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

Subject Editor: Indian J. Chem., New Delhi.
Associate Editor: J. Chem. Sci., Bangalore.
J C Bose Fellowship (SERB).
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (FNASc)
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor
CRSI Silver Medal
Rev.Fr. L. M. Yeddanapally Memorial Award; Indian Chemical Society
Excellence in Teaching (IIT Bombay)
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor
Institute (IIT Bombay) Chair Professor
Prof. S.C. Bhattacharya Award for Excellence in Research (IIT Bombay)
Ramanna Fellowship (DST)
Excellence in Teaching (IIT Bombay)
Ramanna Fellowship (DST)
Mercator Chair Professorship (DFG-Germany)
Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences-Bangalore (FASc)
Fellow, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences
Royal Society Award for International Authors
B. M. Birla awards in chemistry

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

  • Indazole-Derived Mono-/Diruthenium and Heterotrinuclear Complexes: Switchable Binding Mode, Electronic Form, and Anion Sensing Events
    M. Kumari, K. Dey, S. K. Bera and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2022, 61, 16122.

  • Inner-Sphere Electron Transfer Induced Reversible Electron Reservoir Feature of Azoheteroarene Bridged Diruthenium Frameworks
    L. Seikh, S. Dey, S. Dhara, A. Singh and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2022, 61, 15735.

  • On the Question of S-S Bond Cleavage of 2,2'-Dithiodipyridine on Selective Ru and Os Platforms. MLCT or Hydride or Solvent Mediated Event
    S. Dhara, S. Dey, S. Panda and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2022, 61, 14297.

  • Redox-Induced Intramolecular C-C Coupling of Acyclic Bis(2-pyridylmethylene)ethylenediamine on a Ru(acac)2 Platform
    M. Biswas, S. Dey, S. Panda and G. K. Lahiri
    Inorg. Chem., 2022, 61, 6347

  • 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