M.Tech. : Gifu University, Japan (2001)
Ph.D. : Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany (2005)
Post Doctoral Fellow : University of Huddersfield, UK (2007)
Research Areas : Heterogeneous Catalysis


  • Synthesis and characterization of silica MCM-48 as carrier of size-confined nanocrystalline metal oxides particles inside the pore system

    H. Gies, S. Grabowski, M. Bandyopadhyay, W. Grünert, O.P. Tkachenko, K.V. Klementiev, A. Birkner, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 60 (2003) 31.
  • Design of a highly active base catalyst through utilizing organic-solvent-treated layered silicate Hiroshima University Silicates

    Nao Tsunoji, Mahuya Bandyopadhyay, Yuya Yagenji, Hidechika Nishida, Masahiro Sadakane,Tsuneji Sano, Dalton Transaction, 2017, 46, 7441–7450, DOI: 10.1039/c7dt00698e
  • Gold nano-particles stabilized in mesoporous MCM-48 as active CO-oxidation catalyst.

    M. Bandyopadhyay, O. Korsak, M.W.E. van den Berg , W. Grünert, A. Birkner, W. Li, F. Schüth, H. Gies, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 89 (2006) 158.
  • The reduction of copper in porous matrices.

    O.P. Tkachenko, K.V. Klementiev, N. Koc, X. Yu, M. Bandyopadhyay, S. Grabowski, H. Gies, W. Grünert, in: E. van Stehen et al. (Eds.), Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Elsevier, Recent Advances in the Science and Technology of Zeolites and Relate
  • MCM-48 as a support for sulfonic acid catalysts.

    M. Bandyopadhyay, N.R. Shiju, D.R. Brown, Catalysis Communications, 11 (2010) 660.
  • Mesoporous MCM-48 Immobilized with Aminopropyltriethoxysilane: A Potential Catalyst for Transesterification of Triacetin

    Mahuya Bandyopadhyay, Nao Tsunoji, Tsuneji Sano, Catalysis Letters (2017) 147:1040–1050, DOI:10.1007/s10562-017-1997-5
  • Reduction of copper in porous matrixes. Stepwise and autocatalytic reduction routes

    O.P. Tkachenko, K.V. Klementiev, M.W.E. van den Berg, N. Koc, M. Bandyopadhyay, A. Birkner, C. Wöll, H. Gies, W. Grünert, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109 (2005) 20979.
  • CO oxidation with Au/TiO2 aggregates encapsulated in the mesopores of MCM-48: Model studies on activation, deactivation and metal–support interaction.

    M. W. E. van den Berg, A. De Toni, M. Bandyopadhyay, H. Gies, and W. Grünert, Applied Catalysis A, 391 (2011) 268.
  • Metal Oxide Nano-Particles Supported on Mesoporous Matrices: A Comparative Study on Structural Behavior

    Mahuya Bandyopadhyay, Hermann Gies, Wolfgang Grünert, Maurits van den Berg, Alexander Birkner, Advanced Porous Materials, Vol. 4, 166–178, 2016, DOI:10.1166/apm.2016.1111
  • Synthesis of MCM-48 by microwave hydrothermal process.

    M. Bandyopadhyay, H. Gies, Comptes Rendus Chimie, 8 (2005) 621.
  • Catalytic performance of silicoaluminophosphate (SAPO) molecular sieves in the isopropylation of bipheny.

    M. Bandyopadhyay, R. Bandyopadhyay, S. Tawada, Y. Kubota, Y. Sugi, Applied Catalysis A, 225 (2002) 51.
  • Metal-supported Catalysts Encapsulated in Mesoporous Solids , Challenges and Opportunities of a Model Concept.

    W Grunert, H. Gies, M. Muhler, S. Polarz, C. W. Lehmann, D. Grossmann, M. van den Berg, O. P. Tkachenko, A. De Toni, I. Sinev, M. Bandyopadhyay, V. Narkede, A. Dreier, K. V. Klementiev, A. Birkner, E. Loffler, Physica Status Solidi B, 1 13 (2013)/DOI 10.
  • Formation and stabilization of ZnO nanoparticles inside MCM-48 porous support via post-synthetic organometallic route

    Mahuya Bandyopadhyay, Hermann Gies, Wolfgang Grünert, Maurits Van Den Berg, Alexander Birkner, Advanced Materials Letters, 2015, 6(11), 978-983, DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2015.5963
  • Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous MCM-48 containing TiO2 nanoparticles.

    M. Bandyopadhyay, A. Birkner, M.W.E van den Berg, K.V. Klementiev, W. Schmidt, W. Grünert, H. Gies, Chemistry of Materials, 17 (2005) 3820.
  • The structure of zinc and copper oxide species hosted in porous siliceous matrices.

    O.P. Tkachenko, K.V. Klementiev, E. Loffler, I. Ritzkopf, F. Schüth, M. Bandyopadhyay, S. Grabowski, H. Gies, V. Hagen, M. Muhler, L. Lianhai, R.A. Fischer, W. Grünert, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 5 (2003) 4325.
  • Cu/ZnO aggregates in siliceous mesoporous matrices: Development of a new model methanol synthesis catalyst.

    M.W.E. van den Berg, S. Polarz, O.P. Tkachenko, K.V. Klementiev, M. Bandyopadhyay, L. Khodeir, H. Gies, M. Muhler, W. Grünert, Journal of Catalysis, 241 (2006) 446.


  • 2004 March 3-5: 16th German Zeolite Meeting, Dresden, Germany

    (M. Bandyopadhyay, A. Birkner, H. Gies Synthesis and characterization of Ti-containing mesoporous MCM-48)
  • 2005 June 7-10: Nanoporous Materials IV, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

    (M. Bandyopadhyay, M.W.E. van den Berg, W.Grünert, H. Gies Formation of nano-sized Au particles inside Ti-MCM-48)
  • 2008 March 31-April 2: British Zeolite Association (BZA) 31st Annual Meeting, Keele University, UK

    (M. Bandyopadhyay, H. Gies, W. Grünert, F. Schüth, D.R. Brown Gold nano-particles on TiO2-MCM-48 as an active catalyst for CO oxidation)
  • 2004 May 1-4: 4th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS), Cape Town, South Africa

    (M. Bandyopadhyay, A. Birkner, H. Gies Synthesis and characterization of Ti-containing mesoporous MCM-48)