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department chairman , science educator

Vishvanath Karri, Indian science educator, department chairman. Achievements include patents for production of biodiesel. Recipient National Award, University, Physical Sciences & Related Studies Category, 2001, award, Engineering Excellenc, Intelligent Car Project, Australia, 2003, Merit award, Engineers Australia, Tasmania Branch, 2005, National Achiever award, National Industry Council, Sydney, 2005.

Background

Karri, Vishvanath was born on June 23, 1965 in Anakapalle, India. Son of Laxman and Sathya Karri.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, Australia, 1991.

Career

Research fellow University Melbourne, 1991—1992. Lecturer University Tasmania, Australia, 1993—1997, associate head mechatronics, School Engineering, 1997—2000, lecturer, 1997—2001, acting head, School Engineering, 2005—2006. Visiting fellow Imperial College London, 1994—1995.

Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006—2007. President Australian College Kuwait, Meshrif, since 2008. Founder and director of the International Collaborative Teaching Network, Tasmania, 2001—2007.

Guest professor Shaudoug University, Jinan, China, 2003. Board management member Hutchins School, Tasmania, 2003—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for production of biodiesel.

Membership

Member of Japanese Hydrogen Association, Society Automotive Engineers, International Federation Automatic Control, International Association Science & Technology.

Connections

Married Shilpa Gokhale, August 7, 1992. Children: Roshan, Rahul.

father:
Laxman Karri

mother:
Sathya Karri

spouse:
Shilpa Gokhale

child:
Rahul Karri

child:
Roshan Karri