Dr. Vidya Shetty K- Miscellaneous

Visit  abroad:

  1. Visiting Researcher at Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada for Research Interactions with Prof.Vinay Prasad during June 15 to July 4 2014 ( three weeks)
  2. Visiting Researcher at Department of Environmental Engineering, Kyung Hee University,Suwon, South Korea for two and a half months during May-July 2011, for collaborative research with Prof.Chang Kyoo Yoo.

  3. Visiting Researcher at Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, US( 1 week) during June 2008 for research interactions with Prof. Bruce Rittmann on Environmental Biotechnology.

  4. Visiting Researcher at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Texas, US(3 weeks) during June-July 2008 for research interaction with Prof. Mike Wong in the research area on nanocatalysis.

  5. Attended and presented a research paper at 3rd IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies (LET 2005) held at  Sapporo, Japan during   6th -8th June 2005, organized by International Water Association, London.

  6. Attended and presented a research paper at  NanoWorld Conference held during April 03-05, 2017 at Boston, USA.

  7. Attended and presented a research paper at Circular Economy Asia Pacific Conference on Nano-Micromaterials for Circular economy and Sustainability held at National University of Singapore during 29 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019 organized by University of Central Florida and National University of Singapore.

Special Lectures Delivered: 

  1. Delivered a talk  on Modeling ofbiofilm reactorsfor secondary wastewater treatmentat AICTEsponsored  STTPon "Wastewater Treatment and Characterization Techniques-Hands on Experience"organized by Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT Manipal during 17th -22nd August 2020.

  2. Delivered a talk  on “ Repurposing Chemical Engineering from Holistic Perspective” Chem E talks during Annual Technical Sympoosium "Engineer -2018"  NITK Surathkal 14- 10- 2018 .

  3. Delivered a Mentor Talk on “The Brilliance of Basic Science The Spark that Creates New Knowledge and Solves Big Problem “at DST INSPIRE Science Internship Camp of Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India Workshop At Pilikula organized University College Mangalore, 25-1-2018.

  4. Delivered expert lectures on “Nanotechnology  enabled water treatment” and “Modeling of Biofilm reactors for waste water treatment”   during FDP on Advanced Techniques in Energy and Wastewater Treatment, held at NIT Calicut  during July 2-7, 2018.

  5. Delivered invited lecture on  “Nanotechnology  enabled water treatment” and  “Modeling of Biofilm Reactors for Bioremediation” on 26th July 2017 for the One week Faculty Development Programme on -  ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL AND REMEDIATION” at SIT Tumkur.

  6. Delivered a talk   on  “ Modeling of Biofilm Reactors –Conceptualization to Validation” at the TEQIP II Sponsored Workshop On “Modeling and Simulation of Bioreactors” at NITK Surathkal   held during 24th and 25th March 2017.

  7. Delivered an invited lecture on “”Packed Bed Column Adsorption- A Case Study of Dye removal using activated red mud”” during KSCSTE & MHRD –TEQIP II Sponsored STTP ON Theory and Applications of Adsorption Processes –TAAP 2016 27 June – 02 July, 2016 Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Calicut.

  8. Delivered an invited talk on “”Biologically engineered silver and titanium dioxide nanoparticles for antibacterial, sensor and photocatalytic applications” at National conference on “Recent lnnovations in Process Engineering and Sustainability (RIPES – 2016)” held on 22nd and 23rd April 2016 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, at KLE Dr. M. S.Sheshgiri College of Engineering and Technology, Belagavi.

  9. Resource Person for a course on Heat Transfer for Production Officer Trainees of MCF LTD during Aug-Nov-2015.

  10. Delivered an invited talk at the National Seminar on Optimization Techniques and ResearchMethodology organized by Srinivas College of Pharmacy and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and delivered a talk on Optimization Techniques on 27thSeptember 2014.

  11. Delivered an invited talk at National Conference on Women in Science and Engineering at Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering & Technology, Dhavalagiri,Dharwad 5th July to 6th July 2013.

  12. Delivered an invited lecture on Two Phase partitioning Bioreactors for biodegradation of Phenol at the One week FDP program CHANGING SCENARIIO IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT on 13th December 2013 at NIT Calicut .

  13. Delivered a talk on “Two Phase partitioning Bioreactors for removal of Phenol” at National Seminar on” Trends in Environmental Biotechnology and its Applications” Sponsored by UGC and DBT(under Star College Scheme) on 11-12December, 2013 at St. Alloysius College, Mangalore.

  14. Delivered an invited talk on “Biotechnological Solutions to Combat climate Change” at a Seminar  on “Technological Solutions to Combat Climate Change” conducted by Institute of Engineers (Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu Chapter) on account of Engineers Day Programme on 12thSeptember 2009 at MIT Manipal.

  15. Delivered an invited  talk on”Biotechnology for Energy Needs” at One Day National Workshop on  “Energy Sustenance towards a better Environment” conducted by Dept. of Chemical Engineering, S.D.M College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad on 25thSeptember 2009.

  16. Delivered an invited  talk on “Emerging Trends in Environmental Biotechnology” at One Day National Seminar on “Emerging Trends and Future Prospects in Biotechnology” conducted by Post Graduate Department of Biotechnology, Alva’s College, Moodbidri on 15thOctober 2009.

  17. Delivered a Talk on ‘Modeling of Bioreactors ’in MHRD sponsored training programme on ‘Industrial Biotechnology ’ in the department of Chemical Engineering at NITK Surathkal held during July-August 2008.

  18. Resource person of a CCE course for Plant operators of MRPL on Instrumentation and Process Control conducted during June –Aug.2005 at NITK,Surathkal.

  19. Resource Person in CCE Refresher Course for Shift Engineers of MCF on ‘Awareness in Engineering Concept” during 13-10-2003 to 25-10-2003. Lecture delivered on Process Control and Instrumentation.

  20. Resource Person in CCE-BARC Refresher Course for plant operators of RMP, Mysore on Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering Practice, During 27thJan. to 5thFeb 2004. .Lecture delivered on Process Control and Instrumentation.

  21. Delivered a lecture on Biomass energy in the AICTE/ISTE STTP on ‘Solar energy and its Applications’ conducted by Dept. of Electrical Engineering , NITK, Surathkal in 2002.

  22. Special lecture series delivered on Transport phenomena in Bioprocesses for M.Sc Biotechnology students of St Aloysius College ,Mangalore in Jan-Feb 2004 on invitation.

  23. Special lectures delivered on Transport phenomena and Instrumentation in Bioprocesses to M.Sc Biotechnology students of St Aloysius College , Mangalore in Jan-Feb 2005.

  24. Special lectures delivered on invitation to M Sc Industrial Chemistry students of Mangalore University on Unit operations.

 Session Chair/Judge:

  1. Moderator for .Panel discussion on ‘The struggles of Gender Equality in Technology’ in Women in Technology Summit held during 21-23 2018 organized by IEEE Bnagalore Section and NITK Surathkal.

  2. Chaired a session in  the Conference on Recent Advances Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering [RACBEE-2016].1st October 2016, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.

  3. Chaired a Technical Session at National conference on “Recent lnnovations in Process Engineering and Sustainability (RIPES – 2016)” held on 22nd and 23rd April 2016 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, at KLE Dr. M. S. Sheshgiri College of Engineering    and Technology, Belagavi.

  4. Served as a Co-chair for a Technical Session at International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering organized by Department of Chemical Engg. At NITK Surathkal during 20-22 December 2015.

  5. Served as a Judge for Student Project competition at International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering organized by Department of Chemical Engg. At NITK Surathkal during 20-22 December 2015.

  6. Chaired a technical session at the International Conference on Polymer Composites -2014 during 19-20 December 2014 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering at NITK Surathkal.

  7. Chaired a Technical Session on Environmental Engineering at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering Sciences, (ICRAES-2014) held at MSRIT Bangalore during 4th-5thSeptember 2014.

  8. Served as a Judge for Student Project competition at National Seminar on” Trends in Environmental Biotechnology and its Applications” Sponsored by UGC and DBT(under Star  College Scheme) on 11-12December, 2013 at St. Aloysius College Mangalore.

  9. Chaired a Technical Session at the at National Conference on Women in Science and Engineering at Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering & Technology, Dhavalagiri, Dharwad 5th July to 6th July 2013.

  10. Judge for Student Project Competition on 26thApril 2012 at NMAMIT NItte.

  11. Judge for Student Project Competition on 3rdNovember 2011 at NMAMIT Nitte.

 Member of External Committees:

  1. Member of BOS for Department of Chemical Engineering, M V J College of Engineering   Bangalore during 2020-21.

  2. Member of BOS for Department of Chemical Engineering, Siddhaganga Institute of Technology Tumkur during 2020-21.

  3. Member of Departmental Advisory Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT Manipal , since 2017-18.

  4. Member of BOS for Department of Biotechnology, Basaveshwara College of Engineering, Bagalkot during 2010-11.

  5. Member of Advisory Board for Masters programme in Biotechnology of Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Agri Biotechnology, College of Agriculture, DharwadUAS, Dharwad  since 2012.

  6. Member of BOS at MSRIT Chemical Department 2013-15.

  7. Presently Member of Departmental Advisory Committee  for Chemical Engineering Department at MIT Manipal.

  8. Member of Doctoral thesis advisory  Committees for four doctoral candidates from Department of Biotechnology and Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT Manipal.

Member of Professional Bodies:

  1. Life Member of ISTE

  2. Life Member of IIChE

 

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Dr. P E Jagadeeshbabu, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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