Dr Sheetal Batkurki

Dr. Sheetal Batakurki

Assistant Professor|Department of Chemistry


As an Assistant Professor under the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, RUAS, Dr Sheetal Batakurki has been teaching Chemistry for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes since July 2014. Besides teaching, her daily activities include designing curriculum and laboratory experiments for various courses. She has been instrumental in organising various departmental activities including national and international conferences. Her research interests include extraction, isolation and characterisation of secondary metabolites from endangered plant species. She is also working on the synthesis of heterocyclic molecules for antioxidant and anti-cancer applications. Formerly a member of the Board of Studies in Chemistry at RUAS, she is a member of the Board of Examiners at RUAS and Jain University, Bangalore.
She obtained her MSc (Organic Chemistry) and PhD (Organic Chemistry) from Karnataka University, Dharwad. She has a postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and Law from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She has experience working as a consultant for various law firms.

Qualifications

  • PGDIPRL (Intellectual Property Right and law)

    National Law School of India University

  • Ph D. in Organic Chemistry

    Karnatak University Dharwad

  • M Sc in Organic Chemistry

    Karnatak University Dharwad

  • B Sc

    Karnatak University Dharwad

Experience

Total Experience: 15 years

Karnatak University, Dharwad served as Guest Lecturer from June 2005 — July 2006

Shri Tuljaram Chaturchand College, Baramati, Maharashtra (Affiliated to University of Poona, Pune) served as Assistant Professor from June 2008 — April 2009

Bangalore City College, Bangalore. (Affiliated to Bangalore University) served as Reader and Head of the P.G. Department of studies in Chemistry from May 2009 – July 2012

The Oxford College of Engineering, Bangalore. (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University) served as Assistant Professor from June 2012-
June 2014

Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore serving as Assistant Professor from July 2014 — till date 

Research Interest: Natural Product extraction and isolation, Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Research Expertise: Synthesis and characterization of novel Heterocyclic molecules for pharmaceutical applications

Keywords

  • Natural Product extraction and isolation
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Synthesis and characterization of novel Heterocyclic molecules for pharmaceutical applications

Ph.D. Dissertation:

  1. Physico-chemical study of unusual fatty acids from minor-oilseeds and synthesis of oleochemicals: An approach to the biological evaluation”

National Conference Papers:

  1. Amido-imidol tautomerization by acid-catalyzed addition of dinitriles to oleic acid: A novel route for synthesis of N,N’Bis(1‑carboxy-N-Heptadec9yl)alkyl or aryl Diamides and biological importance and possible industrial utilization”, held at Mangalore University on May 13th and 14th 2006.
  2. Cyclopropenoid fatty acids in Zanthoxylum limonella seed oil, held at Shankarghata, Kuvempu University, Shimoga on March 23 and 24th 2007.
  3. A facile multicomponent route for the synthesis of oleo- pyranzo-benzoquinoline. International Conference on Current Trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry (ICCTB-2009) held on 18th and 19th December 2009.
  4. Synthesis, Anti-inflammation, Analgesic, Molecular Docking and ADMET studies of novel 1H- imidazo [1,2‑b] pyrazole derivative” at Veerashaiva College, Ballari for the conference: Science and Society. Organized by: Karnataka Science and Technology Academy (KSTA) and Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru on 16 – 17th January 2015 held at Veerashaiva College, Ballari

International Conference Papers:

  1. A facile multicomponent route for the synthesis of oleo- pyranzo-benzo-quinoline.International Conference on Current Trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry (ICCTB-2009) held on 18th and 19thDecember 2009

International Journal Papers:

  1. Phytochemical investigation and biological assessment of 12-hydroxyoctadec-cis-9-enoic acid isolated from Swietenia humilis zucc. seed oil Ijpsr, 2014; vol. 5(2): 582 – 587
  2. Biogenic Synthesis, Antibacterial and Antioxidant Studies of Prepared Silver Nano Particles Using Root Extract of Saussurea lappa. International Journal of New Technologies in Science and Engineering. Vol. 6, Issue. 1, 2019, ISSN 2349 – 0780

University Grant Fellowship during Ph D

  • Swadeshi Vigyna Anodlana

    Member