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     Avijit Jana

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Department of Chemistry
Supervisor(s)  Dr. N. D. Pradeep Singh
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: Completed in 2012
AddressB. C. Roy Hall of Residence, Room No. NW - 212
Phone09735339078
Emailjanaavijit2@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10W.B.S.EGeneral1999
12W.B.C.H.S.EScience2001
B.Sc.V.UChemistry (H)2005
M.Sc.V.UOrganic Chemistry2007

Research Areas
  • Synthesis of new fluorescent photoremovable protecting groups
  • Photophysical properties.. UV/vis absorption and emission properties of fluorophore
  • Understanding the photochemical reaction mechanism
  • Designing single component photoresponsive organic nanoparticles
  • Light induced in vitro photorelease of bioactive molecules

Skills
  • Chemical and Photochemical synthesis in Organic Chemistry
  • Operation of 200MHz NMR Instrument
  • Operation of HPLC Instrument
  • Operation of UV-visible spectrophotometer
  • Operation of fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Comfortable with search engine like SCIFINDER
  • Knowledge of computer systems

Awards
  • Qualified in CSIR-UGC NET Examination held on June 2007 (CSIR Individual)

Teaching Experience
  • UG lab (Physical Chemistry)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 6 months (1 terms)
  • M. Sc lab (Organic Chemistry)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 6 months (2 terms)
  • UG lab (Organic Chemistry)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 6 months (1 terms)
  • UG Tutorial (Organic chemistry)(T) at IIT Kharagpur 6 months (4 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • CSIR (SRF)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Lithographically defined site-selective growth of Fe filled multi-walled carbon nanotubes using a modified photoresist by Joydip Sengupta, Avijit Jana, N.D. Pradeep Singh, Chacko Jacob CARBON 48, 2371-2375 (2010)
  • Effect of growth temperature on the CVD grown Fe filled multi-walled carbon nanotubes using a modified photoresist by Joydip Sengupta, Avijit Jana, N.D. Pradeep Singh, Chacko Jaco Materials Research Bulletin 45, 1189-1193 (2010)
  • Site-selective synthesis of in-situ Ni filled multi-walled carbon nanotubes using Ni(salen) as catalyst source by Joydip Sengupta, Avijit Jana, N D Pradeep Singh and Chacko Jacob NANOTECHNOLOGY -- (2010)
  • Fluorescent caged compounds of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) photorelease technology for controlled release of 2,4-D by SANGHAMITRA ATTA, AVIJIT JANA, RAJAKUMAR ANANTHAKIRSHNAN, AND PRADEEP SINGH NARAYANA DHULEEP J. Agric. Food Chem.  58,11844-11851 (2010)
  • 1-Acetylpyrene with dual functions as an environment-sensitive fluorophore and fluorescent photoremovable protecting group by Avijit Jana, Sanghamitra Atta, Sujan K. Sarkar, N.D. Pradeep Singh Tetrahedron 66, 9798-9807 (2010)
  • Photoacid generators (PAGs) based on N-acyl-N-phenylhydroxylamines for carboxylic and sulfonic acids by Mohammed Ikbal, Avijit Jana, N.D. Pradeep Singh, Rakesh Banerjee, Dibakar Dhara Tetrahedron  67, 3733-3742 (2011)
  • Perylen-3-ylmethyl Fluorescent Photoremovable Protecting Group (FPRPG) for carboxylic acids and alcohols by Avijit Jana, Mohammed Ikbal and N. D. Pradeep Singh Tetrahedron 10.1016/j.tet.2011.11.074 (2011)
  • Development of 1-Hydroxy-2(1H)-quinolone based photoacid generators and photoresponsive polymer surfaces by Mohammed Ikbal, Rakesh Banerjee, Sanghamitra Atta, Avijit Jana, Dibakar Dhara, Anakuthil Anoop, N. D. Pradeep Singh Chem. Eur. J. 10.1002/chem.201104065 (2011)
  • 1-(Hydroxyacetyl)pyrene a new fluorescent phototrigger for cell imaging and caging of alcohols, phenol and adenosine by Avijit Jana, Biswajit Saha, Mohammed Ikbal, Sudip Kumar Ghosh. N. D. Pradeep Singh Photochem. Photobiol. Sc. 10.1039/C2PP25091H (2012)
  • Perylene-3-ylmethanol Fluorescent organic nanoparticles as a single-component photoresponsive nanocarrier with real-time monitoring of anticancer drug release by Avijit Jana, K. Sanjana P. Devi, Tapas K. Maiti, N. D. Pradeep Singh J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 7656-7659 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • 1-acetylpyrene performs both as an environment-sensitive fluorophore and fluorescent photoremovable protecting group by Avijit Jana and N. D. Pradeep Singh Frontiers in Cheical Science (FICS - 2010), IIT Guwahati P 54, 83 (2010)
  • Perylen-3-ylmethyl Fluorescent Photoremovable Protecting Group (FPRPG) for carboxylic acids and alcohols by Avijit Jana and N. D. Pradeep Singh International Symposium on Chemistry and Complexity 51 (2011)

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