Dr. Venkata Reddy Poluru
Ph.D (IISc Banglore)

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Venkata Reddy Poluru joined the Institute in 2011

Contact Address
Phone 040 - 23001830
Fax 040 - 23001830
emailpvreddy@rgukt.in
pvr.iisc@gmail.com

Educational Details
  • B. Tech. (May 1997): Mechanical Engineering,
    Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla,
    Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A. P.

  • M. Tech. (February 2000): Heat Power - Refrigeration & Air-conditioning,
    College of Engineering, Anantapur, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, A. P.

    M. Tech. Thesis Title: Vapour Absorption Systems with the working pair TFE-Pyr:
    A Thermodynamic study

  • Ph. D. (June 2008): CFD Centre, Department of Aerospace Engineering,
    Indian Institute Science, Bangalore.

    Ph. D. Thesis Title: Numerical Study of Low Mach Number Conjugate Natural Convection and Radiation in a Vertical Annulus

Experience Details
  • Presently working as an Assistant Professor (December 08, 2011 to Till Date), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, AP-IIIT-Nuzvid Campus, Krishna Dist., A. P
  • Professor & Dean (December 08, 2009 to December 07, 2011), Department of Aeronautical Engineering, MLR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, A. P
  • CFD Analysis Engineer (August 04, 2008 - December 04, 2009), CFD Analysis Group, Engineering Science Division, John Deere India Pvt. Ltd., Magarpatta City, Pune.
  • Project Associate (January 01, 2007 to July 31, 2008), R & HVAC Lab, Department of Mechanical engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Research Scholar (January 01, 2002 to December 31, 2006), CFD Center, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Assistant Professor (October 17, 2000 to December 28, 2001), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vignan's Engineering College, Guntur, A. P.
  • Post Graduate Trainee Engineer (April 24, 2000 to September 02, 2000), Production Planning and control department, Videocon Appliances Limited (Refrigerator Division), Aurangabad.
  • Eleven years of experience in research, industrial and teaching in the fields of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Refrigeration & Air-conditioning for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Domains.


Skill Sets
  • Computational Fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer Problems
  • Thermodynamic Analysis of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems (HVAC & R)

List of subjects taught
  • Aerodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Hypersonic Aerodynamics
  • Modeling and Simulation of Fluid Flows
  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
  • Thermodynamics

Academic Training Programs
  • Trained for high impact teaching skills by Mission-10X for Engineering Faculty development programme conducted by WIPRO International.
  • Attended Dale Carnigae International Certificate for teachers and Trainers.

Paper Publications
  • Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L. and Krishna Murthy, M.V., "Thermodynamic Analysis of Vapour Absorption Systems working with the pair TFE-NMP," National conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETIME), pp. 32-43, February 10-11, 2006, Bangalore.
  • Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L. and Krishna Murthy, M.V., "Natural Convection in a Vertical Annulus Driven by a Central Solid Cylinder with Volumetric Heat Sources," 19th National and 8th ASME-ISHMT Conference, Paper No. NCH-4, January 3-5, 2008, JNTU Hyderabad.
  • Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L., Raghurama Rao, S.V., Johny, T. and Kasiviswanathan, K.V., "CFD Analysis of Conjugate Natural Convection in a Vertical Annulus," International Journal of Computational Methods, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 63-89, 2008.
  • Venkata Reddy, P. and Narasimham, G.S.V.L., "Natural convection in a vertical annulus driven by a central heat generating rod," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 51, no. 19-20, pp. 5024-5032, 2008.
  • Venkata Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L., Raghurama Rao, S.V., Johny, T. and Kasiviswanathan, K.V., "Non- Boussinesq Conjugate Natural Convection in a Vertical Annulus," International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer , vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 1230-1237, 2010.
  • Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L., "Thermodynamic Analysis of Single- and Double-Effect Vapour Absorption Systems working with TFE-NMP Pair," Communicated to International Journal of Energy Research.
  • Venkata Reddy, P. and Narasimham, G.S.V.L. "Interaction of Heat-generation-driven Natural Convection and Radiation in a Vertical Annulus" Communicated to Computational Thermal Sciences, An International Journal.
  • Venkata Reddy, P., Narasimham, G.S.V.L., "Numerical study of low Mach number Conjugate Natural Convection and Radiation in a Vertical Annulus," Communicated to International journal of Heat and Fluid Flow.