Aradhana Pindwal

Research Scientist



B.S. St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, May 2006 M.S. St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, May 2008 Ph.D. Iowa State University, December 2015 Postdoc, Analytical R&D, RiconPharma (2016-2017) Colgate-Palmolive: Cross Category Research & Innovation Group, August 2017


  1. Yan, K.; Pindwal, A.; Ellern, A. Sadow, A. D. "Direct Hydrosilylation by a Zirconacycle with β-Hydrogen." Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 8644-8653. DOI:10.1039/C4DT00658E
  2. Lampland, N. L.; Pindwal, A.; Neal, S. R.; Schauderaff, S.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Hydrosilylation of α,β-Unsaturated Esters Catalyzed by a Magnesium Hydridoborate." Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 6901-6907. DOI:10.1039/c5sc02435h
  3. Pindwal, A.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Homoleptic Divalent Dialkyl Lanthanide-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrocoupling of Silanes and Amines" Organometallics, 2016, 35, 1674-1683. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00138
  4. Pindwal, A.; Patnaik, S.; Everett, W. C.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. Cerium-catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Acrylates to α-Silyl Esters Angew. Chem. Int. Ed 2017, 56, 628-631. DOI:10.1002/anie.201610263
  5. Pindwal, A.; Yan, K.; Patnaik, S.; Schmidt, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Bae, C.; Sadow, A. D. "Homoleptic Trivalent Tris(Alkyl) Rare Earth Compounds" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 16862-16874. DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b09521
  6. Schmidt, B. S.; Pindwal, A.; Venkatesh, A.; Ellern, A.; Rossini, A. R.; Sadow, A. D. "Zwitterionic Trivalent (Alkyl)Lanthanoid Complexes in Ziegler-type Butadiene Polymerization" ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 827-838. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.8b04025