Prof. Tanmay Chatterjee 

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

Development of Green Synthetic Methodologies, Fluoroalkylation Reactions, Synthesis of New Drug Molecules, Iodine-Catalysis, Electrochemical Organic Synthesis, Visible-light Photocatalysis
B-202 (Office), Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Sponsored Research Projects

As Principal Investigator (PI):

1. Research Initiation Grant (RIG) : 2 lakhs.
   Sponsored by : BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.
    Project Title : Development of New Synthetic Methodologies for Fluoroalkylation 
    Reactions by Visible-light Photoctalysis: Access to New Classes of Potent Molecules. 
    Duration : 24 months; April, 2018 - April, 2020. (Completed
2. Additional Competitive Research Grant (ACRG) : 8 lakhs.
    Sponsored by : BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus
    Project Title : Synthesis of Highly Functionalized and Medicinally Potential Bioactive
    Heterocycles through Trifluoromethylative Cyclization Strategy.
    Duration : 24 months; September, 2019 - September, 2021. (Completed
3. Industry Project (Research and Development) 10.07 lakhs.  
   Sponsored by Chanceux Labs LLP, Hyderabad.
   Project Title : Synthesis and Development of  Pharmaceuticals (Code: CXL-001).
   Duration : 24 months; December, 2020 - December, 2022. (Completed)
4. CSIR - Extra Mural Research Grant (CSIR-EMR) : 28.11 lakhs.
    Sponsored by : Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India
    Project Title : Development of Cost-effective, Electrophilic Trifluoromethylating Reagents and Their Application to the Syntheses of New Classes of Medicinally Potential Trifluoromethylated Heterocycles.
Duration : 3 years; August, 2021 - July, 2024. (Ongoing)
5. SPARKLE (Student Program for Advancing Research, KnowLedge, and Entrepreneurship) Grant (CSIR-EMR) : 2 lakhs.
    Sponsored by : BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.
    Project Title : Development of Green Synthetic Strategies to Access Biologically-Active N-Heterocycles and Their Analogues.
Duration : 2 years; October, 2023 - October, 2025. (Ongoing)
6. SERB - Core Research Grant (SERB-CRG) : 43.48 lakhs.
     Sponsored by : Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India.
     Project Title : Electrochemical green synthesis of medicinally potential organo-chalcogenides and chalcogenoxides and evaluation of their anti-cancer activities in search of novel anti-cancer agents.
     Duration : 3 years: 25th January 2024 - 24th January 2027 (Ongoing)
7. Cross-Disciplinary Research Funding (CDRF) : 20 lakhs.
    Sponsored by : BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus.
    Project Title : Small molecule-based therapeutic intervention to cure Huntington’s disease (HD) and related neurodegenerative diseases via improving mitochondrial health.
Duration : 2 years; July, 2024 - July, 2026. (Ongoing)