Dr. Manabendra Sarma

Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati

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Research Interests



    Development of new theoretical approaches to :
  • Laser Assisted Control of Chemical Reactions
  • Resonances in Electron — Molecule Scattering
  • Electronic Structure Theory and Quantum Molecular Dynamics of Small to Large Systems

Current Courses



  • CH 637 : Computational Methods in Chemistry (Ph.D.)

Positions Held



Associate Professor February 21 2015 — Present IIT Guwahati
Assistant Professor April 01 2009 — February 20 2015 IIT Guwahati
Senior Lecturer August 2008 — November 2008 IIT Patna (on deputation)
Senior Lecturer May 15 2008 — March 31 2009 IIT Guwahati
Junior Research Fellow February 01 2008 — May 14 2008 IIT Bombay (BRNS Project)
CSIR Senior Research Fellow February 2005 — January 2008 IIT Bombay
CSIR Junior Research Fellow February 2003 — January 2005 IIT Bombay
Junior Research Fellow September 2002 — January 2003 IIT Bombay (DST Project)

 

Awards & Honors



  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), December 2020
  • BOYSCAST Fellowship for the year 2010 — 2011 at the University of Heidelberg, Germany under Professor Lorenz S. Cederbaum
  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, February 2005 — January 2008
  • CSIR Junior Research Fellowship, February 2003 — January 2005
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Qualified, 2002

Membership of Scientific Societies/Bodies



  • Member, American Chemical Society (ACS), August 2020
  • Life Member of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), May 2020
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), April 2019
  • Associate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (AMRSC), November 2018

Administrative Responsibilities



  • Member, Official Language Implementation Committee, 2021 –
  • Member, Committee for Regional Languages in Technical Education of Higher Education, 2020 –
  • Member, Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee (DPPC), Department of Chemistry, 2020 – 2022.
  • Member, Departmental Space Allocation Committee, Department of Chemistry, 2020 –
  • Member, Committee for Enhancing Community’s Response to Covid-19, 2020 –
  • National Service Scheme (NSS) Programme Coordinator, 2019 –
  • External Member, Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee (DPPC), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018 – 2022.
  • Ex Officio Member, Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee (DUPC), Department of Chemistry, 2017 – 2020.
  • Ex Officio Member, Departmental Postgraduate Programme Committee (DPPC), Department of Chemistry, 2017 – 2020.
  • Member, Institute Time Table Committee (ITTC), 2017 – 2020.
  • Time Table Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, 2017 – 2020.
  • Paper Setter, Chemistry, Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) 2015.
  • Associate Warden :  Hostel Kapili, 2010 — 2011.
  • Faculty Advisor : B.Tech. (CST) 2009 batch, 2009 — 2011.

Detailed CV is available here