Rahul Banerjee, an Associate Editor of CrystEngComm, was recently awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) India. The award, named after the first director-general of the CSIR, is given annually to 8-10 researchers up to the age of 45 for notable and outstanding research in one of seven disciplines. Rahul, who is based at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, was awarded the prize in the field of Chemical Sciences for his work on structural chemistry with applications in hydrogen storage and carbon capture.
Rahul recently guest edited a CrystEngComm themed issue on Covalent organic frameworks and organic cage structures, along with Neil R. Champness.
The whole team here at CrystEngComm would like to offer a huge congratulations to our colleague Rahul for this immense achievement!