Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Barnali Dasgupta Ghosh
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)
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Joined Institute on : 10-Jan-2012

  Work Experience
Teaching : 11 Years

Research : 14 Years

Individual: 11 Years

  Research Areas
  • Synthesis of Ceramic Nanoparticles
  • Synthesis of Polymer
  • Preparation of Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites for Different Advanced Application
  • Synthesis of Ceramic Nanoparticles
  • Synthesis of Polymer
  • Preparation of Polymer-Ceramic Nano-composites
  • Membrane Based Separation
  • Dielectric Materials
  • Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Materials
  • Energy harvesting Materials
  Award and Honours

Awarded National Eligibility Test (NET) 2005 for Junior Research Fellowship in Chemical Sciences under The University Grant Commission (UGC) fellowship scheme.

Awarded Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2005: Percentile score 96.90 (Scored 437) & All India Rank 107.

Awarded State Level Eligibility Test (10th West Bengal SLET) 2005: (The West Bengal College Service Commission), in Chemical Science.

Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)  2010.

        Outstanding Woman in Science award, 5th Venus International Women Awards - VIWA 2020

    Resource Person: DST-STUTI One Week Training Programme on Advanced Instrumental Techniques in  Chemistry and Materials Sciences (AITCMS22)


  1. S. Roy, T. Das, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, K.L Goh, K. Sharma, Y.W. Chang, From hazardous waste to green applications: Selective surface functionalizeation of waste cigarette filters for high performance robust triboelectric nanogenerators and CO2 adsorbents, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 14, 28 (2022) 31973–31985.
  2. S. Shalu, S. Roy, A. Mukherjee, T. Bal, S.K. Rout, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, Effect of Mn doping on the morphological and electrical properties  of (Ba0.7Sr0.3)(MnxTi1-x)O3 materials for energy storage application, Ceramic International, 48 (18) (2022) 25816-25825.
  3. S. Roy, K.L Goh, C. Verma, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, K. Sharma, P.K. Maji, A Facile Method for Processing Durable and Sustainable Superhydrophobic Chitosan-Based Coatings Derived from Waste Crab Shell, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 10, 14 (2022) 4694–4704.
  4. S. Roy, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, K.L. Goh, R.M. Muthoka, J. Kim, Modulation of interfacial interactions towards strong and tough cellulose nanofiber-based transparent thin films with antifogging feature, Carbohydrate Polymers, 278 ( 2022) 118974.
  5. S. Garg, T. Bal, SG Panpalia, A. D. Rajora, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, Preparation and characterization of microwave irradiated pH-sensitive polyacrylamide grafted flax seed mucilage graft copolymeric hydrogel (PFLSM-g-PAM-cl-MBA) and its evaluation as effective polymeric scaffold, Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 22 (2021) 100479
  6. T. Bal, P. Singh, A. D. Rajora, S. Garg, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, A. K. Pattnaik, Polyacrylamide Grafted Gum Acacia (GA-g-PAM) Graft Copolymer as Efficient Polymeric Scaffold, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Vol 55 | Issue 3 | Jul-Sep, 2021
  7. S. Shalu, K. Dasgupta, S. Roy, P. Kar, T. Bal, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, Thermal, mechanical, and dielectric properties of low loss PbZr0.3Ti0.7O3/polystyrene composites prepared by hot-press method, Polymer composites, Volume42, Issue3, March 2021, Pages 1420-1428
  8. S. Kumari, A. Shruti, N. Bage, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, P. Kar, Chemiresistive sensing of arsenic ion in water by thin film of poly(m-aminophenol) nano-fiber, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 8 (2020) 104536
  9. S. Shalu, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, Synthesis, Characterization and Dielectric properties of low-loss Zr-doped Barium Strontium Titanate materials, Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 118(8) (2019) 451-457.
  10. A. Singh, S. Samanta, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, P. Roy, P.Kar, Synthesis of stable aqueous colloid of functionalized silver nanorod, Functional Materials Letters, Vol. 12, No. 5 (2019) 1950076(1-4).
  11. A. Kumari, B Dasgupta Ghosh, La doped barium titanate/polyimide nanocomposites: A study of the effect of La doping and investigation on thermal, mechanical and high dielectric properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2018135, 46826
  12. A. Kumari, B Dasgupta Ghosh, A study of dielectric behavior of manganese doped barium titanate - polyimide composites, Advances in Polymer Technology, 37(6) (2018) 2270-2280.
  13. A. Kumari, B Dasgupta Ghosh, Effect of Strontium doping on structural and dielectric behavior of barium titanate nanoceramics, Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 117(7) (2018) 427-435
  14. A. Kumari, B Dasgupta Ghosh, Enhancement of dielectric properties of nanocomposite thin films prepared from polyimide and nickel doped barium titanate ceramic, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 95 (2018) 129-139.
  15. S. Shalu, P. Kar, J. Krupka, B. Dasgupta Ghosh, Synthesis, characterization, thermal, dynamic mechanical and dielectric studies of Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3/polystyrene composites, Polymer composites, 39 (2018) E1714-E1724.
  16. A. Kumari, B Dasgupta Ghosh, Preparation and dielectric properties of polyimide/Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3 nanocomposite film, Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 10479–10483.
  17. B. Dasgupta, S. Banerjee, Preparation and evaluation of gas transport properties of poly(ether imide)–POSS nanocomposite membranes, Advanced Science Letters, 10(1) (2012) 14-23.
  18. D. Bera, P. Bandyopadhyay, B. Dasgupta, S. Banerjee, Gas transport properties of new aromatic poly(ether amide)s containing cyclohexylidene moiety, Journal of Membrane Science, 407-408 (2012) 116-127.
  19. D. Bera, B. Dasgupta, S. Chatterjee, S. Maji, S. Banerjee, Synthesis, characterization and properties of semifluorinated organo-soluble new aromatic polyamides, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23 (2012) 77-84.
  20. B. Dasgupta, S. Banerjee, A study of gas transport properties of semifluorinated poly (ether imide) membranes containing cardo diphenylfluorene moieties, Journal of Membrane Science, 362 (2010) 58-67.
  21. B. Dasgupta, S.K. Sen, S. Banerjee, Aminoethyl aminopropylisobutyl POSS - polyimide nanocomposite membranes and their gas transport properties, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering B, B 168 (2010) 30–35.
  22. A. Ghosh, S.K. Sen, B. Dasgupta, S. Banerjee, Brigitte Voit, Synthesis, characterization and gas transport properties of new poly(imide siloxane) copolymers from 4,4′-(4,4′-isopropylidenediphenoxy)bis(phthalic anhydride), Journal of Membrane Science, 364 (2010) 211-218.
  23. S. Chatterjee, S.K. Sen, S. Maji, B. Dasgupta, P. Banerji, S. Banerjee, Benzotrifluoromethyl group-substituted poly(para-phenylenevinylene): Effect on solubility, optical, and electronic properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 116(2010)1603-1610.
  24. B. Dasgupta, S.K. Sen, S. Banerjee, Gas transport properties of fluorinated poly (ether imide) membranes containing indan moiety in the main chain, Journal of Membrane Science, 345 (2009) 249–256.
  25. B. Dasgupta, S.K. Sen, S. Maji, S. Chatterjee, S. Banerjee, Synthesis and characterization of highly soluble poly(ether imide)s containing indane moieties in the main chain, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112 (2009) 3640-3651.
  26. S.K. Sen, B. Dasgupta, S. Banerjee, Effect of introduction of heterocyclic moieties into polymer backbone on gas transport properties of fluorinated poly(ether imide) membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, 343 (2009) 97–103.
  27. S.K. Sen, S. Maji, B. Dasgupta, S. Chatterjee, S. Banerjee, Organosoluble poly(ether imide)s from phthalimidine based and trifluoromethyl substituted bis(ether amine), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 113 (2009) 1550–1559.
  28. S. Maji, S.K. Sen, B. Dasgupta, S. Chatterjee, S. Banerjee, Synthesis and characterization of new poly(ether amide)s based on a novel cardo monomer, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 20 (2009) 384-392.
  29. M. Aggarwal, S. Maji, S.K. Sen, B. Dasgupta, S. Chatterjee, A. Ghosh, S. Banerjee,  New poly (arylene ether)s containing phenolphthalein anilide, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112 (2009) 1226-1233.
  Member of Professional Bodies

  • Life Member: Society of the Polymer Science
  • Life Member: Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists
  • Life Member: Indian Chemical Society
  Current Sponsored Projects

Electrospun PVDF based piezoelectric nanocomposite energy harvesters for self-powered smart wearable and implantable electronics” (SERB) – as PI (Ongoing) 

ERB-DST FASTTRACK research scheme for young scientist on Development of Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites with High Dilelectric Constant – (2014-17) – as Principal Investigator


  Text and Reference Books

Book Chapter:

  • Polyimides with bulky groups: Synthesis, Characterization and physical properties, Barnali Dasgupta Ghosh, Susanta Banerjee, Alexander Alentiev, Inga Ronova, Yuri Yampolskii, In: Imidic Polymers and Green Polymer Chemistry: New Technology and Developments in process and Products, Apple academic press., Chapter 2 (ISBN: 9781771889032), August 2020
  • Carbon Nanotubes: A Concise Review of the Synthesis Techniques, Properties, and Applications by Saumya Shalu, Kakoli Dasgupta, Anuradha Kumari, Barnali Dasgupta Ghosh, In: Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoparticles
    Current and Potential Applications, Apple academic press., Chapter 5 (ISBN:9781771887342), April 2019
  • Barium Strontium Titanate: Preparation, Dielectric, Ferroelectric and Microscopic Studies by Anuradha Kumari, Saumya Shalu, Barnali Dasgupta Ghosh, In: Microscopy applied to materials sciences and life sciences, Apple academic press., Chapter 3, November, 2018 (ISBN: 9781771886727)
  • Recent Advances in Fluorinated Polyimides: Synthesis and Properties by S. Banerjee, S. K. Sen, A. Ghosh, B. Dasgupta, In: Polymer Synthesis, Ed. E. Kowsari, Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, United States Chapter 4, 16 Mar 2012 (ISBN: 9781613246726)