Qualifications

M.Tech. Andhra University, 1989.
Ph.D. Andhra University (1998).


Experience…

Dr. P.V.Ravikumar (1965), Associate Professor and the Head of the department of Chemical Engineering received his M.Tech form A.U in 1989.

 

· He took his Ph.D in 1998 from A.U on the subject “Momentum and Boiling Heat Transfer

· Worked as research assistant, centre for Energy Studies, A.U. and in MHRD scheme (1989 – 1990) and on CSIR fellowship at A.U. (1991 – 1995)

· With GVPCOE first as an Assistant Professor (1997 – 1999) and as an Associate Professor since 2002 punctuated by a 3 year stint at RVR & JC College of Engineering (1999 – 2002)

· A project guide for many UG students

· Presented three papers in various national and international seminars

· Attended 14th International Congress of Chemical & Process Engineering, CHISA 2000, Praha, Czech Republic

· Participated in about 4 conferences at state amd national level – Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (1998), CHECK (1999), APCHETMEET – 2001, AICTE/ISTE, and a short course on Compact Heat Exchangers at GITAM (Visakhapatnam)

· Worked as a co – investigator in a UGC project of Rs. 7 lakhs on “Optimization of ACUAPETROHOL blends

· Working on a similar MNES sponsored R&D project worth Rs. 17.95 lakhs.

· Applied for a patent along with Prof. C.Chiranjeevi on “ACUAPETROHOL” a blend of petrol and industrial alcohol. (patent application no. 2613/DEL/971)

A Gayatri Vidya Parishad Institute

Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering

Prof. Dr. P. Ravikumar

Head of Department—Chemical Engineering