Dr Vishnuvardhan T K

Dr. T K Vishnuvardhan

Assistant Professor

Dr T K Vishnuvardhan has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, RUAS since December 2017. An established researcher, administrator and teacher, he was the head of the Department of chemistry at Acharya institute of Technology, Bangalore (2009−2017). He designs curriculum for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes along with preparing lecture notes for various courses. He also supervises PhD scholars (under VTU) and postgraduate students. He was a member of the Board of Examiners and Board of Studies in Chemistry of REVA University, VTU. He has also published a book on Simple Studies in Engineering Chemistry for engineering students.
Dr Vishnuvardhan has done extensive studies on polymer composites; nanomaterials, oscillating chemical reactions and Inorganic metal complexes and has published over 30 national and international publications in various peer reviewed journals. He has made around 30 scientific work presentations at various national and international conferences, workshops, symposiums. He is an advisory board member for the Deccan Journal of Chemistry. He has delivered talks at various institutions. He is a life member of scientific and technology organisations and professional bodies namely, IAEng, Scientific and Technical Research Association from EuroAsia., ISTE, ECSI and ISQEMA. He obtained his MSc (Inorganic Chemistry) and PhD (Inorganic chemistry) from Gulbarga University.


  • Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry

    Gulbarga University - Department of chemistry

  • M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry

    Gulbarga university - Department of Chemistry

  • B.Sc. (PCM)

    Gulbarga university - Veerasaiva College Bellary


Total Experience: 20 years

Research Experience:

Worked as a JRF under the DST fellowship project entitled Few Bromate Oscillators in Flow Reactors” 2000 – 2003.

Academic Experience:

2004 – 2008 As a Guest Lecturer in Department of chemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

Feb.2008- June 2009 Senior Lecturer, Shirdi Sai Engg. College, Anekal, Bangaluru

July 2009 – 2017 Asst. Professor and HOD Department of chemistry, Acharya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru

2017- till date Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru

Research Interest: Conducting Polymer composites, synthesis of metal complexes and characterization and its application, Oscillating chemical reactions

Research Expertise: Synthesis, characterization and application of conducting polymer composites


  • Conducting Polymer composites
  • Oscillating chemical reactions
  • synthesis of metal complexes and characterization and its application
  • Synthesis
  • characterization and application of conducting polymer composites

Ph.D. Dissertation:

  1. Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Electrical Properties of Few Polymer Composite Materials

National Conference Papers:

  1. 19th annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists”, Department of chemistry Kuvempu University, Shimoga, held at Karnataka Kuvempu University, Shimoga in 26 – 28, December 2000.(PO-5l)
  2. A short-term course on New trends in Materials Chemistry”, Department of chemistry Sponsored by JNCASR, Bangalore, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. 16 – 18 February 2002
  3. Silver Jubilee Nat. Sem. On Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics (NSFD-XIII), Dept. of Physics & Astro Physics, University of Delhi, Delhi, Nov. 23 – 25, 2004. (P‑50)
  4. National Conference on Current Trends in Condensed Matter Research”, Department of Physics, Kakatiya University, Andhra Pradesh, Kakatiya University, Warangal on 20 – 22 Oct 2004.(P‑43)
  5. 16th AGM Materials Research Society of India, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, NCL Pune, Maharashtra, Feb.10 – 12, 2005 (P D12)
  6. National seminar on Frontiers of chemical sciences”, Department of chemistry, Aurangabad 12th and 13th, March 2005.(Oral)
  7. Advances in materials Science (AMS-2006)”, Department of Material Science
    and Department of physics, Karnataka, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, from 9th
    to 10th January 2006.(Poster)
  8. National seminar on Roll of Chemistry in Emerging Areas of Biology and Industries”, Department of chemistry, Krishnadevaraya Univesity, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, Anantapur from 24th 25th, March — 2006.(Oral)
  9. Seminar on Advances in materials Science (AMS-2007)”, Department of Materials Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karntaka held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 27th to 28th January 2007.(PC31)
  10. Association of Physics Teachers, held at Bangalore on 17 – 19 Oct 2008.(Oral)
  11. Fight pollution national conference on green technologies, Acharya Institute of technology, Bangalore, Karnataka held at on 4th and 5th of April 2012.(ICP-32)
  12. Two day National conference on Impact of chemical biology on society(NCICBS-2012), Department of chemistry, Kuvempu university, Karntaka held at Kuvempu university on 26th and 27th of April 2012.(ICP-11)
  13. National conference on recent advances in nano science and technology, Dept. of physics and Dept of biotechnology, AIT Bangalore, Karnataka, Bangalore 3rd and 4th of May 2013
  14. National conference on Frontiers and challenges in Biological Organometallic compounds, Dept of chemistry, MSRIT Bangalore, Karnataka
    Bangalore 20 – 21st of June 2013

International Conferences Publications:

  1. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies”, Department of materials research Centre, Singapore, held at Singapore on 1 – 6, July 2001.(PO-78)
  2. International conference on Advances in Polymer Technology, CUSAT, Kerala, Kochi, CUSAT, Kerala, Kochi Jan 16 – 17, 2004 (PO-67)
  3. International conference on Materials For Advanced Technologies, organised by Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), MG, Brazil, held at Othon Palace, Belo Horizonte, from from 07 to 10 August 2006 (P. 76)
  4. International Conference on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICAM-2007), Department of Materials Science Centre IISc, Bangalore Karnataka IISc, Bangalore during Oct 8 – 13, 2007.(Po.45)
  5. International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science, Tumkur University, Shimoga University, Bangalore University, and Gulbarga University, Karnataka held at Atria Hotel, Palace Road, Bengaluru from 6th to 8th November 2012
  6. International conference on emerging innovative technologies for sustainable world 2013, Shridevi institute of Engg. And Technology sponsored by Oklohomo state University,Tumkur, On 7th and 8th Oct 2013
  7. International Conference On Green And Clean Technologies In Chemical Engineering And Biotechnology, Department Of Chemical And Biotechnology, SIT Tumkur, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 14th and 15th Feb. 2014
  8. International Conference on Multidisciplinary approach of Science: nanotechnology A boon for Mankind, Garden City University, Dept Of Life sciences, School Of Sciences, Karnataka, Bengaluru, On 18th Sept. 2018

National Journal Papers:

  1. Journal of Metallurgy and Materials, Honey comb patterns and DC conductivity of cellulose Multi walled carbon nanotube Composite films Science 2014 56 209 ISSN No.0972 – 4257
  2. Deccan Journal of chemistry, Frequency dependent electrical properties of PPyCeO2 composites prepared at room temperature 2014,1, 26, ISSN No. 2347 – 730X
  3. Indian Journal of Chemistry, Simulation of the effect of oxalic acid and acetone on the bistability behaviour of the minimal bromate oscillator in a CSTR 2005, 44, 1984, ISSN No.0376- 4710
  4. Materials Science Research India, Anomalous behavior of platinum electrode in BriggsRauscher oscillating Chemical Reaction 2004, 1, 97, ISSN No.0973 – 3469
  5. Journal of Indian Chem. Model simulation of BZ reaction containing oxalic acid and acetone as mixed organic substrate in CSTR mode” Soc. 2003, 80(1), 100 ISSN No. 0019- 4522

International Journal Papers:

  1. Bulletin of Materials Science, Synthesis, characterization and ac conductivity of Polypyrrol e/​Y2O3 composites 2006,29, 77, ISSN No. 0250- 4707
  2. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, DNA Interaction Studies of Cu (II) and Mn (II) Complexes containing Mixed Ligand of 1, 1 0 phenanthroline and 2- hydroxy-4-methy l‑1, 8- naphthyridine, 2011, 2, 202, ISSN No. 0975- 8585
  3. Bulletin of Korean Chemical society, Characterization and Low Frequency a.c. Conduction of Polypyrrole-Lead Titanate Composites 2007,28 7,ISSN No. 0253 – 2964
  4. Bulletin of Korean Chemical Society, Bifurcation Phase studies of the BZ reaction system containing Oxalic acid and acetone as mixed organic substrate in open system 2007,28 1489 ISSN No.0253 – 2964
  5. J. Polym.Res., Synthesis and characterization of conducting Polypyrrole-polymannuronate nanaocomposites, 4th June 2009. DOI 10.1007/s10965-009‑9309‑4
  6. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry,Fe(II) Complexes Containing Bioactive Ligands: Synthesis, DNA Binding, and Cleavage Studies 40:955 – 962, 2010. ISSN: 1553- 3174 print / 1553 – 3182 online DOI:10.1080/15533174.2010.522665
  7. Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids, Synthesis, DNA Binding, and Oxidative Cleavage Studies of Fe(II) and Co(III) Complexes Containing Bioactive Ligands 30:83 – 96, 2011. DOI: 10.1080/15257770.2010.547544
  8. J. Chem. Pharm. DNA Binding and Cleavage Studies of Fe(II) and Zn(II) Complexes containing Mixed Ligand of 1,10-phenanthroline and 2‑hydroxy-4-methyl- 1,8‑naphthyridineRes., 2011, 3(5):407 – 419
  9. Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids,Cu(II) AND Mn(II) complexes containing macroacyclic ligand: synthesis, DNA binding, and cleavage studies 31:1 – 13, 2012. DOI:10.1080/15257770.2011.636415
  10. Asian J of chemistry, Microscopic Studies of Polyaniline-poly-Nisopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid/​Flyash Composites Containing Dodecylbenzene Sulfonic Acid Volume: 25 Issue: 1 Page : 271 – 276. 2013 ISSN No. 0970 – 7077
  11. Asian J of chemistry, Synthesis and Characterization of Conducting Poly-Nisopropylacrylamide-Nvinylcarbazole Polymers Volume: 25 Issue: 1 Page : 405 – 409. 2013 ISSN No. 0970 – 7077
  12. Asian J of chemistry, Assembly of Gold nano particles on modified glass silicon surface Volume: 25 Issue: 2 Page : 1021 – 1024. 2013 ISSN No. 0970 – 7077
  13. International J of Pharma and bio sciences, Synthesis, Characterization, DNA Binding And Cleavage Studies Of Fe(Iii) And Zn(Ii) Complexes Containing Mixed Ligands Vol.4(3) 257 – 265, 2013 ISBN : 0975 – 6299
  14. International J of Chem Tech Research, Synthesis , Characterization, Anti-Microbial and DNA binding studies on Mn(II) and Zn(II) complexes containing Mixed ligand Vol.5(5) 2540−2547,2013, ISSN : 0974 – 4290
  15. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Thermal Analysis And Dc Conductivity Of Polypyrrole/​Yttrium Oxide Composites, 2(9) 2321 – 7308 2013,eISSN: 2319 – 1163 
  16. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, Synthesis characterization and study of dielectric studies of PaniPPy/​Y2O3 nanocomposites Volume 4(6) 2013, 278 – 287, ISSN:0976 – 6480, 0976 – 6499
  17. Emerging Trends in Chemical Engineering, DNA Binding and Cleavage Studies of Cobalt Complexes Containing Bioactive Mixed Ligands, Vol. 1 iss. 1, 49 – 56. (2014), ISSN No.2349 – 4786
  18. IJLTEMAS, Synthesis, Characterization, DNA Binding And Cleavage Studies of Cu(II) and Ni(II) Complexes Containing Mixed Ligands,2015 4 25, ISSN No.2278 — 2540
  19. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Electrical Properties of PolyanilineNiO Nanocomposites, Vol. 5, 36,(2015), ISSN 2249 – 3905
  20. International Journal of Current Advanced Research, Morphology And Sensor Property Of Polyanline/​CuCeO2 Nanocomposites, Vol.6 Page No.8249,2017, ISSN No.2319 – 6505
  21. Asian J of Chemistry, Green synthesis and Morphology of Nanoyttria mediated by Agaricus Bisporus, Vol. : 31 Issue : 1 Page : 834.2019, ISSN No. 0970 – 7077

Book Authored:

  1. Simple studies in Engineering Chemistry” 2014 single author

  • The Indian Society For Technical Education

    Life Member

  • Nature Watch Eco Club

    Life Member

  • Electrochemical Society of India

    Life Member

  • International Association of Engineering

    Life Member

  • Indian Science Congress

    Life Member

  • International Association of Chemical Engineering

    Life Member

  • The Deccan J of Chemistry

    Advisory committee member