DRProf. Dr. Beela Satyanarayana


A Person known for his perseverance and modesty

His academic and professional accomplishments, vast administrative experience, and the vision towards technical and higher education have been a guiding force for Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology to realize its goals.

Educational Record:

  • Graduate in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Post Graduate in 3 different Domains (Machine design, Industrial Engineering and Computer Science and Technology)
  • Ph.D. IIT Delhi

Professional Experience:

  • Former Vice chancellor, Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology
  • Former Vice Chancellor, Andhra University
  • Vice Chancellor In-charge of Adikavi Nannaya University
  • Former Rector, Andhra University.
  • The architect of GMRIT

Honors and Awards:

  • Prestigious National Chair positions 1. Sir Arthur Cotton Geospatial Chair Professor by Dept. of Science and Technology and 2. Dr. Suri Bhagavantham Chair by DRDO.
  • The establishment of highly The award of PURSE programme to establish high end state of the art research facilities and purse contemporary research with a substantial financial support is the result of his efforts.
  • The professional membership awarded by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Computer Society of India (CSI), ISTAM, ISCA, CMSI,SSSS
  • Fellowship awarded by FIE and APAS are a testimony to his national professional competence.
  • Twenty six Doctorate degrees were awarded under his guidance apart from 130 research publications in journals/conferences and four books authored by him.

The constraints of being born and grown in a remote village has never come in his way of education, thinking and perseverance to rise to reach the highest goals career and contributions to the cause of technical education in the region. His academic interests and R&D orientations reflects a synergic blend of academics, industry using a multi faceted approach. His simple, yet subtle approach with commitment have equipped him to initiate a number of innovative academic programmes, collaborative twinning programmes with reputed international institutions at Graduate and postgraduate levels in Andhra University and many established technical institutions in Andhra Pradesh. His concern and conviction to empower women has lead him to start an engineering college exclusively for women as a constituent college of Andhra University. Prof. Beela’s pivotal role in the establishment of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharma D) for the first time in Andhra Pradesh has been exemplary. The unstinted efforts made by Prof. Beela have culminated in. Major credit of NAAC accreditation to Andhra University with a 3.64 score on a 4.00 scale.

Prof. Dr. Beela Satyanarayana
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology
No.42, Avadi-Vel Tech Road,
Avadi, Chennai-600 062,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: 98495 82103,
Email: chancellor@veltech.edu.in.