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Department of Chemistry

Faculty Details


Dr Debashis Ghosh

Assistant Professor,Chemistry

Specialisation : Organic Chemistry


Faculty Details

Academic Degree Subject University Address of the University Rank/ Medals
MSc Chemistry University of Calcutta 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700 073
BSc Chemistry Honours Calcutta University 87, 1, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
PhD Details
Title of Thesis University / Institution University Address Date of Registration Date of Completion Details of papers published Current Status
Development of chiral catalysts for asymmetric allylation reaction Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research CSIR- Human Resource Development Centre, Campus, Sector 19, Kamla Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Prad 12-07-2010 27-06-2015 1. Debashis Ghosh, Naveen Gupta, Sayed H. R. Abdi, Sekhar Nandi, Noor-ul H. Khan, Rukhsana I. Kuresh Awarded
Post Doc Details
Institution Name Institution Address Start Date End Date Subject Outcome
Visva-Bharati (A Central University) Department of Chemistry Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan, West Bengal India-731235 06-04-2019 18-08-2019 Photocatochemical CO2 reduction Published papers
Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo, Japan 01-04-2018 31-03-2019 Photochemical CO2 reduction Publication in ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan 01-07-2015 31-03-2018 Electrochemical CO2 reduction Publication in Inorganic Chemistry and Dalton Transactions
Book Chapter Published
Article Title Book title Book editor Article pages No of Chapters Year ISBN Publisher Details
Gold nanoparticles as promising catalyst for electrochemical CO2 reduction in aqueous medium Aqueous Mediated Heterogeneous Catalysis Asit K. Chakraborti, ‎Bubun Banerjee 10.1515/9783110733846-006 1 2022 978-3-11-073845-2 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Zwitterionic imidazolium salt: an effective green organocatalyst in synthetic chemistry Organocatalysis Bimal Krishna Banik and Bubun Banerjee 10.1515/9783110732542-012 1 2022 9783110732542 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Title Journal Name Year DOI/URL Your authorial position How many authors Clarivate IF
Redox-neutral carbon–heteroatom bond formation under photoredox catalysis Chemical Communication 2023 10.1039/d3cc01873c 1st 4 6.222
Visible light induced functionalization of indazole and pyrazole: A recent update Chemical Communications 2022 10.1039/D2CC00002D 1st 6 5.000-9.999
Visible-light-induced metal-free coupling of C(sp3)–H sources with heteroarenes Green Chemistry 2022 other 6 10.182
Heavy main group element containing organometallic phosphorescent materials Results in Chemistry 2022 2nd 3
Three-Component Carbosilylation of Alkenes by Merging Iron and Visible-Light Photocatalysis Org. Lett. 2021 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c02322 other 6 5.000-9.999
Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Biheteroarenes via Dehydrogenative and Decarboxylative Coupling: a Decade The Chemical Record 2021 other 6 5.000-9.999
More Than Just a Reagent: The Rise of Renewable Organohydrides for Catalytic Reduction of Carbon Dio ChemSusChem 2021 10.1002/cssc.202002660 1st and corresponding 4 5.000-9.999
Zwitterionic imidazolium salt: an effective green organocatalyst in synthetic chemistry Physical Sciences Reviews 2021 10.1515/psr-2021-0018 2nd 3 1.02
Photochemical H2 Evolution Using a Ru−Rh Supramolecular Photocatalyst Energy Fuels 2021 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c02557 1st and corresponding 4 2.000-4.999
Electrochemical Functionalization of Imidazopyridine and Indazole Adv. Syn. Cat. 2021 10.1002/adsc.202100981 1st 3 5.000-9.999
Ligand‐assisted electrochemical CO2 reduction by Ru‐polypyridyl complexes Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020 10.1002/ejic.202000259 1st and corresponding 4 2.000-4.999
Visible-light-promoted oxidative coupling of styrene with cyclic ethers Sci. China Chem. 2020 10.1007/s11426-019-9609-9 2nd 3 5.000-9.999
A Ru(II)−Mn(I) Supramolecular Photocatalyst for CO2 Reduction Organometallics 2020 10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00755 other 7 5.000-9.999
Supramolecular Photocatalyst with a Rh(III)-Complex Catalyst Unit for CO2 Reduction ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05728 1st 5 5.000-9.999
Rhodium-Catalyzed Directed C-H Amidation of Imidazoheterocycles with Dioxazolones Org. Lett. 2019 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01832 other 4 5.000-9.999
Electrochemical behavior of a Rh(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl) complex bearing an NAD+ /NADH-function Dalton Trans. 2018 10.1039/c7dt04594h other 6 2.000-4.999
Catalytic Hydride Transfer to CO2 Using Ru-NAD-Type Complexes under Electrochemical Conditions Inorg. Chem. 2017 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01427 1st 5 5.000-9.999
Base assisted C-C coupling between carbonyl and polypyridyl ligands in Ru-NADH-type carbonyl complex Dalton Trans. 2017 10.1039/c7dt00312a 1st 7 2.000-4.999
Four-Electron Reduction of a New Ruthenium Dicarbonyl Complex Having Two NAD Model Ligands through D Inorg. Chem 2016 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01619 2nd 6 5.000-9.999
Title of Project Category Level Department Current Status Principal Investigator Funding Agency Project Start Date Project End Date Amount
Development of new ruthenium-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide model complexes for multi-electron CO Major National CHEMISTRY Ongoing DR. DEBASHIS GHOSH SERB-SURE, DST, Government of India 08-05-2023 28,41,594.00
Title of Paper Title of Seminar/Conference Organized by Level Start Date Place Country Duration
“Ru-polypyridyl complexes: Promising candidates for electrochemical CO2 reduction” International Conference on Chemistry Education and Research University of Kufa, Iraq International 18-11-2020 Iraq Iraq One day
“Asymmetric Allylation of Sulfonyl Imines Catalyzed by in situ Generated Cu(II) Complexes of Chira 21th ISCB International Conference Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow International 25-02-2015 Lucknow India Three Days
“Oxazoline derivatives tagged with tosylated amino acids as recyclable organocatalysts for enantio 22nd National Symposium on Catalysis CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar National 07-01-2015 Bhavnagar India Three Days
“Synthetically amenable amide derivatives of tosylated-amino acids as organocatalysts for enantios 21st National Symposium on Catalysis Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad National 13-02-2013 Hyderabad India Three Days
“Titanium complexes of chiral amino alcohol derived Schiff bases as efficient catalysts in asymmet National Seminar on Catalysis for Sustainable Development M S University, Vadodara National 27-01-2012 Vadodara India Two Days
Events Organized
Type of Event Level Organized by Date From Title of Event Duration Place
Conference International Department of Chemistry 14-05-2022 International webinar on Recent Trends in Photochemistry 1 day
Conference International Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore 04-03-2020 First International Conference (ICFCS-2020) on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences Two days Coimbatore, India
Participation (Seminar, Conference, Workshop)
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Start Date Place Duration
National Webinar on Recent trends in Chemical and Forensic Science Webinar National Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore 21-04-2022 Coimbatore 1 day
3rd International Conference on Chemistry Education and Research Webinar International Chemistry Education 2020 Organizing Committee Members 18-11-2020 University of Kufa, Iraq 1 day
Membership (Research body/Professional Association)
Name of the Body Position Level Start Date End Date Any other Information
Board of Studies Member Others 15-10-2022 14-10-2025
Awards, Achievements
Name of Fellowship/ Award/Achievement Level Awarded by Place Date Duration of Fellowship
DSK Postdoctoral Fellow National UGC New Delhi 06-02-2019
CSIR-Senior Research Fellow National CSIR New Delhi 12-07-2012 3 YEARS
CSIR-Junior Research Fellow National CSIR New Delhi 20-12-2009 2 YEARS
GATE-2008 National GATE IISC Bangalore 10-02-2008
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Assistant Professor Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences 21-08-2019 29-06-2020
Guidance and Support
Title of the Paper Department Year of Guidance Type Name of the Institution Name of Students
Simple and efficient method of synthesis of substituted imidazol derivative CHEMISTRY 2023 Term Paper St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru AKASH Y S (21CBZ69)
Synthesis and Photo-induced Thiocyanation of 2-phenylimidazo[1,2 α]pyridine CHEMISTRY 2023 Master's degree project St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru SOWMYA B P
Synthesis of new cinnoline derivatives CHEMISTRY 2023 Master's degree project St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru NANDINI M (21CHO14)
Synthesis of a New Tetracyclic Oxazole Scaffold CHEMISTRY 2023 Master's degree project St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru ANCY SHERIN R
Study and Applications of Crystal Chemistry of Minerals CHEMISTRY 2023 Term Paper St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru Dhriti Badami (21CEB02)
Obesity: An altercation between biological factors and lifestyle choices CHEMISTRY 2022 Term Paper St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Ankith Singh S (20PMC10)
Synthesis of 2-phenyl-2H-indazole and its Photo-induced Thiocyanation using Organo Photocatalyst CHEMISTRY 2022 Master's degree project St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru Rajkumar Jaman Singh (20CHA08)
Electrochemical fixation of carbon dioxide with C(sp3) sources CHEMISTRY 2022 Term Paper St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru Samridhi Dubey
Photo-induced carboxylation of olefins using CO2 as C1 source: A recent update CHEMISTRY 2022 Term Paper St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru Audney Riona Maben (20CZBT32)
Faculty Development Program
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Place Date From Date To
FACULTY INDUCTION PROGRAMME Orientation Programmes National Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi New Delhi 20-06-2023 19-07-2023
Three days Seminar on Jesuit Lay collaboration FDPs attended Others Bangalore Jesuit Education Society St. Joseph's University, Bangalore 08-12-2022 10-12-2022
10th Faculty Development Program on Computational Chemistry of Materials: Molecule, Solids, Nanoparticles and Biological activity (CCM-2022) FDPs attended National Centre for Advanced Computational Chemistry Studies, Delhi Delhi 19-10-2022 25-10-2022
Teacher Competencies and Effective Classroom Management Skills Workshop Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru 25-02-2022 26-02-2022
Faculty Development Programme FDPs attended Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Xavier Hall, St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) 10-12-2020 21-12-2020
Induction Programme Training Program Online St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru 23-07-2020 30-07-2020
Research ids
Google Scholar id ResearchGate id Orcid id Scopus Author ID Vidwan 0000-0001-8222-5737 57192116326 294829

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