Vice Chancellor

Prof. K Hussain Reddy


Brief Profile of Vice-Chancellor

Professor Katreddi Hussain Reddy obtained his M. Sc., Degree from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He has started his research as CSIR – JRF/SRF. He has earned his M. Phil., and Ph. D., degrees in Chemistry from Sri Krishnadevaraya University in the years 1982 and 1984 respectively. He has been proactive teacher and researcher in the fields of Bioinorganic and Supramolecular Chemistry. Dr. Reddy’s fields of research interests include Bio-coordination chemistry, Spectroscopy, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry of Polymeric Materials. He has 36 years of post-graduate teaching experience. He has been actively engaged in promoting research activity at Sri Krishnadevayaya University. Thirty six students earned Ph. D degree under his supervision and most of his alumnus are well settled as scientists and faculty in reputed universities in India and abroad.

He has facilitated several doctoral research students under his UGC, CSIR and DST projects. Dr. Reddy published about 220 research articles and five review articles in internationally reputed research journals such as Royal Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Springer, Taylor and Francis etc. His research publications have got good number of citations (2390 citations; h-index 23; i10-index 70) He has presented several papers in national and international seminars and conferences. He has also presented a scientific paper in international symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry held at Turtle Bay, Hawaii, USA. He has delivered Invited Lectures in National and International seminars. He has organized eight National Seminars in the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy College in SK University campus. He has completed five major research projects sponsored by different funding agencies such as DST, CSIR and UGC, New Delhi. He has completed One-time grant scheme awarded by UGC, New Delhi. He did his post-doctoral research in the University of California, San Deigo, USA during 1989-90 under study abroad fellowship sponsored by HRD-Government of India. He has authored a book entitled “Bio inorganic Chemistry” (2020) published by New Age international (Pvt. Ltd.) New Delhi. He is life member in several academic and research organizations.

He is recipient of the Andhra Pradesh State meritorious (Best teacher) award for the year 2007. He served as Head of the Department of Chemistry, Chairman Boards of Studies, Coordinator of UGC- SAP program, Dean of physical Sciences, Vice-Principal-Cum Warden and Professor In-charge/Principal of SKU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences(SKUCOPS). He is instrumental in getting PCI approval to SKUCOPS. He continued his research work (after retirement) as UGC BSR Faculty Fellow in the Department of Chemistry for a period of 3 years. Prof Reddy assumed office as Vice-Chancellor of Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu on 17th January 2024.

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