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
About the Faculty 
Professional Career : 
  • Associate Professor: BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus (October 2023 - till date)
  • Assistant Professor: BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus (December 2017 - September 2023)
  •  Research Professor: Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea (March 2015 - November 2017). Research area: Visible-light photocatalysis. Supervisor : Prof. Eun Jin Cho
  •  Post-doctoral Fellow: Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea (September 2014 - February 2015). Research area : Merging visible-light photoredox with transition-metal catalysis. Supervisor : Prof. Eun Jin Cho
  • Post-doctoral Fellow:  Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India (January 2014 - August 2014). Research area : Green catalysis using supported metals (continuation of Ph.D work). Supervisor : Prof. Brindaban C. Ranu.
Education : 
  •  Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry : Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India (July 2009 - December 2013). Thesis Title : Green synthesis using benign solvents, reagents and catalysts. Supervisor : Prof. Brindaban C. Ranu
  •  M.Sc. in Chemistry : Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, India (2007 - 2009). Thesis Title : Studies towards the synthesis of pentenomycin from tri-O-acetyl-D-glucal. Supervisor : Prof. N. G. Ramesh
  •  B.Sc. in Chemistry (Honours) : The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India (2004 - 2007)
Professional Services :
  1. Organic Letters (Publisher: American Chemical Society)
  2. The Journal of Organic Chemistry (Publisher: American Chemical Society)
  3. Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis (Publisher: Wiley-VCH)
  4. European Journal of Organic Chemistry (Publisher: Wiley-VCH)
  5. Chemistry - An Asian Journal (Publisher: Wiley-VCH)
  6. ChemistySelect (Publisher: Wiley-VCH)
  7. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry)
  8. New Journal of Chemistry (Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry)
  9. RSC Advances (Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry)
  10. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry (Publisher : Elsevier)
  11. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements (Publisher: Taylor & Francis)
  12. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (Publishers : Wiley-VCH and Korean Chemical Society)
  13. Journal of Chemical Sciences (Publisher: Springer)
Research and Academic Profiles :
  • Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)