Vice-Chancellor & OSD(i/c)

Prof. D. Vijay Kishore

B.Arch(Gold medal), Masters in Urban Planning(SPA, New Delhi), P.hd in Urban Dynamics(Nominated for Prime Ministers Award in Planning),

E-mail: vc@ysrafu.ac.in

  • Former Registrar (JNAFA University),
  • Ex Principal, School of Planning & Architecture (JNAFA University)


  • AcademicExperience
    : 28 Years
    • Lecturer /Asst.Professor
    • AssociateProfessor
    • Professor
    • : 8Yrs
    • : 7Yrs
    • : 13Yrs
  • AdministrativeExperience
    : 17Years
  • Registrar (1st Feb -2010 to 18thFeb-2010)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.
  • Principal, School of Planning and Architecture (Dec-2008 toMar-2017)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.
  • Director, School of Planning and Architecture (Aug-2008 toDec-2008)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.
  • Director, School of Planning and Architecture (May-2007 toAug-2008)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
  • Head, Dept. of Architecture (Oct-2002 toMay-2007) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
  • 'GOLD MEDAL' at B.Arch., level for the outstanding performance in the area of advance construction subject, sponsored by Hyderabad Industries Limited in the year 1989.
  • Coordinator for the Re-habilitation of the land oustees at Penchkalpet , Karimnagar, District, Telangana , by the School which was nominated for the 'PRIME MINISTER AWARD'in the area of Urban Planning discipline in the year 1997.
  • AndhraPradesh Government has awarded Best Teacherin Architecture Award in 2011 and won Citation from Chief Minister of AndhraPradesh.
  • Award of Excellence from Lions Clubs International, Secunderabad for Outstanding contribution in Architecture.
  • Chairman, Board of Studies in Interior Design, JNAFAU,Hyderabad.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Architecture, Jawaharlal NehruTechnological University.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Planning, Anna University,Chennai.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Architecture, Andhra University,Visakhapatnam.
  • Member in Doctoral Committee in NagpurUniversity.
  • Member in Research Committee in NIT,Nagpur.
  • Member in Board of Governor, ITM-School of Architecture Arts and Design (ITM- SAAD), Vadodara,Gujarat.
  • Registered Architect with the Council of Architecture of India:CA/90/13375.
  • Fellow - Institute of Town Planners, India:A/94-143.
  • Fellow - Indian Institute ofArchitects:F14592
  • Associate Life Membership of IIID: ALM5131
  • Convenor, BOARD OF POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, Council of Architecture, NewDelhi.
  • Andhra Pradesh State Government Nominee for Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi.
  • Chairman- Building Advisory Committee of National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad, Government ofIndia.
  • Co-Chairman for Educational Standing Committee (ESC), ITPI, NewDelhi.
  • Chief Engineer, JNAFAU,Hyderabad.
  • Member - Building Committee of EFL University,Hyderabad
  • Member - Building Committee of Osmania University,Hyderabad.
  • Member - Building Committee -Salarjung Museum,Hyderabad.
  • Member - Building Committee - Rayalaseema University,Kurnool.
  • Member-DoctoralCommittee-VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteofTechnology,Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • Member - Doctoral Committee -Anna University, Chennai,Tamilnadu.
  • Member - Advisory Committee of Osmania University,Hyderabad.
  • Member - Reconstitution of State Level Monitoring Committee (SLMC) for inspection and appraisal of the Tourism Infrastructure Projects under Central Financial Assistance (CFA), Government of Andhra Pradesh,Hyderabad.
  • 'Development Strategies for Coastal Regulation Zones of Andhra Pradesh' under Research Promotion Scheme of AICTE, NewDelhi.
  • 'Project Centre For Technical Education' under Project Development Centre for Photography of AICTE, NewDelhi.
  • 'Modernized Digital Design Lab'in DTDP Dept.under MODROBS scheme of AICTE, New Delhi.
  • 'Change in Dynamics of Land Usesonthe Land Management Systemin Metropolitan Areas'funded by All India Council for Technical Education under R&D grant.
  • 'Land Fills and its effects on Housing Settlements' funded by All India Council for Technical Education under R&D grant.
  • 'Modernization of Climatology Laboratory in Architecture Dept.' under MODROBS scheme of AICTE, NewDelhi.
  • 'Decision Support System for Disaster Management and Emergency Recovery Planning in Metropolitan Areas'funded by All India Council for Technical Education, Status: Ongoing.
  • 'Training Program on MS-Office, Auto CAD & GIS' under Staff Development Programme of AICTE, NewDelhi.

Ph.D. RESEARCH GUIDANCE

No. of Ph.d's Completed - 08

  • Dr.Binumol Tom title: 'Moisture related decay mitigation in traditional timber architecture a search into the traditional knowledge base'.
  • Dr.BhanuM.Marwahatitle:'Impact of Information and Communication Technologieson the Physical Planning of UrbanArea'.
  • Sri P.Sudhir Kumar title: 'Analyzing for Attributes of Obesogenic Environments for Design of Healthy Built Environments'.
  • Sri G.Viswanadha Kumar title: 'Conception of Heritage Management Plan for British Colonial Built Heritage in Visakhapatnam City Base on Survey, Assessment and Case Studies'.
  • Sri S.M.Subhani title:'Evolvinga model for optimal utilization of financial resources for development of infrastructure in Urban Local Bodies'.
  • Sri Jyotirmoy Sarma title:'Assessment of Need for Private Sector Participation in Urban Water Supply inIndia'.
  • Bejene Kothri ,Urbanisation trends , special treatment to Hyderabad.
    External/Part-timeScholarsregistered-12
    Total No. of Ph.D. Scholars: 16No.s

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Community Open Spaces:The nand Now - Acase of an Indian City" paperjointly authored with Dr.P.Padmavathi and Abhijit Natu, accepted and presented at the Inter national Conferenceat Malaysia,on 03rd - 04th December 2007 organised by School of Housing Building & Planning University Sains, Malaysia underway for publicationin: Transforming Urban Spaces in Developing Worldheld at Penang, Malaysia.
  • Edited and compiled around 20 No. of lecture notes under QIP / Staff Developing programmes.
  • Edited and compiled lecture notes for training under NPCBAERM for practicing Architects, March2008.
  • CompiledTwoReaderVolumesforB.ArchitectureCoursesforthesubjectsof

    1) TownPlanning

    2) Advanced BuildingConstruction

  • "Greener environmental approach towards conservation of traditional timber architecture" jointly authored with Dr.Binumol Tom at International Conference on environment at JNT University, Hyderabad, A.P. Nov2005
  • "Community Open Spaces : The nand Now- Acase of an Indian City" paper jointly authored with Dr.P.Padmavathi and Abhijit Natu, accepted and presented at the International Conference at Malaysia,on 03rd-04th December 2007 organised by School of Housing Building& Planning University Sains, Malaysia under way for publication in: Transforming Urban Spaces in Developing World held at Penang,Malaysia.
  • "Review of Spatial Metamorphosis of Hyderabad" paper accepted at the German - Indian Workshop titled 'Integration of Sustainable Infrastructure in Spatial Urban, Planning for Future Megacities in India' University of Karlsruhe, Germany- 08-14 October 2006.
  • "Effects of Land-use regulations on middle income housing, case of Hyderabad" paper presented at 8th International Conference of Safe Affordable and Sustainable Housing,by Centre for Human Settlements,Jadavpur University, Calcutta,1995.
  • "Tourism and Cultural Heritage" paper presented on "Cultural Historic and natural resources all make up sites for Heritage Tourism" at ICEMESCT-11th International Conference- 18th May, 2015 - Istanbul Turkey.