Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies
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Ph.D. 2010 Jadavpur University
M.Phil. 2003 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 2000 University of Kalyani

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

Department of Environmental Studies, Rabindra Bharati University Assistant Professor (Full-time Contractual) 2008 to 2014 (June)
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Field of Specialization
Environmental biology and pollution management
Courses Taught/Teaching
• MA in Environmental Studies
• M.Tech in Environmental Biotechnology
Research Area
• Indoor air pollution
• Aero microbiology
• Women health and pollution
• Environmental psychology
• Technical staff in Department of Biotechnology at Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata (from 2003 to September 2007)
• Programme Officer in ENVIS Center of Environmental Biotechnology at Department of Environmental Science, University of Kalyani, West Bengal (from October 2007 to, 2008).
Conference Papers Published (1)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Ethnic uses of mangrove bioresources in Sundarban region In the Proceeding of State level seminar on Ethnic practices and human welfare (28-29th March, 2012), Department of Zoology, Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalay 2012 -7-11
Journal Papers Published (6)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Isolation and transformation of plasmid DNA of Streptococcus sp. (MTCC No. 9724) and assessment of mercuric reductase activity for mercury (II) detoxification Research & Reviews in Bio Sciences 2014 First Author 9(3)-254-258
Assessment of Mercury Detoxification Potentiality of Isolated Streptococcus sp. MTCC 9724 under Different Environmental Conditions Environment and Ecology Research 2013 First Author 1-62-72
Low carbon Economy-A cleaner option for Sustainability J Every Man’s Science 2011 First Author XLVI(3)-172-86
Assessment of Total Mercury Level in Fish Collected from East Calcutta Wetlands and Titagarh Sewage Fed Aquaculture in West Bengal, India Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2010 First Author 84-618 - 622
Budgeting Carbon for Healthy Environment Environment Watch 2010 Co-author Winter-5-8
Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Environmental status of east Calcutta wetlands and consequent potential health risk - (Bhattacharyya, S. and Santra S. C) Occasional paper, research program on environmental management, Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta 2002 First Author
Tagore’s Thinkings on Environment and Sustainable Development - Bhattacharyya, S. and Sen R. K. (Editor) Book edited by Rabindra Bharati Universiry Publication (In press) 0
Awarded By Award Name Year

Environment Science Section Best Poster Award at 92nd session of Indian Science Congress 2005
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Project Works (1)
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Studies on fungal biodeterioration of old manuscript kept at Tagores Residence at Jorasanko, Kolkata Principal Investigator UGC 11.5 lakhs Three years 2013 (April) to  Ongoing
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Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

Life member of Indian Science Congress Association
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Other Notable Activities (1)

Having experiences in NSS work