top of page


ZAB TOC  new


  • Congratulations to Dr. Shyamapada Nandi, who has been selected for the Materials Horizons Community Board, and Dr. Dinesh Mullangi for the Nanoscale Horizons Community Board. 

  • Congratulations to Himan Dev Singh for Chem. Mater. 2023.

  • Congratulations to Prof. R. Vaidhyanathan for the significant accomplishment of surpassing 10,000 citations recently. 

  • Congratulations to Rinku Kushwaha for Adv. Energy. Mater.,2023.

  • Congratulations to Rinku Kushwaha for getting Best Poster Award at the Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy (CARE-2023) jointly Organised by. HRI, Prayagraj, India and TIFR-Hyderabad, India. Poster

  • Congratulations to Chitvan Jain for getting Best Poster Award at the CHEMSCI2023: Leaders In The Field Symposium organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) Bangalore in association with the Chemical Science journal.

  • Congratulations to Deepak Rase, Chitvan Jain and Piyush Singh for getting the Best Teaching Assistant Award for 2021-2022.

  • Congratulations to Deepak Rase and Rajith I V  for their recent publication in Nanoscale Horizons

  • Congratulations to Deepak Rase for getting Best Poster Award at the International Conference On H2 And CO2′ 2022 (ICH2CO2’22) organised by S & T Digital.  Poster

  • Congratulations to Deepak Rase for getting Best Poster Award at the 3rd International Conference on Crystal Engineering: From Molecule to Crystal (3rd CEFMC2022) organised by the University of Kashmir and IISER Kolkata.  Poster

  • Our work is among the top 3% most cited papers from India between 2019-2020. Certificate 

  • Congratulations to Sattwick Haldar and Deepak Rase for their recent publication in Advanced Energy Materials.

  • Congratulations to Chandana Chandran for her recent JMCA and new PhD position.

  • Congratulations to Himan Dev Singh for his trip to Temple University, USA under the ISEP Fellowship - Thanks to AOARD-AFOSR.

  • Congratulations to Vaidhya for his recent IAAM Fellow Award (Sweden).

  • Congratulations to Rinku Kushwaha for getting awarded by Scivic Engineering India Pvt Ltd and the Innoplexus Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd fellowship.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan for being appointed as Assoc. Editor of ACS Chemistry of Materials.

  • Congratulations to Mr. Himan Dev Singh for his first first-authored paper! Special issue celebrating the 15th Anniversary of IISER Pune and IISER Kolkata's inception. Coordination flexibility aided CO2-specific gating in an Iron Isonicotinate MOF, Himan Dev Singh, Shyamapada Nandi, Debanjan Chakraborty, Kirandeep Singh, Chathakudath P. Vinod, and Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan, Chem. Asian J. (2022,17, e202101305(1 of 6)).

  • Congratulations to Shimizu and co-workers for their recent publication in "Science".

  • A scalable metal-organic framework as a durable physisorbent for carbon dioxide capture, Jian-Bin Lin, Tai T. T. Nguyen, Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan, Jake Burner, Jared M. Taylor, Hana Durekova, Farid Akhtar, Roger K. Mah, Omid Ghaffari-Nik, Stefan Marx, Nicholas Fylstra, Simon S. Iremonger, Karl W. Dawson, Partha Sarkar, Pierre Hovington, Arvind Rajendran, Tom K. Woo, George K. H. Shimizu, Science, Vol. 374, pp. 1464-1469 (2021).

  • Congratulations to Rinku Kushwaha, Himan Dev Singh and Reshma Rejji for securing "Trimurti Fabricators Pvt. Ltd. and Twenty Twenty Interior Design Software India Pvt Ltd Research Grant" .

  • Congratulations to Chitvan Jain and Piyush Singh for getting selected for the prestigious  IISER Pune - IDeaS scholarship 2021-22.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan, who has been awarded with the Prof. C. N. R. Rao Award for Research in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry for the year 2021. The award is given by the C. N. R. Rao Foundation and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore to Indian scientists below the age of 55 years. It is given to researchers who have made landmark contributions, especially in application-oriented inorganic or physical chemistry.

  • Department of Science and Technology (DST)- Materials for Energy Storage Success Stories - Our works get covered ( Thanks to DST.

  • Congratulations to Ankit Yadav and Deep Mekan, for being accepted into the graduate program (PhD) at Oregon State University (Kyriakos C Stylianou) and the University of Delaware respectively.

  • Congratulations to Rahul Maity for successfully defending the thesis.

  • Congratulations to Rinku Kushwaha for Adv. Energy. Mater.,2021.

  • Congratulations to Rahul Maity for the Best Poster Award at 16th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association (AsCA2019) at the National University of Singapore, sponsored by Structural Dynamics.

  • Congratulations to Sattwick Halder for Adv. Energy. Mater.,2019.

  • Congratulations to Sattwick Halder and Debanjan Chakraborty for Angew. Chem. In. Ed. 2019. 

  • Congratulations to Sattwick Halder and Rinku Kushwaha for ACS Materials Lett. 2019, 1, 490−497.

  • Congratulations to Pragalbh Shekhar, who won the gold medal at the Allahabad University.

View  More  



Welcome Visitor Number

For Postdoctoral Research Associate and Postgraduate Research (Ph.D.) Study Vacancies Go Here


 Molecules  ---------- Frameworks  ----------Theory----------  Applications


Metal-Organic Frameworks

Gas Separation and Storage using Ultra-microporous and Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks. CO2 Capture with Lowest Parasitic Energies.

Figure 1.jpg

Covalent-Organic Frameworks

Crystalline Porous Organic Polymers with Cross-linked Covalent Frameworks. Layered 2D solid with Graphene Resembling Structures for Charge Storage



COF with Large Mesopores for Growing "Capping Agent-free" Nanoparticles. Nanocatalysts for Energy and Environmental Applications


Porous Organic Polymers

Extremely Stable Cross-Linked and C-C bonded Porous Polymers with Micropores for Reactive and Toxic Gas Separations Under Humid and Challenging Conditions


  • Deciphering the Weak CO2···Framework Interactions in Microporous MOFs Functionalized with Strong Adsorption Sites—A Ubiquitous Observation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c05845(2021)

  • Exceptional Capacitance Enhancement of a Non-Conducting COF through Potential-Driven Chemical Modulation by Redox Electrolyte. Adv. Energy Mater., DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202003626(2021)

  • Tuning the electronic energy level of covalent organic frameworks for crafting high-rate Na-ion battery anode. Nanoscale Horiz., DOI: 10.1039/D0NH00187B(2020) 

  • Carbon Derived from Soft Pyrolysis of a Covalent Organic Framework as a Support for Small Sized RuO2 Showing Exceptionally Low Overpotential for Oxygen. ACS Omega, DOI:10.1021/acsomega.9b01777 (2019).

  • Aqueous-Phase Differentiation and Speciation of Fe3+ and Fe2+ Using Water-Stable Photoluminescent Lanthanide-Based Metal-Organic Framework. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. DOI:10.1021/acsanm.9b01047 (2019).

  • Anthracene-Resorcinol Derived Covalent Organic Framework as Flexible White Light Emitter. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140, 13367-13374. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b08312 (2018).

  • High and Reversible Lithium-Ion Storage in Self- Exfoliated Triazole-Triformyl Phloroglucinol-Based Covalent Organic Nanosheets. Adv. Energy. Mater., 8, 1702170. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201702170 (2018).

  • Ultralow Parasitic Energy for Post-combustion CO2 Capture Realized in a Nickel Isonicotinate Metal-Organic Framework with Excellent Moisture Stability. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 734-1737. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b10455 (2017).

Visit For More Publications

bottom of page