Badekai Ramachandra Bhat



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, November 16, 1998

Professional Experience: 

Total 22 years and at NITK 16 years

Contact Details


chandpoorna [at], brchandra [at], ram [at]


+91-824-2473204, +91-824-2474046
Academic Background

• Ph.D. ( Mangalore University) 1998
• M.Sc. ( Mangalore University) 1992
• B.Sc. ( Mangalore University) 1990

Areas of Interest

• Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures and its applications as Supercapacitors, Biosensors, hydrogen storage materials, Catalysts, Composites etc.
• Organometallic compounds for catalysis
• Coordination Compounds

Significant Projects

• Carbon nanostructures
• Alcohol oxidation and C-C Coupling

Supervision of Ph.D

• Awarded: 08
• Ongoing: 07

Significant Publications

1. Raghavendra Prasad and Badekai Ramachandra Bhat, Multi-wall carbon nanotube–NiO nanoparticle composite as enzyme-free electrochemical glucose sensor, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 220, 2015, 81-90.
2. Raghavendra Prasad, Narjes Gorjizadeh, Ravindra Rajarao, Veena Sahajwalla and Badekai Ramachandra Bhat, Plant root nodule like nickel-oxide–multi-walled carbon nanotube composites for non-enzymatic glucose sensors,RSC Adv., 5, 2015, 44792-44799.
3. Pooja B. Bhat and Badekai Ramachandra Bhat, An immobilisedCo(II) and Ni(II) Schiff base magnetic nanocatalyst via a click reaction: a greener approach for alcohol oxidation, New J. Chem., 39, 2015,4933-4938.
4. Pooja B. Bhat, FawadInam and Badekai Ramachandra Bhat, Nickel Hydroxide/Cobalt−Ferrite Magnetic Nanocatalyst for Alcohol Oxidation, ACS Combi. Science, 16(8), 2014, 397-402.
5. Aravinda L S Bhat, UdayaBhat and Badekai Ramachandra Bhat, Binder free MoO3 / multiwalled carbon nanotube thin film electrode for high energy density supercapacitors ElectrochimActa 112,2013, 663-669.


• Commonwealth Academic Fellowship at Northumbria University, New Castle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom: January to April, 2015.
• Brain Pool Fellowship, Republic of South Korea ( July,2003-June, 2005)
• Visiting Professor, SMaRT Center@ University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
• Direct Synthesis of phenol from Benzene on iron impregnated Activated carbon catalysts. Appl. Catal. A, 2005,290,1-8. A Science Direct Top 25 Hottest article.
• Green Conversion of Alcohols to Carbonyls Catalyzed by Novel Ruthenium-Schiff base-triphenylphosphine complexes. Inorg. Chem. Comm., 2011,14, 155-158. Science Direct Top 10 (2nd) most cited article. November, 2010.
• Results of article published in J. Nanopart. Res., 14, 2012, 656-661, has been Published in Nanotechnology weekly on 19th March, 2012.
• J. Nanopart. Res., 14, 2012, 656-661, has been published even in Vertical news and High Beam research due to its simplicity, environmental friendly route to synthesize new worm shaped carbon nanofibers.
• Research Collaboration with
Prof. VeenaSahjawalla, Director SMaRT Center @UNSW, Sydney Australia.
Dr. MainkMajumder, Nanoscale and Engineering Lab, Monash University Australia.
Dr. FawadInam, Northumbria University, United Kingdom.
Dr. T.H.Kim, Center for energy storage, KIER, Republic of South Korea.
• Member, Board of Governors, NITK, October, 2014 to till date.
• President, Faculty Association of NITK, 2014 to till date
• Secretary, Faculty Association of NITK, 2013 to 2014.
• Head, Department of Chemistry, NITK, 11th August, 2014 to till date.
• Nodal Officer for training, conference, workshop by TEQIP-I
• Joint Nodal Officer, TEQIP-I
• Joint Nodal Officer, TEQIP-II
• Associate NCC officer (Rank: 2 Lieutenant): 4/19 Kar. Bn: 1995-1998.
• Associate NCC Officer (Rank: Lieutenant): 2 Kar. Eng Comp.: 2000-2007.

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Denthaje Krishna Bhat , Professor and Head
Department of Chemistry, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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