Dr. Dharmapuram Venkat Reddy was
Professor of Civil Engineering from National Institute
of Technology (NIT-Karnataka) from 2006 to 2017. He
earlier worked at Kothagudem School of Mines and Osmania
University, Hyderabad and was visiting Professor at
various universities abroad and consultant to many
industries. He moved in the year 2017 from academics to
industry and held key positions including Advisor for
the Tunnel Institute Program at Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
Chennai, President and CEO at Basha Research
He is also the President of Cafet-Innova Technical Society, Hyderabad and Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering.
Dr. Venkat Reddy was born on 5th April 1952 at Mahaboob Nagar District of Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana) state of India. His father was an aristocrat with their main profession being agriculture. Both his mother and wife Vasumathi are home-makers, while Daughter Jyosna Wanhoof who is married to Jeffrey Wanhoof are both working at Motorola Inc. and whereas his son- D. Ravinder Reddy is holding a senior position at Amazon Inc. Ciatel, Washington.
He did his Bachelor of Science in Geology in 1974, Master of Science in Engineering Geology in 1976, Master of Science (Tech) in Hydrogeology in the year 1978 and Ph. D in Engineering Geology in 1985 respectively from Osmania University, Hyderabad.