The Group

Postdoctoral Associates

Rajarshi Mondal

Rajarshi Mondal

Rajarshi Mondal is from Basirhat, India. He received his M.Sc. degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India where he worked at Prof. Debajyoti Ghoshal’s lab for developing metal-organic framework towards selective gas-adsorption. He then moved to Canada and subsequently obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Manitoba under the supervision of Prof. David E. Herbert in 2019. His Ph.D. thesis was about ligand design and coordination chemistry for application in materials chemistry and catalysis. In 2020, Rajarshi joined Nairoukh group as a postdoctoral fellow and currently he is working on understanding the conformational behaviour of fluorinated aliphatic heterocycles. Besides developing new molecules, Rajarshi enjoys watching movies and cricket (cheering for Indian cricket team!), visiting new places, photography and cooking spicy Indian food.

Graduate Students

Mohamed Agbaria

Mohamed Agbaria

Mohamed Agbaria was born in Umm Al-Fahem in 1995. He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry at Bar-Ilan University in 2018. He obtained his Master degree under the supervision of Prof. N. Gabriel Lemcoff at Ben Gurion University of the Negev where he investigated transformation of alcohols to organic halide. In fall 2020, he joined the Nairoukh group at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a Ph.D. student.