- Teaching Excellence Award in 2014 at IIT Mandi.
- Foundation Day Award (annual award for best faculty) on 4th Foundation Day, (2013) at IIT Mandi.
- Foundation Day Award (annual award for best faculty) on 3rd Foundation Day, (2012) at IIT Mandi
- Served as Associate Dean (Infrastructure & Planning) at IIT Mandi (2013-2015)
- Secured All India Second Rank (AIR: 2) in GATE 2002
Associate Professor "PERSONAL GROUP WEBPAGE"
Post Doctoral Associate (2009) with Prof. Seth B. Herzon at Yale University, USA.
Post Doctoral Associate (2007 - 2008) with Prof. Fraser Fleming at Duquesne University, USA.
PhD., (2006) at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore with Prof. A. Srikrishna
MSc., (2002) at the Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras
BSc., (2000) at Theagaraya College, University of Madras
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Bedadyuti Vedvyas Pati#, Asit Ghosh#, P. C. Ravikumar, Rhodium-Catalyzed Room Temperature C–C Activation of Cyclopropanol for One-Step Access to Diverse 1,6-Diketones, Org. Lett., 2020, ASAP Link (# these authors contributed equally)
Shyam Kumar Banjare, Pragati Biswal, P. C. Ravikumar, Cobalt-Catalyzed One-Step Access to Pyroquilon and C-7 Alkenylation of Indoline with Activated Alkenes Using Weakly Coordinating Functional Group, J. Org. Chem., 2020, Just Accepted. Link
Pragati Biswal, Bedadyuti Vedvyas Pati, Rajesh Chebolu, Asit Ghosh, P. C. Ravikumar, Hydroxylamine‐O‐Sulfonic Acid (HOSA) as a Redox‐Neutral Directing Group: Rhodium-Catalyzed, Additive Free, One‐Pot Synthesis of Isoquinolines from Arylketones, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, ASAP, DOI: Link (Selected as Very Important Paper)
Tanmayee Nanda, and P. C. Ravikumar, A Palladium-Catalyzed Cascade C–C Activation of Cyclopropenone and Carbonylative Amination: Easy Access to Highly Functionalized Maleimide Derivatives, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 1368
Prateep Singh Sagara, Prem Felix Siril, and Ponneri Chandrababu Ravikumar, N-Amino-7-Azaindole as N, N’- Bidentate Directing Group: Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidative Annulation of N-(7-Azaindole) Benzamides with Alkynes via C-H Bond Activation, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 12314.
Shyam Kumar Banjare, Tanmayee Nanda, and P. C. Ravikumar, Cobalt-Catalyzed Regioselective Direct C‑4 Alkenylation of 3‑Acetylindole with Michael Acceptors Using a Weakly Coordinating Functional Group Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 8138.
Shyam Kumar Banjare, Rajesh Chebolu, and P. C. Ravikumar, Cobalt Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Michael Acceptors with Indolines Directed by a Weakly Coordinating Functional Group, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 4049.
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 the 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.
Head/FIC, Estate Management, and Works Department
Convenor, Under Graduate Committee of the School (UGCS) Chemistry.
Warden, Brahmaputra Hostel.
1. Synthetic methodologies involving C-H, C-C, C-N Bond activation and catalysis
2. Isolation of Natural products from medicinal plants
3. Natural Product Synthesis
C565: Advanced Organic Chemistry
C203: Reaction Mechanism in Organic Chemistry
C570: Advanced Heterocyclic Chemistry
Dr. P. C. Ravikumar
School of Chemical Sciences
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar
Jatni Campus, PO Bhimpur-Padanpur
Landline Phone: +91-674-249-4321
Dr. Asit Ghosh (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. Lokesh Gupta (Project-JRF)
Mr. Pranay Dayal Nayak (MSc Student)