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Dean – Student Affairs & Director – Admissions

Dr. R. Veeranjaneyulu has played a key role in the admissions process at PACE as the Director of Admissions. The fact that he has been able to achieve 100% admissions for the past 10 years suggests that he is highly effective in this role. Achieving 100% admissions is no small feat, and it suggests that Dr. Veeranjaneyulu has developed and implemented successful strategies to attract and enroll a diverse and talented student body. This involve targeted outreach efforts, effective communication with prospective students and their families, and the development of strong partnerships with colleges and other educational institutions. As a Dean of Student Affairs he coordinates with the activities of cultural, co-curricular and Sports & games, Management of hostels, Mentoring & Discipline.

Dr. T R Chaithanya

Director of Planning and Evaluation

Dr. T R Chaithanya, a PhD holder in Computer Science & Engineering with 14 years of professional experience, currently serves as the Director of Planning and Evaluation. In this dual role, Dr. Chaithanya spearheads strategic planning initiatives and evaluates organizational performance. As the Planning Director, Dr. Chaithanya develops short-term and long-term strategies. Collaborating with senior management, Dr. Chaithanya ensures alignment with the institute’s vision and mission, driving growth and improvement. In the Evaluation Director capacity, Dr. Chaithanya designs evaluation frameworks, gathers data, and analyzes performance metrics to measure the impact at various levels. Through data-driven insights, Dr. Chaithanya provides actionable recommendations to optimize processes and resource utilization. With a strong background in Computer Science & Engineering, Dr. Chaithanya's leadership enhances innovation, fosters continuous improvement, and contributes to overall organizational success.

Ms.K.Roopa Akkesh

Dean – Training & Placements

With 22 years of overall experience, Ms. Roopa brings a broad perspective and deep understanding of the job market to her work as a Placement Officer, Career Guidance counselor, and Convener for Alumni Affairs. Her 9 years of experience in the corporate sector have given her valuable insights into the needs and expectations of employers, as well as an understanding of the skills and experience that are most in demand in the job market.

Ms. Roopa's decision to transition to a career at PACE after her time in the corporate world have been motivated by a desire to help fresh grads achieve their career goals and make a positive impact in the world. Her extensive experience and expertise in career development and placement are highly valued by both students and employers, and she is seen as a trusted advisor and mentor in the field, and she is making a significant contribution to the success and well-being of the PACE students and alumni.

Dr.D.Anil Kumar

Dean – R&D

Dr. D. Anil Kumar (Member, IEEE) is presently working as an Assistant Professor & Dean (R&D. He has received M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from the Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Guntur, India. He has published more than 55 papers (49 SCI/Scopus), and 2 Patents, his h-Index is 15 & Citations are more than 550+. He is a reviewer for several journals in IEEE, Elsevier, etc. His work is mainly focused on the development of 3-D processing algorithms for computer vision applications. His research interests include video processing, computer vision, and sign language machine translation.

Dr.M. Appa Rao

Dean – Academics

Dr.M. APPA RAO has an extensive academic experience of 23 years in the domain of Electronics and Communication. To his credit, he published 22 research papers in various reputed National and International Journals that testifies his immense research proficiency. As A Dean – Academics, he strives to promote excellence in instruction and creative productivity and he is Responsible for Academic Programs, Preparation of Time Tables, Monitoring of Teaching, Board of Studies. He monitors the Adherence of Academic Rules by all Teaching Faculty and Students.

Dr.Mallikarjunachari G

Dean – ICSR

Dr. Mallikarjunachari G is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and currently Dean for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (ICSR), PACE ITS. He finished his Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU Hyderabad in 2006. He received his Master of Engineering degree from Osmania University Hyderabad in 2008. He pursued his Ph.D. degree (2012 January- 2016 April) from the Department of Applied Mechanics at IIT Madras. Later he worked as a postdoctoral fellow (2016 April – 2018 April) in the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Madras. He published more than 8 international journals and 20 conference proceedings. He finished a couple of projects funded by SRISTI BIRAC, and the AICTE Government of India.      About ICSR

Dr. Sudhir Chakravarthy Katragadda

Dean - Infrastructure

Dr. Sudhir Chakravarthy Katragadda is an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering and Member of Indian Society for Technical Education. He pursued his Ph.d in Saveetha Institute of Medical And Technical Sciences. He is having several years of industrial experience. He published more than 12 international journals. As Dean Infrastructure his role is to develop new infrastructure as per growth requirement and Renovation and Remodeling of all Campus Facilities and Amenities