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Prof Ambikesh Mahapatra
Professor, Department of Chemistry
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Room No. C3/3 P G Sc. Bldg.
Physical Chemistry Section
Department of Chemistry
Ph. No.: (033) 2457 2770
Residence:
B70 New Garia Co-operative
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Education
Degree Year University

Ph.D. 1991 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 1984 Calcutta University
B.Sc 1982 Calcutta University
 
Teaching Experience (7)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Golgram RBBMH High School Assistant Teacher 21.05.1985 to 30.06.1986
R K Mission Vidyamandira (college affiliated to CU, WB) Lecturer 17.12.1991 to 30.11.1995
R K Mission Vidyamandira (college affiliated to CU, WB) Lecturer (Senior scale) 01.12.1995 to 28.02.1999
Sreegopal Banerjee College (affiliated to BU, WB) Lecturer 01.12.1990 to 16.12.1991
Jadavpur University Reader 01.10.2002 to 28.02.2007
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Field of Specialization
 
Physical Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics
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Courses Taught/Teaching
 
1. Under Graduate Science & Engineering Level:
The Gaseous state, The Liquid state, The Crystallography, Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium, Ionic Equilibrium, Phase Equilibrium, Photochemistry, Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry, Statistical Mechanics
2. Post Graduate Level:
Chemical Thermodynamics, Non Equilibrium
Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics and Electrode Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Symmetry & Group Theory, Statistical Mechanics
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Research Area
 
Research interest:
Kinetic and mechanistic studies of ligand substitution reactions of platinum group metal complexes of anti-cancer property, reduction reactions of transition metal complexes by different reducing agents of biochemical importance in different micellar & reverse micellar environments. Investigations on effect of nanoparticle, polymer-surfactant interaction & mixed micelles on redox & hydrolytic reactions involving transition metal complexes.
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Experience
 
1. Assistant Teacher, Golgram RBBMH High School,Paschim Medinipur (May 1985-June 1986).
2. Lecturer, Sreegopal Banerjee College, Hooghly (Dec 1990-Dec 1991).
3. Lecturer, R K Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math (Dec 1991-Nov 1995).
4. Lecturer (Senior Scale), R K Mission Vidyamandira,Belur Math (Dec 1995-Feb 1999).
5. Reader, Kalyani University (Mar 1999-Sep 2002).
6. Reader, Jadavpur University (Oct 2002-Feb 2007).
7. Professor, Jadavpur University (Mar 2007-continuing).
8. Guest Faculty, Vidyasagar University (1989-1998 & 2006–2008).
9. Guest Faculty, R K Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math (Mar 1999-Dec 2001).
10. Guest Faculty, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah (2000-2004).
11. Guest Faculty, University College of Sc. & Tech.,Calcutta University (2005- 2006).
12. Guest Faculty, Jhargram Raj College, Jhargram,Paschim Medinipur (2005-2006).
13. Guest Faculty, R K Mission Residential College,Narendrapur (2006-).
14. Guest Faculty, Midnapore College, Medinipur (2006- ).
15. Guest Faculty, Panskura Banamali College, Panskura, Purba Medinipur, (2008-2010).
16. Guest Faculty, West Bengal State University, (2009- ).
17. Guest Faculty, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University (2012-13).
18. Guest Faculty, National Institute of Technology Agartala (2012-14).
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Conference Papers Published (1)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Number

1. Effect of various heterogeneous media on the rate of a Co(III)-Fe(II) redox couple Proceeding of National Conference on Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas 2011 Corresponding Author -77-91
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Journal Papers Published (47)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Number

47. Effect of Cosolvents in Presence of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Micelles on the Rate of Alkaline Hydrolysis of tris(2,2/-bipyridine)iron(II) Complex Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2014 Corresponding Author Accepted-
46. Kinetic Investigations on Alkaline Fading of Malachite Green in Presence of Micelles and Reverse Micelles Journal of Molecular Liquids 2014 Corresponding Author 193-123-131
41. Effect of Anionic Biocompatible Amino Acid Surfactant and Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate on the Rate of Alkaline Hydrolysis of tris(2,2/-bipyridine)iron(II) complex : A Comparative Study Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2013 Corresponding Author 419-216-222
43. Evaluation of an ethnomedicinal combination containing Semecarpus kurzii and Hernandia peltata used for the management of inflammation Pharmaceutical Biology 2013 Co-author 51(6)-677-685
45. The effect of serum albumin, surfactant and their mixture on the reduction of a cobalt(III) complex by ascorbic acid Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2013 Corresponding Author 436-185-192
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Awards(7)
Awarded By Award Name Year

UGC-CSIR, New Delhi Lectureship 1989
CSIR, New Delhi Senior Research Fellowship 1988
CSIR, New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship 1986
UGC, New Dedhi Junior Research Fellowship 1985
Department of Education, Govt. of WB National Scholarship 1982
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (12)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Somnath Dasmandal Alkaline Hydrolysis of Phthalimide: Effects of Different Microheterogeneous Environment Ongoing 2013
Chiranjit Patra Imidazolium Functionalised Au Nanoparticles (AuNPs) : Synthesis, structure, redox properties and photophysical activities Ongoing 2013
Gourisankar Roymahapatra Pyrazine and olefin functionalized bis-N-heterocyclic carbene complexes: synthesis, structures, theoretical studies, catalytic and biological applications Dr Joydev Dinda Complete 2010
Harasit Kumar Mandal Effect of biomimicking microheterogeneous environments on rate processes involving tris(1,10-phenanthroline)iron(II) complex Complete 2010
Sirsendu Das Adhikary Synthesis, structure, catalytic, electrochemical and photophysical behaviours of CN- and NCN-pincer carbine complexes of benzimidazole Dr Joydev Dinda Complete 2010
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MASTER Thesis Guidance (14)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Suparna Rudra Effect of Microheterogeneous Environments on the Rate of Alkaline Hydrolysis of Malachite Green 2013
Mousumi Palit Effect of Cosolvents on the Alkaline Hydrolysis of tris(2,2/-bipyridine)iron(II) Complex in Presence of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Micelles 2013
Tapas Biswas Effect of PEG-SDS Interactions on the Kinetics of the Oxidation of Glucose by Hexacyanoferrate (III) in Alkaline Medium 2012
Subrata Balti Kinetic Investigation on the Oxidation of tris(1,10-phenanthroline)iron(II) by Oxone : The Effect of Protein-Surfactant Interaction 2011
Debipreeta Bhowmik Effect of Serum Albumin-Surfactant Interaction on the Reactivity of a Redox Couple 2010
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Project Works (3)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Photoluminescent materials: structure, spectra, redox and photoluminescence properties Co-Investigator AICTE, New Delhi 19,20,000 3 years 29.03.2005 to 28.03.2008 Complete
Studies on the kinetics and mechanism of the ligand substitution reactions of palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes with heterocyclic bases, amino acids, nucleobases etc. Principle Investigator CSIR, New Delhi 6,48,600/- 3 years 01.04.2002 to 31.03.2005 Complete
Studies on the kinetics and mechanism of the interactions of heterocyclic bases and amino acids with arylazo-pyridine-palladium(II) complexes. Principle Investigator UGC, New Delhi 40,000/- 2 years 01.11.1998 to 01.06.2001 Complete
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Membership Of Learned Societies (5)
Title

Indian Chemical Society
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Indian Photobiology Society
Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (19)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

National Conference on Photoscience : Contemporary Challenges and Future Perspectives Indian Photobiology Society & Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2013
Physical Chemistry Research : Teaching and Industrial Perspectives Physical Chemistry Section, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2013
Understanding Physical Chemistry : Role of Teachers and Students Physical Chemistry Section Department of Chemistry, JU 2012
Refresher Course on Chemistry: Fundamentals and Advances Academic Staff College, Jadavpur University Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2011
National Conference on 'Horticulture for Rural Development- Biotechnological and Biochemical Aspects' Eastern India Horticulture and Biotechnology Centre & Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2010
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (36)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Physical Chemistry Research: Teaching and Industrial Perspectives Physical Chemistry Section, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2013 Organizer
National Conference on Photoscience: Contemporary Challenges and Furure Perspectives Indian Photobiology Society Jadavpur University 2013 Participant
National Conference on Sustainable Development through Innovative Research in Science and Technology Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2012 Participant
National Seminar on Inorganic Chemistry-2011 and Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Acharya P C Ray Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2011 Participant
National Seminar on Membranes, Microemulsions and Self-Assembled Systems Department of Chemistry, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar, Sikkim & The North East Chapter, Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology 2010 Participant
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Professional Society Activity (5)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member, Post Graduate Board of Studies in Chemistry, Vidyasagar University 2012 to 
Associate Editor, Journal of Indian Chemical Society 2008 to 2010
Executive Committee Member, Indian Photobiology Society 2008 to 
Executive Committee Member, Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology 2010 to 2011
Member, Board of Under Graduate Studies in Chemistry, Kalyani University 2007 to 
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