Principal Profile

Name: Prof M. Venkateswara Rao
Qualification: M.Tech, Ph.D.
Designation: Head of EEE Dept. & Principal
Field of Specialization: Power Systems
Teaching & Research Experience: 20 years
Memberships of Professional Bodies / Societies: MISTE,MIETE,MIE


Dr. M. VENKATESWARA RAO was born in the year 1976 at Bobbili, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. He graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Andhra Pradesh, India. He obtained his M.Tech. Degree in High Voltage Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India and Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has about 20 years of experience in academics, research, and administration. He is currently working as a Principal, JNTUA College of Engineering, Kalikiri, Chittor District, Andhra Pradesh since 3rd December,2020. He has also served as a Professor and Head of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Project engineer( Electrical ),Officer in-charge-hostels at JNTUA College of Engineering, Kalikiri.

Prior to this, he was worked as a Professor and Head of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh. In addition, he has many administrative positions, such as Management Representative for ISO 9001: 2008 certification, headed NAAC and NBA process, PG-coordinator, a technical expert in 1MW solar power plant, BoS member, GMRIT-Alumni association President.

He has published more than 30 technical papers in peer-reviewed International/National journals and International/National conferences. He is currently guiding two doctoral research scholars, and he has also guided more than 20 master’s research scholars. He has delivered invited talks and expert lectures at various institutions and conferences. He has also chaired technical sessions in International and National conferences.

He is a lifetime member of various professional bodies, such as the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Institution of Engineers (India), Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), and also a member of Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).