Aufau International Award 2016 | Outstanding Researcher Award | Chemical Sciences

Prof. Dr. Ratnakaram Venkata Nadh

Professor of Chemistry

GITAM School of Technology

GITAM University

Karnataka, India

Ratnakaram

Prof.Ratnakaram Venkata Nadh is a Professor in Chemistry, Dy. Director – Admissions and Research Coordinator for GITAM University – Bengaluru Campus. He hold research degrees in both Chemistry and Biotechnology. Under his able guidance, three Ph.D. and four M.Phil degrees were awarded. Two more Ph.D. scholars have submitted their theses and waiting for result. He published 41 research publications in the areas of Analytical, Environmental and Biological Studies. He is author of four books and one book chapter. At present he is a member of Board of Studies – JNTU Ananthapur and Acharya Nagarjuna University. Earlier he served for a period of 15 years at Vignan’s University at different administrative capacities like Director – Admissions, Head – Biotechnology, Head – Chemistry, Chairman – BOS, Biotechnology, Member – Academic Council Committee, BOS Member – Chemistry, BOS Member – Chemical Engineering, BOS Member – Food Technology etc. Various research projects were funded due to his efforts like Rs.40 lakhs from DST(FIST), Rs.75 lakhs from MOFPI and other funding agencies like UGC, APCOST etc. He is a member of editorial boards of three international journals. He is visiting / guest faculty of Apex Professional University and Acharya Nagarjuna University. Secured many Endowment Merit Scholarships. Delivered invited lectures / talk / keynote address at different seminars / conferences. He is one of two donors to institute of Gold medal entitled as “Prof.P.S.Radhakrishna Murthy and Prof.K.Sriramam Commemoration Gold Medal, for toppers of M.Sc. – Analytical Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry, Acharya Nagarjuna University. In addition, under his leadership, one more Gold medal was instituted entitled as “Prof.B.Syama Sundar Commemoration Gold Medal”.