Sreebrata Goswami
Sr. Professor


Contact :

 Department of Inorganic Chemistry
 Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
 Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India
 Phone: +91 (0)33 2473 4971 (off) Ext 1356, 2541 6361(res)
 Fax: +91 33 2473 2805
 E-mail : icsg [AT]

Education :

 M.Sc.: Jadavpur University
 Ph.D. Advisor: Professor Animesh Chakravorty, IACS

Position Held :

 North Eastern Hill University: 1985-1994 
 Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science: 1994 onwards 
 Present Position: Senior Professor

Academy Honors and awards :

Professor Priyadaranjan Ray Memorial Award, Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata (2014)

Vice-president, Chemical Research Society of India, 2014-

Silver medal, Chemical Research Society of India, 2014

J. C. Bose National Fellow, DST, 2012

Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 2011

Fellow, West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, 2011

Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2004

Bronze medal, Chemical Research Society of India, 2002

International Authors’ Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1999

Career Award, University Grants Commission, 1994

Editorial Responsibility
Associate Editor: Journal of Chemical Sciences
Editorial Board: Indian Journal of Chemistry -Section A

Research :

Metal mediated chemical Transformations 
C-N Bond Forming Reactivity with special emphasis on aromatic amines
Transition Metal Stabilized Azo-anion Radical Complexes and search for their applications
Functional Azo-materials
Selected Publications :

Chatterjee. I.; Saha Chowdhury, N.; Ghosh, P.and Goswami, S.
Octacoordinated Dioxo-Molybdenum Complex via Formal Oxidative Addition of Molecular Oxygen. Studies of Chemical Reactions Between M(CO)6 (M = Cr, Mo) and 2,4-Di-tert-butyl-6-(pyridin-2-ylazo)-phenol

Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 5257
2 Goswami, S.; Sengupta, D.; Paul, N. D.; Mondol, T. K. and Goswami, S.
Redox non-innocence of coordinated 2-(arylazo) pyridines in iridium complexes. Characterization of redox series and an insight into voltage induced current characteristics
Chem. Eur. J.,
 201420, 6103.
3 Roy, S.; Samanta, S.; Chowdhury, N. S.; Mondol, T. K. and Goswami, S.
Double Carom-H activation associated with etheral oxygen insertion to phenazine architecture in oxidisable ruthenium(III) complexes: A mechanistic insight 
Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 2712. (Cover page)
4 Ghosh,P.; Samanta, S.; Roy, S.; Joy, S. Krmer, T.; McGrady, J. E. and Goswami, S.  
Redox noninnocence in coordinated 2-(arylazo)pyridines: steric control of ligand-based redox processes in cobalt complexes
Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 14040
5 Roy, S.; Samanta, S.; Sinan, M.; Ghosh, P. and Goswami, S. 
Aerial oxidation of protonated aromatic amines. Isolation, X-ray structure, and redox and spectral characteristics of N- containing dyes
J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 10249
6 Paul, N. D.; Rana, U.; Goswami, S.; Mondal, T. K and Goswami, S.
Azo anion radical complex of rhodium as a molecular memory switching device: isolation, characterization, and evaluation of current−voltage characteristics  
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,
 2012, 134, 6520.
7 Samanta, S; Ghosh. P and Goswami, S 
Recent advances on the chemistry of transition metal complexes of 2-(arylazo)pyridines and its arylamino derivatives 
Dalton Trans., 2012, 2213 (Perspective Article)
8 Joy, S.; Pal, P.; Mondal, T. K.; Talapatra, G.B and Goswami, S. 
Synthesis of Amphiphilic Azo-Anion-Radical Complexes of Chromium(III) and the Development of Ultrathin Redox-Active Surfaces by the Langmuir–Schaefer Technique 
Chem. Eur. J, 2012181761
9 Samanta, S and Goswami, S 
Tuning of the o-Carom-N Bond-Formation Reactivity of Aniline Using Ruthenium(II) Templates
Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 3171
10 Paul, N D; Krmer, T; McGrady, J E and Goswami, S. 
Dioxygen activation by mixed-valent dirhodium complexes of redox non-innocent azoaromatic ligands. 
Chem. Commun., 
2010, 7124
11 Samanta, S and Goswami, S.
Regioselective Knitting of Aniline via ortho-C-N Bond Fusion Using OsO4 as a Template. 
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
 2009, 131, 924.
12 Sinan, M; Panda, M; Ghosh, A; Dhara, K; Fanwick P E; Chattopadhyay D J and Goswami S. 
Mild Synthesis of a Family of Planar Triazinium Cations via Proton-Assisted Cyclization of Pyridyl Containing Azo Compounds and Studies on DNA Intercalation.  
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 5185
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