C. Malla Reddy, Associate editor
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, India
Professor C. Malla Reddy (Hyderabad, India, 09 Feb 1975) received his PhD in Crystal Engineering in 2006 from the University of Hyderabad, and took up Post-Doctoral Research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (2007 – 2008). He had been an Honorary Visiting Scientist to University of Bradford (2015-18) and a recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Mobility Grant, Distinguished Lectureship Award from the Chemical Society of Japan (2017) and Swarnajayanti Fellowship from the Department of Science and Technology, India. He is a Co-editor of Acta Crystallogr. B and served as an Associate Editor for RSC Advances in 2015-16. He served on the Local Organizing Committee of IUCr2017@Hyderabad, India.
His research group is engaged in understanding mechanical properties of organic solids, including pharmaceutical and optoelectronic crystals. Some of his well known contributions include the discovery of flexible elastic and plastic organic crystals, designing flexible crystals using Supramolecular Shape Synthons, etc. He has published over 90 research articles.