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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. Ghosal, Abhisek; Mandal, Tanmay and Roy, Amlan K.. 2019."Efficient HF exchange evaluation through Fourier convolution in Cartesian grid for orbital-dependent density functionals." J. Chem. Phys., 150, 064104
  2. Majumdar, Sangita; Mukherjee, Neetik and Roy, Amlan K.. 2019."Information entropy and complexity measure in generalized Kratzer potential ." Chem. Phys. Lett. , 716, 257
  3. Mukherjee, Neetik and Roy, Amlan K.. 2019."Quantum mechanical virial-theorem for confined quantum systems, Phys. Rev. A 99 022123-11 (2019). ." Phys. Rev. A, 99, 022123
  4. Mandal, Tanmay; Ghosal, Abhisek and Roy, Amlan K.. 2019."Static polarizability and hyperpolarizability in atoms and molecules through a Cartesian-grid DFT." Theor. Chem. Acc., 138, 10
  5. Mukherjee, Neetik and Roy, Amlan K.. 2018."Relative Fisher information in some central potentials." Ann. Phys. (N.Y.), 398, 190

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