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Group Leader
Dr. Rafal Klajn
Associate Professor

 
Phone:  +972-8-934-6567
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 260

e-mail:  rafal.klajn@weizmann.ac.il 




Ph.D. Chem. & Biol. Eng., Northwestern University, 2009
M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 2004

Selected awards:

2016 Netherlands Scholar Award for Supramolecular Chemistry
2016 Israel Chemical Society Outstanding Young Scientist Award
2015 Liebig Lectureship
2013 Victor K. LaMer Award
2010 IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists




Postdoctoral Fellows
Dr. Dipak Samanta

Phone:  +972-8-934-4150
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 205 








Ph.D. Chemistry, IISc Bangalore, 2014
M.Sc. Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2009
B.Sc. Chemistry, Presidency College Kolkata, 2007

e-mail:  dipak.samanta@weizmann.ac.il








Dr. Tong Bian

Phone:  +972-8-934-6976
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 305 








Ph.D. Chemistry, TIPC, CAS, 2014
B.Sc. Chemistry, Nanjing University, 2009

e-mail:  tong.bian@weizmann.ac.il









Dr. Zonglin Chu

Phone:  +972-8-934-4150
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 205 








Ph.D. Chemistry, Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, 2011
B.Sc. Chemistry, Hunan University, 2006

e-mail:  zonglin.chu@weizmann.ac.il









Dr. Soumen De

Phone:  +972-8-934-4150
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 205 








Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Siegen, 2013
M.Sc. Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, 2007
B.Sc. Chemistry, Calcutta University, 2005

e-mail:  soumen.de@weizmann.ac.il









Research Students
Kristina Kučanda

Phone:  +972-8-934-6976
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 305 








M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Zagreb, 2015
B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Zagreb, 2013

e-mail:  kristina.kucanda@weizmann.ac.il









Pankaj Maity

Phone:  +972-8-934-4150
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 205 








M.Sc. Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, 2015
B.Sc. Chemistry, West Bengal State University, 2013

e-mail:  pankaj.maity@weizmann.ac.il









Michał Sawczyk

Phone:  +972-8-934-6976
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 305 








M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 2016
B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 2015

e-mail:  michal.sawczyk@weizmann.ac.il









Anton Hanopolskyi

Phone:  +972-8-934-6976
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 305 








B.Sc. student, Kyiv National University

e-mail:  anton.hanopolskyi@weizmann.ac.il










Lev Khmelnitsky

Phone:  +972-8-934-6976
Fax:       +972-8-934-3029 (shared)
Office:  Kimmelman Building, Room 305 








B.Sc. Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, 2017

e-mail:  lev.khmelnitsky@weizmann.ac.il











Some group photos

September 2017
L to R: Sean Adler, Michał Sawczyk, Zonglin Chu, Rafal Klajn, Kristina
Kučanda, Thumu Udayabhaskararao, Julius Gemen, Pankaj Maity,
Soumen De, Dipak Samanta, Tong Bian (photo credit: Ohad Herches)


Hui farewell dinner and Prof. Ravoo's visit


Gonzague farewell dinner


October 2015
Back row, L to R: Gonzague Rebetez, Rafal Klajn, Debasish Manna, Thumu
Udayabhaskararao, Tom Vexler, Tong Bian. Front row, L to R: Ana Martín-
Lasanta, Hui Zhao, Sophia Buhbut-Sinai, Dipak Samanta, Pankaj Maity,
Johannes Ahrens (photo credit: Ohad Herches)


Group trip to our favorite restaurant (photo credit: Ana)


November 2014
Standing, L to R: Thumu Udayabhaskararao, Ana Martín-Lasanta, Tino
Zdobinsky, Sophia Buhbut-Sinai, Rafal Klajn, Maria Teresa Oliveira,
Ji-Woong Lee, Debasish Manna. Front row, L to R: Pintu Kumar Kundu,
Hui Zhao, Tom Vexler (photo credit: Naama Chomski-Pesso)