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)


Degree Name Institute & College name Year of Graduation/Award
A Journey Through Macrocycles Selective Metal Ion Induced Optical Nonlinearity and Emission Studies IIT Kanpur 2010
MSc MSc 2002
BSc Honours BSc 2000


Designation Organization From Date To Date
Senior Research Scientist Shanghai University 01-06-2016 31-01-2020
Marie Curie Experienced Research Fellow Sheffield University 01-08-2013 31-08-2015
Institute Research Scientist National Institute for Materials Sciences 03-12-2012 29-06-2013
Post Doctoral Research Assistant Yonsei University 01-12-2009 31-08-2012


Award name Award Organization Awarded year
Marie Curie International Fellowship European Union 2013
NIMS research fellowship Japanese govt 2012
WCU research fellowship WCU program Seoul South Korea 2009
CSIR HRDG Govt of India 2003
GATE HRDG Govt of India 2003
SLET CSC West Bengal and Tripura College Service Commission 2003

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 name Journal name
Board name Journal name
Wiley Chemistry A European Journal
Royal Society of Chemistry Analyst, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Royal Society of Chemistry Chem. Commun., Dalton Trans, RSC Advances, J. Mat. Chem., New Journal of Chemistry, CrysEngCommun
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
International SPP Munich, Germany 01-Jul-2018 06-Jul-2018 exTTFporphyrinbased Supermolecular Cyclic Oligomers Participated Atanu Jana
International SPP Jeju, South Korea 01-Jul-2012 06-Jul-2012 TTFporphyrins and Higher Homologues Efficient Electron Reservoirs of Interest for Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Electrochemical Studies Participated Atanu Jana
Name of the award Awarded by Awarded year
Marie Curie Fellowship European Union 2013
Organization name Membership category Membership type
Marie Curie Alumni Association Life Member