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The department cordially welcomes our new colleague Dr. Biswarup Chakraborty (Assistant Professor). His research interest lies in polyoxometalate-based hybrid nanostructure, bifunctional materials for photo- and/or electro-catalysis, small molecule activation, CO2 reduction and H2O oxidation.

The department cordially welcomes our new colleague Dr. Janakiram Vaitla (Assistant Professor). His current research interest lies on the development of practical and versatile cutting-edge multi-catalytic chemical methods for the synthesis of bioactive molecules and production of valuable chemicals.

Congratulations to Prof. Shashank Deep for being elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London.
Congratulations to Ms. Ekta Jakhar (2016CYZ8242), a Ph.D. student of Prof. Ravi Shankar group, for being conferred with the best flash presentation award in "16th conference of the asian crystallographic association", National University of Singapore held during 15-20 Dec, 2019.

The department cordially welcomes our new staff Mr. Binit Kar as a Senior Lab Assistant. He joined the department on 18.12.2019. Mr. Kar is from Kolkata, West Bengal and he is M.Sc. in Chemistry.

The department cordially welcomes our new staff Ms. Poonam as a Senior Lab Assistant. She joined the department on 03.12.2019. Poornima home town is in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh and her qualification is M.Tech.

The department cordially welcomes our new staff Mr. Manoj as a Senior Lab Assistant. He joined the department on 29.11.2019. Mr. Manoj is from Gharaunda (Karnal), Haryana and he is M.Sc. in Chemistry.

The department cordially welcomes our new staff Mr. Sandeep as a Senior Lab Assistant. He joined the department on 22.11.2019. Sandeep native place is Bihar and he is M.Sc. in Chemistry.

The department cordially welcomes our new staff Ms. Poornima Kamboj as a Senior Lab Assistant. She joined the department on 18.11.2019. Poornima home town is in Faridabad, Haryana and her qualification is M.Sc. (Chemistry).

The department cordially welcomes our new colleague Dr. Subrata Kundu (Assistant Professor). His broad area of research is Inorganic Chemistry.

The department cordially welcomes our new colleague Dr. Soumik Siddhanta (Assistant Professor). His expertise includes Physical Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Molecular Spectroscopy.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Archishmati Dubey, a Ph.D. student of Prof. Ravi Shankar group, for being awarded with the certificate for outstanding poster presentation during the international conference (ICCOC-GTL 16) held at Saitama University, Japan.

  • The department of chemistry mourns the demise of former Professor N. K. Sandle who breathed his last on 30 Aug 2019. Prof. Sandle served the department from 1965 to 1996.


  • The department cordially welcomes 2019 batch of Ph.D. students.

    The department cordially welcomes 2019 batch of M.Tech. students.

    The department cordially welcomes 2019 batch of M.Sc. students.

    Congratulations to Prof. Shashank Deep for co-authoring the text book on Engineering Chemistry published by Oxford University Press.

    Congratulations to Prof. Nidhi Jain for receiving special invitation for 2019 Gordon Resesrch Conference on Heterocyclic Compounds.
    Congratulations to Mr. Aditya Gupta, a Ph.D. student of Prof. Hemant K. Kashyap group, for winning Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (RSC) Best Poster Prize at 8th International Congress on Ionic Liquids (COIL-8) held in Beijing, China between 13-17 May 2019.
  • The department welcomes Dr. Muntha Ramu Yadav. His area of research is organic chemistry.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Ashok K. Ganguli for receiving the Dr. A. V. Rama Rao Foundation Lecture award of 2019.
  • The department welcomes Dr. Chinmoy Kumar Hazra. His area of research is organic chemistry.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Sunil K. Khare for being elected as a Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, (FNAAS), India.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Supreet Kaur, Ph.D. students of Prof. Hemant Kashyap group, for winning Royal Society Chemistry (RSC), London, UK, Best Poster Award in ASM2019 held at IIT Delhi from 6th to 10th March, 2019.
  • Congratulations to Mr. Aditya Gupta and coauthor Ms. Supreet Kaur, Ph.D. students of Prof. Hemant Kashyap group, for winning best poster award in 16th Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (TCS) held in BITS, Pilani during February 13-16, 2019.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Poonam Sharma, Ph.D. student of Prof. Nidhi Jain group, for receiving "Late Dr. Jayshree Daoo Award" by INDIAN WOMEN SCIENTISTS' ASSOCIATION. The award is for a bright girl student pursuing Ph.D in any field of science (Rs. 15,000).
  • Congratulations to Prof. Sunil K. Khare for being elected as a Fellow of Academy of Microbiological Sciences (AMSc) for his outstanding contributions in Microbilogy.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Preeti Jha, Ph.D. student of Prof. Nidhi Jain group, for receiving NASI-Swarna Jayanti Puraskar (2018) for best paper presentation during 88th Annual Session of National Academy of Sciences, India, Chitrakoot, India.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Preeti Jha, Ph.D. student of Prof. Nidhi Jain group, for receiving "Best Paper Award" in 50th Annual Conference of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India: SNMICON2018, Chandigarh, India.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Shubhrima Ghosh, Ph.D. student of Prof. Sunil K. Khare group, for receiving "Research Excellence Best Poster Award" at the International Conference on Bio-Innovation for Environmental and Health Sustainable Benefits (BEHSD-2018) organised by CSIR-IITR, Lucknow on 27-28 November.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Sunil K. Khare for Malviya Memorial Award for the year 2017. The award was conferred on him by BRSI, India.
  • Congratulations to the students of Prof. S. Nagendran for winning the best poster award at the international symposium (Main group molecules to materials) held at IISc.
  • Congratulations to Prof. A. J. Elias for the release of a new textbook entitled 'The chemistry of the p-block elements, Syntheses, reactions and applications'.
  • The department welcomes Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy as a Visiting Professor in the department.
  • Welcome Dr. Sudipta Raha Roy. Dr. Roy research work focuses on organic synthesis and organometallic catalysis.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Manisha Jadon, Ms. Bharti Singh and Mr. Shailabh Tewari, Ph.D. students of Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi (research group of Prof. A. Ramanan) for winning poster prizes at the '2nd Southeast Asian Conference on Crystal Engineering' held at Sunway University, Malaysia. Pic
  • Congratulations to Prof. A. K. Ganguli on being awarded the CRSI Silver medal for 2018.
  • Congratulations to Prof. B. Jayaram on being recognized as the top 5 scientists in the field of Bioinformatics.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Anil J. Elias on becoming HAG Professor.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Nidhi Jain on being awarded the DK Banerjee Memorial Award for the year 2017.
  • Prof. Arieh Ben-Naim is visiting our department till 30th January. He will be delivering a series of lectures starting from 12/01/2018 on entropy based on information theory. He is also scheduled to give three more lectures, one each on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, at 5:30 pm in the committee room of chemistry department.
  • Congratulations to Mr. M. Deb and Mr. S. Hazra, Ph.D. students of Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi (research group of Prof. A. J. Elias) for bagging two of the four ACS sponsored best poster awards at the recently concluded National Symposium of Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC XVII) held at NCL Pune and IISER Pune. Pic
  • Welcome Dr. Sayantan Paria. His research work focuses on bioinspired inorganic chemistry.
  • Welcome Dr. Kuntal Manna. His research work focuses on homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Congratulations to our M.Sc. 1st year student Raktim Sen for being selected under the S.N. Bose Scholars Program. Raktim will be doing his summer internship at University of Southern California.

    Congratulations Professor Charusita Chakravarty on being elected as the Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (FNA).

    Congratulations Professor Ajai K. Singh on being elected as an Associate Editor of RSC Advances.

    Congratulations Professor Siddharth Pandey on being awarded the CRSI Bronze Medal for the year 2015.

    Congratulations Professor Ashok Ganguli on being elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

    Congratulations Professor Siddharth Pandey on being elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

    Congratulations Professor Charusita Chakravarty on becoming HAG Professor.

    Congratulations to Professor Ashok Ganguli on being awarded the National Award for Nano Science & Technology 2015.

    Congratulations to Professor Charusita Chakravarty on being elected as the Fellow of The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

    Divya Nayar is awarded the best poster prize at Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Water and Aqueous Solutions held at Holderness School, New Hampshire, U.S.A. Congratulations Divya.

    Welcome Dr Tanmay Dutta to the department. Tanmay works on Biochemistry and Enzymology.

    Welcome Dr Shivajirao L Gholap. His area of interest is organic chemistry.

    Congratulations Professor H M Chawla on being awarded the NRDC Meritorious Invention Award for the year 2012

    Welcome Dr Pravin P Ingole. His research work focuses on electrochemical techniques.

    Welcome Dr Hemant Kashyap. Dr Kashyap is interested in Statistical mechanics of soft-matter, molecular dynamic simulations, ionic liquids, lipid-membranes

    Congratulations Professor Anil J Elias on being awarded the "Best chemistry teacher award 2013" (masters degree and above) instituted by Tata Chemicals, Association of Chemistry teachers India, Royal Society of Chemistry, CII and Godrej.

    Professor H. M. Chawla's research covered on BBC: Keeping fruit and veg cool in India (India). [Click here for a low res version]

    Congratulations Professor A Ramanan and Professor Ashok Ganguli on becoming HAG Professors.

    Congratulations Professor A Ramanan receives the best poster prizes at ICMAT2013 given by CrystEngCommun on behalf of his student Pramod Goswami. See details

    Welcome Dr Ravi P Singh. Dr Singh joined the department on 25th June 2013. He works on synthetic organic chemistry with main emphasis towards asymmetric catalysis, C-H activation and total synthesis of small molecules.

    Congratulations to Professor Ashok Ganguli on being elected as the Fellow of The National Sciences of Academy, Allahabad.

    Congratulations: Professor Anil J Elias has been selected for the INSA teachers awards 2012.

    Congratulations: Professor Ashok Ganguli for receiving the CNR Rao National Prize for 2012-13 given by the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI).

    Congratulations: Professor Sunil K. Khare for being elected as Fellow of Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI)in the year 2012.

    Congratulations to Professor Siddharth Pandey on being awarded the best teacher award.