Self assembly and supramolecular chemistry of conjugated systems, functional dyes and molecular probes, photo and electro active organic materials.
Palladiuum catalyzed organic transformations towards the synthesis of novel glycosidase inhibitors as potential pharmaceuticals, design, synthesis and studies of neoglycoconjugates (synthetic carbohydrate Chemistry), development of novel methodologies for the synthesis of cyclooctanoids and related molecules.
My broad research area is organic electronics. I am particularly interested in the device applications using organic semiconductors in energy harvesting, lighting, sensing and memory. I am also interested in medical devices and equipment design for solar modules.
Phytopharmaceutical development, New herbal formulations, Analytical method development, Screening of medicinal plants for various ailments, Bioactivity-guided isolation of phytomolecules….
Targeted Drug Delivery System Development (TDDS), SERS based diagnostic nanoprobe dvelopment, Synthetic modification of bioactive natural products and transformed for targeted delivery, Synthetic methodology
Our primary group activity is to make energy efficient devices with variety of inorganic, organic and hybrid systems. Therefore, we operate in a broad interdisciplinary range that requires skills in Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience and Engineering.
Femtosecond solvation dynamics, excited state dynamics of DNA bases, low frequency vibrational dynamics of heme proteins, ultrafast dynamics involved in dye sensitized solar cell and bulk hetero-junction, polymorphism, photo responsive materials and photophysical characterization of self-aggregated molecules.
Synthesis of different types of donor-acceptor organic molecules and nanomaterials such as plasmonic metal nanoparticles, semiconductor quantum dots, their self-assemblies and hybrids for Energy Harvesting, Lighting, Sensing and Diagnostics applications.
Synthesis of Glycoconjugates of biological significance. Synthesis of Natural Product like small molecule libraries. Structural Elucidation of Natural Products from plants, marine and microbial sources. Design and synthesis of Biosensors as Diagnostic Tools.
Bio-organic chemistry - Nucleic acid chemistry, drug-DNA interactions, electron transfer in biological systems, small molecule based biosensors, self assembly on biological templates, cell-imaging.
Dr. Sasidhar’s group is focused on the interdisciplinary aspects of chemistry with respect to medicinal and material properties. This includes methodology, target-oriented synthesis, medicinal chemistry (Drug-like molecules), Green-chemistry, and phytochemistry. The focused activity of the group on fundamental aspects of organic and medicinal chemistry has led to the successful translational ...
Supramolecular chemistry, Luminescent and light harvesting materials, Smart materials, Conducting polymers and oligomers, Organic photovoltaic and field effect transistor devices, Thermoelectric materials
The possibility to tune the emission properties of organogels derived from ?-conjugated systems was recently demonstrated. For ...more..
The creation of stimuli responsive materials offers considerable challenges in the area of material science. The use ...more..
Oxindoles incorporating a stereogenic center at C3 are challenging targets for chemical synthesis, as they are common ...more..