Dr. K. Geetharani
would be joining the Early Career Advisory Board
of Chemistry — An Asian Journal
starting from 2020. Congratulations, Geetha!
Dr. Namrata Singh from the Mugesh group
has been awarded the IIT Bombay Metrohm Young Chemist Award 2019 for Innovation in Research
. The award was given for her research on uncovering the role of an antioxidant nanozyme that provides cytoprotection in Parkinson’s Disease model. Congratulations, Namrata!
Prof. E. Arunan
received the National Prize for Research in Chemical Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure
, awarded by the C. N. R. Rao Education Foundation
, on 16th
August 2019. Congratulations, Prof. Arunan.
Arijit Das from the Arunan group
has received the Best Poster award
at the Manchester International Symposium on Highly Excited States, Many-body and Non-covalent Interactions
, held between 19th
June, 2019. Congratulations, Arijit!
Dr. Veerabhadrarao Kaliginedi has joined the department as an Assistant Professor. Welcome, Bhadra!
Recent work carried out in Prof. Mugesh's lab
on increased uptake of proteins by cells has been featured in The Hindu
. Congratulations to the Mugesh group!
Ms. Rinkumoni Chaliha from the Jemmis group
has received the Best Poster Presentation
award at the TCS-2019
conference held at BITS-Pilani recently (Feb 13-16, 2019). Congratulations, Rinkumoni!
Prof. E. D. Jemmis
has been awarded the Year of Science Chair Professorship by SERB. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis!
Mr. Orodepo Gabriel Ogunsola (PhD student, Ramakrishnan
group) was awarded the best poster prize at the SPSI MACRO-2018 Conference
held in IISER-Pune & CSIR-NCL Pune in December 2018. Congratulations, Gabriel!
Congratulations to the Umapathy
group on the development of a spectrometer for rapid detection and identification of bacteria, called RAIDER-B
. They have transferred the technology to DRDO, Bangalore.
A new edition of Elixir
, IPC's own magazine, is out! Click on the cover to get the pdf. Click here
to access the previous editions.
Dr. Debasis Das
has joined the IPC Department as a faculty member. Welcome, Debasis!
Ms. Chirasmita Bhattacharya (PhD student, Jagirdar
group) has received the 2019 Future Research Talent travel award
conferred by the Australian National University. Congratulations, Chirasmita!
Mr. Rameshnaidu Jenjeti (PhD student, Sampath
group) has received the Karnataka DST Nanoscience Fellowship award
for the year 2018. The award was instituted by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka. Congratulations, Rameshnaidu!
Mr. Amit Kumar Joshi (PhD student, Umapathy
group) and Mr. Punarbasu Roy (UG student, Mugesh
group) have together received the best poster prize
at the I-DEC 2018
conference held at IISER Bhopal. Congratulations, Amit and Punarbasu!
Md. Kausar Raza from the ARC group
has recieved the GRC Carl Storm
International Diversity award to attend the 2018 Metals in Medicine Gordon Research
June 2018). Congratulations, Kausar!
Prof. E. D. Jemmis
received the Prof. R. P. Mitra Memorial Award and delivered the Lecture on 12th
Congratulations to Ramesh Naidu Jenjeti from Prof.
Sampath S group,
he will attend and present his work on
“Electrocatalytic Studies on Layered Metal Phosphochalcogenides” in the forthcoming Gordon Conference on Electrochemistry,
Ventura,California, USA in January 2018.
He has been awarded the GRC Carl Storm International Diversity Award to attend the Gordon Research Conference.
Congratulations to Gabriel O. Orodepo from Prof. Ramakrishnan S research group,
who has been adjudged the best in poster presentation by research students (Chemistry Section) at the 24th National Conference on Liquid Crystals held
at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, from 11 - 13 October 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.
Congratulations to Satish Kumar R from Prof. Nethaji's
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).
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.
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.
Dr. Santosh K. Behera from Prof. P. Thilagar
was awarded the Chemical Science (RSC) best poster presentation prize at the 21st CRSI National Symposium in
Chemistry held recently at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad.
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.
Prof. G. Mugesh
has been selected for the Rajib Goyal Prize in Chemical Science by the Kurukshetra University.
Congratulations, Prof. G. Mugesh.
Prof. E. D. Jemmis has received the Linus Pauling Lecture Award from the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis.
Prodip Howlader from
Prof. P. S. Mukherjee's group
has been selected for the Bristol-Myers-Squibb Fellowship 2016. Congratulations, Prodip!
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!
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
July 2016. Congratulations, Ramaraj!
Recent cancer-related research by the group of Prof. A. R. Chakravarty
on photodynamic therapy using Fe-based compounds has been features in this
published by The Hindu.
Congratulations to Mr.Nandha Kishore M
Glass Blower of IPC, IISc. His demonstration of glass-blowing on the Open Day got featured in this
in the New Indian Express.
Dec 2015: Emmanuel Etim
a PhD scholar in the Arunan group, has won the
best poster prize
at the Challenges in Organic Materials and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISACS18) meeting in November 2015 in IISc, Bangalore.
Nov 2015: Prof. E. D. Jemmis
has been invited to join the International Advisory Board of
a journal published by ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis!
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.
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).
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.
Prof. S. Sampath has been elected a fellow
of the Indian National Science Academy.
Prof. G. Mugesh has joined the
of the Bioorganic Chemistry, an Elsevier journal.
Prof. E. Arunan has joined the
of the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, an Elsevier journal.
Prof. S. Vasudevan has joined the
Editorial Advisory Board
of the Journal of Physical Chemistry A, an ACS journal.
Profs. G. Mugesh and P. S. Mukherjee have joined the Editorial Board of
, a journal of the Nature Publishing Group.
Prof. A. R. Chakravarty has received the IISc Alumni Award for Excellence in Research (2013).
Prof. E. Arunan has been elected a Fellow
of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
26th Jan. 2014:
Prof. E. D. Jemmis awarded the
in Science and Engineering.
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.