Department of  Chemistry

 

Year of establishment of the Department   :           1969

A brief history of the Department

                Department of Chemistry is one of the oldest and major departments in Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur.  It has completed 32 years of existence. The department has been and continue to be active in promoting teaching and research programmes as evidenced by the number of projects, research papers, M.Phils. and Ph.Ds. The faculty in the department produced more than 500 research publications (Annexure V) in National and International Journals.  The department has been running M.Sc. course with four specialisations viz.1. Analytical Chemistry; 2. Inorganic Chemistry; 3. Orgnaic  Chemistry and  4. Physical Chemistry.

Chairmen, BOS & Head of Department

Chairman/Chairperson Head/Coordinators
Prof. L. K. Ravindranath Prof.J.Sreeramulu

 

Names and Designations of the faculty

Chairman BOS:
255301
Head:
255741
Office:
255742

 

Name
Designation
Mobile
Off.
e-mail
1.Dr.M.C.S.Subha
Professor
9441039629
255266 (R), 255656 (O)
2.Dr. K.Hussain Reddy
Professor
9440669116
224347 (R), 255301 (O)
3.Dr.L.K.Ravindranath
Professor
9052520124
274263 (R)
4.Dr.J.Sreeramulu
Professor
9490180303
255341(R)
5.Dr.P.Ravindra Reddy
Professor
9441388503
248882(R)
6.Dr.K.Sudhakar Babu
Professor
9849362240
232240 (R)
7.Dr.K.P.Venkata Ramana
Professor
9885697284
9885697284
8.Dr.K.Anitha
Assistant Professor
9951406931
232578(R)

 

Faculty currently holding other positions
Prof.M.C.S. Subha: Dean, Physical Sciences
Prof.K.Hussain Reddy: Principal, SKU Pharamcy College
 

Areas of specialzation

(a)       at M.Sc. level

a.  Analytical Chemistry
b.  Inorganic Chemistry
c.  Organic Chemistry
d.  Physical Chemistry

(b) Research level

1.  Bioinorganic
2.  Studies in the Chemistry of Metal
complex in solution and solids
3.  Electroroganic Chemistry -
Spectrophotometry - Analysis of
Inorganic and Organic Compounds
Materials                  

(c) Individual teacher levels

See Staff Profiles

 

Major Equipment in the Department

a.         IR Spectrophotometer (PE 983G)                      :           Rs. 6 lakhs (UGC)
b.         Cyclic voltammetric system (BAS CV-27)            :           Rs. 4 lakhs
( DST Project of Dr. K. Hussain Reddy)
c.         Gas Chromatograph (Shimadzu)                        :           Rs. 7 lakhs
(Gifted by German Government to Prof. V. Surayanarayana Rao)
d.         UV Visible spectrophotometric (Shimadzu)         :           Rs. 2 lakhs