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Gourkrishna Dasmohapatra

He teaches at Science and Humanities Section, Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata, as well as at Jadavpur University. He is PhD (science) from Jadavpur University. He has worked as post-doctoral fellow at Polymer Institute in Czechoslovakia, at Universitat-Siegen in Germany and also at Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata for ten years in various capacities.
As post-doctoral fellow, he worked on the synthesis and characterization of polymers and synthesis of some interesting compounds in the zeolite supercages, as also on the rare-earth doped glasses for their possible application in the fields of laser and phosphor materials, and controlled release glass fertilizers for application in fields. His current research focus is on the rare-earth spectroscopy in liquid media and some natural products for their application as acid-base indicators. He has more than thirty publications in international journals and conferences, as well as has some patents to his credit.
It was during his research across the world that he realized the hazards of pollution, and with that realization and learning he got attracted to environmental concerns and wrote several books on environment.
List of Books written by Gourkrishna Dasmohapatra


Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology (For MAKAUT), 2/e

Vikas Publishing


  • 9789352711697
  • 512 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.300.00
  • 2017



The book 'Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology' has been written for engineering students of MAKAUT. It starts with the basic concepts of ecology and concerns on environment. It then discusses how the spiralling rate of population growth and the growing requirements of human beings have led to large-scale deforestation, ...


Engineering Chemistry-I (For MAKAUT), 4/e

Vikas Publishing


  • 9789325980709
  • 588 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.325.00
  • 2017



Engineering Chemistry-I has been primarily written for first year BTech students but can also be used by BSc and MSc students to clarify their fundamental knowledge. The book begins with basic theories of chemistry in various disciplines in order to provide a necessary background for dealing with a number of different physiochemical ...

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