Prof. Sabyashachi Mishra

Associate Professor




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mishra@chem.iitkgp.ac.in
B-81, IIT Campus, Kharagpur - 721302, West Bengal

Education


  • 2003 - 2006: PhD - Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • 2001 - 2003: MSc - School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, India.
  • 1998 - 2001: BSc - Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, India.

Experience


  • Since 2020: Associate Head - Centre for Computational and Data Sciences, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • Since 2018: Associate Prof - Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • Since 2014: Associate Faculty, Centre for Theoretical Studies, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • 2012 - 2018: Assistant Prof - Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • 2009 - 2012: Postdoc - Department of Biochemistry, Uni Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2007 - 2009: Postdoc - Department of Chemistry, Uni Basel, Switzerland.


Research Statement


Computational Chemistry in Molecular Biology and Molecular Physics

  • Enzyme Catalysis with QM/MM Approach

  • Multi-scale Simulations of Biochemical Systems

  • Excited State Molecular Spectroscopy

  • Molecular Magnetism

  • Electronic Structure in Complex Systems


Projects



Cooperativity in ligand migration
Client :   ISIRD, IIT Kharagpur
Consultant :   Sabyashachi Mishra
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Catalytic hydrolysis by a microbial enzyme
Client :   DST India
Consultant :   Sabyashachi Mishra
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Chemical dynamics and relativistic effects
Client :   ISIRD, IIT Kharagpur
Consultant :   Sabyashachi Mishra
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Conformational dynamics and catalysis
Client :   DST India
Consultant :   Sabyashachi Mishra
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Spin crossover in metal complexes
Client :   CSIR, India
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Awards and Recognition


  1) Sabyashachi Mishra receives Odisha Young Scientist Award (2017).

  2) Sabyashachi Mishra receives Faculty Excellence Award of IIT Kharagpur (2017).

  3) Sabyashachi Mishra becomes Young Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2016).

  4) Ramanujan Fellowship of the Department of Science and Technology, India, 2012 for Sabyashachi Mishra.

  5) DST INSPIRE Faculty Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, 2012 for Sabyashachi Mishra.

  6) Sabyasachi Roy Chowdhury received best poster award in the 'Modern Trends in Molecular Magnets' conference organized by IIT Bombay during May, 2016

  7) Soumitra Manna received best poster award in the '9th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry' in Sydney, Australia in October, 2019.

  8) Sabyasachi Roy Chowdhury received best poster award in the 'Recent Advances in Molecular Magnetism' conference organized by IIT Kharagpur in November, 2019.

  9) Sabyasachi Roy Chowdhury successfully defended his PhD Thesis. Dr.Kumar Vanka, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune was the Examiner on February 2020.

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  10) Mr. Vipin Kumar Mishra received the 'Young Scientist Award' in the area of Chemistry in ICSEEC-2020 conference, organised by G. H. Raisoni University Madhya Pradesh, July-2020

  11) Dr. Sabyashachi Mishra has been selected as a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) for the year 2020.

  12) Soumitra Manna successfully defended his PhD thesis. Dr. Sanjay Kumar, IIT Madras, Tamilnadu was his Examiner on August -2020

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Courses Taught


  Introduction to Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy (CY41009)

  Physical Chemistry Laboratory II (CY39001)

  Introduction to Computational Chemistry (CY40014)

  Quantum Methods in Molecular Simulations (TS62002)

  Chemical Bonding and Reactivity (CY61010)

  Molecular Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure (CY61044)

  Advanced Quantum Chemistry (CY60105)

  Chemistry Laboratory - 1 (CY19001)

  Chemistry - 1 (CY11001)

  Biochemical Techniques Laboratory (CY49006)

  Physical Chemistry Lab II (CY39001)

  Preparatory Chemistry (CY0001)


Patents


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Research Area



1) Theory of Relativistic Vibronic Coupling in Molecular Physics
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2) Relativistic Quantum Chemistry
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3) Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy in Excited States
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4) Reactive Processes in Biology
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5) Network Dynamics in Bio-(chemical/physical) processes
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Group Members


  Atanuka Paul
Topic: QM/MM Modelling of Enzyme Catalysis
Email: atanuka@iitkgp.ac.in

  Karunamoy Rajak
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: karunamoy.rajak@gmail.com

  Kishan Kumar Dakua
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: dakuakishankumar@gmail.com

  Moromi Nath
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: moromi1593@gmail.com

  Sanjukta Parida
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: sanjukta.chem@iitkgp.ac.in

  Shalini Joshi
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: shalinijoshi2108@gmail.com

  Soumyajit Karmakar
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: soumyajitkarmakar9991@gmail.com

  Sunita Muduli
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: sunitamuduli675@gmail.com

  Tamsuk Paul
Topic: Computational Chemistry
Email: iamtamsuk@gmail.com

  Vipin Kumar Mishra
Topic: QM/MM Modelling of Enzyme Catalysis
Email: iitkgpvipin@iitkgp.ac.in


Group Alumni


  Debodyuti Dutta
Topic: Enzyme Catalysis and Drug Design
Email: dd@chem.iitkgp.ernet.in

  Sabyasachi Roy Chowdhury
Topic: Molecular Megnetism
Email: chem.sabyasachi@gmail.com

  Soumitra Manna
Topic: Molecular Spectroscopy
Email: soumitra.pc@iitkgp.ac.in

  Susanta Ghanta
Topic: QM/MM modelling of excited state processes
Email: sg@chem.iitkgp.ernet.in