Research Interests

  • Modern Acetylene Chemistry: Synthesis of acetylenic macrocycles, cyclophanes and dendrimers. Synthesis of pyrene based novel fluorophores. Acetylene and arene based molecules for molecular electonics and photonics.
  • Organometallic synthesis and catalysis.¬† Synthesis of transition metal complexes of N-heterocyclic carbenes (1,2,3-triazolylidenes) and their catalytic activities for various organic transformations.
  • Investigating weak interactions such as hydrogen bonding and pi-stacking.
  • Organic molecules for¬†energy storage applications.