Sourav De (MSc)

Assistant Research Fellow

  • Room: D1.11
  • Phone: +36-1-382-6523
  • Full publication list: MTMT

Sourav was born and brought up in West Bengal, India. After completing BSc and MSc in Chemistry, he worked as a research project assistant in the field of nano-chemistry at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious ‘Stipendium Hungaricum’ scholarship by the Govt. of India and Hungary for pursuing doctoral study at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. At present, he is working as an assistant research scholar at the Chemical Crystallography Research Laboratory, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence, Budapest, Hungary.

Field of interest:

Crystal engineering, crystal growth, chemical crystallography, single crystal diffraction, intermolecular interactions, polymorphism, cocrystal formation, solid-state green synthesis of organometallic complexes, N-heterocyclic carbenes, catalysis.

Academic Profile:

2016 – PresentPhD, Chemistry (thesis submitted)University of Debrecen, Hungary
2013 – 2015MSc, ChemistryUniversity of Burdwan, India
2010 – 2013BSc, ChemistrySt. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India

Research Experience:

2020 –PresentAssistant Research Fellow, Chemical Crystallography Research Laboratory, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungary; Topic: Growth of single crystals and structure determination by diffraction methods; Advisor: Dr. Bombicz Petra.
2016 – PresentDoctoral Research Fellow, University of Debrecen, Hungary; Research Specialization: N-Heterocyclic carbene ligands and their Rh(I) complexes. Mechanochemical and solvent synthesis and catalytic applications (thesis submitted); Advisor: Prof. Joó Ferenc.
2018 – 2019 Research Specialization: Synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles of biotite mica as traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda) for bronchial asthma with Prof. Dr. Wele Asmita, Medical School, University of Debrecen, Hungary.
2015 – 2016Research Project Assistant, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India; Research Specialization: Synthesis of different ZnO nanostructures to understand their photophysical properties using spectroscopy; Advisor: Prof. Patra Amitava.
2014 – 2015Masters Research Fellow, University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India; Research Specialization: Micellar Catalysis & Bioremediation; Advisor: Prof. Saha Bidyut.
2013 – 2014Masters Research Fellow, University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India; Research Specialization: Natural Surfactants – Synthesis, Isolation, Purification and Utilization; Advisor: Prof. Saha Bidyut.

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