Vinod Kumar Tiwari
Dr. Vinod K. Tiwari, born in India in 1976, is associated with Banaras Hindu University, India as Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry. After his M.Sc. (1998) from BHU, he worked on Carbohydrate based biodynamic agents at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India (Mentor: Dr. R. P. Tripathi) since 2000 and awarded PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2004). He has excellent academic record throughout his career. He has interest on Benzotriazole Methodology since 2005 through his Adjunct Postdoctoral research with Prof. A. R. Katritzky, University of Florida, USA. He worked on ‘Chemoenzymatic synthesis of Complex Carbohydrate based Molecules’ as visiting post-doctoral fellow (Mentor: Prof. Xi Chen) at University of California, Davis, USA (2007) then on “Novel Intramolecular Glycosidic Bond Formation Methodology” as visiting Scientist (Mentor: Prof. Richard R. Schmidt) at Universitat Konstanz, Germany. He was offered a Lecturership at Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (2004-2005) before being appointed in BHU, India (2005-continued) where he started his independent research career. He has published over 70 publication, 07 book chapters and 08 Patents of high national and international repute. He supervised five doctoral thesis and eight master dissertations. He delivered numerous invited lectures at different university/institutes in India (over 50), USA, and Germany. His research received many prestigious awards mainly Dr. D. S. Bhakuni Award, Indian Chemical Society (2004); Young Investigator Prize (2004); DST Fast Track Award for Young Scientist (2005), Most Cited Paper Award (2006); Vidya Ratan Gold Medal Award (2008), NESA Gold Medal (2010), Dr. Arvind Kumar Memorial Award, Indian Council of Chemist (2010), U.P. CST Young Scientist Award, Govt. of U.P., India (2010), Prof. R. C. Shah Memorial Award, Indian Science Congress Association (2011) etc.
Biography Updated on 13 August 2012