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Director of BICS

Dr. K.M.Lakshmana Rao
Dr. K.M.Lakshmana Rao
Professor & Head (Civil Engg)

Teaching Experience:Teaching  over 30 Years at graduation, Post graduation and  Doctorate level " More than 27 years teaching at M.Tech level. Joined in JNTU service in 1990


  • Guided 4 Ph.D’s and guiding 10 Ph.D scholars.
  •    Coordinator   for Centre of Excellence on Disaster Management, TEQIP, MHRD Project.
  • Principal Investigator for Road Accidents
  • Principal Investigator for Urban floods and
  • Principal Investigator for flash floods of COE-TEQIP
  • Principal Investigator to UGC -Urban Disaster Management - Mini Research Project.- UGC Research Project
  • Principal Investigator to AICTE-Online Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure through unmanned communication- AICTE TYPE-C – Research Project
  • Principal Investigator for AICTE Transit Path Calculation By GIS – AICTE Project
  • Principal Investigator for UGC Innovation Research Project , Initiated new Inter Disciplinary M./Tech Program in Urban Transportation  Engineering
  • Established Central Hall for 15 GIS Architectures – Differential GIS Architectures – conceptualized, designed, developed and established

Research Interests:

  • Principal research interests are interdisciplinary and lie in urban, rural and regional planning with the application of advanced technologies in electronics, communication systems, and spatial technologies to the field of transportation engineering. Also has strong interests in transport network analysis, transport planning and systems modelling, satellite technologies, Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), infrastructure and safety management , road surface technologies, land use planning, bridge condition assessment through sensor technologies, unmanned communication and control systems for rail/road transportation and environmental impacts of road traffic

Knowledge Transfer Research:-

  • More than 60 B.Tech Students are exposed to new technology.
  • More than 500  M.Tech students are guided with research on Field problems.

Research Papers:120 Research paper at various levels

Research Product:

  • e-Measurement work
  • Fractal Model Kit for Urban development
  • Accidents analytics
  • Urban flood sensing system
  • Led wall based accident risk display systems
  • Driver attitude tracking system

Inter disciplinary Research:

  • Flood Monitoring and analysis
  • Accident Investigation with  sensors
  • Power sector mapping with GIS
  • LED wall and sensor alert system

National level sponsored Research:

  • PMGSY and GIS based Road Network Planning to Khammam, Mahaboobnagar and Kurnool.
  • Ten Municipalities- Integrated transport planning-Cyberabad.
  • Safety Consultant to UP Express way.
  • Safety Consultant for National Highways.

Seed Money of Research oriented

  • Adilabad Municipality
  • Hyderabadtraffic police
  • Traffic Impact assessment

International Visits on behalf of Government

  • Visited Netherlands for ITMS on behalf of Hyderabad Police
  • Visited Shengen, Honkong for ITMS on behalf of Hyderabad Police

Training Programme

  • Organized  33 training programmes  to PanchayatRaj  Engineering and Department  and printed  - Two proceedings books.
  • Organized training to  220 newly recruited Engineers .of GHMC on Road Engineering.


  • Quality control consultancy to GHMC Road from 1994 to till date
  • Traffic impact assessment for new interventions for Hyderabad from 2009 onwards to till date.
  • Road Safety consultant to NH' and SH' and PR Roads
  • Integrated Transportation planning for Ten Municipalities in Hyderabad with GIS
  • Integrarted Transportation and traffic planning for Secunderabad Cantonment Board
  • RoadSafety consultant for UP Expressway

Administrative Experience:

National Level:

  • Position held:Director Technical, National Rural roads development agency, Ministry of rural development, Government of India – involved in planning, interdisciplinary project evaluations, designs, implementations and administering total Bharat Nirman/ PMGSY at National level

State Level

  • Coordinator, State Technical Agency of Panchayat Raj Department for 2000 to till date.

University Level:

  • Head Coordinator-  Centre For Transportation Engineering JNTUHCEH from 1996 to 2010
  • Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, JNTUHCEH Kukatpally- 2013 to 2016
  • Director Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services, JNTUH University - 2016 to till date
  • Chief Engineer-Engineering Department, JNTUH University-in charge for construction, maintenance and operation for JNTUH CEH, JNTUHCEJ,JNTUHCEM, JNTUHCEJ Campuses -2016 to till date
  • Coordinator for Centre of Excellence on Disaster Management World Bank Project of MOHRD, Government of India


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