Dr Somenath Chatterjee

Dr Somenath Chatterjee

Professor and Head

Centre for Materials Science & Nano Technology

My Name is Dr Somenath Chatterjee, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor and Headin Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering , SMIT.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Somenath Chatterjee is Professor in the Department of CMSNT at SMIT.

    • Head of the Centre for Materials Science & Nanotechnology (CMSNT).
    • Guided Students for smooth running of their conducting research.
    • Execution of the Government sponsored research project.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Introduction of Quantum & Nano-electronics
    Subject code
    :
    MN1731
    Year / Semester
    :
    2018/VII
    Subject
    :
    Nanoparticle catalysts: Synthesis & Characterization
    Subject code
    :
    MN5110
    Year / Semester
    :
    2018/ course work
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Materials Science (Electronics)
    Institute
    :
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Year of passing
    :
    2004
    Degree
    :
    MSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Physics & Techno-physics: Solid State Physics
    Institute
    :
    Vidhyasagar University, West Bengal
    Year of passing
    :
    1997
    Degree
    :
    B. Sc.
    Specialisation
    :
    Physics
    Institute
    :
    Vidyasagar University
    Year of passing
    :
    1995
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    i) Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering ii) Centre for Materials Science & Nano-Technology, SMIT, Sikkim Manipal University, India
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:Teaching: Undergraduate and post-graduate students Administration: Departmental official responsibilities Research: Guided Project students
    Tenure
    :
    2011-2016
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Techno India, Salt Lake, Kolkata, Under West Bengal University of Technology, India
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:Teaching: Framed out the syllabus for MTech course and taught the course Administration: Coordinator of MTech in VLSI and Microelectronics course Research: Guided Project students
    Tenure
    :
    2009-2011
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Photovoltaic Group, InESS (Institute of Electronics of Solids and Systems) CNRS-UMR-7163, Universite de Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
    Designation
    :
    CNRS Fellow
    Role:Research: Studied the advance concepts of photovoltaic solar cells (Process flow) based on multi-/ poly-crystalline Silicon film deposited on foreign substrates
    Tenure
    :
    2008-2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
    Designation
    :
    Nanotechnology Scientist
    Role:Research: Developed new process for nano-crystalline Silicon using PVD technique; Maintained Clean room activities; Helped the students to perform their research work
    Tenure
    :
    2007-2008
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Electrical Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, TN, India
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:Teaching: Prepared syllabus on MTech Nanotechnology program for 2006-08 academic year and onwards first time in India; Designed and setup the Nanotechnology laboratory in the institute Administration: Procurement of the Instrument Research: Guided Project students
    Tenure
    :
    2006-2007
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Thin Film Nano and Microelectronics Research Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Designation
    :
    Post-Doctoral Research Associate
    Role:Research: Studied the integration issues of high –k materials as gate insulators and metal nitrides as gate electrodes in CMOS devices for sub-65 nm technology node; Optimised the electrical measurement processes to determine the different charge defects presence in ultra-thin oxide layers ; Developed a process to extract the metal work function values for different metal gate electrode with stacked gate dielectrics
    Tenure
    :
    2003-2006
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Somenath Chatterjee is Professor in the Department of CMSNT at SMIT.

    • Head of the Centre for Materials Science & Nanotechnology (CMSNT).
    • Guided Students for smooth running of their conducting research.
    • Execution of the Government sponsored research project.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Introduction of Quantum & Nano-electronics MN1731 2018/VII
    Nanoparticle catalysts: Synthesis & Characterization MN5110 2018/ course work
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Materials Science (Electronics) Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 2004
    MSc Physics & Techno-physics: Solid State Physics Vidhyasagar University, West Bengal 1997
    B. Sc. Physics Vidyasagar University 1995
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    i) Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering ii) Centre for Materials Science & Nano-Technology, SMIT, Sikkim Manipal University, India Associate Professor Teaching: Undergraduate and post-graduate students Administration: Departmental official responsibilities Research: Guided Project students 2011-2016
    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Techno India, Salt Lake, Kolkata, Under West Bengal University of Technology, India Assistant Professor Teaching: Framed out the syllabus for MTech course and taught the course Administration: Coordinator of MTech in VLSI and Microelectronics course Research: Guided Project students 2009-2011
    Photovoltaic Group, InESS (Institute of Electronics of Solids and Systems) CNRS-UMR-7163, Universite de Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France CNRS Fellow Research: Studied the advance concepts of photovoltaic solar cells (Process flow) based on multi-/ poly-crystalline Silicon film deposited on foreign substrates 2008-2009
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA Nanotechnology Scientist Research: Developed new process for nano-crystalline Silicon using PVD technique; Maintained Clean room activities; Helped the students to perform their research work 2007-2008
    School of Electrical Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, TN, India Assistant Professor Teaching: Prepared syllabus on MTech Nanotechnology program for 2006-08 academic year and onwards first time in India; Designed and setup the Nanotechnology laboratory in the institute Administration: Procurement of the Instrument Research: Guided Project students 2006-2007
    Thin Film Nano and Microelectronics Research Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA Post-Doctoral Research Associate Research: Studied the integration issues of high –k materials as gate insulators and metal nitrides as gate electrodes in CMOS devices for sub-65 nm technology node; Optimised the electrical measurement processes to determine the different charge defects presence in ultra-thin oxide layers ; Developed a process to extract the metal work function values for different metal gate electrode with stacked gate dielectrics 2003-2006
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Semiconductor Materials: Processing and Characterisation, Materials Science
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Microelectronics Processing Technology, Photovoltaic, Nano Electronics, Materials Science: Electrical (Solar cell, gas sensor) & Electronic (MOSFET, TFT etc.) devices
    Areas of research
    :
    Micro- and Nano-Electronics: Modelling & Processing, Solar Cell: Modelling & Processing, i) Growth and characterization of new Zinc based nanomaterials and its application in Bio-medical, Photo-catalytic for organic dyes etc. ii) Gas sensors using graphene (synthesized from natural cellulosic material) iii) Thin film Silicon based solar cell
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation
    :
    Photocatalytic Degradation of used LASER dye solution Sanctioned by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Govt. of India
    Role:PI
    Tenure
    :
    25 Lakhs
    Organisation
    :
    Cost-effective thin-film polycrystalline-silicon solar modules, Sanctioned by: Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
    Role:PI
    Tenure
    :
    110 Lakhs
    Organisation
    :
    Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Activity of Pure and Metal Doped Semiconductor Nanocomposites, Sponsored by DST-WOS-A scheme, Govt. of India
    Role:PI/Scientist
    Tenure
    :
    26 Lakhs
    Organisation
    :
    Cost Effective Synthesis of Graphene and metal –incorporated Graphene: their application as Sensors of environmental gases, Sponsored by Dept. of electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India
    Role:Co-PI
    Tenure
    :
    91 Lakhs
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Semiconductor Materials: Processing and Characterisation, Materials Science
    Areas of expertise Microelectronics Processing Technology, Photovoltaic, Nano Electronics, Materials Science: Electrical (Solar cell, gas sensor) & Electronic (MOSFET, TFT etc.) devices
    Areas of research Micro- and Nano-Electronics: Modelling & Processing, Solar Cell: Modelling & Processing, i) Growth and characterization of new Zinc based nanomaterials and its application in Bio-medical, Photo-catalytic for organic dyes etc. ii) Gas sensors using graphene (synthesized from natural cellulosic material) iii) Thin film Silicon based solar cell
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

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  • CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
    Organisation Role Tenure
    Photocatalytic Degradation of used LASER dye solution Sanctioned by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Govt. of India PI 25 Lakhs
    Cost-effective thin-film polycrystalline-silicon solar modules, Sanctioned by: Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India PI 110 Lakhs
    Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Activity of Pure and Metal Doped Semiconductor Nanocomposites, Sponsored by DST-WOS-A scheme, Govt. of India PI/Scientist 26 Lakhs
    Cost Effective Synthesis of Graphene and metal –incorporated Graphene: their application as Sensors of environmental gases, Sponsored by Dept. of electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India Co-PI 91 Lakhs