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Department of Chemistry

Dr. P. Bandyopadhyay

Dr. P. Bandyopadhyay


M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Member- Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkata; Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore.


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 353 2776381
Mailing Address Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail chempb@gmail.com

Subject Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry

Areas of Research Interest: Bio-inspired Catalysis, Fluorescence Signaling Systems for Ions, Liquid Crystals, C-H Activation, Organometallic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 11      (b) Ongoing: 01.

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

No. of Publications:        (a) Journal(s) : 58        (b) Book chapter(s): 01            (c) Patent : 01  

Achievement & Awards:

Professional Experiences:

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Selective List of Publications:

            Patent:
  1. Title of the Invention: ‘HIGH TEMPERATURE LIQUID CRYSTALLINE AZOXY COMPOUNDS AND METHOD OF PREPARATION’; Application No.: 1957/KOL/2008 A; Date of filing of Application: 05-11-2008; Inventors: P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, P.K. Mandal and P. Bandyopadhyay.

    Book Chapter:

  2. Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay, ‘Metallocorroles as Catalyst: Current Status and FutureDirections’ in the book "Focus on Catalysis Research: New Developments" (Editor: M. Ghang & B. Ramel), 2011; Nova Science Publishers Inc., NY 11788, USA.

    Publications in Peer-reviewed journals:

  3. Cis-Dihydroxylation of electron deficient olefins catalysed by an oxo-bridged diiron(III) complex with H2O2’; A. Kejriwal, S. Biswas, Achintesh N Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 413, 77– 84.
  4. ‘Role of auxiliary donors in tuning the selectivity of C-H activation in arylazonaphthalenes by palladium(II) : Isolation and photoisomerization of isomeric cyclopalladates’; D.N. Neogi, S.S. Chhetri, Purak Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 2016 (Invited article, in Press).
  5. ’Aromatic Hydroxylation by an Oxo-bridged Diiron(III) Complex: A Bio-inspired Functional Model of Toluene Monooxygenases’; A. Kejriwal, P.Bandyopadhyaya and A.N. Biswas, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 17262-17267.
  6. ‘First phenalenone based receptor for selective iodide ion sensing’; A. Mitraa, A. Pariyar, S. Bosea, P. Bandyopadhyay and A. Sarkarc, Sensors and Actuators B 2015, 210, 712–718.
  7. ‘Diferric oxo-bridged complexes of a polydentate aminopyridyl ligand:synthesis, structure and catalytic reactivity’; A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay, Trans. Met. Chem., 39, 909-915 (2014).
  8. ‘Regioselective and regiospecific C(naphthyl)–H bond activation: Isolation, characterization, crystal structure and TDDFT study of isomeric cyclopalladates’; Achintesh N. Biswas, D. N. Neogi, P. Das, A. Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay, J. Organomet. Chem., 761, 147-155 (2014)
  9. ‘A Non-heme Cationic Fe(III)-complex Intercalated in Montmorillonite K-10: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Alkane Hydroxylation with H2O2 at Room Temperature’; A. Pariyar, S.Bose, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Barman and P.Bandyopadhyay , Catalysis Science & Technology, 4, 3180-3185 (2014).
  10. ‘Selective olefin epoxidation catalyzed by metallocorroles in ionic liquid medium at room temperature’; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas and P.Bandyopadhyay; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 378, 179– 183 (2013).
  11. Catalytic Hydrocarbon Oxidation by Iron Complex of 5,10,15-tris(difluorophenyl)corrole via Activation of Hydroperoxides’; A. Pariyar, S. Bose, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, and P.Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 32, 23 (2013).
  12. ‘Regiospecific C(naphthyl)–H bond activation by platinum(II): Isolation, characterization, reactivity and TD-DFT study of the divalent and tetravalent cycloplatinates having [C,N,S] donor set’ by D.N. Neogi, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, R. Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; J. Organomet. Chem., 724, 47 (2013)
  13. ‘Synthesis, characterization, X-ray structure and TD-DFT study of platinum(II) complexes with tridentate diazene ligands having O,N,S donor set’ by S. Acharya, A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi and P. Bandyopadhyay, Inorg. Chim. Acta; 394 , 757 (2013).
  14. ‘Palladium(II) complexes of terdentate azo ligands with O,N,S donor set: Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, X-ray structure and TD-DFT calculations’; S. Acharya, A. Kejriwal, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi and P. Bandyopadhyay; Polyhedron, 38, 50 (2012).
  15. Fluorescence signaling systems for sensing Hg(II) ion derived from A2B corroles’; A. Pariyar, S. Bose, S. Singh Chhetri, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay, Dalton Trans.; 41, 3826 (2012).
  16. ‘C(Naphthyl)-H Bond Activation by Rhodium: Isolation, Characterization and TD-DFT Study of the Cyclometallates’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S. Sengupta, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay; RCS Advances; 1, 1279(2011).
  17. ’Regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H Bond Activation by Platinum(II): Isolation, Characterization, Reactivity and TDDFT Study of the cycloplatinates’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, V. Bagchi, A. Choudhury and P. Bandyopadhyay; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.; 3739 (2011).
  18. ‘Electron deficient manganese(III) corrole catalyzed oxidation of alkanes and alkylbenzenes at room temperature’, S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Catalysis Communications, 12, 1193 (2011).
  19. ‘Manganese(III) corrole catalyzed selective oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds by tertbutyl hydroperoxide under mild condition’; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Catalysis Communications, 12, 446 (2011).
  20. ‘Mild oxidation of hydrocarbons by tert-butyl hydroperoxidecatalyzedby electron deficientmanganese(III)corroles’; S. Bose, A. Pariyar, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 332, 1 (2010).
  21. ‘Mild oxidation of hydrocarbons catalyzed by iron corrole with tert-butylhydroperoxide’; Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Pariyar, S. Bose, P.Das, and P.Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 11, 1008 (2010).
  22. ‘Selective hydroxylation of alkanes catalyzed by Iron(IV)corrole’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 326, 94 (2010).
  23. ‘Chiral Mn(III) salen catalyzed oxidation of hydrocarbons’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S.K. Kandar, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay; Transition Metal Chemistry, 35, 527 (2010). .
  24. ‘1-Phenyldiazenyl-8-Phenylhydrazononaphthalene-7(8H)-One-2-ol: Co-Existence of Azo-Hydroxy and Hydrazo-Keto Forms’; P. Das and Achintesh N. Biswas, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 40 (12), 1167-1169 (2010).
  25. ‘Structure of Liquid Crystalline 1-Phenyl-3-{4-[4-(4-octyloxybenzoyloxy) phenyloxy- carbonyl]- phenyl}triazene-1-oxide at Low Temperature’; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Acharya, A.Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay, P.K. Mandal and S. Upreti; Molecular Crystals & Liquid Crystals, 501, 53 (2009).
  26. ‘Chiral iron(III)-salen catalyzed oxidation of hydrocarbons’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, S.K. Kandar, A. Agarwala, D. Bandyopadhyay and P. Bandyopadhyay; Catalysis Communications, 10, 708 (2009).
  27. ‘Liquid crystalline aryltriazene-1-oxides with two ester units: synthesis, characterization, structure and thermal properties’; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Acharya, A. Choudhury, P. Bandyopadhyay and P.K. Mandal ; Liquid Crystals, 35, 895 (2008).
  28. ‘Synthesis and Liquid Crystalline Properties of Novel Triazene-1-oxide Derivatives’; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Bandyopadhyay and P.K. Mandal; Molecular Crystals & Liquid Crystals,490, 003 (2008).
  29. ‘1-Phenyl-3-{4-[4-(4-undecyloxybenzoyloxy)phenyloxycarbonyl]phenyl}triazene-1-oxide’; P. Das,  Achintesh N. Biswas, S. Upreti, P.K.Mandal and P. Bandyopadhyay, Acta Crystallographica, E64, o676 (2008).
  30. ‘Novel synthetic route to liquid crystalline 4,4 '-bis(n-alkoxy)azoxy benzenes: spectral characterization, mesogenic behaviour and crystal structure of two new members’; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, A. Choudhury, P.Bandyopadhyay, S.Haldar, P.K. Mandal and S. Upreti; Liquid Crystals, 35, 541 (2008).
  31. ‘Chlorido{1-[2-(methylsulfanyl)phenyldiazenyl]naphtholato-κ3O,N,S}nickel(II); P. Das and Achintesh N. Biswas,, Acta Crystallographica, Section E, E63(11), m2740 (2007).
  32. ‘Chlorido{1-[2-(ethylsulfonyl)phenyldiazenyl]-4-methoxy-2-naphthyl-κ3 C,N,O}palladium(II) sesquihydrate’; S.S. Chhetri, Achintesh N. Biswas, P.Das, A. Saha and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, m2973 (2007).
  33. ‘4,4'-Bis[2-(benzylsulfanyl)phenylhydrazono]-2,2'-binaphthalene-1,1'- (4H,4'H)-dione’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, D.N. Neogi, R. Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, o4554 (2007).
  34. ‘Di-μ-iodido-bis[iodido(triphenylphosphine-κP)platinum(II)]’ Achintesh N. Biswas, V. Bagchi, P. Das and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, m 2836 (2007).
  35. ‘(E)-1-[2-(Methylsulfanyl)phenyldiazenyl]-4-hydroxybenzene’; Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, U.S. Agarwalla, A.Saha and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E63, 3114 (2007).
  36. ‘Regiospecific C(naphthyl)-H bond activation: isolation and characterization of cyclopalladates’; D.N. Neogi, Achintesh N. Biswas, P. Das, R.Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Inorg. Chim. Acta, 360, 2181 (2007). (Impact factor: 2.04)
  37. ‘Regiospecific cyclometallation: Synthesis, spectral properties and crystal structure of peripalladate’; D.N. Neogi, P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay; Polyhedron, 25, 2149 (2006). (Impact factor: 2.05)
  38. ‘(E)-1-[(2-Benzylsulfanylphenyl)diazenyl]-4-methoxynaphthalene’; P. Das, Achintesh N. Biswas, D.N. Neogi, R.Bhawmick and P. Bandyopadhyay; Acta Cryst., E62, 5536 (2006). (Impact factor: 0.35)
  39. ‘β-Diketonates of cyclopalladated arylazonaphthalenes: synthesis, characterization and redox activity’; R. Bhawmick, P. Das, S. Acharya, Achintesh N. Biswas and P. Bandyopadhyay; Transition Met. Chem., 31, 495 (2006). (Impact factor: 1.40).
  40. “Metaloxylation of cyclopalladated 1-(1/-naphthylazo)naphthalene complexes by mchloroperbenzoic acid: oxygen insertion into metal-carbon(naphthyl) bond”; R. Bhawmick, P. Das, D.N. Neogi and P.Bandyopadhyay; Polyhedron, 25, 1177 (2006).
  41. ‘Bis[4-(n-octyloxy)phenyl]diazene oxide’; P.Das, D.N. Neogi, S. Upreti, P.K. Mandal and P.Bandyopadhyay; Acta Crystallographica, E61, 3602 (2005).
  42. “Cyclopalladates of naphthylazobenzenes: Synthesis, isomerism, metaloxylation and photochemical behavior”; D.N.Neogi, R.Bhawmick and P.Bandyopadhyay, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci.(Chem. Sci.), 112, 397 (2000).
  43. "Monomeric Monooxomolybdenum(VI) Complexes of Arylazopheno lates with one Bidentate Aryl Thiol Ligand";S.Mitra and P.Bandyopadhyay, Transition Met. Chem., 22, 270 (1997).
  44. "Binuclear Oxomolybdenum(V) Complexes with Mercaptocarboxylic Acids: Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemistry"; S.Mitra, H.Biswas and P.Bandyopadhyay, Polyhedron, 16, 447 (1997).
  45. "Cyclopentadienyl Complex Containing a Palladium-naphthyl ó-Bond: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity"; R.Bhawmick and P.Bandyopadhyay, Transition Met. Chem., 21, 187 (1996).
  46. "Cyclopalladated Arylsulphides and Sulphoxides: Synthesis, Characterisation and Reactivity toward m-Chloroperbenzoic Acid"; R.Bhawmick and P.Bandyopadhyay, Polyhedron, 15, 2923 (1996)
  47. "Cyclopalladation and Metaloxylation of 1-(Phenylazo)-2-hydroxy naphthalene"; R.Bhawmick and P.Bandyopadhyay, Transition Met. Chem., 20, 415 (1995).
  48. "Oxygen Insertion into Palladium-Arene bonds by Iodosylbenzene"; R. Bhawmick, H.Biswas and P.Bandyopadhyay, J. Organomet. Chem., 498, 81 (1995).
  49. "Synthesis,Spectral Properties and Redox Behaviour of ì-oxo-ì- Sulphido Complex of Oxomolybdenum(V) with 2-Mercaptobenzoic Acid"; S.Mitra and P.Bandyopadhyay, Indian J. Chem., 34A, 493 (1995).
  50. "Synthesis,Spectral Properties and Redox Behaviour of cis-Dioxo Molybdenum(VI) complexes with Tridentate Arylazo Ligands"; S.Mitra, H.Biswas and P.Bandyopadhyay, Polyhedron, 14, 1581 (1995).
  51. “Palladated Azobenzenes and Regiospecific Aromatic Hydroxylation” A.K.Mahapatra, D.Bandyopadhyay, P.Bandyopadhyay and A.Chakravorty, Inorg. Chem., 25, 2214 (1986).
  52. "Arylazooximates of Cyclopentadienylpalladium(II)"; P.Bandyopadhyay and A.Chakravorty, Indian J. Chem., 24A, 638 (1985).
  53. "Aromtic Hydroxylation: the Direct Oxidation of C-Pd to C-OPd"; A.K.Mahapatra, D.Bandyopadhyay, P.Bandyopadhyay and A.Chakravorty, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Comm., 999(1984).
  54. "Structures of Trans-bis(phenylazo)acetaldoximatoplatinum (II) and palladium (II) : A case of Nonplanar Tetracoordination in Bis Complex of Palladium"; D.Bandyopadhyay, P.Bandyopadhyay, A.Chakravorty, F.A.Cotton and L.R.Falvello, Inorg.Chem, 23, 1785 (1984).
  55. "Two Novel Examples of Hydroxylation of Aromatic Rings in Coordination Chemistry", P.Bandyopadhyay, D.Bandyopadhyay, A.Chakravorty, F.A.Cotton, L.R.Falvello and S.Han, J. Amer.Chem. Soc., 105, 6327 (1983).
  56. "Isomeric Bis(phenylazoacetaldoximato)platinum(II) Compounds"; D.Bandyopadhyay, P.Bandyopadhyay, A.Chakravorty, L.R.Falvello and F.A.Cotton, Inorg. Chem., 22, 1315 (1983).
  57. "One-electron Cyclic Voltammetric Reduction Potentials of Some Molybdo-oxaziridines"; P.Ghosh, P.Bandyopadhyay and A.Chakravorty, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 401(1983).
  58. ‘Arylazooximato of ortho-Palladated Azobenzenes: Synthesis, Isomerism and Redox Behaviour’; P.Bandyopadhyay, P.K.Mascharak and A.Chakravorty, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 675 (1982).
  59. ‘Bis(arylazooximato)palladium(II): Palladium-Nitrogen Bond Lability and Redox Activity’; P.Bandyopadhyay, P.K.Mascharak and A.Chakravorty, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 623 (1981).
  60. ‘Reversible Phosphine Binding to Palladium Arylazooximates: Correlation of Equilibrium Constants with Cone Angles’; P.Bandyopadhyay, P.K.Mascharak and A.Chakravorty, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 45, L219 (1980).