Dr.Sudarshan P

Assistant Professor
  • M.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Papers Taught :Biochemistry, Bioanalytical Techniques, Microbial Technology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Food Biotechnology, Fundamentals of Biotechnology
  • Area of Expertise : Environmental Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant Biotechnology
  • Academic Experience - 11 years

Research Details

  • Bioremediation, Phytoremediation, Biofuel from Microalgae, Wastewater treatment


  • Aparna G, Sudarshan P, Ramachandra TV. 2022.Remediation potential of select wetland plants. GP Globalize Research Journal of Chemistry  6(1), pp.33-41.
  • Ramachandra TV, Sudarshan P, Vinay S, Asulabha KS, Sincy V. 2020. Nutrient and heavy metal composition in select biotic and abiotic components of varthur wetlands, Bangalore, India. SN Appl. Sci. 2(8), pp.1-14.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. 2020.Dynamics of metal pollution in sediment and macrophytes of Varthur Lake, Bangalore. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 104:411-417.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. 2019. Bioremediation potential of Macrophytes in Jakkur Wetland Bangalore.Indian J. Environ. Prot. 39(7), pp.594-601.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh M K, Ramachandra TV. 2019. Nutrient and Heavy metal accumulation ability of aquatic macrophytes in Jakkur Lake Bangalore .Asian J Microbiol Biotechnol Environ Sci. 21(3), pp. 675-682.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. 2019. Assessment of seasonal variation in water quality and water Quality index (wqi) of Hebbal Lake, Bangalore, India.Environ Ecol. 37(1B), pp.309-317.
  • Ramachandra T V, Sudarshan P, Kulkarni G, Aithal B H. 2019. Assessment of forest dynamics in Chikkamagalur district, central Western Ghats using temporal remote sensing data and spatial metrices.Indian For. 145(8), pp. 757-766.
  • Ramachandra T V, Sudarshan P, Mahesh M K, Vinay S. 2018. Spatial patterns of heavy metal accumulation in sediments and macrophytes of Bellandur wetland, Bangalore. J. Environ. Manage. 206, pp.1204-1210.
  • Ramachandra T V, Sincy V, Asulabha K S, Durga M M, Sudarshan P, Bharath H A. 2018. Optimal treatment of domestic wastewater through constructed wetlands.J. Biodivers. 9(1-2), pp. 81-102.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh M K, Ramachandra T V.2018. Integrated wetland ecosystem for sustainable treatment of wastewater. Int. J. Sci. Environ. Technol. 7(3), pp.839-849.
  • Ramachandra T V, Sudarshan P, Mahapatra D M, Krishnadas G. 2012.  Impact of indiscriminate disposal of untreated effluents from thermal power plant on water. Indian J. Environ. Prot. 32(9), pp. 705-718.
  • Ramachandra T V, Mahapatra D M, Sudarshan P, Joshi N V. 2015. Biofuel Production Along with Remediation of Sewage Water through Algae.Algae and Environmental SustainabilityVolume 7 of the series Developments in Applied Phycology, pp 33-51.

Paper presented

  • Sudarshan P, Ramachandra TV. Nutrient removal efficiencies of macrophytes: A labscale study. Paper presented at International Conference on Promoting Environmental Technologies for Waste Management and Sustainable Development (WMSD-2021);2021 Dec 12-13; KIIT Bhubaneshwar.
  • Sudarshan P,Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV.Bioremediation potential of Macrophytes from Jakkur Wetland, Bangalore. Paper presented at International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-6); 2018 Nov 27-30; NBRI, Lucknow.
  • Sudarshan P, Ramachandra TV. Goods and Services of macrophytes from wetlands of Karnataka. Paper presented at LAKE 2020- Conference on Ecosystem structure, function, goods and services; 2020 Dec 28-30; IISc, Bangalore.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Water quality and phytoremediation potential of macrophytes in Jakkur Wetland, Bangalore.Paper presented at International Symposium on biodiversity and Biobanking (BIODIVERSE 2018); 2018 Jan 27-29; IIT Guwahati
  • Sudarshan P,Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Water quality and Nutrient in Macrophytes of Hebbal Lake, Bangalore.Paper presented at Lake 2018, International Conference on Conservationand Sustainable Management of Riverine Ecosystems; 2018Nov 22-25; Alva’s College, Moodbidri, Karnataka.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Assessment of Seasonal variation in water quality of Hebbal Lake, Bangalore, Karnataka. Paper presented at International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences; 2017 Sep 8-9; Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Integrated Wetland Ecosystem for Sustainable treatment of Waste Water. Paper presented at 3rd International conference on Environment and Ecology (ICEE 2017); 2017 Mar27-29; St.Xavier’s College, Ranchi.
  • Sudarshan P, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Diversity and nutrient removal efficiencies of macrophytes in Jakkur wetland, Bangalore. Paper presented at International conference and outreach programme on Environment and Ecology: Sustainability and Challenges (ENCON 2017); 2017 Jan 4-6; Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi.
  • Sudarshan P, Sincy V, Asulabha KS, Vinay S, Mahesh MK, Ramachandra TV. Bioremediation potential of Macrophytes in Varthur and Bellandur Lakes, Bangalore. Paper presented at International Conference on Conservationand Sustainable Management of Ecologically  Sensitiveregions in Western Ghats (Lake 2016); 2016Dec 28- 31; Alva’s College, Moodbidri.


Conference/ seminar /workshop attended

  • State level workshop on Intellectual property rights and promotion of innovations by PG Dept of Chemistry, SDM College Ujire-2022 July 19.
  • Symposium on Advances in Mitochondrial Research: from bench to bedside by Alva’s college moodbidri & Society of mitochondria research and medicine- 2022 August 19.
  • International webinar on NMR-A Boon for Advanced Research by Centre for Research and Innovation Faculty of Natural Sciences, Adichunchanagiri University 2022 Sept 2.
  • Workshop on clinical research methods organised by institutional human ethics committee, University of Mysore-2022 Sept 28-30.
  • Training programme on Applications of radiation and radioisotopes in Physical, Materials, Chemical and Biological Science Research, CAART Mangalore University, 2022 Oct 10-16.

Awards & Achievements

  • NESA Junior Scientist of the Year Award-2021
  • Young Researcher Award-2021 by Institute of Scholars 2021
  • Young Scientist Award 2021 by VDGOOD Professional Association
  • Sahyadri Shikshaka Award 2020 byCentre for Ecological Sciences, IISc, Bangalore
  • Indo Asian – Robert Brown Junior Scientist Award 2020 by Red Talks
  • Research Ratna Award -2019 by RULA International Awards
  • Sahyadri Ecologist award 2016 byCentre for Ecological Sciences, IISc, Bangalore
  • Best Paper Award in International conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change and Environmnetal Sciences 2017, at Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore

Any Other

  • “Basic Spectroscopy and Instrumentation”course under the CCE Proficiency Programme, CCE,IISc 2016
  • “Environmental Management” Internet Based Course from CCE, IISc 2012
  • Hands on training on Real-Time PCR at Yenepoya Research Centre, Mangalore on 15-16 December 2021
  • 10 days online internship program on Bioinformatics-The basics conducted by Biotecnika during September 2021
  • Subject expert (teaching)- Internet based Environmetal Management Course (EM course) from September to December (2013-2020)
  • Resource person in Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Valuation of ecosystem goods and services 5th -19th August 2018 and 1st-15th January 2020, 8th March 2020
  • Resource Person in Lake 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop 3rd-6th July 2018 at Alva’s College, Moodbidri
  • As an Expert in Eyes on Nature: A programme of Environmental education for high schools on 7th and 8th June 2016 organised by Karnataka Science and Technology Academy (KSTA)
  • Resource Person in Lake 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop 9-14 May 2016 in Alva’s College, Moodbidri
  • Life Member-National Environmental Science Academy (NESA)
  • Life member-International Society of Environmental Botanists, Lucknow, India
  • Life member-The Indian Botanical Society
  • Life member-Institute of Scholars (InSc)
  • Editorial board member-Integrative Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Editorial board member-International Journal of EnvironmentalMonitoring and Analysis(IJEMA)
  • Reviewer for Environmental Science and Pollution Research,International Journal of Multidisciplinary Innovative Research, Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences Journals