Dr. Soumen Basu

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Synthesis & Applications of Nanomaterials

Email:

soumen.basu@thapar.edu

sbasu1980@gmail.com

Contact No.

+91-8727-001-158

Qualifications

  • 2008: Ph.D. in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, IIT- Kharagpur, India.
  • 2003: M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.
  • 2001: B.Sc. in Chemistry, Midnapur College, West Bengal, India.

Research Projects:

  • Synthesis of Clay Supported TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). (2014-2017)- DST FAST TRACK- Rs. 24.98 Lacs
  • Removal of Metal Ions from Waste Waters Using Hierarchically Porous Metal Oxide Monoliths with Tunable Mesopore Size. (2015-2018)- DAE,BRNS-Rs. 31.72 Lacs
  • A fluorometric bimodal nanosensor based on carbon dot-MnO2 nanocomposites for detection and intracellular imaging of glutathione. (2018-2021)- CSIR- Rs. 9.5 Lacs

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies:

  • Life member of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI).
  • Life member of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI).

Research and Teaching Experience:

  • July 2017 – Till date: Associate Professor in School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India.
  • July 2014 – July 2017: Assistant Professor in School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India.
  • July 2011 – July 2014: Assistant Professor in Department of Nanotechnology, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University at Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India.
  • July 2009 – July 2011: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Australia.
  • July 2008 – May 2009: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama, USA.
  • January 2008 - March 2008: Visiting Researcher in the Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea.
  • January 2004 - March 2008: Ph.D. on Nanoscience and Nanomaterials in the Department of Chemistry, IIT- Kharagpur, India.

Publications and other Research Outputs:

A. Papers in Refereed Journals:

  • Kainth, Shagun; Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. Implementation of Logic Gate by Chemically Induced Nitrogen and Oxygen Rich C-dots for Selective Detection of Fluoride Ions. New Journal of Chemistry (2018), 42, 12162 - 12171. (IF=3.277)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. Carbon Quantum Dots /TiO2 Nanocomposite For Sensing of Toxic Metals and Photodetoxification of Dyes with Kill Waste by Waste Concept. Materials and Design (2018), 155, 485-493. (IF=4.364)
  • Singh, Jasminder; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Heavy Metal Ions Adsorption and Photodegradation of Remazol Black XP by Iron Oxide/Silica Monoliths: Kinetic and Equilibrium Modelling. Advanced Powder Technology (2018), 29, 2268-2279. (IF=2.657)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen. Clay supported TiO2 nanoparticles for photocatalytic degradation of environmental pollutants: A Review. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2018) (In Press). (IF=Yet to come)
  • Kukkar, Preeti; Kukkar, Deepak; Sammi, Heena; Singh, Karanveer; Rawat, Mohit; Singh, Pritpal; Basu, Soumen; Kim, Ki-Hyun. A facile means for the improvement of sensing properties of metal-organic frameworks through control on the key synthesis variables. Sensors and Actuators B (2018), 271, 157-163. (IF=5.401)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. Effect of g-C3N4 Loading on TiO2/Bentonite Nanocomposites for Efficient Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Degradation of Industrial Dye under Visible Light. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2018), 764, 406-415. (IF=3.133)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. A comparative study on the effect of different precursors for synthesis and efficient photocatalytic activity of g-C3N4/ TiO2/bentonite Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science (2018), 53, 13126-13142. (IF=2.599)
  • Singh, Jasminder; Bhunia, Haripada; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Porous Carbon Monolith Adsorbents for Carbon Dioxide Capture: Breakthrough Adsorption Study. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (2018), 89, 140-150. (IF=4.217)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. Luminescent Carbon Quantum Dot-Au Nanoparticles System for Fluorescence Turn-on/off Detection of Biothiols. Plasmonics (2018) (In Press). (IF=2.139)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Singh, Jasminder; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Remediation of Heavy Metal Ions Using Hierarchically Porous Carbon Monolith Synthesized via Nanocasting Method. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2018), 6, 2829-2836. (IF=Yet to come)
  • Singh, Gurjinder; Singh, Jagpreet; Kumar, Sanjeev; Basu, Soumen; Rawat, Mohit. Fructose modified synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles and its application for removal of industrial pollutants from water. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (2018), 29, 7364-7371. (IF=2.019)
  • Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. Quantitative Detection of Thiopurines by Inter-Particle Distance Dependent Properties of Gold Nanoparticles. Plasmonics (2018) (In Press). (IF=2.139). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-018-0692-8.
  • Garg, Dimple; Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. A Sensitive Turn on Fluorescent Probe for Detection of Biothiols Using MnO2@Carbon Dots Nanocomposites. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2018), 192, 411-419. (IF=2.536)
  • Singh, Jagpreet; Mehta, Akansha; Rawat, Mohit; Basu, Soumen. Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Sun Dried Tulsi Leaves and Its Catalytic Application for 4-Nitrophenol Reduction. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2018), 6(1), 1468-1474. (IF=Yet to come)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. Effect of Different Plasmonic Metals on Photocatalytic Degradation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by bentonite/M-TiO2 Nanocomposites under UV/Visible Light. Applied Clay Science (2018), 153, 144-153. (IF=3.101)
  • Kumar, Mandeep; Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Singh, Jagpreet; Rawat, Mohit; Basu, Soumen. Biosynthesis of Tin Oxide Nanoparticles using Psidium Guajava Leave Extract for Photocatalytic Dye Degradation under Sunlight. Materials Letters (2018), 215, 121-124. (IF=2.572)
  • Singh, Jasminder; Bhunia, Haripada; Basu, Soumen. CO2 Adsorption on Oxygen Enriched Porous Carbon Monoliths: Kinetics, Isotherm and Thermodynamic Studies. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2018), 60, 321-332. (IF=4.421)
  • Dashairya, Love; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen; Saha, Partha. Enhanced dye degradation using hydrothermally synthesized nanostructured Sb2S3/rGO under visible light irradiation. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2018), 735, 234-245. (IF=3.133)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Choudhury, Diptiman; Basu, Soumen. Effect of Surfactants on the Structure and Adsorption Efficiency of Hydroxyapatite Nanorods. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2018), 18, 623-633. (IF=1.556)
  • Singh, Gurjinder; Panday, Sudhakar; Rawat, Mohit; Kukkar, Deepak; Kumar, Sanjeev; Basu, Soumen. Low Temperature Synthesis of Elongated Triangular Bipyramidal ZnO Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Activity. Journal of Nano Research (2018), 52, 1-14. (IF=0.532)
  • Arora, Nidhi; Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. 4-Nitrophenol Reduction Catalysed by Au-Ag Bimetallic Nanoparticles Supported on LDH: Homogeneous Vs. Heterogeneous Catalysis. Applied Clay Science (2018), 151, 1-9. (IF=3.101)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Heterogeneous Ag-Cu Bimetallic Monolith with Different Mass Ratios and Their Performances for Catalysis and Antibacterial Activity. Advanced Powder Technology (2017), 28, 3085-3094. (IF=2.657)
  • Sharma, Jyoti; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Mesoporous MgO Nanostructures Using Cat-anionic Surfactants: Enhanced Adsorption and Antimicrobial activity. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2017), 5, 3429-3438. (IF=Yet to come)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Kinetic and Isotherm Studies on Adsorption of Toxic Pollutants Using Porous ZnO@SiO2 Monolith. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2017), 504, 669-679. (IF=4.233)
  • Singh, Rohit; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Bonamali. Ag+ and Cu2+ Doped CdS Nanorods with Tunable Band Structure and Superior Photocatalytic Activity under Sunlight. Materials Research Bulletin (2017), 94, 279-286. (IF=2.446)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Choudhury, Diptiman; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Effective Removal of Metal Ions from Aqueous Solution by Mesoporous MnO2 and TiO2 Monoliths: Kinetic and Equilibrium Modelling. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2017), 720, 221-229. (IF=3.133)
  • Mehta, Akansha; D, Pooja; Thakur, Anupma; Basu, Soumen. Enhanced photocatalytic water splitting by gold carbon dot core shell nanocatalyst under visible/sunlight. New Journal of Chemistry (2017), 41, 4573-4581. (IF=3.277)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen. Controlled photocatalytic hydrolysis of nitriles to amides by mesoporous MnO2 nanoparticles fabricated by mixed surfactant mediated approach. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry (2017), 343, 1–6. (IF=2.625)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Enhanced heterogeneous photodegradation of VOC and dye using microwave synthesized TiO2/Clay nanocomposites: A comparison study of different type of clays. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2017), 694, 574-580. (IF=3.133)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Jain, Pallavi; Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Choudhury, Diptiman; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Variation of surface area of silica monoliths by controlling ionic character/chain length of surfactants and polymers. Materials Letters (2017), 194, 213–216. (IF=2.572)
  • Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Impact of Ag nanoparticles on photomineralization of chlorobenzene by TiO2/bentonite nanocomposite. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2017), 5, 644–651. (IF=Yet to come)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Choudhury, Diptiman; Basu, Soumen. Enhanced catalytic and antibacterial activity of nanocasted mesoporous silver monoliths: kinetic and thermodynamic studies. Journal of Sol-Gel Sci. Technol (2017), 81(3), 704-710. (IF=1.660)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Effect of Au Content on the Enhanced Photocatalytic Efficiency of Mesoporous Au/TiO2 Nanocomposites in UV and Sunlight. Gold Bulletin (2017), 50, 33-41. (IF=2.323)
  • Singh, Gurjinder; Panday, Sudhakar; Rawat, Mohit; Kukkar, Deepak; Basu, Soumen. Facile Synthesis of CuO Semiconductor Nanorods for Time Dependent Study of Dye Degradation and Bioremediation Applications. Journal of Nano Research (2017), 46, 154-164, ISSN: 1661-9897. (IF=0.532)
  • Singh, Gurjinder; Panday, Sudhakar; Rawat, Mohit; Basu, Soumen. Dye Degradation of Spherical and Rod Shaped CuO Semiconductor Nanoparticles. Emerging Materials Research (2017), 6, 40-46. (IF=0.387)
  • Mishra, Amit; Sharma, Manisha; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen. Microwave Treated Bentonite Clay Based TiO2 Composites: An Efficient Photocatalyst for Rapid Degradation of Methylene Blue. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2017), 17 (2), 1149-1155. (IF=1.556)
  • Kumar, Ashish; Sharma, Manu; Gautam, Rajeev K; Agarwal, Pooja; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Mesoporous Cerium Oxide (CeO2) Nanoparticles and Effect of Cerium Precursors on Transamidation of Acetamide with N-Octylamine Under Solvent-Free Conditions. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2017), 17, 4983–4988. (IF=1.556)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen. Effect of silica/titania ratio on enhanced photooxidation of industrial hazardous materials by microwave treated mesoporous SBA-15/TiO2 nanocomposites. Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2016), 18 (7), 1-9. (IF=2.278)
  • Mehta, Akansha; Sharma, Manu; Kumar, Ashish; Basu, Soumen. Gold Nanoparticles Grafted Mesoporous Silica: A Highly Efficient and Recyclable Heterogeneous Catalyst for Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol. Nano (World Scientific) (2016), 11 (9), 1650104-1-9. (IF=1.11)
  • Sharma, Manisha; Mishra, Amit; Kumar, Vinod; Basu, Soumen. Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles with Exceptional Colloidal Stability and Its Catalytic Activity towards Nitrophenol Reduction. Nano (World Scientific) (2016), 11 (4), 1650046-1-10. (IF= 1.11)
  • Saha, Sandip; Pal, Anjali; Kundu, Subrata; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar Photochemical Green Synthesis of Calcium-Alginate-Stabilized Ag and Au Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic Application to 4-Nitrophenol Reduction. Langmuir (2010), 26(4), 2885-2893, ISSN: 0743‐7463. (IF=3.993)
  • Basu, Soumen; Jana, Subhra; Pande, Surojit; Pal, Tarasankar. Interaction of DNA Bases with Silver Nanoparticles: Assembly Quantified through SPRS & SERS. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2008), 321, 288-293, ISSN: 0021‐9797. (IF=3.3782)
  • Basu, Soumen; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Bolisetty, Sreenath; Pal, Tarasankar. Controlled Interparticle Spacing for Surface-Modified Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates. Langmuir (2008), 24 (10), 5562-5568, ISSN: 0743‐7463. (IF=3.993)
  • Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Basu, Soumen; Sinha, Arun; Datta, Ayan; Pal, Tarasankar. Nanoparticle Catalyzed Clock Reaction. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2008), 112(10), 3619-3626, ISSN: 1932‐7447. (IF=4.509)
  • Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Glutathione-Induced Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles: Electromagnetic Interactions in a Closely Packed Assembly. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2007), 7(6), 1904-1910. (IF=1.556)
  • Jana, Subhra; Basu, Soumen; Pande, Surojit; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Tarasankar. Shape-Selective Synthesis, Magnetic Properties, and Catalytic Activity of Single Crystalline β-MnO2 Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111(44), 16272-16277, ISSN: 1932‐7447. (IF=4.509)
  • Basu, Soumen; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Kundu, Subrata; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Tarasankar. Biomolecule Induced Nanoparticle Aggregation: Effect of Particle Size on Interparticle Coupling. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2007), 313(2), 724-734, ISSN: 0021‐9797. (IF=3.368)
  • Pande, Surojit; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Anjali; Tsukuda, Tatsuya; Pal, Tarasankar. Synthesis of Normal and Inverted Gold-Silver Core-Shell Architectures in β-Cyclodextrin and Their Applications in SERS. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111(29), 10806-10813, ISSN: 1932‐7447. (IF=4.509)
  • Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Photochemical evolution of palladium nanoparticles in Triton X-100 and its application as catalyst for degradation of acridine orange. Current Science (2007), 92(6), 786-790. (IF=0.833)
  • Jana, Subhra; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pande, Surojit; Chang, Chien-Hsiang; Pal, Tarasankar. Light-Induced Hydrolysis of Nitriles by Photoproduced α -MnO2 Nanorods on Polystyrene Beads. Organic Letters (2007), 9(11), 2191-2193, ISSN: 1523‐7060. (IF=6.732)
  • Kundu, Subrata; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Anjali; Pal, Tarasankar. Anisotropic growth of gold clusters to gold nanocubes under UV irradiation. Nanotechnology (2007), 18(7), 075712/1-075712/7, ISSN: 0957‐4484. (IF=3.573)
  • Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Tarasankar. Effect of bromide and chloride ions for the dissolution of colloidal gold. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry (2007), 187(2-3), 196-201, ISSN: 1010‐6030. (IF=2.477)
  • Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Anjali; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Tarasankar. Synthesis and Size-Selective Catalysis by Supported Gold Nanoparticles: Study on Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Catalytic Process. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111(12), 4596-4605, ISSN: 1932‐7447. (IF=4.509)
  • Panigrahi, Sudipa; Kundu, Subrata; Basu, Soumen; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Jana, Subhra; Pande, Surojit; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Anjali; Pal, Tarasankar. Nonaqueous Route for the Synthesis of Copper Organosol from Copper Stearate: An Effective Catalyst for the Synthesis of Octylphenyl Ether. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111(4), 1612-1619, ISSN: 1932‐7447. (IF=4.509)
  • Basu, Soumen; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Anjali; Pal, Tarasankar. Solvent effect on the electronic spectra of azine dyes under alkaline condition. Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2007), 111(4), 578-583, ISSN: 1089‐5639. (IF=2.883)
  • Panigrahi, Sudipa; Kundu, Subrata; Basu, Soumen; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Jana, Subhra; Pande, Surojit; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pal, Anjali; Pal, Tarasankar. Cysteine functionalized copper organosol: synthesis, characterization and catalytic application. Nanotechnology (2006), 17(21), 5461-5468, ISSN: 0957‐4484. (IF=3.573)
  • Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Nath, Sudip; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Tarasankar. Room temperature synthesis of coinage metal (Ag, Cu) chalcogenides. Chemical Communications (2006), (36), 3836-3838, ISSN: 1359‐7345. (IF=6.567)
  • Jana, Subhra; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Pande, Surojit; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Endo, Takeshi; Pal, Tarasankar. Synthesis of silver nanoshell-coated cationic polystyrene beads: A solid phase catalyst for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol. Applied Catalysis, A: General (2006), 313(1), 41-48, ISSN: 0926‐860X. (IF=4.403)
  • Basu, Soumen; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Tarasankar. Dipole-dipole plasmon interactions in self-assembly of gold organosol induced by glutathione. New Journal of Chemistry (2006), 30(9), 1333-1339, ISSN: 1144‐0546. (IF=3.277)
  • Jana, Subhra; Pande, Surojit; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Anjali; Pal, Tarasankar. Exploitation of Electrostatic Field Force for Immobilization and Catalytic Reduction of o-Nitrobenzoic Acid to Anthranilic Acid on Resin-bound Silver Nanocomposites. Langmuir (2006), 22(16), 7091-7095, ISSN: 0743‐7463. (IF=3.993)
  • Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Jana, Subhra; Pande, Surojit; Vo-Dinh, Tuan; Jiang, Hongjin; Pal, Tarasankar. Self-Assembly of Silver Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Stabilization, Optical Properties, and Application in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2006), 110(27), 13436-13444, ISSN: 1520‐6106. (IF=3.187)
  • Pande, Surojit; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Jana, Subhra; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Reduction of methylene blue by thiocyanate: Kinetic and thermodynamic aspects. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2006), 299(1), 421-427, ISSN: 0021‐9797. (IF=3.368)
  • Panigrahi, Sudipa; Kundu, Subrata; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Selective one-pot synthesis of copper nanorods under surfactantless condition. Polyhedron (2006), 25(5), 1263-1269, ISSN: 0277‐5387. (IF=2.108)
  • Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Kundu, Subrata; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Hexadecylamine capped silver organosol: A substrate for surface enhanced Raman scattering. Colloids and Surfaces, A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (2006), 274(1-3), 145-149 ISSN: 0927‐7757. (IF=2.834)
  • Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Nath, Sudip; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Basu, Soumen; Pande, Surojit; Jana, Subhra; Pal, Tarasankar. Layer-by-layer deposition of bimetallic nano shells on functionalized polystyrene beads. Inorganic Chemistry (2006), 45(4), 1439-1441, ISSN: 0020‐1669. (IF=4.820)
  • Kundu, Subrata; Pal, Anjali; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Shape-controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles from gold (III)-chelates of β-diketones. Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2005), 7(6), 641-650, ISSN: 1388‐0764. (IF=2.278)
  • Nath, Sudip; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Silver organosol: synthesis, characterization and localized surface plasmon resonance study. New Journal of Chemistry (2005), 29(12), 1527-1534, ISSN: 1144‐0546. (IF=3.277)
  • Kundu, Subrata; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Ion-associate of arsenic (V)-salicylic acid chelate with methylene blue in toluene: Application for arsenic quantification. Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic, Bio-inorganic, Physical, Theoretical & Analytical Chemistry (2005), 44A (10), 2030-2033. (IF=0.729)
  • Nath, Sudip; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Kundu, Subrata; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. A convenient approach to synthesize silver nanoshell covered functionalized polystyrene beads: A substrate for surface enhanced Raman scattering. Materials Letters (2005), 59(29-30), 3986-3989, ISSN: 0167‐577X. (IF=2.437)
  • Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Kundu, Subrata; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Synthesis and Characterization of N,N-Dimethyldodecylamine-Capped Aucore-Pdshell Nanoparticles in Toluene. Langmuir (2005), 21(23), 10405-10408, ISSN: 0743‐7463. (IF=3.993)
  • Kundu, Subrata; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Pal, Anjali; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Dye-micelle aggregate formation for effective photobleaching. Dyes and Pigments (2005), Volume Date 2006, 69(3), 177-184, ISSN: 0143‐7208. (IF=4.055)
  • Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Nath, Sudip; Kundu, Subrata; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Size-Selective Synthesis and Stabilization of Gold Organosol in CnTAC: Enhanced Molecular Fluorescence from Gold-Bound Fluorophores. Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2005), 109(27), 13166-13174, ISSN: 1089‐5647. (IF=3.187)
  • Basu, Soumen; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Kundu, Subrata; Nath, Sudip; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Pal, Tarasankar. Studies on the ion-association of Methylene Blue and salicylic acid in neat and mixed binary solvents. Chemical Physics Letters (2005), 407(4-6), 493-497, ISSN: 0009‐2614. (IF=1.860)

B. Book/Book Chapters:

  • Basu, Soumen. Interparticle Interactions of Metal Nanoparticles. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-8465-3601-8.
  • Basu, Soumen. Solvent Effect on Ion-associate/Benzenoid species of Azine Dyes. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-659-32226-6.
  • Sinha, Arun Kumar; Basu, Soumen (Editor). Fabrication of Metal and Metal oxides Nanomaterial. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-659-00133-8.
  • Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Solution Phase Synthesis of Mono-and Bi-metallic Nanoparticles. A Special Review Book on ‘Advanced Wet-Chemical Synthetic Approaches to Inorganic Nanostructures.’ Published by Research Signpost (2008), 219-252. ISBN: 978-81-7895-361-8.
  • Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar. Biomolecule Induced nanoparticle Aggregation. “The Handbook of Nanophysics” published by Taylor & Francis (2011), 3, 21/1-21/11. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7544-1.

Sponsored Research Projects

  • Synthesis of Clay Supported TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). (2014-2017)- DST FAST TRACK- Rs. 24.98 Lacs
  • Removal of Metal Ions from Waste Waters Using Hierarchically Porous Metal Oxide Monoliths with Tunable Mesopore Size. (2015-2018)- DAE,BRNS-Rs. 31.72 Lacs

Awards/Honours/Fellowships:

  • 2001: Bronze Medal in B. Sc., from Midnapur College, WB.
  • 2003: Qualified in GATE.
  • 2003: Qualified CSIR- NET in Chemical Sciences, held in June 2003.
  • 2004: Awarded the National Junior Research Fellowship by IIT- Kharagpur, India.
  • 2006: Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by IIT- Kharagpur, India.

Description of Research Interests

  • Size and shape controlled synthesis of metal, metal oxide, clay nanoparticles and their nanocomposites.
  • Study the optical properties of quantum dots and nanoparticles and their application in sensing/biosensing.
  • Catalysis/photocatalysis by nanomaterials.
  • Synthesis of micro-nanostructure high surface area porous metal electrodes and monoliths.