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Samanwita Pal
Associate Professor

B.Sc. (2002, Jadavpur University), Chemistry
M.Sc. (2004, Indian Institute of Technology Madras), Chemistry
Ph.D. (2010, Indian Institute of Technology Madras), Chemistry, NMR & NQR Spectroscopy


IIT Jodhpur
NH 65 Nagaur Road
Karwar 342 037
Jodhpur District
(91 291) 280 1305
samanwita@iitj.ac.in


Research Areas
  1. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy specially NMR and NQR
  2. Application of NMR spectroscopy in Material Science, Renewable energy sources, biomacromolecules, biomaterials
  3. General area of Physical Chemistry: spectroscopy and analytical techniques
  4. Experimental understanding of molecular dynamics e.g., relaxation mechanisms, Paramagnetic relaxation enhancement, chemical exchange, molecular diffusion both in solid & solution state by NHR and NQR

    1. Selected Recent Awards
    2. Junior Research Fellowship, CSIR, 2004
    3. Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, 2007
    4. Dr. S. R. Ramadas 60th Birthday Commemoration Prize, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2004
    5. Ratna Rao Memorial Prize, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2004
    6. Prof. Langmuir Prize for best Ph.D. Thesis, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2010

      Selected Recent Publications
      1. Pal, S. and Chandrakumar, N., Study of dynamics in pentachlorophenol in the solid state by 1D Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance exchange spectroscopy, Molecular Physics, Vol. 107 &14, pp 1505-1511, 2009 , Taylor & Francis
      2. Pal, S. and Chandrakumar, N., Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Exchange Spectroscopy with Shaped Radiofrequency Pulses, Molecular Physics, Vol. 106 & 6, pp 459-467, 2008 , Taylor & Francis
      3. Pal, S. , Study of multi-site chemical exchange in solution state by NMR: 1D experiments with multiply selective excitation, Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol. 122 & 4, pp 471-480, 2010 , Springer