- Ph.D. in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Universita della Calabria, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, 2009.
- Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
- Topological Insulators
- Fuel Cell
- MSE 562 Corrosion Engineering
- MSE 571 Artificial Organ Engineering
- MSE 591 Composite Materials
- American Chemical Society
- Materials Research Engineering
- American Physical Society
- Theoretical investigation of the evolution 1 of band structure and topological phase of the three-dimensional topological insulator Bi2Se3 under mechanical strain. Steve M. Young, Sugata Chowdhury, Eric J. Walter, Eugene . J. Mele, Charles L. Kane, and Andrew M. Rappe. Phys. Revs. B. 84, 085106 (2011).
- Density functional theory study of the structure and energetics of negatively charged pyrrole oligomers. Yafei Dai, Sugata Chowdhury, Estela Blaisten-Barojas. Int. J. Quantum Chem. 111, 2295 (2011).
- Mechanistic investigation of the hydrogenation of O2 by a transfer hydrogenation catalyst. Sugata Chowdhury, Fahmi Himo, Nino Russo, Emilia Sicilia, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 4178, (2010).
- Theoretical Investigation of Reaction of Molecular Oxygen with a PdII- Hydride To Produce a PdII-Hydroperoxide: Acid Catalysis and Implications for Pd-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation Reactions. Sugata Chowdhury, Ivan Rivalta, Nino Russo, Emilia Sicilia, Journal Chemical Theory and Computation, 4, 1283 (2008).
- The recognition of a new pathway for the reaction of molecular oxygen with a Pd(II)-hydride to produce a Pd(II)-hydroperoxide. Sugata Chowdhury, Ivan Rivalta, Nino Russo, Emilia Sicilia, Chem. Phys. Lett, 456, 41 (2008).
- On the insertion mechanism of molecular oxygen into a Pd(II)-H bond. Something to add. Sugata Chowdhury, Ivan Rivalta, Nino Russo, Emilia Sicilia, Chem. Phys. Lett, 443, 183 (2007).
Selected Speaking Engagements
- “Computational Studies of Dioxygen Activation by some Transition Metal Complexes (Pd &Ir) for Homogeneous catalyzed reaction Complexes and Bi2Se3 under the Mechanical Stress” Sugata Chowdhury, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA 2012.
- A talk entitled “New Insight Insertion of Molecular Oxygen into Pd(II)-H Bonds to Form Pd(II)-OOH” Sugata Chowdhury delivered in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, India, 2008.
- A talk entitled “New Insight on the Mechanism of Molecular Oxygen Insertion Reaction into PD(II)-Hydride Bond”, Sugata Chowdhury, Ivan Rivalta, Nino Russo, Emilia Sicilia delivered in Convegno SCI Congiunto delle Sezioni Calabria e Sicilia, Messina, December, 2007.
- Invited talk entitled “Insertion of Molecular Oxygen into Pd(II)-H Bonds to Form Pd(II)-OOH” Sugata Chowdhury, delivered in 1st International Symposium on Molecular Oxygen in Catalysis, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany, October, 2007.