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Academic Affairs

  • Name : Prof. K.Venkata Rao
  • Designation : Dean, Academic Affairs
  • Phone : 91-891-2844433, 4427, 2783949
  • Fax : 91-891-2755324
  • Mobile : +91 8008683906
  • Email : deanacademic@andhrauniversity.edu.in

Brief Bio-Data

Dr. Kasukurthi Venkata Rao, working as Professor of Computer Science and Systems Engineering Department at College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He had 25 years of teaching experience. He is a distinguished academician whose advanced research work in the field of Programming in C, Data Structures, Object Oriented Programming, Web Technologies, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, and Research Methodology are globally recognized.

Presently, he is the DIRECTOR, Computer Centre and Webmaster of Andhra University, which is prime unit of University administration. He is the Nodal Officer for National Academic Depository (NAD). He is an Expert Professor for Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam. He is the General Secretary, All India Tae Kwon Do Association. He served as WEB MASTER, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam during 2006-2013 and in addition to that he acted as In-CHARGE, Andhra University Online Examinations. He is the Chairman, Teachers' Mutually Aided Cooperative Society Ltd., Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and was associated in this Society as DIRECTOR and VICE-CHAIRMAN also. He served as the HEAD, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Saint Ann's College of Engineering, Chirala, Prakasam District during 2003-2006. He was the COORDINATOR for B.Tech (CSE) and M.Sc (Computer Science) courses in GITAM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam during 2001-2003.

He is the Research Director for 12 Ph.D. scholars (one is awarded and one is awaited); and guided for academic projects of M.Tech./MCA/M.Sc. Computer Science more than 100 students. He is credited with 70 research publications in National and International journals. His research contributions are not only confined to his subject area but also extend to other related domains arising out of the new education system, assessment and accreditation, and their impact on Indian Higher Education. To add impetus to his academic credentials he has undergone training for the quality improvement in education at NIT-W, XIME-B, JNTUA, Infosys, and IIM-Indore etc. He also delivered guest lectures at reputed institutions and chaired the sessions of Seminars/conferences.

He was awarded the "Rashtriya Gaurav Award", 2010 and Best Citizens of India Award-2010 by International Publishing House, New Delhi. Received Best Faculty award in 2006 from INFOSYS.

He conducted several Community Service Programmes for the Rural, Un-employed, Organized and unorganized Youth to give awareness on "Computer and related Applications and Soft Skills".