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Dr. K. Raghu Babu

Dr. K. Raghu Babu

M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Geology
Yogi Vemana University
Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ph.D. (2006) – Department of Geology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India.

Research Experience

• Worked as Project Assistant (1998-2001) in a DST Project No. ESS/23/053/96 on “Palaeomagnetism of Kurnool and Palnad formations and Mafic Dykes intruding Archaeans” with Prof.C.V.R.K.Prasad, Principal Investigator, Dept. of Geology, S.V.University, Tirupati.

Teaching Experience

Professor (27.06.2022 to Till date), Department of Geology and Geiinformatics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Associate Professor (27.06.2019 – 26.06.2022), Department of Geology and Geiinformatics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Assistant Professor (27.06.2007 – 26.06.2019), Department of Geology and Geiinformatics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.

Administrative Experience

• Additional Controller of Examinations, YVU | 05-07-2017 to 31-01-2020.
• Assistant Controller of Examinations, YVU | 10-01-2017 to 05-01-2017.
• Member, Directorate of Admissions, YVU | 27-02-2016 to 10-01-2017.
• Member, IQAC, YVU | 19-03-2015.
• Member, Directorate of Admissions, YVU | 13-02-2014 to 19-03-2015.
• Chief Superintendent of Examinations, YVU. | 01-10-2013 to 13-02-2014.
• Convener I/c, Transport Dept. YVU. | 03-08-2012 to 27-11-2012.
• Coordinator, Dept. of Geology, YVU | 15-05-2012 to 14-05-2014.
• Coordinator, PG Examinations, YVU | 24-11-2011 to 01-10-2013.
• Deputy Warden, YVU Hostels for Men, YVU | 06-08-2009 to 05-08-2010.
• Member, Board of Studies, Govt. College for Men, Kadapa. | 2016-2018.

Research Projects

• UGC Major Research Project entitled “Mapping of Natural Resources of Kadapa district using LANDSAT ETM+ image (11.20 lakhs) from 1-4-2013 to 31-3-2017 (4 years).

Patents: 02

• Nanoporous R-R Zeolite, A Remediate to Air Pollution – Application No.: 202241052359 A; Published Date: 23-9-2022.
• Innovation of the method for the controlling Desertification Using Geospatial Mapping – Application No. 202341011061 A; Publication Date: 17-03-2023.

Research Students

Ph.D Awarded


Ph.D Pursuing


Achievements / Awards : 06

Associate fellow award- Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences-2019.
Infinity awards-2020:international mathematician’s honour-math guru award.

Research Publications in National & International SCI Journals : 78

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Patents : 02
Number of Book Chapters (National / International) : 10
Number of Books Published (National / International) : Nil
Number of Conference / Symposia Organized : 01
Number of Conference / Symposia Attended : 23
Number of Webinars organized : 06
Memberships / peer reviewer of Professional Bodies / Societies

• Member of Indian Journal of Earth science.
• Member of Indian Archaeological Society, New Delhi.
• Associate Fellow, AP Akademy of Science, A.P.
• Member, International Association of Engineers (305096).
• Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing (L-5847).
• Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (No. 19468).

Reviewed Research Articles in Various Scientific Journals

• Reviewer for ELSEVIER-Ore Geology Reviews journal.
• Global Journal of Earth and Environmental Science DOI: 10.31248/GJEES. ISSN: 2636-6002. URL: Click Here
• Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. URL: Click Here
• Indian Geophysical Union. .

Ph.D. Thesis Adjudication: 01

Ms. T.Umameheswari, S.V.University, Tirupati (2023) ; Guide: Prof. N.Balayerakala Reddy.

Resource Person for Training Programmes

• Sri Venkateswara Institute of Science and Technology (SVIST) college, Kadapa invited as Resource Person on 4th March 2020 on the occasion of World Engineering Day, to deliver a lecture on “Subsurface Dams” entitled Remote Sensing Applications in the site selection for Subsurface Dams.
• Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Tirupati has invited as Resource Person for the Short Term Taining Programme (STTP) on Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Civil Engineering on 25-06-2019, delivered a lecture entitled “REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUE MILES ACHIEVED & MILES TO GO.”
• Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has invited as Resource Person to One Day Workshop on “Heritage and Citizenship Training” held at Kadapa on 31-08-2019. Presented lecture on “YSR District, A point of reference to Cuddapah Basin”.

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  • Vemanapuram, Kadapa, Y.S.R Kadapa, A.P., India.
    Zip/Pin Code: 516005

  • +91 9440673734

  • dr.kraghu@gmail.com


What they say?


I am indebted to the faculty of the University, who inculcated scientific temper and research aptitude and I think YVU is a happening place for qualitative research.

Anand Kumar
Ph.D. in Biotechnology

The academic ambience and infrastructure of the University are the hallmarks, I consider myself to be lucky to be here and I foresee a bright future in pursuit of Science.

Shaik Fasiha Begam
M.Sc. in Physics

Yogi Vemana University is certainly a hub for meaningful research activities. Research in social sciences here bears contemporary relevance and addresses societal problems.

Varikunta Sailaja
Ph.D. in English

Yogi Vemana University installed faith in me to explore new avenues in liberal arts which mates us more humane and civilized.

Karanam Saiteja