19th April 2018

Mohamed Musthafa Iqbal

Musthafa holds an Integrated BS-MS degree in chemistry from IISER Mohali, India. He has done several research internships in different fields of chemistry. He carried out his master thesis in the field of Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs) under the supervision of Dr. Santanu Kumar Pal. In April 2018 he joined us as PhD student. Musthafa has started working on his PhD thesis in the framework of the FWF-START project “The hydrothermal route to functional organic frameworks”.

ORCID:  0000-0002-4274-1435

ResearcherID:  N-7252-2018


1) S. Chandra, M.M. Iqbal, A. Bhattacharya* Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2016, 128(8), 1175-1189. doi: 10.1007/s12039-016-1123-z “On the Attosecond charge migration in Cl…..N, Cl…..O, Br…..N and Br…..O Halogen-bonded clusters: Effect of donor, acceptor, vibration, rotation, and electron correlation.” [FRONT COVER PAGE]


2) POSTER: “Design and Synthesis of Carbazole based Covalent Organic Framework(COF)” M.M. Iqbal, H. Singh and S. K. Pal*, ACS on Campus, 9th February 2018, IISER Mohali, India.

1) POSTER: “Design and Synthesis of Novel N-heterocycle based Covalent Organic Framework(COF) and its Applications.” M.M. Iqbal, H. Singh and S. K. Pal*, NCLC-2016, 7th to 9th December, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India.


1) Received INSPIRE scholarship (Scholarship No: 264S/2012) by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (2012- 2017)