Bhubaneswar Mandal

Prof. Bhubaneswar Mandal


Ph.D. (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Research Area: Synthetic Organic Chemistry & Peptide Chemistry.
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  • Education

    • 2007-2008: Marie Curie Fellow, in the group of Prof. Herbert Waldmann and Prof. Hans-Dieter Arndt, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany.
    • 2002-2006: Doctoral studies in the group of Prof. Manfred Mutter, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    • 2000-2001: DES (Post-graduate Diploma), University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
    • 1995-1997: M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, India.
    • 1992-1995: B.Sc. with honors in Chemistry, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, India.

  • Experience

    • Aug 2019-Present: Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.
    • Feb 2015-Aug 2019: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.
    • Nov 2018-Jan 2019: Visiting Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM), Leeds University, UK.
    • Apr 2008- Feb 2015: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.
  • Teaching

    11. MC-511 Spectroscopic analysis (sharing) NIPER Guwahati, 2019

    10. CH 427 Medicinal Chemistry. B. Tech. (CST) VII, 2015, 2017, 2019,

    9. CH-617 Supramolecules: Concept and Application. (M.Sc.), 2018-2019.

    8. CH-428 Drug Design & Development, B. Tech. (CST) VIII,  2011-2015, 2020

    7. CH-223 Organic chemistry lab, B. Tech. (CST) III, Jan-May, 2012.

    6. CH-623 Chemistry of Biological Macromolecules, Ph. D. elective, July-Dec, 2010.

    5. CH-002 Pre-B.Tech. Jan-May, 2009, 2010 & 2013.

    4. CH-425 Organic chemistry Lab, M.Sc. II & B. Tech. (CST) VIII, Jan-May, 2009.

    3. CH-521 Modern techniques in Chemical Biology, B Tech (CST) VII, July

    2. Dec, 2008 & M.Sc. III July-Dec, 2008-2011.

    1. CH-110 Organic chemistry lab, B. Tech. (CST) I, July-Dec, 2008-11.
  • Awards

    15. Overseas Associateship by DBT, Govt. of India, which allowed me to pursue part of my research in the Leeds University, UK, on type II diabetes management from 1st November 2018 to 31st January 2019

    14. RASTRIYA GOURAV AWARD - 2017 conferred by the India International Friendship Society, received from Sri Bhishma Narain Singh, the Former Governor of Tamilnadu and Assam on 27th May 2017, in New Delhi.


    13. THE CAMBRIDGE CERTIFICATE for Outstanding Scientific Achievements, by IBC on 26th August, 2016.


    12. Industrial Green Chemistry World Award (IGCW - 2015) conferred by Dr. David Constable, Director, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Round Table and Dr. John Warner, who is regarded as the Father of Green Chemistry, from the Industrial Green Chemistry Foundation on 4th Nov, 2015.


    11. Outstanding Faculty Award (VIFFA-2015) conferred by the Venus International Foundation, 5th July, 2015.


    10. DAE-Young Scientist Research Award 2008-2009, BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.


    9. Marie-Curie fellowship for postdoctoral research, European commission, research and training network FP6, 2007.


    8. Fellowship for Ph.D. studies, Swiss National Science Foundation, 2002.


    7. Served as invited expert for setting research priorities against dementia by the World Health Organization, 2014.


    6. Selected for participation in the Nature Chemical Biology Reader Panel, 2010.


    5. Served as the invited expert for evaluating several multinational and national research project proposals and their progress.


    4. Invited reviewer for several articles in peer reviewed journals, e.g. PLOS ONE, Int J  Pept Res Ther, RSC Adv, Org Bio Mol Chem, Org Lett, etc.


    3. Biography published in the 30th Pearl Anniversary Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2013. (VIP no. 36509520).


    2. Qualified GATE


    1. Received merit scholarship from class VIII to M.Sc.

  • Patents