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Projects: Dr. R Geetha Balakrishna

Conferences attended in 2019

  • K. Vinothkumar, V. Suvina, M. Sakar, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Fe-Based Metal Organic Frameworks for the Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Metal Ions in Aqueous Medium by Square Wave Voltammetry Method, DAE SSPS-2019, Dec- 18 to 22, 2019 (poster)
  • K. Jesna Geprge, Vishaka V. Halali, R. Shwetharani, R. Geetha Balakrishna Ligand exchanged α-CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum dot as Fluorescent sensor for the detection of co2+ ions, ICEE-2019, Dec- 12 to 14, 2019 (poster)
  • Suvina. V, Srividya R, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Exiotic Properties of nanostructured novel carbonaceous materials: Sensitive, Simultaneous detection of heavy metal ions, ICEE-2019, Dec- 12 to 14, 2019 (poster)
  • Shwetharani R, Pranav Kulkarni, Suvina V, D H Nagaraju, R Geetha Balakrishna, 2D FeSe2/g-C3N4 and FeSe2/rGO Hybrid Nanosheets composites as Electrocatalyst for Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution, First Indian Materials Conclave and 30th Annual General Meeting of MRSI, IISc, Bangalore, February 12-15, 2019 (Oral)
  • Participated in the International conference "International Conference on Frontiers in Materials from Basic Science to Real Time Application", JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Bangalore, 13 to 16 March 2019.
  • Vishaka V Halali, R Geetha Balakrishna: "Field Deployable Sensor for Naked Eye Monitoring of Copper (II) Ions; Elucidation of Binding Mechanism by DFT Studies" at Chemical Sciences and Nanomaterials(ICCSN-2019) organised by Department of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of technology (VIT), Vellore  during 7-9, March 2019.

Conferences attended in 2018

  • Kusuma J, R Geetha Balakrishna: “Novel and aromatic bifunctional aromatic linker for colloidal quantum dots solar cells” at Advanced Ceramics and Nanomaterials for Sustainable Development (ACeND-2018), 19th - 21st 2018 at Christ University, Bangalore (poster)
  • Lavanya C, R Geetha Balakrishna, Mahesh S Padaki: “Development of an antifouling mixed matrix PSF membrane via functionalized MnCo2O4 nanoparticles” at Advanced Ceramics and Nanomaterials for Sustainable Development (ACeND-2018), 19th - 21st 2018 at Christ University, Bangalore (poster)
  • Suvina V, D H Nagaraju, R Geetha Balakrishna: “Graphene Nanoribbons as an efficient sensor for detection of Pb2+ and other heavy metal ions” at International conference on surface engineering, 9th - 11th August 2018 at IISC, Bangalore (poster)
  • Akash S, R Geetha Balakrishna: “An integrated approach to enhance the overall performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cell” at International conference on surface engineering, 9th - 11th August 2018 at IISC, Bangalore (poster)
  • Vishaka V. Halali, R Geetha Balakrishna: “Selective and reversible turn ON-OFF fluorescent probe for sensing Zn2+ in blood samples and it’s application in Cell imaging” at National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Analytical Sciences (ETAS-2018), July 30-31, 2018 at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad (Best Oral Presentation)
  • Sushmitha T, R. Shwetharani, M. Sakar, R. Geetha Balakrishna: “Simultaneous Photocatalytic Degradation and Hydrogen Evolution on the Lanthanum Modified TiO2 Nanostructures” at  International conference on Green methods for separation, purification and Nanomaterial Synthesis, 24-25 April 2018 at CNMS, Jain University, Bengaluru.
  • R. Shwetharani, T. Sushmitha, R. Geetha Balakrishna: “Augmentation of Active sites and porosity for QDs adsorption by induction of rear earth element La into TiO2 towards Energy Applications” at  International conference on Green methods for separation, purification and Nanomaterials Synthesis, 24-25 April 2018 at CNMS, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Bengaluru.
  • Vishaka V Halali, Manav Saxena, R Geetha Balakrishna, S Vijayalakshmi: “Highly selective and reversible organic dye based fluorescent and colorimetric “Off-On” receptor for sensing Iron (III)” at 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (CORTAC-2018) held on 15th - 17th March at University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai.
  • Shwetharani R, T. Sushmitha, R Geetha Balakrishna: “Tailoring the active sites of nano-structured TiO2 through Lanthanum doping for High Performance Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar cells” at International Conference on Nanomaterials and their Applications, held on March 1-2, 2018 at University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Akash S, R Geetha Balakrishna: Tailoring of band gap by incorporating rare earth elements for enhanced photo voltaic performance in Quantum dots sensitized solar cells” at Conference on electrochemistry in advanced materials, corrosion and radiopharmaceuticals-2018, held on 15th - 17th Feb at BARC Mumbai.
  • Kusuma J, R Geetha Balakrishna: "Compatible counter electrodes for Quantum for sensitized solar cells" at Conference on electrochemistry in advanced materials, corrosion and radiopharmaceuticals-2018, held on 15th - 17th Feb at BARC Mumbai.
  • Suvina V, Pranav Kulkarni, D H Nagaraju, R Geetha Balakrishna: Synthesis and characterization of MnCo2O4 nanoparticle and polypyrrole composite for sensing application” at "National Conference on Recent Trends In Chemistry-2018 (RTC'18) on 2nd Feb 2018 at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu

Conferences attended in 2017

  • Lavanya C, R Geetha Balakrishna: “A new hydrophilic additive for fabrication of polysulfone membrane with enhanced flux and improved anti-fouling resistance” at winter school 2017 on Frontiers in Materials science on December 4-8 at JNCASR, Bengaluru
  • Kusuma J, R Geetha Balakrishna: "Compatible counter electrodes for Quantum dot solar cell" at winter school 2017 on Frontiers in Materials science on December 4-8 at JNCASR, Bengaluru
  • Suvina V, Pranav Kulkarni, D H Nagaraju, R Geetha Balakrishna: Mesoporous MnCo2O4 nanoparticle synthesized by hydrothermal method for sensing application” at 2nd International Conference on Advances in Materials Science and Technology, Oct 9th - 11th, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil nadu. (poster)
  • Lavanya C, Jyothi M S, R Geetha Balakrishna: “A new hydrophilic additive for fabrication of polysulfone membrane with enhanced flux and improved anti-fouling resistance” at 4th International Conference on Membranes - ICM 2017, Sep 30th - Oct 3rd, Alleppey, Kerala
  • Shwetharani R, Poojashree A, R Geetha Balakrishna: “Adsorption of Toxic Heavy metal Pb(II) Ions from aqueous solutions using La doped TiO2 nanostructures” held on Feb 27-28, GCNOC - 2017, St Aloysius college, Mangalore.
  • Shwetharani R, Preethi G U, Laveena P’Dsouza and R Geetha Balakrishna: “Enhanced photovoltaic performance from Nd doped TiO2 semiconductor for quantum dot-sensitized solar cell” at International conference on green chemistry and nanotechnology opportunities and challenges -2017, 28th -29th Feb 2017, St Aloysius college, managalore (received best poster award)
  • Kusuma Jagadish and R Geetha Balakrishna: “Role of Graphene dimension in qdssc” at Green chemistry and nanotechnology opportunities and challenges 2017, 27th - 28th Feb 2017, St Aloysius college, managalore
  • Lavanya C, R Geetha Balakrishna and Mahesh Padaki: “Enhanced removal of heavy metal ions bound to humic acid by Polymeric blend membrane at International Conference on Membrane Technology and its Application - MemSep 2017, 21st-23rd Feb, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Tamilnadu
  • Suvina V, D H Nagaraju and R Geetha Balakrishna: “Simultaneous detection of Cd2+,Pb2+,Cu2+ and Hg2+ by Square wave anodic stripping voltammetry” at International Symposium on New Trends in Applied Chemistry, 9th - 12th Feb 2017, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin (selected among 10 best Posters)
  • Vishaka V Halali, Chandan H R and R Geetha Balakrishna: “A Rhodamine 6G based Chemosensor for Sensitive and Selective detection of Cu(II) ions” at International Symposium on New Trends in Applied Chemistry, 9th - 12th Feb 2017, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin (Received Best Poster and oral award)
  • Chandan H R, Manjunath Ira Gowda, Vishnu Nair G and R Geetha Balakrishna: “Quantum Dot-Graphene Oxide FRET probe for detection of micrococcal nuclease” at Fourth International Conference on nanostructured materials and nanocomposites, 10th-12th Feb 2017, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

Conferences attended in 2016

  • Kusuma Jagadish and R Geetha Balakrishna: "Graphene strips to enhance photo current in QDSSC" at 2nd International Conference on Solar Energy Photovoltaic, 17th -19th Dec 2016, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. (Poster)
  • Lavanya C, R Geetha Balakrishna and Mahesh Padaki: “Polymeric Blend Membranes for Antifouling Study and Humic Acid Removal, at 2nd International Conference on Water: From Pollution to Purification, 12th - 15th Dec 2016, Kottayam, Kerala. (Oral)
  • Pranav Kulkarni, R Geetha Balakrishna and M. V. Reddy:  "Synthesis and Characterization of Doped TiO2 as anode materials for Li-ion battery application",  at International Union of Materials Research Societies - 3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016), 11-15th Dec 2016, IISC, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Kusuma Jagadish, Hemavathi B and R Geetha Balakrishna:   “Novel polymer as electrolyte for QDSSC and its performance degradation study”, at International Union of Materials Research Societies - 3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016), 11-15th Dec 2016, IISC, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Shwetharani R, Laveena P D’Souza and R. Geethabalakrishna: “Enhanced Photovoltaic Performance with ZnS Modification in Nd-TiO2 Semiconductor for Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells”, at International Union of Materials Research Societies - 3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016), 11-15th Dec 2016, IISC, Bangalore. (Oral)
  • Lavanya C, Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Incorporation of TiO2 nanoparticles to polymeric blend membrane for Cr(VI) ion rejection by modifying functional groups of the membrane, 5th World Congress on Materials Science & Engineering, 13th to 15th June 2016, Alicante Spain. (Oral)
  • Subrahmanya TM, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Polysulfone benzamide novel polymer for membrane separation, ICNANO-2016, 21st to 23rd April 2016, Muddenahalli, Chikkaballpur, Karnataka. (Poster)
  • Sunil K, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Complete removal of azo dyes from industrial waste using polysulfone-graphene oxide composite membrane, ICNANO-2016, 21st to 23rd April 2016, Muddenahalli, Chikkaballpur, Karnataka. (Poster)
  • Shwetharani R and R Geetha Balakrishna: Improved Hydrogen Generation through a multi approach by structure property tailoring of Titania, ICNANO-2016, 21st to 23rd April 2016, Muddenahalli, Chikkaballpur, Karnataka. (Oral)
  • Kusuma J, Laveena P D’Souza, Shwetha Rani R and R Geetha Balakrishna: Supersensitization of N179 dye by CdSe quantum dots in N, F-doped hybrid solar cells, 8th Bangalore NANO, 3rd and 4th march 2016, Lalit Ashok hotel, Bangalore. (Poster)

Conferences attended in 2015

  • Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Fabrication of novel 4-amino benzoic acid-PVC/PSf blend membranes for metal ion rejection, RACS-15, 17th and 18th December 2015, St. Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru. (Best Oral Presentation)
  • Lavanya C, Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Heavy metal ions rejection upon modification with functional groups by polymeric blend membranes, IACS-2015, 16th December, 2015, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. (Poster)
  • Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Preparation of novel modified PVC/PSf blend membranes for metal ion rejection, APA-2015, 29th to 31st October 2015, Saurashtra University - Rajkot, Gujarat. (Oral)
  • Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: PSf/TiO2/CS composite membrane for chromium reduction and rejection, NCOANA-2015, 22nd and 23rd January, 2015, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Shwetharani R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Algal lipid extraction through Photocatalysis and conversion to biofuel, NCOANA-2015, 22nd and 23rd January, 2015, Bangalore. (Oral)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza, Vipin Amoli and R Geetha Balakrishna: Modified titania for dye sensitized solar cells, NCOANA-2015, 22nd and 23rd January, 2015, Bangalore. (Best Oral Presentation)

Conferences attended in 2014

  • Shwetharani R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Comparative study of homogeneous and heterogeneous photo oxidative treatment on bacterial cell via multianalytical techniques, FiNSTA’14, 20th-22nd , December , 2014, Puttaparthi, Andra Pradesh. (Poster)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza, Vipin Amoli, Chandan H R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Atomic Force Microscopy study of nanoscale interaction between N719 dye and CdSe quantum dot for enhanced open circuit potential in a hybrid solar cell, FiNSTA’14, 20th - 22nd, December , 2014, Puttaparthi, Andra Pradesh. (Best Poster award)
  • Chandan H. R, M. Venkataramana and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Detection of S.aureus TNase using monoclonal antibody conjugated quantum dot, FiNSTA’14, 20th - 22nd December , 2014, Puttaparthi, Andra Pradesh. (Poster)
  • VS Babu, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: Rejection study of Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals Oxybenzone and Atrazine by PANi-HNT Polysulfone membranes, 7th Bangalore India Nano, 5th and 6th December, 2014, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza ,Murali Krishna, Chandan H R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Neodymium Modified Titania in Quantum Dot Solar Cell and Graphene Oxide - CuS Composite as Counter Electrode Material, 7th Bangalore India Nano, 5th and 6th December , 2014, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Shwetharani R, C A N Fernando and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Enhanced hydrogen evolution from Fe-TiO2 by photocatalytic water splitting, 7th Bangalore India Nano, 5th and 6th December, 2014, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Vignesh Nayak, Rangappa Keri, Mahesh Padaki, R Geetha Balakrishna and Ranjith Krishna Pai:
    Preparation and Characterization of Equimolar Ratio of Terpolymer of AM + AMPS + NVP for Enhanced Oil Recovery Applications, ICPPC, 2014, 11th - 13th October, 2014, Kottayam, Kerala. (Short invited talk)
  • Shwetharani R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Comparison of the effectiveness of TiO2 and neutral photo-fenton system photocatalyasis for the destruction of S.typhi: evaluation by multianalytical techniques, ICRAES, 4th and 5th September, 2014, Bangalore. (Oral)
  • Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki and R Geetha Balakrishna: PSf/TiO2/CS composite membrane for chromium reduction, APA-2014, 19th to 21st Feb, 2014, India Habitat Center, New Delhi. (Poster)
  • Jyothi M. S, Mahesh Padaki and R. Geetha Balakrishna: PSf/TiO2 Composite Membrane for Chromium Removal: Effect of pH, APA-2014, 19th to 21st Feb, 2014, India Habitat Center, New Delhi. (Poster)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza, Sindhushree, and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Bifunctional Titania Float for Metal Ion Reduction and Organics Degradation, via Sunlight, CRSI-2014, 7-9th feb 2014, IIT, Mumbai. (Poster)

Conferences attended in 2013

  • Jyothi M. S, Mahesh Padaki and R. Geetha Balakrishna: An Environmentally Feasible photoreduction /removal of Chromium (vi) via psf/tio2 composite membrane, IUMRS-ICA 2013, 16th to 20th Dec, 2013, IISc, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Chandan H.R, and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Quantum Dot; Surface Modification for the Detection of Pathogens, RAMBSWERD-2013, 24-26thoct. 2013, Karnataka State sericulture research & development institute, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Jyothi M. S, Mahesh S Padaki and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Practical Application and Kinetic Study on Photoreduction of Chromium (VI) by Composite Membranes, Indo- UK PWQT, 13-14thAugust 2013, IISc, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza,Sindhushree and R. GeethaBalakrishna: Toxic Chromium Reduction, a feasible effluent treatment, ICGeT-2013, 26-27 July 2013, Sastra University, Thanjavur. (Oral)
  • Chandan H.R, Priya G Nayak and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Solvent phase Synthesis of CdSe Quantum Dots, ICGeT-2013, 26-27 July 2013, Sastra University, Thanjavur. (Oral)
  • Jyothi M. S, Mahesh Padaki and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Composite Membranes for Environmental Applications, Cleantech-2013, 12th to 16th May, 2013, Washington, DC. (Poster)
  • Jyothi M. S, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Chethana. K. R and Ramesh Rao: Integration of N, F, into Titania for Catalysis and Disinfection, CATSYMP 21, 2013, 11 - 13th February 2013, IICT, Hyderabad. (Poster)
  • Chandan H.R and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Synthesis and characterization of highly luminescent CdSe QD, ICRAMST - 13, 17 - 19 January 2013, NITK, Surathkal. (Oral)

Conferences attended in 2012

  • Chandan H.R, Y. V. SubbaRao and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Synthesis and Characterization of CdSe Quantum Dots Extracted in Various Solvents for different End- Application, 5th Bangalore Nano-2012, 5 - 7th December 2012, Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Jyothi. M. S, Chethana. K. R, R. Geetha Balakrishna and Ramesh Rao: Response of Staphylococcus Aureus and E. Coli to catalysis by Nanoparticles, RAMS - 2012, 6-8th November 2012, Hotel Atria, Bangalore. (Poster)
  • Laveena. P. D’Souza and R. Geetha Balakrishna: Application of Photocatalytic Formation of Non- toxic Chromium (III) from Toxic Chromium (VI) in Formate for Waste Water Treatment, RAMS - 2012, 6 - 8th November 2012, Hotel Atria, Bangalore. (Poster)
 
 

 
       
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