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Biologist , educator

Tejo Prakash Nagaraja, Indian biologist, educator. Achievements include patents for bio-tranesterification of oils. Recipient Travel award, Kirkhouse Trust, Oxford University, England, 2008. Member of International Society Environmental Information Scientists, Mycological Society India, Indian Association Nuclear and Allied Scientists, Indian Association Aquatic Biologists.

Background

Nagaraja, Tejo Prakash was born on July 27, 1965 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Son of Nagaraja Rao and Padmavathi Chikkabalapur.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, 1994.

Career

Postdoctoral visitor Blaustein Desert Research Institute, Sede-Boquer, Israel, 1995—2010. Research associate Defense Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment, Kanpur, India, 1996—1997. Research scientist Thapar Center Industrial Research and Development, Patiala, India, 1997—2002.

Deputy coordinator Congress of Racial Equality, Thapar University, 2002—2003. Associate professor Thapar University, since 2003. Head department analytical services Thapar Center Research and Development, Patiala, 2005—2007.

Erasmus Mundus visiting faculty University Manchester, England.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for bio-tranesterification of oils.

Membership

Member of International Society Environmental Information Scientists, Mycological Society India, Indian Association Nuclear and Allied Scientists, Indian Association Aquatic Biologists.

Connections

Married Ranjana Bajpai, December 9, 1997. Children: Kushal, Ramya.

father:
Nagaraja Rao

mother:
Padmavathi Chikkabalapur

spouse:
Ranjana Bajpai

child:
Kushal Nagaraja

child:
Ramya Nagaraja