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Name: Dr. Sayantan Monadal

Contact: Department of Chemistry

Bankura Zilla SaradamaniMahilaMahavidyapith

Natunchati , Bankura- 722101, West Bengal, India

Phone no- (+91) 9641408245

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Academic Position:

  • 2015 (April) -- Present: Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Bankura Zilla SaradamaniMahilaMahavidyapith ,Natunchati , Bankura- 722101, West Bengal, India.


  • 2012–Feb. 2015: Postdoctoral Research(In Organic Chemistry) Florida State University, Florida, USA. Title of the Project: New reactions of alkynes and their application towards preparation of polyaromatic compounds. Supervisor: Prof. Igor V. Alabugin.
  • July, 2007–March, 2012: PhD.(In Organic Chemistry) IIT-Kharagpur, India.Title of the Thesis: Eneynes and Dieneynes: Reactivity and Synthetic Utility, Supervisor: Prof. Amit Basak.
  • 2005-2007Master of Science in Chemistry, 1st Class (89.3%, 3rdrank holder), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.

Research Publications:

  • Journals (International/National):
  1. Mondal, S.Use of Organotin Reagents in Carbon-carbon Bond Forming Reactions, 2019, Volume-22, Issue-4, THINK INDIA JOURNAL, ISSN 0971-1260
  2. Mondal, S.Recent Developments in the Synthesis of Helicene-Like
  3. Molecules, 2019, Volume-11, Issue-12, IJMEMA, ISSN NO: 0886-9367.
  4. Mondal, S. Reactions of Radical Anion and Cations: An Overview.
  5. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management, 2019, VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1 (IJASRM, ISSN 2455-6378).
  6. Mondal, S. Study on Groundwater Depletion: Causes and Solutions 2017, Vol. No. 06, Issue-1(January, 2017) IJSRAR (ISSN 2279-543X), Page No. 41-50.
  7. Mohamed, R. K.; Mondal, S.;Guerrera, J. V.; Eaton, T. M.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T. E.; Shatruk, M.; Alabugin, I. V. Alkynes as Linchpins for the Additive Annulation of Biphenyls: Convergent Construction of Functionalized Fused Helicenes.  Int. Ed.201655, 12054-12058.
  8. Mohamed, R. K.; Mondal, S.;Jomer, K. ; Delgado, T. F.; Lobodin, V. V.; Ottoson, H.; Alabugin, I. V. The Missing C1-C5 Cycloaromatization Reaction: Triplet State Antiaromaticity Relief and Self-terminating Photo release of Formaldehyde for Synthesis of Fulvenes from Enynes.  Chem. Soc2015137, 15441–15450.
  9. Mohamed, R. K.Mondal, S.; Gold, B.; Evoniuk, C. J.; Banerjee, T.; Hanson, K.;Alabugin, I. V. Alkenes as Alkyne Equivalents in Radical Cascades Terminated by Fragmentations: Overcoming StereoelectronicRestrictions on Ring Expansions For the Preparation of Expanded Polyaromatics. Chem. Soc2015137, 6335-6349. (These authors contributed equally)
  10. Mondal, S.; Gold, B.; Mohamed, R. K.; Alabugin, I. V. Rerouting Radical Cascades: Intercepting the Homoallyl Ring Expansion in EnyneCyclizations via C-S Scission.  Chem. 2014,79, 7491-7501.
  11. Mondal, S.; Gold, B.; Mohamed, R. K.; Alabugin, I. V. Design of Leaving Groups in Radical C-C Fragmentations: Through-Bond 2c-3e Interactions in Self-Terminating Radical Cascades. Chemistry-A European Journal 201420, 8664-8669.
  12. Mondal, S.; Mohamed, R. K.; Manoharan, M.; Phan, H.;Alabugin, I. V. Drawing from a pool of radicals for the design of selective enynecyclizations2013, 15, 5650–5653
  13. Mondal, S.; Mitra, T.; Mukherjee, R.; Addy, P. S.; Basak, A. Garratt-Braverman Cyclization: A powerful tool for C-C bond formation. 2012,23,2582-2602.
  14. Mondal, S.; Basak, A.; Jana, S.; Anoop, A. An Interesting Competition Between 6p-Electro- and Garratt-Braverman Cyclization in Bis-diene-allene sulfones: Synergy Between Experiment and Theory. Tetrahedron 201268, 7202-7210.
  15. Mukherjee, R.; Mondal, S.; Mallick, D.; Basak, A.; Jemmis, E.D.Reactivity of Bispropargyl Sulfone under Basic Condition: Interplay Between Garratt-Braverman and Schmittel/Myers-Saito Cyclization Pathway. Chemistry–An Asian Journal, 2012,5, 957-965.
  16. Maji, M.; Mallick, D.; Mondal, S.; Anoop, A.; Bag, S. S.; Basak, A.; Jemmis, E. D. Selectivity in Garratt-Braverman Cyclization: An Experimental and Computational Study. 201113, 888-891.
  17. Mondal, S.; Maji, M.; Basak, A. A Garratt-Braverman Route to Aryl Naphthalene Lignans. Tetrahedron Lett.201052, 1183-1186.
  18. Mondal, S.; Basak, A. Aza Hopf Cyclization: Synthesis and Reactivity of cyclic Azadieneynes.Tetrahedron Lett200950, 3641-3644.

Other Publications:

  • Patents:Alabugin, I. V.;Mondal, S.; Mohamed, R. K.. Alkenes as Alkyne Equivalents in Radical Cascades Terminated byFragmentations:Overcoming Stereoelectronic Restrictions on Ring Expansions For the Preparation of Expanded Polyaromatics.United states Patent andTrademark Office.  No. US2016/0347778 A1. Pub. Date. Dec. 1, 2016.

Books and Chapter in books Published: 

  1. Chapter entitled “Radiation Polution: The most Dangerous Form of Pollution” in “Environment: Its Threat and Challenges” Edited by Dr. AnurupaMukhopadhyay  and Prof. UdaySankar Sarkar, April 2017
  2. “Enviornmental Education a Need of the Day”, Edited by Dr. Sayantan Mondal, Prof. Nityananda Patra, Prof. Goutam Mandal, August 2017

Conferences/ Invited Presentations/Workshops/Others:

  • Two Day National Symposium on Celebrating International Year of Periodic Table (March, 18-19, 2019) jointly organizes by Bankura Sammilani college and Bankura University.
  • NAAC Sponsored Seminar on Importance of Benchmarking in the third cycle of NAAC (January, 31, 2018) organized by Bankura Zilla SaradamaniMahilaMahavidyapith.
  • 1stRegional Science and Technology Congress (November, 07-08, 2016) jointly organized by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of West Bengal and Bankura Christian College.
  • UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar On ‘Environmental Education - A need of the Day’ (September 23-24, 2016) organized by Bankura Zilla SaradamaniMahilaMahavidyapith.
  • 7thJunior National Organic Symposium Trust (J-NOST) Conference for research Scholars (December 15-18, 2011), organized by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India.
  • Diamond Jubilee Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemistry (October 21-23, 2011), organized by Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
  • 2ndInternational Symposium in Chemistry held in the Department of Chemistry (March 3-4, 2010), Vidyasagar University, India.
  • Research Scholars’ Day organized by Department of Chemistry (September 14, 2009 and 2010), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
  • 6thOne-Day National Symposium in Chemistry (November 8, 2008), organized by the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.