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Dr. M Lakshmipathi Rao  

Dr. M Lakshmipathi Rao  was born on 19th August 1950 to Dr. M.G.K. Kameshwar Rao and Mrs. Seetha Mahalakshmi in a small village called Polukonda in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh State. He obtained his M Sc and  Ph.D. Degrees in Physics from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has joined University College of Science, Osmania University as a faculty member, in the year 1973 and superannuated in 2010 as Professor of Physics. During the tenure of 37 years of service he has held many Administrative positions both at the Department and University level. He served as the Head, Department of Physics and Chairperson Board of Studies in Physics and also served as Principal, Post Graduate Collge, OU, Godavarikhani. At the University level he served as Secretary Board of External Examinations, Additional Controller of Examinations (Confidential), Controller of Examinations, Director Academic Audit cell and Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell. During his tenure as Director, IQAC, Osmania University was reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade in the year 2008. After superannuation at Osmania University he joined at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology as Director (Academic). In the year 2014 joined National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore as Academic Consultant and took over as the Principal of Methodist College of Engineering and Technology in  the month of October, 2016.

He has 40 years of Teaching experience at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level and is an active researcher.  His area of Research is Solid State Physics with special  emphasis on Defects in Solids and Solid  Electrolytes.

Schooling:Zilla Parishad High School, Rudrapaka, Krishna District.
SSLC: 1963, Secondary School leaving Certificate, Movva, Krishna District.
PUC: Pre University Certificate. Arts & Science College- 1964 to 65 (First Div), O.U.,
B.Sc. (MPC) 1966-1969 –First Division, University 10th Rank and
National Merit Scholarship holder, Arts & Science College, O.U., Warangal.
M.Sc. (Solid State Physics as specialization) Post Graduation Centre, Warangal,
Under Osmania University-1972 - passed with distinction and secured University
Second Rank.

PhD:CSIR fellowship (JRF) at O.U. (1972).
Awarded PhD in 1980 in Solid State Physics under the guidance of
Late Prof. K. Venkata Ramaiah, Vice Chancellor, K.U., UPSC Member and
Prof. Hari babu, Professor in Physics, O.U.
First Job: Department of Physics, Osmania University as Assistant Lecturer (1973)

Achievements: 25 Years of administrative experience in various capacities at Osmania University
 As controller of Examinations Streamlined and Computerized the Osmania University Examination processes
 As Director Academic Audit Cell, Streamlined the Affiliation, Admissions and other academic activities of about 1000 colleges affiliated to Osmania University
 As Director IQAC, Submitted the Re-Accreditation report (SSR) of the university to NAAC
 Osmania University is awarded “A” Grade by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.31 during his tenure as Director, IQAC
 Organized two Seminars and two workshops to sensitize the administrators and teachers of Osmania University on Quality Sustenance and also on the newly introduced CBCS System in the PG Courses
 As Head of the Department a two year M.Sc. (Nano Science) course is started with a funding of Rs 2 crores from DST under its Nano-Mission Programme
 Under DST-FIST programme an amount of Rs.2.1 crores is receivedfor the development of research laboratories
 An amount of Rs.73lakhs is received from UGC under SAP programme
 Organized two National Seminars on New Perspectives of Materials under UGC-SAP.
 A post M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics is started in collaboration with AERB and corporate Cancer Hospitals
 Handled Research projects and Published 25 research papers in reputed International and National Journals
 Attended 30 National and International Conferences on different aspects of Solid State Physics and guided students for PhD
 Delivered extension lectures on Crystallography, Defects in Solids, Semiconductors, Superconductivity and Nano materials at Academic Staff Colleges and Post Graduate Colleges
 Written a Text Book on “Solid State Physics” for the PG students of Dr Ambedkar Open University
 Delivered live lectures on Door Darshan TV channel for the benefit of PG students of Dr Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
 Delivered 40 video lectures on Solid State Physics for engineering students of Rajiv Gandhi University for Knowledge Technologies, Hyderabad.
 Has rich experience in the areas of Quality Sustenance and Improvement in higher educational institutions.
 Delivered about 60 lectures on various aspects of Quality, Accreditation and other Related Issues in Higher Educational Institutions and a few of them include the Keynote & Inaugural addresses at National Seminars sponsored by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore.
 Associated with NAAC Peer team visits to various Universities as coordinator for Assessment and Accreditation during his tenure at NAAC.
 Associated with Dr. A.S. Rao Awards Council, Hyderabad as Honorary President.
 Delivered Dr. A.S. Rao Memorial Inaugural lecture to School Children.
Current Assignment: Discharging duties as Director Methodist College of Engineering &
Technology, from 26th Oct 2016 to till date.