1996-1997 - Research Associate, The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Supervisor: Professor N. Ray Chaudhuri
1997-1999 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 300, R. O .C. Advisor: Professor C. P. Cheng.
July, 1999 – March, 2001 Lecturer in Chemistry, Bangabasi Morning College
April 2001– Nov., 2005 Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Visva-Bharati
Dec., 2005 – Nov. 2008 Reader in Chemistry; University of Calcutta
Dec. 2008 – Nov. 2011 Associate Professor in Chemistry, University of Calcutta
Dec. 2011- Till date Professor in Chemistry, University of Calcutta
Modeling of the active site of Metallobiosites
Bioinspired catalysis (both homo- and heterogeneous).
Development of artificial nucleases.
Synthesis of nano materials using coordination compounds and their applications.
Development of multifunctional Coordination Polymers
Green synthesis of nanoscale cobalt(II)-based MOFs: highly efficient photoinduced green catalysts for the degradation of industrially used dyes Arnab Mandal, Sumi Ganguly, Somali Mukherjee and Debasis Das* DOI:10.1039/C9DT02394A (Dalton Trans.)
Designing of antiferromagnetically coupled mono-, di- and tri- bridged copper(II) based catecholase models by varying “Auxiliary Part” of ligand and anionic co-ligand Sanchari Dasgupta, Prateeti Chakraborty, Priyanka Kundu, Hulya Kara, Gabriel Aullón, Ennio Zangrando and Debasis Das* DOI: 10.1039/C9CE01115C (CrystEngComm)
Exploration of catecholase-like activity of a series of magnetically coupled transition metal complexes of Mn, Co and Ni: new insights into solution state behavior of Mn complex Abani Sarkar, Aratrika Chakraborty, Amit Adhikary, Suvendu Maity, Arnab Mandal, Debabrata Samanta, Prasanta Ghosh and Debasis Das* DOI:10.1039/C9DT02399B (Dalton Trans.)
Organically Functionalized Mesoporous SBA-15 Type Material Bearing Fluorescent Sites for Selective Detection of HgII from Aqueous Medium Luna Paul, Somali Mukherjee, Sauvik Chatterjee, Asim Bhaumik,* and Debasis Das* DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b01260
A macrocyclic tetranuclear ZnII complex as a receptor for selective dual fluorescence sensing of F− and AcO−: effect of a macrocyclic ligand Tonmoy Chakraborty, Sanchari Dasgupta, Arghyadeep Bhattacharyya, Ennio Zangrando, Daniel Escudero and Debasis Das* NEW J. CHEM. 43 (2019) 13152-13161.