It will be our great pleasure in inviting you to the upcoming International Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Catalysis & Synthesis 2020’ which will be held on 11th to 12th March, 2020 at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. This conference is being organized by the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur is one of the leading and oldest IIT among the chain of IITs. Intensify scientific discussion among eminent researchers across the world from both industry and academia (more than 20 invited lectures, 50 posters and 150 participants) will be expected to exaggerate your knowledge. It will also empower the researchers to identify possible areas where collaborative work may be carried out for better understanding of a complex system or designing new catalysts, reactions and materials. Your presence in the conference will be highly appreciated to make the conference more graceful.

Stellios Arseniyadis
Queen Marry University of London, UK
William B Tolman
Washington University in St. Louis
Marisa Kozlowski
University of Pennsylvania,
Pierre Kennepohl 
The University of British Columbia,
BC Canada
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Uttam Tambar
UT Southwestern Medical center, USA
Jennifer Love
The University of British Columbia,
BC Canada
Mrinal Kanti Bera
IIEST Shibpur, India
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Alakananda Hajra
Visva-Bharati University, India
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Biplab Maji
IISER Kolkata, India
Chandi Charan Malakar
NIT Manipur,
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Indu Bhusan Deb
IICB, India
Saumen Hajra
CBMR Lucknow, India
Ramananda Maity
University of Calcutta, India
Sukanta Mandal
IIT Kharagpur,
Prasanta Ghosh
R. K. M. Residential College
Tabrez Babu Khan
IIT Bhubaneswar, India
Pradip Maity
Samik Nanda
IIT Kharagpur,
Suman De Sarkar
IISER Kolkata, India
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Asamanjoy Bhunia
Jadavpur University,
Arunabha Thakur
Jadavpur University,
Soumitra Maity
IIT ISM Dhanbad, India
Sunil Kumar Bhanja
Koushik Chandra
Shaishab Kumar Dinda
Rathin Jana
Govt. General Degree College Dantan-II, India
Shahid Matangini Hazra Govt. College for Women, India
Government General Degree College kharagpur II, India
Midnapore College
Autonomous, India
Sukesh Patra
Bidyut Senapati
Sk. Md. Aziz
Midnapore College Autonomous , India
Contai P K College,
Narajole Raj College,


Dr. Modhu Sudan Maji

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

IIT Kharagpur

Email: msm@chem.iitkgp.ac.in

Dr. Santanu Panda

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

IIT Kharagpur

Email: spanda@chem.iitkgp.ac.in


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Sir J.C. Ghosh, the first director of the institute started the chemistry department in 1952. Ever since its inception, the department has established the tradition of excellence in teaching and research in various corridors of chemistry. The multifaceted research activities and state-of-the-art facilities, the department offers one of the best academic environments in the country.

The prime focus on the research activities is on basic and traditional areas of chemistry, relevant to societal needs. The major research encompasses interdisciplinary areas such as organic, biophysical, bioinorganic, bioorganic, computational, material, nanomaterial, organometallic, polymer, solid-state, and theoretical chemistry. The department presently has 31 faculty members.


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