Dr. Debirupa Mitra

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Surface modification, Antimicrobial coatings, Materials for biomedical and environmental applications, Antimicrobial peptides
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Book Chapters

2. Ramendra Kishor Pal*, Debirupa Mitra*, and Arnab Dutta (2023).  "Electrochemical Tools for the Prognosis of Skin Wounds", Pages 103-120 in Miniaturized Electrochemical Devices: Advanced Concepts, Fabrication, and Application. CRC Taylor & Francis.

1. Mitra, Debirupa, En-Tang Kang and Koon Gee Neoh (2019). “Applications and Challenges of Antibacterial Smart Coatings”, Pages 537-556 in Advances in Smart Coatings and Thin Films for Future Industrial Applications. Elsevier.

Journal Articles (before joining BITS)

7.  Obaidullah, Yaqubi, Tai Ming Hang, Debirupa Mitra, Claire Gerente, Koon Gee Neoh, Chi-Hwa Wang and Yves Andres. "Adsorptive Removal of Tetracycline and Amoxicillin from Aqueous Solution by Leached Carbon Black Waste and Chitosan-Carbon Composite Beads". Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9, no. 1 (2021): 104988. [IF: 7.968]

6. Mullapudi, Snehasree*, Debirupa Mitra*, Min Li, En-Tang Kang and Koon Gee Neoh. “Potentiating Anti-cancer Chemotherapeutics and Antimicrobials via Sugar-mediated Strategies”. Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 5, no. 4 (2020): 772-791. (*Co-first authors) [IF: 4.920]

5. Debirupa Mitra, En-Tang Kang and Koon Gee Neoh. “Antimicrobial Copper-based Materials and Coatings: Potential Multifaceted Biomedical Applications”. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12, no. 19 (2019):21159-21182. [IF: 10.383]

4. Debirupa Mitra, Min Li, En-Tang Kang, and Koon Gee Neoh. “Transparent Copper-based Antibacterial Coatings with Enhanced Efficacy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa via Self-triggered Eradication.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11, no. 1 (2018): 73-83. [IF: 10.383]

3. Debirupa Mitra, Min Li, En-Tang Kang, and Koon Gee Neoh. “Transparent Copper-Loaded Chitosan/Silica Antibacterial Coatings with Long-Term Efficacy.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, no. 35 (2017): 29515-29525. [IF: 10.383]

2. Li, Min, Debirupa Mitra, En-Tang Kang, Titus Lau, Edmund Chiong, and Koon Gee Neoh. “Thiol-ol Chemistry for Grafting of Natural Polymers to Form Highly Stable and Efficacious Antibacterial Coatings.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, no. 2 (2017): 1847-1857. [IF: 10.383]

1. Debirupa Mitra, Min Li, Rong Wang, Zhihao Tang, En-Tang Kang, and Koon Gee Neoh. “Scalable Aqueous-Based Process for Coating Polymer and Metal Substrates with Stable Quaternized Chitosan Antibacterial Coatings.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55, no. 36 (2016): 9603-9613. [IF: 4.326]

Journal Articles (after joining BITS)

6. Hema Chandra Puchakayala#, Pranshul Bhatnagar#, Pranav Nambiar, Arnab Dutta*, and Debirupa Mitra*. "Design of a machine-learning aided screening framework for antibiofilm peptides". Digital Chemical Engineering Volume 8 (2023): 100107. 

5. Ashwin Bale, Arnab Dutta*, and Debirupa Mitra*. "Combined charge and hydrophobicity-guided screening of antibacterial peptides: Two-level approach to predict antibacterial activity and efficacy". Amino Acids (2023). [IF: 3.789]
4.  Nambiar, Pranav, Debirupa Mitra*, and Arnab Dutta*. "Machine learning assisted screening framework for insecticidal peptides." Materials Today: Proceedings (2022). 

3. Debirupa Mitra, Ming Hang Tai, Ermanda B Abdullah, Chi-Hwa Wang and Koon Gee Neoh. "Facile Fabrication of Porous Waste-derived Carbon-Polyethylene terephthalate Composite Sorbent for Separation of Free and Emulsified Oil from Water." Separation and Purification Technology (2021) : 119664. [IF: 9.136]

2. Debirupa Mitra, En-Tang Kang and Koon Gee Neoh. "Polymer-based Coatings with Integrated Antifouling and Bactericidal Properties for Targeted Biomedical Applications." ACS Applied Polymer Materials 3, no. 5 (2021): 2233-2263. [IF: 4.855]

1. Debirupa Mitra, Changlu Zhou, Muhammad Hafiz Bin Hashim, Ming Hang Tai, Karina Gin Yew-Hoong, Chi-Hwa Wang and Koon Gee Neoh. "Emerging Pharmaceutical and Organic Contaminants Removal using Carbonaceous Waste from Oil Refineries." Chemosphere 271 (2021): 129542. [IF: 8.943]