Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: MS, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee; PhD Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune;
Dr. Manna was born in West Bengal, India in 1987. He received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Calcutta in 2008. He then moved to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee to pursue his master's degree, and in 2010 he was awarded his M.S. in chemistry. He then joined Dr. Sujit K. Ghosh’s group in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune and in 2016 he was awarded a PhD. His past research included metal-organic frameworks and porous coordination polymers for environmental applications. In Prof. Naumov’s group, his research will focus on crystalline materials that can respond to external stimuli.