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Dr.K. Venkateswara Rao 
M.Sc,. M.Tech,. Ph.D(University Of Hyderabad),. PDF(Johns Hopkins, USA).
Professor of Nano Science and Technology & Registrar

Prof. K. Venkateswara Rao is currently serving as the Professor of Nanotechnology and Registrar of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. As a renowned Raman Fellow, Prof. Rao embodies the spirit of inquiry and the relentless pursuit of knowledge.

With an educational journey that traverses through prestigious institutions, Prof. Rao’s scholarly pursuits have taken him from the University of Hyderabad, where he garnered a Master's and a Doctorate in Physics, to the hallowed grounds of Johns Hopkins Medicine in the USA for his postdoctoral studies.

Prof. Rao’sillustrious career in academia is marked by tenure as a Professor and an Associate Professor of Nanotechnology at JNTUH. Notably, his academic expertise   includes areas such as Nanotechnology, Quantum Mechanics, Nanomaterials, Characterization Techniques, and Sensors, emphasizing a broad and inclusive approach to science and engineering education. Many of the scholars have been immensely benefitted by his intellectual research insights. His research guidance includes guiding 3 Post-doctoral Fellows, 16 Ph.Ds Awarded  & 6 Ph.D  (on going )., 170 M.Tech Graduates, 1 M.Phil and 4 M.S. and 10 M.Sc. Projects.

Prior to his current position as the Registrar of JNTUH, Prof. KV Rao held various administrative positions. Some of the key positions where Prof. Rao left his footprints in the system include the Head of the Department of Nano Technology and Additional Controller of Exams, Controller of Examinations, Director of University Examinations, JNTUH.

Prof. K. Vekateswara Rao has always been willing and ready to walk the extra mile. His persistent quest for knowledge resulted in 260 International Research Publications, more than 100 Conference Proceedings, (filing) 3 patents, Projects to the tune of 450 lakhs with sponsorship from UGC, DST, Nanomission, AICTE, TEQIP-I, II & III. Prof. Rao is the convenor of International Conferences ICONSEA - 2014 & 2018, 10 National Conferences, 4 Refresher Courses, 2 Faculty Development Programmes, 6 Short Term Courses, 15 Workshops.

Learning and awards are indispensable to each other. Prof. K. Venkateswara Rao won many prestigious awards. Some of them are Raman Post-Doc Fellow, ITAP Award, Best Teacher Award by the Government of Telangana State , University Best Teacher Award - 2023 by JNTUH, M.Sc. Gold Medallist.

Prof. K. Venkateswara Rao’s ardent passion for research has resulted in collaboration with Industries such as Nano Span India Ltd., Aisin Cosmos R & D Co., Ltd., Japan; NED Energy Ltd., India. He visited National University of Singapore, Singapore, John Hopkins University and University of Louisville, USA.

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Contact :
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad,
Kukatpally, Hyderabad-500 085
Telangana, INDIA

Official Email: pa2registrar@jntuh.ac.in

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