Employee Details



Contact Information

Name: Major Dr. Palash Kumar Sarker
Appointment: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Science and Humanities (Sc & Hum)
E-mail: sarker_sust@yahoo.com
Address (Office): Department of Science and Humanities (Sc & Hum),

Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST),

Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh

 

Academic Qualification

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Advanced Materials Chemistry)

Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Materials Science

Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan

Masters of Science in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

Sylhet, Bangladesh

 

Teaching Interests

Basic Concepts in Chemistry, Chemistry of Biomolecules, Aquatic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

 

Teaching Experience

1. Associate Professor, Department of Science and Humanities (Sc & Hum), MIST

November 2014-Till Now

2. Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Independent University, Bangladesh

January 2014 to October 2014

3. Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Independent University, Bangladesh

January 2007 to January 2014

 

 

Research Areas

1.  Chemical Evolution and Origins of Life (Prebiotic Chemistry)
2. Dyes Removal from Textile Wastewater Using Different Bioadsorbents
3. Bio-remediation of Heavy Metals
4. Physico-Chemical and Biological Analyses of Wastewater

 

List of Publications (Journal, Congress and Conference Papers)

 [1] Sarker, P.K.; Takahashi, J.-I.; Kawamoto, Y.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K. Photostability of Isovaline and its Precursor 5-Ethyl-5-methylhydantoin Exposed to Simulated Space Radiations. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 13, 1006–1017, January 2012.
[2] Sarker, P.K.; Takahashi, J.-I.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K. Photo-alteration of Isovaline and its Precursor 5-ethyl-5-methylhydantoin Exposed to UV and g-ray Radiation. Viva Origino, 40, 4–8, June 2012.
[3] Sarker, P.K.; Takahashi, J.-I.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K. Photo-alteration of hydantoins against UV light and its relevance to prebiotic chemistry. Adv. Space Res., 51(12), 2235–2240, June 2013.
[4] Kobayashi, K.; Sarker, P.K.; Ono, K.; Kawamoto, Y.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Yoshida, S.; Mita, H.; Yabuta, H.; Yamagishi, A. Formation, Alteration and Delivery of Exogenous High Molecular Weight Organic Compounds: Objectives of the Tanpopo Mission from the Point of View of Chemical Evolution. Trans. JSASS Space Tech. Jpn., 10(28), Tp_7–Tp_11, March 2012.

 

[5] Sarker, P.K.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K.; Takahashi, J; Mita, H.; Adachi, M.; Zen, H.; Hosaka, M.; Katoh, M. Asymmetric Reactions of Amino-Acids and Their Precursor Molecules by Circularly Polarized Light from Free Electron Laser. UVSOR Activity Report (2010), 53, June 2011.
[6] Takahashi, J-I.; Sarker, P.K.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K.; Okatyeva, N.; Poluhina, N. G.; Gusev, G. A.; Tsarev, V. A.; Xu, J. H.; Tao, Y.; Matsuo, K.; Gekko, K.; Yabuta, H.; Mita, H.; Saito T. Circular Dichroism Spectra of Amino-Acid Films Irradiated with Spin Polarized Electrons in Beta-Decay Radiation. HiSOR Activity Report (2010), 150–151, 2011.
[7] Sarker, P.K.; Takahashi, J-I.; Matsuo, K.; Obayashi, Y.; Kaneko, T.; Kobayashi, K. Chirality formation of amino acids by circularly polarized UV irradiation. HiSOR Activity Report (2011), 173–174, 2012.
[8] Matsuo, K.; Sarker, P. K.; Sawada, M.; Namatame, H.; Taniguchi, M. Performance Evaluation for Vacuum-Ultraviolet Circular Dichroism Instrument at Beamline 12. HiSOR Activity Report (2013).