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Mobile No.: 7735566802


2016: Ph. D. National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), India. (Supervisor: Dr. Sharanappa Nembenna)

Current Status:
N-PDF Fellow in Department of Chemical Science, IISER Kolkata
(Research Interest: Organometallic catalysis and Organic Transformation)


Research Experience:

(2016, Oct –March, 2017): Post-doctoral Fellow in Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Center for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad, India. Advisor: Dr. Anukul Jana


PhD Thesis Title

"Bulky guanidinate ligand stabilized main group metal complexes: Synthesis, characterization and reactivity studies"


  1. Baishya, A.; Barman, M. K.; Peddarao, T.; Nembenna, S., Catalytic C-N bond formation in gunylation reaction by N-heterocyclic carbene supported madgnesium(II) and Zn(II) amide complexes. J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 769, 112-118.

  2. Barman, M. K.; Baishya, A.; Peddarao, T.; Nembenna, S., Guanidinate stabilized germanium(II) and tin(II) amide complexes and their catalytic activity for aryl isocyanate cyclization. J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 772–773, 265-270.

  3. Barman, M. K.; Baishya, A.; Nembenna, S., Bulky guanidinate stabilized homoleptic magnesium, calcium and zinc complexes and their catalytic activity in the Tishchenko reaction. J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 785, 52-60.

  4. Baishya, A.; Peddarao, T.; Barman, M. K.; Nembenna, S., Catalyst free C–N bond formation by the reaction of amines with diimides: Bulky guanidines. New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 7503-7510.

  5. Barman, M. K.; Nembenna, S., Mixed guanidinato-amido Ge(IV) and Sn(IV) complexes with Ge=E (E = S, Se) double bond and SnS4, Sn2Se2 rings. RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 338-345.

  6. Barman M. K.; Sinha, A. K; Nembenna, S., An efficient and recyclable thiourea supported copper(I) chloride catalyst for azide-alkyne cycloaddition reactions. Green Chem. 2016, 18, 2534-2541.

  7. Baishya, A.; Kumar. L.; Barman, M. K.; Peddarao, T.; Nembenna, S., Air stable N-heterocyclic carbene-carbodiimide (NHC-CDI) adducts: Bulky amidinates. Chemistry Select, 2016, 3, 498-503.

  8. Peddarao, T.; Baishya, A.; Barman, M. K.; Kumar, A.; Nembenna, S.,Metal-free access of bulky N, N’-diarylcarbodiimides and their reduction: Bulky N, N’-diarylformamidines, New. J. Chem., 2016, 40, 7627-7636.

  9. Milan K. Barman, Satyadeep Waiba, Biplab Maji Manganese Catalyzed Direct Olefination of Methylheteroarenes with Primary Alcohols, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 9126 –9130

  10. Milan K. Barman,^ Akash Jana,^ Biplab Maji*, Phosphine-Free NNN-Manganese Complex Catalyzed a-Alkylation of Ketones with Primary Alcohols and Friedländer Quinoline SynthesisAdv. Synth. Catal., 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201800380.

  11. Milan K. Barman, Satyadeep Waiba, Biplab Maji*Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Olefination via an Acceptorless Dehydrogenative Coupling of Methyl Heteroarenes with Primary Alcohols, Synlett 2019; 30(01), 12-20.

  12. Satyadeep Waiba, Milan K. Barman, Biplab Maji* Manganese Catalyzed Acceptorless Dehydrogenative Coupling of Alcohols With Sulfones: A Tool to Access Highly Substituted Vinyl Sulfones, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84 (2), 973–982.

  13. Milan K. Barman, Kuhali Das, Biplab Maji* Selective Hydroboration of Carboxylic Acids with a Homogeneous Manganese Catalyst, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84 (3), 1570–1579

  14. Satyadeep Waiba, Animesh Das, Milan K. Barman, Biplab Maji* Base Metal-Catalyzed Direct Olefinations of Alcohols with SulfonesACS Omega, 2019, 4 (4), pp 7082–7087.

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