Research Center-Chemistry Department

Research Facilities:

Chemistry department has been recognized as research centre in the year 2016 (Affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka).

The Chemistry research lab is sufficiently equipped with the latest instruments. Department is actively engaged in research, the main areas of research being Pharmaceutics, Corrosion, Material Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry. Faculties have published 50 research papers in national and international journals.

Chemistry Research

 Facilities Available are

* UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (Single Beam)

* Electronic Balance (0.1 mg Accuracy)

* Hot Air Oven (Triple walled, Ducted Air Flow Type, Temperature Range: 5oC above ambient

temperature to 300oC.)

* Spinet hotplate with stirrer

* UV Degradation Unit

List of Journals: Journals available in Library (Hardbound)

 

Sl.No. Title of Journal

Periodicity

Publisher

1

Indian Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry

Quarterly

Connect Journals

2

Bulletin of Materials Science

Bi-Monthly

IAS

3

Indian Journal of Chemistry Section-A (IJC-A)

Monthly

NISCAIR

4

Indian Journal of Chemistry Section-B: Organic Chemistry

Monthly

NISCAIR

5

Journal of Chemical Sciences

Monthly

IAS

 

Research Guide Details

 

Following are the details of the faculty involved in active research leading to Ph.D. degree under VTU and other Universities.

 

Scholar’s Name

Research center

Year of Registration

Research Topic

Status

Dr. Jayanna B K
Roopa K P Bharathiar UniversityCoimbatore

2012

Development of new spectrophotometric method for the determination of some pharmaceutical drugs

Thesis Submitted
Lakshmi B S Department of ChemistryPESCE,Bengaluru

2013

Development of Analytical Method for the determination of Phytochemicals of pharmaceuticals of Pharmaceutical significance

Course work completed
Archana S

VTU- RRC

2014

Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized

Graphene/Metal oxide Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications

Course work Completed
Ananda A

VTU-RRC

2016

Development of Metal Oxides/Polymer Nanocomposites for

Photocatalytic Degradation of Wastewater Pollutants

Course work Taken
Priyanka P

VTU-RRC

2016

Development of new spectrophotometric method for the determination of pharmaceutical drugs

Course work Taken
Dr. Prathibha B S
Krushitha Shetty VTU- RRC      2015

Synthesis and characterization of multifunctional ferrite based nano materials

Course work Taken
Sucharitha Mohanty JSSATE     2016

Bio-Mass Gasification for Fuel cells

Preparing for Course work
Dr. Prashanth M K
Prakash Rao VTU- RRC     2016

Synthesis & Characterization of Hydantoin & Piperamide Derivatives of Biological Interest

Preparing for Course work

Chandrakeerthy M S

VTU- RRC

2016

Studies on the influence of interfacial bonding on mechanical properties of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites

Preparing for Course work

 

Research Projects

Sl.No. Project title Principal Investigator Funding agency Year of sanction Grant Sanctioned (in Lakhs) Status
1 Development of new spectrophotometric method for the determination of some pharmaceutical drugs Dr. Jayanna     B K VTU 2012 2.0 Completed

 

Research Projects Proposal

 

Sl.No. Project title Principal Investigator Funding agency Status
1. Searching for New Leads for Depressants: Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Piperamides Dr. Prashanth M K VGST Under scrutinizing
2 Novel Graphene based rare earth metal oxide nanostructures for applications as high performance super capacitors Dr. Prashanth M K VGST Under scrutinizing
3 Synthesis and Characterization of novel Imidazopyridine Derivatives for their Electrochemical Applications Dr. Prashanth M K SERB Rejected in final round

 

Individual/Collaborative Research activity

 

Sl.No. Faculty Name Collaborator name Collaborator’s Institution Area of Research
1 Dr. Jayanna B K Dr.Veerabhadra Swamy PES University Photocatalytic
Dr. Muralidhara H B Jyothi Institute of Technology Material Science
2 Dr. Prashanth M K Dr. Yogesh Kumar Jain University Material Chemistry
Dr.Raghu M S NMIT, Bengaluru Nano Science