Profile of Dr. Swapan Kumar Saha
Designation: Associate Professor Dr.Swapan-Kumar-Saha
Department: Allied Subjects – Chemistry
Contact Details: Phone: +88-02-8919986, 8950535 Extn. -132
Fax: +88-02-8919987
E-mail: swapan@buft.edu.bd
swapansk2002@yahoo.com
Academic Qualifications: BSc (Honours), MSc (RU), PhD (Japan),Post doctorate ( Tsukuba, Japan)
Professional Experience: Associate Professor: Department of Chemistry, BUFT, Dhaka, Bangladesh; March 2014 – upto date.Assistant Professor: Department of Chemistry, BUFT, Dhaka, Bangladesh; August 2012–February 2014.Researcher: WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; June 2011–November 2011.Postdoctoral Researcher: Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan; April 2010–March 2011.

Postdoctoral Researcher: Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan; May 2006 – February 2010.

Assistant Professor: Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Islamic University, Bangladesh; September 2000 – September 2002.

Lecturer: Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Islamic University, Bangladesh; September 1998 – September 2000.

Lecturer: Government Swarupkati College, Pirojpur, Bangladesh (16th BCS, Education); September 1996 – September 1998.

Teaching/Research Specialization: Teaching: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.

Research: Polymer Chemistry, Nanoparticles & nanogel, Surface chemistry.

Publications Journal Paper:  

  1. Naoki Kanayama, Swapan Kumar Saha, Naoki Nakayama, Jun Nakanishi, Katsuhisa Kitano, Satoshi Hamaguchi, Yukio Nagasaki, “- Facile Creation of Biointerface on Commodity Plastic Surface by Combination of Atmospheric Plasma and Reactive Polymer Coating”, Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 23, pp 579-583, 2010.
  2. Swapan Kumar Saha, Jun Nakanishi, Katsuhisa Kitano, Satoshi Hamaguchi, Yukio Nagasaki, “Creation of biointerface by atmospheric plasma treatment of plasma sensitive polymeric materials”, Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 22, pp. 481-484, 2009.
  3. Swapan Kumar Saha and Hideto Tsuji, “Enhanced crystallization of poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) in the presence of water”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112, pp. 715-720, 2009.
  4. Swapan Kumar Saha and Hideto Tsuji, “Effects of rapid crystallization on hydrolytic degradation and mechanical properties of poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone)”, Reactive and Functional polymers, 66, pp. 1362-1372, 2006.
  5. Hideto Tsuji, Hiroki Takai, Swapan Kumar Saha, “Isothermal and non-isothermal crystallization behavior of poly(L-lactic acid): Effects of stereocomplex as nucleating agent”, Polymer,47, pp. 3826-3837, 2006.
  6. Swapan Kumar Saha and Hideto Tsuji, “Effects of molecular weight and small amount of D-lactide units on hydrolytic degradation of poly(L-lactide)s”, Polymer Degradation and Stability,91, pp. 1665-1673.
  7. Swapan Kumar Saha and Hideto Tsuji, “Hydrolytic degradation of amorphous films of L-lactide copolymers with glycolide and D-lactide”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 291, pp. 357-368, 2006.
  8. Hideto Tsuji, Miyuki Ogiwara, Swapan Kumar Saha, and Takuya Sakaki, “Enzymatic, alkaline, and autocatalytic degradation of poly(L-lactic acid): effects of biaxial orientation”, Biomacromolecules, 7, pp. 380-387, 2006.
  9. Hideto Tsuji, Yosh-ihisa Echizen, Swapan Kumar Saha, Yoshiro Nishimura, “Photodegradation of poly(L-lactide): effects of photosensitizer”, Macromoecular Materials and Engineering, 290, pp. 1192-1203, 2005.
  10. Hideto Tsuji, Yasufumi Tezuka, Swapan Kumar Saha, Masakazu Suzuki, Shinichi Istuno, “Spherulite growth of L-lactide copolymers: effects of tacticity and comonomers”, Polymer, 46, pp. 4917-4927, 2005.
  11. Hideto Tsuji, Tatsuhiro Miyase, Yasufumi Tezuka, and Swapan Kumar Saha, “Physical properties, crystallization, and spherulite growth of linear and 3-arm poly(L-lactide)s”, Biomacromolecules, 6, pp. 244-254, 2005.
  12. F.I. Farouqui, M.R.K. Sheikh, M.I. Hossain, S.K. Saha, “Selection of optimum dyeing conditions in dyeing jute fibre with reactive dyes and their colour fastness properties”, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 4, pp. 185-190, July, 1997.
  13. S.K. Saha, F.I. Farouqui, M.I. Hossain, M.R.K. Sheikh, “Effects on jute fibre: Reactive dyes” The Indian Textile Journal, 105(II), pp.140, 1995.

 Conference Proceedings:

 

  1. Swapan Kumar Saha, Mitsuhiro Ebara, Takao Aoyagi, “Effects of branch number and chain length of star-shape poly(e-caprolactone) on elastic properties of the cross-linked films”, MANA International Symposium 2011, Tsukuba, Japan, PB-5, March 2011.
  2. Naoki Kanayama, Swapan Kumar Saha, Naoki Nakayama, Jun Nakanishi, Katsuhisa Kitano, Satoshi Hamaguchi, Yukio Nagasaki, “- Facile Creation of Biointerface on Commodity Plastic Surface by Combination of Atmospheric Plasma and Reactive Polymer Coating”, The 27th International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology, (ICPST 27), Chiba, Japan, pp. 579, June 2010.
  3. Swapan Kumar Saha, Jun Nakanishi, Katsuhisa Kitano, Satoshi Hamaguchi, Yukio Nagasaki, “Creation of biointerface by atmospheric plasma treatment of plasma sensitive polymeric materials”, The 26th International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology, (ICPST 26), Chiba, Japan, pp. 481, July 2009.
  4. Swapan Kumar Saha, Motoi Oishi, Yukio Nagasaki; “Novel preparation of both enzyme and PEG co-immobilized gold nanosphere and its application for high-functional biodegradable polymers synthesis”, The 1st International Symposium on Atomic Technology, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 16, March, 2007.
  5. Swapan Kumar Saha, Motoi Oishi, Yukio Nagasaki; “Preparation of PEGylated enzyme installeded gold colloid and its application for the synthesis of polylactides as biocatalyst”, The 4th International Symposium on Future Oriented Interdisciplinary Material Science, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 77, March, 2007.
  6. Swapan Kumar Saha, Hideto Tsuji, “Hydrolytic degradation of amorphous-made L-lactide copolymers”, The 55th SPSJ Polymer Conference, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 2260, May, 2006.
  7. Hideto Tsuji, Swapan Kumar Saha, Leevameng Bauapao, Yasufumi Tezuka, Tatsuhiro Miyase, Masakazu Suzuki, Shinichi Itsuno; “Spherulite growth of poly(L-lactide) and L-lactide copolymers: Effects of molecular weights, branching, comonomer units, and stereocomplexation”, The 8th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC2005), Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 622, July, 2005.
  8. Leevameng Bouapao, Swapan Kumar Saha, Hideto Tsuji; “Spherulite growth of stereocomplex between enantiomeric poly(lactic acid)s from the melt: Effects of blend composition”, The 54th SPSJ Polymer Conference, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 996, May, 2005
 Thesis:
  1. Swapan Kumar Saha, “Hydrolytic degradation of L-lactide homo- and copolymers” Ph.D. dissertation, March 2006, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.
  2. Swapan Kumar Saha, “Studies on dyeing of jute fibre with reactive dyes and its characteristics” M.Sc. dissertation, April 1994, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
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