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MS: M.Sc : University of Mysore


POSITION: Assistant Professor

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

PHONE: +91 6366638618

AREAS OF INTEREST: Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Corannulene Chemistry; Materials Chemistry; Molecular Self-Assembly; Biomaterials


Education Background:

  •         Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur  (December 2008 to February 2015). 

                         Supervisor Name:  Prof. Faiz Ahmed Khan

                         Research Stream:  Synthetic methodologies and natural products synthesis

                        Thesis Title:  “Formal Synthesis of Varitriol and Total Syntheses of cis and

                          trans-Neocnidilides, and Syntheses of Spiro Dihydrofurans and

                         Tetrahydrofurans from Norbornyl alpha- Diketones”

  •       M.Sc in Chemistry from Department of Chemistry, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Karnataka (June 2005-June 2007).
  •       B.Sc (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) from Bharathi college, Bharathinagara, University of Mysore, Karnataka (May 2002-May2005).

Teaching Experience:

  • Working as an Assistant Professor in School of Sciences, Division of Chemistry  National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA  from November-2019 to till date.

Postdoctoral Research Experience:

  • Worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE),  Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore from  August-2016 to November-2019.
  • Worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry,  School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS),  Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore  from  May-2015 to August-2016.

Patents Granted:

02.  Bee Eng Mary Chan, Surendra Hittanahalli Mahadevegowda, Wenbin Zhong, Mallikharjuna Rao Lambu, Jianghua Li and Zhangyong Si,  Biodegradable Polyimidazolium and Oligoimidazoliums. WIPO PCT WO2021/242174A1, Dec. 02, 2021.

01.  Bee Eng Mary Chan, Chun Kiat Yeo, Nguan Soon Tan and Surendra Hittanahalli Mahadevegowda,  Biofunctional Hydrogel for Wound Healing. United States patent US2021244846A1, Aug. 12, 2021.

List of Research Publications :

14.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda, L. Ruan, J. Zhang, S. Hou, C. Raju, M. B. Chan-Park, Synthesis of dimeric and tetrameric trithiomannoside clusters through convenient photoinitiated thiol-ene click protocol for efficient inhibition of gram-negative bacteria, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 2021, 40, 83-96.

13.  S. Hou,Surendra H. Mahadevegowda,D. Lu, K. Zhang, M. B. Chan-Park and H. Duan, Metabolic Labeling Mediated Targeting and Thermal Killing of Gram-Positive Bacteria by Self-Reporting Janus Magnetic Nanoparticles, Small, 2020, 2006357. † = Both authors contributed equally,  Impact Factor =  13.281

12.  W. Zhong, Z. Shi, Surendra H. Mahadevegowda, B. Liu, K. Zhang, C. H. Koh, L. Ruan, Y. Chen, M. S. Zeden, C. J. E. Pee, K. Marimuthu, P. P. De, O. T. Ng, Y. Zhu, Y. R. Chi, P. T. Hammond, L. Yang, Y.-H. Gan, K. Pethe, E. P. Greenberg, A. Gründling and M. B. Chan-Park, Designer broad-spectrum polyimidazolium antibiotics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS), 2020, 117, 31376-31385.   Impact Factor =  11.205   

11.   Z. Guo, J. X. He, Surendra H. Mahadevegowda, S. H. Kho, M. B. Chan Park and X. W. Liu, Multifunctional Glyco Nanosheets to Eradicate Drug Resistant Bacteria on Wounds,  Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2020, 2000265.  Impact Factor = 9.933 

10.  V. Barat, M. Budanovic, D. Halilovic, J. Huh, R. D. Webster, Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and M. C. Stuparu, A general approach to non-fullerene electron acceptors based on the corannulene motif, Chemical Communications, 2019, 55, 3113-3116. Impact Factor =  6.222

09.  S. Hou,† Surendra H. Mahadevegowda,† V. C. Mai, M. B. Chan-Park and H. Duan,  Glycosylated Copper Sulfide Nanocrystals for Targeted Photokilling of Bacteria in the Near-Infrared II Window, Advanced Therapeutics (Weinheim, Ger.), 2019, 2, 190052.  † = Both authors contributed equally. 

08.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda,† S. Hou,† J. Ma, D. Keogh, J. Zhang, A. Mallick, X.-W. Liu, H. Duan and M. B. Chan-Park, Raman-encoded, multivalent glycan-nanoconjugates for traceable specific binding and killing of bacteria, Biomaterials Science, 2018, 6, 1339-1346. † = Both authors contributed equally,  this research work was highlighted in front cover page of the issue. Impact Factor =  6.843 

07.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and M. C. Stuparu, Amphiphilic Corannulene Derivatives: Synthetic Access and Development of a Structure/Property Relationship in Thermoresponsive Buckybowl Amphiphiles,  ACS Omega, 2017, 2, 4964-4971. Impact Factor =  3.512

06.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and M. C. Stuparu, Thermoresponsive Corannulene, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2017, 570-576.

05.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and F. A. Khan, Diastereoselective Synthesis of Tetrahydrofuran Unit of 6¢-epi-Varitriol from 5-Oxabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane Derivative, Indian J. Chem., Sect. B: Org. Chem. Incl. Med. Chem., 201554B, 958-964.

04.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and F. A. Khan, Diastereoselective Synthesis of Spirocyclic Dihydrofurans and 1-Oxaspiro[4.5]decan 6- one Derivatives from Norbornyl alpha-Diketones, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2015, 858-870.

03.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and F. A. Khan, Total syntheses of (±)-cis- and (±)-trans-neocnidilides, Tetrahedron Lett., 2014, 55, 4400-4403.

02.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and F. A. Khan, Synthesis of the Tetrahydrofuran Unit of Varitriol and gamma-Butyrolactones from 5-Oxabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane Derivative via Oxidative Cleavage Reactions, Tetrahedron Lett., 2014, 55, 2266-2269.

01.  Surendra H. Mahadevegowda and F. A. Khan, Grob-type Fragmentation of 5-oxabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane System: A Strategy for Synthesis of Annulated and 2,2,5-Trisubstituted Tetrahydrofurans, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 8494-8504.