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Jaswant Kumar

  • Ph.D. with thesis entitled “Development of New Methods for Construction of Carbon-Heteroatom bonds via Photoredox Catalysis” from CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India the under supervision of Dr. Bhahwal Ali Shah.

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry) in 2016, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

  • B.Sc. in 2014, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

  • Currently working in ASCRG as a post-doctoral fellow (NPDF).




  • Photoredox-Mediated Synthesis of Functionalized Sulfoxides from Terminal Alkynes. J. Kumar, A. Ahmad, M. A. Rizvi, M. A. Ganie, C. Khujaria and B. A. Shah, Org. Lett. 2020, 14, 5661.

  • Visible-Light mediated synthesis of α-alkoxy/hydroxy diarylacetaldehydes from terminal alkynes. J. Kumar, A. Ahmed, S. Kumar, S. Raheem, M. A. Rizvi and B. A. Shah, New J. Chem., 2022, 46, 10967-10973.

  • Acyl Radicals from Terminal Alkynes: Photoredox-Catalyzed Acylation of Heteroarenes. S. Sultan, M. A. Rizvi, J. Kumar and B. A. Shah, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 10617 – 10620.

  • Photoredox-Mediated Synthesis of β-Hydroxydithioacetals from Terminal Alkynes. F. M. Manhas, J. Kumar, S. Raheem, P. Thakur, M. A. Rizvi and B. A. Shah, ChemPhotoChem, 2021, 5, 235.

  • Visible-Light-Mediated Synthesis of α-Halomethyl Ketones from Terminal Alkynes. I. H. Shah, S. Kumar, J. Kumar, S. Raheem, M. A. Rizvi and B. A. Shah, ChemPhotoChem 2021, 5, 1–6.

  • A photosensitized metal free approach to α‐ketoamides:sequential oxidative amidationdiketonization of terminal alkynes. F. M. Manhas, S. Raheem, J. Kumar, P. Thakur and M. A. Rizvi, ChemistrySelect, 2021, 29, 7499-7504.

  • Photocatalytic functionalizations of alkynes. N. Chalotra, J. Kumar, T. Naqvic and B. A. Shah, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 11285.

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