Sangit Kumar

Main Group Chemistry: Synthesis and Catalysis
Professor
Phone: +91 755 269 1317
sangitkumar@iiserb.ac.in

Sangit Kumar

Main Group Chemistry: Synthesis and Catalysis
Professor
Phone: +91 755 269 1317
sangitkumar@iiserb.ac.in

  • Assistant Professor (January 2009-) at Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India
  • Post-doctoral Position (June 2007-December 2008) at Department of Chemistry, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US under Professor Michael R. Detty
  • Post-doctoral Position (February 2005-April 2007) at Department of Bio- & Organic Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden under Professor Lars Engman
  • Ph.D. (1999-2004) from Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) under Professor H.B. Singh
  • M.Sc. (1997-1999) from Department of Chemistry, University of Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)
  • B. Sc. (1994-1997) from Maharaj Singh College Saharanpur, UP, India
  • Sangit Kumar

    Main Group Chemistry: Synthesis and Catalysis
    Professor
    Phone: +91 755 269 1317
    sangitkumar@iiserb.ac.in

    Methodology Development for Organochalocogens

    Bromination in Alkenes

    Radical Chain Breaking Antioxidant

    Carbon-carbon/heteroatom Coupling Reactions

    Sangit Kumar

    Professor
    Main Group Chemistry: Synthesis and Catalysis

    # Authors Title Journals Year
    1 Aditya Upadhyay
    Kanika
    Yogesh Mandhar
    Monojit Batabyal
    Saravanan Raju
    Svastik Jaiswal
    Sangit Kumar
    Synthesis of Cobalt(II) Phenolate Selenoether Complexes to Mimic Hydrogenase-like Activity for Hydrogen Gas Production Dalton Transactions 2023
    2 Sangit Kumar
    Monojit Batabyal
    Raushan Kumar Jha
    Blue Light Irradiated Metal-, Oxidant-, and Base-Free Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of C(sp2)-H and N-H Bonds: Amination of Naphthoquinones with Amines The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2023
    3 Raviraj Ananda Thorat
    Yogesh Mandhar
    Devendra Parganiha
    Khushbu Bindesh Patil
    Vikram Singh
    Batul Shakir
    Saravanan Raju
    Sangit Kumar
    A Planar-Chiral Palladium Complex Derived from a Weak Oxygen Donor N,N-Diisopropyl Ferrocenecarboxamide Ligand ChemistrySelect 2023
    4 Saravanan Raju
    Harkesh B. Singh
    Sangit Kumar
    Ray J. Butcher
    Coordination Behavior of the Tellurium Incorporated Mercuraazametallamacrocycle and Investigation of d10???d10 Interactions between Closed Shell (Ag+ Hg2+) Metal Ions Chem. Eur. J. 2023
    5 Pritiranjan Sahoo
    Dipti Ranjan Lenka
    Monojit Batabyal
    Pritam Kumar Pain
    Sangit Kumar
    Debashish Manna
    Atul Kumar
    Detailed Insights into the Inhibitory Mechanism of New Ebselen Derivatives against Main Protease (Mpro) of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science 2023
    6 Saket Jain
    Monojit Batabyal
    Raviraj Ananda Thorat
    Pratibha Choudhary
    Raushan Kumar Jha
    Sangit Kumar
    2-Benzamide Tellurenyl Iodides: Synthesis and Their Catalytic Role in CO2 Mitigation Chem. Eur. J. 2023
    7 Aditya Upadhyay
    K. V. Saurav
    Evelin Lilly Varghese
    Ananda S. Hodage
    Amit Paul
    Mahendra Kumar Awasthi
    Sanjay Kumar Singh
    Sangit Kumar
    Proton reduction by a bimetallic zinc selenolate electrocatalyst RSC Advances 2022
    8 Aditya Upadhyay
    Harshita Meena
    Raushan Kumar Jha
    Kanika
    Sangit Kumar
    Isolation of monomeric copper(ii) phenolate selenoether complexes using chelating ortho-bisphenylselenide-phenolate ligands and their electrocatalytic hydrogen gas evolution activity Dalton Transactions 2022
    9 Monojit Batabyal
    Aditya Upadhyay
    Rahul Kadu
    Nihal Chaitanya Birudukota
    Deepak Chopra
    Sangit Kumar
    Tetravalent Spiroselenurane Catalysts: Intramolecular Se···N Chalcogen Bond-Driven Catalytic Disproportionation of H2O2 to H2O and O2 and Activation of I2 and NBS Inorganic Chemistry 2022
    10 Monojit Batabyal
    Saket Jain
    Aditya Upadhyay
    Saravanan Raju
    Sangit Kumar
    A Base Free Copper-Assisted One-Step Synthesis of C2-Symmetric Tetravalent Spirodiazatelluranes and Biaryl 1,1'-Diamides, Based on Divergent Stoichiometry of Na2Te Reagent Chemical Communications 2022
    11 Saravanan Raju
    Harkesh B. Singh
    Sangit Kumar
    Hybrid Quinoline Telluroether Ligand Derived Copper and Silver Complexes: Synthesis, Structural and Electronic Properties Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2022
    12 Raushan Kumar Jha
    Aditya Upadhyay
    Kanika
    Saket Jain
    Neena K. A.
    Sangit Kumar
    Light-Driven Carbon-Carbon Coupling of ?-sp3-CH of Aliphatic Alcohols with sp2-CH Bond of 1,4-Naphthoquinones Organic Letters 2022
    13 Aditya Upadhyay
    Dr. Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Rahul Meena
    Sangit Kumar
    Radical Chain Breaking Bis(ortho?organoselenium) Substituted Phenolic Antioxidants. Chemistry an Asian Journal 2021
    14 Aditya Upadhyay
    Raushan Kumar Jha
    Monojit Batabyal
    Tanoy Dutta
    Apurba Lal Koner
    Sangit Kumar
    Janus-Faced Oxidant and Antioxidant Profiles of Organo Diselenides Dalton Transactions 2021
    15 Ajay Verma
    Lal Singh Banjara
    Rahul Meena
    Sangit Kumar
    Transition-Metal-Free Synthesis of N-Substituted Phenanthridinones and Spiro-isoindolinones: C(sp2)-N and C(sp2)-O Coupling through Radical Pathway. Asian J. Org. Chem 2020
    16 Aditya Upadhyay
    Monojit Batabyal
    Kanika
    Sangit Kumar
    Organoselenium: Generated and Exploited in Oxidative Reactions. Chemistry Letters 2020
    17 Raviraj Ananda Thorat
    Saket Jain
    Moh. Sattar
    Prateek Yadav
    Yogesh Mandhar
    Sangit Kumar
    Synthesis of Chiral substituted 2-Aryl-Ferrocenes by the Catellani Reaction. The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2020
    18 Sangit Kumar
    Apurba Lal Koner
    Heena Kadyan
    Monojit Batabyal
    Rahul Kadu
    An efficient copper-catalyzed synthesis of symmetrical bis(N-arylbenzamide) selenides and their conversion to hypervalent spirodiazaselenuranes and hydroxy congeners. Dalton Transactions 2019
    19 Vandana Rathore
    Sangit Kumar
    Visible-light-induced metal and reagent-free oxidative coupling of sp2 C-H bonds with organo-dichalcogenides: synthesis of 3-organochalcogenyl indoles. Green Chemistry 2019
    20 Cavya Jose
    Vandana Rathore
    Sangit Kumar
    Organoselenium Small Molecules as Catalysts for Oxidative Functionalization of Organic Molecules. New Journal of Chemistry 2019
    21 Vandana Rathore
    Ajay Verma
    Sadhan Jana Jana
    Sangit Kumar
    Synthesis of Novel C2-Symmetric Sulfur Based Catalyst: Asymmetric Bromo/Seleno Functionalized Normal and Medium-Sized Rings. Synlett 2019
    22 Raviraj Ananda Thorat
    Krishna Patidar
    Moh. Sattar
    Sangit Kumar
    Copper Mediated Selective Mono and Sequential Organochalcogenation of C-H Bond: Synthesis of Hybrid Unsymmetrical Aryl Ferrocene Chalcogenides. J. Org. Chem. 2019
    23 Yogesh Mandhar
    Prateek Yadav
    Nitin Kumar
    Moh. Sattar
    Sangit Kumar
    8-Aminoquinoline Assisted Synthesis and Crystal Structure Studies of Ferrocenyl Aryl Sulfones Chemistry -Asian Journal 2019
    24 Vandana Rathore
    Aditya Upadhyay
    Sangit Kumar
    An Organodiselenide with Dual Mimic Function of Sulfhydryl Oxidases and Glutathione Peroxidases: Aerial Oxidation of Organothiols to Organodisulfides Organic Letters 2018
    25 Subhrajyoti Bhandary
    Abhishek Sirohiwal
    Rahul Kadu
    Sangit Kumar
    Deepak Chopra
    Dispersion Stabilized Se/Te···π Double Chalcogen Bonding Synthons in in Situ Cryocrystallized Divalent Organochalcogen Liquids Crystal Growth & Design 2018
    26 Moh. Sattar
    Muhammed Shareef
    Krishna Patidar
    Sangit Kumar
    Copper-Catalyzed 8-Aminoquinoline Assisted Aryl Chalcogenation of Ferroceneamide with Aryl Disulfides, Diselenides, and Ditellurides J. Org. Chem. 2018
    27 Rahul Shukla
    Nicolas Claiser
    Mohamed Souhassou
    Claude Lecomte
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    Deepak Chopra
    Exploring the simultaneous ?-hole/?-hole bonding characteristics of a Br?? interaction in an ebselen derivative via experimental and theoretical electron-density analysis International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) 2018
    28 Moh. Sattar
    Sangit Kumar
    Palladium-Catalyzed Removable 8-Aminoquinoline Assisted Chemo- and Regioselective Oxidative sp2-C-H/sp3-C-H Cross-Coupling of Ferrocene with Toluene Derivatives Organic Letters 2017
    29 Sadhan Jana
    Ajay Verma
    Rahul Kadu
    Sangit Kumar
    Visible-Light-Induced Oxidant and Metal-Free Dehydrogenative Cascade Trifluoromethylation and Oxidation of 1,6-Enynes with Water Chemical Science 2017
    30 Sanjeev Kumar
    Nidhi Sharma
    Indresh K Maurya
    Ajay Verma
    Sangit Kumar
    K K Bhasin
    Rohit K Sharma
    Insights into selenylation of imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine: synthesis, structural and antimicrobial evaluation New Journal of Chemistry 2017
    31 Nidhi Sharma
    Sanjeev Kumar
    Indresh K Maurya
    K K Bhasin
    Ajay Verma
    Nishima Wangoo
    Aman K K Bhasin
    S. K. Mehta
    Sangit Kumar
    Rohit K Sharma
    Synthesis, structural analysis, antimicrobial evaluation and synergistic studies of imidazo[1,2-a]pyrimidine chalcogenides RSC Advances 2017
    32 Moh. Sattar
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Sangit Kumar
    Transition-Metal-Free Selective Oxidative C(sp3 )−S/Se Coupling of Oxindoles, Tetralone, and Arylacetamides: Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Organochalcogenides Organic Letters 2017
    33 Moh. Sattar
    V Rathore
    Ch. D Prasad
    S Kumar
    TM Free Chemoselective Oxidative C-C Coupling of sp3 C-H Bond of Oxindoles with Arenes and Addition to Alkene: Synthesis of 3-Aryl Oxindoles, Benzofuro- and Indolo-indoles Chemistry -Asian Journal 2017
    34 Shailesh Kumar
    J Yan
    J F Poon
    V P Singh
    X Lu
    M K Ott
    L Engman
    Sangit Kumar
    Multifunctional Antioxidants: Regenerable Radical-Trapping and Hydroperoxide-Decomposing Ebselenols Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
    35 Shailesh Kumar
    Rahul Kadu
    Sangit Kumar
    Regioselective transition metal- and halogen-free direct dithiolation at C(sp3)–H of nitrotoluenes with diaryl disulfides RSC Advances 2016
    36 S Kumar
    A Kumar
    S Kumar
    S. J Balkrishna
    S Kumar
    Cinchona-Alkaloids Based Isoselenazolones: Synthesis and Their Catalytic Reactivity in Asymmetric Bromolactonization of Alkenoic Acid Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Sect. A Phys. Sci. India, 2016
    37 A Gupta
    H B Singh
    S Kumar
    Structural and Reactivity Aspects of Organoselenium and Tellurium Cations Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Sect. A Phys. Sci. India, 2016
    38 S Kumar
    A Verma
    Selective Oxidative Decarbonylative Cleavage of Unstrained C(sp3)-C(sp2) Bond: Synthesis of Substituted Benzoxazinones Organic Letters 2016
    39 S Kumar
    R Kadu
    S Kumar
    Regioselective Transition Metal- and Halogen-Free Direct Dithiolation at C(sp3)-H of Nitrotoluenes with Diaryl Disulfides Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2016
    40 V Rathore
    M Sattar
    R Kumar
    S Kumar
    Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diaryl Acetamides, Benzofurans, Benzophenones, and Xanthenes by Transition Metal-Free Oxidative Cross Coupling of sp3 and sp2 C-H Bonds The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016
    41 Nidhi Sharma
    Sanjeev Kumar
    Indresh K Maurya
    KK Bhasin
    AJay Verma
    Nimisha Wangoo
    Aman KK Bhasin
    SK MEhta
    Sangit Kumar
    Rohit K Sharma
    Synthesis, structural analysis, antimicrobial evaluation and synergistic studies of imidazo[1,2-a]pyrimidine chalcogenides Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2016
    42 Ajay Verma
    Sadhan Jana
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Sangit Kumar
    Organoselenium and DMAP Co-Catalysis: Regioselective Synthesis of Medium-Sized Halolactones and Bromooxepanes from Unactivated Alkenes Chemical Communications 2016
    43 Saket Patel
    Meenakshi
    Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Monomeric Mercury(II) Selenolate Complexes Derived from 2-Phenylbenzamide Ligands Dalton Transactions 2016
    44 Mohd. Sattar
    Praveen
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Ajay Verma
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    Palladium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization of Ferrocene Carboxylic Acid by using 8-Aminoquinoline as a Removable Directing Group Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 2016
    45 Ch. Durga Prasad
    Ajay Verma
    Mohd. Sattar
    Sangit Kumar
    Silver Mediated Thio-Acetoxylation and TFA Triggered Cyclization of Amino Disulfides with Unactivated Alkenes: Synthesis of 3-Aryl/Alkyl-1,4-benzothiazines RSC Advances 2015
    46 Sadhan Jana
    A Asokan
    Shailesh Kumar
    Ajay Verma
    Sangit Kumar
    Copper-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation of Alkenes: Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated BenzoxazinesʺOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2015
    47 Abhimanyu Yadav
    Ajay Verma
    Saket Patel
    A Kumar
    Vandana Rathore
    Meenakshi
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    KOtBu-Mediated annulation of acetonitrile with aldehyde: synthesis of substituted dihydropyridin-2(1H)-ones, pyridin-2(1H)-ones, and thiopyridin-2(1H)-ones Chemical Communications 2015
    48 Amit Kumar
    Mohd. Sattar
    Ajay Verma
    A Dara
    Sangit Kumar
    Double Functionalization of 2-Amino-2′-hydroxy-1,1′-biaryls: Synthesis of 4-Nitro-dibenzofurans and Benzofuro-indoles RSC Advances 2015
    49 Shailesh Kumar
    Vandana Rathore
    Ajay Verma
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Amit Kumar
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Sadhan Jana
    Mohd. Sattar
    Meenakshi
    Sangit Kumar
    KOtBu-Mediated Aerobic Transition-Metal-Free Regioselective β-Arylation of Indoles: Synthesis of β-(2-/4-Nitroaryl)-indoles Organic Letters 2015
    50 Ajay Verma
    Saket Patel
    Meenakshi
    Amit Kumar
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sadhan Jana
    S Sharma
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Sangit Kumar
    Transition Metal Free Intramolecular Selective Oxidative C(sp3)-N Coupling: Synthesis of N-Aryl-isoindolinones from 2-Alkylbenzamides Chemical Communications 2015
    51 Amit Kumar
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Ajay Verma
    Sadhan Jana
    Mohd. Sattar
    Shailesh Kumar
    Chemoselective Arylation of Phenols with Bromo-nitroarenes: Synthesis of Nitro-biaryl-ols and Their Conversion into Benzofurans and Carbazoles Chemical Communications 2014
    52 Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Shailesh Kumar
    Saket Patel
    S Sharma
    Sangit Kumar
    KOtBu-Mediated Synthesis of Dimethylisoindolin-1-ones and Dimethyl-5-phenylisoindolin-1-ones: Selective C-C Coupling of Unreactive tert-sp3 C-H Bond The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2014
    53 Piyush Panini
    Shailesh Kumar
    Ananda S Hodage
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    Sensitive and Regenerable Organochalcogen Probes for the Colorimetric Detection of Thiols RSC Advances 2014
    54 Amit Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    Convenient and Efficient Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diaryl Chalcogenides from Arylboronic Acid in Ethanol at Room Temperature Tetrahedron 2014
    55 J P Jaisinski
    R Shukla
    Jaimin S Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    Crystal Structure Studies on Some of Benzamide Ring Substituted Isoselenazolones and Symmetric Diaryl Monoselenides Derived from Benzamides Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Sect. A Phys. Sci. India, 2014
    56 Navajeet Ahlawat
    Piyush Panini
    Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    G K Azad
    Shailesh Kumar
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Raghuvir S Tomar
    Michael R Detty
    Sangit Kumar
    An Ebselen like Catalyst with Enhanced GPx Activity via a Selenol Intermediate Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2014
    57 Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Abhimanyu Yadav
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    AMVN-Initiated Expedient Synthesis of Biaryls by the Coupling Reaction of Unactivated Arenes and Heteroarenes with Aryl Iodides New Journal of Chemistry 2014
    58 Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Kaustubh Shrimali
    Amit Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    Potassium tert-Butoxide Mediated Synthesis of Phenanthridinone Organic Synthesis Collective Volume 2013
    59 Ch. Durga Prasad
    Shailesh Kumar
    Mohd. Sattar
    A Adhikary
    Sangit Kumar
    ʺMetal Free Sulfenylation and Bis-Sulfenylation of Indoles: Persulfate Mediated Synthesis in Methanolʺ Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2013
    60 J Lu
    S K Vodnala
    A L Gustavsson
    T N Gustafsson
    B Sjoberg
    H A Johansson
    Sangit Kumar
    A Tjernberg
    L Engman
    M E Rottenberg
    A Holmgren
    Ebsulfur is a Benzisothiazolone Cytocidal Inhibitor Targeting the Trypanothione Reductase of Trypanosoma Brucei Journal of Biological Chemistry 2013
    61 Jaimin S Balkrishna
    Amit Kumar
    P Panini
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal Structure of 2-((4-Bromophenyl)carbamoyl)phenylselenenyl Bromide Derived from an Oxidative Addition of Bromine to 2-Phenyl-1,2-benzoisoselenazol-3-(2H)-one Indian Journal of Chemistry-A 2013
    62 Amit Kumar
    Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Shailesh Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    Potassium tert-Butoxide-Mediated Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diaryl Ethers, Sulfides, and Selenides from Aryl Bromides Tetrahedron 2013
    63 Ch. Durga Prasad
    Jaimin S Balkrishna
    Amit Kumar
    Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    K Shrimali
    S Biswas
    Sangit Kumar
    Transition Metal Free Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diaryl Chalcogenides from Arenes and Diaryl Dichalcogenides The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2013
    64 Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Amit Kumar
    Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Javed A Sheikh
    Sanjit Konar
    Sangit Kumar
    KOtBu Mediated Synthesis of Phenanthridinones and Dibenzoazepinones Organic Letters 2012
    65 Jaimin S Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    A Highly Efficient Copper Catalyzed Methodology for the Synthesis of 2-Hydroxy-benzamides in Water Synthesis 2012
    66 Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Jaimin S Balkrishna
    Amit Kumar
    Sangit Kumar
    An Efficient Copper Mediated Synthetic Methodology for Benzo[d]isothiazol-3(2H)-ones and Related Sulfur-Nitrogen Heterocycles Tetrahedron Letters 2012
    67 G K Azad
    Shah jaimin Balkrishna
    Narayanan Sathish
    Sangit Kumar
    Raghuvir S. Tomar
    Multifunctional Ebselen drug functions through the activation of DNA damage response and alterations in nuclear proteins Biochemical Pharmacology 2012
    68 Michael R Detty
    Piyush Panini
    Ch. Durga Prasad
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Deepak Chopra
    Sangit Kumar
    Isoselenazolones as Catalysts for the Activation of Bromine: Bromolactonization of Alkenoic Acids and Oxidation of Alcohols The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012
    69 Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    Copper Catalyzed/Mediated Synthetic Methodology for Ebselen and Related Isoselenazolones Tetrahedron 2011
    70 Deepak Chopra
    Bhagat Singh Bhakuni
    Shah Jaimin Balkrishna
    Sangit Kumar
    Cu-Catalyzed Efficient Synthetic Methodology for Ebselen and Related Se-N Heterocycles Organic Letters 2010