P.V. Ramamurti, PhD, Professor and Dean of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Honorary Director, Centre for Research on Aging, Department of Psychology, SV University, Tirupati. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (1983), a visiting Fellow at The Max Planck Institute, Berlin (1989), a consultant to the United Nations (1998–2002) and a visiting faculty for international training programme at the United Nations International Institute on Aging, Malta (since 1998).
A distinguished teacher and researcher in psychology, Dr. Ramamurti has been a member of UGC and Board of Studies of many universities that enabled him to structure syllabi and understand the needs of students across the country.
Dr. Ramamurti has guided a number of research scholars, directed more than 20 projects and has published seven books and about 160 research articles in national and international journals of repute. He is the recipient of several awards including the Basu Medal (API), Award of Excellence (Elders Forum), Lifetime Achievement Award (AGI) and The Swamy Pranavananda Award in Psychology. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Psychologists.