Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
» Structure and Dynamics: Spectroscopy and Scattering (SDSS - 2023) » Hybrid Halide Perovskites 2023 » Notice No. 3.032/1032 dated 29.08.2023 on re-constitution of the Management Committee of IACS » Special Campaign 3.0 mandated by DST » DST Notification » Quantum Sensing & Quantum Metrology » A Conference on "Recent Trends In Condensed Matter Physics Related To Quantum Materials" » IACS Colloquium from the School of Physical Sciences by Prof. Anindya Das, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on 23rd February 2024 (Friday) » International Conference on Catalysis (IC²-2024) » 75th Republic Day Celebration at IACS Premises on 26.01.2024 » National Science Day celebration at IACS on 28th February, 2024 » IACS Colloquium from School of Physical Sciences by Prof. Diptiman Sen, IISc Bangalore » SAIS Symposium 2024 on 1st & 2nd March 2024 » Admission to Integrated Bachelor's-Master's Program in Science and Master's/Integrated Master's-Ph.D. Program in Science - 2024 » Appointment of one Sports Officer on purely temporary and contractual basis (in Consultancy mode) initially for a period of two (2) years. » Last date of Applications/Nominations for appointment of Director has been extended up-to 30th April, 2024 » Admission to the joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program in “Chemical and Molecular Biology” for the academic year 2024-25 (IACS and IIT-KGP) » Observance of Swachhata Pakhwada-2024 at IACS from May 01,2024 to May 15,2024. » Schedule of Interview for PhD Admission (Autumn Semester 2024) for School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences(SAIS) » Notice for in-operative PAN » Schedule of Interview for PhD Admission (Autumn Semester 2024)for School of Biological Sciences(SBS) » Schedule of Interview for PhD Admission (Autumn Semester 2024)for School of Chemical Sciences(SCS) » Schedule of Interview for PhD Admission (Autumn Semester 2024)for School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (SMCS) » Schedule of Interview for PhD Admission (Autumn Semester 2024)for School of Physical Sciences (SPS)

Name : Harapriya Rath

Department : School of Chemical Sciences
Designation : Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1163))
Email :


 Retrosynthetic Carbaporphyrinoids and Bilanes with Tunable Properties


Candidates interested for Postdoctorate position can apply with NPDF and/or  CSIR-RA. PhD positions are open for Scientifically Motivated Students with  CSIR/UGC-JRF who can directly apply to ", MSc in Organic Chemistry/Inorganic Chemistry is most preferable]


Academic Profile

Academic Profile

2006: PhD, IIT Kanpur (Supervisor: Prof. T. K. Chandrashekar)

June, 2006- December,2006: Post Doctoral Fellow, NAIST, Japan (Host: Prof. Yoshiaki Kobuke)

2007-2009: JSPS Post Doctoral Fellow, Kyoto University, Japan (Host: Prof. Hiroshi Shinokubo & Prof. A. Osuka)

2009-2011: Royal Society Newton International Post Doctoral Fellow, The University of Manchester, UK ( Host: Prof. Richard E. P. Winpenny)

2012-2017: Assistant Professor & Ramanujan Fellow, IACS, Kolkata

2017-2022: Associate Professor, School of Chemical Sciences, IACS, Kolkata

2022: Professor, School of Chemical Sciences, IACS, Kolkata


Will be available soon.



After joining IACS    


Organometallic Copper (II) Complex of meso-meso N-Methyl N-Confused Pyrrole-Bridged Doubly N-Methyl N-Confused Hexaphyrin, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2024, (DOI: 10.1039/D4OB00691G)

Manik Jana,a Daniel Blasco, b Dage Sundholm*c and Harapriya Rath *a

Rational and Controllable Syntheses of variants of modified N-confused N-fused Porphodimethenes and Porphotrimethene with Adaptive properties, Dalton Trans. 2024, 53, 7397-7405 (

Manik Jana, Sumit Sahoo, S. Kottekad, D. Usharani*,and Harapriya Rath*

  • meso-meso 1,3-bis(E-vinyl) azulene bridged tetrathiaoctaphyrins: Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Theoretical Characterization, Org. Chem. Front., 2023, 10, 5601-5609. 

Sumit Sahoo, G. Velmurugan, Peter Comba*and Harapriya Rath*


  • N-protected pyrroles as synthons for variants of Core-modified N-confused Calixphyrins: Spectroscopic and Theoretical Characterization, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines2023, 27, 01n04, 82-90. [Invited Article on the occasion of 70th Birthday of Professor Tomas Torres:] Sumit Sahoo, A. Marzeena, D. Usharani* and Harapriya Rath*

  • NIR Absorbing Aromatic E-Ethylene bridged Hexaphyrins ( Synthesis, Characterization and Protonation Studies, Organic Letters, 2023, 25, 9, 1491-1496. Sumit Sahoo, M. Mahadavaiah, D. Usharani* and Harapriya Rath*

  • Fluoride ion Coordination-Induced Turn-On Fluorescence of Tailored N-Methyl N-Confused Tripyrromonomethene Analogues, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2022, 20, 6741-6749. Manik Jana, R. Narayanswamy, D. Usharani*, K. Tripathi and Harapriya Rath*