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     Raju Karmakar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, - Department of Chemistry
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Dipakranjan Mal
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
AddressC/O. Prof. Dipakranjan Mal, Department of Chemistry ,IIT KGP, Dist. Medinipur (W), PIN- 721302, India
Phone+919735394281
Emailraju_k@chem.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.University of Kalyani, West Bengal, IndiaCHEMISTRY (Specialization in Organic Chemistry)2006
B.Sc.University of Kalyani, West Bengal, IndiaCHEMISTRY (Honours)2004
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE)Science2001
10West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE)general1999

Research Areas
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Total synthesis of bio-active natural products)

Skills
  • Well conversant in operating the instruments such as HPLC, NMR etc.
  • Comfortable on the analysis of NMR and Mass spectral data

Experience
  • Engaged as a trainee chemist in a Contract research organization (CRO), Chemgen Pharma International Pvt. Ltd. for 1 year (2006- 2007)

Teaching Experience
  • Organic Chemistry(P) at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 1 yr. (2 terms)
  • Organic Chemistry(T) at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 4 yrs.( through the entire Ph.D programme) (8 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Junior Research Fellowship (2007-2009), provided by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, Govt. of India
  • Senior Research Fellowship (2009- ), provided by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, Govt. of India
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Govt. of India

Papers Published in Journals
  • Synthesis of Benzo(b)fluorenone Nuclei of Stealthins by Sujit Kumar Ghorai, Saroj Ranjan De, Raju Karmakar, Nirmal Kumar Hazra, and Dipakranjan Mal Research Letters in Organic Chemistry 2009 (2009), Article ID 528081, 5 pages (2009)
  • A synthetic route to 1,3-dihydroisobenzofuran natural products, the synthesis of methyl ethers of pestacin by Raju Karmakar, Pallab Pahari and Dipakranjan Mal Tetrahedron Letters 50, 4042- 4045 (2009)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • First synthesis of permethyl and monomethyl ether of pestacin, a naturally occuring antioxidant by Raju Karmakar, Pallab Pahari and Dipakranjan Mal One Day National Symposium, IIT kharagpur . (2008)

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721 302, INDIA
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