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Prof. Avula.Damodaram
Sri Venkateswara University,
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh,India.

Dr. Avula Damodaram took over as Vice- Chancellor of Sri Venkateswara University on 31st October 2015.

Dr. Damodaram joined as faculty of Computer Science & Engineering at JNTU, Hyderabad in the year 1989. In 2 ½ decades of dedicated service, Dr. Damodaram performed distinguished services for the University, as a Professor, Head of the Department, Vice Principal, Director of UGC-Academic Staff College, Director of School of Continuing & Distance Education, Director, University Academic Audit Cell; and Director, Academic & Planning. Dr. Damodaram has successfully guided 23 Ph.D. and 2 MS Scholars apart from a myriad of M. Tech projects. He is currently guiding 6 scholars for Ph. D. Dr. Damodaram is on the editorial board of 2 International Journals and a number of course materials. He was also the Chairman, Board of Studies for Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology from 26th September 2012 to 10th October 2014.

Dr. Damodaram has been a UGC nominee for a number of expert and advisory committees of various Indian Universities. He has been associated with the conduct of many entrance tests in the state, such as, ECET and ICET. Dr. Damodaram has been a Life Member, Vice-President, Director and President of a number of core committees spread all over the country. He has served the interests of the Universities and University teachers at the University, State and National levels. He has organized one International conference, 30 Workshops, Short Term Courses and other Refresher and Orientation programmes. Dr. Damodaram has published 89 well-researched papers in national and international journals. He has also presented 72 papers at different National and International Conferences at the Universities of United States of America, Austria, the United Kingdom and other places. On the basis of his scholarly and administrative achievements and other multifarious services, Dr. Damodaram was honoured with the award of DISTINGUISHED ACADAMECIAN by Pentagram Research Centre, India, in January 2010. Dr. Damodaram also received BEST TEACHER AWARD from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Department of Higher Education, Hyderabad, in September 2013.