Directorates

Director, Academic Planning

Dr. G. Yesuratnam B. Tech, M.S., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E
Director Academic Planning

Professor of Civil Engineering, UCEK &
Chairman, Board of Studies for Civil Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300913, Mobile No.7032606555, 9848373238
Email: geddadayesu@yahoo.co.in, geddadayesu1964@gmail.com, director.ist@jntuk.edu.in

Dr. G. Yesuratnamis a Professor of Civil Engineeringand Chairman, Board of Studies, JNTUK, Kakinada. He did his B.Tech (civil Engineering)& M.S.,(by Research) with specialization in Structural Engineering from JNTU College of engineering,Kakinada and Ph.D in Structural Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad in 1997. His Research areas includes Shell Structures, Health mentoring, Light weight Concrete and Special Concretes in Structural Engineering.He has 29 years’ experience of teaching for under-graduate (UG) and graduate (PG) classes, out of which 25 years of research and Industrial consultancy services, to generate funds to the Institution/University.

He has produced three Ph.D. degrees and pushing four scholarsfor Ph.D. He has guided more than 42M.Tech. Projects.He held various positions, like, Head of the Department, Director, Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services (BICS)& Chief Engineer, Principal, University College of Engineering, JNTUK-Vizianagaram Campus and Director, Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services (BICS).He achieved a Meritorious (Best) Teacher Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2017.

He is a Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education, member of the Institution of Engineers (India), expert visit committee member for All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). He published more than 50technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences.

Director of Academic Audit

Name: Dr. A. Swarna Kumari M.Tech., Ph.D.
Director, Academic Audit
Professor in Mechanical Engineering 

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-53300,  East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300991 Mobile No. 8008913555
Email: grm.jntuk@gmail.com

Dr. A. Swarna Kumari has more than 28 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an alumnus of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada. Her specialization is Thermal Engineering. She is guiding M.Tech and Ph.D. Scholars. She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012. She conducted free coaching classes for competitive examinations like GATE, APTRANSCO, and APGENCO to the students of UCEK, JNTUK as Coordinator, Equal Opportunity cell. Her areas of interest are IC Engines, Alternative fuels, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning.

She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012,Programme Director,EOW & G. She is a member of Executive Council and the standing committee of Academic Senate,JNTUK.

Roles and responsibilities of the Directorate

The Directorate of Academic Audit is established in the year 2009, primarily to monitor and regulate all the activities of the affiliated Colleges including affiliation process, academic audits, conducting meetings, monitoring, curbing anti ragging activities in the Colleges, attending to any complaints received against affiliated colleges and plan for developmental programmes and any other activity related to the affiliated Colleges under JNTU Kakinada. With the ever increasing demand of students in taking up engineering education and increasing interest of private Managements in establishing the technical institutions, the university presently has more than 245  number of colleges affiliated to it, offering varied courses both at Under Graduate and Post

Graduate levels in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Management etc.

The major activities of the Directorate:

  • Issue of Affiliation to the affiliated Colleges.
  • Issue of Permanent Affiliation.
  • Recommendations to UGC for grant of Autonomy, 2(f) & 12(b) Status.
  • NOC for College attached hostels.
  • Ratification of faculty members in affiliated colleges.
  • NOC for Closure of Institutions and Courses.
Director, Finance i/c

Name: Dr. A. Swarna Kumari M.Tech., Ph.D.
Director, Finance i/c
Professor in Mechanical Engineering 

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-53300,  East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300991 Mobile No. 8008913555
Email: grm.jntuk@gmail.com

Dr. A. Swarna Kumari has more than 28 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an alumnus of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada. Her specialization is Thermal Engineering. She is guiding M.Tech and Ph.D. Scholars. She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012. She conducted free coaching classes for competitive examinations like GATE, APTRANSCO, and APGENCO to the students of UCEK, JNTUK as Coordinator, Equal Opportunity cell. Her areas of interest are IC Engines, Alternative fuels, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning.

She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012,Programme Director,EOW & G. She is a member of Executive Council and the standing committee of Academic Senate,JNTUK.

Director of Evaluation

Dr. R. Srinivasa Rao B. Tech., M.E., Ph.D.
Director of Evaluation,
Professor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, UCEK &
BOS Chairman for Electrical & Electronics Engineering,

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300911 Mobile No. 8008631555
Email: de@jntuk.edu.in

Dr. R. Srinivasa Rao received B. Tech, M. E and PhD from SVU, IISc and JNTUH respectively and joined in this institute on 22-11-1999 as Assistant Professor and promoted as Associate professor and Professor in years 2009 and 2014. He has 20 years of experience in teaching and research in this college. His major research areas includes Power systems, High Voltage Engineering, Energy Systems and Application of Soft Computing Techniques to Power systems. Under his guidance 10 Ph.Ds are graduated and 5 Ph.D scholars are working. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed journal like IEEE, Science Direct, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Europian Transactions, Measurement and Control etc. He has completed one UGC project of worth 30 Lakhs in the area of Energy Systems. He is the best teacher in EEE department consecutively 8 times from 20004-11. He has organized national level workshops, symposiums and conferences for student and faculty. He is also involved in the consultancy works of the department in the area of High Voltage Testing. He worked as Hostel warden, Officer in charge of Hostels and Additional controller of examinations.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate

  • University Examination Center is one of the important wing in the University which extends different services to students, viz. scheduling the examinations, conduct of examinations, processing and publishing of results, maintenance of students marks records, printing and dispatch of certificates etc. University Examination Center also extends various services to autonomous and affiliating colleges.
  • The role of and responsibility of Director of Evaluation is to look after all examination activities in the University Examination Center in coordination with CE and ACEs and see that the above services are reaching to the concerned.

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Director, Research and Development

Dr. V. Ravindranath M.Sc.(IITKGP), Ph.D.(IITD)
Director, Research and Development
Professor of Mathematics, UCEK

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300992
Mobile No. 9701584555
Email: nath_vr@yahoo.com

He joined JNTU in 1985 as lecturer in Mathematics in College of Engineering, Kakinada. Dr. Ravindranath did his doctorate in Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, in Mathematical Statistics. He became Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor in 2004 and thereby is has 32 years of teaching experience in teaching various Mathematics Papers offered in B.Tech., M.Tech., MBA and MCA courses. He has been Chairman Board of Studies in Mathematics since 2008, and a BOS member to many colleges.

Prof. Ravindranath worked as Director of Admissions of JNTU Kakinada during 2013-2016 and at present he is working as HOD of Mathematics Department. He has guided three students for Ph.D. and many students for M.Phil, degrees in the areas of Operations Research and Statistics. He has published many papers in national and international journals and coauthored a text book on "Mathematical Methods" for engineering students. Prof. Ravindranath is a resource person for many faculty development programs sponsored by UGC, DST, TEQIP etc. organized at NIT, Warangal and other engineering colleges. His area of research is Operations Research and Decision Sciences.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Directorate

The Directorate of Research and Development was established 2009 to promote research, Publications, Product development, Patenting among faculty and students.  So far 1454 students have been admitted into  the Ph.D Programme in 19 disciplines of Engineering, Science and Management.  In addition to the external registration 20 full time research scholars have been admitted  whose fellowship is paid from the TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme).  Around 400 faculty members have improved their research profile by supervising the Ph.D Students.  R&D also facilitates the departments to procure the required equipments with Tax exemption by DSIR (Department of Science and Industrial Research)  Certification.

R&D uses licensed plagiarism software (Turnitin)  to check the originality of every research document further offers consultancy to other Universities in and around JNTUK.

For the Ph.D Students, R&D conducts Audit and Credit courses on Research Methodology, IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) and arranges the lectures by eminent experts in their fields.  This is done as a part of  their Pre-Ph.D course work curriculum.  Further periodical reviews will be conducted to assess the research work of the Ph.D students.  It guides the students time to time about full filling the requirements prescribed by the University form time to time which will expedite the submission and the award of Ph.D.

While working on the above objectives the R&D is planning to adopt the latest ICT tools which enable the students to submit their work from time to time through online which will be reviewed by the subject experts through online.  This requires fully functional web-portal to be maintained by the R&D, which will greatly reduce the valuable time, physical strain and travel costs to the students as well as the experts.  It will also expedite the review process so that, the students can complete their work much early.

Director, Cheif Engineer, BICS & Infrastructure Development

Dr. K. Ramu M.Tech., Ph.D.,MIE., FIGS.
Director, Infrastructure Development & Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Service & Chief Engineer

Professor of Civil Engineering, UCEK
Department of Civil Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Mobile No. 8978966855
Email: kramujntu@hotmail.com;  Chiefengineer@jntuk.edu.in

Dr. K. Ramu has more than 25 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in Numerical Modeling and Expansive Soils. He produced 1 Ph.D’s and guiding another Ph.D scholar. He held different positions like Head of the Department and Principal, Additional Controller of Examinations, Hostel Manger. He published more than 60 technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He achieved International Geosynthetic Society Student Award for Ph.D Research work carried out at IIT., Kanpur, received at 7th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Nice, France.(2002). He achieved best paper award from IGS, received at IGC 2018, IISc Bangalore. He achieved IGs Appreciation award from IGS for successful condction of IGC 2014 at Kakinada received in IGC 2015 at Pune. He involved in many challenging consultancy projects and presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary he has conducted eight seminars / conferences.

Director, Foreign University Relations

Dr. B. Balakrishna D.M.E, B. Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E., F.I.E.
Director Foreign Universities Relations
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UCEK &
Chairman Board of Studies Mechanical Engg, Aeronautical Engg,
Mining Engg,Automobile Engg
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300914
Mobile No. 8978618555
Email: balakrishnajntu06@gmail.comdfur@jntuk.edu.in

Dr. B.Balakrishna has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in Thermal Engineering. He produced 1 Ph.D’s and guiding 14 Ph.D scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department of Petroleum courses, Mechanical Engineering, Vice-Principal, Additional Controller of Examinations, Co-Ordinator, Director of Academic Planning. He published more than 60 technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He was the Member APEAMCET for four times and also CET Committee member two times for APECET. He achieved Bharath Jyothi Award for the year 2013 organized by India International friendship society New Delhi. He involved in many  projects and presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary he has conducted six seminars / conferences.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department

The University has extended its educational frontiers worldwide by introducing its reputed courses to the foreign students who are in search of a right direction. This initiative was started in 2009 and has been going on successfully till date. The Directorate of University Foreign Relations has been constituted to take care of all matters concerning the welfare of foreign students. They come from various countries and pass out in flying colours giving the University a global fame.

University has an International Affairs Office headed by Director to look after the International, NRI, PIO, and FN admissions into different UG, PG, Ph.D, programs offered by University. Supernumerary seats of 15% to foreigners and 5% to NRIs/PIOs/OCIs are available in the University Campus Colleges and also in Affiliated Colleges in each course subject to eligibility.

The office of the International Affairs coordinates all the matters relating to international programs and events at JNTUK University. Also, this office acts as a single window to address all the issues of International/NRI/PIO/OCI students of the entire campus and affiliated colleges. Presently the office is lead by Prof.B.Balakrishna as Director Foreign Relations. The International Affairs Office as
an Advisory Board chaired by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, JNTUK University and Director Foreign Relations as it’s convenor to monitor day to day operations of this office.

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Director, Industry Institute Interaction and Placements & Skill Development

Dr. Lingamgunta Sumalatha B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D, FIETE, Sr.MIEEE, MCSI, MIE, MISC
Director Industry Institute Interaction Placements & Skill Development

Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, UCEK (A)
Chairman Board of Studies Computer Science & Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK),
Kakinada
Phone: 0884 2300944(O)
Email: lsumalatha@jntucek.ac.in,

Dr. L.Sumalatha has over 18 years of teaching experience in Computer Science & Engineering Department at University College of Engineering Kakinada. Currently she is the Director for Industry Institute Interaction Placements & Skill Development, Chairman Board of Studies for Computer Science & Engineering, Chief Coordinator SDC, DMC Coordinator (i/c). She is a ‘University Innovation Fellow – Stanford University, CA, USA’, Research Lead of AI Platoon research group with leading india. ai- AI & Deep Learning research initiative.  She is the president for Institute of Innovation Council associated with MHRDs Innovation Council.

She has served the department as Head of the Department (CSE) twice. She is an active researcher, guided 2 Ph.Ds and currently guiding 10 Ph.D research scholars.  Her areas of interests are Network Security, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining & Image Processing. She published 30 research papers in National/International Journals & Conferences. She is a Senior Member of IEEE, Fellow IETE, Member of Institute of Engineers and Member of Computer Society of India. She is recipient of College Best Teacher award in the year 2006.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate:

  • Nurturing cordial relationship with the Industries, invite them for Campus recruitment drives, internship, organizing technical seminars, workshops and other technical sessions.
  • Inviting Industry personnel periodically to enrich the knowledge base of student’s community with the latest technological innovations and industry practices.
  • Developing strategies for student internships and placements
  • Organizing specialist training programmes to students in order to improve their employability
  • Organizing campus interviews for students
  • Coordinating with members of the Faculty for Career Advice
  • Organizing Career Advice sessions from specialist invitees.
  • Conducting Skill Development programmes for students.
Director, Admissions

Dr. N. Balaji B. E., M.E., Ph.D.
Director Admissions,
Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003.  East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2340356
Mobile No. 9502441555, 9848115663.
Email: prof.balaji.ece@gmail.com, narayanamb@rediffmail.com

Dr. N. Balaji has more than 22 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in VLSI and Signal Processing. He is guiding 08 Ph.D. scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department of ECE, UCEV JNTUK, Vizianagaram and UCEN JNTUK, Narasaraopet and Vice-Principal, UCEN JNTUK, Narasaraopet. He published more than 50 Research papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He was one of the Executive Group Members of AP Knowledge Mission, Higher Education Department. He also worked as a Coordinator for the Helpline centre for conducting counseling of all CETS like EDCET at JNTUK UCEV, Vizianagaram. He was the Member of CAC UCEV JNTUK for 3 years and CAC JNTUK UCEN for 3 years and also BOS member for JNTUK from 2013 onwards. He published 3 Patents in “The Patent Office Journal” and still awaiting for the Examination. He was involved in research projects and presented Research Papers and chaired the technical secessions at National/International Conferences.

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Director, Faculty Development Centre

Dr. G.V.S.R DEEKSHITULU M.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E.
Director –Faculty Development Centre
Professor of Mathematics, UCEK & Chairman Board of Studies Mathematics

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Mobile No. 9849214404
Email: dfdc.jntuk@gmail.com

Dr. G.V.S.R Deekshitulu has more than 21 years of experience in teaching and 24 years of research experience. He is an expert in differential equations, time scales, fractional differential and difference equations. He produced 3 Ph.D’s and guiding 7 Ph.D scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department of Mathematics, Chairman- Board of Studies, Officer–In charge of Hostels, Additional Controller of examinations- PG courses, JNTUK. He published nearly 45 research papers in International Journals of repute. He is reviewer for many international journals.  He authored chapters in books, chaired the technical sessions at National/International level in India and abroad.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department.

  • The Faculty are the most important stake holders who can bring in the desired change and sustain the quality in technical education
  • A good teacher can mould a good student and the quality imparted to a teacher will reflect in the quality of the students.
  • The University being the provider of Technical education owns the responsibility of appropriately designing the means and methods through which the competencies of the teachers can be enhanced
  • The creation of Faculty Development Centre under a separate directorate by JNTUK amply reflects the lead taken by it in sharing responsibility with the Regulators and the Facilitators of Technical education to address the quality concerns.
  • Faculty Development Center plays an important role in enhancing the quality of Teachers and institutions in the process of accreditation by National and International agencies.

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Director, Empowerment of Women & Grievances

Name: Dr. A. Swarna Kumari M.Tech., Ph.D.
Director, Empowerment of Women & Grievances
Professor in Mechanical Engineering 

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-53300,  East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300991 Mobile No. 8008913555
Email: grm.jntuk@gmail.com

Dr. A. Swarna Kumari has more than 28 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an alumnus of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada. Her specialization is Thermal Engineering. She is guiding M.Tech and Ph.D. Scholars. She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012. She conducted free coaching classes for competitive examinations like GATE, APTRANSCO, and APGENCO to the students of UCEK, JNTUK as Coordinator, Equal Opportunity cell. Her areas of interest are IC Engines, Alternative fuels, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning.

She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012,Programme Director,EOW & G. She is a member of Executive Council and the standing committee of Academic Senate,JNTUK.

Director, University Games & Sports Administration


Dr. G. Abbaiah
Director, University Games & Sports Administration
In-Charge of Library & Information Sciences
Phone : 9963993479
Email : abbaiah@yahoo.com

Dr. G. Abbaiah is a Professor of Civil Engineering. He did his B.Tech in Civil Engineering and M.Tech in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh.  He obtained his Ph.D for his work on  “Reservoir Operation Using Goal Programming” from the same university. His research areas are Interlinking of rivers, Reservoir operation and management, Reservoir sedimentation and Hydrological modeling.

He has 31 years of experience of teaching under-graduate (UG) and  post graduate (PG) programmes in Civil Engineering. He has so far guided 8 PhD scholars to get their degrees and 3 scholars are working at present for their Ph.D’s. He held administrative positions of Director of Faculty Development and Coordinator for NBA Nodal Centre, JNTUK Kakinada.

As Director of  Faculty Development, JNTUK, he facilitated the building of the capacities of the faculty in 265 colleges affiliated to JNTUK. He coordinated and organized 35 empowering programmes for faculty in collaboration with AICTE, NBA APSCHE, NPTEL, IUCEE, WIPRO and TEQIP. As the Coordinator for NBA Nodal Centre, he has conducted 10 NBA workshops on OBE and Accreditation.  He also conducted 2 workshops on strategic planning for educational institutions.

He is representing JNTUK to collaborate and work with GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council), IFEES (International Federation of Engineering Education Societies) and IUCEE (Indo Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education )

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Director, Institute of Science and Technology

Dr. G. Yesuratnam B. Tech, M.S., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E
Director, Institute of Science &Technology
Professor of Civil Engineering, UCEK &
Chairman, Board of Studies for Civil Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300913, Mobile No.7032606555, 9848373238
Email: geddadayesu@yahoo.co.in, geddadayesu1964@gmail.com, director.ist@jntuk.edu.in

Dr. G. Yesuratnamis a Professor of Civil Engineeringand Chairman, Board of Studies, JNTUK, Kakinada. He did his B.Tech (civil Engineering)& M.S.,(by Research) with specialization in Structural Engineering from JNTU College of engineering,Kakinada and Ph.D in Structural Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad in 1997. His Research areas includes Shell Structures, Health mentoring, Light weight Concrete and Special Concretes in Structural Engineering.He has 29 years’ experience of teaching for under-graduate (UG) and graduate (PG) classes, out of which 25 years of research and Industrial consultancy services, to generate funds to the Institution/University.

He has produced three Ph.D. degrees and pushing four scholarsfor Ph.D. He has guided more than 42M.Tech. Projects.He held various positions, like, Head of the Department, Director, Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services (BICS)& Chief Engineer, Principal, University College of Engineering, JNTUK-Vizianagaram Campus and Director, Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services (BICS).He achieved a Meritorious (Best) Teacher Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2017.

He is a Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education, member of the Institution of Engineers (India), expert visit committee member for All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). He published more than 50technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences.

Director, In-charge of Incubation Center

Prof. J V R Murthy, B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D.,
Professor In-charge Incubation Center
Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering,

University College of Engineering, Kakinada,
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Mobile No.+91 9177201555
Email: mjonnalagedda@gmail.com,  director.ic@jntuk.edu.in

33 Years of teaching, research and industrial  experience, more than three years in USA More than three years of Industrial Experience in USA as Senior People Soft Consultant (Techno functional) with reputed companies such as William M Mercer, Key Span Energy and AXA Client solutions.  Published more than Sixty five research papers in international Journals/Conferences including IEEE and Elsevier sciences. Thirteen   scholars were awarded Ph.D. under his Guidance.

 

Appointed as Independent Director,  Kakinada Smart City Corporation Ltd.,( a Rs.4000Cr company) and Chairmen Nominations and Remunerations Committee by Ministry of Urban Development Government of India in January 2018. Recipient of Obama-Singh Initiative grant of Rs.1.25Cr, in collaboration with Chicago State  University USA.  Received A.P State Government’s, Best Teacher award in Sep 2014 from Hon’ble Chief Minister.  Recipient of best performance award from Government   for successful conduct of Web Casting of Panchayath Elections in East Godavari . Appointed as District Nodal Officer East Godavari for webcasting Assembly and Parliament elections with 3000 students in 2019 and 2014.Developed  Works Monitoring and Billing Systemfor Kakinada Municipal Corporation,Developed Software Janamythri” (The village information System for crisis management, Asset tracking and criminal tracking) for AP Police and received medal from Director General of PoliceA.P in May 2011.Successfully completed an R&D project “The integration of META DATA – Horizontal and Vertical traceability. In collaboration with BI divisions of TCSHYDERABAD and MUMBAI.

A Memento of Appreciation was awarded for “good performance and on schedule completion of People Soft HRMS projectby Key Span Energy Corporation, New York (the fourth largest power generation company in USA). Played a very prominent role in a $20 Million project for AXA Client solutions NYa$900 Billion company, with an individual contribution of $0.5 Million profit.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department.

  • In order to make the students of Andhra Pradesh as  global citizens and to enhance their quality of life and employability by providing them exposure in cutting edge technologies such as data Analytics, mobility, AI, ML and cloud .
  • To achieve this they should be digitally trained using experiential learning, collaborative learning and learn by example strategies through e-learning platforms with industry networking.
  • JNTUK incubation center is working towards this goal by establishing a digital center of excellence in collaboration with Wipro Ltd., Tetrasoft USA , TOOOPLE Singapore, Missouri state university and Chicago state university of USA
Director, In-charge of Design Innovation Centre


Dr. A. Gopala Krishna B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D, MISTE, MIE
Professor In charge of Design Innovation Centre

Mobile No.8008652555
Email : dr.a.gopalakrishna@gmail.com

Dr. A. Gopala Krishna is currently holding the additional charge as Professor-in charge of Design Innovation Centre. He is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Previously he discharged the additional duties as Director (Design Innovation Centre), Head of Nanotechnology and Head of Aviation Engineering.

His research areas include the broad specturum of Mechnaical Engineering and the multi-disciplinary applications. He has got international reputation in the areas of  Nanomaterials, machining, welding, tolerances, optimization, and finite element methods. He has published nearly 150 papers  and a couple of patents. His papers posses a high citation index. He has published significant number of papers in the leading journals such as Spinger-Verlog, Elsevier, Taylor-Francis, Sage publishers, etc. He is a reviewer and editorial board member of international journals of repute. He is the winner of “Best Researcher Award” from JNTUK. The award was presented to him in the university decennial celebrations.

He has produced 12 Ph.Ds and nearly 20 researchers are working for their Ph.Ds under his guidance. Scientists from defence organizations such as Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd.,  DRDL, ISRO are working under his guidance.

He delivered the Keynote lecture and Chaired a session in the international conference on “Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Processes” held in Paris, France in the month of August 2016. He has reviewed  four prestigious books on manufacturing engineering published by Mc-Graw Hill publishers and Oxford University Press publsihers. He has delivered manifold expert lectures in several premium academic institutes and R & D organizations.

He has brought massive external funding to the university in the form of his R & D projects. To testify that he has carried out  a half a dozen DRDO projects and the projects are directly connected to the cruise surface-to-air missiles made by the Indian defence.  He was invited thrice to deliver the expert lectures in the workshops exclusively meant for DRDO scientists across the country.

He was also intrumental in getting the prestigeous project, “National Initiative for Design Innovation”, from Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi.  The project has the funding of Rs.10crores.  He has authored a text book about Nanotechnoogy. He has adjudicated the M.Tech and the Ph.D theses of different universities and a member of Board of Studies for several premium academic institutes

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate:  The directorate is primarily intended to promote the culture of innovations. Specifically it is aimed to

  • Bring into light the innate creative thinking of students
  • Facilitate an ecosystem for the students to transform their innovative ideas into products and
  • To offer technical knowledge and knowhow to industries.
Professor In-Charge School of Pharmaceutical sciences & Technologies


Dr. G. Padmaja Rani M Sc., Ph.D.
Professor In-Charge School of Pharmaceutical sciences & Technologies (IST) 

JNTUK, Kakinada
Contact No: 0884-2346133
Email id: jntukschoolofpharmacy@gmail.com

Dr. G. Padmaja Rani has more than 22 years of teaching experience. She is a Professor of Physics.She is currently discharging the additional duty as Professor In-Charge, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technologies, Institute of Science & Technology, JNTU K. She is awarded with Ph.D degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University in the field of ‘Liquid Crystals’ in 1995.  She successfully completed two Research Projects funded by DST, New Delhi. She published 21 papers in various International Journals of repute and presented 5 papers in various national conferences.  She is the recipient of Best teacher award twice in the years 2013 and 2016 as adjudged by students among Basic Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professor In-Charge Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Dr. G.V.R. Prasada Raju M.E., Ph.D., FIE., FIGS.
Professor In-charge of IQAC & RUSA Coordinator
Professor of Civil Engineering, UCEK

Former Registrar, Principal and EC Member
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2342112
Mobile No. 9618533555
Email: gvrpraju@gmail.com

Dr. G.V.R. Prasada Raju has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in Expansive Soils. He produced 7 Ph.D’s and guiding 9 Ph.D scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department, Vice-Principal, Controller of Examinations, Director of Academic Audit, Director of Academic Planning, Officer on Special Duty (OSD), Registrar and Principal & Executive Council Member for JNTUK Kakinada during his career. He published more than 100 technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He was the Convener PGECET for two times and also Convener for APGENCO & APTRANSCO. He achieved the State Level Best Teacher Award for the year 2016 and got a prestigious Crop’s of Engineers Award constituted by Institute of Engineers Journal. He involved in many challenging consultancy projects and presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary he has conducted six seminars / conferences.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department.

  1. Development and application of quality benchmarks
  2. Parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;
  3. Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;
  4. Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  5. d) Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all stakeholders;
  6. e) Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;
  7. f) Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  8. g) Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;
  9. h) Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up
  10. i) Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC.

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Professor In-charge School of Management Studies

Dr. A. Krishna Mohan B. Tech., M.Tech., MBA., Ph.D.
Professor In charge School of Management Studies

Professor of Computer Science Engineering, UCEK
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Contact No. 8008498555
Email: krishna.ankala@gmail.com,

Dr. A.Krishna Mohan has an extensive  IT Industrial Experience in Overseas like USA, Singapore  etc. He has Four years of Management experience in administrative role and also awarded as one of the best managers in TCS. He has more than 13 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in Big data, Data mining, Hadoop , Statistical Analysis Using R , Hadoop tools like Hive , PIG and HBase. He was the Resource person to train the faculty at various Universities in the above technologies. He also has expertise in the development of  software using J2EE technologies- Servlets, JSPs, EJBs, Struts, Spring and web technologies like JavaScript, HTML,  XML and  XSL. Extensively involved in Designing Object Oriented systems using MVC architecture, Jakarta struts frame work, Spring framework , UML and Rational Rose.

He is guiding 03 Ph.D scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department of Computer Science Engineering, Additional Controller of Examinations, Co-Ordinator Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu . He published more than 30 technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He achieved Best teacher Award for the year 2013 and 2016  based on the feedback  of  JNTUK outgoing students. He was involved in many projects and presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary he has conducted Ten  seminars / conferences.

Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department:

He is responsible to run the SMS Department throughout the year.

 

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Principal, University College of Engineering Kakinada

Dr. P. Subba Rao B.E,M.Tech,Ph.D.
Principal, University College of Engineering Kakinada

JNTUK Kakinada
Office : 0884-23800823, Fax : 0884-2386516
Contact : 7093925555
Email : srpalivela@gmail.com, principal_jntucek@yahoo.com

Prof. Palivela Subba Rao did his B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from JNTU College of Engineering Kakinada in 1989 and M.E in Structural Engineering from Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam in 1991. Out of his passion for teaching, he has been in teaching since 1991. He did his Doctoral Degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 2005.

His subject of specialization is Structural Engineering. He works in the research field of Fracture Mechanics, Concrete Materials, and Repairs & Rehabilitation of Structures, both experimental and computational. He has published his research in National and International journals and conferences. Guided both M.Tech., and PhD students as well. He is an invited speaker for many a workshops and conferences and delivered expert lecturers as resource person as well. He has been an active part of Industrial Consultancy Services (ICS) rendered by the Department of Civil Engineering, JNTU University College of Engineering Kakinada and the University.

He served the Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering Kakinada (A) as it’s Head; and Vice-Principal, University College of Engineering Kakinada, JNTUK.  Director of Evaluation, Programme Director, Beauro of Industrial Consultancy Services (BICS) as well. He Presently Serves as Principal University College of Engineering Kakinada(A)

Principal, University College of Engineering Vizianagaram

Dr. G. SARASWATHI B.E., M.E., Ph.D., M.B.A., MIE, MISTE, IEEE Senior Member
Principal, University College of Engineering Vizianagaram
Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Vizianagaram – 535003, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 08922-277388 Mobile No. 8774033699
Email:gsaraswathi.eee@jntukucev.ac.in

Dr. G. Saraswathi has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an expert in Control Systems Engineering. She is guiding six Ph.D. scholars, one submitted and two are in submitting stage. She held positions like Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vice-Principal (Academics) of UCEV. She published nearly 50 technical papers in International Journals, National and International Conferences. She involved in many projects and assignments. She presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions. She has started IEEE student chapter. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary she has conducted more than ten seminars / conferences.

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Principal, University College of Engineering Narasaraopet

Dr. D. Rajya Lakshmi PDCA, B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E
Principal UCEN ,Narasaraopet.

Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Narasaraopet -522601. Guntur District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 08647-226199
Mobile No. 7702908555
Email: principal.ucen@gmail.com

Professor  D.Rajya Lakshmi has more than 26 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an expert in the area of Image Processing and Soft Computing . She has produced 10 Ph.D’s and guiding 6 Ph.D scholars and one Patent Published. She has occupied different positions like  Head of the Department of CSE & IT at JNTU Vizinagaram, HOD CSE at UCEN, Vice-Principal, Convener and chairperson Women Empowerment & Grievance Cell ,RRC Member,Academic Senate Member and BOS Member CSE and presently as  Principal JNTUK UCEN Narasaraopet. She published 63 papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. She was the Regional Coordinator for APSLPRB-2018 and also CET Committee member for APECET , Coordinator for Campus Wide Network at JNTUK Vizianagaram , Professor In charge of Examinations and Building Committee JNTUK from December 2018. She involved in many  projects and presented the papers/chaired the Technical Sessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary she has conducted 14 seminars / conferences and Adjudicated more than 25 Ph.D. Thesis.

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