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Dr. M. Raghavender

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Dr. M. Raghavender
Associate Professor

Ph.D.
Department of Physics
Yogi Vemana University
Kadapa-516005
Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Qualification

Ph.D. (2006) – Department of Physics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

PDF/Teaching Experience

• Associate Professor: Teaching and research at Dept. of Physics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa: 2022 - Till date.
• Assistant Professor: Teaching and research at Dept. of Physics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa: July 2009 - 2022.
• Research Scientist: CSIR-IICT (Indian Institute of Chemical Technology) - Aisin Cosmos R&D Co Ltd, Japan: 2006-2009.

Administrative Experience

• Coordinator, Department of Physics, YVU, Kadapa.
• Incharge-Coordinator, Department of Physics, YVU, Kadapa.
• Additional Controller of Examinations – UG/PG Coordinator, YVU, Kadapa.
• Coordinator, University Library Development, Yogi Vemana Univesity, Kadpa.
• Member, ICT committee, YVU, Kadapa.
• Member, Board of Studies in Physics, YVU, Kadapa.
• Member, Board of Studies in Physics, Govt. Degree College (Men), Kadapa.
• Co-Coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.

Research Projects

• “Fabrication of low-cost nano crystalline TiO2 based dye sensitized solar cells” Period of the Project: 2012-15 (3 Years), Sponsoring Agency: DST-SERB and Total Project Outlay: Rs. 21,33,000/-.
• “Fabrication of cost-effective dye sensitized solar cells with platinum free counter electrode and bi-functional up conversion photo electrodes” Period of the Project: 2017-20 (3 Years), Sponsoring Agency: DST-SERB and Total Project Outlay: Rs. 29,43,000/-.

Research Students

Ph.D Awarded

• Susmitha Kalvapalli | Development and evaluation of low cost dye sensitized solar cells for energy conversion applications | November, 2016.
• Maddala Gurulakshmi | Development of low-cost materials for energy conversion and storage devices | July, 2022.
Achievement: Selected for Women Scientist-A award from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Rs. 35,00,000=00. towards implement a research project under supervision of Dr. M. Raghavender.

Ph.D Pursuing

• Ambapuram Meenakshamma | WOS-A, DST | Development of high performance, cost-effective dye sensitized and perovskite solar cells assisted upconversion materials.
Achievement: Received Women Scientist-B award from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, sanctioned Rs. 19, 38,258=00. towards complete her Ph.D.
• Vikrama Chari Mudumala | JRF (DST-INSPIRE) | Development of cost-effective dye sensitized solar cells and its performance evaluation.

Achievements / Awards : 04

• DST-Young Scientist Award 2012.
• Dr. K. V. Rao Young Scientist Award (winner) in Physics, 2007.
• APCOST Young Scientist Fellowship Award in Physics, 2006.
• CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) award in Physics, 2006.

Research Publications in National & International SCI Journals : 46

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Number of Book Chapters (National / International) : 03
Number of Books Published (National / International) : Nil
Number of Conference / Symposia Organized : 01
Number of Conference / Symposia Attended : 17
Membership in Prestigious Academic Bodies

• Luminescence Society of India.
• Indian Science Congress Association.

Reviewed Research Papers of Various Scientific Journals

ACS Applied Energy Materials, Sustainable Energy and Fuels, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, Solar RRL, Solar Energy, etc.

Ph.D. Thesis Adjudication

Number of Ph.D thesis submitted to various universities like Osmania University, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Vellore Institute of Technology, etc. were adjudicated.

• Advancement of 3rd generation solar photovoltaics.
• Multifunctional smart materials for energy conversion and storage devices.
• Development of cost effective, novel hole transport materials.

 
  • Vemanapuram, Kadapa, Y.S.R Kadapa, A.P., India.
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What they say?

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I am indebted to the faculty of the University, who inculcated scientific temper and research aptitude and I think YVU is a happening place for qualitative research.

Anand Kumar
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
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The academic ambience and infrastructure of the University are the hallmarks, I consider myself to be lucky to be here and I foresee a bright future in pursuit of Science.

Shaik Fasiha Begam
M.Sc. in Physics
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Yogi Vemana University is certainly a hub for meaningful research activities. Research in social sciences here bears contemporary relevance and addresses societal problems.

Varikunta Sailaja
Ph.D. in English
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Yogi Vemana University installed faith in me to explore new avenues in liberal arts which mates us more humane and civilized.

Karanam Saiteja
MBA