Profile of Shanta Biswas

... Name Shanta Biswas
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree M.S. in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering , University of Dhaka
   

Master of Science (MS)

  • Major: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Institution: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Year of Passing: 2015

Bachelor of Science (B.S)

  • Major: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Institution: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Year of  Passing: 2013

Professional Experiences

  • Teacher Assistant of Chemistry, Department of Civil Engineering, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  (From August 2015 to December 2015)
  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (From January 2016 to October 2016)
  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (From November 2016 to Present).

 

Training Experiences

  • Training on “Operation and Process Technology” at Training Institute for Chemical Industries, Ghorashal, Narshingdi, Bangladesh.
  • Work as an Internee for 1 month at Polash Urea Fertilizer Factory, Polash, Narshingdi, Bangladesh, focused on plant maintenance, utility services, quality control, environment, health and safety issues, waste water treatment and others.
  • Short Training Course on XRD at Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Industrial visits as part of the departmental curriculum to the following industries under BCIC:
  1. Bangladesh Insulator & Sanitaryware Factory Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh
  2.  Godnayl Water Treatment Plant, Narayanganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  3. Usmania Glass Sheet Factory Ltd., Chittagong, Bangladesh
  4. Chittagong Urea Fertilizer Factory Ltd., Chittagong, Bangladesh
  5. TSP complex, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  6. Chatak Cement Company Ltd., Sylhet, Bangladesh
  7. Natural Gas Fertilizer Factory Ltd., Sylhet, Bangladesh

Articles

  1. Biswas, Shanta, Taslim U. Rashid, Abul K. Mallik, Md Minhajul Islam, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Papia Haque, Mala Khan, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Facile Preparation of Biocomposite from Prawn Shell Derived Chitosan and Kaolinite-Rich Locally Available Clay." International Journal of Polymer Science 2017 (2017).
  2. Nasrin, Romana, Shanta Biswas, Taslim Ur Rashid, Sanjida Afrin, Rumana Akhter Jahan, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Preparation of Chitin-PLA laminated composite for implantable application." Bioactive Materials (2017).
  3. Islam, Md Minhajul, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Shanta Biswas, Tasrina Rabia Choudhury, Papia Haque, Taslim U. Rashid, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Preparation and characterization of bijoypur clay-crystalline cellulose composite for application as an adsorbent." Advanced Material Science (2017).

Book Chapters

  1. Rashid, Taslim U., Md Islam, Sadia Sharmeen, Shanta Biswas, Asaduz Zaman, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Abul K. Mallik, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Applications of Chitosan Derivatives in Wastewater Treatment." Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials (2017)Wiley Online Library, NJ, USA. Page: 471-517.
  2. M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Shanta Biswas, Md. Sazedul Islam, Taslim Ur Rashid, Sadia Sharmeen, Md. Shaharuzzaman, Md. Minhajul Islam, Md. Shirajur Rahman, Abul K Mallik, Asaduzzaman, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahma."Green Biocomposites from Renewable Biopolymers and Their Biomedical Application." Biocomposites: Properties, Performance and Applications (2017), Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. Page:473-541.
  3. Khan, M. Nuruzzaman, Md Hasan, Md Islam, Shanta Biswas, Taslim U. Rashid, Abul K. Mallik, Asaduz Zaman, Sadia Sharmeen, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Biomimetic Gelatin Nanocomposite as a Scaffold for Bone Tissue Repair." Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials (2017), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NJ, USA. Page: 487-525.
  • Teacher Assistant of Chemistry, Department of Civil Engineering, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  (From August 2015 to December 2015)
  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (From January 2016 to October 2016)
  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (From November 2016 to Present).

 

  • National Science and Technology Fellowship, on research work carried out during  MS Program.
  • Dean’s Award-2013, by the faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, for outstanding result in BS Honours examination.
  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry.
  • Biomaterials and Nanotechnology.
  • Inorganic and Green Chemistry.
  • Teacher Assistant of Chemistry, Department of Civil Engineering, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  (From August 2015 to December 2015)
  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (From January 2016 to October 2016)
  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (From November 2016 to Present).

 

 

 

 

 

Shanta Biswas

Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering,

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

E-mail: shanta@du.ac.bd

 

 

Academic Qualifications

  1. Master of Science (MS)
  • Major: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Institution: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Year of Passing: 2015
  1. Bachelor of Science (B.S)
  • Major: Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Institution: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Year of  Passing: 2013
  1. Higher Secondary Certificate
  • Group: Science
  • Institution: Udayan Ucchcha Madhyamik Biddalaya, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Year of Passing: 2008     
  1. Secondary School Certificate
  • Group: Science
  • Institution: Binapani Govt. Girls’ High School, Gopalganj, Bangladesh
  • Year of Passing: 2006

 

Academic Awards and Honours

  • National Science and Technology Fellowship, on research work carried out during  MS Program.
  • Dean’s Award-2013, by the faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, for outstanding result in BS Honours examination.
  • Scholarship from Dhaka Board for academic result in Higher Secondary Examination, 2008.
  • Scholarship in Junior School Certificate Examination, 2004.

 

Training Experiences

  • Training on “Operation and Process Technology” at Training Institute for Chemical Industries, Ghorashal, Narshingdi, Bangladesh.
  • Work as an Internee for 1 month at Polash Urea Fertilizer Factory, Polash, Narshingdi, Bangladesh, focused on plant maintenance, utility services, quality control, environment, health and safety issues, waste water treatment and others.
  • Short Training Course on XRD at Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Industrial visits as part of the departmental curriculum to the following industries under BCIC:
  1. Bangladesh Insulator & Sanitaryware Factory Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh
  2.  Godnayl Water Treatment Plant, Narayanganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  3. Usmania Glass Sheet Factory Ltd., Chittagong, Bangladesh
  4. Chittagong Urea Fertilizer Factory Ltd., Chittagong, Bangladesh
  5. TSP complex, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  6. Chatak Cement Company Ltd., Sylhet, Bangladesh
  7. Natural Gas Fertilizer Factory Ltd., Sylhet, Bangladesh

 

Professional Experiences

  • Teacher Assistant of Chemistry, Department of Civil Engineering, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  (From August 2015 to December 2015)
  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (From January 2016 to October 2016)
  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (From November 2016 to Present).

 

Research Interest

  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry.
  • Biomaterials and Nanotechnology.
  • Inorganic and Green Chemistry.

 

List of Publications

Articles

  1. Biswas, Shanta, Taslim U. Rashid, Abul K. Mallik, Md Minhajul Islam, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Papia Haque, Mala Khan, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Facile Preparation of Biocomposite from Prawn Shell Derived Chitosan and Kaolinite-Rich Locally Available Clay." International Journal of Polymer Science 2017 (2017).
  2. Nasrin, Romana, Shanta Biswas, Taslim Ur Rashid, Sanjida Afrin, Rumana Akhter Jahan, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Preparation of Chitin-PLA laminated composite for implantable application." Bioactive Materials (2017).
  3. Islam, Md Minhajul, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Shanta Biswas, Tasrina Rabia Choudhury, Papia Haque, Taslim U. Rashid, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Preparation and characterization of bijoypur clay-crystalline cellulose composite for application as an adsorbent." Advanced Material Science (2017).

Book Chapters

  1. Rashid, Taslim U., Md Islam, Sadia Sharmeen, Shanta Biswas, Asaduz Zaman, M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Abul K. Mallik, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Applications of Chitosan Derivatives in Wastewater Treatment." Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials (2017), Wiley Online Library, NJ, USA. Page: 471-517.
  2. M. Nuruzzaman Khan, Shanta Biswas, Md. Sazedul Islam, Taslim Ur Rashid, Sadia Sharmeen, Md. Shaharuzzaman, Md. Minhajul Islam, Md. Shirajur Rahman, Abul K Mallik, Asaduzzaman, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahma."Green Biocomposites from Renewable Biopolymers and Their Biomedical Application." Biocomposites: Properties, Performance and Applications (2017), Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. Page:473-541.
  3. Khan, M. Nuruzzaman, Md Hasan, Md Islam, Shanta Biswas, Taslim U. Rashid, Abul K. Mallik, Asaduz Zaman, Sadia Sharmeen, Papia Haque, and Mohammed Mizanur Rahman. "Biomimetic Gelatin Nanocomposite as a Scaffold for Bone Tissue Repair." Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials (2017), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NJ, USA. Page: 487-525.

Other research experiences  

  • "Equilibrium Isotherm Studies of Cr Adsorption onto Bijoypur Clay-Chitosan Composite.” in Biomaterials and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh..
  • Operation of UV-Visible Spectrophotometer for Heavy Metal(Chromium) and dye Detection, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Trained in Classical Dancing.
  • Obtained 1st position in District Book reading competition.
  • Former class captain in high school

 

Other Skills

Hands on: UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR, Molecular weight determination by Viscometer etc..

 

Membership in Professional Societies

Lifetime member, Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)