Professor, Department of Physics
Department of Physics
Jadavpur University
188 Raja S.C. Mallik Road
8, Central Park
Kolkata – 700 070
West Bengal (INDIA)
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Ph.D. 1995 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 1990 Jadavpur University
B.Sc 1987 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
X-ray Crystallography (Powder diffraction),Biophysics (Biological membrane),Glass and Ceramic Materials
Courses Taught/Teaching
Biophysics & X-ray Crystallography (PG)
Electrodynamics, Acoustics etc. (UG-II)
Engg. Physics, etc.
Research Area
>Material Science
>Nano science and therapy
>X-ray Crystallography (Powder diffraction).
>Glass and Ceramic material development and characterization.
a) M. Sc Project (1989-90) - Indian Institute of Chemical Biology(IICB)
b) Junior Research Fellowship (1990-91) - Jadavpur University
c) Scientist-B (1991-1996) - Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute(CGCRI)
d) Scientist-C (1996-2003) - Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute(CGCRI)
e) Reader & Associate Professor (2003 - 2010) - Jadavpur University
f)Professor (2010-1014) - Jadavpur University
f)Professor (2014-1016) - IIEST , Shibpur
f)Professor (2016- till date) - Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (25 years) -
More than 23 years in different university and institutes like Jadavpur University, Calcutta University, West Bengal State University, etc.

Industrial Experience (10 years)-
Worked with ACC, Universal Carborendam, L&T Cement, Asbestos Industries etc.
Conference Papers Published (1)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Photosynthesis and antioxidative enzyme activities in five Indian mangroves with respect to their adaptability Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 2011 - 33(3)-803
Journal Papers Published (32)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Beneficial role of carbon nanotubes on mustard plant growth: an agricultural prospect Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011 - --DOI 10.1007/s11051-011-0406-z
Effect of size of fly ash particle on enhancement of mullite content and glass formation Bulletin of Material Science 2011 - --in press
Distinct synergistic action of piperacillin and methylglyoxal against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 2011 - 49(7)-547
Effect of Aconitum napellus on liposomal microviscosity International Journalof Technologies in Science and Engineering 2011 - 3(2)--
Effect of size of fly ash particle on enhancement of mullite content and glass formation Bulletin of Material Science 2010 - under -review
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

UGC Research Award 2012-2014 2013
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (8)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Development of a broad spectrum hybride solar cell using dyes and nanoparticles Principle Investigator WBDST( Recommended for support) INR. 9,93,080/- 3 Yrs 2011 to 2013 Ongoing
Preparation and characterization of soft magnetic nanocomposite materials DST NO: SR/S2/CMP/0043/2006 INR.36,700,81 3 Yrs 2007 to 2010
Synthesis of metal/ rare earth doped nano crystalline mixed spinel ferrites and characterization of their magnetic and hyperfine properties Principle Investigator NRB INR.-50,000,00/- 3 Yrs 2009 to 2011 Ongoing
Utilization of fly ash in ceramic system and characterization of its properties Principle Investigator UGC - - - to - Ongoing
Energy conversion using bio-mimetic system- an interdisciplinary approach Co-Investigator WBDST - - - to - Ongoing
Patents (7)
Patent Name Year

A Process of Low Temperature Mullite Synthesis in Presence of V2O5 2010
A Process of manufacture of Mullite aggregates from pyrophyllite high alumina mineral and Al-hydroxy hydrogel 2003
A process of manufacture of mullite aggregates from pyrophillite and Al-hydroxy hydrogel 2003
A process for making dense mullite aggregate 2002
A process of preparation of lithum aluminosilicate 2002
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (5)

Life Member, Indian Photobiological Society
Life Member, Material Society of India
Life Member, The Indian Ceramic Society
Life Member, Calcutta Mathematical Society
Life Member, National Science Congress
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (3)

Worked as a Visiting Professor:
(1) University of Virginia(USA)
(2) North Virginis Community Collage(USA)
(3) New York University(USA)

* Did one special thesis work to develop and understand the marketing strategy for domestic Indian ceramic products.
Worked as a Visiting Professor in many Institutes and Universities of Europe and USA
MBA thesis (Marketing) development and understanding the marketing strategy for domestic Indian ceramic products.