FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. N. C. GANGI REDDY, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
+91 9966715535
ncgreddy@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
Ph.D. (2007) Chemistry - Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, INDIA.
M.Sc. (2003) Organic Chemistry – Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
B.Sc. (2001) Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
Teaching Experience :
June 2007 to till date; Department of Chemistry, Yogi Vemana University, Vemana Puram, Kadapa
Research areas of interest :
• Design and development of novel MCR (multi-component reactions) strategies for the synthesis of privileged medicinal scaffolds.
• Development of catalyst based synthetic methodologies involving C-N, C-O and C-X (X=Halogen) bond formation reactions.
• Target oriented synthesis of medicinally valuable novel macrocyclic and heterocyclic compounds.
Number of Research Projects Handled and Amounts Received
S. No Title of the Project Funding Agency Duration Remarks
1 “Design, synthesis and characterization of novel extractants for the selective extraction of heavy metals in environment”. Principal Investigator (PI) DAE-BRNS, Mumbai, India Rs. 24.5 Lakhs 2012-2015 Ongoing
2 “Synthesis, characterization and DNA binding and cleavage activities of novel macrocyclic hetero organo transition metal complexes” Principal Investigator (PI) CSIR, New Delhi, India Rs. 15.5 lakhs 2010-2013 Completed
3 Phytoremediation Uranium enriched soils: A Molecular, Biochemical and Transgenic approach” Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) DBT, New Delhi, Rs. 23.80 lakhs 2009-2012 Completed
4 Chemical analysis of Soil and water in Rayalaseema region in the project entitled “Agri- Science Park Project” Research Investigator (RI) Department of Industries and Commerce, Hyderabad and Y.V. University, Kadapa 2008-2013 Completed
Research students (Ph.D. awarded/working):
S.No Name of the Student Thesis Title Status Awarded
1 Mr. B. Mohan Reddy Synthesis and Biological activity of medicinally valuable heterocyclic and macrocyclic compounds and development of new methodologies involving C-C/C-N bond formation and bromination reactions. Awarded (2016)
2 Mr. P. Nithyananda Kumar Reddy Determination of trace metal ions in environmental matrices using organic ligands Awarded (2016)
3 Mr. P. Md. Khaja Mohinuddin Development of Green and Sustainable Methodologies for Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation Reactions Awarded (2018)
4 Mr. Trivikram Reddy Gundala New Synthetic Approaches to Nitrogen and Sulfur Based Heterocycles and Biological Assessment for Selected Analogs Awarded (2018)
5 Ms. Uma Devi Palladium mediated C-H bond activation for the synthesis of 3,4-dihydro isoquinolines and 4 (3H) – quinazolinone derivatives and development of new synthetic methodologies. Working
6 Mr. G. Kumar Development of Environmentally Benign Methodologies for the Synthesis of Medicinally Privileged Heterocyclic Scaffolds and their Biological Evaluation. Working
7 Y. Divya Sri Development of Semiconductor based Photocatalysts for the Degradation of aqueous organic pollutants. Working
Foreign visits (Academia/Research Purpose):
Visiting Scientist: Mie University, Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Tsu, Mie 514- 8507, JAPAN.
CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIA ATTENDED (during the last five years) :
20
CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIA/WORKSHOP ORGANIZED (during the last five years) :
03
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:
37
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
1. Trivikram Reddy Gundala, Kumar Godugu and N.C. Gangi Reddy*, Water-Mediated One-pot Three-Component Synthesis of Hydrazinyl-Thiazoles Catalyzed by Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Dispersed on Titanium Dioxide Support: A Green Catalytic Process, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 995 –1006. (Impact Factor: 5.123)
2. P. Md. Khaja Mohinuddin and N. C. Gangi Reddy* Zinc Oxide Catalyzed Solvent-Free Mechanochemical Route for C–S Bond Construction: A Sustainable Process, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 1207–1214.(Impact Factor: 2.882)
3. Trivikram Reddy Gundala, Kumar Godugu, N.C. Gangi Reddy * Citric Acid Catalyzed Synthesis of 2,4-Disubstituted Thiazoles From Ketones via C-Br, C-S And C-N Bond Formations in One-Pot: A Green Approach, J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2017, 64, 1408-1416. (Impact Factor: 0.862)
4. Mohan Reddy Bodireddy, Ranjeet Singh Mahla, P. Md. Khaja Mohinuddin, G. Trivikram Reddy, D. Vijaya Raghava Prasad, Himanshu Kumar and N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Discovery of a new class of 16-membered (2Z,11Z)-3,11-di(aryl/naphthyl)-1,13-dioxa-5,9-dithia-2,12-diazacyclohexadeca-2,11-dienes as anti-tumor agents, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 75651-75663. (Impact factor: 2.936)
5. Mohan Reddy Bodireddy, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Sangita D. Kumar, “Synthesis of alkynyl/alkenyl-substituted pyridine derivatives via heterocyclization and Pd-mediated Sonogashira/Heck coupling process in one-pot: A new MCR strategy.” RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 17196-17205. (Impact factor: 2.936)
6. Mohan Reddy Bodireddy, V.V. Ramana Kumar, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Mahender Rao, S., “Silica gel catalysed α-bromination of ketones using N-bromosuccinimide: An easy and rapid method.” Chinese Chem. Lett., 2014, 25, 179-182. (Impact factor: 2.631)
7. L. Srinivasula Reddy, T. Ram Reddy, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Reddy Bodireddy Mohan and Y. Lingappa,”Pd-mediated Multicomponent synthesis of highly functionalized pyridines and consequential C-C coupling using Suzuki reaction in One-pot: Their in-vitro evaluation as potential antibacterial agents”, J. Heterocyclic. Chem., 2014, 51, E103-E113. (Impact factor: 1.141)
8. L. Srinivasula Reddy, T. Ram Reddy, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Reddy Bodireddy Mohan and Y. Lingappa,“One-pot, Three-component synthesis of novel 4-Phenyl-2-[3-(alkynyl /alkenyl/aryl)phenyl] pyrimidine libraries via Michael addition, cyclization and C-C coupling reactions: A new MCR strategy”, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 75-84. (Impact factor: 2.722)
9. L. Srinivasula Reddy, T. Ram Reddy, Reddy Bodireddy Mohan, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, A. Mahesh,Y. Lingappa, “An efficient green multi-component reaction strategy for the synthesis of highly functionalised pyridines and evaluation of their antibacterial activities” Chem. Pharm. Bull, 2013, 61,1114-1120. (Impact factor: 1.258)
10. Reddy Bodireddy Mohan and N. C. Gangi Reddy*, “Regioselective α–bromination of aralkylketones using N-bromosuccinimide in presence of montmorillonite k-10 clay: a simple and efficient method”, Synth. Commun., 2013, 43, 2603-2614. (Impact factor: 1.377)
Research papers in International Conference(s):
1. Reddy Bodireddy Mohan, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, P. Md. Khaja Mohinuddin, Stereoselective Synthesis of 16-Membered Macrocyclic Z-Di(Aryl/Naphthyl- Oxa-Thia-Azacyclohexadeca-Enes): A New Class of Macrocycles”, International conference on “Emerging Trends in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences”, Dept. of chemistry, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur, Anantapur-524 003, held from 28th to 30th June 2013.
2. Reddy Bodireddy Mohan, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, “Regioselective One-pot synthesis of 1H-Indazole libraries using Montmorillonite K-10 clay-A heterogeneous green catalyst”, International Seminar on “Current Trends in Environmental Toxicology & Experimental Therapeutics”(SETET–2012), Dept. of chemistry, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore-524 003 held on 18th and 19th December 2012
3. Extraction of heavy metals using tripodal N-donor ligand and hexapodal N-donor macrocyclic ligand, G. Trivikram Reddy, N. C. Gangi Reddy*, Sangita D. Kumar, A. V. R. Reddy, International Seminar on Current Trends in Environmental Toxicology & Experimental Therapeutics”(SETET–2012), Dept. of chemistry, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore-524 003 held on 18th and 19th December 2012.

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