Devendra Mani

PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry


Research Interest



  • PhD (2014), IISc Bangalore
  • M. Sc. (2007), DDU Gorakhpur University



  • Observation of the low frequency spectrum of water dimer as a sensitive test of the water dimer potential and dipole moment surfaces, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., 58, 13119 (2019).

  • Acid solvation versus dissociation at “stardust conditions”: Reaction sequence matters! Science Advances, 5 (6): eaav8179 (2019).

  • The X-C-Y (X = O/F, Y = O/S/F/Cl/Br/N/P) “carbon bond” and hydrophobic interactions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 14377 (2013).

  • Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur, June 2020 – Present.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, September, 2014-May, 2020.

  • Spectroscopy, Group theory and Quantum chemistry.


Department of Chemistry
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-2160

Email: dmani[AT]

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