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Academic Background:

1990: Secondary (Class X), 1st Division, Napara High School (H.S), Purulia, West Bengal, INDIA

1992: Higher Secondary (Class XII), 1st Division, Napara High School (H. S), Purulia, West Bengal 

1995: B. Sc. (Physics), 1st Class, Bankura Christian College, Bankura, West Bengal, INDIA

1997: M. Sc. (Physics), 1st Class, University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan, West Bengal, INDIA

2000: Diploma in Advanced Physics (~M. Phil), Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, INDIA

2005: Doctor of Philosophy (Physics), Institute of Physics/Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, INDIA

May, 2005 - June, 2007: Post Doctorate, Paul-Drude Institute, Berlin, GERMANY

July, 2007 - Sept., 2007: Visiting Scientist, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, INDIA

Sept., 2007 - June 2009: Scientist C, Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar, INDIA

June 2009 - Sept. 27, 2010: Scientist C, Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI),  
           Durgapur, INDIA


Sept. 28, 2010 - June 31, 2016: Scientist E, Surface Physics Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics,
           Kolkata, INDIA

July 1, 2016 - Till date: Scientist F, Surface Physics & Material Science Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, INDIA

Academic Awards and Honours:

  • 1995: National Merit Scholarship
  • 1998: National Eligibility Test (NET) under CSIR
  • 2000: L. K. Panda award (First position in Post M. Sc.), Institute of Physic, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • 2003: Best Poster award in International Conference on Nano Science and Technology 
  • (ICONSAT), December 17-20, 2003, Kolkata, India.

  • 2017: MRSI medal, Material Research Society of India
  • 2018: Excellence Award in Microscopy, Electron Microscopy Society of India

Life member:
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Conference, Workshop, School etc. attended:

  • SERC school at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata, India from Jan. 9 - 30, 2000 on "Surfaces, Interfaces and Clusters''
  • SCILAB (workshop on computer simulation), Dec. 4 - 9, 2000, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Solid State Physics Symposium, Dec. 26 - 30, 2001, BARC, Mumbai, India.
  • International conference on Physics at Surfaces and Interfaces (PSI 2002), March 4 - 8, 2002, Puri, India.
  • International conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS 20), Jan. 19 -24, 2003, Puri, India.
  • International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICONSAT 2003), Dec.17 - 20, 2003, Kolkata, India
  • INDO-US Workshop on Nano-scale Materials: From Science to Technology, April 5-8, 2004, Puri, INDIA
  • International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application, Nov. 4-6, 2004, Kolkata, INDIA.
  • Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials XV, 2 –5 April 2007, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK.
  • International conference on Physics at Surfaces and Interfaces (PSI 2009), Feb 23 - 29, 2009, Puri, INDIA.

 

Talks delivered:

  • Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India on 21st Feb., 2003
  • International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application, Kolkata, India on 6th Nov., 2004
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (TPSC), Kharagpur, India on 10th Nov., 2004
  • Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany on 9th Feb., 2006
  • Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India on 21st March, 2006
  • Dept. of Engineering, The University of Hull, Hull, UK on 22nd June, 2006
  • Dept. of Physics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India 12th Sept., 2006
  • Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar, India 13th Sept., 2006
  • Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India, 14th Sept., 2006
  • Paul-Drude Institute for Solid State Electronics, Berlin, Germany, 23rd Jan., 2007
  • Conference on Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials XV, 2 –5 April 2007, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Kanpur, India on 26th June, 2007
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai on 7th Feb., 2008
  • Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Materials Characterization and Surface Modification in Research and Industry using Ion Accelerators (MICA)” at IOP, Bhubaneswar during March 31 - April 04, 2008.
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India on 4th Nov., 2008. 
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India on 27th Nov., 2008.
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Guwahati, India on 13th Feb., 2009.
  • Invited talk on “A Brief Introduction to Nanotechnology” in YCPLS, 1st January, 2010, CMERI, Durgapur, India.
  • Invited talk on “Growth and Characterization of high –efficiency III-V/Si Solar Cell” in Indo -Australian Solar Energy Workshop, 9-10th  February, 2010, Amity Institute of Renewable & Alternative Energy, Amity University, Noida – 201303, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Invited talk on “Molecular-beam epitaxy of Sb-based quantum dots and superlattices” in Alumni Day Celebration, 3rd September, 2010, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India.

  • Invited talk on “Transmission Electron Microscopy: A Window for the World of Nanoscience” in UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Applications, organized by the Department of Physics, Ramananda College, Bishnupur, held on 8th September, 2010.

  • Oral Presentation on "Ejection of nanoparticles by swift-heavy ions" in JSPS-DST Asian Academic Seminar 2010 held at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India during Monday, November 29 – Saturday, December 4, 2010.

  • Oral Presentation on "Growth of indium antimonide quantum dots: a case study" in International Conference on Electron Nanoscopy and XXXII Annual Meeting of EMSI held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad during July 06-08, 2011.

  • Invited talk on “TEM Sample Preparation for Materials Science” in a “Workshop on Electron Microscopy” jointly organized by IOP and IIT, Bhubaneswar, held on November 23-25, 2011.
  • Invited talk on “Transmission Electron Microscopy: Eye for the World of Nanoscience” in “National Seminar on Recent Trends on Novel Materials, organized by the Dept. of Physics & Technophysics, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, held on November 29-30, 2011.
  • Invited talk on “Electron microscopy and its application in Material Sciences/Chemistry/Nanotechnology” in a “Workshop on Electron Microscopy and its Application, organized by Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067, held on February 28-29, 2012.
  • Invited talk on “TEM Sample Preparation for Materials Science in a “Workshop on Spectroscopy in SEM and TEM: Material Science Applications” at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata, 1-2 July, 2013.

  • Invited talk on “Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and associated techniques for the investigation of bimetallic nanoparticles in International Conference on Electron Nanoscopy and XXXIV Annual Meeting of EMSI and co-chaired a session on "Thin‐films, coatings and interfaces" held at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata during July 03-05, 2013.

  • Invited Talk  on "Understanding the Appearance of Different Anisotropic Nanostructures in Chemical Synthesis using Transmission Electron Microscopy and Associated Techniques" at the International Conference on “Structural and Physical Properties of Solids (SPPS 2013)” having Focal Theme, “Smart Materials at Nano and Micro Scale” held at Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad 826004, India during November 18th – 20th, 2013.

  • Invited  Lecture on "Transmission Electron Microscopy and Associated Techniques for Characterization of Nanomaterials" in the short term course on “Advanced Functional Materials (SAFM-2013)” on 18-22nd November, 2013  held at the Department of physics, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur.

  • Invited  Lecture on “Formation of Triangular Bimetallic Core-Shell Nanorings from Hexagonal Monometallic Nanopaticles” in the Workshop on Imaging and Spectroscopy in Advanced TEM (WISAT-2014) at Nasik, Maharastra from 28th January to 31 January 2014.

  • Invited Lectures (two) and a practical demonstration in a three-day workshop on "Electron Microscopy in Physical Sciences" from 4th to 6th March,2014 at Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

  • Invited Talk on "Heteroepitaxy in chemically grown silver nanodendrites on germanium and mapping its surface plasmon associated photon emission" at National workshop on “Current Trends in Advanced Materials” (CTMat-2014) during November 19-21, 2014 at VECC, Kolkata.

  • Invited Talk on "Ion Beam Induced Pattern Formation and Modification of Nanostructured Materials: Issues and Applications" at “CPP-IPR Workshop on Linear Tokamak Divertor Simulators for PSI Studies” during November 24-26, 2014 at CPP-IPR, Sonapur, Assam (a remote centre of Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar).

  • Invited Talk on "Materials Science Research using Transmission Electron Microscopy and Associated Techniques" at Electron Microscope Society of India –East Zone organized workshop on “CURRENT TRENDS IN RESEARCH ON ELECTRON MICROSCOPY IN MATERIALS SCIENCE" during December 22, 2014 at CGCRI, Kolkata.

  • Invited Talk on Tilt Boundaries and Generalized Heteroepitaxy at conference on Current Trends in Condensed Matter Physics (CTCMP)” during February 19-22, 2015 at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar.

  • Invited Talk on "Characterization of Nanostructured Materials using Transmission Electron Microscopy" at National Seminar on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NSNN-2015) during 9 -10 th October, 2015, at Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, West Bengal, India.

  • Invited Talk on "Atomic-Scale Characterization of Nanostructured Materials by Transmission Electron Microscopy" at Discussion meeting on nanoscale and atomic scale quantum structures and devices during 16 -17 th February, 2016, at IACS, West Bengal, India.

  • Invited Talk on "Material Science Research using Transmission Electron Microscopy" at UGC SAP seminar on Recent Development on Materials Science held during 18 – 19 February, 2016 at Vidyasagar University Campus, Midnapore.

  • Invited Talk on "A Brief Introduction to Nanoscience" at District Level Residential Science Camp for School students organized by West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology, from 12-14 March, 2016 at Bikna K.P.S Vidyapith Bikna, Bankura, West Bengal.

  • Invited Talk on "Transmission Electron Microscopy of Composite Materials" at TEQIP II Sponsored One Day Seminar on Recent trend in composite material held during 18 August, 2016 at Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • MRSI Medal Lecture on "Heteroepitaxy in chemically grown silver nanodendrites on germanium and mapping its surface plasmon associated photon emission" on 15th February 2017 at Victor Menezes Convention Centre, IIT, Mumbai.
  • Invited Talk on "Insight into the World of Nanomaterials: Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electronsat UGC‐SAP (DRS III) sponsored National Seminar on Advances in Materials Science during 24 ‐ 25 March 2017 at Department of Physics, Gauhati University.
  • Invited Talk on "Electroless deposition of metal thinfilms/nanostructures on semiconductor surfaces" in International conference and XXXVIII Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) and co-chaired a session on "Thin‐films, coatings and interfaces" during July 17‐19, 2017 at Mamallapuram, Chennai.
  • Invited Talk on "Insight into the World of Nanomaterials: Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons" in a National Conference on  NanoMaterials Science, Technology and Applications (NAMASTA) and chaired a session during 10-11, November, 2017 at Dibrugarh University, Assam.

  • Invited Talk on "Transmission Electron Microscopy and associated techniques for characterization of nanomaterials" in Pre-conference workshop on EM (SEM/TEM) & FIB at IOP on 16th July, 2018.

  • Invited Talk on "TEM Sample Preparation for Materials Science" in Pre-conference workshop on TEM at NISER & IOP, Bhubaneswar on 17th July, 2018.

  • Invited Talk on "Electroless Deposition of Metal Thin Films/ Nanostructures on Semiconductor Surfaces and Their Applications" in “International Conference on Microscopy and XXXIX Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) – EMSI 2018”, Mayfair Convention Centre, Bhubaneswar, India, during 18 – 20 July 2018.

  • Plenary talk on "Introduction to Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and it’s Applications" in National Workshop cum Hands-on Training Program on Transmission Electron Microscopy, University Science Instrumentation Centre, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan during 5th- 11th February 2019. 

  • Invited Talk on "STEM – EELS study of Nanostrutures" in One Day Theme Meeting On Precession Electron Diffraction - Solution To Crystal Structure From Nanoparticles and 3d Tomography, CGCRI, Kolkata, 19th FEBRUARY, 2019.

  • Invited Talk (Online Seminar) on "Special Techniques in Electron Microscopy For Materials Science Applications (STEM 2020)November 6 -7, 2020 organized by  IIT Bhubaneswar, CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar and Electron Microscopy Society of India.






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