Hyderabad: Dr. Sriram Venkatesh as Principal is a boon to the progress of the University Engineering College
Dr. Sriram Venkatesh, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University and Senior Professor, in-charge of Examination Control, has been appointed as the Principal, University College of Engineering. To this extent he recently took over as Principal.
Dr. Sriram Venkatesh, a native of Ravirala village, Nellikuduru Mandal, Mahabubabad District (Joint Warangal District), studied higher studies as a student of perseverance and received high peaks.
Distinguished experience in the field of mechanical engineering. He has received numerous awards and accolades. Towards that end, Osmania University has not only shaped the future of the students but has also rendered invaluable services to educational development.
Recognizing the services rendered by Sriram Venkatesh, the higher education authorities appointed him as the Principal and handed over the responsibilities of the Engineering College. Dr. Sriram Venkatesh, who has special experience in teaching and administration, will be the Principal of Varsity Engineering College coming up is a boon to college progress.
Dr. Sriram Venkatesh is presently working as Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering, Osmania University. He has 26 years of Teaching and 2 years of industrial and research experience.
His research areas of interest are Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Bulk Solids Handling, Design of Bins, Bunkers and Silos, Computer Aided Modelling, Design & Analysis. Presently he is the Controller of Examination and Nodal Officer RUSA 2.0 of Osmania University.
Previously he served as Coordinator TEQIP –II and III, Director, University Foreign Relations Office (UFRO), Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Osmania University, Director, University Guest House, Chairman, Board of Studies in Mechanical Engineering, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Director of Evaluation, Examination Cell, University College of Engineering, Additional Controller of Examinations, Osmania University, Chairman, Board of Studies in Mechanical Engineering, OU and Assistant Chief Warden for Engineering Hostels, Osmania University. He is Member of Governing body, Doctoral committee, Academic council and Board of studies of various Universities and Engineering Colleges.
He has published 110 Papers in various International and National Journals and Conferences. He has done many research and consultancy projects in 3D printing. To his credit, he has won many awards, honours and recognitions like Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Award jointly awarded by the Government of Telangana and the Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State Centre on 15th September, 2021, State Level Best Teacher Award by Government of Telangana on 5th September, 2019, Engineer of the Year Award jointly awarded by the Government of Telangana and the Institution of Engineers (India), Telangana State Centre on 15th September, 2016, Career Award for Young Teachers by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, in 2002 and Distinguished Alumnus Award by KITS Warangal in December, 2016, as the Director of Centre for Prototyping and Testing of Industrial Products (CPTIP), received the award Academic Research Award of Excellence to CPTIP by Additive Manufacturing Society of India, Bangalore.
His Biographical profile is listed in the 22nd Edition (2005) of Marquis Who’s Who in the World published from USA. He has visited many countries like Australia, USA, Germany, Thailand, Singapore, Austria, France, UAE, Kenya and Israel.
He is a member of various professional bodies like Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME) and Tribology Society of India (TSI) affiliated to International TSI.
He has delivered 82 guest lecturers and 12 Keynote addresses in various UGC & AICTE refresher courses, conferences, in house training programs of prestigious organizations like BHEL (R&D), DMRL, BITS Pilani, ESCI etc. Under his supervision, 7 scholars were awarded PhDs and 9 are in progress.