IIT GOA

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GOA
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान गोवा

Professor and Dean (Academic Programe & Faculty Affairs)

Chemistry Department

rfernand@chem.iitb.ac.in

022-2576-7174

Address: Dean Office, Admin Block, Main Building


Courses Taught

CH 105 : Organic & Inorganic Chemistry

Areas of Research

Asymmetric synthesis of natural products' Total synthesis of natural products and analogs, Asymmetric catalysis and new methodology development, Organometallic chemistry: chiral and achiral Pd, Fe and other metal catalysis, Heterocyclic chemistry.

Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, NCL Pune/Pune University
    (January,2003)
  2. NET, CSIR National Eligibility Test for Research and Lecturership.
    (June 1997)
  3. SET, State Eligibility Test for Lecturership, UGC (Pune University).
    (March 1997)
  4. M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, Goa University. Outstanding Grade “O”
    (April 1997)
  5. B.Sc. in Chemistry, Goa University. First Class with Distinction.
    (April 1995)

Professional Appointments

  1. Lecturer Goa Engineering College, Ponda Goa, 1997
  2. Lecturer Chemistry Department, Goa University, 1998
  3. Postdoctoral Research, Tohoku University, Japan, Jan 2003-Dec 2003,
  4. AvH Research Fellow, Freiburg University, Germany, Jul 2004-Mar 2006
  5. DFG Postdoctoral Researh, Freiburg University, Germany, Apr 2006-Jun 2006
  6. Investigador Titular A, UNAM,Mexico City, Sep 2006-Jul 2007
  7. Assistant Professor IIT Bombay, August 2007- January 2011
  8. Associate Professor IIT Bombay, January 2011 - May 2015
  9. Professor IIT Bombay, May 2015 - present

Representative Publications