Single Molecular Science Laboratory

Principal Investigator 

Dr. Veerabhadrarao Kaliginedi
Assistant Professor
Room No: EG14
Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, INDIA-560012. 
Email: vkaliginedi@iisc.ac.in or bhadra.chemistry@gmail.com
Tel: +91-80 2293 3185.

Professional experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore, India (07/2019 - Present).
Postdoc, Institute of Materials and Engineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland (09/2016 – 06/2019).
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (01/2016–08/2016).
Visiting postdoc, Institute of Physics, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands (09/2014 - 12/2014).
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (06/2013 – 12/2015).

Acadamic profile
Ph.D.(Chemistry and Molecular Sciences): Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland(06/2013).
M.Sc. Chemistry : Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India(07/2009).
B.Sc. (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) ; Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P, India(03/2007).

Full CV

Current Members

Umar Rashid
Room No: EG07
Email: umarrashid@iisc.ac.in 

Ph.D. student
Education
B.Sc. (Chemistry, zoology, botany, English) ; Degree college Bijbehara, University of Kashmir
M.Sc. Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, University of Kashmir

Awards/Fellowships
PMRF, GATE, CSIR-JRF, SLET, DST-Inspire

Research interests
Single and large area molecular Electronics, Instrumentation developement, Spintronics and thermoelectronics

Sunil Kumar
Room No: EG07
Email:  sunilkumar13@iisc.ac.in 

Ph.D. student
Education
B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) ; Agra college, Agra
M.Sc. Chemistry : Agra college, Agra

Awards/Fellowships
CSIR-JRF

Research interests
Large area molecular Electronics

Sreelakshmi P A
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ sreelakshmia@iisc.ac.in 

Ph.D. student
Education

B.S-M.S. ; IISER, Bhopal


Awards/Fellowships
CSIR-NET, GATE, PMRF
 
Research interests
Molecular electronics and spintronics

Arpita Panda
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ arpitapanda@iisc.ac.in 

Ph.D. student
Education
B.Sc Honors Chemistry: Sambalpur University, Odisha
M.Sc Chemistry: IIT Palakkad

Awards/Fellowships
Gate, Inspire 
 
Research interests
Molecular electronics and spintronics

Pooja Singh
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ poojasingh1@iisc.ac.in 


Ph.D. student
Education

B.Sc. Honors Chemistry: Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
M.Sc. Chemistry : IIT Hyderabad


Awards/Fellowships
CSIR-JRF
 
Research interests
Large area molecular electronics

Manivarna Nair
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ manivarnan@iisc.ac.in 

Ph.D. student
Education
B.Sc. Honors Chemistry: St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata
M.Sc. Chemistry : NIT Calicut


Awards/Fellowships
DST-INSPIRE
 
Research interests
Molecular electronics and spintronics

Milda Tomy
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ mildatomy2020@gmail.ac.in 

Short term intern
Education

B.Sc. Honors Chemistry: MG University, Kerala
M.Sc. Chemistry : Sacred heart college, Thevara Kochi Kerala

 
Research interests
Fullerane based molecular devices

Ahana B A
Room No: EG07
Email: ​ahanaba4@gmail.com 


Short term intern
Education

B.Sc. Chemistry: University of Calicut, Kerala
M.Sc. Chemistry : Kannur Uiversity, Kerala

 
Research interests
Probing reactions at Single Molecular level 

Alumini

Amjad Khader K D

Project Intern

BS-MS IISER Kolkata
From 01-May-23 to 30-Jun-2023

Pranav N K

M.Sc Project Intern

Kannur University
From 06-Feb-23 to 25-May-2023

Charu Seth

Institute of Eminence Post-doc fellow

Ph.D. TIFR Mumbai
From 01-Mar-21 to 31-Ap-20232

Neeraj Kumar

National Post-doc fellow

Ph.D. IIT Roorkee
From 01-Jan-21 to 20-Feb-2022

Nikhil

M.Sc Project Intern

Kannur University
From 01-Jun-2021 to 31-Aug-2021

Nandu A S

M.Sc Project Intern

BITS Pilani Goa
From 23-Dec-20 to 30-Apr-2021

Athira A.

M.Sc Project Intern

U​niversity of Calicut
From 16-Jan-2020 to 20-Aug-2020