Dr. Dalip Kumar

Senior Professor, Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.



Dr. Dalip Kumar is a Senior Professor of Chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He received his Ph. D degree from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana in 1997. After his doctorate, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Sam Houston State University, TX, USA, University of Texas at Austin, USA and University of Maryland, College Park, USA. In 2004, Prof. Kumar joined BITS Pilani as an Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry. He has been involved in research for the last 25 years and in teaching for 17 years. As a result of his research accomplishment, he has around 130 international publications in peer reviewed journals. He has guided thirteen Ph.D students and currently he is supervising nine Ph.D. students. He has one US patent, one Indian patent and handled several projects from DST, DRDO, UGC, CSIR, DBT and DST-JSPS. Birthday Commemoration Medal and Prize-2015 (Indian Chemical Society). For year 2018, he has been chosen to deliver Platinum Jubilee Award Lecture by Indian Science Congress Association. Currently he serves as an Associate Editor of Chemistry & Biology Interface Journal published by Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists, Lucknow. He is life members of Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Chemical Society, Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists, and Indian Council of Chemists. His current research pursuit is focused on synthesis of indole and porphyrin derived potential anticancer agents by employing transition-metals and organoiodine reagents. Bronze Medal-2017 (Chemical Research Society of India) and Prof. R. D. Desai 80th Prof. Kumar is recipient of Honorary Diploma for Scientific Achievements and International Scientific Collaboration-2013 (Russian International Charitable Foundation “Scientific Partnership”, Moscow, Russia),