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Assistant  Professor, Department of Chemistry 

Indian Institute of Technology Patna (January 2017 - Present)


Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, USA

Supervisor: Prof.M.G. Kanatzidis (February 2013 - December 2016)

SSCU, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India

Supervisor: Prof. J. Gopalakrishnan (May 2012 - January 2013)


SSCU, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India / Ph.D. (2006 - 2012)

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi), India / M.Sc. (2004 - 2006)

B. Borooah College - Gauhati University / B.Sc. (2001 - 2004)

 Invited Talks:


  1. “Coordination Driven Frame-work Materials for CO2 Cycloaddition and Photocatalytic Reduction” at International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences, NEHU, Shillong, March 2-4, 2023.

  2. "Coordination Polymer Based Frame-work Materials for CO2 Capture and Conversion" at MTIC XIX – Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry MTIC 2022– IIT-BHU, Varanasi, December 15-17, 2022.

  3. "Self-Templated Conversion of A Self-healing Metallogel into Active Photocatalyst for CO2 Reduction" at FORCE-IICS-2022-Future Oriented Research Conferences & Exhibitions (FORCE) Interdisciplinary Initiatives in Chemical Sciences (IICS) - Jaypee Palace, Agra, July 28 - 31, 2022.

  4. “Functional Metallogel and Framework Materials for Environmental Remediation and Sequestration of Radionuclides” at15 Biennial DAE-BRNS Symposium on Nuclear and Radiochemistry (NUCAR-2021)- February 22-26, 2022, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai.

  5. "Functional Metallogel and Framework Materials for Environmental Remediation and Related Applications” at Progress and Challenges in Modern Day Science- PCMDS-2021, June 17-18, 2021, B. Borooah College, Guwahati.

  6.  “Low Molecular Weight Gelator based Metallogels for Environmental Remediation” at Science for Sustainable Development (SSD-2020) September 25-26, 2020, B Borroah College and Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC).

  7. “Sequestration of Heavy Metal Ions and Radio Nuclides using Sulfide Ion Exchangers” at International Conference on Crystal Engineering: From Molecule to Crystal (CE:FMC 2019), March 30-31, 2019, NIT Raipur, Raipur, India. 

  8. “Metal Sulfide Ion-exchangers: Heavy Metal Ions to Radio Nuclides in Spent Nuclear Fuel” at International Symposium on Advanced Functional Materials (ISAFM 2018) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, July 12 - July 14, 2018.

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