Rajendar Sheelamanthula, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Research Interests

​Design and synthesis of the novel organic/polymeric semiconducting materials (SCMs)

Selected Publications

  • Stereoselective total synthesis of (-)-Nupharamine utilizing an α-chlorosulfide and a sulfinimine for C-C bond form... 
    S. Raghavan and S. Rajendar
    Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry.,14, 131-137, (2016)
  • Stereoselective Synthesis of the C1-C12 fragment of Callystatin A 
    S. Raghavan and S. Rajendar
    Tetrahedron Lett ., 56, 4371-4373, (2015)
  • Stereoselective Synthesis of the C13-C22 fragment of Callystatin A by a non-aldol Approach 
    S. Raghavan and S. Rajendar
    Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry., 13, 5044-5053, (2015)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Donor–p-Acceptor-Based Porphyrin Sensitizers:Potential Application of Dye-Sensiti... 
    M. Sreenivasu, A. Suzuki, M. Adachi, C. Vijay Kumar, B. Srikanth, S. Rajendar, D. Rambabu,...
    Chemistry A European Journal., 20, 14074-14083, (2014)


  • 2016: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, India
  • 2005: M. Sc. in Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Professional Profile

  • 2015-2016: Research Scientist at AISIN COSMOS R&D CO., LTD. Hyderabad, India

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)