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Dr. Debdulal Saha
Senior Scientist

Functional Materials & Devices Division

Ph. 2473 3469/3496/3477, (Ext-3456)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: debdulal@cgcri.res.in

B.Tech. (Chemical Technology), University of Calcutta, 2001
M.Tech. (Ceramic Engg.), University of Calcutta, 2003
Ph.D. (Material Science), Jadavpur University, 2010

Research Interests 
  • Humidity Sensors
  • Trace moisture sensors
  • Human diseases VOC sensor
  • Spinel Gas sensor

Professional Career

CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), KolkataSr. Scientist 2014- till date
CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), KolkataScientist2010-2014
CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), KolkataJr. Scientist2007 - 2010
Naval Materials Research Laboratory (DRDO) Mumbai Scientist-B From March, 2005 to June, 2006.

  • Sensor research society of India-----Life Member
  • Material research society of India (MRSI)------Life Member
  • Indian ceramic society ------------------Life Member

A) Award for best poster paper
National Conference on Sensors and Actuators: Emerging Technological Challenges (NCSA-06), CGCRI, Kolkata, 2006.

B) Award for best oral paper presentation
International Conference on High-Tech Aluminas and unfolding their Business Prospects (ALUMINAS 2008) jointly organized by Indian Ceramics Society. Kolkata, 2008.

C) Young Scientist Award
CSIR-CGCRI Diamond Jubilee Celebration, 2010.

D) Best Industry Oriented Research Work
First Prize for the 18th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, Department of Physics & Electronic Science, Tuljaram Chaturchand College, Baramati, Pune, 2014.

E) 1st Prize for best paper presentation
National Conference on Innovation in Futuristic Materials & Manufacturing Techniques, Department of Mechanical Engineering Manipal University, Jaipur, India, 2014.

F) 1st Prize for best Oral presentation
International Conference on Advances in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNN), Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi, India, 2016.

G) Outstanding Scientist in Sensor Systems
The award given by Venus International Foundation, Chennai. The award has been received during the 3rd Annual Research Meet-ARM 2017, at the Radha Regent, Chennai, India, 2017.

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: In SCI Journal Papers = 23+
In Conference Proceedings =20+

Selected Papers:
  1. Effect of porosity on the response of alumina thick films towards moisture, Debdulal Saha*and Sagnik Das, Trans. Ind. Ceram. Soc., vol. 77, no. 3, pp. 1-8 (2018).
  2. Development of Fullerene Modified Metal Oxide Thick Films for Moisture Sensing Application, Debdulal Saha* and Sagnik Das, Materials Today: Proceedings 5 (2018) 9817–9825.
  3. Nanoporous γ-alumina based novel sensor to detect trace moisture in high temperature and high pressure environment, Debdulal Saha, Dilip Kr. Ghara, Mrinal Pal, Sensors and Actuators B 222 (2016) 1043–1049.
  4. Trace moisture detection in oil filled transformer by ceramic sensor” Debdulal Saha, K Sengupta. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 73 (2015).
  5. Development of Commercial Trace Moisture Sensor: A Detailed Comparative Study on Microstructural and Impedance Measurements of Two Phases of Alumina” Manju pandey, Prabhash Mishra, Debdulal Saha, K. Sengupta , S. S. Islam. Electron. Mater. Lett., Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014), pp. 357-362.
  6. Polymer optimization for the development of low-cost moisture sensor based on nanoporous alumina thin film” Manju pandey, Prabhash Mishra, Debdulal Saha, S. S. Islam, Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 2013,2(4): 341-346
  7. A Medium-Range Hygrometer Using Nano-Porous Thin Film of “-Al2O3 With Electronics Phase Detection Lokesh Kumar, Debdulal Saha, Shakeb A. Khan, Kamalendu Sengupta, and Tarikul Islam, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2012.

Plenary/Invited Talks delivered:
  1. International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT-2018), 16-17 November 2018, Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering (IFSE) Haldia, W.B. (Plenary Lecture)
  2. 4th International Conference on Physics of Materials & Materials based Device Fabrication (ICPM-MDF-2019) 10-11 January 2019, Department of Physics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (M.S.) India.
  3. 2nd National Conference on Hard and Soft Condensed Matter Physics (NCHSCMP-2019), 4-6 March 2019, Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Assam India.
  4. National Conference on Advancements in materials, design and manufacturing methods, (AMDMM 2019), 29-30 March, 2019, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha India.
  5. Five day workshop on “Fabrication of Optoelectronic Devices and Sensors - Hands-on Experience” (FODS-2019) during 17th – 21st June 2019, Dept. of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, India.

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Supplied twenty humidity sensors to RSD, BARC, Mumbai

Ph.D Supervision
Pursuing as registered scholar: 1
Unregistered scholar: 1

Summary: completed: 5; On going: 2

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