Area of Research

  • Ultrafast studies of excited state structure and dynamics.
  • Studies on dynamics of inter and intramolecular vibrational coupling using femtosecond time resolved vibrational spectroscopy.
  • Development of new synthetic strategies, C–H activations and methodologies en route to the natural products.
  • Asymmetric metal and organocatalysis
  • Activation and Functionalization of Small Molecules by Main Group Element Compounds.
  • Main Group Element Compounds as Precursors for Materials.
  • Photochemistry & photophysics
  • Light-matter interactions at nanoscale
  • Highly Planar pi-conjugated Macrocycles and Fused Porphyrinoids
  • Functional Near-IR Absorbing Chromophores for Solar Energy Harvesting and Design of New Hole Transporting Materials for Solar Cells
  • Development of methodology and Natural Product Synthesis Supramolecular Chemistry: gels, topochemical reactions, weak interactions Intervention in cell signaling through Chemical Biology.
  • Biophysical Chemistry and Photophysics of Biomolecules
  • Artificial Photosynthesis/Femtosecond Spectroscopy
  • Asymmetric cross-coupling reactions and natural product synthesis.
  • Stereospecific coupling of enantiopure organosilanes
  • Design and synthesis of DNA based nanostructures using the design principles of supramolecular chemistry to address the challenges in biology, nanotechnology and material science.
  • structure-property correlation of quantum-sized metal nanoclusters, Cluster-assemblies and inorganic-organic hybrid structures for the possible application in magnetism, luminescence, optical and heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Theoretical Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Spectroscopy
  • Luminescence in metal organic frameworks and nano composites
  • Electrochemical energy and porous materials for gas seperation
  • Ultrafast Intersystem Crossing in Organic Molecules
  • EExcited State Electron and Proton Transfer Reactions of Biomolecules
  • NMR Structural studies of small molecules and Bio-molecules
  • Structure determination of membrane proteins
  • Insights into the life processes involving transition metals
  • Organometallic chemistry of first-row transition metals
  • Chemical conversions for sustainable energy utilizations
  • Developing non-platinum group metal-based electro-catalysts for the cathodic reduction of oxygen in low temperature fuel cells.
  • Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of the oxygen reduction reaction on non-platinum group metal containing carbon catalysts.
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    • School News

      • Best oral presentation award

        October 01-03, 2017, 13th JNC Research Conference

        Mr. Vinayak Bhat, final year BS-MS student in School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has achieved the best oral presentation award at the 13th JNC Research Conference on Chemistry of Materials held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 01-03 October 2017. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.

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      • best poster prize

        October 01-03, 2017, 13th JNC Research Conference

        Ms. Devika S., Integrated Ph.D. student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan’s group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 13th JNC Research Conference on Chemistry of Materials held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 01-03 October 2017. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.

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      • best Poster Prize at International Symposium

        September 20-22, 2017, 8th East Asian Symposium

        Mr. Vinayak Bhat, final year BS-MS student in School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 8th East Asian Symposium on Functional Dyes and Advanced Materials and dyes held at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 20-22 September 2017. The prize sponsored by ACS Omega consists of a certificate and a cash award.

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      • best poster prize

        August 21-28, 2017, 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography

        Ms. Remya Ramakrishnan, graduate student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan’s group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography Hyderabad International Convention Centre 21-28 August 2017, Hyderabad, India. The prize sponsored by authors of “Crystal Engineering – A Textbook”, for describing crystal engineering studies consist of a certificate and a copy of the book “Crystal Engineering – A Textbook”.

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      • best poster prize

        August 21-28, 2017, 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography

        Mr. Purna Chandra Rao, graduate student in Dr. Sukhendu Mandal’s group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography Hyderabad International Convention Centre 21-28 August 2017, Hyderabad, India. The prize sponsored by Springer Nature under the theme of ‘Materials’ consist of a certificate and an ebook voucher worth EUR 300.

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      • best poster prize

        August 17-20, 2017, 9th Chemical Frontiers

        Mr. Murali Golla, graduate student in Dr. Reji Varghese’s group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 9th Chemical Frontiers, 17-20 August 2017, Goa, India. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.

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