1. Organic Linker Design
  2. Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) with functional versatility.
  3. Naphthalene Diimide based MOFs.
  4. Fabrication of MOF-Polymer composites.
  5. MOF based thin film devices.
  6. Application in detection/capture of gases, ions of environmental concern.


  1. Ph.D. (Jul, 2013-Jan, 2018), Centre for Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Assam, India.
  2. M.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry), B. Borooah College, Gauhati University (2011).
  3. B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.) B. Borooah College, Gauhati University (2009).


  1. DST-INSPIRE Faculty (Oct, 2018-present), Physical Science Division, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST)-Guwahati, Guwahati-781035, Assam, India.Topic: A Facile Strategy Towards Naphthelene Diimide based Metal Organic Frameworks-Polymer Composite Membrane as Traps for Selective Capture of CO2.
  2. UGC-Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow (DSKPDF) (Jun, 2018-Sept, 2018), Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, Tezpur-784028, Assam, India. Mentor: Prof. Niranjan Karak, Topic: Development of Smart Adsorbents Based on Polymer Nanocomposite Hybrid Hydrogels for Environmental Remediation.
  3. Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (Jan, 2012-Sept, 2013), Centre for Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, Assam, India.Supervisor: Prof. Parameswar K Iyer Topic: Design, Development and Fabrication of OLED, Organic Solar Cells and Organic FETs based on Molecular, Polymeric and Composite Materials.

Awards, Fellowships received

  1. Awarded “DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship in Material Sciences for January 2018 Call” by Government of India, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India.
  2. Awarded “UGC-Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017-18” in Chemical Sciences by MHRD Empowered Committee, University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India.
  3. Awarded Direct Senior Research Fellowship “CSIR-SRF, 2014-2015”, by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research and University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India.
  4. Qualified “GATE-2014 in Chemistry” (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) examination organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  5. Selected the Master’s Project for financial support from Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC), Guwahati, Assam, India.
  6. Awarded “Summer Research Fellowship by UGC-Networking Resource Centre in Chemistry-2010” at Hyderabad Central University (HoU).

Membership received

  1. Life Member of Assam Science Society.

Journal Publication:

  1. Anamika Kalita*, Akhtar Hussain Malik, Neelotpal Sen Sarma, “Stimuli‐Responsive Naphthalene Diimide as Invisible Ink: A Rewritable Fluorescent Platform for Anti‐Counterfeiting”. Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 1074-1080.
  2. Nehal Zehra, Anamika Kalita, Akhtar Hussain Malik, Ujjwol Barman, Mohammad Adil Afroz, Parameswar Krishnan Iyer. “Conjugated Polymer-Based Electrical Sensor for Ultratrace Vapor-Phase Detection of Nerve Agent Mimics”. ACS Sens. 2020, 5, 191-198.
  3. Mohammad Ansari, Avishek Banik, Anamika Kalita, Parameswar Iyer, Mohammad Qureshi. “Multifunctional Hierarchical 3-D ZnO Superstructures Directly Grown over FTO Glass Substrate: Enhanced Photovoltaic and Selective Sensing Applications”. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 15868-15887.
  4. Akhtar Hussain Malik; Anamika Kalita & Parameswar K. Iyer. “Development of Well Preserved, Substrate-Versatile Latent Fingerprints by Aggregation Induced Enhanced Emission Active Conjugated Polyelectrolyte”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 37501-37508.
  5. Anamika Kalita; Sameer Hussain; Akhtar Hussain Malik; Ujjwol Barman; Namami Goswami & Parameswar K. Iyer. “Anion-Exchange Induced Strong π-π Interactions in Single Crystalline Naphthalene Diimide for Nitroexplosive Sensing: An Electronic Prototype for Visual on-Site Detection”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 25326-25336.
  6. Anamika Dey; Ashish Singh; Anamika Kalita; Dipjyoti Das & Parameswar K. Iyer. “High Performance, Low Operating Voltage n-type Organic Field Effect Transistor based on Inorganic-Organic bilayer Dielectric System”. Phys. Condens. Matter: Conference Series, 2016, 704, 012017 (1-8).
  7. Anamika Kalita; Anamika Dey & Parameswar K. Iyer. “The Effect of Inorganic/organic Dual Dielectric Layers on the Morphology and Performance of n-channel OFETs”. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 12163-12168.
  8. Akhtar Hussain Malik; Sameer Hussain; Anamika Kalita & Parameswar K. Iyer. “Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles for the Amplified Detection of Nitro-explosive Picric Acid on Multiple Platforms”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 26968-26976.
  9. Anamika Kalita; Sameer Hussain; Akhtar Hussain Malik; Nimmakayala V. V. Subbarao & Parameswar K. Iyer. “Vapor Phase Sensing of Ammonia at Sub-ppm Level Using Perylene Diimide Thin Film Device”. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 10767-10774.
  10. Anamika Kalita; Nimmakayala V. V. Subbarao & Parameswar K. Iyer. “Large-Scale Molecular Packing and Morphology-Dependent High Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistor by Symmetrical Naphthalene Diimide Appended with Methyl Cyclohexane”. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 12772-12779.
  11. Anamika Dey; Anamika Kalita & Parameswar K. Iyer. “High-Performance n-Channel Organic Thin-Film Transistor Based on Naphthalene Diimide”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12295-12301.

Book Chapter:

  1. Anamika Kalita and Pranjal Barman, Chapter 9: Natural Polymer-Based Bionanocomposites as Smart Adsorbents for Removal of Metal Contaminants from Water in ed. Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications. Jenny Stanford Publishing, 2019, ISBN: 9789814800341, DOI: 10.1201/9780429000966.
  2. Biswajit Choudhury and Anamika Kalita,Chapter 3: Defect Engineered Inorganic Materials for Supercapacitors in ed. Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design. CRC Press, 2020, ISBN: 9780367230005. DOI:10.1201/9780429277900.
  1. facile strategy towards Naphthelene Diimide based Metal Organic frameworks-Polymer Composite Membrane as Traps for Selective Capture of CO2, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. Of India, Duration: 5 Years, Cost: 35lacs.(Ongoing)

To be updated soon….

  1. Students for internship and project work, kindly email me at anamik[dot]kalita01[at]gmail[dot]com/anamika[at]iasst[dot]gov[dot]in