Rahul Banerjee

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: r.banerjee [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
  • Hydrogen Storage and Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Metal Organic Frameworks.


Academic Background:
  1. Post Doctoral Training,University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
  2. Doctor of Philosophy,University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
  3. M.Sc.,University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
  4. B.Sc.,University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India


Positions:
  1. 2017-till date: Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata, India
  2. 2011-2017: Scientist E-1, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  3. 2008-2011: Scientist C, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  4. 2006-2008: Research Associate, UCLA-Los Angeles, USA
  5. 2000-2006: Research Scholar, University of Hyderabad, India


Awards and Honors:
  1. Recipient of B. M. Birla Science Prize in Chemistry, 2015
  2. Recipient of Thomson Reuters Research Excellence-India Citation Awards, 2015
  3. Recipient of NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award in Chemistry, 2014
  4. Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
  5. Associate Editor and Editorial Board member of CrystEngComm
  6. Recipient of CSIR- Young Scientist Award 2011
  7. Recipient of NASI- Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award 2011


Selected Publications:
  1. Self-Exfoliated Metal Organic Nanosheets via Hydrolytic Unfolding of Metal Organic Polyhedra Bikash Garai, Arijit Mallick, Anuja Das, Rabibrata Mukherjee and Rahul Banerjee, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 7361–7366 [Selected as Hot Paper by Editors]
  2. Predesigned Metal Anchored Building Block for In Situ Generation of Pd Nanoparticles in Porous Covalent Organic Framework: Application in Heterogeneous Tandem Catalysis Mohitosh Bhadra, Himadri Sekhar Sasmal, Arghya Basu, Siba P. Midya, Sharath Kandambeth, Pradip Pachfule, Ekambaram Balaraman and Rahul Banerjee, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 13785−13792
  3. A Porous Porphyrin Organic Polymer (PPOP) for Visible Light Triggered Hydrogen Production Gargi Mukherjee, Jayshri Thote, Harshitha Barike Aiyappa, Sharath Kandambeth, Subhrashis Banerjee, Kumar Vanka and Rahul Banerjee, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4461−4464