Research Interests

​Photocatalysis and photophysics


Selected Publications

  • Ultrafast Electron-Transfer and-Trapping Dynamics in the Inter-Band-Gap States of ZrO2 Nanoparticles Sensitized by ...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, A. Akbar, S. Verma, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 17531-17539, (2013)
  • Ultrafast Hole-and Electron-Transfer Dynamics in CdS–dibromofluorescein (DBF) Supersensitized Quantum Dot Solar Cel...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 4020-4025, (2013)
  • Cascading Electron and Hole Transfer Dynamics in CdS/CdTe Core-Shell Sensitized Bromo-Pyrogallol Red (Br-PGR): Slow...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, U. Chopra, H. N. Ghosh
    Nanoscale, 7, 2698-2707, (2015)
  • Slow Electron Cooling Dynamics Mediated by Electron-Hole Decoupling in Highly Luminescent CdSxSe1-x Alloy Quantum D...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 10785-10792, (2015)
  • Ultrafast Charge Carrier Delocalization in CdSe/CdS Quasi-type II and CdS/CdSe Inverted Type I Core–Shell: A Struct...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 26202-26211, (2015)
  • Intraband Electron Cooling Mediated Unprecedented Photocurrent Conversion Efficiency of CdSxSe1−x Alloy QDs: Direct...
    P. Maity, S. Maiti, T. Debnath, J. Dana, S. K Guin, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (38), pp 21309-21316, (2016)
  • Charge Delocalization in the Cascade Band Structure CdS/CdSe and CdS/CdTe Core–Shell Sensitized with Re (I)–polypyr...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, T. Banerjee, A. Das, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (18), pp 10051-10061, (2016)
  • The Impact of Au Doping on the Charge Carrier Dynamics at the Interfaces between Cationic Porphyrin and Silver Nano...
    • A. A. Almansaf, M. R. Parida, T. M.D. Besong, P. Maity, M. S. Bootharaju, O. M. Bakr, O....
    Chemical Physics Letters, 683, pp 393-397, (2017)
  • Molecular Behavior of Zero-dimensional Perovskites
    • J. Yin, P. Maity, M. De Bastiani, I. Dursun, O. M Bakr, J.-L. Brédas, O. F. Mohammed
    Science advances, 3, Issue 12, pp e1701793, (2017)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D. in Chemistry, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India, 2016
  • M.Sc in Chemistry, First Class, University of Calcutta, India, 2011
  • B.Sc in Chemistry, First Class, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, India, 2009

Professional Profile

  • ​Dec 2016 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 2013 - July 2016: Senior Research Fellow, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India
  • Aug 2011 - July 2013: Junior Research Fellow, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India

Awards

  • OCES (DAE, India) Research Fellowship (Five years) in August 2011
  • International Travel Grant from HBNI, India in 2014
  • International Travel Support from SERB and CICS, India in 2016

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)