Govindasamy Mugesh

G. Mugesh
Professor

IPC Department
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012, INDIA
Email : mugesh@iisc.ac.in

Author Profile

published in Angewandte Chemie

Education:
  •   B.Sc. University of Madras, Chennai, 1990

  •   M.Sc. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 1993

  •   Ph.D. IIT, Bombay (supervisor Prof. H. B. Singh), Aug. 1994 - July 1998


Work Experience:
  • Dec. 2012 - to-date: Professor, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 

  • Dec. 2006 - Dec. 2012: Associate Professor, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 

  • Nov. 2002 - Dec. 2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 

  • Sep. 2001 - Oct. 2002: Skaggs Postdoctoral Fellow (with Prof. K. C. Nicolaou), Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps  Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

  • Apr. 2001 - Jun. 2001: Visiting AvH Fellow (with Prof. Helmut Sies), Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany

  • Feb. 2000-Jun.2001: Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow (with Prof. W.-W. du Mont), Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Technical University, Braunschweig, Germany

  • Aug. 1998 - Jan. 2000: Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay

Awards, Fellowships and Honors:
  • 2019 - Infosys Prize in Physical Sciences, Infosys Science Foundation
  • 2018 - Prof. R. C. Mehrotra Commemoration Lecture Gold Medal, Indian Science Congress 
  • 2018 - CRSI Silver Medal, Chemical Research Society of India
  • 2018 - Prof. K. N. Ganesh Endowment Lecture Award, IISER Pune
  • 2017 - Elected as President of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES)
  • 2017 - National Prize for Research on Interfaces of Chemistry and Biology
  • 2017 - Rajib Goyal Prize in Chemical Science by Kurukshetra University for 2014-15
  • 2017 - Bhagyatara Award by Panjab University for the year 2016
  • 2017 - Elected as Vice-President of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)
  • 2016 - Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
  • 2016 - JSPS Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan
  • 2016 - Elected as Vice-President of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES)
  • 2016 - ISCB Award for Excellence - 2016, Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists
  • 2015 - J. C. Bose National Fellowship, DST, Government of India
  • 2014 - Dr. R.A. Mashelkar Endowment Lecture, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • 2014 - Prof. S.K. Pradhan Endowment Lecture Award, ICT, Mumbai
  • 2013 - "Asian Rising Star" Commemorative plaque, 15th Asian Chemical Congress
  • 2013 - Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (FRSC)
  • 2012 - Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2012
  • 2012 - Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences, India (FNASc)
  • 2012 - IIT Bombay Best Review Paper Award 2011
  • 2012 - AstraZeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award 2011
  • 2012 - Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc)
  • 2011 - IIT Bombay Best Research Paper Award 2010
  • 2011 - CRSI Bronze Medal, Chemical Research Society of India
  • 2010 - RSC-West India Young Scientist Award
  • 2010 - CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research
  • 2009 - UKIERI Standard Research Award
  • 2008 - TWAS Young Affiliate, The World Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 - Swarnajayanti Fellowship for 2006-7, Government of India
  • 2006 - Ramanna Fellowship, DST
  • 2005 - AvH Foundation Equipment Award
  • 2005 - IUPAC Young Chemists Award
  • 2001 - Skaggs Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
  • 2000 - Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany
  • 1994 - Joint CSIR-UGC NET and GATE Fellowships

Membership/Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member, Chemistry - A European Journal, ChemPubSoc Europe (2020-)
  • Member, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry Research Committee, CSIR, New Delhi (2019-)
  • Member, Swanajayanti Fellowship Committee, DST, New Delhi (2018-)
  • Editorial Board Member, Biological Chemistry, De Gruyter, Germany (2017-)
  • Member, National Steering Committee (Health Sector), TIFAC, Govt. of India (2017-) 
  • Convener, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (2016-)
  • Editorial Board Member, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, RSC (2016-)
  • Member, inaugural Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Omega (2016-)
  • Editorial Board Member, Current Science (2016)
  • Member, Executive Council, Society for Materials Chemistry (2016-19)
  • Member, Program Advisory Committee (PAC), Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India (2015-18)
  • Member, Core Committee, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (2015-)
  • Member, Executive Council, Indian Peptide Society (2015-17)
  • Editorial Board Member, Bioorganic Chemistry, Elsevier (2014-2019)
  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group (2014-17)
  • Editorial Board Member, Archives of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Elsevier (2012-15)
  • International Advisory Board Member, ChemPlusChem, ChemPubSoc Europe (2012-15)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Chemical Sciences (2012-16)
  • Associate Editor, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications (2006-13)
  • Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), London
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Affiliate Member, International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
  • Lifetime Member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), MF
  • Lifetime Member, Indian Peptide Society (IPS)
  • Lifetime Member, Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Association, Bangalore
  • Lifetime Member, Society for Materials Chemistry (SMC)
  • Lifetime Member, Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists (ISCB)
  • Secretary General, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) (2011-)
  • Vice-President, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) (2017-)
  • Indian representative for the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES) (2011-)
  • Member, National Organizing Committee, Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (2011-)
  • Member, Program Advisory Committee (PAC), Inorganic Chemistry, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India (2012-2015)
  • Member, Board of Studies in Biochemistry, Mysore University (2013-)

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