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Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, School of Engineering, Bengaluru

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
s_giri@blr.amrita.edu
Ph: 09972175403
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Research Interest: Biodegradable Polymers, Controlled Drug Delivery, Nanosciences, polymers

Bio

Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy currently serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru campus.

His Ph. D. thesis is titled “Studies on the swelling properties of biodegradable sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends for controlled drug delivery” at Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru Campus. He is working as Assistant Professor in ASE Bengaluru from past 13 years and also doing research in Polymers, Nanoscience, and Controlled drug delivery.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Effect of Crosslinking on Control Drug Release of Hydroxychloroquine sulphate drug-using Alginate beads

Cite this Research Publication : Girdhar Reddy, “Effect of Crosslinking on Control Drug Release of Hydroxychloroquine sulphate drug-using Alginate beads” in Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. Vol. 19(2), 2022.

Publisher : Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering

Year : 2021

Controlled release studies of hydroxychloroquine sulphate (Hcq) drug-using biodegradable polymeric sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : S. Giridhar Reddy, "Controlled release studies of hydroxychloroquine Sulphate (Hcq) drug-using biodegradable polymeric sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends", Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 14 (4): 2209-2215, 2021

Year : 2020

Spectrophotometric detection of mercury using lignosulphonic stabilizedsilver nanopaticles

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Amrita Thakur and Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, “Spectrophotometric detection of mercury using lignosulphonic stabilizedsilver nanopaticles ”, Iranian Journal of Materials Science & Engineering, vol. Vol. 17, No. 3 vol., 2020.

Publisher : Iranian Journal of Materials Science & Engineering

Year : 2019

Drug Entrapment Efficiency of Silver Nanocomposite Hydrogel

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Drug Entrapment Efficiency of Silver Nanocomposite Hydrogel”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 577, p. 012176, 2019.


Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, IOP Publishing

Year : 2018

Silver Nanocomposite Hydrogel for pH Responsive Controlled Drug Release Applications

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Amrita Thakur and Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, “ Silver Nanocomposite Hydrogel for pH Responsive Controlled Drug Release Applications”, Journal of Bionanoscience, vol. 12, 6 vol., 2018.

Publisher : Journal of Bionanoscience, American Scientific Publishers.

Year : 2018

Development of Water Stable Lignosulphonic Acid Biocomposite Material Containing Silver Nanoparticles

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Amrita Thakur and Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, “Development of Water Stable Lignosulphonic Acid Biocomposite Material Containing Silver Nanoparticles”, Journal of Bionanoscience, vol. 12, pp. 1-7, 2018.



Publisher : Journal of Bionanoscience.

Year : 2018

Thermal stability and kinetics of sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Thermal stability and kinetics of sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends”, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 53-59, 2018.



Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Thermal stability and kinetics of sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends”, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 15, p. 53, 2019.


Publisher : Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology,

Year : 2017

Biogenic Synthesis Of Silver Nanoparticles Using Plant Waste Material

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Biogenic Synthesis Of Silver Nanoparticles Using Plant Waste Material”, Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 2, 2017.


Publisher : Rasayan Journal of Chemistry,

Year : 2016

Biological Materials: Green Source Towards Silver Nanomaterials Synthesis

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Amrita Thakur and Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, “Biological Materials: Green Source Towards Silver Nanomaterials Synthesis”, Oriental Journal of Chemistry, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 1465-1472, 2016.

Publisher : Oriental Journal of Chemistry.

Year : 2016

Effects of crosslink agents on sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Effects of crosslink agents on sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends”, Polymer (Korea), vol. 40, pp. 63-69, 2016.



Publisher : Polymer (Korea), Polymer Society of Korea,

Year : 2016

Study on the Effects of crosslink agents on Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic Acid Blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, Dr. Amrita Thakur, and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Study on the Effects of crosslink agents on Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic Acid Blends”, Polymer (Korea), The Polymer Society of Korea, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 63-69, 2016.



Publisher : Polymer (Korea), The Polymer Society of Korea,

Year : 2016

Mass Transfer Characteristics of Sodium alginate (SA) and Lignosulphonic acid (LS) Blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Mass Transfer Characteristics of Sodium alginate (SA) and Lignosulphonic acid (LS) Blends”, An International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol. 32, no. 5, 2016.

Publisher : An International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Year : 2016

Effects of crosslink agents on sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Effects of crosslink agents on sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends”, Polymer (Korea), vol. 40, pp. 63-69, 2016.

Publisher : Polymer (Korea)

Year : 2016

Sodium Alginate Lignosulphonic Acid

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, Dr. Amrita Thakur, and , “가교제가 Sodium Alginate 와 Lignosulphonic Acid 의 블렌드에 미치는 영향”, Polymer (Korea), vol. 40, pp. 63–69, 2016.

Publisher : Polymer (Korea), Polymer Society of Korea/한국고분자학회

Year : 2016

가교제가 Sodium Alginate와 Lignosulphonic Acid의 블렌드에 미치는 영향

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, Dr. Amrita Thakur, and , “가교제가 Sodium Alginate 와 Lignosulphonic Acid 의 블렌드에 미치는 영향”, Polymer (Korea), vol. 40, pp. 63–69, 2016.

Publisher : Polymer (Korea), Polymer Society of Korea/한국고분자학회.

Year : 2014

Controlled drug delivery studies of biological macromolecules: Sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid films

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Controlled drug delivery studies of biological macromolecules: Sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid films”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 131, 2014.

Publisher : Journal of Applied Polymer Science, John Wiley and Sons Inc.

Year : 2013

Biodegradable sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends: characterization and swelling studies

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Biodegradable sodium alginate and lignosulphonic acid blends: characterization and swelling studies”, Pol{ímeros, vol. 23, pp. 13–18, 2013.

Publisher : Pol{ímeros, SciELO Brasil,

Year : 2013

Effect of Curing Agent on Sodium Alginate Blends Using Barium Chloride as Crosslinking Agent and Study of Swelling, Thermal, and Morphological Properties

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Effect of Curing Agent on Sodium Alginate Blends Using Barium Chloride as Crosslinking Agent and Study of Swelling, Thermal, and Morphological Properties”, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, vol. 62, pp. 743-748, 2013.

Publisher : International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials

Year : 2011

Swelling behavior of calcium-ions crosslinked bipolymeric sodium alginate-lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Swelling behavior of calcium-ions crosslinked bipolymeric sodium alginate-lignosulphonic acid blends”, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, vol. 60, pp. 1123-1129, 2011.

Publisher : International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials

Conference Paper

Year : 2014

Compatibility and Control Release Studies of Sodium Alginate (SA)/ Lignosulphonic acid (LS) Blends using Ciprofloxacin as model drug

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Compatibility and Control Release Studies of Sodium Alginate (SA)/ Lignosulphonic acid (LS) Blends using Ciprofloxacin as model drug”, in International conference on functional materials ICFM- 2014, 2014.

Publisher : International conference on functional materials ICFM- 2014

Year : 2013

DRUG DELIVERY STUDIES OF SODIUM ALGINATE AND LIGNOSULPHONIC ACID BLENDS

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “DRUG DELIVERY STUDIES OF SODIUM ALGINATE AND LIGNOSULPHONIC ACID BLENDS”, in International conference on Polymers on the Frontiers of Science & Technology, Under the auspices of APA 2013 (Asian Polymer Association), 2013.

Publisher : International conference on Polymers on the Frontiers of Science Technology, Under the auspices of APA 2013 (Asian Polymer Association)

Year : 2012

The effect of sodium alginate addition on the morphology and thermal properties of Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic acid Blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “The effect of sodium alginate addition on the morphology and thermal properties of Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic acid Blends”, in IMPC 2012 (International Multicomponent Polymer Conference), 2012.

Publisher : IMPC 2012 (International Multicomponent Polymer Conference)

Year : 2010

Crystallization and Swelling of Novel Biodegradable polymer: Sodium alginate and Lignosulphonic acid

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Crystallization and Swelling of Novel Biodegradable polymer: Sodium alginate and Lignosulphonic acid”, in PROCEEDINGS OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: EMERGING DIMENSIONS (PSE-2010), Under the auspices of APA 2013 (Asian Polymer Association), 2010.


Publisher : PROCEEDINGS OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: EMERGING DIMENSIONS (PSE-2010), Under the auspices of APA

Year : 2010

SWELLING STUDIES ON BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “SWELLING STUDIES ON BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS”, in Second International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC – 2010), 2010.

Publisher : Second International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2015

Greener Approach towards the Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Biological Methods

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Amrita Thakur, “Greener Approach towards the Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Biological Methods”, RAINSAT 2015. Sathyabama University, India, 2015.


Publisher : RAINSAT 2015. Sathyabama University, India,

Year : 2012

Thermal and Morphological characterization of Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic acid Blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Thermal and Morphological characterization of Sodium Alginate and Lignosulphonic acid Blends”, IMPC 2012. M.G.University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 2012.

Publisher : M.G.University

Year : 2011

Effect of Sodium Alginate on SA/LS blends for pH-Responsive Swelling for Drug delivery to the Gastrointestinal Tract

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Effect of Sodium Alginate on SA/LS blends for pH-Responsive Swelling for Drug delivery to the Gastrointestinal Tract”, APSRT 2011. IIT Kharagpur, India., 2011.


Publisher : APSRT 2011. IIT Kharagpur, India.,

Year : 2010

Swelling Behavior of Calcium–Ions Cross linked Bipolymeric Sodium Alginate–Lignosulphonic acid blends

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and Dr. Akanksha Saxena Pandit, “Swelling Behavior of Calcium–Ions Cross linked Bipolymeric Sodium Alginate–Lignosulphonic acid blends”, ICPPC 2010. M.G. University, Kerala, India, 2010.


Publisher : ICPPC 2010, M.G. University, Kerala, India

Year : 2008

Alginate –A futuristic Novel Biomaterial

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy and , “Alginate –A futuristic Novel Biomaterial”. FPM 2008”, National Conference on Futuristic Polymer Materials. RVCE, Bangalore, 2008.

Publisher : National Conference on Futuristic Polymer Materials. RVCE, Bangalore,

Projects
  • Awarded Rs. 5 Lakhs as RFTT (Research Fund for Talented Teachers) for the project  “Sodium alginate and Lignosulphonic acid blends for Controlled release of Anticancer Drugs” from VGST (Vision Group of Science and Technology, Dept of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka, 2016-2017 (27-11-2017).
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