H. B. Singh

    Professor

    Department of Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    Powai, Mumbai 400076

    Ph:   022-2576 7190

    Fax:  022-2576 7152

    Email: chhbsia[at]chem.iitb.ac.in

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Positions Held


- Chair Professor and HAG scale, Since 2011

- Professor: I. I. T. Bombay, India: 1995-2011

- Associate Professor: I. I. T. Bombay, India: 1990-1995

- Assistant Professor: I. I. T. Bombay, India: 1987-1990

- Lecturer: I. I. T. Bombay, India: 1984-1987

Awards and Distinctions


- BOYS CAST Fellowship, 1988, FNASc., 1998

- CChem, FRSC, 1999

- UGC - Hari Om Trust's C. V. Raman award, 2000

- CRSI Bronze Medal, 2003

- Ramanna Fellowship, 2006 and 2010

- FASc., 2007

- Biswas-Palepu Distinguished Chair Professor, IITB, 2011

- CRSI Silver Medal 2012, FNA, 2012

- Member Advisory Board of Organometallics, 2012-2015

- Member Advisory Board of Chemistry Letters, 2005-2008, 2010-2015

 

Research Interests

  • Organochalcogen (S, Se and Te) Chemistry; Stabilization of Unusual Species
  • Selenoenzyme Mimics; Chalcogen based HYBRID Multidentate Ligands (chiral and macrocyclic) and Role in Catalysis
  • Metallophilic Interactions

Research Highlights


                            



Representative Publications

  • G. Mugesh, A. Panda, H. B. Singh, N. S. Punekar, R. J. Butcher, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 839-850

  • G. Mugesh and H.B.Singh, Acc. Chem. Res., 2002, 35, 226-236

  • S. Sharma, R. S. Baligar, H. B. Singh and R. J. Butcher, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 1987-1990

  • A. J. Mukherjee, S. S. Zade, H. B. Singh and R. B. Sunoj, Chem. Rev., 2010, 110, 4357-4416

  • K. Selvakumar, H. B. Singh, N. Goyal, U. P. Singh, R. J. Butcher, Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 1444-1457