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educator , Civil engineer

D. S. Prakash Rao, Indian civil engineer, educator. Chartered professional engineer, India. Fellowship German Academy Exchange Service, 1977-1979, 2002; scholarship University Melbourne, 1984-1988; recipient Nagadi award Association Consultant Civil Engineers, 1997, Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya award Institution Engineers, 1998, Best Teacher award Hyderabad University College Engineering, 2003.

Background

Rao, D. S. Prakash was born on June 17, 1947 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Son of D. Yadgir Rao and Bhujatha Devi Maramraju Rao.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Osmania University Hyderabad, India, 1968. Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering, Indian Institute Science, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, Australia, 1988.

Career

Scientist B Structural Engineering Research Center, Hyderabad, 1971—1975, scentist C, 1975—1982, scientist E, 1982—1984. Tutor University Melbourne, Australia, 1984—1988, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, 1984—1988. Professor Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1988—1990.

Professor, head V. R. Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, India, 1991—1992, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, 1992—1997, University College Engineering, Hyderabad, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Chartered professional engineer, India.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institution Engineers (life), Indian Institution Bridge Engineers (life), Indian Society for Technology Education (life, award 1999), Indian Concrete Institute (life), Association Consultant Civil Engineers India. Member Eye Bank Association India, Osmania Graduates Association (life), Rotary (Vocational Excellence award 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, travel, photography, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Roopa Latha Pulijala, June 11, 1973. 1 child, Deepa.

father:
D. Yadgir Rao

mother:
Bhujatha Devi Maramraju Rao

spouse:
Roopa Latha Pulijala

child:
Deepa Rao