Dr. Pintu K. Kundu

UGC Assistant Professor

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0223361 - 2035

Research Area

Stimuli-responsive Organic Molecules and Materials; Remote-controlled Organic Transformations; Photochromism / Molecular Switches; Functional Nano-structured Materials; Chemistry of Spiropyrans, Azobenzenes etc. Research Publications (International): 15

Name :Dr. Pintu K. Kundu

Designation UGC Assistant Professor

Department :Oils, Oleochemicals and Surfactants Technology

Date of Joining :23/05/2018

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Email Address :pk.kundu@ictmumbai.edu.in

Phone [Mobile] 07738702826

Office Extention :2035

Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 PDF   IIT Bombay 2016 Chemistry
2 PDF   Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 2015 Chemistry
3 Ph.D.   BARC, HBNI Mumbai 2012 Chemical Sciences
4 M.Sc.   IIT Madras 2006 Chemistry
5 B.Sc.   University of Calcutta 2004 Chemistry
1. Spectroscopic identification of organic molecules 2. Organic reactions 3. Principles of Environmental Science
1 Research Project Sanctioned ECRA by DST-SERB (ongoing)      2016      

1 Pintu K. Kundu, Sanjib Das, Johannes Ahrens, Rafal Klajn. Controlling the lifetimes of dynamic nanoparticle aggregates by spiropyran functionalization. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 19280–19286. (IF 7.4)      2016      
2 Hui Zhao, Soumyo Sen, T. Udayabhaskararao, Michal Sawczyk, Kristina Kuc?anda, Debasish Manna, Pintu K. Kundu, Ji-Woong Lee, Petr Kra´l, Rafal Klajn. Reversible occlusion and release with dynamically self-assembling nanoflasks. Nature Nanotech., 2016, 11, 82-88. (IF 34)      2016      
3 Pintu K. Kundu, Dipak Samanta, Ron Leizrowice, Baruch Margulis, Hui Zhao, Martin Bo¨rner, T. Udayabhaskararao, Debasish Manna, Rafal Klajn. Light-controlled self- assembly of non-photoresponsive nanoparticles. Nature Chem., 2015, 7, 646–652. (IF 25.3)      2015      
4 Pintu K. Kundu, Gregory L. Olsen, Vladimir Kiss, Rafal Klajn. Nanoporous frameworks exhibiting multiple stimuli responsiveness. Nature Commun., 2014, 5, 3588. (IF 11.47)      2014      
5 Pintu K. Kundu, Avishai Lerner, Kristina Kuc?anda, Gregory Leitus, Rafal Klajn. Cyclic kinetics during thermal equilibration of an axially chiral bis-spiropyran. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 11276–11279. (IF 12.1)      2014      
6 Pintu K. Kundu, Rafal Klajn. Watching single molecules move in response to light. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 11913–11916. (IF 12.9)      2014      
7 Pintu K. Kundu, Sunil K. Ghosh. Silicon-mediated asymmetric synthesis of fagomine and 3,4-di-epi-fagomine. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2011, 22, 1090–1096. (IF 2.6)      2011      
8 Pintu K. Kundu, Sunil K. Ghosh. Magnesium-mediated intramolecular reductive coupling: a stereoselective synthesis of C2-symmetric 3,4-bis-silyl-substituted adipic acid derivatives. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2009, 7, 4611–4621. (IF 3.5)      2009      
1 Institutes’ Post Doctoral Fellowship, IIT Bombay      2015      

2 Post Doctoral Fellowship, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel      2012      

3 National Eligibility Test (CSIR-NET): Qualified      2007      

4 Doctoral Fellowship at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, DAE, India      2006      

5 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE): 98.91%; All India Rank: 36      2005      

6 Merit scholarship holder in M.Sc. at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras      2005      

7 College award for securing 1st class in B.Sc.      2004      

From Date To Date Designation Organization Name
1 05/05/2016 15/05/2018 Assistant Professor SRM University, Chennai
Month Year Training attended Information
1 APRIL 2014 Pintu K. Kundu, Avishai Lerner, Gregory Leitus, Rafal Klajn. Organic Chemistry Conference, April 09, 2014, Ramot, Israel (Invited Talk)
2 SEPT 2014 The Beilstein Organic Chemistry Symposium, September 24-26, 2014, Yachthotel Chiemsee, Prien (Chiemsee), Germany
3 SEPT 2013 Pintu K. Kundu, Rafal Klajn. Studying thermal racemization of spiropyran using an axially chiral model compound. International Symposium on Photochromism, September 23-26, 2013, Berlin, Germany (Poster)
4 FEB 2013 The 78th Annual Meeting of the Israel Chemical Society and the Exhibition, February 12-13, 2013, Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel-Aviv, Israel
5 DEC 2009 Pintu K. Kundu, Sunil K. Ghosh. 5th J-NOST Conference for Research Scholars, 2009, IIT- Kanpur, India (Talk)