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     Prosenjit Saha

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Basudam Adhikari and Dr. Debasis Roy
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressC/o Gouri Rani Ghosh, Subhaspally, Kharagpur, WB, India, 721301
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.University of CalcuttaEnvironmental Science2007
B.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityChemistry2005

Research Areas
  • Chemical Modification of Natural Lignocellulosic fibers and its Aplications
  • Environmental Chemistry, Natural Products and its Applications
  • Eco-friendly Polymers and Additives

  • Geotextiles installation for soil strengthening
  • Soil chemical and mineralogical analysis
  • Working experience in Climate Modelling from IIT Kharagpur
  • Working experience in softwares such as Corel draw, Origin, Matlab.
  • Working experience of operating XRD, UTM Machine, DSC, TGA, Elemental analyzer, Optical microscope
  • Experiance in studying thermal and UV degradation
  • Working experience in scintific projects
  • Ability to write Project Proposals, Experience in dealing Project Accounts

  • Best Poster Presentation Award in IYC and One day symposium-Frontier of polymer chemistry. IIT Kharagpur, Dec. 2011
  • Selected in the National level India Inovation Initiative award (I3) out of 163 projects from all over India. Organized by DST and CII for submitting project proposal
  • Awarded Second Position for presenting Best Poster in Research Scholar Day, Materials Sc. Centre, 2010

  • 6 months working experiance as Project assistant in NEERI, Kolkata in the field of Indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring and analysis
  • 3 years research experience in a research project in IIT Kharagpur, Department of Civil Engineering on the natral fiber based geotextiles

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • SRF Fellowship, CSIR-Govt. of India
  • JRF Fellowship, JMDC, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India

Papers Published in Journals
  • Durability of lignocellulosic fibers treated with vegetable oil-phenolic resin by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Ramkrishna Sen, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari Carbohydrate Polymers Volume 87 (2), 1628-1636 (2012)
  • Composition analysis and material characterization of an emulsifying extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) produced by Bacillus megaterium RB-05 A hydrodynamic sediment-attached isolate of fresh wate by Sougata Roy Chowdhury, Suvendu Manna, Prosenjit Saha, Ratan Kumar Basak, Debasis Roy, Ramkrishna Sen and Basudam Adhikari Journal of Applied Microbiology 111(6), 1381-1393 (2011)
  • Enhancement of tensile strength of lignocellulosic jute fibers by alkali-steam treatment by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Sougata Roy Chowdhury, Ramkrishna Sen, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari Bioresource Technology 101, 3182 (2010)
  • Microbial transformation of lignocellulosic fibers using ecofriendly reagents for strength and durability enhancement by Suvendu Manna, Debasis Roy, Ramkrishna Sen,Prosenjit Saha , Basudam Adhikari, Sancharini Das Indian Patent Applications 1062/KOL/2010 (2010)
  • Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Fibers with Vegetable oil by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Ramkrishna Sen, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari Indian Patent Applications 1263/KOL/2009 of 19/10/09 (2009)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Alkali-Steam Explosion-An Effective Route To Increase The Tensile Strength Of Jute Fibers For Composite Fabrication by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Ramkrishna Sen, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM_CIPET_2012) Accepted for oral (2012)
  • Assessment of service life of jute fibers after exposure to artificial UV induced physical weathering by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari ICAMMP, December-2011 1, pp-141 (2011)
  • Improvement of Durability of lignocellulosic fibers treated with vegetable oil as Transesterifying Agent by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari IYC and One day symposium Frontier of polymer chemistry, IIT Kharagpur 3 (2011)
  • Isolation of a chitinase producing marine fungus and its growth patterns in different media by Sancharini Das, Suvendu Manna, Prosenjit Saha, Ramkrishna Sen , Debasis Roy Abstract proceeding AMI 1 (2010)
  • Effect of alkali treatment on mechanical and chemical properties of jute fibers by Prosenjit Saha, Suvendu Manna, Debasis Roy, Basudam Adhikari RACE 2010 1 (2010)

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