Krishna Kanti Dey

Krishna Kanti Dey received his PhD in Nanotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India in 2011. He did his postdoctoral research at The Pennsylvania State University, USA and joined IIT Gandhinagar as an Assistant Professor in Physics in 2016. His research focuses on the collective and emergent dynamics of active bio-molecules and harnessing their cooperative functions in designing useful lab-on-a-chip devices

Selected Publications

  • Enhanced diffusion of passive tracers in active enzyme solutions X. Zhao†, K. K. Dey†, S. Jeganathan, P. J. Butler, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, A. Sen (†Contributed equally) Nano Lett. 17, 4807-4812 (2017)
  • Exothermicity is not a necessary condition for enhanced diffusion of enzymesP. Illien, X. Zhao, K. K. Dey, P. J. Butler, R. Golestanian, A. Sen Nano Lett. 17, 4415-4420 (2017)
  • Chemically propelled molecules and machines K. K. Dey, A. Sen J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 7666-7676 (2017)
  • Dynamic coupling at the ångström scale K. K. Dey, F. Y. Pong, J. Breffke, R. Pavlick, E. Hatzakis, C. Pacheco, A. Sen Angew. Chem, Int. Ed. 55(3), 1113-1117 (2016)
  • Micromotors powered by enzyme catalysis K. K. Dey, X. Zhao, B. M. Tansi, W. J. Méndez-Ortiz, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, R. Golestanian, A. Sen, Nano Lett. 15, 8311-8315 (2015)
  • Impulsive enzymes: a new force in mechanobiology P. J. Butler, K. K. Dey, A. Sen Cell. Mol. Bioeng. 8(1), 106-118 (2015)
  • Chemotactic separation of enzymes
    K. K. Dey, S. Das, M. F. Poyton, S. Sengupta, P. J. Butler, P. S. Cremer, A. Sen ACS Nano 8(12), 11941-11949 (2014)
  • Self-powered enzyme micropumps
    S. Sengupta, D. Patra, I. Ortiz-Rivera, A. Agrawal, S. Shklyaev, K. K. Dey, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, T. E. Mallouk, A. Sen Nat. Chem. 6, 415-422 (2014)
  • DNA polymerase as molecular motor and pump S. Sengupta, M. M. Spiering, K. K. Dey, W. Duan, D. Patra, P. J. Butler, R. D. Astumian, S. J. Benkovic, A. Sen ACS Nano 8(3), 2410-2418 (2014)
  • Enzyme molecules as nanomotors
    S. Sengupta, K. K. Dey, H. S. Muddana, T. Tabouillot, M. E. Ibele, P. J. Butler, A. Sen J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135(4), 1406-1414 (2013)

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