Prof. Rangappa Keri has 4 years of professional experience: 3 years as a teaching faculty at Post-Graduate level and 1 year at a pharmaceutical firm. He has worked as a Post Doctoral Researcher at Centro de Quimica Estrutural, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal and at Kyung Hee East-West Pharmaceutical Research Institute, College of Pharmacy, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea. Prof. Keri has 23 National and International Publications to his credit. He has been honored by the Portuguese and Korean governments for his research on the development of new drugs for Alzheimer disease, anti-cancer drugs, neuroprotective agents, calpain inhibitors and anti-virals by organic syntheses.
Dr. Krupakara is a very well known name in the academic circle. He has 33 years of rich experience, mostly at the prestigious RV College of Engineering. He has 32 publications in National and International journals, 94 paper presentations in National and International conferences in addition to authoring a book on ‘Engineering Chemistry’. He has also chaired Technical sessions in International conferences in the USA. He was awarded Doctorate degree for his work on ‘Corrosion Inhibition Studies of ZA-27/Quartz Metal Matrix Composites’.
Dr. Krupakara is actively guiding a number of candidates for their M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in several universities. He is also guiding software engineers for their M.S. degree at BITS, Pilani. He is a Member of the Board of Studies and a sets question papers for examinations held by VTU and other Universities even at the Ph.D. level.
Dr. Krupakara’s biography features in ‘Marquis’ Who’s Who’ and the Inaugural edition of outstanding scientists of the 21st century.