Ravi V. Bellamkonda PhD


Titles and Roles

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Emory University
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Ravi V. Bellamkonda, PhD, serves as Emory's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. He is the chief academic officer of Emory University and is responsible for ensuring the quality of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education and enhancing Emory's role as an eminent research university through excellence in faculty research, teaching, and scholarship.

Prior to becoming provost at Emory, Bellamkonda served as dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. Previously, he was Wallace H. Coulter Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.


Dr. Bellamkonda received his PhD from Brown University. He then attended MIT as a Markey Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.


A trained bioengineer and neuroscientist, Dr. Bellamkonda's current research explores the interplay of biomaterials and the nervous system for neural interfaces, nerve repair, and brain tumor therapy.


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