Higher Education:
  • M.Sc in Chemistry from Department of Studies in Chemistry, Manasagangorti, University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) awarded from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, NCR-Delhi.
  • Qualified in UGC (SLET) examination.







Subjects Taught: 
  • M.Sc Program:  Teaching Electrochemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemistry to M.Sc Chemistry students
  • B.E Program:  Teach Engineering Chemistry  to BE students







Research Group and Activities:
Website Photo-Nanosynthesis

 Website Photo-Biosensors-1 Website Photo-Biosensor-2

  • Synthesis of Nanomaterials-Metallic, Metal Oxide, Perovskyte and Carbon based Nanomaterials and their modified forms (Graphene and Graphene Nanoribbons).
  • Fabrication of Electrochemical Biosensors for Detection of Molecules of Medical and Environmental Importance. 
  • Development of Nano-Photocatalysts and their Application in Waste Water Treatment.
  Research Group-2 Research Group Members:  Current Members (Picture from L to R): Mr. Mohan, Mr. Santhosh A.S, Dr.N. Kumara Swamy (Group Leader), Mr. Sandeep S,  Mrs. Vedavathi, Mr Yashas S.R.






Contact Details: 
  • E-mail: kumaryagati@gmail.com 
  • Mobile: +91-9741027970




 

Email Address
kumaryagati@sjce.ac.in
Education Qualification (All qualification including diploma)

• MSc in Chemistry from Department of Studies in Chemistry, Manasagangorti, University of Mysore, Mysore.

• Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) awarded from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology,Noida, NCR-Delhi.

• Qualified in UGC (SLET) examination

Research and Development

RESEARCH AREAS:

i) NANO MATERIAL SYNTHESIS:
Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles, Synthesis of novel nanomaterials as carbon based nanomaterials-Graphene, Graphene nanoribbons and their derivatives, Metal oxides-Perovskyte nanomaterials,etc.

ii) ELECTROCHEMICAL BIOSENSORS:
Fabrication of Enzymatic and Non-enzymatic Electrochemical Biosensors for Detection and Quantification of Molecules of Medical and Environmental Importance.

iii) WATER TREATMENT:
Application of Nanomaterials for the Treatment of Waste Water Treatment.
Pollutant Adsorption, Degradation Kinetics and Thermodynamics.

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GUIDANCE OF STUDENTS OF PhD (Chemistry):

PhD Students Currently Working in the Research Group and their PhD topics:

1. Mr. S. SANDEEP (4JC13PGN11) : Worked on Fabrication of Polyphenol Biosensor and its Performance Evaluation (Thesis Submitted in Aug 2018)

2. Mr. A. S. SANTHOSH (4JC15PGJ04): Working on Green Synthesis of Silver nanostructures and their Applications (Preparing Thesis)

3. Mrs. VEDAVATHY (4JC15PGJ05): Working on Design of Functional Polymer Composite Membranes for Biosensing Applications (Work under progress)

4 Mr. MOHAN (JSTD17PHY001) : Working on Synthesis, Characterization and Application Studies on Perovskytes (Work under progress)

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GUIDANCE OF STUDENTS OF M.Sc(Chemistry) & M.Tech (Environmental Engineering):

M.Tech: 04 (01 Awarded+ 03 working)

M.Sc: 02 (Working)

Journals Published

27+

Conferences Presented

12

Research and Development projects submitted

Research proposal entitled “FABRICATION OF EFFICIENT ELECTRODES FOR HIV-1 GENE DETECTION” is submitted to VGST for funding (Grant Amount: Rs. 20.00 Lakhs).

Research and Development projects Awarded

A Major Research Project entitled “FABRICATION OF POLYPHENOL OXIDASE BASED BIOSENSOR AND ITS PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FOR ANALYSIS OF POLYPHENOLS' sanctioned by Department of Atomic Energy under BRNS scheme has been successfully completed in March 2017. (Grant Amount: 26.07 Lakhs, Duration 2014-17).

Training Programs attended
31
Training Programs conducted and coordinated
04
Awards

Received the Research Fellowship of Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
Worked as research scholar at Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics Research, Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, between Aug 2000-Jan 2004.

Number of PhD students pursuing
04
Research Interests

• NANOCHEMISTRY: Synthesis and applications of novel nanomaterials as carbon based nanomaterials, metallic nanoparticles, peroskyte nanomaterials,..etc.

• BIOSENSORS: Development of enzyme based biosensors for the detection and quantification of analytes of medical and environmental importance.

• ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY: Development of nano photocatalysts for water treatment, Application of noval nanomaterials for wastewater treatment and development of sensors for detection of pollutants

List of Publication

YEAR 2019:

30) Santhosh A S, Sandeep A, Kumara Swamy N, “Catalytic degradation of methyl orange dye and Hg(+2) sensing properties of silver nanoparticles synthesized from Euphorbia geniculata leaf extract”, Surfaces and Interfaces, 14, 50–54 (2019).

29) Sandeep S, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh G S, Melo J S, “Detection of catechol using a biosensor based on biosynthesized silver nanoparticles and polyphenol oxidase enzyme”, Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta, 37 (4), xxx-xxx, (2019) (In Press).

28) Sachhidananda Shivanna, Nithin Kundachira Subramani, Shilpa Kasargod Nagaraj, Jagajeevan Raj Balasamudra Muthuraj, Kumara Swamy N and Siddaramaiah, “Orange-red Fluorescent Polymer Nanocomposite Films with Large Stocks Shift: An Opto-electronic exercise”, Journal of Luminescence, XX, XX-XX (2019) (In Press).

27) Kumara Swamy N and Mohana K. N, “Synthesis and potential applications of graphene nanoribbons”, Journal of Electrochemical Society of India, XX, XX-XX (2019) (In Press).

26) Santhosh A S, Sandeep A, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh GS, and Melo J S, Chamaraja NA, “Fabrication and evaluation of a potentiometric glucose biosensor based on green synthesized silver nanohybrids and polypyrrole modified graphite electrode”, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry (Under Review, 2019).

25) Yashas S.R, Sandeep S, Shivkumara B.P, Kumara Swamy N, Manu Kumar, “Potentiometric polyphenol oxidase biosensor for sensitive determination of phenolic micropollutant in environmental samples”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Submitted, 2019).

24) Santhosh A S, Sandeep A, Kumara Swamy N, Manu Kumar, “Synthesis of noval CoUSiN particles as promising biocidal candidate: A green approach to treat threats”, (Under Submisison).

23) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh GS, and Melo J S, “Development of a L-DOPA sensor using bimetallic colloidal nanoparticles and polypyrrole nanotube electrode matrix”, (Under Submission).

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YEAR 2018:

22) Sandeep S, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh G S, Melo J S, Nitin K S, “Electrochemical detection of L-Dopa using crude Polyphenol oxidase enzyme immobilized on electrochemically reduced RGO-Ag nanocomposite modified graphite electrode”, Materials Science and Engineering B, 232–235, 15–21 (2018).

21) Sandeep S, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh G S, Melo J S, Chamaraja N A, “Biosensor based on graphene nanoribbons/silver nanoparticle/polyphenol oxidase composite matrix on graphite electrode: Application in the analysis of catechol in green tea samples”, New Journal of Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry), 42, 16620 – 16629 (2018).

20) Siddegowda K S, Mahesh B, Kumara Swamy N, “Fabrication of copper oxide nanoparticles modified carbon paste electrode and its application in simultaneous electroanalysis of guanine, adenine and thymine”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 280, 277–286 (2018).

19) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Chamaraja NA , “Potentiometric Catechol biosensor based on PPO enzyme immobilized on Layer by Layer deposit of biosynthesized AgNPs and CTAB”, Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, 8(6), 933-939 (2018).

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YEAR 2017:

18) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Suresh GS, Melo J S and Kumara Swamy N, “Electrochemical glucose biosensor based on biosynthesized silver nanoparticles and polyvinyl pyrolidone modified graphite electrode”, Advanced Materials Proceedings, 3(5), 318-334,(2018).

17) Kumara Swamy N, Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, “Conductive polymers and their nanohybrid transducers for electrochemical biosensors applications-A brief review”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S2, 6-9 (2017).

16) Chamaraja N. A., C. B. Praveen Kumar, N. M. Vedamurthy, H. V. Kavya, D. S. Sahana, B. Megha, U. P. Bhavani, N. Kumaraswamy, “Novel spectrophotometric method for the assay of hydrogen peroxide using sulfosalicylic acid as a chromogenic probe”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S2, 38-41 (2017).

15) Anantharaman Shivakumar, C. S. Chidan Kumar, Praveen Kumar C B, Kumara Swamy N, “Spectrophotometric determination of peroxidase Using N, N-diethyl-p-phylene diamine sulphate and 3-Aminophenol as a chromogenic reagent: Application of the method to seeds of some fruits”, Chemical Data Collections, 11-12C, 84-95 (2017).

14) Kumara Swamy N, Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, “Enzyme Immobilization Methods and Role of Conductive Polymers in Fabrication of Enzymatic Biosensors”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S2, 1-5 (2017).

13) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Chamaraja N. A, Nitin K. S, “Redox and electron charge transfer characteristics of glassy carbon electrode modified with polyvinyl pyrolidone and biosynthesized silver nanoparticles”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S2, 10-13, (2017).

12) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Suresh GS, Melo J S and Kumara Swamy N, “Green synthesis of hybrid silver nano structures using Cassia occidentalis plant leaf broth and their characterization”, Advanced Materials Proceedings, 2(10), 639-642 (2017).

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YEAR 2016:
11) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh G S, Melo J S, and Mallu P “Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Convolvulus pluricaulis leaf extract and assessment of their catalytic, electrocatalytic and phenol remediation properties”, Advanced Materials Letters, 7(5), 383-389 (2016).

10) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, “Effect of Sequential Treatment of Paper Industry Wastewater Using Aluminum Chloride and Pseudomonas putida”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S1, 226-229 (2016).

9) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, “A Two-step Reduction of Color and Phenols from Paper Industry Wastewater using Copper Sulfate and Pseudomonas putida”, Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S1, 217-220 (2016).

8) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Kumara Swamy N, Suresh GS and Melo J S, “Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Euphorbia geneculata leaf extract and their characterization”, Proc. of Int. Conf. Matcon 16 (ISBN 978-93-80095-738), 314-316 (2016).

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YEAR 2010 to 2015:

7) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, “Color and Phenols removal from Paper Mill Effluent by Sequential Treatment using Ferric chloride and Pseudomonas putida”, International Journal of Pharma and Biosciences, 3(2), 380-392, (2012).

6) Sandeep A, Santhosh A S, Mahesh B, Kumara Swamy N, “Green Synthesis, characterization and applications of metallic nanoparticles”, JSSCM Journal, 4(1), 33-44 (2015).

5) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, “Aerobic and Anaerobic Treatment of Paper Industry Wastewater”, Research in Environment and Life Sciences, 4(4), 141-148, (2011).

4) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, “Precipitation of Phenols from Paper Industry Wastewater Using Ferric Chloride”, Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 4(2), 452-456, (2011).

3) Kumara Swamy N, Pratibha Singh and Indira P. Sarethy, A chapter on “Pulp and Paper Mill Wastewater and Its Treatment Approaches” in the book “Recent Progress in Environmental Biology”, published by Oxford Book Co., New Delhi (2011).

2) Pratibha Singh, Kumara Swamy et al. “Removal of Colour in Distillery Effluent (spent wash) by Phanerochaete chrysosporium and Pseudomonsas fluorescens”, Research in Environment and Life Sciences, 3(1), 17-20 (2010).

1) Pratibha Singh, Kumara Swamy N et al, “Study of Physicochemical Characteristics of Anaerobically Digested Distillery Effluent and Its Impact on Seed Germination, Seedling Growth and Peroxidase Activity of Wheat”, Journal of Nature Conservators, 19(2), 345-352, (2007).

Subjects

Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemistry