CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.Samrat Ghosh
Academic Qualifications
    PhD (2018), Chemical Sciences (AcSir), CSIR-NIIST
Contact Details
Dr.Samrat Ghosh

Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: samrat@clri.res.in,
Phone:91 44 24437137

Current Research Interest

1. Engineering Porous Frameworks for Multidimensional Applications

2. Functional Semiconductors for Optoelectronics, Energy Harvest and Storage

3. Development of Smart Chemicals for Leather



2011-2018 : Ph.D (Chemical Science), CSIR-NIIST, Kerala, India.

2009-2011 : M.Sc (Chemistry), Banaras Hindu University, Banaras, India.

2006-2009 : B.Sc (Chemistry Hons.), Scottish Church College, Calcutta University, India.


Work Experience

2021-Present : Scientist, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, CSIR-CLRI.

2020-2021 : Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, TU Berlin, Germany.

2019-2020 : JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Seki Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan.

2018-2019 : Program-Specific Researcher, Seki Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan.

Selected Papers:

1. Ghosh, S., Nakada, A., Springer, M. A., Kawaguchi, T., Suzuki, K., Kaji, H., Baburin, I., Kuc, A., Heine, T., Abe, R., Seki, S.: Identification of Prime Factors for Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution of Covalent Organic Frameworks via Molecular Engineering.                                                      

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9752−9762. (As a Corresponding Author). (IF = 14.695)

Highlighted in Kyoto University News.


2. Ghosh, S., Tsutsui, Y., Suzuki, K., Kaji, H.; Honjo, K.; Uemura, T.; Seki, S.: Impact of the Position of Imine-Linker over Optoelectronic Performance of π-Conjugated Organic Frameworks.                                                                                                  

Mol. Syst. Des. Eng. 2019, 4, 325-331. (As a Corresponding Author, Front Cover Art). (IF = 3.323)

3. Ghosh, S., Cherumukkil, S., Suresh, C. H., Ajayaghosh, A.: A Supramolecular Nanocomposite as Near Infrared Transmitting Optical Filter for Security and Forensic Applications.

Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1703783. (IF = 27.398)

Highlighted in The Hindu. http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/organic-near-ir-filter-developed/article19913976.ece.

Published in Advanced Science News. http://www.advancedsciencenews.com/seeing-dark-supramolecular-nanocomposite-optical-filter/

4. Ghosh, S., Philips, D. S., Saeki, A., Ajayaghosh, A.: Nanosheets of Organic Molecular Assembly from Aqueous Medium Exhibit High Solid State Emission and Anisotropic Charge Carrier Mobility.

Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1605408. (IF = 27.398)

5. Ghosh, S., Raveendran R., Saeki A., Seki S., Namboothiry M. A. G., Ajayaghosh, A., Charge Carrier Polarity Modulation in Diketopyrrolopyrrole–Based Low Band Gap Semiconductors by Terminal Functionalization.                                                                                                                                                     

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces201911, 1088–1095. (IF = 8.758)

6. Ghosh, S., Praveen, V. K., Ajayaghosh, A.: The Chemistry and Applications of π-gels.          

Annu. Rev. Mater. Res., 2016, 46, 235. (IF = 12.531)

7. Ghosh, S., S Ghosh, Shankar, S., Philips, D. S., Ajayaghosh, A.: Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based functional supramolecular polymers: next-generation materials for optoelectronic applications

Materials Today Chemistry, 2020, 16, 100242. (IF = 5.2)

8. Ghosh, S., Das, S., Saeki, A., Seki, S., Praveen, V. K., Ajayaghosh, A.: A Hybrid Organogel of a Low Band Gap Diketopyrrolopyrrole with PC71BM: Phase Separated Morphology and Enhanced Photoconductivity.                                                                                                         

ChemNanoMat 2018, 4, 831. (Inside Cover Art). (IF = 4.083)

Published in Chemistry Views. https://www.chemistryviews.org/details/ezine/11044512/Low-Band-Gap_Photoconductive_Hybrid_Organogel.html

Other Papers:

9. Prasanthkumar, S., Ghosh, S., Nair, V. C., Saeki, A., Seki, S., Ajayaghosh, A.: Organic donor–acceptor assemblies form coaxial p–n heterojunctions with high photoconductivity.                    

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 946. (IF = 12.959)

10. Cherumukkil, S., Ghosh, S.Praveen, V. K., Ajayaghosh, A.: An Unprecedented Amplification of Near-Infrared Emission in a Bodipy Derived π-System by Stress or Gelation.                                                      

Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 5644. (IF = 9.346)

11. Tsutsui, Y, Zhang, W, Ghosh, S., Sakurai, T, Yoshida, H, Ozaki, M, Akutagawa, T, Seki, S.: Electrically Switchable Amplified Spontaneous Emission from Liquid Crystalline Phase of AIEEActive ESIPT Molecules.

Adv. Optical Mater. 2020, 8, 1902158. (IF = 8.286)

12. Sakamaki, D., Ghosh, S., Seki, S.: Dynamic Covalent Bonds: Approaches from Stable Radical Species.

Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2019, 3, 2270-2282. (IF = 6.788)

13. Philips, D. S., Ghosh, S., Sudheesh, K. V., Suresh, C. H., Ajayaghosh, A.: An Unsymmetrical Squaraine Dye based Chemical Platform for Multiple Analyte Recognition.

Chem.-Eur. J. 2017, 23, 17973. (IF = 4.857)

14. Sharma, S., Ghosh, S., Ahmed, T., Ray, S., Islam, S., Salzner, U., Ghosh, A., Seki, S., Patil, S.: Fermi Level Pinning Induced by Doping in Air Stable n-Type Organic Semiconductor.

ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 2020, 2, 66-73.

15. García, F., Buendía, J., Ghosh, S., Ajayaghosh, A., Sánchez, L.: Luminescent and conductive supramolecular polymers from an N-annulated perylenedicarboxamide.

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 9278. (IF = 5.996)

16. Achary, B. S., Gokulnath, S., Ghosh, S., Mrinalini, M., Prasanthkumar, S., Giribabu, L.: Unprecedented Charge‐Transfer Complex of Fused Diporphyrin as Near‐Infrared Absorption‐Induced High‐Aspect‐Ratio Nanorods.

Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 3498. (IF = 4.056)

17. Madoori, M., Shiva Prasad, A. B., Ghosh, S., Koteshwar, D., Prasanthkumar, S., Lingamallu, G. Unveiling the Reversibility of Crystalline ̶ Amorphous Nanostructures via Sonication Induced Protonation.

J. Phys. Chem. C2018, 122, 10255. (IF = 4.189)

18. Yu, X., Wang, B., Kim, Y., Park, J., Ghosh, S., Dhara, B., Mukhopadhyay, R.D., Koo, J., Kim, I., Kim, S., Hwang, I-C., Seki, S., Guldi, D.M., Baik, M-H, Kim, K., Supramolecular Fullerene Tetramers Concocted with Porphyrin Boxes Enable Efficient Charge Separation and Delocalization.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 12596–12601. (IF = 14.612)

19. Chakraborty, S., Joseph, M. M., Varughese, S., Ghosh, S., Maiti, K. K., Samanta, A., Ajayaghosh, A., A new pentacyclic pyrylium fluorescent probe that responds to pH imbalance during apoptosis.

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 12695-12700. (IF = 9.346)

20. Motomura, Y., Hattori, Y., Sakurai, T., Ghosh, S., Seki, S.: A Impact of Unsymmetrical Alkyl–Fluoroalkyl Side Chains over Coil-to-Rod Transition of Soluble Polyacetylenes: Modulation of Electronic Conjugation of Isolated Chains and Their Self-Assembly.

Macromolecules 2019, 52, 4916-4925. (IF = 5.918)

21. Hattori, Y., Nishimura, N., Tsutsui,Y., Ghosh, S., Sakurai, T., Sugiyasu, K., Takeuchi, M., Seki, S.: Rod-like transition first or chain aggregation first? ordered aggregation of rod-like poly(p phenyleneethynylene) chains in solution.

Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 13342-13345. (Front Cover Art). (IF = 5.996)

22. Hecht, M., Schlossarek, T., Ghosh, S., Tsutsui, Y., Schmiedel, A., Holzapfel, M., Stolte, M., Lambert, C., Seki, S., Lehmann, M., Würthner, F.: Nanoscale Columnar Bundles Based on Multistranded Core-Shell Liquid Crystals of Perylene Bisimide J-Aggregate Donor-Acceptor Dyads for Photoconductivity Devices with Enhanced Performance Through Macroscopic Alignment.

ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 10234–10245. (IF = 3.939)

23. Haldar, R., Kozlowska, M., Ganschow, M., Ghosh, S., Jakoby, M., Chen, H., Ghalami, F., Xie, W., Heidrich, S., Tsutsui, Y., Freudenberg, J., Seki, S., Howard, I. A., Richards, B. S., Bunz, U. BF., Elstner, M., Wenzel, W., Wöll, C.: Interplay of structural dynamics and electronic effects in an engineered assembly of pentacene in a metal–organic framework.

Chem. Sci., 2021, 12, 4477-4483. (IF = 9.346)


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