Professor, Department of Chemistry
63 A/2, Prince Golam Hossain Shah Road,
Jadavpur, Kolkata – 700 032.
Phone (Res.): (91-33) 2483 4133.
Fax:(91-33) 2414 6584, 2414 6223.
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Ph.D. 1990 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 1983 Calcutta University
B.Sc 1981 Calcutta University

Teaching Experience (6)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2006 to 2010
Jadavpur University Reader 1998 to 2006
Jadavpur University Senior Lecturer 1994 to 1998
R. K. Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math, Howrah Lecturer 1991 to 1991
Jadavpur University Lecturer 1991 to 1994
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry / Spectroscopy & Photochemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Both postgraduate and undergraduate
Research Area
Photochemistry; Biophysical Chemistry; Surface Chemistry; Fluorescence sensing; Polymer photophysics; Nanoparticle research; Steady-state and time-resolved fluorometric study of the photophysical and photochemical processes (ESPT, ICT, electron transfer, charge transfer and energy transfer) in homogeneous as well as microheterogeneous environments; Binding of drugs with proteins and DNA; Theoretical modeling and simulations of photophysical and/or photochemical observations; Photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAC).
1)Lecturer, Kanyapur Polytechnic, Asansol (July 1989 - March 1991).
2)Guest Lecturer, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur (1989 - 1991).
3)Lecturer, R.K. Mission Vidyamandir, Belur Math (April 1991 - Sept. 1991).
4)Lecturer, Jadavpur University (Sept. 1991 - July 1994).
5)Senior Lecturer, Jadavpur University (July 1994 - July 1998).
6)Reader, Jadavpur University (July 1998 - July 2006).
7)Professor, Jadavpur University (July 2006 - continuing).
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Awarded By Award Name Year

Chemical Research Society of India Bronze Medal of Chemical Research Society of India 2013
Indian Academy of Sciences Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences 2010
West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology 2009
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (11)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Atanu Mahata Binding interaction of selected fluorophores with microheterogeneous environments: Effect on the equilibrium and dynamics of the photoprocesses. None Complete 2013
Debosreeta Bose Studies of some selected photoprocesses in homogeneous and biomimicking environments. None Complete 2013
Debanjana Ghosh Energy transfer from selected fluorophores to probes and metal nanoparticles. None Complete 2012
Deboleena Sarkar Photoprocesses of some planar and near planar dyes in microheterogeneous liquid environments None Complete 2010
Alok Chakrabarty Effect of hydrophobicity and microheterogenity on the photophysical behavior of selected fluorophores None Complete 2009
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Membership Of Learned Societies (15)

Chemical Research Society of India
Indian Chemical Society
Indian Photobiology Society
Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences
Affiliate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London
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Other Notable Activities (3)

Associate Editor of Journal of Luminescence (2013)
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology B: Biology (2012)
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Chemical Sciences (2012)