Gajanan Hegde

Consultant - Environmental Lab | ghegde at iihs dot ac dot in


2009   MSc, Applied Chemistry, Karnatak University, Dharwad

2007   BSc, Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad



Countries: India
States: Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh
Cities: Bengaluru, Gadag, Chamrajnagar, Panjim, Margoa, Indore, Pune, Nagpur
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada

Gajanan Hegde has a Master of Science Degree from Karnatak University, Dharwad. His current research interests are in Green Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.


As Senior Associate-Environmental Lab, Gajanan works on assessment of Water and Soil quality at IIHS, Kengeri Campus. He supports the research work of IIHS at Sulikere Forest under the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Project in Association with Karnataka Forest Department. He is responsible for day to day management of environmental lab and analysis of water and soil samples.


Gajanan previously worked in Sujala III Micro watershed project of Karnataka Watershed department for assessment of Soil quality and Soil mapping. He had been engaged in technical support work in EMPRI for the Projects such as “Intervention of water bodies in Bangalore metropolitan city” and “Water safety plans to Bangalore city” in association with Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority.  His research publications are mainly focused on Green and sustainable methods for synthesis of Nano particles, Eco friendly techniques adapted for synthesis of chemical compounds to reduce Environmental pollution and sustainable growth and study on environmental pollution and climate change.

Journal Articles

  • Hegde, G., Yallappa, S., Khadre, T., Joseph, S., & Manjanna, J. (2023). Plant-extract-assisted green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Macaranga Indica bark extract for antimicrobial and photocatalytic activity. Journal of ISAS, 1(4), 21-24.
  • Hegde, G., & Raj, B. (2018). Antitubercular and molecular docking studies of some 5 arylmethylene – pyrimidine-2,4,6-triones. International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology, 4(5), 622-627.
  • Godipurge, S. S., Yallappa, S., Biradar, N. J., Biradar, J. S., Dhananjaya, B. L., Hegde, G., … & Hegde, G. (2016). A facile and green strategy for the synthesis of Au, Ag and Au–Ag alloy nanoparticles using aerial parts of R. hypocrateriformis extract and their biological evaluation. Enzyme and microbial technology95, 174-184.
  • Hegde, G., Pattanashetty, S. H., Shiralgi, Y., Venkatesh, T., Yarl, N. S., Raj, B. B., … & Dhananjaya, B. L. (2016). Synthesis and characterization of novel pyridinimine-based schiff base ligands and their Cu (II) complexes for biomedical applications. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 5(9).715-729.
  • Hegde, G., & Khadre, T. (2023, March 16-18). Green synthesis of copper nanoparticles by using Macaranga Indira for biomedical and drinking water purification applications [Oral Presentation]. National conference on physics and chemistry of materials NCPCM-2023, Govt. Holkar Science College, Indoor.
  • Hegde, G., & Shirlgi, Y. (2022). Synthesis of bio-capped silver nanoparticles by using macaranga indica for biomedical and wastewater treatment. In National conference on Advances in analytical techniques for materials and bio-medical application. Rani Channamma University & Visvesvaraya Technological University.