Professor, Department of Chemistry
Centre for Surface Science, Department of Chemistry (Physical), Chemical Engineering Building, 1st Floor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032.
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 1999 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (5)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2016 to Continuing
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2013 to 2016
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2010 to 2013
Jadavpur University Senior Lecuturer 2005 to 2010
Jadavpur University Lecturer 2001 to 2005
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry / Surface Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Photochemistry, Kinetic Theory of Gas, Liquid, Solid, Adsorption and Colloid Chemistry.
Research Area
Surface and Biophysical Chemistry
Experience
Total Citations: 4722, h index = 40
(Source: Scopus) (till 14.06.2024)
5645, 45 (Source: Google Scholar)

Guest Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata (2017-18)
Conference Papers Published (2)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Interaction of Poly Acrylic Acid with Surfactants and Exploring the Role of β-CD Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development (ICETSD 19) on March 5-6, 2019 organized by Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology 2019 March-51-54
Self aggregation of the Amphiphile CHAPS and its Interaction with the Biopolymer Inulin in Water and Isopropanol Water Media Proceedings of National Conference on Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas, by Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology and Centre for Surface Science, Dept. of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India 2010 November-57-69
Journal Papers Published (112)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Addressing the interaction of Stem Bromelain with different anionic surfactants, below, at and above the critical micelle concentration (cmc) in phosphate buffer at pH 7: physicochemical, spectroscopic, & molecular docking study International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2024 271-132368-132387
Comparative study of the aggregation behavior of some ionic surfactants with nonionic Triton X-114 in water and a water/2,2,2-trifluoroethanol mixture Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2024 63-3057-3071
Exploration of the impact of graphene oxide, acetylenic gemini, and CTAT on the photophysical and aggregation properties of dipolar coumarin 153 Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2024 26-8900 - 8918
Impact of 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol (TFE) on hydrophobicity enhancement in the aggregation of sodium N-dodecanoyl sarcosinate (SDDS) with nonionic hydroxyethyl cellulose Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2024 681-132781 - 132794
Interfacial structure and electrostatics related to solute activity in a model anionic-surfactant/polymer self-assembly Langmuir 2023 39-2850-2858
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Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

A chapter entitled Promises and Challenges of Curcumin, by Gulmi Chakraborty and Soumen Ghosh Book entitled Curcumin and Its Role in Health and Disease edited by Kathryn Woltjer of Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA 2023
Awards(17)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Scientists of Stanford University, USA Selected as Top 2% World Ranking Scientist (choosing field: Chemical Physics) 2020
Chemical Research Society of India Bronze Medal 2020
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan Invited to deliver lectures at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan and at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Colloid and Interface Society, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 2016
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology Coordinating Editor of Journal of Surface Science and Technology 2015
American Chemical Society American Chemical Society Membership Award 2015
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (22)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Mr. Rabindranath Paul Eutectic solvent mediated micellization behaviour of amphiphile and its effect on the optical properties of perovskite nanocrystals Ongoing 2023
Smt. Sudipta Chakraborty Synthesis of Surfactants & their interaction with Biomolecules Ongoing 2022
Dr. Apensu Dey Colloidal Behaviours of Surfactants and Their Interaction with Drug Molecules Complete 2022
Dr. Sourav Das Interaction of Surfactant-Surfactant, Surfactant-Salt and Surfactant-Polyelectrolytes in Aqueous Media Complete 2022
Mr. Raju Sardar Studies on Colloidal nature of Soft Systems Ongoing 2022
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (26)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Ms. Moumita Mandal (West Bengal State University, Barasat) Effect of anionic polyelectrolyte, sodium carboxymethylcellulose on the aggregation behaviour of surface active gemini ionic liquids in aqueous solution 2023
Ms. Aasia Ahmad (Lady Brabourne College) Surface properties and mixed micellization of worm-like micelle forming cationic surfactant cetyltrimethyl ammonium p-toluenesulfonate (CTAT) with synthesized carboxylate-based zwitterionic gemini surfactant 2023
Ms. Trisha Chandra Micellization of three conventional surfactants into deep eutectic solvents (DESs) 2023
Ms. Manjima Majumdar Interaction of dye with surfactants (both conventional CTAT and synthesized gemini) 2023
Ms. Shradha Tamang Surface properties and mixed micellization of cationic surfactant hexadecyltrimethylammonium p-toluenesulfonate (CTAT) with synthesized zwitterionic gemini surfactant 2022
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Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (10)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Collaborative Research Dr. Rajib Kumar Mitra, Kolkata, India 2018
Collaborative Research Prof. Asim Bhaumik, Kolkata, India 2016
Collaborative Research Prof. Daniel G. Marangoni, Canada 2015
Collaborative Research Prof. Gerardo Prieto, Spain 2014
Collaborative Research Prof. Vinod K. Aswal, Mumbai, India 2012
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InviteLectures (23)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Detailed investigation on oppositely charged polyelectrolyte-surfactant interaction School of Studies in Chemistry under the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur Sir CV Raman Hall, School of Studies in Chemistry (Golden Jubilee Year 1972-2022), Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (C.G.) 2022
Characterization of gemini surfactant and its interaction with other conventional surfactants, polymers and proteins Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences, Newtown, Kolkata - 700156 2021
Interaction of polymers and biopolymers with surfactants Department of Chemistry, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University with Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Cooch Behar, W. B. - 736101 2019
Synthesis, characterization and interaction of surfactants with polymers Nepal Chemical Society in co-operation with Dept. of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Chitwan, Nepal Dept. of Chemistry, Birendra M. Campus, Bharatpur, Tribhuvan University, Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal 2018
Physicochemical characterization of gemini surfactant and its interaction with polymers Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) and S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata - 700106 North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya - 793022 2018
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Membership Of Learned Societies (5)
 
Title

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Calcutta
Indian Chemical Society, Calcutta
Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore
American Chemical Society
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (19)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Refresher Course Acting as a Resource Person in the Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University Online mode, Department of Chemistry, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong-793022 2022
Refresher Course Acting as a Chairperson and Resource Person in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Online mode, Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. 2021
Refresher Course Acting as a Chairperson, Resource Person and Judgement on the Presentation by the participants in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2018
Refresher Course Acting as a Resource Person as well as Introducing two Resource Persons in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2015
Refresher Course Acting as a Resource Person as well as Assessing for the Participants' Presentation in the Dept. of Chemistry, J. U. Analytical Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University 2014
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (8)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Inter College Peer Students Seminar - Honorable Judge Chem Voice Department of Chemistry, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata Seminar Hall, Department of Chemistry, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata - 700020 2023
National Conference Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids School of Studies in Chemistry, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur and Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Sir CV Raman Hall, School of Studies in Chemistry, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (C. G.) 2023
International Conference Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Block - LB 11, Sector - III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700106. Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC), IB-201, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700106, West Bengal 2019
National Conference Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids Department of Chemistry, Amity University and Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Amity University, Newtown, Kolkata - 700135, West Bengal 2019
International Chemical Congress Surfactant, polymer and biomolecule Nepal Chemical Society in co-operation with Dept. of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Chitwan, Nepal Dept. of Chemistry, Birendra M. Campus, Bharatpur, Tribhuvan University, Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal 2018
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Professional Society Activity (8)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Secretary of Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST) 2020 to Continuing
Member of the Board of Studies of Department of Chemistry (UG-BOS), West Bengal State University, Barasat, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata - 700126, West Bengal 2021 to 2024
Member of the Board of Studies of Department of Chemistry, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Cooch Behar, West Bengal - 736101 2018 to 2019
Coordinator, Centre for Surface Science (CSS), Department of Chemistry, JU 2017 to Continuing
Section-in-charge, Physical Chemistry Section, Department of Chemistry, JU 2017 to 2019
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (9)

Dr. (Ms.) Bithika Mandal joined as a Research Associate (CSIR funded) on Solution behaviors of surfactants with reference to their interactions with polymers, drugs and dyes during 2017 -2018.

Dr. Jayabrata Maity joined as a UGC-Dr. D. S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow (DSKPDF) on Fabrication of functionalized graphene oxide based self-healing polymer nanocomposite for biomedical applications during 2018 - 2021.

Dr. Gulmi Chakraborty joined as a National Post Doctoral Fellow (N-PDF) under SERB-DST on Probing the viscoelastic tunability and surface rigidity of phospholipid assemblies in the presence of aromatic aminoacid analogues during 2019-2021.

Smt. Tanaya Saha joined as a Project Assistant in the RUSA 2.0 sponsored scheme, Jadavpur University on Unveiling the Interaction between Biopolymer and Synthesized Gemini Surfactant during 2019-2020.


Refresher Courses participated in Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University in 2002, 2006 and 2007.
Taking NET Coaching classes for PG students in 2007.
Co-operation to conduct the Election of Science Faculty Students' Union of M. Sc. III (Evening) of the Department of Chemistry in 2003, 2009 and 2010 as well as B. Sc. III of the Department of Chemistry in 2012 and M. Sc. I (Evening) and B. Sc. II of the Department of Chemistry in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
Acting as a Referee in J. Phys. Chem. B, J. Colloid and Interface Sci., Biomacromolecules, J. Solution Chem., Langmuir, Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, J. Surfactants and Detergents, Biopolymers, Colloids Surfaces A, International J. Biological Macromolecules, Process Biochemistry, Indian J. Chem., J. Indian Chem. Soc., J. Surface Sci. and Technol., Fluid Phase Equilibria, Macromolecules, RSC Advances, J. Photochem. Photobio. A: Chem., Bulletin of the Chem. Soc. of Ethiopia, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, European Biophysics J., International Research J. of Pure and Applied Chem., J. of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series E, J. Nanofluids, Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomol. Spectroscopy, J. Molecular Str., J. Chem. Thermodynamics, J. Molecular Liquids, International J. Chem. Kinetics, Soft Matter, International J. Industrial Chemistry, Colloid and Polymer Sci., J. Chemical Engineering Data, International J. Physical Sciences, J. of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Analytical Chemistry (ACS), Arabian J. Chemistry, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., J. Industrial Engineering Chem., J. Phys. Org. Chem., Industrial and Eng. Chem. Research, Carbohydrate Polymers, J. Chem. Physics, J. Chem. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation), Analyst, J. Chem. Sciences, Food Chemistry, Chinese J. Chem. Physics, Advances in Colloid and Interface Sci., Studies in Natural Products Chemistry (Bioactive Natural Products, Elsevier Sci. Publishers), Engineering (ENG, Scientific Research Publishing), African J. Pure and Applied Chem., ACS Omega, Colloid and Interface Sci. Communications, ChemistrySelect, J. Dispersion Sci. and Technol., French-Ukrainian J. Chemistry, Microchemical J., Frontiers in Chem., J. Materials Research and Technol., Molecular Physics, Chemical Thermodynamics and Thermal Analysis, Scientific Reports, International J. Environmental Analytical Chem., Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, Chemistry Africa and Monatshefte fur Chemie - Chemical Monthly.

Acting as a Reviewer of the thesis for M. Phil. and Ph. D. degrees from Department of Chemistry
University of Kashmir (J & K)
Utkal University (Odisha)
Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar (Gujarat)
Tripura University (Tripura)
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Manipur University (Manipur),
Central University of Gujarat (Gujarat)
Gauhati University (Assam)
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University (Raipur, C. G.)
North Bengal University (W. B.)
Kalyani University (W. B.)
Department of Physics, KIIT University (Odisha)
Visva-Bharati University (W. B.)
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) (Shillong, Meghalaya)
Guru Ghasidas University (Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh)
Banaras Hindu University (U. P.)
Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University (W. B.)
Dept. of Applied Physics, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Acting as an External Examiner for Viva-Voce Examination of Ph. D. degree from
North Bengal University (W. B.)
Utkal University (Odisha)
University of Kashmir (J & K)
S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (Calcutta University)
Central University of Gujarat (Gujarat)
Gauhati University (Assam)
KIIT University (Odisha)
Kalyani University (W. B.)
Tripura University (Tripura)
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) (Shillong, Meghalaya)
Visva-Bharati University (W. B.)
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University (Raipur, C. G.)
Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University (W. B.)
Taking classes for Ph.D. course work (2011-continuing).

Served as an External Expert to the Selection / Screening committee in Chemical Engineering / Chemistry / Environmental Sciences for recruitment of Assistant Professors in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly WBUT), West Bengal.
External Expert for the selection of Research Scholar in Department of Chemistry, Tripura University, Vidyasagar University (W. B.), Kalyani University (W. B.), North Bengal University (W. B.), S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (Kolkata, W. B.) and School of Materials Sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, (Kolkata, W. B.).
External Assessor for promotion to Associate Professor and Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2021 to 2026.