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Tapas Kar

Tapas Kar

Computational Chemistry



Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-7230
Email: tapas.kar@usu.edu

Education:

  • M. Sc, 1983, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpore, India
  • Ph. D, 1988, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpore, India
  • Visiting Scientist, 1990-91, Sevilla University, Spain
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, 1991-93, Germany
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, 2003 & 2004, National Academics (USA)
  • Visiting Professor, 2004-05, Federal University of Santa Maria, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, 2005, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
  • Visiting Professor (AvH), 2008, Ruhr University at Bochum, Germany.
  • Summer Faculty, 2009, US DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP)
 
Current (as of Oct 26, 2014):
Google Scholarh-index 30, i10-index 73, #Citation 3973
ResearchGate: Score 34.46, Impact Factor 182.78

 

 

 

Research area and number of publications

  1. Various H-bonds, MH··H dihydrogen bonds and proton transfer process:
  2. Fullerenes and carbon nanotubes and Graphene sheet:
  3. III-V Semiconducting Nanotubes and BCN systems:
  4. Li-battery, p-p and p-cation interaction, Li-bond:
  5. Porphyrins:
  6. Organic Reaction Mechanism
  7. Corrosion Chemistry:
  8. Atmoshpheric Chemistry:
  9. Sensors:
  10. Analytical potential function
  11. Tunable optical materials:
  12. Nonlinear optical properties (NLO):
  13. Organometallic chemistry:
  14. Applications of DFT methods:
  15. Excited state proton transfer:
  16. Multi-center bonding and non-classical systems:
  17. Hardness and Chemical potential:
  18. Chemical bonding:
  19. Different population schemes:
 
 

List of Journals (Impact factor) and number of publication (Total=116):

1.Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan (2.22) – 1
2.Carbon (6.16) - 2
3.Chemical Communication (6.72) - 1
4.Chemical Physics Letters (1.99) – 20
5.ChemPhysChem (3.36) – 1
6.Chemical Reviews (45.66) – 1
7.European Physical Journal B: Condensed Matter Physics (1,46) – 1
8.Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology - 1
9.Indian Journal of Chemistry A (0.63) – 4
10.Inorganic Chemistry (4.79) – 1
11.International J. of Electrochemical Science (1.96) - 2
12.International Journal of Quantum Chemistry (1.17) – 4
13.Journal of Biological Chemistry (4.6) – 1
14.Journal of Chemical Education (1.00) – 1
15.Journal of Chemical Physics (3.12) – 2
16.Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (5.3) – 1
17.Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (1.03) – 1
18.Journal of Coordination Chemistry (2.22) – 1
19.Journal of Molecular Structure (1.60) – 3
20.Journal of Physical Chemistry – 1
21.Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2.78) –22
22.Journal of Physical Chemistry B (3.38) – 2
23.Journal of Physical Chemistry C (4.84) – 5
24.Journal of Organic Chemistry (4.64)  -1
25.Journal of the American Chemical Society (11.44) – 6
26.Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (0.50) – 1
27.Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (1.34) - 1
28.Nanotechnology (3.67)  – 2
29.Physics Letters A  (1.63) – 1
30.Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (3.66) – 2
31.Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2.13) – 1
32.J. Molecular Structure THEOCHEM (1.37) – 19
33.Theoretical Chemistry Accounts (2.14) – 1
34.Polyhedron (2.05) – 1