Chandra M. R. Volla


Room 418B, Chemistry Bldg.
+91 22 2576 7188
Educational Background:

Ph. D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
M. Sc., University of Hyderabad
B. Sc., Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Professional Experience:

Post-doc, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Post-doc, Stockholm University, Sweden
Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay (2014-2018)
Associate Professor, IIT Bombay (2018)

Professor, IIT Bombay (August 2023)

Research Interest:

Transition-metal Catalysis
• Cross-coupling reactions
• C-H activation reactions
• Fluorination and trifluoromethylation

• Dual-catalysis
• Study of new activation modes

Asymmetric Synthesis
• Development of new synthetic methodologies
• Natural product synthesis
• Heterocyclic chemistry

Nallagonda, Rajender; Thrimurtulu, Neetipalli; Volla, Chandra M. R.
Adv. Synth. Catal., 2018, 360, 255-260

Pal, Kuntal; Hoque, Abdul; Volla, Chandra M. R.
Chem. - Eur. J., 2018, 24, 2558-2564

Thrimurtulu, Neetipalli; Nallagonda, Rajender; Volla, Chandra M. R.
Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.), 2017, 53, 1872-1875

Thrimurtulu, Neetipalli; Dey, Arnab; Pal, Kuntal; Nair, Akshay; Kumar, Shreemoyee; Volla, Chandra M. R.
ChemistrySelect, 2017, 2, 7251-7254