Aizawl (zoramobserver.com): Prof. Krothapalli Raja Surya Sambasiva Rao was appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Mizoram University for five year term on November 10.
Born on 15 August, 1958, Roa became rector of Rector of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh since 2014 and was the acting VC of the varsity during April – August, 2015.
The 58-year-old professor have had held many posts including Professor and Chairman, BOS, Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University since August 2005, Adjunct faculty at INDICASAT, Panama (Oct. 2010 to 2016), Visiting Scientist, VCU Medical College, USA (April to May 2005), Visiting Scientist at Gottingen University, Germany (May to Aug. 2004), Visiting Scientist, Emory Medical School, USA (Dec. 1999 to April 2000), Chairman, Ethical Committee, NRI Medical College, Chairman, Ethical Committee, Katuru Medical College, General Secretary, Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy and many more. He obtained D.Sc. Biotechnology from Berhampur University, India and many other degrees from several universities.