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Venugopal Mukku

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

Courses Currently Teaching

CHEM 2302-001: Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 2302-002: Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 2311-001: Organic Chemistry Lab II

CHEM 2311-002: Organic Chemistry Lab II

HSCI 4301-001: Capstone: Prbm Solv Hlth Care

Research Interests

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

Selected Publications

Educational Background

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

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

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



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:

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February 26, 2020
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