Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering

Dr MK Kaligatta

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Civil and Chemical Engineering
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Tel: 011 670 9382
E-mail: ekaligmk@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD (Chemistry)
  • MSc (Physical Chemistry)
  • BSc (Chemistry)

Fields of academic interests

Research interests

  • Organic Synthesis
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Crystallography
  • Materials Science
  • Dyes Applications
  • DSSC Studies

Field of Specialisation

  • Organic Synthesis, Crystallography, Material Science, Dyes synthesis & applications, DSSC Studies

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional Affiliation

  • SAIChE, AmIChemE
  • South African Chemical Institute (SACI)

Other

Selected Publications

  • BR Anitha, KR Roopashree, KM Kumar, AJ Ravi, HC Devarajegowda; (5,7-Dimethyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl morpholine-4-carbodithioate.

    IUCrData (2016). 1, x160169,

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2414314616001693

  • A. J. Ravi, K. Mahesh Kumar and H. C. Devarajegowda; (7,8-Dimethyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl piperidine-1-carbodithioate.

    IUCrData (2016). 1, x160171

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2414314616001711

  • M. Vinduvahini, B. R. Anitha, K. M. Kumar,O. Kotresh and H. C. Devarajegowda, (6-Bromo-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl diethylcarbamodithioate.

    IUCrData (2016). 1, x160015

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2414314616000158

  • K. R. Roopashree, T. G. Meenakshi, K. M. Kumar,O. Kotresh and H. C. Devarajegowda; Crystal structure of (7-methyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl piperidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2015), E71, 0606-0607; doi:10.1107/S2056989015013699.

  • Rihanabanu, B. R. Anitha, T. G. Meenakshi, K. M. Kumar and H. C. Devarajegowda; Crystal structure of diethyl 2-[(2-sulfanylquinolin-3-yl)methylidene]malonate.

    Acta Cryst., (2015), E71, 0594-0595; doi:10.1107/S2056989015013596.

  • K. M. Kumar, K. R. Roopashree, M. Vinduvahini, O. Kotresh and H. C. Devarajegowda; Crystal structure of (6-bromo-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl morpholine-4-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2015), E71, 0489-0490; doi:10.1107/S2056989015011007.

  • Sachin P. Ambekar, K. Mahesh Kumar, Arunkumar M. Shirahatti, O. Kotresh and G. N.Anil Kumar.; Crystal structure of 3-({[(morpholin-4-yl)carbonothioyl] sulfanyl}acetyl)phenyl benzoate.

    Acta Cryst., (2014), E70, 400-402; doi:10.1107/S1600536814023265.

  • Kotresh O, Sachin P. Ambekar, Mahesh Kumar K., and Arunkumar M. Shirahatti; Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial activity of some novel 3-(2-bromoacetyl)phenyl benzoate dithiocarbamate derivatives.

    American Journal of Pharma Tech Reaserch , 2014; 4(4), 705-717.

  • K. R. Roopashree, K. Mahesh Kumar, B. R. Anitha, A. J. Ravi and H. C. Devarajegowda; Ethyl (4-{[(diethylcarbamothioyl)sulfanyl]methyl}-2-oxo-2H-chromen-7-yl)carbamate.

    Acta Cryst., (2014), E70, 0219–0220; doi:10.1107/S1600536814001706.

  • K. Mahesh Kumar, M. Vinduvahini, N. M. Mahabhaleshwaraiah, O. Kotresh and H. C. Devarajegowda; (6-Methoxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl piperidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 01683; doi:10.1107/S1600536813028432.

  • T. G. Meenakshi, H. C. Devarajegowda, K. Mahesh Kumar, O. Kotresh and V. B. Devaru; 2-Oxo-2-(2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)ethyl diethyldithiocarbamate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 01454;    doi: 10.1107/S1600536813021806.

  • T. G. Meenakshi, J. Shylajakumari, H. C. Devarajegowda, K. Mahesh Kumar and O. Kotresh; (7-Chloro-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl diethylcarbamodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 01431-01432    doi: 10.1107/S160053681302240X.

  • K. Mahesh Kumar, N. M. Mahabhaleshwaraiah, O. Kotresh, K. R. Roopashree and H. C. Devarajegowda; 2-Oxo-2-(2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)ethyl pyrrolidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 01382; doi:10.1107/S1600536813020965.

  • Rajesh G. Kalkhambkar, Mahesh Kumar, D. Gayathri, Jeongsu Ohc and Yeon Tae Jeong; (Z)-Ethyl 2-cyano-3-(1H-imidazol-2-yl)-acrylate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 01223; doi: 10.1107/S1600536813018278.

  • Sachin P Ambekar, H. C. Devarajegowda, J. ShylajaKumari, K. Mahesh Kumar and O. Kotresh; 3-(2-Bromoacetyl)phenyl benzoate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 0322; doi: 10.1107/S1600536813002900.

  • H. C. Devarajegowda, K. Mahesh Kumar, S. Seenivas, H. K. Arunkashi and O. Kotresh; (6-Methoxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)-methyl morpholine-4-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2013), E69, 0192; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812051847.

  • Arunkumar Manohar Shirahatti, K. Mahesh Kumar, Sachin Prakash Ambekar,and Oblennavar Kotresh; Silica Perchloric acid catalysed synthesis of 2-Benzoyl-6-(3-aryl sydnon-4-yl)-4-aryl-2,3a,4,5-tetrahydro-3H-indazol-3-one as anti-microbial agents.

    Der Pharma Chemica, 2012, 4(5), 2112-2116.

  • O. Kotresh, K. Mahesh Kumar, N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah, H. K. Arunkashi and H. C. Devarajegowda; (3-Oxo-3H-benzo[f]chromen-1-yl)methyl piperidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 03167; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812042870.

  • K. Mahesh Kumar, N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah, O. Kotresh, S Jeyaseelan and H. C. Devarajegowda; Methyl N-{4-[(4-methoxyphenoxy)methyl]-2-oxo-2H-chromen-7-yl}carbamate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 01734; doi: 10.1107/S160053681202048X.

  • K. Mahesh Kumar, H. C. Devarajegowda, S Jeyaseelan, N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah and O. Kotresh; (5,7-Dimethyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)-methyl diethyldithiocarbamate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 01657; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812019757.

  • N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah, K. Mahesh Kumar, O. Kotresh, Waleed Fadl Ali Al-eryani and H. C. Devarajegowda; (5,7-Dimethyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl pyrrolidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 01584; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812018004.

  • N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah, K. Mahesh Kumar, O. Kotresh, Waleed Fadl Ali Al-eryani and H. C. Devarajegowda; (6-Methoxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)-methyl pyrrolidine-1-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 01566; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812017953.

  • Rajni Kant, Vivek K. Gupta, Kamini Kapoor, Gurvinder Kour, K. Mahesh Kumar, N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah and O. Kotresh; (2-Oxo-2H-benzo[h]chromen-4-yl)- methyl morpholine-4-carbodithioate.

    Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 01104–01105; doi: 10.1107/S160053681201094X.

  • K. Mahesh Kumar, Dalbir Kour, Kamini Kapoor, N. M. Mahabaleshwaraiah, O. Kotresh, Vivek K. Gupta and Rajni Kant; (7-Chloro-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)-methyl piperidine-1-carbodithioate.

Acta Cryst., (2012), E68, 0878–0879; doi: 10.1107/S1600536812007933.

Google scholar/Research ID/researcher profile:

Google scholar

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=EY-SDSgAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

ResearchID

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-3249-2014