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Professor Varinder Aggarwal

Professor Varinder Aggarwal

Professor Varinder Aggarwal
B.A., Ph.D.(Cantab.), F.R.S.

Alfred Capper Pass Chair of Chemistry

Area of research

Asymmetric synthesis, methodology and applications.

Office N226
School of Chemistry,
Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS
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+44 (0) 117 954 6315


My research interests include; the development of new catalytic processes for asymmetric synthesis; the development of chiral carbenoids and their use and subsequent applications in catalysis and synthesis; the development of new methodology and its applications in synthesis; total synthesis of biologically important targets.

Professor Aggarwal is a supervisor in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Synthesis


  • catalytic processes
  • asymmetric synthesis
  • reactive intermediates
  • synthesis
  • carbenes
  • carbenoids



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