R. Boomi Shankar, Group Leader

M.Sc.: Madurai kamaraj University 1998

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2004

Research Experience:

1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A. 2004, Postdoctoral research

2. University of Liverpool, U.K., 2005-2007, postdoctoral research

3. IIT, Guwahati, Apr. 2008-Dec.2010, Assistant Professor

4. IISER, Pune, Dec.2010-Dec.2014, Assistant Professor

5. IISER, Pune, Dec.2014-Dec.2019, Associate Professor

6. IISER, Pune, Dec.2019-Present, Professor

MASTERS and SUMMER PROJECT STUDENTS

1. Suman Debnath: M.Sc. Project student, 2009 (IIT-Guwahati), Currently Graduate Student at University of Wyoming U.S.A

2. Tuhin Ghosh: M. Sc. Project Student, 2010 (IIT-Guwahati), Currently Graduate Student at University of South Florida, U.S.A

3. G. Suresh Babu: M. Sc. Project Student, 2010 (IIT-Guwahati), Currently Ph.D. student, India

4. Tharun Teja: Summer project Student from NISER Bhubaneshwar, May-July 2012

5. Shikha Singh: Research Student, August 2012-November 2012

6. Suchitra Sahadevan: Summer project student from IISER Kolkata, May-July 2013

7. S. Arun Dixith Reddy, BS-MS Student, IISER Pune 2009 Batch, Group member from May 2011 to April 2014, Graduate Student, Rutgers University, USA

8. Indra Kumar Mahawar, BS-MS Student, IISER Pune 2009 Batch, Group member from May 2012 to April 2014, Graduate Student, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India

9. Shekh Saddam Husen, Project Student, Nov 2014-May 2015

10. Saurabh, BS-MS Student, IISER Pune 2011 Batch, Group member from May 2014 to May 2016

11. Uddipana Kakati, Summer project student, May-July 2017, Graduate Student Temple University, USA

12. Atul Chaudhary, BS-MS Student, IISER Pune 2013 Batch, Group member from May 2016 to May 2018

13. Anupriya Jayaraman, Project Assistant, Group member from Aug 2017 to Aug 2018, Present Position: Doctoral Student, Taiwan

14. K. Sravan Kumar, BS-MS Student, IISER Pune 2014 Batch, Group member from May 2017 to July 2019

15. Rani Gourkhede, BS-Ms Student, IISER Pune 2015 Batch, Group member from May 2018 to May 2020

16. Hrithik Gudapati, BS-Ms Student, IISER Pune 2015 Batch, Group member from March 2019 to May 2020

Group Alumni

R. Boomi Shankar

Professor

Group members

Rishabh Gupta, Doctoral Student

M.Sc.: Kanpur University 2014

Group Member Since January 2015

E-mail: rishabh.gupta@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Neetu Prajesh, Doctoral Student

M.Sc.: Delhi University, 2014

Group Member Since August 2016

E-mail: neetu@students.iiserpune.ac.in 

Meghamala Sarkar, Doctoral Student

Int. Ph.D.: IISER Pune, 2015 Batch

Group Member Since August 2017

E-mail: meghamala.sarkar@students.iiserpune.ac.in 

Swati Deswal, Doctoral Student

Int. Ph.D.: IISER Pune, 2015 Batch

Group Member Since August 2017

E-mail: swati.deswal@students.iiserpune.ac.in 

Laboratory of Synthetic Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

Group photo with Prof. Dietmar Stalke from University of Gottingen during his visit to our lab in March 2015

Group photo during the Diwali dinner in October 2017

Group photo taken when Ashok hosted his graduation party in March 2018

Group photo on teachers day in September 2017

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

1. Dr. Arvind K. Gupta: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group member from July 2008 to July 2014, Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Uppsala University, Sweden

2. Dr. Anant K. Srivastava: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group member from July 2011 to March 2018, Current Position: Raman Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, IISc, Bangalore.

3. Dr. Mahesh S. Deshmukh: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group member from January 2011 to April 2018, Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Huston, USA.

4. Dr. Ashok Yadav: Doctoral Student and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Group Member from January 2011 to January 2019, Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Clemson University, USA.

5. Dr. Sachin Kumar Singh: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group Member from August 2016 to March 2020, Current Position: Assistant Professor, Ramjas College, University of Delhi.

6. Dr. Thangavel Vijayakanth: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group Member from January 2015 to March 2021, Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Tel Aviv University.

7. Dr. Prabakaran Rajasekar: Doctoral Student, IISER Pune, Group Member from January 2015 to November 2021, Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, IISER-Kolkata.

 

M.Sc.: College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, 2017

Group Member Since August 2018

E-mail: sahoo.supriya@students.iiserpune.ac.in 

Supriya Sahoo, Doctoral Student

M.Sc.: S. P. Pune University, 2019

Group Member Since August 2019

E-mail: panday.rishukumar@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Rishu Kumar Pandey, Doctoral Student

BS-MS: IISER Bhopal, 2018

Group Member Since August 2019

E-mail: jose.cavya@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Cavya Jose, Doctoral Student and Prime Ministerís Research Fellow

Group photo on teachers day in September 2019

Group photo taken when Anant hosted his graduation party in March 2018

Dr. Ranita Samanta, SERB-National Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, 2020

Group Member Since February 2021

E-mail: ranita.samanta@acads.iiserpune.ac.in

 

 

 

M.Sc.: Banaras Hindu University, 2020

Group Member Since August 2021

E-mail: nilotpal.deka@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Nilotpal Deka, Doctoral Student

M.Sc.: University of Hyderabad, 2021

Group Member Since August 2021

E-mail: vikash.kushwaha@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Vikash Kushwaha, Doctoral Student

BS-MS: IISER-Pune, Graduating year 2022

Group Member Since November 2021

E-mail: namonarayan.meena@students.iiserpune.ac.in

Namonarayan Meena, Masters Student