Dr. Sabyashachi Mishra
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur, 721302
West Bengal, India

Email: mishra[at]chem.iitkgp.ernet.in



  • Odisha Young Scientist Award (2017).
  • Faculty Excellence Award of IIT Kharagpur (2017).
  • Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2016).
  • Amongst the teachers of IIT Kharagpur with top teaching feedback
    • for the academic year 2017-18
    • for the academic year 2016-17
    • for the academic year 2015-16
    • for the academic year 2014-15
  • Ramanujan Fellowship of the Department of Science and Technology, India, 2012.
  • DST INSPIRE Faculty Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, 2012.
  • Personal research grants from
    • The Holcim foundation (2010)
    • Forschungskredit of Uni Zurich (2010)
    • The Novartis Foundation (2009)
  • Short-term research visit grants from
    • The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (University of Lille, France, May 2005)
    • The Indian Academy of Sciences (IISc Bangalore, May-July 2002)
  • University gold medals for securing university top rank in
    • M.Sc. University of Hyderabad, 2003
    • B.Sc. Ravenshaw Autonomous College, 2001 (now Ravenshaw University).
  • CSIR JRF (Dec 2002, Shortlisted for SPM Interview) and GATE-2003 (CY, AIR 16, 99.47 percentile).
  • ICI scholarship of University of Hyderabad (2002-2003); NCC scholarship for academic excellence (1996, 1998); National merit scholarships (1996-2001).


  • Application of Computational Methods in Modern Science, Bajkul Milani College, West Bengal, 09/2019.
  • Guest Lecture on Multi-scale Simulation of Enzymatic Action, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 07/2019.
  • Symposium on Materials Simulation from Classical to Quantum, IIT Kharagpur, 05/2019.
  • National Symposium in Chemitry, Bhadrak College, Bhadrak, 03/2019.
  • Guest Lecture at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 07/2018.
  • National Symposium on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, 03/2018.
  • Guest Lecture at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, 03/2018.
  • Conference on Electronic Spectroscopy, Structure and Dynamics, IACS Kolkata, 02/2018.
  • National Symposium on Convergence of Chemistry and Materials, BITS Hyderabad, 12/2017.
  • QM/MM Methods and Applications, Manchester University, UK, 09/2017.
  • Kaleidoscope, A Discussion Meeting in Chemistry, Goa, India, 07/2017.
  • CRSI ACS Meeting, IICT Hyderabad, India, 07/2017.
  • Modelling of Chemical and Biological Reactivity (MCBR-5), CLRI Chennai, India, 02/2017.
  • Ramanujan Fellows Conclave, IISER Bhopal, 01/2017.
  • Theoretical Chemistry Symposium, University of Hyderabad, India, 12/2016.
  • Brainstorming meeting of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune, 04/2016.
  • Ramanujan Fellows Conclave, IIT Mumbai, 02/2016.
  • The World Academy of Science Young Scientists Conference, JNCASR Bangalore, 12/2015.
  • Physical and Biophysical Chemistry: Theory and Experiment, IIT Mumbai, 12/2015.
  • International Congress of Quantum Chemistry, Beijing, 06/2015.
  • Workshop on Computational Modelling, IACS Kolkata, 10/2014.
  • Ramanujan Fellows Conclave, JNCASR, Bangalore, 02/2014.
  • Symposium on Chemistry with Computers, IIIT Hyderabad, 01/2014.
  • Theoretical Chemistry Symposium, IIT Guwahati, India, 12/2012.

Research Theses

  • Ph.D. Thesis (August 2003 - November 2006)
    Vibronic Coupling by the Spin-Orbit Operator in Linear Molecules.
    Supervisor: Professor Wolfgang Domcke, Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • M.Sc. Thesis (December 2002 - April 2003)
    Study of Orientational Order in Physical Vapor Deposited Films of Polar Crystallites.
    Supervisor: Professor T. P. Radhakrishnan, University of Hyderabad, India.
  • Summer Project (May 2002 - July 2002)
    Theory of Breaking of a Weak Link in a Stiff Ring Polymer.
    Supervisor: Professor K. L. Sebastian, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.