K. C. Kumara Swamy
Senior 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
  • Ethanol as Hydrogenating Agent: Palladium-Catalyzed Stereoselective Hydrogenation of Ynamides Leading to Enamides,  
    Siva Reddy, A.; Kumara Swamy K. C. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 6984-6988. 
  • Reaction of Indole Carboxylic Acid/Amide with Propargyl Alcohols: 2 [4 + 3]-Annulation, Unexpected 3- to 2- Carboxylate/Amide 3 Migration, and Decarboxylative Cyclization, Selvaraj, K.; Debnath, S.; Kumara Swamy, K. C. Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 5447-5451. 
  • Lewis Base Switched [3+3] and [4+2] Annulation Reaction of δ-Acetoxy Allenoates with Cyclic N-Sulfonyl Imines: Divergent Synthesis of Functionalized α-Pyridyl Acetates and Teraryl Scaffolds, Arupula, S. K.; Qureshi, A. A.; Kumara Swamy, K. C. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 4130–4144. 
  • Contrasting Carbo-Annulation Involving δ-Acetoxy Allenoate as a 4-Carbon Synthon Using DABCO and DMAP: Access to Spiro-CarboCyclic and m-Teraryl Scaffolds, Kumar, A. S.; Chauhan, S.; Kumara Swamy, K. C. Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 1123–1129. 
  • Reaction of Indole-2-Carboxylates/ Carboxylic Acids with Propargylic Alcohols: Dearomative Ring Expansion/Spirocyclization vs Fused Pentacyclics, Shankar, M.; Anasuyamma, U.; Kumara Swamy, K. C. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2022, 364, 643-657.