Debasish Haldar
Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences
E-mail: deba_h76 [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
  • Developments of smart peptide-based nanostructured materials
  • Synthesis of new amino acid analogues with tuneable functionality
  • Self-aggregating systems from pharmaceutical small molecules as delivery vehicles  and sustained released
  • Low molecular weight gelator compounds form receptor substrate complex
  • Polymer-peptide conjugate as ECM for tissue engineering and wound healing
  • Artificial light harvesting system
  • Designer ion channels and catalyst


Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. (Chemistry), Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science/Jadavpur University, 2005.
  2. M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Calcutta, 1999.
  3. B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.), University of Calcutta, 1997.


Positions:
  1. Post-doctoral Research Associate, Institut Europeen de Chimie et Biologie (IECB), University Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France (2005-06).
  2. Leverhulme Trust Post-doctoral Fellow,  The School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom (2006 - 07).
  3. Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany (2007-08).
  4. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata (2008 -)


Awards and Honors:

    Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 2006

    Fellowship of Japan Sociesty for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), 2006


Selected Publications:
  1. Luminescent nanoparticles from tripeptide-CdS conjugate, S. K. Maity, S. Maity, P. Jana, Debasish Haldar*, CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, DOI:10.1039/C2CE05786G.
  2. Photo-induced charge-transfer complex formation and organogelation by a tripeptide, P. Jana, S. Maity, S. K. Maity, P. K. Ghorai, Debasish Haldar*, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, DOI:10.1039/C2SM25062D.
  3. CdS quantum dots doped peptide matrix: structural and photoelectrochemical properties, S. K. Maity, S. Maity, P. Jana, Debasish Haldar*, CrystEngComm, 2012,  DOI:10.1039/C2CE06355G.