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Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Srivastava

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
1 B.Sc.Chemistry, Physics, MathsDDU Gorakhpur University1994
2 MScChemistryDDU Gorakhpur University1997
3 PhDStudies on Some Organotitanium(IV) DerivativesDDU Gorakhpur University2001
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 Research Associate (CSIR)DDU Gorakhpur University21/08/2003 28/02/2006 2 Years 6 Months
2 Assistant ProfessorBareilly College, Bareilly01/03/2006 22/01/2009 2 Years 10 Months
3 Assistant ProfessorSt. Andrew's College, Gorakhpur23/01/2009 20/08/2015 6 Years 7 Months
4 Associate ProfessorSt. Andrew's College, Gorakhpur21/08/2015 01/07/2018 2 Years 11 Months
5 Associate ProfessorDDU Gorakhpur University02/07/2018 03/07/2022 (Till) 4 Years 0 Months
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2007UGC Sponsored Orientation Course15 September, 2007- 12 October, 2007
2 2010UGC Sponsored Refresher Course10 Dec.- 30 Dec, 2010
3 2012UGC Sponsored Refresher Course17 January-6 February, 2012
4 2012UGC Sponsored Short Term Course/ Workshop22 March- 28 March, 2012


UG Experience: 14 Year(s)

PG Experience: 13 Year(s)


Total Research Experience:
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
1 .     Synthesisand characterization of bis(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) derivatives with2,6-      diacetylpyridine-bis(S-alkylthiosemicarbazones) and their reactions with β-diketones
     S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey and A.K. Srivastava, Indian J. Chem., 38A,951(1999).
2.. Mono-and bis(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV)/zirconium(IV) derivatives withsubstituted triazines
    S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey, A.K. Srivastava, R. Rai and K.D.Mishra, Indian J. Chem., 38A,     956(1999).
3. Synthesisand spectroscopic studies on mono(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) derivativeswith acetylferrocenyl thiosemicarbazones
S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey, A.K. Srivastava and S.K. Srivastava, Indian J. Chem., 38A, 1066(1999).
Synthesis, physicochemical andantimicrobial studies on acetylferrocenyl hydrazone derivatives ofdichlorobis(cyclopentadienyl)hafnium(IV) 
   S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey, A. Bhatt, A.K. Srivastava and K.N. Mishra, Transition Metal Chem.,   24, 703(1999).
Synthesis and spectroscopicinvestigations of bis(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) /zirconium(IV) derivativeswith isatin hydrazones
A.K. Srivastava,O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, Synth.React. Inorg. Met-Org. Chem., 30,1405(2000).
Reactions ofbis(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV)/zirconium(IV) chloride with 1,1’-diacetylferrocenebis(hydrazones). Formation of trimetallic derivatives
Anchal Mala, A.K. Srivastava, O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, Transition Metal Chem., 25, 613(2000)
7.  Synthesis and structural aspects oftitanocene and zirconocene trimetallic 1,1’-diacetylferrocenyl-bis(thiosemicarbazones)
O.P. Pandey and A.K. Srivastava, Proc. Int.Conf. on The Chemistry andApplications of Alkoxy, Aryloxy and Allied Derivatives, Jaipur, 2002
8. Synthesis, spectral and antimicrobialstudies of bis(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) derivatives with Schiff basesderived from 2-amino-5-phenyl-1,3,4-thiadiazoles
A.K. Srivastava,O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, Bioinorg.Chem. Appl., 3, 289(2005).
9. Synthesis, spectral and antimicrobialstudies of diorganotin(IV) 3(2’-hydroxyphenyl)-5-(4-substituted phenyl)pyrazolinates
U.N. Tripathi, G. Venubabu, M.S.Ahmad, S.S. R. Kolisetty and A.K.Srivastava, Applied Organomet. Chem.,20 , 669  (2006).
10. Synthesis, spectroscopic andantimicrobial studies of binuclear metallocene (Ti, ZR and Hf) derivatives withbis(mercapto azoles)
Shilpi Sinha, A.K. Srivastava, C.M. Tripathi, O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, Bioinorg. Chem. Appl., Vol 2007, ArticleID 87918(2007).
11. Synthesis, spectroscopic andantibacterial studies of mono- and bis (cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV)derivatives with thiohydantoins
A.K. Srivastava,O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, J. IndianChem. Soc., 84, 427(2007)
12. Mono- and bis(cyclopentadienyl)hafnium(IV)derivatives with alkyl xanthates
Alpana Bhatt, A.K. Srivastava, O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 84,431(2007)
13. Synthesis , spectroscopic andantibacterial studies of bis(cyclopentadienyl)hafnium(IV) derivatives with benzylbis(aroyl hydrazones)
Shilpi Sinha, A.K. Srivastava, O.P. Pandey and S.K. Sengupta, Transition Metal Chem.,        (2008).
14 Synthesis, spectral and antibacterialstudies of bis(cyclopentadienyl) titanium(IV)/zirconium(IV) andmono(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) complexes with antipyrine Schiff bases
S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey, A.K. Srivastava,  M.K. Mishra and C.M. Tripathi, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 85, 247(2008).
15 Synthesis, spectroscopic and antibacterial studies onbis(cyclopentadienyl)hafnium(IV) derivatives with dithiocarbamates derived fromamino acids
    A.K. Srivastava, J.Indian Chem. Soc., 86,281(2009).
16. Organophosphorus derivativescontaining benzene sulphonyl hydrazones as chemo- therapeutants against fungalpathogens of sugarcane\
S.K. Sengupta, O.P. Pandey, A.K. Srivastava, Alpana Dwivedi, Pesticide Res. J., Vol 23(1), 79 (2011).
17. Microwave assisted synthesis,spectroscopy and antimicrobial studies of mono(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV)derivatives of bis(Schiff bases) derived from 1,1’-diacetylferrocene and3-substituted phenyl-4-amino-5-mercapto-1,2,4-triazles
    A.K. Srivastava,  J. Indian Chem. Soc., 90, 1(2013).
18 Cr(III), Mn(III), Fe(III) and Co(III)complexes of Schiff bases derived from 3-(substituted ary)-4-amino-5-hydrazino-1,2,4-triazoleand 2-hydroxynaphthaldehyde
    Pratap Singh, U.N. Tripathi and A.K. Srivastava, J.Applicable Chem., 4, 987(2015).
19  Synthesis, characterization andantifungal studies on chromium(III), manganese(III), iron(III) and   cobalt(III)complexes with thiohydantoins
  Pratap Singh, A.K.Srivastava, P. Srivastava, S. Srivastava, Int. J. Advanced Res, 4,1182(2016).
20. Cr(III), Mn(III), Fe(III) and Co(III)complexes of Schiff bases derived from 5-(phenyl/substitutedphenyl-2-hydrazino-1,3,4-thiadiazole and indoline 2,3-dione
     Pratap Singh, U.N. Tripathi and A.K. Srivastava, Indian J.Research, 5, 244 (2016).
21 Chromium(III), manganese(III),iron(III) and cobalt(III) complexes of Schiff bases derived from4-amino-3-(phenyl/substituted phenyl)-5-mercapto-1,2,4-triazole and β-diketones
    Pratap Singh, U.N. Tripathi, A.K. Srivastava, S. Srivastava, Indian J. Research, 5, 249(2016).
22  Chromium(III), manganese(III),iron(III) and cobalt(III) complexes …………2,6 diaminopyridine and    β–diketones

 Pratap Singh and AK Srivastava, J. Applicable Chem., 2019,   8(6) : 2434-24

23 Zinc(II) complexes of Schiff bases derived from bis(2-hydrazino-1,3,4-thiadiazole-5-yl)arene/alkanes: Synthesis, spectral characterization and biological properties
Arti Vishwkarma, AK Srivastava, OP Pandey, SK Sengupta, J Indian CHem Soc, Under revision, 2020

24  Synthesis, spectroscopic studies and biological aspects of bis(cyclopebntadienyl)titanium(IV) complexes with 4-amino-5-(nicoinic/piclinic/isonicotininc/indole-3-propyl/indole-3-ethyl)-3-mercapto-1,2,4-triazole
   Anupama Srivastava, AK Srivastava, OP Pandey and SK Sengupta, Asian J Chem, Communicated, 2020

25  Synthesis, spectral charcacterization, microbal and docking studies of nano-sized organotitanium(IV) complexes with Schiff bases derived from 5-(substituted aryl)-2-hydrazino-1,3,4-oxadiazole and indoline 2,3-dione\
  Anupama Srivastava, A,K Srivastava, OP Pandey and SK Sengupta, J Nanomedicine,    Communicated, 2020
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr. A.K. SrivastavaTwo YearsSynthesis, Structura and N2 .... DerivativesRs. 45,000/-UGC (Minor Project)2007Completed
2 Dr. A.K. SrivastavaOne YearHalf sandwich...polymerization catalyst2,000 PoundsRoyal Society of Chemistry, UK2008Completed
3 Dr. A.K. Srivastavaone yearEuropium(III) and Terbium(III) complexes2,000 PoundsRoyal Society of Chemistry, UK2009Completed
4 Dr. A.K. SrivastavaThree yearsSynthesis, Reactivity.... Group 4 transition MetalsRs. 6,18,000/-Council of Science & Technology, U.P.2008Completed
5 Dr. A.K. SrivastavaThree yearsSupracyclopentadienyl Derivatives 6,39,800/-UGC2010Completed
6 Dr. A.K. SrivastavaThree yearsHalf titanocene DerivativesRs.16,66,000/-DRDO, New Delhi2011Completed

1.     Life Member of Indian ScienceCongress, Kolkata

2.     Life Member of Indian ChemicalSociety, Kolkata

3.     Life Member of Indian Council ofChemists, Agra

4.     Life Member of Indian Society ofAnalytical Scientists, Delhi Chapter




  • Currently Enrolled: 1
  • Awarded:              1

S.NO.Scholar NameThesis TitleYear of Award
1 Pratap SinghStudies on some trivalent transition metal ion complexes with Schiff base ligands2017
2 Preeti SrivastavaSynthesis, structures and antimicrobial studies on Manganese (III) complexes with heterocyclic thiosemicarbazones-

Administrative Responsibility

S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Asstt. Proctor19/07/201816/09/20191 Year 2 Month
2 Asstt. Proctor17/09/2019Till Date3 Year 2 Month
3 Member of Departmental Research Committee12/03/2019  
4 Member Pragya pravaha (Abhinav Drishti DDU Gorakhpur Uni. Unit)10/10/2018Till Date4 Year 3 Month
5 Asstt. Superintendent (Univ. examination 2019)21/02/2019  
6 B.Sc. Admission Committee (maths Group)22/06/2019  
7 Observer (B.Ed examination 2019-21)15/04/2019  
8 Observer (PG Examination 2019)24/06/2019  
9 Observer (RET Examination -2019)10/03/2019  
10 Center Superintendent (B.Sc. Examination 2019) 12/06/2019  

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