M.Sc. : IIT Guwahati, Assam (2009)
Ph.D. : IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (2014)
Post Doctoral Fellow : Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea (2015)
Research : Molecular Magnetism, Biomimetic Chemistry

Publications

  • Preferential and Enhanced Adsorption of Different Dyes on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: A Comparative Study

    Bedabrata Saha, Sourav Das, Jiban Saikia, and Gopal Das, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2011, 115 , 8024.
  • Novel Chemosensor for the Visual Detection of Copper(II) in Aqueous Solution at the ppm Level

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Sourav Das, Rajeev Yadav, Sakiat Hossain, Rashmi Parihar , Ganesh Subramaniam and Pratik Sen, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 8664.
  • Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Family of Heterometallic Pentanuclear [Co4Ln] (Ln = Gd(III), Dy(III), Tb(III) and Ho(III)) Assemblies

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Sourav Das, Atanu Dey,Sakiat Hossain, Francesc Lloret and Emilio Pardo, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 4506.
  • Tetranuclear Lanthanide (III) Complexes Containing Dimeric Subunits: Single-Molecule Magnet Behavior for the Dy4 Analogue

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Sourav Das, Atanu Dey, Sakiat Hossain and Jean-Pascal Sutter, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11956.
  • Linear, Edge-Sharing, Heterometallic Trinuclear [CoII-LnIII-CoII] (LnIII = GdIII, DyIII, TbIII and HoIII) Complexes: Slow Relaxation of Magnetization in the DyIII Derivative

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Sourav Das, Atanu Dey, Sakiat Hossain, Subrata Kundu and Enrique Colacio, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 397.
  • Hydroxide-free Cubane-Shaped Tetranuclear [Ln4] Complexes

    Sourav Das, Atanu Dey, Sourav Biswas, Enrique Colacio and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 3417.
  • Molecular Magnets Based on Homometallic Hexanuclear Lanthanide (III) Complexes

    Sourav Das, Sakiat Hossain, Atanu Dey, Sourav Biswas, Jean-Pascal Sutter and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Inorg.Chem. 2014, 53, 3417.
  • Heterometallic Trinuclear Linear {NiII-LnIII-NiII} Complexes (LnIII = Gd, Tb, Dy and Ho) with Mutually Twisted Planar Ni(μ-phenolate)2Ln Bridging Fragments: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetothermal Properties

    Sourav Das, Atanu Dey, Subrata Kundu, Sourav Biswas, A. J. Mota, Enrique Colacio and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 1876.
  • Heterometallic Pentanuclear [Ni4Ln] (Ln= Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho) Complexes: Accidental Orthogonality Leading to Ferromagnetic Interactions

    Sourav Das, Sakiat Hossain, Atanu Dey, Sourav Biswas, Emilio Pardo, Francesc Lloret and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 3393.
  • Amending the Anisotropy Barrier and Luminescence Behavior of Heterometallic Trinuclear Linear [MII-LnIII-MII] (LnIII= Gd, Tb, Dy; MII = Mg / Zn) Complexe by Change from Divalent Paramagnetic to Diamagnetic Metal ions

    Sourav Das, K. S. Bejoymohandas, Atanu Dey, Sourav Biswas, M. L. P. Reddy, Silvia Titos Padilla, Enrique Colacio and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Chem. Euro. J. 2015, 21, 6449.
  • Decanuclear Ln10 Wheels and Vertex-Shared Spirocyclic Ln5 Cores: Synthesis, Structure, SMM Behavior, and MCE Properties

    Sourav Das, Atanu Dey, Subrata Kundu, Sourav Biswas, Ramakirushnan Suriya Narayanan, Silvia Titos-Padilla, Giulia Lorusso, Marco Evangelisti, Enrique Colacio, Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Chem. Euro. J. 2015, 21, 16955–16967.
  • Cyclo- and Carbophosphazene-Supported Ligands for the Assembly of Heterometallic (Cu2+/Ca2+, Cu2+/Dy3+, Cu2+/Tb3+) Complexes: Synthesis, Structur and Magnetism

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Tapas Senapati, Atanu Dey, Sourav Das, Marguerite Kalisz and Rodolphe Clérac, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 2031.
  • Syntheses, Structures, and Magnetic Properties of a Family of Heterometallic Heptanuclear [Cu5Ln2] (Ln = Y(III), Lu(III), Dy(III), Ho(III), Er(III), and Yb(III)) Complexes: Observation of SMM behavior for the Dy(III) and Ho(III) Analogues

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Atanu Dey, Sourav Das, Mathieu Rouzières and Rodolphe Clérac, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 2588.
  • Syntheses and Structures of a Family of Heterometallic Pentanuclear [MnIII3LnNa] (Ln = Dy, Tb, Gd and Nd) Complexes: H-bonding Reduces the Nuclearity From Nine to Five

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Atanu Dey, Sourav Das and Subrata Kundu, CrystEngComm. 2014, 16, 1304.
  • S-Shaped Decanuclear Heterometallic [Ni8Ln2] Complexes [Ln(III) = Gd, Tb, Dy and Ho]:Theoretical Modeling of the Magnetic Properties of the Gadolinium Analogue

    Sakiat Hossain, Sourav Das, Amit Chakraborty, Francesc Lloret, Joan Cano, Emilio Pardo, and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 10164.
  • Tetranuclear [2×2] Square-Grid Lanthanide(III) Complexes: Syntheses, Structures, and Magnetic Properties

    Sourav Biswas, Sourav Das, Jan van Leusen, Paul Kögerler and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 4159.
  • Pentanuclear [2.2] spirocyclic lanthanide(III) complexes: slow magnetic relaxation of the DyIII analogue

    Sourav Biswas, Sourav Das, Jan van Leusen, Paul Kögerler and Vadapalli Chandrasekhar Dalton Trans. 2015, 2015, 44, 19282-19293
  • Rhombus-Shaped Tetranuclear [Ln4] Complexes [Ln = Dy(III) and Ho(III)]: Synthesis, Structure, and SMM Behavior

    Vadapalli Chandrasekhar, Sakiat Hossain, Sourav Das, Sourav Biswas and Jean-Pascal Sutter, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 6346.

Academic Achievements

  • Qualified Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) 2007, conducted by all IITs jointly

  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) in Chemistry (2009) (Percentile score 99.38, All India Rank 42).

  • Qualified Joint CSIR-UGC NET, June 2008 in CSIR category

Conferences attended

  • 3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry

    3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry, In New Delhi, India (October 17-20, 2011).
  • DST PAC meeting

    DST PAC meeting, monitoring workshop and mini-symposium on Inorganic Chemistry, In IIT Kanpur, India (April 2-4, 2010).
  • Mini symposium

    Mini symposium in honour of Prof S. Sarkar was held on March 2, 2012 in IIT Kanpur, India
  • 4rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry

    the 4rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry, In Jeju, South Korea (November 04-07, 2013)