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Name Dr. Subal Chandra Manna
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name CHEMISTRY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-375 / Centrex Extn. 375
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Post Doctoral ResearchMissouri University of Science and Technology,US2016
Ph.D.Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) [Supervisor: Prof. N. Ray Chaudhuri]2007
M.Sc.Vidyasagar University2002
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University (Since April 2017)
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University (March 2008 to March 2017)
Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Suri Vidyasagar College (April 2005 to March 2008)
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Inorganic Chemistry
Structure-property relationships in coordination compounds
Metal-organic frameworks
Supramolecular chemistry
Course/ Subject Taught 
Chemical Applications of Group Theory
Inorganic Photochemistry
EPR spectroscopy
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Schiff base and azido coordinated di-/poly-nuclear cadmium(II) complexes: Crystal structure, photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue and thermal analysisPolyhedron, 2020, 177, 114296.2020Elsevier
Tridentate Schiff base and 4,4-bipyridine coordinated di/polynuclear Cu(II) complexes: Synthesis, crystal structure, DNA / protein binding and catecholase activityApplied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020,
Field-Induced Slow Magnetic Relaxation in Mixed Valence Di- and Tri-nuclear Co(II)-Co(III) ComplexesDalton Transactions, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0DT00588F2020Royal Society of Chemistry
Tetranuclear and 1D Polymeric Cd(II) Complexes with a Tetrapyridyl Imidazolidine Ligand: Synthesis, Structure, and Fluorescence Sensing ActivityCrystal Growth & Design 2020, 20, 2904-2913.2020American Chemical Society
Tridentate Schiff base coordinated trigonal bipyramidal / square pyramidal copper(II) complexes: Synthesis, crystal structure, DFT / TD-DFT calculation, catecholase activity and DNA bindingJournal of Molecular Structure 2019, 1189, 94 -101.2019Elsevier
Structure and magnetic characterization of tetranuclear closed/double-open cubane core, and 1D polynuclear copper(II) complexesJournal of Solid State Chemistry 2019, 271, 378–385.2019Elsevier
Synthesis, crystal structure, cytotoxicity study, DNA / protein binding and molecular docking of dinuclear copper(II) complexesInorganica Chimica Acta, 2019, 491, 25-33.2019Elsevier
Synthesis, structure, DNA/protein binding, molecular docking and in vitro anticancer activity of two Schiff base coordinated copper(II) complexesPolyhedron, 2019, 171, 77–85.2019Elsevier
DNA/protein binding and molecular docking studies of two tetranuclear Cu(II) complexes with double-open-cubane core like structureInorganica Chimica Acta, 2019, 495, 119005.2019Elsevier
Double µ2-(phenoxido)-bridged dinuclear and polynuclear nickel(II) complexes: Magnetic properties and DNA / protein interaction Polyhedron, 2019, 157, 39–48.2019Elsevier

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Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Apurba Bhunia (CSIR-NET)Synthesis, crystal structure, DFT calculation, catalytic and biological activities of mono/polynuclear coordination compounds Submitted 
Soumen Manna (UGC-NET)Synthesis, crystal structure, photo-physical, magnetic property and biological activity of mono/poly-nuclear Cu(II) /Co(II/III) /Ni(II) complexes of Schiff base ligand Ongoing 
Apu Patra (UGC-NET)Di- / poly-nuclear copper(II) complexes: Structure and molecular properties Ongoing 
Manas Kr. Mahish (UGC-NET), JRFPoly-nuclear Zn(II)/Cd(II) complexes: Structure and molecular properties Ongoing 
Dama Saren (UGC-NET), JRFPoly-nuclear 3d metal complexes: Structure and molecular properties Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Aparup Paul (CSIR-NET, GATE), JRF Synthesis, crystal structure, low temperature magnetic behavior, photo-physical property and biological activity of Cu(II)/Ni(II) coordination compounds  Awarded2020
Soumen Mistri (CSIR-NET, GATE)3d Metal Complexes of N/O donor ligands: Syntheses, Crystal Structures and Molecular Properties Awarded2015
Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Syntheses, crystal structures, spectral properties and fluorescence sensing behavior of N/O coordinating lignads, and their 3d metal complexes: A combined experimental and theoretical (DFT/TD-DFT) studiesP.I.UGC1000002 year20152017
Fluorescent and magnetic inorganic-organic hybrid compounds: synthesis, structure, property and non-covalent interactions in the crystal structureP.I.CSIR17920003 year20132016
Synthesis, characterization and study of the magnetic, photoluminescence, electrochemical properties of polynuclear (homo / hetero-metallic) complexesP.I.DST, Govt. of India26300003 year20122015
Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Vidyasagar Memorial Research AwardVidyasagar University2019
UGC-RAMAN Fellow, Missouri University of Science and Technology, MO, USUGC2016
University Gold Medal for rank first in M.Sc.Vidyasagar University2002
J.R.F. and S.R.F.CSIR, India2002
GATE (99.04 percentile, all India rank 24)IISc, Bangalore2001
University Silver Medal for rank second in B.Sc. (Honours)Vidyasagar University2000
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