Prof. Basavaraj Padmashali has excelled in his academic career and obtained MSc degree in the year 1997 securing first rank with gold medal from Gulbarga university. He has qualified SLET examination in his first attempt and immediately joined Sahyadri college, Kuvempu University as a lecturer in 1998. Prof Basavaraj Padmashali has vast teaching, research expereince over more than 22 years and he has been an excellent teacher in organic chemistry. He has obtained PhD degree from Kuvempu University and more than 60 publications in peer-reviewed papers and two patents. He has also written book chapters and text books for undergraduate students. Prof Padmashali Basavaraj has given invtied talks in various international/national conferences and seminars. He has successfully guided 10 students for PhD and 08 students are currently working under his supervision. He is also active in securing research grants from various funding agencies like UGC, DST, BRNS and VGST. He has intiated national/international research collabaration He was instruemental in organizaing various international/national conferences/seminars and workshops. He has won various awards and honors in his career. Prof Basavaraj has decorated various positions in Rani Channamma University as well as other universities. He was a founder Chairman, Department of Chemistry, RCU and chairman of various boards including BOS, BOE, Doctoral commiette. He was a member of selection committie to recruit the faculty memebers in different universites and colleges. He is working as NAAC assessor and also he is involved in helping poor children for persuing eductaion as a spcocial responsibility.