A.V. Rama Rao Lecture Series

Foundation Lectures Prize Lectures Date
Intramolecular Electronic Coupling at the Mixed Valent States. Fact or Fiction Prof.G.K. Lahiri
Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai
Natural Products Synthesis Efficient Methods & Innovative Strategies Prof.C.V.Ramana,
Division of Organic Chemistry,
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
What Temperature can be Learnt From the Flouresrnce Behaviour of Molecular System in Room Prof. Anuany Samanta
School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Functional Organic Molecules for Biological Application Dr. D Ramaiah,
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam
The Baylis-Hillman reaction: our vision and thirty years of experience Prof. D. Basavaiah
School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Activation of unreactive chemical bonds in small molecules Prof. Balaji Jagirdar,
Dept. of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore
Computational Chemistry: From Molecules to Functional Materials Prof. Sourav Pal
Director, CSIR National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
Supersonic Experimental Techniques :Defining Hydrogen Bond and Reducing Ignition Delay Prof E Arunan,
Dept. of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore
Computational Chemistry: From Molecules to Functional Materials Dr. Ajay Ghosh
CSIR- Outstanding Scientist, Chemical Science & Technology Deivision, NIIST, CSIR, Trivandrum
Luminescent Nano Materials for Photonic Applications Dr. Amitava Patra,
Department of Material Science, IACS, Kolkata
Phosphoros-Supported Ligands: Versatile Coordination Platforms for the Assembly of Molecular Materials Prof.V. Chandrashekhar
Department of Chemistry, IIT, Kharagpur
Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sensing and Light Energy Conversion Prof. George Thomas,
School of Chemistry,IISER, Trivandrum
Advances in the Strategies of Gene Transfection Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya
Department of Organic Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore
A Building Block Approach to Porous Solids Prof. R. Murugavel ,
Department of Chemistry, IIT- Bombay, Mumbai
Enantioselective Organocatalytic Aldol Reaction Prof.Vinod K Singh
Director, IISER, Bhopal
Structure, Entropy and Mobility in Liquids Dr. Charusita Chakravarty ,
Dept. of Chemistry, IIT, Delhi
Atomic and molecular clusters: Designer materials for the nanoworld Prof. Satyamurthy
Director, IISER, Mohali
Photoresponsive soft materials Prof. Suresh Das,
National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology,Trivandrum
Editing PNA structures for DNA/ RNA Binding selectivity Prof. K. N. Ganesh
Director, IISER, NCL Innovation Park, Pune
A decade of tinkering with bile acids Prof. Uday Maitra,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Studies on the synthesis of Thiasugars Prof. S. Chandrasekaran
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Understanding the growth process of semiconducting nanoparticles Prof. D.D. Sarma,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Novel C-C bond-forming reactions and their applications in organic synthesis Dr. G. Vijay Nair
Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrum
Iron and copper complexes of varying nuclearity, inorganic and bioinorganic perspectives Prof. R.N. Mukherjee,
IIT, Kanpur
Laser photons as specific reagents in organic chemistry Prof. J.P. Mittal,
BARC, Mumbai
Electronic structure calculations of confined atoms and molecules Prof. Kalidas Sen,
University of Hyderabad
Being and becoming: Quantum systems in intense external fields Prof. B.M. Deb
Punjab University,Chandigarh
Turning solids into materials: Chemistry plays a key role Prof. J. Gopalakrishnan,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Some reflections and a few results Prof. A. Chakravorthy
Indian Association for Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
Density functional theory in chemistry Dr. Swapan K Ghosh,
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
Natural product synthesis: Is it relevant any more? Prof. G. Mehta
Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
From synthons to bioactive molecules: Efficient strategies for heterocycle synthesis Prof. H. Ila,
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
On putting life into Gels Dr. R.A. Mashelkar
Director-General, CSIR
Journey into the organometallics continent with the torch of phosphorus Prof. S.S. Krishnamurthy,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Innovative momentum of chemical industry Prof. M.M. Sharma
Formerly UDCT, Mumbai
Designer peptides for supramolecular tubular structures Dr. Darshan Ranganathan,
IICT, Hyderabad

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