N.V.S. RAJU, Ph.D., is Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, JNTUH College of Engineering, Nachupally (Kondagattu), Kodimial Mandal, Karima-nagar, Andhra Pradesh. Earlier, he worked as Assistant Professor at VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad and Associate Professor in JNTU Kakinada, as Professor in Vijay Rural Engineering College, Nizamabad, Nizam Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad, Bharat Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad and Principal of Srinivasa Engineering College, Banswada.
Professor Raju has served the industry for about 10 years in various capacities. He was Deputy Manager in Hyderabad Allwyn Limited. In industry he acquired a rich practical experience in the areas of production, planning and maintenance.
Professor Raju has authored a couple of books on operations research, mathematical modeling and simulation, instrumentation and control systems, quantitative analysis for business decisions, plant maintenance and reliability engineering, industrial engineering and management and management science. He has authored course material for eight courses on industrial engineering and operations for IGNOU and Andhra University. He has more than 50 national and international publications to his credit.