Dr. K. Venkateswarlu


Dr. K.Venkateswarlu, graduated in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, A.P, India, in 1996. He obtained his M.Tech in Thermal Engineering specialization from JNTUH, Hyderabad, India, in 2006. He has been awarded doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU Kakinada, India, in 2016. He has 4 years of industrial experience and 17 years of experience in teaching and research. His area of research includes simulation of spray and combustion and fuel efficiency improvement of diesel engines.

He has published more than 15 papers in international journals and conferences. Presently he is working as Professor in Mechanical Engineering department in Gokaraju Rangaraju institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India. He has guided 8 M.Tech theses.

Dr. V enkateswarlu has published more than 15 papers in national and international journals and conferences. He has guided 8 M.Tech theses. He has completed writing a text book titled “Fundamentals of Thermodynamics”, (Accepted for publication by New Age International Publishers).

He is a Fellow, Institution of Engineers India(FIE) and Life Member, Combustion Institute Indian Section.

Dr. Venkateswarlu is the Associate Editor, SAE International Journal of Engines and the technical reviewer for journals such as SAE International Journal of Engines, Journal of the Brazilian society of Mechanical sciences and engineering and African journal of Agricultural research.

Dr. Venkateswarlu is the Professor in-charge, Thermal Engineering stream. He is also the co-coordinator for NBA PG Program(Thermal Engineering). Thermal Engineering program is accredited by NBA for two years from 2018-2020. He is also the member, Project Review Committee(PRC) for reviewing the projects of PG Program(Thermal Engineering).

Contact details:

Dr. K. Venkateswarlu


Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET

Bachupally, Hyderabad

Email: chaitu9903@gmail.com

Curriculam Vitae


Educational qualifications:

  • Ph. D – Thermal Engineering (I.C Engines), June-2016 J.N.T.U Kakinada

Thesis topic: An Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Fuel Additives and Exhaust Gas

Supervisor: Dr. B.S.R Murthy Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Q.I.S College of Engineering, Ongole

Co-Supervisor: Dr. V.V Subbarao

Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, J.N.T.U College of Engineering, Kakinada

  • M. Tech – Thermal Engineering (First class), 2006 J.N.T.U College of Engineering, Hyderabad

Thesis topic: Testing of Methanol-gasoline blends as an alternative fuel for S.I Engines

  • B. Tech – Mechanical Engineering (Second class), 1996 J.N.T.U College of Engineering, Hyderabad

Professional Experience: 21 years+

Teaching (From latest position)

  • Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engg. & Technology, Hyderabad

Professor- June’2016- Till date

Associate Professor- April’2015-May’2016

  • Usharama College of Engg. & Technology ,Telaprolu,Krishna(dt)

Associate Professor – Mechanical Engineering Department, July’2013-April’2015

  • L. University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Associate Professor – Mechanical Engineering Department Nov’2009-June’2013

  • R Engineering College , Warangal, Andhra Pradhesh

Assistant Professor – Mechanical Engineering Department June’2008- Oct’2009

  • R.R Engineering College , Khammam, Andhra Pradhesh

Assistant Professor – Mechanical Engineering Department Aug’2001- May’2008


  • Kakatiya Cement Sugar & Industries Ltd.(KCS & IL), Mechanical Engineer -Operations & Maintenance division Jan’97- July’2001

Contribution in Teaching

Courses taught

  • UG Course: Thermodynamics, Applied Thermodynamics, I.C Engines and Gas Turbines, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machinery, Automobile Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Condiotioning, Engineering Graphics, Instrumentation and Control Systems, Management Science and Non Conventional Sources of Energy.
  • PG Course: Advanced Thermodynamics, Advanced I.C Engines.

Laboratories conducted

  • IC Engines Lab
  • Heat Transfer Lab

Administrative experience

  • Department NBA coordinator for M Tech (Thermal Engg.), GokarajuRangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad since August 2015 to till date.
  • Department Thermal stream in-charge, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad since Jan 2017 to till date.

Committee Member:

  • Project Review Committee (PRC) member for M.Tech (Thermal)
  • Organizing committee member of International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization(ICMPC) organized annually.


Journal Publication

1. International Journals

  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy, V.V Subbarao., An experimental investigation to study the effect of fuel additives and exhaust gas recirculation on combustion and emissions of diesel-biodiesel blends. The Journal of Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, J Braz. Soc. Mech. Sci. Eng. March 2016, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 735-744.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, K.Ramakrishna., A Review on Strategies Adopted for Cleaner and Efficient Operation of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) diesel engine, J Braz. Soc. Mech. Sci. Eng. (Under review).
  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy, V.V Subba Rao., “Performance and Emission Improvement of Biodiesel Fueled Diesel Engine with Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Ethyl Hexyl Nitrate Additive,” International Journal of Bio-Science and Bio-Technology,Vol.7(2), (2015), pp.87-106.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy, V.V Subba Rao., The Effect of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Di-Tertiary Butyl Peroxide on Diesel-Biodiesel Blends for Performance and Emission Studies, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology ,Vol 54,pp49-60,2013.
  • K. Venkateswarlu., B.S.R Murthy., V.V Subba Rao., K.Vijaya Kumar., Effect of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Ethyl Hexyl Nitrate Additive on Biodiesel Fuelled Diesel Engine for the Reduction of NOx Emissions. Frontiers in Energy(Springer),September 2012, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 304-310.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy, V.V Subbarao, P.Sai Chaitanya., An Experimental Investigation on the Combined Effect of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Cetane Improver on Biodiesel Fueled Diesel Engine” International Energy Journal(IEJ), Volume 13, Issue 3, September 2012, pp133-144.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, K.Ramakrishna, K.Vijaya Kumar., Improvement of Engine Performance and Emissions with Ethyl Hexyl Nitrate and Diesel-Biodiesel Blends. International Energy Journal (IEJ), Volume 13, Issue 2, June 2012, pp 85-96.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy, and V.V Subbarao., An Experimental Investigation on Performance,Combustion and Emission Characteristics of Diesel-Biodiesel Blends with Isobutanol as an Additive. SAE Technical Paper number: 2012-28-0011, DOI: 10.4271/2012-28-0011.
  • Syed yousufuddin, K.Venkateswarlu, Naseeb Khan., A computational study to investigate the effects of insulation and EGR in a diesel engine. International Journal of Energy and Environment(IJEE), Volume 3, issue 2, 2012, pp 247-266.
  • Syed Yousufuddin, K. Venkateswarlu, Naseeb Khan., Effect of Ignition Timing and Equivalence Ratio on the Performance of an Engine Running at Various Speeds Fuelled with Gasoline and Natural Gas. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology. Vol. 43, June, 2012, pp67-79.
  • Syed Yousufuddin, Venkateswarlu,G.R.K.Sastry., Effect of Compression Ratio and Equivalence Ratio on the Emission Characteristics of a Hydrogen-Ethanol Fuelled Spark Ignition Engine,. International Journal of Advanced Sience and Technology, Vol. 40, March, 2012, PP 91-100.
  • R.K.Sastry, K.Venkateswarlu, Syed Yousufuddin, B.S.R Murthy., Performance,Vibration and Emission Analysis Of Diesel Engine Fuelled With Fish Oil Bio Diesel Blends, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, IJAET/Vol.III/ Issue I/January-March, 2012/116-120.
  • K. Venkateswarlu, B.S.R Murthy., Effect of Engine Modifications on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Diesel Engines with Alternative Fuels. International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJEAS) , vol.2, issue 2, 2010, pp 69-78.

2. National Journals

  • K.Venkateswarlu., M.Ramesh., K.Veladri., Testing of Methanol-gasoline blends as alternative fuel for S.I Engines. Institution of Engineers, India IE(I), Vol 90,2009, Pages 24-29.

3. Conferences Proceedings:

National Conference:

  • K.Venkateswarlu., B.S.R Murthy., M.A Sudheesh., A Study on Low Heat Rejection Diesel Engines for Performance and Emission Improvements. In: Proceedings of National conference PIME-2010 at Sree Sasta Institute of Science and Technology , Chennai, March 2010, pages 93-98.
  • K.Venkateswarlu., K.S.S Mohan., V.Ranjith Kumar., Performance and Emissions Studies on Diesel Engines with Palmstearin-Diesel blends at Different Injection Pressures. Proceedings of National conference on “Advanced Trends in Aeronatical Engineering”, Gitam University, Hyderabad, March 2012.
  • K.Venkateswarlu.,Y.V.Hanumantha Rao., K.Sridhar.,R.B.V Murali., Isobutanol and Ethyl Hexyl Nitrate(EHN) as additives for performance and emission improvement of Diesel-Biodiesel fuelled Diesel Engine. Proceedings of National conference on “Advances in Mechanical Engineering”(AIM-2012), Vasavi college of Engineering, Hyderabad, October 2012.
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