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PhD: Manipal University, MSc: University of Kerala


2023: Professor

2020: Associate Professor (Senior Scale),

2017: Associate Professor,

2015: Assistant Professor Selection Grade,

2014: Assistant Professor Senior Scale,

2008: Assistant Professor (MIT),

2007: Lecturer (MGM College, Udupi)

Research Interests

Material Science, Fluorescent molecules for biological applications, Nanoparticles for drug delivery, Pigments for security inks, flexible electronics

Intellectual Property

1. Dual emissive water-based security ink formulation - Indian patent granted

2. A hydroxynaphthalimide ultraviolet fluorescent compound for pigment in security inks and compositions thereof -Indian patent granted

3. Security ink formulation with rub enhanced, excitation wavelength dependent and solvent sensitive fluorescence for anticounterfeiting  - Indian patent published   

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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