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Dr. Debdulal Saha

Sensor and Actuator 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
M.Tech. (Ceramic Engg.), University of Calcutta
Ph.D. (Material Science), Jadavpur University

Research Interest
Humidity Sensors, Trace moisture sensors, Human diseases VOC sensor

Professional Career
OrganisationPosition HeldDuration
Naval Materials Research Laboratory (DRDO) Mumbai Scientist-B From March, 2005 to June, 2006
CGCRI, Kolkata Scientist 2010 - till date

  • Young Scientist Award (2nd Prize) during CSIR-CGCRI Diamond Jubilee Celebration (26th August, 2010), “High temperature Humidity sensor for detection of leak through slits and cracks in pressurized Nuclear power reactor pipes”
  • Best Industry Oriented Research Work Awarded the First Prize for the 18th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors organized by Department of Physics & Electronic Science held at Tuljaram Chaturchand College, Baramati, Pune from 6th to 8th March, 2014. The research paper entitled “Fullerene derived nanoporous &豫-alumina thick film humidity sensors”
  • 1st Prize for best paper presentation Fast response thin film nano-porous ceramic sensor for pulmonary function diagnostics for COPD and asthma patients” Debdulal Saha, National Conference on INNOVATION IN FUTURISTIC MATERIALS & MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES, December 26 -27, 2014 will be organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering Manipal University, Jaipur, India.
  • (Award for Best Poster Paper) National Conference on Sensors and Actuators: Emerging Technological Challenges (NCSA- 06), CGCRI, Kolkata, December 21-22,2006.
  • (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 and Central glass & Ceramics Research Institute, Venue CGCRI. Kolkata from 28 February to 1 March, 2008.

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: in SCI Journal Papers = 4; in Conference Procedings = 6;
Selected Papers:
  1. Debdulal Saha, Kalyan Kumar Mistry, Runa Giri, Animesh Guha, Kamalendu Sensgupta "Dependence of moisture absorption property on sol-gel process of transparent nano-structured ?-Al2O3 ceramics". Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 109, 9 (2005) pp.363-366
  2. Kalyan Kumar Mistry, Debdulal Saha, Kamalendu Sengupta "Sol-gel processed Al2O3 thick film template as sensitive capacitive trace moisture sensor". Sensors and Actuators B, Vol.106, (2005) pp. 258-262
  3. Debdulal Saha, Runa Giri, Kalyan Kumar Mistry, Kamalendu Sengupta "Magnesium chromate-TiO2 spinel tape cast thick film as humidity Sensor" Sensors and Actuators B, Vol.107, (2005) pp.323-331
  4. Debdulal Saha, Santanu Das and Kamalendu Sengupta "Development of commercial trace moisture sensor following sol-gel thin film technique" Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 128, Issue 2, (2008) pp. 383-387

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Supplied twenty humidity sensors to RSD, BARC, Mumbai
  • Sold six trace moisture sensors to P.H. Scientific (UK)

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