Kiran Kenchappa Somashekharappa
Dr. Kiran Kenchappa Somashekharappa is currently working in the Department of Chemistry, Government First Grade College, Shivamogga, India. He gained his Ph.D. from the Department of Nanotechnology at Visvesvaraya Technological University, CPGS-Bangalore Region, Muddenahalli. His research interests include the synthesis of nanomaterials with different morphology/methods and their characterizations and applications in the field of photocatalysis/catalysis, and sensors. Kiran has published research work in many peer-reviewed journals and has received Best Paper awards at several international conferences. He is a member of a number of US and Indian professional bodies including the Indian Science Congress Association, Institute of Chemists India, Society for Materials Chemistry, Materials Research Society and a Community Member of the American Chemical Society.