Dr. Amit Rajput


Assistant Professor: Chemistry

Professional Biography

Amit Rajput is an expert in the area of Inorganic Chemistry theory. He has taught Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry for nearly three years at G D Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2017, Amit Rajput served as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry), Texas Tech University, and Lubbock, Texas, USA-79409

Amit Rajput holds a PhD from IIT Kanpur (India); M.Sc. (Chemistry) from the S. V. Degree College (Aligarh); and B. Sc. (ZBC) from the S. V. Degree College (Aligarh).

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Azo-containing pyridine/pyrazine carboxamide ligands: series of six coordinated FeIII/II and CoIII/IIComplexes: structures, properties and trend of E1/2 values for MIII/MII redox process’, Dalton Transaction, 7(47), pp. 11291-11305. (Sengupta, A., Rajput, A., Barman, K., S., Lloret, F., and Mukherjee, R., 2017).

‘Carboxamidines with integrated photoswitchable moieties. An experimental and computational study’, Journal of Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 4(17), pp. 432–441. (Andrews, M.C., Peng, P., Rajput, A., and Cozzolino, F.A., 2018).

‘Copper (II) dimers stabilized by bis(phenol) amine ligands: theoretical and experimental insights’, New Journal of Chemistry, 15(42), pp. 12621-12631. (Rajput, A., Yadav, A., Sengupta, A., Tyagi, P., and Arora, H., 2018).

‘Six-coordinate [CoIII(L)2]z (z = 1−, 0, 1+) complexes of an azo-appended o-aminophenolate in amidate(2−) and iminosemiquinonate π-radical (1−) redox-levels: the existence of valence-tautomerism’, Dalton Transaction, 12(47), pp. 17086–17101. (Rajput, A., Sharma, K. A., Barman, K., S., Lloret, F., and Mukherjee, R., 2018).

‘Synthesis, characterization, electrochemical properties and theoretical calculations of (BIAN) iron complexes’ Polyhedron, 12(159), pp. 365-374. (Wekesa, F.S., Larson, P.J., Singh, A., Smith, C.R., Rajput, A., McGovern, P.G., Unruh, D.K., Cozzolino, F.A. and Findlater, M., 2019).

‘Monocation of [CuII{(LISQ).–}2] (H2L: thioether-appended o-aminophenol ligand) triggers change in donor site from N2O2 to N2O(2)S and valence-tautomerism’, Dalton Transaction, 12(47), pp. 1795–1813. (Rajput, A., Saha, A., Barman, K., S., Lloret, F., and Mukherjee, R., 2019).

Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘Photoswitchable ligand with metal-coordinated species for light harvesting’, Two fifty second American Chemical Society International Conference, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. (Rajput, A., and Cozzolino, F.A., 21-25 August 2016).

‘Light harvesting through photoswitchable molecules’, Two fifty third American Chemical Society International Conference, San Francisco, California, USA. (Rajput, A., and Cozzolino, F.A., 2-6 April 2017).

‘Neutral, Cationic, and Anionic Low-Spin Iron(III)/Cobalt(III) Complexes Stabilized by Amidophenolate and Iminobenzosemiquinonate Radical in N,N,O Ligands’, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical Science, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. (Rajput, A., Sharma, K. A., Barman, K.S., and Mukherjee, R., 26-28 February, 2018)

‘[CuII{(LISQ)•−}2] (H2L: thioether-appended o-aminophenol ligand) monocation triggers change in donor site from N2O2 to N2O(2)S and valence tautomerism’, Twenty fifth CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. (Rajput, A., Saha, A., Barman, K.S., Lloret, F., and Mukherjee, R., 19-21 July 2019).

Current Research

Amit Rajput's research interests are focused on Metal Complexes of Non-innocent and photoswitchable ligands.

Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Global Scholarship for 21st Century for Postdoc by Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA-79409, 2015.

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