IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. (Mrs) Jayati Datta
Dr. (Mrs) Jayati Datta Dr. (Mrs) Jayati Datta
Professor ,  Chemistry

  • Ph.D.
  • M.Sc.

 

Contact Addresses
Residence SUPARNO’, 5th floor, 131A, Rash Behari Avenue,
Kolkata – 29., West Bengal, India
  Phone (office) +91 - 33 - 26684561/62/63 Ext. 505, 514
  Mobile  
  email jayati_datta@rediffmail.com

 

Research Areas
  • Fuel Cell Technology: Catalyst and MEA for Low temperature Fuel Cell
  • Nano-porous Thin Film Semiconductor Solar Cell.
  • Dye sensitized Solar Cell.

 

Recent Publications
  • 1.     J. Datta*, A. Dutta, and S. Mukherjee; The Beneficial Role of The Co-metals Pd and Au in the Carbon Supported PtPdAu Catalyst Towards Promoting Ethanol Oxidation Kinetics in Alkaline Fuel Cells: Temperature Effect and Reaction Mechanism- Journal of Physical Chemistry C – Acepted-2010.

  • 2.     S. Sinha Mahapatra, A. Dutta and J. Datta*, Temperature dependence on methanol oxidation and formate production on Pd  modified Pt electrode: A direct alcohol fuel cell application in alkaline medium  - International Journal Hydrogen Energy - Inpress-2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2010.11.085

  • 3.     A. Dutta, S. Sinha Mahapatra and J. Datta*, High performance PtPdAu nanocatalyst for ethanol oxidation in alkaline media for fuel cell applications - International Journal Hydrogen Energy – In press-2010.DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.02.101
  • 4.     J. Datta*, S. Singh, Kinetic investigations and Product analysis for optimizing platinum loading in Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell (DEFC) electrodes Ionics – In press – 2010
  • 6.     J. Datta*, S. Sen Gupta, S. Singh, S. Mukherjee and M. Mukherjee , Search for the optimum Ru content in PtRu catalysts for ethanol electro-oxidation, Materials and Manufacturing Processes – In press-2010. DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2010.520796.
  • 7.     S.S. Mahapatra, A Dutta and J. Datta*, Temperature effect on the kinetics of ethanol electro-oxidation and product formation on Pd modified Pt in alkaline medium, Electrochimica Acta – Vol.55, 2010, PP. 9097-9104.
  • 8.     A. Jana, C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta*, Enhanced photoelectrochemical activity of electro-synthesized CdS-Bi2S3 composite films grown with self designed cross-linked structure  – Electrochimica Acta, Vol.55, 2010, PP. 6553- 6562
  • 9.     S. Sen Gupta, S. Singh, J. Datta*; Temperature effect on the electrode kinetics of ethanol electro-oxidation on Sn modified Pt catalyst through voltammetry and impedance spectroscopy; Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol.120, 2010, PP. 682- 690.
  • 10.  S. Singh, J. Datta*, Size control of Pt nanoparticles with stabilizing agent for better utilization of the catalyst in Fuel Cell reaction; Journal of Material Science, Vol.45, 2010, PP. 3030-3040.
    11. A. Dutta, J. Datta*,  Study of the Electrode kinetics Behavior of PtPd catalyst: at various compositions on the ethanol oxidations in alkaline media- Electrochimica Acta- communicated-2010
  • 12.  J. Datta* A. Dutta, M. Biswas, Highly efficient Pt-Pd nano catalysts embedded in conducting polymer composite matrix for ethanol electro-oxidation in alkaline fuel cells, Electrochemistry Comm-2010 (Communicated)
  • 13. A. Jana, J. Datta*, Potential increase of photoelectrochemical behaviour of electrodeposited Bi2Se3 films by post heat treatment- Journal of Material Chemistry and Physics-communicated-2010
    2009:
  • 12.  J. Datta*, A. Jana, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Controlled growth of CdTe films by periodic voltammetry for solar cell applications – Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 54, 2009, PP. 5470-5478.
  • 13. S. Sen Gupta , S. Singh, J. Datta, Promoting role of unalloyed Sn in PtSn binary catalysts for ethanol electrooxidation, Material chemistry and physics, Vol. 116, 2009, PP. 223-228.
  • 14. J. Datta*, S. Singh, S. Das, N.R. Bandyopadhyay, A comprehensive study on the effect of Ru addition to carbon supported Pt electrodes at different compositions for direct ethanol fuel cell, Bulletin of Material Science Vol. 32, 2009, PP. 1-10
  • 15.  A. Jana, C. Bhattacharya, S. Sinha and J. Datta*, Study of the optimal condition for electroplating of Bi2S3 thin films and their photoelectrochemical characteristics, – Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Vol. 13, 2009, PP. 1339-1350.
  • 16. J. Datta*, B. Samanta, A. Jana, S. Sinha, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Role of Cl– and NO3–   ions on the corrosion behavior of 20% SiCp reinforced 6061-Al metal matrix composite: A correlation between electrochemical studies and atomic force microscopy, Corrosion Science, Vol. 50, 2008, pp. 2658–2668.

  • 17. J. Datta* and C. Bhattacharya, Synthesis of nanostructured Cd-Se-Te films through periodic voltammetry for photoelectrochemical applications, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Vol. 11, 2007, pp. 215 – 222.

    2006: 

  • 18. Seema Kumari, A.K. Panda, A. Mitra, J. Datta*, I. Chattoraj, Effect of hydrogen on the magnetic behavior of CoFeCrSiB amorphous alloys, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 41(17), 2006, pp. 5510 – 5513. 

  • 19. J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Cathodic deposition of CdSe films from dimethyl formamide solution at optimized temperature, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 253, 2006, pp.2289 – 2295.  

  • 20.  J. Datta* and S. Sengupta, A comparative study on ethanol oxidation behavior at Pt and Pt-Rh electrodeposits, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Vol. 594, 2006, pp. 65 – 72. 

  • 21.  J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Synthesis and characterization of electrocrystallized Cd-Sn-Se semiconductor films for application in non-aqueous photoelectrochemical solar cells, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 252, 2006, pp.7493 – 7502. 

  • 22.  J. Datta*, S. Sen Gupta and N.R. Bandyopadhyay, Carbon-Supported Platinum Catalysts for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell Anode, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 21, 2006, pp. 703 – 709.

    2005: 

  • 23. J. Datta*, and S. Sen Gupta, Electrode kinetics of ethanol oxidation on novel CuNi alloy supported catalysts synthesized from PTFE suspension, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 145, 2005, pp. 124 - 127. 

  • 24. J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Influence of Cl–, Br–, NO3– and SO42– ions on the  corrosion behavior of 6061 Al alloy, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 28(3), 2005 pp. 253 – 258. 

  • 25. J. Datta*, and S. Sen Gupta, An invesigation in to the electro-oxidation of ethanol and 2-proanol for application in direct alcohol fuel cells(DAFCs), Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol.117, 2005 pp.337-344. 

  • 26. J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya and S. Sinha, Solvent Effect on Alkaline Fading of Crystal Violet in Pure and Aqueous Mixtures of Alcohols, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, Vol. 82, Issue 2, 2005, pp.149 – 152. 

  • 27. J. Datta*, S. Datta and M.K. Banerjee, Corrosion behavior of age hardenable aluminium chromium alloys, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, Vol. 44(1), 2005, pp. 41 – 46. 

  • 28.  J. Datta* and C. Bhattacharya, Studies on anodic corrosion of the electroplated CdSe in aqueous and non-aqueous media for photoelectrochemical cells and characterization of the electrode / electrolyte interface, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol.89, Issue 1, 2005, pp.170 – 175.

    2003-04: 

  • 29. J. Datta*, S. Datta, M.K. Banerjee and S. Bandyopadhyay, Beneficial Effect of scandium addition on the corrosion behavior of Al-Si-Mg-SiCp metal matrix composites, Composite Part A: Applied science and manufacturing, Elsevier, vol.35, Issue 9, 2004, pp.1003-1008. 

  • 30. S. Sengupta, S.S. Mahapatra and J. Datta*, A potential anode material for direct alcohol fuel cell, J. Power Sources, vol. 131, 2004, pp.169-174. 

  • 31. J. Datta*, D. Sarkar, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Influence of pH and chloride concentration on the corrosion behavior of Al-6061 alloy, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), vol.84, 2003, pp.79-83.

  • 32. J. Datta*, S. Sinha and K.K. Kundu, Solvent effect on Diffusion Coefficient of some Oxidant / Reductants in Aqueous mixtures of N,N-dimethylformamide and acetonitrile as determined by Rotating Disc Electrode Technique, Transaction of the SAEST,  vol.38, No.3, 2003, pp.119 – 122. 

  • 33. J. Datta*, S. Sinha, C. Bhattacharya and K.K. Kundu, Solvent and electrode kinetic effects on anodic oxidation of Br– - Br3– - Br2 system on some bare and platinized electrode in some dipolar aprotic solvents found from cyclic volammetric measurements, Ind. J. Chem., Vol.42A, 2003, pp.2509-2512.

    1991-94:

  • 34.  J. Datta, S. Sinha and K.K. Kundu, Solvent and electrode kinetic effects for the anodic oxidation of  Br– in pure dipolar aprotic solvents like ACN, DMF & PC on bare and platinized C and Pt Electrodes, Ind. J. Chem., Vol.33A, 1994, pp.291-296. 

  • 35. J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Search for cheap and efficient counter electrodes for some rodox couples for potentials aqueous PEC solar cells – A review, Ind.J. Chem., Vol.33A, 1994, pp.847-853.        

  • 36. J. Datta, M. Datta, M.L. Das and K.K. Kundu, Transfer enthalpies of t-butyl chloride in some aquo organic solvent, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.32A, 1993, pp.472-477. 

  • 37. J. Datta, S.K. Roy and K.K. Kundu, Kinetics of hydrogen evolution reaction from aqieous HClO4 solutions on some codeposited binary noble metal surfaces over Pt-substrates by cyclic voltammetry, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.32A, 1993, pp.704-708. 

  • 38.  J. Datta, S.K. Roy and K.K. Kundu, Kinetics of hydrogen evolution reaction on some noble metal coated platinum electrode surfaces in aqueous acetonitrile and dimethylfomamide solutions by cyclic voltammetry, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.32A, 1993, pp.303-309. 

  • 39. J. Datta, S.K. Roy and K.K. Kundu, Kinetics of hydrogen evolution reaction on bright platinum electrode in aqueous dimethylformamide solutions by cyclic voltammetry, Ind.J. Chem. Vol.31A, 1992, pp.86-90. 

  • 40.  J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Kinetic of anodic oxidation of I– to I –3 and I –3 to I 2 in some dipolar aprotic solvents on some bare and platinized electrodes by cyclic voltammetry, Bull. Electrochemistry, India, Vol.7 No.1, 1991, pp.4-8.

    1981-90: 

  • 41. J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Rate constant of some redox  couples in water on bare platinized Pt and C srrfaces from cyclic voltammetry, Bull. Electrochemistry, Vol.6, 1990, pp.542-545. 

  • 42. J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Standard electrode potentials of Br3– / Br–, Br2 / Br3– and Br2 / Br– redox couples and the related formation constants of Br3– in some dipolar aprotic solvents, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.29A, 1990, pp.210-214.

  • 43. J. Datta, S. Sinha and K.K. Kundu, Liquid junction potentials across aqueous saturated calomel electrode / some aquo – organic solvents interface, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.28A, 1989, pp.197-201. 

  • 44. J. Datta, A. Bhattacharya and K.K. Kundu, Effect of surfactants on the kinetics of  alkaline fading of crystal violet and acid-catalyzed inversion of sucrose, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.27A, 1988, pp.115-122. 

  • 45.  J. Datta, A. Bhattacharya and K.K. Kundu, Relative standard electrode potentials of  I– / I3, I3 / I–2 and I2– redox couples and formation constants of I3 in some pure and mixed dipolar aprotic solvents, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, vol.61 No.5, 1988, pp.1735-1742. 

  • 46.  J. Datta, S. Bhattacharya, K. Das and K.K. Kundu, Studies on a non-aqueous alkali metal-amalgam / halogen secondary battery system, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Technology, Oxford and IBH Pub., 1987, pp.159-165. 

  • 47. J. Datta, S, Bhattacharya and K.K. Kundu, Liquid junction potentials across the interface between the aqueous saturated calomel electrode and some non-aqueous solvents based on TATB assumption, Aust.  J.  Chem. Vol.36, 1983, pp.1779-1784. (Commemoration volume of Aust. J. Chem. In memory of  Late Prof. A.J. Parker (as an invited  paper). 

  • 48. J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Transfer thermodynamics of  p-nitroaniline in aqueous solutions of some ionic and non-ionic consolvents and the structuredness of solvents, Can.  J.  Chem. Vol.61, 1983, pp.625-631. 

  • 49.  J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Transfer thermodynamics of benzoic acid in aqueous mixtures of some ionic and non-ionic  solvents and the structuredness of the solvents, J. Phys. Chem. Vol.86, 1982, pp.4055-4061. 

  • 50. J. Datta, A. Bhattacharya, K. Das and K.K. Kundu, Ion – solvent interactions in some aqueous ethers, Ind. J. Chem. Vol.21A, 1982, pp.09-16. 

  • 51.   J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Free energy and entropics of transfer of hydrogen halides from water to aqueous solution of tetrahydrofuran dioxane and 1,2-dimethoxy ethane and structuredness of solvents. Can. J.  Chem. Vol.59, 1981, pp.3149-3156. 

  • 52. J. Datta and K.K. Kundu, Thermodynamic of autoionization of aqueous tetrahydrofuran 1,2-dimethoxy ethane and structuredness  of solvents, Can. J. Chem., vol.59, 1981, pp.3141-3148.

  • Conference / Seminar attended

  • 01. Susmita Singh, Jayati Datta, “Promising Electrocatalytic Behaviour of PtRh Electro-Catalysts for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell’, Fifteenth National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE -15), VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, 18 - 19 Feb 2010.

  • 02. Abhijit Dutta and Jayati Datta,  Synthesis of high performance Pt based binary catalyst for electrooxidation of ethanol in alkaline fuel cell”, Forty Six Annual Convention of Chemists, VIT, Vellore, Tamilnadu – India, Dec 02 – 06, 2009

  • 03. S. Sen Gupta, S. Singh and J. Datta, Ethanol Electro-oxidation on PtSn Binary Catalysts for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells, Proc. International Conference on ElectroAnalytical Chemistry and Allied Topics, Toshali Royal View Resort, Shilon Bagh, Simla, 10-15 March, 2007.

  • 04.  J. Datta, Current R&D Trends in Nano Catalyst for PEM based Fuel Cell Application, Proc. National Workshop on Nano Science & Technology, Quantum Computing anf Its Application, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B., 09-10 March, 2007.

  • 05.  S. Sen Gupta and J. Datta, Optimization of PtRu Catalyst Composition for Ethanol Electro-oxidation, Proc. International Conference on Materials for the Millennium, CUSAT, Kochi, India, 01–03 March 2006.

  • 06.  S. Sen Gupta, N.R. Bandyopadhyay and J. Datta, Prospect of Fuel Cell as an Eco-friendly Technology for Power Generation, Proc. 6th All India People’s Technology Congress (FOSET), Science City, Kolkata, 10-11 February, 2007.

  • 07.  J. Datta, Challenges in Catalyst Materials for PEM based Fuel Cell Technology, Proc. National Seminar on Energy and Environmental Materials for Sustainable Development,Institute of Engineers, Kolkata,27-28 January 2007.

  • 08.  J. Datta and N.R. Bandyopadhyay, Fuel Cell – A Target Tecgnology For On-Site Power Generation, Proc. International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical Engineering, Centenary Celebration of Electrical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Science City, Kolkata, 12-14 January 2007.

  • 09. J. Datta and N.R. Bandyopadhyay, Oxidation catalyst for direct ethanol fuel cell : A target technology for on site power generation, Proc. National Seminar on Challenges in Fuel Cell Technology: India's Perspective, IIT, Delhi, 01 – 02 December, 2006.

  • 10.  S. Sen Gupta, S. Sur and J. Datta, Electro-oxidation of ethanol on nano-structured Pt-Rh alloy catalysts, Proc. International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Sciences and Technology (ISAEST-8), Goa, India, 28–30 November 2006.

  • 11.  A. Jana, C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, Photo-electrochemical characteristics of Bi2S3 and Bi2Se3 thin films deposited from nano-aqueous bath, Proc. International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Sciences and Technology (ISAEST-8), Goa, India, 28–30 November 2006.

  • 12.  S. Sen Gupta, S. Sur and J. Datta, Ethanol electro-oxidation on PtRh nanoparticles synthesized by modified borohydride reduction method, Proc. International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Sciences and Technology (ISAEST-8), Goa, India, 28–30 November 2006.


    • 13.  C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, Influence of different anions on the corrosion behavior of SiCp reinforced 6061-Al metal matrix composite in water, Proc. International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Sciences and Technology (ISAEST-8), Goa, India, 28–30 November 2006.

    • 14.  G. Ghosh, C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, Beneficial effect of anionic surfactant in chemical bath deposition of CdSe thin films for use in liquid junction solar cells, Proc. International Congress on Renewable Energy 2006 (ICORE-2006), Hyderabad, India, p.387, 08-11 February, 2006.

    • 15. C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, XRD studies on CdSe-based binary and ternary semiconductor thin films for application in photoelectrochemical solar cells, Proc. International Congress on Renewable Energy 2006 (ICORE-2006), Hyderabad, India, p.393, 08-11 February, 2006.

    • 16.  J. Datta, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Effect on Sn addition into the CdSe thin films for photoelectrochemical applications, Proc. International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing (ICAMMP-2006), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur, p.902, 03-05 February, 2006.

    • 17.  C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, Studies on electrochemical corrosion of Al 6061 alloy in different electrolytic media, Proc. All India Inter Science, Technology and Engineering College Academic Meet – 2005, Bengal Engineering And Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal, p.Gr.-I-A-AV-22, 20-21 January, 2005.

    • 18.  C. Bhattacharya and J. Datta, Synthesis and characterization of electrocrystallyzed Cd-Sn-Se semiconductor films for applications in non-aqueous PEC solar cells, Proc. 41st Annual Convention of Chemist – 2004, Delhi University, Delhi, p.B-3, 23-25 December, 2004.

    • 19.  J. Datta*, S. Sen Gupta, Studies on electrode kinetic behavior of novel CuNi alloy supported catalysts  for direct alcohol fuel cell, Proc. International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad, India, p.47, 20-21 December, 2004.

    • 20.  J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya, Electro-crystallization of CdTeSe film through cyclic voltammetry, Proc. International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad, India, p.72, 20-21 December, 2004.

    • 21.  J. Datta*, C. Bhattacharya and S. Bandyopadhyay, Activation energy controlled electro-crystallization of poly-/nanocrystalline n-CdSe semiconductor anode material for the applications in PEC solar cells, Proc. International Conference on Nano-materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application - 2004, Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata, India, p.426, 4-6 November, 2004.

    • 22.  J. Datta*, S. Sen Gupta and N.R. Bandyopadhyay, Carbon supported platinum catalyst for direct alcohol fuel cell anode, Proc. International Conference on Nano-materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application - 2004, Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata, India, p.480, 4-6 November, 2004.

    • 23.  J. Datta* and S. Sen Gupta, Ethanol electrooxidation on novel CuNi alloy supported electrocatalysts synthesized from PTFE suspension, Proc. Fuel Cells Science & Technology 2004, Hilton Munich Park Hotel, Munich, Germany, 6-7 October 2004.

    • 24.  J. Datta* and S. Sen Gupta, Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) as an advanced tool for investigation into the mechanism of electro-oxidation of ethanol, Proc. Creating Infrastructure for Adoption of Fuel Cell Technology in India, Noida, U.P, p.C19/1, 15 April 2004.
       

    • 25.  J. Datta* and N.R. Bandyopadhyay, Status of the development of DAFC : a focus on higher alcohols, Proc. Creating Infrastructure for Adoption of Fuel Cell Technology in India, Noida, U.P, p.C18/1, 15 April 2004.

     

 

Courses Undertaken



    Department of Chemistry, BESU, Shibpur - 7111 03, INDIA