Department of Chemistry

Dr. Ashis Kumar Nanda

Dr. Ashis Kumar Nanda

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 0353-2582069
Mailing Address Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail ashis_nanda@hotmail.com

Subject Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Areas of Research Interest: Organic synthesis; Water quality (environmental Chemistry); Medicinal Chemistry etc.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 04      (b) Ongoing: 02.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: Nil .

No. of Publications:        Around 30 publications; Around 300 citations.

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Selective List of Publications:

  1. A mechanistic study of carbonyl activation under solvent–free conditions: Evidence drawn from the synthesis of imidazoles: Article · Jan 2016 · RSC Advances.
  2. Spectroscopic and theoretical characterization of 2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4,5-dimethyl-1H-imidazole 3-oxide:   Article · Jul 2015 · Spectrochimica Acta Part A Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.
  3. An Escherichia coli Strain, PGB01, Isolated from Feral Pigeon Faeces, Thermally Fit to Survive in Pigeon, Shows High Level Resistance to Trimethoprim:  Mar 2015 · PLoS ONE
  4. Spectroscopic investigation (FT-IR and FT-Raman), vibrational assignments, HOMO-LUMO, NBO, MEP analysis and molecular docking study of 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4,5-dimethyl-1H-imidazole 3-oxide: Article · Mar 2015 · Spectrochimica Acta Part A Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.
  5. Implication of Quinazoline-4(3H)-ones in Medicinal Chemistry: A Brief Review:  Article · Jan 2015.
  6. A study on Optimization of Marigold Petal yield, pure Lutein and formulation of free flowing Lutein esters: Article · Jul 2014.
  7. reparation and spectroscopic characterization of inclusion complex of 2-phenyl-benzo[d]1,3-oxazine-4-ones and B-Cyclodextrin:  rticle · Apr 2014 · International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  8. Evaluation of drug candidature of some quinazoline- 4-(3h)-ones as inhibitor of human dihydrofolate reductase enzyme: Molecular docking and in silico studies: Feb 2014 · International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  9. 16S rRNA gene sequence analyses of the metagenome derived from waters of river Mahananda at Siliguri: An approach to understand bacterial diversity: Article · Jan 2013 · Indian Journal of Biotechnology.
  10. Synthesis of friedelan triterpenoid analogs with DNA topoisomerase IIα inhibitory activity and their molecular docking studie: Article · May 2012 · European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
  11. Synthesis of bioactive 28-hydroxy-3-oxolup-20(29)-en-30-al with antileukemic activity: Article · Dec 2011 · Journal of Asian natural products research.
  12. An in vitro and in vivo study of a novel zinc complex, zinc N-(2-hydroxyacetophenone)glycinate to overcome multidrug resistance in cancer: Article · Jun 2011 · Dalton Transactions.
  13. A Convenient Approach to the Synthesis of Different Types of Schiff‟s Bases and Their Metal Complexes: Article · Oct 2010 · Chemistry Letters.
  14. ChemInform Abstract: Silica-Promoted Facile Synthesis of Thioesters and Thioethers: A Highly Efficient, Reusable and Environmentally Safe Solid Support.: Article · May 2010 · Green Chemistry.
  15. Ab initio and density functional theory studies on vibrational spectra of 3-{[(4-methoxyphenyl)methylene]amino}-2-phenylquinazolin-4(3H)-one: Article · Mar 2010
  16. Vibrational spectra and computational study of 3-amino-2-phenyl quinazolin-4(3 H)-one: Article · Jan 2010 · Journal of Molecular Structure.
  17. Highly Selective N-Alkylation of Amines Promoted on Silica: An Efficient and Recyclable Surface: Article · Dec 2009 · ChemInform.
  18. FT-IR and FT-Raman spectra and ab initio calculations of 3-{[(2-hydroxyphenyl) methylene]amino}-2-phenylquinazolin-4(3H)-one: Article · Sep 2009 · Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.
  19. Highly Selective N-Alkylation of Amines Promoted on Silica: An Efficient and Recyclable Surface: Article · Aug 2009 · Green Chemistry.
  20. FT-IR, FT-Raman and DFT calculations of 3-{[(4-fluorophenyl)methylene]amino}-2-phenylquinazolin-4(3H)-one: May 2009 · Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.
  21. Vibrational spectroscopic studies and theoretical calculations of 2-phenyl-4H-3,1-benzoxazin-4-one:  Article · Sep 2008 · Oriental Journal of Chemistry.
  22. Chemoselective reduction of aldehydes by ruthenium trichloride and resin-bound formates: Article · Feb 2008 · Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry.
  23. Fluctuation in recoverable nickel and zinc resistant copiotrophic bacteria explained by the varying zinc ion content of Torsa River in different months: Article · Oct 2007 · Archives of Microbiology.
  24. Antibacterial Activity of Some 3-(Arylideneamino)-2-phenylquinazoline-4(3H)-ones: Synthesis and Preliminary QSAR Studies: Article · Feb 2007 · Molecules.
  25. Inducible nickel resistance in a river isolate of India phylogenetically ascertained as a novel strain of Acinetobacter junii: Article · Mar 2006 · World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology.
  26. Palladium-Catalyzed Selective Amination of Haloaromatics on KF-Alumina Surface:   Article · Oct 2005 · Synlett.
  27. nvestigation of some basic water quality parameters of the north Bengal Terai river Kaljani - A tributary of river Torsa, and comparison thereof with the mainstream: Article · May 2005 · Journal of Environmental Biology.
  28. Physico-chemical and bacteriological investigation on the River Torsa of North Bengal: Article · May 2003 · Journal of Environmental Biology.
  29. Climatic variation of antioxidative properties, phenolic and mineralnutraceuticals in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze) grown in North Bengal, district Darjeeling: InternationalJournalofAppliedResearch2016;2(1):601-605.
  30. Study of Some Physicochemical Water Quality Parameters of Karola River, West Bengal - An Attempt to Estimate Pollution Status: International Journal of Environmental Protection. Aug. 2012, Vol. 2 Iss. 8, PP. 16-22.