Debasis Banerjee
Associate professor
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Interests
Organic Synthesis, Catalysis, Enantioselective Catalysis, C-H Bond Activation, Organofluorine Chemistry, Heterogeneous Catalysis (Carbon dioxide to biofuel, De-polymerization of bio-polymers), Photoredox-Catalysis/Bio-catalysis and Electrocatalysis
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Educational Details
IIT Kanpur
2011
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
Banaras Hindu University
2004
M.Sc., Organic Chemistry (spl.)
University of Burdwan
2002
B.Sc. (H), Chemistry
Administrative Positions
Chief Warden
01 Jul 2022 - Present
Azad Bhawan
Associate Professor
01 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Warden
01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2022
Azad Bhawan
Departmental Nodal Faculty for Alumni-Institute Connect
20 Oct 2020 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Member of the Department Academic Program Committee (DAPC)
01 Jun 2020 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Department Administrative Committee (DAC)
01 Aug 2020 - 31 Jul 2022
IIT Roorkee
Department Space Management Committee (DSMC)
30 Jun 2020 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Department Maintenance Committee
01 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
IIT Roorkee
Advisor for PhD students
01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2018
Department of Chemistry
Member of the New Building Committee
31 Oct 2017 - Present
Department of Chemistry
DRC member
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2020
Department of Chemistry
Honors And Awards
Honors
Tetrahedron and Tetrahedron letters
2021
Guest Editor
Thieme Group, Germany
2020
Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2020
Chemical Research Society of India
2023
Bronze Medal
The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2019
MRSC
Evonik Industries GMBH, Germany
2016
Evonik Call for Research Proposal (ECRP) Award-2016
BRNS-Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Mumbai, India
2016
Young Scientist Research Award (YSRA)
Science and Engineering Research Board, India
2016
Early Career Research Award (ECR)
Department of Organic chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden
2014
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, LIKAT, Germany
2011
Leibniz Postdoctoral Fellowship
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Polymer Chemistry ( CYN-009 )
Autumn
Analysis of Industrial Polymers ( CYN-751 )
Autumn
Laboratory ( CYN-001 )
Autumn
Organic and Inorganic Chemistry ( CYN-002 )
Spring
Enantiomeric Separation ( CYN-562 )
Spring
Laboratory ( CYN-002 )
Spring
Laboratory ( CYN-562 )
Spring
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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