R. Sambasiva Rao

R. Sambasiva Rao is graduated from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and obtained Ph.D., for studies in coordination chemistry. He is at present of Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. He is a visiting professor to University of Parma and Riggio, Italy. He introduced computer programming in FORTRAN to M. Sc. Final Year Physical Chemistry students of Andhra University in 1977 and to M.Sc. previous in 1992. He is an expert member in syllabus committee for computer applications in chemistry for IGNOU and contributed reading material for IGNOU and University of Hyderabad. He served on computerization and user services committees of University library. He organized an international workshop on applications of numberical methods and expert systems for chemistry in 1989 with the financial aid from Internationl Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) at Trieste, Italy. Prof. Rao published reviews on Computer Augmented Instruction (CAI), Intelligent CAI, Hypermedia Augmented Instructions (HAI) and Internet Chemistry Education (ICE). He is a resource person to serveral lectures in national / international conferences.