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Venugopal Mukku

Associate Professor
Department Chair
Research Labs Director
Math, Science and Technology Department
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(218) 281-8097

Courses Currently Teaching

CHEM 1401-001: Elem Bioorganic Chemistry

CHEM 1401-002: Elem Bioorganic Chemistry

CHEM 1401-003: Elem Bioorganic Chemistry

CHEM 1401-004: Elem Bioorganic Chemistry

CHEM 2301-001: Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2301-002: Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2301-003: Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2310-001: Organic Chemistry Lab I

CHEM 2310-002: Organic Chemistry Lab I

Research Interests

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2019 Award for Global Engagement

  • 2019 Builders of Diversity Award

  • 1999: Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Bonn , Germany

  • 1991: Research fellowship by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi , India

  • 1990: Gold medal by Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher learning, Prasanthi Nilayam , India

Selected Publications

Educational Background

  • M.Sc. (1990) Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher learning, Prasanthi Nilayam, India

  • Ph.D. (1995) Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

  • B. Sc (1988) Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher learning, Prasanthi Nilayam, India

Biography

Biography: 

Ceremony for the 2019 Award for Global Engagement. Remarks given by John Hoffman, vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the University of Minnesota Crookston, about Venugopal Mukku, an associate professor in the department of math, science, and technology at UMC. For more information: https://global.umn.edu/awards/age

In the News

February 26, 2020
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