Director – Technical Education

Managing Committee Members | Directors

Name and Address

Positions held


Dr. C. Ranganathaiah
Director (Academic& Admin)&(P&D)
JSS Technical Education Division
JSSTIs  Campus

1. Lecturer in Physics


2. Associate Professor of Physics


3. Professor of Physics


4. Visiting Professor, UoM


5. Director, GRC-SCEM, Mangalore


6. Adjunct Professor Mangalore University

Feb 2015-

7. Director, TED, JSSMVP

Oct 2015-

Education, Responsibilities and Distinctions

1. M.Sc. & PhD in Physics , 1974 and 1979 respectively, University of Mysore
2. CSIR, Govt. of India Research Scholar:1974-1979
3. Univ. of Western Australia, Australia: Post- Doctoral work -1987-1990
4. Indo-Hungarian Exchange Fellow, Hungary and Austria: 1991
5. Visited Univ. of Graz, Austria as a Visiting Scientist: 1991
6. NASA-NRC Sr. Res. Associate, LaRC, Virginia, USA: 1994-1995
7. CNRS, IReS, Strasbourg, France -Visiting Scientist:2000
8. CBNU and Hoosuk Universities, South Korea: Expert Professor -2009
9. ARC-CAMS-Australia: Research Professor: 2011-12
10. MRS-Singapore: Invited Talk-2013, Expert Lectures, Bangkok, Thailand
11. Guided successfully 18 Ph.D. Students
12. Published 282 Research papers in International and National Journals
13. Presented research papers in 22 International and 28 National conferences
14. Contributed chapter for a book on Polymer based Nanocomposites: Brill Publishers (2009)
15. Published a book on “Free volume and Contact lens biopolymers” VDH, Germany 2010
16. Contributed chapter for a book on Polymer Morphology: Nova Publishers (2012), USA
15. Contributed chapter for a book on Polymer Blends: Wiley publishers (2014), USA
16. Contributed a chapter for a book on Elastomers and Nanocomposites :Wiley Publishers (2014),USA
17. Brought funds over Rs 2.6 Crores to the University of Mysore from DST, DAE- BRNS and DST-INO and NSC, Govt. of India
18. Core Team member of the Univ. of Mysore in procuring Rs. 65 Crores from UGC, Govt. of India for the projects “University with Potential for Excellence (UPE)” and CPEPA with Rs. 10 Crores grant
19. Instrumental in Starting M.Tech. Programme in Materials Science a Unique program of UGC under UPE project
20. Core Research Team member: Govt of India Project:Rs. 1500 Crores: India based Neutrino Observatory (INO), an Underground experimental laboratory facility coming up near Theni near Madurai, in Tamil Nadu
21. Serving as Expert Referee to more than 24 International Research Journals like Nuclear Instruments and methods, Elsevier, Polymer International (UK), Polymer Degradation and Stability (UK) (Elsevier), European Polymer Journal, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (USA) (Springer), and Polymer composites (Elsevier), POLYMER (Elsevier), Physics and Chemistry of Materials etc.
22. Served as Expert Reviewer of Research Proposals Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, UGC and other Central Govt. funding Agencies
23. Served as a member of several Academic Bodies of University of Mysore and all General Universities in Karnataka
24. Carried out Consultancy Projects for GE, Bangalore an MNC, CavinKare, R&D Division, Chennai to the tune of Several Lacs of Rupees
25. Life member of several Scientific Associations (National and International)