Assistant Professor


Research Interests: Biogas separation using polymeric membranes, Separation technology, Nanomaterial synthesis


Mr Sainath K joined B.M.S. College of Engineering in the year 2010 as Assistant Professor. He has M. Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, where he worked with Prof. Pallab Ghosh for his Master’s thesis, in the area of stabilization of silicone oil-in-water emulsion. M. Tech. work has resulted in two peer-reviewed international publications. Prior to under graduation studies at BMSCE, he had obtained a diploma degree in Chemical Engineering in 2004 from Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic, Bengaluru. Later, he served as a Brewer at Ms Skol Breweries Ltd., near Hyderabad from February 2005 to July 2007. He is currently on deputation to pursue Doctoral studies in Chemical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


  • M.Tech. - Chemical Engineering
    IIT Guwahati
    Passed Year: 2013 | Program Type: FullTime
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Chemical Engineering
    B.M.S. College of Engineering/VTU
    Passed Year: 2010 | Program Type: FullTime
  • Diploma - Chemical Engineering
    Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic, Bengaluru
    Passed Year: 2004 | Program Type: FullTime

Selected Publications

  • Journal | Published On : 03-08-2020
    Krishnamurthy Sainath, Akshay Modi, Jayesh Bellare
    In-situ growth of zeolitic imidazolate framework-67 nanoparticles on polysulfone/graphene oxide hollow fiber membranes enhance CO2/CH4 separation; Journal of Membrane Science; Volume 614, Issue C, Article number 118506
  • Journal | Published On : 01-10-2015
    Shivakumar R, Usha H S, Chetan A Nayak, Krishnamurthy Sainath and Samita Maitra
    Title: Establishing Program Educational Objectives Journal details: Journal of Engineering Education Transformations (JEET), Issue with Print, ISSN: 2349 - 2473, Online eISSN: 2394-1707
  • Journal | Published On : 04-03-2014
    Krishnamurthy Sainath and Pallab Ghosh
    Title: Electrical properties of silicone Oil-water interface in the presence of ionic surfactants and salt: Importance in the stability of oil-in-water emulsions Journal details: Chemical Engineering Communications, Volume 201, Issue 12, pp. 1645 – 1663
  • Journal | Published On : 03-03-2014
    Shubham Singh, Soham Roy Chowdhury, Bindushree R P, Kinnera P, Krishnamurthy Sainath
    Title: Removal of CO2 using Aqueous Blends of Amines by Chemical Absorption Method: Modeling Journal details: Journal of Modern Chemistry & Chemical Technology, STM Journals, Vol 1, issue 1, pp. 119 – 123
  • Journal | Published On : 18-10-2013
    Krishnamurthy Sainath and Pallab Ghosh
    Title: Stabilization of Silicone Oil-in-Water Emulsions by Ionic Surfactant and Electrolytes: The Role of Adsorption and Electric Charge at the Interface Journal details: Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Volume 52, pp. 15808–15816

Additional Responsibilities

  • Board of Examinations (BOE) member,
  • Faculty adviser for 2018 batch students, Proctoring students
  • faculty coordinator of graduation day, faculty coordinator of Phase Shift, time table coordinator

Other Information

Associate member of Institution of Engineers-India (IEI)

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