Dr. Venkata Dantham - Nano and Biophotonics - Best Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Indian Institute of Technology Patna - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

He began his academic journey with a strong foundation in science and languages. Graduating from Z. P. U. P. School, Balayapalli, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, he achieved an impressive 74% in his 10th class. Continuing his education at S. K. R. Govt. Junior College, Gudur, he excelled in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry, securing 75.2% in his 12th class. His pursuit of knowledge extended to S. K. R. Govt. Degree College, Gudur, where he completed his Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) with a focus on Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science, earning 74.3%.

Professional Endeavors

Following his academic achievements, he delved into the world of research and teaching. He pursued his Ph.D. at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, with his thesis titled "Influence of Evanescent Coupling of Whispering Gallery Modes of Microcavity on the Spontaneous Emission." Under the guidance of Prof. Prem B Bisht, he successfully defended Nano and Biophotonics thesis in 2011.

Contributions and Research Focus in Nano and Biophotonics

His work at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, has been notable. Starting as an Assistant Professor in November 2013, he progressed to become an Associate Professor in December 2019. His research focus includes the enhancement of Raman scattering signals, Nano and Biophotonics and studies involving whispering gallery modes of microcavities.

Accolades and Recognition

His academic and research prowess has earned him numerous accolades, including the BEST TEACHER award for post-graduate students in the Department of Physics at IIT Patna in 2020. His excellence is further highlighted by awards such as the PROFICIENCY AWARD, MERIT CERTIFICATE, and MERIT AWARD for various presentations and projects.

Impact and Influence

As an Associate Professor at IIT Patna, he continues to make a positive impact on students and the scientific community. His work has not only contributed to advancements in spectroscopy and nanotechnology but has also garnered international recognition.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy is marked by his significant contributions to the scientific community, including patents, research publications, and awards. His commitment to excellence in teaching and research positions him as a role model for future generations of scientists and educators. As he continues his journey, his future contributions are eagerly anticipated, promising further advancements in the field of physics and applied sciences.


  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 1164
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†16
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 20

Notable Publications

Venkata Dantham | Nano and Biophotonics | Best Researcher Award

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