Professor, Department of Chemistry
Professor (Stage - 5)
Department of Chemistry
Inorganic Section
UG Science Building 2nd floor
Jadavpur University, Kol -32
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Ph.D. 2008 University of Calcutta
M.Sc 2003 University of Calcutta
B.Sc 2001 University of Calcutta

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

Jadavpur University Professor 2021, 1st March to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2018, 1st March to 2021, 28th February
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2009, 6th January to 2018, 28th February
Jhargram Raj College Assistant Professor 2006, 1st March to 2009, 5th January
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Coordination Chemistry
Courses Taught/Teaching
Chemistry of elements belonging to groups 1, 2, 14, 15, 16, 18 (UG level).
Chemical application of Group theory (PG level).
General chemistry in several Engg. courses

Quantitative and qualitative analyses of Inorganic samples
Research Area
1. Synthesis, characterization of transition metal complexes with Schiff base ligands
2. Synthesis and characterization of mixed valence copper(II)/copper(I) complexes
3. Exploration of magnetic interactions among the paramagnetic centers in poly-nuclear transition metal complexes
4. Exploration of supra-molecular interactions in transition metal complexes
5. Synthesis and characterization of photo-luminescent cadmium(II) and zinc(II) complexes
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (192)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

An insight into the role of supramolecular interactions to stabilize the solid state structure of an octahedral nickel(II) diamine complex Inorg. Chim. Acta 2021 P.K. Bhaumik, A. Frontera and S. Chattopadhyay 515-120023
A Combined experimental and theoretical study on the luminescence property and the solid state supramolecular interactions of a zinc complex with a reduced Schiff base ligand J. Mol. Struct. 2021 I. Mondal, S. Banerjee, ws. Chattopadhyay -131598
Theoretical insights on the encapsulated hydronium ion mediated supramolecular assembly of nickel (II) Schiff base complexes: Strong hydrogen bonded interaction due to charge transfer from the lone pair of oxygen to the antibonding orbital of the OH bond CrystEngComm 2021 S Roy, D Sutradhar, MGB Drew, S Chattopadhyay DOI: 10.1039/D1CE00855B-
On the importance of RH3C...N tetrel bonding interactions in the solid state of a dinuclear zinc complex with a tetradentate Schiff base ligand CrystEngCom 2021 I. Mondal, A. Frontera, S. Chattopadhyay 23-3391 - 3397
An insight to the spin density distribution and non-covalent interactions in a carboxylate bridged class-I mixed valence cobalt (II), cobalt (III) complex of quadruplet nature Inorganica Chimica Acta 2021 A Banerjee, A Frontera, S Chattopadhyay 521-120298
Books Published (0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (20)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Rabi Sankar Sarkar Studies on heterometallic complexes with chelating ligands Ongoing 2021
Sudip Bhunia Synthesis and characterization of transition and non-transition metal complexes with chelating ligands Ongoing 2021
Koushik Ghosh Studies on cobalt (III) chelates with N,O - donor salicylaldimine Schiff base Complete 2021
Tanmoy Basak Synthesis, characterization and crystal structures of zinc(II) and iron(III) complexes with Schiff base ligands and investigation of their properties Complete 2021
Nandita Sarkar Studies on manganese(III/IV) complexes with chelating Schiff base ligands Complete 2019
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (2)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Tetrazolato Schiff base complexes of Ni(II), Cu(II) and Cd(II): synthesis, charecterisation, magnetic properties and quantum chemical studies Principal Investigator DST Three Years 2012 to 2015 Ongoing
Synthesis and characterization of 5(pyridyl)tetrazole coordination polymers with 1st transition series metals Principal Investigator UGC 1, 24,030/- two years 2010 to 2012 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Presenting Chemistry to the new generation DST INSPIRE Visva-Bharati 2014
Formation of Coordination Complexes: Designed Synthesis versus Serendipity ASC, Jadavpur University Department of Chemistry, JU 2014
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Indian Chemical Society (6872)
Indian Science Congress (L21272)
Chemical Research Society of India (LM 1676)
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Professional Society Activity (0)
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