CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
(A Unit of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)

सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय कांच और सिरेमिक अनुसंधान संस्थान
(वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद की एक इकाई)

Dr. Biswanath Kundu
Senior Scientist

Bioceramics and Coating Division

Phone: (033) 24733496/69/76/77 (Ex. 3337)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: bkundu@cgcri.res.in , biswa_kundu@rediffmail.com

B.Sc. (Tech.) (Ceramic Technology), University of Calcutta
Ph.D. (Tech.), Jadavpur University (Submitted)

Dr. Kundu joined CGCRI on April, 2005

Research Interest
Materials sciences with special references to bio-ceramics (Synthesis of nano particulate calcium phosphate based drug delivery system for treating fatal diseases including liver cancer, malaria, septic shock, etc.; Fabrication and characterization of calcium phosphate based dense and porous scaffolds for various applications including orbital implants, bone grafting material, drug delivery system, etc.).

Professional Career
Organization Designation Tenure
CGCRI, Kolkata Research Scholar April 2001 to March 2005
- Do - Scientist B April 2005 to till date

  • Recipient of Young Scientists, Award of Materials Research Society of India, Kolkata Chapter in July 2007
  • Best Oral paper in National Conference on Ceramics in Biomedical Applications (CBMA-2010) organized by Department of Ceramic Engineering, NIT, Rourkela during January 21-22, 2010. ("A new localized and sustained drug delivery system based on ceftriaxone-sulbactam composite drug impregnated porous &?-tri calcium phosphates: A systematic approach". Kundu, B; Nandi, SK; Basu, D; Mandal, TK; Bhattacharya, RN;
  • Executive Committee Member of MRSI, Kolkata Chapter

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: in SCI Journal Papers = 11; in Conference Procedings = 08; Books/Monographs = 01;
Selected Papers:
  1. B. Kundu, C. Soundrapandian, S.K. Nandi, P. Mukherjee, N. Dandapat, S. Roy, B.K. Datta, T.K. Mandal, D. Basu and R.N. Bhattacharya, "Development of new localized drug delivery system based on ceftriaxone-sulbactam composite drug impregnated porous hydroxyapatite: A systematic approach for in vitro and in vivo animal trial", Pharm. Res. (2010) (I.F. 4.024) (DOI: 10.1007/s11095-010-0166-y)
  2. S.K. Ghosh, S.K. Nandi, B. Kundu, S. Datta, D.K. De, S.K. Roy and D. Basu, "In vivo response of porous hydroxyapatite and &?-tricalcium phosphate prepared by aqueous solution combustion method and comparison with bioglass scaffolds", J. Biomed. Mater. Res.: Part B - Appl. Biomater., 86B (1) 217-227 (2008) (I.F. 2.03)
  3. S.K. Nandi, P. Mukherjee, S. Roy, B. Kundu, D.K. De and D. Basu, "Local antibiotic delivery systems for the treatment of osteomyelitis" A review. Mater. Sci. Engg. C, 29(8) 2009, 2478-2485 (I.F. 1.812)
  4. S.K. Nandi, B. Kundu, S. Datta, D.K. De and D. Basu, "The repair of segmental bone defects with porous bioglass: An experimental study in goat", Res. Vet. Sci. 86(1) 162-173 (2009) (I.F. 1.384) [Cited in a LEADING OPINION paper published in Biomaterials 30(12) 2149-2163 (2009)]
  5. B. Kundu, M.K. Sinha, M.K. Mitra, D. Basu, "Fabrication and characterization of porous hydroxyapatite ocular implant followed by an in vivo study in dogs", Bull. Mater. Sci., Vol. 27, No. 2, April 2004, pp. 133-140 (Cited 8 times in SCI journals + cover page figure) (I.F. 0.858)

Patents filed / Granted

Summary: Indian: 2

Landmark Research Contribution
Participated actively in activity of transfer of technology to manufacture hydroxyapatite-based integrated orbital implants commercially, which was part of formal Technology Transfer entitled ?Manufacture of bioceramic based prosthetic implants? to IFGL Bioceramics Limited, Kolkata; Also handled more than 4 nos. of sponsored projects as P.I./C.I. in national and international collaboration.

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