Prof. Samar Kumar Das, Professor at the School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad (UoH) is elected fellow to the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi w.e.f. 1st January 2023 for his significant contributions in the field of Chemistry.
Prof. Das has contributed significantly in the area of functional inorganic materials based on polyoxometalates, metal carboxylates, metal organic framework containing compounds, metal coordination complexes including dithiolate ligands, and have applied those for sensing / detection of toxic substances, chiral separation, proton conductivity and electrocatalysis including electrocatalytic water splitting and oxygen reduction reaction.
Prof. Samar Das has done his PhD from IIT-Kanpur and postdoctoral research from Ohio State University (USA) and University of Bielefeld (Germany). Prof. Das joined the University of Hyderabad in the year 2000 and his research interests are in Functional Inorganic Materials.