Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
The Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (IPC) department is
one of the most prestigious departments at the Indian Institute of Science
and is devoted to advanced research and teaching in chemistry. Since its
inception in 1909, the department has distinguished itself as a Centre for
innovative and pioneering research in a wide range of areas in inorganic
and physical chemistry. It was elevated to the status of a UGC Centre of
Advanced Study in 1980 in recognition to its achievements in these fields
and recently to the status of DST-FIST Sponsored Department. The
major research efforts are focussed on such areas as molecular structure
and dynamics, laser spectroscopy, organometallic and coordination chemistry,
bioinorganic and biomimetic chemistry, energy systems, catalysis, polymers and
NewsApr 2015: Prof. E. D. Jemmis has received the Goyal Prize, 2012-13 for Chemical Sciences at Kurukshetra University. Apr 2015: Prof. S. Vasudevan has received the IISc Alumni Award for Excellence in Science (2014).
Apr 2015: Prof. G. Mugesh has featured in the list of Top 10 famous Indian Science Personalities of 2014 published by Scientific India.
Nov 2014: Prof. E. D. Jemmis was awarded the Swadeshi Sasthra Puraskaram 2014 of the Swadeshi Science Movement, the Kerala wing of Vignana Bharati, on 6th November 2014 at the Swadeshi Science Congress held at Malayalam University Campus, Malappuram, Kerala.
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