Dr. Bishwajit Ganguly

Computational Lab,

Analytical Discipline & Centralized Instrument Facility,

Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSIR Lab),

G. B. Marg,

Bhavnagar, Gujarat-364002 (India)

Dr. Bishwajit Ganguly, Senior Principal Scientist

Professor of AcSIR

E-mail: ganguly@csmcri.res.in; ganguly@csmcri.org

gang_12@rediffmail.com

Tel: 0278-2567760-677 (Office)

0278-2570843 (Residence)

Fax: 0278-2567562

Ph.D.

1995: From Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Title of the Thesis: Theoretical Studies of π –Facial Selectivity in Organic Reactions

Supervisor: Professor J. Chandrasekhar

Post-Doc

1995-1997: Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1997-1999: University of North Texas, Denton, USA

1999-2000: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Significant Foreign Assignments

Aug, 2004 – Nov, 2004 Max-Plank Institute, Muelheim, Germany INSA- DFG Fellow

Oct, 2007 – Apr, 2008 University of California, Los Angeles USA Raman Research Fellowship

Awards/Fellowship

INSA-DFG Fellowship 2004

Raman Research Fellowship 2007

Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)-2011: Bronze Medal

Professor J. N. Mukherjee Endowment Award, Indian Chemical Society, (2017)

Invited Talks

(i) Place: Modeling Chemical and Biological (Re)activity, IISER and NIPER Mohali (Invited Speaker)

Title: Probing the Influence of electronic, pH and solvent effects of Organic and Inorganic additives on the Morphology of alkali halide crystals: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study

(ii) Place: IIT Guwahati, Guwahati (Invited Speaker)

Title: Computer-Aided Design of Neutral Organic Superbases and their Potential Applications

(iii) Place: PP Institute Bhavnagar, Gujarat (Invited Speaker)

Title: Chemistry- Our Life, Our Future

(iv) Place: University of Allahabad, Allahabad, (Invited Speaker)

Title: First principle study towards the dissolution of potassium chloride and the influence of solvent on the morphology of salt crystals and conformations of organic molecules

(v) Place: P S Science & H. D. Patel Arts College, Kadi, Ahmedabad (International Year of Chemistry, Symposium; Plenary talk)

Title: The Role of Computational Chemistry in Chemical Science Research

(vi) Place: National symposium on Cheminformatics in Christ Church College, Rajkot, 7th Jan. 2011 (Keynote speaker)

Title: Computational explorations from surfaces to biomolecules

(vii) Place: Theoretical conference at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 20th Nov.’10

Title: In silico studies on the detoxification of organophosphorus compounds, reactivation and aging processes of inhibited AChE

(viii) Place: Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, 13th Sept.’10

Title: Computational Explorations in Organic Systems, Solid Surfaces and Biomolecules

(ix) Place: Indian Association for Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, 11th Dec.’09

Title: Computational explorations from surfaces to biomolecules

(x) Place: 3rd CRSI-RSC symposium at Pune on 5th of Feb.’09

Title: Understanding morphology of alkali halides in presence of impurities employing DFT methods

(xi) Place: Max- Planck Institute Fur Kolenforschung, Muelheim, Germany on 5th of Nov’04

Title: Computational Studies on Electronic Effects in Organic Reactions