Title : Prof.
Name : Joydeep Dutta
FoS : Microelectronics and Embedded Systems; Nanotechnology
Affiliation : Visiting Faculty
Location :
Phone :
Fax : (662) 524 5697
Email : joy[at]

Educational Background

  1. Ph. D., Physics, 1990, Calcutta University, India
  2. M.Sc., Physics, 1985, North Eastern Hill University, India
  3. B. Sc. (Hons.),1983, St. Edmund’s College, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India (Physics) (Sixth Position in College)

Research Interests

  1. Understanding the physics and chemistry of cluster formation and organisation
  2. Nanoparticles and self-organisation of Nanowires
  3. Biomimetic self-organisation of functional materials
  4. Nanoparticulate films and “all-particle” electronic devices
  5. Polyelectrolyte deposition for electronic devices
  6. Gas sensors and novel Bio-sensors
  7. Niche opto-electronic devices using desk-top manufacturing
  8. Microelectronics processing technologies


AT75.01: Microelectronics Fabrication Technology
AT75.12: Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology
AT75.09: Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
AT75.13: Failure Analysis of Devices
IN00.9009: Emerging TechnologiesI have also delivered packaged courses for training technical staff’s in the university as well as for companies in Switzerland, France, Germany, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the USA.


Selected Publications

  1. G. Louis Hornyak, Joydeep Dutta, Harry F. Tibbals and Anil K. Rao, Introduction to NanoScience, (CRC Press of Taylor and Francis Group LLC), May 2008, 856pp, ISBN-13: 9781420048056
  2. G. Louis Hornyak, John J. Moore, Harry F. Tibbals and Joydeep Dutta, Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, To be published in December 2008 (CRC Press of Taylor and Francis Group LLC), 832pp, ISBN-13: 9781420048032 Zolpidem
  3. G. Louis Hornyak, Harry F. Tibbals, Joydeep Dutta and John J. Moore, Introduction to Nanoscience and NanoTechnology, To be published in March 2009 (CRC Press of Taylor and Francis Group LLC), 1200pp, ISBN-13: 9781420047790
  4. S. Baruah, S. S. Sinha, S. K. Pal, B. Ghosh, A. K. Raychaudhuri and J. Dutta, Photo-reactivity of ZnO nanoparticles in visible light: Effect of surface states on electron transfer reaction, Journal of Applied Physics (2009) in Submission
  5. S. Promnimit, C. Cavelius, S. Mathur and J., Growth of gold/zinc sulphide multilayer films using layer-by-layer assembly of colloidal nanoparticles, Physica E 41 (2008), 285-291
  6. A. Sugunan, P. Melin, J. Schnürer, J. G. Hilborn and J. Dutta, Nutrition driven colloidal self-assembly: Growing fungi assembles gold nanoparticles as micro-wires Advanced Materials, 19 (2007) 77-81
  7. S. H. M Jafri, J. Dutta, Denis Sweatman and A. B. Sharma, Current-Voltage Characteristics of Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Colloidal Thin Films Applied Physics Letters, 89 (2006) 133123- 133125
  8. A. Sugunan, H. Warad, M. Boman and J. Dutta, Zinc oxide nanowires in chemical bath on seeded substrates: Role of Hexamine, J. Sol-Gel Science and Technology, (2006), in Press
  9. S.H.M. Jafri, A. B. Sharma, C. Thanachayanont and J. Dutta, Directed Self-Assembly of Multilayer Thin Films of ZnS and Gold Nanoparticles by Modified Polyelectrolyte Deposition Technique, MRS Symposium Proceedings R (2005), in Press
  10. A. Sugunan, C. Thanachayanont, J. Dutta, and J. G. Hilborn, Heavy-Metal ion sensors using Chitosan-capped Gold Nanoparticles, Journal of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 6 (2005) 335-340
  11. J. Dutta and H. Hofmann, Self Organization of Colloidal Nanoparticles, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (2004), Volume 9, page 617-640, ed. H. S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publishers, USA

Ongoing and Completed Projects


Awards and Honors

Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN)Fellow of the Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SNN)


Professional Affiliations

  1. Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN)
  2. Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SNN)
  3. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
  4. Materials Research Society (MRS), USA
  5. Materials Research Society (MRS), Singapore
  6. Society of Industry Leaders, USA
  7. Gerson Lehrman Group Council, USA
  8. Asia-Pacific Nanotechnology Forum (APNF), Australia
  9. The NanoTechnology Group Inc., USA
  10. UK Futurists Network, United Kingdom
  11. The Science Advisory Board, USA

Research Keywords

Nanoparticles, self-organisation, Biomimetic, Nanoparticulate films, Polyelectrolyte deposition, Gas sensors, Bio-sensors, devices