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Sanchali Bhattacharjee
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Education

University of Washington, Seattle, WA June 2005 Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
Thesis: Design and Synthesis of Novel Electro-optic and Nonlinear Optical Materials.
Achievement: My research involved making new materials and engineering materials with desired non linear optical properties. NSF funded STC projects were conducted during the research

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India August 2000 Master of Science in Chemistry
Thesis: Studies on Thiophene compounds
Achievement: My research involved thiophene derivatives and dendrimers using Pd based coupling reaction towards applications in the fields of Organic Molecular electronics

Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India August 1998 Bachelor of Science with honors in Chemistry University topper with record marks in over 30 years

Skills

  • Expertise in designing and executing multi-step schemes with a diverse range of chemistry towards the goal of improvedbetter materials.
  • Adept using various instrumentation including FT-NMR, ESI-MS, UV-VIS, FT-IR, GC, HPLC, DSC, TGA as well asand also purification techniques like (Column Chromatography, Preparative TLC, and Automated Flash Cchromatography).
  • Experience in Molecular Modelling using MOPAC semi-empirical calculations. Computer skills including MS office, Chem Draw and Chem 3D, programming with Fortran 77.

Recent Research Experience

Research Assistant January 2002 -present Dalton Research Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, WA.

  • Designed and synthesized novel 2D chromophores with multiple donors and acceptors.
  • Designed a new paradigm in NLO by synthesizing a supramolecule of antiparallel aligned neutral-ground state and zwitterionic chromophore.
  • Polymer post derivatization - Reversible Diels-Alder type thermally cross-linkable electro-optic polymer.
  • Manage day-to-day operations in a laboratory of 20 chemists.

Bibliography of Publications and Preprints

“Reversible Diels' Alder type cross-linkable electro-optic polymers with pendant TCF-based chromophore”, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Luo, M. Haller, A. Akeliatis, A. K. Y. Jen and L. R. Dalton, Polymer Preprints, 2004, 45, 643.

“Exploration of a series type multifunctionalized nonlinear optical chromophores concept”, P. A. Sullivan, S. Bhattacharjee, B. E. Eichinger, K. Firestone, B. H. Robinson, L.R Dalton, , Proc. SPIE. Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., 2004, 5351, 253.

“Development of multi-chromophore bundles with high second order nonlinear properties”, O. Clot, N. Buker, J. Schendel, S. Bhattacharjee, L.R. Dalton, , Poly. Mater. Sci. Eng., 2003, 89, 572.

“Reversible Diels' Alder type cross-linkable electro-optic polymers with pendant TCF-based chromophore “, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Luo, M. Haller, A. Akeliatis, A. K. Y. Jen and L. R. Dalton, manuscript submitted.

”Supramolecule of antiparallel aligned neutral-ground-state chromophore and zwitterionic chromophore as novel nonlinear optical material”, Y. Liao, S. Bhattacharjee, K. Firestone, B. H. Robinson and L. R. Dalton manuscript in preparation.

“Synthesis and optical properties of a macrocyclic trichromophore bundle with parallel-aligned dipole moments “,Y. Liao, K. A. Firestone, S. Bhattacharjee, B. H. Robinson, P. J. Reid and L. R. Dalton, manuscript in preparation.

“Influence of Isomerization on Non-Linear Optical Properties of Molecules”, T. Kinnibrugh, S. Bhattacharjee, P. Sullivan, B. H. Robinson, B. E. Eichinger, , manuscript in preparation.

Presentations

“Exploration of a series type multifunctionalized nonlinear optical chromophores concept”, P. A. Sullivan, S. Bhattacharjee, B. E. Eichinger, K. Firestone, B. H. Robinson, L.R Dalton. SPIE Photonics West, January 2004, San Jose, CA.

“Reversible Diels' Alder type cross-linkable electro-optic polymers with pendant TCF-based chromophore”. S. Bhattacharjee, J. Luo, M. Haller, A. Akeliatis, A. K. Y. Jen and L. R. Dalton, ACS National Meeting, August 2004, Philadelphia

Achievements and Awards

  • University Topper with record marks in Chemistry (Honors) in the last 30 years in the BS degree examination conducted by the Gauhati University, India.
  • Enrolled in the Technical Entrepreneurship Certificate (TEC) program offered by the University of Washington Business School.
  • Participated in the 2003, ACS-PRF workshop.

Affiliations and professional memberships

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) - 1 year International
  • Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE) - 2 years
 
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