JNTUA College of Engineering (Autonomous) Ananthapuramu

Sir Mokshagundam Vishveshwariah Road, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh-515002, INDIA

Alumni Secretary


Phone no:8332954020

Brief Bio-Data





Prof Shankar


Date of Birth



3. Educational Qualifications:


Class / Division


Year of Passing

B. Tech. (Electrical Engg.)

Ist Class

JNTU, Hyderabad (JNTUCE Anantapur)


M.Tech., (Power Systems)

Ist Class with Distinction

JNTU, Hyderabad

(JNTUCE Kakinada)


Ph.D., (Power System Reliability)

I.I.T., Delhi



Date of first appointment and cadre


30-07-1982* (Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, presently designated as Asst. Professor)


* Earlier served as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering from 1-10-1980 to 28-7-1982 at MIT, Manipal, Karnataka.

5. Served in different cadres Professor since 1999, HOD- 3Y 7M, Vice- Principal 2Y 7M, Principal 2Y, Registrar 1Y 10M, DAP 2Y 4M, DFA&AM 3Y 6 M

6. Number of books published (Other than publication of Ph.D. thesis): 2

Details of the Books:

         1. System Reliability Concepts,  Dr.V.Sankar, Himalaya Publications Pvt. Ltd. 2015

 2. Title of the book: Power System Deregulation, Dr. P. S. Varma & Dr. V. Sankar, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany, Nov.2017

Link: https://www.morebooks.de/store/gb/book/power-system-deregulation/isbn/978-620-2-07190-1

7. Number of Papers published : 104
International Journals National Journals International Conferences National Conferences
24 16 29 35


8. Number of research scholars guided/guiding : 18
Degree No. of Scholars obtained degrees No. of Scholars working
Ph. D. 13 Awarded 05

The following are the achievements:

  1. Development of various labs in EEE Department viz., programming in ‘C’, Numerical methods, Data structures, Networks, Machines labs.
  2. Development of and introduction of new subjects at UG/PG level in the area and Reliability Engineering in EEE Department and instrumental in deciding course structure and syllabus in this area and applications to power systems.
  3. Served as Chairman Board of Studies of JNTU Hyderabad at JNTUCE(A), Anantapur and presently member
  4. Member of various Inspection Committees for JNTU, AICTE and staff selection committees at various colleges in Southern region.
  5. TAPTEC scheme under AICTE got sanctioned for Rs.5 lakhs and completed.
  6. Referee of “IEEE Transactions on Reliability” an International Journal
  7. Received AP State Best Teacher Award on 5th September 2010.
  8. Served as Director i/c of Foreign Affairs & Alumni Matters from 9th September 2010 to 07.12.2010.
  9. Elected as Fellow of Institute of Engineers (India) – FIE, w. e. f 13-12-2010, No. F – 115533 – 0.
  10. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member No. 90339465.
  11. He is a Life Member of ISTE, ISPE (LM-2532), SSI and SESI (LM/1887/2012).
  12. He is instrumental starting the M. Tech. in Reliability Engineering in the University during the academic year 2009-10, which is an interdisciplinary area.
  13. He is a member of the committee as Outstanding Engineering Personality to Co-opt – IEI, Kadapa Local Center for the years 2010-11 & 2011-12.
  14. Received Rashtriya Gaurav Award for outstanding service achievements and contributions on 16th July 2011
  15. Received a life time achievement award “Rayalaseema Vidhya Rathna” from Swami art creations, Proddatur on 16th 2012.
  16. He is a Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Member No. 121481.
  17. He has got RCP (Research Contingency Project) Rs. 5.6 Lakhs as Consultant for the project on “Improvement in Reliability for Power Distribution Systems” for which MoU is signed with Registrar, JNTUA and Joint Director, CPRI Bangalore and completed.
  18. He was faculty counselor of IEEE Student Branch of JNTUA CEA for the year 2013.
  19. He has been appointed as Nodal Officer for JNTUA-NBA Nodal Centre from April 2013-2015
  20. He is a member of Academic Senate of Krishna University, Machilipatnam from Jan. 2014.
  21. He is a Coordinator, Student Activities of IEEE, Ananthapuramu Zone from 04.04.2014 to 5th 2016.
  22. He has served as Chief Coordinator, Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Mumbai – JNTUA from July 2014 to 28th January 2015.
  23. He is an Executive Group Member of AP Knowledge Mission from Feb. 2015.
  24. He is chief coordinator for Centers of Excellence of all Universities in A.P. since April 2015.
  25. He is Chairman of IEEE Student Activities Center (SAC) of Ananthapuramu Zone of Andhra Pradesh from 6th January-2016 to 16th Feb-2017.
  26. He is Coordinator of RUSA at JNTUA from 19th January-2016.
  27. Member of Indian Wind Power Association, since April 2016.
  28. He is a recipient of Eminent Educationist Award by INDUS foundation during INDO- AMERICAN education summit conducted on 23.09.2016 at Bangalore, India.
  29. He is the Chief Editor of Journal of Power Systems published by i-Manager publications Nagercoil.
  30. He is Chairman of Research Advisory Committee in Electrical Engg. of JNTUA since Jan-2017.
  31. He is the Chairman of IEEE Ananthapuramu Subsection under IEEE Hyderabad section from 17th Feb-2017.
  32. He has been appointed as Coordinator of JNTUA for TEQIP Phase-III since June-2017.
  33. He has been appointed as Secretary Alumni Association JNTUACEA from 25.05.2018.