Dr.R.Veera Sudarsana Reddy
Dr. R.Veera Sudarsana Reddy has been working as a principal of Sai Rajeswari Institute of Technology (SRIT) from February-2017. He is an outstanding administrator, prolific researcher and a forward looking educationist. His research interest made him join as Junior Research Fellow at Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai for one year. He obtained his Ph.D in Structural Engineering from IIT –Chennai in the year 2005. Since then there has been no looking back. He occupied many prestigious academic and administrative positions such as Professor, Head of the Department and Principal in a career spanning 22 years. Dr. Reddy has a passel of publications under his belt. His publications in National and International journals have received wide acclaim. He has presented more than 42 research papers in reputed National and International journals and conferences. He is also credited with organizing Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums etc aplenty during his illustrious career. The high point in his career came when The Indian Solidarity Council, in recognition of his services to the cause of technical education, honored him with the Jewel of India award, On the same occasion, The Indian Institute of Education and Management conferred on him its prestigious Rashtriya Vikas Rattan Award, New Delhi, Siksha Rattan Puraskar from India International Friendship Society, Shiksha Bhartu Puraskar from All India Achievers Foundation, Indian Achievers Award for Education Excellence from Indian Economic Development and Research Association, Bharat Gaurav Award from All India Achievers Foundation, New Delhi & Gyan Jyothi Puraskar-07 from Business Development Foundation, New Delhi.. He is also the Proud recipient of Eminent Citizen of India Award from International Institute of Education and Management, Indhira Gandhi Excellence Award from International Business Council Achiever of the Millennium Award with Gold Medal given by the AEGSD, New Delhi & Life Time Achievement Award for Education Excellence from Association for Economic Growth and Social Development. He is also the recipient of International Gold Star Award from IIFS, New Delhi & International Education Excellence Award with Gold Medal, New Delhi
For his pioneering work in the field of Engineering and Technology he was awarded with ING-IABSE Medal from IABSE (International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering) New Delhi.
He is holding office and fellowship in leading Professional societies related to Technical Education and Civil Engineering. He is a Life Member of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education), New Delhi and Life Member of IIEM (International Institute of Education and Management), New Delhi.
He is a Member of Board of Studies, Department of Civil Engineering, JNTU Anantapur; Advisor of TPED Grant, USA; Member of Common Board of Studies, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur; Member of an Academic Committee for the PG Diploma Course, JNTU Hyderabad; Chairman of Departmental Associations (CDA) in GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam to look after scheduling and conducting of various co-curricular activities in all the departments of the & Advisory committee member of several International & National Conferences & Workshops, advisor of TPED Grant ,USA.
The man of thirst for knowledge has been a Keynote addresser for many workshops and International Technical Conferences including National University of Singapore (NUS). He also visited Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand Indonesia and Srilanka.
His other achievements are
- Received a certificate of achievement from IIT Kanpur for acting as a Coach for a team of under graduate students from VLB Janaki Ammal College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore, participating in The ACM Asia Programming Contest KANPUR Site-2000
- External examiner for the evaluation of Ph.D. Thesis submitted to Anna University, Chennai and other Universities.
- Participated in the discussions on Water Pollution and Its Control Organized by All India Radio, Government of India and it “importance of discipline and Role standard on the development of the country”.
In line with the Vision of SRIT is “To be one among the premier institution of the country in producing Ethically strong and Technically sound Engineers managers to serve the nation” and the mission of SRIT is “To provide sacred environment for the students to acquire knowledge through innovative and professional approach and utilize it for the welfare of the mankind ”. He is working hard to transform it into a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Research with unstinted support from the Management, faculty and students, to realize the dreams of stakeholders namely students, parents and employers.