About present Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs Office


Professor Jitendra K. Bera (born on October 24, 1968 at Midnapur (E), WB) is a Professor in the department of Chemistry and the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs. Professor Bera is a Felow (2014) of the National Academy of Sciences. He is also the recipient of Ramanna Fellowship (DST, 2007), Swarnajayanti Fellowship in Chemical Science (DST, 2008) and Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze medal in (2012).

Educational Background and Career:

Professor : IIT Kanpur, 2012-Present

Associate Professor : IIT Kanpur, 2008-2011

Assistant Professor : IIT Kanpur, 2003-2007

PhD : Inorganic Chemistry, 1999, IISc. Bangalore, India

Professional Societies Membership and Activities:

  • Member, Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore (CRSI) Council, 2014-2017

  • Member, National Organizing Committee (NOC) - Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry, 2014

  • Member, of the Editorial Board of ' Resonance - Journal of Science Education'.

  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the XXV ICOMC (Lisbon, 2012).

  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the XXVI ICOMC (Sapporo, Japan, 2014).