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Dr. Susmita Kundu

Sensor and Actuator Division

Phone : +91-332473 3469/3496/3477, (Extn-3464)
Fax: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: ksusmita@cgcri.res.in , ksusmita_4@yahoo.co.in

B. Sc. (2001, Chemistry) University of Calcutta
M. Sc. (2003, Chemistry) University of Calcutta
Ph.D (2009, Chemistry) Jadavpur University

Research Interest
  • Gas (CO, LPG, NH3 etc.) and volatile organic vapour (acetone, ethanol. Formaldehyde etc.) sensors
  • Sol-gel thin films
  • Synthesis and Characterization of advanced novel metal oxide nanocomposites
  • Gelcasting process for net shape manufacturing

Professional Career
Designation OrganisationDuration
Scientist Sensor and Actuator Division, CGCRI, Kolkata 27.11.09 - Contd.
Scientist Centre for Advanced Materials Processing CMERI, Durgapur 30.7.08 - 26.11.09
Jr. Scientist -Do- 29.07.05 - 29.07.08

  • CSIR JRF 2003
  • Best oral presentation in National Seminar on Thin Film & MEMS Science and Technology at Jadavpur University in 2014.
  • Life Member: 1) Investment Casting Society of India.   2) Indian Association for Cultivation of Science

Selected Publications
Publications Summary: SCI Journals: 15; In Conference Proceedings (peer reviewed): 5; Conference Paper Presentations: 15;
Best five publications:
  1. 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. (I.F. 2.1)
  2. . Susmita Kundu, Dipten Bhattacharya, Jiten Ghosh, Pintu Das, Prasanta Kumar Biswas, “Ferromagnetism in transparent Mn(II)-doped indium tin oxide films prepared by sol-gel coating”, Chemical Physics Letters, 469(2009)313-317. (I.F. 2.1)
  3. Susmita Kundu, Nilanjana Das, Dipten Bhattacharya and Prasanta Kumar Biswas, “Synthesis of sol-gel based nanostructured Cr(III) doped indium tin oxide films on glass and their optical and magnetic characterizations”, Optical Materials, 35 (2013) 1029-1034. (I.F. 2.05)
  4. Susmita Kundu, Abhik Choudhury, Sk. Md. Mursalin, Mousumi Narjinary, Raju Manna, “Synthesis, characterization and low concentration ethanol sensing performance of sol–gel derived La(III) doped tin oxide”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 26 (2015) 6252-6560. (I.F. 1.9)
  5. Susmita Kundu, Pr. Kalees Warran, Sk. Md. Mursalin and Mousumi Narjinary “Synergistic effect of Pd and Sb incorporation on ethanol vapour detection of La doped tin oxide sensor” , Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, accepted (I.F. 1.9)

Landmark Research Contribution
  • New materials identified for ppm level acetone sensing involved in the development of breath analyser for diabetes monitoring.
  • Gelcasting from natural source was developed for fabricating dense and porous ceramic having engineering and biomedical applications

Students Supervised:
Summary: M. Tech Students: 3, M.Sc. students: 4

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