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

सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान
वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद की एक इकाई
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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Sinha
Principal Scientist

Analytical Chemistry Group

Phone: (033) 24733496/69/76 (Ex. 3443)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: psinha@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc (Chemistry), Vidyasagar University
M.Sc (Inorganic Chemistry), Vidyasagar University
Ph.D. (Science), Jadavpur University

Dr. Sinha joined CGCRI on August 1995

Research Interest
Development of analytical methods for the characterization of glass and ceramic materials in the field of Atomic Emission and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopic technique. Inorganic materials synthesis, characterization and structure determination is another field of research interest.

Professional Career
Position HeldOrganisationDuration
Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata Scientist B/C/EI 1995 - till date

  • Fellow in CSIR-DAAD Scientists Exchange Programme in University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany, 2000 - 2002.
  • Awarded JRF after qualifying CSIR-UGC NET Exam. held on 1995.
  • Awarded JRF after qualifying GATE held on 1994.

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: in SCI Journal Papers = 10; in Conference Procedings = 1 ;
Selected Papers:
  1. P.K.Sinha, J. Chakravarty and S. Bhattacharya "Ruthenium phenolate: Synthesis, characterization and reactivities of a group of salicylaldiminato and 2-(arylazo) phenolato complexes of ruthenium" Polyhedron, 15, 2931-2938, 1996.
  2. P. K. Sinha, and S. Bhattacharya "Synthesis, Characterization, Redox properties and Structure of some ruthenium phenolato complexes" Polyhedron., 19, pp. 1673, 2000.
  3. P. K. Sinha, M. Bolboaca, S. Schl�cker, J. Popp and W. Kiefer "Vibrational spectroscopic investigations and density functional theory calculationsof trans-diaqua-bis (picolinato) zinc(II) dihydrate complex" Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, (4), pp. 276-281, 2003.
  4. P. K. Sinha, Lorry R. Falvello and S. Bhattacharya "Chemistry of ruthenium with some O-N-O- donor ligands: Synthesis, Redox properties and Structure" Indian journal of Chemistry, 43A, pp. 1846- 1852, 2004.
  5. S. K. Srivastava, Animesh K. Ojha, P. K. Sinha, B. P. Asthana, Ranjan K. Singh "Probing self-associated structures of the solute molecule, acrylonitrile, the solvent molecule 2Cl-phenol and their binary complexes via concentration-dependent Raman study and DFT calculation" Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, (1-3), pp. 75-78, 2006.

Landmark Research Contribution
Developed analytical methods for the determination of minor and trace elements on ICP-OES. Established the methodology for the determination of arsenic in water using GH-AAS. Development of solid phase extraction technique for preconcentration and determination of arsenic in water by UV Visible spectrophotometric method.

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