Dr. Kalyanasis Sahu
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Professional & Academic Profile:
Associate Professor (March 2015-): Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.
Assistant Professor (Aug 2011-Feb 2015): Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.
Post-doc. (Sept 2009-July 2011): Department of Chemistry, University of South Carolina, USA. (with Prof. Mark A. Berg)
Lecturer (Sept 2006-July 2008): Basirhat College, West Bengal, India.
Ph.D. (Chemistry) (Thesis Title: Solvation Dynamics in Binary and Complex Liquids; Supervisor: Prof. Kankan Bhattacharyya), IACS, Kolkata, 2008.
M.Sc. (Chemistry): University College of Science & Technology, Calcutta University, 2003.
B.Sc. (Chemistry): Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, West Bengal, India, 2001.
Excited-state Hydrogen Bonding
Photoinduced Electron Transfer
Excited State Proton Transfer
Phukon, A.; Barman, N.; Sahu, K., Wet Interface of Benzylhexadecyldimethylammonium Chloride Reverse Micelle Revealed by Excited State Proton Transfer of a Localized Probe. Langmuir 2015, 31, 12587-12596.
Barman, N.; Hossen, T.; Mondal, K.; Sahu, K., Modulation of Ultrafast Photoinduced Electron Transfer in H-Bonding Environment: Pet from Aniline to Coumarin 153 in the Presence of an Inert Co-Solvent Cyclohexane. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 32556-32563.
Singha, D.; Barman, N.; Phukon, A.; Sahu, K.,* Selective Probing of Reverse Micelle Interfacial Layer Upon Silver Nanoparticle Formation Using Dynamic Stokes Shift Measurements. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 10366-10374.
Barman, N.; Singha, D.; Sahu, K.,* Faster Photoinduced Electron Transfer in a Diluted Mixture Than in a Neat Donor Solvent: Effect of Excited-State H-Bonding. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2014, 16, 6159-6166.
Singha, D.; Barman, N.; Sahu, K.,* A facile synthesis of high optical quality silver nanoparticles by ascorbic acid reduction in reverse micelles at room temperature Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2014, 413, 37-42.
Awards and recognition:
MSc (Calcutta University, 2003): First Class First
GATE 2003, All India Rank 4
Total Citation (Scopus): 952 (as of 02.10.2015 from 42 documents) h-index: 18