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Name Prof. Braja Gopal Bag
Designation Professor
Department Name CHEMISTRY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-378 / Centrex Extn. 378
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Address Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore 721 102, West Bengal
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Post-Doctoral ExperienceRuhr University Bochum, Germany1999
Ph.D.IISc Bangalore1995
M.Sc.IIT Kharagpur1989
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor of Chemistry, Vidyasagar University since September 29, 2008.
Reader in Chemistry, Vidyasagar University 2000-2008
Post-Doctoral fellow, Germany 1996-1999
PhD: Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 1989-1995
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Organic Chemistry
Green Syhthesis, Renewable Nano, Plant Secondary Metabolites, Self Assembly, Soft Materials
Natural Products
Synthesis and Study of Nanoparticles
Course/ Subject Taught 
Reagents in Organic Transformations
Bioorganic Chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Green and Renewables
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Self-assembly of naturally occurring stigmasterol in liquids yielding a fibrillar network and gelRSC Adv.,10, 47552020Royal Soceity of Chemistry
In-vitro anticancer and catalytic activity of Paederia foetida conjugated gold nanoparticles (PF-AuNPs)Prayogik Rasayan, 3(1), 4-122019Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Critical vesicular concentration of maslinic acid in aqueous binary liquid mixture by using hydrophobic pyrene as a fluorescent probePrayogik Rasayan, 3(1), 13-162019Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Azadirachta indicaleaves mediated greensynthesized copper oxide nanoparticles induceapoptosis through activation of TNF-aand caspasessignaling pathway against cancer cellsJournal of Saudi Chemical Society, 23, 222–2382019Elsevier
First Self-Assembly of Dihydroxy Triterpenoid Maslinic Acid Yielding VesiclesACS Omega, 4, 4, 7684-76902019American Chemical Soceity
Vesicular self-assembly of a natural ursane-type dihydroxy-triterpenoid corosolic acidRSC Adv.,9, 15190-151952019Royal Society Of Chemistry
Terpenoids, nano-entities and molecular self-assemblyPure and Applied Chemistry2019IUPAC
Green Synthesis of Terminalia Arjuna Conjugated Palladium Nanoparticle (TAPdNPs) and its Catalytic ApplicationJ. Nanostruct. Chem.2018Springer
Evolution of Vesicular Self-Assemblies of the Salts of a Natural Triterpenoid Arjunolic Acid into Superstructured Ambidextrous Gels and Study of Their Entrapment PropertiesChemistrySelect, 3, 951 –9572018Wiley
Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Wendlandia wallichii, a potent wild edible plant consumed by the tribal of north-eastern region in IndiaThe Pharma Innovation Journal,7, 437-446.2018AkiNik Publications

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Self-assembly of Arjunolicacid DerivativesJ. Ind. Chem. Soc.2013Indian Chemical Society
A renewable template in supramolecular chemistry and nanoscoenceIndian Patent no. 1161/KOL/2008 of 3.7.2008.2008India Patent Cell
A Thermochromic Supramolecular GelIndian Patent No. 1132/KOL/06 of 26.10.2006.2006Indian Patent Cell
Arjunolic acid: A promising new building blockfor nanochemistryPramana, 65:925-9292005Indian Academy of Sciences

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
সবুজ রসায়ন: তত্ত্ব ও অনুশীলনin progress2013বঙ্গানুবাদ
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sk Nurul HasanSelf assembly naturally occurring triterpenoidsNAOngoing 
Abir Chandan BaraiChemical Investigations on Astavarga PlantsNAOngoing 
Subrata GhoraiSelf-Assembly of the Derivatives of Arjunolic acidNAOngoing 
Saikat Kumar PanjaSelf-assembly of Bioactive 6-6-6-6-5 Pentacyclic Triterpenoid Lupeol and Its DerivativesNAOngoing 
Chhabi GaraiSelf-assembly of corosolic acidNAOngoing 
Kausik ChaudhuriNutraceutical Profile of Some Selected Medicinal Plants of North-Eastern India and its Application in Nano ChemistryNAOngoing 
Sarat Chandra JanaPlant gums and extracts as novel materials for vinyl polymerization and allied process.NAOngoing 
Soumen PatraSelf-replication and self-assembly studies of binolsNAOngoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Subhajit DasSelf-assemblyNAAwarded2019
Koushik PaulSelf-assembly Studies of Renewable Nano-sized Triterpenoid Oleanolic acid and Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle from Renewable ResourcesNAAwarded2017
Shib Shankar DashDesign, Synthesis and Study of Betulinic Acid based Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2016
Ms. Rakhi MajumdarSelf-Assembly Arjunolic acid and its DerivativesNAAwarded2014
Partha Pratim DeyA Simple Route for Renewable Nano-sized Arjunolic acid and Self-Assembly of its DerivativesNAAwarded2013
Shaishab Kumar DindaSelf-assembly.... Aerobic coupling of beta-naphtholsNAAwarded2013
Subhasish NeogiApplication of Multicomponent Reaction in Organic SynthesisDinabandhu NaskarAwarded2012
M. Srujan KumarProbing Unresolved Structure Activity Issues in Liposomal Gene Delivery and a Novel Therapeutic use of LipofectionArabinda ChaushuriAwarded2011
Gopal Chandra MaitySynthesis and Studies of Arjunolic acid derived Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2009
Subhash R. PramanikDesign, Synthesis and Study of Arjunolic acid Based Molecular ReceptorsNAAwarded2009
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Natural Triterpenoids as Renewable Nanos: Formation of Helical Nano-fibers, Nano-vesicles, Nano-spheres and Dynamic Soft-materialsIUPAC, POC 2012QATAR2012
Plant Resources as Renewable Gold Mines for a Sustainable Future. উদ্ভিদজাত রাসায়নিক পদার্থসমূহ  ভবিষ্যত  প্রজন্মের জন্য পুনর্নবিকরণযোগ্য স্বর্নখনির-ই মতোDST Inspire ProgramRaja Narendra Lal Khan Womens College2012
Membership of Learned Society 
The Indian Science Congress Association
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Germany
Chemical Research Society of India
Indian Chemical Society
Indian Society for Bioorganic Chemists ISBOC
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment2012 to 2012
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
14th International IUPAC Conference on Polymer in Organic Chemistry 20122012SpeakerQATAR

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Frontiers in Chemical Sciences 20122012OrganizerVidyasagar University
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Best Poster Prize to Sk Nurul HasanGSPFM 2020 under SPARC of MHRD organized by RTC IIT Kharagpur2020
Best Poster Prize to Abir Chandan BaraiInternational Symposium IISER Kolkata2018
Recognition by LEAP India under MHRDIISER Kolkata2018
IUPAC Invited LectureIUPAC Green Chemistry Conference held at Bangkok2018
Silver Medal awarded to Shib Shankar DashVidyasagar University2012
Travel Fellowsip awarded to Ms. Rakhi MajumdarIUPAC symposium POC 2012, QATAR2012
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