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     Soham Chattopadhyay

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Ramkrishna Sen
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: Completed in 2012
AddressMeghnad Saha Hall, W4-109
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki VishwavidyalayaBiotechnology2007
B.Tech.West Bengal University of TechnologyBiotechnology2005
12West Bengal council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2001
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationGeneral1999

Research Areas
  • Biofuels and Enzyme technology
  • Algal Biorefinary
  • Bioprocess engineering and Bioreactor analysis
  • Continuous biocatalytic production of biodiesel and its characterization

  • Chomatographic techniques like GC, HPTLC, TLC, column chromatography
  • Reactor operation, specialy packed bed reactor (PBR)
  • various enzyme imobilization techniques
  • Algal cultivation and dewatering
  • Gel electrophoresis (Agarose and PAGE)
  • bacterial culture, staining, assay techniques

  • Shield and cash award from General Manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works in 2001 for getting second position among all student within Chittaranjan in Higher Secondary

Teaching Experience
  • Aspects of Biochemical Engineering(L) at IIT Kharagpur 2 h (3 terms)
  • Analytical Techniques (GC, HPTLC)(P) at IIT, Kharagpur 3 hrs. (5 terms)
  • Enzyme technology(P) at IIT Kharagpur 3 h (5 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • UGC fellowship for JRF (NET) 2007
  • GATE 2005

Papers Published in Journals
  • Biocatalytic production of biodiesel from cottonseed oil, Standardization of process parameters and comparison of fuel characteristics by Chattopadhyay S., Karemore A., Das S., Deysarkar A., Sen R Applied Energy 88, 1251 to 1256 (2011)
  • Rapid and precise estimation of biodiesel by high performance thin layer chromatography by Chattopadhyay S., Das S., Sen R Applied Energy 88, 5188 to 5192 (2011)
  • A comparative performance evaluation of jute and eggshell matrices to immobilize pancreatic lipase by Chattopadhyay S, Sen R Process Biochemistry 47, 749 to 757 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Production of biodiesel from renewable resources using immobilized lipase by Chattopadhyay S., Karemore A., Sen R International Symposium on Renewable Feedstock for Biofuel and Bio-based Products, University of Texas at Austin, USA Conference proceeding, p 31 (2010)
  • Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil Using Immobilized Lipase by Chattopadhyay S., Sen R International Conference on Bioenergy from Wastes, Green Chemistry Interventions, NEERI, Nagpur, India Conference proceeding, p 32 (2010)

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