National Seminar
Recent Developments in Synthesis and Catalysis


Prof. Anil Kumar
National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

Prof. Mannepalli Lakshmi Kantam
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Prof. Tapan Kanti Paine
IACS, Kolkata

Prof. N. Rajesh
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad

Prof. Diganta K. Das
Gauhati University, Guwahati

Prof. Anil K. Saikia
IIT Guwahati, Guwahati

Prof. Ghanashyam Bez
NEHU, Shillong

Dr. Alakesh Bisai
IISER, Bhopal

Dr. Prasenjit Mal
NISER, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Swadhin K. Mandal
IISER, Kolkata

Dr. Sasanka Deka
University of Delhi, Delhi

Dr. Pranjal Kalita
TERI, New Delhi

Dr. Ujjal K. Gautam
IISER, Mohali

Dr. Jadab Sharma
Panjab University, Chandigarh

Dr. Utpal Bora
Tezpur University, Tezpur

Dr. Pranjal K. Baruah
Gauhati University, Guwahati

List of Abstracts Accepted for Poster/Oral Presentation                Programme Schedule of the Seminar

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About the seminar
Keeping in view, the upcoming golden jubilee year of the Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, we are organizing a two day national seminar as a pre-celebration of the auspicious occasion, with partial support from UGC Special Assistance Programme. The goal of this seminar is to provide a national platform to discuss recent developments majorly in the field of Synthesis and Catalysis. However the scope is not limited to only Synthesis and Catalysis and spreads to almost all areas related to chemical sciences.


Focus Area

► Inorganic Synthesis

► Organic Synthesis

► Organometallic Chemistry

► Heterogeneous Catalysis

► Homogeneous Catalysis

► Materials Chemistry

► Nanotechnology

► Polymer Chemistry

► Medicinal Chemistry

► Green Chemistry

► Natural Products Chemistry

► Theoretical and Computational

Places to visit


The UNESCO heritage site boasts of two third of the population of one horned rhinoceros and highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world. Situated about 200km away from Dibrugarh, the park is home to elephants, wild buffalo and swamp deer.


Situated at 70km west of Dibrugarh, Sivasagar is a place of utmost historical importance for Assam. It was once the capital of the Ahom kingdom. The place is famous for numerous temples, palaces and other monuments of the Ahom kingdom.


This 650 national park is one of the nineteen biodiversity hotspots in the world. Situated about 60km away from Dibrugarh this scenic biosphere reserve is home to mammalian species like Leopard, Royal Bengal Tiger, Feral Horses etc.


Majuli, the largest river island in the world, in the bed of the mighty Brahmaputra, is an important cultural hub of Assam. The land reverberates with the sound of Borgeet and the rhythm of Satriya Dance. It is also the first island district of India.