Prof. Pappula Laxminarayana

Dept of Mechanical Engineering & Registrar
Osmania University.

Prof. Pappula Laxminarayana was born in Siripuram, Lingalaghanpur Mandal, Jangaon district, Telangana State, India. His early schooling was in Government schools of Siripuram, Kallem and Jangaon and later his Intermediate education was in the Government Junior College, Jangaon.

He received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (1989), Master's degree in Production Engineering (1995) and a Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering (2003) from the Osmania University. He started his career in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University as Lecturer in 1991, promoted as Associated Professor in 1997 and became Professor in 2005 and continues to hold this position. He is also Convener TS PGECET-2021. Prior to joining the University, he served as Technical Assistant in District Industries Centre, Warangal, Govt. of A.P. in 1990.

He served as a Professor, University College of Technology, Osmania University and is a member on various boards and committees of the University.

Prof. Laxminarayana has over thirty years of teaching, research and administrative experience. He has published about 110 research papers in various International and National Journals and Conferences. He guided several PG and Ph.D. Scholars in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

As the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Osmania University, he introduced the CBCS & AICTE Model curriculum and revised scheme of Instruction & Syllabus for UG & PG courses in the Faculty Engineering, Osmania University.

Taking cognizance of rich teaching experience, he was appointed as Member of the Telangana State Council for Higher Education, Govt. of Telangana.

He also held several administrative positions- Director, District PG Colleges, Director, Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Head, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Chairman, Boards of Studies of Mechanical Engineering, Dean, Students Affairs (University Level), Special Officer, Alumni Association of Osmania University, Vice-Principal, University College of Technology, NSS Programme Officer, Convener TS PGECET-2021 (Telangana State level), Member, Osmania University, JNTU Board of Studies and Member, Assessment of DRDO, India as a subject expert.

Membership in Scientific & Professional Societies: He is a senior member of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) (USA), Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Institution of Engineers (India), IACIS, OGA, OUAA, and OUCE.

Countries & Universities visited: The USA, Canada, UAE, University of Washington, Harvard University, Columbia University, West Virginia University, etc.

He assumed charge as the Registrar, Osmania University on 26.05.2021.

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