Mr. K. Siva Prasada Rao
                                                                    M.Tech.

Assitant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
RVR & JC College of Engineering(Autonomous)
Chowdavaram,Guntur-522 019
Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: +91-9491073317 Ext.206 (O)
               +91-9640940920
e-mail: sivakrosuri@gmail.com

Educational Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing Ph.D in Chemical Engineering at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  2. M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Vignan University, Vadlamudi, Guntur during 2010-2012.
  3. B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from RVR&JC College of Engineering, Chowdavaram, Guntur during 1997-2001.

Date of Birth:16-07-1979
Date of Joining:30-11-2011
Experience:
   R&D and Teaching Experience : 05 Years.
   Industrial Experience : 05 Years.

Teaching Experience:
  1. Presently working as Assistant Professor at Department of Chemical Engineering RVR & JC College of Engineering, Guntur, since November 2011.
  2. Worked as Lecturer at Department of Chemical Engineering RVR & JC College of Engineering, Guntur, during June 2010-September 2010.
Membership of Scientific and Professional Bodies:
  1. Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Industrial Experience
  1. Worked as Senior Software Engineer at Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore during 2007-2010.
  2. Worked as trainee engineer at paint quality control in BMW Ltd., Oxford, UK during 2004-2006.
Books Published
  1. K. Siva Prasada Rao,"Removal of Methylene Blue by Adsorption and Coagulation", Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2013, ISBN: 978-3-659-37369-5.
Papers Published
  1. P. Vijetha, K. Kumaraswamy, Y. Prasanna Kumar, N. Satyasree, K. Siva Prasada Rao, "Biosorption Of Cu, Zn And Pb By Eichhornia Crassipes: Thermodynamic And Isotherm Studies", International Journal of Sceintific & Technology Research, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2014, ISSN 2277-8616, pp 439-443.
  2. K.Sivaprasada Rao, M.Venkateswara Rao, P.Bangaraiah," Removal of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Solution using Grewia Orbiculata Rottl.: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies", International Journal of Engineering Research and Science &Technology::ISSN 2319-5991, Vol. 2, No. 4, November 2013, Pages 101-112.
  3. D.Kamalakar, L.Nageswara Rao, K.Sivaprasada Rao, M.Venkateswara Rao," Studies on drying characteristics of prawn and fish", Journal of Chemical, Biological and physical sciences, Volume 3, No.3, E-ISSN No-2249-1929, May- July,2013: Pages 1972-1982.
    Papers Presented in Conferences/Seminars/Symposiums:
  1. "Optimization of Reaction Parameters for the Production of Fatty Acids from Rice Bran Oil" in a 1st Andhra Pradesh Science Congress (APAS) on 'Focal Theme- Science for Smart Technologies', organized by Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences in association with Sri Venkateswara University & Sri PadmavatiMahilaVisvavidyalayam, Tirupati, during 27-29 February, 2016.
  2. "Desalination plant: Potential Impacts of Brine Discharge on Marine Life" and the same has been published in the Proceedings of the International National Conference onNew Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2015), ISBN 987-81-928314-1-1, published by NITW, Warangal, during 20-21 March, 2015.
  3. "Waste Management Plan for Housing Development Program 2008-2009 by Andhra Pradesh Housing Corporation in Chowdavaram", in the National conference on Quest for Advancement in Civil Engineering (QACE '15), organized by the department of Civil Engineering, S R M University, Chennai, during 19-20 March, 2015.
  4. "Renewable Energy- Solar Energy- Future Prospective", in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Solar Energy Harvesting Through Photovoltaic Cells and Storage (SEHTPAS-13), organized by RVR & JC College of Engineering, Guntur during 21-22 June 2013.
    Refresher courses attended:
  1. A One week Short Term Training Program on 'Applications of Process Simulators in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (APSCBE-2016)', organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal, during 30th May-03rd June 2016.
  2. TEQIP Phase-II Center of Excellence (CoE), one Week Short-Term Course on Fuel Cell Technology (FCT-2015), organized by department of Chemical Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, during April 06-10, 2015.
  3. A National Workshop on, 'Application of Computational Technique in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, organized by department of Chemical Engineering, ANITS, Visakhapatnam, during 24-25, February, 2015.
  4. A two day National Workshop on "Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition using MATLAB" Conducted by Department of Information Technology, RVR&JC College of Engineering during 21st & 22nd April, 2014.
  5. TEQIP-II Sponsored A Five-Day MATLAB based Workshop on "Computational Research Techniques", organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITW, Warangal.
    Participated in Seminars/ Symposiums:
  1. A Ist South India Student Convention of Chemical Engineering on the 'Assessment of the State of the Art in Chemical Engineering Science', jointly organized by IIChE members of SatishDhawan Space Centre SHAR, ISRO and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Ananthapuram, on 22nd February, 2016.
  2. Participated in the Invited Lectures on Fundamentals of 'DOWNSTREAM PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES-- An Insight for Prospective Refinery Engineers' jointly organized by Department of Petroleum Engineering & Petrochemical Engineering JNTUK--Petrotech Student Chapter and JNTUK--SPE Student Chapter at JNTUK, Kakinada from 23-24th January 2016.
  3. Two Day National Workshop on "Nanotechnology - A Fuel for Chemical Industry (NTFC-2013)" sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi organized by Department of Chemical Engineering during 20-21 September, 2013.
  4. Two day National Seminar on "Solar Energy Harvesting Through Photovoltaic cells and Storage (SEHTPVAS-13)" sponsored by UGC, organized by Department of Chemical Engineering and Physics, during June 21-22, 2013.
  5. A two day workshop on "Green Technology for Clean Environment", organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering in association with APPCB, during 20-21 December, 2012.
Programs Organized:
  1. A two day National level Chemical Engineering Students meet, ChECK-2017 (Chemical Engineering Contest for Knockout-2017), during 17th - 18th February, 2017, Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering(A), Guntur.
  2. One day National level Chemical Engineering Students meet, ChECK-2016 (Chemical Engineering Contest for Knockout-2016), on 11th February, 2016, Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering(A), Guntur.
  3. One day National Workshop on Advances in Chemical Engineering for Sustainable Development (ACESD) on 07 February, 2015.
  4. A two day National level Chemical Engineering Students meet, ChECK-2014 (Chemical Engineering Contest for Knockout-2014), 29-30 November, 2011, Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur.
  5. One day national seminar on "Renewable Energy Resources & Technological Advances", 25 February, 2014, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur.
  6. Two Day National Workshop on "Nanotechnology - A Fuel for Chemical Industry (NTFC-2013)" sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi organized by Department of Chemical Engineering during 20-21 September, 2013.
  7. Two day National Seminar on "Solar Energy Harvesting Through Photovoltaic cells and Storage (SEHTPVAS-13)" sponsored by UGC, organized by Department of Chemical Engineering and Physics, during June 21-22, 2013.
  8. A two day workshop on "Green Technology for Clean Environment", organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering in association with APPCB, during 20-21 December, 2012.
  9. One day national seminar on "New and Renewable Energy Forever", 22ndFebruary, 2012, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur.
  10. The 6th annual session of Student Chemical Engineering Congress " SCHEMCON 2010" on the theme "Process Industries and Sustainable Development" was organized by IIChE-RVR&JCCE Student chapter in association with IIChEWaltair Regional Centre, Department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur during 24th-25th September 2010.