Area of Specialization: : Bioinorganic chemistry, Photocatalysis of M-NO complexes, Characterization of Pd complexes having hemilabile sulphur based ligands, dioxygen activation and catalysis
Area of Interest: Photoactivation of dioxygen molecule using Fe-TPA complexes linked with ruthenium based photosensitizer: oxidation of small organic molecules with Fe-Ru based molecular assemblies
Awards & Honours:
Best Five publications in last five years:
Sushil Kumar, Dominique Mandon, 2015, Versatile coordination mode of a new pyridine-based ditopic ligand with transition metals: From regular pyridine to alkyne and alkenyl bindings and indolizinium formation, Inorg. Chem, 54, pp 7481-7491.
Kaushik Ghosh, Sushil Kumar, Rajan Kumar, Udai P. Singh, 2014, Ruthenium(II) complexes derived from ligands having carboxamide groups: Reactivity and scavenging of nitric oxide (NO), J. Organomet. Chem., 7, pp 169-175.
Kaushik Ghosh, Sushil Kumar, Rajan Kumar, Udai P. Singh, 2012, Ruthenium(III) cyclometalates obtained by site-specific orthometallation and their reactivity with nitric oxide: Photoinduced release and estimation of NO liberated from the ruthenium nitrosyl complexes, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., pp 929-938.
Kaushik Ghosh, Sushil Kumar, Rajan Kumar, Udai P. Singh, Nidhi Goel, 2011, Photocleavage of coordinated NO under visible light from two different classes of organometallic ruthenium nitrosyl complexes: Reversible binding of phenolato function, Organometallics , 30, pp 2498-2505
Kaushik Ghosh, Sushil Kumar, Rajan Kumar, Udai P. Singh, Nidhi Goel , 2010, Oxidative cyclization of a phenolic Schiff base and synthesis of a cyclometalated ruthenium nitrosyl complex: Photoinduced NO release by visible light, Inorg. Chem. 49, pp 7235-7237