Course Name : Green Synthesis


Dr. Ashish Kumar Sahoo


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Course Name : Green method in chemistry

Code(Credit) : CUTM 3150 (0-3-1)

Course objectives

  • To reduce the chemical-related impact on human health and elimination of contaminants through, sustainable prevention programs.
  • Building a mindset of the learners serve society in their professional capacity as researchers, scientists, and professionals
  • Enhancing employability through the developed skill.

Learning outcome.

COs Course outcomes Mapping COs with POs (High-3, Medium-2, Low-1)
CO1 Students  will acquire the skill and competency to think of chemistry through sustainable activities


PO1 (3)
CO2 The learners can have a breakthrough career diversification in the direction of jobs, higher study as well as entrepreneurship


PO2 (3)
CO3 Students can have a breakthrough of diversification along their career in the direction of jobs, higher study as well as entrepreneurship.


PO4 (3)

Module I

Practice 1. Getting familiarized with the concepts of Green Chemistry, its goals, and needs.

Module II

Practice 2: Being acquainted with the use of green chemistry for sustainable development of energy sources (renewable, non-renewable energy sources)

Practice 3: Preparation of biodiesel from vegetable/ waste cooking oil.

Module III

Practice 4: Practical approach to renewable feed stocks with maximum utilization of renewable and biological materials.

Practice 5: Preparation of propene from 1-propanol + conc. sulphuric acid

Module IV

Practice 6: Familiarizing with industrial catalysts, chemicals, and polymer productions

Practice 7: Benzoin condensation using Thiamine Hydrochloride as a catalyst instead of cyanide.

Module V

Practice 8: Practical approach to green chemistry in extraction processes

Practice 9: Extraction of D-limonene from orange peel.

 Module VI

Practice 10: Using green solvents and familiarizing with solvent free processes.

Practice 11: Solvent free, ultrasound-assisted one-pot synthesis of phthalocyanine complex of copper (II).

 Module VII

Practice 12:  Practical approach to the green synthesis of nanomaterials using plant extracts.

Practice 13: Preparation and characterization of nanoparticles of gold using tea leaves

In addition, students have to do some project work and submit it through a thesis.


  1. Green Chemistry, J. N. Gurtu, and Kusum Sharma, Pragati Prakashan, 2nd edition 2020
  2. A Text Book of Green chemistry, Sankar Dey, Nayim Sepay, New age publication, 2nd edition 2021

Our Main Teachers

Dr. Ashish Kumar Sahoo has 3 years of teaching experience in undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. His areas of interest are in Advanced Physical Chemistry and Material Chemistry. Dr. Sahoo has a number of international publications. His research interest semiconducting materials in both pure as well as interstitially dopped and making use of simple […]