K.S. Lokesh

Associate Professor in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Vijayanagara SriKrishnadevaraya University, Ballari-583105, Karnataka, India.


Research interests: Synthesis of N4 macrocycles and their polymers; nanoparticles and modified surfaces for electrocatalysis, sensing and fuel cell applications


1997-2005, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Mysore, Inida 
1997, B.S. inPhysics, chemistry and mathematics,University of Mysore, Inida

Post-doctoral experience:
2006-2007, CSIR RA, IISc,Bangalore, India
2008.4-2009.10, Post-Doc, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
2009.11-2010.10, Visiting Scientist, University of Gent, Ghent, Belgium
2010.10-2012.12, Assistant Professor-NEDO, Shinshu University, Japan
2015.04.18-2015.06.14, TWAS-UNESCO Associate, Dalain Institute of Chemical Physics, Dalain, China

 Publications:AuthorsTitleJournal NameVolume, PageYear1. K.S. Lokesh, A. AdriaensElectropolymerised amine containing Palladium phthalocyanine  for capacitive   applicationsDyes and Pigments112, 19220152.K.S. Lokesh, Shambulinga, N. Manjunatha, M. Imdaad, M.Hojamberdiev,Porphyrin macrocycle stabilised gold and silver nanoparticles  and their Application in Catalysis of Hydrogen peroxideDyes and Pigments  120, 155-16020153. Q. Liu, , K.S. Lokesh, C. Chauvin,  W.SugimotoModel Electrode Studies of the Electrostatic Interaction between Electrochemically Dissolved Pt Ions and RuO2 NanosheetsJ. Electrochem.Soc161, F259-F26220144.K.S.  Lokesh, K.H. Shivaprasad, K.R. Venugopala ReddyStability and electrochemical activity of nano-size copper and its oxide particles using cobalt  aminophthalocyanine as a stabilizerRSC Advances4, 1136720145.H. Mallikarjun, K.S. Lokesh, K.H. Shivaprasad, K.R. Venugopala reddySensitive Spectrophotometric Method for the Determination of Permetrexed Disodium in Pure and Pharmaceutical FormulationsAustin J Anal Pharm Chem1,102920146. C. Tan,  G. Zhu, M.Hojamberdiev, K. S. Lokesh,X. Luo, L. Jin, J. Zhou, P. LiuAdsorption and Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of the {0001} Faceted Sm-doped ZnIn2S4 Microspheres.Journal of Hazardous Materials. 278, 572-58320147. H. Mallikarjun, K.S. Lokesh, K.H. Shivaprasad, K.R. Venugopala reddySensitive spectrophotometric method for the determination of permetrexed disodium in pure and pharmaceutical formulationsWorld Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences3(7), 81520148. K.S. LokeshLayer-by-Layer assembly of a water-soluble phthalocyanine on gold. Application to the   electrochemical determination of hydrogen peroxideBioelectro-chemistry 91, 21-2720139. K.S.Lokesh, A.AdriaensSynthesis and characterization of tetra-substituted palladium phthalocyanine  complexesDyes and Pigments96,269-277201310.C .Chauvin, Q. Liu, T. Saida, K.S. Lokesh, T. Sakai, W. SugimotoEffect of nanosheet size on activity and      durability  of RuO2 nanosheet Pt/C catalystElectrochemical Society Transactions50,1583-1588201311. K. S. Lokesh, S. Chardon, F. Lafolet, Y.Traoré,C.Gondran, P.Guionneau, L. Guérente, P. Labbé, A.Deronzier,J- F LétardOne step vs. stepwise immobilization of 1-D coordination based Rh-Rh molecular        wires on gold surfacesLangmuir28(32),11779-11789201212. K.S. Lokesh, M.D. Keersmaecker, A. Elia, D. Depla ,P. Dubruel, P. Vandenabeele, S.V. Vlierberghe, A.   AdriaensAdsorption of cobalt (II) 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2-aminophenyl)-porphyrin onto copper substrates:  characterization  and impedance studies for corrosion inhibitionCorrosion Science62, 73-82201213. K.S. Lokesh, M. De Keersmaecker, A.AdriaensSelf assembled films of porphyrins with amine groups at ifferent positions: influence on their orientation on corrosion inhibition and electrocatalytic activityMolecules17,  7824-7842201214. K.S. Lokesh, Karoline de wael, A. AdriaensSelf assembled supramolecular array of polymeric phthalocyanine on gold for the determination of  hydrogen peroxideLangmuir26(22),17665201015. S. Chandra, K.S. Lokesh and H. LangIodide recognition by the N, N-bissuccinamide-based dendritic molecule       [CH2C(O)NHC(CH2CH2C(O)OtBu)3]2Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical137(1),350200916. K.S. Lokesh, Y. Shivaraj, B.P.  Dayananda, S. ChandraSynthesis of phthalocyanine stabilized rhodium  nanoparticles and their application in biosensing of cytochrome CBioelectro-chemistry75 , 104200917. S. Chandra, K.S. Lokesh, A.Nicolai, H. LangDendrimer-Rhodium nanoparticle modified           Glassy Carbon Electrode for Amperometric Detection of Hydrogen PeroxideAnalytica Chimica Acta632(1),63200918. K.S. Lokesh, N.S.Venkatanarayanan , S.SampathPhthalocyanine macrocycle as stabilizer for gold and        silver nanoparticlesMicrochimica Acta167(1-2), 97-102200919. K.S. Lokesh, N. Uma, B. N. AcharThe microwave-assisted syntheses and conductivity study of a platinum phthalocyanine and its derivativePolyhedron28(5), 1022200920. S. Mitra, K.S. Lokesh , S. Sampath Exfoliated graphite-ruthenium oxide composite electrodes for    electrochemical supercapacitorsJ. Power Sources185(2) , 1544200821.N.T.K. Sundaram, O.T.M. Musthafa, K.S. Lokesh, A. SubramaniaEffect of porosity on PVdF-co-HFP-      PMMA based electrolyteMaterials Chemistry and Physics110, 11200822. B.N. Achar, T.M.M. Kumar, K.S. LokeshSynthesis, characterization, pyrolysis kinetics and conductivity studies of chlorosubstituted cobalt phthalocyaninesJ. Coord. Chem.60 , 1833200723. K.S. Lokesh, N. Uma , B.N. AcharSynthesis and physico-chemical characterization of metal free, sodium and potassium phthalocyanine complexesJ. Non-Cryst. Solids353(4), 384200724. B.N. Achar, T.M. Mohan Kumar,   K.S. LokeshA comparative study of microwave versus conventional synthesis of lead phthalocyanine complexesJ. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines9(12) ,872200525. B.N. Achar, G.M. Fohlen , K.S. Lokesh, T.M.M.KumarGC-MS studies on degradation of copper        phthalocyanine sheet polymer,International J. Mass Spectrometry243(3) , 199200526. B.N. Achar, G.M. Fohlen, K.S. Lokesh, T.M.M. KumarCharacterization of cobalt phthalocyanine sheet polymer by gas chromatography mass spectrometry on its pyrolysis productsReactive and Functional        Polymers63, 63200527. B.N. Achar, K.S. LokeshStudies on metal (II) tetra-amino phthalocyaninesJ. Organomet.Chem.689,  3357200428. B.N. Achar, K.S. LokeshStudies on polymorphic modifications of copper phthalocyanineJ. Solid State        Chem.177(6),  1987200429. B.N. Achar, K.S. LokeshStudies on phthalocyanine sheet polymersJ. Organomet.Chem.689(16), 2601200430. B.N. Achar, G.M. Fohlen, K.S. LokeshDegradation study on the thermally stable nickel phthalocyanine sheet      polymerPolymer Degradation and Stability80(3) , 4272003