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Name Dr. Surajit Ghosh
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554/55/57/58 Extn. 439
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Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9433213750
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Address Dak Bunglow Road, Bidhan Nagar, Midnapore, PIN: 721101, India
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Doctor of Philosophy in ScienceIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)2005
Master of ScienceVidyasagar University1999
Bachelor of ScienceVidyasagar University1997
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Visiting Scientist (BOYSCAST Fellow), Nano Science Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA, from May 2009 to May 2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Technophysics, Vidyasagar University since October 2005
Lecturer, Department of Physics, Sitananda College from May 2005 to October 2005
Junior Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Research Associate, Department of Solid State Physics, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032 from May 2000 to May 2005
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Solid State Physics
Materials Science
Nano Photonics
Optoelectronic transport in graphene based nano composite
Relaxation dynamics in disordered materials
Time dependent density function theory
Course/ Subject Taught 
Semester I: Lattice Dynamics (PHS 102B)
Semester II: Classical Mechanics (PHS 202A); Advance Practical – I (PHS 216)
Semester III: Laser Physics (PHS 302A), Photonics (PHS 302B), Advance Practical - II (PHS 315)
Semester IV: Solid State Physics (Spl) (PHS 404)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Solution Processable RGO-CdZnS Composite for Solar Light Responsive Photocatalytic Degradation of 4-NitrophenolAIP Conf. Proc. 1832, 0500052017American Institute of Physics
Reduced Graphene Oxide-CdS Nanocomposite with Enhanced Photocatalytic 4-Nitrophenol DegradationAIP Conf. Proc. 1832, 0500772017American Institute of Physics
Synergistic effect of Zinc Selenide - Reduced Graphene Oxide towards enhanced solar-light-responsive photo current generation and photocatalytic 4-Nitrophenol degradationNew J. Chem. 41 , 46622017ChemPubSoc Europe and Royal Society of Chemistry
Reduced Graphene Oxide - Zinc Phthalocyanine Composites as Fascinating Material for Optoelectronic and Photocatalytic ApplicationsChemistrySelect, 2, 32972017John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Reduced Graphene Oxide – Zinc Sulfide Composite for Solar Light Responsive Photo Current Generation and Photocatalytic 4-Nitrophenol ReductionChemistrySelect, 2, 5372017John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Photo Current Generation in RGO - CdS Nanorod Thin Film DeviceAIP Conf. Proc. 1731, 0800522016American Institute of Physics
UV-assisted Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxide Zinc Sulfide Composite with Enhanced Photocatalytic ActivityMater. Sci. Eng. B, 204, 82016Elsevier Science
AC Conduction and Time–Temperature Superposition Scaling in a Reduced Graphene Oxide–Zinc Sulfide NanocompositeChem. Phys. Chem. 17, 15182016Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
Opto-electronic transport properties of graphene oxide based devicesAIP Conf. Proc. 1665, 1100482015American Institute of Physics
Morphology dependent photoinduced electron transfer from N,N-dimethylaniline to semiconductor cadmium sulphideRSC Adv. 4, 355312014Royal Society of Chemistry

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Mixed mobile ion effect in fluorozirconate glassesSolid State Phys. 46, 3332003Allied Publisher, India

Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Koushik ChakrabortyReduced graphene oxide based nano composite materials for optoelectronic and photocatalytic applications Ongoing 
Sk IbrahimPhoto induced charge generation and optoelectronic transport properties in reduced Graphene oxide based compositesDr. Tanusri PalOngoing 
Sayani KarSolar Light Responsive Photocurrent Generation in Reduced Graphene Oxide and Molybdenum Sulfide Based Composite Materials Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sankalpita ChakrabortySynthesis and Optical study of Semiconducting Quantum DotsDr. Kuntal ChatterjeeAwarded 
Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Solar Light Responsive Photocurrent Generation in Reduced Graphene Oxide and Molybdenum Sulfide Based MaterialsP.ICSIR, Govt. of India14750003 year20172018

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Synthesis and Characterization of Different Reduced Graphene Oxide Based Composite as Light Harvesting MaterialsP.IUGC-Innovative (Vidyasagar University)100002 year20152017
Development of Graphene-Quantum Dot Nano Composites for Optoelectronic Applications.P.IDST, Govt. of India19440003 year20122015
Membership of Learned Society 
American Physical Society
Life Member: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Life Member: Indian Association of Physics Teachers
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
APS March Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA from March 15 to 19, 20102010Presented a paper entitled "Photoresponse in reduced graphene oxide thin film"American Physical Society
The 13th International Conference on vibration at surfaces (VAS 13), Orlando 32826, Florida, USA, from March 10 to 13, 20102010Presented a paper entitled "Position dependent photocurrent generation in large area reduced graphene oxide thin film"Department of Physics, University of Central Florida
Nano Florida 2009, Orlando 32826, Florida, USA, from September 25 to 27, 20092009ParticipatedNano Science Technology Center, University of Central Florida
XV International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses, Bangalore, INDIA, from April 10 to 14, 20062006Presented a paper entitled "Dynamics of charge carriers in alkali fluoride glasses"Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science
Glass & Optical Materials Division Fall 2004 Meeting Incorporating the XIVth International Symposium on Non-Oxide and Novel Optical Glasses, Radisson Resort at the Port, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, from November 7 to 12, 20042004Presented a paper entitled "Mixed mobile ion effect in fluoride glasses"American Ceramic Society

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Two opposite ends of Dimensions (NATD-2017)2017Joint ConvenerSBNCBS, UGC
Theory and Application of Advance Materials (TAAM 2016)2016Joint ConvenerSBNCBS, UGC-SAP, DST, CSIR
Physics of Low Dimensional Structures (PLDS 2015)2015Joint SecretarySBNCBS, UGC-SAP, DST, CSIR
Physics of Advanced Optical Materials and Photonics (PAOMP 2014)2014Joint SecretarySBNCBS, UGC-SAP, DST
Electron Dynamics in Magnetic Materials (EDMM - 2013)2013Joint SecretarySBNCBS, UGC-SAP, DST
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Visiting ScientistNanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida2009
BOYSCAST Fellow AwardDST, Govt. of India2008
Research Associate FellowshipIACS2005
Foreign Travel GrantCSIR, Govt. of India2004
Foreign Travel GrantDST, Govt. of India2004
Senior Research FellowshipIACS2002
Junior Research FellowshipIACS2000
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