Research Interests:
  • Micro/nano Mechanics of self-organizing thin films.
  • Rheology of viscoelastic materials, liquid crystals, and smart materials. 
  • Intermolecular forces, colloids and surface/interfacial science.
  • Flied driven micro-flow: Electro-hydrodynamics, magneto-hydrodynamics, electro-hydro-dynamics, electro-kinetics.
  • Self-Organized polymer solar cells and microreactors for artificial photosynthesis.
  • Synthesis and applications of micro/nano motors.
  • Microreactors
  • MEMS Theranostic devices
Selected Publications:
  • Self-spinning Nanoparticle Laden Microdroplets for Sensing and Energy Harvesting, Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Viswanath Pasumarthi, Joydip Choudhuri, Amit Kumar Singh, Harshal B. Nemade, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale 8, 6118, 2016. (Impact factor 7.4)
  • Paper-Based α-Amylase Detector for Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Satarupa Dutta, Nilanjan Mandal, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 78, 447, 2016. (Impact factor 7.5)
  • Graphene based multifunctional superbots, Sunny Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh, Ashok Kumar Dasmahapatra, Tapas Kumar Mandal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Carbon, 89, 31, 2015. (Impact factor 6.2)
  • Solvent Vapor Mediated Spontaneous Healing of Self-Organized Defects of Liquid Crystal Films, B. Ravi, Rabibrata Mukherjee, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Soft Matter, 11, 139, 2015. (Impact factor 3.8)
  • Electro-Capillary Instabilities of Thin Leaky Elastic-Viscous Bilayers, Kartick Mondal and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Physics of Fluids, 26, 12206, 2014. (Impact factor 2.0)
  • Multimodal chemo-magnetic control of self-propelling microbots, Amit Kumar Singh, Krishna Kanti Dey, Arun Chattopadhyay, Tapas Kumar Mandal, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Nanoscale, 6, 1398-1405, 2014. (Impact factor 7.4)
  • Instabilities of a free bilayer flowing on an inclined porous medium, A. Ananth Praveen Kumar, R. Usha, Tamal Banerjee, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Phys. Rev. E 88, 063012, 2013. (Impact factor 2.3)
  • Instability modes of a two-layer Newtonian plane Couette flow past a porous medium, A. Ananth Praveen Kumar, Himanshu Goyal, Tamal Banerjee, and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Phys. Rev. E 87, 063003, 2013. (Impact factor 2.3)
  • The pH Taxis of an Intelligent Catalytic Microbot, Krishna Kanti Dey, Satyapriya Bhandari, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Saurabh Basu, Arun Chattopadhyay, Small 9(11), 1916-1920, 2013. (Impact factor 8.3)
  • Electric Field and van der Waals force Induced Instabilities in Thin Viscoelastic Bilayers, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Ashutosh Sharma Physics of Fluids, 24, 074106, 2012. (Impact factor 2.0)
  • Electric Field Induced Patterning of Thin Coatings on Fiber Surfaces, V. Anoop Kishore and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, J. Physical Chem. C, 116, 6215-6221, 2012. (Impact factor 4.5)
  • Multiscale Pattern Generation in Viscoelastic Polymer Films by Spatio-temporal Modulation of Electric Field and Control of Rheology. Partho Sarathi Gooh Pattader, Indrani Banerjee, Ashutosh Sharma, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 324–335, 2011. (Impact factor 11.4)
  • Self-organized Ordered Arrays of Core-shell Columns in Viscous Bilayers Formed by Spatially Varying Electric Fields. P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Ashutosh Sharma J. Physical Chem. C, 114, 21020–21028, 2010. (Impact factor 4.5)
  • Embedded Micro-structures by Electric Field Induced Pattern Formation in Interacting Thin Layers. Samanvaya Srivastava, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Langmuir 26, 10943, 2010. (Impact factor 4)
  • Self-Organized Microstructures in Thin Bilayers on Chemically Patterned Substrates. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma J. Physical Chem. C 114, 2237, 2010. (Impact factor 4.5)
  • Electric Field Induced Instabilities and Interfacial Morphologies of Thin Viscous and Elastic Bilayers. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Uwe Thiele, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Langmuir 25, 9108, 2009. (Impact factor 4)
  • Dewetting of the Thin Liquid Bilayers on Topographically Patterned Substrates: Formation of Microchannel and Microdot Arrays. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Chaitanya Rastogi, Langmuir, 24, 14048, 2008. (Impact factor 4)