Dr. V Krishnamurthy

Registrar, Professor


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Qualification Institution Year
B.Sc(Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) Bangalore University, India 1974
M.Sc(Inorganic Chemistry) Bangalore University, India 1977
Ph.D(Neurochemistry) Bangalore University, India (NIMHANS, Bangalore) 1990

Designation Institution From To
Registrar PES University 2014 2019
Director , Centre for Medical & Environmental Biotechnology PES University 2013 2014
Professor and Head , Department of Biotechnology and Dean (Academic Affairs) PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore. 2009 2013
Professor-Chemistry and Dean (Evaluation) Department of Science and Humanities PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore. 2007 2009
Chair Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering Kathmandu University, Nepal 2003 2007
Visiting Faculty, Department of Environmental Science Bangalore University 2000 2004
Lecturer RBANM Junior College and St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore. 1977 1978

Awards / Achievement
  • BE-Ind Med Award (National Award) - of the Indian Association of Occupational Health –India, for the best scientific paper presented in National Annual Conference -2002 and 2004
  • Mohan Mul Award -of the Indian Association of Occupational Health (Karnataka) for the best scientific paper presented in Annual Conference in the years, 1987, 1989, 1990 and 2007

Institutional Membership
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • International Union for Health Education (IUHE) South East Asia Regional Bureau
  • International Society for Research on Civilisation Diseases and Environment Group India
  • Indian Association of Occupational Health
  • Indian Aerosol and Technology Association
  • Karnataka Association of Community Health
  • Karnataka Vaidya Sahitya ParishatZero Waste Society
  • Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professional, India Chapter, Bangalore

Additional Information
  • Ph.D Thesis title: Biological aspects of metal toxicity with particular reference to lead and manganese
  • Registrar, PES University
  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Civil Engg, PES University Bangalore
  • Scientific Adviser, International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden – IFS

Responsibilities Held
  • Served as accreditation expert member for National Board of Accreditation, (NBA)
  • Member, Expert Evaluation Committee for National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) accreditation of engineering colleges & Universities.
  • Head of Occupational Hygiene Division ROHC
  • Dean, Academic Affairs for Autonomous program of PESIT
  • Dean, Evaluation for Autonomous BE program of PESIT, Bangalore.
Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Research Methodology
  • Environmental Pollution and Control Technologies
  • Environmental Engineering – 1
  • Environmental Engineering – 2
Research projects (current)
  • Investigator for one DBT funded project

Research Guidance
  • Currently guiding six students for PhD degree
  • Guided six students for PhD and degree has been awarded
  • Guided six B.Sc. Project Dissertations
  • Guided Eighteen M.Sc. Project Dissertations
  • Guided 57 B.Tech/ Mtech Project Dissertations
  • Biplab Bhattacharjee, V. Krishna Murthy, Jhinuk Chatterjee EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY - AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS Comparison of Biochemical Pathways of Autoimmune disease in Human orthologs, Lambert Academic Publishing, 160 pages. 7 Nov. 2011. ISBN-13: 978-3846535073.
  • Ghosh, D., Sarkar, S., Leela, N., Krishnamurthy, V., Bhattacharyrya, N., Chopra, P., & Muneeb, A. (2014). Exploratory Study on Aroma Profile of Cardamom by GC-MS and Electronic Nose. In S. Mukherjee (Ed.), Sensing Technology: Current Status and Future Trends II (pp. 207-216). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02315-1_10

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  • International/ National Conferences: 18
  • International/National Journals: 88