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Name Dr. Ajay Kumar Misra
Designation Professor
Office Phone No 03222-376554 Extn. 437
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science/Jadavpur University1998
M.Sc (Chemistry, Phy. Spl)Burdwan University, Burdwan1992
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
2011- Professor of Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
2008-2011 Associate Prof. of Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, VU, Midnapore
2005- 2008 Reader in Chemistry, Dept. Chemistry & Chemical Technology Vidyasagar University, Midnapore-721102.
2001-2005 Lecturer of Chemistry, R.K.M.V.C College, Rahara, 24 PGs(N), West Bengal.
1998- 2001 Post-doctoral research fellow (NIH), Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, USA
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Physical Chemistry
1. Synthesis, characterization & Photophysical study of metal and semi-conducting nano-materials.
2. Synthesis of Low dimensional fluorescent organic material (FOM)and their photophysical study.
3. Quantum mechanical computation of global reactivity parameters for ground and excited state proton transfer processes.
Course/ Subject Taught 
Molecular Spectroscopy: Theoretical basis of Microwave, IR, UV-Vis, NMR, ESR Spectroscopy.
Photophysical Processes: Kinetics of Unimolecular and Bi-molecular photophysical processes.
Exciplex and excimer dynamics, ESIPT processes.
Group theory & Spectroscopy.
Mathematics for Physical Chemistry
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Proton triggered emission and selective sensing of 2,4,6-trinitrophenol byfluorescent hydrosol of 2-phenylquinolineNew Journal of Chemistry; DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ03861E2017RSC
Computation of global reactivity descriptors and first hyper polarisability as a function of torsional angle of donor–acceptor substituted biphenyl ring systemMolecular Physics; & Francis
Proton induced green emission from AIEE active 2,2' biquinoline hydrosol and itsselective fluorescence turn-on sensing property towards Zn2+ ion in waterSensors & Actuators: B. Chemical;238 (2017) 1266–12762017Elsevier
Aggregation induced emission enhancement from antipyrine-based Schiff base and its selective sensing towards picric acid.Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 248(2017)223-2332017Elsevier
Synthesis of an efficient Pyrene based AIE active functional material for selective sensing of 2,4,6-trinitrophenolJournal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry; 342 (2017) 1-142017Elsevier
Solvatochromism and turn-off fluorescence sensing property ofN,N'-bis(3-pentyl)perylene-3, 4, 9, 10-bis(dicarboximide) towards nitroaromatics andphotophysical study of its microstructuresJournal of Molecular Liquids;224 (2016) 255-264.2016Elsevier
Crystal induced phosphorescence from Benz(a)anthracene microcrystals at room temperatureSpectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy; 157 (2016) 61–682016Elsevier
Pyrene Scaffold as Real Time Fluorescent Turn-on Chemosensor for Selective Detection of Trace Level Al(III) and Its Aggregation Induced Emission EnhancementJ. Phys. Chem. A 2016, 120, 210−2202016American Chemical Society
Morphology directing synthesis of 1-aminopyrene microstructures and its super quenching effect towards nitro aromaticsJournal of Molecular Liquids 221(2016) 358-3672016Elsevier

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Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Hydrogen Bonding and Transfer in the Excited State; Vol.2,Page-589-608 Chap.26: Sankar Prasad De and Ajay Misra, "Excited-state Intramolecular Proton Transfer processes on some Isomeric Napthalene Derivatives: A Density Functional Based Computational Study"Wiley2011Corresponding Author
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Prativa MazumdarSynthesis of Aggregation Induced Emission Enhancement based low dimensional organic materials and their potential use as sensor Awarded2017
Sankarlal AshGround and Excited state intramolecular proton transfer processes of some organic compounds: A DFT based computational study Awarded2015
Dipak Kumar BhuiSynthesis of silver nanoparticles having different morphologies and their photophysical properties Awarded2015
Gobinda Prasad SahooSynthesis of Morphologically interesting low dimensional materials and to study their photo-physical and catalytic properties Awarded2015
Hasibul BegComputation of global reactivity descriptors along the proton transfer co-ordinate of some model organic compounds Awarded2015
Sandip SenguptaTowards the total synthesis of Biologically active products: FR252921, amaminol B, (-)-Lardolure and (2R,4R,6R,8R)-2,4,6,8-tetramethylundecanoic acidY.S.Yadav, IICT HyderabadAwarded2014
Santanu PyneSynthesis, photophysical and photochemical properties of core@shell and functionalized nanoparticles Awarded2013
Harekrishna BarGreen synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles Awarded2013
Sankar Prasad DeQuantum mechanical calculations on the ground and excited state intramolecular proton transfer processes Awarded2013
Priyanka SarkarSynthesis, Photophysical study and Simulation of Surface Plasmon Resonance spectra of different shaped silver nanostructures in aqueous environment Awarded2012
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Low Dimensional Organic Materials & Their Photophysical PropertiesIndian Photobiology Society & Sambalpur University, Odisha: National Conference on “Recent Developments on Photochemistry and Photobiology” (RDPAP-2016) 4-6 March, 2016Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Odisha2016
Synthesis of low dimensional functional organic materials and their potential use as sensorNational Symposium on Bioresource Management (NSBM-2016) on 26 and 27 April, 2016, Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University2016
Designed synthesis of AIEE based fluorescence probes and their potential use as sensorUGC Sponsored National Seminar on Recent Trends in Research in Chemical SciencesGhatal R.S.Mahavidyalaya (30th August 2016)2016
Syhthesis and photophysical properties of low dimensional organic materialsPerspective in teaching and research in physical chemistry; 21-22 August 2015; Dept. of Physical Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata-32IACS, Kolkata2015
Low dimensional functional materials and their photophysical propertiesVidyasagar- Satyendra Nath Bose National Workshop on Physics of Low Dimensional StructuresDept. of Physics and Techno Physics, Vidyasagar University2015
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
“Frontiers in chemical sciences-2011”, held on March 13, 2011.2011Organizer & Poster AdjudicatorMarch 13, 2011, Dept. of Chemistry & Chem Tech, Vidyasagar University, Misnapore
International symposium on Advances in Nanimaterials (ANM 2010)”2010Poster presentationHeld on Dec 6-7, 2010.Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata, India

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