Professor Chandrasekhar was born at Calcutta (now Kolkata) in November 1958. He obtained his M.Sc. from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, in 1977. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1982 from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore under the supervision of Prof. S. S. Krishnamurthy. He worked as a post-doctoral research associate with Professor R. R. Holmes at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA (1983-1986) and then as a senior research officer in the Indian Petrochemicals Corporation at Vadodara for a year. He then joined the Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1987 as an assistant professor. He became an associate professor in 1991 and has been working as a full professor since 1995. His research interests are in the area of inorganic rings and polymers, main group organometallic chemistry, metal clusters and molecular materials. He has been a recipient of several national and international awards and fellowships.
Inorganic-Cored Star Bursts
Multinuclear Transition Metal Assemblies
Inorganic Rings and Polymers
Single Molecular Magnets
Phosphorescent Organometallic Compounds
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