Dr. R. J. Tayade

Designation: Sr. Technical Officer (2)
Phone No:
2567760
Phone Ext. No: 7180
E-Mail: tayade[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities


Development of nanocrystalline photocatalytic materials and surfaces for environmental clean-up applications.Expertise: Tuned bandgap photocatalysts, Hydrothermal, Sol-gel synthesis, Photocatalysis


Expertise


Tuned bandgap photocatalysts, Hydrothermal, Sol-gel synthesis, Photocatalysis


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (2006 ONWARDS)

PATENT (1)

  1. Photocatalytic auto-cleaning process of stains; P. K. Ghosh, R. V. Jasra, D. B. Shukla, A. K. Bhatt, Rajesh J. Tayade; EP: 1831131 Granted date 23.11.2010. PCT:252476 Granted on 17.05.2012; US8343282B2 granted on 01.01.2013
     

PUBLICATIONS

SCI-Cited International Journals (46)

  1. Rutile phase dominant TiO2 formed by thermal treatment and its high photocatalytic activity under narrow spectrum ultraviolet light emitting diodes, K Natarajan, SN Thillai, HC Bajaj, RJ Tayade. Materials Research Express, 2019, 6,1, 015049
  2. Visible Light Driven Redox-mediator-free Dual Semiconductor Photocatalytic Systems for Pollutant Degradation and the Ambiguity in Applying Z-scheme Concept; TS Natarajan, KR Thampi*, RJ Tayade*, Applied Catalysis B: Env. 2018, 227, 296-311. (Impact factor: 9.446)
  3. Effective removal of organic pollutants using GeO 2/TiO 2 nanoparticle composites under direct sunlight; K Natarajan, HC Bajaj, RJ Tayade, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2018, 2, 741-751
  4. Direct sunlight driven photocatalytic activity of GeO2/monoclinic-BiVO4 nanoplate composites, Kalithasan Natarajan, Hari C. Bajaj, Rajesh J. Tayade*, Solar Energy, 2017, 148, 87-97 (Impact Factor: 4.018)
  5. Recent advances based on the synergetic effect of adsorption for removal of dyes from waste water using photocatalytic process, Subramanian Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj, Rajesh J Tayade*, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2017, 65, 201-222. (Impact Factor: 2.937)
  6. Synthesis of multiwall carbon nanotubes/TiO2 nanotube composites with enhanced photocatalytic decomposition efficiency, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Joon Yeob Lee, Hari C Bajaj, Wan-Kuen Jo, Rajesh J Tayade*, Catalysis Today, 2017, 282, 13-23 (Impact Factor: 4.636)
  7. Recovered spinel MnCo2O4 from spent lithium-ion batteries for enhanced electrocatalytic oxygen evolution in alkaline medium; S Natarajan, S Anantharaj, RJ Tayade, HC Bajaj, S Kundu,  Dalton Transactions 2017, 46 (41), 14382-14392 (Impact factor 4.029)
  8. Palmyra tuber peel derived activated carbon and anatase TiO2 nanotube based nanocomposites with enhanced photocatalytic performance in rhodamine 6G dye degradation, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj, Rajesh J Tayade*, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2016, 104, 346-357 (Impact Factor: 2.905)
  9. Facile synthesis of TiO2/ZnFe2O4 nanocomposite by sol-gel auto combustion method for superior visible light photocatalytic efficiency, Kalithasan Natarajan, Puspendra Singh, Hari Chand Bajaj, Rajesh Jagannath Tayade*, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016, 33, 6, 1788-1798 (Impact Factor: 2.323)
  10. Facile photocatalytic reactor development using nano-TiO2 immobilized mosquito net and energy efficient UVLED for industrial dyes effluent treatment, Wan-Kuen Jo, Rajesh J Tayade*, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2016,4, 1, 319-327
  11. Photocatalytic Degradation of Indigo Carmine Dye Using Hydrothermally Synthesized Anatase TiO2 Nanotubes under Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diode Irradiation, Kalithasan Natarajan, Rukshana I Kureshy, Hari C Bajaj, Rajesh J Tayade*, Materials Science Forum, 2016, 855,45-57
  12. Synthesis and characterization of ferrite-semiconductor nano composite for photocatalytic degradation of aqueous nitrobenzene solution, K. B. Modi, Kalithasan Natarajan, C. R. Kathad, S. J. Shah, P. Y. Raval, T. K. Pathak,, U. M. Meshiya, K. G. Vyas, H. C. Bajaj, and R. J. Tayade*, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1728, 020395 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4946446
  13. Direct Blue Dye Degradation Using Titanium Nanostructures Under Energy-Efficient UV-LED Irradiation , WK Jo, RJ Tayade*, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2016, 25.1,83-90 (Impact Factor: 1.094)
  14. Photocatalytic efficiency of Bismuth Oxyhalide (Cl, Br, I) nanoplates for RhB dye degradation under LED irradiation, K Natarajan, H. C. Bajaj, R. J. Tayade*, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2015, 34, 146-156 (        doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2015.11.003) (Impact Factor: 4.421)
  15. Photocatalytic H2 Production Using Semiconductor Nanomaterials via Water Splitting–An Overview, K. Natarajan, T. S. Natarajan, R. I. Kureshy, H. C. Bajaj, W. K. Jo, R. J. Tayade*, Advanced Materials Research 1116, 130-156, 2015
  16. Synthesis of homogeneous sphere-like Bi2WO6 nanostructure by silica protected calcinations with high visible-light-driven photocatalytic activity under direct sunlight; Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Hari C. Bajaj*, Rajesh J. Tayade*CrystEngComm 2015, 17 (5), 1037-1049, DOI: 10.1039/c4ce01839g (Impact Factor: 3.474)
  17. Efficient visible light active Polyaniline/TiO2 nanocomposite photocatalyst for degradation of Reactive Blue 4, Smita Masid, Rajesh Tayade, Nageswara N. Rao*, International Journal of Photocatalysis. Photon 119, 190-203.
  18. Iron-functionalized TiO2 on flexible glass fibers for photocatalysis of BTEX under visible or UV light irradiation, SB Yang, HH Chun, RJ Tayade*, WK Jo; Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 65 (2015) 365–373 (Impact factor: 1.613)
  19. Enhanced direct sunlight photocatalytic oxidation of methanol using nanocrystalline TiO2 calcined at different temperature, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Hari C. Bajaj, Rajesh J. Tayade*, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2014, 16 (11), 1-16 (Impact factor: 2.020)
  20. Preferential adsorption behavior of methylene blue dye onto surface hydroxyl group enriched TiO2 nanotube and its photocatalytic regeneration, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Hari C. Bajaj, Rajesh J. Tayade*, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2014, 433, 104-114. (Impact factor: 3.782)
  21. Synergetic effect of adsorption on degradation of malachite green dye under blue LED irradiation using spiral-shaped photocatalytic reactor, Wan-Kuen Jo, Gi Tae Park, Rajesh J. Tayade*, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2014, 90, (12) 2280-2289 DOI 10.1002/jctb.4547 (Impact factor: 3.135)
  22. Recent developments in photocatalytic dye degradation upon irradiation with energy-efficient light emitting diodes, Wan-Kuen Jo, and Rajesh J. Tayade*, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2014, 35, 1781–1792         (Top 24 Hottest article January-March 2015) (Impact factor:2.628 )
  23. Enhanced photocatalytic degradation of aqueous nitrobenzene using graphitic carbon-TiO2 composites, W.-K. Jo, Y. Won, I. Hwang, R. J. Tayade*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,  2014, 53  (9)  PP. 3455 - 3461  (Impact factor:2.843)
  24. New generation energy-efficient light source for photocatalysis: LEDs for environmental applications, W.-K. Jo, , R.J Tayade*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,  2014, 53  (6)  PP. 2073 – 2084 (Most Read Article-Jan-April 2014) (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  25. Ultrasound-assisted adsorption of Reactive Blue 21 dye on TiO2 in the presence of some rare earths (La, Ce, Pr & Gd) Pankaj*, Shikha Goyal, Prem Kishore Patnala and Rajesh Tayade, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2014, 92 (1), 41-51 (Impact factor: 1.356)
  26. Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Bismuth Doped TiO2 Nanotubes under Direct Sunlight Irradiation for Degradation of Rhodamine B Dye, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Kalithasan Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj andRajesh J Tayade*,Journal of Nanoparticle Research; (2013) 15:1669, ISSN: 1388-0764. (Impact factor:2.020)
  27. Photocatalytic degradation of aqueous nitrobenzene solution using nanocrystalline Mg-Mn ferrites, TK Pathak, NH Vasoya, TS Natarajan, KB Modi, RJ Tayade*, Materials Science Forum, 2013, 764, 116-129
  28. Metal Doped Titanium Dioxide: Synthesis and Effect of Metal Ions on Physico-Chemical and Photocatalytic Properties, SI Mogal, M Mishra, VG Gandhi, RJ Tayade, Materials Science Forum, 2013, 734, 364-378
  29. Study on Identification of Leather Industry Wastewater Constituents and its Photocatalytic Treatment, T. S. Natarajan,  K. Natarajan, H. C. Bajaj, R. J. Tayade*, Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech., 2013, 855-864
  30. Correlation of surface and photocatalytic properties of nanocrystalline TiO2 on the synthesis route; Manoj A. Lazar, Rajesh J. Tayade, H. C. Bajaj, R. V. Jasra*; Nano Hybrids, Vol. 1 (2012) pp 57-80
  31. Photocatalytic Reactor Based on UV-LED/TiO2 Coated Quartz tube for Degradation of Dyes; Kalithasan Natarajan, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj and Rajesh J Tayade*; Chemical Engineering Journal, 2011, 178, pp 40– 49 (Impact factor: 6.216)
  32. MIL-53(Al): An Efficient Adsorbent for the Removal of Nitrobenzene from Aqueous Solutions; Dinesh V. Patil, Phani B. Somayajulu Rallapalli, Ganga P. Dangi, Rajesh J. Tayade, Rajesh S. Somani, and Hari C. Bajaj*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,  2011, 50 (18), pp 10516–10524. (Impact factor: 2.843)
  33. Energy Efficient UV-LED Source and TiO2 Nanotube Array based Reactor for Photocatalytic Application; Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Kalithasan Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj and Rajesh J Tayade* Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2011, 50(13), 7753-7762 (Impact factor:2.843 )
  34. Study on UV-LED/TiO2 Process for Degradation of Rhodamine B Dye; Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan , molly Thomas, Kalithasan Natarajan, H. C. Bajaj and R. J. Tayade*, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2011, 169, P126-134 (Impact factor: 6.216)
  35. Photocatalytic Removal of Organic Contaminants From Water Exploiting Tuned Bandgap Photocatalysts; Rajesh J. Tayade, H. C. Bajaj, Raksh V. Jasra*; Desalination; 2011, 275, 160-165 (Impact factor: 5.527 )
  36. Photocatalytic degradation of textile dyes; Mahadwad, O.K., Jasra, R.V., Parikh, P.A., Tayade, R.J.; Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2010, 52, 3, P181-184
  37. TiO2 coated cenospheres as catalysts and their application for the photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue (MB), p-nitroaniline (PNA) n-decane and n-tridecane under solar irradiation; Praveen K. Surolia, Rajesh J. Tayade, R. V. Jasra, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2010, 49, 8908–8919 (Impact factor: 2.843)
  38. Synthesis and characterization of titanium dioxide nanotubes for photocatalytic degradation of aqueous nitrobenzene in the presence of sunlight, Rajesh J. Tayade*, D.L. Key*, Material Science Forum: Current Application of Polymers and Nano materials, 2010, 657, P62-74
  39. Photocatalytic Degradation of Nitrobenzene in an Aqueous System by Transition-Metal-Exchanged ETS-10 Zeolites; Praveen K. Suroliya, Rajesh J. Tayade, R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2010 49(8), 3961-3966 (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  40. Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue Dye Using Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes; Rajesh J. Tayade*, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, and Hari C. Bajaj, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 2009, 48, 10262–10267 (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  41. Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity by Silver Metal Ion Exchanged NaY Zeolite Photocatalysts for the Degradation of Organic Contaminants and Dyes in Aqueous Medium; Rajesh J. Tayade, Manoj A. Lazar, Praveen K. Suroliya, R. G. Kulkarni and R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2008, 47, 7545–51 (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  42. Photocatalytic degradation of 3,3’-dimethylbiphenyl-4,4’-diamine (ortho-tolidine) over nanocrystalline TiO2 synthesized by sol-gel, solution combustion and hydrothermal methods;  Praveen K. Surolia; Manoj A. Lazar; Rajesh J. Tayade; Raksh V Jasra*; Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2008; 47, 5847–5855 (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  43. Effect of  anion on the photocatalytic activity of Fe(III) salts impregnated TiO2,  Praveen K. Suroliya, Rajesh J. Tayade, R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research  2007; 46(19); 6196-6203,  (DOI: 10.1021/ie0702678)  (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  44. Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Encapsulated TiO2 in Zeolites NaY and HY for the Degradation of Methylene Blue in Water; Rajesh J. Tayade, R. G. Kulkarni and R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2007, 46(2), 369-376,  (DOI: 10.1021/ie060641o) -Most Accessed Article-Jan-Mar 2007 (Impact factor: 2.843 )
  45. Transition Metal Ion Impregnated Mesoporous TiO2 for Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Contaminants in Water; Rajesh J. Tayade, R. G. Kulkarni and R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 2006, 45(15), 5231-5238,  (DOI: 10.1021/ie051362o) - Most Accessed Article-Jul-Sep 2006 )  (Impact factor: 2.843)
  46. Photocatalytic Degradation of Dyes and Organic Contaminants in Water using Nanocrystalline Anatase and Rutile TiO2; Rajesh J. Tayade, Praveen K. Suroliya, R. G. Kulkarni and R. V. Jasra*, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2007; 8, 455-462  (doi:10.1016/j.stam.2007.05.006) – Top 25 Hottest articles- July-September 2007; October-December 2007; January-March 2008 (Impact factor: 3.513)
  47. Photocatalytic Degradation of Aqueous Nitrobenzene by Nanocrystalline TiO2; Rajesh J. Tayade, R. G. Kulkarni and R. V. Jasra*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2006; 45(3) pp 922 – 927, (DOI: 10.1021/ie051060m) –Most Accessed Article-Jan-Mar 2006 (Impact factor: 2.843)

 

Invited Book Chapters (6)

  1. An invited book chapter entitled as “Ultraviolet-Light Emitting Diode (UV-LED) Source Based Photocatalytic Reactors For Environmental Remediation”, authored by Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Kalithasan Natarajan, Hari C Bajaj and Rajesh J Tayade* is published in book entitled as “Advanced Functional Polymers and Composites: Materials, Devices and Allied Applications”, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, USA
  2. An invited book chapter entitled as “Photocatalytic H2 Production using Inorganic nanomaterials via water splitting – An overview”, authored by Kalithasan Natarajan, Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan, Rukshana. I. Kureshy, Hari C. Bajaj, W. K. Jo *, Rajesh J. Tayade*” is published in book entitled “Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Research” and it will be published as online volume of “Advanced Material Research” by ‘Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland.
  3. An invited book chapter entitled as “Photocatalysis: Present, past and future” authored by Thillai Sivakumar Natarajan and Rajesh J. Tayade* is submitted for the publication in the book entitled as “Organic and Inorganic Pollutants in Wastewater: Methods of Analysis, Removal and Treatment” and edited by Dr. Inamuddin, published by Materials Research Forum LLC. The USA
  4. An invited book chapter entitle as “Modeling and Optimization of Photocatalytic Degradation Process of 4-Chlorophenol using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) and Artificial Neural Network (ANN); authored by PS Patel, V Gandhi, MP Shah, TS Natarajan, K Natarajan, RJ Tayade; is published in book entitled as “Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications”, 405-432, published by Materials Research Forum LLC. The USA
  5. An invited book chapter entitled as “Enhanced Hydrogen Storage Properties of Hydrothermally Synthesized TiO2 Nanotube-multiwall Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite”; authored by Raj, M.C., Natarajan, T. S., Tayade, R. J., Bajaj, H. C.; is published in book entitled as “Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications”, 258-274, published by Materials Research Forum LLC. The USA
  6. Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2 Supported on Different Carbon Allotropes for Degradation of Pharmaceutical Organic Compound; authored by RJ Tayade, Jo, W. K.; is published in book entitled as “Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications”, 139-167, , published by Materials Research Forum LLC. The USA

  Recent Book Editions (6)

  1. Rajesh J. Tayade, Editor (2012) Book entitled " Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup" ISBN-13:978-3-03785-349-8, Published by Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland
  2. Rajesh J. Tayade, Editor (2012) Book entitled " Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-II, will be published by Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, ISBN-13: 978-3-03785-547-8
  3. Rajesh J. Tayade & Ajay Bansal, Editor (2013), Book entitled "Engineering Applications of  Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, will be published by Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, ISBN-13: 978-3-03785-701-4
  4. Rajesh J. Tayade, Editor (2013) Book entitled " Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-III" Published by Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-03785-745-8
  5. Rajesh J. Tayade, Editor (2016) Book entitled " Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-IV" Published by Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, ISBN:978-3-0357-1021-2
  6. Rajesh J. Tayade and Vimal Gandhi (Editors); Book entitled as “Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications” will be published by Materials Research Forum LLC, Millersville, PA, USA. (2018) ISBN:978-4-945291-58-6

List of Poster Presentation in national / international conferences/symposiums : 28 Ph. D. students under co-supervision:

  1. Mr. Sivakumar Thillai ( Ph. D. completed in 2014, AcSIR) Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Utilization of Photocatalytic Nanomaterials and Surfaces
  2. Mr. N. Kalithasan(Ph. D. completed in  2016, AcSIR) Title: Semiconductor Nanomaterials: synthesis, characterization and its photocatalytic application using Light Emitting Diode (LED) irradiation
  3. Mr. Kiran Varma (Ph. D. Student registered at Dharamsinh Desai Instuttue of Technology, Nadiyad in 2018, Continue)

Grants:

  • Fast Track Young Scientist Research Grant for the project entitled as “: Design and fabrication of UV-LED based photocatalytic reactor for the purification of contaminated water” (DST Project No: SR/FT/CS-027/2009), by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India.

Students guided for M. Sc. /M. Tech. Dissertation work: 15

Training offered to INSA fellow:

  1. Dr. M. K. Patil (Post-Doctoral Fellow)
  2. Minu Thomas (M. Sc. Student)

Honours and awards received: Fellowships:

  • Brain Pool Professor (Research), Ministry of Science, Ict and future Planning, South Korea (2013-2014).
  • NRF Fellowship, National Research Foundation, South Africa (2006-2007)