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Arnab Dutta


Arnab Dutta

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

  • BSc: Presidency College Kolkata, 2005
  • MSc: IIT Bombay, 2007
  • PhD: Arizona State University, 2012

Email: arnab.dutta -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://www.arnabdutta-bioinorganic-lab.com/

Office: 6/340
VOIP: 2483

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jun 2015 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Associate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (Oct 2012 - May 2015)

  • Selected Publications

    1. A. Dutta, D. Dubois, J. A. S. Roberts, and W. J. Shaw; Amino acid modified Ni catalyst exhibits reversible H2 oxidation/production over a broad pH range at elevated temperatures, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 2014, 111, 16286-16291.

    2. A. K. Jones, A. Dutta, P. Kwan, C. L. McIntosh, S. Roy, and S. Yang; Bioelectrocatalysis of hydrogen oxidation and production. Enzymatic fuel cells: From fundamentals to applications. Edited by H. Luckarift, G. Johnson and P. Attanasov, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014, 80-108.

    3. A. Dutta, J. A. S. Roberts, and W. J. Shaw; Learning from Nature: Arg-Arg Pairing Enhances H2 Oxidation Catalyst, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 6487-6491.

    4. S. Lense, A. Dutta, J. A. S. Roberts, and W. J. Shaw; A proton channel allows a hydrogen oxidation catalyst to operate at a moderate overpotential with water acting as a base, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 792-795.

    5. A. Dutta, S. Lense, J. Hou, M. H. Engelhard, J. A. S. Roberts, and W. J. Shaw; Minimal Proton Channel Enables H2 Oxidation and Production with a Water-Soluble Nickel-Based Catalyst, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135,18490–18496.

    6. A. Dutta, M. Flores, S. Roy, J. Schmitt, G.A. Hamilton, H. Hartnett, J. Shearer, and A.K. Jones; Sequential oxidation of thiolate and cobalt metallocenter in a synthetic metallopeptide: Implications for the biosynthesis of nitrile hydratase, Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52, 5236-5245.

    7. Y. Marusenko, J. Shipp, G.A. Hamilton, J.L.L. Morgan, M. Keebaugh, H. Hill, A. Dutta, X. Zhuo, N. Upadhyay, J. Hutchings, P. Herckes, A. Anbar, E. Shock, H. Hartnett; Bioavailability of Nanoparticulate Hematite to Arabidopsis thaliana, Environmental Pollution, 2013, 174, 150-156.