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Prasenjit Mal

Prasenjit Mal, Reader - F
Ph.D. in 2005 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
• Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow: (2008-2009) with Dr Jonathan R Nitschke, University of Cambridge, UK
• Alexander von Humboldt Fellow: (2006-2007) with Prof Michael Schmittel, University of Siegen, Germany
• Research Associate: (2005) with Prof Michael Schmittel, University of Siegen, Germany
• Post Graduate Research Fellow (CSIR): (1999-2005) with Prof J Narasimha Moorthy, IIT Kanpur, India

Organic chemistry (Organic Photochemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry)
Research Interest
Organic Synthesis, Electro-Active & Photo-Active Materials, Luminescence based Metal ion Sensors
Selected publications
  1. Mal, P.; Breiner, B.; Rissanen, K.; Nitschke, J. R. White Phosphorus is Air-Stable within a Self-Assembled Tetrahedral Capsule. Science 2009, 324, 1697-1699.
  2. Mal, P.; Schultz, D.; Beyeh, K.; Rissanen, K.; Nitschke, J. R. An Unlockable-Relockable Iron Cage by Subcomponent Self-Assembly. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8297-8301.
  3. Schmittel, M.; Mal, P. Towards technomimetic spoked wheels: dynamic hexakis-heteroleptic coordination at a hexakis-terpyridine scaffold. Chem. Commun. 2008, 960-962.
  4. Singhal, N.; Koner, A. L.; Mal, P.; Venugopalan, P.; Nau, W. M.; Moorthy, J. N. Diastereomer-Differentiating Photochemistry of β-Arylbutyrophenones: Yang Cyclization versus Type II Elimination. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 14375-14382.
  5. Moorthy, J. N.; Mal, P.; Singhal, N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Malik, R.; Venugopalan, P. Highly Diastereoselective Tandem Photoenolization-Hetero-Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reactions of o-Tolualdehydes in the Solid State. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 8459-8466.
Phone (O) : +91-674-2304073, (PABX) : 4073
e-mail : pmal [at] niser [dot] ac [dot] in
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