Editor Name: Apurba Bhattacharya
University: Texas A&M University–Kingsville
Dr.Apurba Bhattacharya is a professor in the Department of Chemistry at TAMUK. Dr. Apu joined TAMUK in Fall, 1999. At the end of 2005, he took a leave of absence from TAMUK and served as the Global R&D Head and Senior Vice President) in Dr Reddys Laboratories in India.He has over twenty years of experience in Pharmaceutical industry in the areas of drug delivery and drug development (prior to TAMUK) including Merck (8 yrs), Hoechst (8 yrs), Bristol Myers Squibb (2 yrs), and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories in India (2 yrs).
Research interests:Solvent Minimization,Reactions on Zeolite as Solid Support: Waste-free Catalytic Technology,Organic Reactions in Water, Atom-Economy,Energy conservation: Application of Microwave and Sonication in Organic Synthesis, Chiral Phase-Transfer Catalysis.