School of Natural Sciences
Centre for Applied Chemistry

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Soumen Dey


Assistant Professor
Centre for Applied Chemistry

Cell: +917870361886, +91-9661399711

Area of Interest:   Supramolecular, host-guest, Pollution control
Brief introduction   Awarded Ph.D (2009) from IIT Kanpur, Obtained M.Sc (2000) & B.Ed (2001) from Visva Bharati University. UGC-JRF at Presidency University (2001-2003).
  1. DST Fast track grant, SERB-DST, India
  2. Dr. D. S. Bhakuni Young Scientist Award
  3. U. Annapurna and Satyanarayan memorial Young Scientist Award
Courses Taught  
  1. Modern Techniques of Analytical Chemistry (CHM-421020)
  2. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (CHM-411040)
  3. Chemistry in Everyday Life (CHM-311050)
  4. Inorganic Chemistry-II (CHM-221140)
  5. Inorganic Chemistry-I
  6. Principles of Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry-I & II (CHM-110030, 120030)
  7. Industrial Chemistry
  8. Inorganic Chemistry Lab
Collaboration   IIT Ropar, CSMCRI Bhavnagar, IISER Bhopal, IISER Mohali
Experience of Handling Instruments   Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS), UV Vis-Spectrophotometer, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
Adminsitrative Responsiblities  
  1. Coordinator, Center for Education
  2. Warden, Boys Hostel
  3. Member, School Board of Natural Sciences
  4. Member, Board of Studies, Center for Applied Chemistry/Education
  5. Member, Advisory Committee & Course Curriculum Committee, Center for Education.
  6. Chairman, Local Purchase Committee, Center for Education
  7. Member, Mess inspection Committee
  8. Member, Examination Committee
  9. Mentor, Semester-X students od CAC
Articles Published/Accepted  
  1. B. R. Manna, Soumen Dey, Susanta Debnath, U.C.Ghosh; Water Qual. Res. J. Canada, 2003, (special issue) 193-210.
  2. Soumen Dey, Saswati Goswami, U. C. Ghosh; Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 2004, 254.
  3. Sawati Goswami, Soumen Dey, U. C. Ghosh, Chemical & Environmental Research, 2004, 13, 117-126.
  4. Soumen Dey, Shahana Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Sarkar*; Current Science. 2005, 1913-1916.
  5. Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Soumen Dey, Suman Maji, Kuntal Pal, Sabyasachi Sarkar*; Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 7699-7701.
  6. Soumen Dey, Kuntal Pal, Sabyasachi Sarkar* Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 5851-5854.
  7. Soumen Dey, Kuntal Pal, Sabyasachi Sarkar*; Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 5481-5485.
  8. Soumen Dey, Kuntal Pal, Sabyasachi Sarkar*, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 960-964.
  9. Soumen Dey, Kuntal Pal, Sabyasachi Sarkar, Banashree Dey*; 2015, under revision.
  1. Poster Presented at 17th CRSI NSC Symposium, held at CSIR-NCL Pune, February 6-8, 2015.
  2. XXXIII Annual National Conference of Indian Council of Chemists held at ISM Dhanbad on December 15-17, 2014.
  3. National Seminar on Ecosystem & Biodiversity: Bank of Natural Capital, held at The Graduate School, College for Women, Jamshedpur India, March 27-28, 2012.
  4. National Seminar on “Science and Nature: Tagore’s vision and its Relevance (NSSNT)” held at Visva Bharati, Santiniketan during March 12-13, 2011.
  5. Oral presentation for 29th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists held at Punjab University Chandigarh, India during December 26-28, 2010.
  6. International Conference on Recent Research Trends in Chemical Sciences (ICRRTCS-09) and 46th Annual Convention of Chemists”- Proceedings pp. A18-19, held at VIT Vellore, India during December 02-06, 2009 organized by Indian Chemical Society.   
  7. 55th Orientation Program” during November 04 – December 01, 2009 organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, Ranchi University Ranchi held Ranchi, India.
  8. 27th Annual Conference in Chemistry”- Abstracts, pp. 216-217, during December 26-28, 2008 organized by Indian Council of Chemists held at Gurukul Kangri University Hardwar, India.
  9. 45th Annual Convention and International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemistry” held at Karnataka University Dharwad, India during November 24-27, 2008 organized by Indian Chemical Society.
  10. Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry”- Abstracts during December 6-8, 2007, held at I.I.T. Madras, India.
  11. India-EU Ministerial Science Congress for motivation of youth” held on 6th February, 2006 at Vigyan Bhavana, New Delhi, India.
  12. National Symposium in Chemistry – Abstracts pp. 46-47” during February 3-5, 2006 held at I.I.T. Bombay, Powai, India.
  13. Chemfest-2006, poster No.25” on April 1, 2006 held at I.I.T. Kanpur, India.
  14. 39th Annual Convention of Chemists – Abstracts, Paper No. AEC(AP)-29” during December 23-26, 2002 held at Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Any Other Information  
  1. Awarded DST-Fast Track Young Scientist grant (Rs. 24.50 Lakh) - ongoing
  2. Guiding 2 Ph.D students, 1 DST-JRF.
  3. Guided 10 M.Sc project students.