Prof. Kadiyala Venkateswarlu 
Fellow, Elected 2008

Born in Dagadarthi, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh on 1 June 1951. Educated at ZP High School, Dagadarthi, 1963-68; Jawahar Bharathi College, Kavali, 1969-72; Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 1972-74; Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, 1975-79; B.Sc. 1972; M.Sc. 1974; Ph.D. 1980.

Research Fellow, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, 1975-79; Lecturer, Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 1980-85; Reader, 1985-89, Head, Department of Microbiology; Chairman, Board of Studies in Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences (2004-07), and Professor of Microbiology, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantpur, 1989-2011.

Awards/Honours: AP State Universities Meritorious Teacher Award, 2005; Editor, Indian Journal of Microbiology, 1999-2002; Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow, British Council, 1989; Visiting Senior Research Associate, National Research Council, USA, 1995-97 and 2001-03; Endeavour Executive Awardee, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Government of Australia, 2010.

Fellow: Association of Microbiologists of India

Research Areas: Pesticide microbiology, agricultural microbiology, biocatalysis, bioremediation

Address: Flat # 301, Navya Classic, Dilip Enclave, Near ISKCON Temple, Nellore 524004, A.P.; [Tel: Res. (0861) 2326313; Cell: 09440514477; Email: v_kadiyala@hotmail.com, venkateswarlu.kadiyala@gmail.com]