Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, India
Kumar A has obtained his PhD from the University of Jammu in 2008 under the supervision of Professor Kamal K Kapoor. He joined the Faculty of Science at SMVD University as Assistant Professor (2008-2017). During this period, he visited the Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, USA for his Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2013-2014) with Professor John A Gladysz, where he worked on the development of Werner octahedral complexes as enantioselective catalysts. His research interests are organic synthesis, chiral-at-metal catalysts, and design and synthesis bioactive molecules especially heterocyclic compounds.