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Prof. Amitava Patra

Director INST

Our research interests include decay dynamics, energy transfer, and electron transfer of QD, Au nanoparticles, Au clusters, C-dots, semiconducting polymer, graphene and porphyrin-based luminescent nanoparticles, and up- and down- converted luminescent materials for photonic applications.

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Research Interest

  • Our research interests include decay dynamics, energy transfer, and electron transfer of QD, Au nanoparticles, Au clusters, C-dots, semiconducting polymer, graphene and porphyrin-based lumine.

Research Highlights

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  1. Microsstructure and photoluminesce properties of ternary Cd0.2Zn0.8 S quantum dots synthesized by mechanical alloying: Sumanta Sain, Arik Kar, Amitava Patra, Swapan K Pradhan, (2014) .

  2. Influence of impurities on the luminescence of Er3+-doped BaTiO3 nanophosphors: Geovana Webler, Maximiliano Zapata, Glauco S. Maciel, Amitava Patra, Jandir M. Hickmann and Marcio Alencar, (2014) Journal of Nanomaterials, 2014: 9.

  3. Photophysical Study of P3HT/NDI Based Hybrid Nanoparticles: Soumitra Satapathi, Mijanur Rahaman Molla, Santanu Bhattacharyya, Suhrit Ghosh, Amitava Patra, (2014) European Physical Journal D, .

Fundings

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  • 1995

    Post-Doc.

    RIKEN, Japan

  • 1994

    Post-Doc.

    Tokyo University, Japan

  • 1993

    Ph. D.

    Jadavpur University

  • Senior Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India (August 2014 to Present till date )

  • Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India (August 2010 to July 2013 )

  • Associate Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India (August 2006 to July 2009 )

  • Scientist:Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, India (August 1996 to July 2005 )

  • Research Associate:University at Buffalo, USA (August 2000 to July 2002 )

  • Visiting Scientist:The Hebrew University, Israel (February 1998 to April 1998 )

Awards & Honours

  • ‘MRSI-ICSC Materials Science Annual Prize’ for the year 2020

  • National Prize for Research in Chemical Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure, 2019

  • Visiting Professor at ITMO University (St. Petersburg, Russia), 2019

  • Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), India, 2016

  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), India, 2015

  • Board member of the International Conference on Luminescence (ICL)

  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2014

  • “C.N.R. Rao National Prize for Chemical Research award”-2014

  • “DAE-SRC Outstanding Investigators Award” 2012

  • A.V. Rama Rao Foundation Prize in Chemistry, 2012

  • Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, 2011

  • AsiaNANO 2010 Award, Asian Conference on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Japan, 2010

  • CRSI Bronze Medal, Chemical Research Society, India, 2010

  • Ramanujan Fellowship, DST, 2007

  • MRSI Medal, Materials Research Society, India, 2006

  • Malaviya Award, The Indian Ceramic Society, 2005

  • Dr. R. L. Thakur Memorial Award, Indian Ceramic Society, 1997

  • Young Scientist Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 1997.


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