PROF (DR) K T V REDDY, PRESIDENT IETE (2017-19)
Prof (Dr) KTV Reddy, an Alumni of IIT Bombay, is presently working as a Campus Director and Principal, Pravara Educational Society’s “Pravara Technical Education Campus, Sir Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology (SVIT) Nashik”. He was the former Director at PSIT Kanpur. During his teaching career at Fr C Rodrigues Institute of Technology (FCRIT), Vashi, he cultivated, promoted and developed the Dept of ET to the extent that it started being considered as one of the best institutes under University of Mumbai. His systematic approach in documentation helped FCRIT to get its due accreditation. He introduced post-graduation courses at Terna Engineering College, Nerul and Padmabhusan Vasantdada Patil Prathishan’s College of Engineering, Sion, Mumbai, as its Principal. He developed sustainable industry–institution linkages and placements for the colleges. He shouldered the responsibilities of changing culture by setting up commitment factor amongst faculty members and importance for discipline, thus improving overall results.
He is the key member to introduce post-graduation courses in both the colleges. Improved Industry – Institution relationship and Placements considerably. Brought distinct changes in discipline, culture and commitment in faculties and improvement in the results. Because of his strong technical knowledge under his supervision under his strong guidance, two students completed PhD while seven other students are pursuing their thesis, 12 students have completed ME/M Tech thesis and more than 100 students, their UG projects. As an avid academician, Prof Reddy has addressed and contributed to numerous national and international seminars and conferences. He published over 100 papers in the National and International journals and conferences. Delivered over 200 invited talks and organized over 150 conferences/workshop
Dr Reddy is a Fellow Member of IETE, Senior Member of IEEE and life Member of ISTE, ACM, and CSI. He has organized several International and National Conferences/ workshops. He is the key member to inaugurate over 30 IETE – ISF’s in and around Mumbai colleges. Served IETE Mumbai centre in various capacities like treasurer (2001) vice chairman (2003), Hony. Secretary (2004 – 2008), and Chairman (2008 – 2010). During his term as Chairman, IETE Mumbai acquired premises for Mumbai center in 2009. He was key member in organizing and making grand success of IETE ATC – 2009 and 2012 held at Mumbai. I understand that he was the youngest elected Council Member for IETE, India for the years 2011-2014. He also served IEEE (AP/ED) Mumbai chapter as Vice Chairman for the year 2004 and 2010. Governing council member for the years 2011-2014 and 2015-2018. His efforts have been laudable for organizing successfully IETE ATC–2009 and 2012 at Mumbai. Prof Reddy is a Fellow of IETE, Senior Member of IEEE and life Member of ISTE, ACM, and CSI
He is well known academician and strong administrator because of his hard work and strong commitment he has received several awards at National and International level. Some of them are “4th B R Batra Memorial National Award” for the year 2006. “Life Time Education Achievement Award 2007” by Health and Education Development Association, New Delhi in 2008. “Best Educationist Award – 2011” International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi. “Gold star Asia International Award - 2012” by Economic Growth Society of India and “Asia pacific International award – 2012” by Global Achievers Foundation.
He was selected in Who’s who in science and Engineering, USA for the year 2007. Selected 2000 Outstanding Scientists in the world for the year 2008. He has been invited to Asia Pacific Communication Conference 2008 held at Tokyo, Japan. He also invited to attend ATC -2012 organized by IEEE in Vietnam in October 2012. He has served in various committees in Mumbai University and expert visiting member of AICTE and UGC. He is a Council Member of AICTE, NIElIT and ECI
He is the youngest President of IETE since 1953