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Dr. Kota Mrutyunjaya Rao

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Dr. Kota Mrutyunjaya Rao
Assistant Professor

MFA., Ph.D.
Department of Fine Arts
Yogi Vemana University
Kadapa-516005
Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Qualification

Ph.D (Gold Medalist) - Telugu University, Hyderabad, India.
M.F.A (Gold medalist) from University of Hyderabad , India.

PDF/Teaching Experience

• Assistant Professor ( Selection Grade III) & Coordinator, Dept of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA. : Since August 2009 to till date.

Administrative Experience

• Coordinator, Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh since Dec 2022. ( 2012-2016 & 2018-2020).
• Director, Art Gallery “Kaladarshan”, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh since Aug 2022.
Coordinator, Students Welfare Cell, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh since Dec 2022.
• Member, Crises Management Team, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh from 2009-2013.
Co-Coordinator, Public Relation Cell, Vemana University, Kadapa, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh from 2013-2015.
• Convener, Board of Studies, Dept. of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Y.S.R District, Andhra Pradesh, India from 2013 to 2016.
• Co -Coordinator, Cultural Activities, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Y.S.R District, Andhra Pradesh,India from 2013 to 2020).
• Team Manager for Cultural Team for South Zone Youth Festival 2018.
• External Member, DRC ( Departmental Research Committee), College of Fine Arts, Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. (2022).
• Convener, Departmental Research Committee, Dept. of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Y.S.R District, Andhra Pradesh, India. (2022)
• Member , Board of Studies, Department of Folklore and Tribal Studies, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, India. since 14.06.2023.
• Member , Board of Studies, Department of Fine Arts, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India since 06.09.2022.
• Member, Board of Studies, Department of Sculpture and Painting, Telugu University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
• Member, ADCET-2022 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council (APSCHE) , Government of Andhra Pradesh, India.
• Member, ADCET-2021 Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council (APSCHE) , Government of Andhra Pradesh, India.
• Member, ADCET-2020 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council (APSCHE) , Government of Andhra Pradesh, India.
• Member, Expert committee for drafting regulations for Diploma courses for the Dept of Culture, Andhra Pradesh, India. (2017 July)
• Member , Expert Committee for Drafting the establishment of Hastha Kala & Cultural University by commission rate of Higher Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India. (2014).
• Ex .Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Venkateswara College of Fine Arts, Osmania University, Hyderabad. (2010-2013).

Research Projects

Nil.

Research Students

Ph.D Awarded

Nil.

Ph.D Pursuing: 02

• Mr. N.Bhaskar Mamidipalli, Part-Time Research scholar from Apr 2022.
• Mr. Ravi Teja Deepangi, Full Time Research scholar from Apr 2022.

Achievements / Awards : 20

• Member , DRC ( Departmental Research Committee, CFA, JNFAU).
• Convener DRC ( Departmental Research Committee, DFA, YVU).
• Member, ADCET-2023 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council, Government of AP.
• Member , Board of Studies, Department of Folklore and Tribal Studies, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh ( since 14.06.2023 till 13.06.2025) .
• Member , Board of Studies, Department of Fine Arts, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh ( 06.09.2022- 05.09.2024) .
• Member, Board of Studies, Department of Sculpture and Painting, Telugu University, Hyderabad.
• Member, ADCET-2022 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council, Government of AP.
• Member, ADCET-2021 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council, Government of AP.
• Member, ADCET-2020 (Art & Design Common Entrance Test) by AP Higher Education Council, Government of AP.
• Member, Expert committee for drafting regulations for Diploma courses for the Dept of Culture, Andhra Pradesh.(2017 July) .
• Member , Expert Committee for Drafting the establishment of Hastha Kala & Cultural University by commission rate of Higher Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh (2014) .
• Founder President , Amaravati Visual Art Society (Regd No175/2015) .
• Ex .Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Venkateswara College of Fine Arts, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
• Varada Venkata Ratnam Memorial Award (2016) .
• State Award in Painting in 11th National Art Exhibition by Telugu University, Hyd.(2007).
• S.L. Parasher Gold Medal in MFA by Univ. of Hyderabad (2001).

Research Publications in National & International SCI Journals : 25

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Number of Book Chapters (National / International) : 10
Number of Books Published (National / International) : 03
Number of Conference / Symposia Organized : 06
Number of Conference / Symposia Attended : 14
Membership in Prestigious Academic Bodies

• Fellow Member, Indian Academic Researchers Association, Tamilnadu.
• Life Member “FOSSILS” Folk lore Society of South Indian Languages.
• Life member of Andhra Pradesh History Congress (APHC), Guntur, A.P.
• Life Member . INTACH, Kadapa Chapter.
• Founder President , Amaravati Visual Art Society (Regd No175/2015)

Reviewed Research Papers of Various Scientific Journals

• Reviewer of International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI) ISSN: 2321-2705.
• Editorial Member, Peer reviewed Journal International Journal of Research Culture Society (IJRCS), ISSN: 2456-6683.
• Reviewer of International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), Member ID 1167.
• Reviewed for : Journal of Visual and Performing Arts, (Online): 2582-7472, (UGC Care Journal).

Ph.D. Thesis Adjudication

01.

1. Indian Miniature & Mural painting traditions.
2. Medieval Visual art forms.
3. Indian Sculpture.
4. Tribal Art and Culture.
5. Contemporary Art.
6. Decorative elements of Indian Art.

 
  • Dr. Kota Mrutyunjaya Rao
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Fine Arts
    YOGI VEMANA UNIVERSITY
    Kadapa-516005
    Y.S.R District
    Andhra Pradesh, India.
    INDIA

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