Faculty At Chemistry Department



Dr Pradip Kr. Sukul
Dr Pradip Kr. Sukul
Assistant Professor/DST INSPIRE Faculty
Basic Information Research Interest:-Metal Peptide Complex Arrays as Biomaterials, Heterometallic Complexes as WOC for Hydrogen Production, Organic Solar Cell, Opto Electronic Materials, Supramolecular Assembly of Organic Semiconductor in Water [For Details visit:Click here for Group
Email :- pradip@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-08918415445

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. CH125 ANALYTICAL and BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  2. CH124 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB - II: Inorganic Quantitative Analysis
  3. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - III: d- and f-BLOCK ELEMENTS CH118
  4. CH114 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB - I: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis
  5. Chemical Science (2CH101)
  6. Spectroscopy
  7. Chemical Biology 3CH105A
  8. Chemical Science Lab (CH102)
  9. Nano Science and Technology Lab
Educational Qualification
  1. PhD under supervision of Dr. Sudip Malik - Indian Association for The Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India - Dec 2013
  2. M.Sc. - Vidyasagar University - 2008
    Memberships & Society
    1. Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) - LM 1930
    2. Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) - LMB 2852
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Professor In-charge, Science & Engineering Innovation Club, NIT Patna: 2017-till today
      2. Professor In-charge, Website and Seminar, Department of Chemistry, NIT Patna: 2016-till today
      3. Professor In-charge, Integrated MSc Inorganic Chemistry Lab, Department of Chemistry, NIT Patna: 2017-till today
        Work Experiences
        1. Assistant Professor (DST INSPIRE Faculty) at NIT Patna: June 2016-Present
        2. Assistant Professor (DST INSPIRE Faculty) at NIT Trichy: April 2016-June 2016
        3. Research Associate under supervision of Dr. Sudip Malik, Polymer Science Unit, IACS, Kolkata: Dec 2015 - Apr 2016
        4. Post Doctoral Fellow under supervision of Prof. Omar M. Yaghi (PI) and Dr. K. Tashiro at International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan: Feb 2014 - Dec 2015
        5. Research Associate under supervision of Dr. Sudip Malik, Polymer Science Unit, IACS, Kolkata: Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
          Journals
          1. Pradip K. Sukul and S. Malik, “Co(II) Induced Aggregation of Chiral Perylene Derivatives and Macroscopically Formation of Supramolecular Networks”. Chemistry Letters. - 2018,doi.org/10.1246/cl.171192.
          2. P. Bose, Pradip K. Sukul, O. M. Yaghi and K. Tashiro, Synthesis of a Water-soluble Metal–Organic Complex Array. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments). 116 - 2016,E54513-e54513, 10.3791/54513 (2016).
          3. K. Bag, Pradip K. Sukul, D. C. Santra, A. Roy and S. Malik, Proton induced aggregation of water soluble isophthalic acid appended arylene diimides: justification with perylene derivative”. RSC Advances. 6 - 2016,34027, .
          4. D. C. Santra, M. K. Bera, Pradip K. Sukul and S. Malik, Charge-Transfer-Induced Fluorescence Quenching of Anthracene Derivatives and Selective Detection of Picric Acid”. Chem. Eur. J.. 20 - 2016,1, .
          5. Pradip K. Sukul, P. Bose, T. Takei, O. M. Yaghi, Y. He, M. Lee and K. Tashiro, A water-soluble metal–organic complex array as a multinuclear heterometallic peptide amphiphile that shows unconventional anion dependency in its self-assembly”. Chem. Commun.. 52 - 2016,1579, .
          6. R. S. Jacob, D. Ghosh, P. K. Singh, S. K. Basu, N. N. Jha, S. Das, Pradip K. Sukul, S. Patil, S. Sathaye, A. Kumar, A. Chowdhury, S. Malik, S. Sen and S. K. Maji, Self Healing Hydrogels Composed of Amyloid Nano Fibrils for Cell Culture and Stem Cell Differentiation”. Biomaterials. 54 - 2015,97, .
          7. Pradip K. Sukul, P. K. Singh, S. K. Maji and Sudip Malik, Water Soluble Perylene Bisimide and Its Turn Off/On Fluorescence are Used to Detect Cysteine and Homocysteine”. New Journal of Chemistry. 39 - 2015,5084, .
          8. U. Rana, S. Mondal, J. Sannigrahi, Pradip K. Sukul, Md. A. Amin, S. Majumdar and S. Malik, Aromatic bi-, tri- and tetracarboxylic Acid Doped Polyaniline Nanotubes: Effect on Morphologies and Electrical Transport Properties”. Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 2 - 2014,3382, .
          9. A. Jana, Pradip K. Sukul, S. K. Mandal, S. Konar, S. Ray, K. Das, J. A. Golen, A. L. Rheingold, S. Mondal, T. K. Mondal, A. R. Khuda-Bkhsh and S. K. Kar, A Novel 2,6-diformyl-4-methyl Phenol Based Chemosensor for Zn(II) Ion by Ratiometric Displacement of Cd(II) Ion and its Application for Cell Imaging on Human Melanoma Cancer Cells”. Analyst. 139 - 2014,495, .
          10. T. Ghosh, J. Adhikary, P. Chakraborty, Pradip K. Sukul, M. S. Jana, T. K. Mondal, E. Zangrando and D. Das, Radical Pathway in Catecholase Activity with Nickel (II) Complexes of Phenol Based “end-off” Compartmental Ligands”. Dalton Trans.. 43 - 2014,841, .
          11. Pradip K. Sukul, Ayan Dutta and S. Malik, Light Harvesting and Amplification of Emission of Donor Perylene and Acceptor Perylene Aggregates in Aqueous Medium”. Chem. Eur. J.. 20 - 2014,3019, .
          12. A. Jana, Pradip K. Sukul and A. Dhara, Design and Hydrothermal Synthesis of an Unprecedented Luminescent (7,7) Connected Binodal Potassium-Pyrazolate Coordination Framework”. Journal of The Indian Chemical Society. 91 - 2014,1661, .
          13. S. Sengupta, S. Ganguly, A. Goswami, Pradip K. Sukul and R. Mondal, Identification of a Robust and Reproducible Noncluster-type SBU: Effect of Coexistent Groups on Network Topologies, Helicity and Properties”. Cryst. Eng. Commun.. 15 - 2013,8353, .
          14. C. Chakraborty, Pradip K. Sukul, K. Dana and S. Malik, Suppression of Keto Defects and Thermal Stabilities of Polyfluorene-Kaolinite Clay Nanocomposites”. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.. 52 - 2013,6722, .
          15. Pradip K. Sukul and S. Malik, Removal of Toxic Dyes from Aqueous Medium Using Adenine Based Bicomponent Hydrogel”. RSC Advances. 3 - 2013,1902, .
          16. Pradip K. Sukul, P. K. Singh, S. K. Maji and S. Malik, Aggregation Induced Chirality in a Self Assembled Perylene Based Hydrogel: Application of the Intracellular pH Measurement”. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 1 - 2013,153 (Front Cover Page), .
          17. D. Asthana, A. Kumar, A. Pathak, Pradip K. Sukul, S. Malik, R. Chatterjee, S. Patnaik, K. Rissanene and P. Mukhopadhyay, An All-Organic Steroid–D–π-A Modular Design Drives Ferroelectricity in Supramolecular Solids and Nano-Architectures at RT”. Chem. Commun.. 47 - 2011,8928, .
          18. Pradip K. Sukul and S. Malik, Supramolecular Hydrogels of Adenine: Morphological, Structural and Rheological Investigations”. Soft Matter. 7 - 2011,4234, .
          19. Pradip K. Sukul, D. Asthana, P. Mukhopadhyay, D. Summa, L. Muccioli, C. Zannoni, D. Beljonne, A. E. Rowan and S. Malik, Assemblies of Perylene Diimide Derivatives with Melamine into Luminescent Hydrogels”. Chem. Commun.. 47 - 2011,11858, .
            International Conferences
            1. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Luminescent Hydrogel of Perylene Derivatives for Biological Application, NIMS Conference 2014: A Strong Future from Soft Materials.  78, NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan,July - 2014, Poster Presentation.
            2. Pradip K. Sukul, Dines C. Santra, Nabarun Hajra and Sudip Malik, Mechanically Self-Healing Hydrogel Composed of Metallo-Supramolecular Polymer with High Electrical Conductivity, 3rd FAPS Polymer Congress and MACRO-2013.  278, IISC Bangalore, India,May - 2013, Selected for Oral Presentation.
            3. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Perylene Derivatives for Biological Application, International Symposium on .  55, University of Calcutta and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata,February - 2013, Poster Presentation.
            4. Pradip K. Sukul, Pradeep K. Singh, Samir K. Maji, and Sudip Malik, Chiral Perylene Hydrogelator: Design, Synthesis and Aggregation Studyies, International Symposium on .  92, , Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata,December - 2011, .
            5. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Hydrogelation of Perylene Derivatives: Aggregation and Nanofiber Formation, 6th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (6-ISMSC).  298, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK,July - 2011, (International Travel Award from DST, India).
            6. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Bicomponent Hydrogelation of Vitamine B4 Using Trimesic Acid: Nano Belt Formation, International Symposium on .  74, University of Calcutta and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics,January - 2011, Poster Presentation.
            7. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Formation of Supramolecular Gels of Water Soluble Perylene Bisimide Dyes with Melamine, 11th International conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (MACRO-2010).  238, IIT Delhi,December - 2010, Best Poster Award.
            National Conferences
            1. Pradip K. Sukul, Dines C. Santra, K. Bag and Sudip Malik, Self-healing Hydrogel of Functional Metallo Polymer with High Electrical Conductivity, Recent Advances in Rubber & Polymer Science & Technology.  69, University of Calcutta and CRNN, Kolkata, India,January - 2014, Best Poster Award.
            2. Pradip K. Sukul, and Sudip Malik, Supramolecular Hydrogelation of Chiral Perylene Derivatives and Its Application for the Measurement of Intracellular pH, Proceedings of the Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Memorial Symposium on Chemistry & Industry (2012).  Contributory paper (Award)-20, Page no. 80, The Indian Chemical Society 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata,August - 2012, Oral Presentation & Selected for Young Scientist Award.
            3. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Soft Material Based on Perylene Bisimides: Design, Synthesis, and Application, Young Scientist Colloquium-2012(MRSI, Kolkata Chapter).  Book of Abstract, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata, India,August - 2012, Selected Speaker for Award Presentation.
            4. Pradip K. Sukul, Dines C. Santra, Nabarun Hajra and Sudip Malik, Recent Advances in Industrial Technology for the Removal of Toxic Dyes from Aqueous Medium Using Hydrogel, A National Symposium on A Kaleidoscopic View of Research & Industrial Progress: PRC 2012.  35, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India,October - 2012, Poster Presentation.
            5. Pradip K. Sukul, Pradeep K. Singh, Samir K. Maji, and Sudip Malik, Stimuli Responsive Perylene Hydrogelator: Induction of Chirality by Changing pH, Symposium on Polymer Science-2011.  57, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research – Kolkata and The Society of Polymer Science, India,December - 2011, Poster Presentation.
            6. Pradip K. Sukul and Sudip Malik, Bicomponent Hydrogelation of Adenine Using Trimesic Acid: Nano Belt Formation, 13th CRSI-5th RSC National Symposium in Chemistry.  145, , National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India,February - 2011, Poster Presentation.
            Professional Services
            1. PATENT: 1) Inventor: Pradip K. Sukul and K. Tashiro, Organization: National Institute for Materials Science, Patent No.: Japan 2015023490. 2) Inventor: Pradip K. Sukul, A. Mondal and S. Das, Indian Patent, Patent App. No. 201731030661 (From NIT Patna),
            2. AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS: a) DST Inspire Faculty: Govt. of India, 2016-2021. b) WPI-MANA Post Doctoral Fellowship (JAPAN): 2014-2016. c) Dr. D. S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship (UGC, INDIA): IISC Bangalore (with Prof. G. Mugesh, IPC Department) 2015-2017. d) FQRNT (Quebec granting agency) Fellowship for International Post-Docs (CANADA): Ranked 4 th place. e) CSIR-Junior Research Fellowship (INDIA): 2008-2010. f) CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship (INDIA): 2010-2013. g) International Travel Award (DST INDIA): Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India to attend ISMSC-6 symposium at Brighton, UK. Best Poster/Speaker Awards: a) Best poster prize in 11th International conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (MACRO-2010). b) Best poster prize in Recent Advances in Rubber & Polymer Science & Technology, RAPT-2014. c) Young Scientist Award in Proceedings of the Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Memorial Symposium on Chemistry & Industry (2012) organized by Indian Chemical Society. Accepted Cover Page in Journal (International): J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013, 1, 153. Selected for Oral Presentations: a) “Young Scientist Colloquium-2012(MRSI, Kolkata Chapter CSIR-CGCRI, Jadavpur, August 8, 2012. b) “3rd FAPS Polymer Congress and MACRO-2013”, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, May 15-18, 2013.
            3. Editorial Board Member of International Journal Of Nano Biotechnology
            4. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Metallurgy Science & Technology
            5. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Polymer Sciences
            Projects
            1. Metal Peptide Complex Arrays as Biomaterials sponsored by DST INSPIRE Division, Govt. of India, Rs. 35 Lakhs, Status: Running
            Phd Students
            1. Mr. Abhijit Mondal - Metal-Peptide Chemistry ( 2016 - Ongoing ).