Using modern technologies and facilities, scientists unveiled the fingerprints of the chemicals in the interstellar medium down to stellar and planetary environments. High-sensitive and high-resolution telescopes like ALMA are providing amazing results by mapping the gas phase molecules down to the planetary scale. Further, JWST will complement chemical inventory by looking deep into the protoplanetary disk, planetary atmospheres, PDR, etc., and will investigate the ice compositions with a much deeper insight. Astrochemistry has now evolved as an emerging branch of many astrophysical fields, where molecules are used as a diagnostic tool to understand the physical and chemical properties of various astronomical objects. This webinar aims to bring together experimentalists, observers, and modelers to allow the astrochemical community to assemble and confer on recent accomplishments and upcoming challenges.


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Prof. Nigel Mason (University of Kent, UK)

Prof. Anil Bhardwaj (PRL, India)

Prof. Elangannan Arunan (Indian Institute of Science, India)

Prof. B. N. Rajasekhar (BARC, India)

Dr. Takashi Shimonishi (Niigata University, Japan)

Dr. Debiprosad Duari (IASES, India)

Dr. Rijutha Jaganathan (Aarhus university, Denmark)

Dr. Kinsuk Acharyya (PRL, India)

Dr. Shubhadip Chakraborty (Gitam University, India)

Dr. Dipen Sahu (PRL, India)

Dr. Ragav Ramachandran (PRL, India)

Dr. Ankan Das (IASES, India)

Dr. Bhalamurugan Sivaraman (PRL, India)


Dr. Amit Pathak (BHU, India)

Andrés Megías (CAB, CSIC-INTA, Spain)

Heidy M. Quitián-Lara (University of Kent, UK)

Álvaro López-Gallifa (CAB, CSIC-INTA, Spain)

Dr. David Dubois (NASA Ames Research Center, USA)

Duncan Mifsud (University of Kent, UK)

Barbara Keresztes (ELTE, Hevesy György Doctoral School of Chemistry, Hungary)

Dr. Gao-Lei Hou (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China)

Dr. Maria Murga (Institute of astronomy of Russian academy of sciences, Russia)

Venkata Lakshmi (GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad, India)

Dr. Zhao Wang (Guangxi Univeristy, China)

Dr. Raghunath Ramabhadran (IISER Tirupati, India)

Dr. Dipen Sahu (PRL, India)

Gaurav Vishwakarma (IIT Madras, India)


Prof. Eric Herbst (University of Virginia, USA)

Dr. Robin Garrod (University of Virginia, USA)

Dr. Victor Manuel Rivilla (Center for Astrobiology, Spain)

Prof. Cristina Puzzarini (University of Bologna, Italy)

Dr. Christine Joblin, (Université Toulouse III / CNRS, France)

Prof. Liv Hornekaer (Aarhus university, Denmark)

Prof. Sergio Pilling (UNIVAP, Brazil)

Dr. Kei Tanaka (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)

Dr. Sergio Ioppolo (Aarhus university, Denmark)

Dr. Kotomi Taniguchi (NAOJ, Japan)

Dr. Kenji Furuya (NAOJ, Japan)

Dr. Niels F.W. Ligterink (University of Bern, Switzerland)

Dr. Yao-Lun Yang (RIKEN, Japan)

Dr. Laura Colzi (Centro de Astrobiología, Spain)

Dr. David Woon (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Dr. Prasanta Gorai (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Dr. Divita Gupta (University of Cologne, Germany)

Dr. Giacomo Mulas (INAF-OAC Cagliari, Italy)

Dr. Mathias Rapacioli (LCPQ, Toulouse, France)

Dr. Tien-Hao Hsieh (Center for Astrochemical Studies, MPE, Germany)

Conference Chairs

Dr. Ankan Das (, Dr. Bhalamurugan Sivaraman (

Online Organizing Committee

Mr. Jaya Krishna Meka, Ms. Shivanshi Gupta, Mr. Arijit Roy, Mr. Wafikul Khan, Dr. Ritabrata Sarkar

Page credit: Dr. Ritabrata Sarkar

Updated on November 17, 2022