Dibyendu Das

Assistant Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences(DCS)
E-mail: dasd [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
  • Organic Chemistry, Supramolecular and Biological Chemistry


Academic Background:


Positions:
  1. January 2017- present Assistant Professor in Chemistry as Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
  2. Aug 2015- Jan 2017 Assistant Professor (Contractual) in Chemistry as Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati
  3. May 2013-Aug 2015 DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Phase-10, Sector 64, Mohali, Punjab-160062
  4. Dec 2010-May 2013 Post-Doctoral research in the area of “Amyloid based Catalysts” with Dr. David G. Lynn, Chemistry Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
  5. Oct 2005-Nov 2010 Doctoral research in the area of “Bio-Organic Chemistry” with Dr. Prasanta Kumar Das, Department of Biological Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science.


Awards and Honors:
  1. Awarded INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship and Research Grant of Rs 35 Lakhs for 5 years from DST, Govt of India
  2. Awarded among “Best Presentations” in the Sixth Peptide Engineering Meeting held in Emory University, Atlanta, USA held from 2nd to 5th October, 2012
  3. Awarded Doctoral Research Fellowship (qualified NET examination) from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India in 2005.
  4. Qualified GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, India, held on February 2005 and the all India rank was 105.


Selected Publications:
  1. Nidhi Kapil, Ashmeet Singh, Manish Singh and Dibyendu Das* “Efficient MoS2 Exfoliation by Cross β -Amyloid Nanotubes for Multistimuli Responsive and Biodegradable Aqueous Dispersions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016 (accepted) Impact Factor=11.33 (As Corresponding Author from Independent lab in India)
  2. Ashmeet Singh, Nidhi Kapil, Yenuganti Mahesh and Dibyendu Das* Chem.Commun. 2016 (Early View) Impact Factor=6.56 (As Corresponding Author from Independent lab in India)
  3. Tolulope O. Omosun, Ming-Chien Hsieh, W. Seth Childers, Dibyendu Das, Anil K. Mehta, Neil R. Anthony, Ting Pan, Martha A. Grover, Keith M. Berland, and David G. Lynn*. “Catalytic Diversity in Self-propagating Peptide Assemblies” Nature Chemistry 2016 (accepted). Impact Factor=27.89
  4. Nidhi Kapil, Ashmeet Singh and Dibyendu Das* “Cross-β Amyloid Nanohybrids Loaded With Cytochrome C Exhibit Superactivity in Organic Solvents” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6492–6495 Impact Factor=11.33 (As Corresponding Author from Independent lab in India)