Education and Appointments

·         2015 – Present: Senior Scientist, Organic Chemistry Division, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

·         2011 – 2015: Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern Medical Center Mentor: Prof Uttam K. Tambar

2006 – 2011: PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University Mentor: Prof Salvatore D. Lepore

 2001 – 2003: MSc in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India Mentor: Prof Faiz A. Khan CPI (Grade): 9.1/10.0, 2nd Rank

1998 – 2003: BSc in Chemistry (Hons), RK Mission Residential College, Narendrapur;  Calcutta University, India; 1st Class, 70% total marks, 12th rank 



Selected Publications

  • Soniya Rani, Soumya Ranjan Dash, Asish Bera, Md Nirshad Alam, Kumar Vanka And Pradip Maity, Phosphite mediated asymmetric N to C migration for the synthesis of chiral heterocycles from primary amines, Chemical Science., 12, 8996 - 9003 (2021), DOI:10.1039/D1SC01217G.
  • Md Nirshad Alam, Soumya Ranjan Dash, Anirban Mukherjee, Satish Pandole, Udaya Kiran Marelli, Kumar Vanka And Pradip Maity*, [1,3]-Claisen Rearrangement via Removable Functional Group Mediated Radical Stabilization, Organic Letters., 23, 890 - 895 (2021), DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.0c04109.
  • Abdul Motaleb, Soniya Rani, Tamal Das, Rajesh G Gonnade And Pradip Maity*, Phosphite Catalyzed C–H Allylation of Azaarenes via an Enantioselective [2,3]-Aza-Wittig Rearrangement, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 58, 14014 - 14109 (2019), DOI:10.1002/anie.201906681.
  • A.l Motaleb And † A. Bera† and P. Maity , An organocatalyst bound ?-aminoalkyl radical intermediate for controlled aerobic oxidation of iminium ion, Org. Biomol. Chem., 16, 5081 - 5085 (2018), DOI:10.1039/C8OB01032C.
  • Panda, S.; Maity, P.; Manna And D., Transition metal, azide and oxidant free homo- and heterocoupling of ambiphilic tosylhydrazones to the regioselective triazoles and pyrazoles, Organic Letters., 19, 1534 - 1537 (2017), DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00313.