Dr. Pranabes Bhattacharyya

Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Chemistry
Qualification: M. Sc. (C.U.), Ph. D. (C.U.)
Area of Specialization: Organic Synthesis and catalysis: Green Approach

E-mail: pranabes.bhattacharyya@gmail.com


Research Interests

Organic Synthesis; Advanced Application of Catalyst; Green Chemistry

List of Publications

Total Citations= 206, h-index = 5 (h-index is the largest number h such that h publications have at least h citations), i10 index = 5 (i10 index is the number of publications with at least ten citations)

  1. “Silica gel-mediated microwave-assisted efficient synthesis of highly substituted imidazoles and exploration of naked eye/colorimetric sensor for anions”; Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Arunima Medda, Anuva Samanta, Nikhil Guchhait, Asish R. Das; J. Indian Chemical Society, 2011, 88, 983-993.
  2. “One-pot synthesis of dihydropyrano[2,3-c]chromenes via a three component coupling of aromatic aldehydes, malononitrile, and 3-hydroxycoumarin catalyzed by nano-structured ZnO in water: a green protocol”; Sanjay Paul, Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Asish R. Das; Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 4636-4641
  3. “A novel coumarinyl Scaffold as metal ion sensor towards spectrophotometric detection of Cu+2, Ni+2 and Zn+2 ions”; Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Arunima Medda, Dinesh C. Gorain, Bijon Kr. Pal, Nikhil Guchhait, Asish R. Das; J. Indian Chemical Society, 2012, 89, 623-629
  4. “A new strategy for the one pot synthesis of (aryloxyimino)ethylcoumarins promoted by CuCl2”; Gargi Pal, Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Arunima Medda, Asish R. Das; Journal of Chemical Research, 2012, 36, 5-8.
  5. “Nano Crystalline ZnO catalysed one- pot multicomponent reaction for an easy access of fully decorated 4H-pyran scaffolds and its rearrangement to 2-pyridone nucleus in aqueous media”; Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Koyel Pradhan, Sanjay Paul, Asish R. Das; Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 4687-4691
  6. “Synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyridin-2-one derivatives in convergent mode applying bio catalyst Vitamin B1 and polymer supported catalyst PEG-SO3H from two different sets of building blocks”; Koyel Pradhan, Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Sanjay Paul, Asish R. Das; Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 5840-5844
  7. “Design and synthesis of coumarinyl 1,4-benzodioxanes as potential anti-oxidant”; Asish R. Das, Gargi Pal, Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Arnab K. Ghosh, Debasri Mukherjee, Debasish Bandyopadhyay; Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 7060-7066
  8. “Facile synthesis of pyridopyrimidine and coumarin fused pyridine libraries over a Lewis base-surfactant-combined catalyst TEOA in aqueous medium”; Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Sanjay Paul, Asish R. Das; RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 3203-3208.
  9. “Synthesis of SO3H-bearing carbonaceous solid catalyst, PEG-SAC: Application for the easy access of a diversified library of pyran derivatives”; Sanjay Paul, Sirshendu Ghosh, Pranabes Bhattacharyya, Asish R.Das; RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 14254-14262.
  10. “A New Synthetic Approach Towards Microwave Assisted Green Cross-Aldol Condensation in Aqueous Medium”; Pranabes Bhattacharyya; Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Symposium on ENTHRALLING FACETS OF MOLECULAR MANIFESTATION IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES organized by Department of Chemistry, Bidhannagar College, 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929243-4-2.

Achievements / Awards

JRF in Chemical Science jointly conducted by CSIR and UGC, Govt. of India, December 2007 & June 2008.

Professional Membership of the Scientific Society

Member, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Teaching Experience

Under Graduate Teaching of B.Sc. students of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Government College, New Town, Rajarhat. (From 1st June, 2015 till date).

Research Guidance

Postgraduate students’ research project dissertation:

1 (Chemistry student of Bidhannagar College) completed.

Research Experience

  • Senior Research Fellow at Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta as CSIR SRF. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Asish R. Das; August, 2010 to April, 2013).
  • Junior Research Fellow at Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta as CSIR JRF. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Asish R. Das; April, 2009 to July, 2010).
  • Junior Research Fellow at Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology as CSIR JRF. (Principal Investigator: Dr. A. K. Sen; August, 2008 to March, 2009).

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