NAREDDULA DASTAGIRI REDDY Associate Professor

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  • Department of Chemistry
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • ndreddy.che@pondiuni.edu.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Reactions of Cyclocarbaphosphazenes with Tertiary Amines and Phosphines: C-N Bond Cleavage of Trialkylamines Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 1999
2 M.Sc. Chemistry Sri Krishnadevaraya University 1993
3 B.Sc. Chemistry, Physics, Geology Sri Venkateswara University 1989

Area of Specializaion

Main-group organometallic chemistry, Homogeneous catalysis: ROP of cyclic esters, synthesis of poly and cyclic carbonates from CO2 and epoxides

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship INTERNATIONAL Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Germany 2000 --

Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer (temporary) Dept. of Chemistry Pondicherry University
2 Assistant Professor Dept. of Chemistry Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Post-doctoral Research Associate Dept. of Chemistry Purdue University, USA Metal-metal multiple bonds
2 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow Institut fur Anorganische Chemie Universitaet Goettingen, Germany Main-group Chemistry
3 Post-doctoral Fellow Dept. of Chemistry University of Calgary, Canada Homogeneous catalysis
4 Visiting Research Scientist Dept. of Chemistry Lehigh University, USA Homogenous catalysis
5 Assistant Professor Dept. of Chemistry Pondicherry University Main-group chemistry, homogeneous catalysis

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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1 CO2/Epoxide Coupling and the ROP of ε Caprolactone: Mg and Al Complexes of γ Phosphino-ketiminates as Dual-Purpose Catalysts Beesam Raghavendra, P. V. S. Shashank, Madhusudan K. Pandey, and N. Dastagiri Reddy Organometallics 37, 1656−1664 2018 4.0
2 A Zwitterionic Palladium(II) Complex as a Precatalyst for Neat-Water-Mediated Cross-Coupling Reactions of Heteroaryl, Benzyl, and Aryl Acid Chlorides V. Ramakrishna, M. Jhansi Rani, and N. Dastagiri Reddy Eur. J. Org. Chem 7238–7255 2017 2.8
3 N‑Benzoylbenzamidinate Complexes of Magnesium: Catalysts for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of ε‑Caprolactone and CO2/Epoxide Coupling B. Raghavendra, K. Bakthavachalam, Buthanapalli Ramakrishna, and N. Dastagiri Reddy Organometallics 36, 4005–4012 2017 4.0
4 Synthesis of zwitterionic palladium complexes and their application as catalysts in cross-coupling reactions of aryl, heteroaryl and benzyl bromides w V. Ramakrishna and N. Dastagiri Reddy Dalton Trans. 46, 8598 – 8610 2017 4.0
5 Zinc(II) complexes of Triaza and Amidinate ligands: Efficient initiators for the ring-opening polymerization of ε-Caprolactone and rac-Lactide K. Bakthavachalam, B. Raghavendra and N. Dastagiri Reddy Appl. Organomet. Chem. 31, e3833 2017 3.6
6 Pd and Ni Complexes of a Novel Vinyledene β-Diketimine Ligand: Their Application in Heck–Coupling and Alkyne Trimerization as Catalysts B. Raghavendra and N. Dastagiri Reddy Appl. Organomet. Chem. 31, e3696 2017 3.6
7 Insertion of Benzonitrile into Al–N and Ga–N bonds: Formation of Fused Carbatriaza-gallanes/alanes and Their Subsequent Synthesis from Amidines an K. Maheswari, A. Ramakrishna Rao and N. Dastagiri Reddy Inorg. Chem. 54, 2000 – 2008 2015 4.9
8 Copolymerization of CO2 and Cyclohexene Oxide: β-Diketiminate-Supported Zn(II)OMe and Zn(II)Et Complexes as Initiators N. M. Rajendran, A. Haleel, and N. Dastagiri Reddy Organometallics 33, 217 – 224 2014 4.0
9 Synthesis of a Sulfonate Substituted β-Diketimine Ligand and Its Complexes of Co(II), Ni(II), Zn(II) and Pd(II) N. M. Rajendran and N. Dastagiri Reddy Polyhedron 72, 27 – 34 2014 2.1
10 Cu(II) Complexes of Sterically and Electronically Divergent β-Diketiminate Ligands: Structural and Electrochemical Aspects N. M. Rajendran and N. Dastagiri Reddy Polyhedron 81, 329 – 334 2014 2.1
11 N-Benzoylbenzamidinate Complexes of Aluminium: Highly Efficient Initiators for the Ring-opening Polymerization of ε-Caprolactone K. Bakthavachalam, Ashwene Rajagopal and N. Dastagiri Reddy Dalton Trans. 43, 14816 – 14823 2014 4.0
12 Synthesis of Al Complexes of Triaza Framework Ligands and their Catalytic Activity toward Polymerization of ε-Caprolactone K. Bakthavachalam and N. Dastagiri Reddy Organometallics 32, 3174 − 3184 2013 4.0
13 Copper(I) and Silver(I) Complexes of Carbaphosphazene-Anchored N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands R. Senkuttuvan, V. Ramakrishna, K. Bakthavachalam and N. Dastagiri Reddy J. Organomet. Chem. 723, 72 – 78 2013 2.0
14 Reactions of N-Monosubstituted Amidines with AlMe3 and AlMeCl2: Formation of Fused Triazaalane Heterocycles K. Maheswari and N. Dastagiri Reddy Organometallics 31, 197 – 206 2012 4.0

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Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Three Coordinated Al-N compounds: Bonded, Yet Frustrated: Their Applications in Activation of Small Molecules and Polymerization SERB (DST) just sanctioned 23 2018

Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 Homogeneous Copolymerization of Olefins and Polar Olefins: Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Phosphine Substituted β-Diketimine Based Heterobimetallic Complexes DST 2011-2014 45 2014
2 Homogeneous Copolymerization of Polar Olefins and Ethylene: Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Pd & Ni Complexes of Tripodal (Pyrazolyl)borate, Anionic (Pyrazolyl)methane and N-Heterocyclic Carben CSIR 2009-2012 18 2012
3 Cyclocarbaalumazenes, a New Class of Carbon Containing Metallacycles: Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity DST 2006-2010 25 2010

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

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Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 K. Maheswari 23-10-2007 -- Carbon Containing Al–N and Ga–N Heterocycles: Sterics - Induced Structural Diversity YES 22-05-2014 YES 22-01-2015
2 K. Bakthavachalam 23-10-2007 -- Synthesis of Al and Zn complexes, and their catalytic activity toward the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters YES 28-08-2014 YES 25-04-2016
3 N. M. Rajendran 17-07-2006 -- Synthesis and Characterization of Sterically, Electronically and Functionally Modified β-Diketiminate Ligands and their Metal Complexes in the Context of the Copolymerization of CO2 and Cyclohexene O YES 31-07-2013 YES 17-01-2014
4 V. Ramakrishna 04-08-2011 R29935 Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Zwitterionic Palladium Complexes and Their Application as Catalysts in Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions in Neat Water and the Related Coupling Reaction YES 21-11-2017 NO
5 B Raghavendra --- --- Synthesis of Metal Complexes of Ketimine Based N,N & N,O Donor Ligands and Their Application in Catalysis YES 12-06-2017 YES 14-02-2018

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

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1 Three Coordinated Al-N compounds: Bonded, Yet Frustrated Conference NCl, Pune and IISER, Pune International 11-12-2017 14-12-2017 2017
2 Research in Chemistry: In Pursuit of Better Life Seminar Government College for Men, Kadapa National 27-01-2017 28-01-2017 2017
3 Carbon Containing Al–N and Ga–N Heterocycles: Structural Diversity Departmental seminar NISER Bhubaneswar Departmental 05-02-2015 05-02-2015 2015
4 Carbon Containing Al–N and Ga–N Heterocycles: Sterics-Induced Structural Diversity Seminar IIT Bombay International 10-12-2014 11-12-2014 2014
5 Structural Diversity in Carbon Containing Al – N Heterocycles Conference IIT Delhi International 07-12-2012 09-12-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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1 DST-SERB Program Advisory Committee Meeting DST Department of Chemistry, PU PAC meeting 25-10-2014 26-10-2014 2014

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1 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation lifetime fellow 2000

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