Dr.Ramakrishnappa T

B.Sc M.Sc Ph.D, Associate Professor & HOD

Phone: 9035925504     Email: t.ramakrishnappa@bmsit.in


Teaching : 15
Research : 10
Industry : 1

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  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials science

Memberships in professional bodies

  • Life member of ‘Indian Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry’ (ISEAC-BARC Mumbai), INDIA.


  • Instruments handled Voltammetry techniques, Fast scan cyclic voltammetry, FT- IR, UV-VIS, AAS, XRD, TGA, NMR, GC-MS.
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Preparation

Invite Talks Delivered: 5

Workshops/Conferences/Seminars conducted

  • Emerging trends in chemical sciences - Feb, 2019
  • Material Science and its potential applications - Oct, 2018
  • DST, Sponsored PAC meeting - Jun, 2017
  • DST, Sponsored PAC meeting - Oct, 2016
  • Research Retreat for Doctoral students @ Jain University - Nov, 2014
  • Two days in house workshop on electroanalytical techniques - Aug, 2014

Workshops/FDPs/Conferences/Seminars/Internships attended

Details Date
Indo-UK Perspective on Water Quality: Threats, Technologies and options RSC Road Show held at Department of Civil Engineering 13-08-2013
RSC Road Show held at Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit 07-02-2013
National conference on challenges and opportunities for chemical sciences in 21st century 10-01-2012
Biophysical Sciences Institute Workshop: Emerging Label-Free Technologies for Probing Biological Processes 25-06-2011
The National Symposium on Electrochemical Science and Technology 16-07-2007
National Workshop on Current Opportunities and New Direction in Catalysis 08-02-2007
Role of Analytical Instruments in Characterization and Quantification of Materials 20-01-2007
National Conference in Chemistry 25-09-2006
National Seminar on Access to Scholarly Electronic Journals/Databases under UGC-Infonet 23-11-2004

Courses Taught

  • B E Engineering chemistry
  • B E Engineering Lab
  • Mphil
  • Ph.D

Additional Responsibilities

  • Head of the Deparment
  • Gnanavardhana coordinator
  • Guiding VTU Affliated Full time/Part time Ph.D students under Chemistry Research center
  • Research Project implementation


Journal Name Journal Type Volume Number Issue Number ISSN ISBN Paper Title
New Journal Chemistry international 40 Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production from Y2O3/TiO2 nano-composites: A comparative study on hydrothermal synthesis with and without ionic liquid
Chemistry Select international 01 Ionic Liquid Assisted Hydrothermal Syntheses of TiO2/CuO Nano-Composites for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Water
Journal of Alloys and Compounds international 671 Synthesis, Exploration of Energy Storage and Electrochemical Sensing Properties of Hematite Nanoparticles
Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy international 35 2 Non-noble metal graphene oxide-copper (II) ions hybrid electrodes for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction
Electroanalysis international 28 03 Ag doped titanium dioxide nano composite-modified glassy carbon electrode as electrochemical interface for catechol sensing
Materials Characterization international 99 Tapioca starch: An efficient fuel in gel-combustion synthesis of photocatalytically and anti-microbially active ZnO nanoparticles
J. Materials Research international 30 21 Neodymium doped titania as photoanode and graphene oxide–CuS composite as counter electrode material in quantum dot solar cell,
Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society international 26 3 Size reduced iron nitroprusside particles: An electrochemical mediator for the quantification of peroxodisulfate and nitrite
Analytical Methods international 07 Electrochemical detection and photochemical detoxification of hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) by Ag doped TiO2 nanoparticles
Chemistry open international 4 5 Synthesis, characterization of CeO2 nanoparticles via solution combustion method for photocatalytic and antibacterial activity studies
RSC Advances international 05 Hydrothermal synthesis of 2D MoS2 nanosheets for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction
International Journal of Nanoscience international 14 3 Electrochemical sensing of dopamine and antibacterial properties of ZnO nanoparticles synthesized from solution combustion method
International Journal of Electrochemical Science international 10 Pharmaceutical Electrochemistry: the electrochemical oxidation of Paracetamol and its voltammetric sensing in biological samples based on screen printed graphene electrodes,
Journal of Brazilian Chemical Society international 26 8 Nonenzymatic Amperometric determination of glucose by CuO nanobelt graphene composite modified glassy carbon electrode
Chemistry an European Journal international 21 Mesoporous Foam TiO2 Nanomaterials for Effective Hydrogen Production
Journal of experimental Nano science international 10 Ionic liquid assisted hydrothermal synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles and its applications towards the photocatalytic activity and electrochemical sensor,
Journal of Luminescence international 146 A new rhodamine B based fluorimetric chemodosimeter for Cu2+ in aqueous and cellular media,
Journal of Fluorescence international 24 A fluorescent chemodosimeter for Hg2+ based on a spirolactam ring-opening strategy and its application towards mercury determination in aqueous and cellular media
International Journal of Electrochemical Science international 9 Synthesis of nickel nitroprusside coordination nanoparticles by simple means: Its characterization and use as electrochemical sensor for sulfide estimation in sewage and water samples
Analytical methods international 6 In Situ Reduction and Functionalization of Graphene Oxide with L-Cysteine for Simultaneous Electrochemical Determination of Cadmium(II), Lead(II), Copper(II), and Mercury(II) ions,
Bulletin of Materials Science international 38 Ionic liquid intercalated V2O5 nanorods: Synthesis and characterization
Electrochemistry Communications international 19 Electrochemistry of organometallic lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals
New Journal Chemistry international 39 Hydrogen generation and degradation of trypan blue using fern-like structured silver-doped TiO2 nanoparticles
Chemistry - A European Journal international 18 Multiscale charge injection and transport properties in SAMs of biphenyl thiols with varying torsion angles
Carbon international 47 Solid Phase Derivatization of Glassy Carbon Spheres through Aryl Diazonium Salt Reduction


  • Young Scientist award 2006
  • Guest Scientist at the Institute for Angewandte Physikalische Chemie, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Leverhulme trust fellow 2010 (second topper) to work as a academic visitor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Hull, United Kingdom
  • Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology (DST), India

Papers Presented In Conferences

Conference Name Conference Type Place Conference Date Days Paper Title
International conference on recent advances in materials science International Bangalore 09-11-2012 03 Copper oxide impregnated glassy carbon spheres: nitrite/nitrate sensing
Great western electrochemistry meeting International United Kingdom 23-02-2012 01 Electrochemistry in lyotropic liquid crystals. A study of the electrode kinetics of tert-butyl ferrocene
Analytical Workshop International United Kingdom 28-07-2011 01 Electrochemical characterization of thiophene based novel nematic liquid crystals
4th ISEAC International Discussion Meet on Electrochemistry and its Applications International Kerala 10-06-2011 04 Anthraquinone modified carbon composite electrode: application to ammonia sensing
International Conference on Current Trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry International Bangalore 19-09-2009 02 Spectroscopic and thermal characterization of carbon nanotubes derivatized through diazonium salt activation
National Conference on Recent trends in Materials Chemistry International Visakhapatnam 15-07-2008 02 Analytical chemistry of surface derivatized carbon based materials such as graphitic powder, glassy carbon spheres, carbon nanotubes
International Conference on Functional Materials, controlled synthesis, discrete molecular processes and engineering International Chennai 20-05-2008 03 Characterization of nitroazobenzene functionalized carbon powder: spectroscopic evidence for chemical cleavage