Dr. Monalisa Char

Assistant Professor (C)

Department of Materials Science & Technology

Dr. Monalisa Char


Research Area: Advanced Materials Processing and Characterization

About Dr. Monalisa Char

Professional Profile
Dr. Monalisa Char joined the Department of Materials Science and Technology, MAKAUT WB as Assistant Professor in 2019. Prior to joining MAKAUT WB, she worked under DST-GoI funded project (2015-2019) at Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Kolkata (Institute under Department. Of Higher Education Govt. of WB).

Educational Qualification
Dr. Monalisa Char receives her PhD from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur. Dr. Char carried out her research at NIT Durgapur in association with JBNSTS, Kolkata She completed her B. Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE); completed M. Tech in Operations Research (2013) from NIT Durgapur and 2nd M. Tech in Advanced Materials Science & Technology (2015) from NIT Durgapur.

Research Interest:

  • Advanced Materials Processing and Characterization. Different materials joining technologies and structure property correlation studies, Materials modelling and simulations using Origin, MATLAB, COMSOL
  • She got trained for working with several instruments for materials research like Metallurgical microscope (Reflectance & Transmittance & Polarizing mode) (Leica, DM 2700), Precision slow speed diamond cutting wheel (IsoMet Low Speed Saw Bühler, USA), Scanning Tunnelling microscope/Spectroscope (Nano Surf, Easy Scan) STM, Source measuring unit SMU 2450 (Keithley USA) with small work station for electrical property at nano scale and at elevated temperature, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer (Lambda35, Perkin Elmer), Scanning Electron Microscope with EDS, and X-Ray Diffractometer


    1. Won 1st prize in Metallography Contest: Rainforest of the Sea- A biocomposite- A SE image of Hydroxyapatite-Collagen Composite, Monalisa Char, Abhijit Kar, 72nd Annual Technical Meeting of Indian Institute of Metals Under the aegis of Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India, Kolkata, 14th – 16th Nov, 2018,
    2. Best Paper Award from Springer: Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Abhijit Kar, “Effect of Tin as interlayer on morphological and functional properties of lead free solder joint interface”. Invited for Oral presentation at NMD-ATM 2018, 14th – 16th Nov, 2018, Kolkata, Indian Institute of Metals, Under the aegis of Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India and Tata Steel
    3. Received the certificate for exceptional contribution as a Primary Evaluator of Toycathon 2021 organised by AICTE and Ministry of Education Innovation Cell, Govt. of India
    4. Received certificate for excellent performance in National Level Science Talent Search Examination-2002 conducted by Unified Council India
    5. Received certificate for distinctive performance in 5th National Science Olympiad, 2003
    6. Passed the 44th Annual All India UN Information test conducted by Council for UN Information, United Schools Organisation of India on 31st August, 2001

    Other Activities

    • Expertise on designing academic skill development activities for middle and high school students and teachers on advanced science learning, and developing teaching module for Secondary /HS level, while working on DST-NCSTC Govt. of India funded project
    • Taking science classes of Senior Secondary school students and 1st year UG students in DST Inspire Science Camps and Workshops.
    • Completed project on “The Medium Voltage Vacuum Switch Gear” from AREVA T&D, Salt Lake, Kolkata from 2nd January 2010 to 12th January 2010.
    • Completed Vocational Training Course at “The Durgapur Projects Limited”, from 7th July 2010 to 6th August 2010.

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    National/International Conferences

    1. Delivered invited lecture on “Joining: Importance and Applications of Materials Development” in the webinar series organised by Dr. N.G.P Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India, affiliated to Anna University, 9th September 2020
    2. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Avijit Kr. Metya, Abhijit Kar, Investigating reasons for premature failure of electronic gadgets in recent times, Invited for the Young Scientist Conference under flagship of India International Science Festival 2019, DST-Govt. of India, Kolkata, 5-8 November 2019
    3. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Arnab S. Bhattacharyya, Avijit Metya, Abhijit Kar, Investigation of quality of lead-free solder joint interface and effect of tin multilayer by non-destructive method, 27th West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress, December 2019
    4. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Abhijit Kar; Interfacial microstructure and electrical conductivity of Sn-3.0Ag-0.5Cu solder joints with multilayer structure; Invited for Oral presentation in 3rd International Conference on Materials Sciences and Nanomaterials (ICMSN 2019) at University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 22-24 July,2019
    5. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Abhijit Kar, Invited for the Young Scientist Conference under flagship of India International Science Festival 2018, DST-Govt. of India, Lucknow, 5-8 October 2018
    6. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Subhrangsu Aditya, Abhijit Kar, “Effect of thin film multilayer on the morphological and functional properties of lead free solder joint interface”, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Emerging Materials: Characterization and Applications, 2017 at NIT Durgapur, West Bengal, 15-17 March 2017
    7. Monalisa Char, Amit K Chakraborty, Subhrangsu Aditya, Smarajit Manna, Abhijit Kar, “Effect of transient liquid phase soldering technique on lead free solder joint interface for consumable electronic applications”, Proceedings of 3rd One day symposium on Nanotechnology: From materials to medicines and Their Social Impact, at BITM Kolkata, Adamas University and W.B Academy of S&T on 25th March 2017
    8. Monalisa Char, N Chakrabarty, S Krishnamurthy, A.K. Chakraborty, “Defect induced La3+:MnO2/MWCNT Composites for Supercapacitors”, Presented poster in International Conference on Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials and Thin Film for Energy Applications (NANOENERGY 2015) at Manchester, UK, 1-3 June, 2015
    9. Delivered Oral presentation “Optical properties of SnO2 nanoparticles” in 1st International Conference on Emerging Materials: Characterization and Applications, 2014 at Kolkata, organized by NIT Durgapur and CSIR-CGCRI Kolkata, 4-6 December, 2014
    10. Monalisa Char, Kajla Basu, “Forecasting of stock market by artificial neural network” Women’s Science Congress, 2013 under 100th Science Congress 2013, at Kolkata, 3-7 January, 2013
    11. Attended the workshop on WebGPSS_1.26 at NIT Durgapur, 2012.