B.Tech (Hons), IIT Kharagpur, 1957.
All India First in Indian Engineering Services Exam. for IRSE/CPWD, 1957.
M.Tech, IIT Kharagpur, 1959.
Ph.D. (Dr. Ing) Munich, Germany (1965).
(as DAAD Scholar)


Joined as an Assistant Professor IIT Chennai, 1965
Promoted to the rank of Professor in 1972 at the age of 35
Instrumental in developing Structural Engineering Laboratory with German Collaboration
Head of the Structural Engineering Lab for 12 years
Coordinated the IITM – GTZ Cooperation programme for two years 1979- 1981.

Positions Held...
Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Chennai.
Dean of Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research.
Dean of Academic Courses and Member, Board of Governors.
Joined as Principal of Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, January 1997, Visakhapatnam.

R & D Activities...

Supervised 19 students for Ph.D. at IIT Chennai.
Published 80 technical papers and National & International Journals.
Founder Committee Member of Indian Concrete Institute and Indian Society for Wind Engineering.

Contributions and Recognition...
Production of concrete sleepers (Now manufactured in millions all over the country)
Design of Tall structures (The tallest free standing structures built in India—330 m tall TV towers at Rameswaram, Jaisalmar and Bhuj).
Awarded twice the prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship of Germany.(1972 & 87)
Visiting Professor at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany and in the Washington University, St. Louis, U.S.A.

A Gayatri Vidya Parishad Institute

Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Ing. P. Srinivasa Rao

Advisor (Technical Education and Research & Development)