Gautam R. Desiraju

Curriculum vitae

Gautam R. Desiraju
Professor
Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012
Phone: +91 (0)80 2293 3311
E-mail: gautam.desiraju@gmail.com
Fax: +91 (0)80 2360 2306

Education:

BSc St. Xavier’s College, Bombay 1972
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1976

Research:

Researcher, Laboratories of Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY 1976-1978
Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 1978-1979
Lecturer, University of Hyderabad 1979-1984
Reader, University of Hyderabad 1984-1990
Professor, University of Hyderabad 1990-2009
Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2009-2018
Honorary Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2018-Present

Papers published: 434

Scopus citations: 43723

Scopus H-Index: 88         

Recognitions:

Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis
Member of international editorial advisory board of Angewandte Chemie
Former member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of the American Chemical Society
Member of the editorial advisory board of Chemical Communications
Former president of International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
Special issue of “Crystal Growth and Design” from the ACS was published in 2012 to honor Professor Desiraju’s contributions to the area of crystal engineering. Click here

Honorary doctorate degree of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina

Honorary doctorate degree of the Rayalaseema University, Kurnool

Recipient of the Acharya PC Ray Medal of the University of Calcutta

Recipient of the ISA Medal for science of the University of Bologna