Chinmoy K. Hazra




Pramit Chowdhury



Assistant Professor


Born: Medinipur, West Bengal
M.Sc (2008-2010): Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (Prof. I. N. N. Namboothiri)
Ph.D (2010-2013): Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, (2011-2013) Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (Prof. Martin Oestreich)
Post Doc (2013-2014): Université de Strasbourg, France (Prof. Françoise Colobert).
Post Doc (2014-2018) Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea (Prof. Sukbok Chang).
Post Doc (2018 - 2019) King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (Prof. Magnus Rueping).
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, March 2019 onwards
Email: chinmoy@chemistry.iitd.ac.in


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Research Interests


  • Development of new synthetic methods
  • Activation of small molecules such as CO2 and CO
  • Catalysis, Remote functionalizations
  • Physical organic chemistry, Reaction mechanisms


  • Selected Publications


    1. C. K. Hazra, J. Jeong, H. Kim, M.-H. Baik, S. Park, S. Chang, Reductive Carbocyclization of Homoallylic Alcohols to syn-Cyclobutanes by a Boron-Catalyzed Dual Ring-Closing Pathway, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2692.
    2. C. K. Hazra, N. Gandhamsetty, S. Park, S. Chang, Borane-Catalyzed Ring-Opening and Closing Cascades of Furans Leading to Silicon-Functionalized Synthetic Intermediates, Nat. Comm. 2016, 7, 13431.
    3. C. K. Hazra, Q. Dherbassy, J. Wencel-Delord, F. Colobert, Synthesis of Axially Chiral Biaryls through Sulfoxide-Directed Asymmetric Mild C−H Activation and Dynamic Kinetic Resolution, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13871.
    4. C. K. Hazra, M. Oestreich, Copper(I)-Catalyzed Regio- and Chemoselective Single and Double Addition of Nucleophilic Silicon to Propargylic Chlorides and Phosphates, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4010.


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