Soumyajit Roy

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: s.roy [at]
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Research Interest:

    Polyoxometalate chemistry. Polymeric materials. Supramolecular connectivity in materials. Soft oxometalates.

Academic Background:
  1. Dr.rer.nat. (Chemistry), University of Bielefeld, Germany. (University of Bielefeld, Germany), 2005, Summa cum laude

  1. Post-doctoral fellow, University of Utrecht (2005 - 2007)
  2. Researcher, BASF-ISIS (2007 - 2009)
  3. Professor, Changshu Institute of Technology, China (2010 - 2010)
  4. Assistant Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2011 - 2013)
  5. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Awards and Honors:
  1. Best Speaker Award from GDCh, Germany (2003)
  2. Dissertationspreis from WLUG, Germany (2005)

Selected Publications:
  1. Thomas, Preethi; Pei, Cuying; Roy, Basudev; Ghosh, Subhrokoli; Das, Santu; Banerjee, Ayan; Ben, Teng; Qiu, Shilun and Roy, Soumyajit. 2015. "Site specific supramolecular heterogeneous catalysis by optically patterned soft oxometalate–porous organic framework (SOM–POF) hybrid on a chip." J. Materials Chemistry A, 3, 1431-1441
  2. Roy, Soumyajit. 2014. "Soft-oxometalates beyond crystalline polyoxometalates: formation, structure and properties." CrystEngComm, 16, 4667-4676
  3. Chen, Dianyu; Sahasrabudhe, Atharva; Wang, Peng; Dasgupta, Arijit; Yuan, Rongxin and Roy, Soumyajit. 2013. "Synthesis and properties of a novel quarternerized imidazolium [α-PW12O40]3− salt as a recoverable photo-polymerization catalyst." Dalton Trans., 42, 10587