Dr. Jagannath Bhuyan
Synthesis of inorganic/bioinorganic compounds, metal-clusters, supramolecular chemistry and nano-materials. More specifically on interaction of small gas molecules like nitric oxide, carbon dioxide with metalloporphyrins, synthesis of novel biomimetic catalysts, photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy and use of porphyrin based systems in the field of renewable energy and solar fuels.
e-mail: jnb[AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, jbhuyan7[AT]gmail.com,
Phone(EPBX/Office):+91-360-2257401 to 411; Ext. 6114
- Professional Background
- Honors and Awards
- Educational Details
- Administrative Background
- Sponsored Research Projects
- Memberships in Professional bodies
- Teaching Engagements
- Projects and Thesis Supervised/ Currently Supervising
- Ph Ds Supervised
- Special Lectures Delivered
|January 2015||Continuing||Assistant Professor||NERIST|
|November, 2012||December, 2014||Post-doctoral Research Assistant (Supervisor- Prof. Patrick J. Farmer)||Baylor University, Texas, USA|
|August, 2006||2007||Junior Technical Superintendent||IIT Guwahati, Guwahati|
|Junior Research Fellowship||Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi||2007|
|Senior Research Fellowship||Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi||2010|
|International travel award to present paper at the Gordon Research Conference on May 13-18, 2012 at Lucca (Barga), Italy.||SERB, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi||2012|
|Ph. D .||Chemistry||IIT Kanpur, Kanpur (Supervisor Prof. Sabyasachi Sarkar)||2012|
|M. Sc.||Chemistry (Inorganic)||Gauhati University, Guwahati||2004|
|January 2016||Continuing||Incharge, Central Research Facility||NERIST|
|April 2015||Continuing||Incharge, Instrumentation lab, Chemistry dept.||NERIST|
|April 2015||2021||Incharge, PG Lab-1, Chemistry dept.||NERIST|
|August 2015||Continuing||Convener, DPGC, Chemistry||NERIST|
|August 2015||2017||Programme Officer||NERIST NSS Unit|
|2021||Continuing||i/c PG Lab IV and PG Lab V, Chemistry||NERIST|
|2021||Continuing||member, Online exam committee, Chemistry department||NERIST|
|Metallo-isoporphyrin: A biomimetic catalyst and a promising photosensitizer in photodynamic therapy||SERB, DST, New Delhi, Govt. of India.||2015-2018|
|Density functional theory (DFT) investigation of metalloisoporphyrins as near infra-red dyes and photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy and iron(III) isoporphyrins as alternatives to iron(IV)-oxo porphyrin π-cation radical||SERB, DST, New Delhi, Govt. of India.||2020-2023|
(i) Life Member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), LM 2939
(ii) Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
(iii) Life member, Assam Science Society , Guwahati, Pichala Branch.
|Inorganic Chemistry I||CY7101||M. Sc. 1st year||I|
|Inorganic Chemistry Lab1||CY7151||M. Sc. 1st year||I|
|Molecular Spectroscopy||CY7204||M. Sc. 1st year||II|
|Inorganic Chemistry Lab 2||CY7251||M. Sc. 1st year||II|
|Engineering Chemistry IA||CY3202||Diploma||II|
|Application of Spectroscopy in Inorganic Compounds||CY8003||M. Sc. 2nd Year||III|
|Inorganic Photochemistry||CY8022||M. Sc. 2nd Year||III|
|Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry||CY8016||M. Sc. 2nd Year||IV|
|Title of Project||Names of Students|
|Oxo-rhenium(V) tetrapyrrolic complexes and Re-porphyrin conjugates: Synthesis, Application and Theoretical calculations||Dr. Smita Majumder (NPDF, "PDF/2017/000865"), SERB|
|Metallo-isoporphyrin: A biomimetic catalyst and a promising photosensitizer in photodynamic therapy (Sponsored Project)||Ms. Karishma Devi Borah|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Year|
|SYNTHESIS AND REACTIVITY OF
MAGNESIUM PORPHYRIN AND ZINC ISOPORPHYRIN COMPLEXES
|Ms. Karishma Devi Borah||Awarded, January-2021||2016|
|NONCOVALENTINTERACTIONS IN METAL COMPLEXES
OF METHOXYPHENYLPORPHYRINS AND THEIR REACTIVITY
|Mr. Bishnu Prasad Borah||Awarded, June-2022||2016|
|Self-assembly of magnesium and zinc porphyrin||Mr. N. Ghanashyam Singh||Submitted-2022||2015|
AND REACTIVITY STUDIES OF NOVEL
|Ms. Hano Yamang||2020|
COBALT AND TIN PORPHYRINS: SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION, THEORETICAL STUDIES AND CONVERSION TO ISOPORPHYRINS
|Mr. Debashish Borah||2021|
Synthesis, characterization, and theoretical studies of small biological molecule bound magnesium porphyrins
|Mr. Abdul Kuddus Choudhury||2021|
Participation in short term courses
|Course Name||Sponsored By||Date|
|Induction Training for Teachers||NITTTR, Kolkata and NERIST, Nirjuli, A. P.||11.09.2015 to 20.09.2015|
|E-Journals User Training Workshop||AICTE-INDEST User Committee, NERIST||22-23rd August and 31st October 2015|
|School on Advanced Biological Inorganic Chemistry||Department of Chemical Sciences,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
|November 2-4, 2009|
|Iron(III)-hydroxyisoporphyrin: NO+-Induced Synthesis and Nucleophile mediated Ring-opening||At UGC-SAP National Seminar “Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences 2015” at Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam||6th November, 2015|
Some Significant Publications:
Borah,B. P., Majumder, S., Nath, PP, Choudhury, A K, Bhuyan, J Pyrazine-bridged cobalt porphyrin: Characterization, unique crystal structure and computational studies, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2023, 1275,134557
N. G. Singh, K. D. Borah, J. Bhuyan, Unique magnesium porphyrinate structure: Synthesis, characterization, and theoretical study, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Vol. 542, 2022, 121145
J. Bhuyan, B. Pakhira, A. Begum, S. Sarkar and K. M. Tripathi, Structural control in the nano-assembly of the tungsten and molybdenum dithiolene complex analog, React. Chem. Eng., 2022
K. D. Borah, H. Yamang, N. G. Singh, J. Bhuyan, Quest for Zinc Methoxyisoporphyrin Molecules: Experimental and Theoretical Studies, Chemistry select, 2022, 7, e202103777
Borah,B. P., Majumder, S., Borah, K. D., Bhuyan, J. "The quest for a better understanding of ethanol coordination to magnesium and zinc porphyrin: A combined experimental and theoretical study" Journal of Molecular Structure, 2021, 1230,129646
Majumder, S., Borah, B.P., Bhuyan, J. “Rhenium in the core of porphyrin and rhenium bound to the periphery of porphyrin: synthesis and applications” Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 8419-8432
Singh, N.G., Borah, K. D., Majumder, S. and Bhuyan, J. “Ethanol coordinated zinc trimethoxyphenylporphyrin: Structure, theoretical studies and formation of isoporphyrin” Journal of Molecular Structure, 2020, 1200, 127116
- Borah, K. D. and Bhuyan, J. "Methoxy-isoporphyrins of water-soluble porphyrins: Synthesis, characterization and electrochemical properties", Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 2019, 72, 2251–2260
Bhuyan, S. and Sarkar, S. "Bioinspired Models of Mo and W-Enzymes in CO₂ Reduction" Chapter in Volume 5, Bioinspired Chemistry: From Enzymes to Synthetic Models, Edited By: Marius Réglier. Series on Chemistry, Energy and the Environment, World Scientific. Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 5- Toh-Tuck Link, Singapore- 596224, 2019, ISBN 9789813274433
Bhuyan, J. "Synthetic leaf and ubiquitous roles of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis"Article in a book “reflection”, published by Purbayon Publication, Guwahati on behalf of OP-118, UGC-HRDC, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2019, ISBN 978-93-88593-16-8
Borah, B. P. and Bhuyan, J. "Influence of position of methoxy groups in Znmethoxyphenyl porphyrins" J. Chem. Sci, 2018, 130, 117
Borah, K.D. and Bhuyan, J. ''Magnesium porphyrins with relevance to chlorophylls'' Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 6497-6509, 10.1039/C7DT00823F
Borah, K.D., Singh, N.G. and Bhuyan J., ''Magnesium Trimethoxyphenylporphyrin Chain Controls Energy Dissipation in the presence of Cholesterol'', J. Chem. Sci, 2017, 129, 449-455
Bhuyan, J., “Nucleophilic ring-opening of iron(III)-hydroxyisoporphyrin”, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 2694-2699.
Tripathi, K.M., Sonker, A.K., Bhati, A., Bhuyan, J., Singh, A., Singh, A., Sarkar, S and. Sonkar, S.K., "Large-scale synthesis of soluble tunable-photoluminescence graphitic hollow carbon nano- rods for selective fluorescent detection of DNA”, New J. Chem., 2016, 40, 1571-1579.
Bhuyan, J., “Metalloisoporphyrins: from synthesis to applications”, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 15742-15756.
Bhuyan, J. and Sarkar, S., “NO2-Induced synthesis of nitrato-iron(III)porphyrin with diverse coordination mode and the formation of isoporphyrin” J. Chem. Sci., 2013, 125, 707–714.
Bhuyan, J. and Sarkar, S., “Nitrous acid mediated synthesis of iron nitrosyl porphyrin: pH dependent nitric oxide release”, Chem. Asian J., 2012, 7, 2690-2695.
Bhuyan, J., Sarkar, R. and Sarkar, S., “A magnesium porphyrin bicarbonate complex with CO2modulated photosystem I action”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011,50, 10603-10607, (Very Important Paper).
Bhuyan, J. and Sarkar, S., “Self-assembly of magnesium and zinc trimethoxyphenylporphyrin polymer as nanospheres and nanorods”, Cryst. Growth Des.,11( 2011) 5410–5414
Bhuyan, J. and Sarkar, S.,“Oxidative degradation of zinc porphyrin in comparison with its iron analogue”,Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 10649 – 10652
Abhilash G.J., Bhuyan, J., Singh, P., Maji, S., Pal, S. and Sarkar, S.“NO2º Mediated meso- hydroxylation of Fe (III) porphyrin”, Inorg. Chem.,48 (2009) 1790-1792
Paper presented at international conferences
At Modern Trends In Inorganic Chemistry-XVIII, Organized by Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati in association with Gauhati University and Tezpur University, during 11-14th December, 2019, at IIT Guwahati
At International Conference on "Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences" during 26-28 February, 2018 at Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, Assam
At 20th CRSI National Symposiums in Chemistry, 2nd to 5th February, 2017 organized by Gauhati University, Guwahati
At 5th Symposium on Advanced Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SABIC), 7th-11th January,2017, Kolkata, India, organized by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS).
At 69th Southwest Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, Waco Convention Centre, Texas, USA held (November 2013).
At the prestigious Gordon Research Conference“Renewable Energy: Solar Fuels” in Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy (May 13-18, 2012).
At “3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC-3)” Organized by IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi in New Delhi (October 17-20, 2011).
At “Symposium on Advanced Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SABIC-2009)” organized by department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai (November 4-7, 2009).