Dr. Santosh J Gharpure

    Associate Professor

    Department of Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    Powai, Mumbai 400076

    Ph:   022-2576 7171

    Fax:  022-2576 7152

    Email: sjgharpure[at]chem.iitb.ac.in

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Academic Background

Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)

M.Sc. (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay)

B.Sc. (University of Mumbai)

Professional Experience

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, 2001-2004

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (May 2004 - July 2012 )

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (July 2012 - present )


Research Interests

  • Organic synthesis, new synthetic methods, asymmetric synthesis, natural product synthesis, catalysis, organometallic chemistry



Representative Publications

  • "Stereoselective Synthesis and Applications of Nitrogen Substituted Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes (N-DACs) in the Divergent Synthesis of Azacycles"
    Gharpure, S.J; U. Vijayasree and S. R. B. Reddy, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 1735.

  • "Stereoselective Synthesis of C-Substituted Morpholine Derivatives using Reductive Etherification Reaction: Total Synthesis of Chelonin C".
    Gharpure, S.J; and J. V. K. Prasad, J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 10325

  • "Stereoselective synthesis of oxazino[4,3-a]indoles employing oxa-Pictet-Spengler reaction of indoles bearing N-tethered vinylogous carbonate".
    Gharpure, S.J.; A. M. Sathiyanarayanan, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3625.

  • "Alkyl radical cyclization to vinylogous carbonates for the stereoselective synthesis of unsymmetrical dioxa-cage compounds: Effect of conformation on the rate of cyclization v/s reduction"
    Gharpure, S.J.; S. K. Porwal, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 1216

  • "Tandem Alkylation-Michael Addition to Vinylogous Carbonates for the Stereoselective Construction of 2,3,3,6-Tetrasubstituted Tetrahydropyrans".
    Gharpure, S.J; S. R. B. Reddy, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2519

  • "o-Quinone Methide Based Approach to Isoflavans: Application to the Total Syntheses of Equol, 3'-Hydroxyequol and Vestitol".
    Gharpure, S.J ; A. M. Sathiyanarayanan, P. Jonnalagadda, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 2974.