Raja Shunmugam

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: sraja [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

    Drug Delivery, Self-Assembled Super Structures, Sensors


Academic Background:
  1. Ph. D. (Polymer Chemistry), Madras (IIT), 2004


Positions:
  1. Research Associate, Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2003 - 2008)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2008 - 2013)
  3. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (2014 - 2017)
  4. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )


Awards and Honors:
  1. Ramanujan Fellowship from DST, India (2010)
  2. 6th National Innovation Award under the Polymeric Material Category from Honerable Central Minister for Petrochemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India (2016)
  3. IISER Kolkata Nominee for the Innovation Club Meeting from Rashtrapati Bhavan (2016)


Selected Publications:
  1. Mane, Shivshankar R and Shunmugam, Raja. 2014. ""Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Homopolymer into Unique Superstructures"." ACS Macro Letters, 3, 44-50
  2. B, Sourav; N, Vijaykameswara Rao; Sarkar, Santu and Shunmugam, Raja. 2012. "Unusual emission from norbornene derived phosphonate molecule – A Sensor for FeIII in Aqueous Environment." Nanoscale, 4, 6962-6966
  3. M, Shivshankar R; N, Vijaykameswara Rao,; C., Koushik,; D., Himadri; N., Soma; K., Abhinoy; Sarma, Jayasri Das and Shunmugam, Raja. 2012. ""Amphiphilic Homopolymer Vesicles as Unique Nano-Carriers for Cancer Therapy" ." Macromolecules, 45, 8037-8042