Rev Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro M.Sc.(Physics), Ph.D.
Rev Dr A. P. Monteiro born on August 9, 1976 in Shirva, Karnataka, India.
Date of Ordination as a Priest: April 25, 2006
- June 2011–current : Campus Director , St Philomena College, Puttur
- June 2012–current : Chairman, Center for P.G. Studies and Research, St Philomena College, Puttur
- July 2011-Aug 2011 : Parochial Administrator, Sacred Heart Church, Maril.
- June 2007-May 2008 : Parish Priest, Assumption Of Our Lady Church, Mariashram, Talapady.
- June 2007-May 2011 : Resident, Research Studies, Bishop’s House, Mangalore.
- June 2006-May 2007 : Assistant Parish Priest, St Francis Xavier Church, Bejai.
- Fifth Rank in BSc from Mangalore University
- First Rank and Gold Medal in MSc from Mangalore University
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics by the Mangalore University for the thesis “The Study of Meson Spectroscopy in the Framework of Constituent Quark Models’’
- He has recived ‘VGST Award for Research Publications (ARP) 2017-18’ from Govt of Karnataka for his outstanding research publications in Theoretical Particle Physics field. He was awarded for his research articles in international journals with high Impact Factor
- He has received VGST Grant 2018-19 of Rs 20 lakh to establish “Center for theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics” at St. Philomena College, Puttur from Govt of Karnataka.
- His Thesis has been published as book by Lambert Publications, Germany
- 18 research papers in reputed National and International journals
- 64 research papers presented in National and International conferences
- Authored of various books in Kannada, Konkani and English Languages
- Dr A P Monteiro is popularly known as ‘Quiz Priest’ among the Christians of Mangaluru. Till now he has authored five Bible quiz books in three languages (Konkani, Kannada and English).