Nidhi Jain

Nidhi Jain


Born: New Delhi
Ph.D.: Delhi University (2005)
Post Doctoral Fellow: University of Rhode Island, USA (2005-2008)
Amity University U.P.: July 2008-Nov 2010
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi: Dec 2010-present

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Research Interests

    • Copper and palladium assisted C-H bond activation and functionalization in hetero (aromatic) systems.
    • Sustainable Chemistry
      • Organic synthesis in visible light.
      • Use of molecular iodine and hypervalent iodine reagents in oxidative transformations.
      • Catalysis with transition-metal nanoparticles.
    • Design and Synthesis of biologically potent heterocycles.

    Selected Publications

  1. Quinoline fused lactones via tandem oxidation cyclization: metal-free sp3 C-H functionalization, A. Garia, P. Chauhan, R. Halder and N. Jain, J. Org. Chem., 86, 1, 538-546 (2021).
  2. Singlet oxygen mediated dual C-C and C-N bond cleavage in visible light, Ritu, C. Sharma, S. Kumar and N. Jain, Org. Biomol. Chem., 18, 2921-2928 (2020).
  3. Zinc Triflate Catalyzed 1,3-Indolylation of Cyclohexanones: Tandem Condensation, Dehydrogenation and Aromatization Sequence, H. Singh, R. Tiwari, P. Sharma, P. Kumar and N. Jain, Org. Biomol. Chem., 18, 2492-2500 (2020).
  4. S-Aryl Arenesulfonothioate and Copper Acetate Mediated Arylthiolation of 2-Aryl Pyridines and Heteroarenes, P. Sharma and N. Jain, J. Org. Chem., 84, 13045-13052 (2019).


        Group Members

    Ph.D. Students
  • Alankrita Garia (PhD)
  • Ritu (PhD)
  • Vikas Dixit (PhD)
  • Rajat Joshi (PhD)
  • Shruti Rajput (PhD)
  • Rohit (PhD)
  • Dr. Arun Sharma (Postdoc)
  • Dr. Ramandeep Kaur (Postdoc)
    M.Sc. and M.Tech. Students
  • Aditya Jangid (MSc)
  • Megha (MSc)