A-site ordered ferrimagnetic quadruple perovskite, J. Solid State Chem., 302, 122433 (2021). 

12. Jaideep Malik, Shubham Kumar, Priya Srivastava, Monojit Bag and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Cation disorder and octahedral distortion control of internal electric field, band bending and carrier lifetime in Aurivillius perovskite solid-solutions for enhanced photocatalytic activity, Mater. Adv., 2, 4832 (2021).

11. Vandana Meena, Jaideep Malik and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Tri-α-PbO2-Type Fe-Sb Tungstate by Topotactic Ion Exchange of LiSbWO6, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 3, 2504 (2021).

10. Vijay Alwera, Seema Singh, Vimal C. Srivastava* and Tapas K. Mandal*, Manganese Trioxide with Various Morphologies: Applications in Catalytic Dye Degradation, ChemistrySelect, 5, 4674 (2020).

9. Sonia Rani, Gollapally Naresh and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Coupled substituted double-layer Aurivillius niobates: structures, magnetism and solar photocatalysis, Dalton Trans., 49, 1433 (2020).

8. Lalit Kumar, Joydeep Datta, Partha Pratim Ray and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Composition dependent 3C and 6H perovskites, A3MTiSbO9 (A = Sr, Ba; M = Mn, Co): Structural, magnetic and dielectric properties, J. Solid State Chem., 282, 121116 (2020).

7. Nishant Gautam, Raeesh Muhammad, Hari Raj, Anjan Sil, Paritosh Mohanty and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Multimodal mesopore hierarchy in Li3VO4 boosts electrochemical anode performance of lithium-ion batteries, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 290, 109669 (2019).

6. Vandana Meena and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Topotactic Ion Exchnage in a Three-Dimensional Close-Packed Trirutile Structure with an Octahedral Network, Inorg. Chem. (Communication), 58, 2921 (2019). 

5. Gollapally Naresh, Jaideep Malik, Vandana Meena and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, pH-Mediated Collective and Selective Solar Photocatalysis by a series of Layered Aurivillius Perovskites, ACS Omega, 3, 11104 (2018).

4. Ambikeshwar Pandey, Gollapally Naresh and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Sunlight responsive new Sillén-Aurivillius A1X1 hybrid layered oxyhalides with enhanced photocatalytic activity, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 161, 197 (2017).

3. Gollapally Naresh and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Efficient COD Removal Coinciding with Dye Decoloration by Five Layer Aurivillius Perovskites under Sunlight Irradiation, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 3, 2900 (2015).

2. Gollapally Naresh and Tapas Kumar Mandal*, Excellent Sun-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Activity by Aurivillius Layered Perovskites, Bi5-xLaxTi3FeO15 (x = 1, 2), ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces6, 21000 (2014).

1. H. Reardon, J. Hanlon, R. W. Hughes, A. Godula-Jopek, Tapas K. Mandal and Duncan H. Gregory*, Emerging concepts in solid-state hydrogen storage; The role of nanomaterials design, Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 5951 (2012).


From Rutgers University, USA & University of Glasgow, UK (2006 -2010) 

8. Tapas K. Mandal and Duncan H. Gregory*, Hydrogen storage materials: present scenarios and future directions, Annl. Rep. Sec. A (Inorg. Chem.), 105, 21 (2009).

7. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Mark Croft, Joke Hadermann, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Peter W. Stephens and Martha Greenblatt*, La2MnVO6 Double Perovskite: A Structural, Magnetic and X-Ray Absorption Investigation, J. Mater. Chem., 19, 4382 (2009).

6. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Claudia Felser, Martha Greenblatt and Jürgen Kübler*, Magnetic and electronic properties of double perovskites and estimation of their Curie temperatures by ab initio calculations,  Phys. Rev. B, 98, 134431 (2008).

5. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Artem M. Abakumov, Maxim V. Lobanov, Mark Croft, Viktor V. Poltavets and Martha Greenblatt*, Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of SrLaMnSbO6: A New B-site Ordered Double Perovskite, Chem. Mater., 20, 4653 (2008).

4. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Viktor V. Poltavets, Mark Croft and Martha Greenblatt*, Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of A2MnB'O6 (A = Ca, Sr; B' = Sb, Ta) Double Perovskites, J. Solid State Chem., 181, 2325 (2008). 

3. Viktor V. Poltavets, Konstantin A. Lokshin, Mark Croft, Tapas K. Mandal, Takeshi Egami and Martha Greenblatt*, Crystal structure of T'-type Ln4Ni3O8 (Ln = La, Nd) nickelates Inorg. Chem.46, 10887 (2007).

2. Tapas Kumar Mandal, Artem M. Abakumov,Joke Hadermann,Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Mark Croft and Martha Greenblatt*, Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of Sr1.31Co0.63Mn0.37O3: A Derivative of the Incommensurate Composite Hexagonal Perovskite Structure, Chem. Mater., 19, 6158 (2007).

1. Rohini Mani, P. Selvamani, Joby E. Joy, J. Gopalakrishnan* and Tapas Kumar Mandal, A Study of Ba3MIIMIVWO9 (MII = Ca, Zn; MIV = Ti, Zr) Perovskite Oxides: Competition between 3C and 6H Perovskite Structures, Inorg. Chem.46, 6661 (2007).


From Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (during PhD, 2000-2005) 

5. Tapas Kumar Mandal and J. Gopalakrishnan*, New route to ordered double perovskites: Synthesis of rock salt oxides, Li4MWO6, and their transformation to Sr2MWO6 (M = Mg, Mn, Fe, Ni) via metathesis, Chem. Mater., 17, 2310 (2005).

4. Tapas Kumar Mandal, L. Sebastian, J. Gopalakrishnan*, L. Abrams and J. B. Goodenough, Hydrogen uptake by barium manganite at atmospheric pressure, Mater. Res. Bull. 39, 2257 (2004).

3. Tapas Kumar Mandal and J. Gopalakrishnan*, From rocksalt to perovskite: A metathesis route for the synthesis of perovskite oxides of current interest, J. Mater. Chem., 14, 1273 (2004).

2. J. Gopalakrishnan, Z. Serpil Gönen, K. -S. Chang, Ichiro Takeuchi, T. K. Mandal, Bryan W. Eichhorn*, James C. Fettinger and Richard L. Greene, Synthesis and structure of La14V6CuO36.5: A transparent Cu(I) vanadate containing [OCuO]3- sticks J. Mater. Chem., 12, 3839 (2002). 

1. Tapas Kumar Mandal, N. Y. Vasanthacharya and J. Gopalakrishnan*, A novel metathesis route for the synthesis of La2CuO4 and its superconducting analogues: Synthesis of a new lithium- substituted derivative of La2CuO4J. Mater. Chem., 12, 635 (2002).