Sudipta Raha Roy




Sudipta Raha Roy



Assistant Professor


Born: Burdwan, West Bengal
Ph.D.: NIPER-Mohali (Prof. Asit K. Chakraborti)
Research Associate: IISER-Kolkata (Prof. Swadhin K. Mandal)
Postdoctoral Fellow: Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion, Israel (Prof. Ilan Marek)
Postdoctoral Fellow: ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain (Prof. Paolo Melchiorre)
Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Nov 2018-Present
Awards and Accolades: Marie Curie Individual Fellowship in 2018; Fulbright Nehru Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2014 (Declined); PBC Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2014; Research Associate Grant from CSIR in 2013; Eli Lilly and Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Awards in 2012 (1st Prize); International Travel Grant from DST in 2010; NET-CSIR in 2006.

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Research Interests


Organic Synthesis, Catalysis and Organometallic Chemistry



    Selected Publications


  1. L. Buzzetti, A. Prieto, S. Raha Roy and P. Melchiorre, Radical-based C-C Bond-Forming Processes Enabled by the Photoexcitation of 4-Alkyl-1,4-dihydropyridines. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 15039-15043.
  2. S. Raha Roy, H. Eijsberg, J. Bruffaerts and I. Marek, Zirconocene Catalyzed Diastereoselective Carbometalation of Cyclobutenes. Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 334-339. (Highlighted on Synfacts)
  3. S. Raha Roy, D. Didier, A. Kleiner and I. Marek, Diastereodivergent combined carbometalation-Zinc homologation- C-C fragmentation reactions for an efficient construction of allylic quaternary carbon stereocenters. Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 5989-5994.
  4. S. Raha Roy, A. Nijamudheen, A. Pariyar, A. Ghosh, P. K. Vardhanapu, P. K. Mandal, A. Datta, and S. K. Mandal, Phenalenyl in a Different Role: Catalytic Activation through the Nonbonding Molecular Orbital. ACS Catal., 2014, 4, 4307-4319. (Selected in the Virtual Issue Posts on Organocatalysis)
  5. A. K. Chakraborti and S. Raha Roy, On Catalysis by Ionic Liquids. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 6902-6903. (Highlighted on NPG Asia Materials)



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