Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Name : Shyamal K Saha

Deptartment : School of Materials Sciences
Designation : School Chair and Senior Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1227)
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Electronic, magnetic and optical properties of graphene/MoS2

based 2D nanostructures. Magneto-transport and Magneto-dielectric effects of transition metal based charge transfer complexes.

Academic Profile

Academic profile

Prof. Shyamal Kumar Saha

Dept. of Materials Science

B.Sc. from University of Calcutta (1985)

M.Sc. from University of Calcutta (1987)

Ph.D. from IACS (1994)

Asst. Professor, Durgapur Govt. College  (1992-1997)

Reader, Bidhannagar Govt. College (1997-2006)

Research Scientist, IACS (2006-2007)

Associate Professor, IACS (2007-2012)

Professor, IACS (2012-2017)

Serior Professor, IACS (2017-till date)


Chinmoy Majumder

M.Sc. - University of Kalyani
Research topic: Proximity induced magnetism and magneto transport in 2D semiconductors containing dilute concentration of metals.
Anup Debnath

M.Sc.: University of Gour Banga
Research topic: Magnetotransport and magnetic aspects of 2D systems
Tuhina Mondal

M.Sc.: Jadavpur University
Research topic: Study of electronic & magnetic properties of Metal-Organic Framework due to supramolecular intraction.
Dhrubaa Haldar

M.Sc.: Jadavpur University
Research topic: Synthesis and characterization of transition metal chalcogenide quantum dots.
Tapas kumar Mondal

M.Sc.: IIT Delhi
Research topic: Nanocarbon based materials for optical and sensing applications
Milon Miah

M.Sc.: IIT Kharagpur
Research topic: Trap induced supercapacitive behavior of 2D systems
Soumi Chatterjee

M.Sc.:- University of Calcutta
Research topic: Synthesis and Characterization of Oxide Nanoglasses and their applications
Supriyo Mandal

Honorary member
M.Sc.: Jadavpur University
Research topic: Optoelectronic properties of graphene based materials
Poulomi Hota

M.Sc: Vidyasagar University
Research topic: Study of Alkali Ion Migration in 1D and 2D Structures
Shatabda Bhattacharya

M.Sc. - University of Burdwan
Research topic: Magnetic and electronic properties of 2D nanostructures
Dr. Saptasree Bose

Research Associate
PhD.: Jadavpur University
Research topic: Semiconducting nanoparticles for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction.
Dr. Arnab Ghosh

PhD.: Jadavpur University
Research topic:Nanoglass based 2D composites for supercapacitor applications.




Anomalous large negative magnetoresistance in transition-metal decorated graphene: Evidence for electron-hole puddles
Chinmoy Majumder, Shatabda Bhattacharya, and Shyamal K. Saha, Phys. Rev. B 99, 045408 (2019)
White light emitting lanthanide based carbon quantum dots as toxic Cr (VI) and pH sensor
Tapas KumarMondal, SupriyaMondal, Uttam Kumar Ghorai, Shyamal K.Saha, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 553 (2019) 177–185
Pure white light emission from a rare earth-free intrinsic metal–organic framework and its application in a WLED
Tuhina Mondal, Supriya Mondal, Saptasree Bose, Debabrata Sengupta, Uttam Kumar Ghorai and Shyamal K. Saha, J. Mat. Chem. C, 2018,6, 614-621

Induced ferromagnetism and metal-insulator transition due to a charge transfer effect in silver nanoparticle decorated MoS2

S. Bag, S. Bhattacharya, D. Dinda, M. V. Jyothirmai, R. Thapa and S. K. Saha, Phys. Rev. B, 2018, 98, 014109


Observation of ferromagnetic ordering in a stable α-Co(OH)2 phase grown on a MoSsurface

A. Debnath, S. Bhattacharya and S. K. Saha, Phys. Rev. B, 2017, 96, 214433


Ferromagnetism in graphene due to charge transfer from atomic Co to graphene

P. Hota, A. J. Akhtar, S. Bhattacharya, M. Miah and S. K. Saha; Appl. Phys. Lett., 2017, 111, 042402


Realization of two-dimensional ferromagnetism with giant coercivity in ultrathin β- Ni(OH)2 layers grown on a MoS2 surface

S. Bhattacharya, D. Dinda, B. K. Shaw, S. Dutta, and S. K. Saha, Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 184403


Synthesis of multilayered structure of nano dimensional silica glass/reduced graphene oxide for advanced electrochemical applications

A. Ghosh, M. Miah, C. Majumder, S. Bag, D. Chakravorty and S. K. Saha, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 5539


Amorphous molybdenum sulfide quantum dots: an efficient hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst in neutral medium

D. Dinda, Md. E. Ahmed, S. Mandal, B. Mondal and S. K.Saha J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 15486-15493.

Anomalous magnetic behavior at the graphene/Co interface. S. Mandal and S. K. Saha; Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 105, 022402
Unusual dielectric response in cobalt doped reduced graphene oxide A. J. Akhtar, A. Gupta, B. K. Shaw and S. K. Saha; Appl. Phys. Lett., 2013, 103, 242902
High selectivity in water soluble MoS2 quantum dots for sensing nitro explosives D. Haldar, D. Dinda and S. K.Saha J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 6321-6326.

Nitrogen, sulphur co-doped graphene quantum dot: An excellent sensor for nitroexplosives

T. K. Mondal, D. Dinda, S. K. Saha Sens. Actuator B-Chem, 2018, 257,586–593

Temperature dependent supercapacitive performance in La2O3 nano sheet decorated reduce graphene oxide M. Miah, S. Bhattacharya, D. Dinda, S. K. Saha Electrochim. Acta, 2018, 260, 449-458

Antiferro-ferromagnetic transition in ultrathin Ni(OH)2 layer grown on graphene surface and observation of interlayer exchange coupling in Ni(OH)2/graphene/Ni(OH)2 nanostructures;

S. Bhattacharya, E. M. Kumar, R. Thapa and S. K. Saha, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2017, 110, 032404


Observation of ferroelectric response in conjugated polymer nanotubes

D. Majumdar and S. K. Saha; Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 96, 183113

Thymine Functionalized Graphene Oxide for Fluorescence “Turn-off-on” Sensing of Hg2+ and I– in Aqueous Medium. D. Dinda, B. K. Shaw, and S. K. Saha. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 27, 14743-14749.
1-aza-15-crown-5 functionalized graphene oxide for 2-dimensional graphene based Li+ion conductor. M. Banerjee, A. Gupta, S. K. Saha, D. Chakravorty; Small, 2015, 11, 345.
Highly Selective Detection of Trinitrophenol by Luminescent Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide through FRET Mechanism D. Dinda, A. Gupta, B. K. Shaw, S. Sadhu and S. K. Saha; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 10722.
Removal of toxic Cr(VI) by UV-active functionalized graphene oxide for water purification D. Dinda, A. Gupta and S. K. Saha J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 11221
Emerging Photoluminescence in azo-pyridine intercalated graphene oxide layers. A. Gupta and S. K. Saha; Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 6562
Ni/graphene/Ni nanostructures for spintronic applications S. Mondal, S. K. Saha, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 986
A Graphite-like zero gap semiconductor with inter layer separation 2.8Å M. Baskey and S. K. Saha; Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 1589.
Room temperature spontaneous magnetization in a coordination π-π framework S. Giri and S. K. Saha; J Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011, 2, 1567
Graphene Quantum Sheets: A New Material for Spintronic Applications S. K. Saha, M. Baskey and D. Majumdar; Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 5531





  • Low temperature magneto transport.
  • Low temperature I-V characteristics.
  • Low temperature photoluminescence.
  • High frequency Dielectric and magnetodielectric measurements.
  • Electro chemical measurement systems.
  • Thermal vacuum evaporating unit.
  • Glove Box.
  • 2D film grown via CVD technique.

Open Positions

Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF):

Positions: 03 ( 2 Physics and 1 Chemistry )

Applicants should have B.Sc. and M.Sc. with first class in both having NET (CSIR/UGC/INSPIRE) qualification

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Prof. Shyamal K Saha
Department of Materials Science
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Jadavpur, Kolkata 700032.
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