Swadhin Mandal

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

    Organometallic chemistry and its application in catalysis, new drug development and material chemistry


Academic Background:
  1. BSc (Chemistry), University of Kalyani, 1993, Secured 3rd Rank in University
  2. MSc (Chemistry), University of Kalyani, 1996, Secured first rank in University
  3. PhD (Chemistry), Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, 2002


Positions:
  1. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Riverside (2002 - 2005)
  2. Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Goettingen (2006 - 2007)
  3. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2007 - 2013)
  4. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (2013 - 2014)
  5. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )


Awards and Honors:
  1. Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2005)
  2. YIM Boston Young Scientist Award from YIM Boston at MIT, USA (2012)


Selected Publications:
  1. Raman, Karthik V; Kamerbeek, Alexander M.; Mukherjee, Arup; Atodiresei, Nicolae; Sen, Tamal K; Lazic, Predrag; Caciuc, Vasile; Michel, Reent; Stalke, Dietmar; Mandal, Swadhin K; Bluegel, Stephan; Muenzenberg, Markus and Moodera, Jagadeesh. 2013. "Interface-engineered templates for molecular spin memory devices." Nature, 493, 509-513
  2. Sen, Tamal K; Mukherjee, Arup; Modak, Arghya; Mandal, Swadhin K and Koley, Debasis. 2013. "Substitution Effect on Phenalenyl Backbone in the Rate of Organozinc Catalyzed ROP of Cyclic Esters." Dalton Trans., 42, 1893-1904
  3. Mukherjee, Arup; Sen, Tamal K.; Ghorai, Pradip Kr.; Samuel, Prinson P.; Schulzke, Carola and Mandal, Swadhin K. 2012. "Phenalenyl-Based Organozinc Catalysts for Intramolecular Hydroamination Reactions: A Combined Catalytic, Kinetic, and Mechanistic Investigation of the Catalytic Cycle." Chemistry -A European Journal, 18, 10530-545