Research Activities – Prof. Jagadeesh Rajenahally

Scientific and technical experiences

  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Synergies between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
  • Sustainable organic synthesis
  • Sustainable synthesis of advanced chemicals and life science molecules

Present main research activities

  • Development of ‘ideal’ catalysts by combining homogeneous and heterogenous catalysis aspects
  • Development of 3d metal-based catalysts for sustainable organic synthesis
  • Sustainable processes for synthesis of fine and bulk chemicals as well as pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals
  • Synthesis and late-stage functionalization of life science molecules
  • C-C, C-N, C-O and C-X (X=F, Cl, Br) bod forming and cleaving reactions
  • Amination reactions
  • Hydrogenation, dehydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation reactions
  • Oxidation and ammoxidation reactions
  • CH-activation and functionalization
  • Catalytic valorization of renewable feedstocks (CO2 and biomass)