Course Name: Molecules in Motion

Course abstract

The motion of molecules plays a fundamental role in understanding the behavior of atoms and molecules in different phases of matter and hence is an essential part of any graduate / postgraduate level Chemistry syllabus in Colleges and Universities.


Course Instructor

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Amita (Pathak) Mahanty

Dr. Amita (Pathak) Mahanty is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at IIT Kharagpur. She is also an adjunction faculty with the School of Nano Science and Technology at the same Institute. She has obtained her Integrated M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from IIT Kharagpur. She carried out her post-doctoral research at the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur as a CSIR Research Associate (Material Science Division). Her professional career in teaching and research is spread over 17 years. Her s research activities encompass the areas of Solid State Chemistry, Material Science and Nanoscience, and has pioneering contribution is in the development of water-based chemical synthesis methodologies for the preparation of various functionalized nanostructured materials and their nanocomposites. She has guided 5 Doctoral and more than 22 dissertations at the Master’s level.
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 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018