prof. S. Umapathy

Prof. Siva Umapathy

Chairman
Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry and
Professor
Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012
Also as : Honorary Professor (from Aug 2010 to July 2019)
Department of Chemistry,
University of Nottingham,
United Kingdom.
umapathy@iisc.ac.in , siva.umapathy@gmail.com


Education Details

B.Sc(Chemistry) Kongunadu Arts and Science College, University of Madras Coimbatore
M.Sc Applied Science P.S.G College of Technology, University of Madras Coimbatore
Ph.D Physical Chemistry University of Otago New Zealand
SERC Research Fellow Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire and University of York United Kingdom

International Editorial Assignments

Advisory Board Member, Faraday Discussions, The Royal Society of Chemistry,
Editor, Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy
Member, Editorial Board, Nature Scientific Reports,
Member, Editorial Board, Frontiers in Physics,
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Biophotonics
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy
Member, Editorial Board, Chemical Physics

International Engagements

Partner, European Metrology Research Programme (EMR)
Node Leader (India), Biophotonics World, USA
Co-Chair : 2015 Faraday Discussion meeting on “Structure and Dynamical Molecular Science”, Organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom

Academic International Recognitions:

Co-Chair: Faraday Discussions 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry
Chairman, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, 2012
Member, International Steering Committee on Asian Spectroscopy
Member, International Steering Committee on Raman Spectroscopy
Member, International Committee on Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy Spectroscopy
Member, International Programmes Committee, Biophotonics, Photonics Europe (2010 onwards), SPIE Conference, Belgium

Awards and Recognitions

year Name of the Award
1989 Young Investigator Award (ICORS, University of South Carolina, USA)
1993 Subbarao Memorial Lecture, Osmania University, India
1996 J W T Jones Fellow, The Royal Society of Chemistry, London, England
1998 Hollemen Chair Professor, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
2000 Swarna Jayanthi Young Scientist Award Govt. of India (Award by the Prime Minister of India)
2003 Sir C V Raman Young Scientist Award Govt. of Karnataka (Award by the Chief Minister of Karnataka)
2004 Bronze Medal,Chemical Research Society of India
Elected Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (Most Prestigious Award) Govt. of India (Award by the Prime Minister of India)
2008 Kipping Visiting Professor Fellow Department of Chemistry, University of Nottingham United Kingdom
Visiting Professor Global Center for Excellence in Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan
2010 J C Bose Fellow Professorship, Department of Science and Technology, India
Honorary Professor (Invited by the University) Department of Chemistry University of Nottingham Nottingham, United Kingdom
2012 Raman-Mishishuma Award India-Japan Science Promotion Council Department of Science and Technology, India
Visiting Professor Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Professional Activities

Visiting Scientist Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Kawasaki Japan
Holleman Chair Professor University of Groningen The Netherlands
Visiting Professor Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki Japan
Visiting Professor The University of Tokyo Japan
Visiting Professor Imperial College of Science and Technology London
Elected Member International Organizing Committee on Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy
Elected Member International Steering Committee on Raman Spectroscopy

Industrial Consultancy

ITC Research and Development Laboratory, Bangalore (ongoing)
BOEING Corporation, USA (on going)
Unilever India Pvt Ltd., Bangalore
Procter and Gamble India, Bangalore

Invited lectures at International conferences

year Place Held On
Aug 2014 Invited Speaker, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy. Jena, Germany.
Plenary Lecture, European Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy. Dusseldorf, Germany.
June 2014 Plenary Lecture, Taiwan International Symposium on Raman Spectroscopy, Haulien, Taiwan.
Dec 2013 Keynote Speaker, Asian Spectroscopy Conference, National Technological University, Singapore.
Sep 2013 Invited Lecture, Symposium on Structural Dynamics Science, Biophysical Institute, Durham University, United Kingdom.
Aug 2013 Invited Lecture, International Conference on Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS), Kobe, Japan.
May 2013 Resource Person two lectures, Erice School on “The Future of Structure and Dynamics”, Erice, Italy.
Feb 2013 Invited Lecture, Dead sea Workshop on Exciton dynamics, Ein-Gedi, Israel.
Dec 2012 Opening keynote speaker, Non-linear Raman microscopy conference, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
Apr 2012 Invited Lecture, SPIE Conference on “Bio-photonics”, Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belgium.
Nov 2011 Plenary Lecture, Asian Spectroscopy Conference, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.
Dec 2011 Plenary Lecture, Brazilian Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
July 2011 Invited Lecture, International Conference on “New Techniques in Spectroscopy”, National Physical Laboratory, London, United Kingdom.
June 2011 Invited Lecture, International Conference on Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy, Switzerland.
Aug 2010 Plenary Lecture, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Boston, USA.
July 2010 Invited Lecture, International Conference on “Biomedical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy”, State University of New York, Albany, USA.
June 2010 Invited Lecture, European Conference on Non-linear Spectroscopy, Bremen, Germany.
July 2009 Plenary Lecture, Telluride Research Conference on Vibrational Dynamics, Telluride, Colorado, USA.
Aug 2008 Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Yokohama, Japan.
Aug 2005 Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy, Chicago, USA.
July 2005 Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy, Washington, USA.
Aug 2004 Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Brisbane, Australia.
July 2003 Invited Lecture, International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Jan 2003 Invited Lecture, Indo – Japan meeting on Chemical Dynamics, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Aug 2002 Plenary Lecture, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Budapest, Hungary.
Jul 2002 Invited Talk, Gordon Conference on Vibrational Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Newport, USA.
May 2001 Invited Lecture, Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy Conference, Okazaki, Japan.
Apr 1997 Invited Talk, Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy Conference, Oxford University, UK.
Aug 1996 Chairman of session, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, Pittsburgh, USA.
Jun 1996 Plenary Lecture, Asian Photochemistry Conference, Hong Kong.
Jun 1995 Invited Lecture, Time resolved vibrational spectroscopy conference, Los Alamos, USA .
Jun 1991 Invited lecture, International Young Scientists Workshop, Kawasaki, Japan..

Invited lectures at International Universities/Institutions

year Place Held On
2014 2014 National Physical Laboratory, London, United Kingdom.
2013 University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
University of Durham, United Kingdom.
2012 University of Otago, New Zealand.
University of Wellington, New Zealand.
University of Massey, New Zealand.
University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
University of Osaka, Japan.
Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan.
University of Kyoto, Japan.
University of Tokyo, Japan.
2011 Helmholtz Center, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Department of Physics, University of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil
2009 Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Jena, Jena, Germany.
2008 Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK.
2007 University of Jena, Jena, Germany.
2006 University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle, UK.
2005 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Washington, USA.
Rail Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
University of Bordeaux, France.
2004 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
National University of Singapore, Singapore.
2003 University of Tokyo, Japan.
Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan.
University of Nottingham, UK
2002 Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany.
2001 Institute of Molecular Science, Japan.
2000 Princeton University, USA.
1999 University of Tokyo, Japan.
1998 Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Groningen, Netherlands.
1997 Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, Germany.
Ecole Polytechnique, Laussane, Switzerland.
1994 Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, USA
1993 Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Department of Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany.
1991 International Young Scientists Workshop, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Kawasaki, Japan.