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Dr. M. Sankar
Dr. M. Sankar Associate Professor sankafcy[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-28-4753
Areas of Interest
  • Synthesis and Studies on Porphyrinoids, Coordination Chemistry, Supramolecular Assemblies, Catalysis, Photophysical & Photovoltaics Studies
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2015till dateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20112015Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092011JSPS FellowUniv. of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
20082009CNRS Postdoctoral FellowUniv. of Rennes1, Rennes, France
20072008Postdoctoral FellowUniv. of Bourgogne, Dijon, France
20052007Research AssociateTel-Aviv Univ., Tel-Aviv, Israel
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
JSPS FellowshipMinistry of Education, Japan2009
CNRS FellowshipMinistry of Research, France2008
EDIGE FellowshipBourgogne Regional Council, France2007
CSIR-NET and GATEGovernment of India2001
Merit ScholarshipGovernment of Tamil Nadu, India1993
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDBioinorganic ChemistryIndian Institute of Technology Madras2005
M. ScChemistryMadurai Kamaraj University2001
B. ScChemistryUniversity of Madras1999
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2014till dateCoordinator, NMR LabIIT Roorkee
2014till dateMemberDepartmental Academic Programme Committe (DAPC)
2014till dateIn-chargeElectrochemical Workstation
20132014WardenJawahar Bhawan
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Porphyrin-Fullerene Supramolecular Assemblies for Photovoltaic ApplicationsCSIR2012
Synthesis of Novel Porphyrins for DSSC ApplicationsDST2013
Porphyrin-based Novel Donor-pi-Linker-Acceptor Systems for DSSC ApplicationsBRNS2013
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
16th Symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XVI)Jadavpur University, KolkataBruker and Quantachrome2015-12-3
Frontiers in Inorganic Chemistry and OrganometallicsIIT IndoreIIT Indore2016-04-14
9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, ChinaNanjingSPP, WSPC2016-07-03
227th Electrochemical Society MeetingChicago, USAPine, BAS and other Electrochemical Instruments Company2015-05-25
8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) Istanbul, TurkeySociety of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines2014-6-22
6th EUCheMS Conference on Nitrogen LigandsBeaune, FranceCNRS, SPP, PorphyChem, ICMUB etc.2015-09-13
7th Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)-Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Joint SymposiumBHU, VaranasiCRSI and RSC2013-1-31
7th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-7)Jeju, South KoreaSociety of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines2012-7-1
Young Scientist Research Awardees' (YSRA) MeetBARC, MumbaiBRNS2012-11-26
221st Electrochemical Society (ECS) MeetingSettle, Washington, USAThe Society for Solid-state and Electrochemical Science and Technology2012-5-9
3rd Asian Coordination Chemistry Conference (ACCC-3)India Habitat Centre, New DelhiIIT Kanpur & IIT Delhi2011-10-17
Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XIV)School of Chemistry, Univ. of Hyderabad, HyderabadUniv. of Hyderabad, Hyderabad2011-12-10
Memberships
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Member
  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), Life Member
  • Electrochemical Society (ECS), Member
  • Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (SPP), Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Coordination ChemistryCYN-508MScAutumn
Adavanced Analytical Chemistry-ICYN-621AMSc and PhDAutumn
Supramolecular ChemistryCYN-681 MSc and PhDAutumn
Supramolecular Chemistry of NanomaterialsNTN-603MTech and PhDAutumn
Organometallic ChemistryCYN-502M ScSpring
General Chemistry-IIICYN-008BTechSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Metalloporphyrins for CatalysisRicha Yadav
Synthesis of Novel Porphyrins via Pd Catalyzed Coupling Reactions for Material ApplicationsAmit Kumar
Synthesis and Studies on Electron-deficient CorrolesRupa Mukherjee
Synthesis of Novel A3B Porphyrins for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) ApplicationsAmit Kumar
Synthesis and Studies on Various Cyanoporphyrin DerivativesBhupinder
Synthesis and Characterization of Y1-xGdxMnO3 (X = 0, 0.05) Thin FilmsAmit Singh Rajput
Synthesis and Studies on Boronic Esters Appended PorphyrinsAnagh Mukherjee
Synthesis and Studies on Beta-Substituted PorphyrinsMohina Gidwani
Porphyrins Nanostructures for Material and Biomedical ApplicationsBijjam Madhusudhan
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Functionalised Porphyrinoids for Material ApplicationsRavi KumarA2012
Metallocorroles for Material ApplicationsPinky YadavO2012
Push-pull Porphyrins for Nonlinear Optical (NLO) ApplicationsNitika GroverO2012
Unsymmetrically Substituted Metalloporphyrins for Material applicationsKamal PrakashO2012
Synthesis of Chiral Supramolecular AssembliesNivedita ChaudhriO2013
Organic Sensors for Anion SensingMandeep K. ChahalO2013
Novel Porphyrinoids for Material and Medicinal ApplicationsTawseef A. DarO2013
Porphyrin-Fullerene Host-Guest ComplexesPinki RathiO2014
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, JapanResearch Collaboration7.7.12
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Naked-eye Detection of Toxic Anions using Porphyrinoid Chemosensors and their Reusability StudiesICPP-9, Nanjing, ChinaI2016
Synthesis and Applications of Asymmetric Beta- and Meso-Substituted PorphyrinsIIT Indore, IndiaI2016
Ratiometric and Colorimetric ‘Naked-eye’ Selective Detection of Cyanide ions by Porphyrinic Chemosensors and their Reversibility StudiesInstitut de Chimie Moléculaire de l'Université de Bourgogne, FranceI2015
Asymmetric Beta-Substitution: An Inventive Path to Modulate Photophysical and Electrochemical Redox PropertiesJadavpur Univ., KolkataI2015
Asymmetrically Beta-Substituted Porphyrins: Synthesis, Photophysical and Electrochemical Redox Properties Electrochemical Society (ECS), Chicago, USAI2015
Synthesis and Studies on Beta-Substituted Novel Push-Pull PorphyrinsICPP-8, Istanbul, Turkey I2014
Supramolecular Assemblies Composed of Saddle-Distorted Porphyrins having Peripheral Carboxyl GroupsICPP-7, Jeju Island, South Korea I2012
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Worked as Treasurer for Intl. Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy, Environment & HealthSERB, BRNS, DRDO and INSA2016-03-04
Worked as Secretary for the 15th Symposium On Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XV)SERB, CSIR, BRNS and INSA13/12/15
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
The Role of Porphyrinoids in Nanomedicine QIP Centre, IIT Roorkee7.6.12
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Prof. Karl M. KadishDepartment of Chemistry, University of Houston, Texas, USARP
Dr. K. KrishnamoorthyCSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, IndiaRP
Refereed Journal Papers
Selected Publications

1. P. Sonkar, K. Prakash, M. Yadav, V. Ganesan, M. SankarR. Gupta and D. K. Yadav 'Co(II)-Porphyrins Decorated Carbon Nanotubes as Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reactions: An Approach for Fuel Cell Improvement' J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10482G. Also this work was selected for J. Mater. Chem. B Best Poster award at the international conference on advanced materials for energy, environment and health (ICAM-2016) held at IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India during March 4-7, 2016.

 

2. Pinky Yadav, Pinki Rathi and M. Sankar*, 'Facile Generation of A2B Corrole Radical and Its Spectroscopic Properties' ACS Omega 2017, 2, 959-965 (DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00430). 

 

3. M. K. Chahal, M. Sankar* and R. J. Butcher, 'An Insight into Communication between β-olefin/phenyl olefin-mediated Acceptors and Porphyrin π-system: Way to establish Porphyrin based Chemodosimeters and Chemosensors' Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 4530-4540 (DOI: 10.1039/C6CP08396J).

 

4. Nitika Grover,# Nivedita Chaudhri# and M. Sankar*, 'Facile Conversion of Ni(II) Cyclopropylchlorins into Novel β-Substituted Porphyrins through Acid-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Reaction' Inorg. Chem2017, 56, 424-437 (DOI:10.1021/ inorgchem.6b02333). #These authors contributed equally to this work

 

5. Pinky Yadav and M. Sankar*, 'Facile Synthesis, Photophysical and Elelectrochemical Redox Properties od Octa- and tetracarboxamidophenylporphyrins and the First Example of Amido-Imidol Tautomerism in Porphyrins' Dyes and Pigments 2017,139, 651-657 (DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.10.053).

 

6. Kamal Prakash and M. Sankar*, 'Borylated Porphyrin and its Metal Complexes: Synthesis, Elelcrochemistry and Deprotection-Protection Strategy for Anion Sensing' Sensor and Actuators: B Chemical 2017, 240, 709-717 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2016.09.016). 

 

7. Mandeep K. Chahal and M. Sankar*, 'Switching between Porphyrin, Porphodimethene and Porphyrinogen using Cyanide and Fluoride ions mimicking Volatile Molecular Memory and 'NOR' Logic Gate' Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 16404-16412, DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02506D.

 

8. Nitika Grover, M. Sankar*, Y. Song and K. M. Kadish* 'Asymmetrically Crowded "Push-Pull" Octaphenylporphyrins with Modulated Frontier Ortibtals: Syntheses, Photophysical and Electrochemical Redox PropertiesInorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 584-597 (Highlighted as HOT PAPER  and adjudged as one of the most accessed articles during Jan 2016) (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01339). 

 

9. Ravi Kumar, M. Sankar*, V. Sudhakar and K. Krishnamoorthy*, 'Synthesis and Characterization of Simple Cost-Effective Trans-A2BC Porphyrins with Various Donor Groups for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells' New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 5704-5713 (Invited article for the themed issue on Nitrogen Ligands) (DOI: 10.1039/C5NJ02610E)

 

10. R. Kumar, A. Saxena and M. Sankar*, 'Mixed β-Bromo/Cyano Tetrasubstituted-meso-Tetraphenylporphyrin Cu(II) Complexes: Synthesis and Electrochemical studies' J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2016, 20, 1420-1425 (DOI: 10.1142/S1088424616501169).

 

11.   T. A. Dar, M. K. Chahal, R. A. Kumar and M. Sankar*, 'Synthesis, Electrochemical and Compexation Studies of Zn(II) Aryloxyporphyrins with Fullerene C60' J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2016, 20, 744-751.

 

12. Mandeep K. Chahal and M. Sankar*, 'Porphyrin Chemodosimeters: Synthesis, Electrochemical Redox Properties and Selective 'Naked-eye' Detection of Cyanide IonsRSC Adv., 2015, 5, 99028-36. 

 

13. Mandeep K. Chahal and M. Sankar*, '1,8-Naphthyridine-based Fluorescent Receptor for Picric Acid Detection in Aqueous MediaAnal. Methods, 2015, 10272-10279. 

 

14. Ravi Kumar, N. Chaudhary, M. Sankar* and M. R. Maurya*, 'Electron Deficient Nonplanar β-Octachlorovanadyl porphyrin as Highly Efficient and Selective Epoxidation Catalyst for Olefins' Dalton Trans. 2015, 54, 17720-17729.

 

15. R. Kumar, P. Yadav, P. Rathi and M. Sankar*, 'Photophysical, electrochemical redox, solvatochromism and anion sensing properties of β-tetra- and -octaphenylethynyl substituted meso-tetraphenylporphyrins' RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 82237-82246.

 

16. Kamal Prakash, Ravi Kumar and M. Sankar*, 'Mono- and Tri-β-Substituted Unsymmetrical Porphyrins: Synthesis, Structural, Spectral, and Electrochemical Properties' RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 66824-66832.

 

17. Nivedita Chaudhri, Nitika Grover and M. Sankar*, 'Asymmetrically β-Substituted Porphyrins and Chlorins: Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Redox Properties' ECS Transactions 2015, 66, 11-20 (Invited Article). 

 

18. Ravi Kumar, Nivedita Chaudhri and M. Sankar*, 'Colorimetric and ratiometric "naked eye" selective detection of CN- ions by electron deficient Ni(II) porphyrins and their reversibility studies' Dalton Trans2015, 44, 9149-9157 (One of the "Most accessed articles" during April 2015).

 

19. Mandeep K. Chahal and M.Sankar*, '1, 8-Naphthyridinic fluorescent ‘turn-on’and ‘turn-off’chemosensors for detecting of F- and Hg2+ ions mimicking INHIBIT molecular logic behaviour' Anal. Methods, 2015, 7, 4552-4559 (One of the "Most accessed articles" during May 2015).

 

20. Nitika Grover, Pinki Rathi and M. Sankar*, 'Spectral Investigations of Meso-tetraalkylporphyrin-fullerene host-guest complexes' J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2015, 19, 997-1006 (Selected for cover page illustration).

 

21. Ravi Kumar, Pinky Yadav, Amit Kumar and M. Sankar*, 'Facile synthesis and electrochemical studies of diethoxy phosphorylphenyl substituted porphyrin and its metal complexes' Chem. Lett. 2015, 44, 914-916.

 

22. Nivedita Chaudhri and M. Sankar*'Colorimetric "Naked eye" detection of CN-, F-, CH3COO- and H2PO4- ions by highly nonplanar electron deficient perhaloporphyrins' RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 3269-3275.

 

23. Ravi Kumar and M. Sankar*'Synthesis, spectral, and electrochemical studies of electronically tunable β-substituted porphyrins with mixed substituent pattern' Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 12706-12719

 

24. Pinky Yadav and M. Sankar*,'Synthesis, spectroscopic and electrochemical studies of phosphoryl and carbomethoxy substituted corroles and their anion detection propertiesDalton Trans. 2014, 43, 14680-14688 (One of the "Most accessed articles" duing Aug 2014). 

 

25. J. Michalak, K. P. Birin, M. Sankar, E. Ranyuk,Y. Yu. Enakieva, Y. G. Gorbunova, C. Sterna, A. Lemeune and R. Guilard, 'Synthesis of porphyrin-bis(polyazamacrocycle) triads via Suzuki coupling reaction' J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2014, 18, 35-48.

 

26. O. Mongin, M. Sankar, M. Charlot, Y. Mir and M. Blanchard-Desce, 'Strong enhancement of two-photon absorption properties in synergic ‘semi-disconnected’ multiporphyrin assemblies designed for combined imaging and photodynamic therapy' Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 6474-6478.

 

26. T. Ishizuka, M. Sankar and T. Kojima, 'Control of the spatial arrangements of supramolecular networks based on saddle-distorted porphyrins by intermolecular hydrogen bonding' Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 16073-16079.

 

28. T. Ishizuka, M. Sankar, Y. Yamada, S. Fukuzumi and T. Kojima, 'Porphyrin Nanochannels reinforced by hydrogen bonding' Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 6481-6483 (Selected for cover page illustration).

 

29. M. Sankar, T. Ishizuka, Z. Wang, T. Ma, M. Shiro and T. Kojima, 'Synthesis, Structure and Physicochemical Properties of a Saddle-Distorted Porphyrin with a Peripheral Carboxyl Group' J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2011, 15, 421-432 (Invited Article).

 

Oral presentation at the International and National Conferences (2012 - till date)

1. K. Prakash, R. Kumar and M. Sankar* 'DSSC and Electrocatalytic Applications of β- and Meso-Functionalized Porphyrins' invited oral presentation at the 5th Symposium on Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SABIC-5) held at Kolkata, India during January 7-11, 2017.

 

2. M. K. Chahal, N. Chaudhri, K. Prakash, R. Kumar, N. Grover, P. Yadav and M. Sankar* 'Naked-eye Detection of Toxic Anions using Porphyrinoid Chemosensors and their Reusability Studies' invited oral presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

3. N. Grover, N. Chaudhri, R. Kumar, M. K. Chahal and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis and Applications of Asymmetric β- and Meso-Substituted Porphyrins' an invited talk delivered at Frontiers in Inorganic and Organometallics held at IIT Indore, Simrol, India during April 14-15, 2016.

 

4. R. Kumar, N. Chaudhri, M. Chahal and M. Sankar*, 'Ratiometric and Colorimetric ‘Naked-eye’ Selective Detection of CN- ions by Porphyrinic Chemosensors and their Reversibility Studies' oral presentation at 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, September 13-17, 2015 at Beaune, France.

 

5. M. Sankar*, 'Asymmetric β-substitution: An Inventive Path to Modulate Photophysical and Electrochemical Redox Properties' invited lecture at the 16th Symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XVI), December 3-5, 2015 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. 

 

6. R. Kumar, N. Grover, N. Chaudhri, K. Praksh and M. Sankar* 'Asymmetrically β-Substituted Porphyrins: Synthesis, Photophysical and Electrochemical Redox Properties' oral presentation at the 227th Electrochemical Society (ECS) meeting held at Chicago, USA during May 25-28, 2015.

 

7. T. Kojima, H. Kajii, M. Sankar, T. Ishizuka, H. Kotani, Y. Yamada and S. Fukuzumi 'Formation of Hydrogen-bonded Supramolecular Assemblies Based on Fucntionalised Saddle-distorted Porphyrins' oral presentation at the 227th Electrochemical Society (ECS) meeting held at Chicago, USA during May 25-28, 2015.

 

8. R. Kumar, N. Grover and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis and Studies on β-Substituted Novel Push-Pull Porphyrins' oral presentation at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

9. T. Kojima, M. Sankar, H. Kajii, and T. Ishizuka 'Supramolecular Assemblies of Saddle-Distorted Porphyrins with Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonding' oral presentation at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

10. M. Sankar, T. Ishizuka, K. Hasobe, K. Ohkubo, S. Fukuzumi and T. Kojima ‘Supramolecular Assemblies Composed of Saddle-Distorted Porphyrins with Carboxyl Groups’ was presented 221st Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeing at Settle, Washington, USA during May 6-10, 2012.

 

Poster Presentation at the International Conferences (2011 - till date): 

11. R. Kumar and M. Sankar'β-Octachlorovanadylporphyrin as Highly Efficient and Selective Epoxidation Catalyst for Olefins' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

12. K. Prakash and M. Sankar'Boronic Ester Appended Porphyrins as Anion Sensors' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

13. N. Grover, Y. Song, M. Sankarand K. M. Kadish* 'Synthesis, Photophysical, Spectroelectrochemical and Redox Properties of Push-pull Octaphenylporphyrins ' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

14. N. Chaudhri, N. Grover, K. Anshul and M. Sankar'Facile Synthesis of Unsymmetrical β- Substituted Porphyrins via Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

15. N. Chaudhri, R. Kumar, M. K. Chahal and M. Sankar'Colorometric ‘Naked-eye Selective Detection of CN? ions by Porphyrin Chemosensors and Chemodosimeters' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

16. N. Grover and M. Sankar'N-Confused Porphyrin – A Unique turn on and turn off Anion sensor' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

17. L. Cong, X. Ke, Y. Fang, P. Yadav, M. Sankarand K. M. Kadish* 'Elelctrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Studies of Phenylethynyl β-Substituted Corroles and Porphyrins' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

18. X. Ke, L. Cong, Y. Fang, R. Kumar, M. Sankarand K. M. Kadish* 'Electrogeneration and Electrochemistry of s-bonded cobalt porphyrins with π-extended systems and/or electron withdrawing pyrrole substituents' poster presentation at the 9th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-9) held at Nanjing, China during July 3-8, 2016.

 

19. R. Kumar, V. Sudhakar, K. Krishnamoorthy and M. Sankar'Cost-Effective Trans-A2BC Porphyrin Zn(II) Complexes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Applications' poster presentation at the international conference on advanced materials for energy, environment and health (ICAM-2016) held at IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India during March 4-7, 2016.

 

20. K. Prakash, P. Sonkar, V. Ganesan and M. Sankar'Effect of functionalized cobalt tetraphenylporphyrins non-covalently coupled with carbon nanotubes for oxygen reduction: An approach for fuel cell improvement' poster presentation at the international conference on advanced materials for energy, environment and health (ICAM-2016) held at IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India during March 4-7, 2016 (Selected for J. Mater. Chem. B Best Poster award).

 

21. N. Chaudhri, N. Sawhney, B. Madhusudhan, M. Sankar* and S. Satapathi* ' Effect of Functional Groups on Sensitization of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells using Free Base Porphyrins' poster presentation at the international conference on advanced materials for energy, environment and health (ICAM-2016) held at IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India during March 4-7, 2016.

 

22. R. Kumar and M. Sankar*, 'Push-Pull Porphyrins for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells' Poster Presentation at 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, held at Beaune, France during September 13-17, 2015.

 

23. P. Yadav and M. Sankar*, 'A2B Corrole for Selective Colorimetric Detection of FeIII ions' Poster Presentation at 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, held at Beaune, France during September 13-17, 2015.

 

24. N. Chaudhri and M. Sankar*, 'Synthesis, Spectral and Electrochemical Redox Properties of Porphyrin-based Schiff Bases' Poster Presentation at 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, held at Beaune, France during September 13-17, 2015.

 

25. N. Grover and M. Sankar*, 'N-Confused Porphyrins-A New Class of Anion Sensors' Poster Presentation at 6th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands, held at Beaune, France during September 13-17, 2015.

 

26. R. Kumar, N. Grover and M. Sankar 'Synthesis and Studies on β-Substituted Novel ‘Push-Pull’ Porphyrins for Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Applications' presented at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

27. P. Yadav and M. Sankar 'Synthesis, Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Studies of 5,10,15-Tris(phosphoryl/carbo-methoxyphenyl)corroles' poster presentation at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

28. N. Chaudhri and M. Sankar 'Selective Anion Sensing by Electron Deficient Porphyrins' poster presentation at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

29. M. K. Chahal and M. Sankar 'Synthesis and Spectroscopic Studies of Supramolecular Porphyrin-Fullerene Host-guest Assemblies' poster presentation at the 8th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8) held at Istanbul, Turkey during June 22-27, 2014.

 

30. M. Sankar, T. Ishizuka, K. Ohkubo, K. Hasobe, M. Kawano, S. Fukuzumi and T. Kojima ‘Supramolecular Assemblies Composed of Saddle-Distorted Porphyrins having Peripheral Carboxyl Groups’ poster presentation at the 7th International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-7) at Jeju Island, South Korea during July 1-6, 2012.

 

Poster Presentation at the National Conferences (2011 - till date):

31. N. Chaudhri, N. Grover, K. Anshul and M. Sankar*, 'Synthesis, Structures and Electrochemical Redox Properties of Asymmetrically β-Substituted Porphyrins' Poster Presentation at the 16th Symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XVI), December 3-5, 2015 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

 

32. Mandeep K. Chahal and M. Sankar*, 'Porphyrin Chemodosimeters: Synthesis and Selective 'Naked-eye' Detection of Cyanide IonsPoster Presentation at the 16th Symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XVI), December 3-5, 2015 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

 

33.   R. Kumar, N. Chaudhri and M. Sankar* 'Selective Cyanide ion Detection by β-Substituted Electron Deficient Metalloporphyrins' poster presented at the 17th National Symposium in Chemistry organized by Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), February 6-8, 2015 at NCL, Pune.

 

34.   K. Prakash, R. Kumar and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis, Structural and electrochemical studies on mono and tri- β-Substituted Porphyrins ' poster presented at the 17th National Symposium in Chemistry organized by Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), February 6-8, 2015 at NCL, Pune.

 

35.   R. Kumar, N. Chaudhri and M. Sankar* 'β-Substituted Porphyrins as CN- Sensors' presented at Royal Society Chemistry (RSC) India Roadshow held at IIT Delhi on 5th Nov 2014.

 

36.   P. Yadav and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Studies of Phosphoryl and Carbomethoxyphenyl Substituted Corroles, and their Anion Detection Properties' presented at Royal Society Chemistry (RSC) India Roadshow held at IIT Delhi on 5th Nov 2014.

 

37.   M. K. Chahal and M. Sankar* 'Naphthyridine-based Fluorescent Chemosensors for the Detection of Explosive Nitroaromatics' presented at Royal Society Chemistry (RSC) India Roadshow held at IIT Delhi on 5th Nov 2014.

 

38.   P. Yadav and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis of Carboxy and Phosphonic Acid  Corroles for Materials Applications' poster presented at the 16th National Symposium in Chemistry organized by Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), February 7-9, 2014 at IIT Bombay, India.

 

39. N. Grover and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis of Mixed β-Substituted Push-Pull Porphyrins for Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Application' poster presented at the 16th National Symposium in Chemistry organized by Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), February 7-9, 2014 at IIT Bombay, India.

 

40.   N. Chaudhri and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis and Studies on Sterically Crowed Porphyrins' poster presented at the 16thNational Symposium in Chemistry organized by Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), February 7-9, 2014 at IIT Bombay, India.

 

41.  R. Kumar and M. Sankar* 'Synthesis of β-substituted ‘Push-pull’ Porphyrins for Nonlinear   Optical (NLO) Applications' poster presented at the 15th national symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-XV), December 13-16, 2013 at   IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India.