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Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

 

Marie Curie Fellow

 

Experience

Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (UKRI) at Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
University of Cambridge, Jun. 2023-continuing
Research Associate at Department of Chemical Sciences
IISER Kolkata, Sept. 2022-Apr. 2023
AvH Postdoctorate Fellow at Julius-Maximilians-Universität
University of Würzburg, Feb. 2020-Jun. 2022
Postdoctorate Fellow iat Julius-Maximilians-Universität
University of Würzburg, Feb. 2019-Jan. 2020

Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry and Material Science
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (NCL Pune), 2015-2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry (Inorganic chemistry and catalysis)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), 2012-2014
B.Sc. in Chemistry (Hons.)
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math, University of Calcutta, 2009-2012

Research Interest

- Semi-artificial solar reforming
- Carbon dioxide capture and conversion
- Microbes for sustainable energy
- Artificial photosynthesis
- Design and synthesis of conductive porous polymers

Teaching activity

- Techniques in Modern Synthetic Chemistry (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge)
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Chemistry of Future Energy (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge)

Honors & Awards

2023     Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (UKRI) for postdoctoral research
2022     Invited Speaker at Soltech Conference, Munich
2020     Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral research
2018     Best Oral Presentation Award at NCL-RF Annual Students Conference, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory; Pune, India
2017     Best Oral Presentation Award at Physical and Materials Chemistry Divisional symposium, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory; Pune, India
2017     Best Poster Award at 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCR, 2017) at HICC, Hyderabad, India
Highlighted in Acta Cryst2017, A70, C456. Link
2017     Best Poster Award at National Science Day
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory; Pune, India
2014     Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2014
2013     Qualified Joint CSIR - UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship (National Eligibility Test: NET) CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory; Pune, India
2009     Awarded Merit-cum-means scholarship, Govt. of West Bengal
2013     Awarded DST (Department of Science and Technology) INSPIRE SCHOLARSHIP, Govt. of India

Publications

Proximity-Enabled Photochemical C-H Functionalization using a Covalent Organic Framework-Confined Fe2IV-μ-oxo Species in Water.
P Majumder, A Basak, H Kuiry, HS Sasmal, S Karak, P Saha, B Chandra, S Sen Gupta, R Banerjee
– J Am Chem Soc
(2023)
145,
18855
Bottom-Up Synthesis of Crystalline Covalent Organic Framework Nanosheets, Nanotubes, and Kippah Vesicles: An Odd–Even Effect Induction
K Koner, A Sadhukhan, S Karak, HS Sasmal, Y Ogaeri, Y Nishiyama, S Zhao, M Položij, A Kuc, T Heine, R Banerjee
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
(2023)
145,
14475
Structural and Morphological Transformations of Covalent Organic Nanotubes
K Koner, S Karak, Y Ogaeri, Y Nishiyama, R Banerjee
– Angewandte Chemie
(2023)
135,
Structural and Morphological Transformations of Covalent Organic Nanotubes
K Koner, S Karak, Y Ogaeri, Y Nishiyama, R Banerjee
– Angewandte Chemie - International Edition
(2023)
62,
e202300652
Covalent Organic Frameworks as Porous Pigments for Photocatalytic Metal-Free C-H Borylation.
A Basak, S Karak, R Banerjee
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
(2023)
145,
7592
Maneuvering Applications of Covalent Organic Frameworks via Framework‐Morphology Modulation
S Karak, K Dey, R Banerjee
– Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.)
(2022)
34,
e2202751
A Covalent Organic Framework for Cooperative Water Oxidation.
S Karak, V Stepanenko, MA Addicoat, P Keßler, S Moser, F Beuerle, F Würthner
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
(2022)
144,
17661
Viscoelastic Covalent Organic Nanotube Fabric via Macroscopic Entanglement.
K Koner, S Das, S Mohata, NT Duong, Y Nishiyama, S Kandambeth, S Karak, CM Reddy, R Banerjee
– J Am Chem Soc
(2022)
144,
16052
Publisher Correction: Porous covalent organic nanotubes and their assembly in loops and toroids
K Koner, S Karak, S Kandambeth, S Karak, N Thomas, L Leanza, C Perego, L Pesce, R Capelli, M Moun, M Bhakar, TG Ajithkumar, GM Pavan, R Banerjee
– Nature chemistry
(2022)
14,
582
Porous covalent organic nanotubes and their assembly in loops and toroids
K Koner, S Karak, S Kandambeth, S Karak, N Thomas, L Leanza, C Perego, L Pesce, R Capelli, M Moun, M Bhakar, TG Ajithkumar, GM Pavan, R Banerjee
– Nature chemistry
(2022)
14,
507
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Research Group

Telephone number

01223 336339 (shared)

Email address

sk2283@cam.ac.uk