Dr. Soma Das
                   B.Sc , M.Sc , M.Phil , Ph.D
                   Assistant Professor
                   Department of Chemistry
                   CMR- Institute of Technology , Bangalore-560037
                   E-mail ID: soma.d@cmrit.ac.in
        
    
Areas of Interest in Teaching

 Engineering Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry , Nano science


Areas of Interest in Research

Nano science , Bio sensors

Publications

International Journal
 
               1.  Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2015), “Potato starch-derived carbon nano almond for non enzymatic detection of sucrose,” New  carbon                     materials. V. 30 (3), pp. 244-251.
 2.      Soma .D., Mitali .S. (2014) ,  “Synthesis of carbon nano sheet from barley and its use as non enzymatic glucose biosensor”, Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. V. 4 (6) , pp. 351-359.
3.   Soma. D., Mitali .S., Sabyasachi .S. (2014) ,“Continuous carbon nanotube-polycarbonate composite fibers through melt spinning”, Indian Journal of Engineering &  Materials Sciences, V. 21, pp. 477-481.
4. Mitali. S., Soma.D. (2014), “Electrochemical detection of L-serine and L-phenylalanine at bamboo charcoal -carbon nanosphere electrode”, Journal of Nanostructure in   Chemistry, V. 4, pp. 102-110.
5. Mitali .S. , Soma. D. (2014), “Fabrication of a nonenzymatic cholesterol biosensor using carbon  nanotubes from coconut oil”,  Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry, V.  4, pp. 94-102 .   
6.  Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2013), “Preparation of carbon nanosphere from bamboo and its use     in water purification,” Current Trends in Technology and Science, V. 2 ,     pp. 174 – 177.  
7.  Soma. D., Mitali .S. (2013), “Electrochemical studies of carbon nanotube obtained from coconut oil as non enzymatic glucose biosensor”, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, V. 5 , pp. 645-648. 
8. Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2013) ,  “Non enzymatic electrochemical detection of glucose at rice starch-nanoparticles modified electrode”,  International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, V. 4 , pp. 967-975. 
9.   Monica. D., Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2013) , “Effect of reducing agents on the structure of zinc oxide under microwave irradiation”, Advances in Manufacturing, V. 1, pp. 183–186.
10. Soma. D., Mitali .S., Sabyasachi .S.(2012) “Comparative studies of electrochemical behaviour of carbon nanotubes obtained from mustard soot with various commercially available carbon nanomaterials”, Current Trends in Technology and Science, V. 2 , pp. 148-153.
11.   Mitali. S., Soma.D., Monica. D.(2011) , “A study of effect of electrolytes on  the capacitive properties of mustard soot containing multiwalled carbon nanotubes” , Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, V.1, pp. 109-113.

  2. International / National/ State-level Conferences

1.   Soma. D., (2015), “Development of cholesterol biosensor and its application in the real samples”, International Conference on Nanostructured Polymeric Materials and Polymer Nanocomposites (ICNMP 2015) 13-51 November 2015 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.  

2.  Soma. D., Chaitanya L.I. , Kausturi D. (2015), “Zinc oxide nanoparticles: novel biogenic synthesis and enhanced photocatalytic activity”, International Conference on Nanostructured Polymeric Materials and Polymer Nanocomposites (ICNMP 2015) 13-51 November 2015 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.  

3. Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2014), “Nonenzymatic electrochemical detection of Cholesterol using multi walled carbon nanotubes”, Second International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2014) 19-21 December 2014 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

4. Soma. D.,Narayan.D., Mitali. S. (2013), “Electrochemical Studies for the detection of Bio molecules”, International Conference on Material Science 2013 (ICMS-2013), pp. 46 - 47, 14th- 16th February 2013, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, India.

5. Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2013), “Non Enzymatic Detection of Glucose by Square Wave and Linear Sweep Voltammetric Studies”, International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk solids:Innovations and Applicationss, 28th-30th November 2013, Thapar University, Patiala,India.

6.      Mitali. S., Soma.D., Monica. D. (2012), “ A comperative study of mustard soot containing multiwalled carbon nanotube electrode with various carbon nano-materials based electrodes”, Second International Conference on Nanomaterials-Synthesis,Characterization and applications, 12th-15th January, Kottayam, Kerala,India.

7.      Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2012), “Carbon nanotube based non enzymatic glucose biosensor”, Chemical Constellation Cheminar-2012 (CCC-2012), 10th-12th September 2012, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India.

8.      Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2012), “Synthesis of carbon nanotubes from coconut oil and its use for the removal of arsenic,iron,heavy metals and micro-organisms”, National Conference on Frontiers In Chemical Sciences (NCFCS), pp. 26, 20th-21st March 2012, Manipur University, Imphal, India.

9.      Mitali. S., Soma.D. (2012), “ Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube obtained from coconut oil and its use as glucose biosensor”, National Seminar on Green Chemistry and Nanoscience :Theory and Aaplications, pp. 27,  20th-21st July 2012 , M.B.B.College, Agaratala,Tripura.

10.      Soma. D., Mitali. S. (2011), “Synthesis of carbon nanotubes from coconut oil”, Tripura Science Congress, pp. 154-155, 8th-12th September 2011, National Institute of Technology,Agartala,India.

11.      Soma. D., Mitali. S., Saroj. K.D. (2010), “An eco-friendly technique for removal of arsenic, flouride, iron, heavy metals and microorganisms by carbon nanomaterials”, State Level Seminal on Frontier Areas of Chemistry, pp. 21, 3rd September 2010,Tripura University,India.

12.      Soma Das, Chitranibha Datta, C.R.Bhattacharjee , Synthesis and characterization of iron and cobalt antibiotic complexes and studies on their antibacterial activity, International Conference on Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry (ICCOC 2009), 19th-20th March 2009 , Bharathiar University , Coimbatore,India.

 

3.     Book Chapter

Narayan D., Soma D. (2014) , “Carbon Nanotube: Synthesis, Properties and their Potential Applications”, In : Saptadeepa.R, Bornali. B. (eds.), Recent advances in biological and chemical sciences, perspective to north-east India, pp. 143 – 152, Global publishing house, India. ISBN: 9789381563410


Project completed : 01 (B.Tech project)

ZnO nanoparticles: Novel biogenic synthesis and enhanced   photocatalytic activity


Project Submitted: 01 (VGST)

 “Biogenic Synthesis of ………  for Water Treatment Applications and Development of A Purifier Model”




   *National Symposium participated:

                    1.  Recent Trends in Advanced Materials and nanotechnology , 23rd July 2015, CMR Institute of Technology,                                                                 Bangalore, Karnataka , India.

                    2.  Impact of Chemistry On Life and Society – 1st – 3rd October 2009, Tripura University , India.

 *Workshop participated :

1.      Two day’s workshop on Upgradation of Knowledge on Nanomaterials , Department of Chemistry, CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka , India.

2. National workshop on DNA Barcode of Life , 7th April 2009 , Assam University, Assam , India.

2.      Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property & Innovation Management in Knowledge Era , 12th -13th January 2009 , Assam University, Assam , India.

3.      Workshop on Green Science & Technology , 6th December 2008 , National Institute of Technology,Silchar, Assam , India.

4.      Workshop on Capacity Building in Rural Development – 26th – 30th December 2009 , Tripura University , India.

5.      Oneday National Workshop on Contemporary and Future Perspectivies of Physics Applicable to Science and Technology : Challenges and Opportunities , 4th February 2013, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura , India.

* Workshop organized :

 

1. Two day’s workshop on Modelling and simulation of multiscale systems, 9th – 10th July 2015, CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka , India.

 

2. Two day’s workshop on Materials and Green Chemistry , 29th – 30th November 2013, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura , India.

 

 * Staff development program attended : 06

  *  Life-time Member of Tripura Chemical Society