Dr. Kamineni Venkata Gopala Krishna Rao
Fellow, Elected 1995

Born in Godavarru, Andhra Pradesh, India on 10 October 1945. Educated at Zilla Parishad Schools in Krishna District, Andhra University Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, 1962-67; Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1967-74; B.E. 1967, M.Tech. 1969, Ph.D. 1975.

Professor and Head, Civil Engineering Department, PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada, A.P. 2009 to date.

Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, and Project Manager, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, 1975-96; Research Manager, Rajasthan Agricultural Drainage Project, Kota, Rajasthan, 1996-2000; Water Management Specialist, Mission Support Unit, Water Conservation Mission, Govt. of AP, Hyderabad, 2001-2004; Member Secretary, AP Water Vision Task Force, I&CAD Department, Govt. of AP, Hyderabad, 2005; Head Consultancy Services, M/s Indwa Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, 2006-09.

Fellow: Institution of Engineers (India)

Research Areas: Soil water conservation engineering, reclamation & salt affected soils, water management

Address: 59A-8/7-12, 7th Road, Vasavi Colony, Vijayawada 520008, Andhra Pradesh; [Tel: Res. (0866) 2487318, Cell: 9849045342; Email: kvgkrao@hotmail.com]