Head of the Department

Brief Profile:

Dr. AmaranNadha Reddy (A.N.R. Reddy), Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of the Department, obtained his B.Tech and M. Tech from JNT University, Hyderabad, India and Doctoral degree from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia. Dr. A.N.R. has received many prestigious research innovation and academic excellence awards that include Malaysian Government International Student Award ‘Malaysian International Scholarship’ from Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia; Zamalah Graduate Scholarship from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia; Two Silver medals and one best Paper Presentation Award for his State-of-the-art for research innovations in biofuels and nano catalysts. Further, Dr. Reddy, as a principle investigator, has successfully completed one AICTE, Govt. of India, sponsored research project entitled “Multi Objective Optimization of Production Process Parameters using Evolutionary Algorithms.”

Dr Reddy's research interest encompasses Bioenergy production and analysis, Pyrolysis of Biomass, Synthesis of Nano materials, Combustion, Engine Performance & Exhaust gas analytics, Applied & Fluid mechanics. The analysts expertise embraces Spectrophotometry: FT-IR, TEM, XRD, BET, SEM, AAS, GC-MS, TG/DTA. Modelling, Optimization and Innovative analytics: Response surface methodology, Operations research techniques, Multi-Objective optimization, Mathematical modelling, Design of experiments and TRIZ methods.

Dr. A.N.R. is a life member of renowned professional associations such as Operational Research Society of India (ORSI), The Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), Indian Association for Computational Mechanics (IndACM), ISTE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), and Member of SAE India, International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO). Over 18 years of service in both academic and research domains, Dr. ANR published 33 research articles in ISI and Scopus indexed journals, to name a few ACS Energy Fuels; AIP J. Renew. Sustain. Energy; Journal of chemistry etc., and international conferences also regularly guiding experimental projects at both PG and UG level. Further, Dr Reddy persistently involved in organizing in Seminars/Conferences, Faculty development Programmes and Workshops of National and International repute for the benefit of academia.