Energy Research Unit

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Jadavpur, Kolkata 700 032, India

Phone: +91-33-24734971 (Ext. 1600)
Fax: +91-33-24732805

B.Sc.(Physics-Hons), M.Sc.(Physics), Ph.D.(Sc) from University of Calcutta


Professional Positions in IACS:
Lecturer – 1988–1991
Senior Lecturer – 1991–1997
Reader – 1997–2003
Professor – 2003–2007
Senior Professor – 2007–continuing


Professional Activities Abroad:

UNIDO Fellow, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA – 1989
UNIDO Fellow, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Colorado, USA – 1989
UNIDO Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan – 1990
Visiting Scientist, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan – 2001
Charge de Recherche (Senior), Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France – 2002

Visiting Project (Collaborative) PI, National Taiwan University, Taiwan – 2010, 2011, 2012


Awards and Fellowship:

Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology – 2008


Memberships of Learned Bodies:

Life Member of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Life Member of the Materials Research Society of India
Life Member of the Indian Science Congress
Life Member of the Indian Physical Society
Life Member of the Solar Energy Society of India



# 1 US Patent No: 6,960,528
Date of Award: 1st November, 2005
Title: ‘Method of forming a nanotip array in a substrate by forming masks on portions of the substrate and etching the unmasked portions’

# 2 Taiwan, ROC Patent Number: I-233161,
Effective Period: 21st May, 2005 – 4th September, 2023.
Title: ‘High Density Nanotip Arrays: Fabrication and Application’


Dr. Debajyoti Das
Senior Professor

Candidates of Physics & Chemistry (Physical & Inorganic) having NET-CSIR or INSPIRE Fellowship may apply with CV
for Ph.D


Research Interests:
Development of Nanomaterials for Energy Applications: (Silicon and Germanium Quantum-Dots, Nano-rods, Nano-tips & Superlattice structures; Carbon Nano-tubes, Nano-Diamond, DLC & Graphine; TCO films e.g., ITO, SnO2 & doped ZnO2 nanostructures)

Research Projects under Execution:

Funded by: (under Nano Science & Technology Mission) Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Funded by: The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of. India.


Foreign Collaborations:
National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China


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last updated on January 27, 2016