Dr Nagaraja Upadhya P

Dr Nagaraja Upadhya P

Associate Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Dental Materials

E-mail Icon nagraj.up@manipal.edu

My Name is Dr Nagaraja Upadhya P, my profilePage is. I am aAssociate Professor and Head of the Departmentin Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    He:

    • Conducts classes for undergraduate and post graduate students
    • Guides post graduate students with research activities
    • Manages departmental activities along with the other members of the department
       
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Dental Materials
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First and Second BDS
    Subject
    :
    Dental Materials
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First and Second PG Diploma in Dental Materials
    Subject
    :
    Chemistry of Materials Practical Exercises
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First PG Diploma in Dental Materials
    Subject
    :
    Applied Physics, Chemistry and Mechanics
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Dental Mechanics
    Subject
    :
    Dental Materials
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First and Second Dental Mechanics
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Glass ionomer cement
    Institute
    :
    Manipal University, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2011
    Degree
    :
    MSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Chemistry
    Institute
    :
    Mangala Gangotri, Konaje
    Year of passing
    :
    1990
    Degree
    :
    BSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
    Institute
    :
    MGM College
    Year of passing
    :
    1988
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    24-09-2015 - till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Selection Grade Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    01-04-2003 - 23-09-2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Senior Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    10-05-1999 to 31-03-2003
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    10-05-1991 to 09-05-1999
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    He:

    • Conducts classes for undergraduate and post graduate students
    • Guides post graduate students with research activities
    • Manages departmental activities along with the other members of the department
       
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Dental Materials First and Second BDS
    Dental Materials First and Second PG Diploma in Dental Materials
    Chemistry of Materials Practical Exercises First PG Diploma in Dental Materials
    Applied Physics, Chemistry and Mechanics First Dental Mechanics
    Dental Materials First and Second Dental Mechanics
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Glass ionomer cement Manipal University, Manipal 2011
    MSc Chemistry Mangala Gangotri, Konaje 1990
    BSc Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry MGM College 1988
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 24-09-2015 - till date
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal Selection Grade Lecturer 01-04-2003 - 23-09-2015
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal Senior Lecturer 10-05-1999 to 31-03-2003
    Department of Dental Materials, MCODS Manipal Lecturer 10-05-1991 to 09-05-1999
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Dental Materials, Chemistry of Materials, Polymers
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Dental Cements Mainly on Glass Ionomer Cements, Designing And Executing Mechanical Characterization of Dental Materials
    Areas of research
    :
    Dental Cements, Synthetic Polymers and Ceramics for Biomedical Applications
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life Member of Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, 2013.
     
    AWARDS
    • Won best teacher award in the year 2009 – 2010 [Pre – Clinical]
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Dental Materials, Chemistry of Materials, Polymers
    Areas of expertise Dental Cements Mainly on Glass Ionomer Cements, Designing And Executing Mechanical Characterization of Dental Materials
    Areas of research Dental Cements, Synthetic Polymers and Ceramics for Biomedical Applications
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life Member of Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, 2013.
     
    AWARDS
    • Won best teacher award in the year 2009 – 2010 [Pre – Clinical]