Prof. V.S.S. Kumar B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D, (IIT-D), Post-Doc.,(USA)
Hon’ble VICE-CHANCELLOR,JNTUK Kakinada
Prof. V.S.S.Kumar obtained his Bachelor’s degree from University College of Engineering, Osmania University, and M.Tech., and Ph.D. degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow with the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. He was Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, and Director, Artificial Intelligence Centre, Osmania University, Hyderabad. He also taught at Arba Minch Institute of Water Technology, Ethiopia. Dr Kumar was awarded VISWAKARMA AWARD, by CIDC, Planning Commission, Govt. of India. (March 7, 2011)
Dr Kumar produced Seven Ph.Ds. and published over 116 research papers in various international and national journals and conferences and reviewer for ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. He was the founder co-coordinator of the post-graduate program in Construction Engineering and Management and organized a Memorandum of Understanding with Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, USA for faculty and students exchange. He obtained research funding from the AICTE and DST. He delivered guest lectures at Arizona State University, Purdue University, Southern Illinois University, USA and Loughborough University, UK on Fuzzy Logic Applications in Construction Engineering and Management. Governor’s nominee faculty selection at Universities and Expert committee member for UPSC, AICTE, UGC, and APPSC.He worked as Principal, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad and he is also Member, Southern Central Regional Committee of AICTE. Presently,Dr. V.S.S. Kumar is working as Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, Kakinada-533003, Andhra Pradesh, India. .