Born: Faizabad (U.P)
Ph.D. (Prof. T. N. Srivastava) Lucknow University

Recipient of (MONBUSHO) fellowship (1993-94) (Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and culture, Japan)
Visiting Scientist (2003-2004) Kyoto University, Japan [Invited by Association of International Education, Japan (AIEJ)], Visiting Guest Scholar (June 2001 and Dec. 2001) [Invited by Kyoto University Foundation and Association of International Education, Japan (AIEJ)]

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of polynucleating and polyfunctional chalcogens (S, Se and Te) and organochalcogen derivatives and their potential applications in the area of supramolecular functional materials.

C-X ( X = S, Se & Te) bond formation via C-F bond activation reactions and their Application in Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

Studies on Environmentally Reactive Inorganic and Organic intermediates and Elusive Nitrogenous gases and their Entrapment via Organochalcogen based Supramolecular species.

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    Selected Publications

  1. Singh, J. D., Maheshwari, M., Khan, S. and Butcher, R. J. Sterically encumbered hexakis(alkylseleno)benzenes: conformational behavior of hexakis(iso-propylselenomethyl)-benzene toward Hg2+ ions on selective recognition. Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 117.
  2. Maheshwari, M., Khan, S. and Singh, J. D. Synthesis of sterically encumbered organoselenium species and their selectivity towards Hg(II) ions. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 4737.
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