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Departmental Profile

 

The Department of Chemistry established in 1996 has been imparting training at advanced level of Chemistry in general for M. Sc students and Ph. D Scholars. The research interests of the faculty cover areas, like, Materials Chemistry, Surface Science and Technology, Liquid Crystals, Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Electrochemistry and Chemistry of Nanomaterials. The Department organises Refresher’s Courses, Workshops and Conferences with support from national level scientific organizations and societies. A number of research Projects sponsored by UGC, DST, DRDO, DBT, DAE, NRB, and BARC, have been undertaken by faculties. The Department has, already, been supported by DST-FIST and UGC-SAP programmes. The Department is equipped with major scientific equipments, like, UV-visible Spectrometer, Fluorimeter, FTIR, TGA, DSC, Polarizing Optical Microscope, Impedence Analyzer, Cyclic Voltammeter, CHN Analyser, Tensiometer High Performance Cluster Computing (HPCC), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) etc. The Department is having a Computer Laboratory and Departmental Library.

Centre for Studies in Soft Matter

The Centre for Studies in Soft Matter, established under the aegis of the Department of Chemistry in 2009 under the UGC 11th Plan grant to enrich the academic and research pertaining to design, synthesis, characterization, physical properties and device application of soft materials. The purpose of the Centre is to provide a platform for study and research related to advanced arenas in Material Sciences which is one of the thrust areas of Chemistry Department.

Thrust areas of the Department : Material Chemistry

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Programn Course Structure Timetable
M.Sc(by course work) Two Years (Four Semesters) 45 M.Sc(Syllabus)
Pre-Ph.D.(by Course work) One Semester 23*
Ph.D.(by research work) Four Years 23* IPP Coursework(Syllabus)
D.Sc.(by research work)

* Year-wise number of seats changes

Faculty

Name Designation Area of Specialization Email & Contact
 Chira R. Bhattacharjee Professor Inorganic Chemistry- Nano Materials, Liquid Crystals & Metal Complexes crbhattacharjee@rediffmail.com
9435175671
 Pradip C. Paul Professor Inorganic Chemistry – Synthetic, Structural Inorganic Chemistry, Liquid Crystals pradipcpaul123@ gmail.com
9401549377
Paritosh Mondal Professor Organic Chemistry and Computational Chemistry paritos_au@yahoo.co.in
9435176934
 Sk. Jasimuddin Professor Inorganic Chemistry and Electroanalytical Chemistry s.k.jasimuddin@aus.ac.in

j.seikh@gmail.com
9435266930

 Manoj Kr. Paul Associate Professor Physical Chemistry – Liquid Crystals mkpchem@gmail.com
9435172576
 Devashish Sengupta Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry – Fullerene & Porphyrin Photosensitizers – Their Role in Medicinal Chemistry devashishsg@gmail.com
8811018231
Himadri Acharya Assistant Professor Inorganic Chemistry – Hybrid Materials himadriau@yahoo.co.in
9401162138
 Sujit Kr. Ghosh Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry – Nanomaterials skghosh2000@rediffmail.com
9475740794
 Sudip Choudhury Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry, Liquid Crystals and Nanomaterials sudipch1@gmail.com
9435883166
 T. Sanjoy Singh Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry – Spectroscopy and Surface Chemistry takhelsingh@gmail.com
8812933021
Rajib Panchadhayee Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry – Carbohydrate and Glycochemistry rajibcdri@gmail.com
8133942585

Head of Department

Prof. Pradip Ch. Paul
 hodchemau@gmail.com

Tel. no. 03842-270848

Placement

Alumni of the Department are now serving as faculty, researchers & professionals in various higher educational and research institutions, industrial organisations in different parts of the country and abroad. Many alumni have also qualified different competitive examinations like NET, SLET, GATE & GRE and they are pursuing various advance level courses of research work including post-doctoral research in many parts of the country.