iitkiitkBioinorganic Laboratory
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. S. P. Rath

Lalit Mohan Kapoor Chair Professor

Department of Chemistry,

IIT Kanpur,

Kanpur-208016, India.

Phone: +91-512-259 7251(O)

             +91-512-259 6069(L)

             +91-512-259 8261(R)

email :  sprath@iitk.ac.in, sankarrath04@gmail.com

Fax :    +91-512-259 7436

ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4129-5074

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Awards and/or other recognitions received:

'Excellence-in-Teaching' Award, IIT Kanpur, 2021.

Lalit Mohan Kapoor Chair Professor, IIT Kanpur (2022-2025)

Professor (HAG), IIT Kanpur (2021-).

Visiting Professor, IIT Bombay (2021-2023).

 SERB - Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR), 2020.

 Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2021.

Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2020

JSPS Invitational Fellowships, Japan, 2020

Professor R S Varma Memorial Award by Indian Chemical Society, 2020

C. N. R. Rao National Prize in Chemical Sciences, 2018

J. N. Gupta and M. Gupta Chair Professor, IIT Kanpur (2017-2020)

Elected Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, 2017

Elected Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology, 2017

Institute Foundation Day Lecture, NIT Patna on January 27, 2017

  Member, Editorial Board, Chirality, 2019-

  Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Current Inorganic Chemistry, 2018-

  Bronze Medal from Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)- 2015

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researcher in 2012

P. K. Kelkar Faculty Research Fellowship from IIT Kanpur (2009-2012)

Member, International Advisory Committee of the first Asian Conference
on Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines and Related Materials (ACPP-1), Beijing,
China, 2019

  PAC Member, Young Scientist Expert Committee-Chemical Sciences, Science
& Engineering Research Board (SERB, DST), 2015-2018

Received Commendations several times from the Director, IIT Kanpur for excellence in teaching as “Outstanding Instructor

Work Experience:

Professor (HAG), Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2021-to-date.

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, June 2014-2020.

AvH Fellow (Experienced Researcher) (Academic host: Prof. Dr. Peter Comba) Anorganisch-Chemisches Institut Heidelberg University, Germany Dec. 2012 - July 2013.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, May 2009 - May 2014.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Dec. 2004 - April 2009.

NIH Post-doctoral Research Associate (with Prof. Alan L. Balch) Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, USA (2001-2004).


Ph. D.: Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur
(1999) (with Prof. Animesh Chakravorty)

M.Sc.: Calcutta University (1994)

B.Sc.: Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math (Calcutta University) (1992)