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  • Congratulations to Purusattam and Pramod for their recent review in ACS Organic & Inorganic Au "Recent Development of Bis-Cyclometalated Chiral-at-Iridium and Rhodium Complexes for Asymmetric Catalysis" Please check it out DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00032

  • Congratulations to Pramod and co-authors for their recent publication in Organic Letters "Cooperative Lewis Acid Catalysis for the Enantioselective C(sp3 )−H Bond Functionalizations of 2‑Alkyl Azaarenes" Please check it out Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 8888–8893

  • Dr. Maji has been selected for INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2021. Congratulations!!

  • Congratulations to Kuhali and Milan for their recent review on Chemical Communications " Advancements in multifunctional manganese complexes for catalytic hydrogen transfer reactions " Please check out Chem. Commun., 2021,57, 8534-8549

  • Congratulations to Kuhali and Koushik for their latest publication on Acs Catalysis " Manganese-Catalyzed Anti-Markovnikov Hydroamination of Allyl Alcohols via Hydrogen-Borrowing Catalysis " Do check it out ACS. Catal. 2021,11, 7060-7069.

  • Dr. Maji has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations!!

  • Congratulations to Kakoli and Pramod for their latest article on Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry " Visible‐Light Mediated Metal‐Free Cross‐Electrophile Coupling of Isatin Derivatives with Electron‐Poor Alkenes " Do check it out: Asian J. Org. Chem. 2021,10, 1-6.

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Our MOTIVATION

Syntheses of organic molecules in simple, efficient, and cost effective manner are of great importance to the human society for making molecules for pharmaceuticals, chemical industry, materials science, energy supply, crop-protection, nutrition etc. In this respect catalysis is the key technology for the development of such processes and is becoming more and more important in 21st century. My research area focuses on the development of small molecular catalysts using cheap and abundant resources for environmentally benign and economically sound catalytic transformations. It combines the knowledge of organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry and physical organic chemistry for the activation of small molecules and asymmetric transformations with the aim to produce synthetically and pharmaceutically relevant molecules.