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Name Dr. Kuntal Chatterjee
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 439
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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
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
Electrophoretic deposition of plasmonic nanocomposite for the fabrication of dye-sensitized solar cellsIndian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics2017CSIR-NISCAIR
Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Performance of a-Fe2O3Nanostructures, T. K. Jana, A. Pal, A. K. Mandal, S. Sarwar, P. Chakrabarti and K. Chatterjee*Chemistry Select, Volume 2, Issue 10April 3, 2017 Pages 3068–30772017Wiley
Photocatalytic and antibacterial activity of cadmium sulphide/zinc oxide nanocomposite with varied morphology, T.K. Jana a, S.K. Maji b, A. Pal a, R.P. Maiti a, T.K. Dolai c, K. Chatterjee a,?Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 480 (2016) 9–162016Elsevier
Spiral Growth of SnSe2 Crystals by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Jingjie Wu, Zhili Hu, Zehua Jin, Sidong Lei, Hua Guo, Kuntal Chatterjee, Jing Zhang, Yingchao Yang, Bo Li, Yang Liu, Jiawei Lai, Robert Vajtai, Boris Yakobson, Ming Tang, Jun Lou and Pulickel M. Ajayan,Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3, 1600383| DOI: 10.1002/admi.2016003832016Wiley
Exfoliated Two Dimensional Transition Metal Disulfides for Enhanced Electrocatalysis of Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Acidic MediumAdv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 15006692016Wiley
Silica supported TiO2 nanostructures for highly efficient photocatalytic application under visible light irradiationMaterials Research Bulletin 76 (2016) 353–357.2016Elsevier
Magnetic and photocatalytic study of Co3O4- ZnO nanocomposite, T.K. JanaJournal of Alloys and Compounds, 653, 338-344, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.09.0402015Elsevier
Nucleation and Growth Mechanism of a Covalent Material: Magic Clusters and Chemical ReactionsarXiv:1501.039342015Cornell University Library

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Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
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 Exptd.

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
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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