Goutam Kumar Lahiri

Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076
Ph: 022-2576 7159
Fax: 022-2576 3480
Email: lahiri[at]chem.iitb.ac.in

Academic Background

Ph.D., IACS-Kolkata, Jadavpur University, India, 1990

Professional Experience

Post Doctoral Fellow, West Virginia University, USA (1990 - 1993)
Assistant Professor-IIT Bombay, 1993-1997
Associate Professor-IIT Bombay, 1997-2001
Professor-IIT Bombay, 2001- present
Visiting Professor, Bristol University, UK, 2000
Research Professor, Stuttgart University, Germany, 2002 - present 1
Visiting Professor, Stuttgart University, Germany, 2007-2008

Awards and Recognitions

J C Bose Fellowship (SERB): 2019.
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA): 2019
Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (FNASc): 2016
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor: 2016
CRSI Silver Medal: 2016
Rev.Fr. L. M. Yeddanapally Memorial Award; Indian Chemical Society : 2015
Excellence in Teaching (IIT Bombay): 2015
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor: 2014
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor: 2011
Prof. S.C. Bhattacharya Award for Excellence in Research (IIT Bombay): 2011
Ramanna Fellowship (DST): 2011
Excellence in Teaching (IIT Bombay): 2010
Ramanna Fellowship (DST): 2007
Mercator Chair Professorship (DFG-Germany): 2007
Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences-Bangalore (FASc): 2005
Fellow, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences: 2001
Royal Society Award for International Authors: 2000
B. M. Birla awards in chemistry: 1996

Research Interests

Electrochemical, spectroscopic, magnetic, structural and theoretical manifestations of delicate intramolecular valence and spin state interactions at the interface of redox sensitive metal-ligand frameworks and catalysis.

Recent Representative Publications

  • Metal-to-Ligand Charge Transfer Induced Valence Tautomeric Forms of Non-Innocent 2,2 Azobis(benzothiazole) in Ruthenium Frameworks
    A. Singh, S. Dey, S. Panda and G. K. Lahiri
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 11206

  • The Indigo Isomer Epindolidione as Redox-Active Bridging Ligand for Diruthenium Complexes
    M. Kumari, S. K. Bera, S. Blickle, W. Kaim and G. K. Lahiri
    Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 5461

  • Diverse Functionalization of Ruthenium-Chelated 2-Picolylamines: Oxygenation, Dehydrogenation, Cyclization, and N-Dealkylation
    S. Panda, A. S. Hazari, M. Gogia and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 1355

  • Ruthenium-Chelated Non-Innocent Bis(heterocyclo)methanides: A Mimicked-β-Diketiminate
    S. Panda, S. K. Bera, P. Goel, A. K. Dutta and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 11458

  • Host-Guest Feature of DPPP Bridged Arene?Ruthenium Clip Derived Molecular Rectangle
    S. Dhara, M. A. Ansari and G. K. Lahir
    Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 10991