Uttam Kumar SarkarKolkata, West Bengal
Dr. Sarkar carried out his initial research works in the Department of Spectroscopy, IACS, Jadavpur (Kolkata), India, where Prof. C.V. Raman’s Nobel winning spectrograph is archived. He has been awarded with the University Gold Medal and Prof. S. N. Bose Memorial Medal. He published a number of research papers in journals of high impact factors and delivered invited speech in different International Conferences in India and abroad which include a speech at Stony Brook University, New York, USA. The field of his research is “Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)”. Dr. Sarkar first observed the “first layer effect” of SERS in silver sol.