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Prasenjit Kar
Prasenjit Kar Assistant Professor prkarfcy[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332284778
Areas of Interest
  • Synthesis of Organic Semiconductor, Novel nanomaterials, and their applications towards photonics, sensors, actuators and energy.
  • Materials for application in energy devices, synthesis and characterization of new hybrid materials
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20102011Post doctoral FellowOhio State University
20112012Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Ulm
20122013Postdoctoral research AssociateHanyang University
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowshipUniversity of Ulm2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DChemistryCentral Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute2010
M.ScChemistryBengal Engineering and Science University2003
B.ScChemistryUniversity of Burdwan2001
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Perovskite solar cellPankul Dhingra
Molecular logic gateHarendra Tyagi
Application of PTCDI derivativesPrafulla Walde
Perovskite solar cellNikhil Kothari
PTCDI molecular sensorSourav Yadav
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
application of carbon nanotubesOrganic/Inorganic Dyes Prem Jyoti Singh RanaA2014
Perovskite solar cellPallavi SinghO2015
Novel nanomaterials and thier applicationParulO2016
Fluorescent materials and their applicationGaurav Kumar NimO2017
Refereed Journal Papers

Selected Publication

  1. Pallavi Singh, Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Prasenjit Kar*. Effect of electron withdrawing substituent and extended π- conjugation on photophysical properties of Ruthenium polyterpyridine D-P-A complexes and interfacial studies with semiconducting TiO2 nanoparticle: Experimental and computational evidences. J. Photochem.  Photobio A: Chemistry, 2017, 346, 416-430.
  2. Pallavi Singh, Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Prasenjit Kar*. Wirelike dinuclear ruthenium(II)polyterpyridine complexes based on D–P–A architecture: Experimental and theoretical investigation. J. Photochem.  Photobio A: Chemistry, 2017, 340, 170-180.
  3. Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Pallavi Singh, Prasenjit Kar*. Interaction of Novel Ruthenium Bis(terpyridine) complexes based on D-P-A functionalization with Semiconducting TiO2 Nanoparticles, Chemistry Select, 2017, Accepted.
  4. Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Pallavi Singh, Prasenjit Kar. Carbon Nanoparticles for Ferric ion Detection and Novel HFCNs-Fe3+ Composite for NH3 and F- Estimation Based on "TURN ON" Mechanism. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 5929-5937. (IF: 4.8).
  5. Gisela L. Schulz, Prasenjit Kar, Martin Weidelener, Astrid Vogt, Marta Urdanpilleta, Mika Lindén, Elena Mena-Osteritz, Amaresh Mishra and Peter Bäuerle. The influence of alkyl side chains on molecular packing and solar cell performance of dithienopyrrole-based oligothiophenes. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 10514-10523. (IF: 8.2).
  6. Pallavi Singh, Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Pankul Dhingra and Prasenjit Kar. Towards Removal of toxicity from Lead based perovskite             Solar Cell by Compositional Gradient using Manganese Chloride. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 3101-3105  (IF: 5.0)
  7. C D Wessendorf, G L Schulz, A Mishra, Prasenjit Kar, I Ata, M Weidelener, M Urdanpilleta, J Hanisch, E M Osteritz, M Lindén, E Ahlswede, P Bäuerle: Efficiency Improvement of Solution-Processed Dithienopyrrole-Based A-D-A Oligothiophene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells by Solvent Vapor Annealing. Advanced Energy Materials, Volume 4, Issue 14, October 7, 2014. (IF:16.146).
  8. Verma, S., Kar, P., Banerjee, T., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Sequential Energy and Electron Transfer in Polynuclear Complex Sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 1543. (IF:8.539)
  9. Verma, S., KarP., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Efficient Charge Separtion in Ruthenium (II)-Polypyridyl Complex Sensitized TiO2 Film: Hole Stabilization by LLCT states. Chem.  Eur. J. 2011, 1561.(IF:5.74)
  10. Verma, S.,  Kar, P., ., Das, A., Palit, D. K., Ghosh, H. N. : Effect of Heavy atom on Photoinduced electron injection from nonthermalized and thermalized donor states of M(II)-polypyridyl (M=Ru/Os) complexes to nanoparticulate TiO2 surfaces – an ultrafast time resolved absorption studies. Chem.  Eur. J.  2010, 611-619. (IF:5.74)
  11. Kar, P., Verma, S., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Sensitization of Nanocrystalline TiO2 Anchored with Pendant Catechol  Functionality Using a New Tetracyanato Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex. Inorg. Chem.  2010, 49, 9, 4167-4174. (IF:4.762)