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Dr. Marilyn Daisy Milton

Dr.
  Associate Professor
     Department of Chemistry,
North Campus,
University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007
 
     
+91-11-27667794 Extn. 140
     mdmilton@chemistry.du.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D.

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

2002

PG

M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

1997

UG

B.Sc., Miranda House, University of Delhi

1995

Career Profile

2008 – till date: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. 

2007 - 20008: Reader, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. 

2005 - 2007: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. 

2005: Lecturer (ad-hoc), Miranda House, University of Delhi. 

2004-05: Visiting Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Shiga University of Medical Sciences, Japan. 

2004: Guest Research Associate, Department of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan. 

2002-04: Monbukhagakusho Research Fellow, Department of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan. 

2002: Project Scientist, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Organocatalysis, Transition-metal catalyzed cross-coupling reactions, development of multi-catalyst systems for organic transformations, development of new methodologies for functional group transformations.

Subjects Taught

M.Sc.

Organic Stereochemistry, Spectroscopy, Supramolecular Chemistry and Carbocyclic Rings 

Ph.D.  

Metal-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions 

Research Guidance

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, under progress                     

Amita. Transition-metal mediated cross-coupling reactions of aryl halides. University of Delhi (February, 2010). 

Garg, Parul. Synthesis of new N-Heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) and their Application in Catalysis, University of Delhi (October, 2010). 

Sethi, Swarndeep Kaur. Design and Synthesis of Contrast Agents and Peptides for MRI, University of Delhi (October, 2010).

Publications Profile

Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

Milton, Marilyn Daisy, N Kumar, J D Singh. 2011. An efficient synthesis and structural aspects of hexakis(arylseleno)benzenes and hexakis(arylselenomethyl)benzenes . Tetrahedron Lett..  45: 6611-6613.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, Y Inada, M Yoshikawa, Y Nishibayashi, S Uemura,. 2006. Ruthenium-catalyzed propargylation of aromatic compounds with propargylic alcohols. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 4: 881-890.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, N Kumar, J D Singh, S Upreti, R J Butcher. 2006. Design, synthesis, and structural aspects of chalcogen-substituted pyridinedicarboxamide donors and their reactions. Tetrahedron Letters. 47: 885-889.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, G Onodera, H Matsumoto, Y Nishibayashi, S Uemura. 2005. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Formation of Aryl(diphenyl)phosphine Oxides by Reactions of Propargylic Alcohols with Diphenylphosphine Oxide. Organic Letters. 7: 4029-4032.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, Y Nishibayashi, Y Inada, M Yoshikawa, I Wakiji, M Hidai, S Uemura. 2005. Ruthenium-catalyzed propargylic substitution reactions of propargylic alcohols with oxygen-, nitrogen- and phosphorus-centered nucleophiles. Chemistry Europian Journal. 11: 1433-1451.
S Khan, J D Singh, S Singh, M Maheshwari, V Mishra, B L Khandelwal. 2005. A facile access to chalcogen and dichalcogen bearing dialkylamines and diols. Tetrahedron Letters. 46: 755-758.
Y Inada, Y Nishibayashi, S Uemura. 2004. Ruthenium and gold catalysed sequential reactions: a straightforward synthesis of substituted oxazoles from propargylic alcohols and amides. Chemical Communications 2712-2713.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, G Onodera, Y Nishibayashi, S Uemura. 2004. Double phosphinylation of propargylic alcohols: a novel synthetic route to 1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane derivatives. Organic Chemistry. 6: 3993 – 3995.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, N Kumar, S S Sokhi, S Singh, M Maheshwari, J D Singh, M Asnani, R J Butcher. 2004. Design and synthesis of organochalcogen (Se or Te) based multifunctional derivatives: structural determination and dynamic behavior of 2-chloro-4,6-bis(phenylselenoethyl- amino)-1,3,5-triazines. Tetrahedron Letters. 45: 8941-8944.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, J D Singh, R J Butcher. 2004. Synthesis of -ketoenamine donors having O, N, Se/Te donor functionalities and their reaction chemistry with Pd (II) and Pt (II) metal ions. Tetrahedron Letters. 45: 6745-6747.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, N Kumar, S S Sokhi, S Singh, J D Singh. 2004. An efficient and facile one pot synthesis of structurally unique 2, 4, 6- tris(arylchalco- geno)-1,3,5-triazine and 1,3,5-tris(arylchalcogeno)}-2,4,6-trimethylbenzene . Tetrahedron Lett.. 45: 6453-6455.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, Y Nishibayashi, M Yoshikawa, Y Inada, M Hidai, S Uemura. 2003. Novel ruthenium- and platinum-catalyzed sequential reactions: Synthesis of tri- and tetrasubstituted furans and pyrroles from propargylic alcohols and ketones. Angew. Chem. 115: 2785-2788.
Milton, Marilyn Daisy, Y Nishibayashi, M Yoshikawa, Y Inada, M Hidai, S Uemura. 2003. Novel ruthenium- and platinum-catalyzed sequential reactions: Synthesis of tri- and tetrasubstittuted furans and pyrroless from propargylic alcohols and ketones. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42: 2681-2684.
Milton, M D, J Singh, J D Singh, B L Khandelwal and R J Butcher. 2001. Design, synthesis and structural aspects of NH2(CH2)nE(CH2)nNH2 (n = 2 or 3; E = Se or Te) N2Se or N2Te donors and its complexes with Group 12 metals. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 172(1): 493-500.
Milton, M D, J D Singh, B L Khandelwal, P Kumar, T P Singh and R J Butcher. 2001. Design, synthesis and structural aspects of terdentate (N,O,Se/Te) donors and their competitive coordination behavior towards Pt(II). Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 172: 231-238.
Singh, J D, M D Milton, G Bhalla, B L Khandelwal, P Kumar, T P Singh and R J Butcher. 2001. Design, synthesis and structural aspects of acyclic N3E2 (E = Se or Te) type donors and its complexes with Group 12 metals. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 172: 223-230.
Milton, M D, J D Singh and R J Butcher. 2001. Design and synthesis of heteroatom bearing organoselenium donor and its reactivity towards platinum(II) metal. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 168-169: 477-480.
Singh, J D, M D Milton, B L Khandelwal, S Karthikeyan and T P Singh. 1998. New acyclic chalcogen bearing ligands and their complexation reactions. Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 136-138: 299-304.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/PRESENTATIONS

Participation as Paper/Poster Presenter 

Amita and Marilyn Daisy Milton. Benzoin condensation in aqueous medium by novel benzimidazole-based N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NHCs) ligands. Poster presented at Professor Ram Chand Paul International Conference on Emerging trends in Chemistry. February 11-12, 2011, Department of Chemistry, Punjab University, Chandigarh.

Amita and Marilyn Daisy Milton. Benzoin condensation in aqueous medium by novel benzimidazole-based N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NHCs) ligands. Poster presented at 4th Indo – Italian Seminar on Green Chemistry. 17th  December 2010,  Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. 

Raunak; Hazari P. P.; Chutani, K; Uppal, J. K.; Sethi, S.K.; Srivastava, P.; SI, P.; Milton, M. D.; Mishra, A. K. Synthesis of D-serine based SPECT radiopharmaceutical for tumor imaging: 99m Tc-DTPA-bis (D-serine). 42nd Annual Society of Nuclear Medicine India Meeting, November 10-15, 2010; Chandigarh, India.

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Principal Investigator of Project Titled “Benzoin Condensation in Aqueous Medium By Novel N-Heterocyclic Carbene (NHCs) Ligands” Funded by University of Delhi, 2011-12.

Principal Investigator of Project Titled “Transition-metal catalyzed C-N bond forming reactions of aryl halides” Funded by University of Delhi, 2010-11.

Principal Investigator of SERC Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists (DST) Titled “Transition-metal catalyzed activation of C(aryl)-Cl bond and its application in C-N, C-O and C-S bond forming reactions”, 2007-10.

Awards and distinctions

Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Scholarship (2002-04)

Association with Professional Bodies

Membership

Life member, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)

Other Activities

Member of various committees in the Department of Chemistry.