Kiran Kenchappa Somashekharappa
Dr. Kiran Kenchappa Somashekharappa, currently working as a faculty in the Department of Chemistry, Government First Grade College, Bapuji Nagar, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India. He pursued Ph.D., from the Department of Applied Sciences (Nanotechnology) at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Center for PG studies-Bangalore Region, Muddenahalli, Chikkaballapura (D), India. He studied B.Sc., (Ic. C. P) from Sahyadri Science College, Shivamogga, and M.Sc., in Chemistry from Govt. Science College, Chitradurga, Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India. He has a good academic career and research knowledge such as Synthesis of Nanomaterials with different morphology, with different methods and their characterizations and application in the field of catalysis, photocatalysis, sensors, and so on. He worked as a Project Assistant for the project entitled “Synthesis, Characterization of Novel Titanate and Niobate Nanotubes/Nanorods and their Applications” sanctioned by Science and Engineering Research Board, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi. He has published research work in many peer reviewed journals like American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Springer, etc., and also bagged the Best Paper Awards in International Conferences such as International Conference on Nano Engineering Science and Research Advances (NESARA-2019) and International Conference on NANOTECHNOLOGY-2019 “Opportunities and Challenges”. He has presented, participated in many International, National Conferences/Symposiums, and obtained Travel Grant to visit Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna, Bihar under Knowledge Exchange Program as a Visiting Scholar visited by Visvesvaraya Technological University. He is a member/ life member of some professional bodies such as Associate Member of Institute of Chemists India, Kolkata, Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata, Society for Materials Chemistry, BARC, Mumbai, Materials Research Society, Warrendale, USA, and American Chemical Society Community Member, Washington, USA.