Utpal Das

Utpal Das

Organic Chemistry Division

About Me

We are working on the development of new synthetic methodologies and asymmetric catalysis with particular emphasis on ‘Organocatalysis’ for the synthesis of enantioenriched compounds of biological and medicinal importance.


Current available position: Two PhD positions is available in our group

 

 



 













































 

           



Professional Experience

  1. July 2014 - present: Scientist, Organic Chemistry Division, CSIR-NCL, Pune.
  2. January 2011 - May 2014: Post-doctoral fellow, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, Advisor: Prof. Wenwei Lin.
  3. November 2009 – October 2010: Post-doctoral fellow, Université de Bourgogne, France, Advisor: Prof. Sylvain Jugé.
  4. 2009: Ph. D., School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Prof. D. Basavaiah.

Selected Publications

  • Utpal Das And Yi-Ling Tsai and Wenwei Lin, Chemoselective Intramolecular Wittig Reaction for the Synthesis of Functionalized Heterocycles (a perspective review article), Org. Biomol. Chem., 12, 4044 - 4050 (2014).
  • Utpal Das And Yi-Ling Tsai and Wenwei Lin , An efficient organocatalytic enantioselective synthesis of spironitrocyclopropanes (Selected as an Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry HOT Article), Org. Biomol. Chem., 11, 44 - 47 (2013).
  • Utpal Das, Yi-Ru Chen And Yi-Ling Tsai and Wenwei Lin, Organocatalytic Enantioselective Direct Vinylogous Michael Addition of ?-Substituted Butenolides to 3-Aroyl Acrylates and 1,2-Diaroylethylenes, Chem. Eur. J., 19, 7713 - 7717 (2013).
  • Yen-Te Lee, Utpal Das, Yi-Ru Chen, Chia-Jui Lee, Chi-Han Chen, Mei-Chun Yang And and Wenwei Lin, Enantioselective Synthesis of Coumarin Derivatives Catalyzed by Primary Amine, Adv. Synth. Catal., 355, 3154 - 3160 (2013).
  • Utpal Das And Chan-Hui Huang and Wenwei Lin, Enantioselective synthesis of substituted pyrans via amine-catalyzed Michael addition and subsequent enolization/cyclisation, Chem. Commun., 48, 5590 - 5592 (2012).

Research Interest

  • Organic Chemistry

Contact Details

                    Dr. Utpal Das

                     Scientist

                     Organic Chemistry Division (Room # 176, Main Building)

                     CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory

                     Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune - 411008,                          India

                     Phone: +91 20 2590 2303

                     E-mail u.das@ncl.res.in or                              

                             dutpal10@gmail.com