Mr. Haridas Kar

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India

Phone: (+91)-3324734971 (ext.1137)



Date of Birth: 29-March, 1989; Male

Nationality: Indian

Education and Professional Career

  • Perusing Ph.D (2012- till date): Polymer Science Unit, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India. (Advisor: Dr. Suhrit Ghosh)
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry) (2011): Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • B. Sc. (Chemistry) (2009): Bankura Sammilani College, University of Burdwan

Research Area

  • Supramolecular assembly of pi-conjugated chromophores.
  • Structure-property relationship.
  • Synthesis of Light- Harvesting materials.
  • Device application


  • H. Kar and S. Ghosh " Self-sorting in Supramolecular Assembly of π-Systems "

    Isr. J. Chem. 2019, (in press) ( Invited Review Article)

  • H. Kar, G. Ghosh and S. Ghosh " Solvent Geometry Regulated Cooperative Supramolecular Polymerization "

    Chem. Eur. J 2017, 23, 10536-10542 [link]

  • S. Chakraborty, H. Kar, A. Sikder and S. Ghosh " Steric Ploy for Alternating Donor-Acceptor Co-assembly and Cooperative Supramolecular Polymerization "

    Chem. Sci 2017, 8, 1040-1045 [link]

  • D. S. Pal, H. Kar and S. Ghosh " Photo-triggered supramolecular polymerization "

    Chem. Eur. J 2016, 22, 16872-16877 [link]

  • H. Kar and S. Ghosh " J-aggregation of a Sulfur-Substituted Naphthalenediimide (NDI) with Remarkably Bright Fluorescence "

    Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 8818--8821 [link]

  • H. Kar, D. W. Gehrig, N. K. Allampally, G. Fernández, F. Laquai and S. Ghosh "Cooperative supramolecular polymerization of an amine-substituted naphthalenediimide and its impact on excited state photophysical properties"

    Chem.Sci. 2016, 7, 1115-1120 [link]

  • H. Kar, and S. Ghosh "Remote control for self-assembly"

    Nat. Chem. (News & Views) 2015, 7, 765-767 [link]

  • H. Kar, D. W. Gehrig, F. Laquai, and S. Ghosh "J-aggregation, its impact on excited state dynamics and unique solvent effects on macroscopic assembly of a core-substituted naphthalenediimide"

    Nanoscale 2015, 7, 6729-6736. [link]

  • H. Kar, S.Ghosh, Chem.comun. 2014, 50, 1064
  • H.Kar, M.R.Molla, S. Ghosh, Chem.comun. 2013, 49, 4220

Fellowship and Award

  • Best poster award in RAPT-2014, International Conferences (University of Calcutta)
  • CSIR- research fellowship, India (2012- till date)
  • Merit cum-mean fellowship, IIT-Kanpur (2009-2011)