INFORMATION ABOUT INSTITUTION OF
U.V. WARLU ENDOWMENT LECTURE

The “U.V. Warlu Endowment Lecture” is the 12th of such lectures instituted in the IETE at Hyderabad.  Shri U.V. Warlu’s contribution to the IETE, Hyderabad Centre has been immense.  He was the Chairman of the Centre for the record four terms.  He has been instrumental for the tremendous progress made by the Centre.  In admiration of his services to the Electronic Industry in general and IETE, Hyderabad Centre in particular the annual Endowment Lecture has been instituted in his name in the year 1996.
 
 
 
DETAILS OF U.V. WARLU ENDOWMENT LECTURES
PREVIOUSLY DELIVERED AND TOPIC OF THE LECTURES
 
Shri U. V. Warlu
 

12.07.1996
“Thin Film Solar Cell Technologies: Status and Potential for Lowering the Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity” by Prof. A.K. Barua, Energy Research Univ, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Calcutta.
03.12.1997
“Applications of Lasers in Medicine” by Dr. D.R. Rao, Associate Director, George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
13.02.1999
“Cosmic Microwave Radiation Heralds Radio Astronomy” by Prof. N.A. Narasimham, Fellow, Indian National Science Academy and former Hear, Spectroscopy Group, BARC.
23.02.2000
“Solid State Electronics – The Next Twenty Years” by Prof. B.S. Sonde, Vice-Chancellor, GOA University, GOA.
19.01.2001
“Lasers for Measurements” by Dr. D.D. Bhawalkar, Director, Centre for Advanced Technology, Dept. of Atomic Energy, GOI, Indore.
20.12.2001
“Knowledge Based Engineering” by Prof. G.S. Mani, Dean & Director, Institute of Armament Technology (IAT), Pune.
26.04.2003
“From Digital Divide to Digital Dividend” by Dr. N. Seshagiri, Emeritus Scientist, CMMACS, CSIR and former Special Secretary to GOI, Ministry of IT, New Delhi.
31.01.2004
“Solar Energy Development in India” by Dr.E.V.R. Sastry, Advisor, Dept. of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, New Delhi.


DETAILS OF U.V. WARLU MEMORIAL LECTURES
PREVIOUSLY DELIVERED AND TOPIC OF THE LECTURES

 
02.04.2005
“Telecom Manufacturing Industry in India” by Dr. T.H. Chowdary, Distinguished Fellow, IETE and former IT Advisor to Govt. of AP.
26.05.2006
“Undersea Communications” by Dr.E.Bhagiratha Rao, President, Institute of Defence Scientists and Technologists, Hyderabad.
27.01.2007
“Aeronautics in India – present and Future” by Sri P.S. Subramanyam, Programme Director (Combat Air Craft) & Director, ADA, Bangalore.
11.04.2009
“Network Centric Warfare” by Sri Rajat Pal, Scientist ‘G’, DLRL, Hyderabad.
26.02.2011
“Scope And Limitation Of Biometric Identification ” by Dr. C. V. Kameswara Rao, Independent Reasearcher, Hyderabad.
22.03.2013
“3G & 4G MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES ” by Prof. (Mrs). K. RAJA RAJESWARI, Zonal Coordinator (South) & Chairperson, TPC, IETE, New Delhi and Professor,  Dept. of ECE, College of Engg., Andhra University, Visakhapatnam .
13.02.2015
“Control & Instrumentation Systems for Indian Nuclear Power Programme” by  Shri P.Sudhakar, Chairman & Managing Director, ECIL, Hyderabad.
03.10.2015
“Emerging Trends in Broadcasting with Special Focus on Mobiles” by Dr.D.Ranganadham, Deputy Director General (Engineering), Doordarshan Kendra, Hyderabad.
 
BIO-DATA OF Late SHRI U.V. WARLU

Shri Uppala Venkateswarlu, popularly known as “U.V. Warlu” was born in Ghantasala Village, Krishna Dist., AP on 16th December, 1927.  After Graduation he did his DMIT (now B.Tech) from Madras Institute of Technology with distinction and second rank.

Shri U.V. Warlu was Vice-President and Chairman, Apex Forum of IETE 2003-04.  He was the Chairman of the Centre for the record four terms i.e. for the year 1984-85, 1985-86, 1990-91 and 1991-92.  He has been elected to the IETE Council as a Member and served as Vice-President for the year 1985-87, 1997-2000 and 2001-2004. In admiration of his services to the Electronic Industry in general and IETE, Hyderabad Centre in particular the annual Endowment Lecture has been instituted in his name in the year 1996. So far nine lectures were organized in the IETE at Hyderabad.  Shri U.V. Warlu’s contribution to the IETE, Hyderabad Centre has been immense.
He served as Chairman about 12 leading Companies.  Shri U.V. Warlu went abroad several times either for training or as a Member of study groups or as adviser for presenting papers at International conventions etc.  He was Chairman of numerous Committees / Panels / Working groups appointed by DAE, DOE, DST, DNES etc.  He has published around 15 technical papers and around 20 policy papers on Electronics and Energy subjects.  Shri Warlu was the first recipient of the Nayudamma Award in 1986 for services in the area of Electronics and Energy by Indo-Japanese Friendship Association.  With an objective to promote educational facilities in the State Shri Warlu has established a Foundation called “Warlu Educational Foundation”.  To begin with, in token of his love for his native village, Shri Warlu has established an Industrial Training Centre at Ghantasala which started functioning from 1997-98.

He has been instrumental for the tremendous progress made by the Centre.  Shri U.V. Warlu passed away on 2nd October, 2004.  The Hyderabad Centre of the IETE lost a great visionary and an elderly guide.

 
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