S. V. Ranganayakulu is currently working as Dean (R&D), in Guru Nanak Institutions, Technical Campus. in Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus. He holds M.Sc (Physics) in Electronics as specialization, M.Phil (Physics) in the area of Liquid Crystals Displays (LCD) from Andhra University and Ph. D. in the area of Ultrasonic Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He also holds NDT-Level II certification awarded by ASNDT . He has 25 years of teaching as well as administrative experience at postgraduate and undergraduate level at various institutions. He guided 32 M.Phil Scholars and 8 P.G. projects and is presently guiding 6 Ph.D scholars. He has to his credit 42 papers in international and national journals. He presented 46 research papers in National and International conferences. He is editorial board member of International Journal of Materials Science and Applications – Science Publishing Group, USA, Universal Journal of Materials Science, Horizon Research Publishing Corporation, USA, Open Journal of Acoustics- SCRIP, USA Journal of Acoustical Society of India and American Journal of Engineering Technology, USA respectively. He is Fellow of Acoustical Society of India and Ultrasonic Society of India. He also severed as the member of Board of Studies in Electronics and Instrumentation in Acharya Nagarjuna University for 8 years. He delivered several invited talks in International and national conferences and workshops. He has executed two R&D projects in the area of Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation. One project is entitled “NDT evaluation of Aerospace Materials” sanctioned by AICTE under Research Promotion Scheme and other project entitled ”Establishment of Acoustic Emission Technique for quality assurance of SS Materials and other NDT methods” sanctioned by BRFST under Department of Atomic Energy as part of Nuclear Fusion Program. Presently he is executing minor research project entitled ”Ultrasonic Investigation studies of Nano fluids” sanctioned UGC-SERO under Minor Research Project program. He was awarded Research Excellence award by Indus Foundation for extensive contribution in research and development. He has published 4 text books. Moreover, he filed one patent and industrial design as a part of Intellectual Property Rights(IPR).