2017
Dec 2017: Congratulations to Neena K K from Prof. Thilagar research group, whose work on "Diarylboryl-phenothiazine based multifunctional molecular siblings" has been featured in this article published by ATLAS of Science
Oct 2017: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has been elected as a member of the International Advisory Board of IMEBORON, a triennial international conference on Boron chemistry. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis.
Oct 2017: Congratulations to Satish Kumar R from Prof. Nethaji's lab. He won the best poster award at the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (21st - 28th August, 2017, HICC, Hyderabad, India).
Oct 2017: Congratulations to Namrata Singh from Prof. Mugesh's lab, whose work has been featured in The Hindu. She is a member of the IISc team that fabricated nanomaterials to treat Parkinson's disease.
Sep 2017: Congratulations to Prof. Mugesh has been elected as the President of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES), an organisation of 13 major chemical societies in Asia-Pacific.
Aug 2017: Congratulations to Mr.Prodip Howlader from psm lab, who has been awarded as a Best poster award in IUCr 2017 Hyderabad.
Jul 2017: Dr. Santosh K. Behera from Prof. P. Thilagar's group was awarded the Chemical Science (RSC) best poster presentation prize at the 21st CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry held recently at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad.
Jun 2017: Prof. Mugesh was featured in the article "Research needs to be multi-disciplinary, say scientists" in the Times of India.
Mar 2017: Prof. G. Mugesh has been awarded the National Prize for Research on Interfaces between Chemistry and Biology by the C.N.R. Rao Education Foundation and supported by the AVRA Laboratories Pvt Ltd. Congratulations, Prof. Mugesh.
Feb 2017: Prof. G. Mugesh has been selected for the Rajib Goyal Prize in Chemical Science by the Kurukshetra University. Congratulations, Prof. G. Mugesh.
2016
  • Oct 2016: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has received the Linus Pauling Lecture Award from the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis.
  • Oct 2016: Prodip Howlader from Prof. P. S. Mukherjee's group has been selected for the Bristol-Myers-Squibb Fellowship 2016. Congratulations, Prodip!
  • Sep 2016: Prof. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee has been selected for the S. S. Bhatnagar Prize in Chemistry for the year 2016. Congratulations!
    Sep 2016: Prof. G. Mugesh recently received the 2012 S. S. Bhatnagar award from the Minister for Science and Technology, Government of India. Congratulations, Mugesh!
    Jul 2016: Ramaraj Ayyappan from Prof. Balaji Jagirdar's group has been awarded a Dalton Transactions Poster Prize at the 27th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (17th-22nd July 2016. Congratulations, Ramaraj!
    Jul 2016: Prof. P. Thilagar has been selected for the bronze medal (CRSI) of the Chemical Research Society of India.
    Jun 2016: Prof. P. S. Mukherjee is now an Editorial Advisory Board Member of Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, a journal published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (U.K.)
    Jun 2016: Prof. P. S. Mukherjee is now an Associate Editor of Inorganic Chemistry, a journal published by the American Chemical Society
    Jun 2016: Prof. Mugesh is now an Editorial Board member of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, an RSC journal. Congratulations!
    May 2016: Recent research work on “white-light emissive molecular siblings” from Dr. Thilagar research group has been features in this article published by ATLAS of Science.
    May 2016: Prof. Mugesh has been elected as the Vice-President of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES), an organization of 13 major chemical societies in the Asia-Pacific region. Congratulations, Prof. Mugesh!
    Apr 2016: Prof. E. Arunan is now an Editor for the Journal of Molecular Structure. Congratulations!
    Mar 2016:Recent cancer-related research by the group of Prof. A. R. Chakravarty on photodynamic therapy using Fe-based compounds has been features in this article published by The Hindu.
    Mar 2016: Congratulations to Mr.Nandha Kishore M, Glass Blower of IPC, IISc. His demonstration of glass-blowing on the Open Day got featured in this article in the New Indian Express.
    Jan 2016: Prof. E. D. Jemmis received the P. C. Ray Memorial Award 2015-2016 at The Indian Science Congress. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis!
    Jan 2016: Prof. E. D. Jemmis received the 2016 Fukui Medal, an award given by the Asia-Pacific Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists ( APATCC).
    2015
    Dec 2015: Emmanuel Etim, a PhD scholar in the Arunan group, has won the best poster prizeat the Challenges in Organic Materials and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISACS18) meeting in November 2015 in IISc, Bangalore. Congratulations, Emmanuel!
    Dec 2015: Prof. G. Mugesh has been awarded the J. C. Bose National Fellowship 2015 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Congratulations, Prof. Mugesh.
    Nov 2015: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has been invited to join the International Advisory Board of ChemPlusChem, a journal published by ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis!
    Oct 2015: Prof. E. Arunan has been elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of India. Congratulations, Prof. Arunan!
    Sep 2015: Prof. P. S. Mukherjee has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of Inorganic Chemistry, a journal published by the American Chemical Society. Congratulations, Prof. Mukherjee!
    Aug 2015: Ms. Koushambi Mitra has been awarded the Bristol-Myers-Squibb Fellowship for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a PhD student of the IPC Dept. working with Prof. A. R. Chakravarty.Congratulations, Koushambi!
    Aug 2015: Prof. S. Umapathy is now the Chairman of the IPC Department.
    Aug 2015: Prof. P. S. Mukherjee has been selected for the bronze medal of the Chemical Research Society of India.
    Apr 2015: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has received the Goyal Prize, 2012-13 for Chemical Sciences at Kurukshetra University.
    Apr 2015: Prof. S. Vasudevan has received the IISc Alumni Award for Excellence in Science (2014).
    Apr 2015: Prof. G. Mugesh has featured in the list of Top 10 famous Indian Science Personalities of 2014 published by Scientific India.
    2014
    Nov 2014: Prof. E. D. Jemmis was awarded the Swadeshi Sasthra Puraskaram 2014 of the Swadeshi Science Movement, the Kerala wing of Vignana Bharati, on 6th November 2014 at the Swadeshi Science Congress held at Malayalam University Campus, Malappuram, Kerala.
    Nov 2014: Prof. S. Sampath has been elected a fellow of the Indian National Science Academy.
    Nov 2014: Prof. G. Mugesh has joined the Editorial Board of the Bioorganic Chemistry, an Elsevier journal.
    Oct 2014: Prof. E. Arunan has joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, an Elsevier journal.
    Sep 2014: Prof. S. Vasudevan has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry A, an ACS journal.
    Jul 2014: Prof. B. R. Jagirdar has been selected for the Professor C. N. R. Rao National Prize for Chemical Research for the year 2015 by the Chemical Research Society of India.
    Jun 2014: Profs. G. Mugesh and P. S. Mukherjee have joined the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports, a journal of the Nature Publishing Group.
    Jun 2014: Prof. A. R. Chakravarty has received the IISc Alumni Award for Excellence in Research (2013).
    May 2014: Prof. B. R. Jagirdar was awarded the A. V. Rama Rao Foundation Prize at JNCASR, Bangalore.
    Feb 2014: Prof. E. Arunan has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
    26th Jan. 2014: Prof. E. D. Jemmis awarded the Padma Shri in Science and Engineering.
    Jan 2014: Prof. H. Manohar, a former Professor of the IPC Dept., was honoured as a Senior Guru by the IISc Alumni Association. He was the first crystallographer to join a chemistry dept. in India.
    Jan 2014:Prof. E. D. Jemmis is invited to be a member of the International Advisory Board of Chemistry: An Asian Journal.
    2013
    Dec 2013: Prof. S. Umapathy takes charge as one of the Editors for the journal Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.
    Dec 2013: Prof. B. R. Jagirdar has been awarded the R. D. Desai 80th birthday Commemoration Award for 2013 by the Indian Chemical Society.
    Nov 2013: Prof. Puspendu K. Das takes over from Prof. Ashok G. Samuelson as the new chairman of the IPC department.
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    Prof. B. R. Jagirdar has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences
    Oct. 2012 : Prof. S. Ramakrishnan joins as ChemComm Associate Editor
    Prof. P. S. Mukherjee has been awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowship of DST, Govt. of India
    Prof. G. Mugesh has been elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India.
    Prof. G. Mugesh receives Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize-2012.
    Prof. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee has been selected for NASI-SCOPUS young scientist award in Chemistry.
    Prof. G. Mugesh has been elected as Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences.