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Tanay Kundu

Tanay Kundu

Lab: D-108

Polymers and Adveanced Materials Laboratory

National Chemical Laboratory

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road

Pune 411008, India

Phone 91-020-2590-3205/6 



Ph.D. Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-NCL (2015)                           
M.Sc. University of Calcutta (2009)
B.Sc.  University of Calcutta (2007)

Research Interest:

Structural characteristics of amino acid derived metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for water adsorption and proton transport


1. Helical Water Chain Mediated Proton Conductivity in Homochiral Metal-Organic Frameworks with Unprecedented Zeolitic (unh) Topology.

Subash Chandra Sahoo, Tanay Kundu and Rahul Banerjee.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011,133, 17950-17958.[Link]

2. Reversible Phase Transformation in Proton Conducting Strandberg-type POM Based Metal Organic Material.

Chandan Dey, Tanay Kundu, and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 266–268.[Link]

3. Solid-State Thermolysis of Anion Induced Metal–Organic Frameworks to ZnO Microparticles with Predefined Morphologies: Facile Synthesis and Solar Cell Studies.

Tanay Kundu, Subash Chandra Sahoo, and Rahul Banerjee.

Cryst. Growth & Design;  2012, 12, 2572-2578.[Link]

4. Alkali earth metal (Ca, Sr, Ba) based thermostable metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) for proton conduction.

Tanay Kundu, Subash Chandra Sahoo, and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun.201248, 4998-5000.[Link]

5. Self-assembled one dimensional functionalized metal–organic nanotubes (MONTs) for proton conduction.

Tamas Panda, Tanay Kundu and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun.,2012, 48, 5464-5466.[Link]

6. Correlation between Coordinated Water Content and Proton Conductivity in Ca-BTC-based Metal-Organic Frameworks.

Arijit Mallick,Tanay Kundu, Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun.,2012,48, 8829-8831. [Link]

7. Variable Water Adsorption in Amino Acid Derivative Based Homochiral Metal Organic Frameworks.

Tanay Kundu, Subash Chandra Sahoo, and Rahul Banerjee.

Cryst. Growth and Des.,2012,12,4633-4640.[Link]

[Published as part of the Crystal Growth & Design virtual special issue In Honor of Prof. G. R. Desiraju]

8. Salt Metathesis in Three Dimensional Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) with Unprecedented Hydrolytic Regenerability.

Tanay Kundu, Subash C. Sahoo, Subhadeep Saha and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 5262−5264.[Link]

9. Stuctural Isomerism Leading to Variable Proton Conductivity in Indium (III) Isophthalic Acid based Framework.

Tamas PandaTanay Kundu and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 6197-6199.[Link]

10. Relating Pore Hydrophilicity with Vapour Adsorption Capacity in a Series of Amino Acid based Metal Organic Frameworks.

Tanay Kundu, Subash Chandra Sahoo, and Rahul Banerjee

, 201315(45), 9634 - 9640. [Link]

(selected as a 
CrystEngComm Hot Article for September 2013 )

Published in the themed issue focusing on the Structural Design of Coordination Polymers]

11. Crystalline Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Synthesis, Structure and Function.

Chandan Dey, 
Tanay KunduBishnu P. Biswal, Arijit Mallick and Rahul Banerjee.

Acta Cryst.
B70, 2014, 3-10. [Link]

Published in the Special issue on Crystal engineering]

12. Amino Acid-based Multiresponsive Low-Molecular-Weight Metallo hydrogels with Load-bearing and Rapid Self-healing Ability.

Subhadeep Saha,
 Jürgen Bachl, Tanay Kundu, David Díaz Díaz  and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem Commun.2014, 50, 3004-3006 . [Link]

[Recommended as one of the 'hot articles' of March 2014 by the editor

13. Phosphoric acid Loaded Azo (-N=N-) based Covalent Organic Framework for Proton Conduction.

Suman Chandra, Tanay Kundu, Sharath Kandambeth, Ravichandar BabaRao, Yogesh Marathe, Shrikant M. Kunjir and Rahul Banerjee.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014,136, 6570–6573 [Link]

[This paper has been highlighted in 

Dissolvable Metallohydrogels for Controlled Release: Evidence of a Kinetic Supramolecular Gel Phase Intermediate.

Subhadeep Saha,
 Jürgen Bachl, Tanay Kundu, David Díaz Díaz  and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem Commun.2014,  50 (53), 7032 - 7035. [Link]

15. Mechanical Downsizing of a Gd(III)-based Metal-Organic Framework for Anticancer Drug Delivery.

Tanay Kundu,
 Shouvik Mitra, Prasun Patra, Arunava Goswami, David Díaz Díaz  and Rahul Banerjee.

Chem Eur. J.
2014, 20, 10514–10518 [Link]

Structural diversity in serine derived homochiral metal organic frameworks.

Tanay Kundu and
Rahul Banerjee.

J. Chem. Sci., 2014, 126, 1399-1408. [Link]

Phosphate Enriched Polyoxometalate Based Ionic Salts for Proton Conduction.

Chandan Dey,
Tanay Kundu, Harshitha Barike Aiyappa and Rahul Banerjee

RSC Advances2015, 5, 2333-2337 . [Link]