NIT Agartala

Faculty/Staff Profile

Dr. Abhishek Koner

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry

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Research Area : Inorganic Chemistry, Main Group Chemistry, Boron Chemistry, Phosphorus Chemistry, main Group chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.

UG Courses

Chemical Bonding, Polymer Chemistry, Fuels, Water Chemistry, Lubricants, Corrosion, Pollution Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Organic Spectroscopy.

PG Courses

Organometallic Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy, Inorganic clusters and polymers, Inorganic Molecular Spectroscopy.

Address NIT Faculty Quarters H4B/03/03
Country India
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Degree/Diploma Description Year Subject
Post Doc  ( Post Doc ) University of Saarland, Germany (7/20-8/22). With Dr. Diego Marcelo Andrada (ERC funded work group) 2022 Maingroup chemistry of B and P.
Post Doc  ( Post Doc ) RWTH Aachen University, Germany (6/2018 - 5/2019), With Prof. Dr. Holger Helten University of Wuerzburg, Germany (5/2019-5-2020), with Prof. Dr. Holger Helten 2020 Boron Chemistry
Ph. D.  ( Philosophy of Doctorate ) University of Bonn, Germany (2013-2017). Ph.D. Guide: Prof. Dr. Rainer Streubel 2017 Phosphainorganic Chemistry
M.Sc.  ( Master of Science ) IIT Kanpur (2011-2013) CGPA: 9.7/10. First in 2 years Msc 2013 Chemistry
B.Sc.  ( Bachelor of Science ) RKMRC Narendrapur, under University of Calcutta (2008-2011) First Class First (Gold Medalist) with 673/800 marks. 2011 Chemistry Honors
Sr. No. Publication Journal Month Year
A. Koner, B. Morgenstern and D. M. Andrada, Metathesis Reactions of a NHC-Stabilized Phosphaborene, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 10.1002/anie.202203345. 2022
M. Maier, J. Klopf, C. Glasmacher, F. Fantuzzi, J. Bachmann, O. Ayhan, A. Koner, B. Engels, and H. Helten, Electrophilic activation of difunctional aminoboranes: B–N coupling versus intramolecular Cl/Me exchange, Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 4464-4467. 2022
A. Koner, T. Sergeieva, B. Morgenstern and D. M. Andrada, A Cyclic Iminoborane-NHC Adduct: Synthesis, Reactivity, and Bonding Analysis, Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 14202–14211. 2021
A. Koner, B. M. Gabidullin, Z. Kelemen, L. Nyulászi, G. I. Nikonov and R. Streubel, 7-Metalla-1,4-diphosphanorbornadienes: cycloaddition of monovalent group 13 NacNac complexes to a stable 1,4-diphosphinine, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 8248–8253. 2019
A. Koner, M. Kunz, G. Schnakenburg and R. Streubel, The Quest for Twofold Reductive P–C Bond Cleavage of P–Ph Substituted 1,4-Dihydro-1,4-diphosphinine Derivatives, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3778–3784. 2018
A. Koner, Z. Kelemen, G. Schnakenburg, L. Nyulaszi and R. Streubel, 1,4-Additions of tricyclic 1,4-diphosphinines – a novel system to study s-bond activation and p-p dispersion interactions, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 1182-1184. 2018
A. Koner, S. Sauerbrey, G. Schnakenburg, A. Bauzá, A. Frontera and R. Streubel, Synthesis, substitution and oxidation of imidazole-2-thione-based tricyclic 1,4-dihydro-1,4-diphosphinines, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 904–916. 2018
A. Koner, G. Pfeifer, Z. Kelemen, G. Schnakenburg, L. Nyulászi, T. Sasamori, R. Streubel, 1,4-Diphosphinines from Imidazole-2-thiones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 9231-9235. 2017
A. Koner, S. C. Serin, G. Schnakenburg, B. O. Patrick, D. P. Gates, R. Streubel, Exploring the chemistry of backbone amino(chloro)phosphanyl-substituted imidazole-2-thiones, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 10504-10514. 2017
P. K. Majhi, A. Koner, G. Schnakenburg, Z. Kelemen, L. Nyulászi, R. Streubel, Application of Imidazole-2-thione Substituents in Low-Coordinate Phosphorus Chemistry – Probing the Scope, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 3559-3573. 2016
S. Raje, S. Gurusamy, A. Koner, S. Mehrotra, S. J. Jennifer, P. G. Vasudev, R. J. Butcher, R. Angamuthu, Multicomponent One-pot Reactions Towards the Synthesis of Stereoisomers of Dipicolylamine Complexes, Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 128-135. 2016
No. Conference Attended Information Month Year
29th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, July 17-22, 2022. (Poster Contribution: A PHOSPHABORENE TRANSFER REAGENT) JULY 2022
European workshop on Phosphorus Chemistry, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, March 20th-22nd 2017: “Imidazole-2-thione based electron rich 1,4-diphosphinines” (oral contribution). MAR 2017
21st International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry, June 5th-10th, 2016: Kazan, Russia, “Imidazole-2-thione-based tricyclic 1,4-dihydro-1,4- diphosphinines: synthesis, structure and reactivity” (poster contribution). JUN 2016
12th European Workshop on Phosphorus Chemistry, Kassel, Germany, March 16-18, 2015: “Synthesis and reactions of tricyclic 1,4-diphosphinines – en route to coordination polymers” (poster contribution). MAR 2015
9th International Conference on Inorganic Chemistry (AGICHEM), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 30 – Aug 1, 2014. “Synthesis of Novel Tricyclic Imidazole-2-thiones” (poster contribution). JULY 2014
11th European Workshop on Phosphorus Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria, March 24-26, 2014: “Synthesis, structure and reactivity of novel backbone P-functionalized NHC-precursors” (Poster contribution). MAR 2014
No. Patent Information Year
All India Rank-1 in GATE Exam in Chemical Science. 2013
General Proficiency Medal in IIT Kanpur standing first in 2 year M.Sc. Chemistry. (CGPA: 9.7/10) 2013
All India Rank-1 in CSIR NET Exam in Chemical Science. 2012
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship for All India Rank 1 in NET in Chemical Science 2012
First Class First in Chemistry Honors in University of Calcutta (673/800) 2011
INSPIRE Scholarship for Bachelor and Masters. 2010
Month Training Attended Information Year
SEPT Attended the 1st SIPs summer school in Graz (Austria) and Trieste (Italy); September 25-30, 2014. 2014
Sr.No. Class Subject
1 B.Tech. 1st Sem. Polymer, Fuel