Suhrit Ghosh PhD

Professor and Chairman, School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
2A and 2B Raja S. C. Mullick Road, Kolkata, India-700032
Email:psusg2@iacs.res.in
Telephone:+9133 2473 4971 (ext. 1563)
Fax:: +9133 2473 2805

Dr. Dipankar Basak

Research Associate (since June 2012)

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India

Phone: (+91)-33-473-4971 (Ext. 1520, 1137)

Email: dip.basak@gmail.com

Personal

Date of Birth: 27-November, 1982; Male

Nationality: Indian

Education and Professional Career

  • DST Fast Track Young Scientist (2013-2015): Polymer Science Unit, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India.
  • Associate (2012-2013): Polymer Science Unit, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India.
  • Ph.D. (2012): University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, USA. (Advisor: Professor D. Venkataraman)
  • M.S. (Chemistry) (2006): Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India. (GPA: 3.72/4.0)
  • B. Sc. (Chemistry) (2004): RKMV-Belur, University of Calcutta, India (marks obtained: 76%)

Research Area

  • H-bonding driven assembly of π-conjugated chromophores.
  • pH and redox-responsive amphiphilic polymers.
  • Synthetic strategies for functional poly(disulfide)s.

Publication

  • D. Basak and S. Ghosh " STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY IN SYNTHETIC POLYPEPTIDES BY RING OPENING POLYMERIZATION OF N-CARBOXY ANHYDRIDES " in Functional Polymers: Design, Synthesis, and Applications, 2017, 151-190, Ed R. Shunmugam, AAP & CRC [link]
  • D. Basak, R. Bej, and S. Ghosh "Amphiphilic Poly(disulfide) Micelle and Remarkable Impact of the Core Hydrophobicity on Redox Responsive Disassembly"

    Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 6465-6474 [link] (appeared as inside front cover)

  • P. Rajdev, D. Basak, and S. Ghosh "Insights on non-covalently core cross-linked block copolymer micelles by fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) studies"

    Macromolecules 2015, 48, 3360–3367 [link]

  • D. Basak, A. Das, and S. Ghosh "Hydrogen-bonding driven luminescent assembly and efficient Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) in a dialkoxynaphthalene-based organogel"

    RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 43564-43571. [link]

  • Basak, D.; Kumar, R.; Ghosh, S. "Telechelic Poly(disulfide)s and Related Block Copolymer" Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2014, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201400237
  • Basak, D.; Ghosh, S. "pH-Regulated Controlled Swelling and Sustained Release from the Core Functionalized Amphiphilic Block Copolymer Micelle" ACS Macro Lett. 2013, 2, 799−804.
  • Basak, D.; Versek, C.; Christensen, S.; Tuominen, M.; Hayward, R. C.; Venkataraman, D. "Enhanced anhydrous proton conduction in binary mixtures of 1H-imidazole-1H-1,2,3-triazole based compounds", J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 20410-20417.
  • Basak, D.; Versek, C.; Toscano, D. T.; Christensen, S.; Tuominen, M.; Venkataraman, D. "Anhydrous Proton Conductivities of Squaric Acid Derivatives", Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5922-5924.
  • Harvey, J, A.; Basak, D.; Venkataraman, D.; Auerbach, S. M. "Simulating Hydrogen-Bond Clustering and Phase Behavior of Imidazole Oligomers", Mol. Phys. 2012, 110, 957-966.
  • Viswanathan, Usha.; Basak, D.; Venkataraman, D.; Fermann, J. T.; Auerbach, S. M. "Modeling Energy Landscapes of Proton Motion in Non-Aqueous, Tethered Proton Wires", J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 5423.
  • Basak, D.; Christensen, S.; Surampudi, S. K.; Versek, C.; Toscano, D. T.; Tuominen, M.; Hayward, R. C.; Venkataraman, D. "Proton Conduction in Discotic Mesogens", Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 5566-5568.
  • Hassey-Paradise, R.; Cyphersmith, A.; Tilley, A. M.; Mortsolf, T.; Basak, D.; Venkataraman, D.; Barnes, M. D. "Dissymmetries in Fluorescence Excitation and Emission from Single Chiral Molecules", Chirality 2010, 21, E265-E276.
  • Venkataraman, B. H.; Basak, D.; Vankataraman, D. "Debating the Literature", Nature 2009, 460, 295.
  • Hassey, R.; McCarthy, K. D.; Swain, E. J.; Basak, D.; Venkataraman, D.; Barnes, M. D. "Single-Molecule Chiroptical Spectroscopy: Fluorescence Excitation of Individual Helicene Molecule in Polymer-Supported Thin-Films", Chirality 2008, 20, 1039-1046.

Fellowship and Award

  • Received William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation in the 19th Annual Research Symposium in the Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, September 1, 2009
  • Received cash prize for an oral presentation in Isenberg Innovation Challenge, conducted by Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Received William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Oral Presentation in the 20th Annual Research Symposium in the Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, August 31, 2010