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Dr.N.R.K. Murthy - Principal(2008-10)

Dr. N. Radhakrishna Murthy

B.E., M.E., Ph.D
36 years of teaching & research experience

Best teacher award, Acharya N.G.Ranga Ag University for the year 1998


  • Agricultural waste utilization and Management at University Of Arizona, Tucson, USA from 27-08-2000 to 20- 11-2000
  • Associate Dean (Principal), College of Engineering, (Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University), Bapatla (01-09-2006 to 30-06-2007)
  • Professor & University Head, Dept. Of Farm Machinery & Power, College Of Agricultural Engineering, Bapatla (21-09-1992 to 31-08-2006)
  • Associate Professor 1982 - 1992
  • Assistant Professor 1972 - 1982
  • Industry - 1 year at Hindustan Construction Company, Hyderabad(1971-72)

Research guidance, publications and Projects

  • 15 papers published in various National and International conference proceedings and National and International Journals.
  • ICAR Adhoc research project on “Use of Alumina Ceramic as a wear resistant material for soil working tools” from 15-02-1997 to 31-01-2001.

  • Best teacher award presented by Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University for the year 1998.


  • Instrumental in the establishment of Computer centre, Thermodynamic and heat engines laboratory, Workshops and Machine Shops, Farm Power Laboratory, Farm Machinery Laboratory and Ergonomics Laboratory in College of Agricultural Engineering, Bapatla.
  • Acted as external Evaluator for M.Tech and Ph.D thesis’s & conducted Viva-Voice Examinations in Farm Machinery and Power specialization for no of agricultural Universities in India.
  • Acted as External expert for the selection of posts for various Agricultural universities in Farm Machinery and Power Specialization.
  • Member, Board of Studies in Agricultural Engineering, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore for 3 years
  • Member of Board of Directors of A.P State Agro Industries Development Corporation Limited,Hyderabad for 2 years