Professor Dr Md. Elias Molla
Professor Dr Md. Elias Molla Professor, Department of Chemistry

PROFILE


SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Research Experience

May 1993 - April 1994 : Post-doctoral Fellow

(Awarded by The Royal Society London)

School of Chemistry  and Molecular Sciences

University of Sussex, U.K.

 

May 1995 - March 1997 : Post-doctoral Fellow

(Awarded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)

Bayreuth University, Germany.

 

August 2010 - October 2010 : Post-doctoral Fellow

(Awarded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)

Bayreuth University, Germany.

 

Visits:

(a) University of Sussex, U.K.: May 1993 April 1994

(b) Bayreuth University, Germany : May 1995 March 1997

(c) Bayreuth University, Germany : August 2010 – October 2010

(d) HELP University Malaysia : 2 September – 16 September 2012

(e) Tokyo Metropoitan University, Japan : 29 Jan 3 Feb, 2014

 

Membership of Professional Societies

(a) Bangladesh Chemical Society

(b) Bangladesh Association for the advancement of Sciences.

RESEARCH INTEREST

Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds having biological activity and of organic liquid crystals

Journal Paper

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

35. Reactivity of [m-H)Os3(CO)8{Ph2PCH2P(Ph)C6H4}] with organic heterothiols; X-ray structures of [H(m-H)Os3(CO)8(h2-pyS){Ph2PCH2P(Ph)C6H4}] and [Os3(CO)8(m-h2-pyS) {Ph2PCH2P(Ph)C6H4}], S. E. Kabir, K.M. A. Malik, M. E. Molla and M. A. Mottalib, J. Organomet. Chem., 2000, 616, 157-164. Click here

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

34. New zwitterionic heterocycles derived from 1-chloro(dimethyl)silyl-1-borylalkenes and 2-lithio-1-methylimidazole and 1-lithio-indazole, B. Wrackmeyer, H. Maisel, W. Milius, A. Badshah, M. E. Molla and A. Mottalib, J. Organomet. Chem., 2000, 602, 45-50. Click here

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

33. Hydroboration of 1-alkynyl(chloro)silanes-new synthons in heterocyclic chemistry, B. Wrackmeyer, A. Badshah, E. Molla and A. Mottalib, J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 584, 98-102. Click here

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

32.  1,1-Organoboration of tetraynes-Routes to new siloles, stannoles and fused heterocycles. B. Wrackmeyer, G. Kehr, J. Suss and E. Molla, J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 577, 82-92. Click here

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

31. 1,6-Dihydro-1,6-disilapentalene derivatives by 1,1-Organoboration of triynes. B. Wrackmeyer, G. Kehr, J. Suss and E. Molla, J. Organomet. Chem.,1998, 562, 207-215. Click here

Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B

30. Molecular structure of Tri(2-thienyl)borane B. Wrackmeyer, W. Millius and M.E. Molla, Z. Naturforsch, 1996, 51b, 1811-1814. Click here

29. A bulky tris (trisilyl) methyl ligand incorporating a donor sulfur atom : Some (Me3Si)2(PhSMe2Si)CSnMe2X compounds. D.A.Antonov, C.Eaborn, J.D.Smith, P.B.Hitchcock, M.E.Molla, V.I. Rozenberg, W.A. Stancyk      and A. Kowaleska, J. Oganomet. Chem., 1996, 521, 109-112. Click here

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science

28. Synthesis of 2-Arylsubstituted Benzimidazoles from Schiff base by oxidative cyclization. M.R. Islam, M.E. Molla and M.S. Kabir, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, 1996, 20, 41-46.

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science

27. Syntheses and oxidative cyclization of some aldehyde 4-(2-methyl-5-nitro-1-phenyl) thiosemicarbazone. M.E.Molla, R. Akter and Z.U.M. Khan, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, 1995, 19, 7-13.

Jahangirnagar Review A

26. Syntheses and oxidative cyclization of some aldehyde and ketone 4-(3-chloro-4-methyl-1-phenyl) thiosemicarbazones. M.E. Molla, S.M. Shahabuddin, A. Uddin and N. Hossain, Jahangirnagar Review, Part      A, 1993, 17, 7-13.

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

25. Novel tris(trimethylsilyl)methyl boron compounds. Crystal structures of the diborane {(Me3Si)3C}HB(m-H)2BH{C(SiMe3)3}and the bis(aminoboryl) amine {(Me3Si)3C(NH2)B}2NH. S.S. Al-juaid, C. Eaborn, P.B. Hitchcock, K.K. Kundu, M.E. Molla and J.D. Smith, J. Organomet. Chem., 1990, 385, 13-21.  Click here

Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

24. Reaction of sodium tetracarbonylcobaltate with b-bromostyrene. I.Ahmed, R.Begum, S.E. Kabir, M.M. Karim, M.E. Molla and S.S. Ullah, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1990, 14, 263-265.

Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

23. Kinetics of oxidation of ethane diol and some of its derivatives. A. Awwal, A.B. Kazi, M.E. Molla and M.A. Rahman, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1989, 13, 161-164.

Journal of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

22. Synthesis and reactions of trans, trans, cis -1,5,9-cyclodo decatrie netetra carbo- nyltungsten. J.U. Ahmad, A.G.M.M. Hossain, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and M.B. H. Howlader, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc. 1989, 2, 117-121.

Journal of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

21. Synthesis and reactions of trans, trans, cis -1,5,9-cyclodo decatrie netetra carbo- nyltungsten. J.U. Ahmad, A.G.M.M. Hossain, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and M.B. H. Howlader, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc. 1989, 2, 117-121.

Journal of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

20. Kinetics of oxidation of succinic acid by acid dichromate. A. Awwal, A.B. Kazi, M.E. Molla and E.H. Khan, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 1989, 2, 75-80. 

Journal of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

19. Kinetics of enolization of cyclic ketones in acid solutions. A. Awwal, A.B. Kazi, M.E. Molla and A.K.M.F. Rahman, J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc., 1989, 2, 63-66.  

Dalton Transaction

18. Tris(Trimethylsilyl)methyl and tris(dimethylphenylsilyl)methyl derivatives of Boron. Crystal structures of Dihydroxy[tris(trimethylsilyl)methyl]borane and of the Lithium boron complex [(MeOH)2Li(m-OMe)2B(OMe)2]. S.S. Al-Juaid, C. Eaborn, M.N.A. El-Kheli, P.B. Hitchcock, P.D. Lickiss, M.E. Molla, J.D. Smith and J.A. Zora, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1989, 447-452. Click here

Bangladesh Quest

17. Biogeochemical studies in the estuarine region of Bangladesh. S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla, J.U. Ahmad, M. Mofizuddin and Q. Ahsan, Bangladesh Quest, 1988, 1.

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

16. The synthesis and crystal structure of m-{di-h6-phenyl(trimethylsilyl)methane}-{bis(tricarbonyl)chromium}. N.H. Buttrus, C. Eaborn, M.E. Molla, P.B. Hitchcock an J.D. Smith, J. Organomet. Chem. 1988, 344, 313-319. Click here

Jahangirnagar University Journal of Sciences

15. Synthesis of some aldehyde and ketone 4-(3-chloro-4-methyl-1-phenyl) thiosemicarbazones as antibacterial agents. M.R. Islam, M.E. Molla, M.M. Rahman and M.S.K. Chowdhury, Jahangirnagar Review, Part A, 1988, 12, 11-15.

Journal of the American Chemical Society

14. Utilization of 6Li{H} Nuclear Overhauser Effect. The structures of Hydro[tris (trimethylsilyl)Methyl] metalates of Boron,Aluminium,Gallium and Indium in solution. A.G. Avent, C. Eaborn, M.N.A. El-Kheli, M.E. Molla, J.D. Smith and A.C. Sullivan., J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 3854-3855.  Click here

Nuclear Sciences and Applications

13. Reaction of disodiumtetracarbonyl ferrate with benzyl chloride and subsequent hydrolysis with 1N HCl. S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla and A.K.F. Rahman, Nuclear Sci. and Appli., 1985, 16 & 17, series B.  

Indian Journal of Chemistry

12. Synthesis and characterization of bis (h3-allyl)xylylene-dicobalthexacarbonyl: A novel fluxional complex in which the aromaticty of benzene ring is destroyed, S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla, M.M. Karim and R. Begum, Indian J. Chem. 1985, 24 A, 412-413. Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

11. Photochemical synthesis and reactions of (m-1,2,5,6-tetrahaptocyclooctadiene) bis(pentahaptomethylcyclopentadienyl-manganesedicarbonyl).S.S. Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla, M. Karim and B.B. Khan, Indian J Chem., 1985, 24A, 509-510.  Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

10. Dimerization and subsequent complexation of 1,5,9-cyclo-dodecatriene with Fe(CO)5. S.S. Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and S.M. Wahiduzzaman, Indian J. Chem., 1985, 24A, 45-46. Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

9. Synthesis and reactions of limonenetricarbonyliron. S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla and N. Begum, Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23A, 992-994.  Click here

8. Reaction of disodium tetracarbonylferrate with b-bromostyrene. S.S. Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla, A.K.F. Rahman and M. Karim, Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23A, 637-638. Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

7. Reaction of 2,3-bis(carbomethoxy)-9,10-dichlorobicyclo(6,2,0)-deca-2,5-diene with Fe2(CO)9. S.S Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and M. Karim, Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23A, 404-405. Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

6. Synthesis and reaction of 1,5,9,-cyclododecatriene-  tricarbonyliron.S.S.Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and S.M. Wahiduzzaman, Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23A, 180-182. Click here

Indian Journal of Chemistry

5. Synthesis and reactions of trans-1,4,9-decatrienetricarbonyliron. S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla and A.H. Molla, Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23A, 995-996.  View

Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

4. Long chain aliphatic alcohols, ketone and fatty acid ester. M.U. Ahmad, M.R. Islam, A.B. Kazi, M. Muttalib, M.E. Molla and G.C. Shaha, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci.,1984, 8, 47-51.

Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

3. Reaction of disodiumtetracarbonylferrate with p-xylenedibromide. S.S. Ullah, M.E. Molla and M. Karim, J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 1984, 8, 75-79.

Nuclear Science and Applications

2. Synthesis and studies of s-bonding complex: Reaction of sodium tetra carbonyl- cobaltate with 1,2-bis (chloromethyl)-4,5-dimethyl benzene. S.S. Ullah, S.E. Kabir, M.E. Molla and A.K.F. Rahman, Nuclear Sci. and Appli., 1983, 14 & 15, Series B, 63-66.

Jahangirnagar Review Part A(Science)

1. Kinetics of the substitution reaction of trans, trans,trans-1,5,9-cyclodo- decatrienetricarbonyliron with         triphenylphosphine. P. Das, M.E. Molla, M.K. Begum and A. Awwal, Jahangirnagar Review Part A(Science), 1982, 6, 7-13.


Academic Info

Institute: University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Period: 1988

D.Phil. Chemistry

Institute: Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Period: 1977

M.Sc. (Chemistry)

Result: 1st class

Institute: Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Period: 1976

B.Sc. (Chemistry)

Result: 1st class

Institute: Govt. Rajendra College, Faridpur, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh
Period: 1973

H.S.C

Result: 1st Division

Institute: Baliakandi High School, Faridpur, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh
Period: 1971

S.S.C

Result: 1st Division

Experience

Organization: Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University
Position: Visiting Consultant
Period: Feb 2006 - Jun 2007

Courses Taught

Chem 3327: Chemistry for Health Sciences 

Chem 4481: Chemistry for Teachers

Chem Lab 3327, Lab 3321: Organic Chemistry I

Chem 1071: Chemistry for Engineers

Chem 2101: General Chemistry 1

Chem Lab 2101, Lab 2102: General Chemistry II

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Professor
Period: Jul 1993 - Present

Courses Taught

Chem 400: Spectroscopic methods in structural analysis

Chem 434: Organic reagents and synthesis

Chem 330: Organic reaction mechanism

Chem 230: Organic chemistry of functional groups

Chem Lab 235: Preparative Organic Chemistry

Chem Lab 335: Identification of organic compounds

Chem Lab 435: Organic-Applied Chemistry Practical

Chem 540: Chromatographic Techniques and Multistep synthesi

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Associate Professor
Period: Mar 1989 – Jul 1993

Courses Taught                     

Chem 400, Chem 436, Chem 433: Organic polymers                                              

Chem Lab 335, Chem Lab 235: Preparation of organic compounds

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Assistant professor
Period: Jul 1985 – Mar 1989

Courses Taught                     

Chem 230, Chem 231: Organic functional group Chemistry

Chem130: Organic functional group chemistry 1

Chem Lab 235, Lab 115: General chemistry

Chem Lab 125: Qualitative inorganic analysis

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Lecturer
Period: Feb 1981 – Jul 1985

Courses Taught                     

Chem 110: Physical Chemistry Part 1

Chem 120: Inorganic Chemistry Part 1

Chem  231, Chem 436 Lab 115, Lab 125.

Activity

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Professor
Period:

Research supervision

Supervised more than a dozen Masters' thesis students at the department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Produced four Ph.D. and supervising four more Ph.D students and a number of M.Phil students at the moment, at Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh
Position: Professor
Period:

Scholarly Activities

Supervising two Ph.D students and three M.Phil students at Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

Conducted post-doctoral research in two internationally reputed laboratories in the U.K and in Germany. Scholastic ability reflected in the publication of a sizeable number of research papers in different International Journals (please see the publication list).

Actively involved in research in the Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh as reflected in the publication of several papers in the journals at home and abroad (please see the publication list).

Organization: Department of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Professor
Period:

Contact

Professor Dr Md. Elias Molla

Professor
Department of Chemistry
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: + 880 1819284778
Email: _eliasorg@juniv.edu