Dr.Yellapragada Ellam Raj, B.E, M.E(OU), Ph.D(IIT Bombay)


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in “Water Resource Systems”, from IIT Bombay, Mumbai, in 1996.
  • M.E. in Hydro mechanics & Water Resources with First Class from OU College of Engineering (OU) Hyderabad, in 1985.
  • B.E. in Civil Engineering with distinction, from OU College of Engineering (OU) Hyderabad, in 1982.

Research Specialization:

  • Water Resource Systems-Planning and Management
  • Urban Hydrology

Work Experience:

  • Total 30 years of Teaching experience.

Employment Record:

  • Working as a Principal at AVN Institute of Engineering and Technology.
  • Worked in the designation of Professor and Principal, at various Colleges, namely MVSR Engineering College, Visvesvaraya College of Engineering & Technology, Sphoorthy Engineering College.


Published and Presented Technical & Research papers(14) in various International Journals and Conferences.

Guest Lectures Delivered:

To College of Engg (OU) and Engg. Staff College of India(ESCI) and delivered. Expert Lectures @ JNTU Hyderabad on Water Resource Systems under UGC sponsored Program.

Organized Seminars/Workshops/Refresher Courses

Design: Designed

  • (1) Intake structure on Farakka
  • (2) Heavy Water plant at Manuguru,
  • (3) Pumping Scheme for Tirumala
  • (4) Power Structure on Kakatiya canal
  • (5) Channel Transitions etc.

Chaired :

Technical session at International Conference on Hydrology and Water Management, JNTU Hyderabad – 2002, 2006 and several workshops, Symposiums in related fields Co- Chaired International conference on Natural Hazards & Disaster Management (CBIT) Hyderabad – Dec’2007, Co-Chaired National Conference on Soft Computing Applications in Water resources, Dec’ 2007 @ OU & International conference @ JNTUH 2010- 15.

Membership in Scientific & Professional Societies:

  • Member - Quality Circle Forum of India,
  • Member- Indian Institute of Economics.
  • Board of Studies-Center for Water Resources JNTUH, External Expert TEQUIP, CWR JNTUH
  • Expert in interview Board of WAPCOS A Govt. of India Undertaking.

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