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Kartick Chandra Bhowmick

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry



Date of Birth:             

1st MARCH, 1976

Date of Joining:  04.04.2008
 Present Address:     

Department of Chemistry
Visva-Bharati University ( Central University)
Santiniketan- 731 235, INDIA.

Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.): In the year 2005
  • Field of Research Work: Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Asymmetric Synthesis)
    Topic of Thesis:Synthesis and Applications of  a New C2-Symmetric Chiral 1,3-Diol”.
  • From National Chemical Laboratory, University of Pune, Pune, India

Master of Science (M. Sc.)- Chemistry

  • Specialization in Organic Chemistry
  • Year of Completion – 1999
  • From University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.)- Pure Science
  • Chemistry (Hons.)
  • Year of Completion – 1997
  • From Sreegopal Banerjee College Affiliated to University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.
Research Field:      
  • Green synthetic methodologies and Asymmetric catalysis.   

 Distinction and Awards

      • Received Senior Research Fellowship from Council of scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. January 2002 to January 2005.
      • Received Junior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. January 2000 to December 2001.
      • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted jointly by CSIR-UGC, Govt. of India.
      • Received National Scholarship (NSS) from the Govt. of India. (March 1998 to August 1999).
      • Received National Scholarship (NSS) from the Govt. of India. (July 1994 to August 1997).

Symposium Proceedings

  1. “Asymmetric Catalysis In Aqueous Media: A Green Approach” by K. C. Bhowmick in the Proceedings of UGC-Sponsored two-days National seminar on some modern aspects of chemical research-Grooming of UG and PG students 2012, 1, 45-47 published by Bidhannagar Government College (ISBN: 978-93-80673-69-1).


A Novel Enzymatic Resolution of Hydroxy Lactone Derivative of Atorvastatin” by M. N. Bhanu  and K. C. Bhowmick.  Pat. Appl. No. 01152/ KOL / 2005A Filed on 14h December, 2005 and Patent Publication Date- 20th July, 2007.
  1. “Synthesis and resolution of 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-diphenyl-1,3-propanediol, a new C2-symmetric and    conformationally rigid acyclic diol” by K. C. Bhowmick, K. R. K. Prasad and N. N. Joshi.   Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2002, 13, 851-855.
  2. “Syntheses and applications of C2- symmetric chiral diols” by K. C. Bhowmick and N. N. Joshi.    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 1901-1929.
  3. “A stereocontrolled route to the synthesis of (±)-3-amino-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-diphenylpropan-1-ol” by  M. N. Patil, K. C. Bhowmick, and N. N. Joshi Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 5927-5929.
  4. “ Catalytic asymmetric carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions in aqueous media” by S. Bhowmick and K. C. Bhowmick Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2011, 22, 1945-1979.
  5. “Aldol-Tishchenko-Tishchenko reaction: sodium-tert-butoxide mediated one step formation of 1,3-glycol diester from benzaldehyde and isobutyrophenone” by S. Bhowmick and K. C. Bhowmick Mendeleev Communications 2013, 23, 96-97.
  6. “A comprehensive study on the effect of acid additives in 1(R),2(R)-Bis[(S) prolinamido] cyclohexane catalyzed direct asymmetric aldol reactions in aqueous media”  by Sudipto  Bhowmick, Sunita S Kunte and K. C. Bhowmick Indian J Chem 2014, 53B, xxxxx.

Summary of Professional Experience

  1. Industrial Experience:  Lupin Pharmaceuticals Ltd., India (As Research Associate-II)    May, 2005 – Feb, 2006

Sponsored Projects

:“Asymmetric Catalysis in water/aqueous media: Design and Applications of Chiral Catalysts for C-C Bond-forming Reactions” Sponsored by DST, New Delhi. No: SR/FT/CS-013/2009, Duration: 1-12-2009 to 30-11-2012, Sanctioned amount:  16.56 lac

Summary of Academic Experience

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University/ Institute





Taki Government College,
Taki, 24 Pgs (N), W. B.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry


(March 2006-April 2008)


Visva-Bharati University

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

B.Sc. & M. Sc.

4th April 2008-till date