Sabyasachi Roy Chowdhury

Current Appointment

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (January 2021–Present)
    Department of Chemistry, University of South Dakota.

Previous Appointment

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (March 2020–December 2020)
    RIKEN Center of Computational Science, Kobe, Japan


  • Ph.D., Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kharagpur (2020).
    Advisor: Dr. Sabyasachi Mishra
  • M.S., Chemistry (Specialization in Physical Chemsitry), University of Calcutta, India (2013)
  • B.S. with Honors, Chemistry, Vidyasagar College, University of Calcutta, India (2011)


  1. S. Roy Chowdhury, C. A. P. Goodwin, and B. Vlaisavljevich “What is the Nature of the Uranium(III)-Arene Bond?” Chem. Sci. 2024, 15,1810-1819. (Preprint) (data) (ioChem-BD) (link)

  2. R. Bhowmick, S. Roy Chowdhury, and B. Vlaisavljevich “Molecular Geometry and Electronic Structure of Copper Corroles” Inorg. Chem. 2023, Accepted. (Preprint) (data) (link)

  3. S. Roy Chowdhury, N. Nguyen, and B. Vlaisavljevich “Importance of Dispersion in the Molecular Geometries of Mn(III) Spin Crossover Complexes” J. Chem. Phys. A 2023, ASAP. (Preprint) (link). Published as part of a virtual special issue Early-Career and Emerging Researchers in Physical Chemistry Volume 2.

  4. B. A. Finney, S. Roy Chowdhury, C. Kirkvold, and B. Vlaisavljevich “CASPT2 Geometry Optimizations of Fe(II) Spin-Crossover Complexes” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021, Accepted (Preprint) (data) (link).

  5. S. Saha Roy, S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Mishra, and S. K. Patra “Role of Substituents at 3‐position of Thienylethynyl Spacer on Electronic Properties in Diruthenium(II) Organometallic Wire‐like Complexes” Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 3304–3313. (link)

  6. A. Bankura, S. Naskar, S. Roy Chowdhury, R. Maity, S. Mishra, and I. Das “C3-Thioester/-Ester Substituted Linear Dienones: A Pluripotent Molecular Platform for Diversification via Cascade Pericyclic Reactions” Adv. Synth. Catal. 2020, 362, 3604–3612. (link)

  7. S. Roy Chowdhury and S. Mishra “Light-induced Spin Crossover in an Intermediate-Spin Penta-Coordinated Iron (III) Complex” J. Phys. Chem. A 2019, 123, 9883–9892. (link)

  8. S. Naskar, S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Mondal, D. K. Maiti, S. Mishra, and I. Das “Visible Light-Activated Divergent Reactivity of Dienones: Dimerization in Neat Conditions and Regioselective E to Z Isomerization in the Solvent” Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 1578–1582. (link)

  9. S. Roy Chowdhury and S. Mishra “Ab Initio Investigation of Magnetic Anisotropy in Intermediate Spin Iron(III) Complexes” J. Chem. PHys. 2018, 149, 234302. (link)

  10. S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Manna, and S. Mishra “Electronic Structure and Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Manganese Dihalides from Quantum Chemical Methods and Dyson Orbitals” Chem. Phys. 2018, 515, 513–520. (link)

  11. A. Sil, S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Mishra, and S. K. Patra “Synthesis, Structure, Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties of Ru(II) Complexes of Arylene-Vinylene Terpyridyl Conjugates” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 9877–9888. (link)

  12. S. Saha Roy, A. Sil, D. Giri, S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Mishra, and S. K. Patra “Diruthenium(II) Capped Oligothienylethynyl Bridged Highly Soluble Organometallic Wires for Long-Range Electronic Coupling” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 14304–14317. (link)

  13. B. Anil Kumar, S. Roy Chowdhury, S. Mishra, and R. R. Nayak “Synthesis and Studies on Gelation Ability of Phenol Based Maleate Amphiphile and its Application in Nutraceutical Release.” Colloids Surf. A 2018, 527, 310–316. (link)

  14. S. Roy Chowdhury and S. Mishra “Heavy Ligand Atom Induced Large Magnetic Anisotropy in Mn(II) Complexes.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 16914–16922. (link)

  15. S. Roy Chowdhury and S. Mishra “Large Magnetic Anisotropy in Linear Co(II) Complexes: Ab Initio Investigation of Roles of Ligand Field, Structural Distortion, and Conformational Dynamics” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 3, 659–668. (link)