Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
مختبر شمس لعلوم النانو
Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Separation Applications


Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Postdoctoral Fellow ​​

Selected Publications

  • ​Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Amal K. Mandal, Arunava Maity, Sapna Ravindranathan, Pattuparambil R. Rajamohanan, and Amitava Das Tuning Emission Responses of a Triphenylamine Derivative in Host−Guest Complexes and an Unusual Dynamic Inclusion Phenomenon J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 512−521
  • Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Arunava Maity, Ananta Dey, and Amitava Das [2]Pseudorotaxane Formation with FRET Based Luminescence Response: Demonstration of Boolean Operations through Self Sorting on Solid Surface J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 8977−8987
  • Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Arunava Maity, Ananta Dey,  P. R. Rajamohanan, Swapna Ravindranathan and Amitava Das Chiral Discrimination Through FRET Based Process in Supramolecular Assemblies Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 18303-18313 
  • Arunava Maity, Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Arghya Basu, Sunil Aute, Sukumaran Santhosh Babu, and Amitava Das Counteranion Driven Homochiral Assembly of a Cationic C3‑Symmetric Gelator through Ion-Pair Assisted Hydrogen Bond J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2016,138, 11113-11116 
  • Amal Kumar Mandal, Monalisa Gangopadhyay and Amitava Das, Photoresponsive pseudorotaxanes and assemblies. Chem Soc Rev., 2015, 44, 663-676
  • Arunava Maity, Ananta Dey, Monalisa Gangopadhyay, and Amitava Das Water Induced Morphological Transformation of a Poly(aryl ether) Dendron Amphiphile: Helical Fibers to Nanorods; as Light-Harvesting Antenna System Nanoscale 2018, 10, 1464–1473 
  • Hridesh Agarwalla, Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Dharmendar Kr. Sharma Santanu Kr. Basu, Sameer Jadhav, Arindam Chowdhury, Amitava Das, Fluorescent Probe for Detection of Cyanide Ion in Aqueous Medium: Cellular Uptake and Assay for b-Glucosidase and HydroxynitrileLyaseJ mat chem. B, 2015, 3, 9148-9156.
  • Shilpi Kushwaha, Arunava Maity, Monalisa Gangopadhyay, Sapna Ravindranathan, Pattuparambil R. Rajamohanan, Amitava Das Cucurbit[7]uril Induced Formation of FRET Enabled Uni-lamellar Lipid Vesicles Langmuir 2017, 33, 10989−10999.


  • ​​​P​h.D. in Organic Chemistry, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, India, 2017
  • M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, University of Calcutta, India, 2011
  • B.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, University of Calcutta, India, 2009

Professional Profile

2018-present: Post-doctoral position, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes & Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)