Faculty Profile

Dr. Krishna Kanta Haldar
Assistant Professor
Centre for Chemistry
School of Basic & Applied Sciences
Central University of Punjab
Bathinda- 151001
Email Id: krishankant.haldar@cup.edu.in
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Education :
Degree/ Certificate University /Institute Year Subject/ Specialization
Ph.D. Dept. of Mat. Sc., IACS/ Dept. of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2007-2012  
M.Sc. Department of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal 2006  
B.Sc. Department of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal 2004  
Experience :
Institute Position Period
Department of Biochemistry, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda Assistant Professor 2015 (July)-Current
Dept. of Chemistry, SLIET, Longowal, Sangrur, Punjab, India Associate Professor 2014-2015
Dept. of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Israel. Post-doctoral Fellow 2013-2014
Dept. of Materials Science, IACS, Jadavpur,  India Post-doctoral Fellow 2012-2013
Weizmann Institute of Science. Israel Visiting Scientist November 2012
Citations of Research Publications :
My research publications have been cited 1085 times with h-index of 14 and i10-index of 16 (Source: Google Scholar July06, 2020). Total Impact Factor = 125.61.
Professional Recognition/Awards/Scholarship :
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2013- 2014), BGU, Israel.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2013- 2014), IACS, Kolkata.
  • Best poster Award, “Resonance energy transfer between dye and QD’s” Krishna Kanta Haldar and Amitava Patra, presented in the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Materials Research Society of India (MRSI AGM-2009), Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata on 10-12th February, 2009.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (UGC-JRF), (2006), IACS, Kolkata
  • CSIR-UGC NET June 2006.
  • GATE – 2006
Peer recognition :
  1. Play role as reviewer in many of national and International Journals
Publications :
  1. R. Biswas, A. Kundu, M. Saha, V. Kaur, B. Banerjee, R. S. Dhayal, R. APatil, Y. -Ron Ma, T. Sen, K. K. Haldar. Rational design of marigold shape composite Ni3V2O8 flower: a promising catalyst for oxygen evolution reaction. New J. Chem. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ01596B. (IF= 3.28)
  2. L. Dash, R. Biswas, R. Ghosh, V. Kaur, B. Banerjee, T. Sen, R. A Patil, Y.-Ron Ma, K. K Haldar. Fabrication of mesoporous titanium dioxide using Azadirachta indica leaves extract towards visible-light-driven photocatalytic dye degradation. J. Photochem. Photobiol., A. 2020, 112682. (IF= 3.3)
  3. R. Biswas, S. Mete, M. Mandal, B. Banerjee, H. Singh, I. Ahmed, K. K. Haldar. Novel Green Approach for Fabrication of Ag2CrO4/TiO2/Au/r-GO Hybrid Biofilm for Visible Light-Driven Photocatalytic Performance.J. Phys. Chem. C2020,124, 3373-3388. (IF= 4.18)
  4. R. Biswas, S. Khirid, M. Saha, C. W. Liu, R. S. Dhayal, K. K. Haldar. Seed free high yield gold nanorods synthesis from single precursor gold(I) dithiophosphate complex. Appl. Organomet. Chem.2019, e5220, DOI:    10.1002/aoc.5220 (IF= 3.14)
  5. R. Biswas, H. Singh, B. Banerjee, K. K. Haldar, Zn (II) Di‐isobutyldithiocarbamate Complex Enabled Efficient Synthesis of Au/ZnS Nanocomposite Core‐shell in One Pot.ChemistrySelect,2019,4, 4003-4007 (IF= 1.81)
  6. K. K. Haldar, S. Tanwar, R. Biswas, T. Sen, J. Lahtinen ''Noble copper-silver-gold trimetallic nanobowls: An efficient catalyst'' J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2019, 556, 140-146. (IF=7.48)
  7. K. K. Haldar, R. Biswas, A. Patra, K. K. Halder, T. Sen, "Au/CdSe hybrid nanoflowers: a high photocurrent generating photoelectrochemical cells." Gold Bulletin, 2018, 51, 1-7(IF= 1.70)
  8. K.K. Haldar, R. Biswas, S.Tanwar, T.Sen, J.Lahtinen, "One‐Pot Synthesis of Au Embedded ZnO Nanorods Composite Heterostructures with Excellent Photocatalytic Properties" ChemistrySelect, 2018, 3, 7882-7890. (IF= 1.81)
  9. S. Singh, I. Ahmed, K. K. Haldar, “Nickel oxide decorated zinc oxide composite nanorods: Excellent catalyst for photoreduction of hexavalent chromium.” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2018, 523, 1-6. (IF= 7.48)
  10. S. Satapathi, V. Kumar, M. K. Chini, R. Bera, K. K. Haldar, A. Patra, Highly sensitive detection and removal of mercury ion using a multimodal nanosensor. Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, 2018, 16, 120-126.
  11. S. Tanwar, K.K. Haldar, T. Sen, DNA Origami Directed Au Nanostar Dimers for Single-Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017,139 (48), 17639-17648. (IF=14.61)
  12. D. Paital, T. Sen, A. Patra, K. K. Haldar, “Core size matters! High Raman enhancing core tunable Au/Ag bimetallic core-shell nanoparticles.” Gold Bull, 2017, 50(4), 313-317. (IF= 1.7)
  13. K. K. Haldar, V. Y. Muley, S. Datar, A. Patra, “Structural and electronic investigation of metal-semiconductor hybrid tetrapod hetero-structures.” Gold Bull, 2017, 50(2), 105-110. (IF= 1.7)
  14. S., Valligatla, K. K Haldar, A. Patra, N. R. Desai, “Nonlinear optical switching and optical limiting in colloidal CdSe quantum dots investigated by nanosecond Z-scan measurement.” Optics & Laser Technology, 2016, 84, 87-93. (IF= 3.31)
  15. K. K Haldar, T. Sen, “Shell thickness matters! Energy transfer and rectification study of Au/ZnO core/shell nanoparticles.” J. Colloid Interface Sci, 2016, 484, 263-269. (IF= 7.48)
  16. K. K. Haldar, S. Kundu, and A. Patra “Core Size Dependent Catalytic Properties of Bimetallic Au/Ag Core-Shell Nanoparticles.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 21946-53.( IF =8.75)
  17. V. Sreeramulu, K. K. Haldar, A. Patra and D. N. Rao “Tunable nonlinear absorption and sign reversal of nonlinear refraction in Au-CdSe flower shaped hetero-nanostructures. J. Phys. Chem. C2014, 118, 30333-41. (IF =4.18)
  18. K. K. Haldar, S. Kundu, and A. Patra “Non-radiative relaxation and rectification behavior of metal/semiconductor tetrapod heterostructures. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 063110-1-3. ( IF =3.59)
  19. K. K. Haldar, N. Pradhan and A. Patra “Formation of Hetero-epitaxy in Different Shapes of Au-CdSe Metal-Semiconductor Hybrid Nanostructures. Small, 2013,9,3424-32. ( IF =10.85)
  20. K. K. Haldar, G. Sinha , J. Lahtinen  and A. Patra “Hybrid Colloidal Au/CdSe Pentapod Heterostructures Synthesis and Their Photocatalytic Properties.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012,4, 6266-72. (IF =8.75)
  21. T. Sen,K. K. Haldar and A.a Patra “Quenching of Confined C480 Dye in the Presence of Metal-Conjugated g-Cyclodextrin” J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 11409–13. ( IF =4.18)
  22. K. K. Haldar, T. Sen and A. Patra “Metal Conjugated Semiconductor Hybrid Nanoparticle-Based Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer.” J. Phys. Chem. C2010,114, 4869–74. ( IF =4.18)
  23. T. Sen,K. K. Haldar and A. Patra “Quenching of Confined C480 Dye in the Presence of Metal-Conjugated g-Cyclodextrin.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 11409–13.( IF =4.18)
  24. S. Sadhu, K. K. Haldar and A. Patra “Size Dependent Resonance Energy Transfer between Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Dye Using FRET and Kinetic Model.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 3891-97. ( IF =4.18)
  25. K. K. Haldar and A. Patra “Fluorescence enhancement and quenching of Eu3+ ions by Au–ZnO core-shell and Au nanoparticles.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 95, 063103-1-3. ( IF =3.59)
  26. T. Sen, K.K. Haldar, A. Patra, “Au nanoparticle-based surface energy transfer probe for conformational changes of BSA protein”. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008 112(46), 17945-17951.(IF= 4.18)
  27. K. K. Haldar, T. Sen and A.a Patra “Au@ZnO Core-Shell Nanoparticles Are Efficient Energy Acceptors with Organic Dye Donors”J. Phys. Chem. C 2008,112, 11650-56. ( IF =4.18)
  28. K. K. Haldar and A. Patra “Efficient resonance energy transfer from dye to Au@SnO2 core–shell      nanoparticles” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2008, 462, 88-91. ( IF =2.02)
  29. P. Ghosh,K. K. Haldar and A. Patra “Enhancement of upconversion emission of LaPO4: Er@Yb core-shell nanoparticles/nanorods” J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 9650-58. ( IF =4.18)
Research Grants :
Ongoing
  1. “Developing novel TiO2/ZnO multifunctional nanomaterials based photoanode to improve the efficiency of photoelectrochemical cell(3/2017-3/2021)” Funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST-SERB), India, (50.65 Lakh).
Teaching Assignment :
Ph.D. Students
Ongoing: Three

  1. Harjinder Singh (CSIR-UGC NET, JRF)
  2. Rathindranath Biswas (DST INSPIRE Fellow)
  3. Imtiaz Ahmed (CSIR-UGC NET, JRF)

M.Sc. Students
2020
Shouvik Mete, Avinava Kundu, Bijay Saha,Subasish Achary, Jaga Sabar, Shammila Anjum, Preetiballab

2019
Manajit Mandal, Lopamudra Dash, Bhawana Devi, Raina Sharma, Arun Kumar and Vandna Singh

2018
Rathindranath Biswas, Rakesh Ghosh and Imtiaz Ahmed.

2017
Simranjeet Singh and Diptiranjan Paital

Conference/Workshop Presentations :
  1. “Metal conjugated semiconductor hybrid nanoparticles based resonance energy transfer with varying their size and shape” Krishna Kanta Haldar, Tapasi Sen and Amitava Patra,poster presented in theInternational Symposium on Chemistry and Complexity, Indian Association for the cultivation of Science on December 6-8th, 2011.
  2. “Metal-Semiconductor Quantum Dots Multifunctional Nanoparticle Based Energy Transfer” Krishna Kanta Haldar, Tapasi Sen and Amitava Patra, poster presented in the National Review meeting of Nanoscience& Nanotechnology (NSNT-2011),Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi on 25-27th February, 2011.
  3. “Resonance energy transfer between dye and QD’s” Krishna Kanta Haldar and Amitava Patra, poster presented in the 11th Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) National Symposiumin Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune on 6-8th February, 2009.
  4. “Resonance energy transfer between dye and QD’s”, Krishna Kanta Haldar and Amitava Patra, poster presented in the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Materials Research Society of India (MRSI AGM-2009), Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata on 10-12th February, 2009.
  5. “Metal-Semiconductor Quantum Dots Multifunctional Nanoparticle Based Energy Transfer” Krishna Kanta Haldar, Tapasi Sen and Amitava Patra, poster presented in the 12th Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) National Symposiumin Chemistry, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad on 4-7th February, 2010.
  6. “Quantum-Dot Based Resonance Energy Transfer” Tapasi Sen, Krishna Kanta Haldar and Amitava Patra, poster presented in the Foundation Day, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata on July 29, 2009.
  7. “Synthesis and characterization of nanophotonic materials”Pushpal Ghosh,Tapasi Sen, Krishna Kanta Haldar, Suparna Sadhu and Amitava Patra, poster presented in Centre for Advanced materials, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata on 13th July 2007.
Research Areas :
  • Design anistropic nanocrystals of metal (Au, Ag, Pt, Cu and Bi etc), metal oxide (TiO2, ZnO, CeO2, SnO2 etc) nanoparticles, semiconductor nanocrystals (Metal chalcogenide) and hybrid nanostructures of these materials with controlled dimensions.
  • Fabrication of metal chalcogenide based nanomaterials from molecular precursors.
  • Multifunctional Nanostructured-based composites for solar energy applications.
  • Hybrid nano-photocatalysis.
  • Investigating the impact of nanmaterials on the environment.
  • Fabrication of different shape controlled metal-semiconductor heterostructures and study their photophysical properties.

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