Dr. C. L. V. R. S. V. Prasad
Alternate Chairman, Governing Council, GMRIT
Principal, GMR Institute of Technology
Dr Prasad began his academic career in 1986. After completion of his M.Tech. from NIT-Warangal, moved from S V H college of Engineering Machilipatnam to Sir C R Reddy College of Engineering, Eluru in 1990, where he served for over fifteen years, and became the professor and head of the Mechanical Engineering department. There played a pivotal role in developing the systems and facilities, creating SOPs and documentations needed for university and statutory compliances and also served as the Principal in-charge subsequently. After receiving his Ph.D degree from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in 2003, he moved to GMR Institute of Technology in 2005 as Dean, Academic Affairs, and became its Principal in 2008. At GMRIT he established technology enabled teaching and learning environment to supplement the class room learning and students were provided access to the digital learning content for more than 300 courses on campus LAN where all the lectures are made available session wise and made the campus Wi-Fi enabled.
He spearheaded all the IQAC initiatives leading to Accreditation of all the Programs by NBA during 2007. After getting Autonomous status in 2012 initiated the implementation of Outcome Based Education and responsible for getting all the UG programs NBA accredited under Tier-1 (3rd cycle) for Six years. Achieved NAAC accreditation with ‘A’ grade for the three consecutive cycles since 2010.
He has published research articles in several reputed National and International Conferences and Journals. As a Principal investigator, received DST funded research projects worth Rs 1.75 Cr and supervised three research scholars leading to the award of Ph.D degree apart from supervising many PG students for their M. Tech projects. With the financial sponsorship from DST & UGC attended and presented papers at ASME conferences in Canada & USA. Also attended and presented paper at CIRP conferences in Italy. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers, India, Life Member of ISTE, and Member of ASME & IEEE.
He has been nominated by UGC as an expert committee member to evaluate the institutions for the renewal and fresh award of Autonomous status. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has nominated him as a member for the 1st Executive Council the apex body of JNTUK- Kakinada, A P for the term 2016-19. A P state council for higher education (APSCHE) has nominated him as a member of Admission Committee, AP PGECET for the period 2018-19. In the year 2021 he has been nominate as an advisory board member for APSCHE-Quality Assurance Cell for three years term. He is also the member of Academic Council of the Autonomous Private Engg colleges viz. LENDI & NSIRT, Visakhapatnam affiliated to JNTUK Kakinada