Professor

Department of Organic Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, INDIA

Phone: +91-80-2293 2850/2849

E-mail: sm@iisc.ac.in

Graduate Students

Chandrabhushan Tripathi

Group Member from Aug 2010 till Feb 2016

Thesis Title: Lewis Base and Hydrogen-Bonding Catalysis by Thioureas: From Chemoselective Alcohol Oxidation to Asymmetric Iodofunctionalizations of Alkenes and Dienes

Present Position:

Senior Scientist, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow

Madhu Sudan Manna

Group Member from Aug 2010 till March 2016

Thesis Title: Controlling Stereochemistry at the Quaternary Center Using Bifunctional (Thio)urea Catalysis

Present Position:

Scientist at Eikon Therapeutics, Hayward, CA, USA

Undergraduate Student

Aritra Sil

Group Member from Aug 2014 till April 2015

Present Position:

Senior Process Engineer, ASM, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Postdoc

Dr. Vikas Kumar

Group Member from Sept 2011 till Sept 2013

Present Position:

Project Manager, Hikal Ltd., Pune, India

Prof. Santanu Mukherjee

 

Satavisha Kayal

Group Member from Aug 2011 till April 2017

Thesis Title: Organocatalytic Cascade Cyclizations for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Spirooxindoles

Present Position:

Senior Research Investigator, Biocon Bristol Myers Squibb Research and Development Center (BBRC), Bangalore

Interns

Abhijnan Ray Choudhury

Group Member from Aug 2010 till November 2017

Thesis Title: Enantioselective Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation: from Bifunctional to Anion-Binding Catalysis

Present Position:

Senior Research Investigator (Team Lead), Syngene International Limited, Hyderabad

Soumya Jyoti Singha Roy

Group Member from Aug 2011 till January 2018

Thesis Title: Catalytic Enantioselective Allylic Alkylative Desymmetrization, Carbon-Carbon and CarbonHeteroatom Bond Forming Reactions

Present Position:

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Christopher Parker, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Rahul Suresh

Group Member from August 2016 till April 2018

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology under Prof. Ilan Marek

Amit Kumar Simlandy

Group Member from Aug 2013 till November 2018

Thesis Title: Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Forming Reactions: From Organocatalysts to Quantum Dots

Present Position:

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Keary M. Engle, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Bidisha Ray

Group Member from Jun 2012 till November 2018

Thesis Title: Catalytic Asymmetric Direct and Vinylogous Aldol, Michael and Alkylation Reactions

Present Position:

Minhajul Islam

Group Member from August 2019 till April 2020

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay under Prof. Debabrata Maiti

Rahul Sarkar

Group Member from May 2014 till January 2021

Thesis Title: Stereocontrol through Catalytic Enantioselective C(sp2)-H and C(sp3)-H Alkylation: From Bifunctional Organocatalysis to Iridium-Catalysis

Present Position:

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Christoph Schneider, University of Leipzig, Germany

Niket Manoj

Group Member from August 2020 till June 2021

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Colorado State University, USA under Prof. Robert Paton

Project Assistant

Suman Das

Group Member from November 2021 till June 2022

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA under Prof. Kevin Brown

Deepak Kumar Behera

Group Member from July 2022 till December 2022

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Max-Planck Institute fuer Kohlenforschung, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany under Prof. Tobias Ritter

Biki Ghosh

Group Member from Aug 2017 till February 2023

Thesis Title: Enantioselective Annulation Reactions: From Fischer Indolization to de novo Arene Construction

Present Position:

Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow with
Prof. Thorsten Bach, Technical University Munich, Germany

Subhrajit Karmakar

Group Member from October 2022 till June 2023

Present Position:

Graduate Student at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Name

College/University/Institute

Duration of Stay

Nature of Fellowship

S. Varalakshmi

M.Sc., Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Summer-2011

IAS-SRFP

Subhashree Sahoo

M.Sc., Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

Summer-2011

IAS-SRFP

Richa Vinayak

M.Sc., Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Summer-2012

IAS-SRFP

Preeti Rathi

M.Sc., St. Francis College of Women, Hyderabad

Winter-2012-13

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P. T. Rouzana

M.Sc., NIT, Calicut

Summer-2013

IAS-SRFP

Subhendu Pandit

UG-IISc

Summer-2013

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Anuja Singh

M. Sc., Visveshwaraya Natoinal Institute of Technology, Nagpur

Summer-2014

IAS-SRFP

Atreya Dey

UG-IISc

Summer-2014

-

Rahul Suresh

UG-IISc

Summer-2015

-

Telukante Swarnamani

M.Sc., Telengana University, Nizamabad

Summer-2015

IAS-SRFP

Shivaraj B. Patil

M.Sc., Christ University, Bangalore

Winter-2015-16

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Priyanka Gupta

M.Sc., IIT Bombay

Summer-2017

IAS-SRFP

Arijit Kundu

BS-MS, IISER Kolkata

Summer-2017

-

Shekhar Devm Upadhyay

UG-IISc

Summer-2019

-

Niket Manoj

UG-IISc

Summer-2019

-

Sandesh Sawant

Int.-M.Sc., University of Mumbai

Summer-2019

-

Anwesha Guha

UG-IISc

Summer-2021

-

Prajwal R. A.

UG-IISc

Summer-2022

-

Krishna Shivaram Bharadwaj

UG-IISc

Summer-2022

-

Jayasish Ghosh

UG-IISc

Summer-2023

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