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Faculty Member

 

Asim K. Das
Professor
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Department
Chemistry

Area of Specialisation
Chemical Kinetics,

Reaction mechanism



Date of Birth 31st August 1960
Qualification
Year Degree College/University
1981 B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry Calcutta University
1983 M.Sc. (Splecial in Inorganic Chemistry) Calcutta University
1988 Ph.D. Calcutta University
2002 D.Sc. Visva-Bharati
Research Projects, Papers and Books
Project Title : Kinetics and Mechanism of Ru(III) or Ir(III). Promoted Metal Ion [Ag(I), Mn(II) or Co(II)] Catalysis in Electron Transfer Reactions Involving Organic Substrates and Cerium (IV) in Sulfate Media
Funding Agent : CSIR, New Delhi, Project Ref: 1/1166/90
Project Title : Dynamics and Reaction Mechanisms of Homogeneous Catalysis by Ru(II) or Ir(III) in Ce(IV) oxidation
Funding Agent : UGC, New Delhi, Project Ref : 12-37, SR-I, 1994
Project Title : Catalysis in Ce(IV) Oxidation : Studies on Kinetics and Mechanism and Development of Catalytic Kinetic. Methods of Analysis
Funding Agent : CSIR, New Delhi, Project Ref: 01/1415/96; 1996
Project Title : Chelating Agents as Catalysts in Cr(VI) and Cr(V) Oxidation : Studies on Kinetics and Mechanistic Aspects
Funding Agent : CSIR, New Delhi, Project Ref: 01(1644)/00, 2000
Books Written
A Textbook on Medical Aspects of Biomorganic Chemistry - A.K. Das, CBS Publishers & Distribution, New Delhi, 1990 (2nd Edition in press)
Fundamental Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry (Part-I & II) - A.K. Das, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, 2000, (Reprinted 2001)
Teaching Experience
11 years in Visva Bharati
3 1/2 years in Regional College
Awards
Qualified CSIR, 1993
Other Academic Distinctions
A textbook on Medicinal Aspects of Bioinorganic Chemistry - A.K. Das; CBS Publishers & Distribution, New Delhi,      1970; 2nd Edition in press
Fundamental Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry (Part I & II - A.K. Das; CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi,      2000, (Reprinted 2001)