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Dr. R. M. Kurane

Dr. R. M. Kurane

Assistant Professor

Department:First Year Engineering (Science & Humanities)

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Education

Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry) (2016)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry) (2008)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

B.Sc. (Chemistry) (2006)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Experience

2017-Onwards
Now working as Assistant Professor in Chemistry at Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

2016-2017
Worked as Assistant Professor in department of Industrial Chemistry at Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

2009-2011
Worked as lecturer at KIT College of engineering, Kolhapur from 01-07-2009 to 31-05-2011.

Research Area(s)

  • Supported Ionic Liquid Phase (SILP) Catalysis.
  • Functionalization of Cucurbiturils.
  • Metallocene Labeled molecules.
  • Organic synthesis using green chemistry principles.
  • Synthesis of advanced materials for anti-cancer applications.
  • Ionic liquids as contrast reagents for early detection of cancer.

 

 

Key Publications

A) Publications (in International journals)

  • E-Content Development for Chemistry Learners Using Different Online Tools by M. C. Naik, R. M. Kurane, S. V. Nipane, V.M. Desai, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), March 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1
  • Paper entitled Magnetoelectric Composites yNi1−xCdxFe2O4 + (1−y)Ba0.8Sr0.2TiO3 (x = 0.2, 0.4, 0.6; y = 0.15, 0.30, 0.45): Solution-Combustion Synthesis and Microwave Properties Published in “International Journal of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis” Year 2018.
  • Paper entitled Eco- friendly Degradation of Biomass Using Electricity in Biomass Power Plant Published in International Journal of Latest technology in Engineering, management and Applied Sciences, 2018, Vol. 7, 30-32.
  • Intermolecular C-O coupling using hemicucurbituril supported ionic liquid phase catalyst by Rajanikant Kurane, Sharanabasappa Khanapure, Prakash Bansode, Dolly Kale, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Catalysis Letters, 2016, 146, 2485.
  • Selective oxidation of alcohols using ferrocene labeled Merrifield resin supported ionic liquid phase catalysts by Rajanikant Kurane, Sharanabasappa Khanapure, Prakash Bansode, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016, 42, 7807.
    An expedient synthesis of oxazolones using cellulose supported ionic liquid phase catalyst by Rajanikant Kurane, Sharanabasappa Khanapure, Dolly Kale, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, RSC Adv. 2016, 4, 44135.
  • Synergistic catalysis by aerogel supported ionic liquid phase (ASILP) in synthesis of 1,5-benzodiazepines by Rajanikant Kurane, Jagannath Jadhav, Khanapure Sharanabasapa, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Green Chem. 2013, 15, 1849.
  • Ferrocene tagged functional polymer: A robust solid phase reagent for o-demethylation by Rajanikant Kurane, Vipul Gaikwad, Jagannath Jadhav, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 6361.
  • Pd-catalyzed cascade reaction for the synthesis of 2-substituted indoles by Jagannath Jadhav, Vipul Gaikwad, Rajanikant Kurane, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar. Synlett 2012, 23, 2511.
  • A Viable Synthesis of Ferrocene Tethered NHC-Pd Complex via Supported Ionic Liquid Phase Catalyst and its Suzuki Coupling Activity by Vipul Gaikwad, Rajanikant Kurane, Jagannath Jadhav, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2013, 451, 243.
  • Intramolecular O-arylation route to 2-substituted benzoxazoles mediated by ferrocene tethered polymer supported ionic liquid phase catalyst by Jagannath Jadhav, Vipul Gaikwad, Rajanikant Kurane, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 2920.
  • Remarkable anti-breast cancer activity of ferrocene tagged multi-functionalized 1,4 dihydropyrimidines by Jagannath Jadhav, Aarti Juvekar, Rajanikant Kurane, Khanapure Sharanabasapa, Rajashri Salunkhe, Gajanan Rashinkar, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2013, 65, 232.
  • Facile access to 3- cyano-4-azaindoles via Modified Madelung synthesis by Jagannath Jadhav, Sharanabasappa Khanapaure, Rajanikant Kurane, Rajashri Salunkhe, Gajanan Rashinkar, Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 6858.
  • Potentially antibreast cancer enamidines via azide–alkyne–amine coupling and their     molecular docking studies by Prakash Bansode, Jagannath Jadhav, Rajanikant Kurane, Prafulla Choudhari, Manish Bhatia, Sharanabasappa Khanapure, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 90597.
  • Intramolecular O-arylation with a polymeric Benzimidazolium catalyst’ by Jagannath Jadhav, Vipul Gaikwad, Rajanikant Kurane, Rajashri Salunkhe and Gajanan Rashinkar Synfacts 2013, 9, 0679.

B) National conferences

  • Presented Paper in two days national conference on “Exploring New Dimensions in Teaching Learning for Quality Education” by Rajanikant Kurane, Sunil. N. Yadav organized by K. K. Wagh Institute of Engineering Education & Research, Nashik on 8th – 9th June 2019.
  • Poster presented in three days International Conference on “A Study of the Effect of Zeolite functionalized Catalyst on Three way Catalytic Converter” by Rajanikant Kurane, Vidyasagar Maske, Sandip Patange. Organized by Department of Chemistry, YCIS college, Satara on 16th to 18th Feb. 2019.
  • Poster presented in three days International Conference on “Advances in Chemical Sciences” (IC-ACS 2018)- SBA-15 supported ionic liquid phase-Ni catalyst with pendant ferrocenyl group in multicomponent synthesis of N-sulfonyl amidines by Rajanikant Kurane, Sandip Patange, Pallavi Bhange, Rajashri Salunkhe, Gajanan Rashinkar organized by department of Chemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 1st- 3rd Feb. 2018.
  • Poster presentation on 'Synthesis and biological evolution of potentially active 1,5-benzothiazepines bearing thiazole moiety' in National conference on 'Frontiers in Chemical and Material Sciences (FCMS)' organized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 16th- 17th Jan. 2015.
  • Poster presentation on 'Organozirconocene catalyzed synthesis of 2-substituted quinazolin4-ones' in National conference on ‘Current Trends in Chemical and Nano Sciences (CTCNS) organized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 17th- 18th Jan. 2014.
  • Poster presentation on ‘Synthesis and biological study of novel bis-(1,5)-benzothiazepines’ in National conference on ‘Current Trends in Chemical and Nano Sciences (CTCNS) organized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 17th- 18th Jan. 2014.
  • Poster presentation on ‘Efficient Synthesis of Alky aryl ethers by Hemicucrbituril Supported Ionic Liquid Phase (HSILP) Catalyst’ in International conference on ‘Emerging Horizons in Biochemical Sciences and Nanomaterials’ (EHBCSN-2013) organized by Shri Shivaji Mahavidyalay, Barshi on 28th- 30th Nov. 2013.
  • Poster presentation on ‘New task specific supported ionic liquid phase catalyst for O-demethylation’ in National seminar on 'Recent Advances in Synthetic Chemistry and Nanomaterials’ (RASCN 2012) to be held at Shivaji University in 21st and 22nd Jan. 2012.
  • Poster presentation on ‘Aerogel Supported Ionic Liquid Phase (ASILP) Catalyst in the synthesis of 1,5-benzodiazepines’ in National conference on ‘Current Research in Chemical Sciences’ (CRCS 2013) to be held at Shivaji University in 22nd- 23rd Jan. 2013.
  • Poster presentation on ‘Efficient Oxidation of alcohols by Supported Ionic Liquid Phase (SILP) Catalysts’ in National conference on 'Drug Designing and Discovery’ (DDD-2013) to be held at Devchand College, Arjunnagar MS (India) in 6th and 7th Sept. 2013.

C) International conferences

  • Poster presented in three days International Conference on “A Study of the Effect of Zeolite functionalized Catalyst on Three way Catalytic Converter” by Rajanikant Kurane, Vidyasagar Maske, Sandip Patange. Organized by Department of Chemistry, YCIS college, Satara on 16th to 18th Feb. 2019.
  • Poster presented in three days International Conference on “Advances in Chemical Sciences” (IC-ACS 2018)- SBA-15 supported ionic liquid phase-Ni catalyst with pendant ferrocenyl group in multicomponent synthesis of N-sulfonyl amidines by Rajanikant Kurane, Sandip Patange, Pallavi Bhange, Rajashri Salunkhe, Gajanan Rashinkar organized by department of Chemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 1st- 3rd Feb. 2018.
  • Poster presented in three days International Conference on “Advances in Chemical Sciences” (IC-ACS 2018)- SBA-15 supported ionic liquid phase-Ni catalyst with pendant ferrocenyl group in multicomponent synthesis of N-sulfonyl amidines by Rajanikant Kurane, Sandip Patange, Pallavi Bhange, Rajashri Salunkhe, Gajanan Rashinkar organized by department of Chemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 1st- 3rd Feb. 2018.
  • Poster presentation on "Halex Reaction in supported Ionic Liquid Phase Catalyst" in 2nd international conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences’ (ETCS 2012) to be held at Solapur University in 2nd- 4th Oct. 2012.

Professional Distinctions

  • Professional membership
  • ISTE
  • Indian Institute of Madras, Mechanism and synthesis membership

Professional Distinctions

  • Worked as a ‘UGC Project Fellow in UGC Major Research Project’ for the period of three year from 17th Aug. 2011.

Key Research Projects

  • Successfully completed M. Tech. project entitled, “Study of effect of Cu as the catalyst for three way catalytic convertor”.
  • Working on a consultancy project by Rajaram Solvex Ltd., Islampur on “Biomass to Biofuel”