Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN CHEMISTRY
Dr. Madappa Basappa Halli
Professor of Physical Chemistry
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Chemistry
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - 585 106
Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 263292(O)
Fax No.: +91 8472-263205/06(O)
Residence
H.No. 90, Block-II, Badepur, GDA Lay Out, University Road
Gulbarga - 585 105, Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 245193 (R)
+91 9449184944 (Cell)
Date of Birth: 01st June 1957
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., Ph.D.

M.Sc.

Karnataka University, Dharwad

1980

Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

Topic : The spectroscopic studies of transition metal complexes

1984

Areas of Specialization

Physical Chemistry

Teaching Experience
1.

Temporary Lecturer from August 1984 to March 1986.

2.

Permanent Lecturer from 1st July 1986 to 15th September 1995.

3.

Reader in Physical Chemistry from 15th September 1995 to 15th September 2003

4.

Professor of Physical Chemistry from 15th September 2003 to on wards

Administrative Experience
1. Worked as Chairman, Board of Examiners in physical chemistry, thrice, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
2. Board of Studies member, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
3. Board of studies member Kuvempu University, Shimoga.
4. Board of Examiners member, Karnataka University, Dharwar
5. Other University examination work.
  a) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Karnataka University, Dharwar.
  b) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
  c) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Kuvempu University, Shimoga.
  d) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Mysore University, Mysorer.
  e) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Kakatiya University, Wrangle.
  f) Examiner for M.Sc., physical chemistry, Kerala University, Trivendrum.
5.a) BOA Member
  a) Karnataka University, Dharwad
  b) S.K. University, Anantpur
5.b) Refree for Ph.D. thesis
  a) Karnatak University, Dharwad
  b) S.K. University, Anantpur
  c) Shivaji University, Kolapur
  d) Kakatiya University, Warangle
  e) Nanded University, Nanded.
6. Other Academic Work.
  a) Refree for Journal of Coordination Chemistry (USA)
  b) Refree for Journal of Indian Chemical Society (India)
  c) Refree for Journal of Indian Council of Chemists (India)
  d) Refree for Spectroscopic Letters, Journal (USA)
Research Guidance

Doctor of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Qureshi Zahiruddin Studies on Metal Complexes. 2003
2. Shashidhar Studies on Metal Complexes with Benzofuran Derivatives. 2005
3. K. Shivakumar Physico-Chemical Studies on Metal Complexes with Schiff's Bases. 2006
4. Basavaraja Angadi Physico-Chemical Studies on some Metal Complexes. 2006
5. P. Vithal Reddy Physico-Chemical and Equilibrium Studies on Metal Complexes. 2007
6. B.A. Jumnal Studies on Metal Complexes with Schiff's Bases. 2008

Master of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. T.S.Gurusiddaiah Stability constants of metal ion complexes. 1990
2. H. M. Datturao Studies on metal complexes. 1992
3. C. G. Surendra Studies on metal complexes. 1993
4. H. M. Veerabhadraswamy Studies in formation constants of metal complexes. 1994
5. A. Basavaraja Determination of stability constants by spectrophotometeric method. 1995
6. C. Kotresha Studies on metal complexes. 1996
7. K. Sharanbasamma Formation constants of metal complexes. 1997
8. Irfana Jabeena Studies on metal complexes. 1997
9. B.R. Badiger Equilibrium studies on metal complexes. 2000
10. P. Vithal Reddy Studies on stability constants of metal complexes. 2000
11. Shashidhar Determination of Stability Constants of Metal Complexes. 2001
12. B. A. Jumanal Studies on formation constants of metal complexes. 2001
13. K. Shivakumar Equilibrium Studies on Metal Complexes. 2002
14. S. B. Berla Studis on formation constants of metal complexes with Quinazoline Schiff bases. 2003
15. Panchunath Verendra Studies on formation constants of metal complexes with Quinazoline Schiff bases. 2004
16. Vijayalaxmi B. Patil Studies on Stability Constants of Metal Complexes of Novel Quinazoline Schiff's Base 2007
Research Projects

Completed

Sl.No. Title of the project Funding Agency Duration

Amount sanctioned

1. “Studies on biologically active coordination” compounds was completed. UGC 1999-2000 10,000.00
2. “Synthesis and characterization of biologically active coordination compounds with benzofuran derivatives”  UGC 2001-2004 2,18,000.00
Research Publications
1. Study of Transition and Non-Transition Metal Complexes with 3-amino-2-benzoylbenzofuran, M.B.Halli, N.V.Huggi and A.C.Hiremath.; J. Indian Chem. Soc., 59, (1982) 1017.
2.

Complexes of 4-substituted benzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidines with Ni(II), Cu(II), Zn(II), Cd(II) and Hg(II). M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath.; Indian J. Chem., 22A,(1983) 607.

3.

Synthesis and Characterization of Co(II), Cu(II), Ni(II), Zn(II), Cd(II) and Hg(II). M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath.; Indian J. Chem., 23A, (1984) 72.

4.

Complexes of some Bivalent Metals with 3-acetylamino-2-benzofurancarboxamide.  M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 61,(1984)191.

5.

Complexes of some Bivalent Metals with 4-substitutedbenzofuro [3,2-d]pyrimidines. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath., Indian J. Chem., 23A, (1984) 169

6.

Complexes of 3,4-dihdro-4-oxobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrmidne with some Bivalent Metal Ions. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath., J. Indian Chem.Soc., 62, (1985) 642.

7.

Complexes of Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) with 4-substituted-1-(2-furoyl)thiosemicarbazides. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath., J. Indian Chem.Soc., 63, (1986) 374

8.

Studies on Divalent Metal Complexes of 2,3-substituted benzofuran Derivatives. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath.,J. Indian Chem.Soc., 64, (1987) 385.

9.

Screening of Benzofuran Derivatives and their Metal Complexes for their Antimicrobial Activity. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi , A. C. Hiremath and S. M. Gaddad.,Indian J. Microbial., 2, (1989) 73

10.

Synthesis and Structural Studies of Metal Complexes with 3-amino-2-benzofurancarboxamide. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath., Gul. Uni. Res. J. (Sci & Tech)1,(1988) 14.

11.

Dioxouranium(VI) Complexes with 4-substituted-1-(2-furoyl)thiosemicarbazides. M. B. Halli, N. V. Huggi and A. C. Hiremath.,Gul. Uni. Res. J.(Sci & Tech), 2,(1989)48.

12.

Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of thiosemicarbazides, thiadiazoles and triazoles Derivatives and their Metal Complexes. M.B.Halli, N.V.Huggi, A.C.Hiremath and S.M.Gaddad., Gul. Uni. Res.J.(Sci& Tech), 2,(1989)57.

13.

Synthesis an Characterization of Co(II), Cu(II), Ni(I, Zn(II), Cd(II),UO2(VI) and Th(IV) complexes with Schiff base.

M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, Z. S. Qureshi and K. M. Reddy., Indian J. Chem., 30A, (1991) 20.

14.

Antibacterial Activity of 2-subsituted amino-5-(2-furyl)-1,3,4-oxdiazoles an their Metal Complexes. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, Z. S. Qureshi,K. M. Reddy and S. M. Gaddad., Indian J. Microbial., 31, (1991),411.

15.

Complexes of 2-subsitutedamino-5-(2-furyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazoles with Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II). M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N. V. Huggi., J. Indian Chem.Soc., 68, (1991) 57.

16.

Metal Complexes with Pyrimidines Derivatives. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, and K. M. Reddy.,Natl. Acad. Sci. Lettres,14,(1991), 293.

17.

Structural Investigation of Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), Cd(II)and Hg(II) Complexes with4-substituted-1-(2-furyl) thisemicarbazides. M. B. Halli,A. C. Hiremath,  N. V. Huggi and K. M. Reddy., Acta Ciencia Indica., 23, (1992) 239.

18.

Synthesis and Spectral Studies of Metal Complexes with 2-substitutedamino-5-(2-furyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazoles.  M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath,  and K. M. Reddy., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India., 62A(III), (1992) 333.

19.

Synthesis and Spectral Studies of Metal Complexes Derived from Aromatic heterocyclic Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, and K. M. Reddy., Asian J. Chem., 5, (1993) 35.

20.

Metal Complexes of Schiff’s bases Derived from 4-hydrazinobenzofuro [3,2-d]pyrimidines and Benzaldehydes. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath,  K. M. Patel and K. M. Reddy., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India., 63A(II), (19930) 341.

21.

Stability Constants of Metal Ion Complexes with Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, T. S. Gurusiddaiah and K. M. Reddy., Acta Ciencia Indica,19C, (1993) 108.

22.

Synthesis and Characterization of Co(I),, Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes of Benzofuran Schiff‘s bases. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and K.M. Reddy.,Gul. Uni. Res. J.(Sci & Tech)2(1994) 13.

23.

Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes with Aniline Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and K.M.Reddy., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 71, (1994) 751.

24.

Studis on Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes with 3-(2-furyl)-4-substituted-5-mercapto-1,2,4-4H-triazoles. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and K.M. Reddy., Acta Ciencia Indica., 20C,(1994), 50.

25.

Spectrophotometeric Determination of Stability Constants of Metal Ions with Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and A. Basavaraja., Oriental J. Chem., 12,( (!996) 221.

26.

Studies on Formation Constants of Metal Complexes. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and H. Dattu  Rao., J. Indian Council Chemists., 12, (1996) 42.

27.

Formation Constants of Cd, Cu, Hg, Mg, Ni, and Zn with 4-[1-naphalidene]hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and H. M. Veerbhadhraswamy., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 74, (1997) 332.

28.

Copper(II) and Nickel(II) Complexes with Mixed Ligand Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli and  A.C.Hiremath., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 74, (1997) 560.

29.

Potentiometric Studies on Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd, and Hg with 4-(salicylidine)hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and C. G. Surendra., Orintal J. Chem., 13, (1997) 77

30

Formation Constants of some Bivalent Metal Complexes with 2-methyl-3-(2’-hydoxy-5’-phenylbenzylidine)quinazoline-(3H)-ones. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and Kotresh., Oriental J. Chem., 13, (1997) 315.

31.

Synthesis and Characterization of Cu, Co, Zn, Cd, and UO2 Complexes with Schiff’s Bases.  M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and J. D. Okaly., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India., 6(II) (1998) 291.

32.

Synthesis, Characterization and Spectral Studies of Metal Complexes with Shciff Bases. M. B. Halli, Irfana Jabeen and A. Basavaraja., Orienal J. Chem., 14,(19980 479.

33.

Solution Studies of Cu, Co, Cd, Hg and Th with 3-(5’-chlorosalicylidinimine)-2-benzofurocarboxamide. M. B. Halli, A. Basavaraja and K. Sharanbassamma., Ultra Scit. Phy. Sci., 11 (1999) 224.

34.

Synthesis and Characterization of Co(II), Cu(II), Ni(II), Cd(II) and Zn(II) complexes with 3-acetylamino-2-benzoylbenzofruan. M. B. Halli, A.C.Hiremath and  N. V. Huggi., Indian J. Chem., 40,(2001) 645.

35.

Formation Constants of Bivalent Metal Ions with Benzofuran-2-carbohydrazide Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli and B. R. Badiger., Oriental J. Chem., 17,(2001)441.

36.

Poentiometric Determination of Formation Constants of Metal Ion Complexes with 4-hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli and A. Basavaraja., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 9,(2002) 464.

37.

Potentiometric Studies on Metal Ion Complexes Formed in Solution with Benzofuran-2-carbohydrazide Schiff’s bases. M. B. Hali and P. V. Reddy., J. Electrochem.Soc. India., 50, (2001)72.

38.

Formation Constants of Metal Ion Complexes Formed in Solution with 4-(2’-hydroxy-4’-henylbenzylidine) hydrazinobenzofuro [3,2-d] pyrimidine Schff’s Base. M. B. Halli and A.Basavaraja., J. Electrochem.Soc. India., 50, (2001)86.

39.

Synthesis and Characterization and Spectral Studies of Cu(II) Complexes with 2,3-Substitutedbenzofuran Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, Z. S. Qureshi and A. Basavaraja., J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 6,(2002)415.

40.

Equilibrium Studies on Naptho[2,3-a]furan-2-carboxy-(2’-hydroxyphenylmethine) hydrazone with Bivalent Metal Ions.

M. B. Halli and Shashidhar., Oriental J. Chem., 19,(2003) 469.

41.

Study of Transition Metal Complexes with 2,3-substituted Benzofuran Derivatives. M. B. Hallli, A.C. Hiremath and N. V. Huggi., Gul. Uni. Res. J. Vijnana Gana., 3, (2003) 57.

42.

Stability Constants of Metal Ions Formed in Solution with 3-methoxybenzofuran-2-cabohydrazide Schiff’s Base. M. B. Halli and Shashidhar., J. Electrochem. Soc. India., 52,(2003) 39.

43.

Synthesis, Specral Studies and Biological Activity of Metal Complexes of Benzofuran thiosemicarbazides. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and Z.S. Qureshi., Synth. React. Inorg. Met-Org. Chem., 34, (2004) 1755-1768.

44.

Synthesis, Characterization and Structural Studies on Metal complexes Derived from Benzofuran thiosemicarbazides.

M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and Z. S . Qureshi., Indian J. Chem., 43A, (2004). 2347-2351.

45.

Solution equilibrium studies on metal ions with naphtha[2,3-a]furan-2-carboxy- [2’-hydroxy- 5’-bromophenyl] carbohydrazone schiffs base. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and Shivkumar.; J. Electrochem Soc., India, 54(2), (2004), 56-59

46.

Determination of stability constants of metal complexes with naphtha-[2,3-a]-furan-2-carboxy- [2’-hydroxynaphthyl] carbohydrazone. M. B. Halli and Shashidhar, J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 8(3), (2004), 457-460.

47.

Stability constants of some bivalent metal ions with naphthofuran 2-carboxyhydrazide Schiff’s bases. M. B. Halli and Shashidhar.; J. Indian Chem. Soc.,  82, (2005) 550-552.

48.

Solution Equilibrium Studies on Metal Complexes with Benzofuran Schiff’s base. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar., J. Saudi. Chem. Soc., 9(2),309-312,  (2005).

49.

1,3-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)thiourea, Shashidhar, T. Vijaya, S. A. Shivashankar, M.B. Halli and T. N. Gururow., Acta Crystallographica Section E, E62, 1518-1519 (2006)

50.

Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Studies on Metal Complexes with a Naphpthofuran thiosemicarbazide, Shashidhar  and  M. B. Halli.,  J. coord. Chem., 59(16), 1847-1856, (2006)

51.

Potentiometric Investigation on the Complexation behevior of some metal ions with biological active Quinazoline-4-3H-Schiff’s base., K. Shivakumar, Shashidhar and  M. B. Halli, Russ. J. Phy.  Chem. 81, 1-7 (2007).

52. Synthesis, Spectral Characterization and Biological Activity Studies of benzofuran Schiff's Bases with Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), Zn(II), Cd(II) and Hg(II) Complexes. K. Shivakumar, P.V. Reddy, Shashidhar and M.B. Halli. J. Coord. Chem., 61, 2274-2287, (2008)
53. Synthesis, Characterisation and Spectral Studies of Metal Complexes with Benzofuran-2-Carbohydrazide Schiff's Bases. M.B. Halli, Z.S. Qureshi, P.V. Reddy, B.A. Jumnal and Vijayalaxmi B. Patil, J. Indian Counl. Chemist, Accepted, 2008
54.

pH metric studies on Hg, Mg, UO2 and Th with methoxybenzofuran-2-carboxyhydrazide schiff’s bases., M. B. Halli,  Shashidhar  and  K. Shivakumar.,   J. Electro. Chem. Soc. India   (in press) 2006.

55.

Formation Constant of some bivalent metal ions with biologically active 2-phenyl-3-(2-hydroxy-5-methylbenzilidine) -quinazoline-4-(3H)-one Schiff’s base K. Shivakumara, Shashidharb,  P. Vittal Reddyc and M.B. Hallia*, ( in press) 2008

Membership of Professional Organizations
1. Life member of Indian Council of Chemists, Agra. (F/602)
2. Life member of Electrochemical Society of India, IISc, Bangalore (LM/105)
3. Annual member of the Indian Chemical society.( F/4560)
Attended Refresher Courses and Orientation Courses
1. CHEMICAL REACTION DYNAMICS AND MECHANISMS, at he Dept. of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, I. I. Sc., Bangalore, from 23-2-1992 to 8-3-1992.
2. SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY AND SLID STATE SPECTROSCOPY, at the Dept. of Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, I. I. Sc., Bangalore, from 1-2-1993 to 19-2-1993
3. UGC Sponsored Refresher Course at the Dept. of Chemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, from 5-11-1997 to 25-11-1997
4. UGC Sponsored Refresher Course at the Dept. of Chemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, from 3-10-2000 to 25-10-2000.
Papers Presented at Conferences/Conventions
1.

Study of Transition and Non-Transition Metal Complexes with 3-amino-2-Benzoylbenzofuran, M.B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N. V. Huggi., Presented at 19th Annul convention of Chemists, University of Madras and IIT,Madras,1981, ING(p)-71.

2.

Studies on Divalent Metal Complexes of 2,3-substituted simple Benzofuran Derivatives. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N.V. Huggi Presented at 3rd Annual conference of Indian council of Chemists, Karnataka University, Dharwar 1983, IP-58

3.

Complexes of Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) with 4-substituted-1-(2-furyl)thiosemicarbazides., M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N.V. Huggi. Presented at 20th Annual Convention of chemists, Cuttack, 1983.

4.

Synhess and Structural Studies of Metal Complexes with 3-amino-2- benzofurancrboxamide., M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N.V. Huggi. Presented at Diamond Jubilee Celebration and 21st Annual convention of Chemists conference, Jadhavpur University Calcutta, 1984.5.

5.

Complexes of Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(UU), Cd(II) and Hg(II) with 1-(2-furyl)-4-(pmethoxyphenyl)thiosemicarbazide  M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N.V. Huggi., Presented at 4th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, 1984-85

6.

Complexes of 3,4-dihydro-4-oxobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidines with some Bivalent Metal Complexes., M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and N.V. Huggi., Presented at 22nd Annual Convention of Chemists, at Ravishankar University, Raipur 1986,

7.

Synthesis and Spectral studies of Cu(II), Co(II), Ni(II), CdII), Zn(II) and Hg(II) complexes with 2- phenylamino-1,3,4-oxadiazoles. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and     N.V. Huggi., Presented at 26th Annual Convention of Chemists, at Indor,1989.ING(O)-441.

8.

Complexes of 2-substitutedamino-5-(2-furyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazoles with Co(II), Cu(II) and Ni(II) Metal Ions., M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, N.V. Huggi and K. M. Reddy., Presented at 9th Annual conference of Indian council of Chemists at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.1990.,IO-15

9.

Physicochemical studies of Co(II), Cu(II) and Ni(II) Complexes of some Heterocyclic Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and K.M.Reddy. Presented at 27th Annual convention of Chemists , at Maghad University, Bodh Gaya, 1990

10. Synthesis and Spectral studies of Metal Complexes Derived from Aromatic Schiff’s  Bases.,  M.B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and K. M. Reddy., Presented at 10th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists. at Goa University, 1991, IO-1
11.

Metal Complexes of Schiff’s Base Derived from 4-hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d] pyrimidine and Benzaldehyde., M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and K.M. Patel, Presented at 10th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Goa,University, 1991, IO-51

12.

Studies on Formation Constants of Metal Ions, M. B. Halli, H. Datu Rao, K. M. Reddy and A C. Hiremath., Presented at 11th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Muzaffarpur, 1993

13.

Synthesis and Structural studies of Cu(II) and Ni(II) Mixed Ligand Complexes with 2-amino-3-cyano-4, 6-substituted Pyridines. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath, P. Maheswari and K. M. Reddy. Presented at 12th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists at Kakatiya University, Wrangle. 1993. IO-60.

14.

Potentiometric stuies on Bivalent Metal Complexes with Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, C. G. Surendra and A.C. Hiremath., Presented at 12th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Kakatiya University, Wrangle. 1993. PO-67.

15.

Spectrophotometeric studies  on 4-(salicylidine)hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine with Metal (II) Ions. M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and K. M. Reddy., Presented at 14th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Institute of Science, Bombay, 1995, PO-36.

16.

Determination of Stability Constants of Bivalent Metal Ions with Schiff’s Bases, M. B. Halli, A. C. Hiremath and a. Basavaraja., Presented at 16th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Mangalore University, Mangalore 1997, PO-90.

17.

Synthesis, Characterization and Structural studies of Cu(II), Ni(II), Co(II), Zn(I) Cd(II) Hg(II) and UO2(II) Complexes with Schiff’s Base.M. B. Halli, J. D. Okaly and A.C. Hiremath., Presented at 34th Annual Convention of Chemists, Delhi University, 1997, ING-4

18.

Stability Constants of Metal(II)ions with 4-hydrazinobenzofuro [3,2-d]pyrimidine Schiff Bases. M. B. Halli and A. Basavaraja. Presented at 35th Annual Convention of Chemists, Karnataka University, Dharwar, 1998, Phy-47

19.

Determination of Stability Constants of Metal(II) Ions with 4-hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine Schiff’s Bases, M. B. Halli and A. Basavaraja. Presented at 17th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists., at Madras University, Madras, 1998, PO-38.

20.

Stability Constants of 4-hydrazinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine Schiff’s Base Complexes with Metal Ions., M. B. Halli and A. Basavaraja, Presented at 17th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists. at Madras University, Madras, 1998, PP-8.

21.

Synthesis, Characterisationand Spectral studies of Metal Complexes wit 4-hydrzinobenzofuro[3,2-d]pyrimidine Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, A.Basavaraja and B. R. Badiger, Presented at International conference on Chemistry and 36th Annual Convention of Chemists, at Jadhvapur University, Calcutta, 1999.

22.

A study of the Stability Constants of some Metal Complexes Derived from Schiff’s Bases.  M. B. Halli, A.Basavaraja and B. R. Badiger, Presented at International conference on Chemistry and 36th Annual Convention of Chemists, at Jadhavapur University, Calcutta, 1999

23.

Formation Constants of Bivalent Metal Ions with Benzofuran-2-carbohydrazide Schiff’s Base. M. B. Halli, B. R. Badiger and P. V. Reddy, Presented at 19th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists. at Kuvempu, University,  Shimoga, 2000, PO-6.

24.

Studies on Formation Constants of Metal Complexes wit Schiff’s Base, M. B. Halli, P. V. Reddy, B. R. Badiger and Z. S. Qureshi, Presented at 37th Annual Convention o Chemists, at Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar, 2000, Phy(OP-66)

25.

Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes with Benzofuran-2-carbo-w-phenylthiosemicarbazide.  M. B. Halli, Z. S. Qureshi and B. R.Badigr., Presented at 38th Annual Convention of Chemists,at Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 2001, ING(OP-37).

26.

Studies on Stability Constants of Metal Ions with Naphthofuran-2-carbohydrazide Schiff’s Base., M. B. Halli and Shashidhar., Presented at 38th Annual Convention of Chemists, at Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 2001, PHY(OP-18)

27.

Synthesis and Characterization of Cu(II), Co(II), Ni(II), Zn(II), Cd(II), Hg(II), UO2(II) and Th(IV) Complexes with 2-benzofuran-[2’-hydroxyphenyl]carbohyrazide.,  M. B. Halli and Shashidhar,  Presented at 90th session of Indian Science Congress Conference, Bangalore University,      Bangalore. 2003

28. Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Acivity of Metal Complexes with 2-benzofuro[2’-hydroxy-1’-naphthyl] carbohydrazide. M. B. Halli and Shashidhar. Presented at 91st session of Indian Science congress Conference, at Punjab University, Chandigarah, 2004 (27).
29.

Synthesis and characterization metal complexes.. Halli and Shashidhar, Presented at 40th Annual convention of Chemists, at Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, 2003.

30.

Solution equilibrium studies on Schiff’s base. M. B. Halli and Shashidhar, Presented at 22nd Annual Convention o Chemists Conference, at IIT, Roorke., 2003.

31.

Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activities of Metal Complexes with Naphthofuranthiosmiarbazides.  M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar. Presented at Sixth International Conference on Solvothermal Reactions[ICSTR], at Mysore University, Mysore , 24-27th Aug. 2004.

32.

Solution Equilibrium studies of Metal Ions with Naphthofuran Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar.

Presented at Sixth International Conference on Solvothermal Reactions [ICSTR], at Mysore University, Mysore , 24-27th Aug. 2004.

33.

Synthesis, Spectral and Antimicrobial Studies of Metal Complexes with Naphtha[2,3-a]furan-2-carboxy-[3,4,5-trimethoxyphenylmethine]carbohydrrazone. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar. Presented at 23rd ICC conference held at K. C. College, Bombay, 29-30th Oct. 2004

34.

Solution Equilibrium studies on Metal Ions with Quinazoline Schiff’s Bases. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar. 

Presented at 23rd ICC conference held at K C.College, Bombay, 29-30th Oct. 2004

35.

Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies on Mixed Ligand Complexes. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar and K. Shivakumar. Presented at 41st Annual convention of Chemists, held at University of Delhi, Delhi, 23rd-27th Dec 2004.

36.

Stability Constants of some Bivalent Metal Ions with Naphthofurn-2-cabohydrazde Schiff’s Bases.  M. B. Halli,  Shashidhar and  K. Shivakumar.  Presented at 41st Annual convention of Chemists, held at University of Delhi,  Delhi, 23rd-27th Dec 2004.

37.

Studies on equilibrium constants of metal ions with naphthofuro-[2’-hydroxy-5’- bromophenyl]carbohydrazone., M. B. Halli, Shashidhar, K. Shivakumar, P.Vithal Reddy Reddy and B.A. Jumnal. Presented at National Conference on Chemical Dynamics and Reaction Mechanism, held at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, from 19-21st Jan. 2006.

38.

Synthesis, Characterization and antimicrobial studies on mixed ligand complexes. M. B. Halli, Shashidhar,  K. Shivakumar and P. Vithal Reddy Reddy. Presened at seminar on Advances in Materials Science-[AMS-06], held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, held on 9th & 10th Jan. 2006.

39.

Synthesis, Spectral and Antibacterial studies of some metal complexes derived from N-[(1E)-1-oxo-2H-benzo[H] chromen-3-yl)ethylidene]-1-benzofuran-2-carbohydrazide.  M.B. Halli, P. Vithal Reddy, B. A. Jumnal, K. Shivakumar and N. Shahsidhar., Presented at National Conference in chemistry, Held at Bangalore University, Bangalore, Sept. 27-29, 2006.

40.

Synthesis and Spectroscopic  characterization of Metal complexes with naphtofuran-2-carbohydrazide  Schiff’s bases.,  Shashidhar,  K. Shivakumar,  P. Vithal Reddy, M. K. Veeraiah and M. B. Halli., Presented at National Conference in chemistry, Held at Bangalore University, Bangalore, Sept. 27-29, 2006.

41.

Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity studies on mixed ligand complexes of some novel bivalent metal ions. P. Vithal Reddy,   K. Shivakumar  and  M. B. Halli, Presented at ICC Kalyan, Bombay

42.

Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of novel benzofuran derivative containing chromen and its metal complexes. P. Vithal Reddy,   K. Shivakumar,  B. R. Badiger  and  M.  B.  Halli. Presented at 43rd Annual  Convention of  Chemists, to be held during December 23-27, 2006  at Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.

43.

Synthesis, Spectral and X-Ray Powder diffraction Studies of some Metal Complex Materials derived from N'-[(1E)-1-(6-bromo-2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)ethylidene]-1-benzofuran-2 carbohydrazide. P. Vithal Reddy, K. Shivakumar, Shashidhar, B. R. Badiger, M. B. Halli. Presented at Bangalore University, Bangalore.

44.

Synthesis, Spectral and X-Ray Powder diffraction Studies of  Novel Metal Complex Materials derived from  N'-[(1E)-1-(6-bromo-2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)ethylidene]-1-benzofuran-2-carbohydrazide. P. Vithal Reddy1, K. Shivakumar2, Shashidhar3, A. Basavaraja4, M. B. Halli*2 Presented at Bangalore University, Bangalore.

Seminars, Conferences and Workshops Attended
1. Workshop for College Teachers in Chemistry, Updating the UG Syllabus, 26-28,      March 1984, at GUG.
2. Symposium on Modern Trends in the Treatment of Leprosy, 18th Jan, 1987, GUG.
3. Training programme for College Teachers, Sponsored by NCERT, Govt. of India, New-Delhi., 17-26th Nov. 1989, GUG.
4. Futurology Workshop on the Future Development of Hyderabad Karnataka Area, 14-15th July 1990, GUG,
5. Activity involved in the Revision of Syllabus at PG level, 1991, GUG.
6. Seminar on Computerization and Automation of Libraries/ Information Centers, UGC, INFLIBENT, Programme 16th June 1992, GUG.
7. International Conference on Non-Liner Analysis Concerned with Biosciences and Fluid Mechanics 30-31st August to 1st Sept, 1992, GUG.
8. Workshop on Environmental Pollution, 21st August, 1993, GUG
9. Frontier Lecturers in Chemistry, at Shri Venkateshawar, University Tirupati, Organized by JNCASR 6-8th Nov. 1997.
10. Winter School on Organometallic Chemistry, 15-20th, Dec.1997, GUG.
11. National Seminar and Regional Workshop on Polymer Scenario-Past, resent and Future, 9-12th Jan 1998, GUG.
12. International Workshop on Radiation and Photochemistry, 20-22nd Jan 1998, Poona University, Pune {IFCPAR-PUWORP}
13. Remote Sensing Awareness Workshop, Organized by ISRO and GUG, 20th March 2004.
Extra curricular activities
1. Worked as Warden, Boys Hostel [Kaveri] 2000-2001, GUG.
2. Convener of committee in Annual Convocation, GUG.