Priyadarshi De

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: p_de [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

    We are interested in a spectrum of topics, but they may be broadly classified as • RAFT polymerization of amino acid and fatty acid based monomers • Polymeric-inorganic hybrid nanomaterials • Polymeric polyelectrolytes • Cross-linked polymeric hydrogels and organogels • Weak-link polymers: Polyperoxides and Polysulfides


Academic Background:
  1. BSc (Chemistry), Jadavpur University, 1995
  2. MSc (Physical Chemistry), Jadavpur University, 1997
  3. PhD (Polymer Chemistry), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2002


Positions:
  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow, UMASS Lowell (2002 - 2006)
  2. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Southern Methodist University (2007 - 2008)
  3. Distinguished Scientist, PhaseRx Pharmaceuticals (2008 - 2009)
  4. Assistant Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2009 - 2013)
  5. Associate Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2013 - 2015)
  6. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )


Selected Publications:
  1. Bauri, K; Roy, S Ghosh; Pant, S and De, P. 2013. "Controlled Synthesis of Amino Acid-Based pH-Responsive Chiral Polymers and Self-Assembly of Their Block Copolymers." Langmuir, 29, 2764−2774
  2. Roy, S G; Acharya, R; Chatterji, U and De, P. 2013. "RAFT Polymerization of Methacrylates Containing Tryptophan Moiety: Controlled Synthesis of Biocompatible Fluorescent Cationic Chiral Polymers with Smart pH-Responsiveness." Polymer Chemistry , 4, 1141-1152
  3. Patil, N; Soni, J; Ghosh, N and De, P. 2012. "Swelling Induced Optical Anisotropy of Thermoresponsive Hydrogels Based on Poly(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl Methacrylate): Deswelling Kinetics Probed by Quantitative Mueller Matrix Polarimetry." J. Phys. Chem. B , 116, 13913