Dr. Dulen Saikia joined this college on 01-03-2019 and since then he is extending his service in numerous ways for the progress of the college in the range of academic, infrastructural and cooperate life. Dr. Dulen Saikia completed B.Sc from Sibsagar College, M.Sc from Cotton College (Gauhati University), M.Phil & Ph.D degree from Dibrugarh University, and presently holding the post of Associate Professor in the Department of Physics. He is also visiting faculty cum research guide of Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati.
Dr. Saikia is the in-Charge of Material Science Laboratory, Sibsagar College, Joysagar. His research interests are: synthesis of polymer-nanocomposites, fabrication of solar cells by CBD technique, biosynthesis of nanoparticles, conducting ink and flexible electronics. He has been the foremost among the college teachers of Assam to be awarded with a hefty amount to the tune of Rs. 77.41 lakhs by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, New Delhi for undertaking a major research project entitled "Fabrication of solar cell based on CBD technique". He had established the MATERIAL SCIENCE LABORATORY in the department of Physics, Sibsagar College in 2012. The laboratory has carved a niche for itself in terms of expanding and providing barsic facilities for conducting photovoltaic (PV) research, facilities for synthesis and optical-electronic characterization of nanomaterials. Apart from the parent institution, the facilities in the Material Science Laboratory is also availed by scholars from nearby institutions.
Till now he has published 20 research papers of national and international repute (14 in UGC care lists). Dr. Saikia is also reviewer of reputed international journals like Applied Surface Science (I.F. 5.155), Separation and Purification Technology(I.F. 5.107), Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy(I.F. 1.511), Journal of Material Science: Material in Electronics(I.F. 2.159), Inorganica Chimica Acta (I.F. 2.433), and also in various international conferences.
Dr. Saikia took active initiative in seeking financial grant of Rs 82.0 lakh from the Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi under Star College Scheme to Sibsagar College, Joysgar (2019-2020) for the four participating departments' viz. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. He is serving as the Coordinator of DBT star college scheme for a term of three years (2019-2020).
Dr. Dulen Saikia, served as a Head of the Department of Physics, Sibsagar College, Joysagar for a term of three years with effect from 13-01-2016. During his tenure, he initiated the post-graduate programme in Physics affiliated to Dibrugarh University in the year 2017 and shouldered the responsibility as a Founder Coordinator of M.Sc. programme in Physics till date since its establishment on 18-08-2017. Besides, he is also shouldering some thoughtful responsibilities like Coordinator of IQAC and Coordinator of RUSA, Sibsagar College, Joysagar for the greater interest of the college.