Professor, Department of Chemistry
Office: UG Science Building (1st Floor), Jadavpur,
Kolkata - 700032, India
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Ph.D. 2003 Dept. of Inorganic Chemistry, IACS
M.Sc 1997 Burdwan University
B.Sc 1995 Burdwan University

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

Jadavpur University 2009 to Till date
Victoria Institution College, Kolkata 2006 to 2009
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Inorganic Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG Science (Analysis of complex materials), UG subsidiary (Atomic Structure), PG science (CD and ORD spectroscopy, Bioinorganic Chemistry)

Civil Engineering (Corrosion and Lubrication)
Research Area
Coordination Chemistry
Postdoctoral Experience:
2003 - 2004, Utah State University, USA
2004 - 2006, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (21)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Anion dependent structural diversity of cadmium(II) complexes: Synthesis, crystal structures, luminescence properties and unusual C-H/σ supramolecular interactions involving σ- aromatic M2X2 cores Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2016 Corresponding author 69(7)-1188-1205
Exploration of unconventional π-hole and C-H/ H-C types of supramolecular interactions in a trinuclear Cd(II) and a heteronuclear Cd(II)-Ni(II) complex and experimental evidence for preferential site selection of the ligand by 3d and 4d metal ions RSC Advances 2016 Corresponding author 6-39376-39386
Mono- and di-nuclear nickel(II) complexes derived from NNO donor ligands: syntheses, crystal structures and magnetic studies of dinuclear analogues RSC Advances 2016 Corresponding author 6-36020-36030
An experimental and computational investigations of supramolecular anion-π/ π - π /π -anion assemblies in mononuclear Zn(II) complexes with a versatile tetradentate N-donor Schiff base ligand Polyhedron 2015 Corresponding author 102-764-772
A highly selective fluorescent sensor for zinc ion based on quinoline platform with potential applications for cell imaging studies Polyhedron 2015 Corresponding author 94-72-82
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (1)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Saikat Banerjee Synthesis, crystal structures, catalysis, supramolecular interactions and luminescence properties of various transition metal complexes Ongoing 2014
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MASTER Thesis Guidance (9)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Rumpa Saha Synthesis, crystal structure and photoluminescence property of cadmium trinuclear complex 2016
Chitra Sarkar Synthesis, crystal structure and photoluminescence property of zinc trinuclear complex 2016
Sattwick Halder Synthesis, crystal structure and characterization of a cobalt(II) complex of a N4 donor Schiff base ligand 2015
Mainak Roy Synthesis, crystal structure and luminescence behaviors of two mononuclear complexes of the type [M(L)(X)]Y [M=Zn(II); X= Br-, N3-; Y=ClO4-; L=[N,N-(bis[1-(2-pyridinyl)]ethylidene]propane-1,3-diamine] 2014
Nikita Barman Synthesis, crystal structure and luminescence behaviors of four mononuclear complexes of the type [M(L)(X)n]Yn [M=Cd(II); X=Cl-, Br-, I-,SCN-; Y=ClO4-; L=[N,N-(bis(2-pyridyl)methylidene)propane-1,3-diamine] 2014
Project Works (2)
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Design and Synthesis of Organic Fluorescent Probes for Detection of Zinc (II) Ion DST 3 years  to  Ongoing
Mono, -bi- and polynuclear....and catalytic properties DST 2 years  to  Complete
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