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Name Dr. Subal Chandra Manna
Designation Associate Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 437
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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
Double µ2-(phenoxido)-bridged dinuclear and polynuclear nickel(II) complexes: Magnetic properties and DNA / protein interaction Polyhedron, 2019, 157, 39–48.2019Elsevier
Discrete and 1D polymeric copper(II) complexes oftetranuclear cubane-like units: Structural and magnetic characterizationChemistrySelect 2018, 3, 9885 –9891.2018Wiley-VCH
Protein binding, DFT/TDDFT calculation and catecholase activity of five coordinated distorted square pyramidal/trigonal bipyramidal Cu(II) complexesPolyhedron,2018, 149, 7–16.2018Elsevier
p-Toluate-bridged dinuclear Cu(II) complexes incombination with tridentate chelating ligand: Crystalstructure, density functional theory calculation, DNA/protein binding and catecholase activityApplied Organometallic Chemistry, 2018, e4506.2018Wiley
Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA/protein binding of tetranuclear Cu(II) complexes with double-open-cubane like core frameworkPolyhedron, 2018, 155, 447–456.2018Elsevier
DNA/protein binding, molecular docking and cytotoxicity studies of piperazinyl-moiety-based copper(II) complexesChemistrySelect, 2018, 3, 9102–9112.2018Wiley-VCH
Manganese(IV) complex with a polydentate Schiff base ligand: synthesis, crystal structure, TDDFT calculation, electronic absorption and EPR spectral studyJournal of Coordination Chemistry, 2017, 70, 296–313.2017Taylor & Francis
Structural and magnetic characterization of three tetranuclear Cu(II) complexes with face-sharing-dicubane/double-open-cubane like core frameworkJournal of Solid State Chemistry, 2017, 249, 29–38.2017Elsevier
1D, 2D, and 2D parallel interpenetrated dicarboxylato bridged Co(II) metal organic frameworks: synthesis, crystal structure, fluorescence sensing and band gap calculationChemistrySelect, 2017, 2, 2634 – 2642.2017Wiley-VCH
Single ion magnet behaviour in Co(II)-Co(III) mixed valence dinuclear and pseudo-dinuclear complexesEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, 2585–25942017Wiley-VCH

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Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Samar Dolai (UGC-NET), JRFSyntheses, X-ray single crystal structure determination, photo-physical properties, DFT/TD-DFT calculations, catalytic and biological activities calculations of transition metal coordination compounds Ongoing 
Apurba Bhunia (CSIR-NET)Synthesis, crystal structure, DFT calculation, catalytic and biological activities of mono/polynuclear coordination compounds Ongoing 
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 
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  Ongoing 
Kalipada Das (CSIR-NET), JRFSyntheses, crystal structure and Molecular properties of 3d/4f metal complexes: A combined Experimental and Theoretical Study Ongoing 
Apu Patra (UGC-NET)Di- / poly-nuclear copper(II) complexes: Structure and molecular properties Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Soumen Mistri (CSIR-NET, GATE)3d Metal Complexes of N/O donor ligands: Syntheses, Crystal Structures and Molecular Properties Awarded2015
Project Work

Ongoing 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

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
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
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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