Doctor of Philosophy Programme

(CAFM)
PhD Advertisement for Autumn Semester 2021

The Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) of IISER Kolkata invites applications for regular Ph.D. programme in the Autumn semester, 2021 in the in the interdisciplinary research areas.

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria in general: Bright and motivated candidates who have passed M.Sc. examination with minimum 55% marks in any field of Chemistry or Physics or MTech in Chemical Engineering. Besides satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.

 

Interdisciplinary Research AreasFaculty MemberLink for Applying
 Department of Chemical Sciences
Solid State Nanomaterials for Energy ApplicationsProf. Sayan Bhattacharyya, DCS Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Nanoscale Self-assembled Curcumin Derivatives Targeted Against CancerProf. Arindam Mukherjee, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Synthesis and Characterization of Small Molecules for Systems ChemistryProf. Dibyendu Das, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Theoretical and Computational Materials Science (Requirement: M.Sc. in Physics / Chemistry / Materials Science)Prof. Mousumi Das, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Organic Polymer SynthesisProf. Raja Shunmugam, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Organic Electronic Devices, Molecular Semiconductors, Spectroscopy of Molecular Materials. Dr. Ratheeesh K. Vijayaraghavan , DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Conjugated Molecules and Polymers, Porous Organic Polymers, Organic Electronic MaterialsDr. Sanjio S. Zade, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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 Department of Biological Sciences
Antimicrobial Therapeutics Prof. Punyasloke Bhadury Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Peptide based therapeutics, cancer nanomedicine, drug delivery, biomimetic chemistry, chemical biology, supramolecular chemistry, applied biomaterials, cancer biology, and regenerative nanomedicine.
Requirement: i) ) MSc Chemistry having specialization in Organic/ Physical/Inorganic chemistry or MSc Chemistry with MSc project in the area of organic chemistry/peptide chemistry/small molecule synthesis/bioconjugation chemistry.
ii)MSc Chemistry having specialization in Physical Chemistry or MSc Chemistry with MSc project in the area of computational chemistry and interested to work in the area of computational biology.
iii)BSc in Chemistry Hons /Physics Hons and MSc in Biophysics and interested to work in the area of computational biology.
iv)MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences
v)MTech in Chemical Engineering
Prof. Rituparna Sinha Roy, DBS Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Computational Molecular Biophysics and Nanoscience Requirement: (i) MSc Chemistry / Physics / Biophysics / Nanoscience with interest in computational research
ii) M.Tech in any branch of engineering, with demonstrated exposure in computational material science or computational biology
Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Autumn 2021)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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* Candidates with INSPIRE fellowship should have provisional certificate at the time of application.

 

**Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional short listing criteria might be set by the Centre based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates.

 

***Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.

 

****The applicants must write the choice of topic from the list above in their statement of purpose (SOP) and the potential supervisor of interest. Beside the link provided for each potential supervisor, the faculty profiles of CAFM that can be found in the URL: Click Here