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Catalysis

Lab

Joe P Jose (5th Year BS-MS at IISER Kolkata)

Ananya Banik (PhD at IISER Kolkata under Dr. Swadhin Mondal)

Swarup Banerjee (PhD at IISER Kolkata under Dr. Pradip Kr. Ghorai)

Hemant Rawat (Join Solvay Research in 2017)

Khushboo Shivdas Paliwal (1st Year IPhD at IISER Kolkata)

Suresh @ IISERKol

PhD Scholars

Krishna Gopal (2015 - till date)

I was born in Murshidabad (West Bengal) on 06-03-1993. After completion of my primary studies in West Bengal, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2013 from Krishnath College, Berhampore (West Bengal) and M.Sc (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2015 from University of Kalyani, Kalyani (West Bengal). Presently, I am doing my Ph.D at IISER Kokata under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My interests are development of synthetic methodologies by C–H bond activation and photoredox catalysis. My hobbies are listening music and reading story books.

E-mail : kgg15rs014@iiserkol.ac.in

Palasetty Chandu (2016 - till date)

I was born in Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh) on 05-06-1993. After completion of my primary studies in Rajahmundry, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2013 from Govt. Arts college, Andhra university, Visakhapatnam and M.Sc (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2015 from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar university, Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh). Presently, I am doing my Ph.D at IISER Kolkata under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interest is development of new synthetic methodologies using photoredox catalysis. My hobbies are playing games and watching movies.

E-mail : pc16rs018@iiserkol.ac.in

IPhD Scholars

BSMS Students

Group Alumni

Debabrata Das (2016 - till date)

I was born in Basirhat (West Bengal) on 18-03-1994. After completion of my primary studies in West Bengal, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2016 from Taki Government College, Taki (West Bengal). Presently, I am doing integrated Ph.D. at IISER KOLKATA under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu  Sureshkumar. My research interests are asymmetric synthesis, fluorination and photoredox catalysis. My hobby is drawing.

E-mail : dd16ip003@iiserkol.ac.in

Ashik Biswas (2017-18)

Currently preparting for UPS exam.

E-mail : imashikbiswas@gmail.com

PhD Students

Coming soon.....

IPhD Students

Santanu Mondal (2015-18)

Currently, he is a PhD student at Okinawa Institute of Technology, Japan.

E-mail : sm15ip003@iiserkol.ac.in

BSMS Students

Summer Students

Project Students

Sudip Maiti (PhD at IIT Bombay Under Dr. Debabrata Maiti)

Pritha Das (PhD at IICB Kolkata under Dr. Ranjan Jana)

Sourabh Biswas (2019 - till date)

I was born in Karimpur (West Bengal) on 5th March, 1995. After completion of my primary studies, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2016 from St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata and M.Sc (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2018 from Pondicherry University, Puducherry. Presently, I am pursuing my Ph.D under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interest is development of new synthetic methodologies for fluorination by Photoredox catalysis. My hobbies are playing outdoor games especially cricket, football, and painting.

E-mail : sb19rs066@iiserkol.ac.in

Koustav Pal (2019 - till date)

I was born in Karimpur (West Bengal) on 14th December 1996. After completion of my primary studies in Karimpur, I received my B.Sc degree in 2017 from Vidyasakar College, University of Calcutta and M.Sc. (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2019 from Pondicherry University, Puducherry. Presently, I am doing my Ph.D at IISER Kolkata under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interest is development of synthetic methodologies by Photoredox catalysis. My hobbies are playing cricket, football, painting and watching movies.

E-mail : kp19rs069@iiserkol.ac.in

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Sushobhan Chowdhury (2016-17)

Currently, he is working as a DST-Inspire Faculty Medicinal and Process Chemistry Division

CDRI Lucknow

E-mail : sm15ip003@iiserkol.ac.in

Dr. Forid Saikh (2017)

Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor Kharagpur Colleg)e, West Bengal

E-mail : forid87@gmail.com

Sumit Garai (2018 - till date)

I was born in Kolkata on 10th September 1995. After completion of my primary studies, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2016 from Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College, University of Calcuta, Kolkata and M.Sc (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2018 from Pondichery University, Pondichery. Presently, I am pursuing my Ph.D under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interest is development of new synthetic methodologies by C–H bond activation. My hobbies are playing outdoor games especialy cricket and footbal, and watching thriler and detective type movies.

E-mail : sg18rs029@iiserkol.ac.in

Buddhadeb Sahana (2019 - 2022)

Myself Buddhadeb Sahana, was born in Bankura, West Bengal on 1st July 1998. I have finished my primary education at Bankura and passed 10+2 level examination in 2016 from Bankura Zilla School. Currently, I am pursuing my BSMS in IISER KOLKATA and working under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interests are Organic Synthesis and Reaction Mechanism. My hobbies are listening music, playing cricket, football and spending time in Gym.

E-mail : buddhadebsahana31@gmail.com

2019 Batch

Ankita Pradhan

(1st Year MSc)

Veer Surendra Sai University

Manoj Kumar

(1st Year MSc)

GTM College, Gudiyattam

Parthapratim Bera

(1st Year MSc)

NIT Rourkela

Buddhadeb Sahana

(2nd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Tsering Tundup (2019 - 2022)

Myself Tsering Tundup, was born in Fokar Phu, Ladakh on 3rd November 1997. I have finished 12th class from Jawahar Nayodaya Vidyalaya Leh, Ladakh in 2016. Presently, I am a 3rd year undergraduate student in department of Chemical Science at IISER Kolkata . I have great interest in Catalysis and Organic Synthesis. I am pursuing my project work under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My hobbies are playing football, cricket, spending time in gym, and listening music.

E-mail : tseringtundup3709@gmail.com

Meghna Ghosal (2018 - 2019)

Currently, she is a PhD student at IISER Kolkata.

E-mail : mg17ip026@iiserkol.ac.in

Bedangshu Mishara (2019-20)

Currently project student at IISER Kolkata.

E-mail : bedangshullx@gmail.com

2020 Batch

Archita Sarkar

(2nd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Koustav Banerjee

(2nd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Summer Students

Aswathi K P

(3rd Year IMSc)

Central University Tamil Nadu

Shishira Babu

(3rd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Surbhi Gupta

(4th Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Aliya V J

(2nd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Manasi Mallick (2021 - till date)

I was born in Hooghly, West Bengal on 29th November, 1996. After completion of my primary studies, I received my B.Sc (Hons. in Chemistry) degree in 2017 from Netaji Mahavidyalaya, University of Burdwan and M.Sc (specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2019 from The University of Burdwan. Presently, I am pursuing my PhD under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interests are development of synthetic methodologies by C–H bond activation and photoredox catalysis. My hobby is listening music

E-mail : mm21rs042@iiserkol.ac.in

Vinjamuri Srinivas (2021 - till date)

I was born in Draksharamam (Andhra Pradesh) on 17-08-1998. After completion of my primary studies in Draksharamam, I received my B.Sc (Hons in Chemistry) degree in 2018 from Ln. G. V. Rao Modern Degree college, Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry and M.Sc (Specialization in Organic Chemistry) in 2020 from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Presently, I am pursuing my Ph.D at IISER Kolkata under the supervision of Dr. Devarajulu Sureshkumar. My research interest is Asymmetric Synthesis. My hobbies are playing games and watching movies.

E-mail : vs21rs007@iiserkol.ac.in

2021 Batch

E Sakthivel

(2nd Year MSc)

Vivekananda College

Chennai

Thillai Natarajan

(2nd Year MSc)

Bharathiar University

Archita Sarkar

(3rd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Madhurima Giri

(2nd Year MSc)

A P Chandra College Kolkata

Surbhi Gupta

(4th Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Saswata Karan

(2nd Year MSc)

IIT  Kharagpur  

Surya Gayathri

(2nd Year BSMS)

IISER Kolkata

Ajaykumar Soren (2020-21)

Currently preparting for UPS exam.

E-mail : ajaysoren435@gmail.com