Dr Asit Patra

Dr. Asit Patra
Designation:
Sr. Scientist
Department:
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
apatra@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:
  • DP/DU No. and Name: 1.03, Organic & Hybrid Solar Cell Group, Physics of Energy Harvesting Division
  • Current position and Address: Senior Scientist, OPV Building, CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, Dr. K. S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi - 110012, India.
  • Date of Birth: 28/02/1977
  • Educational Qualifications:
  • DegreeSubjectUniversity/InstituteYear
    Ph.D.Organic Synthesis India Institute of Technology; Kharagpur 2000-2006
    M. Sc.Chemistry; Organic (spcilization)Vidyasagar University; WB1997-1999
    B. Sc.

    Chemistry (Hons), Phys. & Math. (Pass)

    Vidyasagar University; WB

    1994-1997

  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • YearDurationResearch fieldInstitute
    (in India/Abroad)
    Fellowship
    2010-20122 YearsSupramolecular chemistry/ MacromoleculesUniversity of Cambridge, UKMarie Curie international fellowship
    2009-20101 YearPolymers / Plastic Solar CellsUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, USAPostdoc fellowship, USA
    2006-20093 YearsOrganic Electronic Materials

    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

    Feinberg fellowship, Israel
  • Date of Joining NPL:
  • 08/10/2012

  • No. of Publications:
  • SCI JournalsConference/ proceedingsBooksTotal
    18 Nil 1 19
  • No. of Patents :
  • 1
  • Current Activity :
  • (Not more than 50 words)
    • Design & synthesis of conjugated polymers & small molecules for plastic solar cells.
    • Structure-property relationship in organic materials.
    • Applications of computational methods to the problems in organic/materials chemistry (Gaussian).
    • Organic Electrochemistry

  • Honours and Award:
    • 2000- JRF-CSIR
    • 2000-GATE, 98.25 Percentile
    • 2003- SRF-CSIR
    • 2008- Feinberg Postdoctoral Fellowship at Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
    • 2010- Marie Curie International Fellowship at University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Any other information: Nil
  • Blood Group: O-

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