Date of joining

June, 2018

Dr. Praveen Naik
UGC – D. S. Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellow
Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore 560012, INDIA
Phone: 080 2293 2952
E-mail: praveennaik@iisc.ac.in

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Organic materials (conjugated small molecules and polymers) synthesis for application in organic electronics, Dye sensitized solar cells

Education

2013 – 2018:  PhD Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India
2011 – 2013: M.Sc. Chemistry, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Publications

  1. Praveen Naik, Islam M Abdellah, M Abdel-Shakour, Madhukara Acharya, Naveenchandra Pillicode, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari (2018), “An Efficient Aniline‐Based Co‐Sensitizer for High Performance N3‐Sensitized Solar Cells”. Chemistryselect, 3, 12297– 12302.
  2. Praveen Naik, Islam M Abdellah, M Abdel-Shakour, Rui Su, Kavya S Keremane, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari (2018), “Improvement in performance of N3 sensitized DSSCs with structurally simple aniline based organic co-sensitizers”. Solar Energy, 174, 999-1007.
  3. Praveen Naik, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “Molecular Engineering of a New Organic Chromophore with D-π-A Architecture for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”. Materials Today: Proceedings, 5, 10, 21498-21504.
  4. Praveen Naik, Kavya S. Keremane, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Rui Su, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “Highly efficient carbazole based co-sensitizers carrying electron deficient barbituric acid for NCSU-10 sensitized DSSCs”. Solar Energy, 169, 386-391.
  5. Praveen Naik, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Rui Su, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “Enhancing photovoltaic performance of DSSCs sensitized with Ru-II complexes by D-π-A configured carbazole based co-sensitizers”. New Journal of Chemistry, 42, 9443-9448.
  6. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “New di-anchoring A-π-D-π-A configured organic chromophores for DSSC application: Sensitization and co-sensitization studies”. RSC Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 17, 302-314.
  7. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “New carbazole based dyes as effective co-sensitizers for DSSCs sensitized with Ruthenium (II) complex (NCSU-10)”. Journal of Energy Chemistry, 27, 2, 351-360.
  8. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Dickson D Babu, Ahmed El-Shafei, A. Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “Synthesis, characterization and performance studies of a new metal-free organic sensitizer for DSC application, Materials Today: Proceedings, 5, 1, 3150-3157.
  9. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2018), “Investigation of new carbazole based metal-free dyes as active photosensitizers/co-sensitizers for DSSCs”, Dyes and Pigments, 149, 117-187.
  10. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017), “Improved photovoltaic performances of Ru (II) complex sensitized DSSCs by co-sensitization of carbazole based chromophores”. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 86, 241-245.
  11. Praveen Naik, Aurélien Planchat, Yann Pellegrin, Fabrice Odobel, Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017), “Exploring the application of new carbazole based dyes as effective p-type photosensitizers in dye-sensitized solar cells”. Solar Energy, 157, 1064-1073.
  12. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Dickson D Babu, Ahmed El-Shafei, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017) “Molecular design and theoretical investigation of new metal-free heteroaromatic dyes with D-π-A architecture as photosensitizers for DSSC application”. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemsitry, 345, 63-73.
  13. Praveen Naik, Mohamed R. Elmorsy, Rui Su, Ahmed El-Shafei, Dickson D Babu, Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017), “New carbazole based metal-free organic dyes with D-π-A-π-A architecture for DSSCs: synthesis, theoretical and cell performance studies”. Solar Energy, 153, 600-610.
  14. Praveen Naik, Rui Su, Dickson D Babu, Ahmed El-Shafei, A. Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017). “Structurally simple D-A type organic sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells: Synthesis, characterization, and performance studies”. Journal of Iranian Chemical Society, 14, 2457-2466.
  15. Dickson D Babu, Rui Su, Praveen Naik, Ahmed El-Shafei, A. Vasudeva Adhikari, (2017). “Synthesis and photovoltaic performance of a novel asymmetric dual-channel co-sensitizer for dye-sensitized solar cell beyond 10% efficiency.” Dyes and Pigments, 141 112–120.