Dr Visweswara Rao Pasupuleti is currently holding a position as an Acting Director for Institute of Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture (IFSSA) at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia and also as a visiting researcher to Japan and Thailand. Dr Pasupuleti previously worked with different universities in India and South Korea. He obtained his Masters in Biotechnology from Bangalore University and PhD in Biotechnology from Sri Venkateswara University, India. Dr Pasupuleti successfully completed his postdoctoral research at health campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Later on, Dr Pasupuleti joined UMK as a senior lecturer at Faculty of Agro-based Industry. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in the field of herbal medicine, green syntheses of metallic nanoparticles from medicinal plants and their biological efficacies, biochemical pathways related to metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. He is a recipient of several awards including young scientist award, young researcher award, Best Faculty in Biotechnology Award, Excellence Service Award at national and international levels. Dr Pasupuleti has been selected as an affiliate member in YSN of Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Dr Pasupuleti has also edited two self-learning materials (books) for Biotechnology students at master level and a book for the broader audience on stingless bee honey. He has also published more than 50 research publications in peer-reviewed international journals including 3 book chapters in highly reputed publishers such as Springer and Elsevier. He is also an editorial member and reviewer for several high impact factor journals with international reputation including Nature Publishing Group. He runs several workshops on “scientific Writing” at several universities across the globe to share the knowledge on writing and publishing. He served as a technical committee member, advisor, organizing committee member for various workshops, conferences at University level as well as at international level.
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) is one of the public universities in Malaysia and nice area with Entrepreneurship. UMK has various faculties focus on different areas including architecture, food security, business, earth sciences etc.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2018.
Information correct as on 24 April 2018 0641 HRS GMT.