NIT Sikkim

NameDr. Sumantra Bhattacharya
DesignationTemporary Faculty
Academic QualificationB.Sc./2003/University of Calcutta
M. Sc. /2005/ Banaras Hindu University
Ph. D. /2013/ NCL Chemical Laboratory
Areas of InterestTheoretical Chemistry
Excited State structure of properties of molecules
Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
Work ExperienceResearch Scholar/2013-2014/Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata
Post.Doc./2014-2015/Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology Research Associate / 2016-2017/Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata
TeachingsPart-time Lecturer/2005-2006/Ashutosh College, Kolkata
Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc)/2015-2016/ Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur
List of Publications1. Static hyper-polarizability of open shell molecules computed at the FSMRCCSD level using constrained variational approach A. Bag, S. Bhattacharya, S. Pal in Recent Advances in Spectroscopy Theoretical, Astrophysical and Experimental Perspectives edited by R. K. Chaudhuri, M. V. Mekkaden, A. V. Raveendran, A. Satya Narayanan, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2009, p. 99. ISBN 978-3-642-10321-6

2. Fock space multi-reference coupled cluster theory: Study of shape resonance Sumantra Bhattacharya, Nayana Vaval, Sourav Pal, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 113, 1690-1695 (2013).

3. Charge-Transfer Complex Formation in Gelation: The Role of Solvent Molecules with Different Electron Donating Capacity Shibaji Basak, Sumantra Bhattacharya, Ayan Datta, Arindam Banerjee, Chem. Eur. J. 20, 5721-5726 (2014).

4. Color Polymorphism: Understanding the Diverse Solid State Packing and Color in Dimethyl 3, 6 Dichloro 2, 5 dihydroxyterephthalate Saied Md. Pratik, A. Nijamudheen, Sumantra Bhattacharya, Ayan Datta, Chem. Eur. J. 20, 3218-3224 (2014).

5. Excited state geometry optimization: Fock-Space Multi Reference Coupled Cluster method Achintya Kumar Dutta, Sumantra Bhattacharya* Mol. Phys. 112, 2884-2891 (2014).

6. A chromogenic and fluorogenic bis-Schiff base sensor for rapid detection of hydrazine both in solution and vapour phase Goutam Kumar Patra, Anupam Ghorai, Jahangir Mondal, Sumantra Bhattacharya, Anal. Methods,7, 10385-10393 (2015).

7. A highly sensitive reversible fluorescentcolorimetric azino bis-Schiff base sensor for rapid detection of Pb 2+ in aqueous media Anupam Ghorai, Jahangir Mondal, Rajat Saha, Sumantra Bhattacharya, Goutam K. Patra Anal Methods, 8, 2032-2040 (2016).

8. Study of shape resonance of ozone and sulfur dioxide using CAP-CIP-FSMRCC method Sumantra Bhattacharya, Nayana Vaval, Sourav Pal (manuscript under preparation)

9. Geometry optimization of doublet state: using analytic gradient method within Fock space multi-reference coupled cluster method Sumantra Bhattacharya, Achintya Kumar Dutta, Nayana Vaval, Sourav Pal (manuscript under preparation)

10. Computational Study Reveals That: Blending Dissimilar Dyes on NiO Surfaces Enhance Performance of p-type DSSC Devices Saied Md. Pratik, Sumantra Bhattacharya* (Communicated)
Membership of Professional Bodies
Achievements2005: CSIR-UGC NET JRF
2006: GATE
Office AddressDepartment of Chemistry,
NIT Sikkim Ravangla Campus,
Barfung Block Sikkim 737139