Subrata Kundu was born in Arambagh, Hooghly, India, in 1978. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Calcutta University, West Bengal, India, in 1998 and 2000, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, in early 2005. After that Kundu went for his postdoctoral work in the United States. He spent two years in the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb, USA, from June 2005 to May 2007. Then he moved to Texas A&M University where he became a TEES Research Associate Engineer. He worked there from June 2007 to December 2010. In Texas A&M University, his main duty was to guide the graduate students for their research as well as teaching and conduct own research. His research interest deals with materials chemistry. He is an expert of making different types of nanomaterials with well-controlled sizes and shapes. His in-depth idea of nanowires helps him in making building blocks in nanoelectronics. In 2008, Kundu published a paper on DNA-CdS nanowires in the journal of Advanced Materials which was highlighted in several news channels all over the world including discovery news channel. Currently, Kundu is working as a Scientist in CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, and he is interested working with interaction of important biomolecules with nanoparticles, nanocatalysis, nanodevice fabrication, SERS, and so forth. He has published more than 75 peer-reviewed papers in reputed journals. He is currently a reviewer of more than 15 international journals like Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Langmuir, Solid State Letters, Chemistry of Materials, and so forth.
Biography Updated on 1 June 2013