DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

Professor

DR. DEBASHIS CHAKRABORTY

Biography

Debashis Chakraborty joined the Department of Chemistry, IIT – Madras in 2005 after the rigourous post – doctoral and industrial experience. He is an organometallic chemist and his research focusses upon catalyst development for polymer synthesis and homogeneous catalysis, activation of water and CO2

Education

  • 2000 - Dr. rer. nat. from University of Göttingen, Germany
  • 1996 - M. Sc. from IIT - Madras
  • 1993 - B. Sc. from University of Poona

Research Interests

   Organometallics for Polymer Synthesis & Homogeneous Catalysis

    Sequestration and utilization of CO2

    Activation of water

Representative Publications

“Salen complexes of zirconium and hafnium: synthesis, structural characterization and polymerization studies”. Mrinmay Mandal, Venkatachalam Ramkumar, Debashis Chakraborty* Polymer Chemistry 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C8PY01750F.

“Self-assembled dual-drug loaded core-shell nanoparticles based on metalfree fully alternating polyester for cancer theranostics”. Piyush Kumar Gupta, Sreenath Pappuru, Santosh Gupta, Bamadeb Patra, Debashis Chakraborty*, Rama Shanker Vermaa*. Material Science & Engineering C 2019, 101, 448–463. 

“Fully alternating and regioselective ring-opening copolymerization of phthalic anhydride with epoxides using highly active metal-free Lewis pairs as a catalyst”. Anjaneyulu Kummari, Sreenath Pappuru, Debashis Chakraborty*. Polymer Chemistry 2018, 9, 4052–4062.

“Nb and Ta benzotriazole or benzoxazole phenoxide complexes as catalysts for the ring-opening polymerization of glycidol to synthesize hyperbranched polyglycerols” Sreenath Pappuru, Debashis Chakraborty*, Venkatachalam Ramkumar. Dalton Transactions 2017, 46, 16640–16654.

“Gallium and indium complexes containing the bis(imino)phenoxide ligand: synthesis, structural characterization and polymerization studies”. Swarup Ghosh, Ravikumar R. Gowda, Rajamony Jagana, Debashis Chakraborty*.  Dalton Transactions 2015, 44, 10410–10422.

 

 

DR. DEBASHIS CHAKRABORTY

Professor
dchakraborty@iitm.ac.in
+91-44-2257-4223
  • CYB 201, Department of Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Chennai - 600036
  • INDIA

Honors and Rewards

  • Debashis Chakraborty is not a proponent for “self nomination” through application for various awards conferred by the Government of India in Academics and various other national agencies. He has been honored by most international journals in his area of research and various chemical societies through regular invitations to review publications and participate at various levels in major international conferences

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