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Prof.Durgaprasada Rao Angalakuduru
Vikrama Simhapuri University


Date of birth 05 July 1963
Educational qualification M.Sc., M.Phil, PhD, M.Ed, MIT
Social Status BC-A (RAJAKA)
Nationality & Religion Indian & Hindu
Contact information
Nationality & Religion Indian & Hindu

Foreign visit(s)
  1. Research papers presented in the 14th ICMF, 4-8th July, 2016, Ekaterinburg, Russia
  2. Participation Papers presentation in the ICF-9, San Francisco, USA, 22-27 Aug., 2004
  3. Visited Japan in 1997 to participate and present papers in the International Conference on Ferrites in Asia-97 held at Chiba, Tokyo during Sept. 15-18 , 1997

Membership in the Scientific Organizations
  1. Lifetime member in the Indian Society for Radiation Physics
  2. Lifetime member in the Indian Association for Crystal growth
  3. Lifetime member in the Indian Society for Particle Accelerators

Nominated Positions
  1. Member in Academic Audit Committee (1999): Nominated by the department of social welfare educational institutions, Govt. Of Andhra Pradesh, India
Role of the Designator:
Evaluation of teachers' skills, ability, aptitude and teaching methods of physical science in the social welfare residential schools which have up to 12th class, examine the standards of the students and submit a report.

Research Areas/Fields

Material Science, Elemental Analysis using Nuclear Analytical Techniques, Radiation Physics and Health Physics

Research Guidance
    Awarded submitted on going
1 Ph.D 09 01 10
2 M.Phil 06    

Research Projects
  1. Sintering conditions and zinc loss effect on the magnetic properties of Mn-Zn ferrites (completed & Funded by UGC)
  2. Multi scale simulations of reactor material damage due to irradiation (Completed & Funded by BRNS)
  3. Evaluation and inter-comparison of QA measurements in radiation oncology (Completed & Funded by AERB; Co-investigator having collaboration with MNJ cancer institute, Hyderabad)
  4. Impact of pollution study on nutrients of marine fishes in Visakhapatnam by nuclear analytical techniques(On-going & Funding by SERB)

Scholarships, Honors & Awards
  1. HONORARY APPOINTMENT TO THE RESEARCH BOARD OF ADVISORS by the American Biographical Institute, 2003.
  2. FELLOWSHIP by UGC-SAP,1992.

Professional Experience
  1. Asst Professor, Andhra University from 15.03.1994 to 26.07.1998.
  2. Asst Professor (Sr Scale) Andhra University from 27.07.1998 to 14.03.2009.
  3. Associate Professor, Andhra University from 15.03.2003 to 14.03.2009.
  4. Professor, Andhra University from 15.03.2009 to till to date.

Administrative Experience
  1. HOD, Dept of Nuclear Physics from 01.08.2009 to 23.12.2016.
  2. Chairman; BOS, Dept of Nuclear Physics from 07.01.2017 to till to date
  3. Member(University representation); Governing body; Welfare Institute of Science, technology and management.

Courses Taught
  1. Computational Methods and Programming (Theory & Practicals) for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (2-1) at PG level for the academic year 2014-2015.
  2. Condensed Matter Physics for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (1-2) at PG level for the academic year 2014-2015.
  3. Experimental techniques & applied Nuclear physics for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (2-1) at PG level for the academic year 2014-2015.
  4. Nuclear techniques in material science & Radiation physics for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (2-2) at PG level for the academic year 2014-2015.
  5. Computational Methods and Programming (Theory & Practicals) for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (2-1) at PG level for the academic year 2015-2016.
  6. Condensed Matter Physics for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (1-2) at PG level for the academic year 2015-2016.
  7. Computational Methods and Programming (Theory & Practicals) for M.Sc - NUCLEAR PHYSICS (2-1) at PG level for the academic year 2016-2017.

Academic Guidance
Ph.D Thesis
  1. "Elemental analysis of cereals and vegetables of Ethiopia by using EDXRF", W.Wubishet Gezahegn, 2017
  2. "Intense Relativistic Electron Beams Studies in Generation and Characterization of Flash X-rays & High Power Microwaves", N.Satyanarayana, 2017
  3. "Trace Element Analysis of Blood Serum samples of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease patients by ICPMS techniques", P.Dorothy Lavanya, AWARDED, 2016
  4. "A study on the feasibility of amorphous silicon-1000 electronic portal imaging device system relative to other systems for Radiotherapic treatment", S. Sajeev, AWARDED, 2016.
  5. "Elemental analysis, Geo-chemical and physical studies of central western Bay of Bengal core sediment by nuclear analytical techniques", P.V.Lakshminarayana, AWARDED, 2014.
  6. "Study of compact electrostatic Deuteron accelerator for neutron generation", Basanta Kumar Das, AWARDED, 2014.
  7. "Studies on optimization of radiological doses and practice of breast cancer screening methods by female healthcare professionals", Seife Teferi Dellie, AWARDED, 2014.
  8. "Trace elemental analysis of scalp hair of psychiatric patients by PIXE technique", A. Srinivas Pradeep, AWARDED, 2011.
  9. "Development of copper new Ferrite materials and study of their physical properties", B.Venkateswara Rao, AWARDED, 2010.
  10. "Structural, Magnetic, Electrical and Mossbauer studies of Antimony and Molybdenum substituted Mg-Mn Ferrite ", D. Vijayalakshmi, AWARDED, 2005.

  1. "Elemental analysis of marine sediment by PIXE technique", R. Swetha, AWARDED, 2011.
  2. "Impact of high valence cations on dielectric behavior of copper Ferrite", K. Surya Chandra rao, AWARDED, 2009.
  3. "Study of Mo6+ Impact on copper Ferrite resistivity", G.Venkateswara Rao, AWARDED, 2009.
  4. "Effect of Molybdenum on copper Ferrite dielectric property", G. Bhanu Praveen, AWARDED, 2009.
  5. "Influence of high valence cations on copper Ferrite dielectric behavior ", P.V.Lakshminarayana, AWARDED, 2008.
  6. "X-ray diffraction studies of high valence cations substituted Mg-Mn Ferrite", S.V. Subramanyam, AWARDED, 2006.

Conferences attended
At International level
  1. Research papers presented in the 14th ICMF, 4-8th July, 2016, Ekaterinburg, Russia
  2. XXVII IUPAP International Conference on Computational Physics, Dec 2-5, 2015, IIT Guwahati, India
  3. International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum28th Sept.3rd Oct. 2014, 2014, BARC, Mumbai, India
  4. 7th International Conference on Asian Marine Geology, Goa,11-14 October 2011, India
  5. 3rd International symposium on materials chemistry,7-11 Dec., 2010, Mumbai, India
  6. International Seminar on Science and Technology of Glass Materials, March 16-19, 2009, India,
  7. International workshop on crystal growth and characterization of advanced materials, 9-13 January, 2006, Chennai, India
  8. 9th International Conference of on Ferrites, 22-27, Aug., 2004, San Francisco, USA
  9. The 5th IUMRS International Conference in Asia 13-16 October,98, Bangalore, India
  10. International Symposium on ferrites in Asia-97, 16-18 September,97, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan
  11. International School on Advanced Electronic Materials, 6-15 February,95, Madras, India

At National level
  1. Indian Particle Accelerator Conference (InPac-2015), 21st-24th Dec 2015, BARC, Mumbai, India
  2. 59th DAE-SSP Symposium, Dec.16-20, 2014 VIT University, Vellore, India
  3. National Conference on Advanced Technology Oriented Materials, 8th-9th Dec. 2014, Rajhamundry, India
  4. Course on Vacuum Science, Technology and Applications; 24th -27th Sept, 2013, Visakhapatnam, India
  5. Recent trends in Radiation Processing of Food Products, Sept. 19-20, 2014, Lucknow, India
  6. National Conference on Advanced Research concepts in physics, 24th-25th Nov.2011, Rajhamundry, India
  7. National Seminar on Applications of Nuclear Energy and its peaceful uses, 19th -20th Sept.2011, Vizianagaram, India
  8. 55th DAE-SSP Symposium, Dec.26-30, 2010, Manipal University, Manipal, India
  9. Awareness workshop on "The facilities of UGC-DAE consortium for scientific research", 16-17 Sept.2009, Tiruchirapalli, India
  10. National Seminar on advances in amorphous materials, 1-3 Febrauary, 2007, Nuzivid,A.P.,India
  11. National conference on current trends in materials research for advanced technology, 29-31 January 2007, Aurangabad, India
  12. Workshop on Functional oxide materials, September 25-26, 2006,IUAC, New Delhi
  13. Workshop on Impact of Nuclear Science & Technology-Opportunities & Perspectives, April 11-12, 2005, Visakhapatnam, India
  14. National Seminar on Physics of Non-crystalline materials, 29-31 Dec., 2004, Nuzivid,A.P.,India
  15. 46th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium, 26-30 Dec., 2003, Gwalior, India
  16. 13th National Symposium on Radiation physics, 21-23 Dec.,99, Mangalore, India
  17. National work shop on the utilization of KAMINI reactor, 30th August to 4th September 99, Kalpakkam, India
  18. National Symposium cum work shop on measurements and applications of Ionizing radiations, 22-24 January 98, Hyderabad, India
  19. 11th National Symposium on Radiation physics, 26-29 October 95, Patiala, India
  20. 6th National Seminar on Crystal growth, 2-4 February 95, Madras, India
  21. 5th Conference on Materials Research Society of India, 7-9 February 94, Hyderabad, India
  22. 5th National Seminar on Crystal growth, 18-20 November 93, Madras, India

Conferences Organized
  1. National Symposium on "Status of Nuclear power after 60 years of free India" 2007
  2. National work shop on "Nuclear Technology: Powering sustainable Development" 2015

    1. Professional Activities
      1. Editorial member; Advances in Science, Technology & Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ)
      2. Member in Academic Audit Committee: Nominated by the department of social welfare educational institutions, Govt. Of AP -1999
      3. One of the expert members for KS-SET physics Paper setting -2014
      4. Pre-Ph.D. papers setting (Few times);
        1. Sri Venkateswara University
        2. JNTU,Ananthapur
        3. Acharya Nagarjuna University
      5. ANU-CET physics paper setting -2004
      6. Thesis Adjudication
        1. Acharya Nagarjuna University
        2. Berahampur University
        3. Punjab University
        4. Dr.Baba Ambedkar Technological University
        5. Kakatiya University
        6. Srikrishna Devaraya University

      Co-Curricular Activities
      1. Main feature article: Telugudesamaa telusuko: Surya Telugu daily -2010
      2. Main feature article: TDP veeyalsina adugulu: Surya Telugu daily -2011
      3. Main feature article: Unnavi prantteya asamaanatala-saamaajika asamaanatala: Surya Telugu daily -2013
      4. An article: Navyyandraku saarathi-pragathiki vaaradhi: Velugu kiranam-Bi-monthly -2015
      5. Radio talk: pratyanmaya Indana Vanarula Anuvidyuthu -2009
      6. Radio talk: Radio isotopulavalla upayogalu -2009