ABOUT

Dr. NAGASAI VISWESWAR

Current Designation: Assistant Professor, STAR Lab, SSSIHL, Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, AP, India

Ph.D

M.Phil.

M.Sc.

B.Sc.(HONS)

Doctor of Philosophy (2011-18)

Department of Chemistry, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Thesis Title: Biosynthesis and applications of Cyclic β-(1→3),(1→6)-Glucans extracted from Bradyrhizobium japonicum bacteria.

Master of Philosophy (2008-10)

Department of Chemistry, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Thesis Title:  Isolation, Characterization and Preliminary Studies of Medium Optimization for Yield Enhancement of Cyclic β-(1→3),(1→6)-Glucans produced by Bradyrhizobium japonicum.

Master of Science (2006-08)

Department of Chemistry, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Bachelor of Science Honors (2003-06)

Department of Chemistry, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Whitefield, Bangalore, India.

•    Biotechnology
•    Farming technologies

•    Natural complimentary medicine
•    Waste as Resource
•    Environmental science and technologies
•    Chemical Analytics and Instrumentation
•    Sustainable development
•    Drug discovery
•    Handling various scientific equipment
 

• Sriram Rathnakumar, Seemesh Bhaskar, Aayush Rai, Darisi V. V. Saikumar, K.N.S. Visweswar, Venketesh Sivaramakrishnan, and Sai Sathish Ramamurthy. Plasmon-Coupled Silver Nanoparticles for Mobile Phone-Based Attomolar Sensing of Mercury Ions. ACS Applied Nano Materials. 2021. [DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c01347]

 

Seemesh Bhaskar, K.N.S. Visweswar, K. M. Ganesh, Mahesh Sharma P, Venkatesh S, and Sai Sathish Ramamurthy. Metal-Free, Graphene Oxide-Based Tunable Soliton and Plasmon Engineering for Biosensing Applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c01024.   

K.N.S. Visweswar, Swayamsiddha Kar, P. Sai Siva Kumar, Ch. Janardhana and D. Mukesh. Microbial Cyclic β-(1→3),(1→6)-glucans as Potential Drug Carriers: Interaction Studies between Cyclic β-glucans isolated from Bradyrhizobium japonicum and Betulinic Acid. Spectrochimica Acta Part A, Elsevier (2018).
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2018.05.106


•    K.N.S. Visweswar, A. Sunil, A. Sri Harsha and Ch. Janardhana. Interaction studies of Pb(II) ion with Cyclic β-(1→3),(1→6) glucans extracted from Bradyrhizobium japonicum based on ‘Chelation Enhanced Fluorescence’ (CHEF) effect. Luminescence: The Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence, John Wiley (2018).
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/bio.3536 


•    Best Poster Award for Poster Presentation: “Sensing Applications of Cyclic β-(1→3),(1→6)-Glucans produced by Bradyrhizobium japonicum”, K.N.S. Visweswar, Sunil A., and Ch. Janardhana at the National Conference on “Frontiers in Chemical Sciences &Technologies” held at NIT Warangal on 28th -29th ,  January, 2016.
 

•    Learning and performing Classical dance
•    Learning and Chanting Vedam
•    Service activities 
•    Sketching and Painting
•    Calligraphy
•    Games (Shuttle badminton, Cricket)
•    Floral bouquets making
•    Learning various utility software.