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Prof. A. V. PRASADA RAO,

Vice Chancellor


PERSONAL DETAILS
  • Father's name: Appa Rao
  • Place of Birth: Poram, Vijayanagaram Dt. A.P
  • Date of Birth: 01.07.1953 (First july nineteen fifty three)

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

1979 - 1983

Ph.D in Solid-state science

 

Pennsylvania State University, USA

1971 – 1973

Master of Science in Chemistry

 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P

1968 – 1971

Bachelor of Science

 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1-4-1993 to 30-6 20-13

Professor

 

Department of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry,

 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P

1-4-1985 to 31-3-1993

Associate Professor

 

Department of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry,

 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P

4-10-1974 to 31-3-1985

ASSISTANT Professor

 

Department of Chemistry,

 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (ASSIGNMENTS ABROAD)

1990 - 1991

Visiting Faculty

 

Pennsylvania State University, USA

1995-1996

Postdoctoral Researcher

 

Pennsylvania State University, USA


Ph. Ds GUIDED
  1. Effect of some rare earth ions on ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of Barium-Silver niobate ceramics – By A. I. Robin (1994)
  2. Thermo analytical studies on pH dependence of precursor soichiometry in some metal titanate systems – By M. Suresh
  3. Development of liquid chromatography – Mass spectroscopic methods for analytical and bio analytical applications – By R. Mastan Vali
  4. Synthesis and characterisation of organic- inorganic hybrid nano composites for catalytic and microbial applications – By K. Basavaiah
  5. Microstructure, Phase transition temperature and dielectric studies of pure and B-site modified (Bi0.5 Na0.5)0.94 Ba0. 06TiO3 ferroelectric ceramics – By Enyew Amare Zereffe
  6. Solid-state metathetic synthesis and characterisation of some ABO3 and ABO4 type mixed metal oxides – By U. Sujana Kumari
  7. Studies on edible oils, mosquito repellants and incense stics and gases emitted from them on heating by spectroscopic, thermal and pyrolysis GC-MS methods – By Derege Tsegayeleku
  8. Studies on modified heteropoly acids as catalysts for oxidation reactions – By S. N. Rao Pasupulati
  9. Development and validation of novel LC-MS methods for analytical and Bio analytical applications of active pharmaceutical ingredients –By Ch. Gangu naidu
  10. Catalytic conversion of Bio mass derived carbohydrates to value added chemicals – By G. Raveendra
  11. Rapid visible light photo catalytic degradation of some dyes using M2Mo3O12 xMoO3 (M=Bi, Fe) – By P. Suresh (2016)
  12. Heterogeneous visible light photo catalytic degradation of some organic pollutants using Cu2O – By T. Narasimha Murthy (2016)
  13. Enhanced visible light activated photocatalytic degradation of some organiv dyes using Bi2MO6 (M=W, Mo) and H2O2 –By K. Deepthi (2017)
  14. Catalytic conversion of glycerol into glycerol carbonate using metal oxide catalysts – By M. Malyadri (2017)

M.Phils GUIDED
  1. Effect of Zirconium on the dielectric properties of BaTiO3 – By A.I. Robin (1990)
  2. Effect of isovalent substitution of alkali and alkaline earth metal ions in Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)TiO3 System –By K. Ram Mohana Rao
  3. Effect of some rare earth metal ions on the stability of Bi2Ti2O7 – By Ch Girish Kumar
  4. Effect of Cu2+ on the ferroelectric properties of BaTiO3 – By A. Ramesh
  5. Effect of seeding and simultaneous substitution of A and B sites in pyrochlore Bi2Ti2O7 – By J. Lakshmi Mangamma
  6. Sol-gel synthesis and luminescense studies of Mn doped Willimite phosphor – By U. Sujana Kumari
  7. Synthesis and photoluminiscense studies of Li2CaSiO4:Eu2+ and Zn1.9 Mg0.1 SiO4: Mn2+ Phosphors – By T. Narasimha Muthy
  8. Studies on thermal decomposition of some mixed metal oxinates – By P. Surya Sunitha
  9. Effect of La, Zr and Nb on the formation of Goodmanite Fe Nb2O6 – By N. Purnachandra Rao

AWARDS & HONORS
  1. 1979 National Overseas Scholarship Award, Govt. of India
  2. 1989 National Overseas Fellowship Award, Govt. of India
  3. 1990 Visiting Faculty position Award, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  4. 1995 Postdoctoral Research fellowship Award, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  5. 2004 Member, Selection Committee, Acharya Nagarjuna University
  6. 2006 Member, Selection Committee, Sambalpur University, Orissa
  7. 2009 Member, Selection Committee, Berhampur University, Orissa
  8. 2011 AP State Best Teacher Award, Andhra Pradesh State Govt.
  9. 2013 Academician on Selection Committee for CAS interviews, Osmania University
  10. 2017 Member, Task Force for academic reforms, AP state Govt.

ADMININSTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2012 – 2013

Rector, Andhra University

2006 - 2013

Member, Academic Senate, Andhra University

2010 - 2013

Chairman, Faculty of Science, Andhra University

2005 - 2018

Director, Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University

2003 - 2004

Director, A.P (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar) Study Circle, Andhra University

2005 - 2006

Director, School of Chemistry, Andhra University

1993 - 1994

Foreign Students’ Advisor, Andhra University

1988 - 1990

Assistant Principal, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University

2001 -2003, 97-98

Chairman, Board of Studies, Dept. of Inorganic &Analytical Chemistry, AU

1998 -2000, 94-95

Head of the Dept. of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry, Andhra University


EXTERNAL EXPERT IN BOARD OF STUDIES IN CHEMISTRY

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur

Krishna University, Masulipatnam

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur

Kakateeya University, Warangal

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur

Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Board of Studies in Chemistry, MVGR College of Engineering, Vizianagaram


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  1. Life Member, Indian Crystal growth Association
  2. Member, Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers
  3. Member, Indian Association of Solid-state Chemists

BOOKS WRITTEN
  1. B.Sc. 2nd year Chemistry Text Book – 2010 Telugu Academi, Hyderabad, AP
  2. Inter 1st year Chemistry Text Book – 2011 Board of Intermediate Education, AP
    ISBN # 818180163-6
  3. Inter 2nd year Chemistry Text Book – 2012 Board of Intermediate Education, AP
    ISBN # 818180182-2
  4. EAMCET Question Bank, 1st year Chemistry – 2013, Telugu Academi, Hyderabad
    ISBN # 818180215-2
  5. EAMCET Question Bank, 2nd year Chemistry – 2013, Telugu Academi, Hyderabad
    ISBN # 818180225-X
  6. Unified Practical Chemistry for M.Sc., Previous – 2013, AU press and Publications

Areas of Research Interest
  1. Sol-gel synthesis of mixed metal oxides
  2. Solid-state metathesis
  3. Heterogeneous photo catalysis
  4. Development of low temperature synthesis methods
  5. Solid-state chemistry
  6. Materials Science

External Expertise
  1. Assessor for National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Since 2005
  2. Assessed and accredited 50 + Degree colleges, 10 State and Private Universities, 02 Central Universities
  3. Paper setter for P.G/M.Phil/Ph.D. in Chemistry and
  4. Thesis adjudicator for several universities
  5. Paper setter for APSET- 2011, 2012 and 2016

Research publications
Total number of papers published: 101
(International – 91, National – 10)
Over all h- index: 20, i-10-index: 31
Overall citations: 1326