Dr. Venkateswara Rao, Penugonda is an Associate professor/Senior Lecturer of Physics in the University of the West Indies Mona Campus Jamaica. He has more than 24 years’ experience in Glass materials Research & Teaching various undergraduate & graduate Physics courses in India, Ethiopia & Jamaica. Students assessment score is on an average of 4.5 points and above out of 5 points. Nearly 40 research publications in International well reputed journals. 12 Research papers are in h- index and 13 Research papers are in i10- index and 383 Citations. Reviewer of 15 International journals. University Examiner (2012-2013) of PHYS 3151 course for St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad, UWI. University External Examiner for the Physics division Utech- Jamaica. Supervised and guided project report of undergraduate students in Arbha Minch University, Ethiopia. Supervisor/Co-supervisor of 6-Ph.D and 4 - M. Phil students, Team member for the Quantum Mechanics course curriculum preparation at the University of the West Indies, Physics department, Mona campus, Jamaica. Best Research Publication (Article) 2018, Most Outstanding Researcher, Principal award 2017, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. Best Educationist Award -2017 by the International Institute of Education & Management (IIEM) New Delhi, India. Runner up in UWI/Guardian Group Premium Teaching Award-2018 and JCTE, Jamaica Educator of the year 2017. Worked as a chairperson for the B. Sc, Course curriculum in Arbha Minch University, Ethiopia. Currently researching on Glasses for potential applications in bone regeneration (Bioglasses) and shielding materials (BBT glasses).
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