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  • Dr. Aparna Das

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Sciences and Human Studies


  • Department :

    Mathematics & Natural Sciences


Aparna Das obtained her Ph. D. degree in Material science/nanophysics from Joseph Fourier University based upon the work on “Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Opto-chemical Sensor Application” at French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France. Her postdoctoral experiences include working as a research scientist at the California Nano Systems Institute and Electric Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, and as an experienced researcher at the Nanowiring-Marie Curie Initial Training Network, Georg August Universität Göttingen, Germany. Currently, she is working as an Assistant Professor at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Das has published more than 76 peer-reviewed articles including 2 books (Elsevier, PMU press), 11 book chapters, 4 press release articles, 2 editorials, and 57 journal publications. She has 53 contributions to international conferences. She has received several conference invitations to present her research works. Importantly, a significant portion of her research contributions are undergoing editorial reviews by many journals. Dr. Das has served as a guest editor of an international journal and she has acted as a reviewer. Dr. Das has obtained several competitive grants and has filed patent application. She has received young women researcher award, Outstanding Researcher Award, European microscopy society (EMS) outstanding paper awards and several international fellowships such as Marie-Curie fellowship, CEA-CNRS research fellowship and Brain Korea 21 fellowship. Dr. Das’s research works has been recognized by Bentham publisher (Press release at the AAAS Site), Heidelberg University, and Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University.

Dr. Das’s research interests include Computer-assisted Physico-chemical methods, quantum mechanical calculations, interdisciplinary science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) for drug development, computer-aided drug design, microwave applications, photochemical reactions, III-Nitride based chemical sensors, solar cells, optoelectronic devices, synthesis of thin layers and nanostructures including Quantum wells, quantum dots and nanowires. Dr. Das has also experience in Molecular-beam epitaxy (MBE), Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD), sputtering, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and Spectroscopy, UV and IR photoluminescence, transmission spectroscopy, time-resolved photoluminescence, Raman Spectroscopy, Hall Effect measurements, Spin coating, Reactive-ion etching (RIE), Electron beam evaporator, Rapid thermal processing (RTP), Electron-beam lithography, Photolithography, Wire bonding, Profilometer and Wafer saw, Optical Fibers (cleaving, cutting, splicing, launching light, loss measurements and characterization of various parameters), and in the operation of various Lasers, light emitting diodes (LEDs), spectrophotometers, fluorometers, interferometers and photomultiplier tubes.

 

  • Ph.D.  in Physics/Nanophysics,  French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission/University of Grenoble, France.
  • Masters in Photonice, CUSAT, India

 

Books

1.     Das, A., and Banik, B.K., “Microwaves in Chemistry Applications: Fundamentals, Methods and Future Trends”, Elsevier, UK, 2021. (Das and Banik are the authors of 10 chapters). 

2.     Das, A., Ashraf, M. W., and Banik, B. K., “Molecules and Medicine: The Cause of Medicinal Effects”, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Press (KSA), 2021. (Das, Ashraf and Banik are the authors of 6 chapters).  

Book Chapters

1.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Dipole Moment of Medicinally Active Compounds: A Sustainable Approach”, In Green Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry for Sustainable Drug Design, Elsevier (UK), 2020, pp. 921-964.

2.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Versatile thiosugars in medicinal chemistry”, In Green Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry for Sustainable Drug Design, Elsevier (UK), 2020, pp. 549-574.

3.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium based solar cell”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

4.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Semiconductor properties of Tellurium and its applications”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

5.     Das, A., Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium based chemical sensors”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

6.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium in Carbohydrate synthesis”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

7.     Aldawood, S., Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium in cyclization reaction”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

8.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Microwave-Induced Biocatalytic Reactions Toward Medicinally Important Compounds”, In Organocatalysis: A Green Tool for Sustainable Developments, De Gruyter (Germany), 2021.

9.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Advances in Heterocycles as DNA Intercalating Cancer Drugs”, In Heterocyclic anticancer agents, De Gruyter (Germany), 2021.

10.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Conceptual Design and Cost-Efficient Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Beta Lactams”, In Green Bond Forming Reactions: Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom, De Gruyter (Germany), 2021.

11.  Ray, D., Das, A., Mazumdar, S., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium-induced Functional Group Activation”, In Tellurium Chemistry, De Gruyter (Germany), 2022.

Press Releases

1.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Ascorbic Acid-Catalyzed Organic Reactions”, Selected for Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020,  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-09/bsp-aar092520.php

2.     Das, A., Yadav, R. N., and Banik, B. K., “A Novel Baker’s Yeast-Mediated Microwave-Induced Reduction of Racemic 3-Keto-2-Azetidinones: Facile Entry to Optically Active Hydroxy β-Lactam Derivatives”, Selected for Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2022, https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/945772

3.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Versatile Synthesis of Organic Compounds Derived from Ascorbic Acid”, Selected for Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2022, https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/943319

4.     Frenkel, N., Wallys, J., Lippert, S., Teubert, J., Kaufmann, S., Das, A., Monroy, E., Eickhoff, M., and Tanaka, M.,” On the trail of proteins” Selected for Press Release by Heidelberg University, Germany, Press release No. 207/2014.

Journals and Books Editorial Preface

1.     Aparna Das and B. K. Banik, “Editorial Preface”, “Microwaves in Chemistry Applications: Fundamentals, Methods and Future Trends”, Elsevier (UK), 2021, 15-16.

2.      Aparna Das and B. K. Banik, “Editorial Preface”, Sustainable Reactions in the Synthesis of Heterocycles”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2022, 9, 1.   

Journal Publications

1.     Das, A., “Recent Developments in Semipolar InGaN Laser Diodes”, Semiconductor. Vol. 55 (2021), pp. 272-282. (ISI Journal).  

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S106378262102010X

2.     Das, A., “A Systematic Exploration of InGaN/GaN Quantum Well-Based Light Emitting Diodes on Semipolar Orientations”, Optics and spectroscopy. Vol. 130 (2022), pp. 376. (ISI Journal).   

https://doi.org/10.21883/os.2022.03.52165.1549-21

3.     Das, A., “LED Light Sources in Organic Synthesis: An Entry to A Novel Approach”, Letters in Organic Chemistry. Vol. 19 (2022), pp. 283-292. (ISI Journal).   https://www.eurekaselect.com/article/117979

4.     Das, A., “Quantitative structure-property relationships of Taxol, Taxotere and their epi-isomers”, Journal of the Indian chemical society. Vol. 97 (2020), pp. 2468-2476. (ISI Journal).

http://indianchemicalsociety.com/portal/uploads/journal/NovB%20(13).pdf  

5.     Wang, G., Liang, B., Juang, B.-C., Das, A., Debnath, M., Huffaker, D., Mazur, Y., Ware, M., and Salamo, G., “Comparative study of photoluminescence from In0.3Ga0.7As/GaAs surface and buried quantum dots”, Nanotechnology. Vol. 27 (2016), pp. 465701. (ISI Journal).   

6.     Moyon, L. F., Hernàndez-Maldonado, D., Blum, I.,  Houard, J., Lefebvre, W., Vurpillot, F., Das, A.Monroy, E., and Rigutti, L., “Carrier Localization in GaN/AlN Quantum Dots As Revealed by Three-Dimensional Multimicroscopy”, Nano LettersVol. 17 (2017), pp. 4261-4269. (ISI Journal).   

7.     Mancini, L., Moyon, F., Houard, J., Blum, I., Lefebvre, W., Vurpillot, F., Das, A., Monroy, E., and Rigutti, L., “ Multi-excitonic emission from Stranski-Krastanov GaN/AlN quantum dots inside a nanoscale tip”, Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 111 (2017), pp. 243102. (ISI Journal).   

8.     Debnath, M. C., Liang, B., Laghumavarapu, R. B., Wang, G., Das, A., Juang, B., C., and Huffaker, D. L., “Optical properties of bimodally distributed InAs quantum dots grown on digital AlAs0.56 Sb0.44 matrix for use in intermediate band solar cells”, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 121 (2017), pp. 214304. (ISI Journal).

9.     Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Studies on Dipole Moment of Penicillin Isomers and Related Antibiotics”, Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. Vol. 97 (2020), pp. 911-915. (ISI Journal).

10.  Das, A., Bose, A. K., and Banik, B. K., “Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams Under Diverse Conditions: Unprecedented Observations”, Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. Vol. 97(2020), pp. 917-925. (ISI Journal).

11.  Das, A., Yadav, R. N., and Banik, B. K., “Ascorbic Acid-mediated Reactions In Organic Synthesis”, Current Organocatalysis. Vol. 7 (2020), pp. 212-241. (Scopus Journal).

12.  Aparna Das and Bimal Krishna Banik, Dipole Moment, Encyclopedia (MDPI, Switzerland), 2020. (https://encyclopedia.pub/1604).

13.  Aparna Das and Bimal Krishna Banik, Synthesis of β-Lactams, Encyclopedia (MDPI, Switzerland), 2020. (https://encyclopedia.pub/1575).

14.  Aparna Das and Bimal Krishna Banik, Thiosugars of Biological Significance, Encyclopedia (MDPI, Switzerland), 2020. (https://encyclopedia.pub/1552).

15.  Aparna Das, Ram Naresh Yadav, and Bimal Krishna Banik, Ascorbic Acid-Mediated Reactions, Encyclopedia (MDPI, Switzerland), 2020. (https://encyclopedia.pub/2341).

16.  Aparna Das, Ram Naresh Yadav, and Bimal Krishna Banik, Ascorbic Acid-Induced Reactions, Encyclopedia (MDPI, Switzerland), 2020. (https://encyclopedia.pub/2300).

17.  Das A., and Banik, B. K., “β-Lactams: Geometry, Dipole moment and Anticancer activity”, Journal of the Indian chemical society. Vol. 97 (2020), pp. 2461-2467. (ISI Journal).

18.  Das, A., Alqashqari, A. A., and Banik, B. K., “Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Dipole Moment of Diverse Imines”, Journal of the Indian chemical society. Vol. 97 (2020), pp. 1563-1566. (ISI Journal).

19.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Dipole Moment Studies on α-Hydroxy β-Lactam Derivatives”, Journal of the Indian chemical society. Vol. 97 (2020), pp. 1567-1571. (ISI Journal).

20.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Quantum Mechanical Studies of Physicochemical Properties on Estradiol and Isomer”, Authorea Preprints, 2020.

DOI: 10.22541/au.158920733.33987122

21.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Life’s molecule cholesterol Education in Chemical Science and Technology. Vol. 7 and 8 (2020), pp. 107-131.

22.  Das, A., and Banik, B, K., “Procreation of penicillin from Penicillium fungi by diverse stimulants”, Education in Chemical Science and Technology. Vol. 9 (2021), pp. 37-54.

23.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Dipole Moment and Anticancer Activity of β-Lactams”, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Vol. 83 (2021), pp. 1071-1074. (ISI Journal).

24.  Das, A., Ashraf, M.W., and Banik, B. K., “Thione Derivatives as Medicinally Important Compounds”, ChemistrySelect. Vol. 6 (2021), pp. 9069-9100. (ISI Journal).

25.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Microwave-Induced Surface-Mediated Highly Efficient Regioselective Nitration of Aromatic Compounds: Effects of Penetration Depth”, Asian Journal of Chemistry. Vol. 33 (2021), 2203-2206. (Scopus Journal).

26.  Das, A., Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Influence of Dipole Moments on the Medicinal Activities of Diverse Organic Compounds” Journal of the Indian chemical society. Vol. 98 (2021), pp. 100005. (ISI Journal).

27.   Yadav, R.N., Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Organocatalysis: A Recent Development on Stereoselective Synthesis of O-Glycosides”, Catalysis Reviews. 2022. (Accepted/In press). (ISI Journal). https://doi.org/10.1080/01614940.2022.2041303

28.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Microwave-Induced Stereospecific Synthesis of Optically Active β-Lactams in Different Solvents: Effects on the Conversion of Electromagnetic Energy into Heat Energy”, Chemistry Journal of Moldova. 2022 (Accepted/In press). [http://www.cjm.asm.md/node/494] (Scopus Journal).

29.  Das, A., Yadav, R. N., and Banik, B. k., “A Novel Baker’s Yeast-Mediated Microwave-Induced Reduction of Racemic 3-Keto-2-Azetidinones: Facile Entry to Optically Active Hydroxy β-Lactam Derivatives”, Current Organocatalysis. 2022. (Scopus Journal).

DOI: 10.2174/2213337209666220126123630

30.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Advances in Heterocycles as DNA Intercalating Cancer Drugs”, In Heterocyclic anticancer agents, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2022. (Scopus Journal).

DOI: 10.1515/psr-2021-0065

31.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Microwave-Induced Biocatalytic Reactions Toward Medicinally Important Compounds”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2022. (Scopus Journal).

DOI: 10.1515/psr-2021-0064

32.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Versatile Synthesis of Organic Compounds Derived from Ascorbic Acid”, Current Organocatalysis. Vol. 9 (2022), pp. 20. (Scopus Journal).

DOI: 10.2174/2213337208666210719102301

33.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium based solar cell”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2022 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

34.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Semiconductor properties of Tellurium and its applications”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2022 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

35.  Das, A., Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium based chemical sensors”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2021 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

36.  Das, A., and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium in Carbohydrate synthesis”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2021 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

37.  Aldawood, S., Das, A. and Banik, B. K., “Tellurium in cyclization reaction”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2021 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

38.  Ray, D., Das, A., Mazumdar, S., and Banik, B, K., “Tellurium-induced Functional Group Activation”, Physical Sciences Reviews. 2021 (Accepted/In press). (Scopus Journal).

39. Paul, S., Maier, K., Das, A., Furtmayer, F., Helwig, A., Teubert, J., Monroy, E., Müller, G., and Eickhoff, M., “III-N nanostructures for optical gas detection and pH sensing in liquids”, Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8725 (2013), pp. 87250K.

40.  Bertram, F., Schmidt, G., Mueller, M., Petzold, S., Veit, P., Christen, J., Das, A., and Monroy, E., “Cathodoluminescence spectroscopy of single GaN/AlN quantum dots directly performed in a scanning transmission electron microscope”, Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft;(German Physical Society) 2013.

41. Teubert, J., Koslowski, S., Lippert, S., Schafer, M., Wallys, J., Dimitrakopulos, G., Kehagias, Th., Komninou, Ph., Das, A., Monroy, E., and Eickhoff, M., “InGaN/GaN quantum dots as optical probes for the electric field at the GaN/electrolyte interface”, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 114 (2013), pp. 074313.

42. Frenkel, N., Wallys, J., Lippert, S., Teubert, J., Kaufmann, S., Das, A., Monroy, E., Eickhoff, M., and Tanaka, M., “High Precision, Electrochemical Detection of Reversible Binding of Recombinant Proteins on Wide Bandgap GaN Electrodes Functionalized with Biomembrane Models”, Advanced Functional Materials. Vol. 24 (2014), pp. 4927-4934.

43. Das, A., Magalhaes, S., Kotsar, Y., Kandaswamy, P. K., Gayral, B., Lorenz, K., Alves, E. J. C., Ruterana, P., and Monroy, E., “Indium kinetics during the plasma-assisted molecular-beam epitaxy of semipolar (11-22) InGaN layers”, Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 96 (2010), pp. 181907.

44.    Das, A., Lahourcade, L., Pernot, J., Valdueza-Felip, S., Ruterana, P., Laufer, A., Eickhoff, M., and Monroy, E., “P-type doping of semipolar GaN (1122) by plasma-assisted molecular-beam epitaxy”, Physica Status Solidi (c). Vol. 7 (2010), pp. 1913-1915.

45. Hofstetter, D., Di Francesco, J., Kandaswamy, P. K., Das, A., Valdueza-Felip, S., and Monroy, E., “Performance Improvement of AlN–GaN-Based Intersubband Detectors by Using Quantum Dots”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. Vol. 15(2010), pp. 1087-1089.

46.     Kandaswamy, P. K., Machhadani, H., Kotsar, Y., Sakr, S., Das, A., Tchernycheva, M., Rapenne, L., Sarigiannidou, E., Julien, F. H., and Monroy, E., “Effect of doping on the mid-infrared intersubband absorption in GaN/AlGaN superlattices grown on Si(111) templates”, Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 96 (2010), pp. 141903.

47.     Hofstetter, D., Francesco, J., Di Baumann, E., Giorgetta, F. R., Kandaswamy, P. K., Das, A., Valdueza-Felip, S., and Monroy, E., “Performance improvement of AlN/GaN-based intersubband detectors thanks to quantum dot active regions”, Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7808 (2010), pp. 78080A.

48.     Monroy, E., Kandaswamy, P. K., Machhadani, H., Wirthmüller, A., Sakr, S., Lahourcade, L., Das, A. Tchernycheva, M., Ruterana, P., and Julien, F. H., “Polar and Semipolar III-Nitrides for long-wavelength intersubband devices”, Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7608 (2010), pp. 76081G.

49.     Das, A., Dimitrakopulos, G. P., Kotsar, Y., Lotsari, A., Kehagias, Th., Komninou, Ph., and Monroy, E., “Improved luminescence and thermal stability of semipolar (11-22) InGaN quantum dots”, Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 98 (2011), pp. 201911.

50.      Das, A., Sinha, P., Kotsar, Y., Kandaswamy, P. K., Dimitrakopulos, G. P., Kehagias, Th., Komninou, Ph., Nataf, G., Mierry, P. De., and Monroy, E., “Growth and characterization of polar (0001) and semipolar (11-22) InGaN/GaN quantum dots”, Journal of Crystal Growth. Vol. 323 (2011), pp. 16.

51.     Gačević, Ž., Das, A., Teubert, J., Kotsar, Y., Kandaswamy, P. K., Kehagias, Th., Koukoula T., Komninou, Ph., and Monroy, E., “Internal Quantum Efficiency of III-nitride Quantum Dot Superlattices Grown by Plasma-Assisted Molecular-Beam Epitaxy”, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 109 (2011), pp. 103501.

52.  Kotsar, Y., Doisneau, B., Bellet-Amalric, E., Das, A., Sarigiannidou, E., and Monroy, E., “Strain relaxation in GaN/AlxGa1-xN superlattices grown by plasma-assisted molecular-beam epitaxy”, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 110 (2011), pp. 033501.

53.  Kotsar, Y., Kandaswamy, P. K., Das, A., Sarigiannidou, E., and Monroy, E., “Strain relaxation in GaN/Al0.1Ga0.9N superlattices for mid-infrared intersubband absorption”, Journal of Crystal Growth. Vol. 323 (2011), pp. 64.

54.  Schmidt, G., Müller, M., Bertram, F., Veit, P., Petzold, S., Das, A., Monroy, E., and Christen, J., “Highly spatially resolved Cathodoluminescence of Single GaN Quantum Dots directly performed in a Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope”, Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol. 18(S2) (2012), pp. 1878-1879.

55.  Lotsari, A., Das, A., Kehagias, Th., Kotsar, Y., Monroy, E., Karakostas, Th., Gladkov, P., Komninou, Ph., and Dimitrakopulos, G.P., “Morphology and origin of V-pits in semipolar (11-22) InGaN”, Journal of Crystal Growth. Vol. 339 (2012), pp. 1-7.

56.  Lotsari, A., Dimitrakopulos, G.P., Kehagias, Th., Das, A., Monroy, E., Komninou, Ph., “Structural properties of semipolar InGaN/GaN quantum dot superlattices grown by plasma-assisted MBE”, Microelectronic Engineering. Vol. 90 (2012), pp. 108-111.

57.  Koukoula, T., Lotsari, A., Kehagias, Th., Dimitrakopulos, G. P., Häusler, I., Das, A., Monroy, E., Karakostas, Th., and Komninou, Ph., “Structure and Strain State of Polar and Semipolar InGaN Quantum Dots”, Applied Surface Science. Vol. 260 (2012), pp. 7-12.

Conference Presentations

Invited Presentations (International)

1.   Aparna Das, Dipole Moment of Biologically Important Compounds, 26th International Conference of the International Academy of Physical and Biological Sciences (IAPS) on Advances in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Biological Sciences (CONIAPS  2020), Kerala, India. December 2020.

2.  B. Doisneau, Y. Kotsar, E. Sarigiannidou, E. Bellet-Amalric, Aparna Das, and E. Monroy, Strain relaxation in GaN/AlGaN superlattices grown by PAMEB for intersubband applications, Extended Defects in Semiconductors EDS2012. Thessaloniki, Greece. Sept. 2012

3.   E. Monroy, Y. Kotsar, Aparna Das, S. Valdueza-Felip, E. Bellet-Amalric, C. Bougerol, R. Songmuang, L. Rapenne, E. Sarigiannidou, S. Sakr, M. Tchernycheva, F. H. Julien, E. Gross, A. Pesach, and G. Bahir, GaN quantum devices for infrared optoelectronics, 4th Int. Symposium on the Growth of III-Nitrides (ISGN4), St. Petersburg, Russia. July 2012

4.     E. Monroy, Y. Kotsar, P. K . Kandaswamy, Aparna Das, A. Wirthmüller, H. Machhadani, S. Sakr, M. Tchernycheva, F. H. Julien, A. Vardi, and G. Bahir, III-Nitride semiconductors for intersubband devices, Photonics West (SPIE), San Francisco, U.S.A. January 2011

5.     Aparna Das, A. Lotsari, Y. Kotsar, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, and E.  Monroy Internal Quantum Efficiency of polar and semipolar InGaN QDs, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), India, September 2011

6.   E. Monroy, P. K. Kandaswamy, H. Machhadani, A. Wirthmüller, S. Sakr, L. Lahourcade, Aparna Das, M. Tchernycheva, and F. H. Julien, Polar and Semipolar III-Nitrides for long-wavelength intersubband devices, Photonics West (SPIE), San Francisco, U.S.A. January 2010

7.  E. Monroy, Y. Kotsar, P. Sinha, Aparna Das, L. Lahourcade, P. K. Kandaswamy, H. Machhadani, S. Sakr, M. Tchernycheva, and F. H. Julien, III-nitride nanostructures for intersubband optoelectronics, 3rd Int. Symposium on the Growth of III-Nitrides (ISGN3). Montpellier, France. July 2010

Contributions to international conferences

8.  Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Taxol, Taxotere and their epi-isomers: Computational study (Paper ID: 3591267), Fall 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, August 22-26, 2021.

9. Aparna Das, A. Das and B.K. Banik, Significant Role of Dipole Moment in Medicinally Important Organic Molecules (Paper ID: 3591231), Fall 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, August 22-26, 2021.

10.   Aparna Das, R.N. Yadav and B.K. Banik, Importance of Thiosugar and Its Synthesis, Spring 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, April 5-30, 2021.

11.  Ram N Yadav, Armando Paniagua, Aparna Das, and Bimal K. Banik, Harnessing the potential of Intramolecular Oxy-Michael reaction in the synthesis of 1,4-Dioxepane, Spring 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, April 5-30, 2021.

12.   Ram N Yadav, Aparna Das, Armando Paniagua, and Bimal K. Banik, Synthetic application of Intramolecular aza-Michael Reaction in the synthesis of 1,4-Diazapane, Spring 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, April 5-30, 2021.

13.  Aparna Das, R.N. Yadav and B.K. Banik, Significant role of ascorbic acid in organic synthesis (PAPER ID: 3542563), Spring 2021 American Chemical Society National Meeting, USA, April 5-30, 2021.

14.  Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Dipole Moment of Isomeric Penicillins and Related Antibiotics (PAPER ID: 3399787), Fall 2020 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, USA, August 16-20, 2020.

15.   Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams: Unprecedented Observations (PAPER ID: 3399788), Fall 2020 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, USA August 16-20, 2020.

16.    Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Dipole Moment Studies on Diverse α-Hydroxy-β-Lactams (PAPER ID: 3399790), Fall 2020 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, USA August 16-20, 2020.

17.  Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Dipole Moment Studies on Diverse Imines (PAPER ID: 3399791), Fall 2020 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, USA August 16-20, 2020.

18.  Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, Digital Technology Application into Bioactivity of Molecules: An Essential Tool for Modern Drug Discovery and Beyond, First International Conference on Research and Innovation-Oman 2020, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, October 19-20, 2020.

19.  Aparna Das, and B.K. Banik, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND DIPOLE MOMENT OF ORGANIC DRUGS, ICMPH, March 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

20.  Participated in INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY-Application to Odyssey & Spartan Software, Webinar, September 30, 2020.

21.  S. Paul, A. Helwig, Aparna Das, J. Teubert, E. Monroy, G. Müller, and M. Eickhoff, Opto-chemical sensor system based on InGaN/GaN quantum dots for pH detection, Int. Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Nuremberg, Germany. May 2012

22.   S. Koslowski, S. Lippert, J. Wallys, F. Furtmayr, J. Teubert, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, G. Dimitrakopulos, P. Komninou, S. Paul, A. Helwig, G. Müller, and M. Eickhoff,III-N nanostructures for optical pH-detection, Int. Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Nuremberg, Germany. May 2012

23.   N. Hatui, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, A. Bhattacharya., Anisotropic strain and optical properties of semi-polar (11-22) GaN epilayers grown on m-plane sapphire, International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Zurich, Switzerland. July 2012

24.  M. Müller, G. Schmidt, F. Bertram, P. Veit, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and J. Christen, Direct Imaging of Single GaN Quantum Dots using Helium Temperature Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Cathodoluminescence, 9th Intl.Symp. on Semiconductor Light Emitting Diodes (ISSLED 2012), Berlin, Germany. July 2012

25.  G. Schmidt, M. Müller, F. Bertram, P. Veit, S. Petzold, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, Highly spatially resolved Cathodoluminescence of Single GaN Quantum Dots directly performed in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope, Microscopy & Microanalysis 2012 Meeting, Phoenix, US. Aug. 2012

26.  N. Hatui, M. Gokhale, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and A. Bhattacharya, Evaluating anisotropic structural properties of semi-polar III-Nitride epilayers using high-resolution x-ray diffraction, The 11th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction and Imaging. Saint- Petersburg, Russia. Sept. 2012

27.  Aparna Das, L. Lahourcade, P. Sinha, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, and E. Monroy, Plasma-assisted MBE growth of semipolar quantum dots, Photonics West (SPIE), San Francisco, U.S.A. January 2011

28.  Aparna Das, Y. Kotsar, A. Lotsari, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, and E. Monroy, Improved luminescence and thermal stability of MBE-grown semipolar (11-22) InGaN quantum dots, 16th European Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Alpe d’Huez, France. March 2011

29.  Y. Kotsar, Aparna Das, E. Bellet-Amalric, E. Sarigiannidou, H. Machhadani, S. Sakr, M. Tchernycheva, F. H. Julien, and E. Monroy, GaN/AlGaN superlattices grown by PAMBE for intersubband applications in the infrared spectral range, 16th European Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Alpe d’Huez, France. March 2011

30.  Y. Kotsar, S. Sakr, E. Sarigiannidou, H. Machhadani, E. Bellet-Amalric, M. Tchernycheva, Aparna Das, F. H. Julien, and E. Monroy, Plasma-assisted MBE of GaN/AlGaN multiple-quantum-well structures for intersubband optoelectronics, E-MRS Spring Meeting, Nice, France. May 2011

31.  Aparna Das, A. Lotsari, Y. Kotsar, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, and E. Monroy, Internal Quantum Efficiency of InGaN quantum dots: Polar vs. Semipolar, E-MRS Spring Meeting, Nice, France. May 2011

32.  Y. Kotsar, S. Sakr, E. Bellet-Amalric, H. Machhadani, B. Doisneau, E. Sarigiannidou, M. Tchernycheva, Aparna Das, F. H. Julien, and E. Monroy, Plasma-assisted MBE of GaN/AlGaN multiple-quantum-well structures for intersubband optoelectronics, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

33.  J. Teubert, S. Koslowski, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and M. Eickhoff, InGaN quantum dots as optochemical transducers, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

34.  T. Koukoula, Th. Kehagias, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, A. Lotsari, Aparna Das, I. Häusler, W. Neumann, E. Monroy, and Ph. Komninou, Nanostructure and Strain State of InGaN Quantum Dot Superlattices Grown by MBE, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

35.  A. Lotsari, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, T. Koukoula, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and Ph. Komninou, Strain and structure of semipolar (11-22) InGaN quantum dots, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

36.  Aparna Das, Y. Kotsar, L. Lahourcade, G.P.Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, A. Lotsari, T. Koukoula, Ph. Komninou, and E. Monroy, Plasma-assisted MBE of semipolar (11-22)-oriented III-nitrides: 2D layers and nanostructures, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

37.  B. Lacroix, M. P. Chauvat, P. Ruterana, G. Nataf, P. de Mierry, Aparna Das, and E. Monroy, A structural analysis of semipolar (11-22)-GaN layers grown on m-sapphire by MOVPE and MBE, 9th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS9), Glasgow, UK. July 2011

38.  G. P. Dimitrakopulos, A. Lotsari, E. Kalesaki, J. Kioseoglou, Th. Kehagias, L. Lahourcade, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, I. Häusler, H. Kirmse, W. Neumann, G. Jurczak , T. D. Young, P. Duewski, Th. Karakostas and Ph. Komninou, Self-Assembled Quantum Dot Superlattices in Semipolar (11-22) III-Nitrides: Stoichiometry, Strain State and Morphology, E-MRS 2011 Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland. Sept. 2011

39.  A. Lotsari, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and Ph. Komninou, Asymmetric V-defects in semipolar InGaN, E-MRS 2011 Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland. Sept. 2011

40.  T. Koukoula, Th. Kehagias, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, A. Lotsari, Aparna Das, I. Häusler, W. Neumann, E. Monroy, and Ph. Komninou, Nanostructure and Strain State of InGaN Quantum Dot Superlattices Grown by MBE, E-MRS 2011 Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland. Sept. 2011

41.  Aparna Das, Y. Kotsar, P. K. Kandaswamy, B. Gayral, and E. Monroy, Study of Indium incorporation during the MBE growth of polar and semipolar InGaN layers, E-MRS Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France. May 2010

42.  P. K. Kandaswamy, Y. Kotsar, H. Machhadani, S. Sakr, Aparna Das, M. Tchernycheva, F. H. Julien, and E. Monroy, Effect of doping on the mid-infrared intersubband absorption in III-nitride superlattices grown on Si(111) templates, E-MRS Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France. May 2010

43.  Aparna Das, S. Magalhães, Y. Kotsar, P. K. Kandaswamy, B. Gayral, K. Lorenz, E. Alves, and E. Monroy, Different In incorporation in polar and semipolar InGaN layers during MBE growth, 3rd Int. Symposium on the Growth of III-Nitrides (ISGN3). Montpellier, France. July 2010

44.  Y. Kotsar, P. K. Kandaswamy, H. Machhadani, S. Sakr, Aparna Das, M. Tchernycheva, F. H. Julien, and E. Monroy, Effect of doping on the interband and intersubband properties of III-nitride superlattices grown on Si(111) templates, 3rd Int. Symposium on the Growth of III-Nitrides (ISGN3). Montpellier, France. July 2010

45.  Y. Kotsar, P. K. Kandaswamy, Aparna Das, L. Rapenne, E. Sarigiannidou, and E. Monroy, Study of strain relaxation in GaN/AlGaN superlattices for mid-infrared intersubband absorption, 16th Int’l Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE2010). Berlin, Germany. August 2010

46.  Aparna Das, P. Sinha, Y. Kotsar, P. K. Kandaswamy, S. Magalhães, K. Lorenz, E. Alves, and E. Monroy, Growth and characterization of polar (0001) and semipolar (11-22) InGaN/GaN quantum dots, 16th Int’l Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE2010). Berlin, Germany. August 2010

47.  T. Koukoula, Th. Kehagias, A. Lotsari, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, and Ph. Komninou, InGaN quantum dot superlattices grown by plasma-assisted MBE, Extended Defects in Semiconductors. Brighton, UK. September 2010

48.  Aparna Das, A. Lotsari, S. Magalhães, P. Sinha, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, K. Lorenz, E. Alves, and E. Monroy, Plasma-assisted MBE growth of semipolar (11-22) InGaN layers and GaN/InGaN quantum dots, International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN-2010), Tampa, USA. Sept. 2010

49.  Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and M. Eickhoff, GaInN quantum dots as optochemical transducers, J. Teubert, S. Koslowski, 19th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology (HETECH’10), Crete, Greece. Nov. 2010

50.  G. P. Dimitrakopulos, E. Kalesaki, A. Lotsari, Th. Kehagias, J. Kioseoglou, Aparna Das, L. Lahourcade, E. Monroy, I. Hausler, H. Kirmse, W. Neumann, Ph. Komninou and Th. Karakostas, Structural properties of Semipolar III-Nitride Quantum Dots, 19th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology (HETECH’10), Crete, Greece. Nov. 2010

51.  T. Koukoula, Th. Kehagias, A. Lotsari, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, G.P. Dimitrakopulos, and Ph. Komninou, Nanoscale Structure of InGaN Quantum Dot Superlattices Grown by MBE, 19th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology (HETECH’10), Crete, Greece. Nov. 2010

52.  A. Lotsari, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Kehagias, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, and Ph. Komninou, Structure of asymmetric V-defects in semipolar InGaN grown by MBE, 4th International Conference on Micro-Nanoelectronics, Nanotechnology and MEMS, NCSR-Democritos, Athens, Greece. Dec. 2010

53.  A. Lotsari, T. Koukoula, Th. Kehagias, Aparna Das, E. Monroy, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, and Ph. Komninou Polar and Semipolar InGaN Quantum Dots, 4th International Conference on Micro-Nanoelectronics, Nanotechnology and MEMS, NCSR-Democritos, Athens, Greece. Dec. 2010

 

Research Scientist: Electrical Engineering (EE) Department and California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), University of California, Los Angeles, USA
                 
Visiting Scientist : Electrical Engineering (EE) Department and California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), University of California, Los Angeles, USA
                  
Post-Doctoral Scientist (Experienced researcher): Physical Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
 
Scientific Research Assistant: SNDL, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea.
 
 

·       Physics for Engineers I (Mechanics, Oscillations and Waves, Thermodynamics)

·       Physics for Engineers II (Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, and The Structure of Matter)

·       Introductory Physics

·       Semiconductor Physics

·       Optoelectronics

·       Solid State Physics

·       Intermediate Algebra

·       Introductory Algebra

·       Quantum Mechanical calculations

·       Density-functional theory

·       Computer-assisted Physico-chemical methods

·       Microwaves in Chemistry and Engineering applications

·       Interdisciplinary science (biology, chemistry, and physics) for drug development

·       Computer-aided drug design

·       Theoretical physics

·       III-Nitride based chemical sensor

·       Optoelectronic devices (Lasers, LED and solar cells)

·       Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and Spectroscopy

·       Thin layers and nanostructures (Quantum wells, quantum dots, nanowires)

 

 

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  • Guest Editor: Current Organocatalysis journal (2021-2022)
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