Post Doctoral Associate (2009) at Yale University, USA.
Post Doctoral Associate (2007 - 2008) at Duquesne University, USA.
PhD., (2006) at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Prof. A. Srikrishna
MSc., (2002) at Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras
BSc., (2000) at Theagaraya College, University of Madras
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Ashish Bahuguna, Suneel Kumar, Vipul Sharma, Kumbam Lingeshwar Reddy, Kaustava Bhattacharyya, P. C. Ravikumar and Venkata Krishnan, Nanocomposite of MoS2-RGO as facile, heterogeneous, recyclable and highly efficient Green catalyst for one-pot synthesis of indole alkaloids, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2017, 10, 8551. (Cover Page Article)
Reena Sharma, Sona Mohammadi-Ostad-Kalayeh, Frank Stahl, Carsten Zeilinger, Gerald Dräger, Andreas Kirschning, P. C. Ravikumar, Two new labdane diterpenoids and one new β-lactam from the aerial parts of Roylea cinerea, Phytochemistry Letters, 2017, 19, 101.
Ashish Bahuguna, Reena Sharma, Prateep Singh Sagara and P. C. Ravikumar, Exploration of aberrant behavior of Grignard reagents with Indole 3- carboxaldehyde: Application to synthesis of natural products, Turbomycin B and Vibrindole A derivatives, Synlett, 2017, 28, 117.
Vivek Kumar Mishra, P. C. Ravikumar and Martin E. Maier, Formal Total Synthesis of Amphidinolide Q, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 , 9728.
Vivek Kumar Mishra, Ponneri C. Ravikumar and Martin E. Maier, C–H-Activation approach towards the core structure of the alkaloid g-lycorane. Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 6499.
Rajesh Chebolu, Ashish Bahuguna, Reena Sharma, Vivek K. Mishra and P. C. Ravikumar, An Unusual Chemoselective Oxidation Strategy by an Unprecedented Exploration of Electrophilic Center of DMSO: A New Facet to Classical DMSO Oxidation, Chem. Commun., 2015, 15, 15438.
Reena Sharma, Rajesh Chebolu, P. C. Ravikumar, Isolation and structural elucidation of two new labdane diterpenoids from the aerial part of Roylea cinerea,. Phytochemistry Letters, 2015, 13, 187–193.
Prateep Singh Sagara, Rajesh Chebolu, Ashish Bahuguna, P. C. Ravikumar, Hypervalent Iodine mediated direct one pot transformation of aldehydes to ketones. RSC Advances, 2014 4, 15011-15013.
Christina M. Woo, Shivaji L. Gholap, Liang Lu, Miho Kaneko, Zhenwu Li, P. C. Ravikumar and Seth Herzon, Development of Enantioselective Synthetic Routes to (-)-Kinamycin F and (-) Lomaiviticin Aglycon. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17262-17273.
Lihua Yao, Bhaskar Pitta, P. C. Ravikumar, Matthew Purzycki and Fraser F. Fleming, Transmissive Olefination Route to Putative “Morinol I” Lignans, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 3651.
Fraser F. Fleming, Wang Liu, Lihua Yao, Bhaskar Pitta, Matthew Purzycki, P. C. Ravikumar, Alkenenitrile Transmissive Olefination: Synthesis of the Putative Lignan “Morinol I’, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2011, 34, 6843-6846.
Fraser F. Fleming, Lihua Yao, P. C. Ravikumar, Lee Funk and Brain C. Shook, Nitrile Containing Pharmaceuticals: Efficacious role of the Nitrile Pharmacophore, J. Med. Chem, 2010, 53, 7902-7917.
Shivajirao L Gholap, Christina M. Woo, P. C. Ravikumar, Seth B. Herzon, Synthesis of the Fully Glycosylated Cyclohexenone Core of Lomaiviticin A, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 4322-4325.
P. C. Ravikumar, Lihua Yao, Fraser F. Fleming, Allylic and Allenic Halide Synthesis via NbCl5- and NbBr5- Mediated Alkoxide Rearrangement. J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 7294-7299.
For a commentary, see: NbCl5/NbBr5-Mediated Alkoxide Rearrangements to Allylic and Allenic Halides. Paul Knochel and Andreas J Wagner, SYNFACTS, 2009, 12, 1394.
Fraser F. Fleming, P. C. Ravikumar, Lihua Yao, Direct Conversion of Aldehydes and Ketones to Allylic Halides by a NbX5-[3,3] Rearrangement, Synlett, 2009, 1077-1080.
Adusumilli Srikrishna, Ponneri C. Ravikumar, Hema S. Krishnan, The First Total Synthesis of Herbertenone A and Herberteneone B, Synthesis, 2008, 1527-1534.
A. Srikrishna, S. Ratna kumar, P. C. Ravikumar, Synthesis of (±)-12-Methoxy Herbertenediol methylether, Synth. Commun., 2007, 37, 4123-4140.
A. Srikrishna, R. Ramesh Babu, P. C. Ravikumar, A Regioselective Total Synthesis of Fungal Sesquiterpene (±)-Lagopodin A, Synlett, 2007, 655-657.
A. Srikrishna, P. C. Ravikumar, The First Total Synthesis of (±)-g-Herbertenol, an herbertene isolated from a non-herbertus source, Synthesis, 2007, 65-74.
A. Srikrishna, P. C. Ravikumar, Structure revision of HM-3, an aromatic sesquiterpene isolated from phytopatogenic fungus Helicobasidium mompa. First Total Synthesis of HM-3 and HM-4, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 9393-9402.
A. Srikrishna, B. Vasantha Lakshmi, P. C. Ravikumar, The First Total Synthesis of (±) Lagopodin A, Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 1277-1281. (This Paper was the Second Most Hottest Paper of the first quarter of 2006).
A. Srikrishna, P. C. Ravikumar, Total Synthesis of HM-1 and HM-2, aromatic sesquiterpenes isolated from the phytopatogenic fungus Helicobasidium mompa. Structure revision of HM-2, Tetrahedron Lett., 2005, 46, 6105-6109.
Convenor, Under Graduate Committee of the School (UGCS) Chemistry.
Warden, Brahmaputra Hostel.
Member, Post Graduate Committee of the Institute. (PGCI)
1. Synthetic methodologies involving C-H Bond activation and catalysis
2. Natural Product Synthesis
3. Isolation of Natural products from medicinal plants
C565: Advanced Organic Chemistry
C203: Reaction Mechanism in Organic Chemistry
Dr. P. C. Ravikumar
School of Chemical Sciences
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar
Jatni Campus, PO Bhimpur-Padanpur
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Dr. Rajesh Chebolu (Postdoc)
Mr. Pragati Biswal (Phd Student)
Mr. Smruti Ranjan Mohanty (Phd Student)
Mr. Bedadyuti Vedvyas Pati (PhD Student)
Mr. Gopal Krusna Das Adhikari (PhD Student)
Ms. Namrata Prusty (PhD Student)
Ms. Tanmayee Nanda (PhD Student)
Mr. Shyam Banjare (PhD Student)
Mr. Gajiram Murmu (MSc Student)
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