Dr. S. Srinivas Kumar
Director , Research & Development
JNTUK Kakinada

Dr. S. Srinivas Kumar is in faculty of Electronics & Communication Engineering, since 1987, in Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, and he has worked in its constituent colleges, viz., JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur & JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada. He has taught 17 subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students and in addition he is more active in developing laboratories, viz., Microprocessors & Microcomputers’ and ‘Signal & Image Processing’ laboratories. He had implemented AICTE project ‘MODROBS’ on “Microprocessors and Microcomputers Laboratory” in Electronics and Communication Engineering Dept., of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada.

As an Alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur for his Ph. D., programme, he is having very good academic relations with many academicians in the area of his expertise, “Signal and Image Processing”. Thereby, he has organized fourteen workshops since 2003 in the areas of “Signal & Image Processing”, “Research Methodologies” & “IPR & Patents”. He has delivered more than 75 invited lectures in reputed teaching institutes and UGC Academic Staff college. He has guided more than 75 UG projects and 50 PG theses. He is always keen to learn new subjects and attended workshops and seminars to update his knowledge. He was a member of BoS (ECE) of JNT University, Hyderabad, SV University, Tirupaty & JNT University, Kakinada.

Dr. Kumar is active in research since 1994 onwards in the areas of Signal and Image Processing. He has research publications in 29 International Journals and 08 National Journals, in addition, 19 publications in International conference proceedings and 03 in National Conference proceedings. He has supervised 04 Ph.D theses in the area of “Image processing” and presently, 18 research scholars are working in “Image and Video processing” under his supervision. Two of his supervised Ph. D theses have been published as monographs, by LAP Lambert Publishers, Germany, due to their credentials, viz., citation index of the research papers. He reviewed several research papers and was the examiner for Ph.D theses of other Universities too. He has presented research papers in International conferences and also active in collaborating with foreign Universities, to start new courses in this University. He is active in Professional societies, viz., ISTE & IETE as a Life member and Fellow of AP Akademy of Sciences, Hyderabad.

Dr. Kumar is one among the professors, who have taken active role in administration to glorify this University. He was Training & Placement Officer (2001-05), Nodal Officer to implement the World bank project ‘Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme’ of worth Rs.11.258 crores (2005-09), Head of the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department (2006-09), Director (Sponsored Research) (2009-11), Director (R&D) (2011- till date). He has brought laurels in every administrative post held. In addition, he has taken active role to get “UGC – Inter University Centre for Teacher Education”, in this region as a co-ordinator. He has taken major role to obtain UGC section 2(f) and 12(b) recognition to this nascent University, after quadrification of JNT University, Hyderabad in the year 2008. He has taken major role to get the sanction of UGC 11th and 12th plan funds, to this University. Dr. Kumar is convener for the state level entrance test to select SC & ST candidates for the professional guidance to civil services examination under NTR Vidyonnathi scheme, of Andhra Pradesh state Governement.

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