Dr. Sumana Kundu

A. Academic Background

Sumana Kundu academic background
2019 October onwardsTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyPBC Postdoctoral fellow
2018 DecemberTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyEU project: - E-MAGIC
2018 AprilCSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute (AcSIR), IndiaPhD (Chemistry)Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene Based Nano-materials for Energy Applications

B. Internship during PhD

    • Visiting Scholar to Rice University (Prof. P.M. Ajayan’s group), Houston and Southern Illinois University (Prof. S. Talapatra’s group), Carbondale, USA for 45 days, in 2014 under Indo–USA Student Exchange Program (3–D engineered electrodes for electrochemical energy storage through grant number 22–2012/2013-14).
    • IC-IMPACTS Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence (2016) – Summer Institute-Nanotechnology in University of Alberta, Canada: Oral e-poster presentation (rapid fire presentation): May, 29 – June, 3, 2016.

C. Publications

Papers

    1. Sumana Kundu, Ram Manohar Yadav, T. N. Narayanan, Manjusha V. Shelke, Robert Vajtai, P. M. Ajayan and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Synthesis of N, F and S Co–Doped Graphene Quantum Dots, Nanoscale, 7, 11515–11519 (2015)
    2. Sumana Kundu, Sujoy Ghosh, Michael Fralaide, T. N. Narayanan, Vijayamohanan K. Pillai and Saikat Talapatra, Fractional Photo-Current Dependence of Graphene Quantum Dots Prepared from Carbon Nanotubes, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 24566-24569 (2015)
    3. Sumana Kundu, P. Ragupathy and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Effect of Reversible Lithium Ion Intercalation on the Size–Dependent Optical Properties of Graphene Quantum Dots, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163, 1112– 1119 (2016)
    4. Sumana Kundu, P. Sarojinijeeva, R.Karthick, G. Anantharaj, G. Saritha, Rajesh Berae, S. Anandan, Amitava Patra, P. Ragupathy, M. Selvaraj, D. Jeyakumar, K. Vijayamohanan Pillai, Enhancing the Efficiency of DSSCs by the Modification of TiO2 Photoanodes Using N, F and S, Co–Doped Graphene Quantum Dots, Electrochim. Acta, 242, 337–343 (2017)
    5. Sumana Kundu, Bibhudatta Malik, Deepak K. Pattanayak, P. Ragupathy and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Unraveling the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Active Sites in N–Functionalized Interconnected Graphene Quantum Dots, Chem. Sel., 2, 4511– 4515 (2017)
    6. Sumana Kundu, Bibhudatta Malik, Amrutha Prabhakaran, Deepak K. Pattanayak and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Topotactic Transition of α–Co(OH)2 to β–Co(OH)2 Anchored on CoO Nanoparticles During Electrochemical Water Oxidation: Synergistic Electrocatalytic Effects, Chem. Commun., 53, 9809– 9812 (2017)
    7. Sumana Kundu, Bibhudatta Malik, Deepak K. Pattanayak, P. Ragupathy, and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Role of Specific N Containing Active Sites in Inter–Connected Graphene Quantum Dots for the Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity towards Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Chem. Sel., 2, 9943 – 9946 (2017)
    8. Sumana Kundu, Bibhudatta Malik, Deepak K. Pattanayak and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Effect of Dimensionality and Doping in Quasi “1–D” N–doped Graphene Nanoribbons on the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (44), 38409–38418 (2017)
    9. Sumana Kundu, Bibhudatta Malik, Deepak K. Pattanayak and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Mixed Valent, Distorted Cobalt Ludwigite (Co3BO5 / Co3O2BO3) and Its Composite with R–MWCNT in Enhancing the Domain Edge–Sharing Oxygen as Superior Water Oxidation Electrocatalysts, ChemElectroChem, 5, 1670–1676 (2018)
    10. Sumana Kundu, and V.K. Pillai, Synthesis and characterization of graphene quantum dots, Physical Sciences Reviews, 5(4), 20190013 (2019)

Book Chapter

    1. Sumana Kundu and Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Synthesis and characterization of graphene quantum dots, Chemistry of Nano-Materials, Volume 2, Multifunctional Materials: Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. pp-169-217 (2020)