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Dr. S. Chandrasekhar

Designation :Assistant Professor

Area of specialization :Solid State Physics,
Computational Physics, Molecular Spectroscopy & Nanoscience

Date of Joining BNMIT:23.07.2012

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

E-mail Id:chanduhcu@gmail.com

No. of years of Experience:
Teaching: 12 years


DegreeInstitutionMonth & Year of Passing
Ph.DVTU, Belagavi, India.Dec 2022
M.TechUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad2009
M.ScUniversity of Hyderabad, Hyderabad2006
B.Sc.EdRegional Institute of Education, University of Mysore, Mysore2003

 Experience: 12 years

SI. No.DesignationInstitutionDuration
1Asst. Professor, Dept. of PhysicsBNMIT, Bangalore, IndiaJuly 2012– Till date
2Lecturer, Dept. of PhysicsShirdi Sai Engg. College, Bangalore, IndiaAug 2010 – April 2012


  • Member of organizing committee for Two-Day International Conference on “Advanced Materials & Fluid Mechanics (ICAMFM-2023)” held at BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru during 23-24, Nov. 2023.
  • Assistant Test Co-ordinator, BNMIT for the academic year 2022- 23
  •  Sci-Tech Newsletter, Editorial Member, BNMIT, for the Academicyear 2022-23
  • Member of BOS, Department of Physics, BNMIT for the Academic year 2021-22, 2022-23.
  •  Member of BOE, Department of Physics, BNMIT for the Academic year 2021-22, 2022-23.
  • Member of organizing committee for Five-Day FDP on New Generation Solar Cells held at BNMIT during October 19-23, 2020.
  • Member of organizing committee for Five-Day FDP on Modern Materials and their applications held at BNMIT during January 16-20, 2018.

Expertise/Subjects handled

  • Modern Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • dielectric  & electrical properties of materials
  • Electromagnetic theory and Maxwell’s equations
  • Superconductivity
  • Ultrasonics and their applications
  • Fundamentals of Nanotechnology
  • Lasers and their applications
  • Optical fibers and their applications

Research Interest:.

  • Molecular spectroscopy, Fluorescence quenching studies of nanoparticles on the photophysical properties of organic molecules.
  • Computational and DFT studies of organic molecules.

Funding Received:


  • N Chaithra, H A Swarup, S Chandrasekhar, B K Jayanna, K Kumara, K Mantelingu, NK Lokanath, “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.” Journal of Molecular Structure, 2024, 1295, 136591.
  • S. Chandrasekhar, M. S. Raghu, K. Yogesh Kumar, Fahd Alharethy, M. K. Prashanth &Byong-Hun Jeon, “Theoretical and experimental investigation of novel quinazoline derivatives: synthesis, photophysical, reactive properties, molecular docking and selective HSA biointeraction.” Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2023.
  • Theoretical and experimental studies on electronic structure and photophysical properties of biological active substituted hydroxyquinolin-2 (1H)-one fluorophore, N. Sunil Kumar, K.N.N. Prasad, S. Chandrasekhar, J. Thipperudrappa, Chemical Physics Impact, 6, 100136 (2023).
  • Theoretical and photophysical investigation of biologically active fluorophore: 2- amino-6-chlorofluoren-9-one, N. Sunil Kumar, K.N.N. Prasad, S. Chandrasekhar, J. Thipperudrappa, Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 99(11) 100767 (2022).
  • Facile green synthesis of samarium sesquioxide nanoparticle as a quencher for biologically active imidazole analogues: Computational and experimental insights, K. Veena, S. Chandrasekhar, M.S. Raghu, K. Yogesh Kumar, C.B. Pradeep Kumar, Abdullah M Alswieleh, V.S. Anusuya Devi, M.K. Prashanth, Byong-Hun Jeon, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1284, 133235, May 2022.
  • Investigation of FRET from Organic dyes to silver nanoparticles and structural properties using the DFT/TD – DFT approach, HR Deepa, S. Chandrasekhar, J. Thipperudrappa, Chemical Physics Impact 4, 100075, May 2022
  • Click synthesis of 1,2,3 triazole based imidazoles: antitubercular evaluation, molecular docking and HSA binding studies, C. B. Pradeep Kumar, B.S.Prathibha, K.N.N. Prasad, M. S. Raghu,  M. K. Prashanth,  B. K. Jayanna,   Fahad A. Alharthi,     S. Chandrasekhar,  H.D.Revanasiddappa  and   K. Yogesh Kumar, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 127810 (2021).
  • Investigation of biological activity of 2,3-disubstituted quinazolin-4(1H)-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  and   K. Yogesh Kumar, New Journal of Chemistry 45(1) 403-414 (2021)
  • MoS 2 -Calix [4] arena catalyzed synthesis and molecular docking study of 2,4,5- trisubstituted imidazoles as potent inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, M.S. Raghu, C.B. Pradeep Kumar, KNN Prasad, M. K. Prashanth, Yogesh K. K., S. Chandrasekhar & B. Veeresh; ACS Combinatorial Science, (2020).
  • Sulfuric acid-mediated synthesis of 2,5-disubstituted 1,3,4-thiadiazole via intramolecular cyclization reaction from dithioesters: An approach to crystal structure prediction, DFT studies and Hirshfeld surface analysis, Kemparajegowda, Hassan A. Swarup, S. Chandrasekhar, B.K. Jayanna, Karthik Kumara, N.K. Lokanath, Sridhar B. Thimmaiah, Kempegowda Mantelingu, Journal of Molecular Structure,1251, 131970, 2022.
  • Computational and spectroscopic studies of biologically active coumarin-based fluorophores, Chandrasekhar S, Deepa H RRaveendra Melavanki Mahanthesh M BasanagoudaSantosh MogurampellyThipperudrappa J Luminescence: The Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence, Volume 36, Issue3, May 2021, Pages 769-787.
  • Quantum chemical and solvatochromic studies of biological active 1,3,4-thiadiazol coumarin derivatives, S. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Deepa, J. Thipperudrappa, doi.org/10.1016/j.cdc.2020.100516 2405-8300, 2020 Elsevier – Chemical Data Collections.


  • “Interaction of colloidal TiO2 nanoparticles with biologically active coumarin derivatives”, International Conference on & Advanced Materials Science and Applications” (ICAMSA-2020) organized by Department of Physics, MSRIT, Bangalore, Karnataka, India during 03rd and 04th September, 2020.
  • “Interaction of colloidal TiO2 nanoparticles with organic fluorophores”, International Conference on “Innovative Research in Engineering, Management & Sciences” organized by New Horizon College of Engineering, Bangalore during 19th – 21st December 2019.
  • “Photophysical characteristics, FT- IR and DFT studies of biologically active coumarin 4-(5-Amino-[1,3,4]thiadiazol-2 ylsulfanylmethyl)-7-methoxychromen-2- one (C4)”, National Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (NCSEM– 2K18) organized by The Oxford College of Engineering, Bangalore during 24th and 25th May 2018.
  • Participated and presented a paper  “Interaction of colloidal TiO2 nanoparticles with biologically active coumarin derivatives“, in the international conference  “International Conference on Advanced Material Science and Applications (ICAMSA-2020)” held during 3 – 4 September 2020.


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