Faculty Members

School of Materials Sciences


Research Activities

1.  Nanomaterials

Size and morphology dependent optical properties of nanomaterials, colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals and core-shell structure.  Energy transfer in quantum dot, size induced structural phase transition. Electrical properties of nanostructred conjugated polymers and polymer electrolyte nanocomposite. Chemically designed functional nanoparticle for biomedical application. Nanomaterials for energy application.

2.  Magnetic Materials

Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys, Magnetic and Magnetotransport properties of perovskites, Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, Size and Anisotropy effects in Magnetism, Spin Dimer Compounds, Multiferroics, Spintronics, Quantum Spin liquids.

3.  Surface Physics and Quantum Structures

Geometrical and electronic structures of clean surfaces of single crystal of  semiconductors and metals. Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) growth of quantum structures by Molecular Beams Epitaxy (MBE) on single crystal surfaces and their in situ characterizations by Reflection High Energy Electron Diffraction (RHEED), Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) and Photoemission Electron Microscopy (PEEM). Electronic and magnetic properties of quantum structures, Ion beam modification of microstructure and properties.

4.  Non-linear Optical Materials

Synthesis, single crystal growth and characterization of nonlinear optical materials.

5.  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials

Synthesis of microporous and mesoporous materials related to catalytic, ion-exchange, optical and gas storage applications.

6.  Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry

Polymer crystallization and gelation, polymer synthesis, polymer blends, polymer nanocomposites, biomolecular hybrids and supramolecular polymers.

Faculty Members

Regular Faculty Members:

Amitava Patra (On Lien)
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Asim Bhaumik
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1207)
Debajyoti Das
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1600)
Narayan Pradhan (Chair of SMS)
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1733)
Nikhil Ranjan Jana
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1195)
Praveen Kumar
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:2168)
Sugata Ray
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1226)
Urmimala Maitra
91 33 2473 4971 (Ext 1224)

Other Academic Members:

Arun Kumar Nandi
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Subodh Kumar De
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