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Apurba Bhattacharya

Dr. Apurba Bhattacharya

Texas A&M Kingsville, USA

Associate Professor


Email:  kfab002@tamuk.edu


Qualifications

1982 Ph.D., University of Texas, Organic Chemistry

1976 M.Sc., I. I. T. Kanpur, Chemistry

1974 B.Sc., Calcutta University, Chemistry


Publications (selected)


Books


  1. “Methyl Glyoxylate” Book Chapter, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (EROS), Bhattacharya, A., Edited by Leo A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1994.
  2. “Phenmenthyl Glyoxylate” Book Chapter, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (EROS), Bhattacharya, A. Edited by Leo A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1994.
  3. “Green Technologies in the Generic Pharmaceutical Industry” Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Edited by Peter J. Dunn, Andrew S. Wells, and Michael T. Williams. WILEY-VCH. 2010.
  4. “Promoting Chemical Safety and Security in Developing Countries” National Research Council of the National Academies. [www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12857]. The National Academic Press. Washington, D.C.2010.
  5. “Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security A Guide to Prudent Chemical Management” National Research Council of the National Academies. [http://dels.nas.edu/global/bcst/Chemical-Management]. The National Academic Press. Washington, D.C.2010.
  6. “Green Chemistry in Drug Development” pp 25-40. Scalable Green Chemistry. Case Studies from Pharmaceutical Industry” Edited by Stefan G. Koenig. Pan Stanford Publishing, 2013.
  7. “Improved Greener Process for Pioglitazone and its Pharmaceutically Acceptable Salts.” pp 141-154. Scalable Green Chemistry. Case Studies from Pharmaceutical Industry” Edited by Stefan G. Koenig. Pan Stanford Publishing, 2013.


Journals


  1. “Application of Green Principles in API Synthesis” National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Medicinal Chemistry, India – A Global Hub” Department of Chemistry, C.K.M. Arts & Science College, Warangal, Hyderabad, India. February 2-3, 2008.
  2. “Crystal engineering: Application in the development of Finasteride” Developing Chemical Processes for APIs Scientific Update Conference, February 14-15 2008, Hyderabad, India
  3. “De novo synthesis of Rimonabant and its regioisomer” 9th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic IUPAC-Sponsored Conference Register online for FloHet IX conference. March 9th - 12th, 2008. Gainesville. Fl.
  4. “Green Chemistry and the Global Pharmaceutical Industry” CHEMICAL SCIENCES ROUNDTABLE, May 19-20, 2008. The National Academies, Keck Building. Washington, DC.
  5. “Green chemistry in the Generic Pharmaceutical Industry” 2nd International Symposium on Green Processing in the Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical Industries May 29-30, 2008. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  6. “Application of Green Technology in the Generic Pharmaceutical Process Development” Science Week, Jan 4-7, 2010. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad, India.
  7. “Development of Finasteride: A BPH inhibitor” August 1, 2010. Chirotech Technology Ltd, 162 Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0GH.
  8. “Application of Green Technology in the Generic Pharmaceutical Development” Symposium on New Directions in Green Chemistry; SWRM 2011, 67th Southwest Regional ACS, Nov. 10, 2011, Austin, Texas.
  9. “Green Chemistry” Green Chemistry Workshop December 23, 2011. Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities & Commerce, Secundrabad, India.
  10. “Green Chemistry in Generic Pharmaceutical Development” May 25, 2012. Daiichi Sankyo Ranbaxy Laboratories, New Delhi, India.
  11. “Why Does Chemistry Matter” February 1, 2013. Texas A&M Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.
  12. “Pharmaceutical Development for Health Professionals. “Future Health Professionals Conference” February 28, 2013. Texas A&M Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.
  13. “Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Generic Perspective” 33rd Annual Faculty Lecture, April 11, 2013, Texas A&M Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.
  14. “Green Chemistry from Ground-up” “Symposium on Amalgamation of Academic and Industrial Green Chemistry” January 13th, 2013. Amity University, Lucknow, India.
  15. “Does Chemistry Matter?” January 14, 2014. Regional Science City, Lucknow, India.
  16. “Green Chemistry: A Fundamental Perspective” Feb 25th 2015. Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M Kingsville.
  17. “From Academia to Industry and Back” Faculty Focus: Emergence TAMUK Research Magazine, Texas A&M Kingsville 2015.