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Dr. Debasis Koley

Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
Mohanpur-741 246, India
E-mail: koley@iiserkol.ac.in debakmpi@gmail.com
Phone: Office: +91-33-66340000 (Extn: 1237)
Lab: +91-33-66340000 (Extn: 1455)




 Professional Experience:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany (2006-2008)
  • Centenary Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry) in Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (2009-2010)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur, India (2011-2015)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur, India (2015-2019)
  • Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur, India (2019-present)

 Education:

  • B.Sc. (Chemistry Honours): Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math, University of Calcutta, 1999
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry): Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India, 2001
  • Ph.D. (Computational Chemistry): Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, 2005

 Selected Publications:


    • Computational Investigation of Multifaceted Cationic Rearrangement and Stereo- and Regioselectivity in the Formation of Dysideanone’s Analogues, J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 1133-1140.
    • N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Stabilized Germa-acylium Ion: Reactivity and Utility in Catalytic CO2 Functionalizations, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 15403-15411.
    • Dinuclear PdI Catalysts in Equilibrium Isomerizations: Mechanistic Understanding, in Silico Casting, and Catalyst Development, ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 4517-4533.
    • Computational Exploration of Mechanistic Avenues in C-H Activation Assisted Pd-Catalyzed Carbonylative Coupling, J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 257-272.
    • Computational Investigation of Carbene-Phosphinidenes: Correlation between 31P Chemical Shifts and Bonding Features to Estimate the π-Backdonation of Carbenes, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 3993-4008.
    • Mechanistic Exploration of the Transmetalation and Reductive Elimination Events from Pd(IV)-abnormal NHC Complexes in Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling: A DFT Study, Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 6155-6168.
    • DFT Study on C-F Bond Activation by Group 14 Dialkylamino Metalylenes: A Competition between Oxidative Additions versus Substitution Reactions, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 10633-10643.
    • Estimation of σ-Donation and π-Backdonation of Cyclic Alkyl(amino)Carbene-Containing Compounds, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 163-169.
    • Computation Study of the Mechanism and Selectivity of Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydroamidations of Terminal Alkynes, Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2532-2552.
    • Cyclic Alkyl(amino) Carbene Stabilized Biradical of Disilicontetrachloride, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 9568-9571.
    • C4 Cumulene and the Corresponding Air-Stable Radical Cation and Dication, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 4168-4172.
    • Formation of Trichlorosilyl-Substituted Carbon-Centered Stable Radicals through the Use of π-Accepting Carbenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11804-11807.

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News and Updates

    img January, 2021

    Koushik Makhal has joined in CCMM group as a Junior Research Fellow.

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    Praval Pratap Singh has joined in CCMM group as a Junior Research Fellow.

    img December, 2020

    Vishal Kumar has joined in CCMM group as a Project Assistant.

    img August, 2020

    Acceptance of our paper on reactivity and utility of NHC-Stabilized germa-acylium ion in Catalytic CO2 functionalizations in J. Am. Chem. Soc. Congrats Sayan!

    img August, 2020

    Acceptance of our paper on cAAC-stabilized aluminum and gallium radicals in Inorg. Chem. Congrats Sanjoy!

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    Acceptance of our paper on dinuclear palladium catalysts in equilibrium isomerizations in ACS Catal. Congrats Sriman!

    img January, 2020

    Kalyan Singh has joined in CCMM group as a Junior Research Fellow.

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    Acceptance of our paper on carbene-borane and carbene-alane compounds in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. Congrats Sayan!

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