Anbarasan obtained Ph. D on the enantioselective total synthesis of natural product from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Prof. Kavirayani R. Prasad, in 2007. Subsequently, he held a post-doctoral position at Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Germany as Alexander von Humboldt fellow with Prof. Matthias Beller and the University of California, Berkeley, the USA with Prof. Dean Toste. He joined the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in Dec 2011 and currently he is a Professor of Chemistry.
2007 Ph. D from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2004 - Masters in chemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
2002 - Bachelors in Chemistry from Periyar Arts College, Cuddalore
Transannulation of N - heterocycles
Activation and functionalization of strong bonds
Synthesis of natural products
Conversion of sugar and carbon dioxide to valuable chemicals