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Tara Prasad Dasgupta

educator , Professor

Tara Prasad Dasgupta is an Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry. His research interests are Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms, Synthesis and Reactivity of Novel Polynuclear Complexes, Electron Transfer involving Biological Reductants, Toxic substances in Foods, Degradation of pesticides in tropical ecosystems, Nitric Oxide releasing compounds and their biological applications.

Achievements

  • The Department has been recognised internationally for its outstanding research work in Reaction Mechanisms

Works

  • A family of active iridium catalysts for transfer hydrogenation of ketones

  • Kinetics and mechanism of the reaction between the Di-μ-cyanobis[tetracyanoferrate(The third)] complex ion and sulfite in aqueous solution

  • The Crystal Structure of a bis(2,6-pyridinecarboxylato) chromate(The third) anion with an elaborate network of hydrogen bonding and π stacking

  • Analysis and Quantification of Acrylamide in Jamaican Foods by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

  • All works

Membership

  • Caribbean Academy of Sciences

  • American Chemical Society

  • Jamaica Society of Science and Technology

  • Royal Society of Chemistry

Interests

  • Sport & Clubs

    Swimming

  • Other Interests

    Reading, Stamp Collecting and Photography

Connections

father:
Sushil

mother:
Tarubala