Principal Investigator

Shibdas Banerjee (a.k.a Monon)

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati

  • Assistant Professor, IISER Tirupati (August 2017 onwards)

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, USA (July 2014 - July 2017),

       Mentor: Prof. Richard N. Zare

  • Visiting Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai (February-May 2014) 

  • Ph.D., Chemical Sciences, TIFR Mumbai (August 2008 - January 2014), 

       Supervisor: Prof. Shyamalava Mazumdar

  • M.Sc., Chemistry, IIT Roorkee, India (2008)

  • B.Sc., Chemistry Hons. University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India (2006) 

Field of Specialization

Biochemistry, Imaging Mass Spectrometry, Clinical Metabolomics and Diagnostics, Mechanistic Organic Chemistry, Microdroplet Chemistry, and Analytical Methodology Development.


Honors and Awards

  • Shimadzu Young Scientist Award-GOLD from Asia Pacific (2014)

  • Ramanujan Fellowship (2018)

  • Early Career Research Award from SERB, DST, Govt. of India (2019)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University, USA (2019)

Ph.D. students


Supratim Mondal

M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Calcutta (U.C.S.T.A) in 2017

CSIR JRF Rank- 39 (June 2017)


Anubhav Kumar

BS-MS in Chemical Sciences from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata in 2018

DST Inspire Fellow


Abhijit Nandy

M.Sc. in Chemical Sciences from Presidency University, Kolkata in 2020

CSIR-JRF Rank- 43 (2020)


Project Fellows


Debajit Laha

M.Sc. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur in 2020

GATE Rank- 399 (2021)


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Mithlesh Prasad Singh

M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University, Gurugram in 2021


MS Thesis students

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Sutirtha Chattopadhyay

BS-MS Chemistry major (2017-2022)

IISER Tirupati



Purva Shripad Damale

BS-MS Chemistry major (2017-2022)

IISER Tirupati


SBLab Alumni

Akhila Ajith

MS Thesis student (2020-2021)

BS-MS (2016-2021)

IISER Tirupati 


Veena Shankar Avadhani

MS Thesis student (2020-2021)

BS-MS (2016-2021)

IISER Tirupati


Dr. Yeswanth Sthanikam

Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-2021)

PhD in Biotechnology, SVIMS Tirupati


PhD and Postdoctoral positions will be available in our group soon. Interested and motivated candidates can check our Institute website regularly for that.


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