M. Tech. (Design and Production Engg., -Machine Tools), from NIT-Warangal in 1990
Ph.D (Parallel Kinematic Machines) from IIT-Delhi in 2004
Worked as a Lecturer for 7 years (1990-1997) in R.V.R.J.C.College of Engg., Guntur, A.P.
Has been with G.V.P.Engineering, Visakhapatnam since 1997.
Presented/Published many papers in various conferences held in INDIA/abroad. Typical Papers are
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, P. V. M. Rao, and S. K. Saha, “Dimensional Design of Hexaslides for Optimal Workspace and Dexterity,” in IEEE Transactions on Robotics-IEEE-TRO, Volume 21, Number 3, June 2005, pp. 444 - 449
A. B. Koteswara Rao, S. K. Saha, and P. V. M. Rao, “Stiffness Analysis of Hexaslide Machine Tools,” in International Journal of Advanced Robotics, Robotics Society of Japan, Publisher: VSP, Volume 19, Number 6, July 2005, pp. 671 - 693.
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, S. K. Saha, and P. V. M. Rao, “Dynamics Modelling of Hexaslides using the Decoupled Natural Orthogonal Complement Matrices,” accepted for its publication in International Journal of Multibody System DynamicsPortugal
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, P. V. M. Rao, and S. K. Saha, “Performance Analysis of Hexaslide Machine Tools,” in Proc. of 21st All India Manufacturing Technology, Design, and Research Conference (21st AIMTDR), VIT, 19th - 21st December, 2004, pp. 699-704.
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, P. V. M. Rao, and S. K. Saha, “A Study of Total Workspace Characteristics of Hexaslide Machine Tools,” in CD Proc. of National Conference on Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics (NCAMR-2004), CMERI, Durgapur, 10th - 11th January, 2004.
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, S. K. Saha, and P. V. M. Rao, “Inverse Dynamics of 2-DOF Planer parallel manipulators with prismatic actuators,” in Proc. of 11th National Conference on Machines & Mechanisms (NACOMM 2003), IIT-Delhi, December, 2003, pp. 217 – 225
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, S. K. Saha, and P. V. M. Rao, “Workspace and Dexterity Analyses of Hexaslide Machine Tools,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA 2003), Taipei, Taiwan, 19th - 25th September, 2003, pp. 4104-4109.
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, R. L. Murty, and G. Srihari, “Influence of wheel properties on grinding performance,” in Proc. of All India Machine Tool Design and Research Conference(14th AIMTDR), IIT-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, December, 1990.
 A. B. Koteswara Rao, P. V. M. Rao, and S. K. Saha, “Workspace Characterization of Hexaslides,” submitted to Proc.Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science.
2nd prize [National-wide] for paper  above along with a cash reward of Rs 3,000/-
ICRA Travel Award worth Rs 50,000/- for presentation of paper 
Discussions with F.Perriot who designed a 6-DOF PKM based milling machine for M/s Toyoda Machine Tools, Japan (during IEEE Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003)
Parallel Kinematic Machines
Mechanisms Analysis and Design
MIG 46/A, MVP DOUBLE ROAD
A Gayatri Vidya Parishad Institute
Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering
Prof. Dr. A. Bala Koteswara Rao
Head of Department—Mechanical Engineering