S Sudhakara Reddy

S Sudhakara Reddy
Malla Reddy Engineering College, India

A visionary and a dynamic leader, Dr S Sudhakara Reddy, Principal, Malla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous) has rich teaching and industrial experience for over three decades. As an administrator, he has been instrumental in acquiring accreditation status for most of the institutions that he has worked with. He has spearheaded the transformation of the institution from an ordinary engineering college to a ‘Centre of Excellence’ to produce globally competent engineers. A distinguished scholar with lofty ideas, Dr S Sudhakara Reddy has played a significant role in revamping, restructuring and reorganizing the system at       Malla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous).

He obtained his B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Production) from Kakatiya University, Warangal, M.Tech Degree in Design and Production Engineering (Machine Tools) from N I T, Warangal and M.B.A (Human Resource Management) from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad. He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from S.V. University Tirupathi. The research work related to his Ph.D was carried out at Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL) and Advanced Research Center for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) at Hyderabad. His area of research includes Tribology, CAD/CAM & Advanced Manufacturing Technology. He has authored three text books and published 20 technical papers in national, international conferences and journals. He is a life member of various Professional bodies.

His research work was published as text book as “Effect of Laser Treatment on Tribological behavior of Al-Si alloys” by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

He is having 2 years industrial and24 Years of teaching as well as administrative experience at Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate level at various institutions.

In addition to teaching he also worked as Associate NCC Officer, NSS Officer, Training and Placement Officer and Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

He has been an author for 3 textbooks; he has published 20 technical papers in international and national conferences and national journals.

He is a life member of ISTE & SAHTSE, Member of Institution of Engineers (MIE), Indian Institution of Production Engineers (MIIPE) and Indian society for Mechanical Engineers (ISME).



Work Experience


Teaching - 25 years (UG & PG) Research – 27 years

Research guidance


No. of Papers Published

Masters's Ph.D.



Number of Books published with details


1. “Instrumentation and Control Systems”, Spectrum Publications(Hyderabad).
2. Metrology and Instrumentation, Spectrum Publications(Hyderabad).
3.Metalworking and Metrology (Production Technology) SciTech Publications (Chennai)

Details of Practical Training


Information furnished on Summer school/Workshops Attended.

Topic of Research Work


“Studies on wear of bearing alloys ” Experimental Work was carried out with the Surface Eng. Group at Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, (D.M.R.L), Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad – 58. and at ARCI, Hyderabad.

Special distinctions if any


Obtained 2/Lt (NCC) Rank after the successful completion of NCC training about 6 months and worked as Associate NCC Officer to 1(A) EME COY NCC Unit of V. R. Siddartha Eng. College, Vijayawada.

Membership of Various Professional bodies


1.Member of Institution of Engineers (MIE).
2.Life members of ISTE (LMISTE).
3.Life members of ISME (MISME).
4.Member of Indian Institution of Production  
5. Life member of SAHTSE.

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