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Dr. Rahul Banerjee

Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Dr. Rahul  Banerjee, FRSC
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
Mohanpur Campus, Mohanpur 741 252
West Bengal, India


Associate Professor (2017- Present) Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata

Scientist (2008- 2017) CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
Assistant Professor of Chemical Sciences (AcSIR)

Research Associate (2006-2008) University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles (with Prof. Omar M. Yaghi).


Doctor of Philosophy (2006), Crystal Engineering and Supramolecular Chemistry University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Master of Science, Organic Chemistry (2000)  University of Calcutta, Calcutta.

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry (Hons.)(1998) University of Calcutta, Calcutta

         Honors and Awards:

  • B M Birla Science Prize in Chemistry 2015
  • Thomson Reuters Research Excellence-India Citation Awards 2015
  • NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award for 2014 in the field of Chemistry
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).
  • Associate editor of  CrystEngComm  (RSC) journal.
  • NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in 2011 in Chemical Science.
  • CSIR Young Scientist Award 2011 in Chemical Science
  • Young Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2009- 2012)
  • Recipient of the Post Doctoral recognition award, 2008 awarded by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Recipient of the Amgen Post Doctoral, 2008 awarded by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California, Los Angeles.