Name

Dr. Harish Kumar Chopra

Designation

Professor

Department

Chemistry

Educational Qualification

Ph.D (Organic Chemistry); Pbi. Uni., Patiala, 1992

Experience

EMPLOYMENT POSITION
1992.01.2 – 1992.10.11
Research Associate (R&D), Vam Organic Chemicals Ltd., Gajraula ( U.P.).

1992.10.12 – 1997.10.11
Lecturer

, Department of Chemistry, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET), Longowal- 148106, Punjab (India).

1997.10.12 – 2001.01.07
Sr. Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, SLIET, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India)

2001.01.08 – 2006.01.01
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, SLIET, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India)

2006.01.01 – 2009.01.07
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, SLIET, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India)

2009.01.08 – Present
Professor

, Department of Chemistry, SLIET, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
2002.02.20 – 2005.03.31
Head, Department of Chemistry, Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India).
2009.05.23 – Present
Head,
Department of Disabilities Studies, Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology, Longowal-148106, Punjab (India).
December,
2000 – December, 2004; April, 2008 – Present
Project Coordinator, Vocational & Technical Education to Persons with Disabilities, Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology,
Longowal-148106, Punjab (India).

Book authored

1. Biogenesis of Natural Products, Harish Kumar and Baldev Kumar, ISBN No. 81-7319-693-1 (2005), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. [International Edition of this book has been published by alpha Science International, Harrow, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, ISBN No. 81-7319-784-9 (2007), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. [International Edition of this book has been published by alpha Science International, Harrow, U.K., Harrow, U.K., ].
4. Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, P. S. Panesar, S. S. Marwaha, Harish Kumar, (2010), Published by IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
5. Bio-organic Chemistry,
Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar and Parmjit S. Panesar, (2012), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

Professional Membership

1. Fellow, International Congress of Chemistry & Environment (FICCE)
2. Member of American Chemical Society (1998-99)
3. Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education.
4. Life Member Punjab Academy of Sciences.
5. Life Member Indian Council of Chemists.
6. Member, Executive Council, Punjab Academy of Sciences (2006-09)

Award

1. Awarded “JRF” and “SRF” by “University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt of India” as qualified “National Education Test (NET) Master’s Level”.
2. Awarded “University Medal” & “Merit Certificate” in M.Sc (Organic Chemistry) as stood first in order of Merit.
3. Awarded “Merit Certificate” in B.Sc.(Chemistry) as stood first in college.
4. Awarded “Young Scientist Fellowship” by “Punjab State Council for Science & Technology” under ‘Opportunities for Young Scientists’ scheme.
5. “Best Poster Award” 3 times in National Conferences

Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Books
1. Biogenesis of Natural Products, Harish Kumar and Baldev Kumar, ISBN No. 81-7319-693-1 (2005), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. [International Edition of this book has been published by alpha Science International, Harrow, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, ISBN No. 81-7319-784-9 (2007), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. [International Edition of this book has been published by alpha Science International, Harrow, U.K., Harrow, U.K., ].
4. Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, P. S. Panesar, S. S. Marwaha, Harish Kumar, (2010), Published by IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
5. Bio-organic Chemistry,
Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar and Parmjit S. Panesar, (2012), Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
Papers Published in National/International journal/Conferences
1. Iron (III) Perchlorate: A Novel Reagent in Synthesis, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & N. Singh, Indian J. Chem., 30B(5), 460 (1991).
2. Iron (III) Perchlorate: A Reagent for Oxidative Cleavage of Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bond, Harish Kumar, Balbir Kaur & Baldev Kumar, Indian J. Chem., 30B(9), 869 (1991).
3. Reductive Dimerization of Anils & Regeneration of Ketones from Oximes & Hydrazones by Zinc Dust and Ammonium Chloride, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar, Uma Thakur & Balbir Kaur, Indian J. Chem., 30B(11), 1069 (1991).
4. Facile Conversion of halides, alcohols and olefins to Esters using Iron(III) Perchlorate,
Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & Anupama Parmar, Synth. Commun., (22)7, 1087 (1992).
5. Iron (III) Perchlorate: A Reagent for Trans-esterification, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & Anupama Parmar, Indian J. Chem., 32B(2), 292 (1993).
6. Synthesis of Hexahydro-1,
3, 5-Triazines: A New Approach from N-substituted-*-Aminoisothiocyanates, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & Shivani Arora, Indian J. Chem., 32B(7), 779 (1993).
7. Facile Esterification of Succinanilic acids with Iron (III) Perchlorate, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & Anupama Parmar, Indian J. Chem., 33B(7), 698 (1994).
8. Iron (III) Perchlorate : A novel Reagent for Functional Group as well as Ring Transformations in Organic Synthesis, Baldev Kumar, Anupama Parmar, Anita Rajpal & Harish Kumar, Indian J. Chem., Vol. 37(B): 593 (1998).
9. Recent Trends in Enzymatic Conversion of Cephalosporin C to 7-Aminocephalosporanic Acid (7-ACA), Anupama Parmar, Harish Kumar, S. S. Marwaha & J. F. Kennedy, Crit. Rev. Biotechnol., 18(1) : 1-12 (1998).
10. Esterification in Dry Media using Ferric Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica Gel, Anupama Parmar, Jatinder Kaur, Rita Goyal, Baldev Kumar & Harish Kumar, Synth. Commun., 28 (15): 2821 (1998).
11. Ferric Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica Gel: An Efficient Reagent for Cleavage of Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bond, Anupama Parmar, Rita Goyal, Baldev Kumar & Harish Kumar, Indian J. Chem., 37(B): 941 (1998).
12. Trans-esterification in Dry Media using Iron (III) perchlorate adsorbed on Silica Gel, Anupama Parmar, Rita Goyal, Baldev Kumar and Harish Kumar, Synth.Commun. 29 (1): 139 (1999).
13. Enzymatic Conversion of Penicillins to 6-Aminopenicillanic acid (6-APA) and Semi-Synthetic Penicillins. Anupama Parmar, Harish Kumar, S.S.Marwaha & J.F.Kennedy, Biotech. Adv., 18(4), 289-301 (2000).
14. A Novel Oxidative Dimerization of Acetylenes to Conjugated Dicarbonyl Systems using Iron (III) Perchlorate, Kulbhushan Rana, Balbir Kaur and Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar, R.D. Anand, Indian J. Chem., 40B(12): 1070 (2001).
15. Thermal/Microwave assisted Synthesis of Substituted Tetrahydropyrimidies as Potent Calcium Channel Blockers, Baldev Kumar, Balbir Kaur, Jatinder Kaur, Anupama Parmar, R.D. Anand and Harish Kumar, Indian J. Chem., 41B(7): 1526-30 (2002).
16. Synthesis of 1,
5-Substituted-s-triazolinodino [1, 7-dithione & 1, 2, 4-Triazolidine-3-thione Derivatives from Azines, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal and Sukhwinder Kaur, R.D.Anand, Anupama Parmar, and Baldev Kumar, Indian J. Chem., 41B(10):2182-84 (2002).
17. Synthesis of hexahydro-1,
3, 5-triazines: A new approach from N-substituted--aminoisothiocyanates, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Indian J. Chem., 45B(2): 552-57 (2006).
18. Microbial production,
immobilization and applications of -D-galactosidase, Parmjit S Panesar, Reeba Panesar, Ram S Singh, John F Kennedy. And Harish Kumar, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 81; 530-543 (2006).
19. Enzyme Catalyzed Regioselective Esterification/Trans-esterification of Sugars and Related Compounds, Anupama Parmar, Sukhwinder Kaur, Parmjit Singh, Harish Kumar, S.S. Marwaha & J.F. Kennedy, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 81; 866-876 (2006).
20. Trioctyle enhanced transport of lactic acid using emulsion liquid membrane, Avinash Thakur, Parmjit S Panesar and Harish Kumar, JPAS, 3(1/2), 33-40 (2006).
21. Biosurfactants: Properties and Applications,
Parmjit S Panesar, Deepshikha Hasija, M. B. Bera and Harish Kumar, JPAS, 3(1/2), 41-49 (2006).
22. Microwave assisted regioselective esterification of Monosaccharides, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Elect. J. Biotechnol., Communicated (2007).
23. Iron (III) Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica Gel: A Reagent for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Synth. Commun., 37: 2301-2308 (2007).
24. Ultrasound Promoted ZrCl4 Catalyzed Rapid Synthesis of Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-2-ones in Solvent or Dry media, Harish Kumar* and Anupama Parmar, Ultrasonic Sonochem., 15: 129-132 (2008).
25. Hydrolysis of Whey lactose using CTAB-premealibilized yeast cells, Gurpreet Kaur, P. S. Panesar, M. B. Bera and Harish Kumar, Bioprocess Biosyst Eng., 32: 63-67 (2009).
26. Ultrasound Promoted Cu(Clo4)2 Catalyzed Rapid Synthesis Of Substituted1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-2-Ones & Hantzsch 1, 4-Dihydropyridines in Dry Media, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Heterocyclic Communications, 15 (1): 51-55 (2009).
27. Ultrasound-promoted greener synthesis of 2H-chromen-2-ones catalyzed by Copper perchlorate in solventless media, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Ultrasonic Sonochem., 16, 705-707 (2009).
28. p53-induced apoptosis and Inhibitors of p53, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Paramjit Singh Panesar and Harish Kumar, Curr. Med. Chem., 16, 2627-40 (2009).
29. Evaluation of Acetobacter strain for the production of microbial cellulose, P. S. Panesar, Y. V. Chavan, M. B. Bera, Omchand and Harish Kumar, Asian J. Chem., 21 (10), 99-102 (2009).
30. Sonochemical aldol condensation using copper perchlorate as catalyst in solvent-less media, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Proc. 6th International Conf. on Hands on Science, held at Ahemdabad (India), 146-150 (2009).
31. Fundamentals of Enzymes,
P. S. Panesar, Harish Kumar and S. S. Marwaha, Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, (Eds. P. S. Panesar, Harish Kumar and S. S. Marwaha), IK International Publishing Co., New Delhi, 1-50 (2010).
32. Immobilized Enzymes in Food Processing, Harish Kumar, P. S. Panesar, Reeba Panesar, S. S. Marwaha, Ajit Dua and J. F. Kennedy, Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, (Eds. P. S. Panesar, Harish Kumar and S. S. Marwaha), IK International Publishing Co., New Delhi, 259-301 (2010).
33. Non-genotoxic p53 activators and their significance as anticancer therapy of future, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Paramjit Singh Panesar, Harish Kumar, Current Med. Chem., 18, 1038 (2011).
34. Copper Perchlorate Hexahydrate: An efficient catalyst for the green synthesis of polyhydroquinolines under ultrasonication, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar, Harish Kumar*, ISRN Org. Chem., 2011: 1-4 (2011).
35. Manganese perchlorate catalyzed facile synthesis of polyhydroquinolines via hantzsch multi-component condensation under ultrasonication, Bhupinder Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar*, Heterocyclic Lett., 1(1), 55-59 (2011).
36. p53-based inhibitors of apoptosis and their clinical significance, Harish Kumar and Surendra Kumar Nayak, AIDS (Ed. Nancy Dumais), InTech – Open Access Publisher, Croatia, Accepted (2011).
37. Synthesis and molecular field similarity study for p53 inhibitory activity of thiazol-2-yl dithiocarbamate esters, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Paramjit Singh Panesar, Harish Kumar, International J. Res. Pharm. Biomed. Sci., 2(2), 850-55 (2011).
38. Ultrasound assisted efficient and greener one pot synthesis of aryl-14-H-dibenzo[a, Saurabh Puri1, Balbir Kaur1, Anupama Parmar2 and Harish Kumar3*, Heterocyclic Lett., 1(3), 269-74 (2011).
39. Manganese perchlorate catalyzed efficient greener sono-chemical synthesis of aryl-14-H-dibenzo[a, Bhupinder Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar*, Heterocyclic Lett., 1(3), 213-19 (2011).
40. Synthesis of various dithiocarbamate esters through regioselective thiolation of 2-aminothiazole, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Paramjit Singh Panesar, Harish Kumar, International J. Pharm. Chem., 1(1), 1-9 (2011).
41. Manganese perchlorate catalyzed greener synthesis of 12 – Aryl or 12 – Alkyl-8, 9, 10, 12 – terahydrobenzo[α]xanthen-11-one derivatives under Ultra-sonication, Bhupinder Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar*, Synth. Commun., 42, 447-53 (2012).
42. One pot solvent free sonochemical synthesis of 1-amidoalkyl-2-naphthols, Saurabh Puri1, Balbir Kaur1, Anupama Parmar2 and Harish Kumar3*, Org. Prep. Proc. Int., 44:1, 91-95 (2012).
43. Applications of transition metal perchlorates in organic functional group transformations, Bhupinder Kaur1, Anupama Parmar2, Harish Kumar*, Curr. Org. Chem., 16, 897-912 (2012).
44. Environmentally benign,
efficient, sonochemical synthesis of octahydroquinazolinone derivatives using manganese perchlorate hydrate as catalyst under aqueous media, Bhupinder Kaur1, Anupama Parmar2, Harish Kumar* Heterocyclic Communications, Accepted (2012).
45. Amidation Using Iron (III) Perchlorate, Harish Kumar & Baldev Kumar, “National Seminar on Recent Trends in Heterocyclic Chemistry, ” held at Kurukhestra University, Kurukshetra on March 1990.
46. Iron (III) Perchlorate : A Reagent for Stereo-specific transformations on a Chiral Carbon, Baldev Kumar, Harish Kumar & Anupama Parmar, Presented in ” National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chiral Synthesis” held at IICT, Hyderabad on April 2-3, 1992.
47. Iron (III) Perchlorate : A Novel Reagent in Synthesis, Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar, Anita Rajpal & Baldev Kumar, Presented in “National Seminar on Newer Methods of Synthesis in Chemistry, ” held at Punjabi University, Patiala on October 27-29, 1993.
48. Organic Functional Group Transformations using Ferric Perchlorate supported on Silica Gel and Al2O3, Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar and Baldev Kumar, Presented in “21st International Conference on Science & Technology ” held at Bangkok, Thialand on Oct.16-17, 1997.
49. Food Processing Technology: Applications of Immobilized Biocatalysts, Marwaha, S.S., Parmjit Singh & Harish Kumar, in “Fruit and Vegetables Processing”, (Ed. Verma, L.R. and Joshi, V.K.), (In press).
50. Technologies for the production of alcoholic beverages, P.S. Panesar and Harish Kumar, in “Proc. Popular Biotechnology Lecture Series 1998” held at Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology, Longowal (Accepted).
51. Biotechnology for the development of -Lactam Antibiotics, Harish Kumar, in “Proc. Popular Biotechnology Lecture Series 1999” held at CEDTI, Mohali. (Accepted).
52. Biotechnological Approaches for the Management of Food Industry Wastes, Paneser, P.S., Chauhan, R.C. and Harish Kumar, in 3rd Punjab Science Congress held at Punjab University, Chandigarh on Dec 10-12, 1999.
53. Ferric Perchlorate A Versatile Reagent for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar and Baldev Kumar, Presented in ” International Symposium on Trends in Medicinal Chemistry & Biocatalysis” held at University of Delhi, Delhi on Jan.26- 29, 2000.
54. Synthesis of Substituted Tetrahydropyrimidines as Potent Calcium Channel Blockers, Baldev Kumar, Balbir Kaur, Jatinder Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, , Presented in ” International Symposium on Trends in Medicinal Chemistry & Biocatalysis” held at University of Delhi, Delhi on Jan.26- 29, 2000.
55. Recent Trends in Biosensors,
S.K.Soni, Harish Kumar, A.P.Singh, Manpreet Singh and Sukhwinder Singh, Presented in “National conference on Trends in Industrial Electronics, Transducers, Controls & Communications” held at Thaper Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala on Nov.14-15, 2000.
56. Industry-Institute Collaboration for the Environmental Conservation, R.C.Chauhan, Harish Kumar, S.K.Soni and Sukhwinder Singh, Presented in “International conference on Construction Industry, Disaster Management and Environment Management” held at The Institution of Engineers, Chandigarh on Nov.18-20, 2000.
57. Biosensors: A New Analytical Technology for Health Care, R.C.Chauhan, Harish Kumar and S.K.Soni, Presented in “4th Punjab Science Congress” held at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana on Feb. 9-10, 2001.
58. A Novel Oxidative Dimerization of Acetylenes to Conjugated Dicarbonyl Systems using Iron (III) Perchlorate, Kulbhushan Rana, Balbir Kaur, Baldev Kumar, R.D. Anand and Harish Kumar, Presented in “4th Punjab Science Congress” held at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana on Feb. 9-10, 2001.
59. Microwave Promoted Lipase Catalysed Regioselective Esterification of Glucose in Different Organic Solvents, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Sukhwinder Kaur and Anupama Parmar, Presented in “International conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology” held at Regional Research Laboratory, CSIR, Trivandrum on April 18-21, 2001.
60. Applications of Biosensor Technology: Trends and Future, S.K.Soni and Harish Kumar, Presented in “International conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology”held at Regional Research Laboratory, CSIR, Trivandrum on April 18-21, 2001.
61. Microwave Promoted Lipase Catalysed Regioselective Esterification of Sucrose in Different Organic Solvents, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Sukhwinder Kaur and Anupama Parmar, Presented in ” Biotechnology- the Science & the Business” held at IIT, Delhi on Sept. 28-30, 2001.
62. Synthesis of Hexahydro-1,
3, 5-Triazines from N-Substituted--aminoisothiocyanates, Harish Kumar*, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented in “20th Indian Council of Chemists ” held at Mysore University, Mysore on Dec.22-23, 2001.
63. Synthesis of hexahydro-1,
3, 5-triazines from N-substituted--aminoisothiocyanates & cyclohexylisocyanate, Harish Kumar*, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented in “5th Punjab Science Congress” held at TIET, Patiala on Feb. 07-09, 2002.
64. Synthesis of Hexahydro-1,
3, 5-Triazines from N-Substituted-a-aminoisothiocyanates, Harish Kumar*, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented at National seminar on Chemistry at Interfaces- Trends & Perspectives held at SLIET, Longowal on Dec.19-20, 2003.
65. Microwave assisted synthesis of 2-amino-5-substituted-1,
3, 4-oxadiazoles and 2-amino-5-substituted-1, 3, 4-thiadiazoles, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Sukhwinder Kaur and Anupama Parmar, Presented in “24th Indian Council of Chemists” held at Birla Institute Mesra, Ranchi (Jharkhand) on Dec. 16-18, 2005.
66. Lipase catalyzed microwave assisted regioselective synthesis of esters of Monosaccharides, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented in “9th Punjab Science Congress” held at Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute, Sunam on Feb. 7-9, 2006.
67. Bentonite Clay Supported – Zirconium (IV) Chloride Catalyzed Solvent-free Efficient Synthesis of Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-2-ones (thiones), Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, Communicated.
68. Microwave Assisted Bentonite Clay Supported – Zirconium (IV) Chloride Catalyzed Facile Synthesis of Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-2-ones, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, Communicated.
69. Trans-Esterification in Dry Media Using Hydrated Manganese Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica Gel, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, Communicated.
70. Hydrated Manganese Perchlorate: An Efficient Reagent for Trans-Esterification, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, Communicated.
71. Esterification in Dry Media Using Hydrated Manganese Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica Gel, H. Kumar* and A. Parmar, Communicated.
72. Microwave Assisted Lipase Catalyzed Regioselective Esterification of Sorbitol in Organic Solvents, Harish Kumar*, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Accepted for presentations at Silver Jubilee Conference of Indian Council of Chemists to be held from 27th to 29th December 2006 at Birla college of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan, Mumbai (MS).
73. Iron (III) Perchlorate Adsorbed on Alumina: A Novel Reagent for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Harish Kumar* and Anupama Parmar, Accepted for presentations at Silver Jubilee Conference of Indian Council of Chemists to be held from 27th to 29th December 2006 at Birla college of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan, Mumbai (MS) .
74. Hydrated Manganese Perchlorate: An Efficient Reagent for Trans-Esterification, Harish Kumar* and Anupama Parmar, Presented in “10th Punjab Science Congress” held at DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jalandhar on Feb. 7-9, 2007.
75. Lipase Catalyzed Esterification/Trans-Esterification For The Production of Chiral Drugs, Harish Kumar and Anupama Parmar, Presented in “10th Punjab Science Congress” held at DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jalandhar on Feb. 7-9, 2007.
76. Lipase Catalyzed Microwave Assisted Regioselective Synthesis of Sugar Esters, Harish Kumar*, Rita Goyal, Parmjit S., Panesar, Anupama Parmar1 and Shukhwinder Kaur, Accepted at 9th International conference on Chemistry and its Role in Development held at University of Mansoura, on April 16-19, 2007, Egypt (2007).
77. Microwave assisted lipase catalyzed regioselective esterification of monosaccharides, Kumar H; Goyal R ; Panesar, P. S.; Parmar A ; Kaur S, Accepted at organic & physical chemistry conference 2007, 28 January – 2 February 2007 held at Adelaide, Australia (2007).
78. Bentonite Clay Supported Copper Perchlorate Catalyzed Synthesis of Hantzch 1, 4 – Dihydropyridines Under Dry Media, Harish Kumar, Balbir Kaur, Anupma Parmar and Saurabh Puri, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007). [BEST POSTER AWARD]
79. Isolation Of Dihydrotagetone From Tagetes Minuta Oil & Its Value Addition, Durga Shankar Bunkar, A.K Sinha, Harish Kumar and M. B. Bera, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
80. Application of Response Surface Methodology for Extraction of Jatropha Oil Using Three Phase Partition Technique, Omchand Singh, P. S. Panesar, Harish Kumar, M. B. Bera, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
81. Biosurfactants: Sources & Applications, Deepshikha Hasija, Parmjit S. Panesar, Harish. Kumar and Manav B. Bera, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
82. Solvent-Free Biginelli Cyclocondensation Reaction for Synthesis of Dihydropyrimidines, Surendra K. Nayak1 and Harish Kumar, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
83. Manganese Perchlorate Adsorbed on Alumina: A Novel Reagent for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Harish Kumar*, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Jaspreet Kaur, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
84. Microwave Assisted Synthesis 2-Amino-5-Substituted-1, 3, 4-Oxa/Thiadiazoles, Harish Kumar, Rita Goyal, Anupama Parmar and Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering on March 29-30, 2007 at SLIET, Longowal (2007).
85. Synthesis of Substituted 1,
2, 3, 4- Tetrahydropyrimidime-2-ones under Dry media, Harish Kumar*, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Saurabh Puri, Presented in “11th Punjab Science Congress” held at Thapar University, Patiala on Feb. 7-9, 2008. [BEST POSTER AWARD].
86. Synthesis of 2-Aminothiazole, 2-mercaptobenzothiazole and 2-mercaptobenzimidazole derivatives as novel p53-transactivation inhibitors, Surandra Nayak, Harish Kumar* and P. S. Panesar, Presented in “11th Punjab Science Congress” held at Thapar University, Patiala on Feb. 7-9, 2008.
87. Ultrasound Promoted Cu(Clo4)2 Catalyzed Rapid Synthesis Of Substituted1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydropyrimidine-2-Ones & Hantzsch 1, 4-Dihydropyridines In Dry Media, accepted for oral presentation at International Conference on Chemistry (Chem 05) from March 13-16, 2008 at Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. (2008)
88. Copper (II) or Manganese (III) Perchlorates Adsorbed on Alumina: Novel Reagents for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Harish Kumar*, ICTIE-08, Malaysia
89. Transition Metal Perchlorates as Efficient Catalysts for the synthesis of Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4- Tetrahydropyrimidime-2-ones and Hantzsch 1, 4-Dihydropyridines under Dry media, Presented at 27th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists held from December26-28 at Gurukal Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (2008).
90. Pseudomonas putida- PIG1: Fermentation, Isolation and Separation of Fluorescent Bio-pigments,
Harish Kumar and Hemraj, S. N., Accepted for presentation at 27th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists held from December26-28 at Gurukal Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (2008).
91. Novel synthesis of Fused Ring Thiazolo-benzimidazoles as p53 Inhibitors, Surandra Nayak, Harish Kumar* and P. S. Panesar, Presented at 27th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists held from December26-28 at Gurukal Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (2008).
92. Microwave assisted synthesis of Heterocyclic compounds using Inorganic salts as catalysts under Dry media, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar*, presented at Ist Annual Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical & Environmental Sciences at M. M. Modi College, Patiala on January 16-17, 2009.
93. Microwave assisted Lipase Catalyzed Regioselective Esterification of Sugars, Harish Kumar, Anupama Parmar, Sukhwinder Kaur, Presented at National Seminar on Recent trends in Chemistry at Punjabi University, Patiala on January 21-22, 2009.
94. Isolation, Purification & Structure Elucidation of Bio-Surfactants from Pseudomonas aeruginosa,
Deepshikha Hasija, Parmjit S. Panesar, Harish. Kumar and Manav B. Bera, Presented at National Seminar on Recent trends in Chemistry at Punjabi University, Patiala on January 21-22, 2009
95. Manganese Perchlorate Adsorbed on Silica: A Novel Reagent for Organic Functional Group Transformations, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Presented at National Seminar on Recent trends in Chemistry at Punjabi University, Patiala on January 21-22, 2009.
96. Products and Processes in Organic Synthesis: A Green Approach, Harish Kumar, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering at Thapar University, Patiala on February 5-6, 2009.
97. Synthesis of Hantzsch and Biginelli Compounds: A Green Approach, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Presented at National Symposium on Green Chemistry: Applications in Science & Engineering at Thapar University, Patiala on February 5-6, 2009.
98. Ultrasound assisted efficient & greener one pot synthesis of Aryl-14-H-dibenzo[a, Saurabh Puri, Balbir Kaur, Anupama Parmar and Harish Kumar, Presented at National Symposium on Emerging trends in Chemistry at Punjabi University, Patiala on February 15-16, 2010.
99. Magnesium perchlorate hexahydrate catalyzed synthesis of 4-substituted 2H-chromanes-2-ones under ultrasound irradiation, Bhupinder Kaur, Saurabh Puri and Harish Kumar, Presented at National Symposium on Emerging trends in Chemistry at Punjabi University, Patiala on February 15-16, 2010.
100. Synthesis of 12-Aryl or 12-Alkyl -8, 9, 10, 12-terahydrobenzo[α]xanthen-11-one Derivatives catalyzed by Manganese perchlorate hydrate under ultrasonication via one pot three component reaction. Bhupinder Kaur and Harish Kumar presented in International Conference (ICEC-10) held at Kanyamaha vidhalaya Jalandhar on October 15-16, 2010.
101. Novel strategy for production of resveratrol: A p53-mediated apoptosis activating agent, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Harish Kumar and Paramjit Singh Panesar, Presented at National Conference, New horizons in bio-processing of foods (NHBF), SLIET, Longowal, India, held on February 25-26th 2011.
102. Microbial catalysed biotransformation of limonene, Bhupinder Kaur, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Harish Kumar and Paramjit Singh Panesar, Presented at National Conference, New horizons in bio-processing of foods (NHBF), SLIET, Longowal, India, held on February 25-26, 2011.
103. Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel dithiocarbamates as p53-transactivation inhibitors,
Surendra Kumar Nayak, Harish Kumar and Paramjit Singh Panesar, Presented at 14th Punjab Science Congress, SLIET, Longowal, India, held on February 7-9th 2011.
104. Synthesis and molecular field similarity evaluation of novel dithiocarbamates as p53-inhibiting anti-apoptotic agents, Surendra Kumar Nayak, Harish Kumar and Paramjit Singh Panesar, Presented at 14th Punjab Science Congress, SLIET, Longowal, India, held on February 7-9th 2011 [BEST POSTER AWARD].
105. Manganese perchlorate hexahydrate catalyzed synthesis of Hantzsch and Biginelli compounds under ultrasound irradiation. Bhupinder Kaur and Harish Kumar presented 4th National Conference on “Recent Trends in Instrumental Methods of Analysis” held at IIT, Roorkee on 18-20, February, 2011.
106. Manganese perchlorate hexahydrate catalyzed sonochemical synthesis of 1, 8-dioxo-octahydroxanthenes derivatives under aqueous media. Bhupinder Kaur and Harish Kumar presented in 14th Punjab science congress held at SLIET, longowal on 07-09, February, 2011.
107. Manganese Perchlorate catalyzed one pot three component Mannich type reaction using ionic liquid. Bhupinder Kaur and Harish Kumar presented in 14th Punjab science congress held at SLIET, Longowal on 07-09, February, 2011.
108. Ultrasound Promoted Multi-component Reactions under Heterogeneous Conditions. Bhupinder Kaur and Harish Kumar presented in 3rd National Conference RACES-2011 held at M.M. Modi College, Patiala on Feb28-March1, 2011.
109. Role of Immobilized Biocatalysts in Food Processing, Parmjit S. Panesar, Shweta Kumari, Reeba Panesar and H.K. Chopra, in Biotechnological interventions in food processing (BIFP-2012), held at SLIET, Longowal on March 12-17, 2012.