Goutam De, Associate editor
Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India
Dr Goutam De received his doctorate from Jadavpur University based on his work done in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science at Kolkata. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Kanazawa University (Japan), PASTIS-CNRSM (Italy), and Sandia National Lab/Univ. of New Mexico (USA).
He is recipient of several awards and recognitions, namely, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, Raman Research Fellowship, MRSI and CRSI Medals, NRDC Meritorious Invention Award, MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize, National Research Award in Nano Science & Technology from DST, etc.
Dr De is a Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology and the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Dr De's research interests include functional nanocomposite coatings of technological importance, ordered mesoporous films and electrospun fibers, sol-gel silica glass shapes, AR cum self-cleaning coatings, graphene-based nanocomposites, and materials for catalysis/photocatalysis.
So far, he has published 160 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and filed nine patents. He was the Chief Scientist & Head Nano-Structured Materials Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata, and Visiting Scientist at INST, Mohali. Currently, Dr De is an Emeritus Professor at S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata.