Dr. Roopa, S received B.Eng. and M.Sc., (Eng) degree in Polymer Science and Technology from University of Mysore, Mysore, India in 1994 and 1998 respectively. She received Ph.D., degree on the topic of “Polyurethane Interpenetrating Polymer Networks” from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India in 2013. Currently, she is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Technology, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, JSS S& T University, Mysore, India and has 23 years of teaching experience. She has worked on research projects funded by various academic agencies like AICTE, KSCST, VTU and has authored and co-authored several technical papers published in International journals. She is an Associate member of the Indian Rubber Institute (AMIRI) and life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Life member of Indian Plastic Institute (LMIPI) and member of American Chemical Society (ACS – Rubber Division).

Email Address
roopasm2000@sjce.ac.in
Education Qualification (All qualification including diploma)

Ph.D, From Visveswaraiah Technological University, Belgaum
M.Sc.(Engg), From University of Mysore, Mysore
B.E., From University of Mysore, Mysore

Research and Development

As co-investigator, Completed AICTE (R&D) Project entitled “Investigation on membrane applications of elastomeric materials” (Grant: 6.0 Lakhs)
As co-Investigator, Completed VTU (R&D) Project entitled "Investigation on thermoset plastic grind waste and naturally occurring mineral fillers incorporate d hybrid rubber composites" (Grant : 7.5 Lakhs)

Journals Published

16

Conferences Presented

25

Research and Development projects Awarded

2

Training Programs attended
56
Training Programs conducted and coordinated
8
Number of PhD students pursuing
3
Research Interests

Rubber compounding
Interpenetrating polymer networks / Green composites
Sustainable/ecofriendly rubber compounds
Liquid rubber

List of Publication

List of Publications :

1. Siddaramaiah, Roopa, S., Premakumar, U., & Varadarajulu, A. (1998). Sorption and diffusion of aldehydes and ketones into natural rubber blends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,67(1), 101-112. doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4628(19980103)67:13.0.co;2-4 (January)
2. Siddaramaiah, Roopa, S., & Premakumar, U. (1998). Sorption and diffusion of aromatic penetrants into natural rubber blends. Polymer,39(17), 3925-3931. doi:10.1016/s0032-3861(97)10351-2 (August)
3. Siddaramaiah, Roopa, S.and Guruprasad, K.H. (2003). Interaction of Crosslinked EPDM blends with Chlorinated Organic Penetrants. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,88 (5) 1366-1375. (----)
4. Siddaramaiah, Roopa, S., & Guruprasad, K. (2003). Interaction of Crosslinked EPDM/SBR Blends with Carbonyl Penetrants. Journal of Polymer Engineering,23(1). doi:10.1515/polyeng.2003.23.1.55 (August)
5. Siddaramaiah, Kumar, H., Roopa, S., Kendagannaswamy, B. K., & Aminabhavi, T. M. (2003). Computer simulation method for calculating concentration profiles in polyurethane/polystyrene interpenetrating polymer network membranes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,90(1), 122-128. doi:10.1002/app.12595 (July)
6. Kumar, H., Siddaramaiah, & Roopa, S. (2005). Chemical and Tensile Properties of Unsaturated Polyester and Polyacrylonitrile Semi-interpenetrating Polymer Network Coated Bamboo Fibers. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites,24(2), 215-218. doi:10.1177/0731684405043551 (January)
7. Siddaramaiah, Mallu, P., Roopa, S., Somashekarappa, H., & Somashekar, R. (2004). Studies on physico-mechanical and optical properties, and WAXS of castor oil based polyurethane/polyacrylates interpenetrating polymer networks. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,95(3), 764-773. doi:10.1002/app.21276 (----)
8. Roopa, S., & Siddaramaiah. (2007). Effect of Meta Kaolin Filler on the Physico-mechanical Properties and Chemical Resistance of Chain Extended Polyurethane. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites,26(7), 681-686. doi:10.1177/0731684407075578 (May)
9. Roopa, S., & Siddaramaiah. (2010). Mechanical, Thermal and Morphological Behaviors of Castor Oil Based PU/PS Interpenetrating Polymer Network-Metakaolin Composites. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A,47(7), 689-696. doi:10.1080/10601325.2010.483383 (May)
10. Roopa, S., & Siddaramaiah. (2010). Mechanical, Thermal and Morphological Behaviors of Coconut Shell Powder Filled PU/PS Biocomposites. Advanced Materials Research,123-125, 331-334. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/amr.123-125.331 (August)
11. Stabilization of Expansive soil using Ground Granulated Blast furnace Slag. (2016). International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering & Research,3(9), 102-106. doi:10.21884/ijmter.2016.3049.fvhb2 (September)

Books/monographs
1. Authored a book chapter entitled “Effect of thermoset waste powder on cure characteristics, physicomechanical and swelling properties of NR/SBR vulcanizates” Roopa S, Nischay K S., and Siddaramaiah in the book “Cost reduction in rubber processing” Edt., Hans Joachim Graf, 2014, Technobiz Communication co Ltd., USA., (ISBN: 978-616-90836-9-6)
2. S., Roopa and Siddaramaiah. "Effect of Cenosphere on the Performance of Polyurethane/Polystyrene Interpenetrating Polymer Network Green Composites." Emergent Research on Polymeric and Composite Materials. Edt., R. Somashekhar, IGI Global, 2018. 158-185. Web. 25 Sep. 2017. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3023-7.ch007.
3. Authored a book chapter entitled “Sustainability of the Tire Industry: Through Material Approach” Sanjit Das, Hirak Satpathi, S. Roopa, and Saikat Das Gupta in the book Applied Biopolymer Technology and Bioplastics Sustainable Development by Green Engineering Materials, Edt., Neha Kanwar Rawat, Tatiana G. Volova and A. K. Haghi, AAP and CRC Press, US, ISBN: 9781771889216 (In production, September 2020).
4. Authored a book chapter entitled “Polylactic Acid: An Eco-Friendly Material in the Packaging Industry, Paving the Way towards a Greener Environment”, S. Roopa, B. Sowmya, S. Preethi. and Arul Maximus Rabel, in the book Green Polymer Chemistry and Composites-Pollution Prevention and Waste Reduction, Edt., Neha Kanwar Rawat, Tatiana G. Volova and A. K. Haghi, AAP and CRC Press, US, ISBN: 9781771889377 (In production, November 2020).
5. Authored a book chapter entitled “High Energy Radiation: A Promising Media for the Synthesis of Hydrogels Free from Toxic Chemicals” Roopa, S., M. P. Chandresh, and Siddaramaiah in the book Applications of Biodegradable and Bio-Based Polymers for Human Health and a Cleaner Environment, Edt., Iuliana Stoica, Omari Mukbaniani, Neha Kanwar Rawat and A. K. Haghi, AAP and CRC Press, US, ISBN: 9781771889766 (In production, June 2021).

Papers presented in the Conference
1) S. Roopa and Siddaramaiah: “Interaction of crosslinked EPDM blends with chlorinated organic penetrants”, Macro 2000, Proce. of Natl. Symp. on Polym. & Comp., 1-2 Dec 2000, p.121, DMSRDE, Kanpur
2) Siddaramaiah, H.Kumar, S. Roopa B.K.K.Swamy and T.M.Aminbhavi: "A Computerlation Method to Calculate Concentration Profiles in PU/PS IPN Membranes”, Presented in Natl. Sem. on Pollution Control-Recent Advances in Membrane Sci. &Tech., held at AC Tech., Anna University, Chennai, during 8 & 9 th May 2002
3) Siddaramaiah and Roopa.S. “Effect of Heat and Oil ageing on the Properties of EPDM/SBR blends”. International Conference on Polymers in Information and Communication Technology, organized by Dept. of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin and Techni University of Endhoven, The Netherlands, held on 12th December 2002
4) Siddaramaiah, Roopa.S, Guruprasad. K.H and Kameshwari Devi. S.H. “Effect of Crosslinking systems on Curing Behaviour and Mechanical Properties of Acrylonitrile Butadiene and PVC blends”. International Conference on Polymers in Information and Communication Technology, organized by Dept. of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin and Technical University of Endhoven, The Netherlands, held on 12th December 2002
5) Roopa.S, Shri Harish.M.N and Deepashri.V “Preparation and characterization of rubber compounds filled with thermoset industrial scrap” presented in National conference on The Emerging Areas in Chemistry (NACEAC-2009), organized by DOS in Chemistry, Mysore on 31/07/2009 & 1/08/2009
6) Roopa.S & Siddaramaih, “Effect of meta kaolin on physico-mechnical , thermal properties and chemical resistance of PU/PS IPNS” India International Conference & Expo _IIRC-2007, jointly orgasnized MSLU, IRI –Rajasthan Branch and HASETRI, on 1st-3rd Nov 2007 at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
7) Roopa, S., and Siddaramaiah: “Synthesis and characterization of cenosphere flyash filled PU/PS IPN composites”, 2nd Intl. Conf. on Polym. Processing and Characterization (ICPPC – 2010): January 15th - 17th, 2010, Kottayam, Kerala, India (Invited talk).
8) Roopa, S., Siddaramaiah, Sumanda Bandyopadhyay, P.Parameswara, R.Somashekar: “WAXS studies of coconut shell powder filled PU/PS IPN composites”, Intl. Conf. on Advances in Polym. Tech., (APT'10), organized by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, 26-27 th Feb. 2010.
9) Roopa, S., and Siddaramaiah, “Mechanical, Thermal and Morphological Behaviors of Coconut Shell Powder Filled PU/PS Biocomposites”, 3rd Intl. Conf. on Multi-functional materials and structures (MFMS 2010), held at Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea, 14 - 18th September 2010.
10) Supriya D.S and Roopa, S., “Study on the effect of acrylic acid on the performance of acrylate pressure sensitive adhesives”, National seminar on Recent trends in polymer Science & Technology -2013 (NSRTPST -2013), organized by Dept of Polymer Science & Tech., S.K. University, Ananthpur (AP) on 29th & 30th June 2013.
11) Roopa, S., Nischay K.S. and Siddaramaiah “ Effect of industrially generated thermoset grind waste powder on the cure characteristics, physic-mechanical and swelling properties of NR/SBR vulcanisates”, ” National seminar on Recent trends in polymer Science & Technology -2013 (NSRTPST -2013), organized by Dept of Polymer Science & Tech., S.K. University, Ananthpur (AP) on 29th & 30th June 2013.
12) Chandresh, M. P, Siddaramaiah and Roopa, S., “Effect of liquid isoprene rubber on natural rubber vulcanizates" IRMRA-CII Rubber Conference-2015 (ICRC 2015) on “Empowering the rubber and allied industry through Indigenization, Innovation on Technology, Materials and Processes, jointly organized by Indian Rubber Manufacturers research Association (IRMRA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mumbai, on 16-17th December 2015, Abstract pp. 32
13) Prashanth Kumar, V and Roopa, S “Polymer / carbon nanotube composites for high accuracy piezoresistive strain sensing and biomedical applications” National Seminar & Workshop on Functional Nanomaterials for Energy, Environment and Health, Organized by Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, Sponsored by DST, on March 21-22, 2016
14) Gururaj Thilagar and Roopa, S “Multifunctional hybrid of polymer-iron oxide based nano materials with modified surface chemistry for biomedical applications – An overview” National Seminar & Workshop on Functional Nanomaterials for Energy, Environment and Health, Organized by Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, Sponsored by DST, on March 21-22, 2016
15) Sowmya B, Preethi S, A. B. Hemavathi, B. S. Madhukar, Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah “Preparation and characterization of PU/PMAA Based Interpenetrating Polymer Networks” International conference on advanced materials and technology (ICMAT 16) on 26-28th May 2016, organized by SJCE, Mysore.
16) Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah “Effect of Microsilica on the Performance of Epoxy/Polyurethane IPN Composites” International conference on advanced materials and technology (ICMAT 16) on 26-28th May 2016, organized by SJCE, Mysore.
17) Sagar T, B. S. Madhukar, Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah “ The effect of coconut shell powder content on the spectral, mechanical and thermal behavior of polyurethane green composites” International conference on advanced materials and technology (ICMAT 16) on 26-28th May 2016, organized by SJCE, Mysore.
18) Chandresh M. P, Roopa S., and Suryanarayanan M. R., “Toughening of polystyrene by polybutadiene/ liquid butadiene rubber master-batch”, 7th National conference on Novel Polymeric Materials (POLYCON-2017), 15th September 2017, Organized by department of Polymer Science and Technology, SJCE, Mysore
19) Madhukar B.S., Roopa, S., Ramya, P, Filip Tuomisto and Siddaramaiah “Structure-property relationships of polyurethane/curcumin green composites” International conference on Recent trends in Material Science and Technology (ICMST – 20018) 10th – 13th October 2018, Organized by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology and Material Research Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
20) Chethana M., Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, “Structure-property relationship of hybrid nanocomposites of polyurethane”, International Conference On Nanoscience And Nanotechnolgoy (ICONN2019), January 28 -30, 2019, Organised by Department of Physics & Nanotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai.
21) Neelambika, A., Chandresh, M. P., Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, “The effect of natural fibers content on mechanical performances and biodegradability of polylacticacid based green composites – Review” Two day National Conference on Recent Innovations in Medical and Material Chemistry during 8th and 9th March 2019, organized by Dept of Chemistry, University of Mysore, Mysuru.
22) Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, “Structure –property relationship of biobased polyurethane/polystyrene /coconut shell powder interpenetrating polymer network green composites”(Invited Talk), two day National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences (ETCS-2019) during 11th & 12th March 2019, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Dravidian University, Kuppam (AP)
23) Neelambika, A., Chandresh, M. P., Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, “Natural/vegetable oils: A safe process oils for industrial rubber products” three day International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials for Energy, Environment and Health Care (AFMEEHC), during 18th to 20th March 2019, organized by Center for Materials Science & Technology, UOM, Mysuru.
24) Chandresh M.P, Pradeepa. K.G, Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, Liquid rubber toughened epoxy resin, three day Second International conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT – 20), on 16th to 28th January 2020, organized by Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg., Mysuru.
25) Neelambika, A., Chandresh, M. P., Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, Natural/vegetable oils: A Safe Process Oils for Industrial Rubber Products, three day Second International conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT – 20), on 16th to 28th January 2020, organized by Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg., Mysuru.

Invited / Guest lectures
1) Delivered a talk on “Recycling of polymers – An overview” on 27th Dec 2013 at Institution of Engineers (IE), Mysore chapter, Mysore.
2) Delivered a lecture on “Chemical testing in rubber industry” on 26th Sep 2016 in Three day short term course on “Testing and quality management system in rubber industry” at JSSSTU, Mysuru, Jointly organized by IRI Karnataka branch and HASETRI from 26-28th Sept 2016.
3) As resource person (NBA expert) for two day workshop for creating awareness about Outcome-Based Education (OBE), organized by National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU) at Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University) Dayalbagh, Agra on 23-24 Feb 2018.
4) Delivered a talk on Microencapsulation - Technology for smart materials and products on 16th Nov 2018, in the TEQIP - III initiative FDP on recent trends in smart materials and it's application from 13-17th Nov 2018, jointly organized by the Dept. of PST and Dept. of Physics
5) Delivered a talk on “Capsule based self healing composites and encapsulation technology” on 20th Dec 2018, in the Two weeks Global initiative for academic network (GIAN) programme on “High Value Manufacturing (HVM) of advanced multi-functional composite materials through robotics: Aerospace, automotive and energy applications” from 20th to 31st December 2018.
6) Roopa, S and Siddaramaiah, “Mechanical, Thermal and Morphological Behaviors of Coconut Shell Powder Filled PU/PS Biocomposites” at National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences (ETCS-2019) at Dravidian University, Kuppam, during 11th & 12th March 2019.

Conference/Workshop conducted:
1. Co-cordinator: for One week Faculty Development Programme on “Testing and Characterization of Polymeric Materials”, from 15th – 20th Sept 2014 under TEQIP – II.
2. Organizing committee member: for three day International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT) on 26th – 28th May 2016
3. Scientific Committee member: for 7th National Conference on Novel Polymeric Materials (Synthesis, Processing & Characterization) - POLYCON 2017, held on 15th & 16th September 2017, Organized by the Department of Polymer Science & Technology, SJCE, Mysuru and Indian Rubber Institute, Karnataka Branch.
4. Course coordinator: For two day training programme on “Polymer Testing and Characterization” for Toyoda Gosei South India Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru employees on 30th and 31st July 2018 in the Department of Polymer Science and Technology.
5. Convenor: One day National Symposium in Memory of Dr. K S Jagadeesh and Dr. G.M.Shashidhara on “Advancement in Polymer Technology” on 25th august 2018, organized by Department of Polymer Science and Technology.
6. Organizing committee (Conference) member: India International Rubber Conference on Advancement in testing equipment, measuring systems and Automation in Rubber Industry (Asia RubTech Expo – 2018), 27 – 29th September 2018 at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru.
7. Coordinator: For One week Faculty Development Programme on “Characterization of Materials by Advanced Analytical Techniques” from 17th – 21th June 2019 under TEQIP – III.
8. Organizing committee member: Second International conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT – 20), on 16th to 28th January 2020.

Short term course attended
1) Two day programme on “Educational utilization of Indian Standards”, sponsored by BIS, organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SJCE, Mysore, from 28 to 29 th Jan 1998
2) Three day programme on “Faculty Induction Training Programme”, organized by ISTE-SJCE chapter , SJCE , Mysore from 15-17th Fed. 1999.
3) AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on “Rubber and Plastic Process Engineering”, organized by IIT, Kharagpur, from 7-11th June 1999.
4) AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on “Electrochemical and Nuclear Energy Systems”, organized by Dept. of Chemistry & Geology, PESCE, Mandya, from 21-31st Oct. 1999.
5) AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on “Managing Hazardous Wastes in the New Millenium (MHWNM)”, ORGANIZED BY Dept. of Environmental Engg., SJCE, Mysore, from 3rd to 15th Sept. 2001.
6) AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on “Recent Trends in Polymer Composites”, organized by Dept. of Polymer Science and Technology, SJCE, Mysore from 17th –29th Sept. 2001.
7) AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on “Computer Applications in Civil Engineering”, organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, SJCE, Mysore from 8th to 19th Oct.2001.
8) Two weeks training programme on “ Recent trends in material science and mathematical modeling from 28th July to 9th August 2003, organized by the Dept. of Polymer Science & Technology and Dept. of Mathematics, sponsored by AICTE – ISTE
9) Actively involved to organize and participated in the 3rd National Conference on “Polymer Blends & Composites (MACRO 05)” held at Dept. of Polymer Science and Technology, SJCE, Mysore, on 15th and 16th April 2005.
10) Two Day Training programme on “Thermal Analysis Training” held on June 30th and July 1st 2005 at Bangalore, organized by TA Instruments
11) Training Programme on “AUTOCAD – 2D Drafting, MDT – 3D Modeling and Assembling, Mold flow – fill, cool and warp analysis” held at Amrutha Institute of Technology (AIT) Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu on 16th to 24th August 2005.
12) Training programme on “IRON CAD” by Anuvikas of Adroitec, Bangalore, held at SJCE, Mysore, on 8th and 9th October 2005.
13) Two day programme on “Six Sigma – For Business Excellence” held on 16th and 17th December 2005 organized by Quality circle programme of India SJCE- Sci. and Tech. Entrepreneurs park, held at SJCE-STEP, Mysore
14) One day seminar on “Industrial & Automotive Rubber components Designing, Development and Testing”. Held on 8th April 2006 at Chennai, Organized by Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association (IRMRA), Thane.
15) One week programme on “Crash Course on Rubber Technology of PGD-IRI, held on 6th -10th June 2006 at SJCE, organized by IRI, National Education Committee (HQ)
16) One day work shop on “Municipal solid waste management and Plastics” on 25th August 2006, at Bangalore, Organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Ministry of Forest and Environment
17) Three day training programme on AUTODESK INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL 11 on 25th to 27th September 2006 at Dept. of PS&T, SJCE, Mysore.
18) Four day training programme “Fiber rainforced plastics (FRP) Technology”, organized by Karnataka Association of FRP Industries, held on 15th to 18th May 2007 at Bangalore.
19) Three day workshop on “UGS – Solid edge” on 23rd – 25th july 2007 at SJCE, Mysore organized by Visweswaraiah Technological University, Belgaum
20) Two day Science and Technology workshop on “Natural and synthetic Latices in rubber products” on 18 - 19th of April 2008, organized by Asia Pacific Elastomer Science & Technology (APEST), at Kochi, Kerala
21) Three day workshop on “Manufacturing aspect of rubber Products” on 29 – 31st Aug 2008 at SJCE, Mysore, jointly organized by Indian Rubber Institute and Dept of Polymer Science & Technology.
22) Pro-E CAD software programme (60 hours) at Central Institute of Plastics Engg. & Testing (CIPET), Hebbal Industrial Area, Mysore on 2/01/2009 to 30/01/09, organized by CIPET, Mysore.
23) One day seminar on “Scientific Writing and Publication” on 2nd Dec 2009 at JSS University, Mysore, organized by JSS Medical College, JSS University
24) Workshop on Research methodologies on 29th & 30th December 09 organized by VTU e – learning centre at SJCE, Mysore.
25) Workshop on VTU Thesis development using Latex on 31st December 09 organized by VTU e – learning at SJCE, Mysore.
26) Winter school on polymers-Synthesis, characterization and applications, on 20/12/2010 – 24/12/2010 held at Dept. of Materials Engineering, IISc, Bangalore.
27) Crash Course on Rubber Technology of PGD-IRI, held on 30th June - 3rd July 2013 at SJCE, organized by IRI, National Education Committee (HQ)
28) One day workshop to sensitize the management and teachers of technical institutions to tackle the menace of sexual crime against women, organized by AICTE on 25th July 2013 at MSRIT, Bangalore.
29) Two days FDP on “Polymer Composites” organized by Dept of PST, SJCE, Mysore on 30th and 31st Aug 2013 under TEQIP-II initiative
30) All India Seminar on “Nano-technology for energy, environment and health” under the aegis of Interdisciplinary Cordination Committee (ICC), IE (I) on 19-20th October, 2013, organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysore local chapte and Indian Rubber Institute (IRI), Karnataka branch, Mysore.
31) One day Guidance and counseling workshop for women faculty to improve the performance of Girl students in Engg programmes on 30th June 2014, organized by SJCE under TEQIP – II.
32) Two day workshop on “Quality in Research” on 18th and 19th of July 2014, organized by SJCE under TEQIP – II.
33) Two day workshop on “Quality Improvement in Teaching Learning Process” on 25th and 26th of July 2014, organized by SJCE under TEQIP – II.
34) Two day workshop on “Financial Management” on 30th and 31st of July 2014, organized by SJCE under TEQIP – II.
35) Four days programme on ‘8th National Level Crash Course on Rubber Technology’, organized by Indian Rubber Institute, Karnataka Branch & Dept. of PST, SJCE at Centre for Management Studies, SJCE from 27nd to 30th June 2015
36) One week programme on “Leadership and Career Development for Women Scientist/Technologists”on 2th to 6th of September 2015. This programme was organized by Department of Science and Technology (DST) and COACh International, USA at Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati, Assam
37) Four day workshop on “Linear algebra for electrical sciences” from 26 -29th Feb 2016, organized by Dept of E&C, SJCE, Mysuru, under TEQIP – II.
38) One day Authors workshop on “Publish and Perish”” 26th March 2016, organized by SJCE, Mysuru, under TEQIP – II.
39) Two weeks Global initiative for academic network (GIAN) programme on “Graphene-based Nanocomposites for Energy Harvesting/Storage Applications” from 30th may 2016 to 10th June 2016, organized by Department of Polymer Science & Technology, SJCE, Mysore and MHRD
40) Four days programme on ‘9th National Level Crash Course on Rubber Technology’, organized by Indian Rubber Institute, Karnataka Branch & Dept. of PST, SJCE at Centre for Management Studies, SJCE from 26th to 29th June 2016
41) Two weeks Global initiative for academic network (GIAN) programme on Performance Information Procurement System" from 4th to 15th July 2016 at SJCE, Mysuru. organized by Department of Construction Technology and Management, SJCE, Mysuru and MHRD.
42) One week Faculty development programme on “Pedagogy of instructional design and delivery system” from 12th July to 17th July 2016, organized by SJCE, Mysuru, under TEQIP – II.
43) One day seminar on Rubber Education on 23/01/2017 at Chennai, organized by Indian Rubber Institute and American Chemical Society, Rubber Division, USA.
44) Participated in TEQIP-III initiative one day training program on “XRD Technique and its applications” on 12/02/2018 organized by department of Polymer Science and technology, SJCE, JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru.
45) Participated in TEQIP-III initiative one day workshop on ‘’Injection Moulding and Beyond’’ on 24th March 2018 organized by department of Polymer Science and Technology ,SJCE, Mysuru and M/s Toyoda Gosei South India Private limited, Bidadi.
46) Two weeks Global initiative for academic network (GIAN) programme on “Emerging Intelligent Polymer Materials: From Science to Industrial Application” from 16th to 27th July 2018 at SJCE, Mysuru. organized by Department of Polymer Science and Technology, SJCE, Mysuru and MHRD.
47) Attended one week TEQIP - III initiative, FDP on recent trends in smart materials and it's application from 13-17th Nov 2018, jointly organized by the Dept. of PST and Dept. of Physics, Held at JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru.
48) Attended two weeks GIAN course on “High Value Manufacturing (HVM) of advanced multi-functional composite materials through robotics: Aerospace, automotive and energy applications” by Prof. Prasad Potluri, Professor & Research Director, Northwest Composites Centre, University of Manchester, UK from 20thto 31th December 2018.
49) Attended two weeks GIAN course on “Composite Materials and Structures: Processing & Fabrication, Analysis and Design” by Prof. Kunigal N. Shivakumar,Professor, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, USA from 31/12/2018 to 11/01/2019.
50) Attended one week TEQIP - III initiative, FDP on “Development of Smart Sensor Technology for Electronic Applications” from 4th – 8th Feb 2019, organized by the Dept. of ECE, Held at JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru
51) One week “Professional Development Training Program” which was held at IIM, Trichy, Tamilnadu from 24/3/2019 to 28/3/2019.
52) Attended four days programme on 12th National Level Crash Course on “Rubber science and Technology’, organized by Indian Rubber Institute, Karnataka Branch & Dept. of PST, SJCE at Centre for Management Studies, SJCE from 23rd to 26th June 2019.
53) Attended TEQIP - III initiative one week faculty development program on “Advanced Materials for Energy, Water & Health” held during 22nd to 27th July 2019 by the Department of Polymer Science & Technology in association with department of Environmental Engineering, SJCE, Mysuru.
54) Attended TEQIP - III initiative one week faculty development program on “Advanced Quality Approach for industry 4.0” held during 19th to 23rd August 2019 by the Department of Industrial Production Engineering, SJCE, Mysuru.
55) Attended one week for AICTE Training and learning faculty development programme (ATAL FDP) on “3D printing & Design” at MES College of Engineering Kuttippuram, Malappuram, Kerala during 2nd to 6th of December 2019.
56) One-week online Development Program on “Moodle-Learning Management System (LMS)”, organized by Vishwanathrao Deshpande Institute of Technology, Haliyal in association with IIT Bombay - (Remote Learning through –Spoken Tutorial) from 04/05/2020 to 08/05/2020

Webinars Attended:
1. Attended Webinar on Intro to Desktop 3D printing: Compare FDM, DLP, SLS and SLA Technology on 13/02/2020, organized by engineering.com Webinars.
2. Attended Webinar on How the Cloud is Revolutionizing Product Development. on 19/03/2020, organized by engineering.com Webinars.
3. Attended Webinar on How Intersteller Technologies Uses Metal Additive Manufacturing to Improve Combustion Performance, on 26/03/2020, organized by engineering.com Webinars.
4. Attended Webinar on “Kahoot! in higher ed” with Alf Inge Wang, on 8/04/2020, organized by Kahooth for Schools Webinars.
5. Attended AICTE workshop on Examination reforms, 15/04/2020 to 18/04/2020 organized by KLE in association with AICTE.
6. Attended Webinar on “The Next Generation Additive Manufacturing of Complex Shrouded Turbine Wheels for Energy Applications” on 29/04/2020, organized by engineering.com Webinars.
7. Successfully completed National level online quiz on “Awareness of Outcome based education paradigm” on 11/05/2020 with a passing score of 77%, organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shree L R Tiwari College of Engineering, Thane.
8. Attended webinar on “Modes of Teaching and Learning in Lockdown” on 11/05/2020, organized by SWAYAM-NPTEL local chapter, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
9. Attended webinar on “Automotive Digital Sculpting” on 13/05/2020 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam, Tamilnadu.
10. Attended webinar on “Industrial impact of CAD/CAM” on 14/05/2020 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam, Tamilnadu.

MTech Thesis supervision:
1. Mr.Chaluvarj.M (USN: 4JC07PST01) - Use of Kevlar engineered elastomer to improve cut/chip resistance property in OTR tire tread compound.
2. Mr. Dineshan V (4JC08PST02) - Tread base compound with efficient vulcanization system for good heat stability and performance
3. Mr. Manjunatha E (4JC09PST10) - Development of polymer Nanocomposite with Different polymeric matrices
4. Mr. Naveen Urs (4JC09PST11) - Effect of silica and rice husk on tire tread compound
5. Mr. Gnanasandeep S.R, (4JC10PST03) - Studies on Biocompatible adhesive for long lasting adherence in ECG application”
6. Miss. Supriya D S, (4JC11PST07) – Synthesis and Evaluation of Acrylic Pressure Sensitive Adhesive
7. Mr. Pratheek K S, (4JC12PST02) – Effect of calendaring process parameters on steel cord coating.
8. Avinash M, (4JC014PST02) - Study on the effect of block rubber on tire tread compound
9. Suryanarayan (4JC15PST02) - Toughening of polystyrene and styrene acrylonitrile copolymer by liquid butadiene rubber (LBR)
10. Mahendra Kumar (01JST17PMS006) - Design & Development of Nitrosamine Free Rubber Compounds
11. Chethan Kumar (01JST17PMS002) - Sodium Alginate Based Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Application