Department of  CHEMISTRY

Dr. Mustafa Jahir Raihan Assistant Professor / CHEMISTRY

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2004: B.Sc. from University of Calcutta (Barasat Government College)

2006: M.Sc. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

2011: Ph. D. from National Taiwan Normal University


Courses Taught/Teaching

M. Sc. courses:

1. CH 403: Advanced Organic Chemistry

2. CH 404: Spectroscopy

3. CH 406: Medicinal Chemistry - I

4. CH 505: Medicinal Chemistry II

5. CH 511: Organometallic Chemistry

6. CH 510: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

7. CH 516: Organic synthesis-II

8. CH 591: Medicinal Chemistry Lab - II

B. Sc. courses:

CH 202: General Chemistry - II

CH 292: Chemistry Lab - III

Research Area

Target oriented organic synthesis and methodology development: Development of new methodology for the synthesis of bioactive organic compounds, natural products and their analogues. The bioactivity of the compound is evaluated in our collaborative groups.  

Development of new organic ferroelectric materials: We are working on the development of new ferroelectric material in collaboration with the Department of Physics, Aliah University. 

If you are interested in our research and if you want to pursue your PhD in our group, email at with your updated resume.


2017- Present:  Assistant Professor, Aliah University 

2014 – 2017:  Young Scientist, Science and Education Research Board, Government of India (@ Aliah University). 

2012 – 2014: Dr. D. S. Kothari postdoctoral fellow, UGC, New Delhi (@ University of Hyderabad)

2012: Postdoctoral fellow (@ Nationat Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan).

2011 –2012: Postdoctoral fellow (@ National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan)


Conference Papers Published

Kabir E.; Khatun M.; Nasrin L.; Ghosh T.; Raihan M. J.; Rahman, M. Salts of diisopropylammonium – A non-toxic alternate to perovskite ferroelectrics. In AIP Conf. Proc.: DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 2017, Mumbai, India Dec 26-30, 2017; American Institute of Physics: USA, 2018, 1942, pp 040006-1-040006-4

Journal Papers Published

1. Kabir, E.; Khatun, M.; Nasrin, L.; Raihan, M. J.; Rahman, M. J. Phys D: Appl. Phys 2017, 50, 163002.

 2. Rajawinslin, R. R.; Raihan, M. J.; Janreddy, D.; Kavala, V.; Kuo, C.-W.; Kuo, T.-S.; Chen, M.-L.; He, C.-H.; Yao, C.-F. Tetrahedron 2014, 760, 7505.

 3. Raihan, M. J.; Rajawinslin, R. R.; Kavala, V.; Kuo, C.-W.; Kuo, T.-S.; He, C.-H.; Huang, H.-N.; Yao, C.-F. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 8872.

 4. Rajawinslin, R. R.; Raihan, M. J.; Janreddy, D.; Kavala, V.; Kuo, C.-W.; Kuo, T.-S.; Chen, M.-L.; He, C.-H.; Yao, C.-F. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 5743.

 5. Gawande, S. D.; Raihan, M. J.; Zanwar, M. R.; Kavala, V.; Janreddy, D.; Kuo, C.-W.; Chen, M.-L.; Kuo, T.-S.; Yao, C.-F. Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 1841.

6. Raihan, M. J.; Kavala, V.; Guan, Q.-Z.; Kuo, C.-W.; Kataria, S; Shishodia, S.; Janreddy, D.; Habib, P. M.; Yao, C.-F. Adv. Synth. Cat. 2012, 354, 2251.

 7. Zanwar, M. R.; Raihan, M. J.; Gawande, S. D.; Kavala, V.; Janreddy, D.; Kuo, C.-W.; Ambre, R.; Yao, C.-F. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 6495.

 8. Kavala, V.; Janreddy, D.; Raihan, M. J.; Kuo, C.-W.; Ramesh, C.; Yao, C.-F. Adv. Synth. Cat. 2012, 354, 2229.

 9.  Raihan, M. J.; Kavala, V.; Habib, P. M.; Guan, Q.-Z.; Kuo, C.-W.; Yao, C.-F. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 424.

 10. Raihan, M. J.; Kavala, V.; Kuo, C.-W.; Raju, B. R.; Yao, C.-F. Green Chem. 2010, 12, 1090.

 11. Habib, P. M.; Kavala, V.; Kuo, C.-W.; Raihan, M. J.; Yao, C.-F. Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 7050.

 12. Ray, L.; Katiyar, V.; Barman, S.; Raihan, M. J.; Nanavati, H.; Shaikh, M. M.; Ghosh, P. J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 4259.

 13. Ray, L.; Katiyar, V.; Raihan, M.J.; Nanavati, H.; Shaikh, M. M.; Ghosh, P. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 3724.



1. “Young Scientist Award from Science and Education Research Board (under Department of Science and Technology), Government of India” (2014).

 2. Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012) . 

3. Postdoctoral fellowship from Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2012 ).

4. Postdoctoral fellowship from National Science Council, Taiwan (2011).

5. Winner of “Excellent Research Paper Award of the Academic Year 2010” Awarded by National Taiwan Normal University.

6. Awarded “Taiwan Scholarship” by the Government of Republic of China (2007).

MASTER Thesis Guidance

1. Sarwar Sk 

2. Sk Abbasuddin

3. Ashraful Islam

4. Israfil Seik

5. Sabir Hossain

6. Md. Nawraj

7. Ahmeda Farhin

8. Entajul Rahman (from R. M. V. C. C,  Rahara)

Project Works

Gold catalyzed C-H bond activation (Funding source: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi)

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