Prof.Dr.S.Jayarama Reddy



Positions Held  

  • Vice-Chancellor, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

  • Founder, Vice-Chancellor (in-Charge), Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa

  • Vice-Chancellor (in-Charge), Dravidian University, Kuppam

  • Vice-Chancellor (in-Charge), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur

  • Member, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Appellate Authority 

  • Visiting Professor

o   Universities of Tokyo, Japan

o   Universities of Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany

o   Universities of Kanazawa, Japan

  • Senior Professor (C4), University of Greifswald, Germany

  • Member, Executive Council

o   Central University of Haryana

o   Sri Krishnadevaraya University

  • Member, Board of Governors, Environmental Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI), Hyderabad

  • Council Member, AP State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad

  • Principal and Vice-Principal, University of College of Art and Sciences, Sri Venkateswara University

  • Professor of  Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

  • Dean, Faculty of Sciences, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

  • Dean, School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Sri Venkateswara University

  • Member, Board of Governers, A P Residential Educational Institutions Society

  • Head

o   Department of Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University

o   Department of Environmental Chemistry, S.V.U. College of Engineering Tirupati

  • Scientific Officier, Twente University of Technology, Netherlands

  • President, Sri Venkateswara University Teachers Association


  • Alexander Von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation, Germany

  • Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan

  • Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences

  • ACTIM, France

  • DAAD, Germany

  • Electrochemical Society of India

  • Indian Chemical Society

  • Indian Science Congress Association

  • Chemical Research Society of India


  • Guided 35 PhDs and 9 M.Phils

  • 270 research papers and 8 review articles

  • 16 general/popular articles in national and international journals, dailies such as The Hindu and the Indian Express

  • Authored 4 books

  • Research work has been widely cited

  • Research projects from agencies ISRO, DST, CSIR, TTD, MOEF, DNES,DAE, UGC and Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

Areas of Research Specialisation

Fundamental Electrochemistry, Electro analytical Chemistry, Environmental Analysis, Bio electro chemistry, Emitters for Field ionisation and Field Desorption Mass Spectrometry, Photo-electrochemical energy conversions, Metal Speciation, Radio analytical Chemistry, Biosensors, Modified electrodes, Electro catalysis  in organic synthesis, Ion Selective Electrodes, Bioremediation of Pesticides, Atmospheric chemistry, Research leading to  extension and community development programs, etc.

Honours and Awards

  • Council Member, Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore

  • Chemical Research Society of India Medal for significant contributors to Chemical Research

  • Best University Teacher Award by Andhra Pradesh State Government

  • Life time Achievement award for Academic Excellence, National and International Collaboration, Administrative and Organizational capability, S.V.University

  • Executive Committee Member, Indian society of Chemists and Biologists

  • Executive Council Member, Indian Council of Chemists

  • Founder President, Society for Environmental Chemists

  • Sectional President, Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, IXth Annual Conference of the Indian Council of Chemists

Visits Abroad

Visited Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Scottland, England, France, Ireland, Belgium, Finland, Spain, Canada, U.S.A, Austria, Poland, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia on Various Academic Assignments.

Academic Assignments

  • Chairman/Member, NAAC PEER Committee for various Universities

  • Chairman/Member, UGC Assessment Committee (DEEMED Universities) for various Universities

  • Chairman/Member, UGC Assessment Committee (9th, 10th and 11th plans)

  • Chairman/Member, Planning and Monitoring Board, Sri Venkateswara University

  • Member, Planning and Monitoring Board, Saurashtra University, Rajkot

  • Member, High Power Advisory Committee, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore

  • Member, Task Force on Reference Materials, CPCB, New Delhi

  • International Scientific Committee member, Biological Environmental Specimen Banking, Sweden and Austria

  • Advisory Committee member, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi

  • Environment awareness committee of the A.P Government

  • Committee for monitoring the development of the hill areas in the A.P State

  • Chairman/Member, Academic Senate, Sri Venkateswara University, Cochin University of Science and Technology, ANGRAU, Hyderabad

  • General Assembly Member, Indian Council for Cultural Relations

  • Expert Cum Course Writers Committee Member, B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad

  • Curriculum Development Committee, Indira Gandhi National Open University

  • Chairman/Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, S.V.University and Various other Universities

  • Editorial Board and Referee of various Scientific Journals

  • Governing Board member of various graduate and post-graduate colleges

  • Selection committees of various Universities

Post-Graduate Teaching and Research

40 years experience; Postgraduate teaching since 1968 (Physical Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry at Sri Venkateswar University and Sri Krishnadevaraya University); Humboldt University, Berlin on Electro-organic Chemistry; Environmental Topics at University of   Greifswald,   Germany   (2001-2002);   Electrochemistry and electrochemical techniques, Kyoto University, Japan (2004). One of those responsible for the development of the Physical Chemistry Laboratory of the present Sri Krishnadevaraya University.

Worked on Electrochemical problems at TIFR, Bombay, University of Bonn, Nuclear Research Centre, Juelich, University of Mainz, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Greifswald, University of Kanazawa, Twente University of Technology, Enschede, University of Lyon, France, University of Tokyo, Sri Venkatswar University and  Sri Krishnadevaraya University

Organized 15 seminars (11 National, 4 International)

Residential Address

#201, Ameya Towers, Street No. 12, Tarnaka, Hyderabad - 500 017, A.P.,  INDIA; Tel. : 9949027118, +91-40-40181191; E-mail: