Dr. Tadisina Kishen Kumar Reddy

Director General
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

Director General's Profile

Dr. T. Kishen Kumar Reddy is a visionary educationist, a remarkable researcher and a persuasive administrator. He carries a rich academic background heading from very well-known education institutions. He has done his doctorate in Fuel Sciences from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA., USA, while he has earned an M.Tech. (Heat Transfer & Thermal Power Engg) from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), from Osmania University. He has also done M.S. (Thermal Fluid Sciences) from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA., USA.

He hails from Hyderabad and has served the esteemed Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUH) for the last 21 years. His last position at JNTUH was that of a RECTOR (PRO VICE CHANCELLOR) with past professional experiences of holding the charge of Officer on Special Duty to Vice- Chancellor, Director (Academic Audit) JNTUH, and Director- R&D at JNTUH to name a few. He has also been an Adviser in All India Council for Technical Education.

He has served as an expert member for various government & private bodies like Planning Commission, New Delhi; Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi; Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi; Department of Science & Technology, (DST), New Delhi; University Grants Commission, New Delhi; All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi; AICTE in various GOI Ministry meetings; National Research and Development Corporation, New Delhi; National Institute of Technology, Warangal, A.P. ; Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, A.P.; J N T U Anantapur and Kakinada, A.P.; Osmania University.

Last but not the least; he is a recipient of a prestigious State Award as Meritorious Teacher for 2010 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Under his supervision and guidance, his doctoral research scholar was awarded the ‘Excellent Paper Award’ in ICMO 2013.

The University takes a privilege in welcoming such an eminent academician and researcher as Director General of the University and is confident that he shall take PDPU to new heights by achieving its goal of becoming a world class University.