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NameDr. Achintesh Narayan Biswas
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationPh.D.
Areas of InterestBio-inorganic Chemistry
Work Experience7 years of teaching and research experience
Teachings
List of Publications

Patent

'HIGH TEMPERATURE LIQUID CRYSTALLINE AZOXY COMPOUNDS AND METHOD OF PREPARATION', Application No.: 1957/KOL/2008 A, Date of filing of Application: 05-11-2008, Awarded in 2016; Inventors: P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, P.K. Mandal and P. Bandyopadhyay

Book Chapter

1. Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay, 'Metallocorroles as Catalyst: Current Status and Future Directions' in the book "Focus on Catalysis Research: New Developments" (Editor: M. Ghang & B. Ramel), 2011; Nova Science Publishers Inc., NY 11788, USA.

List of Publication:

1. 'Modeling Nonheme Iron Halogenases: High-Spin Oxoiron(IV)-Halide Complexes that Halogenate C-H Bonds'; Mayank Puri, Achintesh N. Biswas, R. Fan, Y. Guo, Lawrence Que, Jr., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2484.

2. 'Role of auxiliary donors in tuning the selectivity of C-H activation in arylazonaphthalenes by palladium(II) : Isolation and photoisomerization of isomeric cyclopalladates'; D.N. Neogi, S.S. Chhetri, Purak Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 2015, 92, 1783-1790 (Invited article, dedicated to Professor Animesh Chakravorty on his 80th birthday).

3. 'cis-Dihydroxylation of electron deficient olefins catalysed by an oxo-bridged diiron(III) complex with H2O2'; A. Kejriwal, S. Biswas, Achintesh N Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 413, 77-84.

4. 'Aromatic Hydroxylation by an Oxo-bridged Diiron(III) Complex: A Bio-inspired Functional Model of Toluene Monooxygenases'; A. Kejriwal, P. Bandyopadhyay, Achintesh N Biswas*, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 17262-17267.

5. 'Modeling TauD-J: A High-Spin Nonheme Oxoiron(IV) Complex with High Reactivity toward C-H Bonds'; Achintesh N Biswas, Mayank Puri, Katlyn K Meier, Williamson N Oloo, Gregory T Rohde, Emile L Bominaar, Eckard Munck, Lawrence Que, Jr., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 2428-2431.

6. 'Diferric oxo-bridged complexes of a polydentate aminopyridyl ligand:synthesis, structure and catalytic reactivity'; A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay, Trans. Met. Chem., 39, 909-915 (2014).

7. 'Regioselective and regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H bond activation: Isolation, characterization, crystal structure and TDDFT study of isomeric cyclopalladates'; Achintesh N. Biswas, D. N. Neogi, P. Das, A. Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay, J. Organomet. Chem., 761, 147-155 (2014).

8. 'A Non-heme Cationic Fe(III)-complex Intercalated in Montmorillonite K-10: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Alkane Hydroxylation with H2O2 at Room Temperature'; A. Pariyar, S.Bose, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Barman and P.Bandyopadhyay , Catalysis Science & Technology, 4, 3180-3185 (2014).

9. 'Selective olefin epoxidation catalyzed by metallocorroles in ionic liquid medium at room temperature'; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas and P.Bandyopadhyay; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 378, 179-183 (2013).

10. 'Catalytic Hydrocarbon Oxidation by Iron Complex of 5,10,15-tris(difluorophenyl)corrole via Activation of Hydroperoxides'; A. Pariyar, S. Bose, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, and P.Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 32, 23 (2013).

11. 'Regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H bond activation by platinum(II): Isolation, characterization, reactivity and TD-DFT study of the divalent and tetravalent cycloplatinates having [C,N,S] donor set' by D.N. Neogi, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, R. Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; J. Organomet. Chem., 724, 147 (2013).

12. 'Synthesis, characterization, X-ray structure and TD-DFT study of platinum(II) complexes with tridentate diazene ligands having O,N,S donor set' by S. Acharya, A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi and P. Bandyopadhyay, Inorg. Chim. Acta; 394 , 757 (2013).

13. 'Palladium(II) complexes of terdentate azo ligands with O,N,S donor set: Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, X-ray structure and TD-DFT calculations'; S. Acharya, A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi and P. Bandyopadhyay; Polyhedron, 38, 50 (2012).

14. 'Fluorescence signaling systems for sensing Hg(II) ion derived from A2B corroles'; A. Pariyar, S. Bose, S. Singh Chhetri, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay, Dalton Trans.; 41, 3826 (2012).

15. 'C(Naphthyl)-H Bond Activation by Rhodium: Isolation, Characterization and TD-DFT Study of the Cyclometallates'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S. Sengupta, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay; RCS Advances; 1, 1279(2011).

16. 'Regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H Bond Activation by Platinum(II): Isolation, Characterization, Reactivity and TDDFT Study of the cycloplatinates'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, V. Bagchi, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.; 3739 (2011).

17. 'Electron deficient manganese(III) corrole catalyzed oxidation of alkanes and alkylbenzenes at room temperature', S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Catalysis Communications, 12, 1193 (2011).

18. 'Manganese(III) corrole catalyzed selective oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds by tert-butyl hydroperoxide under mild condition'; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Catalysis Communications, 12, 446 (2011).

19. 'Mild oxidation of hydrocarbons by tert-butyl hydroperoxidecatalyzedby electron deficientmanganese(III)corroles'; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 332, 1 (2010).

20. 'Mild oxidation of hydrocarbons catalyzed by iron corrole with tert-butylhydroperoxide'; Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Pariyar, S. Bose, P.Das, and P.Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 11, 1008 (2010).

21. 'Selective hydroxylation of alkanes catalyzed by Iron(IV)corrole'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 326, 94 (2010).

22. 'Chiral Mn(III) salen catalyzed oxidation of hydrocarbons'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S.K. Kandar, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay; Transition Metal Chemistry, 35, 527 (2010).

23. '1-Phenyldiazenyl-8-Phenylhydrazononaphthalene-7(8H)-One-2-ol: Co-Existence of Azo-Hydroxy and Hydrazo-Keto Forms'; P. Das and Achintesh N. Biswas, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 40 (12), 1167-1169 (2010).

24. 'Structure of Liquid Crystalline 1-Phenyl-3-{4-[4-(4-octyloxybenzoyloxy) phenyloxy- carbonyl]-phenyl}triazene-1-oxide at Low Temperature'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Acharya, A.Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay, P.K. Mandal and S. Upreti; Molecular Crystals & Liquid Crystals, 501, 53 (2009).

25. 'Chiral iron(III)-salen catalyzed oxidation of hydrocarbons'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S.K. Kandar, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 10, 708 (2009).

26. 'Liquid crystalline aryltriazene-1-oxides with two ester units: synthesis, characterization, structure and thermal properties'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Acharya, A. Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay and P.K. Mandal ; Liquid Crystals, 35, 895 (2008).

27. 'Synthesis and Liquid Crystalline Properties of Novel Triazene-1-oxide Derivatives'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay and P.K. Mandal; Molecular Crystals & Liquid Crystals,490, 003 (2008).

28. '1-Phenyl-3-{4-[4-(4undecyloxybenzoyloxy)phenyloxycarbonyl]phenyl} triazene-1-oxide'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Upreti, P.K.Mandal and P. Bandyopadhyay, Acta Crystallographica, E64, o676 (2008).

29. 'Novel synthetic route to liquid crystalline 4,4 '-bis(n-alkoxy)azoxy benzenes: spectral characterization, mesogenic behaviour and crystal structure of two new members'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Choudhury, P.Bandyopadhyay, S.Haldar, P.K. Mandal and S. Upreti; Liquid Crystals, 35, 541 (2008).

30. Chlorido{1-[2-(methylsulfanyl)phenyldiazenyl]naphtholato-k3O,N,S} nickel(II); P. Das and Achintesh N. Biswas,, Acta Crystallographica, Section E, E63(11), m2740 (2007).

31. 'Chlorido{1-[2-(ethylsulfonyl)phenyldiazenyl]-4-methoxy-2-naphthyl-k3 C,N,O}palladium(II) sesquihydrate'; S.S. Chhetri, Achintesh N. Biswas, P.Das, A. Saha and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, m2973 (2007).

32. '4,4'-Bis[2-(benzylsulfanyl)phenylhydrazono]-2,2'-binaphthalene-1,1'- (4H,4'H)-dione'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi, R. Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, o4554 (2007).

33. 'Di-u-iodido-bis[iodido(triphenylphosphine-kP)platinum(II)]' Achintesh N. Biswas, V. Bagchi, P. Das and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, m 2836 (2007).

34. '(E)-1-[2-(Methylsulfanyl)phenyldiazenyl]-4-hydroxybenzene'; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, U.S. Agarwalla, A.Saha and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, 3114 (2007).

35. 'Regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H bond activation: isolation and characterization of cyclopalladates'; D.N. Neogi, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, R.Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Inorg. Chim. Acta, 360, 2181 (2007).

36. 'Regiospecific cyclometallation: Synthesis, spectral properties and crystal structure of peri-palladate; D.N. Neogi, P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay; Polyhedron, 25, 2149 (2006).

37. '(E)-1-[(2-Benzylsulfanylphenyl)diazenyl]-4-methoxynaphthalene'; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, D.N. Neogi, R.Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Cryst., E62, 5536 (2006).

38. 'B-Diketonates of cyclopalladated arylazonaphthalenes: synthesis, characterization and redox activity'; R. Bhawmick, P. Das, S. Acharya, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay; Transition Met. Chem., 31, 495 (2006).
Membership of Professional Bodies
Achievements1. Awarded 'Early Career Research Grant (Young Scientist Scheme)' by Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India in 2015 (File No. YSS/2015/000829).
2. Awarded 'Indo-US Research Fellowship-2012' by Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, New Delhi.
3. Awarded CSIR-SRF by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (India) in 2008.
4. Qualified NET (National Eligibility Test-Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Junior Research Fellowship) conducted jointly by University Grants Commission & Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India in December, 2003.
Office AddressDepartment of Chemistry, NIT Sikkim
Ravangla Campus, Barfung Block
Sikkim 737139
Contactsachintesh@nitsikkim.ac.in
+91-9434377238
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