Personal Profile of Dr. Shyamal Chatterjee

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Dr. Shyamal Chatterjee
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Basic Sciences
Office (Room No.) : Office No. 120, SBS
Phone No. (Office) : 674-713-5150
Email : shyamal@iitbbs.ac.in
Research Scholars : PhD awarded:- Dr. Satyanarayan Dhal, Dr. A.K. Behera; M.Sc. theses completed:-07
Courses Taught
1. B.Tech Physics (PH10001)
2. Atomic and Molecular Physics (PH5L009)
3. Electronics (PH5L005)
3. Accelerator based physics of solids (PH7L012)
4. Preparatory Physics.
5. Physics Practical courses (B.Tech and M.Sc.)
Research Interests
1. Engineering nanostructured materials by ion beam for energy and sensing applications 2. Electron emission from surface and molecules induced by ion collision
Degree Discipline Year School
Doctor of Science Natural Sciences (Physics) 2007 University of Heidelberg, Germany
Master of Science Physics 2002 IIT Kharagpur
Recent Publication (International Journals) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
"Nanoscale modification of one-dimensional single crystalline cuprous oxide" Nanotechnology , 30 (2019) 365304
Pritam Das, Manoj K. Rajbhar, , Robert G Elliman, Wolfhard Möller, Stefan Facsko and Shyamal Chatterjee*
Joining of two different ceramic nanomaterials for bottom-up fabrication of heterojunction devices; Applied Surface Science, 478 (2019) 651
Manoj K. Rajbhar, Pritam Das, Biswarup Satpati, Wolfhard Möller, Stefan Facsko, Roman Böttger, Niranjan Ramgir, Shyamal Chatterjee*
Superior electrical conduction of a water repelling 3D interconnected nano-network, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6 (2018) 1951
Satyanarayan Dhal, Pritam Das, Manoj K Rajbhar, Wolfhard Möller, Sriparna Chatterjee, Niranjan Ramgir, and Shyamal Chatterjee*
Tuning wettability of hydrogen titanate nanowire mesh by Na+ irradiation, AIP Conference Proceedings 1942 (2018) 080017.
Pritam Das and Shyamal Chatterjee*
“Superhydrophobic to hydrophilic transition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes induced by Na+ ion irradiation”, Nucl. Inst. Meth. B , 413 (2017) 31.
Pritam Das, Satyanarayan Dhal, Susanta Ghosh, Sriparna Chatterjee, Chandra S. Rout, Niranjan Ramgir, Shyamal Chatterjee*
Discrete nanoparticle formation via nanowelded network using hydrogen titanate nanotubes as precursor, Crystal Growth & Design, 17 (5) (2017) 2660
Satyanarayan Dhal, Shyamal Chatterjee* et al.,
Welding of copper oxide nano-columns by ion irradiation: Transition from hydrophilic to hydrophobic surface, AIP Conference Proceedings 1832 (2017) 080091
Satyanarayan Dhal, Sriparna Chatterjee, and Shyamal Chatterjee*
Adhesive hydrophobicity of Cu2O nano-columnar array induced by nitrogen ion irradiation”, Soft Matter, 11 (2015) 9211
S Dhal, Sriparna Chatterjee, U Manju, Lokesh C Tribedi, K V Thulasiram, W A Fernandez and Shyamal Chatterjee*
“Subshell-selective x-ray studies of radiative recombination of U92+ ions with electrons for very low relative energies”, Physical Review A, 92 (2015) 032710
D. Banas, M. Pajek, A. Surzhykov, Th.Stohlker, C. Brandau, A. Gumberidze, C. Kozhuharov, H. F. Beyer, S. Bohm, F. Bosch, M. Czarnota, S. Chatterjee et al.,
“Modification of ZnO nanowires induced by ion irradiation for device applications”, Journal of Atomic, Molecular, Condensate and Nano Physics, 2 (2015) 85
Satyanarayan Dhal, Akshaya Behera and Shyamal Chatterjee*
“Nano-welding and junction formation in hydrogen titanate nanowires by low-energy nitrogen ion irradiation”, Nanotechnology, 26 (2015) 235601
Satyanarayan Dhal, Shyamal Chatterjee*, Subhrangsu Sarkar, Lokesh C Tribedi, Rudheer Bapat and Pushan Ayyub
“Temporal wetting property of ‘‘Micro’’versus ‘‘Nano’’ rods of ZnO grown using the pressure dependent aqueous solution method”, New journal of Chemistry 39 (2015) 8993
Akshaya K. Behera, Pritam Das, Indrani Thakur, Sriparna Chatterjee and Shyamal Chatterjee*
“Effect of irradiation with argon ions on elastic scattering of spin-polarized electrons from W(110) surface”, Radiation Effects & Defects in Solids, 170 (2), (2015) 144
Satyanarayan Dhal, Shyamal Chatterjee*, Sergey Samarin, James F. Williams, Franz Giebels, Herbert Gollisch and Roland Feder
“Amorphization and recrystallization of single-crystalline hydrogen titanate nanowires by N+ ion irradiation”,Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 233505 (2014)
Akshaya K. Behera, Stefan Facsko, Malay K.Bandyopadyay, Siddhartha Das, and Shyamal Chatterjee*
Nanometer-scale sharpening and surface roughening of ZnO nanorods by argon ion bombardment; Applied Surface Science, 258 (2012) 7016
Shyamal Chatterjee*, Akshaya K. Behera, Amarabha Banerjee, Lokesh C. Tribedi, Tapobrata Som, and Pushan Ayyub
Electron interference in fast ion collisions with H2 and frequency parameter, Physica Scripta, 2011 (2011) 014040
S. Chatterjee, D Misra, P D Fainstein and L C Tribedi
Bethe binary-encounter peaks in the double differential cross sections for high-energy electron impact ionization of H2 and He, Physical Review A, 82 (2010) 052709
S. Chatterjee, A. Agnihotri, C. R. Stia, O. A. Foj´on, R. D. Rivarola and L. C. Tribedi
L3 subshell alignment of Au and Bi in collisions with 12-55 MeV carbon ions, Physical Review A 81 (2010) 062709
A. Kumar, A. N. Agnihotri , S. Chatterjee, S. Kasthurirangan, D. Misra, R. K. Choudhury, L. Sarkadi, and L. C. Tribedi
"Ionization of molecular hydrogen by 5 MeV/u bare fluorine ion and electron interference" J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 42 (2010) 125201
S. Chatterjee, D Misra, A H Kelkar, P D Fainstein and L C Tribedi
“Tuning optical and magnetic properties ZnO nanorods induced by Fe doping”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 14 (5), (2014) 3667
A K. Behera, N Mohapatra and S Chatterjee*
Recent Publication (International Conferences) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
“Ion beam modification of metal oxide based nanostructured surface for frontier applications”, 10th International Workshop on Nanoscale Pattern Formation at Surfaces 7-10 July 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK (Contributory talk)
Shyamal Chatterjee
“Ion beam modification of one-dimensional nanomaterials for tuning surface wettability”, 21st International conference on ion beam modification of materials (IBMM), June 24 – 29, 2018, San Antonio, Texas, USA (Contributory talk)
Shyamal Chatterjee
“Tuning wettability of nanostructured surface by ion beam irradiation”, International conference of complex fluids (CompFlu 2017), IIT Madras, 18-20 December, 2017 (Invited talk)
S. Chatterjee
“Welding of ceramic nanostructures”, International conference of laser deposition (iCOLD), 20-22 November, 2017, IIT Madras, (Invited talk)
S. Chatterjee
“Slow ions: A tool for welding ceramic nanomaterials”, International conference on nano structuring by ion beam (ICNIB 2017), 10-13, Oct, 2017, DAVV, Indore, India (Contributory talk)
S. Chatterjee
“Welding at nano dimension for device applications”, International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016), December 11-15, 2016, IISC, Bangalore, Page 48,ABS-6-ICYRAM (Talk)
Shyamal Chatterjee
"Ion irradiation induced bending and joining of inorganic nanowires”, Ions Beams in Materials Engineering and Characterizations 2016 (IBMEC 2016), 28 Sep – 1st Oct, IUAC, New Delhi, P-02, Page No. 57. [Received best poster award]
Satyanarayan Dhal and Shyamal Chatterjee*
“Interaction of electrons and ions with molecules”, Dr. Shyamal Chatterjee, “Design, Synthesis, Interactions, Chemical and Biochemical Activities of Different Functional Molecules” During February 04-06, 2016, Burdwan University; Page 26, IL-13. (Invited talk)
Shyamal Chatterjee
Modifying the wettability of Cu2O nano-columnar array by nitrogen ionirradiation”, 18th International Conference on Radiation Effects in Insulators (REI-18), 26th to 31st October 2015, Jaipur, India, Poster Code: P-14, Page No:67.
Satyanarayan Dhal and Shyamal Chatterjee
Interaction of electrons and ions with molecules and surfaces”, Conference on Exploring Fundamental Physics Using Atomic Systems (EFPAS-2015), PRL, Ahmedabad, 6-8 May, 2015, Page 38. (Invited Talk)
S. Chatterjee
“Ion induced modification of nanostructured metal-oxides to enhance device performance”, International Conference on Emerging Materials: Characterization & Application (EMCA-2014), CGCRI, Kolkata, December 4-6, 2014, C20, ICEMCA2014-Abs85, Page 67. (Talk)
A.K. Behera, S. Dhal and S. Chatterjee
Modification of one-dimensional nanostructures induced by ion irradiation for device applications”, 4 th International conference on Current developments in atomic, molecular optical and nano physics with applications (CDAMOP-2015) March 11th - 14 th , 2015, Delhi, CDAMOP2015-A-187, 314
S. Dhal, A.K. Behera and S. Chatterjee
"Electron interference in fast ion collisions with h2 and frequency parameter”: at the International Workshop on Highly Charged Ions and Atomic Collisions (WHCI 2012), held at TIFR, Mumbai, between March 28 - 31 02, 2012. (Invited Talk)
S. Chatterjee, D. Misra and L. C. Tribedi
Ionization of H2 and He in collision of 3 keV electrons and the Bethe binary-encounter peak, Fr042, XXVI International Conference on the Physics of Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC 2011) was held in Belfast, UK, July 27 and Aug 3, 2011
S. Chatterjee, A. Agnihotri, C. R. Stia, O. A. Foj´on, R. D. Rivarola and L. C. Tribedi
Academic Honors & Awards
  • 2019 - "Chief Guest" in the National Science Day (Feb 28) program at Centurion University, Paralakhemundi
  • 2018 - Recipient of prestigious Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) fellowship from Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum.
  • 2017- Member of the National Academy of Sciences India (MNASc)
  • 2016 - Ganesh Mishra Memorial Award from the Institute of Engineers (India)
  • 2015 - Guest Scientist at HZDR, Germany
  • 2013 - Recipient of Indo-Australia Science & Technology Fellowship (Collaborative research visit to University of Western Australia)
  • 2012 - Visiting Faculty position at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA (Teaching and research)
  • 2012 - Recipient of DAAD Fellowship under DAAD-IIT faculty exchange program (With TU Dresden, Germany).
  • 2009 - Best Young Physicist Award (S. N. Ghosal Award) from the Indian Physical Society.
  • 2000 - National Scholarship from the Govt. of India (Bachelor of Science)
Patents Granted / Filed
1. "Method of making titanate based superhydrophobic coating on metal/metal alloy surafce using ion and/or elecron irradiation.Inventors: Shyamal Chatterjee*, Kisor K. Sahu, Satyanarayan Dhal, Anil Pathak, Shreeja Das, Soumyabrata Basak and and V. Sai Pranav; Patent Filed (Reference No. 201631040277).
2. “Nano-material for joining of nanostructured materials and a method thereof”, Inventors: Shyamal Chatterjee*, Satyanarayan Dhal, Kisor K. Sahu, Anil Pathak and Pritam Das; Patent Filed (Reference No. 02806341602201750706).
Project Grants (as P.I.)

Research projects:

 1. Title: "Ion induced modification of nanostructured materials and tuning of surface wetting property"
    Funding agency: SERB, Department of Science and Technology
    Status: Ongoing
2. Title: "Ion irradiation induced modification of one-dimensional functional nano-materials"
    Funding agency: BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy
   Status: Ongoing.
3. Title: "Ion bombardment on nano-structured metal-oxides: Study of structural, physical, optical and         electronic properties"
    Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology
    Status: Completed.
4. Title: "Study of electronic structure and magnetic properties of surfaces and thin films using two-electron coincidence     spectroscopy"
     Funding agency: INSA
     Status: Completed.
5. Title: "Three dimensional heterojunction nanostructures for photovoltaic applications"
     Funding agency: Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
    Status: Completed.
6. Title: "Ionization studies of molecules by electron impact"
    Funding agency: IIT Bhubaneswar
   Status: Completed.

Consultancy Projects:

1. Title: "Review of Sciencehopper lab in the class programme – Physics"

     Funding agency: Sciencehopper Education Private Limited, Bangalore     

    Status: Completed.