Professor and Chairman
Dr. Manjunatha Pattabi obtained his MSc from Mangalore University in 1983 and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1988. He joined the Materials Science Department of Mangalore University in 1988 and is a Professor since 2003. In addition to being a serious teacher and researcher, he steered the Department of Materials Science as Chairman for nine years since taking the position in 2003. He has published about 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and proceedings. He has delivered more than 75 lectures at various platforms. He has also contributed to the growth of the University in various capacities. Prof. Pattabi was awarded Sir C V Raman State Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences for 2002 by the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology. He was honored with MRSI Medal by the Materials Research Society of India in 2014.
Thin Films, Nanoparticles of metals and Semiconductors, Shape Memory alloys, Fuel Cells, Solar Cells