Dr. Padmaja obtained her B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering and M.Tech. in Biochemical Engineering from A.U. College of Engineering Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Subsequently, she received her Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from College of Technology, Osmania University and Post Graduate Diploma in Patent Law from Nalsar University, Hyderabad. Dr. Padmaja has guided several B.Tech/M.Tech students and published numerous papers in reputed journals/conference proceedings.
Dr. A. Padmaja, M.Tech., Ph.D
Dr. Padmaja is currently working as Principal, Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. She has nearly 20 years of Experience in Industry and Academia in the areas of teaching, research and development and consulting. She has been working with Anurag Group of Institutions for the past seven years in various capacities. Prior to joining academics, she worked at Uni-Sankyo Ltd., and Jupiter Bio-sciences Ltd., Hyderabad managing large R&D projects of highly interdisciplinary nature involving Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. She was responsible of launching of several new products like enzymes, amino acids, nutracueticals and mucopolysaccharides beginning from basic research in the lab to taking all the way to bulk production. She has taken teh initiative in setting up and managing several Labs and facilities for research and development, quality control and diagnostics. She has profound knowledge of GLP/GMP processes and ISO standards.
I personally look forward to integrate my experience over the years in teaching and research into the learning systems and direct the collective efforts of the faculty at the college to build a comprehensive methodology that encompasses all that matters for nurturing the minds of curious students. I confidently believe in preparing my students to face the challenges the technology and engineering sector would offer.