Dr. Banibrata Maity
Visiting Assistant Professor


Visiting Assistant Professor


Photophysics, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Solvation dynamics in various types of neat solvents and bio-mimetic organized assemblies. Thermodynamic behaviour of binary mixtures by osmometric method




Contact No.: 7797833175

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Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=_l82PIcAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Education and Training:

  • 2011-2017: Ph.D.; Indian Institute of Technology, Patna.
  • 2009-2011: M.Sc. (Chemistry); Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara, West Bengal State University.
  • 2006-2009: B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.); Vidyasagar College, University of Calcutta

Professional Affiliations:

  • Visiting Assistant Professor (June 2017 – Present)
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
  • Doctoral (Ph.D.) work (July 2011 - February 2017)
    Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna.
    Advisor: Dr. Debabarata Seth
    Title of thesis: Photophysics of drug molecule and biologically active fluorophores in bio-mimetic organized assemblies.

Teaching Activities:

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry), SCBC, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology:
    • PCY 322: Photophysical Chemistry
    • PCY 101: Analytical Chemistry
  • B.E./B.Tech., Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology:
    • UCB 008: Applied Chemistry (Tutorials & Practicals)

List of Publications (SCI Journals):

  • “Effect of Nano-Confinement on the Photophysics of Lumichrome”, Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Seth, D. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2013, 565, 108. (Impact Factor: 1.815)

  • “The Photophysics of 7-(N, N′ -diethylamino)Coumarin-3-Carboxylic Acid in Water/AOT/Isooctane Reverse Micelles: An Excitation Wavelength Dependent Study.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  201315, 1894. (Impact Factor: 4.123)

  • “Torsional Dynamics of Thioflavin T in Room‐Temperature Ionic Liquids: An Effect of Heterogeneity of the Medium.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. ChemPhysChem 201314, 3400. (Impact Factor: 3.075)

  • “The Photophysics of 7-(diethylamino)Coumarin-3-Carboxylic Acid N-Succinimidyl Ester in Reverse Micelle: Excitation Wavelength Dependent Dynamics.”, Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Seth, D.RSC Adv. 20144, 3461. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

  • “Photophysics of a Coumarin in Different Solvents: Use of Different Solvatochromic Models.”, Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Seth, D. Photochem.Photobiol. 201490, 734. (Impact Factor: 2.121)

  • “Supramolecular Interactions of Nonsteroidal Anti‐inflammatory Drug in Nanochannels of Molecular Containers: A Spectroscopic, Thermogravimetric and Microscopic Investigation.”, Maity, B.;Chatterjee, A.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. ChemPhysChem 2014,15, 3502. (Impact Factor: 3.075)

  • “Influence of Double Confinement on Photophysics of 7-(diethylamino)Coumarin-3Carboxylic Acid in Water/AOT/Isooctane Reverse Micelles.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D.RSC Adv. 20144, 13989. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

  • “Photophysics of 7-(diethylamino)Coumarin-3-Carboxylic Acid in Cationic Micelles: Effect of Chain Length and Head Group of the Surfactants and Urea.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D.RSC Adv. 20144, 34026. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

  • “Supramolecular Interaction Between a Hydrophilic Coumarin Dye and Macrocyclic Hosts: Spectroscopic and Calorimetric Study.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D.J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118,9768. (Impact Factor: 3.177)

  • “Photophysics and Rotational Diffusion of Hydrophilic Molecule in Polymer and Polyols.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2014, 118, 12680.(Impact Factor: 3.177)

  • “Osmotic Properties of Binary Mixtures of 1-Butyl-1-Methylpyrrolidinium Iodide and Water.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. J. Mol. Liq. 2014, 200, 349. (Impact Factor: 3.648)

  • “Direct Observation of Preferential Processing of Clustered Abasic DNA Damages with APE1 in TATA Box and CpG Island by Reaction Kinetics and Fluorescence Dynamics.”, Singh, V.; Kumari, B.; Maity, B.; Seth, D.; Das, P.Mutat Res-Fund Mol M. 2014,56, 766. (Impact Factor: 1.829)

  • “Interaction of the Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Indomethacin with Micelles and Its Release.”, Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D.J. Phys. Chem. B. 2015, 119, 3776(Impact Factor: 3.177)

  • “Photophysics of Lumichrome in Anionic and Cationic Micellar Media.” Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Seth, D. RSC Adv. 20155, 3814. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

  • “Photophysics of Crystal Violet Lactone in Reverse Micelles and Its Dual Behaviour.”, Maity, B.; Chatterjee, A.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. RSC Adv. 20155, 55015. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

  • “Photophysics and Rotational Dynamics of a Hydrophilic Molecule in a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D.Photochem. Photobiol. 201591, 1056. (Impact Factor: 2.121)

  • “Osmotic Properties of Binary Mixtures 1-Butyl-1-Methylpyrrolidinium Dicyanamide and 1-Methyl-3-Octylimidazolium Chloride with Water: Effect of Aggregation of Ions.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D.J. Chem. Thermodyn. 201581, 227. (Impact Factor: 2.726)

  • “Thermodynamic Behavior of Binary Mixtures of 1-Butyl-1methylpyrrolidinium Iodide and Alcohols.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. J. Chem. Eng. Data 201560, 2301. (Impact Factor: 2.323)

  • “Supramolecular Interaction of a Cancer Cell Photosensitizer in the Nanocavity of Cucurbit[7]uril: A Spectroscopic and Calorimetric Study.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. Int. J. Pharm. 2015492, 103. (Impact Factor: 3.649)

  • “Red Emitting Dye in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: A Spectroscopic Study.”, Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2016321, 202. (Impact Factor: 2.625)

  • “Alteration in DNA Binding Pattern of Conformationally Locked NC (O) N system: A Spectroscopic Investigation.”, Velappan A.; Maity, B.; Kasper, B.; Mcknight, R. E.; Seth, D.; Debnath, J. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 201685, 497. (Impact Factor: 3.671)

  • “Surfactants Induced Release of a Red Emitting Dye from the Nanocavity of a Molecular Container: A Spectroscopic and Calorimetric Study.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Chatterjee, A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 2016161, 59. (Impact Factor: 2.673)

  • “Interaction of Biologically Active Flavins inside Bile Salt Aggregates: Molecular Level Investigation.”, Maity, B.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. J. Phys. Chem. B 2016120, 9854. (Impact Factor: 3.177)

  • “Deciphering the Perturbation Effect of Urea on the Supramolecular Host-Guest Interaction of Biologically Active Hydrophobic Molecule inside the Nanocavity of Cyclodextrins.”, Maity, B.;Chatterjee, A.; Ahmed, S. A.; Seth, D. J. Lumin. 2017183, 238. (Impact Factor: 2.686)

  • “Host-guest Interaction of 3-hydroxyflavone and 7-hydroxyflavone with Cucurbit [7] uril: A Spectroscopic and Calorimetric Approach.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Maity, B.; Duley, S. S.; Seth, D. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 2017168, 132. (Impact Factor: 2.673)

  • “Molecular Interaction Between Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Molecules with Cucurbit[7]uril Estimated by Spectroscopy and Calorimetry.”, Ahmed, S. A.; Maity, B.; Seth, D. J. Mol. Liq. 2017232, 416. (Impact Factor: 3.648)

Poster Presentations:

  • 2014: Poster; 8th CRSI-RSC Joint Symposium in Chemistry, IIT Bombay.

  • 2014: Poster; Light in Chemistry, Materials and Biology (LCMB 2014), IIT Kharagpur.

  • 2016: Poster; Recent Advances in Molecular Spectroscopy: Fundamentals and Applications in Materials and Biology (RAMS 2016), School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad.