National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Faculty

Name : Avijit Kumar Paul
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc, Ph.D from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Current Address :
Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233 510
Phone 2 (office) : 9541475868
Email : avijit.chem@gmail.com , apaul@nitkkr.ac.in

Area Of Intrest :

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  • Solid State material Chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry and crystal engineering 
  • Multinary Oxide Materials: Physical and electronic properties 
  • Spintronics Materials and complex magnetism 
  • Hybrid materials and catalytic properties

Experience :

  • Guest Scientist at Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany. (Aug 2011-Nov 2012)
  • Guest Scientist at Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany (Dec 2012-Dec2013)
  • Assistant Profeesor at NIT, Kurukshetra from Dec 2013.

Other :

Research Publications -

  • “Latice-Site-Specific Spin-Glass behavior in a Geometrically Frustrated Oxide”  Phys.Rev. Lett.  2014, 112, 147202. Impact Factor: 7.94.
  • “Lattice Instability and Competing Spin Structures in the Double Perovskite Insulator Sr2FeOsO6” Phys. Rev. Lett.  2013, 111, 167205. Impact Factor: 7.94.
  • “Synthesis, Crystal structure and Physical Properties of New Double Perovskite Sr2FeOsO6” Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 6713-6719. Impact Factor: 4.60.
  • “Synthesis, Structure, Photochemical [2+2] Cycloaddition, Transformation and Photocatalytic Studies in a Family of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Cadmium Thiosulfate Compounds” Crystal  Growth &Design., 2011, 11, 5741-5749. Impact Factor: 4.70.
  • “Use of Polyazaheterocycles in the Assembly of New Cadmium Sulfate Frameworks: Synthesis, Structure and Properties” Crystal Growth &Design., 2010, 10, 4161-4175.Impact Factor: 4.70.
  • “Synthesis, structure, transformation studies and catalytic properties of open-framework cadmium thiosulfate compounds” Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 2263-2279.Impact Factor: 3.84.

Awards -

  • INSPIRE Faculty Award 2014 (DST project for 35 lakhs)
  • DST-Fast Track Project (26 lakhs)
  • Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ein Fortbildungs’ stipend for Post-doctoral Research
  • CSIR-NET and GATE Qulified on 2005

Research Collaborations -

  •  Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
  •  Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany

Other :

  • Ph. D. position is available for a highly motivated UGC-CSIR NET JRF or GATE qualified candidates.
  • Position with monthly fellowship is also available from INSPIRE FacultyScheme (Candidate can mail me).
  • Position with monthly fellowship is recently available from my DST-Fast Track Project (Candidate can mail me)