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