Dr. AmaranNadhaReddy (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 in 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 interests include Bioenergy production and Analytics, Pyrolysis of Biomass, Synthesis of Nano materials, Engine Performance & Exhaust gas Analystics, Applied & Fluid mechanics. Spectrophotometry: Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) spectroscopy, Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Atomic absorption spectrometer (AAS), Gas chromatography (GC), Thermogravimetric and differential thermal analysis (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), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Engineers Without Borders (EWB), and Member of Society of Automotive Engineers India (SAE India), International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO). Over 18 years of service in both academic and research domains, Dr. ANR has published 22 research works in ISI and Scopus indexed journals, to name a few ACS Energy Fuels; AIP J. Renew. Sustain. Energy; Journal of chemistry etc. as well as international conferences and guided many PG and UG students’ projects. Further, Dr Reddy is very actively involved in organizing in Seminars/Conferences, Faculty development Programmes and Workshops of National and International repute for the benefit of academia.