Debajyoti Mahanta

Debajyoti Mahanta

Assistant Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (IISc)

Physical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- debam@gauhati.ac.in

PhD Students:

1. Sibani Majumdar (CSIR-SRF)

2. Gayatri Konwar

3. Bhanita Goswami

Project Students:

Dibya Jyoti Koiri

MSc Project Students

1. Krideep Talukdar

2. Riya Dev

3. Sabina Yeasmin

Research Interest:

1. Conducting Polymer Nano-composites

2. Environmental Chemistry

3. Electrochemistry

4. Energy Storage materials

Collaboration:

1. IISc Bangalore

2. JNCASR Bangalore

3. IIT Gauhati

4. Tezpur University

5. NIT Maghalaya

 

1. Statistical Thermodynamics

2. Polymer Chemistry

3. Electrochemistry

4. Materials Chemistry

 From Gauhati University

1. S. Majumdar, J. Nath, D. Mahanta, “Surface modified polypyrrole for the efficient removal of phenolic compounds from aqueous medium” J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 2018, 6 (2), 2588-2596.

2. S. Majumdar, D. Mahanta, “One-Step Preparation of Freestanding Polypyrrole Films at Air-Water Interface” ChemistrySelect 2017, 2 (31), 9930-9933.

3. P. Baruah, D. Mahanta, “Adsorption and Reduction: Combined Effect of Polyaniline Emeraldine salt for removal of Cr (VI) from Aqueous Medium” Bull. Mater. Sci. 2016, 39, 875.

4. S. Majumdar, U. Saikia, D. Mahanta, “Polyaniline- Coated Filter Papers: Cost Effective Hybrid Materials for Adsorption of dyes” J. chem. eng. Data 2015, 60, 3382-3391.

5. M. Goswami, L. Borah, D. Mahanta, P. Phukan, “ Equilibrium modeling, kinetic and thermodynamic studies on the adsorption of Cr(VI) using activated carbon derived from matured tea leaves” J. Porous Mater. 2014, 21, 1025-1034.

From IISc Bangalore

6. D. Mahanta, N. Munichandraiah, S. Radhakrishnan, G. Madras, S. Patil, “Polyaniline Modified Electrodes for Detection of Dyes” Synth. Met.  2011, 161, 659.

7. D. Mahanta, U. Manna, G. Madras, S. Patil, “Multilayer self-Assembly of TiO2 Nanoparticles and Polyaniline-Grafted-Chitosan Copolymer (CPANI) for Photocatalysis” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3, 84. 

8. S. Radhakrishnan, C. R. Siju, D. Mahanta, S. Patil, G. Madras,“Conducting Polyaniline-nano TiO2 Composites for Smart Corrosion Resistant Coatings” Electrochem. Acta, 2009 54, 1249.

9. D. Mahanta, G. Madras, S. Radhakrishnan, S. Patil, “Adsorption and Desorption Kinetics of Anionic Dyes on Doped Polyaniline” J. Phys. Chem B, 2009 113, 2293.

10. D. Mahanta, G. Madras, S. Radhakrishnan, S. Patil, “Adsorption of Sulfonated dyes by Polyaniline Emeraldine Salt and Its Kinetics” J. Phys. Chem B 2008, 112, 10153.

11.  B. Muktha, D. Mahanta, S. Patil, G. Madras, “Synthesis and Photocatalytic Activity of Poly(3-hexylthiophene)/ TiO2 Composites” J. Solid State Chem. 2007, 180, 2986.

 

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 1. JNCASR Visiting Fellowship (2017-18)

 Completed Projects:

1. Synthesis and Application of conducting polymer nanocomposites. (UGC Start Up Grant)

Ongoing Projects:

1. Adsorption studies on Low cost Biomaterials and Chemical Modifications of Bio-adsorbents Available in North‐East India. [Sponsored by Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC)]

Approved Projects:

1. Design and Synthesis of Hierarchically Porous Materials-Conducting Polymer Composites for Electrochemical Supercapacitors [DST sponsored Project under EMR Scheme] 

 Dr. Debajyoti Mahanta

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

Gauhati University

Jalukbari, Guwahati-14

Email: debam@gauhati.ac.in

debam2@gmail.com

Ph No. 91-8011132855