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Dr. Debarati Chatterjee
Assistant Professor
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Sep. 2016-   Current:       Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad

Feb. 2016-   Sep. 2016 :   Visiting Scientist , Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

April, 2014-  Dec. 2015:     Post Doctoral Research Scholar, MaxPlanck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany. (Supervisor: Prof. Thomas A. Vilgis)

Feb. 2012-   Dec. 2013:    Post Doctoral Research Scholar,  Center for Theoretical Bio Physics (CTBP), Physics, University of California, San Diego

Aug., 2006-   Aug. 2011:    Ph. D. , Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (Ph. D. Supervisor: Prof. Binny J. Cherayil)

2004 -   2006 :    M.Sc. in Chemistry (Special: Physical Chemistry), Rajabazar Science College, Calcutta University, Kolkata.

2001-   2004 :     B. Sc. in Chemistry ( Hons.) , Scottish Church College, Kolkata


Research Activity

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2021 Aug Semester:  CY5003: Mathematics for Chemistry (3 Credit) (M. Sc.)

                                  CY1020: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Organic Reactions (3 credit) (B. Tech.)

2021 Jan Semester:  CY5004: Molecular Dynamics and Basic Statistical Mechanics (3 Credit) (M. Sc.)

2020 Aug Semester:  CY5003: Mathematics for Chemistry (3 Credit) (M. Sc.)

                                    CY1020: Chemistry Theory (3 credit) (M.Sc).

                                    & Summer Course for Chemistry (2021), Mini Project and Major Project for M. Sc. 2019.

2020 Jan Semester :  CY1010: Chemistry Theory (3credit)  (B. Tech.)

2019 Aug Semester:  CY5003: Mathematics for Chemistry  (3 credit)  (M.Sc.)

2019 Jan Semester:   CY1020: Chemistry Theory (3 Credit)  (B.Tech.)

2018 Aug Semester:  CY1010: Chemistry Theory  (3 Credit)  (B.Tech.)

                                     BT2010:  Life Sciences  (2 Credit)  (B. Tech.)

2018 Jan Semester:    CY1020: Chemistry Theory  (3 credit)  (B.Tech.)

                                   CS1010: Introduction to Programming (2 credit)  (B.Tech.)

2017 Aug Semester:  CY1010: Chemistry Theory (Chemical Bonding, Molecular Spectroscopy)  (3 credit)  (B.Tech.)

2017 Jan Semester:   CY1020  Chemistry Theory (3 credit)   (B.Tech.)

                                     CY1030    Chemistry Lab (2 credit)   (B.Tech.)

Research Group

Ph. D. Student:   Diljith T.  (2017- )

Institute Post Doc.: Dr. Umadevi D. (Jun, 2021- )

Summer Project: Anoop Hari, Soumya Mondal ( Feb.- May, 2021)

                             Shruthi M.    (April, 2018- June, 2018)

                             Poornima M. ( May, 2017- June, 2017 & Dec., 2017 - May, 2018)

                             Sujina S. (May, 201- June, 2017)

Research Area
Theoretical Chemical Physics, Biophysical processes
Soft Condensed Matter, Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Dynamics of Macromolecules, Biopolymers.
Additional Information
Invited Talks

1. International Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (ICFCS 2020), Department of Applied Chemistry, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, 3rd- 4th March 2020.

2. International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM2020), Materials Science Center, IITKharagpur, India, 6th -8th Jan 2020.

Recent Publications

Diljith T. & D. Chatterjee
J. Phys. Chem. B. 124 3271 (2020)
Chatterjee, D.* and Vilgis, T.A.
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 25 (6) 518 (2016)
Chatterjee, D. and Cherayil, B.J.
The Journal of Chemical Physics 135 155101 (2011)