Dr. Kingshuk Dutta, Ph.D.FICS

Jr. Scientist (Asst. Professor, Technical Officer),

Advanced Research School for Technology and Product Simulation (ARSTPS),

School for Advanced Research in Polymers (SARP),

Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET),

T. V. K. Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai - 600032, Tamil Nadu, India.

Landline: +91-44-22254794, Mobile: +91-8100-753494,

E-mail: kingshukdutta.pst@gmail.com

Website: www.cipet.gov.in, www.arstps.gov.in

Welcome to our Lab's website and thank you for your interest in our work. We work on the development of materials for Direct Alcohol, Bio (Microbial) and Hydrogen Fuel Cells. We are also interested in development of membranes and catalysts for treatment of waste and domestic waters. Other areas of interest include development of biodegradable polymeric materials, polymeric waste recycling and processing of polymers for various applications.

Professional Experience

2019 - Present, Scientist (Jr.), CIPET: SARP - ARSTPS - Chennai

2018 - 2019, SERB Indo-U.S. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University (Host: Prof. Dr. Emmanuel P. Giannelis)

2016 - 2017, SERB National Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur (Host: Prof. Dr. Sirshendu De)

2012 - 2013, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Patit P. Kundu)

2012, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Joykrishna Dey)

2011, Project Assistant - III, Polymer Science and Engineering Division, National Chemical Laboratory (Supervisor: Dr. Kothandam Krishnamoorthy)

Qualification

2013 - 2016, Doctor of Philosophy (Technology), Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta (Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Patit P. Kundu)

2009 - 2011, Master of Technology, Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta (Thesis Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Priyabrata Sarkar and Dr. Kothandam Krishnamoorthy)

2006 - 2009, Bachelor of Technology, Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta (Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Amarnath Banerjee)

2003 - 2006, Bachelor of Science, Department of Chemistry, Serampore College, University of Calcutta

Other Professional Roles

2019, Served as the Nodal Officer of CIPET: SARP – ARSTPS for the Mass Movement for Collection of Plastics Waste (11th September to 27th October, 2019), under Swachh Bharat Mission

Awards, Honor and Achievements

2019 - Present, Inviter Member of the International Exchange Alumni Network, United States Department of State, the United States of America.

2019, Invited Committee Member of the 5th International Conference on Energy Equipment Science and Engineering (ICEESE2019), to be held in Harbin, China, from 29th Nov to 1st December.

2019, Elected Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society.

2019 - Present, Life Member of the Indian Chemical Society.

2019 - Present, Serving as an Invited Editorial Review Board Member of International Journal of Applied Nanotechnology Research, IGI Global, the United States of America.

2018, Awarded Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (Offer Declined).

2018, Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (2018) by the Elsevier journal “Journal of Environmental Management”.

2018, Served as an Invited Reviewer for the Pazy Foundation Research Grant, a joint initiative by the Israeli University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) and the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission (IAEC).

2018, Served as an Invited Reviewer for the FONDECYT Regular 2019 Grant Competition, an initiative of the Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT), Government of Chile.

2018, Served as an Invited Reviewer for the book Emerging Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environmental Science, published by Springer-Nature International Publisher.

2018 - Present, Serving as an Invited Member of the Editorial Advisory Board and Commissioning Editor of Cambridge Scholars Publishing, the United Kingdom.

2017, Awarded Indo-U.S. Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

2017 - 2018, Served as an Invited Member of the Review Board of The Scientific Pages of Pure and Applied Chemistry, The Scientific Pages, the United States of America.

2017, Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (2017) by the Elsevier journal “Materials Chemistry and Physics”.

2017, Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (2017) by the Elsevier journal “Separation and Purification Technology”.

2017, Served as an Invited Reviewer for International Conference on New Material and Chemical Industry (NMCI2017), held in Sanya, China, from 18th to 20th November.

2017, Invited to review Postdoctoral Fellowship Proposals by Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland.

2017, Served as a Member of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy, the United States of America.

2017 - Present, Serving as a Member of the Science Advisory Board, the United States of America.

2016 - 2017, Served as an Invited Member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Applied Chemistry (Currently: World Journal of Applied Chemistry), Science Publishing Group, the United States of America.

2016 - 2017, Served as a Member of the Wiley Advisors Group, the United States of America.

2016, Awarded National Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

2016, Offered Senior Research Fellowship in a project sponsored by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC), India, by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (Offer Declined).

2016, Offered the position of Honorary Guest Lecturer by University of Calcutta.

2016, Served as an Invited Reviewer for the FONDECYT Regular 2017 Grant Competition, an initiative of the Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT), Government of Chile.

2016, Served as an Invited Reviewer for 2016 Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM2016), held in Hangzhou, China, from 20th to 23rd May.

2015 - Present, Serving as an Invited Member of the Review Board of Independent Journal of Management and Production, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo (IFSP), Brazil.

2015 - 2017, Served as an Invited Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Materials Sciences and Applications, American Association for Science and Technology, the United States of America.

2014 - Present, Serving as an Invited Member of the Editorial Board of Austin Journal of Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry, Austin Publishing Group, the United States of America.

2013 - Present, Serving as Invited Reviewer for the Journals: (Reviewed a total of 60 international journal and conference papers, 1 book chapter and 3 international project funding proposals so far)

  • Applied Energy (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 8.426)

  • Journal of Power Sources (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 7.467)

  • Carbohydrate Polymers (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 6.044)

  • Separation and Purification Technology (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 5.107)

  • Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 4.978)

  • Sustainable Energy and Fuels (Publisher: The Royal Society of Chemistry; Impact Factor 2018: 4.912)

  • Journal of Environmental Management (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 4.865)

  • Solar Energy (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 4.674)

  • International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 4.418)

  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 4.084)

  • International Journal of Energy Research (Publisher: Wiley; Impact Factor 2018: 3.343)

  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Publisher: Springer; Impact Factor 2018: 2.914)

  • Materials Chemistry and Physics (Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor 2018: 2.781)

  • Polymer Engineering and Science (Publisher: Wiley; Impact Factor 2018: 1.920)

  • The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal (Publisher: Bentham Open; Open Access)

  • Current Chromatography (Publisher: Bentham Science; Impact Factor 2018: -)

  • Journal of Materials Sciences and Applications (Publisher: American Association for Science and Technology; Impact Factor 2018: -)

  • Oriental Journal of Chemistry (Publisher: Oriental Journal; Open Access)

  • Frontiers in Applied Chemistry (Currently: World Journal of Applied Chemistry) (Publisher: Science Publishing Group; Open Access)

  • International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology (Publisher: Science Publishing Group; Open Access)

  • Biochemistry and Biotechnology Research (Publisher: Net Journals; Open Access)

  • African Journal of Engineering Research (Publisher: Net Journals; Open Access)

  • African Journal of Biotechnology (Publisher: Academic Journals; Open Access)

2013, Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India.

2012, Offered Senior Research Fellowship in a project sponsored by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, by the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

2012, Offered Senior Research Fellowship in a project sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

2011, Offered Project Assistantship (Level – III) in a project sponsored by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.

2011, Ranked First Class Second in the University examinations for the degree of Master of Technology in the Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

2009, Awarded Scholarship through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2009 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

2006, Ranked First Class First in the University examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Science in the Department of Chemistry, Serampore College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

2003, Awarded National Scholarship by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, based on the marks obtained in the Higher Secondary Examination.

Projects Undertaking/Undertaken

  1. Title – Development of efficient cost-effective bio-fuel cells, using nanomaterials-based electrolytes and catalysts. Funding Body – Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Position – Indo-U.S. Postdoctoral Fellow and Principal Investigator. Amount Sanctioned – INR 26,53,000. Project Duration – 1 Year. Status – Completed.

  2. Title – Aromatic conducting polymers containing functionalized charged membranes: Fabrication, properties and application potentials. Funding Body – Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Position – National Postdoctoral Fellow and Principal Investigator. Amount Sanctioned – INR 19,20,000. Project Duration – 2 Years. Status – Completed.

  3. Title – Application of polyaniline and polypyrrole, their derivatives and their nanostructures in direct methanol fuel cell technology. Funding Body – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India. Position – Senior Research Fellow and Principal Investigator. Amount Sanctioned – INR 18,27,200. Project Duration – 4 Years. Status – Completed.

Courses Teaching/Taught

  1. Fourth semester two-year M. Sc. course on Biopolymers, Course: Applied Polymer Science, Course No.: Elective – I, Department: Department of Applied Polymer Science, University/Institute: Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (under affiliation from Madras University), Year: 2019-2020.

  2. Third semester two-year M. Tech. course on Polymer Nanocomposites, Course: Plastic Technology, Course No.: PO5072, Department: Department of Plastic Technology, University/Institute: Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (under affiliation from Anna University), Year: 2019.

  3. Fourth semester three-year B. Tech. course on Engineering and High Performance Plastics, Course: Plastic Technology – III, Course No.: PSTB401, Department: Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University/Institute: University of Calcutta, Year: 2016.

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