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Rajarshi Samanta


B.Sc. (2002): Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

M.Sc. (2004): Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. (Mentor: Professor Rina Ghosh)

Ph.D. (2010): Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, 

(Mentor: Professor Tushar Kanti Chakraborty)

Academic Affiliation:

Associate Professor (Aug 2019 - present): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Assistant Professor (Sep 2013 - Aug 2019): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Postdoctoral Tenure (June 2010-Sep 2013):

Department of Chemical Biology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund. (Mentor: Prof. Andrey P. Antonchick)​


  • Editorial Board Member; Tetrahedron and Tetrahedron Letters (2024)

  • Thieme Chemistry Journal Award (2023)

  • Associate of Indian Academy of Science (2019-2022)

  • Emerging Investigator: New J Chem (2021)

  • “Young Investigators” in Asia in Homogeneous Catalysis by Chem Asian J (Wiley, 2018)

Acadamic Genealogy

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