Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident 

Padmashree Institute of Management and Sciences have a full-fledged Biotechnology Research Centre recognized by Bangalore University.PIMS has Research Advisory Committee (RAC). RAC consists of experts from Industry, Academy, Management and Research Institutions.

The  composition of RAC is as follows:

Research Advisory Committee:

Dr. M Anuradha Research Director, PIMS
Prof K Manjunath Research Advisor, Bangalore University Nominee
Dr. S Balasubramanya Research Advisor, Senior Consultant, KBITS


Industry experts:

Ashok Godavarthi MD, Radiant Research Services Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
Arvind Ganesh CEO, Dogma global, Bangalore
Sumangala Bhat Executive director, Dogma Global, Bangalore

 

Members:

Dr Indu Scientist, Rishi Foundation, Bangalore
Dr Preenon Bagchi DST SERB NPDF
Dr Sudipta Associate Prof, PIMS
Dr Suresh Babu Associate Prof, PIMS
Dr Vijetha Assistant Prof, PIMS
Dr Mohammed Aman Assistant Prof, PIMS
Dr Veeranna Assistant Prof, PIMS
Dr Umalatha Assistant Prof, PIMS

 

The committee meets annually and discusses various aspects of research activities undertaken at PIMS including up gradation of research facilities, research activities undertaken by faculty and students.

The Major Suggestions Made By RAC 

  • To make the research centre self-sustained by getting sponsorship and grants.
  • To earmark a separate budget for research activities.
  • To have funds and fellowships for research scholars from management or donor sponsorships from industries.
  • To extend analytical and consultancy services to industry and other academic institutes/research scholars/individuals.

Institution’s Role In Developing Scientific Temper And Research Culture And Aptitude Among Students

Students are always encouraged to take up research projects throughout the span of their course. Mentors guide the students in planning experiments, literature survey and preparing reports based on the results. They encourage the research aptitude in students in organizing R&D seminars, brain storm sessions in latest research topics and demonstrations. Our students have participated in various seminars and conferences and have given oral and poster presentations. The college has the credit of getting awards and prizes in research presentations made by students. Every year our students bring out their research findings to the scientific community by publishing their work in various national and international journals.

In the year 2011, the college has received grants from the Government of Karnataka in carrying out short term projects for undergraduate students. This is an initiative of Vision group of Science and Technology, an enterprise under the State Department of Science and Technology.

The college encourages students to persue live projects sponsored by industry. It also supports to participate in national and international seminars. Organized visits to reputed research institutes/laboratories, where students will have an opportunity to interact with eminent scientists. Special talks or lecture series are planned to teach research methodology. Students are motivated to send projects and till now four projects got selected under VGST – SPiCE program of Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka to support their projects. Students during their courses at PIMS are guided to apply to fellowships offered by DST, New Delhi. Every year students of PIMS are bagging Rajat Jayanthi Vigyan Sancharak Fellowships sponsored by DST, New Delhi. Many students are pursuing either doctoral program and/or have joined as JRF’s in reputed research institutes both in India and abroad and taken up research as a career.

Faculty Involvement In Active Research

Dr. Anuradha has been recognized as Research Supervisor by Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. Under her guidance, five research scholars have registered for the Ph.D. program and presently pursuing their research work.
  • Mr. Kumaraswamy has already been awarded both M.Phil degree and Ph.D. degree.
  • Mr. Sudipta Kumar Mohanty has been awarded a Ph.D. degree.
  • Mr. Lokesh P has been awarded a Ph.D. degree.
  • Mr. Pradeep Kaushik is on the verge of completing his Ph.D.

Mr. Thammaiah, English faculty has also obtained both M.Phil and Ph.D. degree.