Biplab Maji

Assistant Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: bm [at]
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Research Interest:

    Molecular catalysis: Metal catalysis, Organocatalysis, Photoredox catalysis. Development of new methodology: Carbon-carbon and Carbon-hetero atom bonds formation, cascade reactions Physical organic chemistry: Kinetics and mechanisms Organic synthesis: Synthesis of natural products and bioactive compounds

Academic Background:
  1. PhD (Organic Chemistry), Department Chemie (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2012
  2. MSc (Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2009
  3. BSc (Chemistry (Hons)), Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira (University of Calcutta), 2007

  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (2016 - 2016)
  3. Postdoctoral fellow, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (2015 - 2015)
  4. Postdoctoral fellow, Molecular Catalyst Research Center, Chubu University, Japan (2013 - 2015)
  5. Postdoctoral fellow, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2012 - 2013)

Awards and Honors:
  1. DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award from DST-INSPIRE (2016)
  2. Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2015)
  3. Förderpreis from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2013)
  4. Dr. Klus Römer-Stiftung from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2012)

Selected Publications:
  1. Barman, Milan K and Maji, Biplab. 2017. "Recent Developments of Manganese Complexes for Catalytic Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation Reactions." Synthesis, 47, 3377-3393
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