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Prof. Maiti completed his graduation in chemistry in 1991 from Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandir, University of Calcutta. After he completed his master's from University College of Science, University of Calcutta in 1993 . In 1998 he received Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur University. Then he joined Jadavpur University for post doctoral studies (Jan 2000-July 2002). He moved to School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA as a post doctoral fellow (July, 2002 – June, 2004).

       He was appointed as a senior lecturer of Chemistry at Dumkal College Basantapur, Kalyani University. In 2005, he moved to Department of Chemistry, Calcutta University as a full professor. His field of research interest is Organic Synthesis and Material Chemistry.

Dr. Dilip Kumar Maiti, FRSC
Professor of Department of Chemistry
University of Calcutta

Faculty Appointments (Academic & Industry) :

  • Professor (Sept 2005-Till date)  Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, University College of Science

  • Senior Lecturer (January, 2000- September), 2005, Department of Chemistry, Dumkal College Basantapur, Murshidabad-742303

  • Scientist (R & D), 1999 (May)-1999 (December), Research and Development Center, RPG Life Sciences Limited, Navi Mumbai-400705

  • 1998 (August)-1999(April), Scientist (R & D), Research and Technology Department, Ciba India Private Limited, Mumbai-400063.

Honors & Awards:

  • FRSC, London at Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Scientist at University Grants Commission-MID-Career Award-2017

  • Editor-in-Chief at Journal of Chemistry and Applied Biochemistry

  • Associate Editor of Nature at Scientific Reports

  • Former award at American Chemical Society

  • Former Basudev Banerjee Memorial Award at Indian Chemical Society

Membership of Learned Societies:

  • Member of American Chemical Society (USA)-2009


  • Member of Indian Science Congress (India)-2010


  • Member of Indian Chemical Society (India)-2015


  • Member of Science Advisory Board, Washington DC, USA, January, 2016


  • Member of National Open Source Drug Discovery committee, (OSDD, CSIR, Govt. ofIndia)-2007

  • Advisor to the Interview Board of Staff Selection Commission (Govt. of India)


  • Member of the Postgraduate Committee of Courses and Studies (PG-CCS) inChemistry of Gauhati University, Gauhati, Assam

Organized Major Event:

  • Local Secretary: Chemical Sciences Section-Indian Science Congress-2013

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