Udayabhanu C Gowda | Energy materials | Excellence in Research

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Udayabhanu began his academic journey with a B.Sc. in Chemistry from University College of Science, Tumakuru, Karnataka, where he secured the 8th rank with an impressive score of 91.91%. He continued his academic pursuits with an M.Sc. in Chemistry from Tumkur University, Tumakuru, Karnataka, securing the 4th rank with a score of 72.9%. Subsequently, he pursued his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru, Karnataka, under the guidance of Prof. G. Nagaraju. His doctoral thesis focused on the 'Synthesis of pure/doped metal oxides and their rGO hybrid nanocomposites: Applications to Photocatalytic and Lithium-ion battery.'

Professional Endeavors:

After completing his Ph.D. continued his academic journey as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI), Adichunchanagiri University, in 2023. Currently, he holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Adichunchanagiri School of Natural Sciences, Adichunchanagiri University.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His has made significant contributions to the field of chemical science and technology. His expertise lies in the synthesis of various materials, including metal oxides, metal sulfides, and graphene composites with different morphologies. He has extensively worked on the characterization of these materials using advanced analytical techniques such as XRD, XPS, SEM, TEM, and more.

His research focus spans multiple areas, including the preparation of anodes and cathodes for lithium-ion batteries, the evaluation of Li-ion battery properties, and the photocatalytic hydrogen generation using nanostructured materials. Additionally, he has explored electrochemical sensing/biosensing of various substances and investigated the photoluminescence of inorganic and organic molecules for diverse applications.

Accolades and Recognition:

Hiscontributions have been recognized through various awards and prizes. Notably, he was awarded as a Young Scientist in the Karnataka Excellence Awards 2021. He has received Best Oral Presentation and Best Poster awards in national and international conferences, showcasing the impact of his research.

Impact and Influence:

With a total of 2555 citations and an H-index of 25, his research has had a substantial impact on the scientific community. His publications in international journals, along with his editorial board membership, reflect his influence in the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

His legacy is marked by his dedication to green synthesis methods, multifunctional materials, and the exploration of various applications, from energy storage to environmental remediation. His future contributions are anticipated to further advance the understanding of nanomaterials and their applications in sustainable technologies.

Notable Publications:

1 Green synthesis of multifunctional zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles using Cassia fistula plant extract and their photodegradative, antioxidant and antibacterial activities D Suresh, Udayabhanu, PC Nethravathi, H Rajanaika, H Nagabhushana, ... Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 31, 446-454  (479) -2015

2 Electrochemical heavy metal detection, photocatalytic, photoluminescence, biodiesel production and antibacterial activities of Ag–ZnO nanomaterial Udayabhanu, G Nagaraju, SA Prashanth, M Shastri, KV Yathish, ... Materials Research Bulletin 94, 54-63 (324) -2017

3 Facile green fabrication of nanostructure ZnO plates, bullets, flower, prismatic tip, closed pine cone: their antibacterial, antioxidant, photoluminescent and photocatalytic … HR Madan, SC Sharma, Udayabhanu, D Suresh, YS Vidya, ...Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 152, 404-416 (194) -2016

4 Tinospora cordifolia mediated facile green synthesis of cupric oxide nanoparticles and their photocatalytic, antioxidant and antibacterial properties Udayabhanu, PC Nethravathi, MAP Kumar, D Suresh, K Lingaraju, ...Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 33, 81-88 (153) - 2015

5 Garcinia xanthochymus mediated green synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles: photoluminescence, photocatalytic and antioxidant activity studies D Suresh, PC Nethravathi, GS Shruthi, Udayabhanu, H Nagabhushana, ... Ceramics International 41 (7), 8680-8687 (121) - 2015

6 Facile microwave-assisted green synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles: application to photodegradation, antibacterial and antioxidant GN Mallikarjunaswamy, C., V. Lakshmi Ranganatha, Ramith Ramu, Udayabhanu Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 31 (2), 1004-1021 (99) -2020

7 Green, nonchemical route for the synthesis of ZnO superstructures, evaluation of its applications toward photocatalysis, photoluminescence, and biosensing Udayabhanu, G Nagaraju, H Nagabhushana, RB Basavaraj, GK Raghu, ...Crystal Growth & Design 16 (12), 6828-6840 (99) -2016

8 Spinach assisted green reduction of graphene oxide and its antioxidant and dye absorption properties D Suresh, Udayabhanu, PC Nethravathi, H Nagabhushana, SC Sharma Ceramics International 41 (3), 4810-4813 (96) -2015

9 EGCG assisted green synthesis of ZnO nanopowders: Photodegradative, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities D Suresh, Udayabhanu, PC Nethravathi, K Lingaraju, H Rajanaika, ... Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 136 … (85) -2015

10 Recent advances and Challenges in Silicon Carbide (SiC) Ceramic Nanoarchitectures and their Applications M Xu, YR Girish, KP Rakesh, P Wu, MH Marichannegowda, SM Byrappa, ... Materials Today Communications, 102533 (77) - 2021

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Citations              2835                           2583

h-index                     27                             26

i10- index                 42                             42


Udayabhanu C Gowda | Energy materials | Excellence in Research

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