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Name Prof. Braja Gopal Bag
Designation Professor
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Post-Doctoral ExperienceRuhr University Bochum, Germany1999
Ph.D.IISc Bangalore1995
M.Sc.IIT Kharagpur1989
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University since September 29, 2008.
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Organic Chemistry
Green Syhthesis, Renewable Nano, Plant Secondary Metabolites, Self Assembly, Soft Materials
Natural Products
Synthesis and Study of Nanoparticles
Course/ Subject Taught 
Reagents in Organic Transformations
Bioorganic Chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Green and Renewables
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
57. One Step Biosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles Using the Leaf Extract of Gymnema sylvestre and Study of Its In-vitro Anticancer Activity on MCF-7 Cell LinesIJRCE, 7 (2), 1-82017IJRCE
59. Self–assembly of renewable nano–sized triterpenoidsThe Chemical Record, 17, 1, 1-342017Wiley
60. First Hierarchical Self-Assembly of a Seco-Triterpenoid Alpha-Onocerin Yielding Supramolecular ArchitecturesChemistrySelect, 2, 6650– 6657.2017Wiley
61. First Vesicular Self-Assembly of Crotocembraneic Acid, a Nano-Sized Fourteen Membered Macrocyclic Diterpenic AcidChemistrySelect, 2, 4969 – 49732017Wiley
58. Nanoarchitectures by hierarchical self-assembly of ursolic acid: entrapment and release of fluorophores including anticancer drug doxorubicinRSC Advances, 7, 181362017Royal Society of Chemistry
53. Self-assembly study of ammonium oleanolate and generation of gel–gold nanoparticle hybrid materialPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 24.2016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
54. Mimusops elengi bark extract mediated green synthesis of gold nanoparticles and study of its catalytic activityApplied Nanoscience, 6, 521–5282016Springer
51. Study of Antioxidant Property of the Tuber Extract of Habenaria Edgeworthii (Vrddhi) and its use in the green synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 202016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
52. Study of Antioxidant Property of the Endosperm Extract of Borassus flabellifer (Taal) and its use in the green synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 112016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
55. Self-assembly of sodium and potassium betulinates into hydro- and organo-gels: Entrapment and removal studies of fluorophores and synthesis of gel-gold nanoparticle hybrid materialsRSC Advances, 6, 172902016Royal Society of Chemistrty

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
14. Self-assembly of Arjunolicacid DerivativesJ. Ind. Chem. Soc.2013Indian Chemical Society
13. A renewable template in supramolecular chemistry and nanoscoenceIndian Patent no. 1161/KOL/2008 of 3.7.2008.2008India Patent Cell
12. A Thermochromic Supramolecular GelIndian Patent No. 1132/KOL/06 of 26.10.2006.2006Indian Patent Cell
11. Arjunolic acid: A promising new building blockfor nanochemistryPramana, 65:925-9292005Indian Academy of Sciences

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Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
সবুজ রসায়ন: তত্ত্ব ও অনুশীলনin progress2013বঙ্গানুবাদ
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Subhajit DasSelf-assemblyNAOngoing 
Sk Nurul HasanSelf assembly naturally occurring triterpenoidsNAOngoing 
Abir Chandan BaraiChemical Investigations on Astavarga PlantsNAOngoing 
Subrata GhoraiSelf-Assembly of the Derivatives of Arjunolic acidNAOngoing 
Saikat Kumar PanjaSelf-assembly of Bioactive 6-6-6-6-5 Pentacyclic Triterpenoid Lupeol and Its DerivativesNAOngoing 
Chhabi GaraiSelf-assembly of corosolic acidNAOngoing 
Kausik ChaudhuriNutraceutical Profile of Some Selected Medicinal Plants of North-Eastern India and its Application in Nano ChemistryNAOngoing 
Sarat Chandra JanaPlant gums and extracts as novel materials for vinyl polymerization and allied process.NAOngoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Koushik PaulSelf-assembly Studies of Renewable Nano-sized Triterpenoid Oleanolic acid and Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle from Renewable ResourcesNAAwarded2017
Shib Shankar DashDesign, Synthesis and Study of Betulinic Acid based Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2016
Ms. Rakhi MajumdarSelf-Assembly Arjunolic acid and its DerivativesNAAwarded2014
Partha Pratim DeyA Simple Route for Renewable Nano-sized Arjunolic acid and Self-Assembly of its DerivativesNAAwarded2013
Shaishab Kumar DindaSelf-assembly.... Aerobic coupling of beta-naphtholsNAAwarded2013
Subhasish NeogiApplication of Multicomponent Reaction in Organic SynthesisDinabandhu NaskarAwarded2012
M. Srujan KumarProbing Unresolved Structure Activity Issues in Liposomal Gene Delivery and a Novel Therapeutic use of LipofectionArabinda ChaushuriAwarded2011
Subhash R. PramanikDesign, Synthesis and Study of Arjunolic acid Based Molecular ReceptorsNAAwarded2009
Prabhat Kumar RayStudies on Azoles as Analogues of 4(5)-Aminoimidazoles-5(4)-carboxyamineSibdas RayAwarded2009
Gopal Chandra MaitySynthesis and Studies of Arjunolic acid derived Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2009
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Natural Triterpenoids as Renewable Nanos: Formation of Helical Nano-fibers, Nano-vesicles, Nano-spheres and Dynamic Soft-materialsIUPAC, POC 2012QATAR2012
Plant Resources as Renewable Gold Mines for a Sustainable Future. উদ্ভিদজাত রাসায়নিক পদার্থসমূহ  ভবিষ্যত  প্রজন্মের জন্য পুনর্নবিকরণযোগ্য স্বর্নখনির-ই মতোDST Inspire ProgramRaja Narendra Lal Khan Womens College2012
Membership of Learned Society 
The Indian Science Congress Association
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment2012 to 2012
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
14th International IUPAC Conference on Polymer in Organic Chemistry 20122012SpeakerQATAR

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Frontiers in Chemical Sciences 20122012OrganizerVidyasagar University
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Silver Medal awarded to Shib Shankar DashVidyasagar University2012
Travel Fellowsip awarded to Ms. Rakhi MajumdarIUPAC symposium POC 2012, QATAR2012
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