Professor, Department of Chemistry
Room No. C3/2 PG Sc. Bldg.
Department of Chemistry
Physical Chemistry Section
Jadavpur University, Kolkata -700032

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Ph.D. 2005 Indian Institute of Science
M.Sc 1999 Jadavpur University
B.Sc 1996 Jadavpur University

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

Jadavpur University Professor 2020, September 5th to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2017, September 5th to 2020, September 4th
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2006, January 1st to 2017, September 4th
Jadavpur University Lecturer 2005, September 5th to 2005, December 31st
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
1. At UG level:
Chemical Kinetics and Catalysis
Electrochemistry I
Thermodynamics-II and Chemical Equilibrium
Electrical & Magnetic Properties of Materials
2. At PG level:
Chemical Kinetics
Solid State Chemistry
Research Area
Synthesis and development of novel nanostructured oxide based materials for the production of hydrogen for fuel cell applications via reforming reactions including methanol steam reforming (MSR), dry and steam reforming of methane (DRM & SRM)
Photocatalytic dye degradation
Catalytic transformations of small organic molecules
Heterogeneous catalysis for the abatement of environmental pollution
Post-doctoral Fellow (May 2007-April 2009)
Dipartimento di Scienze e Technologie Chimiche
Universita di Unine

Lecturer in Chemistry (5th Sept 2005 - 31st Dec 2005)
Asst. Professor of Chemistry (1st Jan 2006 - till date)
Department of Chemistry
Jadavpur University
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (61)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Visible Light assisted Photo-electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol using Low Pt content NiO Rutile TiO2 Ternary Heterojunction Appl. Surf. Sci. 2021 M. Chakraborty, K. K. Bera, M. Mandal, K. Ghorai, N. Sepay, M. R. Das, S. Roy Chowdhury, A. Gayen, S. K. Bhattacharya 541-
Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of La1-xLnxCr0.5Co0.5O3 (x= 0 and 0.2 & Ln= Pr, Sm and Gd) Perovskites J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 2021 D. Ghosh, R. Das, A. Haque, K. Ghorai, A. Gayen, P. Mahata, A. K. Kundu, Md. M. Seikh 523-
Observation of Predominant Long-Range Ordering by Overcoming the Magnetic Frustration in Cu-Doped La2MnCoO6 Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021 A. Haque, R. Das, D. Ghosh, M. Vasundhara, A. Gayen, A. K. Kundu, Md. M. Seikh 125-3088-3101
Facile synthesis of CuCr2O4/BiOBr composite and its photocatalytic activity towards RhB and tetracycline hydrochloride degradation under household visible LED light irradiation J. Alloy. Compd. 2021 K. Ghorai, M. Bhattacharjee, D. Mandal, A. Hossain, T. Bhunia, M. Das, P. P. Ray, B. Show, P. Bera, T. K. Mandal, Md. M. Seikh, A. Gayen 867-
Incompatible magnetic and dielectric properties of BiCu3-xMnxTi4-yMyO12 (x = 0 & 0.5; y = 1 & 1.5 and M = Fe & Mn) Ceramics International 2020 A. Haque, A. Shukla, U. Dutta, D. Ghosh, A. Gayen, P. Mahata, M.Vasundhara, A. K. Kundu, Md. M. Seikh 46-5907-5912
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Investigations on metal-ceria interaction in auto-exhaust catalysis VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany 2010 First Author
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (8)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sri Kamalesh Pal Synthesis, structure, physical characterization and applications of pure and doped CaCu3Ti4O12 quadruple perovskites Complete 2019
Sri Mrinal Saha Synthesis and characterisation of few nano-dimensional metal ferrites and their applications Prof. Siddhartha Mukherjee Complete 2017
Ms Sayantani Maiti Synthesis and structural investigation of some nanocrystalline aluminate spinels for methanol steam reforming and organic oxidation reactions Complete 2016
Sri Dipak Das Development of some nanostructured oxide based catalysts for hydrogen production from methanol and organic transformations Complete 2015
Rajib Mistri Preparation, characterization and oxidation/hydrogenation activity of some novel nano-crystalline transition metal oxide catalysts Prof B C Ray Complete 2006-2012
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (2)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Tailored nanostructure and nanocomposite oxide materials for steam and dry reforming of methane Principal Investigator SERB, DST Rs. 61,15,230 3 years 6 months 2017 to 2020 Complete
Development of nano-structured catalysts for hydrogen production by steam reforming of methanol Principal Investigator DST, Govt. of India Rs. 40,90,800 3 years 5 months 6 days 1st April 2011 to 6th Sept 2014 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

Life member of the Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST), Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, since 02.05.2005
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (0)