About HOD - Chemical Engineering

Ph.D.: - Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, 1991.

M.Tech: - Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, 1985.

B.Tech: - (AMIIChemE): Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Calcutta,1983.


Principal, BVRITN 

Head, Chemical Engg. Dept. 
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Teaching Experience – 17 years (along with R&D experience)

R&D Experience – 33 Years

Industry Experience - 2 years

Dr. Ch. Venkateswarlu, the principal of B V Raju Institute of Technology, Narsapur has earlier worked as Scientist, Senior Principal Scientist and Chief Scientist (Director Grade) at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, a premier research and development (R&D) institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). He did his graduation from Andhra University as well as from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, and post graduation and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University. He holds 33 years R&D experience along with 17 years teaching experience and 2 years industry experience. His research interests lie in the areas of dynamic process modelling & simulation, process identification & dynamic optimization, process monitoring & fault diagnosis, state estimation & soft sensing, statistical process control & advanced process control, applied engineering mathematics & evolutionary computing, artificial intelligence & expert systems, and bioprocess engineering & bio-informatics. He published more than 85 research papers in international journals of repute along with few international proceeding publications. He is also credited with 65 national conference proceedings and technical paper presentations. Majority of his research papers are of high impact factors and have wide global citations. He has executed 10 R&D projects sponsored by DST and industry. He has delivered more than 80 invited lectures on various specialized topics. He has guided several postgraduate and Ph.D students. He served as a long term guest faculty for premier institutes like Bhaba Atomic Research Centre Scientific Officers Training, BITS Pilani Master level and IICT-CDAC Bioinformatics programs. He received various awards in recognition to his R&D contributions. He is a Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences.

Professional Affiliations:
1. Life Member, Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers, Calcutta.
2. Associate Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, 2005.
3. Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, 2006.
4. Nominated for Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE), 2013
5. Member in academic board of Osmania university.
6. Member in academic board of JNTU.
7. Member in academic boards of autonomous Institutions.
8. Member in selection and viva committees Universities and government institutes.

Awards and Recognitions:
1. Sisir Kumar Mitra Memorial Award from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2000.
2. Award of Prolog to Discovery of IICT-CSIR, 2000.
3. Best Performance Award of IICT-CSIR, 2002.
4. First prize for best technical paper, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, Mumbai, 2004.
5. IICT Gaurav Sanman by Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, 2006.
6. Recognized Ph.D. Guide for IIT Mumbai, IIT Delhi, IIT Hyderabad, HBNI of BARC, OU Hyderabad, JNTU Hyderabad.
7. Reviewer for research papers of several International and National journals.
8. Reviewer for international funded project proposals.
9. Reviewer for funded Project proposals of DST, CSIR and BRNS.
10. Expert nominee of DSIR for R & D centers recognition in industries.
11. Chairman for technical sessions at various conferences.

Academic & Professional accomplishments:
1. Ph.Ds. guidance: Guided 5 Ph.D. students from IITD, IITM, IITH and OU.
2. Currently guiding 2 Ph.D. students.
3. M.Tech. guidance: Guided more than 20 students of NIT’s and Universities.
4. B.Tech. project guidance: Guided more than 100 students of IIT’s, NIT’s, BITS and Universities
5. No. of sponsored projects executed: 10 (DST, Industry).
6. No. of international journal & international proceeding publications: 85.
7. No. of national conference proceedings & paper presentations: 65.
8. No. of guest lectures delivered: 80