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Name Dr. Kuntal Chatterjee
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 439
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Mobile No 9474816352
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Address Dept. of Physics Vidyasagar University Midnapore 721102 West Bengal
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Post Doctoral ResearchInstitute of Physics,Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan2007
Ph.DIACS, Kolkata2005

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Technophysics, Vidyasagar University since 12 September, 2007

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Materials science Surface Science
Experimental Nanoscience

Course/ Subject Taught
Materials Science, Digital Electronics

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Nitrogen-rich carbon nano-onions for oxygen reduction reaction. Kuntal Chatterjee*, Meiyazhagan Ashokkumar, Hemtej Gullapalli, Yongji Gong, RobertVajtai, Palanisamy Thanikaivelan, Pulickel M. AjayanCarbon2018Elsevier
MoS2-TiO2 Nanocomposite with Excellent Adsorption Performance and High Antibacterial Activity. Arnab Pal, Tushar K. Jana,Tamanna Roy, Ananya Pradhan, Ramaprasad Maiti, Sujata M. Choudhury, and Kuntal Chatterjee*ChemistrySelect 2018, 3, 12140 –121492018Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
2. MoS2 embedded TiO2 nanoparticles for concurrent role of adsorption and Photocatalysis, Arnab Pal, Tushar K. Jana, and Kuntal Chatterjee*AIP Conf. Proc. 1942, (2018) 0501382018American Institute of Physics
Significant enhancement of power conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells by the incorporation of TiO2–Au nanocomposite in TiO2 photoanode, Swati Bhardwaj, Arnab Pal, Kuntal Chatterjee, Tushar H. Rana, Gourav Bhattacharya, Susanta Sinha Roy, Papia Chowdhury, Ganesh D. Sharma*J Mater Sci. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-2156-02018Springer Nature
Silica-Coated Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Magnetic and Cytotoxicity Studies Parbati Basu, Kalyanashis De, Soma Das,Amit K. Mandal, Anoop Kumar,Tushar K. Jana,* and Kuntal Chatterjee*ChemistrySelect 2018, 3, 7346– 73532018Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
MoS2-CNT Porous 3D Network for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Cheesung Lee, Sehmus Ozden. Chandra. S. Tewari, Ok-Kyung Park, Robert Vajtai, Kuntal Chatterjee*, Pulickel M. AjayanChemSusChem 10.1002/cssc.2018009822018Wiley-VCH
Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Performance of a-Fe2O3Nanostructures, T. K. Jana, A. Pal, A. K. Mandal, S. Sarwar, P. Chakrabarti and K. Chatterjee*Chemistry Select, Volume 2, Issue 10April 3, 2017 Pages 3068–30772017Wiley
Electrophoretic deposition of plasmonic nanocomposite for the fabrication of dye-sensitized solar cellsIndian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics2017CSIR-NISCAIR
Photocatalytic and antibacterial activity of cadmium sulphide/zinc oxide nanocomposite with varied morphology, T.K. Jana a, S.K. Maji b, A. Pal a, R.P. Maiti a, T.K. Dolai c, K. Chatterjee a,?Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 480 (2016) 9–162016Elsevier
Spiral Growth of SnSe2 Crystals by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Jingjie Wu, Zhili Hu, Zehua Jin, Sidong Lei, Hua Guo, Kuntal Chatterjee, Jing Zhang, Yingchao Yang, Bo Li, Yang Liu, Jiawei Lai, Robert Vajtai, Boris Yakobson, Ming Tang, Jun Lou and Pulickel M. Ajayan,Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3, 1600383| DOI: 10.1002/admi.2016003832016Wiley
Exfoliated Two Dimensional Transition Metal Disulfides for Enhanced Electrocatalysis of Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Acidic MediumAdv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 15006692016Wiley
Silica supported TiO2 nanostructures for highly efficient photocatalytic application under visible light irradiationMaterials Research Bulletin 76 (2016) 353–357.2016Elsevier
Magnetic and photocatalytic study of Co3O4- ZnO nanocomposite, T.K. JanaJournal of Alloys and Compounds, 653, 338-344, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.09.0402015Elsevier
Nucleation and Growth Mechanism of a Covalent Material: Magic Clusters and Chemical ReactionsarXiv:1501.039342015Cornell University Library
Morphology dependent magnetic properties of a-Fe2O3 nanostructuresMaterials Research Express, 1 (2014) 046104, doi:10.1088/2053-1591/1/4/0461042014IOP Science
Self assembled flower like CdS–ZnO nanocomposite and its photocatalytic activityJournal of Alloys and Compounds, 583, 510-515, 20142014Elsevier
General Route to Synthesize of Metal (Ni, Co, Mn, Fe) Oxide Nanostructure and their Optical and Magnetic BehaviorJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Vol. 13, 1–9, 20132013American Scientific Publishers
Synthesis and magnetic properties of morphologically varied Fe2O3 nanostructuresAIP Conf. Proc. 1536, 1033; doi: 10.1063/1.48105862013American Institute of Physics
Oriented growth of a-Fe2O3 nanocrystal with different morphologyand their optical behaviourJ. of Crystal Growth Volume 381, 15 October 2013, Pages 107–113
Self assembled flower like CdS–ZnO nanocomposite and its photo catalytic activity T.K. Jana, A. Pal, K. ChatterjeeJournal of Alloys and Compounds 583 (2014) 510–5152013Elsevier
A facile and general route to sizecontrolledsynthesis of metal (Ni, Coand Mn) oxide nanoparticle and theiroptical behaviourJournal of Experimental Nanoscience2012, 1–10, iFirst & Francis
Nucleation and growth of Si on Pb monolayer covered Si(111) surfacesSurface Science 605 (2011) 1249–12562011Elsevier
GROWTH OF Si ATOMIC WIRES ON Pb-MEDIATED Si(111) 7 × 7 SUBSTRATEInternational Journal of Nanoscience Vol. 10, Nos. 1 & 2 (2011) 1291332011World Scientific
Synthesis and OpticalManifestation of NiO-Silica NanocompositeISRN Nanotechnology Volume 2011, Article ID 719027, 6 pages doi:10.5402/2011/7190272011Hindawi

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Ph. D. Thesis Guidence

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sankalpita ChakrabartySynthesis of nanostructured materials and study of their optical, magnetic and charge transfer propertiesDr. S. GhoshAwarded2015

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Two-dimensional nanomaterials for electrochemical water oxidation and reduction: steps towards green energyPICSIR22750003 year20172019 Exptd.

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Synthesis, Characterization and Optical Properties of Metal-Metal and Metal-Dielectric Core-Shell NanoparticlesPIUGC2000002 year20132015
Core Shell Nanoparticles and Nanowires – the Novel Materials for Future TechnologyPIDST-India17760003 year20102013

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Nanomaterials: New Skyline of Materials Science"National Seminar on Photonics and Nanoscience" organized by Garbeta College, Paschim MedinipurGarbeta College, Paschim Medinipur2012

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Advanced Energy Materials(AEM 2018) 14-17April, 2018, Hefei, China2018Invited SpeakerHefei University of Technology (HFUT), Hefei, Anhui Province, ChinaHFUT, China & RICE University, Houston, TX, US
228th ECS Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, US2015Speaker11-15 October,2015 Electro Chemical Society (ECS)

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Award NameAwarded ByYear
UGC-RAMAN Fellow, RICE University, Houston TX, USUGC2015
Visiting ScholarInstitute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan2012
Visiting ScholarAcademia Sinica, Taiwan2009
SRFCSIR, India2002
JRFCSIR, India2000

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