E-Book on Solution Combustion Synthesis of Nanoceramic Materials

Prof. K. C. Patil (retired professor from IPC) and Dr. S. T. Aruna (NAL scientist and IPC Alumnus) have written an e-book with the above title. Some details may be found in the following linked documents: Part 1 and Part 2.

2019
Sep 2019: 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!
Sep 2019: Dr. K. Geetharani is a recipient of the INSA Young Scientist Award and the NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award for the year 2019. Congratulations, Geetha!
Aug 2019: 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.
Jul 2019: 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 and 21st June, 2019. Congratulations, Arijit!
Jul 2019: Dr. Veerabhadrarao Kaliginedi has joined the department as an Assistant Professor. Welcome, Bhadra!
May 2019: Md. Kausar Raza from the ARC group has been selected to receive the SBIC Student Travel Grant to attend the International Conference on Inorganic Biological Chemistry 2019 (August 11-16), which will be held in Interlaken, Switzerland. Congratulations, Kausar!
Apr 2019: 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!
Apr 2019: A paper by Dr. Sanjoy Mukherjee and Prof. P. Thilagar has been featured in a Chemical News commentary by Derek Lowe. Kudos, Sanjoy and Thilagar!
Feb 2019: Dr. Soumya Singha Roy has joined the IPC Department as a faculty member. Welcome, Soumya!
Feb 2019: Dr. Geetharani is featured in the IISc website. Kudos, Geetharani!
Feb 2019: 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!
Feb 2019: Mr. Souvik Mandal from the Geetharani group has received the RSC poster prize at the 24th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry held at CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, recently (Feb 8-10 Feb, 2019). Congratulations, Souvik!
Feb 2019: Dr. Namrata Singh from the Mugesh group has received the ACS poster prize at the 24th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry held at CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, recently (Feb 8-10 Feb, 2019). Congratulations, Namrata!
Jan 2019: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has been awarded the Year of Science Chair Professorship by SERB. Congratulations, Prof. Jemmis!
Jan 2019: 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!
Jan 2019: 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.
Jan 2019: 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.
2018
Dec 2018: Dr. Debasis Das has joined the IPC Department as a faculty member. Welcome, Debasis!
Dec 2018: Ms. Chirasmita Bhattacharya (PhD student, Jagirdar group) has received the 2019 Future Research Talent travel award conferred by the Australian National University. Congratulations, Chirasmita!
Dec 2018: Ms. Ritu Ghanghas (PhD student, Vasudevan group) has selected to be part of team India for the Asia-Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Championships to be held in Shangai, China, in July 2019. Congratulations, Ritu!
Dec 2018: 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!
Dec 2018: 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!
Nov 2018: Congratulations to Prof. Mugesh on being selected for the R. C. Mehrotra Commemoration Lecture Award by the Indian Science Congress Association. He would give the Lecture at the 106th Indian Science Congress, to be held in Jalandhar in January 2019. Congratulations, Mugesh!
Jul 2018: Dr. K. Geetharani has been elected a Young Associate (2018-2021) by the Indian Academy of Sciences. Congratulations, Geetharani.
Jun 2018: 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 Conference (24th-29th June 2018). Congratulations, Kausar!
Jun 2018: Prof. E. Arunan has joined the International Advisory Board for the 1st International Conference on Non-Covalent Interactions, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal (1–6 Sep 2019).
Jan 2018: Prof. S. Sampath has been awarded the CRSI Silver Medal for the year 2018. Congratulations, Prof. Sampath.
Jan 2018: Prof. E. D. Jemmis received the Prof. R. P. Mitra Memorial Award and delivered the Lecture on 12th January, 2018.
Jan 2018: Prof. P. Thilagar,he is now an Editorial Advisory Board Member of Organometallics, a journal published by the American Chemical Society (USA). Congratulations Prof. Thilagar, IPC Department.
Jan 2018: 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.
2017
Dec 2017: Congratulations to Neena K. K. from Prof. Thilagar's 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: 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.
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.