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    Chemistry Discipline, Room No. 3460, Kobi Jibanananda Das Academic Building, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Sagar Kumar Dutta (সাগর কুমার দত্ত)
Assistant Professor

Sagar Kumar Dutta achieved B.Sc.(Hon's) and M.Sc. degree in Chemistry in 2016 and 2018, respectively from Khulna University, Bangladesh. In 2019 he joined as a Lecturer in Chemistry Discipline, Khulna University. During his “MS and Undergraduate Research” he worked with Dr. Jamil Ahmed on “ Bio-Adsorption”. Now he is working as a Faculty member in Chemistry since 15th July, 2019. He was awarded a Certificate of honor from the dean list (Khulna University), National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship, Khulna University Merit Grants etc.


Academic Degree

M.Sc. (with thesis) in Organic Chemistry, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

B.Sc. (with thesis) in Chemistry, Khulna University, Bangladesh.


·   Certificate of Honour from dean list, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

·   National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship, Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, 2017

·   Khulna University Merit Grants, 2011-2015

Research Area:

Solid-State Synthetic Chemistry, Spinel Ferrites Composite synthesis, Photocatalyst, Adsorption, Nano-Composite Synthesis, Water purification, Green synthesis

Technical Skill

 FT-IR, UV-VisibleSEM, EDS, XRD, TGA, Data Analysis Software: Chem draw, Origin 9.1 Pro, X'Pert HighScore

Recent Exploration

My current research focuses on the production of CeO2 nanoparticles (Green synthesis) using plant extracts. In addition to this, I have also noticed the doping characteristics of Ce in a nickel-copper-based spinel ferrites composite.        

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Synthesis and characterization of Al-doped transition metal-based spinel ferrite composite Principal Investigator 04.03.2021 15.09.2022 National


  • Lecturer, Chemistry Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh (July 15, 2019 - July 14, 2021) 
  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh (July 16, 2021-Present)
  • Assistant Provost, Aparajita Hall, Khulna University, Bangladesh 

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Peer-reviewed articles 


6. A. Najnin, P.K. DharS.K. Dutta, S. Chakrabarty, U. K. Karmakar, P. Kundu, M.S. Hossain, H.R. Barai, M.R Haque (2023Synthesis of Iron Oxide-Incorporated Cellulose Composite Particles: An Investigation on Adsorption, Antioxidant, and Drug Delivery Applications. Pharmaceutics (17 February 2023) (MDPI) (I.F. = 6.25[Here It Is]


5.  M. Akhter, S. K. Dutta*, P.K. Dhar, J. Ahmed, M. N. I. Khan, M. K. Amin, J. Islam (2022) Catalytic degradation of toxic organic dye using an aluminum-doped Cu0.4 Zn 0.6-xAlxFe2O4 (x = 0.0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6) spinel ferrite in a photo-Fenton system. EnvironmentalQuality Management, (Accepted, 15 Dec 2022) (Wiley(I.F =1.09) [Here It Is]  

4. S. Chakrabarty , A. Tamim, M. Yilmaz, P. K. Dhar, R. M. Mim, S. K. Dutta , Adsorption of Pb (II) ions from aqueous solution using CuO-ZnOChemistry Africa, 2022 (Springer[Here It Is] 

3. S.K. DuttaM.K. Amin, J. Ahmed, M. Elias, M. Mahiuddin; Removal of Toxic Methyl Orange by a Cost-free and Eco-friendly Adsorbent: Mechanism, Phytotoxicity, Thermodynamics, and Kinetics, South African Journal of Chemical Engineering (Elsevier)40, 195-2082022 [Here It Is]

2.  S. K. Dutta*, M. Akhter, J. Ahmed, M. K. Amin P. K. Dhar, 2022. Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Spinel Ferrites: A Brief Review. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, 12(4), pp. 4399 - 4416.[Here It Is]


1.  S. K. Dey, M.T. Rahman, M.A. Islam, S.K. Dutta, M.S. Hossain, P.K. Dhar, 2020. Studies on Volumetric and Viscometric Properties of L-glutamic Acid in Aqueous Solution of Glucose Over a Range of Temperatures (298K to 323K). App. NanoBioSci. 9(4), pp. 1547-1561.

 Conference Abstract (Poster & Oral presentation)


4. M. Akhter, S. K. Dutta*, P. K. Dhar, J. Ahmed, M. K. Amin, J. Islam; The effect of Al3+ ions on the Photo-Fenton system dye degradation activity of a Cu-Zn spinel ferrite composites, International Conference on Environmental Protection for Sustainable Development (ICEPSD-2022), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2022.  

3. S. K. Dutta*, S. K. Dey; Voltametric synthesis of Catechol Derivative: Characterization and Antibacterial Activitys, 1st International Conference on Frontier in Sciences (ICFS-2022), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2022.


2. S. K. Dutta, M. Elias, J. Ahmed, M. K. Amin*; Bio-sorption of methyl blue by eco-friendly, low-cost natural adsorbent: kinetics, isotherms, and thermodynamic studies, International Conference on Chemical Science & Technology, Dept. of Chemistry, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh, 2018.


1. S. K. Dutta, P. K. Nandi, J. Ahmed, M. Elias, M. Mahiuddin, A. B. M. N. Islam, and M. K. Amin*, Removal of toxic methyl blue dye from wastewater using low-cost natural adsorbent;  Conference on Material Science and Nano-electrochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, 2017.