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Dr. Prasanta Jyoti Goutam

Designation: Associate Professor

Email: prasantajyoti@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • PhD : Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2012.
  • M.Sc. : Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2004.
  • B.Sc. : Dibrugarh University, Assam, India 2002.
Awards and Fellowships:
  • Best presentation (2nd) award in National Convection of Chemistry Teachers 2012.
  • International Travel Support for scientific presentation in Germany, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2010.
  • Awarded CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship, 2009.
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, 2006. 
Trainings Received:
  • Course on Modern Methods of Polymer Characterization at University of Seigen, Germany, 2010.
  • Course on Green Chemistry at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2011.
  • Polymer nano composites, Stabilities of polymers, Supramolecular host guest recognition, Supramolecular Assemblies, Chemical sensors, Science Technology and Innovation (STI) aspects.
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Experience:

  • Lecturer, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Andhra Pradesh, India (August 2012 till date).
  • Assistant Professor (Contract), Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology, Assam, India (June 2012 to July 2012).
  • Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India (Dec 2011 to March 2012).
  • Senior Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India (July 2008 to July 2011).
  • Junior Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India (July 2006 to June 2008).
  • Project Assistant, North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, India (July 2005 to July 2006).
  • Lecturer (Hon. Part time), J. B. College, Jorhat, India, (November 2004 to June 2006).
  • Trainee, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (May 2003 to July 2003).
Courses Taught:
  • 2nd year B.Tech. Cell Biology under Biotechnology Dept. @ Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies.
  • 3rd year Organic chemistry Major @ Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology.
  • 3rd Semester Organic chemistry Major @ Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology.
  • 1st year B.Tech. Chemistry tutorial (Organic chemistry) @ IIT Guwahati.
  • 1st year B.Tech. Chemistry practical (organic /Physical chemistry) @ IIT Guwahati.

Publications:

Journals:
  • Thiourea recognition by 2,6- bis(2-benzimidazolyl)pyridine using spectroscopic techniques and DFT. Bolin Chetia, Prasanta J.Goutam, Francis A.S.Chipem and Parameswar K.Iyer, J. Mol. Str. 2013, 1042, 32.
  • Sensors and Actuators: B Chemical 2015, 211, 263.
  • Organic Electronics, 2014,15, 1650. 
  • Photoluminescence quenching of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) by carbon nanotubes. Prasanta J. Goutam, Dilip K. Singh and Parameswar K. Iyer J. Phys. Chem. C 2012,116, 8196. 
  • Enhancing the Photostability of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) by Preparing Composites with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes. Prasanta J. Goutam, Dilip K. Singh, Pravat K. Giri, and Parameswar K. Iyer J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115, 919.
  • Mechanistic investigation, kinetic modeling and analysis parameters of poly-3-hexylthiophene degradation to fullerenes. P. Karthik Reddy, Prasanta J. Goutam, Dilip K. Singh, Aloke K. Ghoshal, Parameswar K. Iyer. Polym. Degrad. Stab 2009, 94, 1839.
  • Selective Recognition of Resorcinol from Among the Other Benzene Metabolites by a novel 2,6- di(benzo[d]thiazol-2-yl)pyridin based ditopic ligand. Prasanta J. Goutam and Parameswar K. Iyer (communicated).
  • Folding of 2,6-di(benzo[d]thiazol-2-yl)pyridin based ditopic monomer at the ethereal spacer part by potassium and self assembly of the folded moiety resulting supramolecular polymeric system. Prasanta J. Goutam, Bolin Chetia, Francis A. Chipem and Parameswar K. Iyer (Manuscript under preparation).
  • Synthesis and optical properties of 2,6-bis(bezthiazolyl)pyridine based metallo-supramolecular polymers Prasanta J. Goutam and Parameswar K. Iyer (Manuscript under preparation)
Book Chapter:
  • Photostability of Poly-(3-hexylthiophene)-Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites, Prasanta J. Goutam, Dilip K. Singh, Pravat K. Giri, and Parameswar K. Iyer, Electroactive Polymers: Materials and Devices, Vol III, Macmillan, 2009 (ISBN 10: 0230-63890-2, ISBN 13: 978-0230-63890-7).
Scientific Presentations:
In India:
  • Participated and presented in "Third International Conference on Electro Active Polymers, Materials and Devices" held at Jaipur (12-17th Oct 2008).
  • Participated and presented in "International Conference on Nano Science And Technology" held at IIT Bombay (17-20th Feb 2010).
Abroad:
  • Participated and presented in "Polychar18, World Forum for Advanced Materials" held at Seigen, Germany (7- 10th April 2010).