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chemist , researcher

Gunanathan Chidambaram, Indian chemist, researcher. Achievements include invention of Milstein amidation reaction; invention of Muthusamy's approach to decahydrocarbazoles. Fellow, Feinferg Graduate School, 2006; junior research fellow, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, 1999—2002, senior research fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 2002-2005.

Background

Chidambaram, Gunanathan was born on June 5, 1977 in Kothamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Chidambaram Singaravel and Amirdavally Chidambaram.

Education

Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Madras, Chennai, India, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India, 2005. Postdoctoral, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, since 2005.

Career

Junior research fellow Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, 1999—2002, senior research fellow, 2002—2005. Postdoctoral associate Weizmann Institute of Science, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Milstein amidation reaction. Invention of Muthusamy's approach to decahydrocarbazoles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Israel Chemical Society, Chemical Research Society India (life).

Connections

father:
Chidambaram Singaravel

mother:
Amirdavally Chidambaram