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Conferences

  International


  1. Synthesis of Heterocycles and Carbocycles via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, Frontier Symposium in Chemistry 2020 (FS-CHM 2020), 17-18 January 2020, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

  2. Synthesis of Heterocycles and Carbocycles via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, International Conference on Advances in Chemical and Materials Sciences (ICCM 2019), 17-19 October 2019, Mangalore University, Mangalore, India.

  3. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrids as Heterogeneous Catalysts in Organic Synthesis, 7th Asian Network for Natural and Unnatural Materials (ANNUM VII), 27-29 September 2019, Department of Chemistry, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.

  4. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, International Seminar on Material Science and Organic Synthesis, 05 January 2019, St Albert's College, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.

  5. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Amino Acids and Their Transition State Analogs, International Conference on Organometallics and Catalysis, 13-16 December 2018, Holiday Inn Resort, Goa, India.

  6. Green Catalysis of Organic Reactions by Novel Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrids, International Workshop and Symposium on Green Chemistry and Technology (IWSGCT-18), 15-17 Oct 2018, Govt Dungar College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India.

  7. Polycyclic Cage Compounds as Prospective High Energy Density Materials, 6th Asian Network of Natural and Unnatural Materials (ANNUM VI), 27-28 July 2018, Gifu, Japan.

  8. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, International Conference on Modern Trends in Chemistry, Silver Jubilee Seminar MTC-25, 23 February 2018, Vivekananda College, Madurai, India.

  9. Synthetic and Biological Applications of α-Functionalized Nitroalkenes, Satellite Conference on Chemical Synthesis (SCCS), 06 December 2017, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

  10. Chiral Thiourea and Squaramide Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, International Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (ICFCS-2017), March 16-18, 2017, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

  11. α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes: Synthetic and Biological Applications, International Conference on Recent Trends of Chemical and Biological Sciences in Medicine, Natural Product and Drug Discovery (IC-RTCBSMNPDD-2017), March 03-05, 2017, Berhampur University, Odisha, India.

  12. Chiral Thiourea and Squaramide Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, International Conference on Nature Inspired Initiatives in Chemical Trends in Organic Synthesis, September 19-20, 2016, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad.

  13. Organic Transformations Catalyzed by Novel Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrids, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications (ICAMA 2016), June 17, 2016, BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru.

  14. Dipolar Cycloaddition of Diazo Compounds for the Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles, 4th Asian Network of Natural and Unnatural Materials (ANNUM IV), June 9, 2016, National University of Singapore.

  15. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, International Symposium on Concurrent Methodologies in Organic Synthesis, February 13, 2016, IIRBS, MG University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  16. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles, 29th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Chemical Society, Minas Gerais Section, November 01, 2015, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

  17. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates and Aminosulfones, Asian Network for Natural & Unnatural Materials (ANNUM 3), February 28-March 02, 2015, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.

  18. Carbon Nanotube-Gold Nanohybrid Catalyzed Deoxygenation of Amine N-Oxides, Second International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2014), December19-21, 2014, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, S. Donck, N. Shah, E. Gravel,D. V. Jawale, E. Doris, and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  19. Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles via Cascade Reactions of Morita-Baylis-Hillman Adducts of Nitroalkenes, 3rd International Conference on Organic Chemistry (ICOC-2014), September 25-28, 2014, Tbilsi, Georgia.

  20. Bestmann-Ohira Reagent and Diazosulfone as Cycloaddition Partners in the Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused Pyrazoles, International Symposium on Recent Advances in Medicinal Chemistry (ISRAM-2014), National Institute for Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), September 08-10, 2014, Mohali, India.

  21. Synthesis and Applications of Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, 16th National Organic Symposium Trust (NOST) meeting, April 4-7, 2014, Agra, India.

  22. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Novel Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), 16th National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-16), February 7-9, 2014, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  23. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused Pyrazoles from Diazo Compounds and Electron Deficient Alkenes, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences (IETC 2013), Dec 5-7, 2013, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

  24. Synthesis and Applications of Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic IUPAC-Sponsored Conference, March 3-6, 2013, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

  25. Old Reactions to New Methodologies and Synthesis of Novel Multi-functional Scaffolds, IITB-ACS Organic Chemistry Symposium, October 1, 2012, KonkanHall, Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.

  26. Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrazoles and Pyrazolines via Reactions of Diazophosphonates and Diazosulfones with Electron Deficient Alkenes, 3rd International Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Dec 10-13, 2011, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India.

  27. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Nitrophosphonates: Precursors to Transition State Analogs of Amino Acids, International Conference on Synthetic and Structural Chemistry, Dec 8-10, 2011, Mangalore University, Mangalore, India.

  28. Magnesium Mediated Addition of Bromoform to Electron Deficient Double Bonds: 1,2-Addition, 1,4-Addition and Cyclopropanation, 7th Indo-French Conference in Organic Synthesis (IFCOS), December 7-9, 2011, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.

  29. One-pot Multi-component and Organocatalyzed Reactions of Nitroalkenes, International Conference on Green Chemistry (ICGC), Dec 7-9, 2011, Central University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India.

  30. Functionalized Polycyclic Cage Compounds: Prospective High Energy Density (HED) Materials, The 2nd India-Korea Joint Workshop: Chemistry and Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Conclave, Nov 3-4, 2011, Chennai, India.

  31. One-pot Regioselective Synthesis of Sulfonylpyrazoles from Nitroalkenes and a Facile Synthesis of Withasomnine, Paper No. ORGN 217, 242nd ACS meeting, Aug 28-September 1, 2011, Denver, Colarado, USA, R. Kumar and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  32. Enantioselective Michael Addition of Nitrophosphonates to Enones for the Synthesis of Quaternary α-Nitrophosphonates, Paper No. ORGN 15, 242nd ACS meeting, Aug 28-September 1, 2011, Denver, Colarado, USA, K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  33. Organocatalyzed Coupling Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes and Nitrodienes, 14th National Organic Symposium Trust (NOST) meeting, December 5-8, 2010, Goa, India.

  34. Bestmann-Ohira Reagent as a Cycloaddition Partner in Organic Synthesis, 6th Eurasian Meeting on Heterocyclic Chemistry, 30 June-04 July 2010, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, I. N. N. Namboothiri, D. Verma and R. Muruganantham.

  35. Synthesis of Fused and Functionalized Oxacycles and Pyrazoles from Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Plenary Lecture, 18th Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Aug 31-Sep 02, 2008, Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia.

  36. Synthesis and Evaluation of Polycyclic High Energy-Density Fuels, Paper No. CHED 1574, 235th ACS Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA, USA, S. Rajkumar, A. Dudi, S. Kumar and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  37. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of b-Aminophosphonates via Mannich reaction and Michael Addition, Paper No. ORGN 14, 235th ACS Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA, USA, O. P. Oommen, V. Rai and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  38. Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Novel Organophosphonates, 2nd RSC-CRSI Joint Symposium in Chemistry, January 31, 2008, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

  39. One-pot Synthesis of β-Dibromomethylenated Nitroalkanes via Michael Addition of Tribromomethyl Carbanion to Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Paper No. ORGN 956, 232nd ACS Meeting, September 10-14, 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA, B. Sahu, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  40. One-pot Regioselective Synthesis of Phosphonylpyrazoles via Reaction of Bestmann-Ohira Reagent with Nitroalkenes, Paper No. ORGN 364, 232nd ACS Meeting, September 10-14, 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA, R. Muruganantham, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  41. Conjugated Nitroalkenes: Unexplored Substrates for the Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction, International Conference on Organic Chemistry-Today and Tomorrow, January 5, 2006, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

  42. Synthesis of Novel Multi-functional Molecules via Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, 11th National Organic Symposium Trust (NOST) meeting, October 26, 2005, Goa, India.

  43. Highly Stereoselective and Atom Efficient Synthesis of Multifunctionalized Five and Six Membered Rings via a Novel Michael Initiated Intramolecular Diels-Alder Furan Reaction, Paper No. ORGN 40, 227th ACS Meeting, March 28-April 1, 2004, Anaheim, CA, USA, I. N. N. Namboothiri and M. Ganesh.

  44. Study of a Vinylidenecarbene-Cycloalkyne Equilibrium in the D3-Trishomocubyl Ring System, Paper No. ORGN 35, 215th ACS Meeting, March 29-April 2, 1998, Dallas, USA, A. P. Marchand, I. N. N. Namboothiri and S. G. Bott.



  National  


  1. Principles and Applications of 1H and 13C NMR Spectroscopy in Academic & Industrial Research, Webinar Series, 10 October 2020, Chromatographic Society of India.

  2. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, National Webinar on Recent Advances and Approaches in Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, 15 June 2020, Department of Chemistry, Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  3. Stereochemistry, National Webinar, 21 May 2020, Department of Chemistry, Sree Sankara Vidyapeetom College, Valayanchirangara, Perumbavoor, kerala, India.

  4. Chemistry in Everyday Life, National Seminar on Chemistry in Daily Life, 12 February 2020, Sri Bhuvanedra College, Karkala, Karnataka, India.

  5. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, One Day Symposium on Emerging Trends in Organic Synthesis, 27 December 2019, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India.

  6. Organocatalysis: A Paradigm Shift in Asymmetric Synthesis, National Seminar on Green Approaches Towards Chemical Synthesis, 07 November 2019, St Gregorios Collge, Kottarakara, Kerala, India.

  7. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes for the Synthesis of Carbo- and Heterocycles, National Symposium, 25 September 2018, Department of Chemistry, Mumbai University, Mumbai.

  8. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Contemporary Facets of Organic Synthesis (CFOS-17), 22-24 December 2017, Department of Chemistry, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

  9. Bis-homocubanes as Possible Monomers to Synthesize Energetic Binders, Workshop on Development of Binders and Plasticizers for Energetic Applications, A. Chowdhury, N. Kumbhakarna and I. N. N. Namboothiri, 15 December 2017, Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy Materials (ACRHEM), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

  10. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, Emerging Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (EFCS 2017), 24 September 2017, Farook College, Kozhikode, Kerala

  11. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Amino Acids and Their Transition State Analogs, Advances in Organic Synthesis (AOS-2017), July 31, 2017, CSIR-NCL Pune.

  12. Highly Strained Polycyclic Cage Compounds as Mechanistic Probes and High Energy Density Materials, Organic Chemistry Symposium 2017, July 14, 2017, Department of Organic Chemistry, IISc Bangalore.

  13. Highly Strained Polycyclic Cage Compounds as Mechanistic Probes and High Energy Density Materials, Organic Chemistry Symposium 2017, June 30, 2017, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay.

  14. Functionalized Polycyclic Cage Compounds: Prospective High Energy Density (HED) Materials, 4th PJ Paul Combustion Meet-2017, February 17-18, 2017, High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune.

  15. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles via [3+2] and [3+3] Annulation of Diazo Compounds, 2nd National Conference on New Frontiers in Chemistry-From Fundamentals to Applications, January 29, 2017, BITS Pilani, Goa.

  16. Diversity in the Magnesium Mediated Addition of Bromoform to Electron Deficient Double Bonds, National Conference on Organic Chemistry in Sustainable Development: Recent Advances and Future Challenges (OCSD-2016), August 29, 2016, Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, Pilani.

  17. α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes and Its Applications in Organic Synthesis, National Symposium, August 07, 2016, Department of Chemistry, MS University, Baroda.

  18. Highly Efficient Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Reactions, Frontiers in Inorganic and Organometallics, April 15, 2016, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

  19. NMR Spectroscopy: Theory Instrumentation, Chemical Shift and Coupling, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Analytical Techniques, March 28, 2016, Government Science College (Autonomous), Hassan, Karnataka.

  20. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, National Conference on Chirality (NCC-2015), December 18, 2015, MS University of Baroda, Baroda, Gujarat.

  21. Magnesium Mediated Addition of Bromoform to Electron Deficient Double Bonds, National Conference on Emerging Trends and Advances in Chemical Sciences (ETACS-2015), October 8, 2015, Department of Chemistry, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India.

  22. Carbon Nanotube-Metal NanohybridCatalyzed Organic Transformations, National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Nanomaterials, SSV College, Perumbavoor, Kerala, July 09, 2015.

  23. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles, National Conference on Advances and Innovations in Chemical Sciences (NCAICS-2015), Mumbai University, February 12-13, 2015.

  24. Regioselective Synthesis of Pyrazoles from Diazo Compounds, National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Chirality, Medicinal Chemistry and Perfumery (ETCMP-15), February 04, 2015, Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai, India.

  25. Organocatalytic Enantioselective Synthesisof Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Aminosulfones and Aminocarboxylates, 51st Annual Convention of Chemists, Indian Chemical Society, December 9-12, 2014, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India.

  26. Synthesis of Fused and Functionalized Carbocycles and Heterocycles via Multi-Component and Cascade Reactions, National Conference on Current Trends in Scientific Research for Engineering Applications (NCSEA – 2014), July 18, 2014, St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjore, Mangalore, India.

  27. Chirality and Symmetry in Chemistry and in Everyday Life, National Seminar on New Vistas in Sustainable Development, February 17, 2014, Sri Bhuvanendra College, Karkala, Udupi, Karnataka, India.

  28. Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions: Methodology and Applications, National Seminar on Challenges in Organic Synthesis and Its Pharmaceutical Applications, Jan 23, 2014, Sir P. T. Sarvajanik College of Science, M.T.B College Campus, Surat, Gujarat, India.

  29. Chirality and Optical Activity, National Seminar on Modern Methods in Chemistry, Jan 16-17, 2014, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

  30. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions, National Seminar on Modern Methods in Chemistry, Jan 16-17, 2014, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

  31. Substrate Oriented Reaction Profiles in the Magnesium Mediated Addition of Bromoform to Electron Deficient Double Bonds, National Symposium on Frontiers in Organic Chemistry, October 11-12, 2013, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.

  32. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused Pyrazoles from Diazo Compounds and Electron Deficient Alkenes, Symposium on Diversity Oriented Heterocyclic Synthesis, August 27, 2013, Syngenta Biosciences Pvt Ltd, Goa, India.

  33. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused Pyrazoles from Diazo Compounds and Electron Deficient Alkenes, National Symposium on Modern Trends in Chemistry (MTC-2013), March 23, 2013, MS University Baroda, India.

  34. Organocatalyzed One-pot Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes, Chennai Chemistry Conference (CCC) 2013, Saturday, Feb 09, 2013, Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India.

  35. Catalytic Asymmetric Approaches to Aminophosphonates: The Transition State Analogs of Amino Acids, IYC Challenge Symposium, Aug 31, 2012, RSC West India, Nagpur, India.

  36. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multi-functional Scaffolds, National Seminar on New Vistas in Catalysis and Surface Science (NVCSS 2012), March 17, 2012, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.

  37. Multi-nuclear and Multi-dimensional Nuclear Magentic Resonance, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences, Jan 24, 2012, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, India.

  38. Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences, Jan 24, 2012, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, India.

  39. Synthesis of Novel Heterocycles via Michael Addition and Cycloaddition, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Nov 4-5, 2011, Jawaharlal Technological University, Hyderabad, India.

  40. Synthesis of functionalized Pyrazoles and Pyrazolines Through a One-pot Reaction of Electron Deficient Alkenes with Diazophosphonates and Diazosulfones, Seminar on Advances in Chemistry, November 22, 2010, National Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India.

  41. Chirality in Chemistry and in Everyday Life, DST Sponsored INSPIRE workshop for Higher Secondary Students, April 09, 2010, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  42. Application of Nitro Compounds in the Highly Efficient Synthesis of Fused and Functionalized Heterocycles, 45th Annual Convention of Chemists, November 23-27, 2008, P.G. Department of Studies in Chemistry, Karnatak University, Dharwad.

  43. Michael Initiated Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Novel Multifunctional Molecules, National Conference in Chemistry, September 27-29, 2006, Central College, Bangalore, India.

  44. Conjugated Nitroalkenes: Substrates for Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Synthesis of Multifunctional Molecules, National Conference on Current Trends in Chemical Research, May 13-14, 2006, Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

  45. Stereoselective Michael addition of Phosphonate Stabilized Carbanions to Nitroalkenes Catalyzed by Cinchonine-Li Complex, Paper No. ORGN 37, Accepted for Lecture at the 231st ACS Meeting, March 26-30, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, V. Rai and I. N. N. Namboothiri.

  46. Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Approaches to Novel Multifunctional Molecules Using Conjugated Nitroalkenes, 17th Annual National Symposium, March 12-13, 2004, Department of Chemistry and Centre of Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India.

  47. Organic Photochemistry in Organized Assemblies: Zeolites, Discussion Meeting on Organic Photochemistry, Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences, April 12, 2002, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.