Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kisan

Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kisan
Name: Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kisan
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Utkal University
17th December 2014–present
Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India July, 2011 – July, 2017
Department: Chemistry
Thesis Title: “Computational Studies on Mechanism and Stereoinduction in Asymmetric Cooperative Dual Catalysis”
Areas: Computational Organic Chemistry
Advisor: Prof.Raghavan. B. Sunoj
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India August, 2008 – June, 2010 M.Sc.
Department: Chemistry
Areas: Organic Chemistry
Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India August, 2004 – July, 2008 Integrated Bachelor of Science & Education
Subject: Chemical Science

•“Institute Excellence in PhD Thesis Award 2018.” Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.

Utkal University December2014 – present
Designation: Assistant Professor
Topics: Computational Organic Chemistry
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 2019 – 2020
Designation: Postdoctoral Research fellow
Topics: Computational Enzyme Catalysis
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India 2011 – 2017
Designation: Research Scholar
Topics: Computational Asymmetric Catalysis

Stereochemistry, Asymmetric Catalysis, Natural Product Synthesis, Oxidation-Reduction Chemistry, Chemistry of Carbonyl compounds and Alkene, Photochemistry
(CH-402, CH-409, CH-506, CH-502, CH-501, etc.) 2014-present
PhD thesis
[1] Hemanta Kumar Kisan, “Computational Studies on Mechanism and Stereoinduction in Asymmetric Cooperative Dual Catalysis”.Prof.Raghavan. B. Sunoj (Supervisor), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2017.
Journal Articles
[1] Jena, S.; Tulsiyan, K. D.; Kar, R. K.; Kisan, H. K.; Biswal H. S. “Doubling Förster Resonance Energy Transfer Efficiency in Proteins with Extrinsic 2-Thioamide Probes: Implications to Thio-modified Nucleobases.’’ Chem. Eur. J.2021, 27, 4373. [Impact Factor: 5.236].
[2] Kumar, A.; Kisan, H. K.; Huynh, H. V. “Reactivity Studies and Electronic Properties of an N-Arylated Acyclic Amino Carbene” Organometallics2021, 40, 1699. [Impact Factor: 3.876].
[3] Pradhan, K. C.; Kisan, H. K.; Pal, S. “Unexpected ortho C-H bond activation in coordinated 7,8-benzoquinoline: Synthesis and characterisation of heterolepticIr(III)-7,8-benzoquinoline complexes.” RSC Adv.2021, 11, 12578. [Impact Factor: 3.361].
[4] Kalita, S.; Shaik, S.; Kisan, H. K.; Dubey, K. D. “A Paradigm Shift in the Catalytic Cycle of P450–The Preparatory Choreography During O2 Binding, and Origins of the Necessity for Two Protonation Pathways” ACS Catal., 2020, 10, 11481. [Impact Factor: 13.084].
[5] Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Insights on the Origin of Regiodivergence in the Parallel Kinetic Resolution of rac-Aziridines using a Chiral Lanthanum-Yttrium Bimetallic Catalyst.” ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 7633. [Impact Factor: 13.084].
[6] Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Asymmetric Cooperative Catalysis in a Three-Component Reaction: Mechanism and Origin of Enantio- and Diastereoselectivities” Org. Lett.2016, 18, 3746. [Impact Factor: 6.005].
[7] Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Axial Coordination Dichotomy in DirhodiumCarbenoid Catalysis: A Curious Case of Cooperative Asymmetric Dual-Catalytic Approach toward Amino Ester.” J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 2192. [Impact Factor: 4.354].
[8] Jindal, G.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B. “Mechanistic Insights on Cooperative Catalysis through Computational Quantum Chemical Methods.” ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 480. [Impact Factor: 13.084].
[9] Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B.“Deciphering the Origin of Cooperative Catalysis by Dirhodium Acetate and Chiral Spiro Phosphoric Acid in an Asymmetric Amination Reaction.” Chem. Commun,2014, 50, 14639. [Impact Factor: 6.222].
[10] Kolay, S.; Wadawale, A.; Das, D.; Kisan, H. K.; Sunoj, R. B.; Jain, V. K. “Cyclopalladation of dimesitylselenide:synthesis, reactivity, structural characterization, isolation os an intermediate complex with C-H…Pd intra-molecular interaction and computational studies.” Dalton Trans.2013, 42, 10828. [Impact Factor: 4.390].
[11] Maity, L.; Adhikary, S. D.; Mondal, A.; Kisan, H. K.; Isab, A. A.; Goswami, S.; Dinda, J. “Synthesis, Structure, Theoretical Studies and Electrochemistry of Ru(II)-N Heterocyclic Carbenes.” InorganicaChimicaActa2018, 479, 141. [Impact Factor: 2.545].
[12] Dinda, J.; Jhulki, L.; Kisan, H. K.; Mahapatra, P. K.; Isab, A. A.; Bielawski, C. W. “Synthesis and Study of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Complexes Supported by a Common “Wingtip” N-Heterocyclic Carbene.” ChemistrySelect2018, 3, 10732. [Impact Factor: 2.109].
[13] Pareek, S.; Jain, D.; Hussain, S.; Biswas, A.; Shrivastava, R.; Parida, S. K.; Kisan, H. K.; Lgaz, H.; Chung, I.-M.;Behera, D. “A New Insight into Corrosion Inhibition Mechanism of Copper in Aerated 3.5 % (by weight) NaCl Solution by Eco-friendly Imidazopyrimidine Dye: Experimental and Theoretical Approach.” Chemical Engineering Journal 2019, 358, 725. [Impact Factor: 13.273].
[14] Mondal, A.; Tripathhy, R. K.; Dutta, P.; Santra, M. K.; Isab, A. A.; Bielawski, C. W.; Kisan, H. K.; Chandra, S. K.; Dinda, J. “Ru(II)-based antineoplastic: A “wingtip” N-heterocyclic carbene facilitates access to a new class of organometallics that are cytotoxic to common cancer cell lines.” Appl. Organometal. Chem.2019, 33, e4692. [Impact Factor: 4.105].
[15] Adhikary, S. D.; Mondal, A.; Kisan, H. K.;Bielawski, C. W.; Dinda, J. “Bipyridyl / Carbazolate-Silver(I) and Gold(I)-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes: A Systematic Study of Geometric Constraints and Electronic Properties.” Appl. Organometal. Chem.2020, 34, e5335 DOI:10.1002/aoc.5335. [Impact Factor: 4.105].
[16] Jhulki, L.; Purakait, R.; Kisan, H. K.; Bertolasi, V.; Isab, A. A.; Sinha, C.; Dinda, J. “A promising class of luminescent derivatives of Silver(I) and Gold(I)-N-heterocyclic carbene.” Appl. Organometal. Chem.2020, 34, e5673. DOI: 10.1002/aoc.5673. [Impact Factor: 4.105].
[17] Pradhan, K. C.; Barik, S.; Singh, B. C.; Mohapatra, P.; Kisan, H. K.; Pal, S. “Synthesis, characterisation and theoretical studies of a series of Iridium (III) complexes with Schiff base ligands.” J. Mol. Struct.2020, 1211, 128058. [Impact Factor: 3.196].
[18] Behera, P. K.; Maity, L.; Kisan, H. K.; Dutta, B.; Isab, A. A.; Chandra, S. K.; Dinda, J. “Gold(I) and Gold(III) Complexes Supported by a pyrazine / pyrimidine wingtip N-Heterocyclic Carbene; Synthesis, Structure and DFT Studies.” J. Mol. Struct.2021, 1223, 129253. [Impact Factor: 3.196].
[19] Behera, P. K.; Kisan, H. K.; Isab, A. A.; Dinda, J. “Novel synthesis, structural characterization, DFT and TDDFT investigation of ‘Butterfly’ like Ag(I)- complex supported by 3-pyrazinyl[1-methyl)imidazolium hexaflurophosphate.” J. Mol. Struct.2021, 1235, 130188. [Impact Factor: 3.196].
[20] Purohit, A. K.; Kisan, H. K.; Sahu, S.; Kar, P. K. “Highly selective and sensitive optical discrimination of Pyrophosphate ion by a Zn(ll)-terpyridine complex in aqueous medium at physiological pH.” J. Mol. Struct.2021, 1243, 130868. [Impact Factor: 3.196].

[1]UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme in the theme “Capacity Building in Higher Education” during 18th August 2017 to 14th September 2017 held at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
[2]Winter School on “Computational Chemistry and Biology” 12thDecember to 28th December 2018 at UGC-Networking Resource Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046.
[3]UGC Sponsored Online Refresher Course in “Research Methodology in Basic Sciences” during 10thFebruary 2021 to 23rdFebruary 2021 by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751 004, Odisha, India.
[4]Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) 2020: Online Refresher Course in Chemistry for Higher Education during 01stDecember 2020 to 31stMarch 2021 organized by Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds SWAYAM along with Khalsa College Delhi University.

“Transition State Modeling on Cooperative Multi-Catalytic Asymmetric Reactions” Funding Agency: Government of Odisha Science and Technology Department, Amount: 9.26 lakh proposed by PI, Project Approved, Duration 3 years from 24thJune 2019-23rdJune 2022.

1.Prafulla Kumar Behera, (Utkal University)
•  Currently ongoing
Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, August 23, 2021