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  • 2020 PhD — Chemistry, from RTMNU/ CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, (MH), India.

  • 2011 MSc — Chemistry (Organic), from SGBAU, Amravati (MH), India.

  • 2009 BSc-Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology from SGBAU, Amravati, (MH), India. 


  • 2022-Present Assistant Professor (PASIFIC Laureate), at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. Mentor: Prof. Juan Carlos Colmenares Quintero.

  • 2022 – 2022 Principal Project Associate, at Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET), Thrissur, Kerala, India. Worked under thefirstIndia Innovation Center for Graphene (IICG) Project.

  • 2021 – 2022 Honorary Visiting Researcher/​Postdoctoral Fellow, at Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai, (MH), India.Mentors: Prof. Manoj B. Gawande and Prof. B. M. Bhanage.

  • 2020 – 2021Research Associate, at the School of Material Science, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Jadavpur, Kolkata (WB), India. Mentor: Prof. Praveen Kumar.

  • 2017 – 2020CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at Chemical and Material Science Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun (UK), India. Mentor: Dr. SumanLata Jain.

  • 2012 – 2016 Ph.D. Student (Project Fellow), Environmental Materials Division, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, (MH), India. Mentors: Dr. Sadhana Rayalu and Dr. Nitin K. Labhsetwar.


  • 2022 Polish Academy of Sciences Individual Fellowship: Innovation & Creativity (PASIFIC) Project (MSCA-COFUND, H2020), at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the PAS (IChF), Warsaw, Poland. 

  • 2017HRDG-CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, at CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun (UK), India

  • 2016Outstanding Project Personnel Award,at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, (MH), India.


  • 2D supported atomic site catalysts;
  • Photo/-electrocatalysis;
  • CO2 Utilization/​Valorisation;
  • Electro-Organic Synthesis;
  • Plasmonics.

Nilesh R. Manwar

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