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Dr. Rinky Sha
Ph.D. [Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad]
Dept : Electronics and Communication Engineering
Email : rinky AT

Research Interests:

Semiconductor device physics, Nano-electronics and Nanotechnology, Flexible electronics, Bio/chemical sensors, Supercapacitors, 2D Nanomaterials

21. Sha, R., & Bhattacharyya, T. K. (2020).MoS2-based nanosensors in biomedical and environmental monitoring applications. Electrochimica Acta, 349, 136370, IF: 6.215.
20. Sha, R., Kadu, A., Matsumoto, K., Uno, S., & Badhulika S. (2020). Ultra-Low cost, smart sensor based on pyrite FeS2 on cellulose paper for the determination of vital plant hormone methyl jasmonate. IOP Engineering Research Express, 2(2),025020, IF: Pending.
19. Sha, R., & Badhulika S. (2020). Recent advancements in fabrication of nanomaterial based biosensors for diagnosis of ovarian cancer: A comprehensive review. Microchimica Acta, 187(181), 1-15, IF: 6.232.
18. Veeralingam, S., Khandelwal, S., Sha, R., & Badhulika S. (2020). Direct growth of FeS2 on paper: A flexible, multifunctional platform for ultra-low cost, low power memristor and wearable non-contact breath sensor for activity detection. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 108, 104910, IF: 3.085.
17. Sha, R., Vishnu, N., & Badhulika S. (2019).FeS2 grown pencil graphite as an in-expensive and non-enzymatic sensor for sensitive detection of uric acid in non-invasive samples. Electroanalysis, 31, 2397 – 2403, IF: 2.544.
16. Deepika J.,* Sha, R.,* & Badhulika, S. (2019). A ruthenium (IV) disulfide based non-enzymatic sensor for selective and sensitive amperometric determination of dopamine. Microchimica Acta, 186(480), 1-10, (*Equal contribution), IF: 6.232.


15. Sha, R., Gopalakrishnan, A., Sreenivasulu, K. V., Srikanth, V. V. & Badhulika, S. (2019). Template-cum-catalysis free synthesis of α-MnO2 nanorods-hierarchical MoS2 microspheres composite for ultra-sensitive and selective determination of nitrite. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 794, 26-34, IF: 4.65.
14. Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. (2019). Few layered MoS2 grown on pencil graphite: a unique single-step approach to fabricate economical, binder-free electrode for supercapacitor applications. IOP Nanotechnology. 30(3), 035402, IF: 3.551.
13. Sha, R., Jones, S.S., & Badhulika S. (2019). Controlled synthesis of platinum nanoflowers supported on carbon quantum dots as a highly effective catalyst for methanol electro-oxidation. Surface and Coatings Technology. 360, 400- 408, IF: 3.784.
12. Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. (2018). Facile synthesis of three-dimensional platinum nanoflowers decorated reduced graphene oxide: an ultra-high performance electro-catalyst for direct methanol fuel cells. Materials Science and Engineering B. 231, 115-120, IF: 4.706.
11. Sha, R., Vishnu, N. & Badhulika, S. (2019). MoS2 based ultra-low-cost, flexible, non-enzymatic and non-invasive electrochemical sensor for highly selective detection of Uric acid in human urine samples. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 279, 53–60, IF: 7.1.
10. Sha, R., Vishnu, N. & Badhulika, S. (2018). Bimetallic Pt-Pd nanostructures supported on MoS2 as an ultra-high performance electro-catalyst for methanol oxidation and non-enzymatic detection of hydrogen peroxide. Microchimica Acta. 185 (8), 399, IF: 6.232.
9. Sha, R., Jones, S.S., Vishnu, N., Soundiraraju, B. & Badhulika S. (2018). A novel biomass derived carbon quantum dots for sensitive and selective detection of hydrazine. Electroanalysis. 30 (10), 2228-2232, IF: 2.544.
8. Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. (2018). Facile synthesis of three-dimensional platinum nanoflowers on reduced graphene oxide–Tin oxide composite: An ultra-high performance catalyst for methanol electro-oxidation. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 820, 9-17, IF: 3.218.
7. Gopalakrishnan, A., Sha, R., Vishnu, N., Kumar, R., & Badhulika, S. (2018). Disposable, efficient and highly selective electrochemical sensor based on Cadmium oxide nanoparticles decorated screen-printed carbon electrode for ascorbic acid determination in fruit juices. Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects. 16, 96-103, IF: Pending.
6. Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. (2018). Facile green synthesis of reduced graphene oxide/tin oxide composite for highly selective and ultra-sensitive detection of ascorbic acid. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 816, 30-37, IF: 3.807.
5. Sha, R., Puttapati, S. K., Srikanth, V. V., & Badhulika, S. (2017). Ultra-sensitive non-enzymatic ethanol sensor based on Reduced Graphene Oxide-Zinc Oxide composite modified electrode. IEEE Sensors Journal. 18(5), 1844 – 1848, IF: 3.073.
4. Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. (2017). Binder free Platinum nanoparticles decorated Graphene-Polyaniline composite film for high performance supercapacitor application. Electrochimica Acta. 251, 505-512, IF: 6.215.
3. Sha, R., Komori, K., & Badhulika, S. (2017). Amperometric pH sensor based on Graphene-Polyaniline composite. IEEE Sensors Journal. 17 (16), 5038 – 5043, IF: 3.073.
2. Sha, R., Komori, K., & Badhulika, S. (2017). Graphene–Polyaniline composite based ultra-sensitive electrochemical sensor for non-enzymatic detection of urea. Electrochimica Acta. 233, 44-51, IF: 6.215.
1. Sha, R., Puttapati, S. K., Srikanth, V. V., & Badhulika, S. (2016). Ultra-sensitive phenol sensor based on overcoming surface fouling of reduced graphene oxide-zinc oxide composite electrode. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 785, 26-32, IF: 3.807.


6. Sha, R., Durai, L. & Badhulika, S. Facile in-situ preparation of few-layered reduced graphene oxide – niobium pentoxide composite for non-enzymatic glucose monitoring. 4th IEEE-International Conference on Emerging Electronics (ICEE), Bangalore, India, December 16-19, 2018, selected under the theme of ‘2D material’, Oral presentation.
5. Sha, R., Badhulika, S. Green synthesis of reduced graphene oxide – tin oxide composite for non-enzymatic detection of phenol. 17th International Conference on Electroanalysis (ESEAC 2018), Rodos, Greece, June 3-7, 2018, Poster presentation.
4. Sha, R., Badhulika, S. Binder free platinum nanoparticles decorated graphene-polyaniline composite for high performance supercapacitor application. 68th Annual meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, August 27 -September 1, 2017, Oral presentation.
3. Sha, R., Badhulika, S. Non-enzymatic detection of urea using Graphene-Polyaniline composite, International conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM), IISc, Bangalore, India, Dec 11-15, 2016, selected under the theme of ‘Biosensors’, Oral presentation.
2. Sha, R., Mahapatra, R., & Ghatak, R. Study of microwave behaviors of cantilever RF MEMS switch. International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Energy and Communication (CIEC), IEEE, Kolkata, India, January 31- February 02, 2014, Oral presentation.
1. Sha, R., Ghatak, R. & Mahapatra, R. Study of Cantilever MEMS Switch using Different Beam Materials. International Conference on Emerging Technologies – Micro to Nano 2013, BITS Pilani Goa campus, India, February 23-24, 2013, pp. 189-190, Poster presentation.

Book Chapters:

2. Sahatiya, P., Sha, R., & Badhulika, S. Flexible 2D electronics in sensors and bioanalytical applications. Handbook of Flexible and Stretchable Electronics. 2019. CRC press, ISBN: 9781138081581 - CAT# K34492. DOI: 10.1201/b22262.
1. Sha, R., Badhulika S., Mulchandani A. Graphene-Based Biosensors and Their Applications in Biomedical and Environmental Monitoring. In: Springer Series on Chemical Sensors and Biosensors (Methods and Applications). 2017. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/5346_2017_9.