N. Jayaraman

N. Jayaraman

Professor and Chair

Department of Organic Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Tel.: 091 80 2293-2578 (office); 2293-2406 (lab)
Fax: 091 80 2360-0529
E-mail: jayaraman@iisc.ac.in

N. Jayaraman joined as a faculty at the Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in December 1999, and is a Professor and Chairman currently. He completed early studies: B.Sc. (University of Madras), M.Sc. (Annamalai University) and doctoral research at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, under the supervision of Professor S. Ranganathan. He was a postdoctoral fellow under mentorship of Professor Sir James Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Laureate (Chemistry 2016), at the University of Birmingham, UK, and at the University of California Los Angeles, USA, between 1994 and 1999. His major areas of research advancements are in carbohydrate chemistry and dendrimer chemistry. He was honored with Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 2009 and is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences. He was the President of the International Carbohydrate Organization during 2014–2016.

Professional Activities

  • Chairman, Department of Organic Chemistry, IISc., April 2015 –
  • Board Member, International Carbohydrate Organization (ICO) 2012 –
  • Secretary General, Chemical Research Society of India, 2020 –
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Carbohydrate Research, Elsevier B.V., June 2013 –
  • Associate Editor, Glycoconjugate Journal, Springer Nature Group, Nov. 2016 –
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Chemical Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, May 2015 –


  • President, International Carbohydrate Organization (ICO) (Jan. 2014 – July 2016)
  • Rajib Goyal Prize, Kurukshetra University
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize
  • Chemical Research Society of India Medal
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, Diamond Jubilee Distinguished Fellow (2008 – 2009)
  • Professor S. Swaminathan Endowment Lecture, University of Madras (2007)