V Krishnamurthy

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Dr. V Krishnamurthy


Mobile Number: +91 9449867806
Phone Number: EXT. NO. 570
Email ID: registrar@pes.edu

Dr. V Krishnamurthy is a HOD in the Civil Department at PES University.


Sl.No Degree Discipline Institute Year
1 B.Sc Chemistry, Botany, Zoology Bangalore University, India 1974
2 M.Sc Inorganic Chemistry Bangalore University, India 1977
3 Ph.D Neurochemistry "Bangalore University, India (NIMHANS, Bangalore)" 1990

Ph.D Thesis title:

Biological aspects of metal toxicity with particular reference to lead and manganese


Sl.No Institution Post Held Year
1 PES University Registrar Jan.09, 2014 –Till date
2 PES University Director , Centre for Medical & Environmental Biotechnology Jul. 2013- Jan. 08, 2014
3 PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore. Professor and Head , Department of Biotechnology and Dean (Academic Affairs) Jan. 2009- Jun. 2013
4 PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore. Professor-Chemistry and Dean (Evaluation) Department of Science and Humanities Jan. 2007 – Jan .2009
5 Kathmandu University, Nepal Chair Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering 2003 - 2007
6 Indian Council of Medical Research, Bangalore. Assistant Director and Head, Occupational Hygiene, Regional Occupational Health Centre 1978-2003
7 Bangalore University. Visiting Faculty, Department of Environmental Science 2000-2004
8 RBANM Junior College and St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore. Lecturer 1977-1978


  • BE-Ind Med Award (National Award) - of the Indian Association of Occupational Health –India, for the best scientific paper presented in National Annual Conference -2002 and 2004
  • Mohan Mul Award -of the Indian Association of Occupational Health (Karnataka) for the best scientific paper presented in Annual Conference in the years, 1987, 1989, 1990 and 2007

Institutional Membership:

  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • International Union for Health Education (IUHE) South East Asia Regional Bureau
  • International Society for Research on Civilisation Diseases and Environment Group India
  • Indian Association of Occupational Health
  • Indian Aerosol and Technology Association
  • Karnataka Association of Community Health
  • Karnataka Vaidya Sahitya ParishatZero Waste Society
  • Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professional, India Chapter, Bangalore


  • Registrar, PES University
  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Civil Engg, PES University Bangalore
  • Scientific Adviser, International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden – IFS

Responsibilities held:

  • Served as accreditation expert member for National Board of Accreditation, (NBA)
  • Member, Expert Evaluation Committee for National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) accreditation of engineering colleges & Universities.
  • Head of Occupational Hygiene Division ROHC
  • Dean, Academic Affairs for Autonomous program of PESIT
  • Dean, Evaluation for Autonomous BE program of PESIT, Bangalore.

Expertise / list of subjects handled:

  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Research Methodology
  • Environmental Pollution and Control Technologies
  • Environmental Engineering – 1
  • Environmental Engineering – 2

Research projects : (current)

Investigator for one DBT funded project

Research Guidance:

  • Currently guiding six students for PhD degree
  • Guided six students for PhD and degree has been awarded
  • Guided six B.Sc. Project Dissertations
  • Guided Eighteen M.Sc. Project Dissertations
  • Guided 57 B.Tech/ Mtech Project Dissertations


1 Production of TAGs from microalgae in a photo-bioreactor intended for biodiesel production Patent Filed
2 Formulation of building materials sourced from solid waste Patent Filed

No. of publications:

International/ National Conferences: 18
International/National Journals: 88

Text Book:

Biplab Bhattacharjee, V. Krishna Murthy, Jhinuk Chatterjee EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY - AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS Comparison of Biochemical Pathways of Autoimmune disease in Human orthologs, Lambert Academic Publishing, 160 pages. 7 Nov. 2011. ISBN-13: 978-3846535073.

Text Book Chapter:

Ghosh, D., Sarkar, S., Leela, N., Krishnamurthy, V., Bhattacharyrya, N., Chopra, P., & Muneeb, A. (2014). Exploratory Study on Aroma Profile of Cardamom by GC-MS and Electronic Nose. In S. Mukherjee (Ed.), Sensing Technology: Current Status and Future Trends II (pp. 207-216). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02315-1_10