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Dr. Goutam De

Visiting Faculty

Functional nanocomposite coatings of technological importance, ordered mesoporous films & electrospun nanofibers, antireflective (AR) & self-cleanable coatings on solar cover glasses, fluorescent nanomaterials & coatings, graphene-based nanocomposites, metal nanoparticles doped films, titania-based nanomaterials for photocatalysis

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Research Interest

  • Functional nanocomposite coatings of technological importance, ordered mesoporous films & electrospun nanofibers, antireflective (AR) & self-cleanable coatings on solar cover glasses, fluorescent nanomaterials & coatings, graphene-based nanocomposites, metal nanoparticles doped films, titania-based nanomaterials for photocatalysis. 

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PhD Students

  • Mr. Navneet Singh Giran

    Email: navneet.ph19219@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH19219

    Working Since Aug, 2019

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  1. Hierarchical Ti1‒xZrxO2‒y nanocrystals with exposed high energy facets showing co-catalyst free solar light driven water splitting and improved light to energy conversion efficiency: S. Chattopadhyay, S. Mondal, (2017) J. Mater. Chem. A, 5: 17341-17351. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA04702A

  2. Carbon dots from a single source exhibiting tuneable luminescent colors through the modification of surface functional groups in ORMOSIL films: D. Bhattacharya, M. K. Mishra, (2017) J. Phys. Chem. C, . DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08039

  3. Zirconia based superhydrophobic coatings on cotton fabrics exhibiting excellent durability for versatile use: I. Das, (2015) Sci. Rep, 5: 18503. DOI: 10.1038/srep18503

  4. Stable Ni nanoparticle‒reduced graphene oxide composites for the reduction of highly toxic aqueous Cr(VI) at room temperature: K. Bhowmik, A. Mukherjee, M. K. Mishra, (2014) Langmuir, 30: 3209-3216. DOI: 10.1021/la500156e

  5. Highly ordered cubic mesoporous electrospun SiO2 nanofibers: J. Saha, (2013) Chem. Commun, 49: 6322-6324. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42338G

  6. High Raman enhancing shape-tunable Ag nanoplates in alumina: a reliable and efficient SERS technique: D. Jana, A. Mandal, (2012) ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 4: 3330-3334. DOI: 10.1021/am300781h

  7. Anisotropic Au nanoparticles doped mesoporous boehmite films and their use as reusable catalysts in electron transfer reactions: D. Jana, A. Dandapat, (2010) Langmuir, 26: 12177‒12184. DOI: 10.1021/la100040m

  8. Synthesis of Au nanoparticle doped SiO2–TiO2 films: tuning of Au surface plasmon band position through controlling the refractive index: S. K. Medda, S. De, (2005) J. Mater. Chem., 15: 3278-3284. DOI: 10.1039/B506399J

  9. A new approach for the synthesis of Au-Ag alloy nanoparticle incorporated SiO2 films: S. Pal, (2005) Chem. Mater., 17: 6161‒6166. DOI: 10.1021/cm051572r

  10. Hydrolysis and condensation reactions of TEOS in the presence of acetic acid leading to the generation of glass-like silica microspheres in solution at room temperature: B. Karmakar, D. Ganguli, (2000) J. Mater. Chem, 10: 2289‒2293. DOI: 10.1039/B003221M

Fundings

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  • 1985

    Ph.D. Chemistry

    Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata

  • 1980

    M.Sc. Chemistry

    Visva Bharati University, West Bengal

  • 1978

    B.Sc.

    Visva Bharati University, West Bengal

  • Research Fellow/Associate:IACS, Kolkata (June 1981 to March 1986 )

  • JSPS Fellow:Kanazawa Univ., Japan (April 1986 to March 1987 )

  • Lecturer in Chemistry:Saldiha College, Bankura (April 1987 to July 1987 )

  • Scientists' Pool:CSIR-CGCRI, Uttar Pradesh (July 1987 to May 1988 )

  • Junior Scientist - Chief Scientist:CSIR-CGCRI, Uttar Pradesh (May 1988 to January 2018 )

  • Visiting Scientist:CNRSM/Padova Univ., Italy (April 1994 to April 1996 )

  • Visiting Fellow:JNCASR, JNCASR, Bangalore (October 2002 to December 2002 )

  • Raman Research Fellow:Univ. of New Mexico/SNL, USA (September 2002 to February 2003 )

Awards & Honours

  • National Research Award in Nano Science and Technology from Nano Mission, DST, GoI (2014)

  • MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize for the year 2014

  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Medal (2010)

  • National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) Meritorious Invention Award, GoI (2007)

  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal (2005)

  • Raman Research Fellowship-2003 (Univ. of New Mexico/Sandia National Lab., USA 2003–2004)

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship (Kanazawa Univ. Japan; 1986-87)

  • The first ever Stanton-Redcroft-ITAS (Indian Thermal Analysis Society) Award (1985)

  • National Scholarship for ranking first position in first class in B. Sc. Honours Examination (1978)


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