Dr.Machireddy Ramakrishna Reddy
Professor,Head & Dean, Faculty of Science
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Academic Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Geology, Physics, Chemistry), Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 1978
M.Sc. (Geology), Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati ,1980
Ph.D (Applied Geology), Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 1992
Professional Experience :
Teaching :    38 years
Research :    36 years
Publications :   Papers: 55 (International -34; National – 18) Books: 02; Book Chapters -01
Guidance :    Ph.D. 04
Conference :    Papers : 43
Area of Specialization :
• Mineral Exploration
• Hydrogeology
• Environmental Geology
• Hydro-geochemistry and Groundwater Pollution
• Water Resource Management
• Remote Sensing
Administrative Experiences:
From To
Head, Dept of Geoinformatics YVU 15-09-06 13-08-09
Head,Earth Sciences YVU 20-04-10 14-05-12
Head,Earth Sciences YVU 22-09-16 21-09-18
Chairman,BoS, Geology and Earth Sciences YVU 11-6-08 Till date
Dean,College Development Council 24-11-06 25-06-10
Dean,School of Physical Sciences 08-09-08 13-08-09
Dean, School of 5-yr Integrated M.Sc., Courses 07-08-09 23-09-13
Dean, Faculty of Sciences, YVU 06-07-17 Till date
Dean(i/C), School of Management studies 01-08-08 13-08-09
Dean(i/C), School of Management studies 23-05-12 05-02-13
Controller of Examinations, Y.V.University 02-02-07 19-09-07
Special Officer,21st Century Gurukulam 20-09-07 20-11-07
Special Officer,Examinations Section 20-09-07 20-08-09
Principal(i/c),YSR Engineering College of YVU 02-06-09 17-06-09
Principal,Y.V.U.College 21-06-10 20-06-11
Registrar,Y.V.University 20-06-12 12-09-13
Member,Executive council, Y.V.University 12-05-08 12-07-11
Member,Research advisory Council, YVU 09-06-19 Till date
Rector,Y.V.University 19-06-19 Till date
Awards :
Andhra Pradesh state Best Teacher Award -2011
President’s Scout Certificate presented by His Excellency President V.V. Giri- 1972
Memberships in Professional Bodies:
Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE)
Indian Geological Congress (IGC)
Indian Association of Hydrologist (IAH)
Indian Academy of Geosciences (IAG)
Book Published :
B. Muralidhara Reddy, V. Sunitha and M.Ramakrishna Reddy. ”Geospatial Analysis of Fluoride contamination in Groundwater of Southeastern part of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh”. Management of Natural Resources in a Changing Environment, Edited N. Janardhana Raju, Wolfgang Gossel, and M.Sudhakar, Capital publishing company, New Delhi (2014) Co-published by Springer, International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland,
ISBN: 978-93-81891-13-1, pp. 56-69.
Intellectual property , new products, etc.
- Conceptualized, installed and operationalized “ sink whole” model by using GPS, RS and GIS system for Kadapa basin
- GIS-based model for selecting suitable sites for Water Harvesting.
Curriculum design:
Framed the syllabus of several theory courses at M.Sc. level on the guidelines of UGC model curriculum for the semester pattern.
External professional Assisgnments:
- Served as external examiner at M.Sc. and Ph.D., adjudication in Geology/Earth Sciences programmes of several Universities in AP, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
- Faculty selection committee member to AP and Telangana Universities.
- Served as a member, Board of Studies (BoS) to Osmania University, Hyderabad and and Academic Senate member of Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram.
Other Assignments :
1. Regional Co-ordinator, APSET, 2012 and 2013.
2. Special Observer, APICET-2016
3. Joint Inspection Committer, Chairman, APSCHE
Best Paper Reviewed Publications (upto 5):
  1. M. Prasad, V. Sunitha B. Muralidhara Reddy Y. Sudarshan Reddy and M. Ramakrishna Reddy (2019) "Inventory data on the sinkhole occurrences from Proterozoic Cuddapah Basin, India." Data in Brief 25, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104054
  2. M. Prasad, V. Sunitha and M. Ramakrishna Reddy (2019) "Application of geospatial technology for landscape monitoring in and around Mangampeta Barytes mine, Andhra Pradesh, India." Environment & We: an International Journal of Science & Technology. (SED India). v.14, pp:123-142.
  3. M. Prasad, V. Sunitha Y. Sudarshan Reddy, B. Suvarna, B. Muralidhara Reddy and M. Ramakrishna Reddy (2019) "Data on Water quality index development for groundwater quality assessment in and around Obulavaripalli Mandal of YSR District, Andhra Pradesh, India". Data in Brief. 24 (2019) 103846, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.103846
  4. M. Prasad, M. Ramakrishna Reddy and V. Sunitha (2017). Bedrock structural controls on the occurrence of sinkholes: a case study from part of Cuddapah basin, South India. Journal of Indian Geophysical Union 21(2): 124-139.
  5. Bhanu Prakasham Reddy, N and Krishnaiah S and Ramakrishna Reddy, M. (2015).“Bed Slope Effect on Non Uniform Flow Through Porous Media”, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering.