The Rector's Chamber

History: Successive Rectors

 

Name
:
ALAMANDA VARA PRASADA RAO
Educational Qualifications
:
M.Sc. Ph.D. (Penn. State Univ. USA)
Present Designation
:
Rector & Professor of Chemistry (39 yrs of service )
Academic Positions held
:
» Presently Rector, Andhra University.

» Chairman, Faculty of Science, Andhra University.

» Member, Academic Senate,Andhra University.

» Founder Director, Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University.

» Foreign Students Advisor, Andhra University.

» Director, A.P.Study Circle (Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Study Circle, VSP 1998-99).

» Director, School of Chemistry, Andhra University.

» Chairman, Board of Studies (1997-98 and 2001-2003).

» Head, Dept. of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry (1994-95 and 1998-2000)

» Assistant Principal, AU College of Science and Technology (1988-90)
Other Positions
 
:
» Member, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC – Autonomous body of UGC). Accredited more than 35 institutions all over India.

 

» External member, Board of Studies for 
- SK University (Ananthpur)
- Acharya Nagarjuna University
- Kakatiya University 
- JNTU (Ananthpur)
- Adikavi Nannaya University.

 

» Served as Selection Board Member for 
- Acharya Nagarjuna University
- Sambalpur University
- Berhampur University
Books or Monographs Written
:
» BSc II year Textbook in both Telugu and English media Published by Telugu Akademi, Hyderabad.

» Intermediate 1st and 2nd year Chemistry text books for Board of Intermediate Education according to present syllabi for NEET published by Telugu Akademi, Hyderabad.

» Practical Inorganic Chemistry (In Press)
Visits Abroad
:
» Penn. State University, USA for Ph.D

» Penn. State University, USA as Post doctoral fellow

» Penn. State University, USA as visiting faculty

Conferences in

» Maryland University, USA (1993)

» Nanyang Technological University,Singapore (1998)
Membership in Academic Bodies
:
» Life member, Indian Crystal Growth Association.

» Member, Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers

» Member, Indian Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists
Contact Address
:
Rector
Andhra University 
Visakhapatnam - 530 003 
Andhra Pradesh, India.
Email : prasadraoav@rediffmail.com
Phone: 91-891-2844411, 2844422, 2704100 (O)             
Fax    : 91-891-2525611

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