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Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kisan

Hemanta Kumar Kisan Name : Dr.   Hemanta Kumar Kisan
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (IIT Bombay), PDF (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Phone No. : +91-9437910022
E-mail ID : hemantkisna12(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Computational Organic Chemistry, Asymmetric Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Ashok Kumar Pusti Roll no. 15821V191002 2019 Density Functional Theory Study on C-H activation of Iridium Complex
      2 Kanhu Charan Pradhan Roll no. 15821V181006 2018 Density Functional Theory Study on the First Line of Interaction between Substrates and Catalysts in a Multi-component Reaction
      3 Prasanna Kumar Bej Roll no. 15821V172005 2017 Computational Study on the Effect of Substituents at the Nitrogen on the chiral aziridine ring inversion
      4 Jnyana Ranjan Mishra Roll no. 15821V161004 2016 Computational Study on the Effect of Explicit Solvent molecule on the Nitrogen Extrusion Step of Activated a-phenyl-a-diazo acetate Catalysed by Dirhodium Tetra(trifluoro)acetate
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Dinda, J.; Jhulki, L.; Kisan, H. K.; Mahapatra, P. K.; Isab, A. A.; Bielawski, C. W. “Synthesis and Study of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Complexes Supported by a Common “Wingtip” N-Heterocyclic Carbene.” ChemistrySelect 2018, 3, 10732. 2018-19
      2 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Insights on the Origin of Regiodivergence in the Parallel Kinetic Resolution of rac-Aziridines using a Chiral Lanthanum-Yttrium Bimetallic Catalyst.” ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 7633. 2017-18
      3 Mondal, A.; Tripathhy, R. K.; Dutta, P.; Santra, M. K.; Isab, A. A.; Bielawski, C. W.; Kisan, H. K.; Chandra, S. K.; Dinda, J. “Ru(II)-based antineoplastic: A “wingtip” N-heterocyclic carbene facilitates access to a new class of organometallics that are cytotoxic to common cancer cell lines.” Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aoc.4692. 2017-18
      4 Maity, L.; Adhikary, S. D.; Mondal, A.; Kisan, H. K.; Isab, A. A.; Goswami, S.; Dinda, J. “Synthesis, Structure, Theoretical Studies and Electrochemistry of Ru(II)-N Heterocyclic Carbenes.” Inorganica Chimica Acta 2018, 479, 141. 2017-18
      5 Pareek, S.; Jain, D.; Hussain, S.; Biswas, A.; Shrivastava, R.; Parida, S. K.; Kisan, H. K.; Lgaz, H.; Chung, I.-M.; Behera, D. “A New Insight into Corrosion Inhibition Mechanism of Copper in Aerated 3.5 % (by weight) NaCl Solution by Eco-friendly Imidazopyrimidine Dye: Experimental and Theoretical Approach.” Chemical Engineering Journal 2019, 358, 725. 2018-19
      6 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Asymmetric Cooperative Catalysis in a Three-Component Reaction: Mechanism and Origin of Enantio- and Diastereoselectivities” Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3746. 2016-17
      7 Jindal, G.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Mechanistic Insights on Cooperative Catalysis through Computational Quantum Chemical Methods.” ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 480. 2015-16
      8 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Axial Coordination Dichotomy in Dirhodium Carbenoid Catalysis: A Curious Case of Cooperative Asymmetric Dual-Catalytic Approach toward Amino Ester.” J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 2192. 2015-16
      9 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Deciphering the Origin of Cooperative Catalysis by Dirhodium Acetate and Chiral Spiro Phosphoric Acid in an Asymmetric Amination Reaction.” Chem.Commun, 2014, 50, 14639. 2014-15
      10 Kolay, S.; Wadawale, A.; Das, D.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B.; Jain, V. K. “Cyclopalladation of dimesityl selenide:synthesis, reactivity, structural characterization, isolation os an intermediate complex with C-H…Pd intra-molecular interaction and computational studies.” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 10828. 2013-14
    2. National Publications:
      1 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. ?Asymmetric Cooperative Catalysis in a Three-Component Reaction: Mechanism and Origin of Enantio- and Diastereoselectivities? Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3746. [IF = 6.732]
      2 Kolay, S.; Wadawale, A.; Das, D.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B.; Jain, V. K. “Cyclopallad ation of dimes ityl selenide: synthesis, reactivity, structural characterization, isolation of an intermediate complex with Câ??Hâ?¦Pd intra-molecular interaction and computational studies.” Dalton Trans.2013, 42, 10828. [ISSN: 1477-9226, IF: 4.197, Citation: 06].
      3 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Deciphering the Origin of Cooperative Catalysis by Dirhodium Acetate and Chiral Spiro Phosphoric Acid in an Asymmetric Amination Reaction.” Chem.Comm, 2014, 50, 14639. [ISSN: 1359-7345, IF: 6.834, Citation: 06].
      4 Jindal, G.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Mechanistic Insights on Cooperative Catalysis through Computational Quantum Chemical Methods.” ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 480. [ISSN: 2155-5435, IF: 9.312, Citation: 07].
      5 Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Axial Coordination Dichotomy in Dirhodium Carbenoid Catalysis: A Curious Case of Cooperative Asymmetric Dual-Catalytic Approach toward Amino Ester.” J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 2192. [ISSN: 0022-3263, IF: 4.721, Citation: 02]
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



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  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 National Conference on “Advances in Materials Chemistry and Applications” (AMCA–2019) during 23-24 February, 2019, Department of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    2 Winter School on “Computational Chemistry and Biology” during December 12 to 28, 2018 at UGC-Networking Resource Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad.
    3 Eighth Asia Pacific Conference of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry held at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai during December 15-17, 2017.
    4 Regional Workshop on Research Based Pedagogical Tools held in NISER, Odisha from 27th to 29th October 2017 Organized by Center of Excellence in IISER Pune and NISER, MHRD. Funded by DBT and DST. Knowledge Partners: British Council, Newton-Bhabha Fund. Under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission for Teacher and Training.
    5 UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme in the theme “Capacity Building in Higher Education” during 18th August 2017 to 14th September 2017 held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    6 UGC Sponsored One Week Short Term Course on “STRESS MANAGEMENT” from 20th July 2017 to 25th July 2017, held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    7 National Conference on Recent Developments in Organic and Applied Chemistry (RDOAC) 2017 held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India on 18th March 2017. (Poster)
    8 “International Conference on “Recent Trends of Chemical & Biological Sciences in Medicine, Natural Product and Drug Discovery.” IC-RTCBSMNPDD-2017, 3rd – 5th March. 2017 P.G. Department of Chemistry, Berhampur University, Odisha, India.
    9 “International Conference on “Recent Advances in Materials Chemistry” (RAMC 2017) 24th – 26th February 2017 P.G. Department of Chemistry, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
    10 Ist National Conference On Emerging Trends & Future Challenges in Chemical Sciences (ETFC-2016) organized by Department of Chemistry, Kirori Mal College during 03-04 Feb 2016.
    11 XI NOST Conference for Research Scholar (JNOST) 14th to 17th December 2015 NISER Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
    12 UGC-XII Plan Sponsored Skill Based Workshop on “Advances in Chemical Science.” On 18th Nov. 2015 at Department of Chemistry, Utkal University.
    13 2) A cluster of topical meetings on Current Trends in Condensed Matter Physics (CTCMP-2015).19th-22nd February, 2015 in School of Physical Science, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar.
    14 One Week Faculty Development Programme on “Teaching Skill Development” at Academic Staff College Utkal University from 20th – 25th March 2015.
    15 1) 16th Chemical CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry held at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay by Chemical Research Society of India during Feb 7-9 2014.
  2. Seminars:
    1 Indian Science Congress Association Bhubaneswar Chapter “National Seminar on Future India: Science and Technology 1st – 2nd February 2019. Jointly Organized by ISCA Bhubaneswar Chapter & KIIT Deemed to be University & KISS Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.
    2 Indian Science Congress Association Bhubaneswar Chapter “National Seminar on Science and Technology for National Development in India 12th – 13th December 2016. Jointly Organized by ISCA Bhubaneswar Chapter & KIIT University.
    3 Indian Science Congress Association Bhubaneswar Chapter “National Seminar on Science and Technology for Indigenous Development in India” 9th to 11th December 2015 in KIIT University.
1 Institute Excellence in PhD Thesis Award 2017.” Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
  1. Teaching:
    1 Joined as Assistant Professor in Chemistry at Dept. of Chemistry, Utkal University from 17/12/2014 to till now
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Extramural seminar as on 20th Feb 2018 organize by Dept. of chemistry, Kamala Nehru Women’s College, Bhubaneswar.
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 1) Faculty Development Programme on Computational Chemistry (Under FDP of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) PHASE-II) at Department of Chemistry, College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar on 25th Oct. 2016.
    2 UGC Sponsored Refreshers Course in Physical Science at Department of Physics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India on 7th March 2017.
    3 National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Science and Technology” Organized by IGIT Physics Forum, Dhenkanal, Odisha, India from 18th–19th March 2017.
    4 Extramural seminar as on 20th Feb 2018 organize by Dept. of chemistry, Kamala Nehru Women’s College, Bhubaneswar.
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Administrative experience Conference/Seminars organized
    2 Science research committee (SRC) member in Deptt. Of Chemistry, U.U. from 2018
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Science and Technology” Organized by IGIT Physics Forum, Dhenkanal, Odisha, India from 18th–19th March 2017. her University, Sambalpur
    2 National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Material Science” (RTMS–2019) during 18th – 19th March 2019, School of Physics and Chemistry, Gangadhar Me