Science & Humanities

Dr. C D Satish


Dr C D Satish currently working as Professor of Chemistry in Department of Science and Humanities. He obtained M.Sc., (Chemistry) and Ph.D., (Chemistry) from Gulbarga University. He obtained Diploma in Journalism from Mysore University. He obtained M.A., (History) from Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and currently peruse Ph.D., (History) with title "King Shalivahana". His research Interests are Synthesis of Coordination Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Drug Design, Crystallography, Chemistry of Natural produces and evaluating the efficacy of compounds for various biological activities. He has wide experience on manipulation of air-sensitive and moisture sensitive materials. He has an experience on use of IR, NMR, EPR, UV-VIS, Electrochemical and Thermal methods and structural analysis of compounds using Spectroscopic techniques. He has excellent experience on Develop Drug Design Research Laboratory. He successfully completed UGC-CSIR examination for Research Fellowship and awarded SRF from CSIR. He successfully completed two research projects (CSIR and Rallis India Ltd).


  • M.Sc., (Chemistry), Gulbarga University 1992
  • Diploma in Journalism, Mysore University 1990
  • Ph.D., (Chemistry), Gulbarga University 2000
  • M.A., (History), Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Mysore 2016


  • Professor, PES University, 2013 -Till Date
  • Professor, PES Institute of Technology, 2011 -2013
  • Associate Professor, PES Institute of Technology, 2009 -2011
  • Assistant Professor, PES Institute of Technology, 2005 -2009
  • Assistant Professor, East West Institute of Technology, 2004 -2005
  • Guest Lecturer, VV Puram Science College PG Dept., 2001 -2004
  • Guest Faculty, Bhuvaneshwari Study Centre PG Class (Kuvempu University), 2001 -2005
  • Lecturer, NMKRV PG College for Women, 1999 -2004
  • Guest Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry, Gulbarga University, 1995 -1999
  • Lecturer, SRV PU College, Tiptur, 1992 -1995

Additional Information

  • Perusing Ph.D., in History at Karnataka State Open University, Muktagangotri, Mysore Title of the Thesis "King Shalivahana"
  • Perusing Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Law (PGDEL) in National Law School of India University, Bangalore


  • Best Paper Presentation Award from Indian Council of Chemists, 1997
  • Best Paper Presentation Award from Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry, 1998
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • IQAC Coordinator
  • Convener, Antiragging Committee
  • Chairperson, Vigilance Squad
  • Coordinator, First Year Students Scholarships
  • Core Committee Member for Bootstrap
  • Member of Flood Relief Team for North Karnataka
  • Member Kannada Book Drafting Committee for Engineering Students, VTU
  • Associate Dean (Evaluation) PESIT

Research Interest

  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Natural Products
  • Drug Design

Research Guidance

  • Two students working for Ph.D., One student Thesis is under Preparation


  • C. D. Satish, "Pharmacological Activities of the Plant Mangiferra Indica Linn" Proceedings in 3rd Global Summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Nov, 2007.
  • C. D. Satish "Chemistry in Electronics Revolution" Proceedings in National Seminar on Bharatheeya Hetitage in Engineering Technology" Technology Day, 11-13 May 2006, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • C. D. Satish "Sweet Coated poisons" Proceedings of First Kannada Science Congress" 15-17 Sept, 2005, National Aerospace Laboratries (NAL), Bangalore.
  • C. D. Satish and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, "Early Transition Metal Complexes for Epoxidation of Olefins" Proceedings of Indo-German Symposium, 1996


  • C D Satish, Sridevi S P and Girija C R, "Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Schiff Base Transition Metal Complexes Derived from Isatin and Salal" Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Volume 37, No (1), April 2021, ISSN: 0970-020x
  • C D Satish, Sridevi S P, Girija C R and Prashantha Karunakar, "Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Studies of 3-Methoxy-4-Hydroxy Benzaldehyde & O-Phenylene Diamine Schiff Base Ligands and its Mixed Ligand Metal Complexes Synthesized by Microwave Assisted Method" International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, Vol 7, Issue 11, April, 2021 ISSN: 2349-6002
  • C D Satish, Suresh Shalini, C R Girija, Mukesh M Jotani and T V Venkatesha, "Crystal Structure of 2-{(E)-[(2-hydroxyphenyl)iminiumyl]-4-methyl-phenolate" Crystallographic Communications, Acta Cryst. 2015, E71, 288.
  • C. D. Satish, "Synthesis, characterization and reactivity of Early Transition metal Complexes derived from Schiff Base Ligands" J Indian Council of Chemists, Vol 10, 2013
  • C. D. Satish, "Synthesis, characterization and reactivity of Early Transition metal Complexes derived from Mixed Ligands" Asian J Chem, Vol 3, 2012.
  • C. D. Satish, D. U. Warad, V. H. Kulkarni and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, "Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes of Bis(1,2-diphenyl-1-hydroxyimino-2-ethylidene-1,5-carbodihydrazone and Bis(1,2-dimethyl-1-hydroxyimino-2-ethylidene-1,5-carbodihydrazone N4 Macrocycles as Precurors for Vitamine B12 and Coenzyme B12 Models" Gulbarga University Science Journal, 1998
  • C. D. Satish, Raghavendra Rao and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, "Synthesis, Structure and Biological Activity of Metallocene-Heterocyclic Compounds" Oriental.J.Chem, 1999
  • C. D. Satish and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, " Metallocene-Schiff base Complexes of titanium and Zirconium" Asian.J.Chem, 1999
  • C. D. Satish, D. U. Warad, V. H. Kulkarni and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, "Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Zr(IV0 VO(IV), Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes Derived from Carbohydrazide Schiff-Base Ligands" Indian.J.Chem, 39A, Apr (2000), PP 415-420.
  • C. D. Satish, M. V. Gururaj and Chandrasekhar S. Bajgur, "Polypyrazolylborate Mixed-Ligand Complexes of Zr(IV), VO(IV) and MoO2(VI)" Indian.J.Chem, 39A, Apr (2000), PP 446-449.