Dipakranjan Mal received his first class B.S. (honors) (1972) and M.S. (1974) degrees from the Calcutta University, Kolkata, India. Since 1987, he has joined the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, where he is now a Full Professor and Head of the department. His research interests are focused on the development of domino strategies and total synthesis of angucycline, anthracyclines, furocoumarins, carbazoles, and phthalide natural products. He has supervised 22 Ph.D. and 40 M.S. students for their degrees and published 100 research publications. He was a recipient of the gold medal of R. K. Mission College, Belur Math, in 1973. He received the honor certificate of Phi Kappa Phi, USA, in 1978. He is a Life Member of the Chemical Research Society of India and the Indian Chemical Society. He is also a Member of the American Chemical Society. He is also a Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology.
Biography Updated on 16 April 2014