Professor V. Kamakshi Prasad, currently serving as a Senior Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at JNTUH College of Engineering Science & Technology in Hyderabad, has 31 years of teaching and research experience. He obtained his B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. degrees from KLCE, Andhra University College of Engineering, and IIT Madras, respectively. He joined JNTU as an Assistant Professor in 1992 and was subsequently promoted to the positions of Associate Professor, Professor, and Senior Professor in 2003, 2006, and 2016, respectively. Throughout his tenure, he has held various administrative roles within the University, including Additional Controller of Exams, Coordinator of TEQIP-II, Head of the Department of CSE, Controller of Exams, Director of Innovative Technologies, Director of Evaluation, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Studies for CSE and CSE allied branches. Additionally, he is actively involved as a member of the Board of Studies, Academic Councils, and Governing Bodies of several autonomous and non-autonomous colleges affiliated with JNTUH and other Universities. He has also served as the Visitor's (President of India) nominee for the Executive Council of MANUU, Hyderabad and as a board member of the School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS) at Hyderabad Central University. In recognition of his contributions, he received the Telangana Government's state teacher award for the year 2020.
His research interests encompass a wide range of areas, including Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Speech & Image Processing, and Theoretical Computer Science. He has successfully supervised 29 Ph.D. candidates and 3 MS degree holders, while currently guiding 8 more Ph.D. research scholars.