Kuntal Pal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Organic synthesis, Catalysis, Heterocyclic chemistry 

Selected Publications

  • Rh(II)-catalyzed Denitrogenative Cascade of 1,2,3-Triazolyl Propiolates and Indoles: Access to Butenolide Tethered Homotryptamines. Kuntal Pal and Chandra M. R. Volla. Organic Letters,  23, 11, 4294–4299, 2021
  • Rh(II)-Catalyzed Denitrogenative Reaction of 1,2,3-Triazolyl Esters with Indoles or Arenes: Efficient Synthesis of Homotryptamines or AllylaminesKuntal Pal, Geetanjali S. Sontakke, Chandra M. R. Volla Adv. Synth. Catal, 362, 3447-3661, 2020
  • Rh(II)-Catalyzed Highly Diastereoselective Cascade Transannulation of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles and Vinyl Benzoxazinanones. K. Pal, G. S. Sontakke, C. M. R. Volla. Org. Lett. 21, 10, 3716–3720 , 2019
  • Rh(II)-Catalyzed Denitrogenative Reaction of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with Isatins for the Construction of Indigoids. K. Pal, R. K. Shukla, C. M. R. Volla Org. Lett.  19, 21, 5764–5767, 2017


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2021 

Professional Profile

  • 2021-2022, Postdoctoral fellow, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India 

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

photocatalysis . Electrocatalysis