Dr. Priya Rajdev

Dr. Priya Rajdev

Research Associate (since October 2016)

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India

Phone: (+91)-3324734971 (ext. 1137)

Email: priya.rajdev@gmail.com


Date of Birth: 06-October, 1979; Female

Nationality: Indian

Education and Professional Career

  • DST Women Scientist (2012-till date): Polymer Science Unit, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2011): Department of Chemical, Biological & Macromolecular Sciences, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Salt Lake, Kolkata, India. (Advisor: Professor S. K. Pal)
  • Ph.D. (2008): Department of Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. (Advisor: Professor Dipankar Chatterji)
  • M.S. (Chemistry) (2003): The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India.
  • B. Sc. (Chemistry) (2001): Burdwan Raj College, University of Burdwan, India

Research Area

  • Supramolecular assembly of π-conjugated chromophores.
  • Self-assembly of fluorescent and non-fluorescent polymer aggregates;
  • Studying dynamics and stability of polymer aggregates by encapsulation of donor and acceptor dyes and FRET studies


  • P. Rajdev and S. Ghosh ” Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET): A Powerful Tool for Probing Amphiphilic Polymer Aggregates and Supramolecular Polymers “

    J. Phys. Chem. B 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b09441 [link( Invited Review Article) ( in press)

  • P. Dey, P. Rajdev, P. Pramanik and S. Ghosh ” Specific Supramolecular Interaction Regulated Entropically Favorable Assembly of Amphiphilic Macromolecules “

    Macromolecules 2018, 51, 5182−5190 [link]

  • A. Das, P. Rajdev and S. Ghosh ” Naphthalene-diimide (NDI) Nanofibre, Gel and Mesoscopic Material ” in Naphthalenediimide and its Congeners : From Molecules to Materials, 2017, 116-166, Ed G. D. Pantos, RSC [link]
  • P. Rajdev, S. Chakraborty, M. Schmutz, P. Mésini and S. Ghosh ” Supramolecularly Engineered π-Amphiphile “

    Langmuir 2017, 33, 4789−4795 [link]

  • P. Rajdev, D. Basak, and S. Ghosh “Insights on non-covalently core cross-linked block copolymer micelles by fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) studies”

    Macromolecules 2015, 48, 3360–3367 [link]

  • P. Rajdev,* M. R. Molla and S. Ghosh*, Langmuir; 2014, 30, 1969−1976. (*Corresponding author).
  • K. Dan, P. Rajdev*, J. Deb, S. S. Jana and S. Ghosh*,J. Polym. Sc.Part A: Polym. Chem.; 2013, 51, 4932–4943. (*Corresponding author).
  • A. Ganguly, P. Rajdev, S. M. Williams and D. Chatterji, J. Phys.Chem. B; 2012, 116, 621 – 632.
  • T. Mondol, P. Rajdev, A. Makhal and S. K. Pal. J. Phys.Chem. B.; 2011,115, 2924 – 2930.
  • P. Rajdev, T. Mondol, A. Makhal and S. K. Pal. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B:Biology; 2011, 103, 153–158.
  • A. Ganguly, P. Rajdev and Dipankar Chatterji, J. Phys.Chem.; B 2009, 113, 15399 – 15408.
  • D. Chatterji and P. Rajdev, TWAS Science Frontiers, Current Science; 2008, 95(9), 1226 – 1236.
  • P. Rajdev and D. Chatterji, Langmuir; 2007, 23, 2037-2041.
  • L. K. Brar, P. Rajdeva, A. K. Raychaudhuri and D. Chatterji. Langmuir; 2005, 21, 10671-10675. (ajoint– first author)

Fellowship and Award

  • DST Women Scientist Fellowship, May 2012 – till date
  • IISc Senior Research Fellowshiop (SRF) from August 2005 to June 2008.
  • IISc Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from August 2003 to July 2005.
  • Qualified University Grant Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) in Chemical Science on December 2002
  • NET CSIR (LS) award in 2002.
  • Got National Merit Scholarship (B.Sc) awarded by the Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (2001) to pursue M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (period 2001-2003).