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Name Dr. Surajit Ghosh
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name PHYSICS
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-402 / Centrex Extn. 402
Email ID
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9433213750
Personal Website
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 ScienceMidnapore College1997
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Vidyasagar University since October 2017
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: Classical Mechanics (PHS 101B)
Semester II: Solid State - II (PHS 202A); CBCS (PHS 204); Advance Practical – I (PHS 206)
Semester III: Molecular Spectroscopy and Laser Physics (PHS 302A); Advance Practical - II (PHS 305)
Semester IV: Applied Optics (PHS 403B); Project (PHS 406)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Enhance Solar-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Norfloxacin Aqueous Solution by RGO-Based CdxZn1-xS Alloy Composite with Band-Gap TuneabilityChemistrySelect, 5, 54– 602020ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
Conductivity Relaxation and Photocurrent Generation in Reduced Graphene Oxide-Poly(9,9'-dioctyl-fluorene-co-bithiophene) Composite with Application in Temperature SensingJ. Appl. Phys. 125, 0851042019American Institute of Physics
Sonochemical Functionalization of MoS2 by Zinc Phthalocyanine and its Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic ActivityNew J. Chem. 43, 10118-101252019ChemPubSoc Europe and Royal Society of Chemistry
Observation of Different Charge Transport Processes and Origin of Magnetism in RGO and RGO-ZnSe CompositeJ. Phys. Chem C, 123, 15441-154502019American Chemical Society
ZnTe Dispersed in RGO Matrix: Investigation of Electrical Transport Processes, Magnetic Properties and their Synergistic EffectAppl. Surf. Sci. 493, 279 - 2862019Elsevier Science
Solar Light Responsive Photocatalytic Degradation of Tetracycline by RGO – CdS Nano compositeAIP Conf. Proc. 2115, 0301882019American Institute of Physics
Reduced-Graphene-Oxide Zinc-Telluride Composite: Towards Large-Area Optoelectronic and Photocatalytic ApplicationsChemistrySelect, 3, 86372018ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
RGO-ZnSe Photocatalyst towards Solar-Light-Assisted Degradation of Tetracycline Antibiotic Water PollutantChemistrySelect, 3, 102142018ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
High Photoresponsivity and Light-Induced Carrier Conversion in RGO/TSCuPc Hybrid PhototransistorsJ. Mater. Res. 33, 39992018Materials Research Society and Cambridge University Press
RGO-ZnTe: A Graphene Based Composite for Tetracycline Degradation and Their Synergistic EffectACS Appl. Nano Mater. 1, 31372018American Chemical Society

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 Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sk IbrahimPhoto current generation and photocatalytic activity of some solution processable RGO and MoS2 based composite materialsDr. 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
Koushik ChakrabortyReduced graphene oxide based nano composite materials for optoelectronic and photocatalytic applications Awarded2018
Sankalpita ChakrabortySynthesis and Optical study of Semiconducting Quantum DotsDr. Kuntal ChatterjeeAwarded2015
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 India19000003 year20172020

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
Physics of Novel Functional Materials (PNFM 2020)2020Joint ConvenerSNBNCBS, DST, CSIR
Expanding Horizon in Physics (EHP- 2019)2019Joint ConvenerSNBNCBS, DST, UGC
Science of Materials: Challenges and Prospects (SMCP- 2018)2018Joint ConvenerSNBNCBS, DST, UGC
Two opposite ends of Dimensions (NATD-2017)2017Joint ConvenerSNBNCBS, UGC
Theory and Application of Advance Materials (TAAM 2016)2016Joint ConvenerSNBNCBS, UGC-SAP, DST, CSIR
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (FAScT)West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (WAST)2019
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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