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Academic Credentials :
  • Postdoctoral Position (July, 2002 – June, 2004), School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA.
    Topic: Designing Radiolabelled Organic Ligands for Human Brain Imaging.
    Mentor: Professor Harry Chugani
  • Postdoctoral Position (January, 2000 – June, 2002 & July 2004-Sept,2005), Jadavpur Univarsity, Kolkata, India.
    Topic: Synthesis of Carbohydrate Molecules and Fabrication of Their Organic Nanomaterials.
    Mentor: Professor Rina Ghosh
  • Ph. D.: Jadavpur University, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta-700032, India (1994-1998); Major: Synthetic Organic Chemistry.
    Topic: Studies on Stereoselective Syntheses of Organic Compounds
    Mentor: Late Dr. Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya
  • M. Sc.: University of Calcutta, University College of Science, Calcutta, India (December, 1993); Major: Organic Chemistry (Other Subjects: Physical and Inorganic Chemistry).
  • B. Sc.: University of Calcutta, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Howrah, India (August, 1991); Major: Chemistry Honours (Other Subjects: Physics, Mathematics & English)
Faculty Appointments (Academic & Industry) :
  • Professor (2005 (September)-Till date), Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, University College of Science, 92 A.P.C. Road, Kolkata –700 009, India.
  • Senior Lecturer (January, 2000- September, 2005, Department of Chemistry, Dumkal College Basantapur, Murshidabad-742303
  • Scientist (R & D), 1999 (May)-1999 (December), Research and Development Center, RPG Life Sciences Limited, Navi Mumbai-400705.
  • 1998 (August)-1999(April), Scientist (R & D), Research and Technology Department, Ciba India Private Limited, Mumbai-400063.
Award :
  • Dr. Dilip Kumar Maiti is the recipient of Basudev Banerjee Memorial Medal and Prize of 2011 awarded by Indian Chemical Society.
Associate Editor of Journals :
  • American Journal of Nanomaterials
  • World Journal of Organic Chemistry
Organized Major Event :
  • Local Secretary: Chemical Sciences Section-Indian Science Congress-2013
Handling Projects as a Principal Investigator :
  • Funder: DST Project under SERC Organic Chemistry scheme, Govt. Of India; Project
    No.: SR/S1/OC-22/2006; Title of the Project: Development of Lewis Acid Catalysed
    Nitrile Oxide Cycloaddition Reactions towards Syntheses of Sugar-Based Chiral
    Heterocycles; Fund Awarded: Rs.17,79,600.00; Status: Completed; Duration:
    06/12/2006 to 05/12/2009.
  • Funder: Center for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CRNN, CU),UGC, Govt. of India; Project No. Con./002/ NanoRAC(2008); Title of the Project:Synthesis of New Chiral Surfactants and Studies of Their Novel Applications; Fund Awarded: Rs.2.0 Lakh as Seed Money to Initiate Research Work in Nanoscience with one senior research fellow; Status: Completed; Duration: 2nd February 2009 to 31st January, 2010.
  • Funder: DST Project under SERC Nanoscience scheme, Govt. of India; Project No.: SR/NM/NS-29/2010; Title of the Project: Design, Synthesis and Fabrication of LowMolecular Mass Organic Nanostructured Materials and Studies of Their Optical and Optoelectronic Properties; Fund Awarded: Rs.53,26,300.00; Status: Running (3rd
    Year); Duration: 01/10/2010 to 30/09/2013.
  • Funder: OSDD CSIR Scheme, Govt. of India; Project No.: OC-UCKLT0001&0002 Title of the Project: Functionalized and Sugar-Based Chiral Heterocyclic Scaffolds to be Submitted to OSDD Program for Development of Their Antimalarial and Antituberculosis Activities; Fund: Rs.9,00,000.00; Status: Running (2nd Year)
  • Funder: DST Project under SERC (Organic Chemistry), Govt. of India; Project No. No. SR/S1/OC-05/2012; Title: Development of Robust Cyclization Processes Involving Selective Activation of C-H, N and π-Bonds toward Construction of Ubiquitous Frameworks: Studies on Mechanistic Insight with DFT Calculation; Fund: Rs.54,90,000.00; Status: Running (1st Year); Duration: April 2013 to March, 2016.
  • Funder: DST Project under DST Green Task Force, Govt. of India; Project No.: SR/S5/GC-Meet/2012; Title of the Project: Development of Benign and Robust Brominating Processes Involving Direct Transfer of Bromide: Synthesis of Valuable Bromosynthons, Their Chiral Analogues and Sequential Coupling Compounds; Fund: Rs.54,90,000.00; Status: Running (1st Year); Duration: April 2013 to March, 2016.
Invited Lectures (2010-2014):
No Venue and Date Title of the Talk
01 Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), Bengal Engineering College and Science University, 6th August, 2010 An Absolute Regio- and Stereocontrolled Formal 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition with Organic Lewis Acid: Reaction, Scope and Construction of Functional Molecules
02 Refresher Course in Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, 22nd August-14th September, 2010 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: A New Field of Dream
03 University of Kalyani, Kalyani, 25th February, 2011 $pi;-Bond Activated Vicinal Difunctionalization and Cyclization with Synthetic Efficiency: Synthesis of Heterocyclic Scaffolds and Their Fabricated Materials
04 Indian Institute of Technology Gwahati, Gwahati, 12-13 March, 2011 Construction of Surfactant-Assembled Nanoreactors in Non-conventional Media: Properties, Scope and Synthesis with Synthetic Efficiency
05 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, 27th June, 2011 Selective Activation of C-H and N-H Bond: Construction of Novel Sugar-Based Chiral Heterocycles
06 Refresher Course in Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, 22nd August-14th September, 2011 Nanoscience and Its Application in Organic Chemistry
07 Maulana Azad College, Kolkata, 3rd November, 2011 Travelling Through the Nano World
08 Dept. of Chemistry, Tripura University, Agartala, 11th Nov, 2011 Design and Fabrication of Nanoreactors for Synthesis of Functional Molecules: Properties, Scope, Reaction and Mechanism
09 Dept. of Chemistry, M. M. College, Kolkata, 14th Dec., 2011 Construction of Nanoreactor in Non-conventional Reaction Medium: Reaction, Scope and Construction of Functional Molecules
10 Dumkal College Basantapur, Murshidabad, 6-7th January, 2012 Utilization of Non-chemical Water as a Solvent in Organic Synthesis for Protecting Environment: Design, Scope, Mechanism and Synthesis
11 Dept. of Physics, Tripura University, Agartala, 3-4th February, 2012 Packing of Small Molecules is the Key to Access Nanoreactors, Nanomaterials and Their Unique Nanoscale Properties
12 Packing of Small Molecules is the Key to Access Nanoreactors, Nanomaterials and Their Unique Nanoscale Properties Nanoscience: Cu(0)-Nanoparticles is an Efficient Reductive Catalyst in Water Medium
13 National Organic Symposium Trust (NOST), Manali, 10-14th October, 2012 Synthesis of Organic Compounds in a Surfactant Assembled Nanoreactor Built in Water
14 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati Guwahati, 2-4th December, 2012 Domino Cyclization Reaction
15 Behala College, Kolkata, 10th December, 2012 Fabrication of Low and High-Valent Metal Nanoparticles and Their Novel Properties
16 Indian Chemical Society, Bhopal, 13-16th December, 2012 Fabrication of Nanoreactor, Nanoparticle and Nanostructured Materials and Development of Their Novel Properties
17 Indian Science Congress and University of Calcutta, 3-7th January, 2013 Intermolecular Domino Cyclization Reaction to Functional Molecules
18 Dept. of Physics, Tripura University, Agartala. 5-6th February, 2013 Dept. of Physics, Tripura University, Agartala. 5-6th February, 2013
19 Dept. of Chemistry, IIT Delhi; 8-10 January 2014. Emerging Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology Exploiting Carbohydrates for C-C and C-N Bond-Forming Annulation and Organic Electronics
20 International Symposium on Nature Inspired Initiatives in Chemical Trends (NIICT Hyderabad) 4-6th March-2014 Catalyst Originator: ArCH(OMe)2 Generates PtIV-Catalyst for sp3C-H Activated Diverse Annulation
Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Undergraduate (~ 6 years; Dept. Of Chemistry, Dumkal College Basantapur,
    Murshidabad, West Bengal; Taught Chemistry Honours and Pass Courses).
  • Postgraduate (~ 8 years; Dept. Of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata;
    Taught alkaloid chemistry, organometallics, carbohydrate chemistry, medicinal
    chemistry and nanoscience courses).
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Dynamic Stereochemistry, NIPER(IICB), Kolkata (6 years
    as a Guest Professor).
Sl No. Name M/F Specialization Topic Status/Remark
1 Yasmin Saima F Organic Chemistry Stereoselective Syntheses of Chiral Heterocycles Successfully went through 5000 Word Seminar/ FIP Scheme (UGC)
2 Tista Sengupta F Organic Chemistry Studies on Metal Catalyzed Cyclization Processes involving selective C-H Bond Activation: Construction of functionalized Heterocyclic and Carbocyclic Scaffolds SRF-CSIR
3 Krishnanka Sekhar Gayen M Organic Chemistry Studies on Metal, Metal Nanoparticle and Organic Lewis Acid Mediated Activation, Transformation & Cyclization Processes: Synthesis of valuable Heterocycles & Investigation of reaction course JRF-SPM(CSIR)
4 Dipankar Dhara M Organic Chemistry Studies on Cerium and other Metal Catalyzed Organic Transformation Reactions toward Syntheses of N-Heterocycles Self-finance (Part time)
5 Nabeyndu Pramanik M Organic Chemistry Design, synthesis and characterization of transition metal-ligand complexes and development of their novel catalytic activity in fundamental organic transformations Self-finance (Part time)
6 Saikat Khamarui M Organic Chemistry Design, synthesis and fabrication of low dimensional organic nanostructured materials and studies of their semiconducting properties toward construction of high-tech devices JRF-CSIR
7 Deblina Sarkar F Organic Chemistry Synthesis of new chiral surfactants and studies of their self-aggregation properties toward generation of nanoreactor and mesoporous material for practical application in organic synthesis JRF-CSIR
8 Dipanwita Roy F Organic Chemistry Development of Cyclization Process toward Synthesis of Natural Product-like Small Functional Molecules JRF-CSIR
List of Ph.d Awardees during the year :
Sl No. Name M/F Specialization Topic Status/Remark
1 Dr. Nirbhik Chatterjee M Organic Chemistry Approach to Heterocycles from Carbohydrate Derivatives and Others Involving Cycloaddition and Cyclization Reaction Awarded in 2011
2 Dr. Palash Pandit M Organic Chemistry Studies on Formal 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition and Oxidative Reaction Processes Involving Organic Lewis Acid: Synthesis of Functional Molecules and Fabrication of Their Organic Nanostructured Materials
3 Sri Samiran Halder M Organic Chemistry Studies on metal complex mediated Syntheses of Organic compounds with special reference to Carbohydrates Submitted
Participation in Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium/ Workshop During the year :
Sl No Organized by National / International Title Theme Activity Date Place
1 Jadavpur University National National Symposium on Organic Chemistry-IV (NSOC-IV): Modern Trends and Perspectives Presentation of our poster No. OP-3,p-39 2-3rd February 2011 Kolkata
2 University of Calcutta International International Symposium on Facets of Weak Interactions in Chemistry, Presentation of our poster No. p-36 13-15th January 2011, Kolkata
3 University of Kalyani National Current Trends in Chemistry Invited Speaker 25th February, 2011 Kalyani
4 IIT Gwahati National Summer Workshop on Green Chemistry Invited Speaker 12-13 March, 2011 Assam
Invited Lectures during the year :
Sl No. National International
1 National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, 25th February, 2011, Kalyani University (KU), Kalyani. Topic: π-Bond Activated Vicinal Difunctionalization and Cyclization with Synthetic Efficiency: Synthesis of Heterocyclic Scaffolds and Their Fabricated Materials
2 Summer Workshop on Green Chemistry on 12-13 March, 2011, jointly organized by IIT Gwahati and DST, India Assam. Topic: Construction of Surfactant-Assembled Nanoreactors in Non-conventional Media: Properties, Scope and Synthesis with Organic Lewis Acid-Like Oxidant
3 Invited talk in the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal on 27th June, 2011, organized. Topic: Construction of Surfactant-Assembled Nanoreactors in Non-conventional Media: Properties, Scope and Synthesis with Lewis Acid-Like Non-metallic Oxidant
Whether the teacher has participated in Organising and/or delivered Lectures in refresher Course/ Orientation Programme during the year :
  • 2Delivered two lectures in the refresher course organized by the Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, 2011. Topic: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: A New Field of Dream
Any other related matter :
  • I was invited and participated in the planning of a unique OUTREACH project during the 12th Five Year Plan namely, Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) program (www.osdd.net) under the CSIR, Govt. Of India, at Delhi on 24th June, 2011 to initiate the practical training to large number of M.Sc. students specializing in Organic Chemistry in various universities, IITs, IISERs and other academic institutes across the length and breadth of the country.