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Dr. Mrinal Pal
Principal Scientist

Sensor and Actuator Division

Ph. 033 24733469/3496/3477, (ext. 3455)
Mobile: 9433066938
E-mail: palm@cgcri.res.in   /   mrinalp@yahoo.com

B.Sc. Physics (Hon), Calcutta University
M.Sc. Physics (Solid State Special), Calcutta University
Ph.D. IACS (Jadavpur University)



Research Interest
  • Nanostructure semiconductor gas sensors
  • Gas sensor towards human breath analysis for monitoring health
  • Multiferroic and magnetic nanocomposites
  • Spintornics materials
  • Glass, Glass-ceramic
  • Inorganic-organic hybrid nanocomposites

Professional Experience
  • Post-doctoral fellow University of Roma, Italy, in 1998 (Four months).
  • Post-doctoral fellow (STA) Japan, 1998-2000.
  • CSIR-RA in India, 2000-2002.
  • Joined in the Department of Physics of The University of Burdwan in 2002 (May) as a Lecturer.
  • Served as a Senior Lecturer during 2006 (May) -2010 (March) in the same Department.
  • Joined as Principal Scientist in the CAMP division at CMERI durgapur in 2010 (March). (PB-4)
  • Joined as Principal Scientist in the Sensor & Actuator division at CGCRI, Kolkata in 2014 (May).

Member
  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) - Life member
  • Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science - Life member
  • Thermophysical Society of India - Life member

Awards/Fellowship/Honors
  • CSIR fellowship (JRF) of Govt. Of India.
  • STA fellowship (JISTEC) of Govt. Of Japan (1998-2000).
  • Advisory Board member. South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi), 2012-2016.
  • Executive committee member, West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology, India.
  • Honorary Visiting Associate at S. N. Bose Centre (2007-2010).
  • Planning committee member, West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology, India.
  • Editorial Board member, Chem. Xpress, Global publication, India.
  • Bharat Joyti Award 2012 honoured by India International Friendship Society (IIFS).
  • Court member: The University of Burdwan (2008-2010), India.
  • MRSI Medal – 2016

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: In SCI Journal Papers= 87
Selected Papers:
  1. Nanoporous γ-alumina based novel sensor to detect trace moisture in high temperature and high pressure environment, D Saha, DK Ghara, M Pal*, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 222, (2016) 1043.
  2. Novel green phosphoresence from pristine ZnO quantum dots: Tuning of correlated color temperature. S. das, C.K. Ghosh*, R. Dey and M. Pal*, RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 236
  3. Influence of doping on crystal growth, structure and optical properties of nanocrystalline CaTiO3: a case study using small-angle neutron scattering. O. Mondal, M. Pal, R. Singh, D. Sen, S. Mazumder and M. Pal*, J. Appl. Cryst. 48 (2015) 836.
  4. Giant magnetodielectric and enhance multiferroic properties Sm-doped BiFeO3 nanoparticles. A.Mukherjee, S.Basu, P.K. Manna, S.M. Yusuf and M. Pal*, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2 (2014) 5885.
  5. Acetone and Ethanol sensing of barium hexaferrite particles: A case study considering the possibilities of non-conventional hexaferrite sensor. M. Karmakar, B. Mondal, M. Pal and K. Mukherjee, Sensor and Actuator B, 190 (2014) 627.
  6. Effects of annealing on structure and optical properties of Mn-substituted ZnO nanoparticles, B. Roy, O. Mondal, D. Sen, J. Bahadur, S. Mazumder and M. Pal* , J. Appl. Cryst. 44, (2011). 991.
  7. Strong and unusual violet blue emission in ring-shaped ZnO nanocrystals. O. Mondal and M. Pal*, J. Mater. Chem, 21,, 2011, 18354, DOI: 10.1039/C1JM13083H.
  8. Superparamagnetic Fluorescent Nickel-Enzyme Nanobioconjugates: Synthesis and characterization of a novel multifunctional biological probe. Pramod Kumar Verma, Anupam Giri, Nguyen TK Thanh, Le Duc Tung, Oindrila Mondal, Mrinal Pal, Samir Kumar Pal, J. Mater. Chem., 20 (2010) 3722.
  9. Structural characterization of manganese substituted nanocrystalline zinc oxide using small angle neutron scattering and high resolution transmission electron microscope B. Roy, B. Karmakar, J. Bahadur, S. Mazumder D. Sen and M. Pal*, J. Appl. Cryst. 42 (2009) 1085.
  10. Preparation of Pd/TiO2 Nanocomposite by Magnetron Sputtering M. Pal*, Takeshi SASAKI and Naoto KOSHIZAKI, Scripta Materialia,44 (2001)1817 .

PhD Supervision
Summary: Ph.D. completed: 4, Pursuing as registered scholar: 4.


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