Atanu Jana

Atanu Jana

Associate Professor, Chemistry, GSS , VSP

Ph. D.
Email ID
Ph. D.
Research Areas
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Functional Materials
  • TTFCalixpyrroles and TTFPorphyrins
  • Conductive supramolecular organic frameworks (SOFs)
Consulting hours
List of courses


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award
A Journey Through Macrocycles Selective Metal Ion Induced Optical Nonlinearity and Emission StudiesIIT Kanpur2010
BSc HonoursBSc2000


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
Senior Research ScientistShanghai University01-06-201631-01-2020
Marie Curie Experienced Research FellowSheffield University01-08-201331-08-2015
Institute Research ScientistNational Institute for Materials Sciences03-12-201229-06-2013
Post Doctoral Research AssistantYonsei University01-12-200931-08-2012


Award nameAward OrganizationAwarded year
Marie Curie International FellowshipEuropean Union2013
NIMS research fellowshipJapanese govt2012
WCU research fellowshipWCU program Seoul South Korea2009
CSIRHRDG Govt of India2003
GATEHRDG Govt of India2003
SLETCSC West Bengal and Tripura College Service Commission2003

BenzoTetrathiafulvalene (BTTF) Annulated Expanded Porphyrins Potential Next Generation Multielectron ReservoirsChemistry A European Journal, Web of science, JAN-2021, 27, 4466-4472

Detection of TraceLevel Nitroaromatic Explosives by 1PyreneiodideLigated Luminescent Gold Nanostructures and Their Forensic ApplicationsLangmuir, Web of science, DEC-2020, 36, 15442-15449

Semiconducting Supramolecular Organic Frameworks Assembled from a NIR Fluorescent Macrocyclic Probe and FullerenesJournal of the American Chemical Society, Web of science, MAY-2020, 142, 11497-11505

SelfAssembled Cagelike Receptor that Binds Biologically Relevant Dicarboxylic Acids via Proton Coupled Anion RecognitionJournal of the American Chemical Society, Web of science, JAN-2020, 142, 1987-1994

Functionalised tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) macrocycles recent trends of applied supramolecular chemistryChemical Society Reviews, Web of science, MAY-2018, 47, 5614-5645

d to f energy transfer in heteronuclear Ir(III)Ln(III) nearinfrared luminescent complexesPolyhedron, Web of science, MAY-2017, 127, 390-395

Pt(II)C^N^NBased LuminophoreMicelle Adducts for Sensing Nitroaromatic ExplosivesLangmuir, Web of science, APR-2017, 33, 4291-4300

Tetrathiafulvalene (TTF)Derived Polypyrrolic MacrocyclesChemical Reviews, Web of science, OCT-2016, 117, 2641-2710

PorphyrinPlatinum(II)C^N^N Acetylide Complexes Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Singlet Oxygen GenerationChemistryA European Journal, Web of science, MAY-2016, 22, 4164-4174

Heteronuclear Ir(III)Ln(III) Luminescent Complexes SmallMolecule Probes for Dual Modal Imaging and Oxygen SensingInorganic Chemistry, Web of science, MAY-2016, 55, 5623-5633

A new ligand skeleton for imaging applications with df complexes combined lifetime imaging and high relaxivity in an IrGd dyadChemical Communications, Web of science, APR-2015, 51, 8833-8836

Breaking aggregation in a tetrathiafulvalenefused zinc porphyrin by metalligand coordination to form a donoracceptor hybrid for ultrafast charge separation and charge stabilizationDalton Transactions, Web of science, APR-2015, 44, 359-367

Comparative Electrochemical and Photophysical Studies of TetrathiafulvaleneAnnulated Porphyrins and Their ZnII Complexes The Effect of Metallation and Structural VariationChemistry A European Journal, Web of science, JAN-2013, 19, 338-349

Tetrathiafulvaleneannulated [28]hexaphyrin( a multielectron donor system subject to conformational controlChemical Communications, Web of science, AUG-2013, 49, 8937-8939

Synthesis and recognition properties of higher order tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) calix[n]pyrroles (n is equal to 4 to 6) Chemical Science, Web of science, JUN-2012, 3, 2685-2689

IonControlled OnOff Switch of Electron Transfer from Tetrathiafulvalene Calix[4]pyrroles to Li@C60Journal of the American Chemical Society, Web of science, SEP-2011, 133, 15938-15941

Coumarin derived chromophores in the donoracceptordonor format that gives fluorescence enhancement and large twophoton activity in presence of specific metal ionsInorganica Chimica Acta, Web of science, OCT-2010, 363, 2824-2832

A cryptand based chemodosimetric probe for nakedeye detection of mercury(II) ion in aqueous medium and its application in live cell imagingChemical Communications, Web of science, JUN-2009, 29, 4417-4419

Attachment of Different Donor Groups to a Cryptand for Modulation of TwoPhoton Absorption CrossSectionChemistry A European Journal, Web of science, NOV-2008, 14, 10628-10638

Diaza18crown6 based chromophores for modulation of twophoton absorption crosssection by metal ionsJournal of Organometallic Chemistry, Web of science, APR-2008, 693, 1186-1196

Design and synthesis of 1,10phenanthroline based zinc(II) complexes bearing 1D pushpull NLOphores for tunable quadratic nonlinear optical propertiesJournal of Organometallic Chemistry, Web of science, MAY-2006, 691, 2512-2516

Board nameJournal name
Board nameJournal name
WileyChemistry A European Journal
Royal Society of ChemistryAnalyst, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Royal Society of ChemistryChem. Commun., Dalton Trans, RSC Advances, J. Mat. Chem., New Journal of Chemistry, CrysEngCommun
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
InternationalSPPMunich, Germany01-Jul-201806-Jul-2018exTTFporphyrinbased Supermolecular Cyclic OligomersParticipatedAtanu Jana
InternationalSPPJeju, South Korea01-Jul-201206-Jul-2012TTFporphyrins and Higher Homologues Efficient Electron Reservoirs of Interest for Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Electrochemical StudiesParticipatedAtanu Jana
Name of the awardAwarded byAwarded year
Marie Curie FellowshipEuropean Union2013
Organization nameMembership categoryMembership type
Marie Curie Alumni AssociationLifeMember