Personal Profile
  • 2013-till date, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
  • 2008-2013, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
  • 2004-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
  • 2003-2004, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, India
  • 1999-2003, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1994-1999, Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • 1991-1993, Master of Science, Calcutta University, India
  • 1988-1991, Bachelor of Science, Calcutta University, India

Administrative Activity
  • Dean, R&D, August 2017 - till fate
  • Associate Dean, R&D, October 2015 - July 2017
  • Member, Official Language Implementation Committee, July 2015 - till date
  • Head, Centre for the Environment, August 2011-July 2015
  • Organizing Vice-Chairman GATE-2010, IIT Guwahati
  • Member, Dean Nomination Committee, February 2014 - March 2016
  • DPPC Secretary, Environment Center, 2007- August 2011
  • DUPC Secretary, Chemistry Department, 2008 - 2011
  • Associate Warden, Siang Hostel, 2009
  • Associate Warden, Manas Hostel, 2010
  • Warden, Brahmaputra Hostel, 2011
  • Preparatory Course Coordinator, 2010-11

Conference Activity
  • Co-Convenor of 'National Symposium on Chemistry at the Inorganic and Organic Interphase' December 6-7, 2004, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of International Conference on 'Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2009)' December 9-11, 2009, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Co-Coordinator of 'DST Science Camp-INSPIRE' December 15-21, 2009, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
  • Convenor of Nation Conference in 'Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS) - 2010' December 3-4, 2010, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Local Organizing member of '3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC-3)' October 17-20, 2011, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
  • Organizing member of International Conference on 'Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2011)' December 8-10, 2011, IIT Guwahati, India
  • Convenor, one day symposium "Environment and Us" June 5, 2012, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of 'Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS) - 2012' December 2-3, 2012, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of International Conference on 'Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology ((ICANN-2013)' December 1-3, 2013, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Chairman, National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental Systems June 20-21, 2014, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of 'Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS) - 2014' December 4-6, 2014, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of International Conference on 'Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2015)' December 8-11, 2015, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Organizing member of CHEMCON 2015 as "Chemical Engineering: From Laboratory to Industry" December 27-30, 2015, IIT Guwahati, India.

Award/Honor
  • National Eligibility Test (NET), November 1993. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
  • Fellowship of Swiss National Science Foundation, November 1999.
  • Recognised by the Chemical Abstract Services (CAS), USA and American Chemical Society (ACS) as author of the "Most Requested Journal Article" in 2004.

Editorial Board Member
  • Scientific Journals International
  • Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Science
  • Journal of Modern Chemistry & Chemical Technology
  • ISRN Inorganic Chemistry