IT Rodney Fernandes IITB

Asymmetric Synthesis Laboratory

Department of Chemistry



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Protecting Group Free Synthesis: Improving Economy and Efficiency, Editor Rodney A. Fernandes, John Wiley & Sons, August 2018 .

The book presents a comprehensive account of established protecting-group-free synthetic routes to molecules of medium to high complexity. Over 100 total syntheses are covered in this book based on protecting-group-free strategies. Natural products, drugs, pharmaceuticals, heterocycles, carbohydrates, glyco-peptides, glyco-conjugates and glyco-polymers are covered in 9 chapters. The book is graced with forewords by Prof. R. Hoffmann and Prof. G. Mehta. Published in May 2018 (e-first) and hardcopy in August 2018 .

Prof. Rodney A. Fernandes served as Dean Academic and Faculty Affairs at IIT-Goa, Goa from 01st August 2017 to 31st July 2018. Acting Director, IIT Goa (09-14 January 2018).

Congratulations to Dr. Rupesh A. Kunkalkar (PhD 2019), for Assistant Professor position in School of Chemical Sciences, Goa University, 2020.

Congratulations to Dr. Jothi L. Nallasivam (PhD 2017), for Assistant Professor position in Chemistry Department, NIT Trichy, 2020..

Congratulations to Mr. Amit K. Jha (PhD ongoing), for Assistant Professor position in Department of Chemistry, BSA (PG) College, Dr. B.R.A. University, Agra, 2019.

Congratulations to Jothi L. Nallasivam for IIT Bombay best Thesis award 2017.

Congratulations to Jothi L. Nallasivam for a publication in JACS 2016, 138, 13238.

CONGRATULATIONS to  Dr. Vijay P. Chavan on being selected for the '2013 Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards' (1st Prize).

CONGRATULATIONS to   Dr. Arun B. Ingle on being selected for the 'IIT-Bombay Excellence in    Ph.D. Thesis Award', 2013.