Professor, Department of Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Research Laboratory, P.G. Science Building Ground Floor, Jadavpur University,
Kolkata- 700032 , India.
PH:033-2457-2780 / 9830905167 / 9433366012
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Ph.D. 2000 IACS(Jadavpur University)
M.Sc 1996 Visva-Bharati
B.Sc 1994 Calcutta

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

Jadavpur University Professor 2011 to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2008 to 2011
Jadavpur University Reader 2005 to 2008
Jadavpur University Lecturer 1999 to 2005
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Coordination Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Under Graduate

1. Chemical Bonding
2. Chemistry of p-block elements
3. Electronic Spectra and Magnetic Properties
4. Industrial Chemistry 4. Semi-micro Analysis

Post Graduate

1. Computational Chemistry (Gaussian 09)
2. Chemical Application of Group Theory
Research Area
1. Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry.
2. Computational chemistry
3. Metal ion and Anion sensor.
Post Doctoral Researcher (Under BOYSCAST Fellowship ):
2010-2011 University of California, Berkeley, USA
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (50)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Benzimidazole based Chemodosimeter for the Fluorometric detection of Zn and Cu via 1, 5 proton shifts and C-N Bond Cleavage Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 2017 S. Basu Roy, C. Prodhan, K. Chaudhuri and K. K. Rajak 16-1103-1116
A quinoline appended naphthalene derivative based AIE active turn-on fluorescent probe or the selective recognition of Al3+ and colourimetric sensor for Cu2+: Experimental and co computational studies J. Photochem. Photobiol. A Chem 2017 S. Basu Roy and K. K. Rajak 332-505-514
A turn-off fluorescence sensor for cyanide detection which in turn inhibit 2-way ESIPT investigated by experimental and theoretical study Inorganic Chemistry Communications 2017 S. Basu Roy, A. Maity and K. K. Rajak 76-81-86
A novel fluorene based turn on fluorescent sensor for the determination of zinc and cadmium: experimental and theoretical studies along with live cell imaging New J. Chem. 2016 S. Basu Roy, J. Mondal, A. R. Khuda-Bukhsh and K. K. Rajak 40-9593
Heteroleptic iridium(III) complexes bearing a coumarin moiety: an experimental and theoretical investigation RSC Adv 2015 A. Maitym R. Sarkar and K. K. Rajak 5-78852-78863
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (15)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sachinath Bera Ongoing 2017
Sankar Parua Ongoing 2016
Tapashi Das Ongoing 2016
Supriya Debnath Ongoing 2016
Sohini Basu Roy Ongoing 2015
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (1)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Total 15 students did their Master Degree Project 2003-20012
Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Chemistry of Rhenium using O,N,S Coordinating Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, Optical Properties and Reactivity study Principal Investigator CSIR 11,50,000/- 3 Years April 2012 to  Ongoing
Coordination Chemistry of Some Transition Metal with emphasis on Copper and Nickel: Synthesis, Structure, Characterization and Magnetic Properties Principal Investigator DST 22,36,000/- 3 Years November 2006 to November 2009 Complete
Coordination Chemistry of Rhenium: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity Study Principal Investigator UGC 7,03,000/- 3 Years May 2006 to April 2009 Complete
Synthesis, Characterization, Reactivity and DNA Interaction study of Functional Model Complexes of Vanadium and Iron Principal Investigator CSIR 9,70,000/- 3 Years January 2006 to December 2008 Complete
Coordination and Biochemistry of Copper: Synthesis, Characterization Reactivities and Magnetic Studies Principal Investigator DST (Fast Track Project) 8,64,000/- 3 Years June 2003 to May 2006 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (1)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Metal complexes with Polydentate Ligands: Structure, Magnetic Properties and DFT analysis CRSI (Kolkata Chapter) Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission, Kolkata 2009
Membership Of Learned Societies (2)

Chemical Research Society of India
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (11)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Current Trends in Chemistry CRSI IISER, Kolkata 2012 Poster Presentation
12th National Symposium in Chemistry CRSI IICT & NIPER, Hyderabad 2010 Poster Presentation
Current Trends of Chemical Research CRSI(Kolkata Chapter) Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission, Kolkata 2009 Speaker
10th National Symposium in Chemistry CRSI Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2008 Poster Presentation
Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XII) Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 2007 Poster Presentation
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Extra-departmental Activities (Research Related):

(A) Reviewer of the research articles (manuscript) of the following Peer Reviewed journals:

Inorganic Chemistry
Dalton Trans
Europian Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

(B) Assessment of research project:

DST(New Delhi)