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Dr. Nandini Das
Principal Scientist

Ceramic Membrane Division

Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3462)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: dasnandini@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc (Hons.), University of Calcutta
B.Tech (Ceramic engineering) University of Calcutta
M. Tech. ( Ceramic Engineering), University Calcuttabr> Ph.D ( Engineering) University of Calcutta

Dr. Das joined CGCRI in August 2002

Research Interest
Materials science and engineering with special reference to ceramic membrane. ( specially Inorganic membrane like alumina and zeolite membranes). Nano powders preparation by sonochemical, hydrothermal, microemulsion etc methods and their processing by tape casting, hydrothermal coating, sol �gel coating are the area of interests. Clean energy related area like production of hydrogen and storage of hydrogen are the newer area of interest.

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: In SCI Journals: 16; In Conference Proceedings: 10;
Selected papers:
  1. N. Das, S. Bandyopadhyay, D. Chattopadhyay and H. S. Maiti, "Tape Cast Ceramic Membranes For Microfiltartion Application" J. Mater. Sc. 31 (1996 ) p 5221 - 5225
  2. N. Das and H. S. Maiti, "Formation Of Pore Structure In Tape Cast Alumina Membrane : Effect Of Binder Content And Firing Temperature" Journal of Membrane Science , Vol. No. 140 ( 1998 ) p 205 - 212
  3. Nandini Das and H. S. Maiti, "Effect Of Size Distribution Of The Starting On The Pore Size And Its Distribution Of Tape Cast Alumina Microporous Membrane" Journal of the European Ceramic society, Vol. 19 no. 3 ( 1999 ) p 341 - 345
  4. N. Das and H. S. Maiti "Permeability Characteristics Of A Tape Cast Alumina Membrane" (Communicated )
  5. Nandini Das, K. K. Singh, , H. S. Maiti "Preparation of alumina membrane for micro and ultrafiltartion application" British ceramic Transaction

Patents filed / Granted

Summary: Patents: 3 nos
  1. A novel ceramic composition useful for making thin ceramic micro-filtration membranes, a Process for making thin ceramic micro-filtration membranes thereof and thin ceramic microfiltartion membrane System made therefrom" Debdas Chattopadhyay, Nandini Das, Sibdas Bandyopadhyay, Himadri Sekhar Maiti NF / 247 / 2001
  2. S.Chakraborty, A.Guha, A.K.Halder, J.Mondal, N.Das, S.Dasgupta, A.Sen, H.S.Maiti, "A method of improving response and recovery time of semiconducting tin oxide based gas sensors in thick film form for detection of combustible gases", Patent No. 674/DEL/06, Dated:10.03.06.
  3. A. Seal, N. Das, R. Mazumder, A.Sen, "A method of manufacturing dense and warpage free lead zirconate titanate wafers", applied for filing.

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Preparation of alumina disc shaped membrane for microfiltration application for laboratory use
  • Synthesis of different type of nano powders by hydrothermal and sonochemical technique
  • Preparation of crack free zeolite membrane coating on 25 mm disc for gas separation application.
  • Ten years teaching experience in the area of Industrial chemistry in Bhowbanipur Education society College in Calcutta University.

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