M.N.V. Prasad

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M.N.V. Prasad
Professor, Environmental Biotechnology, Dept. of  Plant Sciences, University of  Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana

  • Professor, Environmental Biotechnology, Dept. of  Plant Sciences, University of  Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Awarded Pit amber Pant National Environment Fellowship for 2007, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt. of India  
  •  Coordinator, PG Dipl. Envir. Education & Management, Ctr. Distance Education 1995-2008
  • Head,  Dept. of  Plant Sciences 2000-2004
  •  Coordinator, DBT MSc Biotechnology  2001-2003
  • Education: B.Sc (1970‑73) & M.Sc (1973‑75) Andhra Univ;  Ph.D 1979  BSIP (Lucknow University)
  • Teaching experience of 34 years in Central Universities 
  • Research  areas: Plant metal  interactions

Visiting Professor at the following institutions:

  1. Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Geochemistry, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering – Ghent University, Gent, Belgium, 2011- 2014. Several times
  2. Ural Federal University,  Ekaterinburg,  Russia. several visits  since 2007
  3. Botany Department,  al-Farabi Kazakh National University,  Almaty , Republic of Kazakhstan - 2006  and 2007
  4. Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment & Remediation, University of South Australia Mawson Lakes Campus, Adelaide, Australia  2005
  5. Dept. of  Botany University of Oulu, Finland - 2003 - Finnish Academy
  6. Institute of Botany, Stockholm University- SIDA Sweden,  2000
  7. Dept Botanica, Univ. Coimbra, Coimbra,1998-2010 Portugal,  several visits
  8.  Dept. Plant Physiol. & Biochemistry, Jagiellonian Univ. Krakow,  Poland 1996 – 2014 several visits
  9. NSERC, Canada foreign researcher awardee.Université du Québec
    Completed 23 research projects funded by national and international bodies