National Institute of Technology Agartala

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान अगरतला

NIT Agartala

Faculty/Staff Profile

Dr. Abhishek Koner

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry

Date of Joining : 14/10/2022

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

UG Courses

Polymer Chemistry, Fuels

PG Courses

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 Year Training Attended Information
SEPT 2014 Attended the 1st SIPs summer school in Graz (Austria) and Trieste (Italy); September 25-30, 2014.
Sr.No. Class Subject
1 B.Tech. 1st Sem. Polymer, Fuel