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Name Dr. Kuntal Chatterjee
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name PHYSICS
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-403 / Centrex Extn. 403
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Address Dept. of Physics Vidyasagar University Midnapore 721102 West Bengal
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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
Electro-catalytic hydrogen evolution and magnetic behavior of N-doped-rGO supported NixPy Arnab Pal, Kalyanashis De ,Ramaprasad Maiti, Subal Chandra Manna,Kuntal Chatterjee1*SN Applied Sciences (2020) 2:993 | Nature
Non-Classical Nucleation Pathways Revealed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Epitaxy of Covalent Materials, Yi-Hsien Lee, Chung-Kai Fang, Shih-Hsin Chang, Rakesh Kumar,KuntalChatterjee, Ing-Shouh Hwang*Applied Surface Science 500 (2020) 1439862019Elsevier
Defect-Engineered MoS2 Nanostructures for Reactive Oxygen Species Generation in the Dark; Antipollutant and Antifungal Performances, Parbati Basu et. al.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b129882019American Chemical Society
The antibacterial and anticancer properties of zinc oxide coated iron oxide nanotextured composites, Tushar K. Jana, Swapan K. Jana, Anoop Kumar, Kalyanashis De, Ramaprasad Maiti, Amit Kumar Mandal, Tanaya Chatterjee*, Barun K. Chatterjee, Pinak Chakrabarti, Kuntal Chatterjeea*,Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 177 (2019) 512–5192019Elsevier
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

National Publication

Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Arnab PalSynthesis and Multifunctional Characterization of Different Transition Metal Based Nanomaterials Awarded2019
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

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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