Dr. Prashant Uday Manohar

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.
Dr. Prashant Uday Manohar is a faculty at the Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, since August 2009. Prior to his appointment at BITS Pilani, he had been working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (USA) from October 2007 through June 2009 in the research group of Prof. Anna I. Krylov. Dr. Manohar carried out his doctoral research in Chemistry at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (July 2001-July 2007) under the guidance of Dr. Sourav Pal and obtained the Ph.D. degree (University of Pune) in 2007.
Dr. Manohar is a Theoretical and computational chemist. His research interest lies in theoretical and computer-code development of electronic structure methods for near-degenerate and non-degenerate systems. In particular, he has been working on coupled-cluster based approaches for static and dynamic electron correlation in molecules. For more details, click here. He has been an active developer of Q-CHEM (a commercial Quantum Chemistry Software) since 2008.
Dr. Manohar is a passionate teacher and loves to interact with students. He has taught variety of first-degree/higher-degree courses spanning wide range of areas in Chemistry such as Quantum Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy, Numerical Methods, Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, Stereochemistry, Introductory Organic Chemistry, Introductory Crystal Field Theory, etc.
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