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Updated on 29 Jul, 2019


Dr. N Venkateshwarlu

Associate Professor

N. Venkateshwarlu is Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Technology, IGNOU, New Delhi. He attained his PhD in Total Quality Management (2014) from SOET, IGNOU, New Delhi. He did his M.Tech in Industrial Engineering and Management (1996) from JNTU, Hyderabad. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (1989) from University College of Engineering, Osmania University. He also completed his PG Diploma programmes from IGNOU in three disciplines such as Distance Education, Operations Management, Urban Planning and Development while in service. He shows keen interest in learning new things in education, in this endeavor, he completed two online MOOCs courses  through courseera.com and gained “Certificate in Urban Infrastructure Management-Part-I” in 2017 and “ Certificate in Smart Cities: Management of Smart Urban Infrastructure” in 2018.

During 1997 to till date he designed, developed and launched a 98 credits programme on “ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering(DME)” during 2006 to 2010 as Programme coordinator. He also developed around 32 credit course materials for B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering programme and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programmes as course coordinator. At present he is developing a new and innovative programme on “ Diploma in Smart City Development and Management(DSCDM)” in online mode and ODL mode as programme coordinator. The work is in progress.

During 1990-97, he served in a state govt. company called Allwyn Watches Limited, Hyderabad as Asst. Engineer; Case Assembly and was responsible for day to production of case assembly shop floor. He also suggested few indigenous materials for substitution of imported materials which reduced the cost of materials. After  five years service, he had been promoted as Asst. Manager for Machine Shop floor and taken responsibility as Shift In charge for production of machining parts. He effectively managed the shift production on Automated CNC machines and general lathe, milling and drilling machines.  He also worked as Asst. Manager, Industrial Engineering Department to establish time standards in the machine shop floor operations. He could able to manage the shop floor productions effectively by maintaining good relationships. He was always tried for improving the quality of materials by implementing statistical quality control methods at shop floors.

His research interests centers primarily on improving the quality of manufacturing products, and increasing the efficiency of processes, machines and manpower. He also published more research papers on Distance Education, Industrial Engineering and Management and Total Quality Management. He has about 29 publications to his credit which includes research articles, conference presented papers, research papers in journals etc;. 

He received a Gold Medal for his Research Paper on “Make in India” presented at Industrial Engineering Conference held at NIT Surat in collaboration with IIIE, Mumbai in 2015.

In IGNOU, he prepared 32 Credits of SLM for various ODL programmes. He was coordinating Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) programme from 2006 to 2019, Currently he is developing a Diploma in Smart City Development and Management. He can be contacted at: nvenkateshwarlu2008@ignou.ac.in / 8826655368

 

EDUCATION:

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy (TQM)

Year 2014

Name of the University: IGNOU

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Research Topic: The Study of Selected Issues in TQM in Auto Companies

Academic Achievement:

Master of Technology (IEM)

Year 1996

Name of the University: JNTU Hyderabad

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Topic: Production Planning and Control: A Case Study at Allwyn Watch Company

Academic Achievement:

Bachelor of Engineering  (Mechanical Engineering) Year 1989

Name of the University: Osmania University

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Academic Achievement:

PG Diploma in (Distance Education) Year 2000

Name of the University: IGNOU

Discipline: Distance Education

Academic Achievement:

PG Diploma in (Operations Management) Year 2009

Name of the University: IGNOU

Discipline: Operations Management

Academic Achievement

PG Diploma in (Urban Planning and Development) Year 2018

Name of the University: IGNOU

Discipline: Urban Planning and Development

Academic Achievement

Online MOOCs Course:

Certificate in ( Management of Urban Infrastructure- Part-I) Year 2016

Name of the University: Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne, Coursera.com

Discipline: Urban Planning and Development

Academic Achievement : Online MOOCs

Online MOOCs Course:

Certificate in ( Smart Cities: Management of  Smart Urban Infrastructure) Year 2017

Name of the University: Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne, Coursera.com

Discipline: Urban Planning and Development

Academic Achievement : Online MOOCs

 

WORK EXPERIENCE: 29 Years ( 7 Years Industry +  22 Years Teaching )

 

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS: NIL

FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Fellowship/Awards

Granting/ Awarding Institution

Year

1.

Gold Medal

National Essay Competition on “ Make in India: Issues and Challenges”

IIIE Mubai and NIT Surat

              2015

PUBLICATIONS: (draft template is given below)

Ø  BOOKS:  (authored) +  (edited) = NIL

Ø  RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 29

ü  Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 12

ü  Chapters in Books:  NIL

ü  Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 17

Ø  POLICY DOCUMENTS: NIL

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body

Name of statutory body/ institution/

Period

Life Member

ISTE, New Delhi

Life Member

Life Member

IIIE, Mumbai

Life Member

Life Member

CEGR, New Delhi

Life Member

Member

Academic Council

1998-2000

Member

School Board

2000-2002

Convener & Member

School Council

2011-2014

Member

Discipline Committee

1997 to till date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Engineering and Technology,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-29572918, 08826655368
  nvenkateshwarlu2008@ignou.ac.in