Debayan Sarkar

Associate Professor

Chemistry

 (+91) 661 246 2667 , 3667

 sarkard[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

18

Publications       

6

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

16

Doctoral Students

1

Continuing Education

8

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Debayan Sarkar

Associate Professor

Chemistry

Joined in Oct 2011

 Room Number: BM-407

 Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Organic Synthesis
    Indian Association For The Cultivation Of Science (IACS) Kolkata
  2. M.Sc
    Organic Chemistry Specialisation
    University of North Bengal

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Organic Chemistry,  University of Regensburg Germany,  01 Jan 2020 - 30 Jun 2020
  • Organic Chemistry,  Tohoku University Japan,  09 Dec 2015 - 31 Mar 2016
  • Organic Chemistry,  NIT Rourkela,  17 Oct 2011 - 15 Aug 2020
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Visible Light Catalysis, Photodynamic Inactivation,  ICMR International Fellow, Prof. Burkhard Koenig Group, University of Regensburg, Germany,,  05 Jan 2020 - 05 Jun 2020
  • Organocatalysis,  DAAD Associate Professor (Academics)With Prof. Christoph Schneider, University of Leipzig, Germany,  01 Dec 2018 - 11 Jan 2020
  • Transition Metal Catalysis,  With Prof. Masahiko Yamaguchi, Graduate School Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan,  07 Dec 2015 - 31 Mar 2016
  • Organic Synthesis & catalysis,  ( INDO-US Postdoctoral Research Fellow) with Prof. B M Trost, Department of chemistry, Stanford Univ,  09 Jul 2012 - 11 Jan 2013
Laboratory Development
  • ORGANIC SYNTHESIS AND MOLECULAR ENGINEERING LABORATORY,  NIT ROURKELA,  BM-BT Building Top floor 405
  • Chemical Innovation Laboratory, Under the INDO-German Higher Education Partnership (IGP), lab No. 420, BM-BT, NIT Rourkela,  NIT Rourkela,  BM-BT Building Top floor 420

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Organic Chemistry
Areas of Interest
Visible Light Photocatalysis, Organic Synthesis and catalysis- Asymmetric Dearomatisation Reactions, Atom Economic Couplings

 Projects

Development Enantioselective Carbon-heteroatom Bond Foundations Employing Visible Light.

 Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB)

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Development of efficient Tribromide as versatile fine Oxidative dearomatisation reagents.

 Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB)

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Running

Sponsored

Exploring molecular intricacy-developing facile catalytic asymmetric oxidative dearomatisation reactions(CAODRs)

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Ruthenium Catalysed Non-Melathesis Couplings

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 60 months

 Running

Sponsored

Ruthenium Catalysed Atom-Economic Transformations

 BRNS

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Synthesis of Medicinally important natural products employing cyclopropyl ring cleavage oxidative de-aromatization and other strategies.

 SERB

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

GIAN COURSE on Photochromic Molecules and Materials for a Sustainable Future

 Chemistry

 Coordinator

 14 Feb 2019 - 18 Feb 2019

Short-term Course

 Publications

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Total Publications: 18
S. Behera, N. Bera, and D. Sarkar, "Organo-acid catalysed synthesis of 2,2-disubstituted chromans and 1,1-disubstituted indanols/ indenols", ChemistrySelect, vol.6, no.24, pp.6193-6196, Wiley, June 2021, 10.1002/slct.202101384 Article
S. Kundu and D. Sarkar, "Synthetic attempts towards eminent anti-viral candidates of SARS-CoV", Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Bentham science 2021, 10.2174/1389557521666210712205655 Article
D. Sarkar, "Sulphonamides- An Overview", NOVA Science Publishers , USA 2020, https://novapublishers.com/shop/sulfonamides-an-overview/ Book
D. Sarkar and N. Rout, "Ruthenium (VIII) catalysed ipso-dearomative spiro-etherification and spiro-amidation of phenols", Organic Letters, vol.21, no.11, pp.4132-4136, American Chemical Society, May 2019, 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01322 Article
D. Sarkar and S. R. Sahoo, "Monohydrochloride assisted synthesis of functionalized isoxazoles and pyrazoles from allenic ketones: first synthesis of (Z)-2-methyl-7H-benzo[b]pyrazolo[5,1-d][1,5]oxazocines", European Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.2019, no.10, pp.2035-2049, Wiley, March 2019, 10.1002/ejoc.201900008 Article

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D. Sarkar, P. Kuila, and D. Sood, "Controlling stereoselectivity in tribromide mediated oxidative dearomatisations – synthesis of selective spirofurano-naphthalones", European Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.34, pp.5894, Wiley 2019, 10.1002/ejoc.201900974 Article
D. Sarkar, M. K. Ghosh, and N. Rout, "PTAB mediated open air synthesis of sulfonamides, thiosulfonates and symmetrical disulfanes", Tetrahedron Letters, vol.59, no.24, pp.2360-2364, Elsevier, May 2018, 10.1016/j.tetlet.2018.05.017 Article
D. Sarkar and S. R. Sahoo, "Radical-induced expeditious stereoselective synthesis of 2-alkyl 3-allyl trans-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans (TADHBs)", Synthetic Communications, vol.48, no.5, pp.574-581, Taylor & Francis, January 2018, 10.1080/00397911.2017.1415357 Article
K. Sawahata, T. Yamada, D. Sarkar, M. Arisawa, and M. Yamaguchi, "Rhodium-catalyzed insertion reaction of PhP group of pentaphenylcyclopentaphosphine with acyclic and cyclic disulfides", Organic Letters, vol.20, no.4, pp.938-941, ACS Publications, January 2018, 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03825 Article
D. Sarkar and M. K. Ghosh, "Story of helianane and heliannuols - unique structurally diverse benzoxacycles, interesting intrigues and structural anomaly", Current Organic Chemistry, vol.22, no.1, pp.18-56, Bentham Science, January 2018, 10.2174/1385272822666171222150107 Article
D. Sarkar, S. Behera, S. Ashe, B. Nayak, and S. K. Seth, "Facile TMSOI catalysed stereoselective synthesis of 2-Methylene selanyl-4-chromanols and anti-cancer activity", Tetrahedron, vol.73, no.51, pp.7200-7209, Elsevier, December 2017, 10.1016/j.tet.2017.11.007 Article
D. Sarkar, M. K. Ghosh, N. Rout, and P. Kuila, "“A Jack of Trio”-robust one-pot metal free oxidative amination, azidation and peroxidation of phenols", New Journal of Chemistry, vol.41, no.10, pp.3715--3718, Royal Society of Chemistry, November 2017, 10.1039/C7NJ00169J Article
D. Sarkar, N. Rout, M. K. Ghosh, S. Giri, K. Neue, and H. Reuter, "Atom-economical palladium carbon-catalyzed de novo synthesis of trisubstituted nicotinonitriles", Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.82, no.17, pp.9012–9022, ACS Publications, October 2017, 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01332 Article
D. Sarkar and M. K. Ghosh, "Stereoselective synthesis of Heliannuol G", Tetrahedron Letters, vol.58, no.46, pp.4336–4339, Elsevier, October 2017, 10.1016/j.tetlet.2017.09.081 Article
D. Sarkar, M. K. Ghosh, and N. Rout, "Phenyl trimethyl ammonium tribromide mediated robust one-pot synthesis of spiro-oxacycles–an economic route–stereoselective synthesis of oxaspirohexacyclodieneones", Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, vol.14, pp.7883-7898, Royal Society of Chemistry, July 2016, 10.1039/c6ob01116k Article
D. Sarkar, M. K. Ghosh, N. Rout, and S. Giri, "PhSeBr mediated hydroxylative oxidative dearomatization of naphthols-an open air facile one-pot synthesis of ketols", RSC Advances, vol.6, no.32, pp.26886-26894, Royal Society of Chemistry, March 2016, 10.1039/c6ra00036c Article
S. Bardhan, K. Kundu, B. Kar, G. Chakraborty, D. Ghosh, D. Sarkar, S. Das, S. Senapati, S. Saha, and B. Paul, "Synergistic interactions of surfactant blends in aqueous medium are reciprocated in non-polar medium with improved efficacy as a nanoreactor", RSC Advances, vol.6, no.60, pp.55104-55116, Royal Society of Chemistry, March 2016, 10.1039/c6ra06776j Article
S. Ghosh, N. B. Chandar, D. Sarkar, M. K. Ghosh, B. Ganguly, and I. Chakraborty, "Unprecedented C-methylation at the 2-position of 2-carboxy-4-chromanones - A case study with the corey-chaykovsky reagent", Synlett, vol.25, no.18, pp.2649-2653, Georg Thieme, September 2014, 10.1055/s-0034-1379203 Article

 Courses Taught

  • CY101 : Chemistry {Theory}
  • CY1101 : Chemistry {Theory}
  • CY312 : Chemistry of Natural Products {Theory}
  • CY313 : Natural Products {Theory}
  • CY4101 : Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism {Theory}
  • CY411 : Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism {Theory}
  • CY5101 : Methods in Organic Synthesis {Theory}
  • CY511 : Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism {Theory}
  • CY513 : Spectroscopic Methods of Analysis {Theory}
  • CY519 : Methods in Organic Synthesis {Theory}
  • CY616 : Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy {Theory}
  • CY617 : Special Topics in Organic Synthesis {Theory}
  • CY170 : Chemistry Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY2701 : Functional Group Identification Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY2704 : Functional Group Estimation Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY271 : Basic Organic Chemistry Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY3702 : Natural Products Isolation Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY374 : Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY4701 : Organic Compounds Preparations Laboratory {Practical}
  • CY472 : Organic Chemistry Laboratory – II {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [16]
Solving Molecular Complexities With Oxidative Dearomatisation And Transition Metal Catalysis

 Nilendri Rout

 Graduated  (2018)

 Supervisor

New Synthetic Intrigues Towards Oxidative Dearomatization And Related Strategies

 Manoj Kumar Ghosh

 Graduated  (2018)

 Supervisor

Synthetic Efforts Towards Carbon Heteroatom Bond Generations Employing Dearomatisation, Alkene And Alkyne Intrigues

 Sushree Ranjan Sahoo

 Graduated  (2020)

 Supervisor

Synthetic Approaches Towards Biologically Active Heterocycles Employing Catalytic Strategies

 Sagarika Behera

 Graduated  (2020)

 Supervisor

Sustainable Chemical Techniques Towards Organic Farming

 Garimella Jawahar Lal Nehru

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis

 Sudhir Muduli

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Catalysis

 Niladri Sekhar Roy

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Visible Light Catalysis

 Priyanka Karmakar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Catalytic Visible Light De-Aromatization Reaction

 Saumyaranjan Panda

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Catalysis

 Bhabani Sankar Lenka

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Design Of Photoresponsive Cqd@msio2 Hybrid Nanoparticles For Delivery Of Anticancer Drugs And Imaging

 Sangita Bishi

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Catalysis

 Shantanu Samanta

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Development Of Catalytic Asymmetric Dearomatisation Reactions

 Biswajit Das

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Natural Products

 Barnali Roy

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Catalysis

 Puspendu Kuila

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Organic Synthesis And Catalysis

 Nabakumar Bera

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Punarbasu Bhattacharjya (413CY2006), "Attempts Towards Total synthesis of (+ ) Spirooliganone-A" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Chhandak Adhikari (415CY2027), "Approach towards the synthesis of biologically active chromone systems." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Suchit Gupta (415CY2033), "Synthetic Efforts towards Medicinally Important Aryl Naphthofurans and Benzofurans Mediated by Quaternary Ammonium Salt" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Subhradip Kundu (416CY2042), "Asymmetric Synthesis of Tocopherol (Vitamin-E) Employing C-2 Methylation of 2-Carboxy-4-Chromanones" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Prithwa Das (417CY2036), "Halo-azido Ketones : Synthesis, Applications and Activity" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Kunika Gupta (418CY2038), "Synthetic attempts towards Catalytic Oxidative Dearomatization Reactions" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sayan Halder (418CY2040), "GOLD(I) CATALYZED SYNTHESIS OF 2-SUBSTITUTED INDOLES EMPLOYING ALKYNE ACTIVATION" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Ankush Kumar (419CY2048), "Visible Light Assisted Oxidation at Benzylic Position of Homologated Ynones with Aerobic Oxygen, Leading to Diketone Synthesis." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Rahul Kumar (410CY5068), "Efforts towards Alkyne insertion Reactions via Oxidative Dearomatization" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Samapika Mishra (411CY5074), "TRIALS TOWARDs FUNCTIONALISING a-KETOLS" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Vadla Chandurani (411CY5048), "Concise synthesis of spironaphthalones using oxidative dearomatiztion" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sudeep Sarkar (413CY5011), "Asymmetric Synthesis of Tocopherol and Tocotrienol family employing C-2 methylation of 2-carboxy-4-Chromanones" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Devashish Sood (414CY5085), "Synthesis of 1-ethylpyridine tribromide; Utilization in Spirofurano Naphthalone Synthesis : Footsteps towards Asymmetric Synthesis" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Moni Singh (414CY5084), "Gold(l)-Catalyzed Atom-Economic Synthesis of 2-Substituted indole via 5-endo-dig Cyclization." - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • SERB TETRA AWARD 2021 by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. Of India,    2021
  • ICMR- DHR Long Term Fellowship to University of Regensburg, Germany, 12 months, Govt. Of India 2019,    2020
  • DAAD Associate Professor, University of Leipzig, Dermany,    2018
  • Visiting Professor Award, Tohoku University Japan,    2016
  • Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Govt. of India - Young Scientist Award- 2014 in Chemical Sciences,    2014
  • INSPIRE FACULTY AWARD 2013 IN Chemical Science by DST-INSA,    2013
  • INDO-US RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2012 Prof. Barry M Trost of Stanford University, California, US, Junior Research Fellowship (CSIR): September, 2005 - September, 2007, Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR): October, 2007 - May 2010,    2012
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Life Member of Indian Chemical Society,    2020
  • Patron Member Orissa Chemical Society 2019,    2019
  • Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, Life Member of Chemical Research Society of India,    2017
  • Life Member of Chemical Research Society of India,    2017
  • Nominated as a Core member of International steering Committee of Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016,    2016
  • Nominated as Core member of Royal Society of Chemistry( Eastern India) 2015-2019,    2015