Adka Nityananda Shetty



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, April 3, 1987

Professional Experience: 

Total: 38 years
At NITK: 37 years

Contact Details


nityashreya [at], nityanand [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, Energy Materials

Supervision of Ph.D

Already degree awarded: 17
On-going: 01

Significant Publications

1. Aranganathan Viswanathan, M. Gururaj Acharya, B.G. Prakashaiaha, Adka Nityanada Shetty, Superior supercapacitance exhibited by acid insoluble Ni(OH)2 in the form of its nanocomposite with rGO. Journal of Energy Storage, 55 (2022) 105527
2. Aranganathan Viswanathan, A. Nityananda Shetty, Influence of different dopants and redox forms of PANI in its crystal structure, morphology, electrochemical energy storage to variable extent, unique properties and kinetics. Bull. Mater. Sci. (2022) 45:60
3. Gururaj M Acharya, A. Nityananda Shetty, Influence of media pH on corrosion behaviour of AZ31 magnesium alloy in chloride and sulphate media. Surface Engineering and Applied Electrochemistry, 57 (2021), 675–688.
4. Aranganathan Viswanathan, A. Nityananda Shetty, Reduced graphene oxide/vanadium pentoxide nanocomposite as electrode material for highly rate capable and durable supercapacitors, Journal of Energy Storage 27 (2020) 101103.
5. Aranganathan Viswanathan, M. Gururaj Acharya, A. Nityananda Shetty, High rate capable and high energy supercapacitor performance of reduced graphene oxide/Al(OH)3/polyaniline nanocomposite, Journal Colloid and interface Science, 575 (2020) 377 – 387.


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

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