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Assistant Professor

Academic background:
M.SC, Ph.D

Joined WBES on: 30/07/2010

Joined Bidhannagar College on: 09/02/2016

Number of Publications: 16


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 Chemistry

Areas of Research Interests
1) Synthetic methodology

List of Publications (Journal/Proceedings)
1) 1.Neat synthesis of isothiazole compounds, studies on their synthetic applications and photophysical properties A. Bera, P.Patra, A. Azad, Sk. A. Ali, S. K. Manna, A. Saha, S. Samanta New Journal of Chemistry 2022, 46, 11685.
2) 2.A New Benzimidazolium Ion-Based “Turn Off” Fluorescent Compound for Detection of Fe3+ Ion and Its Application towards Antimicrobial, Antibiofilm and Cell Imaging Study S. K. Manna, S. Chakraborty, A. K. Adak, S. Samanta ChemistrySelect 2022,
3) 3. Cu(I) catalyzed first example of decarboalkoxymethylation of alkyl 2-(1-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl)acetates Sk A. Ali, A. Bera, S. K. Manna, M. R. Molla, S. Samanta, Eur.J.Org.Chem 2020, 2020, 2754
4) 4. Solvent and catalyst-free tandem reaction: Synthesis, photophysical and biological application of isoindoloquinazolinones A. Bera, Sk A. Ali, S. K. Manna, M. Ikbal, A. Saha, S. Misra and S. Samanta New J. Chem 2020, 44, 4324-31
5) 5. One-pot tandem cyclisation to pyrrolo[1,2-a][1,4]benzodiazepines : A modified approach to Pictet-Spengler reaction Sk A. Ali, S. K. Mondal, T. Das, S. K. Manna, A. Bera, D. Dafadar, S. Naskar, M. R. Molla , S. Samanta Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 4652-4662
6) 6. Polycyclic Benzimidazole: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties (A review article) S. K. Mannaa, T. Das, and S. Samanta Chemistry Select 2019, 4, 8781 –8790
7) 7. NaN3 /NH 4Cl-Promoted Aza-Cyclization: A Convenient Route for Bio-Active Diverse Isoindolinone Derivatives . Sk A. Ali, S. Bhaumik, A. Jana, S. K. Manna, M. Ikbal, A. Mandal, A. Bera, A. Jana, and S. Samanta, chemistry select, 2018,3, 11950– 11956
8) 8. Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclization: Access to Rare Pentacyclic N-Fused Heterocycles S. K. Mondal, Sk A. Ali, S. K. Manna, A. Mandal, B. K. Senapati, M. Hossain, S. Samanta. Chemistry Select 2017, 2, 9312-9318
9) 9. Intramolecular macrolactonization, Photophysical and biological studies of new class ofpolycyclic pyrrole derivatives S.K. Mondal, A. Mandal, S. K. Manna, Sk A. Ali, M. Hossain, V. Venugopal, A. Jana, and S. Samanta Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 2411-2421
10) 10. Pd-catalyzed C-H Arylation: A General Route for the Synthesis of Benzo[b]carbazolenaphthoquinones A, Mandal, S. K. Mondal, A. Jana, S. K. Manna, S. A. Ali, S. Samanta. J. Het. Chem. 2017, 54, 2529
11) 11. An efficient synthesis of pyrrole and fluorescent isoquinoline derivatives using NaN3/NH4Cl promoted intramolecular aza-annulation A Jana, S.K. Manna, S.K.Mondal, A. Mandal, S. K . Manna, A. Jana, S.Samanta, Tetrahedron Letters ,2016, 57, 3722-3726.
12) 12. Pd (0)-catalyzed intramolecular Heck reaction: A general route for fused oxepine derivatives A.K. Adak, A. Mandal, S.K. Manna, SK Mondal, A Jana, D Ghosh, D Kundu, S.Samanta, Synthetic Communications , 2016, 46, 452-459.
13) 13. Pyrido [1, 2-a] pyrimidinium ions–a novel bridgehead nitrogen heterocycles: synthesis, characterisation, and elucidation of DNA binding and cell imaging properties S.K. Manna, A. Mandal, S.K.Mondal, A.K. Adak, A Jana, S. Das, S. Chattopadhyay, S. Roy, S. K. Ghorai, S.Samanta, M.Hossain, M. Baidya Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 2015, 13, 8037-8047.
14) 14. Platinum (II)-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of 3, 4-Fused Furans S.K. Manna, A. Mandal, S.K.Mondal, S Samanta, J.K. Ray, M. Baidya, Synthetic Communications, 2015, 45, 625-634.
15) 15. One-pot synthesis of highly fluorescent polycyclic benzimidazole derivatives S.K. Manna, S.K.Mondal, A Ahmed, A Mandal, A Jana, M Ikbal, S Samanta RSC Advances, 2014, 4 (5), 2474-2481.
16) 16. A facile, catalyst-free synthesis of new polycyclic pyrrolo [1, 2-b] pyrazolone derivatives, S.K.Mondal, S.K. Manna, A. Mandal, S.Samanta, J.K. Ray Tetrahedron Letters 2014, 55 (47), 6411-6415

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

List of Lectures in Seminar/Conferences
1) Two day international Seminar on “Advance research in molecular &material Science” organised by Sitananda College, Nandigram and SMIT Colaboration with Indian Chemical Society On 1st and 2nd March, 2022.
2) One day international webinar on “Contribution of women scientists in Academia and Industry” at Ghatal Rabindra Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya on 8th March, 2022.
3) . National Conference on ‘Modern Trends in Chemistry for Sustainable Development’ at Vijaygar Jyotish Ray College on 3rd March 2020.
4) International Conference on “Recent trends in science towards sustainable development at A.P.C. College, New Barrackpore, Kolkata, India. 6-7th August, 2018. Lecture on: Design and Synthesis of bioactive heterocyclic molecule
5) Departmental Seminar on at Haldia Govt. College, Haldia, West Bengal, India. 8th September, 2015. Lecture on: One Pot Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds.
6) National conference on 150th birth Anniversary of Achaya Rabindranath Tagore and Acharya P. C. Roy, at Hooghly, West Bengal, India. 20th – 21st January, 2011. Lecture on: Silver (I) Complex of tris-(methylimidazole) amine
7) International webinar on “Chemistry and Biology: Sustainable Progress of Human Civilization” presented a paper entitled Developing new methodology towards novel N-fused heterocycles (organized by Contai P.K.College and Indian chemical society on 29-30th June, 2020)

On-going or Completed Research Projects
1) (1) Title of the project: DNA intercalation of Ru (II) complexes UGC approval no. and DATE: No. F.PSW-086/11-12(ero) dated 03Aug, 2011 • Date of implementation : 28.11.2011 • Tenure of the project: Two years • Total grant allocated Rs. 166,000/- (One lac and sixty six thousandonly)
2) (2) Title of the project: Synthesis, Photophysical properties and biological studies towards new class of N- fused heterocyclic compound. UGC approval no. and Date No. PSW-214/15-16 (ERO), Date 21 Nov, 2016 • Date of implementation : 27th February, 2017 • Tenure of the project: Two years • Total grant allocated Rs. 220,000/- (two lac and twenty thousand only)

Awards/Grants received
1) NA

Member of Academic Bodies
1) 1. The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Card No. L30429
2) 2. Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) No. 3852

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