Dr Ravindra Kotian


Department of Dental Materials


    Ravindra Kotian teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. He also helps students with research work.


Subject Subject code Semester
Dental Materials First and second semester, BDS
Elements of Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry, Ceramics, Composites First and second year, PG Diploma in Dental Materials


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Internal Auditor on Integrated Management System ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 1401:2004) IMS (Integrated Management System) TUV Rheinland (India) Pvt Ltd 2013
PhD Surface coating, Physical, Mechanical, Biological characterization of Biomaterials Manipal University
M Tech (Master of Technology) NITK, Surathkal 1986


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Mangalore Reader 1995
Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Mangalore Lecturer 1988-1995


Area of Interest

Dental Materials

Area of Expertise

Physical, Mechanical, Chemical and Biological characterization Dental Materials

Area of Research

Surface Coating, Structural Characterization, Biocompatibility

Effect of staining solutions on colour stability of acrylic denture base resins - A spectrophotometric evaluation

2013-01-01 Prashanthi S Madhyastha

January- March, 2013, International Journal Indexed in Scopus.

Fluoride release from glass ionomer cements- Effect of temperature, time interval and storage condition

2013-01-05 Prashanthi S Madhyastha Vivekananda Pai

May- August, 2013, National Journal Indexed in Google Scholar.

Effect of heat treatment on the corrosion behaviour of nickel chromium (wiron 99) alloys

2010-01-04 Supreetha SN Murali H

April, 2010, Indian Journal of Dental Advancement.

Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure and hardness of NI-Cr base metal alloys

2008-01-03 Mariam SP Naik S Prashanthi S

March, 2008, national journal indexed in PubMed.

Shape memory effect and super elasticity- its dental applications


April- June, 2001 IJDR, Vol 2.

Comparative evaluation of the effect of simulated porcelain firing cycle on the mechanical properties and microstructure of base metal ceramic alloys

1998-01-10 A Singh P Shetty M Joseph

October- December, 1998, IJDR Vol20.

Effect of heat treatment on corrosion behavior of nickel-chromium (wiron 99) alloys

2007-01-01 Supreetha S Naik

MSc, post-graduation thesis. The study involves simulated heat treatment cycles to the metal at porcelain firing temperature and assessing the corrosion behavior in artificial saliva and comparing the effect at different cycles.

Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure and hardness of nickel-chromium base metal alloy

2007-01-01 Swapna Mariam Philip

MSc Dental Materials post-graduation thesis. Study involves effect of simulated heat treatment cycle of porcelain firing to find effect on hardness and microstructure.

Comparative study of sorption and solubility of heat and self-cure acrylic resins in different solutions

2013-01-01 Rajesh Saini

PG Diploma In Dental Materials, Study involves sorption and solidity of heat and self-cure acrylics in distilled water, artificial saliva and denture cleansing solution.