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     Ananta Kumar Atta

Ph.D. fromIIT-Kharagpur - Chemistry
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Tanmaya Pathak
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2004 :: Completed in 2009
AddressDepartment of Chemistry, IIT-Kharagpur
Phone+91-9732591089
Emailanantaatta@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE)All1996
12West Bengal Council Of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE)Science1998
B.Sc.Midnapur College (Vidyasagar University)Chemistry (Hons.)2001
M.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityOrganic Chemistry2003

Research Areas
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Modification of carbohydrates

Skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Comfortable with search engine like SCIFINDER
  • Operation of 200MHz NMR Instrument
  • X-ray crystallography solution of crystal structures using SELEX

Awards
  • National Junior Research Fellowship from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (NET-CSIR)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE, 91.2 percentile)

Experience
  • 5 years (2004-2009) teaching experience both in organic chemistry theory and practical classes (for B. Tech. students) in the period of research work.
  • Experience in operating computer with Sci-Finder, internet explorer, MS-office, adobe acrobat, Chem-draw and isis-draw etc.
  • Five years research experience in carbohydrates chemistry
  • An enthusiastic and motivated chemist with broad experience in multi-steps synthesis of biologically active natural products
  • Assisted two M. Sc. students in their project works
  • Presently working as a Postdoctoral fellow, INHA-University, Department of Chemistry, South Korea

Teaching Experience
  • B.Tech Organic chemistry(P) at IIT-Kharagpur Feb-2005- Jun-2005 (1 terms)
  • Organic Chemistry(T) at IIT-Kharagpur June-2005-Jun-2008 (6 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Awarded the National Junior Research Fellowship from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-2003
  • Qualified in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering- 2004, 91.2 percentile),

Papers Published in Journals
  • Diastereoselective addition of planar N-heterocycles................a new route to isonucleosides by Sanki, A., Bhattacharya, R., Atta, A. K., Suresh, C. G., Pathak, T. Tetrahedron 64, 10406-10416 (2008)
  • Densely functionalized chiral pyrroles from endocyclic, exocyclic, and acyclic vinyl sulfone-modified carbohydrates. by Bhattacharya, R., Atta, A. K., Dey, D., Pathak, T. J. Org. Chem. 74, 2710-2717 (2009)
  • diastereoselective unique route to cyclopropanes functionalized at all three ring carbon atoms from acyclic vinyl sulfone-modified carbohydrates. by Atta, A. K., Pathak, T.  J. Org. Chem. 74, 2710-2717 (2009)
  • A general and diastereoslective route to five membered heterocycles and carbocycles from acyclic vinyl sulfone-modified carbohydrates. by Atta, A. K., Pathak, T. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 872-881 (2010)

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