INSTITUTE OF NANO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

An Autonomous Institute supported by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Director

Professor Amitava Patra

Director

Affiliation: Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST).

Address : Habitat Centre, Sector-64, Phase-X, Mohali (160062), Punjab, INDIA.

Phone : +91-172-2210073/74 Ext. 101

Fax: +91-172-2211074

E- mail: director@inst.ac.in; amitava@inst.ac.in


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Educational Qualification

 

 

  • Visiting Scientist (Feb.-April, 1998): The Hebrew University, Israel.
  • Post-Doc. (1994-1995): RIKEN, Japan.
  • Post-Doc. (1993-1994): Tokyo University, Japan.
  • Ph. D. (1993): Jadavpur University, India
     

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    Work Experience

     

     

  • Director:Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) (11-March-2020 to till date).
  • Senior Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (2014-2020).
  • Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (2010-2013).
  • Associate Professor:Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (2006-2009).
  • Scientist:Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute (1996-2005).
  • Research Associate (2000-2002): University at Buffalo, USA.
     

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    Message from the Director

     

     

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    Honors/Awards

     

     

  • ‘MRSI-ICSC Materials Science Annual Prize’ for the year 2020.
  • National Prize for Research in Chemical Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure, 2019.
  • Visiting Professor at ITMO University (St. Petersburg, Russia), 2019.
  • Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), India, 2016.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), India, 2015.
  • Board member of the International Conference on Luminescence (ICL).
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2014.
  • “C.N.R. Rao National Prize for Chemical Research award”-2014.
  • “DAE-SRC Outstanding Investigators Award” 2012.
  • A.V. Rama Rao Foundation Prize in Chemistry, 2012.
  • Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, 2011.
  • AsiaNANO 2010 Award, Asian Conference on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Japan, 2010.
  • CRSI Bronze Medal, Chemical Research Society, India, 2010.
  • Ramanujan Fellowship, DST, 2007.
  • MRSI Medal, Materials Research Society, India, 2006.
  • Malaviya Award, The Indian Ceramic Society, 2005.
  • Dr. R. L. Thakur Memorial Award, Indian Ceramic Society, 1997.
  • Young Scientist Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 1997.
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    Editorial Board Member

     

     

  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Physical Chemistry (ACS Journal) (2014-2016).
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Nanoscale (2012-2014).
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, ChemPhysChem (2019-2022).
  • Associate Editor, Bulletin of Materials Science.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Transaction Indian Ceramic Society.
  • Guest Editor, A Special Issue on “Optical Nanomaterials: Challenges and Opportunities”, Science of Advanced Materials. http://www.aspbs.com/sam.
  • Guest Editor, A special issue on “Nanoscience and Technology”, Bulletin of Materials Science, Volume 41, No. 5, (2018).
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    Total Invited talks given (National and International): 160

     

     

  • Prof. Nand Lal Singh memorial lecture on 26th Nov. 2013 at BHU (Department of Physics).
  • Prof. A. Maitra memorial lecture on 09th Feb. 2014 at Delhi University (Department of Chemistry).
  • Dr. R. A. Mashelkar Endowment Lecture on 14th Oct. 2015, at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.
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    Patents:

     

     

  • A METHOD OF PREPARATION OF A NOVEL SOL FOR DEPOSITION OF ELECTROCHROMIC TUNGSTEN OXIDE THIN FILMS AND ELECTROCHROMIC TUNGSTEN OXIDE THIN FILMS PREPARED THEREOF, D. Ganguli, A. Patra, K. Auddy and P.K. Biswas, Appl. No with date: 905/Del/2000 (06-10-2000).
  • A PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF NANO-SIZE PURE AND DOPED BIVALENT METAL SULPHIDE NANOPOWDERS, SUBMITTED FOR FILLING TO CSIR IN DECEMBER, 2001 BY M. Chatterjee, M. Naskar and A.Patra (Ref. No. NF 499/2001, DATED 28/12/01.
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  • Total Publications > 217
  • Total Citations > 9285
  • h-Index > 52
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    Selected Publications

     

     

  • Global and Target Analysis of Relaxation Processes of Collapsed State of P3HT Polymer Nanoparticles Arnab Ghosh, Srijon Ghosh, Gouatm Ghosh, Bikash Jana and Amitava Patra Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2020,22,2229-2237.
  • An Overview on Current Understanding of Photophysical Properties of Metal Nanoclusters and their Potential Applications Subarna Maity, Dipankar Bain, and Amitava Patra Nanoscale, 2019, 11,22685-22723 (Invited Review Article).
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