Dr. Mrityunjoy Mahato

Basic Sciences & Social Sciences Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. (Science), Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)/Calcutta University (2012)
  • M. Sc. (Physics), The University of Burdwan (2006)
  • B. Sc. (Physics), J. K. College, Burdwan University, (2004)

Research Areas:

  • Waste to Nano Products
  • Sensor Development (Pesticide and Cancer Biomarker)
  • Polymer Nanocomposite for Energy Storage Material
  • Radiation Shielding Nanocomposites
  • Langmuir Blodgett Flexible Conducting Film

Research Guidance:


Sl No
GuidanceRole Name of Students Thesis Title Status
Ph. D.
1    Supervisor Abhijit Nath
(Registration on 6/11/2017)
Study of Some Polymer-Metal Oxide- Nanocomposites and their Potential Applications Ongoing
2 Supervisor Aunggat Shah
(Registration on 6/11/2017)
Preparation, Characterization and Applications of Some Carbon-Metal Sulfide Nanocomposites Ongoing
3 Supervisor Sanjeev Bhandari
(Admitted on 7/12/2018)
Study on the Preparation of Polymer Nanocomposite Thin Film and Their Sensing Application Ongoing
4 Supervisor Subhabrata Senapati
(Admitted on 26/10/2019)
Thermo-Catalytic Pyrolysis of Some Waste Material and the Analysis of Carbon and Fuel Gas Products Ongoing
M. Tech.
1 Co- Supervisor Hirock Jyoti Das Preparation Lead Oxide Nanomaterial and Lead Oxide Carbon Nano-Composite from Waste Lead Acid Battery and Plastic for their Energy Storage Application Completed
2 Co- Supervisor Jenis Samuel J. Preparation of Iron Oxide and  iron Oxide Nano-Composite from Waste Iron/Plastic and Their Energy Storage Applications Completed
3 Co- Supervisor Bilal Ahmed Chowdhury Preparation of Silica Nanomaterials from Natural Sand Completed

Instrument Facilities:

Major Equipments Minor Equipments
  • Langmuir Blodgett Film Deposition System
  • Pyrolysis Reactor cum High Temperature Furnace (upto 1200 0C)
  • Gamma Ray Spectrometer (Departmental)
  • UV-Visible Absorption Spectrometer (Departmental)
Microwave Oven,
Hot Air Oven
Autoclave,
pH meter,
Magnetic Stirrer,
Vacuum Pump,
Balance,

Awards and Membership:

  • Qualified NET-CSIR Exam (JRF, 2007)
  • Qualified GATE Exam (2006)
  • Awarded JRF and SRF Fellowship (2008-12) by CSIR, Govt of India
  • Awarded DST International Travel Award (2011) to Boston, USA
  • Life Member of Indian Physical Society, IACS, Kolkata (ID: LM/0999)
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), Kanpur (ID: 11590L7584).
  • Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata (ID: L33898)

Administrative/Professional Experience:

  • Member of BOS, Dept of Computer Application, NEHU
  • Member of Academic Calender Committee, School of Technology, NEHU
  • Member of Btech Admission Committee, School of Technology, NEHU
  • Member of DPC, Dept of BSSS, NEHU
  • Member of Village Adoption Committee, Dept of BSSS, NEHU
  • Member of Maintainace cum Condemnation Committee, Dept of BSSS, NEHU
  • Member of Interview Committee for PhD Admission, Dept of Physics, NEHU
  • Member of JRF Selection Committee, Dept of BME & Nanotechnology, NEHU
  • Member of Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Dept of Nanotechnology, NEHU
  • Co-Ordinator, General Proficiency-I paper (2015-2017)
  • Reviewer of journals like Europhysics Letter, J. Phys. Chem B/C, Langmuir, Soft Matter, J. Luminescence, J. Colloid & Interface Science, Colloid & Surface B, RSC Advances etc.
  • Invited Lecture at UGC-HRDC, NEHU Refresher Course in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Organizing Member in One Day Workshop on IPR, Patent and Trade Mark, School of Technology, NEHU, Shillong, 4th May, 2019.
  • Organizing Member in National Seminar cum Workshop in Nanoscience (NSWN-2018) Hands on Training on Sophisticated Instruments, Dept of Nanotechnology, 29-31st May, 2018.
  • Organizing Member in National Conference on Recent Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, at Department of Nanotechnology, NEHU, Shillong, 8-9th Sept, 2016.
  • Organizing Member in UGC sponsored workshop on Maintenance of Electronic Laboratory Instruments, at Department of Basic Sciences and Social Sciences, NEHU, Shillong, during 24-28 September, 2012.
  • Organizing Member in Entrepreneurship Awareness camp, at Department of Basic Sciences and Social Sciences, NEHU, Shillong, during 26-28 march, 2015.
  • Served in Evaluating Ph. D. thesis, Dept of Physics, Tripura University
  • Served in “National Cadet Corps (NCC)”, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India.
  • Served in “Akhil Bharat Vivekanda yuva Mahamandal” for Youth Development.

Teaching Experience:

  • B. Tech. paper: Engineering Physics Theory-I, Engineering Physics Theory-II, Engineering Physics Laboratory
  • Ph. D. course work paper: Experimental Techniques and their Applications

Research Projects

Sl No Title of Project Funding Agency Role Duration Amount
(INR)
Status
1 Conversion of Waste Plastic into Value Added Products DST-SERB PI 13/6/2017-12/6/2019
(2 years)
7.546 Lacs Completed
2 Bottom-Up Nanobiocomposite Film of Protein, Polymer and Nanoparticles by Langmuir Bldgett/Layer by Layer Technique for Pesticide Sensing Application DST-SERB PI 24/3/2017-23/3/2020
(3 years)
32.155
Lacs
Ongoing
3 Quantum Dot Based Biosensor for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Using multiple biomarkers in Biological samples DBT-Twinning Co-PI 21/9/2018-20/9/2021
(3 years)
56.999 Lacs Ongoing

Research Links:

 

Publications

Book/Chapter:

  • Abhijit Nath, Aunggat Shah, Sanjeev Bhandari, Manashjit Gogoi, Mrityunjoy Mahato*, Book chapter on “Recent Advances on Polymer Nanocomposite based Radiation Shielding Materials for Medical Science”, Biomedical Engineering and its Applications in Healthcare, edited by  Sudip Paul, Springer Nature, (2019) (Accepted) DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3705-5_26.
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Sanjukta Patra, Manashjit Gogoi,* Book chapter on “Herbal Nanocarriers for Cancer Therapy” in Book entitled “Nanopharmaceuticals: Principles and Applications” (Eds. V. K. Yata, S. Ranjan, N. Dasgupta, E. Lichtfouse) Springer Nature, 2019 (Accepted).
  • Mohd Aurif Shergujri, Rabeuj Jaman, Arup Jyoti Baruah, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Davidson Pyngrope, L. Robindro Singh, and Manashjit Gogoi, Book Chapter on “Paper-Based Sensors for Biomedical Applications”in Book entitled Biomedical Engineering and its Applications in Healthcare, S. Paul (ed.), Springer Nature Singapore Pvt Ltd. 2019, (Accepted) DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3705-5_15.
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato*, Book chapter on “Spectroscopic Techniques for Study of Protein Conformation”, in Book entitled Trends in Experimental Biology Vol-2, edited by Lakhan Kma, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, India 2016, Pages 32-48, ISBN-978-93-85777-64-6.

Journal Publication:

  • Manashjit Gogoi, Ramakanta Layek, Jyrki Vuorinen, Mrityunjoy Mahato*, “Conversion of Solid Waste into Functional Carbon Materials: A Review” Environment and Energy Focus 2017, 6, 1-17.
  • Ajay Gupta, Ramen Jamatia, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Amarta Pal, “Metalloprotein Inspired Ruthenium Polymeric Complex: A Highly Efficient Catalyst in ppm Level for 1,3-dipolar Huisgen’s Reaction in Aqueous Medium at Room Temperature” Industrial Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56, 2375–2382. [I. F.=2.587]
  • MrityunjoyMahato*, “Biomineralized Nanocrystal of Calcium Carbonate in Protein Langmuir Blodgett Monolayer” Materials Today: Proceedings 2017, 4(4), 5682-5686. [I. F.=0.694]
  • Sanjit Kumar Mahato, Ajay Kumar Timiri, MrityunjoyMahato*, Arjun Maity, Yogesh Kumar Walia Studies on the Interaction and Complexation of PyrroleCompound with Hemoglobin” Journal of Indian Chemical Society 2017, 94, 1-10. [I. F.=0.204]
  • Aochuba Jamir and Mrityunjoy Mahato* “A Review on Protein Based Nanobiocomposite for Biosensor Application” Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering 2016, 5, 1-14.
  • Ramen Jamatia, Ajay Gupta, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Ranjit A Patil, Yuan?Ron Ma, Amarta K Pal “A Metalloprotein Inspired Ruthenium Complex as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for Selective Oxidation of Alcohols to their Corresponding Carbonyl CompoundsChemistry Select 2016, 1, 1-8. [I. F.=1.716]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Ratan Sarkar, Prabir Pal, G B Talapatra “Formation of silver nanoparticle at phospholipid template using Langmuir–Blodgett technique and its Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy application” Indian J Phys 2015 89 (10), 997-1005. [I. F.=1.166]
  • Ratan Sarkar, Bidisha Tah, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G B Talapatra, Prabir Pal “Formation of hemoglobin assisted graphene oxide biocomposite film” Indian J Phys 2014 88(11):1147–1155. [I. F.=1.166]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Bidisha Tah, Tapanendu Kamilya, G.B. Talapatra “Growth and time dependent alignment of KCl crystals in Hemoglobin LB monolayer” Materials Chemistry and Physics 2012 137 665-672. [I. F.=2.101]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Bidisha Tah, G.B. Talapatra “Hemoglobin–phospholipid interaction and biocomposite formation at air/water interface” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 2012 414 375– 383. [I. F.=2.834]
  • Bidisha Tah, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Ratan Sarkar, G. B. Talapatra, The study of the Interaction between Catanionic Surface Micelle SDS-CTAB and Insulin at Air/Water Interface, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology  2012, 6, 10-23.
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Bidisha Tah, Manash Ghosh, G. B. Talapatra “Study of Silver Nanoparticle-Hemoglobin Interaction and Composite Formation“ Colloid Surf. B: Biointerfaces 2011, 88, 141-149. [I. F.=2.939]
  • Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Tapanendu Kamilya, G. B. Talapatra “Interaction of Glucose with Hemoglobin: A Study in Aqueous Solution and at Air/Water Interface Using Langmuir Blodgett Technique” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 9385-9396. [I. F.=3.453]
  • Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Tapanendu Kamilya, Bidisha Tah, G. B. Talapatra “Fibrillation of Egg White Ovalbumin: A Pathway Via Biomineralization” J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115 (14), 4259–4265. [I. F.=3.603]
  • Bidisha Tah, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “Aggregation Behavior of SDS/CTAB Catanionic Surfactant Mixture in Aqueous and at Air/Water Interface” J. Phys. Chem. B 2011,115, 8493–8499. [I. F.=3.603]
  • Tapanendu Kamilya, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Ratan Sarkar, G. B. Talapatra “Incorporation of Pepsin within Zwitterionic, Anionic, and Cationic Lipid Monolayers: A Comparative Study” RSC Advances 2011, 1, 333–340. [I. F.=3.289]
  • Prabir Pal, Tapanendu Kamilya, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “Protein Monolayer Formation at Air-Electrolyte Interface: A Langmuir Blodgett Study” Surface Review and Letter 2011, 18, 267-279. [I. F.=0.435]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Tapanendu Kamilya, Ratan Sarkar, Avinanda Chaudhuri, G. B. Talapatra “Influence of KCl on the Interfacial Activity and Conformation of Hemoglobin by Langmuir Blodgett Technique” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 12997–13006. [I. F.=3.453]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Tapanendu Kamilya, Ratan Sarkar, Avinanda Chaudhuri, G. B. Talapatra “Hemoglobin-Silver Interaction and Bioconjugate Formation: A Spectroscopic Study” J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 7062-7070. [I. F.=3.603]
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Tapanendu Kamilya, Ratan Sarkar, G. B. Talapatra “pH Induced Structural Modulation and Interfacial Activity of Hemoglobin at Air/Water Interface” J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 495-502. [I. F.=3.603]
  • Ratan Sarkar, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, Tapanendu Kamilya, Avinanda Chaudhuri, G. B. TalapatraOn the Origin of Iron-Oxide Nanoparticle Formation Using Phospholipid Membrane Template at Air/Water Interface” Colloid Surf. B: Biointerfaces 2010, 79, 384-389. [I. F.=2.939]
  • Sucheta Joy, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra, Sreebrata, Goswami “Tailor Made Synthesis of Amphiphillic Azoaromatics via Regioselective C-N Bond Fusion. Comparative Studies of Surface Properties of the Two Positional Isomers and Cobalt Complexes” Dalton Transactions 2010, 39, 2775-2784. [I. F.=3.580]
  • Tapanendu Kamilya, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “Effect of Salt on the Formation of Alchohol-Dehydrogenease Monolayer: A Study by Langmuir Blodgett Technique” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113, 5128-5135. [I. F.=3.603]
  • Tapanendu Kamilya, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “Immobilization and the Conformational Study of Phospholipid and Phospholipid-Protein Vesicles” Mater. Sci. Eng. C 2009, 29, 1480-1485. [I. F.=2.178]
  • Tapanendu Kamilya, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “Fabrication of Ovalbumin-Phospholipid Thin Film with Minimum Protein Aggregation by Different Self Assembly Methods” J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2009, 9, 2956-2964. [I. F.=1.435]
  • Prabir Pal, Tapanendu Kamilya, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “The Formation of Pepsin Monomolecular Layer by the Langmuir–Blodgett film Deposition Technique” Colloid Surf. B: Biointerfaces 2009, 73, 12-131. [I. F.=2.939]

Conference/Seminar:

  • Aunggat Shah, Sanjeev Bhadari, Abhijit Nath, Mrityunjoy Mahato, “A Focused Review on the Waste Plastic Conversion into Carbon Materials” Recycle-2018, 2nd International Conference on Waste Management, 22-24 Feb, 2018 at IIT, Guwahati (Poster Presentation).
  • Sanjeev Bhadari, Aunggat Shah, Abhijit Nath, Mrityunjoy Mahato,   Manashjit Gogoi, “A Focused Review on the Conversion of Waste Biomass into Carbon Nanomaterial” Bioprocessing India, 9-11 Dec, 2017 at IIT, Guwahati (Poster Presentation).
  • Sanjeev Bhadari, Aunggat Shah, Abhijit Nath, Mrityunjoy Mahato,  Focused review on the Preparation Strategies of Polymer Nanocomposite Film by Langmuir Blodgett Technique” International Conference on Nano and Functional Materials (NFM-2017) 16–18 Nov, 2017, at Department of Chemistry , BITS Pilani, Rajasthan (Poster Presentation)
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Manashjit Gogoi, “Waste to Wealth: An Environmental Nanotechnology Initiative IAPT National Convention and National Symposium on Recent Trends in Physics at Different Scales, 29-31 Oct, 2017, at Department of Physics, GurukulKangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (Poster Presentation)
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Science Academies Lecture Workshop on ‘Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equation and Conservation Laws (HPDECL)’ jointly organized by Dept of BSSS and Mathematics, 22-25th Feb, 2017 (Attended).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Ratan Sarkar “Nano-Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles using Langmuir Blodgett Film Deposition Technique International Conference on Multifunctional Materials for Device Application (ICMDA), 26-28 Oct, 2016, Dept of Physics, NIT Patna (Oral presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato*, Tapanendu Kamilya, Protein-Alkali Halide Bio-Nanocomposite Preparation in Langmuir Blodgett Monolayer, National Conference on Recent Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, at Department of Nanotechnology, NEHU, Shillong, 8-9th Sept, 2016.(Oral presentation).
  • MrityunjoyMahato, Brainstorming Seminar on “NESAC-Academia and students Interaction Meet” organized by North Eastern Space Application Centre, Department of Space, Meghalaya held on 24thjune, 2016. (Attended)
  • Aochuba Jamir, G. B. Talapatra, Mrityunjoy Mahato Preparation and Characterization of Proteins Monolayer by LB Technique National Conference on Recent Advances of Biomedical Engineering, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, NEHU, Shillong, August 28-29, 2015.(Oral presentation).
  • Attended Symposium cum Workshop on “Advances in Computational Biology and Computer Aided Drug Design” at IIT Guwahati, 24-26 June, 2015.
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, and G. B. Talapatra, Langmuir Blodgett Approach for the Biosynthesis and Assembly of Silver Nanoparticle International Conference on Material Science (ICMS) 14-16 Feb, 2013, Department of Physics, Tripura University, Agartala. (Oral presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Bidisha Tah, G. B. Talapatra “Study of Protein Aggregation: An Aspect of Molecular Biophysics”. National Conference on the Development of Modern Physics and Electronics (NCDME) 2012, 3-4 February, Dept of Physics, J. K. College, Purulia, WB, India (Oral presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Bidisha Tah, G. B. Talapatra “Biomineralization of KCl in Langmuir Blodgett Monolayer of Protein at Ambient Condition”, International Bionic Engineering Conference (IBEC) 2011, 18-20 September, Elsevier Ltd, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Poster presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Kamilya, T. Bidisha Tah, Ratan Sarkar, and G. B. Talapatra “Biomineralized KCl Crystal Nucleation in Hemoglobin Monolayer at Ambient Condition”. Department of Atomic Energy-Solid State Symposium (DAE-SSPS) 2010, 26-30 December, Manipal University, Karnataka, India (Poster presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Manash Ghosh, Bidisha Tah, Ratan Sarkar, and G. B. Talapatra “Silver Nanoparticle-Hemoglobin Interaction and Bioconjugate Formation: A Nano-Bio Material.” International Conference on Fundamental Nanoscience and Technology (ICFANT) 2010, 9-11 December, School of Material Science and Nanotechnology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (Poster presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Ratan Sarkar, G. B. Talapatra, “Effect of NaCl on the Protein Monolayer Formation by Langmuir Blodgett Technique” On the occasion of the Foundation day celebration at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, 29 july, 2010 (Poster Presentation).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato, Prabir Pal, Kamilya T., Sarkar R., Choudhury A. and G. B. Talapatra “Study of Hemoglobin at Air/Electrolyte Interface by Langmuir Blodgett Technique”. International Conference on Physics Biology Interface (ICPBI) 2009, 13-16 December, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India (Poster presentation).
  • Tapanendu Kamilya, Prabir Pal, Mrityunjoy Mahato, G. B. Talapatra “A comparative study between Langmuir-Blodgett and-self-assembly methods for the formation of protein-lipid mixed film”. ChEmference 2008, 5-6 July, IIT-Kanpur, UP, India (Attended).
  • Mrityunjoy Mahato20th International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collision, 4-10 Feb, 2018, Jaipur, India (Attended).

Journal List, Indexing and Impact Factor:

Sl No Journal Name (ISSN No) Publisher Indexing Impact Factor
(As on 2019)
1 Environment and Energy Focus (ISSN- 2326-3040) American Scientific Publishers (ASP) Web of Science, ESCI* -
2 Industrial Eng. Chem. Res. (ISSN- 0888-5885) American Chemical Society (ACS)   3.141
3 Materials Today: Proceedings (ISSN- 2214-7853) Elsevier Scopus, CPCI* 0.694
4 Journal of Indian Chemical Society (ISSN:  0019 4522) Indian Chemical Society SCI, Scopus 0.158
5 Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering (ISSN: 2157-9121) American Scientific Publishers (ASP) Web of Science, ESCI* -
6 Chemistry Select (ISSN: 2365-6549) Wiley Web of Science 1.716
7 Indian J Phys (ISSN: 0973-1458) Springer SCI* 1.242
8 Materials Chemistry and Physics (ISSN: 0254-0584) Elsevier SCI, Scopus 2.781
9 Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects (ISSN: 0927-7757) Elsevier Scopus 3.131
10 Colloid Surf. B: Biointerfaces (ISSN: 0927-7765) Elsevier Scopus 3.973
11 Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (ISSN: 1463-9076) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) SCI 3.567
12 J. Phys. Chem. B (ISSN: 1520-6106) ACS Web of Science, Scopus 2.921
13 RSC Advances (ISSN: 2046-2069) ` RSC Web of Science, Scopus 3.049
14 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology ASP   -
15 Surface Review and Letter (ISSN: 0218-625X) World Scientific SCI, Scopus 0.734
16 Dalton Transactions (ISSN: 1477-9226) RSC Web of Science, Scopus 4.052
17 Mater. Sci. Eng. C (ISSN: 0928-4931) Elsevier Scopus, SCI 4.959
18 J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. (ISSN: 1533-4880) ASP Web of Science, JCR 1.354

*ESCI=Emerging Sources Citation Index, CPCI=Conference Proceedings Citation Index, SCI=Science Citation Index, JCR=Journal Citation report.