Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Inorganic Section
UG Science Building 2nd floor
Jadavpur University, Kol -32
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Ph.D. 2008 University of Calcutta
M.Sc 2003 University of Calcutta
B.Sc 2001 University of Calcutta

Teaching Experience (2)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 06.01.2009 to till date
Jhargram Raj College Assistant Professor 01.03.2006 to 05.01.2009
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Coordination Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Chemistry of elements belonging to groups 1, 2, 14, 15, 16, 18 (UG level).
Chemical application of Group theory (PG level).
General chemistry in several Engg. courses

Quantitative and qualitative analyses of Inorganic samples
Research Area
1. Synthesis, characterization of transition metal complexes with Schiff base ligands
2. Synthesis and characterization of mixed valence copper(II)/copper(I) complexes
3. Exploration of magnetic interactions among the paramagnetic centers in poly-nuclear transition metal complexes
4. Exploration of supra-molecular interactions in transition metal complexes
5. Synthesis and characterization of photo-luminescent cadmium(II) and zinc(II) complexes
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (91)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Theoretical study on the degree of delocalization of unpaired spin in two mixed valence copper(II/I) complexes with isomeric chelating diamines and iodide Inorg. Chim. Acta 2016 S. Jana, S. Bhowmik, K. Harms, A. Bauza, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay 451-16-22
A combined experimental and computational study of supramolecular assemblies in two photoluminescent cadmium(II) complexes with halosalicylaldimine Schiff bases Inorg. Chim. Acta 2016 S. Roy, A. Bauza, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay 450-321-329
Anion dependent supramolecular architectures in Cu(II) complexes containing N2O-donor Schiff-base and 4,4-bipyridine ligands: Structural analyses and theoretical studies Inorg. Chim. Acta 2016 P. Bhowmik, L. K. Das, A. Bauza, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay, A. Ghosh 448-26-33
Importance of chelate-chelate stacking interactions in crystal structures of square pyramidal copper (II) complexes with two distinct chelating bidentate ligands Inorg. Chim. Acta 2016 S. Bhattacharya, S. Roy, K. Harms, A. Bauza, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay 442-16-23
Copper(II) pseudohalide complexes with isomeric N2O donor Schiff base ligands: Synthesis, characterization and molecular dynamics simulations of interactions with DNA Chemistry Select 2016 S. Jana, R. C. Santra, A. Frontera, M. G. B. Drew, J. Ortega-Castro, D. Fernandez, S. Das, S. Chattopadhyay 3-448 - 455
Books Published (0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (7)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Anik Bhattacharya Studies on copper(II), nickel (II) and iron(III) complexes with N,O-donor ligands Ongoing 2013
Sumit Roy Synthesis and characterization of some cadmium(II) chelates Ongoing 2012
Subrata Jana Synthesis, characterization and structural aspects of some copper(I/II) and iron(III) complexes Ongoing 2011
Mithun Das Synthesis, characterization and structural studies of some copper(II), nickel(II) and cobalt(III) complexes with polydentate ligands Ongoing 2010
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (2)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Tetrazolato Schiff base complexes of Ni(II), Cu(II) and Cd(II): synthesis, charecterisation, magnetic properties and quantum chemical studies Principal Investigator DST Three Years 2012 to 2015 Ongoing
Synthesis and characterization of 5(pyridyl)tetrazole coordination polymers with 1st transition series metals Principal Investigator UGC 1, 24,030/- two years 2010 to 2012 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Presenting Chemistry to the new generation DST INSPIRE Visva-Bharati 2014
Formation of Coordination Complexes: Designed Synthesis versus Serendipity ASC, Jadavpur University Department of Chemistry, JU 2014
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Indian Chemical Society (6872)
Indian Science Congress (L21272)
Chemical Research Society of India (LM 1676)
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Professional Society Activity (0)
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