Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: syamprasad@nitw.ac.in,syam9405@gmail.com

: 9440260633

Interests: Glasses and glass-ceramics for electronic, optical and biomedical applications Nanostructured magnetic and semiconductor materials Magnetic and semiconductor thin films and devices

Courses Currently Being Taught:

ClassDepartmentSemesterCourse IDCourse Name
I B.TechPhysics1 and 2 Engineering Physics
III M.Sc.TechPhysics5 Laser Applications


Course Taught Previously

ClassDepartmentSemesterCourse IDCourse Name
I B.TechPhysics1 and 2 Engineering Physics
III M.Sc.TechPhysics5 Laser Applications
III M.Sc. TechPhysics5Nonlinear  Optics
I M.Sc. TechPhysics1Electromagnetic Theory






  1. Dielectric Dispersion in PbO - MoO3 - B2O3 Glass System P. Syam Prasad, B.V. Raghavaiah, R.Balaji Rao, C.Laxmi Kanth and N.Veeraiah Solid State Communications 132 (2004)235 .
  2. Spectroscopic and dielectric studies on PbO-MoO3-B2O3 glass system mixed With small concentration of TiO2 P. Syam Prasad , M. Srinivasa Reddy, V.Ravi Kumar and N.Veeraiah, Philosophical Magazine 87 (2007) 5763- 5787[SCI-Journal]

          3. Influence of nikel ions in Dielectric and Spectroscopic properties of PbO-MoO3-B2O3Glass System, P.Syam Prasad, V.Ravi Kumar, G.Naga Raju and  N.Veeraiah, Materials Science �?                      Poland 26 (2008) 527.

  1. Optical absorption and fluorescence characteristics of Pr3+: Li2O-MO (Nb2O5, MoO3 and WO3)- B2O3 systems L.Srinivasa Rao, T.Venkatappa Rao and P.Syam Prasad, Materials Science and Engineering 2(2009)012025. [SCI-Journal]
  2. Effect of MoO3 addition on Spectroscopic properties Lithium Zinc Borate glass ,P. Syam Prasad*,B.Thirumala Rao and Sandhya Cole, Physical Chemistry 2012, 2(6): 94-99. [SCI-Journal].
  3. Spectroscopic investigation of tungsten ions in PbO-Sc2O3-P2O5glass matrix, B. Lakshmana Rao; Yakkala Nagachandra; P. Syam Prasad, S.Prasad. Spectroscopy Letters ((DOI: 10.1080/00387010.2013.856326) [SCI- Journal]
  4. Dielectric and spectroscopic investigations of copper ions in Pbo-bi2o3- B2O3 glass matrix p. venkateswara rao, p. syamprasad, g. naga raju, v. ravi kumar, c.laxmikanth, n. veeraiah, International journal of engineering and research- Online, Vol1.2, Issue 1, 2014.
  5. Spectroscopic investigations on PbO-MoO3-P2O5-V2O5 glass system. P. Syam Prasad, V.Himamaheswara Rao ,M. Mohan Babu, P. Venkateswara Rao, G. Naga raju, C.  Laxmikanth. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses: European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B Volume 56 Number 4 August 2015.(DOI: 10.13036/17533562.56.4.169) [SCI-Journal]
  6. Transport and spectroscopic properties of nickel ions in ZnO-B2O3-P2O5 glasses P. Venkateswara Rao , G. Naga Rajub, P. Syam Prasad, C. Laxmikanth, N. Veeraiah Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 127 (2016) 2920-2923

        10. Influence of Mo5+ ions on spectroscopic properties of PbO-ZnF2-P2O5 glass system P. Venkateswara Rao,G. Naga Raju , P. Raghava Rao , N. Narasimha Rao, P. Syam Prasad,                                         Karbala   International Journal of Modern Science 1 (2015) 101-109

  1. Influence of Sb2O3 on tellurite based glasses for photonic applications, V. Himamaheswara Rao , P. Syam Prasad , P. Venkateswara Rao,Luis Santos, N. Veeraiah , Journal of Alloys and compounds 687 (2016) 898-905.
  2. On identifying efficient modifier oxide in improving bioactivity of Fe2O3 doped calcium oxy fluoro borophosphate glasses P. Sobhanachalam , Ch Vijaya Kumari , G. Sahaya Baskaran , P. Syam Prasad , N. Veeraiaha , V. Ravi Kumar, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 692 (2017) 219-226
  3. Structural investigations on P2O5-CaO-Na2O-K2O:SrO bioactive glass ceramics, T. Satyanarayana, M. VasuBabu , G. Nagarjuna , P. Syam Prasad, Ceramic International, 43(2017)10144-10150.

        14.Influence of molybdenum oxide on structural, optical and physical properties of oxychloride glasses for nonlinear optical devices, F. Goumeidane, M. Iezid, B. Melik, K. Ouannes, M.                           Legouera, M. Poulain, T. Satyanarayana, P. Syam Prasad, P. Venkateswara Rao, Ceramics International, 43(2017)11305-11311.

       15. Spectroscopic studies of Dy3+ ion doped tellurite glasses for solid state lasers and white LEDs, V. Himamaheswara Rao, P. Syam Prasad, M Mohanbabu, P. Venkateswara Rao, Luís F.                        Santos, T. Satyanarayana, N. Veeraiah, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (Accepted in July 10, 2017).

       16. Luminescence properties of Sm3+ ions doped heavy metal oxide tellurite-tungstate-antimonate glasses, V. Himamaheswara Rao, P. Syam Prasad, M Mohanbabu, P. Venkateswara Rao,                  Luís F. Santos, N. Veeraiah, Ceramics international (Accepted in July 15, 2017)

PHDs Supervised


Student Name


Title of Thesis



Year of










Mr. V.Himamaheswara


Rare earth doped TeO2 based







transparent glasses for photonic












Mr. M. Mohan babu


Synthesis and characterization of P2O5







based bio active glasses for medical












1). Copper ion- A structural probe in Pbo-BiO3-As2O3 glass system by means of dielectric spectroscopic and magnetic studies in National seminar on advances in amorphous materials organized by Dept. Of Physics ANU PG centre, Nuzvid, A.P, India.

2). "International seminar on Science and technology of glass materials, during 16-19, March 2009 held at ANU. Presented a paper entitled "Optical absorption and fluorescence characteristics of Pr3+: Li2O-MO (Nb2O5, MoO3 and WO3) -B2O3 systems

3). International conference  on  Luminescence  and  its  applications (ICLA-2012)  Feb  7-10,  2012  held  at  IICT,  Hyderabad,  India.  Poster presentation entitled" Influence of Nb5+, Mo3+ and W3+ ions on emission features of Pr3+ ions in Lithium Borate glass system (Citations - 1)

4)" International conference of Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Spectroscopy (ICNBS Egypt 2012) Mar 1-3 held at Cairo, Egypt. Oral presentation titled "Effect of MoO3 addition on spectroscopic properties of Lithium Zinc borate glass.

 5)  National  seminar  on  Multifunctional  Materials  (NSMFM-2013)  6-7 March, 2013 held at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada and presented a paper entitled "The Influence of silver ions on the dielectric properties of Li2O- CaF2- B2O3 glasses.

 6) Chaired a technical session Nano & Environment in the international conference on Chemical and bioprocess Engineering , India, Organized by dept.of chemical engineering, NIT- Warangal, A.P, India during 16-17, 2013.

 7). 1st International Caparica conference on chromogenic and emissive materials (1st IC3EM-2014) in  Caparica , Lisbon, Portugal on 8th, 9th and 10th September 2014. And presented a paper on  "Structural, thermal and optical properties of V2O5 doped lead molybdenum phosphate glasses.

8). International seminar on Glasses and other Functional materials (isgfm), ANU, India on 11-13th December 2014. And presented a paper on  Influence of antimony oxide on structural and optical properties of TeO2- sb2O3-WO3 ternary glass system.

 9). International Conference on Bio-based Polymers and Composites (BiPoCo) 2016 in Szeged, Hungary from 28th August to 1stSeptember, 2016. Presented a paper on  

"Structural and in vitro bioactivity of phosphate based bioglass for bone regeneration"



Following are the list of projects, where I was directly involved in implementation.


  1. Synthesis and characterization of transition metal ions doped borate glasses - sanctioned by NIT under faculty development program (completed) July2008.


  1. Rare-earth doped gasses and glass ceramics for photonics application-sanctioned by MHRD (Completed) September 2013.


  1. Development of rare earth/transition metals doped Bi2O3 based glass systems for photonic applications (completed under Erasmus Mundus fellowship at IST, Lisbon).


  1. Fabrication of transition metal ions doped phosphate bio active glasses for bone tissue engineering applications (completed (2013) under Erasmus Mundus fellowship at IST, Lisbon).


  1. Synthesis and nonlinear optical studies on MoO3 based Lead silicate glass ceramics for applications in NLO devices - Funded by DST-SERB (Ongoing).

Awards and Honors

  • Erasmus Mundus - Heritage fellowship 2013 (worked as visiting scientist in Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal).


  • Erasmus Mundus - Heritage fellowship 2014 ( same as above institute)


  • The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) 2016 - (working as visiting scientist in Alexander Dub�?ek University of Tren�?ín, Slovakia).


Additional Responsibility

Sl. No.

Responsibility held



Hostel warden



 Department coordinator for Training and Placement

2011- 2012


Department space committee member

2014- Till date


Faculty advisor ( MSc.Tech. V Sem.)



Faculty advisor ( I B.Tech )



Coordinator ( I B.Tech )

2017- Till date