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Physics educator

Prasad J. Shashidhara, Indian physics educator. Chartered physicist. National Career awardee University Grants Commission India, 1980-1983.


Shashidhara, Prasad J. was born on November 18, 1947 in Thimmasandra, Karnataka, India. Son of D. and Savithramma Javaregowda.


Bachelor of Science, Yuvaraja College, Mysore, India, 1966. Master of Science in Physics, University Mysore, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Mysore, 1972.


Lecturer University Mysore, 1971-1975, reader, 1975-1984, professor physics, since 1984, chairman department, 1989-1991, dean faculty science, 1989-1991, syndicate member executive body, since 1993, acting vice-chancellor, 1990, coordinator department environmental science, since 1996, principal program coordinator department science and technical national facility, vice chancellor, 2003—2007. Commonwealth fellow Oxford (England) University, 1976-1977. Participant various conferences.

Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science board examiners Karnatak University. Master of Science board examiners Mysore University, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy Board Examiners, Nagarjuna University. External expert faculty science Gulbarga University, Mangalore University.

External expert faculty science Cochin University. Master of Science board examiners Mangalore University, Kakatiya University, Doctor of Philosophy board examiners Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Burdwan University, Calcutta University, Gulbarga University, Jadavpur University, University Pondicherry. Member management advisory committee, research advisory committee International Association of Classification Societies, Calcutta.

Member management advisory IIT, Kanpur and IIT, Bombay, X-ray committee RSIC, IIT, Madras. Member management advisory committee Central University, Hyderabad. Presenter papers at conferences and seminars.


  • Chartered physicist.


  • Other Work

    • Translator: An Introduction to Solid State Physics (C. Kittel). Referee Indian Journal Pure and Applied Physics. Editor Semi-popular Science Journal University Mysore.

      Chief editor Mysore University of Science Journal. Contributor articles to professional journals and encys. Contributor more than 400 papers in international journals.


President Sri Kuvempu Vidhya Vardhaka Trust, Mysore, since 1995. Secretary Dejagow Trust, Mysore, since 1989. Fellow Institute Physics.

Member Indian Association Physics Teachers, Indian Physics Association, American Institute Physics, Optical Society of America, Materials Research Society India, Indian Crystallographic Association, Australian Institute Physics, American Physical Society, International Liquid Crystal Society (member board), Indian Liquid Crystal Society (member council).


  • Other Interests

    Yoga and meditation, reading.


Married Revathi Kallegowda, September 10, 1973. 1 child, Shivasundara Sathyendra.

D. Javaregowda

Savithramma Javaregowda

Revathi Kallegowda

Shivasundara Sathyendra Shashidhara