National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Faculty

Name : Ram Kumar Tittal
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc, Ph.D (IIT Delhi)
Current Address :

CB-6 NIT Campus, NIT-Kurukshetra Haryana-136119 (India)


Phone 1 (office) : 01744233542
Phone 2 (office) : 01744233510
Email : rktittaliitd@nitkkr.ac.in , rktittaliitd@gmail.com

Area Of Intrest :

  • Synthesis and mechanism study of transition metal promoted radical reactions of trichloromethyl group containing compounds.
  • Green approach for the synthesis of biologically important organic molecules by "Click-Chemistry".
  • Development of new methodologies for the synthesis of biologically significant organic molecules.
  • Interdisciplinary approach for the synthesis of high energy molecules.

Note: Ph. D. positions are available for a highly motivated UGC-CSIR NET, JRF or GATE qualified candidates.

Experience :

10 years

Other :

Research Publications -

  • Ram, R. N; Tittal, R. K.; Upreti, S., " An unusual decarboxylative benzannulation and biaryl formation during copper (I) -promoted halogen atom transfer radical cyclization of 2-allylaryl trichloroacetates ." Tetrahedron Lett 2007 , 48 , 7994-7997.
  • Ram, R. N; Tittal, R. K.* , " β- (Carbonatoxy) alkyl radicals: A new subset of β- (ester) alkyl radical fragmentation during copper (I) -mediated synthesis of 1,1-dichloro-1-alkenes ", Tetrahedron Lett. 2014 , 55 , 4342-4345.
  • Ram, R. N; Tittal, R. K.* , " An evidence of contact ion pair in β- (acyloxy) alkyl radical heterolysis during copper (I) -mediated synthesis of trisubstituted alkenes ", Tetrahedron Lett. 2014 , 55 , 4448-4451.
  • Tittal, R. K.*, Kumar, S .; Ram, R. N, " Z-2.33-dichloro-1,4-bis (4-chlorophenyl) but-2-ene-1,4-dione. , " Acta Cryst 2014 , E70 , O861-O862.
  • Tittal, R. K.* , Kumar, S .; Ram, RN, " Z-2,3-dichloro-1,4-bis (4-methoxyphhenyl) but-2-ene-1,4-dione. , " Acta Cryst 2014 , E70 , o1049-o1050.
  • Sonal Deswal, V. D. Ghule, R. K. Tittal , S. Radhakrishnan, " Quantum-chemical design of tetrazolo [1,5-b] [1,2,4,5] tetrazine based nitrogen-rich energetic materials ", Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 2015 , 1054 , 55-62.
  • Tittal, R. K.* " Ring opening of epoxides by silica sulfuric acid for the synthesis of 2-Allyloxy-2-phenylethanol under solvent free condition ", International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research 2015 , 51-54.
  • V. D. Ghule, Sonal Deswal, Alka Devi, R. K. Tittal, " Computer-Aided Design of Energetic Tris (tetrazolyl) amine derivatives and salts ", Ind. Eng. Chem Res ., 2016 , 55 , 875-881 .
  • Ram, R. N; Tittal, R. K.* " A novel β- (oxy) alkyl radical during copper (I) -mediated stereoselect-ive synthesis of (Z) -ene-1,4-diones in a reaction of 2,2,2-trichloro-1 -phenylethanone ", Tetrahedron Lett. 2016 , 57 , 2437-2440.
  • Tittal, R. K.* " Synthesis and molecular crystal of 3-chloro-2- (1-chloro-1-methylethyl) -2,3-dihydro-1H-naphtho (2,1b) oxepin-4-one" Journal of Molecular Structure 2018 , 1156 , 621-626.
  • Deswal, S .; Tittal, R. K.; * Yadav, P .; Lal, K .; Ghule, VD; Kumar, N. " Cellulose supported CuI-NPs-mediated green synthesis of trifluoromethylbenzoate-linked triazoles for pharmaceutical & DFT study " ChemistrySelect 2019 , 4 , 759-764.
  • Tittal, R. K.; * Ram, R. N.; Nirwan, A .; Ghule, V. D.; Kumar, S. " CuCl / bpy-promoted unusual Z-stereoselective synthesis of trichloroacetic acid phenyl ester for Hirshfeld surface analysis and DFT study " Journal of Molecular Structure 2019 , 1185 , 300-309.
  • Naveen; Tittal, R. K.; * Yadav, P .; Lal, K .; Ghule, V. D.; Kumar, A. " Synthesis molecular docking and DFT studies on biologically active 1,4-disubstituted-1,2, -3-triazole -semicarbazone hybrid molecules " New Journal of Chemistry 2019 , 43, 8052-8058.

Papers presented in Conferences:

  • International: 07
  • National: 01
  • Conducted one week Workshop as Coordinator on "Molecules & Materials Technology: Interface with R & D and Industry" (MMT-2017); during 21.03.2017-26.03.2017.
  • Conducted one day National Conference as Organizing Secretary on Topic Molecules & Material Technology (MMT-2018) on 21.02.18
  • Ram K. Tittal, * Sonal Deswal, Ram, N. Ram Poster presentation entitled "Involvement of contact ion pair formation for the heterolysis of CO bond during copper (I) -promoted ATRC in unusual benzannulation reactions" in 20th ISCB International Conference (ISCBC -2014) on chemistry and medicinal plants in translational medicine for healthcare at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi from 1- 4th March, 2014.
  • Ram K. Tittal, * Sonal Deswal, Ram, N. Ram Paper presentation entitled "Synthesis of synthetic and biological active allylaryl trichloroacetates" in International Conference (XVI Annual Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences on Physical Sciences and Technology for Sustainable Development) during 20-22nd March, 2014.
  • Seminars / conferences / workshops / short term courses Attended: (Total: 06)
    Ram Kk Tittl, Ishte New-Delhi Working Professional Learning Project National Workshop On "Effective Teaching And Learning Pedagogy", Held During  L9th To 2lstFeb K 2014  at Hotel Le Meridien, Janpath, New Delhi.

Awards -

  • Special Prize in the Dr. KB Lal Memorial Chemistry Contest (1998)
  • Junior Research Fellowship, IIT Delhi (2003-05)
  • Senior Research Fellowship, IIT Delhi (2005-07 & extended for 2008)
  • CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) -2001

Ph.D Supervised - 03 (01 Completed and 02 in progress)

Ph. D. Candidates: 

1. Ms. Sonal Deswal (Completed)

2. Mr. Naveen (Persuing) 

3. Ms. Nidhi Nehra (Persuing)

M. Tech. Dissertations 02 (Completed/Awarded)

M. Tech. Candidates: 1. Ms. Neha Pant

                                       2. Ms. Vidisha Pandey

Sponsored R &D Projects:

Title: Development of Insensitive High Energy Materials Containing Heterocyclic Backbone Substituted with Amino, Azido and Nitro Explosophores. Agency: ARMREB/CDSW/DRDO. Status: Ongoing.

Contribution -

  • Course Coordinator CHT-103 (2013 -14)
  • Course Coordinator CHT-104 (2013 -14)
  • Course Coordinator CHY-103P (2014-15)
  • Course Coordinator CHY-517T common with CHY-713T (2014-15)
  • Course Coordinator CHY-517T common with CHY-713T (2015-16)
  • Course Coordinator CHY-504T (2016-17)
  • Member, Board of Studies (2013-16)
  • Member, Departmental Advisory Committee (2013-15)
  • Faculty-in-charge Ph. D. Affairs (2015-2016 & 2016-present)
  • Member, DRC (2016-present)
  • Warden, Hostel No. 6 (2014-2016)
  • Faculty-in-charge PG Club under Student Club (2016-present)
  • Member, Institute Library Committee (2016-Present)

Research Collaborations - Dr. Ghule Vikas D (NIT Kurukshetra)

Other:

  • Life Time Member of the Indian Science Congress Association (L20609)
  • Life member of Indian Council of Chemists ( LF / 1739 )