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Invited Lectures

  Lectures at local symposia/workshops/continuing education programmes


     2021 

  1. Advanced 2D-NMR Techniques, Science Academies' Lecture Workshop on Spectroscopy: A Snapshot of Fundamentals, Advancements and Applications, 05-06 Feb 2021, Department of Chemistry, BJS College, Pune.



  2.  2019 

  3. Structure Determination of Small Organic Molecules by NMR, Webinar on NMR: Theory, Instrumentation and Applications, 23 Aug 2020, The Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute of Basic Sciences (SRIBS), Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Kerala, India.

  4. Synthesis of Novel Carbocyclic and Heterocyclic Scaffolds from a-Functionalized Nitroalkenes, UGC refresher course on Recent Developments in Applied Chemistry, 12 November 2019, Department of Chemistry, Mumbai University, Mumbai.



  5.  2018 

  6. Introduction to Stereochemistry, Organic Chemistry Summer School, 29 May 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay.

  7. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles via Dipolar Cycloaddition of Diazo Compounds with Electron Deficient Alkenes, Refresher Course on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences and Technology, 15 November 2018, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

  8. Basics in Stereochemistry, 21 September 2018, NES Ratnam College, Bhandup (W), Mumbai. Other Invited Lectures



  9.  2017 

  10. Asymmetric Organocatalysis, Science Academies' Refresher Course on Foundations of Physical Chemistry and Its Applications, 27 December 2017, Indian Women Scientists' Association, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

  11. Current Trends in Organic Synthesis, Science Academies' Refresher Course on Foundations of Physical Chemistry and Its Applications, 27 December 2017, Indian Women Scientists' Association, Navi Mumbai.

  12. Basics of Organic Chemistry, 08 December 2017, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil College, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

  13. The Basics of NMR Spectroscopy: Theory, Instrumentation, Chemical Shift and Coupling, Workshop on NMR and MS Theory, Instrumentation and Application in Chemical/Biological Research, 29 October 2017, Srinivasaramanujan Institute of Basic Sciences (SRIBS), Kottayam, Kerala.

  14. The Basics of NMR Spectroscopy: Theory, Instrumentation, Chemical Shift and Coupling, Faculty Development Workshop on Teaching and Learning Chemical Spectroscopy through Hands-on Experience, September 11, 2017, Department of Chemistry and Teaching-Learning Centre, NIT Warangal, Warangal, Telangana.

  15. The Basics of NMR Spectroscopy: Theory, Instrumentation, Chemical Shift and Coupling, Lecture Workshop and DEMO on NMR, July 11, 2017, Sophisticated Instrumentation and Computation Centre and Department of Chemistry, Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.



  16.  2016 

  17. Asymmetric Organocatalysis, National Colloquium on Catalysis: Emerging Trends, September 30-October 02, 2016, Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS), Kottayam.



  18.  2014 

  19. Interpretative NMR Spectroscopy for Organic Chemists, National Level Workshop on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, September 13, 2014, Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences (IIRBS), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.


  20. (a) Mechanisms of Selected Multi-component and Cascade Reactions, (b) Mechanisms of Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions, June 13, 2014, Refresher Course in Chemical Sciences and Technology, Academic Staff College, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India.


  21. Applications of NMR Spectroscopy, Workshop on Chromatography and Spectroscopy, June 05, 2014, SIES Institute of Chromatography and Spectroscopy, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India.



  22.  2013 

  23. Isomerism in Organic Chemistry, PGT Chemistry Inservice Course, 30 December 2013, Zonal Institute of Education And Training NCH Colony, Kanjurmarg West, Mumbai 400 078.

  24. NMR in Organic Chemistry, Postgraduate Lecture Series on Advances in NMR Techniques and Applications, 2nd and 3rd August, 2013, RSC West India Section, SIES College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Sion (W), Mumbai, India.




  25.  2012 

  26. Multi-component and Tandem Reactions, National Seminar on Specialized Aspects of Organic Chemistry, December 19, 2012, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil College,Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

  27. New Methodologies for the Synthesis of Novel Multi-Functional and Bioactive Molecules, Short Course on Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis, October 31, 2012, Anton Paar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.




  28.  2011 

  29. Multi-component and Tandem Reactions, UGC Refresher Course, Nov 18, 2011, Pune University, Pune, India.

  30. Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions, UGC Refresher Course, Nov 18, 2011, Pune University, Pune, India.

  31. NMR in Organic Chemistry: Factors Affecting Chemical Shift and Coupling, Special PG Lectures on Modern Aspects of NMR, RSC West India Section, July 30, 2011 Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai.

  32. (a) NMR: Theory and Instrumentation, (b) NMR in Organic Chemistry: Chemical Shift and Coupling, Special PG Lectures on Modern Aspects of NMR, RSC West India Section, Jan 08, 2011, Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai.




  33.  2010 

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




  35.  2009 

  36. (a) Multi-component and Tandem Reactions, (b) Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions, Refresher Course for College and University Teachers, December 04, 2009, Department of Chemistry, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India.

  37. Michael Addition and Cycloaddition Approaches for the Synthesis of Fused and Functionalized Heterocycles from Nitro Compounds, Sep 18, 2009, Department of Chemistry, Goa University, Goa, India.

  38. Application of Strained Polycyclic Compounds as ‘Insensitive‘ High Energy Density (HED) Materials, IITB-ARMREB Meeting, 05 February 2009, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India.




  39.  2008 

  40. Simple Organic Solutions to Complex Scientific Problems, Workshop on Challenges of Modern Synthetic Chemistry and Reactivity for College Teachers, September 29-30, 2008, Wilson College and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  41. Analytical Techniques, Refresher Course for Gujarat Technological University Chemistry Teachers, June 27, 2008, CDEEP, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India.




  42.  2006 

  43. Name Reactions, at the One Day Workshop on Revised Syllabus for MSc Part II Conducted by the Board of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mumbai, August 19, 2006, SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion (W), Mumbai, India.

  44. NMR Spectroscopy and Its Applications, Workshop on Biochemistry, January 13, 2006, Institute of Science, Mumbai, India.




  45.  2003 

  46. Synthesis of Novel Multifunctional Molecules Using Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Paper No. 10, at the Second In-House Symposium, April 5, 2003, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  Other invited Lectures  

     2020 

  1. Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds, 03 July 2020, Department of Chemistry, St Aloysius College, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.

  2. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions, 02 June 2020, Department of Chemistry, St Joseph's College, Bangalore, India.

  3. Organic Chemistry in Three Dimensions, 01 June 2020, Department of Chemistry, Seva Sadan's RKT College, Ulhasnagar, Thane, Maharashtra, India.

  4. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, 11 March 2020, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Institute of Technical Education and Research (SOA/ITER), Bhubaneswar, India.

  5. Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 11 March 2020, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India.



  6.  2019 

  7. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, Cyd Hassner Memorial Lecture, 16 December 2019, Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

  8. Synthesis of Heterocycles and Carbocycles via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 24 July 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.

  9. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 24 June 2019, Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Mohali, Mohali, India.

  10. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 10 June 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi, Delhi, India.

  11. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, 16 May 2019, Piramal Enterprises Ltd, Mumbai, India.

  12. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 26 April 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  13. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 19 February 2019, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India.

  14. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 24 June 2019, Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Mohali, Punjab.

  15. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 10 June 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi, New Delhi.

  16. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multifunctional and Bioactive Molecules, 16 May 2019, Piramal Enterprises Ltd, Mumbai.

  17. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 26 April 2019, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam.

  18. Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 19 February 2019, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.



  19.  2018 

  20. Synthesis of Novel Carbocyclic and Heterocyclic Scaffolds from Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Nitroalkenes, 04 October 2018, Department of Chemistry, Mangalore University, Mangalore.

  21. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules, Department of Applied Chemistry, 31 July 2018, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan.

  22. Synthesis of Novel Carbocyclic and Heterocyclic Scaffolds from α-Functionalized Nitroalkenes, 30 July 2018, Department of Organic Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

  23. Catalytic Organic Transformations Induced by Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrids and Synthesis of Functionalized Cage Compounds as Prospective High Energy Density Materials, 03 May 2018, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore.

  24. Synthesis of Carbo- and Heterocycles via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes and Other Electron Deficient Alkenes, 20 April 2018, National Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram.



  25.  2017 

  26. α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes: Synthetic and Biological Applications, June 09 2017, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Ceara (UFC), Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.

  27. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, June 02, 2017, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

  28. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, May 19, 2017, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

  29. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, May 18, 2017, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Grande Dourados (UFGD), Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

  30. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, May 08, 2017, Department of Chemistry, BITS Pilani, Pilani, India.

  31. Organocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary ?-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, April 17, 2017, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Warangal, Telangana, India.

  32. α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes: Synthetic and Biological Applications, April 06, 2017, Institute of Molecular Chemistry, UFR of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Reims, Reims, France.

  33. Dipolar Cycloaddition of Diazo Compounds with Electron Deficient Alkenes for the Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles, April 05, 2017, Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Saclay, France.

  34. [3+2] and [3+3] Annulation Strategies for the Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles from Electron Deficient Alkenes and Diazo Compounds, February 20, 2017, Bio-organic Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.

  35. A Voyage Through the World of Synthetic, Mechanistic and Materials Chemistry, Feb 14, 2017, CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India.

  36. Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Nitrogen Heterocycles via [3+2] and [3+3] Annulation of Diazo Compounds, January 16, 2017, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

  37. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, Jan 11, 2017, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India.



  38.  2016 

  39. α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes and Its Applications in Organic Synthesis, December 06, 2016, Department of Chemistry, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeiro Preto, Brazil.

  40. Chiral Thiourea and Squaramide Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary ?-Aminophosphonates, Sulfones and Carboxylates, November 24, 2016, Institute of Chemistry, Campinas State University, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

  41. A Voyage Through the World of Organic Chemistry Well Begun But Not Yet Done, September 09, 2016, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

  42. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Various Organic Transformations, August 04, 2016, Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, Puducherry.

  43. α-Functionalized Nitroalkenes as Versatile Substrates for the Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles, April 22, 2016, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal.

  44. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules, March 23, 2016, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

  45. Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles Via Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes, Jan 29, 2016, Department of Chemistry, Goa University, Goa, India.


  46.  2015 

  47. Carbon Nanotube-Metal Nanohybrid Catalyzed Organic Transformations, November 11, 2015, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil.


  48. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles, November 05, 2015, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


  49. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Amino-phosphonates, Aminosulfones and Aminocarboxylates, October 23, 2015, Universidade Federal de SãCarlos, SãCarlos, Brazil.


  50. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Amino-phosphonates, Aminosulfones and Aminocarboxylates, September 07, 2015, Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

  51. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules, May 07, 2015, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.

  52. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Carbocycles and Heterocycles, May 04, 2015, Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India.

  53. 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Diazophosphonate and Diazosulfone for the Regioselective Synthesis of Phosphonyl- and Sulfonylpyrazoles, March09, 2015, Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences, Hyderabad, India.



  54.  2014 

  55. Unexplored Avenues to Bioactive Heterocycles, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, April 21, 2014.




  56.  2013 

  57. Synthesis of Bioactive Heterocycles via Reactions of Diazophosphonates and Diazosulfones with Electron Deficient Alkenes, Biocon BMS R&D Center (BBRC) Syngene International Ltd, Bangalore, September 06, 2013.

  58. Synthesis and Applications of Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, July 24, 2013, CEA Saclay, France.

  59. Synthesis and Applications of Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, 18 July 2013, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.

  60. Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Aminophosphonates: The Transition State Analogs of Amino Acids, July 12, 2013, CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India.




  61.  2012 

  62. Nature-Inspired Chirality in Chemistry, INSPIRE Camp, December 28, 2012, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  63. Chirality in Chemistry and the Inspiration from Nature, December 11, 2012, Ghanshyamdas Jalan College of Science & Commerce, Malad (E), Mumbai.

  64. Synthesis of Novel Multifunctional Scaffolds via Organocatalyzed Coupling Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, November 29, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  65. Magnesium /Bromoform: A Simple Reagent System for 1,2-Addition, 1,4-Addition and Cyclopropanation, July 06, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.

  66. Approaches to Transition State Analogs of Amino Acids Through Asymmetric Michael Addition of Phosphonates and Phosphites to Electron Deficient Alkenes, February 10, 2012, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India.

  67. Reactions of Electron Deficient Alkenes with Bestmann-Ohira Reagent and Diazosulfone for the Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrazoles and Pyrazolines, Jan 25, 2012, SeQuent Scientific Limited, Mangalore, India.




  68.  2011 

  69. Multi-component and Cascade Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, Dec 27, 2011, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

  70. Synthesis and Applications of Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Nitroalkenes, September 02, 2011, Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, CUNY, USA.

  71. Reactions of Diazophosphonates and Diazosulfones with Electron Deficient Alkenes in the Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrazoles and Pyrazolines, May 09, 2011, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.

  72. Synthesis and Evaluation of Polycarbocyclic Cage Based High Energy-Density Materials, April 20, 2011,Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

  73. Chirality, Symmetry, Configuration and Conformation, March 28, 2011, Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai, India.




  74.  2010 

  75. Analytical Techniques, Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences, September 16, 2010, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  76. Metal Mediated Coupling Reactions, Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences, September 16, 2010, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  77. Chirality in Chemistry and in Everyday Life, July 23, 2010, Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Kandivili (E), Mumbai, India.

  78. Synthesis of Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules via Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, July 07, 2010, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.

  79. Synthesis of Multi-functional and Bioactive Molecules via Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Reactions of Nitroalkenes, July 05, 2010, Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.

  80. Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, June 22, 2010, Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

  81. Multi-component Reactions in Organic Chemistry, Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences, April 09, 2010, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.




  82.  2009 

  83. Michael Addition and Cycloaddition Approaches for the Synthesis of Fused and Functionalized Heterocycles from Nitro Compounds, Sep 18, 2009, Department of Chemistry, Goa University, Goa, India.




  84.  2008 

  85. Multi-component and Tandem Reactions, December 13, 2008, Ruparel College, Matunga, Mumbai, India.

  86. One-pot Multi-component Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules via Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, September 9, 2008, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.

  87. Stereoselective Approaches to Novel Multi-Functional Molecules via Conjugate Addition to Nitroalkenes, September 8, 2008, University of New South Wales, Australia.

  88. One-pot Multi-component Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules via Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, September 4, 2008, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

  89. One-pot Multi-component Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules via Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction of Conjugated Nitroalkenes, September 3, 2008, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

  90. Novel Bioactive Molecules from Conjugated Nitroalkenes via Diversity Oriented Synthesis, July 8, 2008, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, India.

  91. Novel Bioactive Molecules from Conjugated Nitroalkenes via Diversity Oriented Synthesis, July 8, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai.

  92. Diversity Oriented Synthesis of Novel Bioactive Heterocyclic Scaffolds, June 5, 2008, Jubilant Biosys Ltd, Bangalore, India.

  93. Synthesis of Novel Bioactive and High Energy Density Materials, May 9, 2008, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.

  94. Synthesis of Novel Organophosphonates via Cycloaddition and Michael Addition, April 17, 2008, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.




  95.  2007 

  96. Simple Organic Solutions to Complex Human Problems, October 19, 2007, at the Department of Chemistry, Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnantaka, India.

  97. Nitroalkenes: Privileged Substrates for Michael Initiated Reactions, October 19, 2007, at the Department of Chemistry, Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnantaka, India.

  98. One-pot Synthesis of Nitromethyl Alkylidenedibromides and Phosphonylpyrazoles using Conjugated Nitroalkenes, October 12, 2006, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.




  99.  2006 

  100. Development of Efficient Synthetic Methodologies Using Conjugated Nitroalkenes, September 15, 2006, at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA.




  101.  2004 

  102. Approaches to Novel Multifunctional Molecules via Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Reactions of Nitro Compounds, May 28, 2004, Regional Research Laboratory, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

  103. Nitro Compounds: Substrates for Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Approaches to Novel Multifunctional Molecules, April 23, 2004, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India.




  104.  2000 

  105. Nitronates, Nitrile Oxides and Cage-Annulated Reactive Intermediates, at the Thursday Evening Seminar, February 24, 2000, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.