NAME Suchandra Chatterjee
MOBILE NUMBER 08617755439
DATE OF BIRTH 1973-09-04
EMAIL chatterjeesuchandra01@gmail.com
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Clubtown Estate, Block 2/1F, 87, Dum Dum Road, Kolkata 700074

DESIGNATION DEPARTMENT EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Chemistry

M.Sc., Ph.D

20 years
SPECIALIZATION

Physical Chemistry

AREA OF RESEARCH

Photochemistry & Molecular Spectroscopy

Especially Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions and the Effect of Application of Very low Magnetic Field on them

AREA OF INTEREST

1. Molecular and Electronic Spectroscopy

2. Quantum Mechanics

3. Statistical Thermodynamics

4. Classical Thermodynamics

5. Kinetic Theory of Gases

PUBLICATIONS
  • “Steric effect on fluorescence quenching” Chatterjee S, Basu S, Ghosh N, Chakrabarty M. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc, 2005 Aug; 61(9):2199-2201. ISSN No: 1386-1425 (I.F.:4.02)
  • “Steric guided change of electron transfer mechanism in Benzene”.Chatterjee S, Basu S, Ghosh N, Chakrabarty M., Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2005 Jul; 61(8):1887-1891. ISSN No: 1386-1425 (I.F.: 4.02)
  • “Steric-controlled excimer formation in naphthalene analogs of chalcone”. Chatterjee S, Kar S, Lahiri S, Basu S., Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc., 2004 Sep; 60 (8-9):1713-1718. ISSN No: 1386-1425 (I.F.: 4.02)
  • “Influence of steric factors on exciplex energy and magnetic field effect”., Chatterjee S, Dutta Choudhury S, Basu S, Ghosh N, Chakrabarty M., Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2004 Apr; 60(1-2): 97-102. ISSN No: 1386-1425 (I.F.: 4.02)
  • “Unique behavior of DMF as a solvent in fluorescence quenching process” Chatterjee S, Basu S, Ghosh N, Chakrabarty M., Chem. Phys. Lett., 388, 2004 Mar, 79-83. ISSN No: 0009-2614 (I.F.: 2.98)
  • “Exciplex Parameters: Key factors in the dielectric behavior of magnetodynamics” Bandyopadhyay S, Sen K, Dutta Choudhury S, Basu S., Mol.Phys., 100 (8), 2002 Jan, 1079-1084. ISSN No: 0470-8441. (I.F.: 3.58)
  • “Exciplex Parameters in Dielectric Behaviour of Magnetodynamics” Bandyopadhyay S, Sen K, Dutta Choudhury S, Basu S., Riken Rev., 44, 2002 Feb, 56-59. (I.F.: 3.24)
  • Dielectric Dependence of Magnetic Field Effect: A Tool for Identification of Exciplex” Sen K, Bandyopadhyay S, Bhattacharya D, Basu S., J.Phys.Chem.A, 105, 2001 Sept; 9077-9084. ISSN No: 1089-5639. (I.F.: 3.92)
  • “Magnetic Field Effect on Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions” Bandyopadhyay S, Sen K, Sengupta T, Basu S., IPS News Letter, 39, 2000, 30-41.
SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

          (up to 2014)

  • International Seminar “Photoinduced Molecular Phenomenon’1998” organised by Indian Photobiology Society at SINP, Kolkata, 8-10th December, 1998.
  • International Seminar “Trombey Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry’2000” organised by ISRAPS at BARC, Mumbai, 14-17th January, 2000.
  • International Seminar “Workshop on Radiation and Photochemistry’2000” organised by DAE at Pune University, Pune, 19-22 January, 2000.
  • National Seminar “National Chemistry Week” organised by Chemical Research Society, India at RKM Vidyamandir, Belur, 6th August, 2005.
  • International Seminar “Development of Language Education” organised by CU at Serampore College, Serampore, 24th& 25th November, 2006.
  • National Seminar “Microbiology: An Environmental Perspective” sponsored by UGC at RKM Vidyamandir, Belur, 4th March, 2008.
  • National Seminar “Modern Trends of Chemistry in the 21st Century” sponsored by UGC at St. Pauls College, Kolkata, 6th&7th February, 2012.
  • National Seminar “Some Modern Aspects in Chemical Research” sponsored by UGC at Bidhannagar College, Kolkata, 7th& 8th February, 2012.
  • National Seminar “Chemistry from the Past to the Future” sponsored by UGC at Dum Dum Motijheel College, Kolkata, 22 &23 March, 2012.
  • State level Seminar “One Day Workshop on Practicals in Chemistry Honours Course of CU” organized by UG Board of Studies in Chemistry at Scottish Church College, Kolkata, 12th October, 2012.
  • State level Seminar “One Day Workshop on CAS & MHRD” organized by Surendranath College at Surendranath College, Kolkata, 11th March, 2014.
  • National Symposium “Recent Advances in Chemistry and Industry” organised by Indian Chemical Society at CU, 1st & 2nd August, 2014.
  • National Symposium “Recent Trends of Chemistry and Industry” organised by Indian Chemical Society at CU, 31st & 1st August, 2015.
  • State level Seminar “Communication and Climate Variability” organized by IEEE-GRSS at Surendranath College, Kolkata, 11th March, 2014.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
  • Ph.D. Research:

Broad Area: Photochemistry and Molecular Spectroscopy

Venue: Chemical Sciences Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata

Experience (duration): 1998-2005 (7 years)

Supervisor: Prof. Samita Basu

Field of Interest: Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions

Title of the Thesis: Steric Control on Photoinduced Electron Transfer Processes

 

Post Ph. D Research:

 

1. UGC Minor Research Project at Surendranath College.

Title of Project: ‘Studies on Mechanical Behaviour and Surface Characteristics of Cellulose-based Semi-Synthetic Polymers”

Funding Agency: UGC (Ref No: PSW-148/11-12 dated 25.01.2012)

Duration: 2 years (27.07.2012 to 26.07.2014)

Amount Sanctioned: Rs.1,93,000/-

Amount Obtained: 1,45,500/-

Amount utilised: 1,58,474/-

Remarks: Completed

 

2. Summer Projects (with External Students of other Universities)

a. Determination of Indicator Constant of the extract of Hibiscus flower and establishing it as a Potential Acid-Base Indicator with Biswarup Pal Chowdhury/M.Sc SEM-4 (State University) 2 months (15.05.16 to 14.07.16)

b. A Detailed Kinetic Study of the Reaction between KI and K2S2O8 and the Effect of Dilution and Ionic Strength Variation on It with Sourav Misra/M.Sc SEM-4 (State University) 2 months (15.05.17 to 14.07.17)

c. Determination of Indicator Constant of the Pomegranate Juice and establishing it as a Potential Acid-Base Indicator for the First Time with Arpita Podder /M.Sc SEM-4 (State University) 2 months (15.03.19 to 14.05.19)

 

REFRESHERS & ORIENTATION COURSES

Professional Courses Attended:

National Course “Orientation Program” sponsored by UGC at ASC (CU), Kolkata, 7th February to 9th March, 2006.

National Course “Refresher Course (Chemistry)” sponsored by UGC at ASC (CU), Kolkata, 22nd November to 11th December, 2010.

National Course “Refresher Course (Chemistry)” sponsored by UGC at ASC (CU), Kolkata, 22nd August to 11th September, 2012.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Painting, singing, writing, and elocution

ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Ranked within top 50 in Secondary Exam in 1990 (WBSE)
  • Ranked within top 10 in M.Sc. Exam in 1997 from the University of Calcutta.
  • Qualified NET in 1997 and awarded with a CSIR fellowship (Ranked within top 2%).
  • Qualified GATE in 1997.
  • Ranked 2nd in SSC 1998.
  • Ranked 7th in CSC 1998.
  • Ranked 1st in PSC 2001.
  • Awarded with Ph.D. in 2004 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
  • Ranked 1st in CSC 2008.
  • Awarded with Ranit Pratibha Puraskar for the Advancement of Science in the Field of Chemistry in 1999.
  • Awarded with the Best Poster Presentation Award in the "International Trombay Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry’2000” organized by ISRAPS at BARC, Mumbai, 14-17th January, 2000.
  • Elected as a fellow of Indian Chemical Society in 2016.
STUDY MATERIALS DESCRIPTION
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