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EDUCATION

Institution (Location)
Year Conferred
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
University of Poona, Pune, India
Dissertation title: Radical Mediated Reactions in Organic Synthesis
March 1991
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry,
University of Poona, Pune, India
[Ranked 6th at the University]
July 1983
B.Sc. Chemistry(Physics & Mathematics)
Department of Chemistry,
University of Poona, Pune, India
[Ranked 23rd at the University]
July 1981

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

April ’06-present Professor
Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, India
Jan – ™04 – April-™06 Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, India
Dec.’95 – Dec – ™03 Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, India
Oct-™03 – July-™04 University of Osaka, Japan,
JSPS Invitation fellow
Dec.-™93-April 95 Universitat Konstanz, Germany
Alexander von Humboldt fellow
April 92-April 93 University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 
Post Doctoral Research Associate
June 91-Mar-™ 92 National Chemical Laboratory, Poona, India
Fellow Scientist
Jan-™86- Dec-™90 University of Poona, Pune, India , 
Doctoral Fellow (Guide: Professor N. S. Narasimhan)
June-™83-Sept-™85 Hoechst Research CenterBombay, India

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Level
Course Name
B.Tech
  • Organic Chemistry – Basic Principles
  • Unit Processes in Organic Synthesis
  • Chemistry of Lubricants
  • Preparative B. Tech Theory (Organic)
  • Preparative B. Tech Practicals (Physical)
  • Preparative B. Tech Practicals (Organic & Inorganic)
M.Sc.
  • Stereochemistry, Reaction Mechanisms and Aromaticity
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry of Multiple bonds
  • Spectroscopy-Applications in Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Methodology in Organic Synthesis
  • Chemistry of Natural Products & Biomolecules
  • Organic Chemistry Practicals I
  • Organic Chemistry Practicals II
Ph.D.
  • Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry