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Amlan Kusum Roy

Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: akroy [at]
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Research Interest:

Electronic structure theory, Density functional theory, Information theory in chemistry, Confined quantum systems

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Theoretical Chemistry), Panjab University, 1998


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Associate Professor, iiser kolkata (2013 - 2021)
  3. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata (2008 - 2012)
  4. Senior post doctoral researcher, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (2006 - 2008)
  5. Post doctoral researcher , Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2004 - 2006)
  6. Visiting Scientist, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada (2001 - 2004)
  7. Visiting scholar, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (2000 - 2001)
  8. Post doctoral position, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada (1999 - 2000)
  9. Research Associate, CSIR, New Delhi and JNCASR, Bangalore (1998 - 1999)

Selected Publications:

  1. Mukherjee, Neetik; Patra, Chandra Nath and Roy, Amlan K.. 2023."Hellmann-Feynman theorem and internal pressure for atoms, molecules and plasmas under pressure." J. Phys. B, 56, 065001
  2. Mukherjee, Neetik; Patra, Chandra Nath and Roy, Amlan K.. 2022."Metallization in hydrogenlike systems under high pressure." Phys. Rev. A, 106, 032812
  3. Mukherjee, Neetik; Chakraborty, Sudipta and Roy, Amlan K.. 2022."Multipole oscillator strength and polarizability for confined hydrogen-like atoms under high pressure." J. Phys. B, 55, 145001
  4. Roy, Raj; Ghosal, Abhisek and Roy, Amlan K.. 2022."Charge-Transfer Excitation within a Hybrid-(G)KS Framework through Cartesian Grid DFT." J. Phys. Chem. A, 126, 1448–1457
  5. Mukherjee, Neetik and Roy, Amlan K.. 2021."Shell-confined atom and plasma: Incidental degeneracy, metallic character, and information entropy." Phys. Rev. A, 104, 042803

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