hyunchul oh | Physical Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. hyunchul oh | Physical Chemistry |Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr at Ulsan National Institute of Science Technology, South Korea

Hyunchul Oh, Prof. Dr. rer. nat., is an accomplished researcher and academic leader specializing in the field of hydrogen storage and conversion. With a solid academic background from renowned institutions such as the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Dr. Oh’s expertise lies in nanoporous materials for hydrogen isotope separation. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology and holds key roles in international organizations such as the Hydrogen TCP of the International Energy Agency. Dr. Oh’s research contributions, numerous awards, and extensive grant funding reflect his outstanding achievements in advancing the science of hydrogen-based energy solutions.

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Education 🎓

Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany (Dr. Michael Hirscher), 10/2010-05/2014. M.Sc. with honors, Erlangen-Nürnberg University (FAU Erlangen), Germany (Prof. Christoph J. Brabec), 09/2008-09/2010. B.Eng., Korea University of Technology and Education, South Korea, 03/1999-02/2008

💼 Professional Experience

Assoc. Professor (tenured), Dept. Chemistry, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, 03/2022-Present. Korea Representative, Hydrogen TCP, International Energy Agency (IEA), 03/2024-Present. Expert, Task40 Energy Storage and Conversion Based on Hydrogen, Hydrogen TCP, IEA, 01/2024-Present. Steering Committee Member, Inorganic Chemistry Division, Korean Chemical Society (KCS), 01/2024-Present. Board Member of Trustees, The Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Society, 01/2023-Present. Associate Editor, Heliyon (Cell Press), 12/2022-02/2024. Assist. Assoc. Professor, Dept. Energy, Gyeongsang National University (GNU), 03/2021-02/2022. Director, Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation at GNU Division (Chilam), 03/2021-11/2021. Assoc. Research Fellow, Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP), 09/2014-08/2015. Postdoctoral Fellow, H2 storage group, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, 05/2014-08/2014. Technical Group Leader, The Korean Scientists & Engineers Association in the FRG, Germany, 09/2011-08/2014. Conference Key Organizer, ‘EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology’ (EKC2012), Berlin, Germany, 09/2011-08/2012

Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards 🏆

05/2022: Best oral presentation award in 2022 KMRS’s spring meeting, Samcheok, Republic of Korea. 01/2022: Academic awards in GNU, Republic of Korea (cash prize of 0.2 million won). 12/2021: Honored with Commendation from Minister of Science and ICT. 11/2021: Selected as one of the ‘2021 National Research and Development Excellence Top 100’. 12/2017, 2020: Academic awards in GNTech, Republic of Korea (cash prize of 1 million won). 11/2020: Best oral presentation award in 2020 KMRS’s fall meeting, Jeju, Republic of Korea. 11/2019: 1st Place of poster award at Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, AOCNS 2019. 12/2016: Best poster award (with £100 cash) at H2FC Researcher Conference held at Belfast, UK. 06/2014: European Cooperation in Science and Technology Trainee Grant for Training Schools (COST-TS-ECOST-TRAINING_SCHOOL – MP1103- 170714-042321). 05/2014-08/2014: Max Planck Postdoctoral fellowship, Germany. 10/2013: Best oral presentation award in 2013 VeKNI’s 40th Anniversary Conference, Essen, Germany (cash prize of $1,000). 08/2012-08/2014: Scholarship from Ilun Science & Technology Foundation, Republic of Korea. 06/2013: European Cooperation in Science and Technology grant for Short Term Scientific Mission (COST-STSM-MP1103-13149). 11/2010-04/2014: Max Planck Doctoral fellowship, Germany. 11/2010-04/2014: Best oral presentation award in 2010 VeKNI’s fall meeting, Essen, Germany. 08/2010-07/2012: Korean Government Scholarship for Overseas Study, Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP), Republic of Korea. 09/2008-08/2010: Korean Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Study, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea

M. Eng. Students Supervised

Jaewoo Park: Ph.D. student, Dept. Chemistry, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (2019). Minji Jung: Ph.D. student, Dept. Chemistry, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (2020)

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Nitrogen-rich covalent triazine frameworks as high-performance platforms for selective carbon capture and storage
    • Authors: S Hug, L Stegbauer, H Oh, M Hirscher, BV Lotsch
    • Journal: Chemistry of Materials
    • Year: 2015
    • Volume: 27
    • Issue: 23
    • Pages: 8001-8010
    • Citations: 247

 

  • Comparison of various sol–gel derived metal oxide layers for inverted organic solar cells
    • Authors: H Oh, J Krantz, I Litzov, T Stubhan, L Pinna, CJ Brabec
    • Journal: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
    • Year: 2011
    • Volume: 95
    • Issue: 8
    • Pages: 2194-2199
    • Citations: 205

 

  • A cryogenically flexible covalent organic framework for efficient hydrogen isotope separation by quantum sieving
    • Authors: H Oh, SB Kalidindi, Y Um, S Bureekaew, R Schmid, RA Fischer, …
    • Journal: Angewandte Chemie International Edition
    • Year: 2013
    • Volume: 52
    • Issue: 50
    • Pages: 13219-13222
    • Citations: 200

 

  • Inverted organic solar cells using a solution processed aluminum-doped zinc oxide buffer layer
    • Authors: T Stubhan, H Oh, L Pinna, J Krantz, I Litzov, CJ Brabec
    • Journal: Organic Electronics
    • Year: 2011
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 1539-1543
    • Citations: 187

 

  • A fluorene based covalent triazine framework with high CO 2 and H 2 capture and storage capacities
    • Authors: S Hug, MB Mesch, H Oh, N Popp, M Hirscher, J Senker, BV Lotsch
    • Journal: Journal of Materials Chemistry A
    • Year: 2014
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue: 16
    • Pages: 5928-5936
    • Citations: 179

 

Wonjun Lee| Applied Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Wonjun Lee | Applied Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Dr at University of Minnesota,  United States

Driven by a passion for mathematical analysis and machine learning, I specialize in developing partial differential equations (PDE)-based algorithms to tackle high-dimensional machine learning challenges. With a Ph.D. in Mathematics from UCLA and a background in applied mathematics, I’ve honed my expertise in optimal transport, gradient flows, and mean field games. Currently, as an IMA-NIST Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota, I collaborate on machine learning projects with esteemed professors. My research, teaching, and work experiences underscore my commitment to advancing mathematical theory and its applications in cutting-edge technologies.

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Research Interests 🧠

My research focuses on developing partial differential equations (PDE)-based algorithms to solve high-dimensional machine learning problems and analyze the theoretical properties of the algorithms. My interests include machine learning, generative modeling, optimal transport, gradient flows, and mean field games.

Academic Positions 🎓

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN IMA-NIST Postdoctoral Fellow | Aug 2022 – Present Joint NIST-IMA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Analysis of Machine Learning at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota (UMN). Working on machine learning projects with Prof. Jeff Calder, Prof. Gilad Lerman, and Prof. Li Wang. University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Assistant Adjunct Professor | Jun 2022 – Aug 2022 Taught introductory programming course in C++ (PIC 10A) as the main instructor.

Education 📚

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Ph.D. in Mathematics | Sep 2017 – Jun 2022, Advisor: Professor Stanley Osher. Thesis: Algorithms For Optimal Transport And Their Applications To PDEs. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia B.S. in Mathematics | May 2015 Concentration in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics GPA: 3.84/4.0 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Honors and Awards 🏅

2022: Rising Star in Data Science from the University of Chicago. PROFILE LINK, 2021: UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship ($20,000), 2014: Outstanding Presentation Award at the Joint Mathematical Meetings, Baltimore, MD.

Teaching Experience 📚

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Instructor | Aug 2022 – Present Spring 2024: Math 2243 – Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Spring 2023: Math 2243 – Linear Algebra and Differential Equations University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Teaching Assistant | Aug 2017 – Jun 2021 PIC 10ABC: Intro, intermediate, advanced C++ programming. PIC 16: Python with Applications – Python modules such as PyQt, SciPy, Pandas, and NLTK. Math 164: Fundamentals of optimization. Linear / nonlinear programming. Math 151B: Applied numerical methods with analysis of algorithms and computer implementations. Mentor from Directed Reading Program (DRP) | Jan 2021 – Mar 2022 Mentoring undergraduate students for the quarter-long independent study project in math. Topics: Unsupervised learning of image segmentation, Generative Adversarial Networks, Applications of mean field games in finance.

Work Experience 💼

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Research Assistant | Aug 2017 – Aug 2022Developed a new algorithm to compute the Wasserstein distance between large point clouds. Applications in machine learning models such as generative adversarial networks (GAN). (PyTorch, C++)Developed a fast and accurate algorithm that computes the solution of the Wasserstein gradient flows on 2D or 3D grids. (C++)Developed a new mean-field control model in controlling the propagation of epidemics in response to COVID pandemic. (C++)Studied Regularity theory for minimizers of polyconvex functionals related to incompressible / compressible Navier-Stokes equations under Prof. Wilfrid Gangbo and Prof. Matt Jacobs.George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Research Assistant | May 2017 – May 2018Developed deep learning methods using SVD and diffusion map for classification tasks. (Tensorflow)Cheiron, Inc., Washington D.C. Actuary | Feb 2015 – Sep 2016Evaluated the likelihood of undesirable events using actuarial pricing and projection models. Worked on actuarial valuation reports for public, single-employer, and multi-employer plans.

Skills 💻

Programming: C/C++, Python, Matlab Language: English, Korean

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Controlling propagation of epidemics via mean-field control
    • Authors: W. Lee, S. Liu, H. Tembine, W. Li, S. Osher
    • Journal: SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
    • Volume: 81
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 190-207
    • Number of Citations: 79
    • Year: 2021

 

  1. Title: Mean field control problems for vaccine distribution
    • Authors: W. Lee, S. Liu, W. Li, S. Osher
    • Journal: Research in the Mathematical Sciences
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 51
    • Number of Citations: 28
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Title: Generalized unnormalized optimal transport and its fast algorithms
    • Authors: W. Lee, R. Lai, W. Li, S. Osher
    • Journal: Journal of Computational Physics
    • Volume: 436
    • Pages: 110041
    • Number of Citations: 23
    • Year: 2021

 

  1. Title: Computational mean-field information dynamics associated with reaction-diffusion equations
    • Authors: W. Li, W. Lee, S. Osher
    • Journal: Journal of Computational Physics
    • Volume: 466
    • Pages: 111409
    • Number of Citations: 16
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Title: Energy-efficient velocity control for massive numbers of UAVs: A mean field game approach
    • Authors: H. Gao, W. Lee, Y. Kang, W. Li, Z. Han, S. Osher, H.V. Poor
    • Journal: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
    • Volume: 71
    • Issue: 6
    • Pages: 6266-6278
    • Number of Citations: 16
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Title: Weakly-supervised convolutional neural networks for vessel segmentation in cerebral angiography
    • Authors: A. Vepa, A. Choi, N. Nakhaei, W. Lee, N. Stier, A. Vu, G. Jenkins, X. Yang, …
    • Conference: Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Winter Conference on Applications of Computer …
    • Pages: 11
    • Number of Citations: 11
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Title: The back-and-forth method for Wasserstein gradient flows
    • Authors: M. Jacobs, W. Lee, F. Léger
    • Journal: ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations
    • Volume: 27
    • Pages: 28
    • Number of Citations: 11
    • Year: 2021

 

  1. Title: Energy-efficient velocity control for massive numbers of rotary-wing UAVs: A mean field game approach
    • Authors: H. Gao, W. Lee, W. Li, Z. Han, S. Osher, H.V. Poor
    • Conference: GLOBECOM 2020-2020 IEEE Global Communications Conference
    • Pages: 1-6
    • Number of Citations: 11
    • Year: 2020

 

  1. Title: Tropical optimal transport and Wasserstein distances
    • Authors: W. Lee, W. Li, B. Lin, A. Monod
    • Journal: Information Geometry
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 247-287
    • Number of Citations: 9
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Title: Random features for high-dimensional nonlocal mean-field games
    • Authors: S. Agrawal, W. Lee, S.W. Fung, L. Nurbekyan
    • Journal: Journal of Computational Physics
    • Volume: 459
    • Pages: 111136
    • Number of Citations: 7
    • Year: 2022

 

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Usman Farooq | Heterogeneous Catalysis | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Usman Farooq | Heterogeneous Catalysis | Best Researcher Award

Dr at Henan University, China

A dedicated professional with extensive experience in research and academia, seeking opportunities to utilize expertise and continue learning in advanced technologies. Dr. Farooq holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology and has served as a postdoctoral scholar at Henan University. With hands-on experience in analytical techniques for heterogeneous catalysts, he has authored several notable research papers in reputable scientific journals.

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Education 📚

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. (September 2015 — July 2019), M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. (September 2010 — December 2013), B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan. (August 2005 — September 2009)

Employment History 💼

Postdoctoral at School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Henan University, Kaifeng, China. (December 2019 — Present), Projects focused on synthesis of heterogeneous supported nanocomposites and transport of antibiotics through porous media., Lecturer at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Gujrat, Pakistan. (November 2009 — August 2015), Taught undergraduate and master courses, conducted experiments, and supervised final year projects.

Personal Details ℹ️

  • Phone: +86-18321658693
  • Email: usmanfarooq@henu.edu.cn
  • Date of Birth: October 10, 1986
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • Marital Status: Married
  • WeChat ID: usman-henu

Skills 💡

  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Catalyst Characterization
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Urdu

Projects/Achievements 🏅

Received awards and recognition for outstanding contributions, including postdoctoral startup funds and excellent postdoctoral award., Active involvement in various research projects related to environmental remediation and pollution treatment., Recognized as an Outstanding International Graduate of East China University of Science and Technology.

Courses Taught (international) 📖

Introduction to Marine Science / Water Resource Engineering, Miami College of Henan University, Kaifeng, China. General Chemistry/ Physics, Zhejiang University of Technology International Summer School, China. Calculus I/Calculus II, Zhejiang University of Technology International Summer School, China.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Heightening effects of cysteine on degradation of trichloroethylene in Fe3+/SPC process
    • Authors: U. Farooq, F. Wang, J. Shang, M. Zeeshan Shahid, W. Akram, X. Wang
    • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal (SCI 一区)
    • Year: 2023
    • Volume: 454
    • Page: 139996
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.139996
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: How do CuO sheets (shCuO) enable efficient chlorinated hydrocarbon removal?
    • Authors: U. Farooq, F. Wang, M.M.A. Aslam, X. Wang
    • Journal: Journal of Water Process Engineering (SCI 二区)
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 50
    • Page: 103204
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2022.103204
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: Study the activation mechanism of peroxymonosulfate in iron copper systems for trichloroethane degradation
    • Authors: U. Farooq, F. Wang, M.K. Shahzad, K.C. Carroll, S. Lyu, X. Wang
    • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal Advances
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 11
    • Page: 100343
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.ceja.2022.100343
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: Role of Cysteine in Enhanced Degradation of Trichloroethane under Ferrous Percarbonate System
    • Authors: U. Farooq, M. Sajid, A. Shan, X. Wang, S. Lyu
    • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal (SCI 一区)
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 423
    • Page: 130221
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.130221
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: A recyclable polydopamine-functionalized reduced graphene oxide/Fe nanocomposite (PDA@Fe/rGO) for the enhanced degradation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane
    • Authors: U. Farooq, J. Zhuang, X. Wang, S. Lyu
    • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal (SCI 一区)
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 403
    • Page: 126405
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.126405
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: Graphene oxide supported magnetic nanocomposite (Fe3O4/rGO); an effective source for oxidative degradation
    • Authors: U. Farooq, J. Zhuang, F. Wang, J. Chen, X.Wang
    • Journal: Chemical Research 化学研究河南大学
    • Year: 2020
    • Pages: 1008–1011
    • DOI: 10.14002/j.hxya.2020.06.008
    • Citations: Not provided
  2. Title: The impact of surface properties and dominant ions on the effectiveness of G-nZVI heterogeneous catalyst for environmental remediation
    • Authors: U. Farooq, M. Danish, S. Lyu, M.L.M.L. Brusseau, M. Gu, W.Q. Zaman, Z. Qiu, Q. Sui
    • Journal: Science of The Total Environment (SCI 一区)
    • Year: 2019
    • Volume: 651
    • Pages: 1182–1188
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.148
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: A step forward towards synthesizing a stable and regeneratable nanocomposite for remediation of trichloroethene
    • Authors: U. Farooq, M. Danish, S. Lu, M. Naqvi, Z. Qiu, Q. Sui
    • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal (SCI 一区)
    • Year: 2018
    • Volume: 347
    • Pages: 660–668
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.04.120
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: Efficient transformation in characteristics of cations supported-reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites for the destruction of trichloroethane
    • Authors: U. Farooq, M. Danish, S. Lu, M. Naqvi, X. Fu, X. Zhang, Q. Sui, Z. Qiu
    • Journal: Applied Catalysis A-General (SCI 二区)
    • Year: 2017
    • Volume: 544
    • Pages: 10–20
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2017.07.007
    • Citations: Not provided

 

  1. Title: Synthesis of nZVI@reduced graphene oxide: an efficient catalyst for degradation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCA) in percarbonate system
    • Authors: U. Farooq, M. Danish, S. Lu, M. Naqvi, X. Gu, X. Fu, X. Zhang, M. Nasir
    • Journal: Research on Chemical Intermediates (SCI 三区)
    • Year: 2017

 

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Pranali Parab | Material chemistry | Women Researcher Award

 Ms. Pranali Parab | Material chemistry | Women Researcher Award

Ms. K J Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, India

👩‍🔬Pranali Parab is a dedicated research scholar pursuing a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry with a focus on synthesizing nanoparticles via green methods. With a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and hands-on experience in laboratory practices, she demonstrates proficiency in experimental techniques and equipment calibration. Her research interests include the application of nanoparticles as catalysts in photocatalytic degradation and reduction of nitrocompounds. Pranali’s participation in conferences, workshops, and projects underscores her commitment to academic and professional growth. Possessing strong communication skills and certifications in advanced computer courses, she is poised to embark on her first professional endeavor.🌟

 

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🔬 Research Scholar

Research student pursuing a Master’s degree by research in chemistry. Conducted in-depth research on the synthesis of nanoparticles via green methods and their applications as catalysts in photocatalytic degradation and reduction of nitrocompounds. Seeking first work experience.

🎓Education

Master of Science by Research: Analytical Chemistry K. J. Somaiya College, Vidyavihar (E) (November 2020 – Present) Bachelor of Science: Chemistry B. N. Bandodkar College of Science, Thane (W) (February 2017 – March 2020) CGPA: 7.44 HSC (Maharashtra State Board) B. N. Bandodkar College of Science, Thane (W) (March 2015) Percentage: 55.40% SSC (Maharashtra State Board) Dr. Bedekar Vidya Mandir, Thane (W) (March 2013) Percentage: 84.20%

 

🎓 🛠️Conference, Workshops and Exhibition

  • Attended National Conference Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences (RACS) at Mithibai College, Vile Parle, Mumbai in 2023.
  • Attended a 3-day workshop on chemical experiments at V. G. Vaze College, Mulund in 2018.

📜Certification

  • Advanced Excel and C++ computer courses from Sai Infotech Pvt. Ltd. in 2018.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Peepal (Ficus religiosa) leaf extract mediated green synthesis of lanthanum and cerium oxide nanoparticles: Characterization and potential biological applications
    • Authors: P Parab, A Pawanoji, A Pawar
    • Publisher: NIScPR-CSIR, India
    • Year: 2024

 

  • Neem extract-mediated La (III) and Ce (IV) oxide nanoparticles probing for their dielectric and biological applications
    • Authors: P Parab, A Pawanoji, A Pawar, M Mahajan
    • Journal: Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
    • Year: 2023

 

  • Recycling and Quality Improvement of Laboratory Chemical Wastes
    • Authors: A Kanojiya, P Parab, R Mandhare
    • Proceeding: Proceeding of
    • Year: 2021

 

TONIMA NANDY | Physical Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

 Dr. TONIMA NANDY | Plant Pathology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India.

👩‍🔬 Dr. Tonima Nandy is a highly motivated and accomplished chemist with expertise in spectroscopy, biophysical chemistry, photochemistry, computational chemistry, and molecular dynamics simulation. With a Ph.D. from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, and post-doctoral experience at the S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, she has conducted groundbreaking research on amyloid fibril inhibition and photophysical properties of amino acids and DNA. With a strong publication record, teaching experience, and technical proficiency in various analytical techniques and computational tools, she is dedicated to advancing knowledge and innovation in chemistry.🌟

 

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Career Objective:

Passionate about tackling challenging problems in chemistry, I aim to leverage my proactive nature and innovative thinking to successfully accomplish projects. With a great enthusiasm for utilizing advanced teaching methods like e-learning, I strive to increase student interest in the subject.

Academic Qualification :

Ph.D. in Chemistry Institution: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata Year of Passing: 2022M.Sc. in Chemistry Institution: Rajabazar Science College, University of Calcutta Year of Passing: 2015Marks: 72.90%B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry Institution: Hooghly Women’s College, University of Burdwan Year of Passing: 2013Marks: 68.12%12th Grade Institution: Hooghly Girls’ High School Board: W.B.C.H.S.E. Year of Passing: 2010Percentage: 77.40%10th Grade Institution: Hooghly Girls’ High School Board: W.B.B.S.E. Year of Passing: 2008Percentage: 88.88%

Area of Interests: 

  • Spectroscopy
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Research Profile:

Post-Doctoral Experience:

Institution: S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, KolkataProject Title: Single Amino Acid Tryptophan Induced Amyloid Fibril: Search for Specific Inhibitors in Different Complex EnvironmentsMentor: Prof. Ranjit BiswasResearch Highlights: Investigating amyloid fibril formation by tryptophan and searching for inhibitors to treat related disorders.PhD Thesis:

Institution: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata Title: Understanding Solvation and Photo physical Properties of Canonical and Noncanonical Amino Acids and DNA in Complex Medium upervisor: Prof. Prashant Chandra Singh Research Highlights: Studying fluorine’s role in modifying photo physical properties of amino acids and interactions between DNA and lipids.

 Awards for Extra-Curricular Activity:

Stood 1st in the Recitation competition for the 45th celebration of Insurance Week organized by Sales Training Centre, Life Insurance Corporation of India (Howrah Division).Held 3rd rank in Recitation competition organized by Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.Secured 2nd position in Recitation competition organized by State Bank of India Local Implementation Committee Cultural Wing Chinsurah.Secured 3rd rank in Recitation competition organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Hooghly, West Bengal, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.Held 2nd rank in Beng. Rhymes competition of the science-based cultural competition organized by Chandannagore Science Club, Hooghly, West Bengal.

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

(i) Title: Inhibition of Amyloid Fibrillation of Single Amino Acid Tryptophan by Tannic Acid: An Insight into Targeted Therapy of Hypertryptophanemia Disorder

  • Journal: J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 453
  • Pages: 115660

 

(ii) Title: Substitution Enables Significant New Decay Channels for a Non-canonical Amino Acid

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 24
  • Pages: 17695

 

(iii) Title: Photophysical Properties of Noncanonical Amino Acid 7-Fluorotryptophan Sharply Different from Those of Canonical Derivative Tryptophan: Spectroscopic and Quantum Chemical Calculations

  • Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 125
  • Issue: 23
  • Pages: 6214–6221

 

(iv) Title: Fluorine Induced Conformational Switching and Modulation in Photophysical Properties of 7-Fluorotryptophan: Spectroscopic, Quantum Chemical Calculation and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies

  • Journal: J. Photochem. Photobiol. A
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 3-4
  • Pages: 100011

 

(v) Title: Molecular aspects of the role of groove and stacked regions of DNA in binding with lipids: Spectroscopic and docking studies

  • Journal: J. Mol. Liq.
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 303
  • Pages: 112672

 

(vi) Title: Solvent Organization around the Noncanonical Part of Tyrosine Modulates its Fluorescence Properties

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 21
  • Pages: 6042-6050

 

(vii) Title: Understanding the Role of Hydrophobic Terminal in the Hydrogen Bond Network of the Aqueous Mixture of 2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol: IR, Molecular Dynamics, Quantum Chemical as Well as Atoms in Molecules Studies

  • Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 122
  • Issue: 25
  • Pages: 6616–6626

 

(viii) Title: Hydrophobic fluorine mediated switching of the hydrogen bonding site as well as orientation of water molecules in the aqueous mixture of monofluoroethanol: IR, molecular dynamics and quantum chemical studies

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2017
  • Volume: 19
  • Pages: 24667-24677