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Debasis Banerjee Assistant Professor dbane.fcy[at] 01332-284847 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Organic Synthesis & Catalysis, Enantioselective Catalysis, Metal Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation, Organofluorine Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis for Sustainable Organic Synthesis
Professional Background
March 2015-Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20142015Postdoctoral FellowStockholm University, Sweden
20112014Postdoctoral FellowLeibniz Institute for Catalysis, Germany
Educational Details
Ph.D.Organic ChemistryIIT Kanpur2011
M.Sc.Organic Chemistry (spl.)Banaras Hindu University2004
B.Sc. (H)ChemistryUniversity of Burdwan2002
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Polymer ChemistryCYN-009B. Tech.Autumn
Analysis of Industrial PolymersCYN-751M. TechAutumn
LaboratoryCYN-001B. TechAutumn
Organic and Inorganic ChemistryCYN-002B. TechSpring
Enantiomeric SeparationCYN-562Int. M. ScSpring
LaboratoryCYN-002B. TechSpring
LaboratoryCYN-562Int. M. ScSpring
Refereed Journal Papers

Selected Publications:

  1. Javier Mazuela, Debasis Banerjee,† Jan-E. Bäckvall*, "Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Tandem Oxidative Acetoxylation/ortho C−H Activation/Carbocyclization of Arylallenes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 9559 († These authors contributed equally)
  2. Rajenahally V. Jagadeesh, Debasis Banerjee, Percia Beatrice Arockiam, Henrik Junge, Kathrin Junge, Marga-Martina Pohl, Jörg Radnik, Angelika Brückner, Matthias Beller*, "Highly selective transfer hydrogenation of functionalised nitroarenes using cobalt-based nanocatalysts" Green Chem., 2015, 17, 898 († These authors contributed equally)
  3. Debasis Banerjee, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller*, "Co-operative Catalysis by Palladium and Chiral Phosphoric Acid: Enantioselective Amination of Racemic Allylic Alcohols" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13049; Highlighted in Synfacts 2014, 12, 1289
  4. Debasis Banerjee, Rajenahally V. Jagadeesh, Marga-Martina Pohl, Jörg Radnik, Kathrin Junge, Angelika Brückner, Matthias Beller*, "Convenient and mild Epoxidation of Alkenes Using Heterogeneous Cobalt oxide Catalysts", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201453, 4359
  5. Debasis Banerjee, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller*, "A General Catalytic Hydroamidation of 1,3-Dienes: Atom-efficient Synthesis of N-Allyl Heterocycles, Amides and Sulfonamides"Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201453, 1630
  6. Debasis Banerjee, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller*, "Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Hydroamination of 1,3-Dienes: Synthesis of Allylic Amines", Org. Chem. Front. 2014, 1, 368 (Hot paper)
  7. Debasis BanerjeeRajenahally V. Jagadeesh, Kathrin Junge,  Henrik Junge, Matthias Beller*, "Efficient and Convenient Palladium-Catalyzed Amination of Allylic Alcohols with N-Heterocycles", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201252, 11556; Hot Topics under Sustainable Chemistry (Wiley VCH)
  8. Debasis BanerjeeRajenahally V. Jagadeesh, Kathrin Junge,  Henrik Junge, Matthias Beller*, "An Efficient and Convenient Palladium Catalyst System for the Synthesis of Amines from Allylic Alcohols", ChemSusChem 2012, 5, 2039
  9. Maddali L. N. Rao*, Debasis Banerjee, Ritesh J. Dhanorkar, "Pd(0)-Catalyzed Couplings using Bromide and Chloride Derivatives of Baylis-Hillman Adducts with Triarylbismuths as Atom-Efficient Multi-Coupling Nucleophiles", Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 3623; Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 8, 928