News/Upcoming Events - Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
News/Upcoming Events

News and Upcoming Events:

  1. Department of Chemistry  will be organizing the Chemistry Research Day (ChemDay-2019) on May 6, 2019. A detailed schedule for the program is here.

  2. Prof. Prasenjit Kar published a paper co-authored with Parul Bansal in Chemical Communications.

  3. Prof. D. Banerjee published a paper co-authored with Atanu Bera, Motahar Sk and Khushboo Singh in Chemical Communications.

  4. Availability of PhD positions in various research laboratories of the department for Autumn Semester 2019-20.

  5. List of shortlisted candidates for the PhD interview.

  6. "Walk-In Interview on April 24, 2019 at 04:00 PM for Junior Research Fellow position in a SERB sponsored Research Project under the guidance of Prof. K. R. Justin Thomas."
  7. Congratulations to Dr. M. Sankar and his team for their recent publication in Green Chem. 

  8. Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is organizing the 3rd North-West meeting on Spectroscopy, Structure and Dynamics (SSD-2019) during 5th -7th April, 2019.

  9. Walk-in interview for the project position(s) of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under Dr. Kalyan K. Sadhu (Date of Interview: March 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM)

  10. Congratulations to Ms. Ankita Joshi for receiving the Best Poster Award in the Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (TCS-2019).
  11. Department of Chemistry is Organizing a National Conference on "Organic Molecules as Synthons and Reagents for Innovations - OMSRI" During February 08-10, 2019. For more details:

  12. Postdoctoral Position in Organic Chemistry is Available under Dr. Debasis Banerjee, Department of Chemistry

  13. Congratulations to Dr. Debasis Banerjee and team for their recent publication in Chem. Commun (Highlighted as the Cover page)

  14. Congratulations to Prof. Anil Kumar for being selected for the award of NASI- Senior Scientist  Platinum Jubilee Fellowship (2019). 

  15. The research work published by Dr. M. Sankar and his team has been highlighted by India Today.

  16. The research work of Dr. M. Sankar and his team on "Electronically Communicating Porphyrin Dimers" has been highlighted by Inorganic Chemistry Journal (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01690)

  17. "Congratulations to Dr. Debasis Banerjee and team for their recent publication in Organic Letters"
  18. "Congratulations to Dr. Debasis Banerjee and team for their recent publication in Chem. Commun."

  19. Ph.D vacancies under various faculties in the department.

  20. Postdoctoral position is available under Dr. Kalyan K. Sadhu, Chemistry Department

  21. Upcoming Event: Science of Synthesis (SoS) workshop on September 24, 2018.

  22. Congratulations to Parul Bansal on being selected for Fulbright-Nehru doctoral fellowship for 6 months.

  23. Research Associate (Chemistry) available under Prof. Partha Roy, Department of Biotechnology.

  24. Research Associate position available in a CSIR sponsored project under the supervision of Dr. K. R. Justin Thomas. Link:

  25. Dr. K. R. Justin Thomas and co-workers developed organic emitters exhibiting efficiency >6% in OLED. This work is published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (Impact Factor: 8.097)

  26. Congratulations to Ms. Diksha Saklani (M.Sc., Chemistry) for securing all India first rank in the Joint CSIR-UGC test for Junior Research Fellowship held on 17-12-2017.

  27. Congratulations to Ms. Diksha Saklani for being the National Topper in GATE Exam's Chemistry Paper.

  28. "Congratulations to Dr. Debasis Banerjee and team for their recent publication in Green Chemistry" 

  29. Department of Chemistry is organizing a Workshop on “Thin Film Solar Cells” during April 16-17, 2018

  30. Very recently, Prof. Prasenjit Kar and team have their paper accepted in Chemical Communication.

  31. Congratulations to Prof. K. R. Justin Thomas for becoming Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London.

  32. Congratulations to Prof. Paritosh Mohanty for being awarded 1.6 crore DST sponsored project entitled “Development of High-Performance Adsorbents for Petrochemical Applications.”

  33. Mamta Raj and Neeraj Kumar from Prof. R. N. Goyal group have secured 1st & 2nd prize in Poster presentations, in national conference "Recent Trends in Nanobiosensors" organised by University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai.

  34. Congratulations to Prof. M. Sankar on being selected for Institute Research Fellowship for Outstanding Young Faculty for the year 2017

  35. Chemistry Department of IIT Roorkee is organizing a three-day Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Bioinorganic Chemistry” during the period of March 8-10, 2018

  36. Prof M Sankar has been selected for the prestigious Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Program supported by Department of Science and Technology and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum. He will utilize the fellowship by working at University of North Texas, USA for a period of three months.

  37. A team led by Dr. K. R. Justin Thomas published a paper 'on HLCT emitters for OLED' in Chemical Communications (DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07139F)

  38. Congratulations to Dr. Debasis Banerjee and team for recent publication in ACS Catalysis:

  39. The paper published by Dr. M. Sankar & coworkers is highlighted by ACS Inorganic Chemistry journal (

  40. Symposium on Contemporary Facets in Organic Synthesis (CFOS 2017), organized by Department of Chemistry, during 22nd-24th December, 2017

  41. Dr. K. R. Justin Thomas, Associate Professor, is selected to receive Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) bronze medal for the year 2018

  42. Dr K. R. Justin Thomas, Associate Professor is featured in editorial (DOI: 10.1039/c7qm90012k) as an outstanding reviewer for the Royal Society of Chemistry Journal, 'Materials Chemistry Frontiers' in 2016

  43. Dr. M. Sankar, Associate Professor is selected as honorary Member of Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) by RSC, Cambridge, UK

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