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. 

Professional Experience

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


Research Interest

Asymmetric Organocatalysis, Multicomponent Reactions, New Synthetic Methodologies


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


Contact Details


Dr. Utpal Das

Scientist, Organic Chemistry Division

(Room 211, 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 / dutpal10@gmail.com