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
Kaushal Kishore Memorial &
Royal Society of Chemistry (Deccan Section)
Summer Research Fellowship 2014
Application submission deadline has passed. No further submissions will be entertained.
News3rd Feb. 2014: Prof. E. Arunan has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
26th Jan. 2014: Prof. E. D. Jemmis awarded the Padma Shri in Science and Engineering.
26th Jan. 2014: Prof. H. Manohar, a former Professor of the IPC Dept., was honoured as a Senior Guru by the IISc Alumni Association. He was the first crystallographer to join a chemistry dept. in India.
Jan. 2014: Prof. E. D. Jemmis is invited to be a member of the International Advisory Board of Chemistry: An Asian Journal.
Dec. 2013: Prof. S. Umapathy takes charge as one of the Editors for the journal Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.
Dec. 2013: Prof. B. R. Jagirdar has been awarded the R. D. Desai 80th birthday Commemoration Award for 2013 by the Indian Chemical Society.
Nov. 2013: Prof. Puspendu K. Das takes over from Prof. Ashok G. Samuelson as the new chairman of the IPC department
Prof. B. R. Jagirdar has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences
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