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Prof. Padmavathy N

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

Research Area

  • Nano metal oxides for Photodegradation of organic dyes.


Ms. Padmavathy N, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Cambridge Institute of Technology. She is currently pursuing her   Ph.D, under Visvesvaraya Technological University.

 She has 20 years of rich experience in teaching and 2 years of industrial experience, she has good exposure to analytical skills in qualitative analysis of metals and minerals, she has exposure to analytical instruments ICP-MS, AAS, Mercury analyser, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, IR spectrophotometer and Flame Photometer, participated in more than 10 workshops in different fields of Chemistry, ISO training and NABL training, attended one day workshop in CPRI and National Seminar at MSRIT. She carried out a Mini project on Physico-chemical properties of K R Puram lake water, she has guided student projects on the topics Renewable energy sources, Soil analysis and Water analysis. She has organized CSR activities.

She holds a B.Sc. degree in PCM and in Organic Chemistry  from Bangalore University, currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Nanotechnology, under Visvesvaraya Technological University. She has presented a paper in International Conference.

She has been associated with Cambridge Institute of Technology since 2009.

She is a life member of  Liquid Crystal Society and  ISTE.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. thesis submitted, Visvesvaraya Technological University
  • M.Sc, Chemistry, Bangalore University, 1999, KSET-2013
  • B.Sc., PCM, Bangalore University, 1996

Awards and Honors

  • KSET-2013, Equivalent NET 



  • Student webinar on Indian Education System
  • Hosted a webinar “ COVID19 Stay safe”


  • ” Interrogation of MEMS, NEMS and Nanotechnology
  • “ effective utilization for research publications through Knimbus Digital Library”
  • ‘Graphene the Future Material’
  • “Covid-19 Pandemic management”
  • NBA and Outcome Based Education


  • “Mixed Convective Flow around a Heated Vertical Slender Cylinder with Spatio-Temporal Stretching”, Journal of  Magnetohydrodynamics, Plasma and Space Research, Vol 19 (4) 2017, 475-491.
  • “Axissymetric flow of a nanofluid past a vertical slender cylinder in the presence of a transverse magnetic  fluid”, Journal of Nanofluid,  Vol 5 (9) 2016, 101-109.
  • “Heat Transfer in an Upper Convected Maxwell Fluid with Fluid Particle Suspension”, Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics , Vol. 7 (3) 06/2015, 369-386.
  • “Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer over a Permeable Stretching Cylinder”,  Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 7 (1) 2014,  111-120.
  • “Axisymmetric Magneto-Hydrodynamic (MHD) Flow and Heat Transfer at a Non-Isothermal Stretching Cylinder”, Applied Mathematics and  Computation, Vol 219 (8) 2012, 3993-4005.
  • “Non-Newtonian Power – Law Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer over a Non- Linearly Stretching Surface”, Applied Mathematics, Vol 3, 2012, 425-435.
  • “Effect of Chemical Reaction on the Convective Axisymmetric Flow over a Vertical Slender Cylinder”,  Communicated to Int. J of Thermal Sciences.
  • “Magnetic Field Effects on Axisymmetric Free Convective Flow of a Nanofluid Past a Vertical Slender Cylinder”, Communicated to Int. J of Heat and Mass Transfer.