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Dr. Arun K Manna

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest : Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

  • Energy and Environment
  • Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics
  • Novel Photocatalysts
  • Electronic Transport and Spintronics
  • Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Functional Molecules, Crystals and Nanoscale Materials


  • Ph.D, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, JNCASR, Bangalore, India (2012)
  • M.Sc, Chemistry (Physical Chemistry Specialization), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (2007)
  • B.Sc, Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (2005)

Latest Publications

  • Metal-ions linked surface-confined molecular dyads of Zn-porphyrin–metallo-terpyridine: an experimental and theoretical study, Bhawna Gera, Arun K. Manna and Prakash C. Mondal, RSC Adv. 7, 1290-1298 (2017).
  • Photoinduced Homolytic Bond Cleavage of the Central Si–C Bond in Porphyrin Macrocycles Is a Charge Polarization Driven Process, Buddhadev Maiti, Arun K Manna, Christopher McCleese, Tennyson L Doane, Sudha Chakrapani, Clemens Burda, Barry D Dunietz, J. Phys. Chem. A 120 (39), 7634-7640 (2016).
  • Synthesis of heteroleptic terpyridyl complexes of Fe (II) and Ru (II): optical and electrochemical studies, Prakash Chandra Mondal and Arun K. Manna, New J. Chem. 40, 5775-5781 (2016).
  • Unraveling the mechanism of photoinduced charge-transfer in carotenoid-porphyrin-C60 moleculartriad, Arun K. Manna, Balamurugan Desinghu, Margaret S. Cheung and Barry D. Dunietz, J. Phys.Chem. Lett. 6 (7), 1231-1237 (2015).
  • Calculating high energy charge transfer states using optimally tuned range-separated hybrid functionals, Arun K. Manna, Myeong H. Lee, Kayla Mcmahon, and Barry D. Dunietz, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 11(3), 1110-1117 (2015).

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