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PhD Student: Sumit Kumar Panja

Email: sumitpanjabhu{at}gmail.com
Phone: +91-936919-4364

Academic Qualifications:

PDF 2016- IISc., Bangalore (as National PDF fellow)
Ph.D    2016 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi,India
M.Sc. 2010 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi,India
B.Sc.        2008 University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India


  • One year experience as a Junior Research Fellow in a CSIR Funded Project entitled: Spectroscopic Study of Singlet Radical Pair Recombination in Reaction Cavities in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids, Polyethylene Film and Conventional Solvents”.
  • M.Sc Project detail: "Solvatochromic Study of Reinhardt dye in Binary Solvent Mixture by UV-Vis method."


  • Experience in performing ab initio and DFT electronic structure theory calculations using routinely used software packages.
  • Experience in using a commercial UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Varian, Cary Bio-100) for low-temperature experiments in solution.


  • Synthesis and Photophysical properties of functionalized Ionic Liquids & their Application in Organic Synthesis.
  • Excited State Proton Transfer Process in Conventional Solvent and Ionic Liquids.
  • Synthesis & Application of Organic Dye.
  • Energetic Ionic Salt: Synthesis and its application as high energy density material.
  • Ab initio and DFT Calculation in Chemistry  


  • Qualified for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in 2009 and 2010.
  • Qualified for the National Eligibility Test (NET) in the subject Chemical Sciences under the Joint CSIR-UGC test and Eligibility for Lectureship and received theLectureship under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Eligibility for Lectureship in 2010 (Dec), 2011 (Dec.).


Sumit Kumar Panja, Nidhi Dwivedi, Satyen Saha, Tetrahedron Letters, 53, 2012, 6167.

Sumit Kumar Panja, Satyen Saha, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 14495.


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