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Dr. KOTESWARA RAO VANDAVASI

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. KOTESWARA RAO VANDAVASI

MS: M.Sc. (Chemistry) - University of Hyderabad

E- MAIL: vkraosscu@gmail.com

POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: IISc, Bangalore

PHONE: +91 8096768612


AREAS OF INTEREST: Synthesis and Characterization of Inorganic Open-Framework Materials, Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Environmental and Energy Applications

BRIEF

Research Experience:

Post-Doctoral (2011 – 2013):             Youngstown State University, OH, USA

Research Associate (2010 – 2011):     Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 

Teaching Experience:

Aug 2015 – Present:      Adhoc faculty of Chemistry, NIT Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem

Jan 2014 – Aug 2015:   Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vignan University, Guntur

Sep 2013 – Dec 2013:   Part-Time Faculty, Youngstown State University, OH, USA

Aug 2004 – Dec 2004:  Chemistry Lecturer, Vignan School of PG studies, Guntur


Courses Taught:

I B.Tech. CY101-Chemistry (Both old and revised syllabus):                  NIT Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem

I B.Tech. CY102-Chemistry Lab (Both old and revised syllabus):        NIT Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem

II B.Tech. CY201-Physical and Organic Chemistry (Organic part):    NIT Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem

II B.Tech. CY201-Industrial Organic Chemistry (Revised Syllabus): NIT Andhra Pradesh,Tadepalligudem

II B.Tech. CY202-IMMMA Lab for MME Branch:                                         NIT Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem

I B.Tech. HS117-Engineering Chemistry:                                                          Vignan University, Guntur

I B.Tech. HS122-Engineering Materials:                                                           Vignan University, Guntur

III B.Tech. HS382-Science and Technology:                                                    Vignan University, Guntur

I M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry:                                                                                   Vignan School of PG studies, Guntur

I M.Sc. Organic Chemistry:                                                                                      Vignan School of PG studies, Guntur

I M.Sc. Physical Chemistry:                                                                                      Vignan School of PG studies, Guntur

Undergraduate Chemistry Lab (1505L):                                                         Youngstown State University, OH, USA


List of Publications: (Total No. of Publications – 13 and H-index: 5)

  1.       Inorganic-organic hybrid structures: Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of a new iron oxalatoarsenate, [NH3(CH2)CH(NH3)CH3]3[Fe6(AsO4)2(HAsO4)6(C2O4)3]. V. Koteswara Rao, K. C. Kam, A. K. Cheetham, and S. Natarajan. Solid State Sci. 2006, 8, 692-697. 
  2.       Hydrothermal synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of a new three-dimensional iron arsenate [C6N4H21][Fe3III(HAsO4)6]. V. Koteswara Rao and S. Natarajan. Mater. Res. Bull. 2006, 41, 973-980.  
  3.       The use of hydrothermal methods in the synthesis of novel open-framework materials. S. Natarajan, S. Mandal, P. Mahata, V. Koteswara Rao, P. Ramaswamy, A. Banerjee, A. K. Paul, and K. V. Ramya. J. Chem. Sci. 2006, 118, 6, 525-536. 
  4.       Synthesis, Structure, and Magnetic Properties of a Novel Pillared Layered Iron(III)Arsenate, [4,4’-bpyH2]3[Fe9(H2O)6F3(HAsO4)12(AsO4)2].2H2O. V. Koteswara Rao, M. A. Green, S. K. Pati and S. Natarajan. J. Phys. Chem. B 2007,111, 12700-12706.
  5.       Amine-Templated Open-Framework Zinc Arsenates of Varying Dimensionalities: Synthesis, Structure, Polymorphism, and Transformation Reactions. V. Koteswara Rao, S. Chakrabarti, and S. Natarajan. Inorg. Chem.2007, 46, 10781-10790. 
  6.       A New Interrupted Zeolitic Framework in a Zinc Arsenate, [C4N3H16]2[Zn5(AsO4)4(HAsO4)2].  V. Koteswara Rao and S. Natarajan. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2010, 13, 163-166. 
  7.       Two- and Three-dimensional Open-Framework Uranium Arsenates: Synthesis, Structure and Characterization. V. KoteswaraRao, K. Bharathi, R. Prabhu, Manabendra Chandra and S. Natarajan. Inorg. Chem.2010, 49, 2931-2947. 
  8.       Hierarchy of structures in the family of amine templated open-framework Gallium Arsenates.  V. Koteswara Rao, R. Prabhu and S. Natarajan. Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2010, 363, 2929-2937. 
  9.  4,4’-Bipyridine-terephthalic acid. V. Koteswara Rao, M. Zeller and S. R. Lovelace-Cameron. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2012, 68, o1711. 
  10.  Dimethylammonium 3-carboxybenzoate. T. Siddiqui, V. Koteswara Rao, M. Zeller and S. R. Lovelace-Cameron. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2012, 68, o1778. 
  11.  Poly[tetrakis(dimethylformamide)tris(m4-terephthalato)trimagnesium]. V. Koteswara Rao, M. Zeller and S. R. Lovelace-Cameron. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2012, 68, m1291-m1292. 
  12.  Adenin-1-ium hydrogen isophthalate dimethylformamide monosolvate. V. Koteswara Rao, T. Siddiqui, M. Zeller and S. R. Lovelace-Cameron. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2014, 70, o166-o167. 
  13.  Determination of calcium content in shells of gastropod snails of Ramayapatnam beach of Andhra Pradesh. V. Koteswara Rao, J. S. Kiran Kumar, M. V. Bhaskar Reddy and C. V. Narasimha Murthy. J. Chem. Pharm. Res. 2016, 8(8), 577-580. 


Reviewer of Journals:  Asian Journal of Nanosciences and  Materials

Achievements:

  1.       Young Faculty Award-2016 from Venus International Foundation, Chennai
  2.       CSIR-UGC-JRF-LS-NET: 2004
  3.       GATE-2004
  4.       CSIR-UGC-NET for Lectureship: 2003
  5.       3rd prize for B.Sc. final year (total marks) – 2001

INVITED GUEST LECTURES:

  1.       Guest lecture on “Spectroscopic Methods” for Undergraduate and graduate students, Hindu College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. (September 16, 2017)
  2.       Guest lecture on the occasion of “International Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer”, Hindu College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. (September 16, 2017)