Gopalan Rajaraman

Associate Professor of Chemistry at IIT Bombay

Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Powai,Mumbai-400076
022-2576 7183 (Tel)
022-2576 7152(Fax)
rajaraman@chem.iitb.ac.in
http://www.chem.iitb.ac.in/people/Faculty/prof/gr.html

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Scholarly interests:

Computational inorganic chemistry, magnetism and materials science, surface chemistry, calculation of spectral parameters, modelling catalytic reactions in relevance to bioinorganic chemistry.

Education

BSc. in Chemistry; graduated "Rajah Serfoji Government College"

Thanjavur,Tamilnadu, India

1996-1999

MSc. in Chemistry

Bharathidasan University,Trichirappalli, India.

1999-2001

PhD. in Chemistry; (Advisor: R. E. P. Winpenny and E. J. L. McInnes)

Manchester University , United Kingdom

2001-2004

Professional Positions

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow,

University of Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

2005-2007

Marie-Curie Research Fellow ,

University of Florence,

Florence, Italy

2007-2009

Assistant professor,

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Powai,Mumbai

2009-2014

Associate Professor,

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Powai,Mumbai

2014-

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

Young Investigator award, IIT-Bombay

2012

INSA medal for Young scientist Indian national science Academy

2013

Young Associate Indian Academy of Science

2013

CRSI Young Scientist medal -2013

2013

Lectures

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

The University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

"EPR and DFT studies on polynuclear transition metal clusters"

2003

EURESCO conference on New Theoretical and Spectroscopical Approaches to Inorganic Chemistry problems

San Feliu, Spain

"Calculation of Exchange interaction in High spin Molecules (Flash Presentation)"

2004

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India.

"Modelling molecular magnetism using Density functional Theory"

2004

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

Rajah Serfoji Government College, Thanjavur, India.

"Application of DFT for the calculation of magnetic properties "

2005

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

University of Heidelberg, Germany.

"Epoxidation and 1, 2 –dihydroxylation of olefin by bispidine-FeIV-oxo complexes "

2006

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India.

"On the mechanism of epoxidation and 1,2 dihrdroxylation of olefins by a novel bispidine-FeIV=O complexes: A DFT investigation "

2007

The Department of Chemistry Lecture

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

"Epoxidation and 1,2 dihydroxylation of olefins by bispidine FeIV=O complexes: Mechanistic insights from the DFT calculations"

2007

Theoretical chemistry symposium, Bangalore,

Bangalore

"Modelling magnetic materials using density functional theory"

2009

New Horizons in Chemistry

IIT Bombay,India

"Computational approach to new generation magnetic materials"

2011

3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry

New Delhi,India

"Ferro-Antiferro magnetically Coupled {3d-4f} complexes: Insights from density functional and ab initio exploration "

2011

IEEE – International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management

Nagapatinam,India

2012

Young Investigator Award Lecture

IIT Bombay

"Computational approach to new generation molecular nano magnts"

2012

New direction in Chemical Sciences

New Delhi, India

"The role of Molecular Modelling in the development of Molecule based magnets "

2012

Theoretical chemistry symposium

IIT Guwahati

"Computationalapproach to Lanthanide Molecular Nano Magnets "

2012

Department of Chemistry Lecture

University of Melbourne, Australia

"Computational approach to Lanthanide Molecular Nano Magnets"

2013

Nanoscience and Nanometerials

JNU, New Delhi, India

"Modelling Magnetic Materials: Where to from here"

2013

Modelling Chemical and Biological (Re)activity

"Magnetic Exchange Coupling Mediated by Weak Π-Π Interactions: Theoretical Approach to Novel Single Chain Magnets"

2013

INSA Lecture

"Modelling Magnetic Exchange Interactions In Molecular Nano Magnets and Mechanism of Metal Mediated Catalytic Reactions"

2013

LAVASA Lecture

"Role of molecular modeling in the development of self assembled monolayers ( SAMs) based information storage devices"

2013

Symposium on MODERN TRENDS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - XV

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorke, India

"Role of High-Valent Metal-oxo Species in C-H Bond Activation: What Drives Selectivity, Efficiency and Robustness in these Reactions?"

2013

Department of Chemistry Lecture

Bharathidasan University, Trichy,India.

"Role of Molecular modeling in the design of Molecular Nano Magnets."

2013

The 12th Conference on the Asian Crystallographic Association

Hong Kong.

"Correlation between Structure and Observed Magnetic Properties in {4f}, {3d-4f} and {radical-4f} Complexes."

2013

Indo-French Symposium on Functional Metal-Organics: Applications in Materials and Catalysis

NISER, Bhubaneswar.

"Synergy between Experiment and Theory: Examples from Magnetic Materials and Metal Mediated Catalytic Reactions."

2014

Department of Chemistry Lecture

Monash University, Australia.

"Synergy between Experiment and Theory: Examples from Magnetic Materials and Metal Mediated Catalytic Reactions."

2014

41st International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC41)

Singapore.

"Small Molecules Activation by High-Valent Metal-oxo Species: What Drives Selectivity, Efficiency and Robustness in these Reactions?"

2014

Department of Chemistry Lecture

IIT Bombay.

"Applications of DFT calculations to Materials Science and Metal Mediated Catalytic Reactions"

2014

Indo-German Conference on “Bioinspired Chemistry (IGCBIC-2014)

Bangalore,India.

"Modelling Molecular Nano Magnets using density functional and ab initio methods"

2014

7th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (AsBIC7)

Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia.

"Role of Biomimetic Non-heme Iron Species in Aromatic Hydroxylation Reaction: A Computational Investigation"

2014

Center of Theoretical Studies

IIT Kharagpur.

"Role of Molecular modelling in the design of novel magnetic molecule"

2015

Nano India 2015

Thanjavur,India.

"Study on Molecular Magnets"

2015

MCBR4

University of Heidelberg, Germany.

"Applications in bioinorganic Chemistry."

2015

Publication Summary

Total number of publications: 104 ( updated till Sep 2015)


Citations : ~2000


Dr. Gopalan Rajaraman's Hirsch Index: 27