Dr. Anil Kumar FNA FASc FNASc

J C Bose National Fellow

Physical & Materials Chemical Division

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL)


Education and experience

Ph.D. (Chemistry) at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) Pune 1981, degree by University of Pune

M.Sc. (Physical Chemistry) Agra Univ., First Class, 69.4% 1977

B.Sc.(Chemistry) from Rohilkhand Univ. First Class, 69% 1975

Post Doctoral Experience

Post Doctoral Research Associate with Prof. G. Atkinson, Chemistry Department, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA (1981-1983)

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow: with Prof. E.U. Franck, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (1985-1986)


Prof. K. S. Pitzer, Chemistry Department, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Prof. Dr Yves Queneau, Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires, UMR 5246 CNRS - Université Lyon 1 - INSA Lyon - CPE Lyon

Dr. J. A. Rard, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, University of California

Prof. Alberto Coronas, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universitat RoviraiVirgili - CREVER, Avda Paisos Catalans 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain

Research areas

Physical chemistry
General physical chemistry
Physical chemistry of organic reactions in environment benign media
Structure- property relationship of ionic liquids
Biophysical chemistry

 Membership/other important positions in the Committees

 Vice-President National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad 2007-08

Member PAC-Physical Chemistry, DST (2004-2007)

Member Council, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad

Member Sectional Committee Physical Sciences, National Academy of

Sciences, Allahabad (2005-till date)

Member Teaching Advisory Committee (2002-2005), UGC Centre of

Excellence in Polymer Science, Karnataka University, Dharwad

Member Research Committee, Institute of Pharmacy & Science, Nirma

University of Science & Technology, Ahemdabad (2004-2007)

Member Membership Scrutiny Committee, National Academy of

Sciences, Allahabad (since 2004-till date)

Member Syllabus Review Committee, NET Examination, CSIR (2001)