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Latest News:

Comprehensive report on the research findings of Dr. Swadhin Mandal is published in Nature India.

Dr. Swadhin Mandal of DCS has been awarded the CRSI (Chemical Research Society of India) Bronze Medal in recognition of his contributions to research in Chemistry.

Dr. Rahul Banerjee has received an industry (From GAIL) project titled "Bulk Synthesis and discovery of porous COF materials with remarkable chemical stability for Methane storage" with a sponsor value of Rs. 1.2 Crores.

Dr. Swadhin Mandal is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry.

Dr. Swadhin Mandal has received the SERB Distinguished Investigator Award.

The newspaper The Hindu has highlighted Dr. Soumyajit Roy's work on Soft-oxometalate based active matter for cleaning of waste water.

Comprehensive report on the research findings of Dr. Sayan Bhattacharyya and his students is published by the news paper The Hindu.

Dr. Sayan Bhattacharyya's group now have their publication in Nature Communications

Dr. Raja Shunmugam along with ADO Additives MFG PVT. LTD. has developed a complete solution regarding detection and removal of Arsenic from water and subsequent disposal of arsenic contaminated remover.

A multinational project under the BRICS program has been sanctioned where Dr. Swadhin Mandal is PI from India. This project is a collaborative one between India, China and Russia.

Dr. Ayan Banerjee and Dr. Soumyajit Roy's research findings has been listed as a highlight in "Success stories" in the MHRD webpage.

Dr. Balaram Mukhopadhyay has been awarded H. C. Srivastava Young Scientist Award-2017 by the Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists India (ACCTI).

Dr. Swadhin Mandal has joined the editorial board of journal "J. Chem. Sci." for three years.

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The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Kolkata was founded in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and one of the first departments to be established was the Department of Chemical Sciences (DCS). From the beginning, the Department has incarnated the Institute's mission of excellence in both research and teaching. The DCS has appreciable strength in the core areas of physical, organic and inorganic chemistry as well as in interdisciplinary research areas at the boundaries with physics, biology, earth science and materials science. An extremely wide range of state-of-the-art instrumentations are available in different research groups to carry out the DCS research activity.   Read more>>