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Name Dr. A. V R. Murthy
DesignationAssistant Professor
Highest Qualification M.Sc.; Ph.D. (Physics)
Total Citations199
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(Brief Description / Abstract) :

Dr. A.V. R. Murthy is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Physics. He obtained his M.Sc from IIT Madras and Ph.D. for ISSER-Pune. He has a Post Doctoral Fellow, INRA Rennes, FRANCE and DST- Inspire Faculty, DIAT, Pune. His research area is Biophotonics, Optical Instrumentation, Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy, Free Space Optical Communication, Atomic Force Microscopy,  Ellipsometry, etc.
 

Education:

  • 2003-2005. M.Sc (IIT Madras)
  • 2008- 2014. Ph.D (IISER Pune)

Professional Experience (Institution, Position and Period):

  • 2014-2015: Post Doctoral Fellow, INRA Rennes, FRANCE

  • 2015-2020: DST- Inspire Faculty, DIAT, Pune

Research Domains:

  • Biophotonics
  • Optical Instrumentation, Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
  • Free Space Optical Communication
  • Atomic Force Microscopy,  Ellipsometry

Specific Projects:

  • Mapping Lateral Organization and Nano-Mechanical Properties of Proteins Incorporated Biomimetic Membranes and Cell Membranes

Research Collaborations:

Ph.D Thesis Supervision:

  • Investigation of nano-mechanical and biophysical properties of biomimemtic membranes” Mr.Sagar Kamble

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision:

2017-18:

  • Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles for nanoantenna applications”

2018-19:

  • Design and Implementation of a Visible Light Communication System for IndoorEnvironment
  • BER Performance of Underwater Wireless Optical Communication
  • Development of Free Space Optical Communication with Multiple Nodes

2019-20:

  • Implementation of advanced modulation schemes to improve link performance

2020-21

  •  Feasibility of implementation of various modulation schemes in Visible Light communication
  •  Simulation studies of turbulence effects on Free-space optical communication
  •  Implementation of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing schemes for wireless optical communication

Summer/Winter Internships From other institutions Supervision:

  • Molecular dyanimics simulations on lipid membranes- Ms Appova Naik
  • LED based optical communication Ms. Sravani

Other Supervision:

  • Molecular dyanimics simulations on lipid membranes- Ms Appova Naik
  • LED based optical communication Ms. Sravani

Research Publications from 2010 to 2020:

Books Total Journals Articles Articles published in SCOPUS / Web of Science Index Journals Books Chapter Articles published in the Conference Volumes Registered Patent
- 14 14 SCI 1 - -

Research Publications:

Journal Articles:

2020

  • Chavan, C., Kamble, S., Murthy, A.V.R., Kale, S.N., 2020. Ampicillin-mediated functionalized gold nanoparticles against ampicillin-resistant bacteria: strategy, preparation and interaction studies. Nanotechnology 31, 215604.

2019

  • Dave, J.R., Dewle, A.M., Mhaske, S.T., Phulpagar, P.T., Mathe, V.L., More, S.E., Khan, A.A., Murthy, A.V.R., Datar, S.S., Jog, A.J., Page, M., Tomar, G.B., 2019. Hydroxyapatite nanorods loaded with parathyroid hormone (PTH) synergistically enhance the net formative effect of PTH anabolic therapy. Nanomedicine Nanotechnology, Biol. Med. 15, 218–230. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.NANO.2018.10.003

2018

  • Murthy, A.V.R., Guyomarc’h, F., Lopez, C., 2018. Palmitoyl ceramide promotes milk sphingomyelin gel phase domains formation and affects the mechanical properties of the fluid phase in milk-SM/DOPC supported membranes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Biomembr. 1860, 635–644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2017.12.005
  • Kamble, S., Patil, S., Kulkarni, M., Murthy, A.V.R., 2019. Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of fluid and gel phase lipid bilayers in hydrated conditions. Colloids Surfaces B Biointerfaces 176, 55–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.COLSURFB.2018.12.061
  • Adhyapak, P.R., Panchal, S. V, Murthy, A.V.R., 2018. Cholesterol-induced asymmetry in DOPC bilayers probed by AFM force spectroscopy. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes 1860, 953–959.

2016

  • Murthy, A.V.R., Guyomarc’h, F., Lopez, C., 2016. The temperature-dependent physical state of polar lipids and their miscibility impact the topography and mechanical properties of bilayer models of the milk fat globule membrane. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes 1858, 2181–2190.
  • Murthy, A.V.R., Guyomarc’h, F., Lopez, C., 2016. Cholesterol decreases the size and the mechanical resistance to rupture of sphingomyelin-rich domains, in lipid bilayers studied as a model of the milk fat globule membrane. Langmuir 32, 6757–6765.

2015

  • Murthy, A.V.R., Guyomarc’h, F., Paboeuf, G., Vie, V., Lopez, C., 2015. Cholesterol strongly affects the organization of lipid monolayers studied as models of the milk fat globule membrane: Condensing effect and change in the lipid domain morphology. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes 1848, 2308–2316.

2013

  • Murthy, A.V.R., Patil, P., Datta, S., Patil, S., 2013. Photoinduced dark fraction due to blinking and photodarkening probability in aqueous CdTe quantum dots. J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 13268–13275.

2012

  • Balaji, P.S., Murthy, A.V.R., Tiwari, N., Kulkarni, S., 2012. Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy of gold nanoparticles. Spectrosc. Lett. 45, 22–28.

2011

  • Murthy, A.V.R., Goel, M., Patil, S., Jayakannan, M., 2011. Probing the role of chain length on the diffusion dynamics of π-conjugated polymers by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 10779–10788.

Book Chapters:

  • Chinchu Joseph, A. V. R. Murthy Design and Implementation of a Visible Light Communication System for Indoor Environment 2020,  Springer Proceedings Phys., Vol. 258, Kehar Singh et al. (Eds): ICOL-2019, 978-981-15-9258-4, 487675_1_En, (Chapter 183

Conference Papers:

Research/Review Submitted/Under Review:

Any Publications Submitted/Under Review:

  • Nano-mechanical characterization of asymmetric DLPC/DSPC supported lipid bilayers.
  • Interleaflet Decoupling of Lipid Bilayer at Excess Cholesterol Probed by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Simulations

Invited Talks:

Patents:

Awards/Scholastic Achievements:

  • DST Inspire Faculty Fellowship Award -2015

Government Funded Projects:

  • Mapping Lateral Organization and Nano-Mechanical Properties of Proteins Incorporated Biomimetic Membranes and Cell Membranes ~35 Lakhs

Any Other: