Deevi Basavaiah
Professor                  Telephone # 91-40-23134812(O)
School of Chemistry               Mobile # 9949093977
University of Hyderabad              E-mail:
Hyderabad-500 046        

Date of birth  : August 11, 1950         Nationality  :Indian

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (August 1980 – November 1983) at Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette USA (with Professor Herbert C. Brown, 1979 Nobel laureate in chemistry)
  • PhD (1979) in Organic Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi-221 005 (India) (Research Supervisor : Professor Gurbakhsh Singh)
  • MSc (1972) in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi-221 005 (India)
  • BSc (1970) with Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada) Andhra University

Professional details
  • Scientist C : National Chemical Laboratory, Pune : January 1984-June 1984
  • Lecturer : School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad : June 1984-February 1987
  • Reader : School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad : February 1987-August 1996
  • Professor : School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad : August 1996-present

Awards and Honors:
  1. Appointed as Honorary Professor at Chemistry Department, BHU, Varanasi for a period of three years i.e Jan. 2014-Dec. 2016.
  2. Awarded BHU Distinguished Alumnus Award - 2012
  3. INSA- Professor T. R. Seshadri 70th Birthday Commemoration Medal-2009
  4. The Indian Science Congress Platinum Jubilee lecture award in Chemical Sciences - 2009
  5. National Best Teacher award in Chemistry 2008 (sponsored by A.V. Rama Rao Research Foundation in association with IICT and AP Academy of Sciences)
  6. J. C. Bose Fellowship (DST-New Delhi) -2008
  7. CRSI Silver Medal-2008
  8. Elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (FNA)- 2006
  9. CRSI Bronze Medal- 2000
  10. Professor T. R. Govindachari 60th Birthday Commemoration Endowment Award in Organic Chemistry 1999-2000
  11. Elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc) Bangalore -1997
  12. First Rank in M. Sc. Chemistry, Awarded B. H. U. Gold Medal- 1972
  13. Awarded A. P. National Scholarship on the Merit of B. Sc. Marks- 1970

Main Field of Research Interests: Organic Chemistry
1). The Baylis-Hillman Reaction 2). Chiral Catalysis

Total Publications :153;  Ph.D.s guided : 38;  Number of Ph.D. students working : 3
Citation Profile (from University of Hyderabad): Source: SCOPUS as on December 26, 2017

H-index: 40, Total Citations: 7079 for 126 papers (from the University of Hyderabad) Average citations per paper: 56.18