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     Tamal Das

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Tapas K. Maiti, Prof. Suman Chakraborty (Mech.)
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2006 :: In progress
AddressC-120, LLR Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur
Phone09433543507
Emailtamal.iitkgp@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurBiotechnology and Biochemical Engineering2006
B.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurBiotechnology and Biochemical Engineering2005
12West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, IndiaScience2001
10West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, IndiaGeneral1999

Research Areas
  • Biomicrofluidics
  • Biophysics
  • Dynamics of Complex Systems

Skills
  • Traction Force Microscopy
  • Microfluidics, Optofluidics
  • Basic Cell Culture and Maintenance
  • Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy
  • Immunocytochemistry, Western Blotting, Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP)
  • Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET)
  • Photolithography, Soft-lithography
  • Langevin or Brownian Dynamics, Molecular Dynamics

Awards
  • Innovative Student Projects Award - INAE
  • Junior Scientist Fellowship - Indo-US Forum
  • Institute Fellowship by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Institute Silver Medal - IIT Kharagpur
  • Best M.Tech Thesis Award - Dept. of Biotechnology
  • The Best Library User award IIT Kharagpur
  • J.C. Ghosh Memorial award

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Fellowship, IIT Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Influences of streaming potential on cross stream migration of flexible polymer molecules in nanochannel flows by Tamal Das, Siddhartha Das and Suman Chakraborty The Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 244904 (2009)
  • Non-bioengineered silk gland fibroin micromolded matrices to study cell-surface interactions by Biman B. Mondal, Tamal Das and S. C. Kundu Biomedical Microdevices 11, 467 (2009)
  • Reply to the Comment by T. S. van Erp et al. on A generalized Langevin formalism of complete DNA melting transition by Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Europhysics Letters 85, 68004 (2009)
  • A generalized Langevin formalism of complete DNA melting transition by Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Europhysics Letters 83, 48003 (2008)
  • Traction force microscopy on-chip- shear deformation of fibroblast cells by Tamal Das, Tapas K. Maiti and Suman Chakraborty Lab on a Chip 8, 1308 (2008)
  • A generalized model for probing frictional characteristics of pressure-driven liquid microflow by Suman Chakraborty, Tamal Das and Shubhasish Chattoraj Journal of Applied Physics 102, 104907 (2007)
  • Microcontact printing of Concanavalin A and its effect on mammalian cell morphology by Tamal Das, Sanjaya K. Mallick, Debashish Paul, Sujit K. Bhutia, Tarun K. Bhattacharyya and Tapas K. Maiti Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 314, 71 (2007)
  • Biocompatibility of Diamond-like nanocomposite thin film by Tamal Das, Dipanjan Ghosh, Tarun K. Bhattacharyya and Tapas K. Maiti Journal of Materials Science - Materials in Medicine 18, 500 (2007)
  • Helicase mediated active DNA unwinding in stochastic field by Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Applied Physics Letters 89, 153901 (2006)
  • Analytical Solutions for the rate of DNA hybridization in a microchannel in the presence of pressure-driven and electroosmotic flows by Siddhartha Das, Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Sensors and Actuators B 14, 957 (2006)
  • Modeling of coupled momentum, heat and solute Transport during DNA hybridization in a microchannel in presence of electro-osmotic effects and axial pressure gradients by Siddhartha Das, Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 2, 37 (2006)
  • Biomicrofluidics - Recent trends and future challenges by Tamal Das and Suman Chakraborty Sadhana 34, 573 (2009)

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