Dr. K. Naga Sujatha is presently working as Professor of EEE & Deputy Director at UGC-HRDC JNTUH. She accomplished B.E (Electrical Engineering) from OU College of Engineering, Osmania University, M.Tech (Power Electronics) from JNTU College of Engineering, JNTU Hyderabad and Ph.D from AU College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on “Optimized Operation and Control of Systems with Static & Dynamic Models of Induction Motor”
She has 22 years of experience in academics, research, and administration. Her research interests include Power Electronics, Power Electronic Control of A.C & D.C drives, Renewable Energy Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Methods. Her research work published in 30 International / National Journals and 25 publications at International/National Conferences. Visited Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2016 and NPTI New Delhi to present the papers. Under her guidance 15 M.Tech students got awarded and guiding 6 Ph.D. scholars and several M.Tech/B.Tech. Students.
She worked as Head, Department of Electrical and Electrical Engineering, JNTUHCEJ (2012 - 2014), Coordinator, Academic Planning (2016 -2019) and Deputy Director at UGC-HRDC (2019 onwards). In addition, presently serving as Coordinator, AICTE – NCCIP, JNTUH, and served as University Nodal Officer, Telangana State Council of Higher Education, (TSCHE) - MHRD-AISHE , Coordinator for Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay, Nodal Officer for National Digital Payments Mission(NDPM) of UGC-MHRD, New Delhi, and Nodal Officer for UGC’s Students Grievance Redressal Cell, JNTUH etc.
She addressed several guest lectures, conducted 04 International/ National Conferences, 04 Refresher Courses and 12 National Level Symposium/Workshops. She is a Fellow member of IE(I), Senior Member of IEEE, Member of ISTE, MSSI and Core Committee Member, Energy Conservation Mission, Institute of Engineers, Hyderabad . Convenor, co-convenor, Chief Guest and session chair about 30 International and National Technical Events are in her credit. She acts as reviewer and Editorial Member for several International / National Journals.
She received “Out Standing Scientist” award by VIFRA at Chennai in 2015, and “Senior Women Educator and Scholar” award by National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development, Coimbatore in 2017.
Her passion towards women empowerment leads to work towards the development of women community and addressed several issues at various seminars and workshops. She served as a President, ‘WAVE- Welfare Association of Women Employees, JNTUHCEJ’