Sudipta Roy


Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, IISER Tirupati

Email: roy.sudipta [AT]

Phone: +91 877 2500 412

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Research Interests

  • Development of efficient routes for the syntheses of carbene stabilized zero valent heterodiatomic compounds with main group elements and/or mixed transition metal-main group elements with detail characterization by various spectroscopic techniques and studies of their electronic properties and bonding situation.

  • Homogeneous catalysis with cyclic alkyl(amino) carbene (cAAC)-transition metal complexes with low valent, low coordinate metal centers.

  • Methodology development for the syntheses of biologically relevant small organic molecules using commercially available transition metal catalyts .

Educational and Professional Career

  • Ph.D (December, 2012): Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (February, 2013 - June, 2014): Institute of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (July, 2014 - November, 2015): Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

  • Assistant Professor (January, 2016 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India

Honours and Awards

  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fellowship (2009-2012) for Doctoral studies in Germany German Academic Exchange Service-DAAD

Selected Publications

  • Sudipta Roy, Oliver Reiser, "Catalytic Multicomponent Approach for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Cis-4,5-Disubstituted Pyrrolidinones and Tetrahydro-3H-pyrrolo[3,2-c]quinolines", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 4722-4725 (2012).

  • Sudipta Roy, Kartik Chandra Mondal, Lennard Krause, Peter Stollberg, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Dietmar Stalke, Jann Meyer, A. Claudia Stückl, Bholanath Maity, Debasis Koley, Suresh Kumar Vasa, Sheng Qi Xiang, Rasmus Linser, Herbert W. Roesky, "Electron Mediated Conversion of Silylones to Six-membered Cyclic Silylenes", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 16776-16779 (2014).

  • Sudipta Roy, Peter Stollberg, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Dietmar Stalke, Diego M. Andrada, Gernot Frenking, Herbert W. Roesky, "Carbene-Dichlorosilylene Stabilized Phosphinidenes Exhibiting Strong Intramolecular Charge Transfer Transition", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 150-153 (2015).

  • Sudipta Roy, A. Claudia Stückl, Serhiy Demeshko, Birger Dittrich, Jann Meyer, Bholanath Maity, Debasis Koley, Brigitte Schwederski, Wolfgang Kaim, Herbert W. Roesky, "Stable Radicals from Commonly Used Precursors Trichlorosilane and Diphenylchlorophosphine", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 4670-4673 (2015).

  • Sudipta Roy, Birger Dittrich, Totan Mondal, Debasis Koley, A. Claudia Stückl, Brigitte Schwederski, Wolfgang Kaim, Michael John, Suresh Kumar Vasa, Rasmus Linser, Herbert W. Roesky, "Carbene Supported Dimer of Heavier Ketenimine Analogue with P and Si Atoms", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 6180-6183 (2015).

  • Sudipta Roy, Kartik Chandra Mondal, Herbert W. Roesky, " Cyclic Alkyl(amino) Carbene Stabilized Low Coordinate Metal Complexes of Enduring Nature ", Acc. Chem. Res. 49, 357-369 (2016).


  • CHM-211: Inorganic Chemistry

  • CHM-222: Chem Lab III

  • CHM-313/613: Chemistry of Main Group Elements

  • CHM-323/623: Organometallic Chemistry

  • CHM-122: Chem Lab 1

Open Positions

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