INFORMATION ABOUT INSTITUTION OF
Prof. C. V. S. RAO ENDOWMENT LECTURE

Prof. C. V. S. Rao Memorial Lecture is instituted at IETE, Hyderabad Centre in the year 2008.

   
   
Prof. C. V. S. Rao
 

DETAILS OF PROF. C. V. S. Rao MEMORIAL LECTURES
PREVIOUSLY DELIVERED AND TOPIC OF THE LECTURES


05.02.2010
“MODERN ADVANCES IN ELECTROMANAGEMENTIC FIELDS FOR BIOLOGICAL SYSTEM" by Dr. G.R. Babu Prof& Head of ECE Dept., KMIT, Hyderabad.
26.04.2014
“RECENT ADVANCES IN SPEECH PROCESSING" by Dr. M.V.Krishna Rao, Professor, ECE Dept. & Dean (PG Studies), CMR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.
08.05.2015
"CNFET-based Logic Circuit Design" by Dr. M.B. SRINIVAS, Profesor of Electrical Engg & Dean (Admn), BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
 
BIO-DATA OF PROF.C.V.S. Rao

Prof.C.V.S.Rao was born on 19-10-1934. Winner of 1992 Best Teacher Award – an annual award instituted by the Govt. of AP for excellence in teaching – Prof.C.V.S.Rao had early schooling in Andhra Pradesh and took the B.Sc. degree from Andhra University in 1952. He obtained the Diploma of the Madras Institute of Technology in Electronics in 1955. Subsequently he did his Master’s course in Electrical Engineering at IIT, Kanpur and obtained the Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science from School of Automation, IISc., Bangalore.

Prof. Rao started his career with the A.P Electricity Department and assisted Brown Boveri Engineers in the installation of their power –line carrier telephone network in 1955-56. He was a CSIR research fellow under the International Geophysical year scheme for five years. During this time, he carried out substantial work in the area of ionosphere studies and research. Under the inspired leadership of (late) Shri S.N.Mitra, the then Research Engineer of AIR who rose to eminence as Engineer in Chief and also as the President of IETE. Prof. Rao published a research paper jointly with him. Prof. Rao had earlier assisted Shri Chamanlal, former Chief Engineer of AIR, in publication of his paper dealing with Radiation Belts and their impact on Ionosphere.

Prof. Rao joined the Faculty of Osmania University in 1961 and served as Professor and Head, Dept. of ECE and also as Principal, University College of Engineering. His pioneering work led to the establishment of a research unit in navigational Electronics in Osmania University, funded by the Department of Electronics, Govt. of India. He was responsible for the development of the very first Computer Centre in 1986 in the Dept. of ECE, OU with funding from Ministry of Human
Resources Development.  With several research papers to his credit, Prof. Rao has been a visiting Professor of Salahaddin University, Iraq and Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. He served as an expert and resource person in various committees, short-term courses and in-plant training programmes.

Prof. Rao is a Fellow of IETE. He served as the Chairman of the IETE Hyderabad Centre and he is the motivating force for the Continuing Education Programmes of the Centre. During his tenure as the Chairman, he gave the leadership for organizing the 40th Foundation Day Celebrations of IETE hosted by the Hyderabad Centre. He started the ALCCS Course equivalent to M.Tech. (CSE), helped in the establishment of “Centre for Advanced Studies in Emerging Technologies (CASET)”, NORAD Programme for Women, orientation Summer School for school children etc. It was during his Chairmanship that the IETE Hyderabad Centre won the ‘Best Centre Award’ for the first time. The excellent traditions set up and the values and work culture carefully and lovingly nurtured by Prof. Rao have yielded results in the form of bagging the ‘Best Centre Award’ in the succeeding years also.
After his superannuation in 1993 as Principal of University College of Engineering, OU he worked as Principal, MVSR Engineering College and Srinidhi Institute of Technology. Prof. C.V.S. Rao is continuing to be a source of inspiration and guidance to the IETE Hyderabad Centre in all its activities.
Prof. C.V.S. Rao passed away n 19th August, 2006.

 
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