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Department of Chemistry is the leading department in the College. Along with undergraduate programme, the department is running three post graduate courses like M.Sc in Chemistry, M.Sc in Industrial Chemistry and Integrated M.Sc in Chemistry. Among the 14 permanent faculty, 7 are research guides, 2 have submitted thesis, remaining three are working for Ph.D. Many research papers are flourished from the department. Faculty members have presented their research findings in the International and National conferences.

National and state level conferences are organized by the department.
Every year students are qualifying in NET-JRF examination.

The faculty members of Chemistry are not only involving in curricular activities. They also motivate towards overall growth of students.
Objectives of the Department

  • To motivate students towards NET-JRF
  • To motivate towards Industrial work
  • Motivating towards Research
  • Creating awareness towards environmental protection
  • Awareness towards the protection of plants in Malnad region
  • Involved in group discussion
  • Encourage to give Seminars, assignment

 

Faculties

  • Dr.B.C.G.S
  • Dr.Vagdevi H.M
  • Smt. Anitha
  • Vittal Rao K S
  • Dr.Krishnamurthy
  • Dr.Latha K P
  • Shreekanth S A
  • Yuvaraj
  • Parameshwar M
  • Dr.Promod
  • Sri Arun Kumar
  • Guest Faculties
  • Name: Dr. B.C Gowdarshivannanavar
  • Designation: Associate Professor & Chairman
  • E-mail id: begshivanna@gmail.com
  • Phone No:  09449427568
  • Qualification: M.Sc., PhD
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service:05-10-1983
  • Research Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry
  • Research projects: Completed U.G.C  one Minor Research Project
  • Research Publications: 04
  • National journal: 02
  • International journal: 02
  • Book publication: 01
  • Organization of seminar/workshop:02
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association:02

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name:Dr. Vagdevi H.M
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • E-mail id: vagdevihm@gmail.com
  • Phone No: 09448254093
  • Qualification: M.Sc., PhD
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 22/08/1984
  • Research Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry
  • Research projects: 02
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates successfully completed: 05
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates currently working: 06
  • Number of M. Phil candidates successfully completed: 05
  • Research Publications: 40
  • National journal: 28
  • International journal: 12
  • Proceedings: 01
  • Organization of seminar/workshop:02
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association: 01

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Mrs. Anitha
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • E-mail id: anithacrao3333@gmail.com
  • Phone No: +919880333343
  • Qualification: M.Sc.
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 11-05-1998
  • Research Area of Specialization: Organic/Inorganic Chemistry
  • Research Publications: 08
  • National journal: 04
  • International journal: 04
  • Proceedings: 23(Abstracts)
  • Book Publication: 01
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association:
      • Life member in JTR
  • Others: Qualified in SLET 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Mr. Vittala Rao K. S.
  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • E-mail id: vittalarao1967@gmail.com
  • Phone No: +919242150856
  • Qualification: M.Sc.
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service:12-05-1998
  • Research Area of Specialization: Organic/Inorganic Chemistry
  • Research Publications: 05
  • National journal: 05
  • International journal: -
  • Proceedings: 23 (Abstracts)
  • Book Publication: 01
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association:
      • Life member in JTR
  • Others: Qualified in SLET 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Dr. G. KRISHNAMURTHY
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id:  gkmnaik_sahyadri@yahoo.co.in
  • Phone No: +919448774649
  • Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil, PhD
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 22/02/2003
  • Research Area of Specialization: Organometalic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry
  • Research projects: UGC minor project (Completed)
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates successfully completed: 05
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates currently working: 05
  • Research Publications: 33
  • National journal: 15
  • International journal: 18
  • Book publication: 01
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association:
    • Life Member: Analytical Society of India-Delhi
    • Life Member: Journal of Teaching and Research
    Any other information : Qualified in UGC-NET-1999

     

     

     

     

  • Name: Dr. Latha K.P
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id: latha119@gmail.com
  • Phone No: 09448524513
  • Qualification: M.Sc., PhD
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 07/01/2004
  • Research Area of Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates successfully completed: 04
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates currently working: 07
  • Number of M. Phil candidates successfully completed: 03
  • Number of M. Phil candidates guiding now: 01
  • Research Publications: 26
  • National journal: 14
  • International journal: 12
  • Proceedings: 01
  • Organization of seminar/workshop:02
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association: 01
  • Others:International Visit: 01

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Mr. S.A.Shreekanta
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id: shreekanta.camistry@gmail.com  
  • Phone No: 09449497629
  • Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service:24-03-2004
  • Research Area of Specialization: Electro organic synthesis
  • Research Projects: Minor: 01
  • Research Publications: Proceedings 01
  • Book publication : 01
  • Others:
    • Working as co-ordinator for Instrument Maintenance Facility
    • Worked as coordinator of MTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Mr. Yuvaraj T. C.M
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id: yuvasahyadri69@gmail.com
  • Phone No: +919880445164
  • Qualification: M.Sc. M.Phil
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 26-03-2004
  • Research Area of Specialization: Analytical Chemistry
  • Research Publications: 01
  • Proceedings: 01
  • Book Publication: 02
  • Others: Working as co-ordinator of NSS
  • Name: Dr. Parameshwara Naik P
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id: parashchem@gmail.com
  • Phone No: +919448158393
  • Qualification: M.Sc., PhD
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: 06-01-2006
  • Research Area of Specialization: Analytical Chemistry
  • Number of Ph.D. candidates currently working: 04
  • Number of M. Phil candidates successfully completed: 03
  • Number of M. Phil candidates guiding now: 01
  • Research Publications: 22
  • National journal: 10
  • International journal: 12
  • Proceedings: 10
  • Book Publications: 01
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association:
      • Indian science congress association (ISCA - Member), Kolkata.
      • Indian Council of Chemists (ICC - Fellow member), Agra.
      • International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (ICCE - Member), Indore.
      • Indian Society of Analytical Scientists-Delhi Chapter- Member
      • Life member in JT
  • Others: Qualified in SLET 1997

 

 

  • Name: Dr. S. N. Pramod
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail id: snpramod20@yahoo.com
  • Phone No: 91-9591103098
  • Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D (Biochemistry)
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service: Jan 23, 2010
  • Research Area of Specialization: Immunology, Glycobiology, Protein chemistry
  • Research Publications:
  • National journal: 01
  • Patents: 01
  • Proceedings: 01
  • Membership of Professional Organization/Association: 04
  • Others:
      • Qualified CSIR/UGC-NET in Life sciences - 2002.
      • Jaipur research grant award – 2005 (Indian academy of allergy)
      • PhD from Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, CFTRI, Mysore - 2007
      • Postdoctoral Research Associate    2007-2010, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
      • Visiting faculty, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Lagen Germany – 2008
      • Visiting faculty, National Jewish Medical Research Institute, Denver, USA - 2009
      • Invited talks delivered as resource person:
      • International seminar  - 02
      • National                         - 03
      • FDP programme          - 02

       

  • Name: Mr. Aruna Kumar N.C
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Phone No: +919686053188
  • Qualification: M.Sc. M.Phil
  • Date of Joining to Regular Service:28-10-2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of the guest faculty

Qualification

Specialization

Years of
Experience

01

Mr. Mohan

M.Sc.

Chemistry

09

03

Dr. G. Vinod

M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Chemistry

09

02

Dr. B N Chidanand

M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Chemistry

08

04

Miss B N Rashmi

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

05

05

Miss Rachana

M.Sc.,

Chemistry

04

06

Mr. Sathish A.

M.Sc., B.Ed

Industrial Chemistry

04

07

Mr. Siddesh

M.Sc.,

Applied Chemistry

04

22

Mr. Harish K.V.

M.Sc.,

Applied Chemistry

04

29

Mr. Mallikarjuna

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

04

30

Mr. Naveen Aradya

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

04

08

Dr. Shashi Kumar

M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Industrial Chemistry

03

09

Miss Asha K.

M.Sc.,

Applied Chemistry

03

13

Mr. Jitendrakumar K.S

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

03

14

Miss Pallavi R.B

M.Sc.,

Organic Chemistry

03

10

Miss Sanjeetha M

M.Sc.,

Bio-Chemistry

02

11

Miss Shabana

M.Sc.,

Bio-Chemistry

02

12

Miss Vidyarani H V

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

02

15

Mr. Ashoka N B

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

02

16

Mrs. Padmini T R

M.Sc., B.Ed., NET

Organic Chemistry

02

17

Mr. Mruthyunjayachari C

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

02

18

Miss Lubana Afroz

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

02

19

Mr. Chethan  M  Kuskur

M.Sc.,

Applied Chemistry

02

20

Mr. Md. Shafeeulla  R

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

02

21

Mr. Harish M.C.

M.Sc., B.Ed

Organic Chemistry

01

23

Mr. Santhosh  B.S.

M.Sc.,

Chemistry

01

24

Deepika H.G

M.Sc.,

Applied Chemistry

01

25

Annes Pathima

M.Sc.,B.Ed

Inorganic Chemistry

01

26

Srividya H.N.

M.Sc.,

Industrial Chemistry

01

27

Dr. Umesh Chandra

M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Industrial Chemistry

01

28

Mr. Vinod B.M.

M.Sc.,

IndustrialChemistry

01

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facilities

Infrastructural facilities

Infrastructure

Numbers

Laboratory

 

Staff room

 

 

Research

  • Guides
  • Out Puts
  • Projects
  • Publications
  • Papers Presents
  • Conferences

1. Dr. H. Jayadevappa
2. Dr. H. M. Vagdevi
3. Dr. K. R. Venugopal reddy
4. Dr. G. Krishnamurthy
5. Dr. K. P. Latha
6. Dr. P. Parameshwara Naik

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sl.no

Name of the Faculty

                        M.Phil

PhD

Awarded

Ongoing

Awarded

Ongoing

1

Dr. H. Jayadevappa

 

 

5

6

2

Dr. H. M. Vagdevi

3

 

5

6

3

Dr. K. R. Venugopal reddy

3

 

6

3

4

Dr. Basavaraj Padmashali

 

 

4

6

5

Dr. G. Krishnamurthy

 

 

-

6

6

Dr. K. P. Latha

 

 

4

8

7

Dr. P. Parameshwara Naik

 

 

-

6

 

 

Sl.no

Name of Faculty

         Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Grants

Period

Status

1

Dr. H. Jayadevappa

Synthesis and characterization of ZnO Nanoparticles and electrochemical studies of Dopamine and ascorbic acid at ZnO nano partilcle modified carbon paste electrode

UGC

7,60,000

 

completed

2

Dr. B.C. Gowdarshivannanavar

Phytochemical and pharmacological investigation of some potential medicinal plants present in Shimoga district

UGC

75,000

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

3

Dr. H. M. Vagdevi

Identification and investigation of medicinal plants indigenous to Hosnagara and Shikaripura Taluks of Shimoga district for activity against skin diseases

UGC

8,45,000

2006-2009

Completed

4

Dr.K.R.Venugopal
Reddy

Tailoring of metal pthalocyanines for solar energy harvesting

UGC

8,10,000

2009-2012

Completed

 

 

Chemical and electrochemical generation of ZnO, CuO, SnO2, TiO2, Fe2O3 and MgO nanoparticles for degradation of textile dyes from industrial effluents,

DST

36,00,000

 

Completed

 

 

Design and characterization of colon specific pulsatile drug delivery system

UGC

 8,50,800

 

Completed

5

Dr.Basavaraj Padmashali

Investigation of antifertility active compounds of plants and synthetic origin

UGC

90,000

2009-2011

Completed

6

Dr. G. Krishnamurthy

Preparation and application of transition metal complexes for reduction of organonitro compounds

 

 

 

Completed

7

Dr.K.P.Latha

An alternative therapy for diabetic medicinal plants indigenous to Shimoga district of karnataka

UGC

8,83,000

2009-2012

Completed

 

 

 

 

An alternative therapy for diabetes-medicinal plants indigenous to Shimoga district

 

 

 

Ongoing

8

Mr.S.A.Shreekanta

Electro organic synthesis of some important nitro compounds and their characterization

UGC

1,55,000

 

Completed

 

 

 

 

Conferences organized by the Department

Sl.No

Organized by

Title

1

Dr. H. Jayadevappa

Analytical techniques in present  scenario

2

Dr. Basavaraj Padmashali

Nanochemistry- A Science of Diminished Dimensions

3

Dr. K. R. Venugopal reddy

Through the Instruments

4

Dr. K. P. Latha

Herbal Medicines in the Era of Globalization

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Useful Links

 

www.organic-chemistry.org
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chemistry-teaching-resources.com
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www.masterorganicchemistry.com/resource-guide
www.chemhelper.com
chemistry.umeche.maine.edu/CHY251/howto.html‎
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www.mpcfaculty.net/ron_rinehart/organic.htm‎
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