Professor, Department of Chemistry
Centre for Surface Science, Department of Chemistry (Physical), Chemical Engineering Building, 1st Floor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032.
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 1999 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (5)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2016 to Continuing
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2013 to 2016
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2010 to 2013
Jadavpur University Senior Lecuturer 2005 to 2010
Jadavpur University Lecturer 2001 to 2005
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry / Surface Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Photochemistry, Kinetic Theory of Gas, Liquid, Solid, Adsorption and Colloid Chemistry.
Research Area
Surface and Biophysical Chemistry
Experience
Total Citations: 3862, h index = 36
(Source: Scopus) (till 10.03.2022)
4593, 40 (Source: Google Scholar)

Guest Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata (2017-18)
Conference Papers Published (2)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Interaction of Poly Acrylic Acid with Surfactants and Exploring the Role of β-CD Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development (ICETSD 19) on March 5-6, 2019 organized by Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology 2019 March-51-54
Self aggregation of the Amphiphile CHAPS and its Interaction with the Biopolymer Inulin in Water and Isopropanol Water Media Proceedings of National Conference on Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas, by Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology and Centre for Surface Science, Dept. of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India 2010 November-57-69
Journal Papers Published (103)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Addressing the exigent role of a coumarin fluorophore toward finding the suitable microenvironment of biomimicking and biomolecular systems: steering to project the drug designing and drug delivery study ACS Omega 2021 6-11878-11896
Spectroscopic study on the interaction of curcumin with single chain and gemini surfactants Chemical Physics Letters 2021 762-138144 - 138150
Time dependent physicochemical changes of SDS-CTAB interacted self-assembled vesicles: Ostwald ripening effect Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2021 167-126328-126337
Temperature comparative studies on self-assembly of sodium dodecyl sulphate and didodecyl dimethyl ammonium bromide in aqueous, brine and trifluoroethanol media J. Surfactants and Detergents 2021 24-459-472
Detailed physicochemical interaction of inulin with some conventional surfactants and surface active ionic liquid J. Molecular Liquids 2021 340-116849-116857
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Books Published (0)
Awards(17)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Scientists of Stanford University, USA Selected as Top 2% World Ranking Scientist (choosing field: Chemical Physics) 2020
Chemical Research Society of India Bronze Medal 2020
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan Invited to deliver lectures at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan and at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Colloid and Interface Society, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 2016
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology Coordinating Editor of Journal of Surface Science and Technology 2015
American Chemical Society American Chemical Society Membership Award 2015
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (21)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Mr. Raju Sardar Studies on Colloidal nature of Soft Systems Ongoing 2022
Dr. Apensu Dey Colloidal Behaviours of Surfactants and Their Interaction with Drug Molecules Complete 2022
Smt. Tanaya Saha Physicochemical Studies on Self-aggregation of Amphiphiles and Their Interactions with Biopolymers in Aqueous and Aquo-organic Media Ongoing 2022
Dr. Arpan Mal Detail Exploration on Self-aggregation of Surfactants and Physicochemical and Conformational Studies of Macromolecules in Presence of the Surfactants Complete 2021
Dr. Nitai Patra Physicochemical Studies on Self-Aggregation of Amphiphiles and Their Interaction with Polymers Complete 2019
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (19)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Ms. Nimkit Lepcha Synthesis of graphene oxide and applications of functionalized graphene oxide 2021
Ms. Sneha Sarkar Physicochemical studies on the interaction of a novel azabenzo-crown dye with different surfactants 2020
Mr. Raju Sardar Synthesis and characterization of graphene oxide and its nano composite by using a synthesized cationic gemini surfactant 2020
Ms. Sreeja Champati (Coochbehar Panchanan Barma University) Interaction of surfactants with a novel synthetic dye: a tensiometric method 2019
Ms. Satarupa Ghosh Synthesis and characterization of chitosan based hydrogel for adsorptive removal of methylene blue 2019
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Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (10)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Collaborative Research Dr. Rajib Kumar Mitra, Kolkata, India 2018
Collaborative Research Prof. Asim Bhaumik, Kolkata, India 2016
Collaborative Research Prof. Daniel G. Marangoni, Canada 2015
Collaborative Research Prof. Gerardo Prieto, Spain 2014
Collaborative Research Prof. Vinod K. Aswal, Mumbai, India 2012
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InviteLectures (22)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Characterization of gemini surfactant and its interaction with other conventional surfactants, polymers and proteins Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences, Newtown, Kolkata - 700156 2021
Interaction of polymers and biopolymers with surfactants Department of Chemistry, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University with Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Cooch Behar, W. B. - 736101 2019
Synthesis, characterization and interaction of surfactants with polymers Nepal Chemical Society in co-operation with Dept. of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Chitwan, Nepal Dept. of Chemistry, Birendra M. Campus, Bharatpur, Tribhuvan University, Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal 2018
Physicochemical characterization of gemini surfactant and its interaction with polymers Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) and S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata - 700106 North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya - 793022 2018
Gemini surfactant and its interaction with other surfactant and polymer School of Chemistry, Sambalpur University and Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Kolkata Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Burla, Odisha - 768019 2017
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Membership Of Learned Societies (5)
 
Title

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Calcutta
Indian Chemical Society, Calcutta
Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore
American Chemical Society
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (18)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Refresher Course Acting as a Chairperson and Resource Person in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Online mode, Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. 2021
Refresher Course Acting as a Chairperson, Resource Person and Judgement on the Presentation by the participants in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2018
Refresher Course Acting as a Resource Person as well as Introducing two Resource Persons in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2015
Refresher Course Acting as a Resource Person as well as Assessing for the Participants' Presentation in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2014
Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas (TSSRA-X) Acting as a Treasurer and organized by ISSST and CSS and Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology, J.U. Dr. V. Ravichandran Centre for Advanced Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology, J.U. 2013
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (6)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

International Conference Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Block - LB 11, Sector - III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700106. Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC), IB-201, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700106, West Bengal 2019
National Conference Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids Department of Chemistry, Amity University and Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Amity University, Newtown, Kolkata - 700135, West Bengal 2019
International Chemical Congress Surfactant, polymer and biomolecule Nepal Chemical Society in co-operation with Dept. of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Chitwan, Nepal Dept. of Chemistry, Birendra M. Campus, Bharatpur, Tribhuvan University, Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal 2018
State Level Seminar Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas (TSSRA) Department of Chemistry, Sree Chaitanya College Habra - 743263, West Bengal 2016
National Symposium Poster Session Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi - 221005, Uttar Pradesh 2012
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Professional Society Activity (8)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Secretary of Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST) 2020 to Continuing
Member of the Board of Studies of Department of Chemistry (UG-BOS), West Bengal State University, Barasat, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata - 700126, West Bengal 2021 to 2024
Member of the Board of Studies of Department of Chemistry, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Cooch Behar, West Bengal - 736101 2018 to 2019
Coordinator, Centre for Surface Science (CSS), Department of Chemistry, JU 2017 to Continuing
Section-in-charge, Physical Chemistry Section, Department of Chemistry, JU 2017 to 2019
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (9)

Dr. (Ms.) Bithika Mandal joined as a Research Associate (CSIR funded) on Solution behaviors of surfactants with reference to their interactions with polymers, drugs and dyes during 2017 -2018.

Dr. Jayabrata Maity joined as a UGC-Dr. D. S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow (DSKPDF) on Fabrication of functionalized graphene oxide based self-healing polymer nanocomposite for biomedical applications during 2018 - 2021.

Dr. Gulmi Chakraborty joined as a National Post Doctoral Fellow (N-PDF) under SERB-DST on Probing the viscoelastic tunability and surface rigidity of phospholipid assemblies in the presence of aromatic aminoacid analogues during 2019-2021.

Smt. Tanaya Saha joined as a Project Assistant in the RUSA 2.0 sponsored scheme, Jadavpur University on Unveiling the Interaction between Biopolymer and Synthesized Gemini Surfactant during 2019-2020.


Refresher Courses participated in Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University in 2002, 2006 and 2007.
Taking NET Coaching classes for PG students in 2007.
Co-operation to conduct the Election of Science Faculty Students' Union of M. Sc. III (Evening) of the Department of Chemistry in 2003, 2009 and 2010 as well as B. Sc. III of the Department of Chemistry in 2012 and M. Sc. I (Evening) and B. Sc. II of the Department of Chemistry in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
Acting as a Referee in J. Phys. Chem. B, J. Colloid and Interface Sci., Biomacromolecules, J. Solution Chem., Langmuir, Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, J. Surfactants and Detergents, Biopolymers, Colloids Surfaces A, International J. Biological Macromolecules, Process Biochemistry, Indian J. Chem., J. Indian Chem. Soc., J. Surface Sci. and Technol., Fluid Phase Equilibria, Macromolecules, RSC Advances, J. Photochem. Photobio. A: Chem., Bulletin of the Chem. Soc. of Ethiopia, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, European Biophysics J., International Research J. of Pure and Applied Chem., J. of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series E, J. Nanofluids, Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomol. Spectroscopy, J. Molecular Str., J. Chem. Thermodynamics, J. Molecular Liquids, International J. Chem. Kinetics, Soft Matter, International J. Industrial Chemistry, Colloid and Polymer Sci., J. Chemical Engineering Data, International J. Physical Sciences, J. of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Analytical Chemistry (ACS), Arabian J. Chemistry, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., J. Industrial Engineering Chem., J. Phys. Org. Chem., Industrial and Eng. Chem. Research, Carbohydrate Polymers, J. Chem. Physics, J. Chem. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation), Analyst, J. Chem. Sciences, Food Chemistry, Chinese J. Chem. Physics, Advances in Colloid and Interface Sci., Studies in Natural Products Chemistry (Bioactive Natural Products, Elsevier Sci. Publishers), Engineering (ENG, Scientific Research Publishing), African J. Pure and Applied Chemistry and ACS Omega.


Acting as a Reviewer of the thesis for M. Phil. and Ph. D. degrees from Department of Chemistry
University of Kashmir (J & K)
Utkal University (Odisha)
Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar (Gujarat)
Tripura University (Tripura)
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Manipur University (Manipur),
Central University of Gujarat (Gujarat)
Gauhati University (Assam)
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University (Raipur)
North Bengal University (W.B.)
Kalyani University (W.B.)
Department of Physics, KIIT University (Odisha)
Visva-Bharati University (W.B.)
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) (Shillong, Meghalaya)
Guru Ghasidas University (Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh)
Acting as an External Examiner for Viva-Voce Examination of Ph. D. degree from
North Bengal University (W.B.)
Utkal University (Odisha)
University of Kashmir (J & K)
S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (Calcutta University)
Central University of Gujarat (Gujarat)
Gauhati University (Assam)
KIIT University (Odisha)
Kalyani University (W.B.)
Tripura University (Tripura)
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) (Shillong, Meghalaya)
Visva-Bharati University (W.B.)
Taking classes for Ph.D. course work (2011-continuing).

Served as an External Expert to the Selection / Screening committee in Chemical Engineering / Chemistry / Environmental Sciences for recruitment of Assistant Professors in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly WBUT), West Bengal.
External Expert for the selection of Research Scholar in Department of Chemistry, Tripura University, Vidyasagar University (W. B.), Kalyani University (W. B.), North Bengal University (W. B.), S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (Kolkata, W. B.) and School of Materials Sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, (Kolkata, W. B.).
External Assessor for promotion to Associate Professor and Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2021 to 2026.