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FACULTY PROFILE
  ASMITA SENGUPTA 

Professor of Physics

 

Date of Birth  31.12.1958
Date of Joining  27.09.2010
Address: Santiniketan- 731235 , (Bolpur) West Bengal , INDIA    
E-mail: asmita_sengupta@hotmail.co   m 
asmita.sengupta@visva-bharati.ac.in
asmitasengupta@gmail.com
DATE OF BIRTH:

31.12.1958

RESEARCH AREA

Her entire thesis work  was sponsored by agencies like CSIR, DAE, UGC of India and Atomic Energy Commission of France.  
After joining Visva-Bharati University from a Engineering University (BITS-Pilani, Rajasthan-India) took up the work of  developing a laboratory for material research which was achieved in year 2008 and consequently installed  ‘Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy’ ‘Isochronal Annealing System’ ‘Differential Scanning Calorimeter’ ‘ Raman Spectroscopy’ after having sponsorships from SERC-DST, BRNS-DAE, UGC all leading research funding agencies of Government of India.
The said laboratory is at use by five research scholars at present.
Her published  works were cited  186 times by different theory and experimental physics, chemistry  and engineering  groups including a citation by a ‘Springer’ published book and by the Ministry of Energy & Atomic Energy Commission , Government of USA .

Research Interest  Quark­Gluon Plasma, Nuclear Astrophysics

ACADEMIC  ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

PhD IN Physics: 1989
Awarded by : CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY, WEST BENGAL, INDIA
Thesis work Done at:
Institute of Physics , Orissa –JRF CSIR, Government of India  SPONSORED
SAHA INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS- SRF, DAE, Government of India, SPONSORED
Centre D’ Etudes Nucleaires – Grenoble,France  ,
Sponsored by Commissariat A L’ Energie Atomique , Government of France SPONSORED
Thesis Title : “ DEFECT STUDIES IN III-V COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTORS, ALKALI HALIDES 
AND OTHER APPLICATION ORIENTED MATERIALS USING THE POSITRON
ANNIHILATION TECHNIQUE”
Individual Projects executed amount : INR 96,53,200  ‘OVER HEAD EARINGS : INR12,84,480/=
Projects sponsors : SERC, DST (3) , BRNS(!) , UGC (1) DAE-UGC(1)

EmploymentAchievements

Developed a 450sq/ft Laboratory to accommodate following systems :

  1.  Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy
  2. Isochronal Annealing System
  3.  Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  4. Raman Spectroscopy
  Biographical References are at :        

MARQUIS Who’s who 21st edition 2004 USA

MARQUIS WHO’S WHO IN ASIA -1ST EDITION ,2007     

TOTAL NUMBER OF JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS :

40 :

PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEDDINGS : 58
Awards & Honors :            

“Young  Physicist” by Indian Physical Society,1987, India
“ Deutscher Akademischer Ausstauschdienst”, GERMANY,2003
‘Bharat Jyoti ‘  golden plaque  by IIFS , NEW DELHI ,2011
‘Glory of India’  Gold Medal  by IISA , NEW DELHI,2011
‘Best Citizens of India’– (Brief biography published) , 2011
by International publishing House ,New Delhi
‘Scientist of the Year’ Gold medal by International Biographical Centre ,
Cambridge , England 2004