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Assistant Professor

Academic background:

Joined WBES on: 29/07/2010

Joined Bidhannagar College on: 10/02/2016

Number of Publications: 28

Mobile: 9123758774


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Name of the Colleges served till date
1) Haldia Govt. College,
2) Bidhannagar College

Areas of Specialization
1) Organic Chemistry

Areas of Teaching
1) Organic

Areas of Research Interests
1) Synthetic Organic Chemistry

List of Publications (Journal/Proceedings)
1) First neat synthesis of d-fused isothiazoles with mechanistic study, and NBS promoted aromatization A. Bera----S. Samanta⁎ New Journal of Chemistry, 2022, 46, 11685 – 11694.
2) Transition Metal-free Advance Synthetic Approaches to Isoindolinones and its Fused Analogues S. Samanta----K. Samanta New Journal of Chemistry, 2022, 46, 7780-7830.
3) Amidation and Intramolecular Aza- Michael Reaction: One-Pot Synthetic Strategy of Isoindolinones S. A. Ali----S. Samanta⁎
4) First Example of Copper(I) Catalyzed Decarboalkoxymethy lation of Alkyl-2‐[1‐(Pyridin‐2‐yl)‐1 H‐pyrrol‐2‐yl]acetate, European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2020, 2754-2760 S. A. Ali----S. Samanta⁎
5) Solvent- and catalyst-free tandem reaction: synthesis, and photophysical and biological applications of isoindoloquinazolinones A. Bera----S. Samanta⁎ New Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 44, 4324
6) Polycyclic Benzimidazole: Synthesis and Photophysical properties S. Manna--- S. Samanta* ChemistrySelect 2019, 4, 8741
7) One-pot tandem cyclisation to pyrrolo[1,2-a][1,4]benzodiazepines: A modified approach to Pictet-Spengler reaction. S. A. Ali----S. Samanta⁎ Organic Biomolecular Chemistry 2019, 17, 4652
8) NaN3/NH4Cl‐ Promoted Aza‐Cyclization: A Convenient Route for Bio‐Active Diverse Isoindolinone Derivatives S. A. Ali----S. Samanta⁎ Chemistry select 2018, 3, 11950
9) Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclization: Acess to rare Pentacyclic N-fused heterocyclic S. K. Mondal--------S. Samanta.* Chemistry select 2017, 2, 9312
10) . Intramolecular macrolactonization, photophysical and biological studies of new class of polycyclic pyrrole derivatives S. K. Mondal--------Samanta, S.* Organic Biomolecular Chemistry 2017, 15, 2411
11) Pd-catalyzed C-H arylation: A general route for the synthesis of Benzo[b] Carbazolenaphthoquinone A, Mandal, ---S. Samanta* Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2017, 54, 2529
12) Pd(0) Catalyzed Intramolecular Heck Reaction: A General Route for Fused Oxepine Derivatives Pd(0) Catalyzed Intramolecular Heck Reaction A. K. Adak-----S. Samanta*, Synthetic Communications 2016, 46, 452-59
13) An efficient synthesis of pyrrole and fluorescent isoquinoline derivatives using NaN3/NH4Cl promoted intramolecular aza-annulation A. Jana-------S. Samanta* Tetrahedron Letters 2016, 57, 3722
14) Pyrido[1,2- a]pyrimidinium ions – a novel bridgehead nitrogen heterocycles: synthesis, characterization, and elucidation of DNA binding and cell imaging properties S. K. Manna----- S. Samanta* Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 8037
15) Platinum(II)–Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of 3,4- Fused Furans. S. K. Manna----- S. Samanta* Synthetic Communications 2015, 45, 625
16) A facile, catalyst-free synthesis of new polycyclic pyrrolo[1,2- b]pyrazolone derivatives S. K. Manna-------S. Samanta* Tetrahedron Letters 2014, 55, 6411–5
17) One-pot synthesis of highly fluorescent polycyclic benzimidazole derivatives S. K. Manna-------S. Samanta RSC Advances 2014, 4, 2474
18) Synthesis of pentalongin and C (1)- and C (3)- substituted pentalongin using intramolecular Heck reaction S. Nandi----S. Samanta, J. K.Ray* Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 2659
19) Synthesis of phenanthrene and alkyl phenanthrenes by palladium (0)-catalyzed pericyclic reactions R Jana, A Biswas, S Samanta, JK Ray Synthesis, 2010, 12, 2092
20) Thiol-mediated tandem Michael–aldol reaction: a convenient method for the synthesis of fused cyclopentenones, Tetrahedron Letters 2010, 51, 4132 S. Samanta----- JK Ray*
21) Palladium-catalyzed one-pot Suzuki coupling followed by arylpalladium addition to aldehyde: A convenient route to fluoren-9-one derivatives Tetrahedron Letters 2010, 51, 5604 S. Paul------S. Samanta, J. K. Ray*
22) Synthesis of substituted benzimidazo [2, 1-a] isoquinolines and its condensed analogues using Pd (0)-catalyzed cyclization/C–H activation S. Paul, S Samanta, JK Ray Tetrahedron Letters, 2010, 51, 5294
23) Sodium borohydride or potassium carbonate- mediated intramolecular Michael addition: a general method for the synthesis of fused dihydrofuran and furan derivatives S Samanta, R Jana, JK Ray* Tetrahedron Letters, 2009, 50, 6751
24) Intramolecular Heck Route to 5-, 6-, and 7-Membered O-Containing Heterocycles, S Samanta, R Jana, JK Ray Synfacts, 2009, 02, 136
25) Novel and Rapid Palladium- Assisted 6Ï€ Electrocyclic Reaction Affording 9, 10 Dihydrophenanthrene and Its Analogues R Jana,---- S Samanta, JK Ray* Organic letters 2008, 10, 4795
26) Pd (0) catalyzed intramolecular Heck reaction: a versatile route for the synthesis of 2-aryl substituted 5-, 6-, and 7-membered O-containing heterocycles S Samanta, R Jana, JK Ray Tetrahedron Letters 2008, 49, 7153
27) Substrate-dependent intramolecular palladium-catalysed cyclisation and subsequent β-H elimination R Jana,---- S Samanta, JK Ray* Tetrahedron Letters 2008, 49, 851

List of Publications (Book/Chapter)
1) Interesting N-bearing heterocycles (BOOK)

List of Lectures in Seminar/Conferences
1) Recent Advances in Catalysis Science & Engineering, (RACSE), NIT Jamshedpur, 26/10/2021 to 28/10/2021
2) Recent Trend in Green Chemistry, AKAL University, 28/09/2021 to 30/09/2021
3) EMERGING AREAS IN BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL, JIS University, SCIENCES, tainable Development 5th-6th March, 2019 (Poster Presenter)
4) NACC sponsored seminar Bidhannagar College, 14th -15th November b. National seminar at Vijoygarh Jyotish Ray College, Jadavpur, 3rd March 2020 c. International conference on Emerging Technology for sustainable Development 5th-6th March, 2019 (Poster Presenter) d. International Seminar on August 6th-7th 2018 at APC College (oral presenter) e. Facet of Chemistry in Material & Biology at St. Xaviers College on 16-17 February 2018(Poster Presenter) f. International seminar on Biological Science in Human Welfare at Rishi Bankim Chandra College on 9th July 2018(Poster Presenter) g. International seminar on Medicinal Chemistry at IIT Madras on 27-28th November 2017(Poster Presenter) h. International seminar on emerging materials at Vidyasagar University on 20-21 April, 2017(Poster Presenter) i. A science academics workshop at university of kalyani on 6-8th April 2017 j. Chemistry in Human Life-current aspect held at Gurudas College on 9 to 10 December 2016(Poster Presenter) k. Chemical Science-Recent Trends at West Bengal State University on 30th & 31th March 2016 (Poster Presenter) l. Recent Advances in life science in light of chemistry at bethun college on 9th September 2016 (Poster Presenter) m. Recent development in Bio-active molecule on August 4th to 5th 2016 at Haldia Govt. College(Poster Presenter) n. Enthralling facet of molecular manifestation in chemical science on 15 to 16th September 2016 at Bidhannagar college(Poster Presenter) o. Environmental friendly biodegradable polymer: Present and Future at 9th to 10th September 2015 at Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya(Poster Presenter) p. Departmental Seminer (presenter) at HGC Date : August 2015 q. National Seminer on nanoscience and Nanotechnology Date Sept. 2015 r. A National Seminer organized by UGC at Mugberia Gangadhar Mahabidyalaya Date: 9/09/2015 to 10/09/2015 (poster Presenter) s. A international conference organised by world science congress, Jadavpur university, Kolkata 700045, India during 16th to 18th December 2014. Represent poster on the topic entitle as “Synthesis of various heterocyclic scaffold from ester and amide of 3- (2-formylcycloalkenyl)-acrylic acid”.(Poster Representer) t. A Seminer organized by RSC at Sitananda College, Nandigram, Purba Medinipur (Poster representer) Date: 12/12/2014 u. Molecule to meterials Held at Haldia Govt. College Date: 16th to17th March2011 v. First Research Scholars’ Day Symposium in Chemistry held in the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (14th September, 2009). Represented poster on the topic entitled “β-bromovinyl aldehydes: useful tools in organic synthesis

On-going or Completed Research Projects
1) Assessment of trace elements profile of some medicinal plants and mangroves with respect to their antileshmanial activities, UGC-DAE [UGC-DAE-CSR- KC/CRS/19/TE04/1 072 Dated: 10/05/2019]
2) Synthetic studies towards biologically active pyrrole fused heterocyclic compound, Government of West Bengal Department of Science & Technology; Sanc no 212(sanc)/ST /S& T/15G- 44/2017 dt 22.03.2018
3) Synthesis of napthoqunine based natural product,DST-SERB, Sanc no (SB/FT/CS- 189/2012) dt 30/06/2014 and its analogue by Heck and Michael reactions,
4) Synthesis of oxygen containing Heterocycles by Heck and Michael reactions, UGC-MRP F.PSW-169/11- 12 dated 25-Jan- 2012

Awards/Grants received

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