Synthetic Organic Chemistry Lab

Department of Chemistry

National Institute of Technology


Mobile No: +91-7094120663


My research focuses on organosulfur chemistry, metal-free, multi-component reactions to access novel structural motifs and heterocycles of interest in drug discovery.

Date of Joining

24 August, 2020

List of Publications

  1. K. Natarajan, S. Sharma, C. P. I. Jesin, R. Kataria, G. C. Nandi, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2022, One-pot synthesis of α-sulfoximinophosphonate via Kabachnik–Fields reaction - Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (RSC Publishing) DOI:10.1039/D2OB01355J
  2. K. Natarajan, C. P. I. Jesin, A. A. H. Mercy and G. C. Nandi, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2021,19, 7061. A metal-free Petasis reaction towards the synthesis of N -(α-substituted)alkyl sulfoximines/sulfonimidamides - Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (RSC Publishing) DOI:10.1039/D1OB01181B
  3. V. R. Padma Priya, K. Natarajan and G. C. Nandi, Tetrahedron 2022, 111, 132711. Advances in the photoredox catalysis of S(VI) compounds - ScienceDirect

Role and Responses:

  • Hands-on experience with HPLC and Agilent–HRMS-QTOF (High-Resolution Mass Spectroscopy)
  • Calibration, Sample run, Data solving, Daily maintenance, and basic alignments of HRMS

Job-related Skills

Ø Organic synthesis and purification techniques

Ø Spectroscopic techniques (UV, IR, NMR, HRMS)

Ø Experienced in handling MassHunter QTOF- mass profile, structural study

Ø Three years of teaching experience in NCERT class syllabus

Research Experience

⮚ 06/2018 – 04/2019: M.S project in synthetic organic chemistry, entitled “Synthesis of 2-thioindole-3-carbaldehydes” under the guidance of Dr. S. Muthusamy, at School of Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.

⮚ 07/2019 – 07/2020: Junior Research Fellow for one year in a DST-SERB project entitled Design Preparations and Utilizations of “Sulfonimidoyl Hydrazides” as Novel Precursors to Construct Difficult-to-Access Synthetically and Biologically Important “Sulfoximines”, under the guidance of Dr. Ganesh Chandra Nandi, Department of Chemistry, NIT-Tiruchirappalli.

⮚ 08/2020 Onwards: I am currently pursuing my doctoral research in the field of organic synthesis under the guidance of Dr. Ganesh Chandra Nandi, Assistant Professor, NIT-Trichy