Dr. Dugra Prasad, Director, did his BE in Electrical Engineering from Andhra University in the year 1970. He later joined IIT Kharagpur and obtained his M.Tech in Power Systems in the year 1977. He did his PhD in Power Systems from IIT Delhi in the year 1980.
He worked as post-doctoral fellow for 1 year at IISC Bangalore in the year 1981. He joined IIT Delhi as Asst. Professor in the year 1981 and worked there for about 8 years and joined IIT Kharagpur as Associate Professor in the 1987. In the year 1990 he became Professor and worked up to 1996. He has supervised four scholars for their PhD and several M.Tech Theses during his tenure at IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur.
He has published about 40 international journal papers to his credit. He has traveled abroad and worked as Power Systems consultant to SCECO, Dammam and later worked at various places as Project Manager of ABB up to 2003. During his stay abroad, he was awarded “Distinguished Research Award” by CIGRE, France in the year 2000. From 2003 onwards he has worked with various engineering colleges in Telangana as Principal. He is instrumental in getting NBA accreditation to SRTIST, Nalgonda and Lords Engineering College, Hyderabad.
He has deep passion and vast experience in molding young students to become successful engineers.