Faculty Profile

Dr. Prabal Pratap Singh
Asstt. Professor
Institute of Applied Science & Humanities

Contact Details:

Email: prabal.singh@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 9936335605

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  • 6 years teaching and 13 years research experience in the field of chemistry
  • Six months pharmaceuticals industrial experience at Jubilant life sciences, Noida U.P., India


Ph.D. (2010): Place of workIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, U.P., India. Supervisor of Prof H. Ila

M.Sc. (2001): St John’s College Agra, U.P., India

Patent filed

  • A catalyst for the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds [Indian Patent number 201611036741 date of filing 26th Oct. 2016]
  • Bismuth based catalyst for the synthesis of β-amino alcohols by regioselective ring opening of epoxides. [Indian Patent number XXXXXX date of filing 13th July 2017]



  • Synthesis of Novel Five- and Six-Membered Ferrocene-Containing Heterocycles and Heteroaromatics via Cyclocondensation of 1-Ferro­cenyl-3,3-bis(methylthio)prop-2-en-1-one with Various Bifunctional Nucleophiles Synthesis 49(12), pp 2700-2710, 2017   [Impact Factor 2.65]
  • An efficient method for regioselective ring opening of epoxides by amines under microwave irradiation using Bi(NO3)3 5H2O as a catalyst New J. Chem., 2017,41, 2668-2671  [Impact Factor 3.26]
  • Calcium ferrite, an effiient catalyst for knoevenagel condensation (A green approach) Orient. J. Chem., Vol. 33(4), pp 1736-1743, 2017 [cite score 0.43]
  • A Novel Intramolecular Radical Cyclization Approach to Thieno- Fused Heterocycles. Eur. J. Org. Chem., vol 20-21, pp 4001-4007, 2011.   [Impact Factor 3.30]
  • Two-dimensional rhombus grid coordination polymer showing heterogeneous catalytic activities. Journal of  Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical  vol. 6-10 pp 342-343, 2011.   [Impact Factor 3.65]
  • Novel Route to 2,3-Substituted Benzo[b]thiophenes via Intramolecular Radical Cyclization. J. Org. Chem., vol. 74, pp 5496-5501, 2009.  [Impact Factor 4.72]
  • Highly Diastereoselective [3+2] Cyclopenta[b]annulation of Indoles with 2-Arylcyclopropyl Ketones and Diesters Eur. J. Org. Chem., pp 5378-5386, 2006.     [Impact Factor 3.30]

Books Authored  

  •  Fundamentals of Engineering Chemistry: UDH Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd. New Delhi. First edition 2015  ISBN: 978-93-82122-32-6


  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2004 at IIT Kanpur, India (Attended)
  • 16th National Symposium in Chemistry-CRSI 2014 at IIT Bombay, India (Poster Presented)
  • 18th National Symposium in Chemistry-CRSI 2016 at Panjab University, India (Poster Presented)
  • National conference on biotechnology & environment 2017 at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India (Poster Presented)

Ph.D. Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed    : NIL
  • Working                         : Ms Shobha Bansal (2014) Research area: Nanocatalyst in synthesis and its biological evaluation

                                              : Ms Parveen Pippal (2014) Research area: Catalysis

                                             :  Mr Rahul Tiwari (2017) Research area: Environmental Chemistry

Area of Research Interest

  • Organic synthesis
  • Nano-catalysis
  • Green chemistry

Research Project completed        2012-2016

 “Design and Development of metal organic frameworks for anion sensing” funded by GLA University, Mathura UP India

Ongoing Research Project (interdisciplinary)    2016-till date

“Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Bis-heterocycles using Greener Approach and Evaluation of Biological Activities”


  • Recipient of Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt. of India, July 2007 to Feb 2010.
  • Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt. of India, Jan 2003 to March 2007.
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-2003) for Lectureship conducted jointly by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grants Commission.
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2003) in Chemistry conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science.

Workshops organized as Convener 

  1. One day workshop on “Green chemistry: A Solution to Chemical Pollution” at GLA University Mathura UP India (24 April, 2011)
  2. One day workshop on “Pollution: Danger to Blue Planet” at GLA University Mathura UP India (2nd Feb 2013)
  3. One day workshop on “Applications of Nanomaterials in Modern Technology” at GLA University Mathura UP India (12th April 2015)
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