K. C. Kumara Swamy
Professor, FASc, FNA 
J.C. Bose National Fellow 

Ph. D. IISc, Bangalore
Postdoctoral Research    University of Massachusetts, 1986 - 1989    
Assistant Professor University of Hyderabad, 1989 - 1993
Associate Professor University of Hyderabad, 1993 - 2001
Professor University of Hyderabad, 2001 - Present  
Phone: +91 - 40-23134856, E-mail: kckssc@uohyd.ac.in 
Research Interests 
  • Organophosphorus Chemistry, Allene Chemistry and Catalytic Organic Transformations 
  • Phosphonates in Organic Synthesis, Unusual Phosphorus Compounds 

Selected Publications
  • Divergence in the Reactivity between Amine and Phosphine Catalyzed Cycloaddition Reactions of Allenoates with Enynals: One-pot Gold Catalyzed Synthesis of Trisubstituted Benzofurans from the [3+2] Cycloadduct via 1,2-Alkyl Migration and Dehydrogenation, A. Leela Siva Kumari and K. C. Kumara Swamy, J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 4084. 
  • Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidative Annulation of 6-Anilinopurines with Alkynes via C H Activation: Synthesis of Indole Substituted Purines/Purine Nucleosides, Srinivasarao Allu and K. C. Kumara Swamy, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 2665.
  • Palladium-catalysed decarboxylative nitrile insertion via C H activation or self-coupling of indole-2-carboxylic acids: a new route to indolocarbolines and triindoles, R. N. Prasad Tulichala and K. C. Kumara Swamy, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 12008.
  • Use of Elemental Sulfur or Selenium in a Novel One-Pot Copper-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization of Functionalized Ynamides Leading to Benzosultams, Alla Siva Reddy and K. C. Kumara Swamy, Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2996.
  • Spontaneous resolution upon crystallization of allenyl-bis-phosphine oxides, G. Gangadhararao, R. N. Prasad Tulichala and K. C. Kumara Swamy, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7168.