Prof. Biswajit Chowdhury

Department of Chemistry

IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, Dhanbad, India



2000 Ph.D.,Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) Degree conferred by Osmania University,Hyderabad, India

1995 M.Sc.,Jadavpur University, India

1993 B.Sc.,Jadavpur University, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Anindya Ghosh, Anirudha Singha, Aline Auroux, Avik Das, Debasis Sen and Biswajit Chowdhury* A green approach for preparation of surfactant embedded sulfonated carbon catalyst towards glycerol acetalization reaction Catalysis Science and Technology 2020, 10(14), pp. 4827-4844
  2. Arindam Modak, Piyali Bhanja, Saikat Dutta, Biswajit Chowdhury and Asim Bhaumik* Catalytic Reduction of CO2 to Fuels and Feedstocks Green Chemistry 2020, 22(13), pp. 4002-4033
  3. S. E.Lyubimova,*,A. A.Zvinchuka, M. V. Sokolovskaya, V.A.Davankov, Biswajit Chowdhury, P.V.Zhemchugov, A. .Arzumanyan A simple synthesis of ethylene carbonate from carbon dioxide and 2-chloroethanol using silica gel as a catalyst Applied Catalysis A General 592 (2020) 117433
  4. Kumer Saurav Keshri Giulia Spezzati Santu Ruidas E.J.M.Hensen and Biswajit Chowdhury* Role of bismuth on aerobic benzyl alcohol oxidation over ceria polymorph-supported gold nanoparticles Catalysis Communication 140 (2020) 106004
  5. Ahmed Al-Fatesh1*, Rawesh Kumar, S Olajide Kasim, A A Ibrahim, A Hamza Fakeeha, A E Abasaeed, R Alrasheed, A Bagabas ,M. Lakshmanbhai Chaudhary , Francesco Frusteri and B. Chowdhury* The Effect of Modifier Identity on the Performance of Ni-Based Catalyst Supported on γ-Al2O3 in Dry Reforming of Methane Catalysis Today 348 (2020) 236-242
  6. Arindam Modak, Anindya Ghosh, Asim Bhaumik,* and Biswajit Chowdhury* CO2 Hydrogenation over Functional Nanoporous Polymers and Metal-Organic Frameworks Advances in Colloid and Interface Science
  7. Kushanava Bhaduri, Anindya Ghosh and Biswajit Chowdhury* Catalytic conversion of biomass derived glycerol to value added chemicals Book Chapter Catalysis for Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability (Springer) Vol 1. Biomass Conversion eBook ISBN 978-3-030-65017-9
  8. Prangya Paramita Das, Vinod C Prabhakaran, Samik Nanda, Debasis Sen,and Biswajit Chowdhury* Palladium Impregnated Amine Co-condensed Hexagonal Mesoporous Silica: A Novel Catalyst in Tailoring Suzuki and Heck Coupling Reactions in Base Free Condition ChemistrySelect 2019 pp3823-3832
  9. Kushanava Bhaduri, Bidya Dhar Das, Rawesh Kumar, Sujan Mondal, Sauvik Chatterjee, Sneha Shah, Juan J. Bravo-Suárez and Biswajit Chowdhury* Recyclable Au/SiO2-shell/Fe3O4-core catalyst for the reduction of nitro aromatic compounds in aqueous solution ACS Omega, 2019, 4 (2), pp 4071–4081
  10. Anindya Ghosh, Kushanava Bhaduri, Sneha Shah, Aline Auroux, J. K. Pandey and Biswajit Chowdhury * Dehydration of Isopropanol to Propylene over Fullerene[C60] Containing Niobium Phosphate Catalyst: Study on Catalyst Recyclability Molecular Catalysis 475 (2019)110470
  11. Rawesh Kumar, Sneha Shah, Prangya Paramita Das, Gami Girish Kumar Bhagavanbhai, Ahmed Al Fatesh and Biswajit Chowdhury* An Overview of Caprolactam Synthesis Catalysis Review Science and Engineering 61 (2019) 516-594
  12. Shahid Hassan, Rawesh Kumar, Ankur Tewari, Weiyi Song, Lennart van Haandel, Jai Krishna Pandey Emiel Hensen and Biswajit Chowdhury* Role of Oxygen Vacancy in Cobalt doped Ceria Catalyst for Styrene Epoxidation using Molecular Oxygen Molecular Catalysis 451 (2018) 238-246 Invited
  13. Rawesh Kumar, Nagasuresh Enjamuri, Sneha Shah, Juan J Bravo-Surrez and Biswajit Chowdhury* Overview of Ketonization Reaction of Oxygenated Hydrocarbons on Oxide Based Catalysts Catalysis Today 302 (2018) 16-49
  14. Kanungo, Shamayita; Keshri, Kumer Saurav ; Hensen, Emiel; Chowdhury, Biswajit; Schouten, Jaap; Neira d'Angelo, M. Fernanda* Direct epoxidation of propene on silylated Au-Ti catalysts: A study on silylating procedures and effect on propane formation Catalysis Science and Technology 8 (2018) 3052-3059
  15. A.S.Al-Fatesh, A.H.Fakeeha, A.A.Ibrahim W.U.Khan H.Atia R.Eckelt K.Seshan B.Chowdhury Decomposition of methane over alumina supported Fe and Ni–Fe bimetallic catalyst: Effect of preparation procedure and calcination temperature Journal of Saudi Chemical Society Volume 22, Issue 2 (2018) Pages 239-247
  16. A PROCESS FOR PREPARATION OF CYCLIC/ACYCLIC ALKENES. Sneha Shah and Biswajit Chowdhury Indian Patent Application no. 201831036761
  17. Sneha Shah, Nidhi Tiwari, Yogesh Kumar,S. N. Jha, Aline Auroux, Jai K. Pandey, and Biswajit Chowdhury * Highly Acidic, Thermal Stable NbPO4@Fullerene Catalyst for dehydration of Cyclohexanol ChemistrySelect 2(20) (2017) 5640-5645
  18. S. Kanungo, Kumer Saurav Keshri, A. J . F van Hoof, M.F. Neira d’ d’Angelo, J. C. Schouten T. A. Nijhuis E. J. M. Hensen, and B. Chowdhury* Silylation enhances performance of Au/Ti-SiO2 catalysts in direct epoxidation of propylene using H2 and O2 Journal of Catalysis 344 (2016) 434-444
  19. Chiranjit Santra, Sneha Shah, Aniruddha Mondal, Jai Krishna Pandey, Asit Baran Panda, Sudip Maity and Biswajit Chowdhury* Synthesis, characterization of VPO catalyst dispersed on mesoporous silica surface and catalytic activity for cyclohexane oxidation reaction Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 223, (2016),121-128
  20. Rawesh Kumar, Prangya Paramita Das, J.K Pandey and Biswajit Cowdhury * Highly active InOx/TUD-1 catalyst towards Baeyer Villiger Oxidation of cyclohexanone using molecular oxygen benzaldehyde Catalysis Communications 74 (2016) 80-84
  21. Sumbul Rahman, Sneha Shah, Debasis Sen, Sadanand Sharma,J.K Pandey, S. Mazumder and Biswajit Chowdhury * Controllable synthesis of Niobium doped mesoporous silica materials with various morphologies and its activity for Oxidative catalysis Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 226 (2016) 169-178
  22. Rawesh Kumar, Srikanth Ponnada, Enjamuri Nagasuresh, Jai Krishna Pandey and Biswajit Chowdhury* Synthesis, characterization and correlation with the catalytic activity of efficient mesoporous Niobia and mesoporous Niobia-Zirconia mixed oxide catalyst Catalysis Communication (Published online Jan 2016)
  23. Chiranjit Santra, Aline Auroux and Biswajit Chowdhury * Bi Doped CeO2 Oxide Supported Gold Nanoparticle Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohol RSC Advances 6 (2016) 45330 – 45342
  24. Rawesh Kumar, Jitendra Bahadur, Yuri. B. Melnichenko Debasis Sen, S. Mazumder, Sneha Shah, Chathakudath P. Vinod, and Biswajit Chowdhury* Highly stable In-SBA-15 Catalyst for Vapor Phase Beckmann Rearrangement Reaction Microporous and Mesoporous Material 234 (2016) 293-302
  25. Nagasuresh Enjamuri, Shahid Hassan, Aline Auroux and Biswajit Chowdhury* Nobel metal free, oxidant free, solvent free catalytic transformation of alcohol to aldehyde over ZnO-CeO2 mixed oxide catalyst Applied Catalysis A Chemical 523 (2016) 21-30
  26. O. O James, S. Mandal, N Alele, B. Chowdhury and S Maity Lower alkanes dehydrogenation: Strategies and reaction routes to corresponding alkenes Fuel Processing Technology 149 (2016) 239-255

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