Dr. Soumen Basu

Associate Professor

Specialization

Synthesis & Applications of Nanomaterials

Email

soumen.basu@thapar.edu

Specialization

Synthesis & Applications of Nanomaterials

Email

soumen.basu@thapar.edu

Research Interests/Specialization:

Inorganic & Materials Chemistry, Advanced Functional Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Sustainable Development, Nano-biosensing.

Research Lab Poster

Education and Training:

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

Professional Affiliations:

  • Associate Professor (July 2017 – Present) :-
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
  • Assistant Professor (July 2014 – July 2017)
    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
  • Assistant Professor (July 2011 – July 2014)
    Department of Nanotechnology, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (July 2009 – July 2011)
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Australia
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (July 2008 – July 2009)
    Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama, USA
  • Visiting Research Fellow (January 2008 – July 2008)
    Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea

Teaching Activities:

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry) and M.Sc. (Biochemistry) SCBC, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology:
    PCY 202: Co-ordination chemistry

  • PCY 207: Physical chemistry lab
    PCY 106: Inorganic chemistry lab
    PCY 102: Inorganic chemistry
    PBC 303: Nanobiomaterials •
  • B.E./B.Tech., Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology:
    UCB 008: Applied Chemistry; Lecture, Tutorials & Practicals

List of Projects:

  • 1.Synthesis of GQDs and CQDs from different precursors for fluorometric detection of biomolecules/metal ions: A detail comparison study. (2020-2023)-TIET-VT CEEMS- Rs. 11.95 Lacs
  • 2. A fluorometric bimodal nanosensor based on carbon dot-MnO2 nanocomposites for detection and intracellular imaging of glutathione. (2018-2021)- CSIR- Rs. 9.083 Lacs
  • 3. Synthesis of Clay Supported TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). (2014-2017)- DST FAST TRACK- Rs. 24.98 Lacs
  • 4. Removal of Metal Ions from Waste Waters Using Hierarchically Porous Metal Oxide Monoliths with Tunable Mesopore Size. (2015-2018)- DAE,BRNS-Rs. 24.615 Lacs
  • 5. Synthesis and catalytic application of noble metal monoliths. (2015-2017)- TIET- Start up Grant- Rs. 5.00 Lacs

Memberships:

  • 1. Life member- Materials Research Society, India (MRSI) (Membership No: LMB2620)
  • 2. Life member- Chemical Research Society, India (CRSI) (Membership No: LM1845)
  • 3. Life member- Indian Society for Radiation & Photochemical Sciences (ISRPS) (Membership No: L508)
  • 4. Life member- Indian Chemical Society (ICS) (Membership No: F/8079)
  • 5. Life member- Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST) (Membership No: LMB73)
  • 6. Life member- The Indian Science Congress Association

List of Publications (SCI Journals):

  • 109. Shetti, Nagraj P.; Ilager, Davalasab; Malode, Shwete J.; Monga, Divya; Basu, Soumen; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava. Poly(eriochrome black T) modified electrode for electrosensing of methdilazine. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (2020), (IF=3.085)
  • 108. Sharma, Surbhi; Kundu, Aayushi; Basu, Soumen; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Aminabhavi, Tejraj M. Sustainable Environmental Management and Related Biofuel Technologies. Journal of Environmental Management (2020), (IF=5.647)
  • 107. Shetti, Nagraj P.; Srivastav, Rajesh K.; Sharma, Surbhi; Basu, Soumen;  Aminabhavi, Tejraj M. Invasion of novel corona virus (COVID-19) in Indian territory. Sensors International (2020), 1, 100012. (IF=Yet to come)
  • 106. Sharma, Surbhi; Basu, Soumen; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Aminabhavi, Tejraj M. Current treatment protocol for COVID-19 in India. Sensors International (2020), 1, 100013. (IF= Yet to come)
  • 105. Singh, Jasminder; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Mesoporous Magnetic Fe2O3/g-C3N4 Monoliths for Rhodamine B Removal. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials (2020), 303, 110299. (IF=4.551)
  • 104. Sohal, Neeraj; Maity, Banibrata; Basu, Soumen. Carbon Dot-MnO2 Nanosphere Composite Sensors for Selective Detection of Glutathione. ACS Applied Nanomaterials (2020), 3, 5955-5964. (IF=Yet to come)
  • 103. Shetti, Nagraj P.; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen;  Mascarenhas, Ronald J. ; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava; Aminabhavi, Tejraj M. Skin patchable electrodes for biosensor applications: A review. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2020), 6, 1823-1835. (IF=4.125)
  • 102. Singh, Jagpreet; Kaur, Sukhmeen; Lee, Jechan; Mehta, Akansha; Kumar, Sanjeev; Kim, Ki-Hyun; Basu, Soumen; Rawat, Mohit. Highly Fluorescent Carbon Dots Derived from Mangifera indica Leaves for Selective Detection of Metal Ions. Science of the Total Environment (2020), 720, 137604-137611. (IF=6.551)
  • 101. Malik, Nisha; Bulasara, Vijaya Kumar; Basu, Soumen. Preparation of novel porous ceramic microfiltration membranes from fly ash, kaolin and dolomite mixtures. Ceramics International. (2020), 46, 6889-6898. (IF=3.830)
  • 100. Dashairya, Love; Mehta, Akansha; Saha, Partha; Basu, Soumen. Visible-light-induced enhanced photocatalytic degradation of Rhodamine-B dye using BixSb2-xS3 solid-solution photocatalysts. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2020), 561, 71-82. (IF=7.489)
  • 99. Sharma, Surbhi; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Basu, Soumen;  Aminabhavi, T. M. Paramount Importance of Waste-Energy Nexus for Circular Economy and Environmental Protection: Recent Trends in Hydrogen Energy. Science of the Total Environment (2020), 713, 136633. (IF=6.551)
  • 98. Kainth, Shagun; Maity, Banibrata; Basu, Soumen. Deciphering the interaction of solvents with dual emissive Carbon Dots: A photoluminescence study and its response for different metal ions. Materials Science & Engineering C (2020), 108, 110443. (IF=5.88)
  • 97. Sharma, Surbhi; Basu, Soumen. Highly Reusable Visible Light Active Hierarchical Porous WO3/SiO2 Monolith in Centimeter Length Scale for Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Toxic Pollutants. Separation and Purification Technology (2020), 231, 115916-115926. (IF=5.774)
  • 96. Aanchal; Barman, Sanghamitra; Basu, Soumen. Complete Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Compound and Toxic Dye by Visible Light Active Porous g-C3N4/H-ZSM-5 Nanocomposite. Chemosphere (2020), 241, 124981. (IF=5.778)
  • 95. Mishra, Amit; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Basu, Soumen;  Reddy, Kakarla Raghava; Aminabhavi, T. M. Carbon Cloth-based Hybrid Materials as Flexible Electrochemical Supercapacitors. ChemElectroChem (2019), 6, 1-17. (IF=4.154)
  • 94. Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava; Saleh, T. A; Aminabhavi, T. M. Band Gap Tuning and Surface Modification of Carbon Dots for Sustainable Environmental Remediation and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production – A Review Journal of Environmental Management (2019), 250, 109-486. (IF=5.647)
  • 93. Singh, Jasminder; Arora, Ankita; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of coral like WO3/g-C3N4 nanocomposites for the removal of hazardous dyes under visible light. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2019), 808, 151734. (IF=4.650)
  • 92. Singh, Jasminder; Bhunia, Haripada; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Nitrogen and Oxygen Enriched Carbon Adsorbents for Proficient CO2 Capture: Physicochemical Studies. Journal of Environmental Management (2019), 250, 109486. (IF=5.647)
  • 91. Singh, Jasminder; Basu, Soumen; Bhunia, Haripada. CO2 capture by modified porous carbon adsorbents: Effect of various activating agents. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (2019), 102, 438-447. (IF=4.794)
  • 90. Singh, Jasminder; Bhunia, Haripada; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of sulphur enriched carbon monoliths for dynamic CO2 capture. Chemical Engineering Journal (2019), 374, 1-9. (IF=10.652)
  • 89. Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava; Aminabhavi, T. M. Graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4)-based metal-free photocatalysts for water splitting: A review. Carbon (2019), 149, 693-721. (IF=8.821)
  • 88. Dakshayini, B. S.; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava; Mishra, Amit; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Malode, Shweta J.; Basu, Soumen; Naveen, S.; Raghu, Anjanapura V. Role of Conducting Polymer and Metal Oxide-Based Hybrids for Applications in Ampereometric Sensors and Biosensors. Microchemical Journal (2019), 147, 4-24. (IF=3.594)
  • 87. Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen; Shetti, Nagraj P.; Reddy, Kakarla Raghava. Metal Oxide Nanohybrids-Based Low-Temperature Sensors for NO2 Detection: A Short Review. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (2019), 30, 8160-8170. (IF=2.220)
  • 86. Dongre, Rajendra S.; Sadasivuni, Kishor Kumar; Deshmukh, Kalim; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen; Meshram, Jostna S.; Al-Maadeed, Mariam Al Ali; Karim, Alamgir. Natural Polymer Based Composite Membranes for Water Purification: A Review. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials (2019), 58(12), 1295-1310. (IF=1.973)
  • 85. Monga, Divya; Basu, Soumen. Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Industrial Dye by g-C3N4/TiO2 Nanocomposite: Role of Shape of TiO2. Advanced Powder Technology (2019), 30, 1089-1098. (IF=4.217)
  • 84. Aanchal; Basu, Soumen; Barman, Sanghamitra. Adsorptive Removal of Fipronil from its Aqueous Solution by Modified Zeolite HZSM-5: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Study. Journal of Molecular Liquids (2019), 283, 867-878. (IF=5.065)
  • 83. Singh, Jasminder; Sharma, Surbhi; Aanchal; Basu, Soumen. Synthesis of Fe2O3/TiO2 Monoliths for the Enhanced Degradation of Industrial Dye and Pesticide via Photo-Fenton Catalysis. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry (2019), 376, 32-42. (IF=3.306)
  • 82. Singh, Jasminder; Basu, Soumen; Bhunia, Haripada. Dynamic CO2 adsorption on activated carbon adsorbents synthesized from polyacrylonitrile (PAN): kinetic and isotherm studies. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials (2019), 280, 357- 366. (IF=4.551)
  • 81. Singh, Jasminder; Kumari, Pooja, Basu, Soumen. Degradation of Toxic Industrial dyes using SnO2/g-C3N4 Nanocomposites: Role of Mass Ratio on Photocatalytic Activity. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry (2019), 371, 136-143. (IF=3.306)
  • 80. Sharma, Manisha; Singh, Jasminder; Basu, Soumen. Efficient Metal Ion Adsorption and Photodegradation of Rhodamine-B by Hierarchical Porous Fe-Ni@SiO2 Monolith. Microchemical Journal (2019), 145, 708-717. (IF=3.594)
  • 79. Kaur, Navneet; Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Savita, Chaudhary; Rawat, Mohit; Basu, Soumen. Amphiphilic Carbon Dots Derived By Cationic Surfactant for Selective and Sensitive Detection of Metal Ions. Materials Science and Engineering: C (2019), 95, 72-77. (IF=5.880)
  • 78. Dashairya, Love; Sharma, Manisha; Basu, Soumen; Saha, Partha. SnS2/RGO based nanocomposite for efficient photocatalytic degradation of toxic industrial dyes under visible-light irradiation. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2019), 774, 625-636. (IF=4.650)
  • 77. Sharma, Manisha; Singh, Jasminder; Hazra, Satyajit; Basu, Soumen. Adsorption of Heavy Metal Ions by Mesoporous ZnO and TiO2@ZnO Monoliths: Adsorption and Kinetic Studies. Microchemical Journal (2019), 145, 105-112. (IF=3.594)
  • 76. Singh, Jagpreet; Kaur, Sukhmeen; Kaur, Gaganpreet; Basu, Soumen; Rawat, Mohit. Biogenic ZnO nanoparticles: a study of blueshift of optical band gap and photocatalytic degradation of reactive yellow 186 dye under direct sunlight. Green Processing and Synthesis (2019), 8, 272-280. (IF=1.672)
  • 75. Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen; Malode, Shweta J.; Shetti, Nagaraj P.; Shukla, Shyam S.; Nadagouda, Mallikarjuna N.; Aminabhavi, Tejraj M. Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries. Materials Science for Energy Technologies (2018), 182-187. (IF=Yet to come)
  • 74. Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. Fluorescent Carbon Dots decorated MnO2 Nanorods for Complete Photomineralization of Phenol from Water. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology (2018), 4, 2012-2020. (IF=3.449)
  • 73. 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=3.288)
  • 72. 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=6.289)
  • 71. 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=4.217)
  • 70. Mishra, Amit; Mehta, Akansha; Basu, Soumen. Clay supported TiO2 nanoparticles for photocatalytic degradation of environmental pollutants: A Review. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2018), 6, 6088-6107. (IF=4.300)
  • 69. 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=7.100)
  • 68. 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=4.650)
  • 67. 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=3.390)
  • 66. 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=4.794)
  • 65. Mehta, Akansha; Mishra, Amit; Basu, Soumen. Optical Detection of Thiol Drugs by Core–Shell Luminous Carbon Dots—Gold Nanoparticles System. Plasmonics (2018), 13, 2239-2248. (IF=2.480)
  • 64. 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=4.300)
  • 63. 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=2.220)
  • 62. Kainth, Shagun; Basu, Soumen. Quantitative Detection of Thiopurines by Inter-Particle Distance Dependent Properties of Gold Nanoparticles. Plasmonics (2018), 13, 1785-1793. (IF=2.480).
  • 61. 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=3.232)
  • 60. 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=4.300)
  • 59. 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=4.605)
  • 58. 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=3.204)
  • 57. 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=5.278)
  • 56. 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=4.650)
  • 55. 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=0.730)
  • 54. 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=0.589)
  • 53. 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=4.605)
  • 52. 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=4.217)
  • 51. 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=4.300)
  • 50. 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=7.489)
  • 49. 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=4.019)
  • 48. 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=4.650)
  • 47. 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=3.288)
  • 46. 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=3.306)
  • 45. 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=4.650)
  • 44. 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=3.240)
  • 43. 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=4.300)
  • 42. 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=2.008)
  • 41. 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=1.706)
  • 40. 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=8.040)
  • 39. 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=0.431)
  • 38. 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=0.730)
  • 37. 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=0.730)
  • 36. 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=2.132)
  • 35.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=1.566)
  • 34. 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= 1.566)
  • 33. 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: 07437463. (IF=3.700)
  • 32. 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: 00219797. (IF=7.489)
  • 31. 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: 07437463. (IF=3.700)
  • 30. 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: 19327447. (IF=4.270)
  • 29. 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=0.730)
  • 28. 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: 19327447. (IF=4.270)
  • 27. 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: 00219797.  (IF=7.489)
  • 26.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: 19327447.   (IF=4.270)
  • 25. 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=0.725)
  • 24. 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: 15237060. (IF=6.720)
  • 23. 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: 09574484. (IF=3.30)
  • 22. 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: 10106030. (IF=3.261)
  • 21. 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: 19327447.  (IF=4.270)
  • 20. 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: 19327447. (IF=4.270)
  • 19. 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: 10895639. (IF=2.836)
  • 18. 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: 09574484. (IF=3.30)
  • 17. 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: 13597345. (IF=6.050)
  • 16. 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: 0926860X. (IF=5.006)
  • 15. 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: 11440546. (IF=3.288)
  • 14. 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: 07437463. (IF=3.700)
  • 13. 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: 15206106. (IF=2.950)
  • 12. 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: 00219797. (IF=7.489)
  • 11. 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: 02775387.  (IF=2.270)
  • 10. 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: 09277757. (IF=3.990)  
  • 9. 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: 00201669. (IF=4.840)
  • 8. 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: 13880764. (IF=2.132)
  • 7. 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: 11440546.  (IF=3.288)
  • 6. 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=0.489)
  • 5. 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: 0167577X. (IF=3.240)
  • 4. 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: 07437463. (IF=3.700)
  • 3. 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: 01437208. (IF=4.040)
  • 2. 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: 10895647. (IF=2.950)
  • 1. 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: 00092614. (IF=1.920)

List of Publications (Book/Book Chapters):

  • 5. Basu, Soumen. Interparticle Interactions of Metal Nanoparticles. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-8465-3601-8.
  • 4. Basu, Soumen. Solvent Effect on Ion-associate/Benzenoid species of Azine Dyes. Published by Lambert Academic Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-3-659-32226-6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 1. 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.

Awards/Honours/Fellowships:

  • 2001: Bronze Medal in B. Sc., from Midnapur College, West Bengal.
  • 2003: Qualified in GATE.
  • 2003: Qualified CSIR- NET in Chemical Sciences, held in June 2003.