Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Room: ANX-107, Annex Building, 1st Floor
Chemical Engineering Department
Jadavpur University

Lab: Nanoengineering and Sustainable Energy Laboratory (NSEL)
Room no-CH-108, CH-109, CH-204B
PH:(+91) 8583966856, (+91) 9748829349
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Curriculum Vita


Ph.D. 2001 Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Kanpur, India
M.E. 1991 Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Kanpur, India
B.E. 1989 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2007 to Till Date
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Associate Professor 2004 to 2007
Jadavpur university Reader 1998 to 2004
Jadavpur University Lecturer 1991 to 1998
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Nano-interfacial Science, Instability, dynamics, morphology, pattern formation in Thin Films, Simulations, PEM fuel cells and Hydrogen generation.
Courses Taught/Teaching
Mechanics of Fluids
Introduction to Transport Phenomena
Mathematical Modeling in Chemical Engineering
Interfacial Science and Technology
High Polymer Science and Technology
Advanced Transport Phenomena
Research Area
Nano-science and Technology,

Nano-hybrid Catalyst /Photo-catalyst/Electro-catalyst, Chemical and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation,

High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (HTPEMFC)

Valuable product generation from CO2 using photo and electro-catalyst

Process Modeling and Simulations
Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India [2007-Ongoing]

Associate Professor Chemical Engineering Department, I.I.T. Kharagpur, India [2004-2007]

Reader, Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India [2004-1998]

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India [1991-1998]

Engineer, Engineers India Ltd. [1991]
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (75)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Solvothermal phase change induced morphology transformation in CdS/CoFe2O4@ Fe2O3 hierarchical nanosphere arrays as ternary heterojunction photo anodes for solar water New Journal of Chemistry 2021 Co-Author Volume-45,Issue-28-12721-12737
Enhanced power generation, faster transient response and longer durability of HT-PEMFC using composite polybenzimidazole electrolyte membrane with optimum rGO loading International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020 Corresponding Author Vol 45 Issue 33-16708-16723
Cadmium Sulphide Sensitized Crystal Facet Tailored Nanostructure Nickel Ferrite @ Hematite Core-Shell Ternary Heterojunction Photo anode for Photo electrochemical Water Splitting MRS Advance 2020 Co-Author -
Cotton fibres with fine glass flakes-gel paste: a novel matrix-electrolyte hybrid for enhanced power generation and durable operation of fuel cell Ionics 2020 Corresponding Author -
Desublimation based separation of CO2 inside a cryogenic packed bed: Performance mapping with the spatiotemporal evolution of CO2 frost Chemical Engineering Research Design 2019 Corresponding Author DOI: cherd.2019.03.024-
Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Kargupta, K. - Controlled Morphological Phase separation and Patterning in liquid thin films, Wave Dynamics and Stability of Thin Film Flow Systems Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. 2006
Kargupta K. and Sharma A. - The science of mesoscale patterning of thin films by templating, Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology NISCIR, CSIR, New Delhi 2004
Awarded By Award Name Year

Secondary Education Board National Merit Scholarship 1983
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (6)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Priyanka Ghosh Development of inorganic organic & hybrid membrane electrolytes for HT-PEMFC application Prof. Saibal Ganguly Complete 2022
Shubhanwita Saha Performance And Efficiency Enhancement of Integrated Hydrogen Energy Generation In Fuel Cell System Using Nanotechnology Prof. Saibal Ganguly Complete 2017
Krishanu Chatterjee Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured (i) Bismuth Telluride (ii) Polyaniline and their (iii) Composites for Device Application Prof. Dipali Banerjee Complete 2013
Arundhati Sarkar Synthesis characterization and performance analysis of rGO based photo catalyst for H2 from H2O Prof. Saibal Ganguly Ongoing
Arindam Mandal Generation of valuable products from CO2 using rGO based photo catalytic system Ongoing
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (23)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Roushan Kumar Experimental studies on Solar Hydrogen generation 2021
Milan Kr Mondal Synthesis ,characterization and performance analysis of visible light active photo catalyst for generation of Hydrogen by water splitting 2020
Sourav Chaule Photo catalytic water splitting to produce hydrogen using visible light active photo catalyst 2019
Tithi Kundu Study of controlled drug release characteristics through conducting polymer based composite materials 2019
Sourodip Ghoshdastidar Modeling and simulation of thermoelectric generators for use in industrial applications 2019
Project Works (17)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Formation of ordered meso patterns using interfacial instability and dewetting polymers Principal Investigator DST ,India 20 Lakhs 3 years 2005 to 2007 Complete
Development of Optimally Controlled Drug Release Device using Multilayered Electro-Active-Nano-Polymers Principal Investigator D.B.T., India 23.48 lakhs 3 years 2008 to 2010 Complete
Development of Phosphoric acid gel electrolyte matrix and study of its effect on performance of fuel cell Principal Investigator NMRL, DRDO 9 Lakhs 3 years 2009 to 2011 Complete
Synthesis & Characterization of Nano particle of Bismuth Telluride & its One dimensional Composite with Conducting Polymer Principal Investigator DST ,India 26.83 4 years 2009 to 2012 Complete
Expert system based Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data on Performance and Endurance of Phosphoric acid Fuel Cell: Development of Performance Indices and neuro-fuzzy rules Principal Investigator NMRL, DRDO 9 Lakhs 2 years 2010 to 2012 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (6)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Thin Films, Sub micro and nanostructures of Conducting Polymers: Chemical vapor sensor, drug delivery and thermoelectric applications International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM 2014) Bhubaneswar, India 2014
Frontiers of Thin Films & Nanostructure Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad Hyderabad, India 2013
Cyclic Voltammetry Driven Controlled Drug Release Through Conducting Polymer Membrane ICPEAM, 2012 Kualalumpur, Malaysia 2012
Optimization of performance of phosphoric acid fuel cell (PAFC) stack using reduced order model with integrated space marching and electrolyte concentration inferencing 11th International symposium on process system engineering PSE 2012 Singapore 2012
Nano & Soft Matter ChemBridge, 2010, JU Jadavpur University, Kolkata , India 2010
Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

Indian Institue of Chemical Engineers (IIChE): Life memeber
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (1)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Life Member of IIChE  to 
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

1. Expert committee member of DST Women s Scientist scheme, 2013-2014
2. Expert committee member, PAC, SERB, DST Chemical and Environmental Engineering Division, 2015-2018
3. Acted as Reviewer of DST sponsored projects
4. Acted as Reviewer of International Journals,
5. Member of Board of Studies, Chemical Engineering, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata since 2016 till today
6. Member of Assessment Committee, CGCRI, Kolkata 2018-2021
7. Acted as Chancellor s Nominee member of Faculty Recruitment Committee, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Calcutta