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Dr. Susmita Kundu
Senior Scientist

Functional Materials & Devices Division

Phone : +91-33 -2473-3469/76/77/96 (Extn. 3527)
Mobile: +91-9432363625/ 8617793514
Fax: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: ksusmita@cgcri.res.in , ksusmita4@gmail.com

B. Sc. (Chemistry Hons.) : Calcutta University, 2001
M. Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry Spl.) : Calcutta University, 2003
Ph. D. (Science, Chemistry ) : Jadavpur University, 2009






Research Interest
  • Synthesis and characterization of advanced novel metal oxide nanocomposites
  • Sol-gel thin films
  • Indigenous fabrication of micro-/nano-scale sensing platforms based on metal oxide sensors for ultrasensitive detection of chemicals.
  • Gas (CO, LPG, NH3 etc.) and volatile organic vapour (acetone, ethanol) sensors
  • Gel casing process for Net Shape Manufacturing

Professional Career
Positions held Name of the InstituteTenure
Jr. Scientist Centre for advanced materials Processing Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur 2005-2008
Scientist -Do- 2008-2009
Scientist Sensor and Actuator Division, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata 2009-2013
Sr. Scientist -Do- 2013-contd.

Awards/Recognition
  • CSIR-Junior Research Fellowship in 2003
  • Best oral presentation in National Seminar on Thin Film & MEMS Science & Technology at Jadavpur University in 2014
Member of Professional Bodies
  • Materials Research Society of India
  • Indian Cultivation of Science
  • Investment Casting Society of India

Publication Details:
Paper published in SCI Journals: 23 International/ National Conference paper presentations: 25
Best five publications:
  1. Susmita Kundu, R. Sudarshan, Mousumi Narjinary, “Pd impregnated gallia : tin oxide nanocomposite - an excellent high temperature carbon monoxide sensor”, Sensor and Actuator B, 254 (2018) 437-447.
  2. Susanta Bera, Susmita Kundu, Hasmat Khan, Sunirmal Jana, “Polyaniline coated graphene hybridized SnO2 nanocomposite: Low temperature solution synthesis, structural property and room temperature ammonia gas sensing”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 744 (2018) 260-270.
  3. Susmita Kundu, Iyappan Subramanian, Mousumi Narjinary, Raju Manna, “Enhanced performance of γ-Fe2O3:WO3 nanocompoasite towards selective acetone vapor detection”, Ceramics International, 42 (2016) 7309-7314.
  4. Arnab Kanti Giri, Arka Saha, Aniruddha Mondal, Subhash Chandra Ghosh, Susmita Kundu, Asit Baran Panda, “Rectangular ZnO porous nano-plate assembly with excellent acetone sensing performance and catalytic activity”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 102134-102142.
  5. Susmita Kundu, Prasanta Kumar Biswas, “Synthesis and photoluminescence property of nanostructured sol-gel indium tin oxide films on glass”, Chemical Physics Letters, 414 (2005)107-110.

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Novel materials identified for selective ppm level acetone sensing involved in the development of breath analyser for diabetes monitoring. Development of suitable materials for high temperature CO and low temperature ppm level ammonia sensing. Dense and porous ceramics having engineering / medical application were fabricated through Gelcasting of natural source materials.

Supervision:
Summary: Ph. D. Ongoing: 1 M. Tech Completed: 4 M. Sc. Completed: 4 Internship completed: 5




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