Dr. E. Siva Subramaniam Iyer

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Chemistry

Email : essiyer{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : +91-832-2490-101

Address : F-13, Room no 213, IT Building, IIT Goa

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D, July 2007 - Oct 2012, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay
  2. M.Sc. Chemistry, Jul 2005 - Jul 2007, Department of Chemistry, Delhi University
  3. B. Sc (Hons) Chemistry, Jul 2002 - Jul 2005, Kirori Mal College, Delhi University

Areas of Research

Physical Chemistry, Time resolved Spectroscopy, Femtochemistry


Courses Taught

CH333: Science and Cooking

CH101: Physical chemistry

CH103: Chemistry Laboratory

CH801/802: Topics in chemistry

CHL801/802: Analytical laboratory

CH873: Light-Matter interaction

CH871: Quantum Chemistry

CH 117 L : Chemistry Lab

CH 107 : Physical Chemistry

Professional Appointments

  1. DST Inspire Faculty, Chemistry Department, Delhi University, Delhi -110007 
    Sept 2016 - Aug 2017
  2. Post doctoral student, Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Dec 2012 - May 2016

Recent Publications

  1. E. S. S. Iyer, The role of excited states in deciphering molecules and materials: time-resolved electronic spectroscopic studies, Molecular and Laser spectroscopy volume 2, Elsevier, (2020), 521-551
  2. E. S. S. Iyer, A. Sadybekov, A. Krylov, S. Ruhman, Rewriting the story of excimer formation in liquid benzene, J. Phys. Chem. A. 121 (2017) 1962-1975
  3. E. S. S. Iyer, R. Misra, A. Maity, O. Liuoboushevski, M. Sheves, Y. Sudo, S. Ruhman, Temperature independence of ultrafast photo-isomerization in thermophilic rhodopsin: Assessment vs other microbial proton pumps, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138 (2016), 12401-12407
  4. E. S. S. Iyer, I. Gdor, T. Eliash, M. Sheves, S. Ruhman, Efficient femtosecond energy transfer in gloeobacter rhodopsin salinixanthin complex, J. Phys. Chem. B, 119 (2014), 2345-2349
  5. E. S. S. Iyer, A. Datta, (2,2'-bipyridyl)- 3-3'- Diol in Nafion: Stabilization of Unusual Ground and Excited States, J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (2012), 5302-5307.

Recognition and Awards

  1. DST Inspire faculty award 2016
  2. Excellence in thesis work, IIT Bombay, 2013

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