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Maulana Azad College

Maulana Azad College

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
NAAC Accredited with 'A' Grade
DBT Star College with Star Status
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Research Development Cell

Research Advisory Council [RDC]

  • Research Advisory Council [RDC] MAC Reconstitution notice: Download

The Maulana Azad College, one of the premier colleges in eastern India, affiliated to Calcutta University, nurtures a tradition of holistic education and learning amongst its students beyond textbook inculcating the components of innovation, development of research aptitude and social outreach. In recognition of its untiring effort towards this mission, the college was recognised as a Centre for Potential of Excellence by the University Grants Commission in 2010 and as a STAR College by the Department of Biotechnology, MHRD, Govt. of India in 2017 to promote and foster student research. Presently, the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 has mandated the inclusion of student research as an integral component of the Higher Education System with a strong emphasis on research, innovation and technology development to strengthen the foundation of Atma-Nirbhar Bharat (Self-reliant India). In accordance with the guidelines of Establishment of Research & Development Cell in Higher Education as laid down by University Grants Commission under the framework of NEP, 2020, the Research Advisory Committee of the college has been constituted.

Vision:

To create a self-reliant student community who can pave the way for achieving unabated excellence in Science and Technology for the benefit of the society.

Mission:

  1. To nurture and inculcate research philosophy amongst students
  2. To promote innovation and enterprise amongst student community for technology     development with a simultaneous development of awareness regarding Intellectual Property Rights.
  3. To promote and augment industry-academia interface for providing a greater exposure and job opportunity to students according to their acquired skillset.

Organogram of RAC

 

Chairman: MAC Research Advisory Council

Dr. Dipak Kumar Som, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Head, Post Graduate Department of Zoology

Director - Research and Developmental Cell

Dr. Biswajit Maity, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics

Sub-Committee 1: Finance and Infrastructure

  1. Prof. (Dr.) Tapan Kumar Karpha, M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
  2. Dr. Sanju Das, M.Sc., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
  3. Dr. Ajanta Mukherji, M.Sc., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
  4. Dr. Madhu Sarda, M.Com., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Commerce

Sub-Committee 2: Research Program, Policy Development

  1. Dr. Debabrata Mukherjee, M.Sc. Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Botany
  2. Dr. Samudra Prosad Banik, M.Sc. Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Head, Dept. of Microbiology
  3. Dr. Abhishek Mukherjee, M.Sc. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology
  4. Dr. Debalina Bhattacharya,  M.Sc. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology

Sub-Committee 3: Collaboration and Community

  1. Dr. Dabir Ahmed, M.A. Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Urdu
  2. Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, M.A. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
  3. Dr. Sujit Kumar Bhowal, M.Sc. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Zoology
  4. Dr. Sanjukta Manna, M.Sc. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Zoology

Sub- Committee 4: IPR, Legal & Ethical Matters

  1. Prof. (Dr.) Santanu Ghosh, M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Economics
  2. Dr. Barin Kr. Roy, M.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics
  3. Dr. Sanjoy Chattopadhyay, M.Sc. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics
  4. Dr. Mahua Patra, M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology

Details of PhD. Students registered/awarded under faculty members of the college over last five years

Name of the scholar (Name of Supervisor Year of registration of the scholar and present status Title of the thesis for scholar Name and affiliation of Supervisor
Dr. Avijit Dey Registration: 24th August, 2015 Awarded on 14th August, 2020 Influence of black tea extract from Camelia sinensis on rodent pregnancy and newborn pups Dr. Subir C. Dasgupta, Professor, PG Dept. of Zoology
Dr. Ahana Das Registration: 28th November, 2016 Awarded: Aug 26, 2022 Elucidation of the mechanism of trehalose based stabilisation of globular proteins Dr. Samudra Prosad Banik, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology
Dr. Rathin Basak Registration: 17th July 2017 Awarded: 8th February 2023 Analytical Modelling of Tunnel Currents in Advanced MOS Devices Dr. Biswajit Maiti, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics
Dr. Partha Sarathi Banerjee Registration: 28th September 2018 Awarded: 28th March 2023 Analysis of optimality criterion for percolation of information in heterogeneous wireless network Dr. Biswajit Maiti, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics
Ipshita Chakraborty 21st October 2019, Ongoing Environmental Ethics in Hindu Religion with reference to Bengali Community in West Bengal Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
Sutapa Malakar Registration Date: Feb. 3, 2020 Economic ideas of P.C. Mahalanobis, D.R. Gadgil and V.K,R.V. Rao Dr. Santanu Ghosh, Professor, Dept. of Economics
Debkalpa Das 21st December 2021, Ongoing A Study on Eco-feminist Awareness through the Medium of Theatre Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
Debalina Das Registration Date: Dec. 20, 2021 Ethics and Economics: An Exploration of Western and Classical Indian Thoughts With Special Emphasis on Neo-Vedantism Dr. Santanu Ghosh, Professor, Dept. of Economics
Achinta Roy 15th February 2022, Ongoing Migrant Worker and Rural Changes: A Sociological Exploration of Goalphokher-1 Block of Uttar Dinajpur District, West Bengal Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
Manab Mondal 15th February 2022, Ongoing Intergenerational Shift in Parental Values and Styles in Kalyani- Its Nature and Determinants: A Sociological Exploration Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
Dr. Swastick Sen Chowdhury Awarded on Oct. 12, 2022 Incentives, Institutions and Deterrence: Analysis of Unlawful Activities Dr. Santanu Ghosh, Professor, Dept. of Economics
Subhra Ghosh Registration Date: Dec. 28, 2022 Aspects of Elementary Education in Rural India Dr. Santanu Ghosh, Professor, Dept. of Economics
Pradipta Saha 15th February 2023, Ongoing Single-parents & Adolescent Children of Private School under North Barackpore and Barackpore Municipality: A Sociological Study Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
Ankita Saha 30th January 2023, Ongoing Sexual Harassment in Higher Educational Institutions: A Sociological Exploration Dr. Debaprashad Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
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