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Director of Research & Development

Dr M. Anji Reddy
Dr M. Anji Reddy
M.Tech (IITK), Ph.D.

Dr. Anji Reddy is the Professor of Environmental Science and Technology Centre for Environment in JNTU, Hyderabad. He can be called as the Man of degrees with dual doctorate degree from renowned universities. As a teacher Prof. Reddy is a man with outstanding caliber in guiding many students with their academics and their projects in various applications of remote sensing and GIS in environmental management and planning. His contributions to the field of environmental management, the guest lectures delivered at esteemed universities are outstanding. JNTU is privileged to have such a scholar with great commitment, dedication and knowledge.

Academic Qualifications

Degree Year Institution/ University Class Field
Ph.D 1995 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad --- Remote Sensing
M.Tech 1989 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India First Class(Distinction) Civil Engineering
M.Sc. 1986 Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P., India. First Class Geology
B.Sc 1984 Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P., India. First Class(Distinction) Geology, Mathematics and Physics,

Professional Experience

 October 2008 to onwards Director, Directorate of University foreign relation
January 2006 to January 2008 Professor & Director, Institute of Science and Technology (IST), JNT University, Hyderabad.
February 2004 to January 2006 Professor & Head, Centre for Environment, IST JNT University, Hyderabad Officer in charge, IST Nodal Centre JNTU
September 2003 to February 2004 Professor of EST Centre for Environment, IPGSR JNT University, Hyderabad Officer in charge, IST Nodal Centre JNTU
October 1999 to January 2004 Associate Professor Centre for Environment, IPGSR JNT University, Hyderabad. India.
October 1998 to October1999 Assistant Professor, Centre for Remote Sensing, IPGSR JNT University, Hyderabad., India.
June 1995 to October 1998 Senior Lecturer Centre for Remote Sensing, JNT University, Hyderabad. India.
May 1989 to June1995 Lecturer, Centre for Remote Sensing, JNT University, Hyderabad., India.

Member of Statutory / Expert committee/Technical/Professional bodies.

Chairman, A.P State level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) of State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority(SEIAA)of Min.of Environment & Forests, GOI
Chairman ,Board of Studies ,Environment ,JNTU
Executive Council, JNT University, Hyderabad.
Member DST Government of India
Member, BOS, Environmental Science and Technology, JNT University Hyderabad.
Member, Board of Studies, Environmental Science and Technology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka.
Technical Member, World Bank funded GIS project-IIIP,
Member, Board of Studies, Bangalore University, India
Member, Board of Studies, Sri Venkateswara University.
Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
Member ,Indian Society for Water Resources
Member, Indian Society for Hydrologists
Member, Indian Society for Remote Sensing.
Member, Indian Science Congress
Member D S T N R D M S Working Group for major projects namely i)Hyper spectral Signature Database Creation ii) Data Model Development on 1:10000 scale. iii) Science plan for Kolleru Lake Restoration
Member ,Technical expert committee, Women Scientist Scheme DST
Member, National committee on Restoration of Village Ponds and Management NRDMS DST Government of India.

Positions Held

 Reviewer for the Journal of Remote Sensing, U.K.
Reviewer for the Jounal Remote Sensing Reviews, U.S.A.
Resource Person for Curricula Development in Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS and Environmental Apps. For various Universities.
Chairman of Board of Studies of Environment, J.N.T.U.


Has been the principal guide for More than 130 academic projects at P.G. Level.
Guided 13 Ph.D. Projects.
At Present guiding 20 Ph. D Students in the area of Environment Science and Technology, Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS and Environmental applications.

Text Books :
Textbook of Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems, BS Publications,2002
Geoinfomatics for Environmental Management, BS Publications, 2004
  Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Management ,BS Publications 2005,5 Volumes
  • Pollution and Control Technologies
  • Environmental Geoinfomatics and Modeling
  • Environmental Resources and Sustainability
  • Environmental Impact and Assessment
  • Environmental Education and Awareness
  Digital Image Processing, BS Publications,2006
Textbook of Environmental Science & Technology, BS Publications, 2007

Foreign Countries Visited :
Visited the following international institutions and instrumental to make Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for teaching research and to conduct common courses for the benefit of students, staff and scholars.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, USA., 1996
  • Stockholm water Company, Stockholm, Sweden 1996
  • University of IOWA, USA., 1999
  • University of Chicago, Urbana, Chicago, 1999
  • International Centre for Environmental Management for Enclosed Coastal Seas, Kobe city, Japan, 2001

Publications :
Published more than 100 research Papers on various themes of Remote Sensing and GIS applications to Environment, Land Usage / Land Cover, Spatial Data Analysis etc.




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