Amitava Das

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

Molecular RecognitionSupramolecular ChemistryImaging ReagentsPhotoinduced Processes

Academic Background:

  1. Ph.D. (Inorganic Reaction Mechanism), Jadavpur University, 1989
  2. M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry), Jadavpur University, 1985
  3. B.Sc. (Chemistry), Jadavpur University, 1983

Positions:

  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Director, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (2016 - 2019)
  3. Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (2013 - 2016)
  4. Scientist, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (1992 - 2013)
  5. Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Bristol (1990 - 1992)
  6. Post-doctoral Fellow [Nehru Fellowship], University of Birmingham (1989 - 1990)
  7. Research Fellow, Jadavpur University (1986 - 1989)
  8. Process Executive, Dytron India Ltd. (1985 - 1986)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Prof. P. K. Bhattacharya Gold Medal Lecture Series Award from M.S. University, Vadodara (2020)
  2. DST-J.C. Bose National Fellow from DST (2017)
  3. Fellow of Indian National Science Academy from Indian National Science Academy (2017)
  4. CRSI Silver Medal from Chemical Research Society of India (2016)
  5. Fellow of Gujarat Science Academy from Gujarat Science Academy (2016)
  6. Prof. Suresh C. Ameta award of Indian Chemical Society from Indian Chemical Society (2015)
  7. Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry from Royal Society (2014)
  8. Fellow of the National Academy of Science from National Academy of Science (2012)
  9. Fellow of the Indian Academy of Science from Indian Academy of Science (2010)
  10. CRSI Bronze Medal from Chemical Research Society of India (2009)

Selected Publications:

  1. Tiwari, Karishma. 2020."Large Area Self-Assembled Untrathin Polyamine Nanoflims Formed at the Liquid-Liquid interface Used for Molecular Separation." Advanced Materials, 32, 000
  2. Mahapatra, Tufan Singha. 2020."Two-dimensional lanthanide coordination polymer nanosheets for detection of FOX-7." Chemical Sciences, 11, 1032-1042
  3. Das, Amitava. 2019."Small Molecule as Fluorescent Probes for Monitoring Intracellular Enzymatic Transformations." Chemical reviews, 119, 11718
  4. Pramanik, Sumit Kumar. 2019."Stimuli-Responsive Nanocapsules for the Spatiotemporal Release of 2- Melatonin: Protection against Gastric Inflammation." ACS Appl. Bio. Mater., 2, 5218-5226
  5. Ashokkumar, P.. 2019."A fluorogenic BODIPY Molecular Rotor as Apoptosis Marker." Chem. Commun, 55, 6902-6905

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