Chemistry Research Areas

  • Theoretical chemistry, Computational molecular & materials science, Soft condensed matter physics (Swapan Ghosh)

Organic Chemistry

  • Organic Synthesis (S. D. Samant)
  • Material chemistry; Photo-Voltaics; and Biological applications (Neeraj Agarwal)
  • Computational organic chemistry; Enatio-selective organic synthesis; and Transition metal catalysis (Mahendra Patil)


  • Photochemistry and chemical dynamics (J. P. Mittal)
  • Radition and photochemistry, Ultrafast spectroscopy and chemical reaction dynamics (D. K. Palit)

Structural Biology and Biochemistry

  • Protein X-ray crystallography; Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS); Protein NMR; Actin regulation; Mosquito borne diseases; Venom regulation. (Avinash Kale)

Biomolecular Recognition, Biophysical Chemistry and Biothermodynamics

  • Understanding interactions in biologically important systems, Micelles mediated drug delivery, Inhibition of fibrillation of alpha-synuclein and its mutants by natural products (Sinjan Choudhary)

Organometallic Chemistry 

  • Organometallic Chemistry (V. K. Jain)
  • Bio-inorganic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry (K. I. Priyadarsini)




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