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Dr. Mukunda Mandal

Postdoctoral Researcher
Term of Engagement: 2023->

Research Areas

Catalysis, Electronic Structure


  • B.Sc. – Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Narendrapur, Kolkata, 2012
  • M.Sc. – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2014
  • M.S. and Ph.D. – University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2020

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz (2020 – 2023)
Group Leader: Dr. Denis Andrienko

Research Internship in Chemistry at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (2014 – 2015)
Advisor: Prof. Debashree Ghosh

Awards and Academic Achievements

(2021–2023) Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship, MPI-P, Mainz
(2019–2020) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, U of Minnesota
(2010–2014) INSPIRE Fellowship for BSc and MSc studies by DST, India