The Principal of the Institute, Dr. YVSSSV Prasada Rao holds Graduation in the faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1982) from JNT University, Post-Graduation in the faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1989) from JNT University, Doctorate in the faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2002) from Sri Venkateswara University. In addition he holds MBA degree (1993) from Osmania University and ICWA degree (2000) from the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India.
He is a Distinction & University Rank holder both in Engineering and Management (MBA). He had secured an incredible percentage of 96.90 during his engineering graduation from JNTU College of Engineering Anantapur, a testimonial for his academic excellence.
His Services were ratified by JNT University in the year 2004, vide proceedings of the JNTU Selection Committee chaired by Vice-Chancellor dated 06.06.2004.
Dr. Prasada Rao carries with him 36 years of successful teaching/research and academic administration experience. The important assignments held by him earlier include the Senior Scientist & Dy Project Director in the prestigious apex research organization of the country Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India, Director of Adikavi Nannaya University Rajahmundry and Principal of reputed NBA/NAAC accredited Engineering Colleges like Vignan Engineering College Guntur (Presently Vignan University), Sir C.R.Reddy College of Engineering Eluru & Dean of K.L.University Vijayawada. He has the expertise of successful presentation of the institutions for conferment of NBA accreditation, NAAC accreditation and grant of UGC-Autonomous status as Principal.
He is on the editorial board / reviewer for several referred international journals. He is the recipient of no. of honors and awards including the Best Teacher award several times in succession. He has 50 research papers to his credit published in international & national journals of repute. He is a recognized research supervisor for several universities and has been guiding many Doctoral (Ph.D) research scholars and some of his scholars were already awarded the Ph.D degree. He had also been the Regional Co-ordinator for EAMCET and the State level committee member for the prestigious ECET examination.