Bhubaneswar, Nov 06: Prof E Saibaba Reddy has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla in Sambalpur district.
The Search Committee appointed by Governor Dr SC Jamir had recommended three names Prof BK Nanda, Prof E Saibaba Reddy and Prof KC Patra among the shortlisted 22 candidates for the post.
However, Dr. Jamir selected Prof. Reddy as the next vice chancellor of VSSUT.
Presently, Prof. Reddy is the professor of Civil Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad. An alumnus of University of Roorkee, Prof Reddy did his PhD in University of Holifak, Canada and University of Birmingham.
He has been a regular visiting professor at a number of foreign universities, particularly in the USA, Canada and UK.
Apart from this, the professor has authored four books besides publishing research papers in 50 international and 52 national journals of repute.