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Dipankar Bandyopadhyay

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

 General Informations

Professional Experience:

  • Head, Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati, June 2018 – Till date
  • Professor, IIT Guwahati, October 2018 – Till Date
  • Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati, April 2014 – October 2018
  • 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.Microfluidic Schottky-Junction Photovoltaics with Superior Efficiency Stimulated by Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Streaming Potential, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Seim Timung, Tapas Kumar Mandal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale Advances, (Accepted), 2018.
2.Electric Field Mediated von Kármán Vortices in Stratified Microflows: Transition from Linear to Chaotic Instabilities Satarupa Dutta, Abir Ghosh, Partho Sarathi Gooh Pattader,and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (Accepted), 2018.
3.Fabrication of Pixelated Liquid Crystal Nanolenses Employing the Contact Line Instabilities of Evaporating Films, Bolleddu Ravi, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Abir Ghosh, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale, (Accepted), 2018. (Impact factor: 7.4)
4.Point-of-Care-Testing of Amylase Activity in Human Blood Serum, Nilanjan Mandal, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Arun Chattopadhyay, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 124, 75-81 2018. (Impact factor: 8.2)
5.Self-Propelling Ferrobots to Synthesize Pure Hydrogen and Oxygen under Ambient Condition for PEM Fuel Cells, Amit Kumar Singh, Saptak Rarotra, Viswanath Pasumarthi, Tapas Kumar Mandal, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, The Journal of Materials Chemistry, A 6, 9209, 2018. (Impact factor: 9.9)
6.Self-Organized Large-Scale-Integration of Mesoscale Ordered Heterojunctions for Process-Intensified Photovoltaics, Siddharth Thakur, Saptak Rarotra, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Gayatri Natu, Tapas Kumar Mandal, Ashok Kumar Dasmahapatra, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Physical Review Applied (Accepted), 2018. (Impact factor: 4.5)
7.Steady and Oscillatory Lorentz Force Induced Transport and Digitization of Two-Phase Microflows, Joydip Chaudhuri, Tapas Kumar Mandal, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Physical Review Applied, 10, 034057, 2018. (Impact factor: 4.5)
8.Electric Field Mediated Instability Modes and Fréedericksz Transition of Ultrathin Nematic Films, Kartick Mondal, Abir Ghosh, Joydip Chaudhuri, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 834, 464, 2018.
9.Giant Slip Induced Anomalous Dewetting of an Ultrathin Film on a Viscous Sublayer Lin Xu, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Dinesh Sankar Reddy Puchalapalli, Ashutosh Sharma, Sang Woo Joo, Scientific Reports, 7, 14776, 2017. (Impact factor: 4.2)
10.UV-Ozone Mediated Miniaturization of Dewetted Polymeric Nanostructures on Graphene-Oxide-flakes for Enhanced Raman Scattering, Nayan Mani Das, Sunny Kumar and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Carbon, 121, 612-624, 2017. (Impact factor: 7.2)
11.Magnetic Field Guided Chemotaxis of iMushbots for Targeted Anticancer Therapeutics, Tamanna Bhuyan, Amit Kumar Singh, Deepanjalee Dutta, Aynur Unal, Sidhdhartha Sankar Ghosh, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 3, 1627, 2017. (Impact factor: 4.5)
12.Nano-Enabled Paper Humidity Sensor for Mobile Based Point-of-Care Lung Function Monitoring, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Harshal Nemade, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 94, 544, 2017. (Impact factor: 8.2)
13.Pattern Directed Ordering of Spin-dewetted Liquid Crystal Micro or Nanodroplets as Pixelated Light Reflectors and Locomotives, Bolleddu Ravi, Snigdha Chakraborty, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Partho Sarathi Gooh Pattader, Shirsendu Mitra, Abir Ghosh, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9, 1066, 2017. (Impact factor: 8.0)
14.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)
15.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)
16.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)
17.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)
18.Electro-Capillary Instabilities of Thin Leaky Elastic-Viscous Bilayers, Kartick Mondal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Physics of Fluids, 26, 12206, 2014. (Impact factor 2.0)
19.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)
20.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)​
21.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)
22.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)
23.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)
24.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)
25.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)
26.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)
27.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)
28.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)
29.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)
30.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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