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Shwetha Harish P

Assistant Professor

Ms. Shwetha Harish P is an alumnus of PES Univeristy and Graduated from the Department of Biotechnology (Batch 2009-2013). Later she pursued her Post Graduation in Forensic Science from Jain University (2013-2015). She is currently pursuing her PhD at PES University. The zeal to learn more led her into enrolling for certificate course on Handwriting analysis. She has also done many certificate courses in various disciplines of Forensic Science. She worked as an intern at "Ballistics Division, Forensic Science Laboratory, Madiwala" (June, 2014). She also served as a Zonal Coordinator for Youth for Seva, which is a nation-wide volunteering movement that inspires youth to volunteer commonly known as "YFS". (July-Dec. 2015) She started working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, PES Univeristy since Jan. 2016. She teaches Forensic Science, Biochemistry (Metabolism), Forensic Graphology and Environamental Studies and Life Sciences. She has participated in many Faculty Development Programmes, Conferences, National workshops, International webinars/symposiums. She actively takes part in Alumni Badminton Tournament organized by PES University.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Biotechnology), PES Institute of Technology 2009-2013
  • Master of Science (Forensic Science), Jain University 2013-2015
  • Ph.D., PES University Ongoing


  • Assistant Professor, PES Univeristy, 2016-Till date


  • Distinction Awards in PES Institute of Technology consecutively for all the 8 semesters (2009-2013)
  • Runners-up for the BioQuiz VIVOX?12 on 28th April 2012, Department of Biotechnology, and also participated in the event Poster presentation, BMS College of Engineering, Basavangudi, Bangalore,India.
  • Secured first place during an event "TECHNO BRAINS-DEBATE IT!" organized by Jain University, Bangalore on 16th March 2015.
  • Fourth Rank in M.Sc. Forensic Science at Jain Univeristy.
  • Volunteered for "Youth for Seva" and served as a Zonal coordinator
  • Runners-up in Alumni Badminton tournament organized at PES University, August, 2016.
  • Participated in The Summer Research Training Program organized by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
  • TAL- AICTE Training & Learning Academy Online FDP on ?Computer Science & Biology? from 19th Oct. to 23rd Oct. 2020 organised by Vellammal Institute of Technology
  • ATAL- AICTE Training & Learning Academy Online FDP on ?Computer Science & Biology? from 19th Oct. to 23rd Oct. 2020 organised by Vellammal Institute of Technology
  • UG Courses: Forensic Science, Biochemistry (Metabolism), Forensic Graphology, Enzyme Technology, Bioprocess Design & Economics, Bioprocess Reactor Engineering, Engineering Biology and Environmental studies & Life Sciences. Lab courses: Biochemistry, Biochemistry (Metabolism), Drug Development & Technology, Bioprocess Reaction Engineering, Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics & Mechanical Operations, Forensic Science.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, PES Univerisity
  • Staff Coordinator for Student Affairs (BT)
  • PESU Digital Coordinator (BT)
  • Laboratory Coordinator
  • Faculty Advisor
  • Prakalpa Coordinator (BT)
  • EWD activity coordinator
  • Procotor Exam Coordinator
  • Project Guide

Research Interest

  • Psychology
  • Forensic Question Documentation
  • Food Processing

Research Projects (Current)

  • Identification of biochemical markers associated with suicidal ideation and computational study of novel ligands in the regulation of selected biomarkers
  • Role of neuroimaging in screening the pathophysiology of adolescent suicidal behaviour

Research Guidance

  • Guided 8th Semester Project Students


  • Shwetha Harish P., Rachana Rao, Shreya Jain, presented their thesis "Development of Health Oriented Nutrilife Whey Beverage", at VIVOX'12, organized by BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, on 28th April, 2012.