Doctor of Philosophy Programme

(CAFM)
PhD Advertisement for Autumn Semester 2020

The Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) of IISER Kolkata invites applications in the regular Ph.D. programme for Autumn semester, 2020 in the interdisciplinary research areas of:

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria in general: Bright and motivated candidates who have obtained M.Sc. and/or M.Tech. degree with minimum 55% marks in the areas of Chemistry, Physics or Biology. Unless specified, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowship.

 

Interdisciplinary Research AreasFaculty MemberLink for Applying
 Department of Chemical Sciences
Solid State Nanomaterials for Energy Applications Prof. Sayan Bhattacharyya, DCS Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2020)" 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 2020)" 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 2020)" 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) (Atumn 2020)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Polymer Chemistry, PolyelectrolytesProf. Priyadarshi De, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Atumn 2020)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Organic Polymer Synthesis Prof. Raja Shunmugam, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Atumn 2020)" 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 2020)" 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 chemistry or MSc Chemistry with MSc project in the area of organic 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
Prof. Rituparna Sinha Roy, DBS Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Autumn 2020)" 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