Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies

Catering to the Educational Needs of Gifted Rural Youth of Andhra Pradesh

IIIT-RK Valley (Idupulapaya) Institute

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Prof. V V Basava Rao
Director (I/c), IIIT-RK Valley, RGUKT-AP
Director, IIIT-Ongole, RGUKT-AP

About Director

Dr. V.Venkata Basava Rao obtained M.Tech and Ph D in Chemical Engineering from IIT-Kharagpur & B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University, Visakhapatanam. He worked in M/S. Bharat Dynamics Limited, Bhanur for 4 years and joined JNTU College of Engineering, Anatapur as Assistant Professor. After working Two and half years in JNTU, he moved to University College of Technology, Osmania University as Associate Professor and subsequently he got promoted as Professor in 2005. Till then he has been serving in teaching and in various capacities like Dean, Faculty of Technology, OU; Head, Department of Technology; Vice Principal, UCT, OU; Chairman, BOS Technology; Director, Training and Placement Cell; Officer incharge of Examinations etc.

He is Coordinator, TEQIP and Principal Investigator for CoE in Intensification of Chemical and Bio Process of MHRD projects sponsored by World Bank. He is also coordinator for preparation of Self Assessment Report to accredited College by NBA, to draft Outcome Based Education document for the College.

He has published 54 technical papers in reputed journals and attended more than 30 seminars and 08 international conferences to present his research work. He has supervised 10 PhDs and 46 graduate Projects in the areas of Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology, Waste Water Treatment and Reactive Separations. He has also completed projects worth of 20 crores INR from AICTE, DST and MHRD. He has visited America, Canada, Germany and Singapore for collaborative research work.

To his contributions he has been honored as Young Scientist by Andhra Pradesh Council for Science and Technology (APCOST) during 1999. He has been awarded 5th position out the TEN as "The Best Professors" by student community in the Survey conducted by M/s. 24/7 Customer in Education for the year 2008. In CHEMCON 2009, he has been awarded "The Hindustan Lever's The Outstanding Chemical Engineer of the Year 2009 (under 45 years)" Biennial Award.

As Professional activities in Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) , he has been elected three terms as council member and extended his services as Hon. Controller of the Examinations for the year 2008-09, Registrar for the year 2012-13 and Hon. Joint Secretary for the year 2013-14. For the year 2014-15 he has been elected as Vice President, IIChE.

Contact Details
: 08588-283603
: 08588-283602
: director@rguktrkv.ac.in
Director's Peshi
: Mr. P Radhakrishnaiah
: 08588-283603
: patodirector@rguktrkv.ac.in


The Director,
Academic Block - 1, Ground Floor,
Idupulapaya (Vill), Vempally (Mdl),
YSR Kadapa District,
Andhra Pradesh -516 330.