Director – Institute of Science and Technology (IST)

Dr. K.Babulu

Director Institute of Science and Technology
JNTUK Kakinada

Dr.K.Babulu, Professor of ECE , taken charge as Director, Institute of Science and Technology

Dr. K.Babulu, who hails from a village of Burugupudi in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He had his successful schooling education from Zilla Parishad Government High School, Bendapudi and Intermediate from Sri Raja Government Junior College, Tuni in East Godavari District. He has obtained graduation from GITAM Engineering College, Visakhapatnam affiliated to Andhra University in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and Masters Degree in Electronic Instrumentation from REC, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh. He did Doctoral Degree in the field of VLSI & Embedded Systems from JNT University, Anantapur.

Subsequently he launched himself into the Academic field as an Assistant Professor in NBKRIST, Vidyanagar, Nellore District in the year 1997 and as an Associate Professor in the JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur, JNTU, Hyderabad in the year of 2003 and continued as an Associate Professor in the University College of Engineering, JNTU, Kakinada in the year of 2008, from which he shoot up to the present level of Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Dr. K.Babulu is presently guiding Fifteen research scholars in the fields of VLSI, Embedded systems & Signal Processing. He served as an academic supervisor to more than 85 Master Degree dissertations towards the award of M.Tech Degree. He has published 30 research papers in reputed national and international Journals. He shared his research experience on about 40 national and international conferences, workshops, seminars and symposia. Dr. Babulu is a member of professional bodies such as ISTE(Life Member), IE(Fellow), IETE(Fellow) and IEEE Member.

He had taken the charge as Director, Library Science & Entrepreneurship Development Centre, JNTU, Kakinada in the month of July 2016. He served as Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, University College of Engineering, JNTU Kakinada from February 2012 to July 2014. He served as Controller of Examinations, JNTUK Kakinada from July 2014 to July 2016.He also served as Additional Controller of Examinations, student union coordinator, IEEE & ISTE student chapter faculty coordinator, IETE Honorary Secretary Kakinada Centre, TEQIP procurement nodal officer etc. during his academic service till now.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 B.E from Andhra University with Electronics and Communication Engineering.

 M.Tech from REC, Warangal with Electronic Instrumentation.

 Ph.D from J.N.T. University, Anantapur in the field of VLSI & Embedded System Design.

EXPERIENCE DETAILS

INDUSTRIAL

 “Engineer Trainee” in Vijaya Electronics Pvt.Ltd, Hyderabad for a period of 1year and 6 months.

 “Instrumentation Engineer” in Andhra Paper Mills Ltd. Rajahmundry for a period of 6 Months.

TEACHING

 “Lecturer in the Department of ECE”, at NBKR Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar for a Period of 1 year.

 “Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE”, at NBKR Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar for a period of 2 years and 6 months.

 “Associate Professor in the Department of ECE”, at NBKR Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar for a period of 3 years.

 “Associate Professor in the Department of ECE”, at JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur for a period of 4 years.

 “Associate Professor in the Department of ECE”, at University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada for a period of 4 years and 5 months.

 Working as “Professor in the Department of ECE”, at University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada since December 2010.

MEMBERSHIP

 Life Member of ISTE.
 Fellow of IETE(F235351)
 Fellow of IE (F1184004)
 Member of IEEE

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 Director, Library Science & EDC, JNTUK, Kakinada since July 2016.
 Controller of Examinations at JNTUK, Kakinada during 2014-2016.
 BOS Chairman for ECE Department at University College of Engineering (Autonomous), JNTUK, Kakinada during 2014-2015.
 Head of ECE Department at University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada.
 Procurement Nodal Officer for TEQIP-II at University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada.
 BOS Member for JNTUK, Kakinada, JNTUA, Anantapur and SVUCE, Tirupati.
 Taskforce Committee Member for Private Engineering Colleges in Ranga Reddy District, Andhra Pradesh.
 Additional controller of Examinations at JNTUK, Kakinada.
 Convener and Member for Fact Finding Committees of JNTUA, Anatapur and JNTUK, Kakinada
 Staff Coordinator for IEEE Student branch at JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur.
 Student Union Coordinator at JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur.
 Executive Member for ISTE Student chapter at NBKR Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS: 28
NATIONAL JOURNALS: 02
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES: 28
NATIONAL CONFERENCES: 12
TOTAL: 70

AWARDS

1. The Best Paper Award for the technical paper presentation in the national Seminar held at SKD University, Anantapur, India during 19-20 March, 2006.
2. The Best Paper Award for the technical paper presentation in the national Conference (ETICT-08) held at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam during 19-20th December, 2008.
3. The Best Teacher Award from the Department of ECE, UCEK, JNTUK, Kakinada assessed by 2009-2013 Passed out Batch, November 2013.
4. The Best Paper Award for the technical paper presentation in an International Conference on Information & Communication Technology (ICICTM-2016) at Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, University of Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia during 16th-17th May 2016.
5. The Honorable Mention Award for the technical paper presentation in the Third Asian Conference on Defence Technology at Phuket, Thailand during 18th-20th May 2017.

STTP/ WORKSHOPS/ REFRESHER COURSES ATTENDED

SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAMS (STTP) : 03
WORKSHOPS : 11
REFRESHER COURSES : 04

CONFERENCES/STTP/ WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED

RESOURCE PERSON : 09
CHAIR PERSON : 01