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Dr. Jayanna B K

Designation : Professor and COE

Area of specialization : Inorganic Chemistry

Date of Joining BNMIT : 07-02-2007

Nature of Association (Regular/Contractual/Adjunct) : Regular

E-mail Id : bkjayanna@bnmit.in

No. of years of Experience : 26years

Department : Chemistry


DegreeInstitutionMonth & Year of Passing% of marks obtained
Ph.DManasagangothri, University of Mysore 2006Awarded
M. Sc.

(Inorganic chemistry)

Manasagangothri, University of Mysore,


B. Sc. (PCM)Government Science college, Hassan, University of Mysore199564.4

Experience: 26 Years

SI. No.DesignationInstitutionDuration
1Professor & COEBNMIT, Bangalore, India01/02/2023 – Till date
2Professor & Deputy COEBNMIT, Bangalore, India01/09/2022 – 31/01/ 2023
3Professor & HoD, Dept. of ChemistryBNMIT, Bangalore, India01/07/2010 – 31/08/ 2022
4Asst. Professor & HOD, Dept. of ChemistryBNMIT, Bangalore, India01/01/2008 – 31/07/ 2010
5Senior Lecturer, Dept. of ChemistryBNMIT, Bangalore, India07/02/2007-31/12/2007
6Lecturer, Dept. of ChemistryCoorg Institute of Technology, Ponnampet, South Coorg, India17/09/1999 – 30/11/2006
7Lecturer, Dept. of ChemistryBahubali College of Engineering, Shravanabelagola, India05/09/1998 – 05/ 09/1999
  • Editor of BNMIT Chronicle Magazine from 2017- 2019
  • MR of ISO 9001:2008 from August 2015 to August 2017

Expertise/Subjects handled

  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Engineering Chemistry Lab
  • Environmental science (VTU)


Research Interest:

  • Analytical chemistry and photodegradation of Dyes.

Funding Received:

  • 2 lakhs from VTU, Belagavi (26-06-2012 To 26/6/2015).


  • Raphanus sativus mediated Gd doped Copper Oxide for the sensitive detection of K3FeCN6 and degradation of azo dye, A Ananda, S Archana, T Ramakrishnappa, MK Supritha, BK Jayanna, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 161, 112118, 2024. 
  • Evolution of SnO2 nanoparticles for the electrochemical sensing of dopamine including photocatalytic toxic dyes degradation, SRK Kumar, S Harisha, P Jalaja, BK Jayanna, KY Kumar, MS Anantha, Sensors International, 5, 100278, 2024. 
  • Regioselective benzylation of imidazo [1, 5-a] pyridines and indoles via iodine catalyzed reaction using alcohols-An approach to crystal structure prediction, DFT studies and Hirshfeld surface analysis, N Chaithra, HA Swarup, S Chandrasekhar, BK Jayanna, Karthik Kumara, Kempegowda Mantelingu, NK Lokanath, Journal of Molecular Structure 1295, 136591, 2024.  
  • Dopant-induced photodegradation of organic water pollutants using cobalt oxide nanostructures of low cytotoxicity, R Ranjitha, VG Dileep Kumar, Meghana K Navada, Shivaprasad M Shetty, BK Jayanna, Aarti S Bhatt, MS Santosh, H Madhyastha, K Sakai, CR Ravikumar, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 11(2), 109520, 2023.
  • RSM-BBD optimization approach for degradation and electrochemical sensing of Evan’s blue dye using green synthesized ZrO2–ZnO nanocomposite, A Ananda, T Ramakrishnappa, TN Ravishankar, LS Reddy Yadav, BK Jayanna, Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 1-15, 2023.
  • Musa sapientum mediated synthesis of Erbium doped copper oxide for the sensitive detection of nitrites and degradation of azo dye, A Ananda, T Ramakrishnappa, S Archana, MK Supritha, BK Jayanna, Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management., 20, 100803, 2023.
  • Hydrogen-Bonded Chain of Rings Motif in N-(4-Methoxyphenyl) piperazin-1-ium Salts with Benzoate Anions: Supramolecular Assemblies and Their Energy Frameworks, Prabhakar Priyanka, Bidarur K Jayanna, Thayamma R Divakara, Gejjalagere P Suresha, Yeriyur B Basavaraju, Hemmige S Yathirajan, Sean R Parkin, Lilianna Chęcińska, Crystals, 12(12), 1807, 2022
  • Synthesis and crystal structure of 2-chloro-1-(3-hydroxyphenyl) ethanone, Prabhakar Priyanka, Bidarur K Jayanna, HJ Shankara Prasad, Thayamma R Divakara, Hemmige S Yathirajan, Sean Parkin, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 78(11), 2022.
  • Synthesis, spectroscopic and crystal structure studies of N-{3-cyano-1-[2, 6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl) phenyl]-4-(ethylsulfanyl)-1H-pyrazol-5-yl}-2, 2, 2-trifluoroacetamide, P Priyanka, BK Jayanna, YC Sunil Kumar, MT Shreenivas, GR Srinivasa, TR Divakara, HS Yathirajan, S Parkin, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 78(11), 2022.
  • Synthesis and crystal structure of topiramate azido­sulfate at 90 K and 298 K, P Priyanka, BK Jayanna, H Kiran Kumar, TR Divakara, HS Yathirajan, C Glidewell, S Parkin, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 78(10),984-988, 2022.
  • Synthesis and crystal structure of ebastinium hydrogen fumarate, Prabhakar Priyanka, Bidarur K Jayanna, H Kiran Kumar, Thayamma R Divakara, Hemmige S Yathirajan, Sean Parkin, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 78(9), 916-921, 2022.
  • Isopropyl 4-aminobenzoate, Prabhakar Priyanka, Bidarur K Jayanna, H Kiran Kumar, Hemmige S Yathirajan, Thayamma R Divakara, S Foro, RJ Butcher, IUCrData, 7(9), x220904, 2022.
  • Efficient photocatalytic degradation of crystal violet dye and electrochemical performance of modified MWCNTs/Cd-ZnO nanoparticles with quantum chemical calculations, MF Sanakousar, V CC, VM Jiménez-Pérez, B.K Jayanna, AH Shridhar, Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances 2, 100004, 2021.
  • Sulfuric acid-mediated synthesis of 2, 5-disubstituted 1, 3, 4-thiadiazole via intramolecular cyclization reaction from dithioesters: An approach to crystal structure HA Swarup, S Chandrasekhar, B.K Jayanna, K Kumara, NK Lokanath, Journal of Molecular Structure 1251, 131970, 2022.
  • Numerical investigations of response surface methodology for organic dye adsorption onto Mg-Al LDH-GO Nano Hybrid: An optimization, kinetics and isothermal studies S Archana, BK Jayanna, A Ananda, MS Ananth, AM Ali, HB Muralidhara, Journal of the Indian Chemical Society 99 (1), 100249, 2022.
  • Green synthesis of MgO nanoparticles using Phyllanthus emblica for Evans blue degradation and antibacterial activity, A Ananda, T Ramakrishnappa, S Archana, LSR Yadav, BM Shilpa, Materials Today: Proceedings 49, 801-810, 2022.
  • Synthesis of Nickel Oxide Grafted Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites-A Systematic Research on Chemisorption of Heavy Metal Ions and Its Antibacterial Activity, S. Archana, B.K. Jayanna, A. Ananda, B.M. Shilpa, D. Pandiarajan, H.B. Muralidhara, K. Yogesh Kumar, Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management, 16, 100486, 2021.
  • Microwave treated Bermuda grass as a novel photocatalyst for the treatment of methylene blue dye from wastewater, M.S. Anantha, V. Jayanth, Sharon Olivera, D. Anarghya, Krishna Venkatesh, B.K.Jayanna, H.P. Sachin, H.B. Muralidhara, Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management, 15, 100447, 2021.
  • Click synthesis of 1, 2, 3-triazole based imidazoles: Antitubercular evaluation, molecular docking and HSA binding studies,C.B. Pradeep Kumar, B.S. Prathibha, KNN Prasad, M.S. Raghu, M.K. Prashanth, B.K. Jayanna, Fahad A. Alharthi, S. Chandrasekhar, H.D. Revanasiddappa, K. Yogesh Kumar, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 36, 127810, 2021.
  • Functionalization and partial grafting of the reduced graphene oxide with p-phenylenediamine: An adsorption and photodegradation studies, S. Archana, D. Radhika, B.K. Jayanna, Karthik Kannan, K. Yogesh Kumar, H.B. Muralidhara, FlatChem, 26, 100210, 2021
  • Rapid photocatalytic degradation of cationic organic dyes using Li-doped Ni/NiO nanocomposites and their electrochemical performance, R. Ranjitha, K.N. Meghana, V.G.D. Kumar, A.S. Bhatt, B.K. Jayanna, C.R. Ravikumar, Mysore Sridhar Santosh, H. Madhyastha, K. Sakai, New Journal of Chemistry, 45 (2), 796-809. 2021.
  • Investigation of biological activity of 2, 3-disubstituted quinazolin-4 (1 H)-ones against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and DNA via docking, spectroscopy and DFT studies, C.B. Pradeep Kumar, M.S. Raghu, K.N.N. Prasad, S. Chandrasekhar, B.K. Jayanna, Fahad A. Alharthi, M.K. Prashanth, K.Yogesh Kumar, New Journal of Chemistry, 45 (1), 403-414, 2021.
  • Comparison of the photocatalytic, adsorption and electrochemical methods for the removal of cationic dyes from aqueous solutions, M.S. Anantha, Sharon Olivera, Chunyan Hu, B.K. Jayanna, Narendra Reddy, Krishna Venkatesh, H.B. Muralidhara, Ravi Naidu, Environmental Technology & Innovation, 17, 100612, 2020
  • Electroactive Li incorporated cobalt oxide nanostructures for photocatalytic applications, R Ranjitha, Aarti S Bhatt, C R Ravikumar, M S Santosh, B K Jayanna, H P Nagaswarupa, K Sakai and HMadhyastha, Mater. Res. Express, 6, 1150d6, 2019.
  • Efficient Synthesis of RuO2 Nanoparticle with excellent activity for one-pot Synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted quinazolin-4(1H)-ones, M. S. Raghu, K. N. N. Prasad, B. K. Jayanna, C. B. Pradeep Kumar, K. Yogesh Kumar, and M. K. Prashanth, Vietnam J. Chem., 57(5), 585-594, 2019.
  • Optimization and validation of the spectrophotometric methods for the assay of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride in pure and dosage forms, Roopa P., Basavaiah  K., Jayanna  B. K., Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, 84(4), 670-678, 2019.
  • Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of novel 3-(4-chlorophenyl)-2(Substituted)quinazolin-4(3H)-one derivatives as multi-target anti-inflammatory agents, Raghu, K Yogesh Kumar M. S., Pradeep Kumar C. B., Prashanth M. K., Jayanna B. K., Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 56, 2046-2051, 2019.
  • Versatile Graphene Oxide decorated by star shaped Zinc Oxide nanocomposites with superior adsorption capacity and antimicrobial activity, S. Archana, K. Yogesh Kumar, B. K. Jayanna, S. Olivera, A. Anand, M. K. Prashanth and H. B. Muralidhara, Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, 3(2), 167- 174, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsamd.2018.02.002.
  • An Experimental Design approach for Optimization of Spectrophotometric Methods for the Estimation of Mirabegron Using Analytical reagents in bulk and Pharmaceutical formulations, K. P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna, C. Aashish Roy and P. Nagaraja, Anal. Chem., 73(9), 884-893, 2018. DOI: 10.1134/S1061934818090095.
  • Second Derivative Spectrophotometric Determination of Iron(II) and Ruthenium(III) Using 1, 10-phenanthroline, M. Veerabhadraswamy, T. D. Devaraj , B. K. Jayanna. Analytical Chemistry Letters, 8(6), 757-768, 2018.
  • Open ended tube like hollow bio-carbon derived from banana fibre for removal of anionic and cationic dyes, Sharon Oliveraa , Krishna Venkatesha , Mysore Sridhar Santosha, Denis Leybo, Denis Kuznetsov, Bidarur K Jayanna, Inamuddin*, Abdullah M. Asirid, Khalid Ahmed Alamry, Handanahally Basavarajaiah Muralidhara, Desalination and Water Treatment, 132, 297-306, 2018.
  • Oxygen enriched network-type carbon spheres for multipurpose water purification applications, Sharon Olivera, Krishna Venkatesh, Narendra Reddy, Bidarur K. Jayanna, Inamuddin, Abdullah M. Asiri, Sami Rtimi, Handanahally, Basavarajaiah Muralidhara. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 12, 160-171, 2018.
  • Chemical Oxidation of Phenylephrine by Using Chloramine-T in Acid Media: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study., M. S. Veena, M. K. Prashanth, B. K. Jayanna, K. Yogesh Kumar, Y. Arthoba Nayaka and H. B. Muralidhara, IJPSR, 8(3), 1449-1458, 2017.
  • Synthesis, Characterization, and Evaluation of Difluoropyrido[4,3-b]indoles as Potential Agents for Acetylcholinesterase and Antiamnesic Activity, M. Madaiah, B. K. Jayanna, A. S. Manu, M. K. Prashanth, H. D. Revanasiddappa and B. Veeresh, Arch. Pharm. Chem. Life Sci., 350, e1600303, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/ardp.201600303.
  • Spectrophotometric determination of some cephalosprins in bulk and in pharmaceutical formulations, P. Roopa and B. K. Jayanna, Analytical Chemistry Letters, 6(2), 143-52, 2016.
  • Synthesis and Anticonvulsant Activity of N-(Substituted)-1-methyl-2,4-dioxo-1,2-dihydroquinazoline-3(4H)- carboxamides, Hemavathi N. Deepakumari1, Bidarur K. Jayanna2, Maralekere K. Prashanth2,Hosakere D. Revanasiddappa, and B. Veeresh,  Pharm. Chem. Life Sci., 349, 566–571, 2016.
  • Development of Multipurpose CuO–GO Nanocomposites for Heavy Metals Adsorption and Super Capacitor Applications, S. Archana, K. Yogesh Kumar, S. Olivera, B. K. Jayanna, H. B. Muralidhara, A. Ananda and C. C. Vidyasagar, Energy and Environment Focus, 5, 1-11, 2016.
  • Spectrophotometric Determination of Dobutamine Hydrochloride in Pharmaceutical Formulations, P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna and P. Nagaraja, Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 32(1), 55-60, 2015.
  • Sensitive and Validated Spectrophotometric Methods for the Determination of Phenylephrinehydrochloride and Pyridoxine Hydrochloride in Pharmaceuticalsusing Ce (IV) Ammonium Sulphate and N-Bromosuccinimide Based on Redox Reaction, K. P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna and P. Nagaraja, International Journal of Biological & Pharmaceutical Research, 6(1), 56-62, 2015.
  • Spectroscopic Method for the Determination of Drugs Containing Phenol Group by Using 2, 4- Dinitro Phenylhydrazine, P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna and P. Nagaraja, American Journal of Pharma Tech. Research, 5(1), 531-542, 2015.
  • Spectrophotometric method for the determination of cefepime, cefazolin sodium and cefalothin sodium in pure and pharmaceutical dosage forms by using Ninhydrin, P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna and P. Nagaraja, Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 7(5), 194 – 199, 2015.
  • Redox reaction based spectrophotometric assay of some drugs in pharmaceuticals, K. P. Roopa, B. K. Jayanna, P. Nagaraja and H. R. Arunkumar, J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 7(8), 151-156, 2015.
  • A Facile Spectrophotometric method for the determination of Vitamin C, B. K. Jayanna, Nagendrappa and N. Gowda, Fire Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1(1), 9-18, 2014.
  • A Facile Spectrophotometric method for the determination of Donepezilhydrochloride in tablet formulation using potassium permanganate, K. Jayanna, G. Nagendrappa, Arunkumar and N. Gowda, Asian J.Phar.Biol Res., 2(4), 216-218, 2012.
  • Spectrophotometric estimation of donepezil hydrochloride in tablets, K. Jayanna, G. Nagendrappa, Arunkumar and Ninge Gowda, JPBMS, 1(09). 2010.
  • A Facile Spectrophotometric method for the determination of Cobalt(II) using Iodine monochloride reagent, B. K. Jayanna, G. Nagendrappa, and N. Gowda, E-Journal of chemistry, 7(4), 1426-1434, 2010.
  • Spectrophotometric Estimation of Aripiprazole in Tablets, K. Jayanna, T. D. Devaraj, G. Nagendrappa and N. Gowda, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 78(5), 696-698, 2016.
  • Spectrophotometric Estimation of Lamotrigine in Tablets, K. Jayanna, T. D. Devaraj, K. P. Roopa, G. Nagendrappa and N. Gowda, Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 78(5), 657-662, 2016.
  • Spectrophotometric Estimation of Risperidone in Tablets, K. Jayanna, T. D. Devaraj, K. P. Roopa, G. Nagendrappa, H. R. Arun Kumar and N. Gowda, Indian J Pharm Sci., 76(5), 452-455, 2014.
  • A facile spectrophotometric method for the determination of carbamazepine in tablets. Indian Journal of Jayanna B.K., Devaraj T. D., Ninge Gowda, 2(2),132-135, 2014.
  • A facile Spectrophotometric method for the determination of As(III) using Iodine monochloride reagent, K. Jayanna, G. Nagendrappa and Ninge Gowda, Journal of Science & Technology, 2(1), 29-35, 2013.


  • A Facile Spectrophotometric method for the determination of donepezil hydrochloride in tablets formulation using potassium permanganate in National Conference on Recent trends in Chemical Research during February 8-10, 2010, held at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore.
  • Spectrophotometric estimation of Risperidone in tablets in National conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Biology- an Overview, during March 15-16, 2013 held at Govt. Science College, Hassan.
  • A Facile Spectrophotometric method for the Determination of Lansoprazole in Tablets in National conference on applied science and humanities (NCASH-15) organized by KS School of Engineering and Management, Bengaluru on May 5, 2015


  • Jayanna B. K., Mahesh B., Roopashree B., Suba Ramesh, Engineering Chemistry, Star Tech Education Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru (2010
  • Reviewed Engineering Chemistry, Skyward Publishers, Bengaluru (2017)
  • Book Chapter: 3D Printing Technology for Environmental Applications In 3D Printing Technology and Its Diverse Applications Published by Apple Academic Press, USA


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