Santosh J. Gharpure

Contact Information
Organic Synthesis Lab, 3rd floor main,
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076
Phone : 22-2576-7171
Fax :     22-2576-7152
E-mail : sjgharpure[at]

Education :

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Degree University/Institute Year
Ph.D IISc, Bangalore (Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with Professor A. Srikrishna, "Enantiospecific Approaches to Neopupukeananes") Aug 1996 - July 2001
M.Sc. IIT Bombay, (M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, M.Sc. Project with Professor S. V. Bhat, "Synthesis and Evaluation of Biological Activity of Polyenes") July 1994 - April 1996
B.Sc. V. G. Vaze College, University of Bombay, Mumbai July 1989 - June 1994

Professional Experience :

Employment University/Institute Year
Post-Doctoral Fellow with Professor P. Andrew Evans Dept. of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington Aug 2001 - April 2004
Assistant Professor IIT Madras May 2004 - July 2012
Associate Professor IIT Bombay July 2012 - present

Honors and Awards :

KET's V. G. Vaze Alumni Achievers Award, January 2013.
Selection as one of the Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardees 2013, December 2012.
B.M. Birla Science Prize in Chemistry, November 2012.
Awarded Young Faculty Recognition Award (YFRA) by IIT Madras, Chennai, September 2010.
Awarded INSA Medal for Young Scientist by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India, April 2008.
Junior and Senior Research Fellow of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, Aug. 1996-July 2001.
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, All India Rank-1, March 1996.
Winner of the Gold Medal at the Chemistry Aptitude Test held by the Indian Chemical Society, March 1995.
17th Rank in the Merit List of the S.S.C. Board Examination Held by Maharashtra Board, July 1989.

Memberships :

Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers (IACT)

Contact Us

Organic Synthesis Lab
3rd floor main,
Department of Chemistry.
IIT Bombay.

Ph  : 022 2576 7171
Fax : 022 2576 7152