IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Dr. Jhuma Ganguly

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

Academic Qualifications

  • MSc, PhD (2003), IICB, Kolkata (Jadavpur University)
  • Assistant Professor (2003 till now)
  • Research Associate at Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (2009-2011)



  1. Office: +91 33 2668 0521-26 (Ext. 511)
  2. Mobile: 9674152990 +91 96741 52990


  1. Office: Department of Chemistry, IIEST, Shibpur
  2. EMail: jhuma@chem.iiests.ac.in, dasgangulyjhuma@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Synthesis : Designed Sugar based materials, Hydrogels, Organogels
  • Glycobiology
  • Green synthesis of Nanoparticles and nanocomposites and applications

Courses Undertaken

  • Basic and Advanced Organic Chemistry,
  • BioMolecules (Carbohydrate, Protein, Nucleic acid, Polymer etc.)
  • Spectroscopy
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Current Trends in Bio-organic Chemistry

Recent Publications

  1. Santu Maity, Aroni Chatterjee, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Jhuma Ganguly, Sugar-Based Self-Assembly of Hydrogel Nanotubes Manifesting ESIPT: Theoretical Insight and Application in Live Cell Imaging, Chemistry Select, 2018 (accepted)
  2. Santu Maity , Nira Parshi , Chandraday Prodhan , Keya Chaudhuri , Jhuma Ganguly, Characterization of a fluorescent hydrogel synthesized using chitosan, polyvinyl alcohol and 9-anthraldehyde for the selective detection and discrimination of trace Fe 3+ and Fe 2+ in water for live-cell imaging, Carbohydrate Polymers 193, 2018, 119–128
  3. Santu Maity, Aroni Chatterjee, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Jhuma Ganguly, A dynamic sugar based bio-inspired, self-healing hydrogel exhibiting ESIPT, New J.Chem., 2018, 42, 5946.
  4. T. Dutta, J. Ganguly & S. Sarkar, Pico-level DNA sensing by hetero-polymetalate, Na10{Dy2W10O30(µ-S)6}·80H2O, cluster, Appl Nanosci , 2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-018-0773-1
  5. Shibani Basu, Himadri Sekhar Samanta & Jhuma Ganguly, Green synthesis and swelling behavior of Agnanocomposite semi-IPN hydrogels & its drug delivery using Dolichos biflorus Linn, Soft Materials, 2017 DOI: 10.1080/1539445X.2017.1368559 2
  6. S. Maity, A. Dutta, S. Lahiri, J. Ganguly, “A dynamic chitosan-based self-healing hydrogel with tunable morphology and its application as an isolating agent”, RSC Adv., 2016,6, 81060-81068,
  7. S. Basu, P. Maji, J. Ganguly, “Rapid green synthesis of silver nanoparticles by aqueous extract of seeds of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis”, Applied Nanoscience. 2016, (6)  1–5.
  8. S. Maity, A. Dutta, S. Lahiri, J. Ganguly, “ Selective Separation of 152 Eu from a Mixture of 152 Eu and 137 Cs Using Chitosan Based Hydrogel” RSC Advances 5, 2015, 89338-89345.
  9. J. Biswas, J. Ganguly, A. k. Paul, “Partial characterization of an extracellular polysaccharide produced by a moderately halophilic bacterium Halomonas xianhensis SUR308 (GBIF-2015-0113), 10.1080/08927014.2015.1106479”, 2015 Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 2015, 9-10, 735-744.
  10. S. Basu, P. Maji, J. Ganguly "Biosynthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial activity of Silver and Gold nanoparticles by Dolichos biflorus Linn seed extract" Journal of Experimental Nanoscience,  2015.
  11. M. Bhatnagar, L. Parwani, Vinay Sharma, J. Ganguly, A. Bhatnagar. “.Exopolymers from Tolypothrix tenuis and three Anabaena sp.(Cyanobacteriaceae) as novel blood clotting agents for wound management”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 99, 692– 699.