Kalyan Sadhu - Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Kalyan Sadhu
Kalyan Kumar Sadhu Associate professor sadhu@cy.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-284811 Website
Areas of Interest
  • NanoBio Interfacial Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Nanoparticle-DNA interaction, Detection of biomolecule, Nanocomposite material
Professional Background
2013-08-0111 months 12 daysPostdoctoral fellowUniversity of Geneva, Switzerland
2011-11-011 year 8 months 30 daysPostdoctoral fellowStrasbourg University, France
2009-11-011 year 11 months 30 daysSpecially Appointed Assistant ProfessorOsaka University, Japan
Multiple Posts
2020-08-10OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2014-07-146 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) FellowshipOsaka University, Japan2011
Junior and Senior Research Fellow (SRF), CSIR, IndiaIIT Kanpur2009
Cunninghum Memorial PrizePresidency College, Kolkata2004
Priyadaranjan Ray Memorial PrizePresidency College, Kolkata2004
Sir Upendranath Brahmachari Memorial PrizePresidency College, Kolkata2004
Sivatos Mukherjee Memorial Silver MedalPresidency College, Kolkata2004
Educational Details
Ph.D.ChemistryIIT Kanpur2009
M.Sc.ChemistryCalcutta University2004
B.Sc. (H)ChemistryCalcutta University2002
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Nucleic Acid ChemistrySERB2020-013 years
Arsenic DetectionBRNS2019-073 years
Nanobridge NanomaterialCSIR2019-053 years
Amyloid beta peptideDST Nanomission2019-023 years
Fluorescence SensingSERB-DST2015-103 years
DNA ChemistryIIT Roorkee2014-113 years
  • Chemical Research Society of India, Life member
  • American Chemical Society, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
B.Tech. Chemistry LabCY 001Under GraduateAutumn
Coordination ChemistryCYN-509Post GraduateAutumn
Crystal and Molecular StructureCYN-651Post GraduateAutumn
Frontier in Inorganic BiochemistryCYN-691Post GraduateAutumn
Advanced LaboratoryCYN-601Post GraduateAutumn
DissertationCYN-701APost GraduateAutumn
B.Tech Chemistry LabCY 002Under GraduateSpring
General ChemistryCY 008Under GraduateSpring
Frontiers in Inorganic BiochemistryCY 691Post GraduateSpring
Inorganic Chemistry LabCY 542Post GraduateSpring
Analysis of Foods and DrugsCY 752Post GraduateSpring
ProjectCYN-602Post GraduateSpring
Chemical BiologyCYN-608Post Graduate Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Synthesis of Nanobridge Nanoparticle for Drug DeliveryYogeshwar K. Masirkar
Design and Synthesis of Fluorogenic Probe Library for Magnesium (II)Subrata Hazra
Synthesis of Gold(I) based Metallodrug for Rheumatoid ArthritisPiyush Kumar Verma
Synthesis and Characterization of Gold Nanomaterials via Iron based ReductionRitesh Sankhla
Detection of Lead and Mercury Ions based on Gold Nanoparticle Loaded with FluorophoreSurendra Kumar Meena
Synthesis of gold-zinc oxide nanocomposite and its applicationAnkita Singh
Reversible Host-Guest Chemistry of Gold Nanoparticle based SupraparticlesAyushi Prajapat
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Kanika BhartiBi-metallic nanocomposites
Jitendra Kumar SahuSupraparticle Architecture
Sancharika DalalMetal Nanocluster
Mohit KulshresthaSupramolecular Chemistry
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Gold based nanomaterials: biomelecule detection, drug release and catalytic applicationsShahbaz Ahmad LoneA2014-12
Gold nano- and supra-particles towards luminescent aggregation, peptide detection and host-guest chemistryMeenaxiA2015-07
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
GermanyInvited Talks2019-06-11
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
ETCS 2019DST2019-03
Science Academies' Lecture Workshop on Emerging Trends in Bioinorganic ChemistryScience Acadmies2018-03
ICONSAT 2018DST Nanomission2018-03
Indo-US Bilateral Workshop (IUSSTF)DST2017-12
National International Collaboration
Prof. Partha RoyIITR
Prof. Prabuddha SanyalIITR
Prof. Pintu DasIITD
Prof. Parimal K. BharadwajIITK
Prof. Debashree ChakrabortyNITK Suratkal
Referred Journal Papers
  • Selective Release of Doxorubicin from Cucurbit[8]uril Stabilized Gold Supra-pyramid Host at pH of Small Intestine, Meenaxi Saini, Souvik Ghosh, Viney Kumar, Partha Roy, Kalyan K. Sadhu*, Wiley, 2020 , Chem. Eur. J.
  • Two instantaneous fluorogenic steps for detection of nanomolar amyloid beta monomer and its interaction with stoichiometric copper(II) ion, Meenaxi Saini, Kalyan K. Sadhu*, Elsevier, 2020 , Sens. Actuators B
  • Time Dependent Growth of Gold Nanoparticles: Experimental Correlation of van der Waals Contact between DNA and Amino Acids with Polar Uncharged Side Chains, Shahbaz Ahmad Lone, Kalyan K. Sadhu*, ACS, 2019 , J. Phys. Chem. C
  • Gold Nanoflower for Selective Detection of Single Arginine Effect in -helix Conformational Change over Lysine in 310-helix Peptide, Shahbaz Ahmad Lone, Kalyan K. Sadhu*, ACS, 2019 , Bioconjugate Chem.
  • Regioisomeric cryptands stabilized gold suprasphere and elongated dodecahedron supraparticle for reversible host-guest chemistry, Meenaxi Saini, Ashish Verma, Kapil Tomar, Parimal K. Bharadwaj,* Kalyan K. Sadhu*, RSC, 2018 , Chem. Commun.
  • Fluorogen-free Aggregation Induced NIR Emission from Gold Nanoparticles, Meenaxi Saini, Yogeshwar Masirkar, Ritu Varshney, Partha Roy, Kalyan K. Sadhu*, RSC, 2017 , Chem. Commun.
Books Authored

Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins, Springer Science + Business Media, USA, 2013, 2523.

Refereed Journal Papers

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