Research Interest

  • Inorganic and Metal-Organic Chemstry
  • Metal-Organic frameworks; coordination polymers
  • Photochemistry
  • Solid-state organic and metal-organic materials
  • Photo-physics of Nonlinear optics


  • CY512: Thermal and photo Chemistry (M.Sc. course, 2019-20 Winter Semester)
  • CY503 Coordination Chemistry (M.Sc. course, 2019-20 Monsoon Semester)
  • CY506 Inorganic Chemistry Practical (M.Sc. course, 2019-20 Monsoon Semester)
  • IC201 Environmental Studies (BTech Course, 2019-20 Monsoon Semester)

  Academic Background

  Professional Experience


  Awards and Accolades

  • Rising Star Award AsCA-2019, Sinagpore.
  • Successfully selected for the "Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral ResearchersAlexandra von Humboldt foundation".
  • Outstanding student researcher award Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Sinagpore.
  • President's Graduate Fellowship (PGF), for all the four years during the graduate studies National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, (Only one scholarship is available per year, and I am the holder of it for all the four years of graduation).
  • All India top in GATE(Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). A national open competitive exam conducted by all the Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs) combinedly.
  • Best research publication award, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Sinagpore.
  • Selected as “Young research fellow (YRF)” to present my work in ICCC-41 conference, Singapore.


    No. of publications: 26, main author papers: 17, Avg. impact factor: 8.96 (2018), H-index: 16 (04th Oct. 2017)

  • R. Medishetty,# L. Nemec,# V. Nalla, S. Henke, M. Samoć, K. Reuter, R. A. Fischer. Multi-Photon Absorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 14743–14748 (2017). Impact factor:12.102 in 2017. link
  • R. Medishetty,# J. K. Zaręba,# D. Mayer, M. Samoć and R. A. Fischer, Nonlinear Optical Properties, Upconversion and Lasing in Metal-Organic Frameworks. Chem. Soc. Rev., 46, 4976-5004 (2017). Impact factor: 40.182 in 2017. link
  • R. Medishetty, V. Nalla, L. Nemec, S. Henke, D. Mayer, H. Sun, K. Reuter, R. A. Fischer, A New Class of Lasing Materials: Intrinsic Stimulated Emission from Nonlinear Optically Active Metal–Organic Frameworks. Adv. Mater., 29, 1605637 (2017). Impact factor: 21.95 in 2017. This work has been featured at Front cover page. link
  • Medishetty, R., Tandiana, R., Wu, J., Bai, Z., Du, Y., & Vittal J. J., A Step-by-step Assembly of a 3D Coordination Polymer in the Solid State by Desolvation and [2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction. Chemistry - A European Journal, 21, 11948-11953 (2015) (HOT PAPER). The work has also been invited to be featured on the Frontispiece. link
  • Medishetty, R., Ahmad, H., Bai, Z., Runčevski, T., Dinnebier, R. E., Pance N. & Vittal, J. J. Single Crystals Popping Under UV Light: A Photosalient Effect Triggered by a [2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 5907–5911 (2014) (HOT PAPER). Impact factor: 12.102 in 2017. The work has been invited to be featured on the Front cover page and also highlighted by Chemistry World and Nature middle east. link
  • Park, I. –H.,# Medishetty, R.,# Kim, J.-Y., Lee, S. S. & Vittal, J. J. Distortional Supramolecular Isomers of Polyrotaxane Coordination Polymers: Photoreactivity and Sensing of Nitro Compounds. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53 (22), 5591-5595 (2014). Impact factor: 12.102 in 2017. link
  • Medishetty, R., Koh, L. L., Kole, G. K. & Vittal, J. J. Solid-State Structural Transformations from 2D Interdigitated Layers to 3D Interpenetrated Structures. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 10949-10952 (2011). Impact factor: 12.102 in 2017. link
  • R. Medishetty,* Z. Zhang, A. Sadlo, S. Cwik, D. Peeters, S. Henke, N. Mangayarkarasi, A. Devi.* Fabrication of zinc-dicarboxylate- and zinc-pyrazolate-carboxylate-framework thin films through vapour-solid deposition. Dalton Trans., DOI: 10.1039/C1038DT00352A (2018). link

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