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  • Research News

    Computer simulations on sodium-ion battery electrolytes

    Posted on Apr 20, 2022
    Computer simulations reveal molecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium-ion battery electrolytes In a recent series of papers, Prof. Arun Venkatnathan’s group has been studying intermolecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium battery electrolytes through state-of-the-art computer ...
  • Beyond the Campus

    Pariksha Pe Charcha with PM Shri Modi on April 1 2022

    Posted on Mar 31, 2022
    The annual “Pareeksha pe Charcha” event with Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will be held on April 1, 2022, from 11 am onwards. This is a programme that is highly popular with students and teachers wherein Hon’ble PM addresses the questions relating to exam an...
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    Prof. Deepak Dhar to be conferred Boltzmann Medal

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    Prof. Deepak Dhar, Distinguished Visiting Professor and NASI-Senior Scientist in the Physics department at IISER Pune, has been selected to receive the prestigious Boltzmann Medal for 2022. He is one of the two physicists selected for the award, the second awardee being Prof. John Hopfield from...
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    Catalysis made faster through hole migration

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    In a recent paper in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, researchers from IISER Pune and Rice University studied a fascinating mechanism for catalysis. Their results offer clues to a more directed approach for designing new catalysts. Catalysts help accelerate a chemica...
  • Research News Spotlight

    COVID-19: Genome sequencing efforts at IISER Pune

    Posted on Feb 20, 2022
    Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pose a major challenge as some of these may have altered virulence, transmissibility, the potential to cause re-infections, and even breakthrough infections in the fully vaccinated. It is essential in this scenario to identify virus variants rapidly, at scale, along ...
  • Spotlight

    Condolences on the demise of Shri Rahul Bajaj

    Posted on Feb 12, 2022
    IISER Pune expresses sincere condolences on the demise of Shri Rahul Bajaj, noted industrialist and head of the Bajaj group. Shri Bajaj was among the foremost supporters of IISER Pune and had generously funded the construction of a hall of residence for women research scholars on campus which can no...
  • Events

    STEM education workshops with University of Glasgow

    Posted on Feb 05, 2022
    A joint workshop series aimed towards developing a course on STEM Education by School of Education, University of Glasgow and IISER Pune has been initiated on February 3, 2022. The workshops are a part of the Going Global Exploratory Grant by the British Council awarded to Dr. Gabriella Rodolico (D...
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    Dr. Vaidhyanathan named Associate Editor of Chemistry of Materials

    Posted on Jan 17, 2022
    Dr. Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the journal Chemistry of Materials. Published by the American Chemical Society, Chemistry of Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal with a focus on research at the interface of chemistry, chemical engineering, and mat...
  • Research News

    Capturing carbon dioxide from a humid gas stream

    Posted on Jan 03, 2022
    A paper with researchers from University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Ottawa, and companies Svante and BASF SE describes a new compound, a metal organic framework (MOF), that can capture carbon dioxide at an unprecedented scale from a stream of gas containing water.  Dr...
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    SERB-STAR Award to Prof. Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar

    Posted on Dec 17, 2021
    Prof.  Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the SERB-STAR award for 2021. A total of 19 researchers from research institutions across India have been selected for this Award for the year 2021.  The Science and Technology Award for Research (STAR) ...
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    e-Life's Ben Barres Spotlight Award to Dr. Nishad Matange

    Posted on Nov 19, 2021
    Dr. Nishad Matange, Assistant Professor in Biology and DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellow, is among those selected for the 2021 eLife Ben Barres Spotlight Award.    Dr. Matange is one of the ten winners selected this year. The award will support the research and career...
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    SwarnaJayanti Fellowships to two IISER Pune faculty members

    Posted on Nov 06, 2021
    Two faculty members at IISER Pune, Dr. Mousomi Bhakta (Associate Professor, Mathematics Department) and Dr. Siddhesh Kamat (Associate Professor, Biology Department), are among those selected for the Department of Science and Technology (DST)’s SwarnaJayanti Fellowships for 2020-21.  ...
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    MoU with Balan Group to build a Science Outreach Centre

    Posted on Nov 02, 2021
    The Balan Group and IISER Pune have signed a Memorandum of Understanding towards building a dedicated space for science outreach on the institute campus. At the MoU signing between IISER Pune and Balan Group: (Left to Right) Dr. Aparna Deshpande, Dr. Sourabh Dube, Col (Retd.) G. Raja Sekhar,&nbsp...
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    CRSI Bronze Medals to Srabanti Chaudhury and R. Boomi Shankar

    Posted on Oct 05, 2021
    Dr. Srabanti Chaudhury and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the Bronze Medals of the Chemical Research Society of India for 2022. The Bronze Medal of CRSI honors young researchers for their contributions to research in chemistry. The CRSI, a premier professional chemical s...