Dr. Amrendra K. Singh

  • AKS Group
    AKS Group

Associate Professor

1D-423, POD Building
Email: aks[at]iiti.ac.in
Phone: +91 731 660 3185

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Research Interests

  • Ligand design in metal catalysis.
  • Multidentate N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligands.
  • Redox-active NHCs and pincer ligands.
  • Small molecule activation by transition metal complexes.
  • Transition metal complexes with metal-ligand multiple bonds (MLMB).

Selected Publications

  • Yadav, D.; Singh, R. K.; Misra, S.; Singh, A. K. Ancillary Ligand Effects and Microwave-Assisted Enhancement on the Catalytic Performance of Cationic Ruthenium(II)-CNC Pincer Complexes for Acceptorless Alcohol Dehydrogenation. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 202236, e6756.
  • Singh, R. K.; Khan, T. K.; Misra, S.; Singh, A. K. CAACs as Efficient Ancillary Ligands for the Synthesis of Robust Catalysts. J. Organomet. Chem. 2021, 956, 122133.
  • Yadav, D.; Singh, R. K.; Singh, S.; Shirage, P. M.; Singh, A. K. Cationic Ruthenium(II)-NHC Pincer Complexes with Hemilabile COD: Solid-state Structural Characterisation and Theoretical Study of an η2-(E,Z)-COD Ligand. J. Organomet. Chem. 2021, 953, 122061.
  • Yadav, D.; Misra, S.; Kumar, D.; Singh, S.; Singh, A. K. Cationic Ruthenium(II)-NHC Pincer Complexes: Synthesis, Characterisation and Catalytic Activity for Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2021, 35, e6287. (Author Share Link)
  • Abdel-Magied, A. F.; Theibich, Y.; Singh, A. K.; Rahaman, A.; Doverbratt, I.; Raha, A. K.; Haukka, M.; Richmond, M. G.; Nordlander, E. Asymmetric hydrogenation of an α-unsaturated carboxylic acid catalyzed by intact chiral transition metal carbonyl clusters–diastereomeric control of enantioselectivity. Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 4244-4256.