Faculty

   
 

Inorganic


Ganapathi Anantharaman (garaman[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7356/7517
Research Interests: Organometallic chemistry, coordination chemistry, main group chemistry

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Raja Angamuthu (raja[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6786
Research Interests: Evolution of molecules; bioinspired sequestration and activation of environmentally detrimental molecules; hydrides

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Jitendra K. Bera (jbera[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7336
Research Interests: Organometallics, 3d-metal catalysis, sustainable processes and products, metal-complexes as antibiotics

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Vadapalli Chandrashekar (vc[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor.
Tel: 0512-259-7259
Research Interests: Polymers, main group inorganic chemistry

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Apparao Draksharapu (appud[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2059
Research Interests: (Bio)Inorganic Chemistry, Elucidation of reaction mechanisms, Water Oxidation Catalysis, Raman Spectroscopy, Electrochemistry, Photochemistry

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Ritika Gautam (rgautam[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2106
Research Interests: Bioinorganic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Metal based site-selective drug design

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Sabuj K. Kundu (sabuj[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7425
Research Interests: Organometallic chemistry and catalysis, renewable energy and green chemistry

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Prakash C. Mondal (pcmondal[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2074
Research Interests: Molecular Electronics, Molecular Spintronics, Molecular Devices, Surface Chemistry, Interfacial Electrochemistry, Inorganic Complexes, 2D Materials

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Ashis K. Patra (akpatra[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6780
Medicinal inorganic chemistry, lanthanide chemistry, chemical biology, drug delivery

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Sankar P. Rath (sprath[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7251
Research Interests: Bioinorganic chemistry, Chemical biology, Drug delivery, Metalloporphyrins in biology, Supramolecular chirogenesis

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Basker Sundararaju (basker[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6758
Research Interests: Organometallic chemistry and Catalysis driven Organic Synthesis, Predictive catalysis using 3d Transition metals, Artificial Metalloenzymes

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Organic


Dharmaraja Allimuthu (atdharma[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2086
Research Interests: Organic chemistry, Chemical biology and Small molecule therapeutics

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Dattatraya H. Dethe (ddethe[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6537
Research Interests: Total synthesis of bioactive natural products, new synthetic methods

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Srinivas Dharavath ( srinivasd[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7826
Research Interests: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, High Energy Density Materials, Energetic Oxidizers, Iodine rich Compounds, Energetic Cocrystals, Energetic Ionic Liquids

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Manas K. Ghorai (mkghorai[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7518/7539
Research Interests: Asymmetric organic synthesis, biologically significant carba- and heterocycles, synthetic methodology, bio-organic chemistry

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Jarugu N. Moorthy (moorthy[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7438
Research Interests: Organic photochemistry, mechanistic organic chemistry, organic synthesis and supramolecular chemistry

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Gurunath Ramanathan (gurunath[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7417
Research Interests: Biochemistry, environmental biodegradation, fluorescence probes in biology

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Ramesh Ramapanicker (rameshr[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6684
Research Interests: Synthetic organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry

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Maddali L. N. Rao (maddali[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7532/7163
Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Cross-coupling Reactions, Organobismuth Chemistry, Organometallics, Natural products, Green chemistry.

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Anand Singh (anands[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6788
Research Interests: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Visible light photocatalysis, Solar Photovoltaics, Fluorinated Organics

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Vinod K. Singh (vinodks[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7291
Research Interests: Synthetic organic chemistry with particular emphasis on enantioselective reactions, synthesis of biologically active molecules

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Parthasarathi Subramanian ( parthas[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2153
Research Interests: Synthetic Organic chemistry, Total Synthesis, Synthetic and Catalytic methodologies for biologically relevant molecules.

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Sandeep Verma (sverma[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7643
Research Interests: New antibiotics, programmable soft matter for neuronal regeneration, and modulating stem cell proliferation by designed molecules

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Physical


Amalendu Chandra (amalen[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7241
Research Interests: Statistical mechanics and molecular simulations (classical, ab initio and quantum-classical) of liquids, surfaces, interfaces and biological systems; Theoretical spectroscopy and machine learning methods

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Manabendra Chandra (mchandra[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7265
Research Interests: Spectroscopy of nanoparticles and surfaces, single-particle spectroscopy and imaging, nonlinear spectroscopy, nano-bio interfaces, probing antibiotic transport in live bacterial cells

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Arnab Ghosh (arnab[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2071
Research Interests: Non-equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics and Quantum thermodynamics

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Thiruvancheril G. Gopakumar (gopan[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6830
Research Interests: Molecular ultra-thin films, functional molecules and their chemistry at surfaces, scanning probe microscopy

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Debabrata Goswami (dgoswami[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7187
Research Interests: Thermal spectroscopy, nonlinear spectroscopy, multiphoton imaging, femtosecond pulse shaping, coherent control, quantum computing

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Srihari Keshavamurthy (srihari[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7043/7469
Research Interests: Semi classical methods in chemistry (Theory)

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Devendra Mani (dmani[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-
Research Interests: High-resolution gas phase spectroscopy, Helium nanodroplets, Chemical reactions at ultracold temperatures, Non-covalent interactions

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Nisanth N. Nair (nnair[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor

Tel: 0512-259-6311

Research Interests: Computational chemistry, computational catalysis, ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of condensed matter systems

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Nagma Parveen (nagma[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2154
Research Interests: Biological nanoparticles, Virus-membrane interactions, Surface functionalization, Binding kinetics, Fluorescence imaging

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Dasari L. V. K. Prasad (dprasad[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-7295
Research Interests: Computational materials, solid state chemistry (theory)

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Madhav Ranganathan (madhavr[AT]iitk.ac.in) Associate Professor
Tel: 0512-259-6037
Research Interests: Modeling and simulation of crystal growth, membrane mechanics

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Vishal G. Rao (vgrao[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2077
Research Interests: Plasmonic photocatalysis, interfacial charge transfer dynamics; strategies for efficient solar energy utilization, and carbon dioxide reduction into hydrocarbon fuels

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Mainak Sadhukhan (mainaks[AT]iitk.ac.in) Assistant Professor
Tel: 0512-259-2062
Research Interests: Time-dependent quantum mechanics, Development and applications of accurate electron structure methodologies, Quantum chemistry of noncovalent interaction

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Pratik Sen (psen[AT]iitk.ac.in) Professor

Tel: 0512-259-6312/6732
Research Interests: Ultrafast laser spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, single molecular level fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

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