Dhananjay Kumar


DepartmentMechanical Engineering



OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 621

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Dhananjay Kumar


Ph D: Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 1993

MS: Chemistry, Magadh University, 1985

BS: Chemistry , Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, 1983

Research Interests

Thin films, Condensed matters, Nanoscale materials, Alternative Energy

Recent Publications

Jaipan,  Panupong  Nannuri,  Chandra  Mucha,  Nikhil  Singh,  Mayur  Xu,  Zhigang  Moatti,  Adele  Narayan,  Jay  Fialkova,  Svitlana  Kotoka,  Ruben  Yarmolenko,  Sergey  Scott-Emuakpor,  Onome  Binek,  Christian  Kebede,  Abebe  Kumar,  Dhananjay  ( 2018).  Influence of Gold Catalyst on the Growth o Titanium Nitride Nanowires.  ( 5,  7,  pp. 720-725).   MATERIALS FOCUS.

Bhaumik,  A  Nori,  S  Sachan,  R  Gupta,  S  Kumar,  D  Majumdar,  A  Narayan,  J  ( 2018).  Room-Temperature ferromagnetism and Etraordinary Hall Effect in nanostructured Q-carbon: implications for potential spintronic devices.  ( 1(2),  pp. 807-819).   ACS Applied Nano Materials.

Jaipan,  Panupong  Nannuri,  Chandra  Reddy,  Muchha  Singh,  Mayur  Xu,  Zhigang  Moatti,  Adeke  Narayan,  Jay  Fialkova,  Svitlana  Kotoka,  Ruben  Kumar,  Dhananjay  ( 2018).  Influence of Gold Catalyst on the Growth of Titanium Nitride Nanowires .  ( 5,  7,  pp. 6).   Material Focus.

Thompson,  Zanshe  Rahman,  Shekh  Yarmolenko,  Sergey  Sankar,  Jagannathan  Kumar,  Dhananjay  Bhattarai,  Narayan  ( 2017).  Fabrication and Characterization of Magnesium Ferrite-Based PCL/Aloe Vera Nanofibers.  ( 8,  10,  pp. 937).   Materials.

Kotoka,  Ruben  Yammoah,  Nana Kwame  Mensah-Darkwa,  Kwadwo  Moses,  Timothy  Kumar,  Dhananjay  ( 2016).  Electrochemical corrosion behavior of silver doped tricalcium phosphate.  ( 292,  pp. 99-109).   Surface & Coatings Technology.

Bhattarai,  Narayan  Lambeth,  Mrs  Kumar,  Dhananjay  Waters,  Cindy  Pai,  Devdas  McCullough,  Matthew  Booth,  Caroline  ( 2016).  Enhancing Undergraduate Students’ Learning and Research Experiences through Hands on Experiments on Bio-nanoengineering.  ( 26,  pp. 1).   age.

Song,  H  Maurya,  D.  Chun,  J.  Zhou,  Y.  Song,  M.  Gray,  D.  Yamoah,  N.  Kumar,  D  McDannald,  A  Jain,  M  Priya,  S  ( 2016).  Modulated Magneto-Thermal Response of La0.85Sr0.15MnO3 and (Ni0.6Cu0.2Zn0.2) Fe2O4 Composites for Thermal Energy Harvesters.  ( EHS-2016-0016,  DOI 10.1515/ehs-2016-0016,  pp. 9).   Energy Harvesting and Systems .

Temizer,  Namik   Nori,  Sudhakar  Kumar,  Dhananjay  Narayan,  Jagdish  ( 2016).  Defect mediated room temperature ferromagnetism and resistance minima study in epitaxial ZnGa0.002Al0.02O transparent conducting oxide films.  ( 49,  pp. 345302).   Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Singamaneni,  S  Prater,  J  Nori,  S  Kumar,  D  Lee,  B  Misra,  V  Narayan,  J  ( 2015).  Ferroelectric and magnetic properties of multiferroic BiFeO3-La0.7Sr0.3MnO3.  ( 117,  pp. 17D908).   Journal of Applied Physics .

Mitchell,  E  De Souza,  F  Gupta,  R  Khol,  P  Kumar,  D  ( 2015).  Probing on the hydrothermally synthesized iron oxide nanoparticles for ultra-capacitor applications.  ( 272,  pp. 295).   Powder Technology .

Jin,  Z  Nori,  S  Lee,  Y-F.  Wu,  F  Kumar,  D  Narayan,  J  Prater,  J  Kim,  K  ( 2015).  Strain induced room temperature ferromagnetism in epitaxial Magnesium Oxide thin films.  ( 118,  pp. 165309).   Journal of Applied Physics.

Yang,  Man  Xu,  Zhigang  Desai,  Salil  Kumar,  Dhananjay  Sankar,  Jagannathan  ( 2015).  Fabrication of Micro Single Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Using Photolithography and Pulsed Laser Deposition.  ( 2,  12,  ).   J. Fuel Cell Sci. Technol .

Mitchell,  E  Gupta,  R  Mensah-Darkwa,  K  Kumar,  D  Ramasamy,  K  Gupta,  B  Kahol,  P  ( 2014).  Facile synthesis and morphogenesis of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for high-performance supercapacitor applications.  ( 38,  pp. 4344).   New Journal of Chemistry .

Ibrahim,  Sally  Fialkova,  Svitlana  Mensah-Darkwa,  Kwadwo  Yarmolenko,  Sergey  Kumar,  Dhananjay  ( 2014).  Influence of substrate temperature and post annealing on morphology and magnetic properties of pulsed laser deposited Fe 50-Ni 50 films.  ( 1675,  pp. mrss14-1675-k13-42).   MRS Proceedings.