Born: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Ph. D. (Prof. R. P. Singh), University of Delhi, 1977
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1982-present
Research Associate (Prof. W. R. McWhinnie’s group), University of Aston, Birmingham, U. K.
Coordinator, "Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry XI", December 2005
Visiting Professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, Oct. 2007.
Professor (HAG): 2009
Head, Department of Chemistry, 2009-2012
Honorary member (external) of Science Faculty, University of Delhi (2002-2005; 2008-2011).
Co-Chair, 3rd Asian conference on Coordination Chemistry, Oct 2011
President Inorganic Section, Indian Council of Chemists 2011
Member Senate IIT Indore; 2011
Associate Editor, RSC Advances 2015-
Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
Broadly research interest is "Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry” with focus on Catalyst Designing Particularly using Organochalcogen Ligands for coupling Reactions, Oxidation and Transfer Hydrogenation etc; Metal Chalcogenide Nano-particles: Single source precursors, Catalytic Applications.