Assistant Professor

Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Crystal Engineering


Basic Details

Assistant Professor

Qualification Details

S.No. Qualification Name Of University Passing Year
1 Ph. D. Banaras Hindu University 2016
2 M. Sc. Banaras Hindu University 2011
3 B. Sc. (Honors) Banaras Hindu University 2009

Positions Held

S.No. Employer Designation Employment Period
Date from Date to
1 O3344University of Lucknow Assistant Professor 28/06/2022 Presently Working
2 O3345Mankind Pharma, Manesar, Haryana Senior Research Scientist 01/03/2022 27/06/2022
3 O3346Sai Life Sciences, Hyderabad Deputy Manager 02/08/2021 16/02/2022
4 O3347Aragen Life Sciences, Hyderabad Associate Scientist 26/04/2021 30/07/2021
5 O3348Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Hyderabad Post Doctoral Fellow 01/04/2019 30/09/2020
6 O3349CSIR National Chemical Laboratory, Pune SERB National Post Doctoral Fellow 09/02/2017 08/02/2019

Academic Details

Recent Significant Publications, Articles, Cases

S.No. Title Journal Volume/Issue Year
1 O12529Cocrystallization of multi-kinase inhibitor pazopanib with fenamic acids: improving dissolution and inhibiting cell migration CrystEngComm 25 2023
2 O12509Dabrafenib–Panobinostat Salt: Improving the Dissolution Rate and Inhibition of BRAF Melanoma Cells ACS Omega 8 2023
3 O12508Polymorph II of hydroxyurea 150 years after its first synthesis CrystEngComm 25 2023
4 O12507Polymorphs, Solvatomorphs, Hydrate, and Perhydrate of Dabrafenib Crystal Growth & Design 23 2023
5 O12510Entacapone Polymorphs: Crystal Structures, Dissolution, Permeability, and Stability Crystal Growth & Design 21 2021
6 O12511Salts, Solvates and Hydrates of Multi-kinase Inhibitor Drug Pazopanib with Hydroxybenzoic Acids CrystEngComm 23 2021
7 O12515Improving the Dissolution Rate of Anticancer Drug Dabrafenib Crystal Growth & Design 20 2020
8 O12512Salts and Cocrystal of Etodolac: Advantage of Solubility, Dissolution and Permeability Crystal Growth & Design 20 2020
9 O12513Structural, Hirshfeld surface and in vitro cytotoxicity evaluation of five new N-aryl-N’-alkoxycarbonyl thiocarbamide derivatives Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon Relat Elem 195 2020
10 O12514Synthesis, characterisation, Hirshfeld surface and in vitro cytotoxicity evaluation of new N-aryl-N′-Alkoxycarbonyl thiocarbamide derivatives Journal of Molecular Structure 1202 2020
11 O12516Synthesis, characterization, Hirshfeld surface, cytotoxicity, DNA damage and cell cycle arrest studies of N, N-diphenyl-N'-(biphenyl-4-carbonyl/4-chlorobenzoyl) thiocarbamides Journal of Molecular Structure 1186 2019
12 O12517Quantitative Analysis of Intermolecular Interactions in 3‐Cyano‐2‐Pyridones: Evaluation through Single Crystal X‐ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory ChemistrySelect 3 2018
13 O12518Study of Conformational and Supramolecular Structural Stability of Propylene‐Bridged 2‐Pyridone Dimers ChemistrySelect 3 2018
14 O12521Advancement in the sulfone-based dendrimers: From synthesis to application Adv. Mater. Lett 8 2017
15 O12520An excellent stable fluorescent probe: selective and sensitive detection of trace amounts of Hg+ 2 ions in natural source of water Chemical Physics Letters 676 2017
16 O12519Synthesis of N,N-Bis-Sulfonylated and N-Alkyl-N-Sulfonylated G1 Dendrimers via Click Reaction: Application of Thiocarbamide based Cu(I) Catalysts ChemistrySelect 2 2017
17 O12522An efficient and controlled synthesis of persulfonylated G1 dendrimers via click reaction RSC Advances 6 2016
18 O12524Experimental and Theoretical Study for the Assessment of the Conformational Stability of Polymethylene-Bridged Heteroaromatic Dimers: A Case of Unprecedented Folding Crystal Growth & Design 16 2016
19 O12523Polymorphic study and anti-inflammatory activity of a 3-cyano-2-pyridone based flexible model New Journal of Chemistry 40 2016
20 O12526Design and Synthesis of 2-Pyridone Based Flexible Dimers and Their Conformational Study through X-ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory: Perspective of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibition Crystal Growth & Design 15 2015
21 O12527Face-to-face stacking in sulfonamide based bis-ethylene bridged heteroaromatic dimers RSC Advances 5 2015
22 O12525Unusual reverse face-to-face stacking in propylene linked pyrazole system: perspective of organic materials Structural Chemistry 26 2015
23 O12528Cascade synthesis of 2-pyridones using acrylamides and ketones RSC Advances 4 2014

Conferences, Seminars &Talks

S.No. Details Year.
1 O12866Participated and presented a poster in "Regional Young Investigators’ Meetings" held at CSIR-CDRI on 13-15 September, 2023.. 2023
2 O12849Participated and presented a poster in “Applied Pharmaceutical Analysis (APA) – India 2020”. Conference was held at the Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad, India on 23-25 February 2020. 2020
3 O12850Participated and presented a poster in “26th International Conference & Meeting of Magnetic Resonance Society on NMR from Molecules to Human Behaviour and Beyond”. Conference was held at the Department of Chemistry, Saurashtra, Rajkot, India on 18-21 February 2020. 2020
4 O12851Actively participated in two days’ workshop titled “GastroPlus™ Pharmaceutical Development’. Workshop was held at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai, India on 27th and 28th September, 2018. 2018
5 O12852Participated in “Applied Pharmaceutical Analysis (APA) – India 2018” conference held at the Westin, Pune, India on 25-27 February 2018. 2018
6 O12853Actively participated in a workshop on “Introduction to Gaussian: Theory and Practice” conducted by SCUBE Scientific Software Solutions (P) Ltd in Delhi, India on January 8-12, 2018. 2018
7 O12854Participated in the National conference on “Climate Change and Its Vast Impact on Human Life and Society”. Conference was held at the Dr. P. S. Mukherjee government degree college, Bhadohi, India on 17-18 February 2017. 2017
8 O12855Participated and presented a paper in the National conference on “Energy, Environment and Impact on Society”. Conference was held at the K. N. government post graduate college, Gyanpur, Bhadohi, India on 19-20 January 2017. 2017
9 O12856Participated and presented a poster in “17th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry”. Conference was held at the CSIR National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashtra, India on 06-07 February 2015. 2015
10 O12857Participated and presented a poster in “International Conference on Frontiers of Spectroscopy”. Conference was held at the Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India on 10-12 January 2015. 2015
11 O12858Participated and presented a poster in “20th ISCB International Conference on Chemistry and Medicinal Plants in Translational Medicine for Healthcare”. Conference was held at the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi, India on 1-4 March 2014. 2014
12 O12859Participated and presented a poster in “16th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry”. Conference was held at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on 07-09 February 2014. 2014
13 O12860Participated and presented a poster in “15th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry”. Conference was held at the Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India on 01-03 February 2013. 2013
14 O12864Participated in “Workshop on Technical Communication for Research Scholars”. Conference was held at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India on 05-11 May 2012. 2012
15 O12865Participated in “International Workshop on Spectroscopic Signatures of Molecular Complexes/Ions in Our Atmosphere and Beyond”. Conference was held at the Department of Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India on 07-10 February 2012. 2012
16 O12861Participated and presented a poster in “Mid Year Meeting of the Chemical Research Society of India”. Conference was held at the CSIR Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India on 21-22 July 2012. 2012

Awards & Recognitions

S.No. Name Of Awards Year.
1 O12862CSIR SRF 2013
2 O12863CSIR JRF qualified in December 2010 examination 2012

Academic/Administrative Services to the University

S.No. Details
1 O9160Member of NMR facility management, Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow, since 23 November, 2022 onwards.
2 O9161Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), University of Lucknow, since 15-09-2023 onwards

Teaching Areas / Specialization

S.No. Details
1 O9152Supramolecular chemistry
2 O9153Medicinal chemistry
3 O9154Physical organic chemistry
4 O9155Synthetic organic chemistry
5 O9156NMR and UV-Vis Spectroscopy

Research Areas & Interests

S.No. Details
1 O9162Supramolecular Chemistry: Experimental and Computational studies on small and medium size flexible molecules to understand the role of Inter- and intramolecular Interactions on conformational preferences.
2 O9163Crystal Engineering: Polymorphs, salts and Co-crystals screening of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and new chemical entities (NCEs) to improve physicochemical properties.
3 O9164Particle Science and Engineering: Improving particle property, flowability, filterability and impurity purging using crystallization techniques.
4 O9165Medicinal Chemistry: Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) and synthesis of potential lead compounds for biological evaluation.

Consulting Areas

S.No. Consulting Areas
1 O9157Screening of Polymorphs, salts and cocrystals of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and new chemical entities (NCEs).
2 O9158Designing feasible multi-step synthetic routes for new chemical entities.
3 O9159Separation of isomers, enantiomers and purging impurities using crystallization techniques.