Professor Bhyrappa received his Bachelor’s degree from Kalpataru college, Tiptur (Tumkur district) and his Masters degree in Inorganic Chemistry with distinction form Bangalore University, Bengaluru, Karnataka. He earned his doctor of philosophy in Bioinorganic Chemistry from IISc, Bengaluru. He was a post – doctoral fellow at USC, Los Angeles, CA and research associate at UIUC, Urbana, IL, USA. He is a recipient of AvH (1999) and JSPS-invitation fellowships (2005 – 06). He was a visiting professor at the University of Houston, Texas, USA (2011 – 12) and an extended AvH fellow. He is a recipient of Marquis Who’s who in the world (2009), Asia pacific who is who (Vol. XVII; 2018) and Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018). Bhyrappa’s current research interests are Bioinorganic, Supramolecular and Materials Chemistry of Porphyrinoids.
Effect of solvent on the electronic absorption spectral properties of some mixed ß-octasubstituted Zn(II)-tetraphenylporphyrins: P. Bhyrappa and M. Sankar, Spectrochimica Acta A, 2018, 189, 80-85.
Recent advances in mixed ß-pyrrole substituted meso-tetraphenylporphyrins, P. Bhyrappa, Tetrahedron Lett., 2016, 47, 5150-5167 (Invited review article).
Porphyrin-Fullerene, C60 cocrystallates: Influence of C60 on the porphyrin ring Conformation: P. Bhyrappa and K. Karunanithi, Inorg. Chem., 2010, 50, 8389-8400.
Influence of mixed substitution on the macrocyclic ring conformations of free base porphyrins and their metal complexes: P. Bhyrappa, C. Arunkumar and B. Varghese, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 49, 3954-3965.
Mixed substituted porphyrins: Structural and electrochemical redox properties: P. Bhyrappa, M. Sankar and B. Varghese, Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 4136-4149.