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May 2021: Congratulations to Satabdi and Souradip for compiling the recent literature on synthetic transformations using quinone diazide based metal-carbenes in the invited review of New J. Chem!


April 2021: Congratulations to Satabdi and Aniruddha for summarizing our group's effort on migratory insertion of metal-carbenes/nitrenes in Chem Rec as a personal account!

January 2021: Welcome Subhenira!!! Best wishes for your PhD journey...

​November 2020: Many Congratulations to Ujjwal for completing his PhD journey! Best wishes for your future journey...

October 2020: Heartiest Congratulations to Bidhan for his successful PhD defense! Best of luck for

 your next journey....

September 2020: Congratulations to Ujjwal for his recent publication on 2-pyridone arylation in Org. Biomol. Chem!

We welcome our new graduate students Sanhita and Suparna! Best of luck....

July 2020: Congratulations to Pintu and Kalyan for completing their master's thesis successfully! RS group wishes them all the best for their next career!!

June 2020: Congratulations to Aniruddha, Saurabh and Subarna for their effort to summarize recent literature on direct 2-pyridone functionalizations beyond C3-selectivity as a mini-review in Chem. Asian J. during this difficult time!

March 2020: Congratulations to Bidhan for the best poster award in ETCS 2020 conference!!

February 2020: Congratulations to Souradip for the best poster award in FSSM 2020 conference from RSC!!

January 2020: Congratulations to Aniruddha, Satabdi for their recent work in Chem Commun on indole C4 arylamination/annulation using anthranil!

Welcome to new PhD students Arijit and Sarbojit in RS group!! Best of Luck!!

December 2019: Congratulations to Debapratim, Gopal and Aniruddha for the recent publication in Chem Asian J on Synthesis of highly substituted 2-pyridones using fluorinated diazomalonate!

August 2019: Our paper in Chem Commun on "Regiocontrolled direct C4 and C2-methyl thiolation of

indoles under rhodium catalyzed mild conditions" becomes one of the top 10% highly cited paper for the year 2018. Congratulations to Saurabh and Ujjwal!!


July 2019: We welcome Subarna as our new PhD student. Wish him all the best for his new journey! Welcome Pintu and Kalyan as Master Project students! Good Luck.

May 2019: Gopal and Souryaban defended their master thesis's successfully. Congratulations!!

Well done Bidhan!! Best wishes for his recent publication in Chem Commun on Rh(III)-catalyzed arylation of 8-methyl/formyl quinoline using diazo compounds.


March 2019: Debapratim has defended his PhD thesis successfully! Congratulations!! Wish you all the best for your coming future Dr. Debapratim.

February 2019: Best wishes to Ujjwal for his recent publication in J Org Chem  on Pd(II)-catalyzed direct sulfonylation of benzylamines!

January 2019: Congratulations to Aniruddha and Souradip  for their recent work in Chem Eur J on Rh(III)- catalyzed step-economic synthesis of N-PAH derivatives.


Dr. Rajarshi Samanta

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur - 721302, India
Phone: +913222-283310 (Office)
Email: rsamanta@chem.iitkgp.ac.in


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