Research Interests

​Electrochemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, C-H Bond Functionalization, Asymmetric Synthesis.

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Selected Publications

  • Reductive carbocyclization of homoallylic alcohols to syn-cyclobutanesby a boron-catalyzed dual ring-closing pathwa...
    C. K. Hazra, J. Jeong, H. Kim, M.-H. Baik, S. Park, S. Chang
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57, 2692, (2018)
  • Borane-catalyzed ring-opening and closing cascades of furans leading to silicon-functionalized synthetic valuables
    C. K. Hazra, N. Gandhamsetty, S. Park, S. Chang
    Nature communications, 7, 13431, (2016)
  • Synthesis of axially chiral biaryls through sulfoxide-directed asymmetric mild C−H activation and dynamic kinetic r...
    C. K. Hazra, Q. Dherbassy, J. Wencel-Delord, F. Colobert
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 13871, (2014)
  • Copper(I)-catalyzed regioselective addition of nucleophilic silicon across terminal and internal carbon-carbon trip...
    C. K. Hazra, C. Fopp, M. Oestreich
    ChemistryAn Asian Journal, 9, 3005, (2014)
  • Regio- and diastereoselective copper(I)-catalyzed allylic substitution of δ-hydroxy allylic chlorides by a silicon ...
    C. K. Hazra, E. Irran, M. Oestreich
    European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 4903, (2013)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany, 2013
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2010
  • B.Sc., Chemistry (major), Ramakrishna Mission Residential Collage, Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, India, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2018-present: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2018: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea
  • 2013-2014: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering(PSE)