Adka Nityananda Shetty



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, April 3, 1987

Professional Experience: 

Total: 30 years
At NITK: 29 years

Contact Details


nityashreya [at], nityanand [at]


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3200


Academic Background

Ph.D (Mangalore University), 1992
M.Sc. (Mangalore University), 1984
B.Sc. (Mysore University), 1982

Areas of Interest

Corrosion Studies, Nanofluids, Analytical Chemistry

Supervision of Ph.D

Already degree awarded: 09
On-going: 05

Significant Publications

1. Nandini D and A. Nityananda Shetty, Alkylcarboxylates as efficient and green inhibitors of magnesium alloy ZE41 corrosion in aqueous salt solution. Corrosion Science, 2014, 85, 411–427.
2. U. Sandhya Shenoy and A. Nityananda Shetty, A simple solution phase synthesis of copper nanofluid using single-step glucose reduction method. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 2013, 43, 343–348.
3. B. S. Sanatkumar, Jagannath Nayak and A. Nityananda Shetty, Corrosion behavior of 18% Ni M250 grade maraging steel under weld-aged condition in sulfuric acid medium. Chemical Engineering Communications, 2012, 199, 1610 – 1625.
4. B. S. Sanatkumar, Jagannath Nayak and A. Nityananda Shetty, Influence of 2-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-oxoethyl benzoate on the hydrogen evolution and corrosion inhibition of 18 Ni 250 grade weld aged maraging steel in 1.0 M sulfuric acid medium. International Journal of Hydrogen. Energy. 2011, 37, 9431 – 9442.
5. T. Poornima, Jagannath Nayak and A. Nityananda Shetty, Effect of 4-(N,N-diethylamino)benzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone on the corrosion of aged 18 Ni 250 grade maraging steel in phosphoric acid solution. Corrosion Science, 2011, 53, 3688 – 3696.


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Department of Chemistry, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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