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Dipankar Bandyopadhyay

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering &
Centre for Nanotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Assam, India, 781039.
E-mail    : dipban@iitg.ernet.in
Phone    :
 +91 361 2582254
Fax        : +91 361 2582291
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 General Informations

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati, April 2014 – Till date.
  • Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati, April 2009 – April 2014
  • Research Associate, IIT Kanpur, July 2008 – March 2009
  • CFD Engineer, Fluent India Private Limited, February 2001 – May 2004
  • Systems Trainee, EDP, ABP Ltd., August 1998 – July 1999


  • Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2009
  • M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2001
  • B.Tech. Calcutta University, Kolkata, 1998
  • B.Sc. Calcutta University, Kolkata, 1995

 Selected Publications

1. Self-spinning Nanoparticle Laden Microdroplets for Sensing and Energy Harvesting, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Viswanath Pasumarthi, Joydip Choudhuri, Amit Kumar Singh, Harshal B. Nemade, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale 8, 6118, 2016. (Impact factor 7.4)
2. Paper-Based α-Amylase Detector for Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Satarupa Dutta, Nilanjan Mandal, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 78, 447, 2016. (Impact factor 7.5)
3. Graphene based multifunctional superbots, Sunny Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh, Ashok Kumar Dasmahapatra, Tapas Kumar Mandal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Carbon, 89, 31, 2015. (Impact factor 6.2)
4. Solvent Vapor Mediated Spontaneous Healing of Self-Organized Defects of Liquid Crystal Films, B. Ravi, Rabibrata Mukherjee, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Soft Matter, 11, 139, 2015. (Impact factor 3.8)
5. Electro-Capillary Instabilities of Thin Leaky Elastic-Viscous Bilayers, Kartick Mondal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Physics of Fluids, 26, 12206, 2014. (Impact factor 2.0)
6. Multimodal chemo-magnetic control of self-propelling microbots, Amit Kumar Singh, Krishna Kanti Dey, Arun Chattopadhyay, Tapas Kumar Mandal, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale, 6, 1398-1405, 2014. (Impact factor 7.4)
7. Instabilities of a free bilayer flowing on an inclined porous medium, A. Ananth Praveen Kumar, R. Usha, Tamal Banerjee, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Phys. Rev. E 88, 063012, 2013. (Impact factor 2.3)
8. Instability modes of a two-layer Newtonian plane Couette flow past a porous medium, A. Ananth Praveen Kumar, Himanshu Goyal, Tamal Banerjee, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Phys. Rev. E 87, 063003, 2013. (Impact factor 2.3)
9. The pH Taxis of an Intelligent Catalytic Microbot, Krishna Kanti Dey, Satyapriya Bhandari, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Saurabh Basu, Arun Chattopadhyay, Small 9(11), 1916-1920, 2013. (Impact factor 8.3)
10. Electric Field and van der Waals force Induced Instabilities in Thin Viscoelastic Bilayers, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Ashutosh Sharma Physics of Fluids, 24, 074106, 2012. (Impact factor 2.0)
11. Electric Field Induced Patterning of Thin Coatings on Fiber Surfaces, V. Anoop Kishore and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, J. Physical Chem. C, 116, 6215-6221, 2012. (Impact factor 4.5)
12. Multiscale Pattern Generation in Viscoelastic Polymer Films by Spatio-temporal Modulation of Electric Field and Control of Rheology. Partho Sarathi Gooh Pattader, Indrani Banerjee, Ashutosh Sharma, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 324–335, 2011. (Impact factor 11.4)
13. Self-organized Ordered Arrays of Core-shell Columns in Viscous Bilayers Formed by Spatially Varying Electric Fields. P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Ashutosh Sharma J. Physical Chem. C, 114, 21020–21028, 2010. (Impact factor 4.5)
14. Embedded Micro-structures by Electric Field Induced Pattern Formation in Interacting Thin Layers. Samanvaya Srivastava, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Langmuir 26, 10943, 2010. (Impact factor 4)
15. Self-Organized Microstructures in Thin Bilayers on Chemically Patterned Substrates. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma J. Physical Chem. C 114, 2237, 2010. (Impact factor 4.5)
16. Electric Field Induced Instabilities and Interfacial Morphologies of Thin Viscous and Elastic Bilayers. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Uwe Thiele, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Langmuir 25, 9108, 2009. (Impact factor 4)
17. Dewetting of the Thin Liquid Bilayers on Topographically Patterned Substrates: Formation of Microchannel and Microdot Arrays. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Chaitanya Rastogi, Langmuir, 24, 14048, 2008. (Impact factor 4)


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