Chilla Malla Reddy

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

His research interests include the design and synthesis of various technomimetic functional molecular materials, dynamic molecular crystals, and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredeints (APIs). His research group is involved in establishing the structure-mechanical property correlation in various molecular materials using experimental techniques such as X-ray crystallography, nanoindentation, TGA, DSC, hot-stage microscopy and Raman spectroscopy. His group is actively involved in developing the strategies to design flexible crystalline molecular materials, mechanochromic luminescence materials, flexible semi-conducting organic crystals etc. using crystal engineering principles.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Crystal Engineering, Supramolecular Chemistry, Organic Chemistry), School of Chemistry (University of Hyderabad), 2006

Positions:

  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2008 - 2013)
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow, INT, Karlrsuhe Institute of Technology (2007 - 2008)

Awards and Honors:

  1. The Distinguished Lectureship Award from by the Chemical Society of Japan (2017)
  2. Co-Editor, Acta Cryst B from IUCr (2017)
  3. Swarnajayanti Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology (2016)
  4. Associate Editor for RSC Advances from Royal Society of Chemistry (2015)
  5. Advisory Board Member for CrystEngComm from Royal Society of Chemistry (2015)
  6. Incentive Award from IISER Kolkata (2014)

Selected Publications:

  1. Reddy, Chilla Malla; Krishna, Gamidi Rama; Devarapalli, Ramesh and Lal, Garima. 2016."Mechanically Flexible Organic Crystals Achieved by Introducing Weak Interactions in Structure: Supramolecular Shape Synthons." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, 13561
  2. Krishna, G. Rama; Shi, Limin; Bag, Partha Pratim; Sun*, Changquan Calvin and Reddy*, Chilla Malla. 2015."Correlation Among Crystal Structure, Mechanical Behavior, and Tabletability in the Co-Crystals of Vanillin Isomers." Crystal Growth & Design, 15, 1827-1832
  3. Panda,, Manas K; Ghosh, Soumyajit; Yasuda, Nobuhiro; Moriwaki, Taro; Mukherjee, Goutam Dev; Reddy*, Chilla Malla and Naumov*, Pan?e. 2015."Spatially resolved analysis of short-range structure perturbations in a plastically bent molecular crystal." Nature Chemistry, 7, 65-72
  4. Bag, Partha Pratim; Kothur, Raghuram Reddy and Reddy*, Chilla Malla. 2014."Tautomeric preference in polymorphs and pseudopolymorphs of succinylsulfathiazole: fast evaporation screening and thermal studies." CrystEngComm, 16, 4706-4714
  5. Chen, Chun-Teh; Ghosh, Soumyajit; Reddy*, Chilla Malla and Buehler, Markus J.. 2014."Molecular mechanics of elastic and bendable caffeine co-crystals." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 13165

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