Education :
Ph.D. (Chemistry): Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Year 2006
          Supervisor: Professor T. K. Chandrashekar

Awards/Honors :
• Ramanujan Fellowship (2012-2017) offered by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (SR/S2/RJN-93/2011).

• Times Higher Education Grant Winner 2009.

• Royal Society Newton International Post Doctoral Fellowship (2009- 2011, Host:Prof. Richard Winpenny, University of Manchester, UK).

• JSPS Post Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2009, Host: Prof. H. Shinokubo, Prof. A.Osuka, Kyoto University, Japan.

Selected Publications :

Abhijit Mallick, J. Oh, D. Kim, Harapriya Rath.* Aromatic Fused [30] Heteroannulenes with NIR Absorption and NIR Emission: Synthesis, Characterization and Excited State Dynamics. Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 8026-8031, (Frontispiece).

Abhijit Mallick, J. Oh, D. Kim, M. Ishida, H. Furuta, Harapriya Rath.* Induced Correspondence of Local p-Aromatic Sextet in Heteroannulenes: Synthesis and Characterization. Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 5504-5508.

 Abhijit Mallick, Harapriya Rath.* Möbius Aromatic Core Modified Heterocyclic [20] Macrocycles (4.1.1) with a Protruding N-methylpyrrole ring. Chem. Asian.J., 2016, 11 (7), 986-990.

Y. M. Sung, M.-C. Yoon, J. M. Lim, Harapriya Rath, K. Naoda, Atsuhiro Osuka and Dongho Kim. Reversal of Hückel (anti)aromaticity in the Lowest Triplet States of Hexaphyrins and Spectroscopic evidence for Baird’s Rule. Nature Chem., 2015, 7, 418-422.

  Harapriya Rath*,
Abhijit Mallick, Tubai Ghosh, Alok Kalita. Aromatic Fused Heterocyclic [22] Macrocycles with NIR Absorption. Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 9094-9096.

Positions Available :
PhD positions are available in our group. Candidates with CSIR-JRF are encouraged to apply with their curriculum vitae.

Harapriya Rath
Assistant Professor & Ramanujan Fellow
 Department of Inorganic Chemistry
 Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
 2A&2B Raja S. C. Mullick Road
 Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India.
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 [Extn: 1162 (office) / 1813 (lab)]
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 Room No: 146 (office), 53A (lab)
 E-mail: ichr [AT]

Current Research Area :

  • Superseding Devices based on Interlocked Molecules
  • Molecular Spintronics
  • Organic Optoelectronics
  • Bio-Inspired Small Molecules for Single Molecule Memory Devices
  • Solar Hydrogen and Solar Light
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