Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
188 Raja S. C. Mullik Road, Kolkata - 700032, India
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Ph.D. 2012 University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
M.E. 2007 Jadavpur University
B.E. 2005 NITK, Surathkal

Teaching Experience (1)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur Unievrsity Assistant Professor 2013 to present
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Nanomaterials and Nnaotechnology, Softmatter,
Interfaces and Colloids,
Surface chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Statistical Methods,
Separation Process-I,
Interfacial Science and Technology
Research Area
1. Interfaces and rheology
2. Preparation and characterization of nanomaterials
3. Waste water treatment
4. Coating development
5. Surface characterization
Postdoctoral Position held at University of Alberta, Canada from Feb, 2013 - Nov, 2013 in Dr. Yaman Boluk's Group.

Postdoctoral position held at University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada from May, 2012 - July, 2012 in Dr. Duygu Kocaefe's Group.
Conference Papers Published (26)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Synthesis of TiO2-Activated Carbon composite for removal of Methylene Blue from wastewater International Conference on Water Resource Management, CGCRI 2018 Sankhadeep Basu, Gourab Ghosh, Sudeshna Saha -
Photocatalytic Degradation of Textile Dye using TiO2-Activated Carbon Nanocomposite ICIRMCT-2018, Coimbatore 2018 Gourab Ghosh, Sankhadeep Basu, Sudeshna Saha -
Facile Synthesis and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals from Waste Sugarcane Bagasse International Journal of Engineering (IOSRD) 2018 Sudeshna Saha, Sundipan Bhowmick, Tithi Basu Vol 5(1)-33-41
Photocatalytic degradation of textile dye using TiO2-activated carbon nanocomposite AIP Conference Proceedings 2018 Gourab Ghosh, Sankhadeep Basu, Sudeshna Saha -020027-1-020027- 8
Photocatalytic activity of TiO2-ZnO nanocomposite ICONSAT-2018, IISc Bangalore 2018 Sankhadeep Basu, Samaritri Chattopadhyay, Sudeshna Saha -
Journal Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Valorization of Lignocellulosic Waste (Crotalaria juncea) Using Alkaline Peroxide Pretreatment under Different Process Conditions: An Optimization Study on Separation of Lignin, Cellulose, and Hemicellulose Journal of Natural Fibers 2018 Sibashish Baksi, Sudeshna Saha, Cansu Birgen, Ujjaini Sarkar, Heinz A. Preisig, Sidsel Markussen, Bernd Wittgens, Alexander Wentzel Doi: 10.1080/15440478.2018.1431998-
Adsorption characteristics of phosphoric acid induced activation of bio-carbon: Equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics and batch adsorber design Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2018 Sankhadeep Basu, Gourab Ghosh, Sudeshna Saha Vol 117-125 -142
High pressure ultrafiltration CuO/hydroxyethyl cellulose composite ceramic membrane for separation of Cr (VI) and Pb (II) from contaminated water Chemical Engineering Journal 2018 Piyali Roy Choudhury, Swachchha Majumdar, Ganesh C Sahoo, Sudeshna Saha, Priyanka Mondal Vol 336-570-578
Removal of Cr (VI) by synthesized titania embedded dead yeast nanocomposite: Optimization and modeling by response surface methodology Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2017 P. Roy Choudhury, P. Bhattacharya, S. Ghosh, S. Majumdar, S. Saha, G. C. Sahoo 5-214-221
Anaerobic Bio-reactor Modeling Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 2016 Birgen C, Preisig H, Wentzel A, Markussen S, Wittgens B, Sarkar U, Ganguly A, Saha S, Baksi S Vol 38-577-582
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

A High Thermal Treatment of Wood: A Basic Theory and Numerical Modeling in ‘Heat Treatment: Theory, Techniques and Applications’ Novapublishers 2010
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (8)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Environmentally benign amine...........adsorption/desorption system DST - SERB 2017 to 2020 Ongoing
A novel organic nanoparticle based aerogel production from lignocellulosic material with super adsorption capabilities Co-Investigator DST- SERB (Young Scientist) 2016 to 2019 Ongoing
Derivation of fermentable sugar from lignocellulose biomass using ionic liquids: A step closer to green chemistry Co-Investigator TEQIP-II 2016 to  Complete
Synthesis and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Natural Resources and Impregnation of Nano particles Thereof Co-Investigator Jadavpur University Innovative Research Activity under XII Plan General Development Assistance 1 year 2016 to  Complete
EcoLodge - Efficient production of Butyl-Butyrate from Lignocellulose derived Sugars Co-Investigator DST (India)-RCN (Norway) 2015 to 2018 Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (2)

Americal Chemical Society
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (5)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Workshop on Undergraduate Educationin Chemical and Material Science and Material Engineering IITK and MHRD IITK 2014 Participant
ICANM2014 IAEMM Calgary, Canada 2014 Author-Presenter
FPS 64th International Convention FPS Wisconsin, USA 2010 Presented 2 papers
Surface Canada Hamilton, Canada 2009 Presented two papers
8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering Canadian Chemical Sciety Montreal, Canada 2009 Presented a paper
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

ICANM2014 Functional Advanced and Nano Materials III International Academy of Energy, Minerals and Materials Calgary, Canada 2014
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Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Postdoctoral Position held at University of Alberta, Canada from Feb, 2013 - Nov, 2013 in Dr. Yaman Boluk's Group.
Postdoctoral position held at University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada from May, 2012 - July, 2012 in Dr. Duygu Kocaefe's Group.