S.V. Ranganayakulu, is currently working as Dean (R&D), in Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus(Autonomous). He has done M.Sc (Physics) in Electronics as specialization, M.Phil (Physics) in the area of Liquid Crystals Displays (LCD) from Andhra University and Ph. D. in the area of Applied Ultrasonics from Osmania University, Hyderabad and also has NDT-Level II certification awarded by ASNDT. He has thirty two years of teaching as well as administrative experience at postgraduate and undergraduate level at various institutions. He guided thirty two M.Phil Scholars and eight P.G. projects and is presently guiding six Ph.D scholars. He has to his credit sixty three research papers in international and national journals. He presented fifty three research papers in National and International conferences. He is editorial board member and reviewer in National and International Journals. He was awarded National Merit Scholarship by Government of India in 1983 and continued for 6 years. He was Visiting Scientist awardee awarded by Indian National Science Academy(INSA) in the year 2020. He was nominated as a member of independent expert committee for evaluating the solutions/courses of NEAT 2.0 by AICTE for the year 2021.
He is a Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Acoustical Society of India(ASI) and Ultrasonic Society of India(USI). He served as the member of Board of Studies in Post- graduation department of Electronics and P. G. Diploma in Instrumentation in Acharya Nagarjuna University for eight years. He also served as member for board of studies in Electronics in Government College for Women(Autonomous), Tenali for 3 years. He delivered several invited and keynote talks in International and National conferences. He has executed three R&D projects in the area of Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation:
The first project is entitled “NDT Evaluation of Aerospace Materials” sanctioned by AICTE under Research Promotion Scheme; The second project entitled “Establishment of Acoustic Emission Technique for Quality assurance of SS Materials and other NDT Methods” sanctioned by BRFST under the department of Atomic Energy as a part of Nuclear Fusion Program; The third project entitled “Ultrasonic Investigation studies of Nano fluids” sanctioned by UGC-SERO under Minor Research Project program. He has been awarded with “Research Excellence” award by Indus Foundation for extensive contribution in research and development. He published 5 text books, filed eight patents and industrial design as a part of Intellectual Property Rights(IPR). In the year 2016 an industrial design (No.268427) under IPR has been granted by Controller of Design, Indian patent office, Calcutta.
He was recipient of ISNT award by Indian Society for Nondestructive Testing – Hyderabad Chapter on 16th July’2021, awarded at MIDANI and and awarded on 15th October’2022 at Minerva Residency for outstanding contribution in Science & Technology
Research at GNI has always been given the pride of place, be it in the domain of teaching students or the professional goals of the members of staff. Research is a precursor to discovery and innovation. We at GNI design, architect, build, develop ideas, train the minds, challenge the thoughts and stretch possibilities.
With the creation of interdisciplinary centers of excellence, there is continuity in research activities ensuring study progress towards the project goals. These centers of excellence have facilitated healthy ambience for research-both in terms of infrastructure and scholastics, exposed to advanced trends in science and technology and sponsored projects have always been a source of innovation and practicality.
The Research and Development cell receives inputs from various industries and funding agencies like UGC,AICTE,DST,DAE as the involvement of these sectors is essential at all the stages of research and development. To enrich the learning process and skillset among the students and members of staff, we host seminars, conferences, workshops, FDPs inviting eminent experts from academia and industries in collaboration with government funding agencies and professional bodies.
Research and Development cell inculcates the spirit and culture of research among all stake holders. It establishes links with various R&D organizations, funding agencies or venture capitalists for filing patents, product development, for obtaining sponsored and contract research projects at national and international levels.
The R&D cell of the institution remains committed to long term research as the foundation for future development
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