Ashwani Kumar Tiwari

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences
E-mail: ashwani [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
  1. Theoretical Reaction Dynamics
  2. Quantum Chemistry
  3. Theory of Laser Control of Chemical Reactions
  4. Theoretical Study of Gas-Surfaces Reactions
  5. Theoretical Study of Heterogeneous Catalysis


Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. (Theoretical Chemistry): Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 2007.
  2. M. Sc. (Chemistry): Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 2000.
  3. B. Sc. (Math, Physics, Chemistry):  University of Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur, India, 1997


Positions:
  1. Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2015)
  2. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2010 - 2015).
  3. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA.  (2008 - 2010).
  4. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby,  (2007-  2008 )


Selected Publications:
  1. Unique Emission from Norbornene Derived Terpyridine - A Selective Sensor for G-type Nerve Agent Surrogates; S. Sarkar, A. Mondal, A. K. Tiwari, and R. Shunmugam, Chem. Comm. 48, 4223 (2012).
  2. Intense 2-cycle laser pulses induced time-dependent bond hardening in a polyatomic molecule; K. Dota, M. Garg, A.K. Tiwari, J.A. Dharmadhikari, A.K. Dharmadhikari and D. Mathur, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 073602 (2012). (This paper has been selected for the March 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science).
  3. Quantum dynamics of proton migration in H2O dications: formation of H2+ on ultrafast timescales; M. Garg, A.K. Tiwari and D. Mathur, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 024320 (2012). (This paper has been selected for the February 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrfast Science)