Personal Details

Present Academic Status: Associate Professor and Dean of Academic Affairs, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata.

Address for Correspondence: Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur - 741246, West Bengal, India.

Professional Experience:
Lecturer, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (2005 - 2007).
Assistant Professor, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (2007 - May, 2009).
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of  Science Education and Research, Kolkata,
(May, 2009 - December, 2013).
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, (December, 2013 - ).
Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. (Science) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 2002.
M. Sc. (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry special) from Calcutta University, Kolkata, India in 1998.
B. Sc. (Chemistry Honours) from Calcutta University, Kolkata, India in 1996.

Post-doctoral Research: Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA from 2002-2004.

Awards and Recognitions:

Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

DST Fast Track Project for Young Scientist, GOI.
Member of the learned society

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta, India (Life member).
American Chemical Society.
American Nano Society (Full member).
Eastern India Horticulture and Biotechnology Centre, Kolkata, India (Life member).
Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences (ISRAPS) (Life member).
Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) (Life member).
Indian Photobiology Society (Life member)
Reviewer of Journals:
1. Journal of the American Chemical Society
2. Journal of Physical Chemistry
3. Chemical Physics Letters
4. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
5. Molecules
6. Dyes and Pigments
7. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry
8. Journal of Luminescence
9. Analyst
10. Spectrochimica Acta, Part A
11. Journal of Molecular Recognition
12. Nanoscale
13. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
14. Scientific Reports