Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Chemical Sciences
Phone: 
+91 680 2227 769
Academic Details:

Assistant Professor: Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Berhampur, India. 2018 - present

Post-Doc: ludwig maximilian university of munich, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jochen Feldmann, 2018

Post-Doc: IMDEA Nanociencia, Madrid, Advisor: Prof. Johannes Gierschner, 2015

Post-Doc: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Advisor: Prof. Amitava Patra, 2014

PhD.: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Advisor :Prof. Amitava Patra, 2013

M.Sc.: The University of Burdwan, 2008

Research Interest:

Luminescent nanomaterials

Artificial light harvesting

Photocatalytic solar water splitting and CO2 photoreduction for renewable energy research

Publications:

  • Bhattacharyya, S*; F. Ehrat, Urban, P.; Teves, R.; Wyrwich, R.; Dӧblinger, M.; Feldmann, J.; Urban, A. S.; Stolarczyk, J. K. (2017) “Effect of Nitrogen Atom-Positioning on the Trade-off between Emissive and Photocatalytic Properties of Carbon Dots” in Nature Communications 8, 1401 (manuscript ID. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01463-x) (* corresponding author) ( ighlighted in German National online newspaper FOCUS online http://www.focus.de/regional/muenchen/ uenchen-nanomaterialien-eine-frage-derlage_id_7880575.html)

  • Ehrat, F.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Schneider, J.; Löf, A.; Wyrwich, R.; Rogach, A. L.; Stolarczyk, J. K.; Urban, A. S.; Feldmann, J. (2017) “Tracking the Origin of Photoluminescence in Citric Acid-Based Carbon Dots” in Nano Lett. 17 (12), pp 7710–7716

  • J. Stolarczyk.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Palavarapu, L.; J. Feldmann. (2017) “" Challenges and Prospects in Solar water splitting and CO2 reduction with inorganic and hybrid nanostructures" in ACS Catalysis 8, 3602

  • Cabrera-González, J.; Ferrer‐Ugalde, A.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Chaari, M.; Teixidor, F.; Gierschner, J.; Núñez, R. (2017) “Fluorescent carborane-vinylstilbene functionalised octasilsesquioxanes: synthesis, structural, thermal and photophysical properties” in J. Mater. Chem. C 5, 10211

  • Cabrera-González, J.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Milián-Medina, B.; Teixidor, F.; Farfán, N.; Rafael, A. R.; Vargas-Reyes, V.; Gierschner, J.; Núñez, R. (2017) Tetra(p-Dodecacarborane-Stilbeno)ethylene a Novel Luminescent Tetraphenylethylene (TPE) Core System. In European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700453

  • Jana, B., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2016) Functionalized Dye Encapsulated Polymer Nanoparticle Attached with BSA Scaffold as Efficient Antenna Materials for Artificial Light Harvesting. In Nanoscale 8, (35)16034-16043

  • Cabrera-González, J., Viñas, C., Haukka, M., Bhattacharyya, S., Gierschner, J., Núñez, R. (2016) Photoluminescence in carborane-stilbene triads: a combined structural, spectroscopic and computational study. In Chemistry-a European Journal 22, 13588 –13598

  • Dänekamp,B., Kobin, B., Bhattacharyya S., Hecht, S.,Milan-Medina, B.; Gierschner, J. (2016):Tuning of the Electronic, Optical, and Photophysical Properties of Ladder-Type Quaterphenyl by Selective MethyleneBridge Fluorination. In Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 16501-16508

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Jana, B., Sain, S., Barman, M, K., Pradhan, S., Patra, A. (2015): Photo Switching and Thermo Responsive Properties of Conjugated Multi Chromophoric Nanostructured Materials. In Small 11, 6317-6324

  • Wykes, M.*, Park, S. Y.*, Bhattacharyya, S.*, Wannemacher, R., Luer, L., Park, S. Y. Gierschner, J. (2015): Excited State Features and Dynamics in a Distyrylbenzene-Based Mixed Stack Donor–Acceptor Cocrystal with Luminescent Charge Transfer Characteristics. In Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 6, 3682-3687. (*indicates similar contributions)

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Jana, B., Patra, A., (2015): Self-Assembled Oligothiophene and Nile Red Encapsulated Polymer Nanoparticles for Artifical Light Harvesting. In ChemPhysChem. 16, 796-804.

  • Jana, B., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2015): Conjugated Polymer P3HT/Au Hybrid Nanostructure for Enhancing Photocatalytic Activity. In Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 15392-15399.

  • Kundu, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A., (2015): Photoinduced Energy Transfer in Dye Doped Polymer Nanoparticle-Semiconducting Quantum Dots Conjugates for Artifical Light Harvesting. In Materials Horizons 2, 60-67.

  • Martin, C., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A., Douhal, A., (2014): Single and multistep energy transfer processes within doped polymer nanoparticles. In Photochemical Photobiological Sciences. 13, 12411252. (With front cover page).

  • Barman, M. K., Jana, B., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A., (2014): Photophysical Properties of Doped Carbon Dots (N, P and B) and Their Influence on Electron/Hole Transfer in Carbon Dots- Nickel (II) Phthalocyanine Conjugates. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 118 (34), 20034–20041.

  • Mandal, S., Kundu, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A., (2014): Aggregation Behavior and Photophysical Properties of Ionic Liquid Assisted Porphyrin Nanoparticles Nickel Phthalocyanine Conjugates and Singlet OxygenGenaration. In Journal of Material Chemistry C 2, 8691-8699

  • Satapathi, S; Molla, M. R.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Ghosh, S.; Patra, A., (2014): Photophysical study of P3HT/NDI based hybrid nanoparticles. In Eur. Phys. J. D 68 (11), 350 (1-7)

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Barman, M. K., Baidya, A., Patra, A. (2014): Singlet Oxygen Generation from Polymer Nanoparticles-Photosensitizer Conjugates Using FRET Cascade. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 118 , 9733–9740

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2014): Interactions of -conjugated polymer with inorganic nanocrystals. In Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews. 20, 51-70. (Invited review article)

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Prashanthi, S., Bangal, P. R. (2013): Photophysics and Dynamics of Nile red doped conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles by Timeresolved and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117, 26750–26759.

  • Paramanik, B., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2013): Detection of Hg2+ and F− Ions by Using Fluorescence Switching of Quantum Dots in an Au-Cluster–CdTe QD Nanocomposite. In Chemistry - A European Journal. 3, 5980.

  • Barman, M. K., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2013): Steady state and time resolved spectroscopic study of C-dots–MEH–PPV polymer nanoparticles composites. In Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 15, 16834-16840.

  • Paramanik, B., Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2013): Steady state and time resolved spectroscopic study of QD–DNA interaction. In Journal of Luminescence. 134, 401-407.

  • Kar, A., Kundu, A., Bhattacharyya, S., Mandal, S., Patra, A. (2013): Luminescence Resonance Energy Transfer (LRET) between Ce-Doped LaPO4 Nanorods and Coumarine 440 Dye. In RSC Adv. 3, 1337213380.

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Paramanik, B., Patra, A. (2012): Energy/Hole Transfer Phenomena of Hybrid α- Sexithiophene (α-STH) Nanoparticle – CdTe QD Nanocomposites. In ChemPhysChem. 13, 4155-4162.

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2012): Energy Transfer from Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles to Metal Nanoparticles. In Science of Advanced Materials. 4, 643-648.

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Patra, A. (2012): Photoluminescence quenching of semiconducting polymer nanoparticles in presence of Au nanoparticles. In Bulletin of Material. Science. 35, 719-725.

  • Mandal, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Borovkov, V., Patra, A. (2012): Photophysical Properties, Self-Assembly Behavior, and Energy Transfer of Porphyrin-Based Functional Nanoparticles. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 116, 11401-11407.

  • Sen, T., Bhattacharyya, S., Mandal, S., Patra, A. (2012): Spectroscopic Investigations on the H-Type Aggregation of Coumarin 153 Dye Molecules: Role of Au Nanoparticles and γ- Cyclodextrin. In Journal of Fluorescence. 22, 303-310.

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Paramanik, B., Patra, A. (2011): Energy Transfer and Confined Motion of Dyes Trapped in Semiconducting Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 115, 20832-20839.

  • Mandal, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Borovkov, V., Patra, A. (2011): Porphyrin-Based Functional Nanoparticles: Conformational and Photophysical Properties of Bis-Porphyrin and Bis-Porphyrin Encapsulated Polymer Nanoparticles. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 115, 24029-24036.

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Sen, T., Patra, A. (2010): Host−Guest Energy Transfer: Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles and Au Nanoparticles. In Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114, 11787-11795.
Honors and Awards:

Alexander Von Humboldt fellow (2015). 2. Marie Curie Co-fund Amarout-II fellow (2014)

Teaching Experience:

CHM101 (General Chemistry)