Junior Research Fellowship: Awarded by CSIR New Delhi in May 2004
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Examination in 2004
Qualified State Level Eligibility Test (SET) Examination in 2004
Senior Research Fellowship: Awarded by CSIR New Delhi in May 2006
Raman Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Awarded by UGC, New Delhi 2014-2015
May 2004 to April 2006: Worked as a JRF (CSIR-NET-JRF).
May 2006 to May 2008: Worked as SRF (CSIR-NET-SRF).
June 2008 to June 2009: Worked as Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Organic Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden.
June 2009 to onwards: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, North Bengal University, Darjeeling, India.
September 2014 to September 2015: Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Queens College, City University of New York, USA.
May 2004 to May 2008: Research Fellow (CSIR-NET-JRF/SRF) North Bengal University, Darjeeling, India.
June 2008 to June 2009: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Organic Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden.
Investigations on Synthetic Organic Transformations: Application to C–C and C–N Bond Forming Processes, Duration 47 months [July 2004 to May 2008] (Status: Completed) Financed by CSIR-New Delhi, Sanctioned amount 6.4 Lakhs.
Synthesis of potentially active & highly functionalized 4-quinolones, Duration 3-years [October-2010 to October-2013] (Status: Completed), Financed by DST-INDIA, New Delhi, Sanctioned amount 19.8 Lakhs.
Synthesis of benzimidazole based NHC-metal complexes & their application in organic transformations, Duration 3-years [March 2012 to February 2015] (Status: Completed) Financed by CSIR-New Delhi, Sanctioned amount 20.0 Lakhs.
Auto-Tandem Palladium Catalysis: From Isoxazole to 2-Azafluorenone, S. Das, D. Hong, Z. Chen, W. H. Hersh, G. Subramaniam, Y. Chen, Org. Lett.2015, 17, 5578-5581.
Regiocontrolled nitration of 4-quinolones at ambient conditions, S. Sarkar, P. Ghosh, A. Misra, S. Das, Synth. Commun.,2015, 45, 2386-2393.
Synthesis of 6-Aryl substituted 4-quinolones via Suzuki Cross Coupling, S. Gupta, P. Ghosh, S. Dwivedi, S. Das, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 6254-6260.
Benzimidazole based palladium-N-heterocyclic carbene: a useful catalyst for C-C cross coupling reaction at ambient condition, S. Gupta, B. Basu, S. Das, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 122-128.
Electrical Conductances of 1‑Butyl-3-propylimidazolium Bromide and 1‑Butyl-3-propylbenzimidazolium Bromide in Water, Methanol, and Acetonitrile at (308, 313, and 318) K at 0.1 MPa, S. Gupta, A. Chatterjee, S. Das, B. Basu, B. Das, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2013, 58, 1-6.
Synthesis of substituted 4-pyridones and 4-aminopyridinium salts via a one-pot pyridine synthesis, H. Andersson, S. Das, M. Gustafsson, R. Olsson, F. Almqvist, Tetrahedron Letters, 2010, 51, 4218-4220.
Efficient, Mild, and Completely Regioselective Synthesis of Substituted Pyridines, H. Andersson, T. S. L. Banchelin, S. Das, R. Olsson, F. Almqvist. Chem. Commun. 2010, 42, 3384-3386. (DOI:10.1039/C000748J)
Complete Regioselective Addition of Grignard Reagents to Pyrazine N-oxides, Towards an Efficient Enantioselective Synthesis of Substituted Piperazines, H, Andersson, T. S. L. Banchelin, S. Das, M. Gustafsson, R. Olsson, F. Almqvist, Org. Letters, 2010, 12, 284-286.(DOI: 10.1021/ol902619h).
Role of Catechol-violet for Cu(I)-Catalyzed Coupling of Aromatics Halides and Thiols, B. Basu, B. Mandal, S. Das, S. Kundu. Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50, 5523-5528.(doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.07.076)
Chemoselective reduction of aldehydes by ruthenium trichloride and resin-bound formates, B. Basu, B. Mandal, S. Das, P. Das. Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 2009, (doi:10.3762/bjoc.4.53).
Palladium Supported on Polyionic Resin as Efficient, Ligand-free & Recyclable Catalyst for Heck, Suzuki-Miyaura and Sonogashira Reactions, B. Basu, S. Das, P. Das, B. Mandal, F. Alamqvist, D. Banerjee. Synthesis 2009, 1137-1146. (DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1088003).
Role of copper in catalyzing aryl and heteroaryl-Nitrogen (or -oxygen) bond formation under ligand-free and solvent-free conditions, B. Basu, S. Das, B. Mandal, Indian J. Chem B. 2008, 1701-1706.
Recent Advances in KF/alumina Promoted Organic Reactions, B. Basu, P. Das, S. Das, Curr. Org. Chem. 2008, 141-158.
Poly–ionic Heterogeneous Phenylating Agent for Base–free Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling Reaction, B. Basu, S. Das, S. Kundu, B. Mandal, Synlett. 2008, 255-259. (DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1000874)
Palladium–catalyzed selective amination of haloaromatics on KF–alumina surface, B. Basu, P. Das, A. K. Nanda, S. Das, S. Sarkar, Synlett, 2005, 1275-1278.
Co–immobilized formate anion and palladium on a polymer surface: a novel heterogeneous combination for transfer hydrogenation, B. Basu, S. Das, P. Das A. K. Nanda, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 8591–8593.
Transfer hydrogenation using recyclable polymer–supported formate (PSF): Efficient and Chemoselective reduction of nitroarenes, B. Basu, P. Das, S. Das, Mol. Diversity, 2005, 9, 259–262.
Amberlite-supported Formate/Pd Catalyst for C–C coupling Reactions, B. Basu, S. Das, P. Das, B. Mandal, D. Banerjee, F. Almqvist, Synfact, 2009, 6, 690, (DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1216753.
Paper Presented in Symposia/ Conferences:
Susmita Pal, Bablee Mandal, Sajal Das, Sekhar Kundu, SangitaMustafy, Basudeb Basu, “Highly Efficient, Recyclable Rhodium Catalyst Immobilized on Poly-Ionic Resins: Application in the Heck-type Coupling reactions” 10thNational Symposium in Chemistry(NSC–9), CRSI, 2008 will be held at IISc. Bangalore, February 1–3,2008.
Sajal Das, Sekhar Kundu, Basudeb Basu,“Poly–Ionic Heterogeneous Arylating Agent for Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling Reaction: Synthesis of Biphenyls” 9thNational Symposium inChemistry (NSC–9), CRSI, 2007 held at Delhi University, New Delhi–110 007, February 1–3, 2007.
Bablee Mandal, Sajal Das and Basudeb Basu, “Ruthenium (III) Catalyzed Chemoselective Transfer Hydrogenation of Aldehydes/Ketones Using Polymer Supported Formate as Stable H–Donor” International Symposium on Current Perspectives in Organic Chemistry, held at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, December 7–9, 2006.
Sajal Das, Bablee Mandal, Basudeb Basu,“Co–immobilization of Reagent and Catalyst ona Polymeric Surface: A Novel Heterogeneous system for Transfer Hydrogenation”; 8thNational Symposium in Chemistry(NSC–8), CRSI, held at Indian Institute of Technology,Mumbai, Feb.3–5, 2006.
Sajal Das and Basudeb Basu,“Transfer Hydrogenation Using Recyclable Polymer Supported Formate (PSF): Efficient and Chemoselective Reduction of Nitroarenes” 7thNational Symposium in Chemistry(NSC–7), CRSI, held at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, Feb. 4–6, 2005.
An invited talk on “Regio-selective Functionalization of Activated Pyridine & Pyrazine via Addition & Cross-coupling Reaction” Gour College, Malda,2011, November 14th.
An invited talk on “Synthesis of functionalized heterocycles using Grignard Reagents” Queens College, City University New York, December2014.
Oral Presentation on “Synthesis of 2-Azafluorenone from isoxazole via Pd-catalyzed tandem reaction” Burdwan University, February 5, 2016.